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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
LANDesk
Rank 534 526 523
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -3
Contract jobs citing LANDesk 78 60 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.11% 0.14%
As % of the Vendors category 0.30% 0.24% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 27 31
Average daily rate
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£300 £275 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £144 £184 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £341 £363
UK excluding London average daily rate £214 £300 £330
% change year-on-year
-28.75% -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 10 15
Average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.81 £12.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.80 £19.90 £23.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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
26411 24620 26895
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.85% 46.66% 46.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 14970 13786 13658
Average daily rate £388 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1179 1110 1356
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +1.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.97 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-0.18% +2.70%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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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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
England 0 68 £300 +9.09% 31
London +34 36 £300 +50.00% 16
City of London +43 16 £300 +33.33% 10
South East +4 14 £238 -29.62% 5
Berkshire +15 9 - - 4
South West -41 4 £140 - 4
North West -5 3 - - 1
Hampshire -13 3 £238 -32.14%
East of England -33 3 - - 2
Dorset 0 2 £140 - 1
Surrey -6 2 - -
Bristol - 2 - -
Cheshire +9 1 - -
Yorkshire -1 1 - - 2
Birmingham -3 1 £80 -70.90% 1
Bedfordshire -16 1 - -
West Midlands -18 1 £80 -70.90% 1
Reading - 1 - - 2
Bedford - 1 - -
Basingstoke - - - -
Bournemouth - - - -
Marlow - - - - 1
Milton Keynes - - - -
Newbury - - - -
Newcastle upon Tyne - - - -
Chessington - - - -
Chippenham - - - - 2
Coventry - - - -
Farnham - - - -
Gatwick - - - -

LANDesk
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 88 (67.18%) Windows
2 70 (53.44%) Microsoft
3 58 (44.27%) ITIL
4 51 (38.93%) Active Directory
5 45 (34.35%) Windows 7
6 41 (31.30%) VMware
7 35 (26.72%) MS Office
8 33 (25.19%) Citrix
9 32 (24.43%) VMware Infrastructure
10 29 (22.14%) MS Excel
11 27 (20.61%) Banking
12 25 (19.08%) Windows XP
13 22 (16.79%) Oracle
14 21 (16.03%) Linux
15 19 (14.50%) PowerShell
16 18 (13.74%) SCCM
16 18 (13.74%) Cisco
17 17 (12.98%) ISO 9001
17 17 (12.98%) MS Exchange
17 17 (12.98%) C
18 16 (12.21%) WebLogic
18 16 (12.21%) JBoss
18 16 (12.21%) Tomcat
18 16 (12.21%) SLA
18 16 (12.21%) Service Management
18 16 (12.21%) Oracle RMAN
18 16 (12.21%) Tivoli
18 16 (12.21%) Shell Script
18 16 (12.21%) WebSphere
18 16 (12.21%) Release Management

LANDesk
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 17 (12.98%) MS Exchange
2 16 (12.21%) WebLogic
2 16 (12.21%) Tomcat
2 16 (12.21%) WebSphere
2 16 (12.21%) GlassFish
3 6 (4.58%) SharePoint
4 4 (3.05%) Lync
4 4 (3.05%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (2.29%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (2.29%) IBM Notes
5 3 (2.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (1.53%) Lotus Domino
6 2 (1.53%) IIS
6 2 (1.53%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.76%) WorkSite
7 1 (0.76%) CMS
Applications
1 35 (26.72%) MS Office
2 29 (22.14%) MS Excel
3 10 (7.63%) MS Visio
4 6 (4.58%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (3.82%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.76%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (0.76%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 12 (9.16%) LAN
2 11 (8.40%) VPN
3 9 (6.87%) DNS
3 9 (6.87%) SAN
4 7 (5.34%) DHCP
4 7 (5.34%) Firewall
5 6 (4.58%) WAN
6 4 (3.05%) Wireless
6 4 (3.05%) TCP/IP
6 4 (3.05%) VoIP
7 3 (2.29%) 3G
7 3 (2.29%) Internet
8 2 (1.53%) NAS
9 1 (0.76%) VLAN
9 1 (0.76%) SSH
9 1 (0.76%) OpenVPN
9 1 (0.76%) Cisco Nexus
9 1 (0.76%) Network Security
9 1 (0.76%) DMZ
9 1 (0.76%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (9.92%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (5.34%) MSI
2 1 (0.76%) Subversion
General
1 27 (20.61%) Banking
2 14 (10.69%) Finance
3 3 (2.29%) Retail
3 3 (2.29%) Back Office
3 3 (2.29%) Law
4 2 (1.53%) Advertising
4 2 (1.53%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.53%) Local Government
