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 1 May 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
LANDesk
Rank 514 540 485
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -55
Contract jobs citing LANDesk 86 55 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.15% 0.10% 0.14%
As % of the Vendors category 0.34% 0.22% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 23 35
Average daily rate
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£265 £275 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.63% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £160 £134
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £423 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £263 £200 £220
% change year-on-year
+31.25% -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 14 14
Average hourly rate £14.00 £13.25 £15.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.66% -15.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.65 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.75 £19.25 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £12.50 £13.75
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -9.09%

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
25335 24686 22668
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.40% 45.32% 46.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 14466 13932 12019
Average daily rate £400 £390 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £223 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1097 1061 1208
Average hourly rate £18.50 £17.81 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.90% -6.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%

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 1 May 2015.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing LANDesk within the UK over the 3 months to 1 May 2015.

LANDesk Hourly Rate Histogram 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 1 May 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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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 +22 83 £265 -3.63% 24
London -11 18 £363 +31.81% 8
East Midlands +6 14 £263 -
South East -2 14 £453 +42.51% 6
East of England +12 12 £160 - 5
Yorkshire -1 10 £293 - 1
Northamptonshire - 10 £280 -
Northampton - 9 £280 -
West Yorkshire - 9 £293 -
West Midlands -10 8 £160 +48.83% 4
North West - 8 - -
Bradford - 7 £425 -
Hampshire +6 6 £453 +92.55% 2
Bedfordshire +4 6 - - 1
Lancashire - 6 - -
Basingstoke - 5 £453 -
Surrey +3 4 - - 1
Leicester +11 3 £263 -
Leicestershire +4 3 £263 -
South West +3 3 £375 -
Birmingham -4 3 £100 -6.97% 2
Cambridgeshire - 3 £160 - 1
Berkshire -3 2 - - 1
Reading -3 2 - - 1
Swindon - 2 £375 -
Leeds - 2 £160 -
Peterborough - 2 - -
Coventry - 2 £223 -
Epsom - 2 - -
Ipswich - 2 £161 - 1

LANDesk
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, 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 71 (50.00%) Windows
2 52 (36.62%) Active Directory
3 47 (33.10%) ITIL
4 43 (30.28%) Microsoft
5 38 (26.76%) Windows 7
6 26 (18.31%) Windows XP
6 26 (18.31%) Service Management
7 23 (16.20%) Citrix
8 20 (14.08%) MS Exchange
8 20 (14.08%) SQL
9 19 (13.38%) SQL Server
9 19 (13.38%) SLA
9 19 (13.38%) Windows 8
10 18 (12.68%) Windows Server 2003
10 18 (12.68%) MS Office
11 16 (11.27%) MS Excel
12 15 (10.56%) VMware
12 15 (10.56%) Asset Management
13 14 (9.86%) Windows Server 2008
13 14 (9.86%) Blackberry
13 14 (9.86%) Analytical Skills
14 13 (9.15%) ITSM
15 12 (8.45%) Change Management
15 12 (8.45%) Project Management
15 12 (8.45%) Crystal Reports
15 12 (8.45%) DNS
15 12 (8.45%) Finance
16 11 (7.75%) Android
16 11 (7.75%) Apple iOS
16 11 (7.75%) SCCM

