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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
LANDesk
Rank 543 548 516
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -32
Contract jobs citing LANDesk 82 68 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.12% 0.14%
As % of the Vendors category 0.32% 0.27% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 37 34
Average daily rate
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£275 £300 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +4.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £129 £162 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £375 £393
UK excluding London average daily rate £290 £238 £275
% change year-on-year
+22.10% -13.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 19 11
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £13.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +16.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.90 £12.03 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.40 £18.30 £19.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £13.50 £13.63
% change year-on-year
+29.59% -0.91%

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
25732 25448 24415
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 43.93% 45.76% 46.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 15200 14185 13493
Average daily rate £400 £380 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £220 £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 1100 1086 1100
Average hourly rate £18.75 £18.46 £19.48
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.57% -5.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £39.50 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -9.32%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 28 August 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 +13 82 £275 -8.33% 9
London +25 39 £275 -8.33% 2
City of London +6 19 £275 -8.33%
South East -15 13 £300 +26.31%
East of England +10 10 £203 - 4
North West -24 10 £305 -
Cheshire -1 8 £310 -
West Midlands +4 7 £260 +28.39%
Chester 0 7 £310 -
Surrey +2 6 - -
West Sussex - 4 £290 -
South West -9 3 £110 -21.42% 2
Epsom - 3 - -
Gatwick - 3 £290 -
Cambridgeshire - 3 - - 1
Essex - 3 - -
Manchester -19 2 £104 -
East Sussex - 2 £310 -
Bristol - 2 £110 - 2
West Bromwich - 2 - -
Worcestershire - 2 £310 -
Worcester - 2 £310 -
Ipswich - 2 £180 -
Leatherhead - 2 - -
Brighton - 2 £310 -
Peterborough - 2 - -
Suffolk - 2 £180 -
Bedfordshire +13 1 £225 -
Norfolk +12 1 - -
Norwich +11 1 - -

LANDesk
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 98 (57.99%) Windows
2 84 (49.70%) Active Directory
3 56 (33.14%) ITIL
4 51 (30.18%) Microsoft
5 43 (25.44%) Windows 7
6 42 (24.85%) MS Office
7 41 (24.26%) Windows Server 2003
8 31 (18.34%) Service Management
8 31 (18.34%) ITSM
9 25 (14.79%) Windows Server 2008
9 25 (14.79%) MS Excel
10 24 (14.20%) SharePoint
11 23 (13.61%) Windows Server 2012
12 22 (13.02%) Windows XP
13 21 (12.43%) DNS
14 20 (11.83%) SLA
14 20 (11.83%) Citrix
14 20 (11.83%) SQL
14 20 (11.83%) VMware
15 19 (11.24%) Finance
15 19 (11.24%) Migration
15 19 (11.24%) Crystal Reports
15 19 (11.24%) DHCP
15 19 (11.24%) Windows 8
16 18 (10.65%) Microsoft Certification
16 18 (10.65%) SQL Server
17 17 (10.06%) Tivoli
18 16 (9.47%) Oracle
18 16 (9.47%) MCSE
18 16 (9.47%) ITIL Certification

