The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors currently tracked.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
LANDesk
Rank 528 506 492
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -14
Contract jobs citing LANDesk 66 64 92
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.13% 0.16%
As % of the Vendors category 0.26% 0.27% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 29 24
Average daily rate
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£300 £275 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -14.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £137 £156
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £391
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £250 £334
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -25.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 10 10
Average hourly rate £16.00 £13.63 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.43% -22.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.18 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.45 £16.90 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £13.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+18.51% -10.00%
Vendors Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
25064 24043 26887
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.81% 47.03% 46.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 13895 13049 13618
Average daily rate £380 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.93% +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 £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1077 1193 1390
Average hourly rate £18.00 £19.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £41.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 -36 54 £300 +4.34% 18
London +29 34 £300 -4.00% 6
City of London +38 19 £300 -25.00% 4
South East -15 7 £238 - 3
East Midlands +3 4 - - 2
Berkshire 0 3 - -
Hampshire -9 3 £238 - 2
South West - 3 £145 - 2
North West -5 2 - - 1
West Midlands -20 2 £325 +18.18%
Scotland - 2 £400 - 1
Dorset - 2 £140 - 1
Coventry - 2 £325 -
Reading +7 1 - -
Bedfordshire -26 1 - -
East of England -32 1 - -
Somerset - 1 £150 -
Surrey - 1 - -
West Sussex - - - - 1
Staffordshire - - - -
Tyne and Wear - - - - 3
North East - - - - 3
Kent - - - -
Lincolnshire - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Cheshire - - - - 1
Cumbria - - - -
Stafford - - - -
Staines - - - -
Stamford - - - -

LANDesk
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 87 (71.90%) Windows
2 57 (47.11%) Microsoft
3 48 (39.67%) Windows 7
4 47 (38.84%) Active Directory
5 46 (38.02%) ITIL
6 34 (28.10%) VMware
7 31 (25.62%) MS Office
7 31 (25.62%) Citrix
8 30 (24.79%) Windows XP
9 26 (21.49%) MS Excel
10 24 (19.83%) VMware Infrastructure
11 20 (16.53%) SCCM
11 20 (16.53%) Banking
11 20 (16.53%) MS Exchange
11 20 (16.53%) Cisco
12 18 (14.88%) Windows Server 2003
13 17 (14.05%) Windows 8
14 16 (13.22%) Release Management
14 16 (13.22%) PowerShell
14 16 (13.22%) Windows Server 2008
14 16 (13.22%) Linux
14 16 (13.22%) Oracle
15 14 (11.57%) ISO 9001
15 14 (11.57%) Service Management
15 14 (11.57%) Migration
15 14 (11.57%) Finance
15 14 (11.57%) Tivoli
16 13 (10.74%) Shell Script
16 13 (10.74%) SLA
16 13 (10.74%) WebLogic

LANDesk
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 20 (16.53%) MS Exchange
2 13 (10.74%) WebSphere
2 13 (10.74%) WebLogic
2 13 (10.74%) Tomcat
2 13 (10.74%) GlassFish
3 6 (4.96%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (4.96%) Exchange Server 2003
4 4 (3.31%) SharePoint
5 3 (2.48%) IIS
5 3 (2.48%) Lync
6 2 (1.65%) IBM Notes
6 2 (1.65%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (1.65%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 31 (25.62%) MS Office
2 26 (21.49%) MS Excel
3 3 (2.48%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.83%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.83%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.83%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.65%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (8.26%) LAN
2 9 (7.44%) Firewall
3 7 (5.79%) TCP/IP
3 7 (5.79%) VPN
3 7 (5.79%) SAN
4 6 (4.96%) DNS
5 5 (4.13%) WAN
5 5 (4.13%) Wireless
6 4 (3.31%) DHCP
7 3 (2.48%) VoIP
7 3 (2.48%) NAS
8 2 (1.65%) 3G
9 1 (0.83%) MPLS
9 1 (0.83%) OSPF
9 1 (0.83%) BGP
9 1 (0.83%) L2TP
9 1 (0.83%) DMZ
9 1 (0.83%) Intranet
9 1 (0.83%) Internet
9 1 (0.83%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.65%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.83%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 10 (8.26%) MSI
2 1 (0.83%) Subversion
2 1 (0.83%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 20 (16.53%) Banking
2 14 (11.57%) Finance
3 4 (3.31%) Local Government