5 1 (0.76%) Marketing
5 1 (0.76%) Dutch Language
5 1 (0.76%) Publishing
5 1 (0.76%) Legal
Job Titles
1 41 (31.30%) Analyst
2 27 (20.61%) Service Analyst
3 19 (14.50%) Administrator
4 18 (13.74%) Service Desk Analyst
5 15 (11.45%) Support Engineer
6 9 (6.87%) Linux Administrator
6 9 (6.87%) Architect
7 8 (6.11%) Desktop Support
7 8 (6.11%) 2nd Line Support
7 8 (6.11%) Support Analyst
7 8 (6.11%) Desktop Engineer
8 7 (5.34%) Server Engineer
8 7 (5.34%) Technical Support
8 7 (5.34%) 1st Line Support
9 6 (4.58%) Desktop Support Engineer
9 6 (4.58%) Help Desk Analyst
10 5 (3.82%) Applications Packager
11 4 (3.05%) IT Support
11 4 (3.05%) Service Improvement Analyst
11 4 (3.05%) Metrics Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.82%) Application Packaging
2 2 (1.53%) .NET
2 2 (1.53%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 12 (9.16%) Blackberry
2 7 (5.34%) iPhone
3 5 (3.82%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (3.05%) NHS
5 3 (2.29%) Device Driver
6 2 (1.53%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.53%) Thin Client
6 2 (1.53%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (1.53%) iPad
6 2 (1.53%) Fat Client
6 2 (1.53%) CMDB
7 1 (0.76%) PDA
7 1 (0.76%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.76%) Kindle
7 1 (0.76%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.76%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 88 (67.18%) Windows
2 45 (34.35%) Windows 7
3 25 (19.08%) Windows XP
4 21 (16.03%) Linux
5 14 (10.69%) Windows Server 2003
6 12 (9.16%) Windows 8
7 10 (7.63%) Windows Server 2008
8 8 (6.11%) UNIX
9 7 (5.34%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (2.29%) Mac OS
10 3 (2.29%) Android
11 2 (1.53%) AIX
11 2 (1.53%) Solaris
11 2 (1.53%) Apple iOS
11 2 (1.53%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.76%) Mac OS X Server
12 1 (0.76%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.76%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (44.27%) ITIL
2 16 (12.21%) Service Management
2 16 (12.21%) Release Management
3 14 (10.69%) Service Delivery
4 13 (9.92%) Migration
5 9 (6.87%) Service Desk Management
6 5 (3.82%) Document Management
6 5 (3.82%) Data Migration
7 4 (3.05%) ITSM
7 4 (3.05%) Incident Management
8 3 (2.29%) Asset Management
8 3 (2.29%) Coaching
8 3 (2.29%) Software Asset Management
8 3 (2.29%) Software License Management
8 3 (2.29%) Software Licensing
8 3 (2.29%) Time Management
9 2 (1.53%) Software Distribution
9 2 (1.53%) Infrastructure Management
9 2 (1.53%) Performance Monitoring
9 2 (1.53%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 19 (14.50%) PowerShell
2 17 (12.98%) C
3 16 (12.21%) Shell Script
4 5 (3.82%) VB
5 4 (3.05%) SQL
6 1 (0.76%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 11 (8.40%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (5.34%) MCP
2 7 (5.34%) MCSE
3 5 (3.82%) Degree
4 4 (3.05%) MCITP
5 3 (2.29%) A+ Certification
6 2 (1.53%) MCSA
6 2 (1.53%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 2 (1.53%) MOS
6 2 (1.53%) MCTS
7 1 (0.76%) MCDST
7 1 (0.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (0.76%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.76%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (12.98%) ISO 9001
2 16 (12.21%) SLA
3 2 (1.53%) QA
4 1 (0.76%) COBIT
4 1 (0.76%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 51 (38.93%) Active Directory
2 32 (24.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (12.21%) Oracle RMAN
3 16 (12.21%) XenServer
4 6 (4.58%) vSphere
5 4 (3.05%) XenDesktop
6 3 (2.29%) XenApp
6 3 (2.29%) ISA Server
6 3 (2.29%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (1.53%) VMware Workstation
7 2 (1.53%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.76%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.76%) OpenSSH
Systems Management
1 18 (13.74%) SCCM
2 16 (12.21%) Tivoli
3 4 (3.05%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 4 (3.05%) Backup Exec
4 3 (2.29%) McAfee ePO
4 3 (2.29%) AppManager
5 2 (1.53%) DameWare
5 2 (1.53%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (1.53%) SCOM
5 2 (1.53%) Sysprep
6 1 (0.76%) FortiGate
6 1 (0.76%) Cisco Prime
6 1 (0.76%) MAILsweeper
Vendors
1 70 (53.44%) Microsoft
2 41 (31.30%) VMware
3 33 (25.19%) Citrix
4 22 (16.79%) Oracle
5 18 (13.74%) Cisco
6 16 (12.21%) JBoss
7 13 (9.92%) Altiris
8 11 (8.40%) HP
9 9 (6.87%) Dell
10 7 (5.34%) McAfee
11 6 (4.58%) Symantec
11 6 (4.58%) CA
12 5 (3.82%) SolarWinds
12 5 (3.82%) AppSense
12 5 (3.82%) Open Text
13 4 (3.05%) 3PAR
14 3 (2.29%) Mitel
14 3 (2.29%) Cyber-Ark
14 3 (2.29%) Compaq
14 3 (2.29%) Lotus
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