The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of LANDesk products and/or services in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LANDesk over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
LANDesk
Rank 538 479 512
Rank change year-on-year
-59 +33
Contract jobs citing LANDesk 54 91 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.100% 0.18% 0.10%
As % of the Vendors category 0.22% 0.38% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 46 20
Average daily rate
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£325 £263 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.80% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £150 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £475 £339
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £255 £333
% change year-on-year
+27.45% -23.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 10 6
Average hourly rate £15.50 £14.13 £18.69
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.73% -24.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.45 £11.80 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.46 £18.65 £24.33
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.50 £14.75 £18.69
% change year-on-year
-15.25% -21.05%

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

Vendors Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
24605 23641 23338
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.36% 46.18% 47.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 14694 13385 12165
Average daily rate £388 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1147 1102 1371
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.37
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -9.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £36.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -10.52%

LANDesk
Jobs Demand Trend

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

LANDesk Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

LANDesk
Daily Rate Trend

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

LANDesk Daily Rate Trend in the UK

LANDesk
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing LANDesk within the UK over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

LANDesk Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

LANDesk
Hourly Rate Trend

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

LANDesk Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

LANDesk
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing LANDesk within the UK over the 3 months to 24 December 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
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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
England -68 49 £325 +23.80% 16
London -22 23 £375 +42.85% 5
City of London -2 12 £400 +52.38%
South East -27 7 £350 +16.66% 1
South West -28 7 £225 -24.05% 1
East of England -8 6 £400 - 1
Surrey 0 5 £350 -
West Midlands -4 4 £325 +112.76% 3
Hertfordshire - 3 £425 - 1
North West - 2 - - 1
Wales - 2 £300 - 1
South Wales - 2 £300 - 1
Cardiff - 2 £300 - 1
Coventry - 2 £260 - 2
Epsom - 2 £350 -
Hampshire -20 1 - - 1
Leatherhead - 1 - -
Bedfordshire - 1 - -
Solihull - 1 - -
Chertsey - 1 - -
Basingstoke - 1 - -
Chiswick - 1 - -
Scotland - - - -
Paddington - - - -
East Yorkshire - - - -
Docklands, London - - - -
East Midlands - - - - 4
Kent - - - -
Leicestershire - - - - 1
Northamptonshire - - - - 1

LANDesk
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 75 (56.82%) Windows
2 57 (43.18%) ITIL
3 56 (42.42%) Microsoft
4 42 (31.82%) Active Directory
5 39 (29.55%) VMware
6 38 (28.79%) Windows 7
7 29 (21.97%) Citrix
8 26 (19.70%) VMware Infrastructure
8 26 (19.70%) Banking
9 22 (16.67%) Finance
9 22 (16.67%) MS Office
10 21 (15.91%) Oracle
10 21 (15.91%) Linux
11 20 (15.15%) MS Excel
12 18 (13.64%) MS Exchange
12 18 (13.64%) ISO 9001
13 17 (12.88%) C
13 17 (12.88%) PowerShell
14 16 (12.12%) Release Management
14 16 (12.12%) Service Management
14 16 (12.12%) Shell Script
14 16 (12.12%) Blackberry
14 16 (12.12%) Windows XP
15 14 (10.61%) JBoss
15 14 (10.61%) Tomcat
15 14 (10.61%) SQL Server
15 14 (10.61%) WebLogic
15 14 (10.61%) Tivoli
15 14 (10.61%) GlassFish
15 14 (10.61%) WebSphere

