The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of LANDesk products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LANDesk over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the London region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are NOT representative of contractor rates within LANDesk Software, Inc.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
LANDesk
Rank 386 358 365
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +7
Contract jobs citing LANDesk 26 31 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.11% 0.14% 0.21%
As % of the Vendors category 0.24% 0.31% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 21 12
Average daily rate £281 £325 £132
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.46% +145.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £180 £95
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £451 £186
UK excluding London average daily rate £200 £235 £275
% change year-on-year
-14.89% -14.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 10
Average hourly rate £17.00 £19.00 £17.90
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.52% +6.13%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.50 £12.63 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-0.99% -21.09%
Vendors Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
10769 9954 12156
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 44.51% 46.07% 43.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 7026 6301 7353
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £588
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 218 247 305
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.40 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.75 £44.50 £37.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.90 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -5.50%
LANDesk
England

LANDesk
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing LANDesk across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

LANDesk Jobs Demand Trend in London

LANDesk
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing LANDesk across the London region.

LANDesk Daily Rate Trend in London

LANDesk
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing LANDesk across the London region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

LANDesk Daily Rate Histogram in London

LANDesk
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing LANDesk across the London region.

LANDesk Hourly Rate Trend in London

LANDesk
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing LANDesk within the London region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
City of London -17 6 £298 -32.00% 1
Chiswick - 1 - -
LANDesk
England

LANDesk
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing LANDesk also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited LANDesk.

1 51 (77.27%) Windows
2 40 (60.61%) Windows 7
3 33 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 30 (45.45%) Citrix
5 27 (40.91%) MS Office
6 24 (36.36%) Microsoft
7 21 (31.82%) Finance
7 21 (31.82%) Windows XP
8 20 (30.30%) ITIL
9 18 (27.27%) Migration
10 16 (24.24%) MS Exchange
11 14 (21.21%) Windows Server 2008
12 13 (19.70%) Banking
13 12 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
14 11 (16.67%) ITSM
14 11 (16.67%) XenApp
15 10 (15.15%) HP
16 9 (13.64%) Microsoft Certification
16 9 (13.64%) LAN
16 9 (13.64%) MCSE
16 9 (13.64%) Service Management
16 9 (13.64%) AppSense
17 8 (12.12%) VMware
17 8 (12.12%) ISO 9001
17 8 (12.12%) VBScript
18 7 (10.61%) MS Excel
18 7 (10.61%) IBM Notes
18 7 (10.61%) Cisco
18 7 (10.61%) Lotus
18 7 (10.61%) Back Office

