The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Wyse 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 Wyse 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 Dell Wyse.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wyse
Rank 566 546 526
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -20
Contract jobs citing Wyse 47 46 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.084% 0.087% 0.063%
As % of the Vendors category 0.19% 0.19% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 37 24
Average daily rate
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£220 £225 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.22% -50.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £100 £164 £137
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £388 £518
UK excluding London average daily rate £228 £350 £420
% change year-on-year
-35.00% -16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 0
Average hourly rate £13.00 £17.17 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.26% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £9.07 - -

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%

Wyse
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Wyse within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Wyse Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Wyse
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Wyse within the UK.

Wyse Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Wyse
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Wyse within the UK over the 3 months to 3 July 2015.

Wyse Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Wyse
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Wyse within the UK.

Wyse Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Wyse
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Wyse within the UK over the 3 months to 3 July 2015.

Wyse Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Wyse
Top 18 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Wyse 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 -27 46 £224 -0.55%
London -17 24 £220 -
North West -1 15 £170 -
Manchester +6 14 £168 -
City of London -20 6 £350 +55.55%
Bristol - 3 £280 -
South West - 3 £280 -
East of England 0 2 £288 +6.48%
Bedfordshire - 2 £288 -
South East -16 1 £138 -51.96%
Yorkshire -22 1 £425 +9.67%
Luton - 1 £288 -
East Sussex - 1 £138 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £425 -
Dunstable - 1 - -
Hounslow - 1 - -
Bradford - 1 £425 -
Brighton - 1 £138 -

Wyse
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Wyse 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 Wyse.

1 56 (69.14%) Microsoft
2 54 (66.67%) Windows
3 53 (65.43%) Citrix
4 40 (49.38%) Windows 7
5 38 (46.91%) Active Directory
6 37 (45.68%) XenApp
7 36 (44.44%) SCCM
8 33 (40.74%) AppSense
9 31 (38.27%) VMware
10 27 (33.33%) Thin Client
10 27 (33.33%) Fat Client
11 24 (29.63%) XenDesktop
12 21 (25.93%) Migration
13 20 (24.69%) NetScaler
14 19 (23.46%) MS Excel
15 17 (20.99%) SQL
15 17 (20.99%) Security Cleared
16 16 (19.75%) Windows Server 2008
16 16 (19.75%) DNS
16 16 (19.75%) Dell
17 15 (18.52%) MS Office
17 15 (18.52%) BitLocker
18 14 (17.28%) Lumension
18 14 (17.28%) Hyper-V
19 13 (16.05%) Finance
19 13 (16.05%) Microsoft App-V
19 13 (16.05%) ITIL
19 13 (16.05%) Citrix Certification
19 13 (16.05%) Microsoft Certification
19 13 (16.05%) VMware Infrastructure

