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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
LANDesk
Rank 519 541 484
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -57
Contract jobs citing LANDesk 94 51 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.17% 0.096% 0.15%
As % of the Vendors category 0.38% 0.21% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 29 36
Average daily rate
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£310 £300 £238
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +26.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £162 £136 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £486 £380 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £325 £200
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +62.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 13 13
Average hourly rate £17.00 £15.00 £13.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.09 £12.00 £9.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.40 £17.47 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.75 £12.50 £13.75
% change year-on-year
+25.98% -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
24953 23879 23168
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 44.69% 45.12% 47.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 14638 13358 12319
Average daily rate £388 £380 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.97% -1.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1098 1030 1236
Average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -11.39%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.18 £10.95 £11.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.30 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.14 £17.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+6.70% -12.82%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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 3 July 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 +16 91 £310 +3.33% 22
London -5 38 £313 +4.16% 11
South East +2 17 £414 - 3
North West - 13 £310 -
Cheshire - 13 £310 -
Chester - 12 £310 -
Surrey - 10 - -
West Midlands +3 7 £285 +31.79% 2
City of London -13 7 £313 +4.16% 5
East of England +7 6 £180 - 3
Epsom - 6 - -
East Midlands -3 5 £263 -
Ipswich - 4 £180 -
Suffolk - 4 £180 -
Yorkshire -18 3 £425 -
West Sussex - 3 - -
West Yorkshire - 3 £425 -
Northamptonshire - 3 £175 -
Berkshire +15 2 £375 - 2
Hampshire +3 2 £453 -
Leicestershire +2 2 £263 -
Birmingham -2 2 - - 2
South West -10 2 £375 +158.62% 3
Bradford - 2 £425 -
Gatwick - 2 - -
Leatherhead - 2 - -
Northampton - 2 £175 -
Basingstoke - 2 £453 -
Leicester - 2 £263 -
Reading - 2 £375 - 1

LANDesk
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 86 (51.81%) Windows
2 73 (43.98%) Active Directory
3 56 (33.73%) ITIL
4 51 (30.72%) Microsoft
5 50 (30.12%) Windows 7
6 43 (25.90%) MS Office
7 36 (21.69%) Service Management
8 28 (16.87%) ITSM
9 26 (15.66%) Windows Server 2003
10 25 (15.06%) MS Excel
11 24 (14.46%) SQL
11 24 (14.46%) Windows XP
12 23 (13.86%) DNS
13 22 (13.25%) SLA
14 21 (12.65%) Citrix
14 21 (12.65%) Windows Server 2008
15 20 (12.05%) DHCP
15 20 (12.05%) Windows 8
16 19 (11.45%) SharePoint
17 18 (10.84%) Oracle
17 18 (10.84%) SQL Server
17 18 (10.84%) Crystal Reports
18 16 (9.64%) Remedy
18 16 (9.64%) ITIL Certification
18 16 (9.64%) Finance
19 15 (9.04%) AirWatch
20 14 (8.43%) VMware
20 14 (8.43%) Project Management
21 13 (7.83%) Change Management
21 13 (7.83%) Blackberry

LANDesk
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 19 (11.45%) SharePoint
2 13 (7.83%) MS Exchange
3 10 (6.02%) Lync
4 4 (2.41%) IIS
5 3 (1.81%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (1.81%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (1.20%) IBM Notes
6 2 (1.20%) Office Communications Server
7 1 (0.60%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 43 (25.90%) MS Office
2 25 (15.06%) MS Excel
3 12 (7.23%) MS Visio
4 7 (4.22%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (1.81%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 6 (3.61%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (1.20%) assyst
3 1 (0.60%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.60%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.61%) Office 365
2 3 (1.81%) SaaS
3 2 (1.20%) Google Apps
4 1 (0.60%) IaaS
4 1 (0.60%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 23 (13.86%) DNS
2 20 (12.05%) DHCP
3 13 (7.83%) VPN
4 11 (6.63%) TCP/IP
5 9 (5.42%) Firewall
6 8 (4.82%) LAN
7 7 (4.22%) SAN
8 6 (3.61%) Internet
9 4 (2.41%) Broadband
9 4 (2.41%) SSL
10 3 (1.81%) VoIP
10 3 (1.81%) WAN
10 3 (1.81%) 3G
10 3 (1.81%) Wireless
11 2 (1.20%) WebEx
11 2 (1.20%) VLAN
12 1 (0.60%) Network Security
12 1 (0.60%) Unified Communications
12 1 (0.60%) PABX
12 1 (0.60%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (10.84%) SQL Server
1 18 (10.84%) Crystal Reports
2 7 (4.22%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (1.81%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (1.81%) MySQL
4 2 (1.20%) Oracle Database
4 2 (1.20%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.20%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (0.60%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 2 (1.20%) InstallShield