LANDesk
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing LANDesk also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited LANDesk. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 16 (24.24%) MS Exchange
2 7 (10.61%) IBM Notes
3 6 (9.09%) SharePoint
4 4 (6.06%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (4.55%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 3 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (3.03%) Lync
7 1 (1.52%) IIS
7 1 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 27 (40.91%) MS Office
2 7 (10.61%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.52%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.52%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 6 (9.09%) Eikon
2 3 (4.55%) Agresso
2 3 (4.55%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (1.52%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.03%) SaaS
1 2 (3.03%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (13.64%) LAN
2 5 (7.58%) TCP/IP
3 4 (6.06%) VPN
3 4 (6.06%) WAN
4 3 (4.55%) HTTP
4 3 (4.55%) Internet
4 3 (4.55%) Wireless
5 2 (3.03%) Firewall
5 2 (3.03%) Intranet
5 2 (3.03%) Broadband
5 2 (3.03%) DNS
5 2 (3.03%) DHCP
6 1 (1.52%) SAN
6 1 (1.52%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.58%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.03%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 4 (6.06%) MSI
General
1 21 (31.82%) Finance
2 13 (19.70%) Banking
3 7 (10.61%) Back Office
4 3 (4.55%) Advertising
4 3 (4.55%) Games
4 3 (4.55%) Local Government
5 2 (3.03%) Retail
6 1 (1.52%) Law
6 1 (1.52%) German Language
Job Titles
1 23 (34.85%) Analyst
2 15 (22.73%) Desktop Analyst
3 13 (19.70%) Desktop Support
4 9 (13.64%) Support Analyst
4 9 (13.64%) Desktop Support Analyst
5 6 (9.09%) Business Analyst
6 5 (7.58%) Desktop Engineer
6 5 (7.58%) Support Engineer
7 4 (6.06%) Administrator
7 4 (6.06%) Applications Packager
8 3 (4.55%) Technical Leader
8 3 (4.55%) Help Desk Analyst
8 3 (4.55%) Consultant
8 3 (4.55%) Systems Administrator
8 3 (4.55%) Architect
9 2 (3.03%) Banking Business Analyst
9 2 (3.03%) 2nd Line Support
9 2 (3.03%) Project Manager
9 2 (3.03%) 1st Line Support
9 2 (3.03%) ITIL Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (9.09%) Application Packaging
2 3 (4.55%) HTML
2 3 (4.55%) CSS
2 3 (4.55%) XML
2 3 (4.55%) Ajax
3 1 (1.52%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.52%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.61%) CMDB
2 3 (4.55%) Online Games
2 3 (4.55%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.03%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.52%) NHS
4 1 (1.52%) Device Driver
4 1 (1.52%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 51 (77.27%) Windows
2 40 (60.61%) Windows 7
3 21 (31.82%) Windows XP
4 14 (21.21%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (6.06%) Windows 8
7 2 (3.03%) Mac OS X Server
7 2 (3.03%) Mac OS X
8 1 (1.52%) UNIX
8 1 (1.52%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (1.52%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (30.30%) ITIL
2 18 (27.27%) Migration
3 11 (16.67%) ITSM
4 9 (13.64%) Service Management
5 6 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
5 6 (9.09%) Software Deployment
5 6 (9.09%) Business Analysis
5 6 (9.09%) DNA
6 5 (7.58%) Configuration Management
7 4 (6.06%) Integration Testing
7 4 (6.06%) Functional Testing
7 4 (6.06%) ITIL V3
7 4 (6.06%) Service Delivery
7 4 (6.06%) Workflow
7 4 (6.06%) Asset Management
7 4 (6.06%) PRINCE2
8 3 (4.55%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (4.55%) Project Management
8 3 (4.55%) Data Analytics
8 3 (4.55%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 8 (12.12%) VBScript
2 5 (7.58%) C
3 4 (6.06%) SQL
4 3 (4.55%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.52%) VB
5 1 (1.52%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (13.64%) Microsoft Certification
1 9 (13.64%) MCSE
2 6 (9.09%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (3.03%) Degree
3 2 (3.03%) MCITP
3 2 (3.03%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 2 (3.03%) PMP
3 2 (3.03%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.52%) MCP
4 1 (1.52%) A+ Certification
4 1 (1.52%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (12.12%) ISO 9001
2 5 (7.58%) SLA
2 5 (7.58%) QA
System Software
1 33 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 11 (16.67%) XenApp
3 7 (10.61%) XenDesktop
4 4 (6.06%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (3.03%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (3.03%) VMware ESX
6 1 (1.52%) ISA Server
6 1 (1.52%) vSphere
6 1 (1.52%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (9.09%) SCCM
2 4 (6.06%) SCOM
3 2 (3.03%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (1.52%) AppManager
4 1 (1.52%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.52%) MAILsweeper
Vendors
1 30 (45.45%) Citrix
2 24 (36.36%) Microsoft
3 10 (15.15%) HP
4 9 (13.64%) AppSense
5 8 (12.12%) VMware
6 7 (10.61%) Cisco
6 7 (10.61%) Lotus
7 6 (9.09%) Reuters
7 6 (9.09%) Bloomberg
8 5 (7.58%) SAP
9 4 (6.06%) Altiris
9 4 (6.06%) Adobe
9 4 (6.06%) Dell
9 4 (6.06%) Oracle
10 3 (4.55%) NetApp
10 3 (4.55%) Remedy
10 3 (4.55%) JD Edwards
10 3 (4.55%) ServiceNow
11 2 (3.03%) Symantec
11 2 (3.03%) EMC