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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
LANDesk
Rank 527 508 513
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +5
Contract jobs citing LANDesk 68 70 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.13% 0.15%
As % of the Vendors category 0.26% 0.28% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 31 29
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£300 £300 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £164 £175 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £383 £400 £376
UK excluding London average daily rate £238 £275 £334
% change year-on-year
-13.63% -17.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 11 13
Average hourly rate £16.00 £13.75 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.36% -21.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.03 £8.50 £12.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.30 £19.50 £30.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £13.63 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-0.91% -22.14%

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
26028 25021 26921
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 46.18% 46.94% 46.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 14561 13847 13670
Average daily rate £385 £385 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.66%
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 1102 1116 1369
Average hourly rate £18.00 £19.50 £19.68
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -0.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £40.57 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.91
% change year-on-year
-10.25% -2.05%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -38 57 £300 - 24
London +23 33 £300 -4.00% 6
City of London +43 18 £300 -14.28% 3
South East -5 8 £238 -20.83% 7
Berkshire +7 4 - - 3
East Midlands +4 4 - - 3
North West -1 3 - - 2
Hampshire -9 3 £238 - 3
West Midlands -19 3 £203 -26.36% 2
East of England -45 3 - - 2
Dorset +2 2 £140 -
Bedfordshire -23 2 - -
South West -32 2 £140 - 1
Bedford - 2 - -
Reading +12 1 - -
Birmingham +2 1 £80 -70.90%
Yorkshire +2 1 - -
Cheshire -4 1 - - 1
Surrey - 1 - -
West Sussex - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - -
Cumbria - - - - 1
Lincolnshire - - - -
Somerset - - - -
Staffordshire - - - - 1
Barrow-in-Furness - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - - 1
Marlow - - - - 1
Milton Keynes - - - -
Newbury - - - - 1

LANDesk
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 (71.31%) Windows
2 62 (50.82%) Microsoft
3 49 (40.16%) Active Directory
4 48 (39.34%) Windows 7
5 45 (36.89%) ITIL
6 37 (30.33%) VMware
7 34 (27.87%) MS Office
8 32 (26.23%) Citrix
9 30 (24.59%) Windows XP
10 28 (22.95%) MS Excel
11 27 (22.13%) VMware Infrastructure
12 23 (18.85%) Banking
13 20 (16.39%) SCCM
14 18 (14.75%) Linux
14 18 (14.75%) MS Exchange
14 18 (14.75%) Oracle
14 18 (14.75%) Cisco
15 17 (13.93%) Windows Server 2003
16 16 (13.11%) Finance
16 16 (13.11%) PowerShell
17 15 (12.30%) Release Management
18 14 (11.48%) Migration
18 14 (11.48%) ISO 9001
18 14 (11.48%) Windows Server 2008
19 13 (10.66%) XenServer
19 13 (10.66%) Windows 8
19 13 (10.66%) Altiris
19 13 (10.66%) GlassFish
19 13 (10.66%) WebSphere
19 13 (10.66%) SLA

