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 30 October 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
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
LANDesk
Rank 115 105 100
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -5
Contract jobs citing LANDesk 2 2 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.080% 0.098% 0.32%
As % of the Vendors category 0.16% 0.22% 0.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Average daily rate
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£80 £225 £228
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-64.44% -1.09%
UK excluding London average daily rate £163 £300 £228
% change year-on-year
-45.83% +31.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 6
Average hourly rate £11.00 £23.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-53.19% +34.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.46 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-26.72% -2.85%
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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
1249 924 1068
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 50.12% 45.43% 48.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 618 487 503
Average daily rate £365 £350 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £225 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 106 73 107
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £26.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -35.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.00 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.75 £30.00 £36.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -5.26%

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 30 October 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
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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
Solihull +3 1 - - 3
Birmingham -6 1 £80 -64.44% 1
Coventry - - - -
West Bromwich - - - - 2
Staffordshire - - - -
LANDesk
England

LANDesk
Top 19 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 October 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 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (75.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (50.00%) Sysprep
3 2 (50.00%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (50.00%) McAfee
3 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (50.00%) Windows XP
4 1 (25.00%) Retail
4 1 (25.00%) Google
4 1 (25.00%) MCTS
4 1 (25.00%) SCCM
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (25.00%) MS Office
4 1 (25.00%) MCP
4 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills

LANDesk
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 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.

Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (25.00%) MS Office
General
1 1 (25.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Support Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Service Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Desktop Support Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Service Desk Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) Desktop Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Desktop Support
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (50.00%) Windows XP
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) MCTS
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (25.00%) MCP
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) Sysprep
1 2 (50.00%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (25.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) McAfee
2 1 (25.00%) Google
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft