Period
to 19 November 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge and experience of LANDesk products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited LANDesk over the 6 months to 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never 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.

LANDesk
UK
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 751 748 742
Rank change year-on-year -3 -6 -8
Contract jobs citing LANDesk 124 148 150
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.12% 0.14% 0.13%
As % of the Vendors category 0.29% 0.31% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 69 73
UK median daily rate £266 £274 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.65% -5.69% -3.33%
10th Percentile £101 £105 £130
90th Percentile £488 £436 £411
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £175 £310
% change year-on-year +135.71% -43.55% +30.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 25 25
UK median hourly rate £13.25 £15.00 £17.30
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.67% -13.29% +8.13%
10th Percentile £9.25 £10.70 £12.78
90th Percentile £17.06 £20.85 £36.55
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.31 £14.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -12.05% -20.00% +40.00%

LANDesk is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services.

All Vendors
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 43242 47490 49684
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.64% 45.29% 43.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 26864 29037 29297
UK median daily rate £430 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.38% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £238 £240 £225
90th Percentile £625 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1447 1703 2110
UK median hourly rate £17.38 £16.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.30% -5.71% +6.06%
10th Percentile £10.58 £10.21 £10.00
90th Percentile £45.00 £45.00 £43.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year - -5.71% +6.06%

LANDesk
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing LANDesk as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for LANDesk in the UK

LANDesk
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing LANDesk.

Contractor daily rate trend for LANDesk in the UK

LANDesk
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing LANDesk over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for LANDesk in the UK

LANDesk
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for LANDesk in the UK

LANDesk
Top 12 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing LANDesk within the UK over the 6 months to 19 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +1 122 £273 -0.18% 6
UK excluding London 0 59 £413 +135.71% 1
London -29 59 £150 -45.45% 5
South East -1 17 £400 +14.29% 1
East of England -11 14 £450 +205.08%
North of England +55 13 £103 -62.73%
Midlands +13 13 £270 +125.00%
North West +19 9 £103 -59.61%
West Midlands +10 9 £375 +212.50%
Yorkshire +24 4 - -
East Midlands +12 3 £165 -
South West +9 3 £500 +203.03%

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing LANDesk also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for LANDesk.

1 82 (66.13%) Windows
2 66 (53.23%) Active Directory
3 65 (52.42%) Microsoft
4 63 (50.81%) Windows 7
5 51 (41.13%) ITIL
6 43 (34.68%) Microsoft Office
7 32 (25.81%) VMware
7 32 (25.81%) SCCM
8 28 (22.58%) MS Exchange
9 27 (21.77%) Service Management
9 27 (21.77%) Windows 10
10 25 (20.16%) Citrix
10 25 (20.16%) SLA
10 25 (20.16%) PowerShell
11 24 (19.35%) VMware Infrastructure
11 24 (19.35%) Office 365
11 24 (19.35%) ITSM
12 23 (18.55%) Microsoft App-V
12 23 (18.55%) VBScript
13 21 (16.94%) SharePoint
13 21 (16.94%) Skype for Business
13 21 (16.94%) Skype
14 20 (16.13%) Microsoft Intune
14 20 (16.13%) Symantec
14 20 (16.13%) Norton AntiVirus
15 19 (15.32%) XenApp
15 19 (15.32%) XenDesktop
15 19 (15.32%) CESG
15 19 (15.32%) Altiris
15 19 (15.32%) Symantec Endpoint Protection

