The table below looks at the statistics 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 31 August 2015 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Compaq
Rank 602 566 560
Rank change year-on-year
-36 -6
Contract jobs citing Compaq 10 16 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.019% 0.032% 0.027%
As % of the Vendors category 0.042% 0.070% 0.059%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 7 5
Average daily rate
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£288 £236 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.82% +18.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £207 £152
10% offered a daily rate of more than £411 £320 £395
UK excluding London average daily rate £299 £173 £120
% change year-on-year
+73.18% +43.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 4
Average hourly rate £18.00 £19.93 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.66% -24.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.60 £19.87 £22.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.60 £19.99 £30.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 - £25.00
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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 England region.

Vendors Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
23743 22981 22201
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 44.03% 45.64% 46.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 14353 13118 12598
Average daily rate £400 £388 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1016 1014 1026
Average hourly rate £19.00 £18.70 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.60% -4.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £37.50 £41.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -9.32%

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 31 August 2015.

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 31 August 2015. 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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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
West Midlands - 4 - -
London -1 3 £288 +11.65%
South East -31 2 £299 -
South West - 1 - -
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Compaq
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 18 (75.00%) HP
2 14 (58.33%) Windows
3 10 (41.67%) Dell
4 8 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 6 (25.00%) ITIL
5 6 (25.00%) DNS
5 6 (25.00%) VMware
5 6 (25.00%) Data Centre
6 5 (20.83%) Citrix
6 5 (20.83%) Active Directory
6 5 (20.83%) MS Exchange
6 5 (20.83%) UNIX
6 5 (20.83%) Solaris
7 4 (16.67%) MS Office
7 4 (16.67%) SMTP
7 4 (16.67%) Cisco
7 4 (16.67%) Windows XP
7 4 (16.67%) SNMP
7 4 (16.67%) TCP/IP
7 4 (16.67%) Sun
7 4 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (16.67%) Security Cleared
7 4 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (16.67%) XenDesktop
7 4 (16.67%) HP SIM
8 3 (12.50%) Windows 7
8 3 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
8 3 (12.50%) Asset Management
8 3 (12.50%) Incident Management
8 3 (12.50%) Fujitsu Siemens

Compaq
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 5 (20.83%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 4 (16.67%) MS Office
2 1 (4.17%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.17%) MS Visio
2 1 (4.17%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 6 (25.00%) DNS
2 4 (16.67%) SMTP
2 4 (16.67%) SNMP
2 4 (16.67%) TCP/IP
3 2 (8.33%) DHCP
3 2 (8.33%) ADSL
4 1 (4.17%) ATM
4 1 (4.17%) ISDN
4 1 (4.17%) LAN
4 1 (4.17%) WAN
4 1 (4.17%) IPX
4 1 (4.17%) RIP
4 1 (4.17%) SAN
4 1 (4.17%) Internet
4 1 (4.17%) OSPF
4 1 (4.17%) BGP
4 1 (4.17%) Firewall
4 1 (4.17%) Frame Relay
4 1 (4.17%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (4.17%) Fibre Channel
Development Applications
1 1 (4.17%) InstallShield
1 1 (4.17%) SoapUI
General
1 3 (12.50%) Finance
2 1 (4.17%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5 (20.83%) Desktop Engineer
2 3 (12.50%) Support Engineer
2 3 (12.50%) Hardware Engineer
2 3 (12.50%) Data Centre Technician
3 2 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (8.33%) Administrator
3 2 (8.33%) UNIX Administrator
3 2 (8.33%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 2 (8.33%) Desktop Support
3 2 (8.33%) Software Engineer
3 2 (8.33%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (8.33%) Server Support
4 1 (4.17%) Technical Support
4 1 (4.17%) Field Service Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Network Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Analyst
4 1 (4.17%) Test Analyst
4 1 (4.17%) UNIX Systems Administrator
4 1 (4.17%) Technical Support Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Field Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.17%) SOAP
1 1 (4.17%) XML
1 1 (4.17%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 6 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (8.33%) Clustering
3 1 (4.17%) VAX
3 1 (4.17%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (4.17%) HACMP
3 1 (4.17%) Biometrics
Operating Systems
1 14 (58.33%) Windows
2 5 (20.83%) Solaris
2 5 (20.83%) UNIX
3 4 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (16.67%) Windows XP
3 4 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (12.50%) Tru64
4 3 (12.50%) Windows 7
5 2 (8.33%) Windows Vista
5 2 (8.33%) Linux
6 1 (4.17%) Windows 2000
6 1 (4.17%) AIX
6 1 (4.17%) HPUX
6 1 (4.17%) OpenVMS
6 1 (4.17%) NetWare
6 1 (4.17%) Windows 8
6 1 (4.17%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (25.00%) ITIL
2 3 (12.50%) Incident Management
2 3 (12.50%) Asset Management
2 3 (12.50%) Change Control
2 3 (12.50%) Server Building
2 3 (12.50%) Data Centre Operations
3 2 (8.33%) Software Engineering
3 2 (8.33%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (4.17%) High Availability
4 1 (4.17%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (4.17%) Software Testing
4 1 (4.17%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (4.17%) Software Delivery
4 1 (4.17%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 1 (4.17%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (4.17%) Performance Testing
4 1 (4.17%) Unit Testing
4 1 (4.17%) Service Management
4 1 (4.17%) Regression Testing
4 1 (4.17%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.33%) SQL
1 2 (8.33%) Shell Script
2 1 (4.17%) Korn
2 1 (4.17%) Bash Shell
2 1 (4.17%) Ada
2 1 (4.17%) Assembly Language
2 1 (4.17%) Pascal
2 1 (4.17%) C
2 1 (4.17%) C++
2 1 (4.17%) Java
2 1 (4.17%) Perl
Qualifications
1 4 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (8.33%) MCSE
2 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (8.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.17%) DV Cleared
3 1 (4.17%) ISEB Practitioner
3 1 (4.17%) CCNP
3 1 (4.17%) CCNA
3 1 (4.17%) CCDA
3 1 (4.17%) CCDP
3 1 (4.17%) ISEB
3 1 (4.17%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (4.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
System Software
1 5 (20.83%) Active Directory
2 4 (16.67%) XenDesktop
3 3 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (8.33%) XenApp
4 2 (8.33%) XenServer
4 2 (8.33%) vSphere
5 1 (4.17%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 4 (16.67%) HP SIM
2 1 (4.17%) Tivoli
2 1 (4.17%) SCCM
Vendors
1 18 (75.00%) HP
2 10 (41.67%) Dell
3 8 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 6 (25.00%) VMware
5 5 (20.83%) Citrix
6 4 (16.67%) Sun
6 4 (16.67%) Cisco
7 3 (12.50%) Fujitsu Siemens
7 3 (12.50%) Siemens
8 2 (8.33%) IBM
9 1 (4.17%) Hitachi
9 1 (4.17%) EMC
9 1 (4.17%) Veritas
9 1 (4.17%) CheckPoint
9 1 (4.17%) webMethods
9 1 (4.17%) Wyse
9 1 (4.17%) LANDesk
9 1 (4.17%) Terracotta
9 1 (4.17%) Altiris