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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Compaq
Rank 593 563 549
Rank change year-on-year
-30 -14
Contract jobs citing Compaq 15 15 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.032% 0.032% 0.044%
As % of the Vendors category 0.074% 0.070% 0.097%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 6
Average daily rate £300 £450 £213
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +111.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £450 £176
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £450 £323
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 - £215
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £30.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +93.54%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £30.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
- +93.54%
Compaq
UK

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
20147 21530 20522
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 42.67% 45.84% 45.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 12197 12717 11600
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 801 925 915
Average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £17.24
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% +1.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.38 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+27.85% +6.06%

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 9 February 2016.

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 9 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
London +4 8 £400 -11.11%
North West - 4 £250 -
South East -5 3 £425 -
Compaq
UK

Compaq
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 19 (100.00%) HP
2 14 (73.68%) Microsoft
3 13 (68.42%) ITIL
4 12 (63.16%) VMware
5 11 (57.89%) Windows
6 10 (52.63%) Active Directory
6 10 (52.63%) Dell
6 10 (52.63%) DNS
6 10 (52.63%) VMware Infrastructure
7 9 (47.37%) vSphere
7 9 (47.37%) Unix
8 8 (42.11%) SharePoint
8 8 (42.11%) DHCP
9 7 (36.84%) MCSE
9 7 (36.84%) SQL
9 7 (36.84%) Citrix
9 7 (36.84%) Microsoft Certification
9 7 (36.84%) Windows Server 2003
9 7 (36.84%) XenApp
9 7 (36.84%) XenServer
9 7 (36.84%) XenDesktop
9 7 (36.84%) PowerShell
9 7 (36.84%) Windows Server 2008
9 7 (36.84%) ThinPrint
9 7 (36.84%) Windows Server
10 6 (31.58%) Office 365
10 6 (31.58%) Symantec
10 6 (31.58%) MS Office
11 5 (26.32%) Intel Security
11 5 (26.32%) SC Cleared

Compaq
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 8 (42.11%) SharePoint
2 4 (21.05%) Exchange Server 2003
2 4 (21.05%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (21.05%) Exchange Server 2013
2 4 (21.05%) MS Exchange
2 4 (21.05%) Skype for Business
3 3 (15.79%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (10.53%) IBM Notes
4 2 (10.53%) IIS
5 1 (5.26%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 6 (31.58%) MS Office
2 4 (21.05%) MS Visio
3 2 (10.53%) MS Excel
3 2 (10.53%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (10.53%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 6 (31.58%) Office 365
2 1 (5.26%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (52.63%) DNS
2 8 (42.11%) DHCP
3 4 (21.05%) SAN
3 4 (21.05%) VoIP
4 3 (15.79%) LAN
4 3 (15.79%) VPN
4 3 (15.79%) Wireless
5 2 (10.53%) Fibre Channel
5 2 (10.53%) WLAN
6 1 (5.26%) Firewall
6 1 (5.26%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.79%) SQL Server
2 2 (10.53%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (21.05%) SoapUI
General
1 1 (5.26%) Manufacturing
1 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (36.84%) Support Engineer
2 4 (21.05%) Server Engineer
2 4 (21.05%) Test Manager
3 3 (15.79%) Applications Manager
3 3 (15.79%) Messaging Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) Messaging Support
3 3 (15.79%) Messaging Support Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) Systems Manager
4 2 (10.53%) Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Development Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) PC Support
4 2 (10.53%) PC Support Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Senior Server Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Server Support
4 2 (10.53%) Software Development Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Software Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Support Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) VMware Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Field Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Field Service Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (21.05%) SOAP
1 4 (21.05%) XML
1 4 (21.05%) XML Messaging
2 1 (5.26%) .NET
2 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET
2 1 (5.26%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) Biometrics
2 2 (10.53%) Clustering
2 2 (10.53%) HACMP
3 1 (5.26%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 11 (57.89%) Windows
2 9 (47.37%) Unix
3 7 (36.84%) Windows Server
3 7 (36.84%) Windows Server 2003
3 7 (36.84%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (10.53%) AIX
5 2 (10.53%) HPUX
5 2 (10.53%) Linux
5 2 (10.53%) NetWare
5 2 (10.53%) Solaris
5 2 (10.53%) Windows 2000
5 2 (10.53%) Windows 7
5 2 (10.53%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (68.42%) ITIL
2 4 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (21.05%) Kalman Filter
2 4 (21.05%) Performance Testing
2 4 (21.05%) Regression Testing
2 4 (21.05%) Service Management
2 4 (21.05%) Software Testing
2 4 (21.05%) Unit Testing
2 4 (21.05%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (15.79%) Content Management
3 3 (15.79%) Service Desk Management
4 2 (10.53%) Asset Management
4 2 (10.53%) Defect Management
4 2 (10.53%) ITIL V3
4 2 (10.53%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 2 (10.53%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (10.53%) Test Strategy
5 1 (5.26%) Software Engineering
5 1 (5.26%) Test Automation
5 1 (5.26%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 7 (36.84%) PowerShell
1 7 (36.84%) SQL
2 2 (10.53%) Bash Shell
2 2 (10.53%) C
2 2 (10.53%) C++
2 2 (10.53%) Java
2 2 (10.53%) Korn
2 2 (10.53%) Perl
2 2 (10.53%) Shell Script
3 1 (5.26%) VB
Qualifications
1 7 (36.84%) MCSE
1 7 (36.84%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (26.32%) SC Cleared
2 5 (26.32%) Security Cleared
3 4 (21.05%) ISEB
3 4 (21.05%) ISEB Practitioner
3 4 (21.05%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (10.53%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (10.53%) MCP
5 1 (5.26%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 10 (52.63%) Active Directory
1 10 (52.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (47.37%) vSphere
3 7 (36.84%) XenApp
3 7 (36.84%) XenDesktop
3 7 (36.84%) XenServer
4 4 (21.05%) Brightmail
5 2 (10.53%) GPFS
6 1 (5.26%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 4 (21.05%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 3 (15.79%) AppManager
3 2 (10.53%) Backup Exec
3 2 (10.53%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (10.53%) SCCM
3 2 (10.53%) ThinApp
4 1 (5.26%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 19 (100.00%) HP
2 14 (73.68%) Microsoft
3 12 (63.16%) VMware
4 10 (52.63%) Dell
5 7 (36.84%) Citrix
5 7 (36.84%) ThinPrint
6 6 (31.58%) Symantec
7 5 (26.32%) Intel Security
8 4 (21.05%) IronPort
8 4 (21.05%) Terracotta
8 4 (21.05%) webMethods
9 3 (15.79%) 3PAR
9 3 (15.79%) LANDesk
9 3 (15.79%) SolarWinds
9 3 (15.79%) Stellent
10 2 (10.53%) AppSense
10 2 (10.53%) EMC
10 2 (10.53%) Hitachi
10 2 (10.53%) Lotus
10 2 (10.53%) Veritas