The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 3 months to 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
LANDesk
England / West Midlands
Rank 110 125 111
Rank change year-on-year +15 -14  
Contract jobs citing LANDesk 6 5 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.26% 0.19% 0.45%
As % of the Vendors category 0.63% 0.39% 0.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 6
Median daily rate £338 - £235
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 - £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £348 - £325
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £278 £265
% change year-on-year +17.11% +4.71%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Median hourly rate - £18.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +32.14%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year -3.03% +17.85%  

LANDesk is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
West Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 955 1288 1242
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 41.85% 48.35% 50.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 563 643 642
Median daily rate £400 £410 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.43% +9.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £261 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £513 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 38 102
Median hourly rate £18.00 £14.50 £22.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +24.13% -36.09%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.15 £9.58 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.88 £22.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £19.50 £17.22
% change year-on-year -16.64% +13.21%  

LANDesk
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands citing LANDesk as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Job vacancy trend for LANDesk in the West Midlands

LANDesk
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for LANDesk in the West Midlands

LANDesk
Contractor 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 in the West Midlands.

Contractor hourly rate trend for LANDesk 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing LANDesk within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 23 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham +2 1 - - 1
Coventry - 1 £325 -
Staffordshire - 1 £350 -
Warwickshire - 1 - -
LANDesk
England

LANDesk
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for LANDesk.

1 9 (60.00%) Windows
1 9 (60.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 7 (46.67%) ITIL
2 7 (46.67%) Active Directory
2 7 (46.67%) Windows 7
3 6 (40.00%) Android
3 6 (40.00%) Windows 10
4 5 (33.33%) Office 365
4 5 (33.33%) SCCM
4 5 (33.33%) SLA
5 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
5 4 (26.67%) Bluetooth
5 4 (26.67%) Application Packaging
5 4 (26.67%) Video Conferencing
5 4 (26.67%) Apple iOS
5 4 (26.67%) Skype for Business
5 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Intune
5 4 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (26.67%) Skype
5 4 (26.67%) AirWatch
6 3 (20.00%) Computer Security
6 3 (20.00%) WSUS
6 3 (20.00%) VBScript
6 3 (20.00%) VB
6 3 (20.00%) Service Management
7 2 (13.33%) Blackberry
7 2 (13.33%) MS Office
7 2 (13.33%) Windows XP
7 2 (13.33%) MS Exchange
7 2 (13.33%) Cisco

LANDesk
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 4 (26.67%) Skype for Business
2 2 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (13.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) MS Office
2 1 (6.67%) MS Project
2 1 (6.67%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 5 (33.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (26.67%) Bluetooth
1 4 (26.67%) Skype
2 2 (13.33%) Cisco IOS
2 2 (13.33%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) MS Access
General
1 1 (6.67%) Finance
1 1 (6.67%) Law
1 1 (6.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Analyst
1 5 (33.33%) Service Analyst
1 5 (33.33%) Service Desk Analyst
2 4 (26.67%) Deployment Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) 1st Line Support
3 2 (13.33%) 1st Line Support Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (13.33%) Service Desk Support
3 2 (13.33%) Service Desk Support Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Active Directory Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Build Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 1 (6.67%) ITIL Service Management Specialist
4 1 (6.67%) Service Management Specialist
4 1 (6.67%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (26.67%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (13.33%) Blackberry
2 2 (13.33%) CMDB
3 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 9 (60.00%) Windows
2 7 (46.67%) Windows 7
3 6 (40.00%) Android
3 6 (40.00%) Windows 10
4 4 (26.67%) Apple iOS
5 2 (13.33%) Windows Server
5 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (13.33%) Windows XP
6 1 (6.67%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (60.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 7 (46.67%) ITIL
3 4 (26.67%) Application Packaging
4 3 (20.00%) Computer Security
4 3 (20.00%) Service Management
5 1 (6.67%) Business Continuity
5 1 (6.67%) Capacity Management
5 1 (6.67%) Change Management
5 1 (6.67%) Configuration Management
5 1 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (6.67%) Document Management
5 1 (6.67%) Incident Management
5 1 (6.67%) Informatics
5 1 (6.67%) ITSM
5 1 (6.67%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (6.67%) Problem Management
5 1 (6.67%) Resource Management
5 1 (6.67%) Software Deployment
5 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (6.67%) Statistical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (20.00%) VB
1 3 (20.00%) VBScript
2 2 (13.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) MOS
2 1 (6.67%) Degree
2 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
2 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (46.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (33.33%) SCCM
2 4 (26.67%) AirWatch
2 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Intune
3 3 (20.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (13.33%) Avaya
2 2 (13.33%) Cisco
2 2 (13.33%) Citrix
2 2 (13.33%) Dell
2 2 (13.33%) HP
2 2 (13.33%) Toshiba
3 1 (6.67%) Adobe
3 1 (6.67%) Remedy