LANDesk
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 18 (13.64%) MS Exchange
2 14 (10.61%) WebLogic
2 14 (10.61%) JBoss
2 14 (10.61%) Tomcat
2 14 (10.61%) WebSphere
2 14 (10.61%) GlassFish
3 5 (3.79%) SharePoint
4 4 (3.03%) Lync
4 4 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (3.03%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 3 (2.27%) CMS
5 3 (2.27%) IIS
6 2 (1.52%) IBM Notes
6 2 (1.52%) Lotus Domino
6 2 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.76%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.76%) WorkSite
Applications
1 22 (16.67%) MS Office
2 20 (15.15%) MS Excel
3 9 (6.82%) MS Visio
4 5 (3.79%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (3.79%) MS Project
5 3 (2.27%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (0.76%) SAP FI
1 1 (0.76%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (0.76%) SAP FI-AP
Communications & Networking
1 9 (6.82%) LAN
1 9 (6.82%) VPN
1 9 (6.82%) DNS
2 8 (6.06%) SAN
3 6 (4.55%) WAN
3 6 (4.55%) DHCP
3 6 (4.55%) Firewall
4 5 (3.79%) TCP/IP
4 5 (3.79%) Internet
5 2 (1.52%) 3G
5 2 (1.52%) VoIP
5 2 (1.52%) VLAN
5 2 (1.52%) Network Security
5 2 (1.52%) Wireless
6 1 (0.76%) IPsec
6 1 (0.76%) SSH
6 1 (0.76%) NAS
6 1 (0.76%) OpenVPN
6 1 (0.76%) SMTP
6 1 (0.76%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (10.61%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.27%) Crystal Reports
3 2 (1.52%) MySQL
3 2 (1.52%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.76%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 10 (7.58%) MSI
2 1 (0.76%) Subversion
General
1 26 (19.70%) Banking
2 22 (16.67%) Finance
3 5 (3.79%) Law
4 4 (3.03%) Back Office
5 3 (2.27%) Aerospace
6 2 (1.52%) Automotive
6 2 (1.52%) Local Government
7 1 (0.76%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.76%) Legal
7 1 (0.76%) Publishing
7 1 (0.76%) Retail
Job Titles
1 50 (37.88%) Analyst
2 28 (21.21%) Service Analyst
3 19 (14.39%) Service Desk Analyst
4 17 (12.88%) Administrator
5 14 (10.61%) Support Analyst
6 12 (9.09%) Desktop Support
7 11 (8.33%) Support Engineer
8 10 (7.58%) Linux Administrator
9 9 (6.82%) 2nd Line Support
10 6 (4.55%) Desktop Analyst
10 6 (4.55%) Applications Packager
10 6 (4.55%) Desktop Support Analyst
11 5 (3.79%) Desktop Support Engineer
11 5 (3.79%) Technical Support
11 5 (3.79%) Desktop Engineer
12 4 (3.03%) Metrics Analyst
12 4 (3.03%) Service Improvement Analyst
12 4 (3.03%) Architect
12 4 (3.03%) Consultant
12 4 (3.03%) Help Desk Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (5.30%) Application Packaging
2 1 (0.76%) OCX
Miscellaneous
1 16 (12.12%) Blackberry
2 5 (3.79%) iPhone
2 5 (3.79%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (3.03%) Video Conferencing
4 3 (2.27%) NHS
5 1 (0.76%) Thin Client
5 1 (0.76%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (0.76%) Visualisation
5 1 (0.76%) iPad
5 1 (0.76%) Kindle
5 1 (0.76%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.76%) Device Driver
5 1 (0.76%) CLARiiON
5 1 (0.76%) Smartphone
5 1 (0.76%) Statistics
5 1 (0.76%) Mathematics
5 1 (0.76%) CMDB
5 1 (0.76%) Wiki
5 1 (0.76%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 75 (56.82%) Windows
2 38 (28.79%) Windows 7
3 21 (15.91%) Linux
4 16 (12.12%) Windows XP
5 9 (6.82%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (5.30%) Windows 8
6 7 (5.30%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (4.55%) UNIX
8 5 (3.79%) Android
8 5 (3.79%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (3.79%) Apple iOS
9 3 (2.27%) Mac OS
9 3 (2.27%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.76%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.76%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.76%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (0.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (43.18%) ITIL
2 16 (12.12%) Service Management
2 16 (12.12%) Release Management
3 13 (9.85%) Service Delivery
4 10 (7.58%) Asset Management
4 10 (7.58%) Service Desk Management
5 7 (5.30%) Time Management
6 6 (4.55%) Migration
6 6 (4.55%) Software Licensing
7 5 (3.79%) Software Asset Management
7 5 (3.79%) Document Management
7 5 (3.79%) Data Analysis
8 4 (3.03%) Incident Management
9 3 (2.27%) Practice Management
9 3 (2.27%) Software License Management
9 3 (2.27%) Coaching
10 2 (1.52%) Change Control
10 2 (1.52%) ITSM
10 2 (1.52%) Business Development
10 2 (1.52%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (12.88%) C
1 17 (12.88%) PowerShell
2 16 (12.12%) Shell Script
3 7 (5.30%) SQL
4 3 (2.27%) VB
5 2 (1.52%) VBScript
6 1 (0.76%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 9 (6.82%) MCP
2 8 (6.06%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (4.55%) Degree
4 5 (3.79%) Security Cleared
5 4 (3.03%) SC Cleared
5 4 (3.03%) MCSE
6 3 (2.27%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (2.27%) MCDST
7 2 (1.52%) MCITP
7 2 (1.52%) MOS
7 2 (1.52%) MCSA
8 1 (0.76%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (0.76%) A+ Certification
8 1 (0.76%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (0.76%) MCTS
8 1 (0.76%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (13.64%) ISO 9001
2 9 (6.82%) SLA
3 1 (0.76%) COBIT
3 1 (0.76%) QA
3 1 (0.76%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 42 (31.82%) Active Directory
2 26 (19.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (10.61%) XenServer
3 14 (10.61%) Oracle RMAN
4 8 (6.06%) Microsoft App-V
4 8 (6.06%) XenDesktop
5 4 (3.03%) XenApp
6 3 (2.27%) Hyper-V
7 2 (1.52%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.76%) VMware Workstation
8 1 (0.76%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.76%) Nmap
8 1 (0.76%) Squid
8 1 (0.76%) OpenSSH
8 1 (0.76%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 14 (10.61%) Tivoli
2 13 (9.85%) SCCM
3 5 (3.79%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 2 (1.52%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (1.52%) WSUS
5 1 (0.76%) MAILsweeper
5 1 (0.76%) DameWare
5 1 (0.76%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.76%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.76%) AppManager
5 1 (0.76%) SCOM
5 1 (0.76%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 56 (42.42%) Microsoft
2 39 (29.55%) VMware
3 29 (21.97%) Citrix
4 21 (15.91%) Oracle
5 11 (8.33%) Cisco
6 9 (6.82%) Altiris
7 8 (6.06%) HP
8 7 (5.30%) Symantec
9 5 (3.79%) BMC
9 5 (3.79%) Open Text
9 5 (3.79%) Cyber-Ark
10 4 (3.03%) Mitel
10 4 (3.03%) Wyse
10 4 (3.03%) Dell
10 4 (3.03%) Adobe
10 4 (3.03%) McAfee
10 4 (3.03%) Apple
11 3 (2.27%) Google
11 3 (2.27%) NetApp
11 3 (2.27%) AppSense
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