The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of LANDesk products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LANDesk over the 3 months to 31 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
LANDesk
Rank 143 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing LANDesk 10 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.27% - -
As % of the Vendors category 0.59% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £265 £235 £248
% change year-on-year
+12.76% -5.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 0
Average hourly rate £13.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.75 £12.50 £11.50
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +8.69%
LANDesk
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the North West region.

Vendors Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1700 1260 1088
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 45.95% 43.58% 46.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 825 573 489
Average daily rate £400 £325 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -1.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £168 £204
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 97 100 90
Average hourly rate £17.50 £25.25 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.69% +40.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.45 £12.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £45.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -2.77%

LANDesk
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

LANDesk Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

LANDesk
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

LANDesk Daily Rate Trend in the North West

LANDesk
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

LANDesk Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

LANDesk
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing LANDesk within the North West region over the 3 months to 31 March 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheshire - 3 - -
Cumbria - - - -
LANDesk
England

LANDesk
Top 22 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 10 (83.33%) Windows
2 9 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 9 (75.00%) Windows 7
3 6 (50.00%) Apple iOS
3 6 (50.00%) Windows 8
3 6 (50.00%) Mobile Device Management
3 6 (50.00%) Android
3 6 (50.00%) Apple
3 6 (50.00%) NHS
3 6 (50.00%) Project Management
3 6 (50.00%) Back Office
4 3 (25.00%) Blackberry
4 3 (25.00%) MS Exchange
4 3 (25.00%) TCP/IP
4 3 (25.00%) iPhone
4 3 (25.00%) iPad
5 2 (16.67%) SC Cleared
5 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
5 2 (16.67%) Cisco
6 1 (8.33%) MS Office
6 1 (8.33%) SCCM
6 1 (8.33%) Office 365

LANDesk
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 3 (25.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (25.00%) TCP/IP
General
1 6 (50.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Desktop Support
2 2 (16.67%) Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Support Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Desktop Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Support Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Desktop Support Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Desktop Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) 1st Line Support Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Help Desk Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) 1st Line Support
Miscellaneous
1 6 (50.00%) NHS
2 3 (25.00%) Blackberry
2 3 (25.00%) iPhone
2 3 (25.00%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 10 (83.33%) Windows
2 9 (75.00%) Windows 7
3 6 (50.00%) Apple iOS
3 6 (50.00%) Windows 8
3 6 (50.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Project Management
1 6 (50.00%) Mobile Device Management
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 9 (75.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) Apple
2 2 (16.67%) Cisco