2 1 (0.60%) Ant
2 1 (0.60%) MSI
General
1 16 (9.64%) Finance
2 9 (5.42%) Legal
3 7 (4.22%) Back Office
3 7 (4.22%) Local Government
4 3 (1.81%) Telecoms
4 3 (1.81%) Banking
5 2 (1.20%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.20%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.60%) Electronics
6 1 (0.60%) Advertising
6 1 (0.60%) Retail
6 1 (0.60%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.60%) Marketing
6 1 (0.60%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 55 (33.13%) Analyst
2 21 (12.65%) Desktop Support
2 21 (12.65%) Support Engineer
3 20 (12.05%) Support Analyst
4 19 (11.45%) Desktop Engineer
5 18 (10.84%) Service Analyst
6 16 (9.64%) Service Desk Analyst
7 14 (8.43%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 14 (8.43%) 2nd Line Support
7 14 (8.43%) Administrator
7 14 (8.43%) IT Support
8 10 (6.02%) 1st Line Support
8 10 (6.02%) Developer
8 10 (6.02%) Consultant
8 10 (6.02%) IT Support Analyst
9 7 (4.22%) Senior Analyst
9 7 (4.22%) Incident Manager
10 6 (3.61%) Senior IT Support
10 6 (3.61%) Senior IT Support Analyst
10 6 (3.61%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.60%) HTML
1 1 (0.60%) .NET
1 1 (0.60%) CSS
1 1 (0.60%) Web Services
1 1 (0.60%) Middleware
1 1 (0.60%) WinForms
1 1 (0.60%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 13 (7.83%) Blackberry
2 10 (6.02%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (5.42%) NHS
3 9 (5.42%) CMDB
4 6 (3.61%) iPad
5 5 (3.01%) Video Conferencing
5 5 (3.01%) iPhone
5 5 (3.01%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.81%) Smartphone
6 3 (1.81%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.81%) Client/Server
6 3 (1.81%) EPoS
6 3 (1.81%) Chip and PIN
7 2 (1.20%) PMI
7 2 (1.20%) Thin Client
7 2 (1.20%) Statistics
7 2 (1.20%) Clustering
7 2 (1.20%) Fat Client
8 1 (0.60%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.60%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 86 (51.81%) Windows
2 50 (30.12%) Windows 7
3 26 (15.66%) Windows Server 2003
4 24 (14.46%) Windows XP
5 21 (12.65%) Windows Server 2008
6 20 (12.05%) Windows 8
7 12 (7.23%) Android
8 11 (6.63%) Apple iOS
9 9 (5.42%) Windows Server 2012
10 6 (3.61%) Linux
11 4 (2.41%) UNIX
12 3 (1.81%) Windows Vista
12 3 (1.81%) Windows 2000 Server
13 2 (1.20%) BlackBerry OS
13 2 (1.20%) Windows Mobile
13 2 (1.20%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.60%) Windows 2000
14 1 (0.60%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (33.73%) ITIL
2 36 (21.69%) Service Management
3 28 (16.87%) ITSM
4 14 (8.43%) Project Management
5 13 (7.83%) Change Management
6 12 (7.23%) Workflow
7 10 (6.02%) Time Management
8 7 (4.22%) Asset Management
8 7 (4.22%) ITIL V3
9 6 (3.61%) Mobile Device Management
9 6 (3.61%) Service Desk Management
9 6 (3.61%) Document Management
9 6 (3.61%) Incident Management
9 6 (3.61%) Load Balancing
9 6 (3.61%) Service Delivery
9 6 (3.61%) PRINCE2
10 5 (3.01%) Software Deployment
10 5 (3.01%) Kalman Filter
10 5 (3.01%) Change Control
11 4 (2.41%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (14.46%) SQL
2 5 (3.01%) VB
2 5 (3.01%) Shell Script
3 4 (2.41%) PowerShell
3 4 (2.41%) JavaScript
4 3 (1.81%) C
5 1 (0.60%) PHP
5 1 (0.60%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.60%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 16 (9.64%) ITIL Certification
2 13 (7.83%) Microsoft Certification
3 11 (6.63%) MCSE
4 6 (3.61%) Degree
5 5 (3.01%) MCP
6 3 (1.81%) PMI Certification
7 2 (1.20%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (1.20%) Security Cleared
7 2 (1.20%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (0.60%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.60%) CCNA
8 1 (0.60%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.60%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (0.60%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (13.25%) SLA
2 8 (4.82%) QA
3 1 (0.60%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 73 (43.98%) Active Directory
2 10 (6.02%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (2.41%) XenApp
4 1 (0.60%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.60%) Terminal Services
4 1 (0.60%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.60%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 15 (9.04%) AirWatch
2 10 (6.02%) SCCM
3 5 (3.01%) SCOM
4 4 (2.41%) DameWare
5 3 (1.81%) Tivoli
5 3 (1.81%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 2 (1.20%) Netcool
6 2 (1.20%) Tivoli Monitoring
7 1 (0.60%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.60%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
7 1 (0.60%) Casper Suite
7 1 (0.60%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.60%) Nmap
Vendors
1 51 (30.72%) Microsoft
2 21 (12.65%) Citrix
3 18 (10.84%) Oracle
4 16 (9.64%) Remedy
5 14 (8.43%) VMware
6 13 (7.83%) Adobe
7 8 (4.82%) HP
7 8 (4.82%) Apple
8 6 (3.61%) BMC
8 6 (3.61%) OpenText
8 6 (3.61%) ServiceNow
9 5 (3.01%) Google
9 5 (3.01%) Wyse
10 4 (2.41%) Sophos
10 4 (2.41%) Dell
10 4 (2.41%) Cisco
11 3 (1.81%) Juniper
11 3 (1.81%) Symantec
11 3 (1.81%) Toshiba
11 3 (1.81%) McAfee
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