4 3 (2.48%) Retail
4 3 (2.48%) Advertising
5 1 (0.83%) Marketing
5 1 (0.83%) Dutch Language
5 1 (0.83%) German Language
5 1 (0.83%) Law
5 1 (0.83%) Back Office
5 1 (0.83%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 24 (19.83%) Analyst
2 16 (13.22%) Support Engineer
2 16 (13.22%) Administrator
3 12 (9.92%) Service Analyst
4 11 (9.09%) Desktop Support
5 10 (8.26%) Desktop Engineer
5 10 (8.26%) Service Desk Analyst
6 9 (7.44%) Architect
7 8 (6.61%) Support Analyst
8 7 (5.79%) Applications Packager
8 7 (5.79%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 7 (5.79%) 2nd Line Support
8 7 (5.79%) 1st Line Support
9 6 (4.96%) Server Engineer
9 6 (4.96%) Linux Administrator
10 4 (3.31%) IT Support
10 4 (3.31%) Migration Engineer
10 4 (3.31%) Help Desk Analyst
10 4 (3.31%) 3rd Line Support
11 3 (2.48%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.31%) Application Packaging
2 2 (1.65%) .NET
2 2 (1.65%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.83%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 9 (7.44%) Blackberry
2 8 (6.61%) iPhone
3 4 (3.31%) CMDB
3 4 (3.31%) NHS
4 2 (1.65%) Thin Client
4 2 (1.65%) Device Driver
4 2 (1.65%) Fat Client
4 2 (1.65%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.83%) iPad
5 1 (0.83%) Replication
5 1 (0.83%) Clustering
5 1 (0.83%) PDA
5 1 (0.83%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 87 (71.90%) Windows
2 48 (39.67%) Windows 7
3 30 (24.79%) Windows XP
4 18 (14.88%) Windows Server 2003
5 17 (14.05%) Windows 8
6 16 (13.22%) Windows Server 2008
6 16 (13.22%) Linux
7 8 (6.61%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (4.96%) UNIX
9 2 (1.65%) Mac OS X
9 2 (1.65%) AIX
9 2 (1.65%) Solaris
9 2 (1.65%) Mac OS X Server
10 1 (0.83%) Android
10 1 (0.83%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.83%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (0.83%) Windows NT
10 1 (0.83%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (38.02%) ITIL
2 16 (13.22%) Release Management
3 14 (11.57%) Service Management
3 14 (11.57%) Migration
4 9 (7.44%) ITSM
4 9 (7.44%) Service Delivery
5 6 (4.96%) Incident Management
5 6 (4.96%) Service Desk Management
6 5 (4.13%) User Acceptance Testing
6 5 (4.13%) Data Migration
7 4 (3.31%) Integration Testing
7 4 (3.31%) Problem Management
7 4 (3.31%) Functional Testing
7 4 (3.31%) Asset Management
7 4 (3.31%) Project Management
8 3 (2.48%) Configuration Management
8 3 (2.48%) Performance Monitoring
8 3 (2.48%) Time Management
9 2 (1.65%) Software Distribution
9 2 (1.65%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (13.22%) PowerShell
2 13 (10.74%) C
2 13 (10.74%) Shell Script
3 6 (4.96%) SQL
4 4 (3.31%) VB
5 2 (1.65%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 8 (6.61%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (4.96%) Degree
3 5 (4.13%) MCP
3 5 (4.13%) MCSE
4 4 (3.31%) A+ Certification
5 3 (2.48%) MCITP
6 2 (1.65%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (0.83%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (0.83%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.83%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.83%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (0.83%) MCTS
7 1 (0.83%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (0.83%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (11.57%) ISO 9001
2 13 (10.74%) SLA
3 6 (4.96%) QA
4 1 (0.83%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 47 (38.84%) Active Directory
2 24 (19.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (10.74%) Oracle RMAN
3 13 (10.74%) XenServer
4 7 (5.79%) Microsoft App-V
5 6 (4.96%) XenApp
6 5 (4.13%) XenDesktop
6 5 (4.13%) vSphere
7 3 (2.48%) ISA Server
8 2 (1.65%) Hyper-V
8 2 (1.65%) VMware Workstation
9 1 (0.83%) OpenSSH
9 1 (0.83%) UAG
9 1 (0.83%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.83%) MetaFrame
9 1 (0.83%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 20 (16.53%) SCCM
2 14 (11.57%) Tivoli
3 5 (4.13%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 4 (3.31%) McAfee ePO
4 4 (3.31%) Backup Exec
5 3 (2.48%) SCOM
6 2 (1.65%) Sysprep
6 2 (1.65%) AppManager
6 2 (1.65%) DameWare
7 1 (0.83%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (0.83%) FortiGate
7 1 (0.83%) XenMobile
7 1 (0.83%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 57 (47.11%) Microsoft
2 34 (28.10%) VMware
3 31 (25.62%) Citrix
4 20 (16.53%) Cisco
5 16 (13.22%) Oracle
6 13 (10.74%) JBoss
7 12 (9.92%) Altiris
8 11 (9.09%) Dell
9 10 (8.26%) HP
10 8 (6.61%) McAfee
11 6 (4.96%) CA
12 4 (3.31%) BMC
12 4 (3.31%) Symantec
12 4 (3.31%) SolarWinds
13 3 (2.48%) 3PAR
13 3 (2.48%) AppSense
13 3 (2.48%) Mitel
13 3 (2.48%) SAP
14 2 (1.65%) Compaq
14 2 (1.65%) EMC
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