LANDesk
Co-occurring IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 28 (22.58%) MS Exchange
2 21 (16.94%) SharePoint
2 21 (16.94%) Skype for Business
3 6 (4.84%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 5 (4.03%) IIS
5 4 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (2.42%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (1.61%) WordPress
Applications
1 43 (34.68%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (2.42%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (2.42%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.81%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 24 (19.35%) Office 365
2 19 (15.32%) OneDrive
3 5 (4.03%) SaaS
4 1 (0.81%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.81%) IaaS
4 1 (0.81%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.81%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 21 (16.94%) Skype
2 16 (12.90%) TCP/IP
3 13 (10.48%) DNS
4 12 (9.68%) WAN
5 10 (8.06%) DHCP
5 10 (8.06%) LAN
6 8 (6.45%) Internet
6 8 (6.45%) Intranet
7 6 (4.84%) VPN
8 5 (4.03%) Firewall
8 5 (4.03%) Wireless
9 4 (3.23%) Cisco IOS
9 4 (3.23%) Remote Desktop
10 3 (2.42%) IP Telephony
11 2 (1.61%) Cisco ASA
11 2 (1.61%) HTTP
11 2 (1.61%) Wi-Fi
12 1 (0.81%) FTP
12 1 (0.81%) SAN
12 1 (0.81%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.23%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.61%) MySQL
2 2 (1.61%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (1.61%) JIRA
2 1 (0.81%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 11 (8.87%) Finance
2 4 (3.23%) Banking
3 3 (2.42%) Legal
3 3 (2.42%) Retail
4 2 (1.61%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.81%) Advertising
5 1 (0.81%) Back Office
5 1 (0.81%) French Language
5 1 (0.81%) Local Government
5 1 (0.81%) Retail Banking
5 1 (0.81%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 45 (36.29%) Analyst
2 28 (22.58%) Consultant
2 28 (22.58%) Service Analyst
2 28 (22.58%) Service Desk Analyst
3 17 (13.71%) Service Desk Support
4 16 (12.90%) Desktop Support
5 14 (11.29%) 1st Line Support
5 14 (11.29%) Service Desk Support Analyst
6 12 (9.68%) Support Analyst
7 11 (8.87%) Technical Consultant
8 10 (8.06%) 2nd Line Support
9 9 (7.26%) 1st Line Support Analyst
9 9 (7.26%) SCCM Consultant
9 9 (7.26%) Support Engineer
10 8 (6.45%) 1st/2nd Line Support
11 7 (5.65%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
11 7 (5.65%) Desktop Engineer
12 6 (4.84%) Applications Specialist
12 6 (4.84%) Service Desk Specialist
13 5 (4.03%) Deployment Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.84%) HTML
2 2 (1.61%) Ajax
2 2 (1.61%) CSS
2 2 (1.61%) REST
2 2 (1.61%) SOAP
2 2 (1.61%) Web Services
2 2 (1.61%) XML
3 1 (0.81%) COM+
Miscellaneous
1 19 (15.32%) CESG
2 13 (10.48%) User Experience
3 8 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (4.84%) NHS
5 5 (4.03%) iPhone
5 5 (4.03%) Smartphone
6 4 (3.23%) Blackberry
6 4 (3.23%) iPad
6 4 (3.23%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.61%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.61%) CMDB
7 2 (1.61%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.81%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.81%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (0.81%) Fintech
8 1 (0.81%) Private Cloud
8 1 (0.81%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 82 (66.13%) Windows
2 63 (50.81%) Windows 7
3 27 (21.77%) Windows 10
4 15 (12.10%) Windows Server
5 12 (9.68%) Mac OS X
6 10 (8.06%) Windows 8
7 9 (7.26%) Android
8 6 (4.84%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (4.84%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (4.84%) Windows XP
9 5 (4.03%) Windows 2000
10 4 (3.23%) Windows Server 2008
11 3 (2.42%) Mac OS
11 3 (2.42%) Windows Phone
12 1 (0.81%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.81%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (41.13%) ITIL
2 27 (21.77%) Service Management
3 24 (19.35%) ITSM
4 19 (15.32%) Disk Encryption
5 18 (14.52%) Desktop Virtualisation
6 17 (13.71%) Change Management
7 15 (12.10%) Problem Management
7 15 (12.10%) Root Cause Analysis
8 14 (11.29%) Customer Requirements
8 14 (11.29%) Presales
9 9 (7.26%) Incident Management
10 8 (6.45%) ITIL V3
11 7 (5.65%) ITIL V2
12 6 (4.84%) Information Security
12 6 (4.84%) Migration
12 6 (4.84%) Mobile Device Management
12 6 (4.84%) Patch Management
12 6 (4.84%) Workflow
13 4 (3.23%) Line Management
13 4 (3.23%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (20.16%) PowerShell
2 23 (18.55%) VBScript
3 7 (5.65%) SQL
4 4 (3.23%) VB
5 3 (2.42%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 10 (8.06%) ITIL Certification
2 6 (4.84%) Degree
3 5 (4.03%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (3.23%) MCSE
4 4 (3.23%) Security Cleared
5 3 (2.42%) SC Cleared
6 2 (1.61%) MCITP
6 2 (1.61%) MCP
6 2 (1.61%) MCSA
6 2 (1.61%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (0.81%) CCNA
7 1 (0.81%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.81%) CNE
7 1 (0.81%) CTC Cleared
7 1 (0.81%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.81%) MCDST
7 1 (0.81%) Novell Certification
7 1 (0.81%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.81%) PMP
7 1 (0.81%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (20.16%) SLA
2 1 (0.81%) Cyber Essentials
2 1 (0.81%) QA
System Software
1 66 (53.23%) Active Directory
2 24 (19.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (18.55%) Microsoft App-V
4 19 (15.32%) BitLocker
4 19 (15.32%) XenApp
4 19 (15.32%) XenDesktop
5 6 (4.84%) vSphere
6 4 (3.23%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (0.81%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.81%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.81%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 32 (25.81%) SCCM
2 20 (16.13%) Microsoft Intune
2 20 (16.13%) Norton AntiVirus
3 19 (15.32%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 3 (2.42%) AirWatch
4 3 (2.42%) Nagios
5 2 (1.61%) DameWare
5 2 (1.61%) EMC NetWorker
6 1 (0.81%) NetCrunch
6 1 (0.81%) SafeCom
6 1 (0.81%) SCOM
6 1 (0.81%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.81%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 65 (52.42%) Microsoft
2 32 (25.81%) VMware
3 25 (20.16%) Citrix
4 20 (16.13%) Symantec
5 19 (15.32%) Altiris
6 15 (12.10%) Cisco
7 12 (9.68%) AppSense
8 11 (8.87%) Apple
9 8 (6.45%) ServiceNow
10 7 (5.65%) Avaya
11 6 (4.84%) Dell
11 6 (4.84%) HP
12 5 (4.03%) Wyse
13 3 (2.42%) BMC
14 2 (1.61%) Bloomberg
14 2 (1.61%) EMC
14 2 (1.61%) Juniper
14 2 (1.61%) McAfee
14 2 (1.61%) NetApp
14 2 (1.61%) Remedy