Wyse
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Wyse 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 Wyse. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 12 (14.81%) MS Exchange
2 5 (6.17%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (4.94%) Lync
3 4 (4.94%) IIS
3 4 (4.94%) Apache
3 4 (4.94%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (1.23%) WorkSite
Applications
1 19 (23.46%) MS Excel
2 15 (18.52%) MS Office
3 2 (2.47%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (1.23%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 20 (24.69%) NetScaler
2 16 (19.75%) DNS
3 12 (14.81%) DHCP
3 12 (14.81%) TCP/IP
4 11 (13.58%) VPN
5 4 (4.94%) Firewall
5 4 (4.94%) IPsec
6 3 (3.70%) Cisco IPT
7 2 (2.47%) IP Telephony
7 2 (2.47%) LAN
7 2 (2.47%) WAN
8 1 (1.23%) VLAN
8 1 (1.23%) SAN
8 1 (1.23%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.94%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (4.94%) Fiddler
2 2 (2.47%) MSI
2 2 (2.47%) InstallShield
General
1 13 (16.05%) Finance
2 6 (7.41%) Banking
3 2 (2.47%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.23%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 24 (29.63%) Analyst
2 23 (28.40%) Desktop Engineer
3 14 (17.28%) Desktop Support
4 13 (16.05%) Support Engineer
5 11 (13.58%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 11 (13.58%) Security Engineer
6 9 (11.11%) Technical Analyst
7 8 (9.88%) Support Analyst
8 6 (7.41%) Service Desk Analyst
8 6 (7.41%) Service Analyst
8 6 (7.41%) 2nd Line Support
8 6 (7.41%) Citrix Engineer
8 6 (7.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 5 (6.17%) IT Support Analyst
9 5 (6.17%) Technical Engineer
9 5 (6.17%) IT Support
10 4 (4.94%) Build Engineer
10 4 (4.94%) Server Engineer
10 4 (4.94%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
11 3 (3.70%) 1st Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (7.41%) Application Packaging
2 4 (4.94%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 27 (33.33%) Thin Client
1 27 (33.33%) Fat Client
2 12 (14.81%) PKI
3 9 (11.11%) Blackberry
4 6 (7.41%) iPhone
4 6 (7.41%) iPad
5 5 (6.17%) NHS
6 3 (3.70%) Management Information System
7 2 (2.47%) Client/Server
7 2 (2.47%) Life Science
7 2 (2.47%) Embedded Systems
7 2 (2.47%) User Experience
8 1 (1.23%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (1.23%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 54 (66.67%) Windows
2 40 (49.38%) Windows 7
3 16 (19.75%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (13.58%) Windows XP
5 10 (12.35%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (11.11%) Windows 8
6 9 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (6.17%) UNIX
7 5 (6.17%) Linux
8 4 (4.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (3.70%) Apple iOS
9 3 (3.70%) Mac OS X
9 3 (3.70%) Windows Vista
10 2 (2.47%) Android
11 1 (1.23%) Windows Mobile
11 1 (1.23%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (25.93%) Migration
2 13 (16.05%) ITIL
3 10 (12.35%) Incident Management
4 9 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
5 8 (9.88%) Project Management
5 8 (9.88%) Problem Management
6 5 (6.17%) Change Control
6 5 (6.17%) Project Planning
7 4 (4.94%) Technical Architecture
7 4 (4.94%) Load Testing
7 4 (4.94%) Time Management
7 4 (4.94%) Data Migration
7 4 (4.94%) Service Delivery
7 4 (4.94%) Server Building
7 4 (4.94%) Email Migration
8 3 (3.70%) Software Deployment
8 3 (3.70%) Change Management
8 3 (3.70%) CRM
8 3 (3.70%) CAD
8 3 (3.70%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 17 (20.99%) SQL
2 8 (9.88%) PowerShell
3 4 (4.94%) Java
3 4 (4.94%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 17 (20.99%) Security Cleared
2 13 (16.05%) DV Cleared
2 13 (16.05%) Citrix Certification
2 13 (16.05%) Microsoft Certification
3 12 (14.81%) MCSE
4 6 (7.41%) CCA
5 4 (4.94%) MCITP
5 4 (4.94%) CCEE
5 4 (4.94%) CCIA
5 4 (4.94%) CCNA
5 4 (4.94%) CCEA
5 4 (4.94%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (3.70%) MCP
6 3 (3.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (2.47%) SC Cleared
8 1 (1.23%) CCNP
8 1 (1.23%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (13.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (11.11%) QA
3 8 (9.88%) SLA
4 3 (3.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 38 (46.91%) Active Directory
2 37 (45.68%) XenApp
3 24 (29.63%) XenDesktop
4 15 (18.52%) BitLocker
5 14 (17.28%) Hyper-V
6 13 (16.05%) Microsoft App-V
6 13 (16.05%) VMware Infrastructure
7 7 (8.64%) Terminal Server
8 5 (6.17%) vSphere
9 3 (3.70%) VMware ESX
9 3 (3.70%) Xen
9 3 (3.70%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 1 (1.23%) Terminal Services
10 1 (1.23%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 36 (44.44%) SCCM
2 3 (3.70%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 2 (2.47%) EdgeSight
3 2 (2.47%) DameWare
3 2 (2.47%) BladeLogic
4 1 (1.23%) WSUS
4 1 (1.23%) SCOM
Vendors
1 56 (69.14%) Microsoft
2 53 (65.43%) Citrix
3 33 (40.74%) AppSense
4 31 (38.27%) VMware
5 16 (19.75%) Dell
6 14 (17.28%) Lumension
7 11 (13.58%) Cisco
8 10 (12.35%) HP
9 7 (8.64%) Remedy
10 6 (7.41%) CheckPoint
11 5 (6.17%) Adobe
11 5 (6.17%) LANDesk
12 4 (4.94%) Altiris
12 4 (4.94%) Red Hat
12 4 (4.94%) Symantec
12 4 (4.94%) Oracle
13 3 (3.70%) IBM
13 3 (3.70%) Mapinfo
13 3 (3.70%) Reuters
13 3 (3.70%) Bloomberg