The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Compaq products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Compaq over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the England region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Compaq
Rank 563 483 537
Rank change year-on-year
-80 +54
Contract jobs citing Compaq 27 20 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.053% 0.046% 0.072%
As % of the Vendors category 0.11% 0.099% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 5 21
Average daily rate £250 £310 £175
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.35% +77.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £161 £226 £118
10% offered a daily rate of more than £282 £365 £340
UK excluding London average daily rate £250 £250 £128
% change year-on-year
- +96.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 6
Average hourly rate £32.47 £19.50 £23.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+66.51% -17.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.50 £19.00 £12.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.60 £20.50 £33.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.47 £19.50 £14.10
% change year-on-year
+66.51% +38.29%
Vendors Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
23526 20102 25414
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.83% 46.65% 45.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 13507 11052 13355
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1049 1107 1255
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.90 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -5.50%
Compaq
UK

Compaq
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Compaq Jobs Demand Trend in England

Compaq
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Compaq Daily Rate Trend in England

Compaq
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Compaq across the England region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Compaq Daily Rate Histogram in England

Compaq
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Compaq Hourly Rate Trend in England

Compaq
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Compaq within the England region over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
South East -12 5 £248 +17.85% 1
London -26 5 £216 -38.21%
Compaq
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Compaq
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 41 (100.00%) HP
2 40 (97.56%) Windows
3 33 (80.49%) Windows Server 2008
4 26 (63.41%) VMware
5 22 (53.66%) Security Cleared
5 22 (53.66%) ITIL
5 22 (53.66%) Microsoft
5 22 (53.66%) Windows Server 2003
6 20 (48.78%) Microsoft Certification
6 20 (48.78%) MCSE
7 19 (46.34%) Active Directory
7 19 (46.34%) vSphere
8 18 (43.90%) MS Exchange
8 18 (43.90%) Dell
9 17 (41.46%) Citrix
10 16 (39.02%) VMware Infrastructure
11 15 (36.59%) Exchange Server 2003
12 14 (34.15%) SC Cleared
12 14 (34.15%) XenDesktop
12 14 (34.15%) Blackberry
13 13 (31.71%) DHCP
14 12 (29.27%) DNS
14 12 (29.27%) MS Office
14 12 (29.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 11 (26.83%) SharePoint
15 11 (26.83%) XenApp
15 11 (26.83%) XenServer
16 10 (24.39%) Backup Exec
17 9 (21.95%) MCP
17 9 (21.95%) SQL

Compaq
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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.

Application Platforms
1 18 (43.90%) MS Exchange
2 15 (36.59%) Exchange Server 2003
3 12 (29.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 11 (26.83%) SharePoint
5 5 (12.20%) SharePoint 2010
5 5 (12.20%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (12.20%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (2.44%) IIS
6 1 (2.44%) WorkSite
6 1 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 12 (29.27%) MS Office
2 8 (19.51%) MS Excel
3 2 (4.88%) MS Visio
4 1 (2.44%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.44%) BPCS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (31.71%) DHCP
2 12 (29.27%) DNS
3 5 (12.20%) SAN
4 4 (9.76%) Fibre Channel
5 2 (4.88%) Wireless
6 1 (2.44%) VPN
6 1 (2.44%) LAN
6 1 (2.44%) WAN
6 1 (2.44%) Firewall
6 1 (2.44%) iSCSI
6 1 (2.44%) FCoE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.76%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.32%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (7.32%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 2 (4.88%) Legal
2 1 (2.44%) Finance
2 1 (2.44%) Law
2 1 (2.44%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 12 (29.27%) Analyst
2 10 (24.39%) Support Analyst
2 10 (24.39%) 2nd Line Support
3 9 (21.95%) Server Engineer
4 8 (19.51%) Support Engineer
5 7 (17.07%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 5 (12.20%) Desktop Support
7 4 (9.76%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 4 (9.76%) Desktop Engineer
8 3 (7.32%) Windows Server Engineer
9 2 (4.88%) Development Engineer
9 2 (4.88%) Server Analyst
9 2 (4.88%) Server Support
10 1 (2.44%) Software Engineer
10 1 (2.44%) Tester
10 1 (2.44%) Software Tester
10 1 (2.44%) Desktop Support Analyst
10 1 (2.44%) Team Leader
10 1 (2.44%) Help Desk Team Lead
10 1 (2.44%) Server Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.76%) Web Services
2 1 (2.44%) HTML
2 1 (2.44%) .NET
2 1 (2.44%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 14 (34.15%) Blackberry
2 6 (14.63%) Clustering
3 3 (7.32%) HACMP
4 2 (4.88%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.44%) Device Driver
5 1 (2.44%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 40 (97.56%) Windows
2 33 (80.49%) Windows Server 2008
3 22 (53.66%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (21.95%) Windows Vista
4 9 (21.95%) Windows 7
5 6 (14.63%) Windows XP
6 5 (12.20%) UNIX
7 4 (9.76%) AIX
7 4 (9.76%) HPUX
7 4 (9.76%) Solaris
7 4 (9.76%) Linux
8 3 (7.32%) NetWare
9 2 (4.88%) Windows 8
9 2 (4.88%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (2.44%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (53.66%) ITIL
2 6 (14.63%) Service Management
3 5 (12.20%) Service Delivery
4 3 (7.32%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (2.44%) Document Management
5 1 (2.44%) Software Engineering
5 1 (2.44%) Service Desk Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (21.95%) SQL
2 4 (9.76%) Bash Shell
2 4 (9.76%) Korn
2 4 (9.76%) Shell Script
2 4 (9.76%) Java
2 4 (9.76%) Perl
3 3 (7.32%) C
3 3 (7.32%) C++
4 2 (4.88%) PowerShell
5 1 (2.44%) Python
5 1 (2.44%) PHP
5 1 (2.44%) VB
Qualifications
1 22 (53.66%) Security Cleared
2 20 (48.78%) Microsoft Certification
2 20 (48.78%) MCSE
3 14 (34.15%) SC Cleared
4 9 (21.95%) MCP
5 8 (19.51%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.88%) SLA
2 1 (2.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 19 (46.34%) Active Directory
1 19 (46.34%) vSphere
2 16 (39.02%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (34.15%) XenDesktop
4 11 (26.83%) XenApp
4 11 (26.83%) XenServer
5 4 (9.76%) VMware ESX
6 3 (7.32%) Xen
7 1 (2.44%) ISA Server
7 1 (2.44%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 10 (24.39%) Backup Exec
2 4 (9.76%) Tivoli
3 2 (4.88%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 1 (2.44%) MAILsweeper
4 1 (2.44%) AppManager
4 1 (2.44%) SCOM
4 1 (2.44%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 41 (100.00%) HP
2 26 (63.41%) VMware
3 22 (53.66%) Microsoft
4 18 (43.90%) Dell
5 17 (41.46%) Citrix
6 8 (19.51%) EMC
7 5 (12.20%) IBM
8 4 (9.76%) Hitachi
8 4 (9.76%) Intel
9 3 (7.32%) Veritas
9 3 (7.32%) Symantec
10 2 (4.88%) Cisco
11 1 (2.44%) Oracle
11 1 (2.44%) Websense
11 1 (2.44%) Clearswift
11 1 (2.44%) Open Text
11 1 (2.44%) AppSense
11 1 (2.44%) LANDesk
11 1 (2.44%) SolarWinds
11 1 (2.44%) Aruba