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 29 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wyse
Rank 579 554 557
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +3
Contract jobs citing Wyse 32 46 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.056% 0.084% 0.029%
As % of the Vendors category 0.13% 0.19% 0.063%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 31 11
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£251 £263 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.28% -4.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £111 £208 £137
10% offered a daily rate of more than £393 £370 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £350 £163
% change year-on-year
-21.42% +115.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 0
Average hourly rate £11.78 £17.17 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.37% -
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
25004 24572 23741
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 43.81% 44.94% 46.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 14745 13571 12831
Average daily rate £400 £379 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.68% -1.68%
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 £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1083 1073 1199
Average hourly rate £18.40 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.23% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.04 £37.50 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -10.25%

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 29 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 29 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 29 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 -23 31 £251 -4.28%
London -10 18 £228 +2.24%
North West - 7 £168 -
Manchester - 7 £168 -
City of London -16 6 £350 +55.55%
South East -21 3 £275 -2.65%
East of England +1 2 £288 -17.85%
Bedfordshire - 2 £288 -
West Midlands +3 1 £400 -
Surrey -4 1 £375 +32.74%
Scotland -6 1 - -
Edinburgh - 1 - -
East Sussex - 1 £138 -
Kent - 1 £275 -
Dunstable - 1 - -
Luton - 1 £288 -
Brighton - 1 £138 -
Guildford - 1 £375 -

Wyse
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 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 53 (69.74%) Windows
2 50 (65.79%) Microsoft
3 46 (60.53%) Citrix
4 38 (50.00%) Windows 7
5 37 (48.68%) SCCM
6 35 (46.05%) Active Directory
7 32 (42.11%) XenApp
8 28 (36.84%) AppSense
9 26 (34.21%) Fat Client
9 26 (34.21%) Thin Client
10 24 (31.58%) VMware
11 23 (30.26%) XenDesktop
12 21 (27.63%) MS Excel
13 17 (22.37%) Migration
13 17 (22.37%) Windows Server 2008
14 16 (21.05%) NetScaler
15 15 (19.74%) BitLocker
15 15 (19.74%) Microsoft App-V
15 15 (19.74%) MS Office
16 14 (18.42%) ITIL
16 14 (18.42%) Finance
17 13 (17.11%) Microsoft Certification
17 13 (17.11%) Citrix Certification
17 13 (17.11%) TCP/IP
17 13 (17.11%) DNS
17 13 (17.11%) Security Cleared
18 12 (15.79%) MCSE
18 12 (15.79%) Windows XP
19 11 (14.47%) Cisco
19 11 (14.47%) Dell

Wyse
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 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 9 (11.84%) MS Exchange
2 5 (6.58%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 5 (6.58%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (5.26%) Lync
4 1 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (1.32%) WorkSite
4 1 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 21 (27.63%) MS Excel
2 15 (19.74%) MS Office
3 2 (2.63%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (1.32%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 16 (21.05%) NetScaler
2 13 (17.11%) TCP/IP
2 13 (17.11%) DNS
3 8 (10.53%) DHCP
4 7 (9.21%) VPN
5 4 (5.26%) Cisco IPT
6 2 (2.63%) LAN
6 2 (2.63%) WAN
6 2 (2.63%) IP Telephony
7 1 (1.32%) SAN
7 1 (1.32%) Internet
Development Applications
1 4 (5.26%) Fiddler
2 2 (2.63%) MSI
2 2 (2.63%) InstallShield
General
1 14 (18.42%) Finance
2 6 (7.89%) Banking
3 2 (2.63%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.32%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 22 (28.95%) Analyst
2 20 (26.32%) Desktop Engineer
3 14 (18.42%) Desktop Support
4 13 (17.11%) Support Engineer
5 11 (14.47%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 8 (10.53%) Support Analyst
6 8 (10.53%) Security Engineer
7 7 (9.21%) Service Desk Analyst
7 7 (9.21%) Service Analyst
7 7 (9.21%) 2nd Line Support
8 6 (7.89%) Technical Analyst
8 6 (7.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 6 (7.89%) Citrix Engineer
9 5 (6.58%) Technical Engineer
9 5 (6.58%) IT Support Analyst
9 5 (6.58%) Citrix Consultant
9 5 (6.58%) Consultant
9 5 (6.58%) IT Support
10 4 (5.26%) Build Engineer
10 4 (5.26%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (7.89%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 26 (34.21%) Thin Client
1 26 (34.21%) Fat Client
2 9 (11.84%) Blackberry
2 9 (11.84%) PKI
3 7 (9.21%) iPhone
3 7 (9.21%) iPad
4 6 (7.89%) NHS
5 3 (3.95%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.63%) Client/Server
6 2 (2.63%) Life Science
6 2 (2.63%) Embedded Systems
6 2 (2.63%) User Experience
6 2 (2.63%) Data Centre
7 1 (1.32%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (1.32%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 53 (69.74%) Windows
2 38 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 17 (22.37%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (15.79%) Windows XP
5 10 (13.16%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (11.84%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (10.53%) Windows 8
8 3 (3.95%) Windows Vista
9 2 (2.63%) Android
9 2 (2.63%) Mac OS X
9 2 (2.63%) Apple iOS
10 1 (1.32%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (1.32%) UNIX
10 1 (1.32%) Linux
10 1 (1.32%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (22.37%) Migration
2 14 (18.42%) ITIL
3 10 (13.16%) Incident Management
4 9 (11.84%) User Acceptance Testing
5 8 (10.53%) Project Management
5 8 (10.53%) Problem Management
6 5 (6.58%) Project Planning
6 5 (6.58%) Change Control
7 4 (5.26%) Software Deployment
7 4 (5.26%) Server Building
7 4 (5.26%) Load Testing
7 4 (5.26%) Time Management
7 4 (5.26%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 4 (5.26%) CRM
7 4 (5.26%) Service Delivery
7 4 (5.26%) Change Management
8 3 (3.95%) CAD
9 2 (2.63%) Disaster Recovery
10 1 (1.32%) Practice Management
10 1 (1.32%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 9 (11.84%) SQL
2 8 (10.53%) PowerShell
3 4 (5.26%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 13 (17.11%) Citrix Certification
1 13 (17.11%) Microsoft Certification
1 13 (17.11%) Security Cleared
2 12 (15.79%) MCSE
3 9 (11.84%) DV Cleared
4 6 (7.89%) CCA
5 4 (5.26%) CCEA
5 4 (5.26%) MCITP
5 4 (5.26%) CCEE
5 4 (5.26%) CCIA
6 3 (3.95%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 3 (3.95%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (3.95%) MCP
6 3 (3.95%) CCNA
7 2 (2.63%) SC Cleared
8 1 (1.32%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (14.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (11.84%) QA
2 9 (11.84%) SLA
3 3 (3.95%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 35 (46.05%) Active Directory
2 32 (42.11%) XenApp
3 23 (30.26%) XenDesktop
4 15 (19.74%) BitLocker
4 15 (19.74%) Microsoft App-V
5 11 (14.47%) VMware Infrastructure
6 9 (11.84%) Hyper-V
7 7 (9.21%) Terminal Server
8 5 (6.58%) VMware ESX
9 3 (3.95%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 2 (2.63%) Xen
11 1 (1.32%) Terminal Services
11 1 (1.32%) MetaFrame
11 1 (1.32%) XenServer
11 1 (1.32%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 37 (48.68%) SCCM
2 4 (5.26%) EdgeSight
3 3 (3.95%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 2 (2.63%) DameWare
4 2 (2.63%) BladeLogic
5 1 (1.32%) WSUS
5 1 (1.32%) SCOM
Vendors
1 50 (65.79%) Microsoft
2 46 (60.53%) Citrix
3 28 (36.84%) AppSense
4 24 (31.58%) VMware
5 11 (14.47%) Cisco
5 11 (14.47%) Dell
6 10 (13.16%) Lumension
7 9 (11.84%) HP
8 7 (9.21%) Remedy
9 6 (7.89%) CheckPoint
10 5 (6.58%) Adobe
10 5 (6.58%) Altiris
10 5 (6.58%) LANDesk
11 4 (5.26%) Reuters
11 4 (5.26%) Bloomberg
12 3 (3.95%) Symantec
12 3 (3.95%) Mapinfo
12 3 (3.95%) CA
12 3 (3.95%) IBM
12 3 (3.95%) Google