The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of LANDesk products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LANDesk over the 3 months to 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the West Midlands region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
LANDesk
Rank 114 97 -
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -
Contract jobs citing LANDesk 4 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.17% 0.055% -
As % of the Vendors category 0.33% 0.11% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate £108 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £200 £235 £275
% change year-on-year
-14.89% -14.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £17.00 £11.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+47.82% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.50 £12.63 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-0.99% -21.09%
Vendors Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1219 891 1078
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 51.48% 48.61% 47.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 582 388 447
Average daily rate £350 £340 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £175 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 83 114 97
Average hourly rate £17.00 £19.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.82% +11.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.09 £37.80 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%
LANDesk
England

LANDesk
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing LANDesk across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

LANDesk Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

LANDesk
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing LANDesk across the West Midlands region.

LANDesk Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

LANDesk
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing LANDesk across the West Midlands region.

LANDesk Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

LANDesk
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing LANDesk within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham -8 2 £108 -
West Bromwich - - - -
Wolverhampton - - - - 1
LANDesk
England

LANDesk
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region 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 5 (71.43%) Windows
2 3 (42.86%) VoIP
2 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 3 (42.86%) MS Office
2 3 (42.86%) ITIL
3 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (28.57%) SharePoint
3 2 (28.57%) PDA
3 2 (28.57%) SCCM
3 2 (28.57%) Windows 7
3 2 (28.57%) XenApp
4 1 (14.29%) XenDesktop
4 1 (14.29%) SolarWinds
4 1 (14.29%) Data Analytics
4 1 (14.29%) Analytics
4 1 (14.29%) FortiGate
4 1 (14.29%) Software Distribution
4 1 (14.29%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (14.29%) Time Management
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (14.29%) VLAN
4 1 (14.29%) Windows XP
4 1 (14.29%) Broadband
4 1 (14.29%) LAN
4 1 (14.29%) PBX
4 1 (14.29%) WAN
4 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
4 1 (14.29%) VPN
4 1 (14.29%) SLA

LANDesk
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region 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 2 (28.57%) SharePoint
2 1 (14.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 3 (42.86%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) VoIP
2 1 (14.29%) WAN
2 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
2 1 (14.29%) VPN
2 1 (14.29%) DMZ
2 1 (14.29%) 3G
2 1 (14.29%) Firewall
2 1 (14.29%) VLAN
2 1 (14.29%) Broadband
2 1 (14.29%) LAN
2 1 (14.29%) PBX
General
1 1 (14.29%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Support Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (14.29%) Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) Network Technician
3 1 (14.29%) IT Support Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) IT Support
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Technician
3 1 (14.29%) Help Desk Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) PDA
2 1 (14.29%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Windows
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (28.57%) Windows 7
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (14.29%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) ITIL
2 1 (14.29%) Service Management
2 1 (14.29%) Asset Management
2 1 (14.29%) Data Analysis
2 1 (14.29%) Time Management
2 1 (14.29%) Data Analytics
2 1 (14.29%) Analytics
2 1 (14.29%) Software Distribution
2 1 (14.29%) Network Monitoring
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 2 (28.57%) XenApp
3 1 (14.29%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) SCCM
2 1 (14.29%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) HP
2 1 (14.29%) Citrix
2 1 (14.29%) Apple
2 1 (14.29%) McAfee
2 1 (14.29%) VMware
2 1 (14.29%) Mitel
2 1 (14.29%) SolarWinds
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco