The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Compaq products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Compaq over the 3 months to 17 December 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 Compaq.

Location
3 months to
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Compaq
Rank 194 215 196
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -19
Contract jobs citing Compaq 2 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.035% 0.015% 0.081%
As % of the Vendors category 0.082% 0.033% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 4
Average daily rate
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- £300 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
UK excluding London average daily rate - - £160
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £18.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.25 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-3.75% -11.11%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Vendors Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
2453 3051 2647
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 43.39% 44.66% 43.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 1816 2196 1898
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £601 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 75 79
Average hourly rate £17.87 £20.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.67% -4.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.03 £12.50 £14.09
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.69 £30.83 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -10.52%

Compaq
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

Compaq Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Compaq
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Compaq across the City of London region.

Compaq Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Compaq
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Compaq across the City of London region.

Compaq Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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Top 20 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Compaq 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 Compaq.

1 3 (100.00%) HP
2 2 (66.67%) Siemens
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) Asset Management
2 2 (66.67%) Incident Management
2 2 (66.67%) Fujitsu Siemens
2 2 (66.67%) HP SIM
2 2 (66.67%) Change Control
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 8
3 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (33.33%) QA
3 1 (33.33%) XenDesktop
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (33.33%) Legal
3 1 (33.33%) Citrix
3 1 (33.33%) MS Office
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) Active Directory

Compaq
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Compaq 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 Compaq. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Office
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Desktop Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Hardware Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows 8
1 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Asset Management
1 2 (66.67%) Incident Management
1 2 (66.67%) Change Control
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) XenDesktop
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) HP
2 2 (66.67%) Siemens
2 2 (66.67%) Fujitsu Siemens
3 1 (33.33%) Citrix
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft