The table below looks at the statistics 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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
LANDesk
Rank 120 106 105
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -1
Contract jobs citing LANDesk 5 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.20% 0.23% 0.095%
As % of the Vendors category 0.42% 0.48% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 1
Average daily rate £158 £325 £81
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-51.53% +303.72%
UK excluding London average daily rate £158 £325 £235
% change year-on-year
-51.53% +38.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £13.00 £12.00
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +8.33%
LANDesk
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Vendors Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1194 1051 1014
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 47.16% 48.77% 48.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 599 538 494
Average daily rate £400 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £200 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 101 60
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.21 £17.49
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.90% -7.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.61 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.90 £29.00 £116.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+32.35% +3.03%

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 5 February 2016. 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
Birmingham - 2 £140 -
Shropshire - 2 - -
Coventry -5 1 £175 -41.66% 1
LANDesk
England

LANDesk
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 7 (70.00%) Windows
1 7 (70.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (60.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 6 (60.00%) SCCM
3 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (50.00%) Windows Server
4 4 (40.00%) vSphere
4 4 (40.00%) VMware
4 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
5 3 (30.00%) MS Exchange
5 3 (30.00%) ITIL
6 2 (20.00%) HP
6 2 (20.00%) Internet
6 2 (20.00%) SAN
6 2 (20.00%) Service Management
6 2 (20.00%) NetBackup
6 2 (20.00%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (20.00%) Manufacturing
6 2 (20.00%) Facilities Management
6 2 (20.00%) IAG
6 2 (20.00%) UAG
6 2 (20.00%) Network Management
6 2 (20.00%) Lync
6 2 (20.00%) Unified Communications
6 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (20.00%) Windows 7
6 2 (20.00%) Windows 8
6 2 (20.00%) SafeCom

LANDesk
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 3 (30.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (20.00%) Lync
3 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) Internet
1 2 (20.00%) SAN
1 2 (20.00%) Unified Communications
2 1 (10.00%) Firewall
2 1 (10.00%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (20.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (10.00%) Back Office
2 1 (10.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (10.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support
1 2 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
1 2 (20.00%) 2nd Line Technical Support
1 2 (20.00%) 2nd Line Technical Support Analyst
1 2 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support
1 2 (20.00%) Analyst
1 2 (20.00%) Support Analyst
1 2 (20.00%) Technical Analyst
1 2 (20.00%) Technical Support
1 2 (20.00%) Technical Support Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
2 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
2 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Exchange Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Lync Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Migration Specialist
2 1 (10.00%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
2 1 (10.00%) Service Desk Team Leader
2 1 (10.00%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (10.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 7 (70.00%) Windows
2 6 (60.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (20.00%) Windows 7
4 2 (20.00%) Windows 8
5 1 (10.00%) Linux
5 1 (10.00%) Unix
5 1 (10.00%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) ITIL
2 2 (20.00%) Facilities Management
2 2 (20.00%) Network Management
2 2 (20.00%) Service Management
3 1 (10.00%) Change Control
3 1 (10.00%) Incident Management
3 1 (10.00%) Line Management
3 1 (10.00%) Migration
3 1 (10.00%) People Management
3 1 (10.00%) Software Deployment
3 1 (10.00%) Strategic Planning
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) BC Cleared
1 1 (10.00%) MCP
1 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 7 (70.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (40.00%) vSphere
3 2 (20.00%) IAG
3 2 (20.00%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (20.00%) UAG
3 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (60.00%) SCCM
2 2 (20.00%) NetBackup
3 1 (10.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (40.00%) VMware
2 2 (20.00%) HP
2 2 (20.00%) SafeCom
3 1 (10.00%) Altiris
3 1 (10.00%) Citrix
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle
3 1 (10.00%) Remedy