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 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
LANDesk
Rank 522 498 476
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -22
Contract jobs citing LANDesk 55 63 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.13% 0.11%
As % of the Vendors category 0.24% 0.28% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 29 22
Average daily rate
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£325 £263 £246
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.80% +6.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £165 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £500 £337
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £230 £334
% change year-on-year
+41.30% -31.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 9 4
Average hourly rate £12.75 £15.25 £20.58
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.39% -25.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.15 £11.60 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.85 £18.80 £24.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.75 £17.00 £20.58
% change year-on-year
-25.00% -17.39%

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
23226 22237 21580
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.75% 45.69% 47.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 13600 12391 11275
Average daily rate £400 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £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 1021 986 1333
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -10.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.32 £10.93 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -13.15%

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 26 January 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
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 26 January 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 -40 49 £325 +23.80% 24
London -17 19 £375 +36.36% 12
South East -21 8 £315 +34.04% 3
South West -21 7 £225 +28.57% 1
City of London -1 6 £375 +36.36% 2
Surrey +3 5 £350 -
West Midlands +2 5 £325 +112.76% 2
East of England +3 4 £400 - 1
Coventry - 4 £300 -
Cardiff - 3 £375 - 1
North West - 3 - - 1
Wales - 3 £375 - 1
South Wales - 3 £375 - 1
Yorkshire -1 2 - - 1
Hampshire -21 2 £280 +19.14% 3
Hertfordshire - 2 £413 - 1
Epsom - 2 £350 -
Chiswick - 2 - - 1
Basingstoke 0 1 - - 2
West Yorkshire -6 1 - -
Leatherhead - 1 - -
Bedfordshire - 1 - -
Cheshire - 1 - - 1
Cumbria - - - -
Fife - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Leeds - - - -
Leicester - - - -
Eastleigh - - - -
Kent - - - -

LANDesk
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 69 (58.97%) Windows
2 47 (40.17%) Microsoft
3 43 (36.75%) ITIL
4 42 (35.90%) Active Directory
5 35 (29.91%) Windows 7
6 33 (28.21%) VMware
7 23 (19.66%) Citrix
8 22 (18.80%) Finance
9 21 (17.95%) VMware Infrastructure
10 20 (17.09%) MS Office
11 18 (15.38%) Banking
12 17 (14.53%) MS Excel
12 17 (14.53%) MS Exchange
12 17 (14.53%) Blackberry
13 16 (13.68%) Service Management
13 16 (13.68%) Windows XP
13 16 (13.68%) Linux
13 16 (13.68%) Oracle
14 14 (11.97%) SQL Server
15 12 (10.26%) Cisco
15 12 (10.26%) Shell Script
15 12 (10.26%) SCCM
16 11 (9.40%) Asset Management
16 11 (9.40%) Service Delivery
16 11 (9.40%) ISO 9001
16 11 (9.40%) C
17 10 (8.55%) LAN
17 10 (8.55%) DNS
17 10 (8.55%) SLA
17 10 (8.55%) SAN

LANDesk
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 17 (14.53%) MS Exchange
2 7 (5.98%) WebLogic
2 7 (5.98%) JBoss
2 7 (5.98%) Tomcat
2 7 (5.98%) WebSphere
2 7 (5.98%) GlassFish
3 6 (5.13%) Lync
4 5 (4.27%) SharePoint
5 4 (3.42%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 3 (2.56%) CMS
6 3 (2.56%) IBM Notes
6 3 (2.56%) IIS
7 2 (1.71%) Lotus Domino
7 2 (1.71%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (1.71%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.85%) Office Communications Server
8 1 (0.85%) WorkSite
8 1 (0.85%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 20 (17.09%) MS Office
2 17 (14.53%) MS Excel
3 9 (7.69%) MS Visio
4 5 (4.27%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (4.27%) MS Project
5 3 (2.56%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (0.85%) SAP FI
1 1 (0.85%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (0.85%) SAP FI-AP
Communications & Networking
1 10 (8.55%) LAN
1 10 (8.55%) DNS
1 10 (8.55%) SAN
2 8 (6.84%) WAN
2 8 (6.84%) VPN
3 6 (5.13%) Internet
3 6 (5.13%) TCP/IP
4 5 (4.27%) DHCP
4 5 (4.27%) Firewall
5 3 (2.56%) VLAN
6 2 (1.71%) Network Security
6 2 (1.71%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (1.71%) Wireless
6 2 (1.71%) 3G
6 2 (1.71%) DMZ
6 2 (1.71%) VoIP
7 1 (0.85%) SMTP
7 1 (0.85%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (11.97%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.27%) MySQL
3 3 (2.56%) Crystal Reports
4 2 (1.71%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.85%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 10 (8.55%) MSI
General
1 22 (18.80%) Finance
2 18 (15.38%) Banking
3 6 (5.13%) Back Office
4 5 (4.27%) Law
5 3 (2.56%) Aerospace
6 2 (1.71%) Automotive
6 2 (1.71%) Local Government
7 1 (0.85%) Legal
7 1 (0.85%) Publishing
7 1 (0.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 47 (40.17%) Analyst
2 24 (20.51%) Service Analyst
3 16 (13.68%) Service Desk Analyst
4 15 (12.82%) Support Analyst
5 12 (10.26%) Desktop Support
6 10 (8.55%) Support Engineer
7 8 (6.84%) 2nd Line Support
7 8 (6.84%) Administrator
8 6 (5.13%) Desktop Support Analyst
8 6 (5.13%) Desktop Analyst
9 5 (4.27%) Linux Administrator
9 5 (4.27%) Desktop Engineer
9 5 (4.27%) Desktop Support Engineer
9 5 (4.27%) Technical Support
9 5 (4.27%) Applications Packager
9 5 (4.27%) Consultant
10 4 (3.42%) Metrics Analyst
10 4 (3.42%) IT Support
11 3 (2.56%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
11 3 (2.56%) Software Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (5.13%) Application Packaging
2 1 (0.85%) OCX
Miscellaneous
1 17 (14.53%) Blackberry
2 9 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (5.98%) iPhone
4 5 (4.27%) Video Conferencing
5 3 (2.56%) NHS
5 3 (2.56%) Statistics
6 2 (1.71%) Wiki
6 2 (1.71%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.85%) iPad
7 1 (0.85%) Kindle
7 1 (0.85%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.85%) CMDB
7 1 (0.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (0.85%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.85%) Device Driver
7 1 (0.85%) CLARiiON
7 1 (0.85%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 69 (58.97%) Windows
2 35 (29.91%) Windows 7
3 16 (13.68%) Linux
3 16 (13.68%) Windows XP
4 8 (6.84%) UNIX
5 7 (5.98%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (5.13%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (4.27%) Android
7 5 (4.27%) Apple iOS
8 4 (3.42%) Windows 8
8 4 (3.42%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (2.56%) Mac OS
9 3 (2.56%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.85%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.85%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.85%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (0.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (36.75%) ITIL
2 16 (13.68%) Service Management
3 11 (9.40%) Service Delivery
3 11 (9.40%) Asset Management
4 9 (7.69%) Release Management
4 9 (7.69%) Time Management
5 8 (6.84%) Service Desk Management
6 6 (5.13%) Migration
6 6 (5.13%) Data Analysis
6 6 (5.13%) Software Licensing
7 5 (4.27%) Document Management
7 5 (4.27%) Software Asset Management
8 4 (3.42%) Incident Management
9 3 (2.56%) Practice Management
9 3 (2.56%) Software License Management
9 3 (2.56%) Coaching
10 2 (1.71%) Kalman Filter
10 2 (1.71%) Software Architecture
10 2 (1.71%) Problem Management
10 2 (1.71%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 12 (10.26%) Shell Script
2 11 (9.40%) C
3 10 (8.55%) PowerShell
4 8 (6.84%) SQL
5 3 (2.56%) JavaScript
5 3 (2.56%) VB
6 2 (1.71%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 8 (6.84%) MCP
1 8 (6.84%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (5.98%) Degree
3 5 (4.27%) Security Cleared
4 4 (3.42%) SC Cleared
4 4 (3.42%) MCSE
5 3 (2.56%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (2.56%) MCDST
6 2 (1.71%) MOS
6 2 (1.71%) MCSA
7 1 (0.85%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.85%) A+ Certification
7 1 (0.85%) MCTS
7 1 (0.85%) MCITP
7 1 (0.85%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (9.40%) ISO 9001
2 10 (8.55%) SLA
3 1 (0.85%) COBIT
3 1 (0.85%) QA
3 1 (0.85%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 42 (35.90%) Active Directory
2 21 (17.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (6.84%) Microsoft App-V
3 8 (6.84%) XenDesktop
4 7 (5.98%) Oracle RMAN
4 7 (5.98%) XenServer
5 6 (5.13%) XenApp
6 3 (2.56%) Hyper-V
7 2 (1.71%) Nmap
7 2 (1.71%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.85%) VMware Workstation
8 1 (0.85%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.85%) Squid
8 1 (0.85%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 12 (10.26%) SCCM
2 7 (5.98%) Tivoli
3 5 (4.27%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 2 (1.71%) SCOM
4 2 (1.71%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (1.71%) WSUS
5 1 (0.85%) MAILsweeper
5 1 (0.85%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.85%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.85%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.85%) AppManager
Vendors
1 47 (40.17%) Microsoft
2 33 (28.21%) VMware
3 23 (19.66%) Citrix
4 16 (13.68%) Oracle
5 12 (10.26%) Cisco
6 9 (7.69%) Altiris
7 7 (5.98%) Symantec
7 7 (5.98%) HP
8 5 (4.27%) Adobe
8 5 (4.27%) BMC
8 5 (4.27%) Open Text
8 5 (4.27%) Cyber-Ark
9 4 (3.42%) Apple
9 4 (3.42%) Sybase
9 4 (3.42%) McAfee
10 3 (2.56%) Lotus
10 3 (2.56%) Dell
10 3 (2.56%) NetApp
10 3 (2.56%) Wyse
10 3 (2.56%) AppSense
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