LANDesk
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 24 (14.20%) SharePoint
2 12 (7.10%) MS Exchange
3 10 (5.92%) Lync
4 7 (4.14%) IIS
5 6 (3.55%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (2.37%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.59%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.59%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.59%) Office Communications Server
7 1 (0.59%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.59%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 42 (24.85%) MS Office
2 25 (14.79%) MS Excel
3 12 (7.10%) MS Visio
4 7 (4.14%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (1.78%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 5 (2.96%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (1.18%) assyst
3 1 (0.59%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.96%) Office 365
2 3 (1.78%) SaaS
3 2 (1.18%) Google Apps
4 1 (0.59%) IaaS
4 1 (0.59%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 21 (12.43%) DNS
2 19 (11.24%) DHCP
3 13 (7.69%) Firewall
4 12 (7.10%) SAN
5 11 (6.51%) VPN
6 9 (5.33%) Internet
7 5 (2.96%) LAN
8 4 (2.37%) VoIP
8 4 (2.37%) WAN
8 4 (2.37%) TCP/IP
8 4 (2.37%) Network Security
9 3 (1.78%) Cisco ASA
9 3 (1.78%) Unified Communications
9 3 (1.78%) 3G
10 2 (1.18%) Wi-Fi
10 2 (1.18%) IP Telephony
10 2 (1.18%) WebEx
11 1 (0.59%) PABX
11 1 (0.59%) NetScaler
11 1 (0.59%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (11.24%) Crystal Reports
2 18 (10.65%) SQL Server
3 8 (4.73%) Oracle Reports
4 3 (1.78%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (1.18%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.18%) SQL Server 2000
5 2 (1.18%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.59%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.59%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (1.78%) AdminStudio
1 3 (1.78%) Wise Package Studio
2 2 (1.18%) InstallShield
2 2 (1.18%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.59%) Ant
3 1 (0.59%) MSI
General
1 19 (11.24%) Finance
2 9 (5.33%) Legal
3 6 (3.55%) Local Government
4 3 (1.78%) Banking
4 3 (1.78%) Back Office
5 2 (1.18%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.59%) Advertising
6 1 (0.59%) Retail
6 1 (0.59%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.59%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 54 (31.95%) Analyst
2 18 (10.65%) Desktop Support
2 18 (10.65%) Support Engineer
2 18 (10.65%) Service Analyst
3 17 (10.06%) Administrator
3 17 (10.06%) Support Analyst
4 16 (9.47%) Service Desk Analyst
4 16 (9.47%) Desktop Engineer
5 14 (8.28%) IT Support
6 13 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support
6 13 (7.69%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 10 (5.92%) 1st Line Support
7 10 (5.92%) IT Support Analyst
8 9 (5.33%) Developer
9 8 (4.73%) Senior Analyst
9 8 (4.73%) Server Engineer
10 7 (4.14%) Incident Manager
10 7 (4.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 6 (3.55%) Change Manager
11 6 (3.55%) Senior Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.78%) Application Packaging
2 2 (1.18%) Regular Expression
2 2 (1.18%) Web Services
2 2 (1.18%) Middleware
2 2 (1.18%) COM+
3 1 (0.59%) CSS
3 1 (0.59%) HTML
3 1 (0.59%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 10 (5.92%) Blackberry
2 9 (5.33%) CMDB
3 8 (4.73%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (4.14%) Management Information System
5 5 (2.96%) NHS
6 4 (2.37%) Client/Server
6 4 (2.37%) Video Conferencing
6 4 (2.37%) iPad
6 4 (2.37%) Data Centre
7 3 (1.78%) Computer Science
7 3 (1.78%) Smartphone
7 3 (1.78%) EPoS
7 3 (1.78%) Chip and PIN
8 2 (1.18%) PMI
8 2 (1.18%) Thin Client
8 2 (1.18%) Clustering
8 2 (1.18%) Fat Client
9 1 (0.59%) iPhone
9 1 (0.59%) LLPG
9 1 (0.59%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 98 (57.99%) Windows
2 43 (25.44%) Windows 7
3 41 (24.26%) Windows Server 2003
4 25 (14.79%) Windows Server 2008
5 23 (13.61%) Windows Server 2012
6 22 (13.02%) Windows XP
7 19 (11.24%) Windows 8
8 8 (4.73%) Android
9 7 (4.14%) Apple iOS
10 5 (2.96%) Linux
11 3 (1.78%) Windows Vista
11 3 (1.78%) Windows 2000 Server
12 2 (1.18%) BlackBerry OS
12 2 (1.18%) UNIX
12 2 (1.18%) Windows Mobile
12 2 (1.18%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.59%) Windows 2000
13 1 (0.59%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (33.14%) ITIL
2 31 (18.34%) Service Management
2 31 (18.34%) ITSM
3 19 (11.24%) Migration
4 12 (7.10%) Change Management
4 12 (7.10%) Workflow
5 11 (6.51%) Project Management
6 9 (5.33%) Time Management
7 8 (4.73%) Configuration Management
7 8 (4.73%) PRINCE2
7 8 (4.73%) Server Building
8 7 (4.14%) Service Desk Management
8 7 (4.14%) Change Control
9 6 (3.55%) Document Management
9 6 (3.55%) Incident Management
9 6 (3.55%) Load Balancing
9 6 (3.55%) Software Deployment
9 6 (3.55%) Kalman Filter
10 5 (2.96%) ITIL V3
10 5 (2.96%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 20 (11.83%) SQL
2 6 (3.55%) PowerShell
3 5 (2.96%) VB
4 3 (1.78%) Shell Script
5 2 (1.18%) VBScript
5 2 (1.18%) C
5 2 (1.18%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.59%) PHP
Qualifications
1 18 (10.65%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (9.47%) MCSE
2 16 (9.47%) ITIL Certification
3 8 (4.73%) Degree
4 5 (2.96%) MCP
5 3 (1.78%) PMI Certification
5 3 (1.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (1.78%) Security Cleared
6 2 (1.18%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (1.18%) MCSA
7 1 (0.59%) CCNA
7 1 (0.59%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.59%) HNC
7 1 (0.59%) HND
7 1 (0.59%) PMP
7 1 (0.59%) NVQ Level 4
7 1 (0.59%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.59%) BC Cleared
7 1 (0.59%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (11.83%) SLA
2 9 (5.33%) QA
3 2 (1.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 84 (49.70%) Active Directory
2 15 (8.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (2.37%) Microsoft App-V
3 4 (2.37%) XenApp
4 3 (1.78%) vSphere
5 2 (1.18%) IAG
5 2 (1.18%) UAG
5 2 (1.18%) Hyper-V
5 2 (1.18%) BitLocker
6 1 (0.59%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.59%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 1 (0.59%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.59%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 17 (10.06%) Tivoli
2 14 (8.28%) SCCM
3 13 (7.69%) Tivoli Monitoring
4 11 (6.51%) AirWatch
5 5 (2.96%) SCOM
6 4 (2.37%) DameWare
7 3 (1.78%) NetBackup
7 3 (1.78%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 2 (1.18%) Netcool
8 2 (1.18%) NetCrunch
8 2 (1.18%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
8 2 (1.18%) EMC NetWorker
9 1 (0.59%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 1 (0.59%) Casper Suite
9 1 (0.59%) Norton AntiVirus
9 1 (0.59%) MIMEsweeper
9 1 (0.59%) Backup Exec
9 1 (0.59%) WSUS
Vendors
1 51 (30.18%) Microsoft
2 20 (11.83%) Citrix
2 20 (11.83%) VMware
3 16 (9.47%) Oracle
4 14 (8.28%) Remedy
5 13 (7.69%) HP
6 8 (4.73%) Adobe
7 7 (4.14%) OpenText
7 7 (4.14%) Symantec
8 6 (3.55%) ServiceNow
9 5 (2.96%) Altiris
9 5 (2.96%) Google
9 5 (2.96%) Sophos
9 5 (2.96%) Wyse
9 5 (2.96%) BMC
10 4 (2.37%) Apple
10 4 (2.37%) Cisco
10 4 (2.37%) Dell
10 4 (2.37%) EMC
10 4 (2.37%) Toshiba