LANDesk
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, 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 20 (14.08%) MS Exchange
2 9 (6.34%) Lync
3 8 (5.63%) SharePoint
4 6 (4.23%) IIS
5 3 (2.11%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (1.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (1.41%) Office Communications Server
7 1 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.70%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.70%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 18 (12.68%) MS Office
2 16 (11.27%) MS Excel
3 4 (2.82%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 2 (1.41%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.70%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (2.11%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (1.41%) assyst
3 1 (0.70%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.70%) SAP FI-AP
3 1 (0.70%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.82%) Office 365
2 2 (1.41%) SaaS
2 2 (1.41%) Google Apps
3 1 (0.70%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 12 (8.45%) DNS
2 11 (7.75%) LAN
3 10 (7.04%) TCP/IP
4 9 (6.34%) Firewall
5 7 (4.93%) WAN
6 6 (4.23%) Internet
7 5 (3.52%) DHCP
7 5 (3.52%) VPN
7 5 (3.52%) SAN
8 4 (2.82%) Broadband
8 4 (2.82%) VLAN
9 3 (2.11%) Wireless
9 3 (2.11%) VoIP
9 3 (2.11%) SSL
10 2 (1.41%) Wi-Fi
10 2 (1.41%) DMZ
10 2 (1.41%) 3G
10 2 (1.41%) Network Security
10 2 (1.41%) WebEx
11 1 (0.70%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (13.38%) SQL Server
2 12 (8.45%) Crystal Reports
3 6 (4.23%) MySQL
4 4 (2.82%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (1.41%) SQL Server 2000
5 2 (1.41%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (1.41%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.41%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.70%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 4 (2.82%) MSI
2 2 (1.41%) InstallShield
General
1 12 (8.45%) Finance
2 10 (7.04%) Back Office
3 5 (3.52%) Aerospace
4 4 (2.82%) Local Government
5 2 (1.41%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.41%) Automotive
5 2 (1.41%) Legal
5 2 (1.41%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.70%) Banking
6 1 (0.70%) Marketing
6 1 (0.70%) Dutch Language
6 1 (0.70%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 47 (33.10%) Analyst
2 19 (13.38%) Support Analyst
3 14 (9.86%) Desktop Support
4 13 (9.15%) Service Analyst
5 12 (8.45%) Consultant
6 11 (7.75%) Support Engineer
7 10 (7.04%) Developer
7 10 (7.04%) Service Desk Analyst
8 9 (6.34%) 2nd Line Support
9 8 (5.63%) Desktop Engineer
10 7 (4.93%) IT Support
11 6 (4.23%) 1st Line Support
11 6 (4.23%) Desktop Analyst
11 6 (4.23%) Desktop Support Analyst
11 6 (4.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 5 (3.52%) Change Manager
12 5 (3.52%) Desktop Support Engineer
12 5 (3.52%) Incident Manager
13 4 (2.82%) IT Support Analyst
13 4 (2.82%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.70%) WinForms
1 1 (0.70%) Application Packaging
1 1 (0.70%) .NET
1 1 (0.70%) HTML
1 1 (0.70%) CSS
1 1 (0.70%) Web Services
1 1 (0.70%) OCX
Miscellaneous
1 14 (9.86%) Blackberry
1 14 (9.86%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (5.63%) NHS
3 6 (4.23%) iPhone
4 4 (2.82%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.11%) iPad
5 3 (2.11%) Video Conferencing
5 3 (2.11%) Statistics
5 3 (2.11%) CMDB
5 3 (2.11%) EPoS
5 3 (2.11%) Chip and PIN
6 2 (1.41%) PMI
6 2 (1.41%) Visualisation
6 2 (1.41%) Wiki
6 2 (1.41%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.41%) Clustering
7 1 (0.70%) Smartphone
7 1 (0.70%) PDA
7 1 (0.70%) Fat Client
7 1 (0.70%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 71 (50.00%) Windows
2 38 (26.76%) Windows 7
3 26 (18.31%) Windows XP
4 19 (13.38%) Windows 8
5 18 (12.68%) Windows Server 2003
6 14 (9.86%) Windows Server 2008
7 11 (7.75%) Android
7 11 (7.75%) Apple iOS
8 10 (7.04%) Windows Server 2012
9 8 (5.63%) Linux
9 8 (5.63%) UNIX
10 4 (2.82%) Windows 2000 Server
11 2 (1.41%) Mac OS X
11 2 (1.41%) Windows Mobile
11 2 (1.41%) BlackBerry OS
12 1 (0.70%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (33.10%) ITIL
2 26 (18.31%) Service Management
3 15 (10.56%) Asset Management
4 13 (9.15%) ITSM
5 12 (8.45%) Change Management
5 12 (8.45%) Project Management
6 9 (6.34%) Time Management
7 8 (5.63%) Data Analysis
8 7 (4.93%) Service Delivery
9 6 (4.23%) Incident Management
9 6 (4.23%) Workflow
9 6 (4.23%) Mobile Device Management
9 6 (4.23%) Software Licensing
10 5 (3.52%) Change Control
11 4 (2.82%) CRM
11 4 (2.82%) Migration
11 4 (2.82%) ITIL V3
11 4 (2.82%) Software Deployment
12 3 (2.11%) IT Asset Management
12 3 (2.11%) Service Desk Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (14.08%) SQL
2 8 (5.63%) Shell Script
3 7 (4.93%) JavaScript
4 5 (3.52%) PowerShell
5 3 (2.11%) C
5 3 (2.11%) VBScript
6 1 (0.70%) VB
6 1 (0.70%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.70%) PHP
Qualifications
1 10 (7.04%) ITIL Certification
2 9 (6.34%) Degree
2 9 (6.34%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (4.93%) MCP
3 7 (4.93%) MCSE
4 4 (2.82%) Security Cleared
5 3 (2.11%) SC Cleared
6 2 (1.41%) PMI Certification
6 2 (1.41%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (0.70%) CTC Cleared
7 1 (0.70%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (13.38%) SLA
2 6 (4.23%) QA
3 1 (0.70%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 52 (36.62%) Active Directory
2 8 (5.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (5.63%) XenApp
3 4 (2.82%) Hyper-V
4 3 (2.11%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (1.41%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.70%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.70%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 1 (0.70%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 11 (7.75%) SCCM
2 8 (5.63%) AirWatch
3 5 (3.52%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 4 (2.82%) SCOM
5 3 (2.11%) DameWare
6 2 (1.41%) Netcool
6 2 (1.41%) WSUS
6 2 (1.41%) Nmap
7 1 (0.70%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 43 (30.28%) Microsoft
2 23 (16.20%) Citrix
3 15 (10.56%) VMware
4 11 (7.75%) Oracle
4 11 (7.75%) Remedy
5 9 (6.34%) Adobe
5 9 (6.34%) Apple
6 8 (5.63%) Cisco
7 6 (4.23%) BMC
8 5 (3.52%) Altiris
8 5 (3.52%) HP
8 5 (3.52%) Symantec
8 5 (3.52%) Wyse
9 4 (2.82%) Sybase
10 3 (2.11%) SAP
10 3 (2.11%) NetApp
10 3 (2.11%) McAfee
10 3 (2.11%) Juniper
11 2 (1.41%) Sun
11 2 (1.41%) Dell
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