LANDesk
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 18 (14.75%) MS Exchange
2 13 (10.66%) GlassFish
2 13 (10.66%) WebSphere
2 13 (10.66%) WebLogic
2 13 (10.66%) Tomcat
3 5 (4.10%) SharePoint
3 5 (4.10%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (4.10%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (2.46%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 3 (2.46%) IIS
4 3 (2.46%) Lync
5 2 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.82%) CMS
6 1 (0.82%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 34 (27.87%) MS Office
2 28 (22.95%) MS Excel
3 5 (4.10%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.64%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.82%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.82%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (0.82%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 10 (8.20%) SAN
1 10 (8.20%) LAN
2 9 (7.38%) VPN
3 8 (6.56%) Firewall
4 7 (5.74%) DNS
5 6 (4.92%) WAN
6 5 (4.10%) DHCP
6 5 (4.10%) TCP/IP
7 3 (2.46%) Wireless
7 3 (2.46%) VoIP
7 3 (2.46%) NAS
8 2 (1.64%) 3G
9 1 (0.82%) IPsec
9 1 (0.82%) MPLS
9 1 (0.82%) OSPF
9 1 (0.82%) BGP
9 1 (0.82%) L2TP
9 1 (0.82%) DMZ
9 1 (0.82%) Intranet
9 1 (0.82%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (9.84%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.82%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 10 (8.20%) MSI
2 1 (0.82%) Subversion
General
1 23 (18.85%) Banking
2 16 (13.11%) Finance
3 3 (2.46%) Retail
3 3 (2.46%) Local Government
4 2 (1.64%) Back Office
4 2 (1.64%) Advertising
4 2 (1.64%) Law
5 1 (0.82%) Legal
5 1 (0.82%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.82%) Dutch Language
5 1 (0.82%) German Language
5 1 (0.82%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 29 (23.77%) Analyst
2 18 (14.75%) Service Analyst
3 16 (13.11%) Administrator
4 15 (12.30%) Support Engineer
5 14 (11.48%) Service Desk Analyst
6 10 (8.20%) Architect
7 9 (7.38%) Desktop Engineer
8 8 (6.56%) Desktop Support
9 7 (5.74%) 2nd Line Support
9 7 (5.74%) 1st Line Support
9 7 (5.74%) Applications Packager
9 7 (5.74%) Server Engineer
10 6 (4.92%) Desktop Support Engineer
10 6 (4.92%) Linux Administrator
10 6 (4.92%) Support Analyst
10 6 (4.92%) Technical Support
11 5 (4.10%) Help Desk Analyst
12 4 (3.28%) Migration Engineer
13 3 (2.46%) IT Support
13 3 (2.46%) Service Improvement Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.28%) Application Packaging
2 2 (1.64%) .NET
2 2 (1.64%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.82%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 9 (7.38%) Blackberry
2 7 (5.74%) iPhone
3 4 (3.28%) CMDB
3 4 (3.28%) NHS
4 3 (2.46%) Device Driver
5 2 (1.64%) Fat Client
5 2 (1.64%) Client/Server
5 2 (1.64%) Thin Client
6 1 (0.82%) Clustering
6 1 (0.82%) Replication
6 1 (0.82%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.82%) iPad
6 1 (0.82%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (0.82%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 87 (71.31%) Windows
2 48 (39.34%) Windows 7
3 30 (24.59%) Windows XP
4 18 (14.75%) Linux
5 17 (13.93%) Windows Server 2003
6 14 (11.48%) Windows Server 2008
7 13 (10.66%) Windows 8
8 8 (6.56%) UNIX
9 7 (5.74%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (2.46%) Android
11 2 (1.64%) AIX
11 2 (1.64%) Solaris
12 1 (0.82%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.82%) Windows NT
12 1 (0.82%) Mac OS X Server
12 1 (0.82%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (36.89%) ITIL
2 15 (12.30%) Release Management
3 14 (11.48%) Migration
4 10 (8.20%) Service Management
4 10 (8.20%) Service Delivery
5 9 (7.38%) Service Desk Management
6 6 (4.92%) ITSM
7 5 (4.10%) Data Migration
7 5 (4.10%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (3.28%) Incident Management
8 4 (3.28%) Document Management
8 4 (3.28%) Integration Testing
8 4 (3.28%) Asset Management
8 4 (3.28%) Functional Testing
9 3 (2.46%) Time Management
9 3 (2.46%) Performance Monitoring
9 3 (2.46%) Problem Management
10 2 (1.64%) Software Distribution
10 2 (1.64%) Infrastructure Management
10 2 (1.64%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (13.11%) PowerShell
2 13 (10.66%) C
2 13 (10.66%) Shell Script
3 5 (4.10%) SQL
3 5 (4.10%) VB
4 2 (1.64%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 9 (7.38%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (4.92%) Degree
2 6 (4.92%) MCP
3 5 (4.10%) MCSE
4 3 (2.46%) A+ Certification
4 3 (2.46%) MCITP
5 2 (1.64%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (0.82%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.82%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.82%) MOS
6 1 (0.82%) MCDST
6 1 (0.82%) MCTS
6 1 (0.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (11.48%) ISO 9001
2 13 (10.66%) SLA
3 6 (4.92%) QA
4 1 (0.82%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 49 (40.16%) Active Directory
2 27 (22.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (10.66%) XenServer
3 13 (10.66%) Oracle RMAN
4 6 (4.92%) XenApp
4 6 (4.92%) vSphere
4 6 (4.92%) Microsoft App-V
5 4 (3.28%) XenDesktop
6 3 (2.46%) ISA Server
7 2 (1.64%) VMware Workstation
8 1 (0.82%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.82%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.82%) MetaFrame
8 1 (0.82%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.82%) OpenSSH
8 1 (0.82%) UAG
Systems Management
1 20 (16.39%) SCCM
2 13 (10.66%) Tivoli
3 4 (3.28%) Backup Exec
3 4 (3.28%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 3 (2.46%) AppManager
4 3 (2.46%) McAfee ePO
5 2 (1.64%) SCOM
5 2 (1.64%) Sysprep
5 2 (1.64%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (1.64%) DameWare
6 1 (0.82%) MAILsweeper
6 1 (0.82%) FortiGate
6 1 (0.82%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 62 (50.82%) Microsoft
2 37 (30.33%) VMware
3 32 (26.23%) Citrix
4 18 (14.75%) Oracle
4 18 (14.75%) Cisco
5 13 (10.66%) Altiris
5 13 (10.66%) JBoss
6 12 (9.84%) HP
7 10 (8.20%) Dell
8 7 (5.74%) McAfee
9 6 (4.92%) CA
9 6 (4.92%) Symantec
9 6 (4.92%) AppSense
10 5 (4.10%) SolarWinds
11 4 (3.28%) 3PAR
11 4 (3.28%) Open Text
12 3 (2.46%) BMC
12 3 (2.46%) Compaq
12 3 (2.46%) Mitel
13 2 (1.64%) ServiceNow
Slough, Berkshire
TD Group
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Rate: £14.00 - 14.50 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottingham
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £9.00 - £11.50 per hour
Posted: 9 days ago
East Midlands
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £150.00 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
Norwich
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £9.00 - £11.00 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago
Chester
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £11.33 - £13.50 per hour
Posted: 25 days ago
Derbyshire
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
Posted: 26 days ago