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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Compaq
Rank 566 527 498
Rank change year-on-year
-39 -29
Contract jobs citing Compaq 13 26 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.026% 0.054% 0.061%
As % of the Vendors category 0.058% 0.12% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 14 6
Average daily rate
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£325 £250 £233
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% +7.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £204 £125 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £285 £313
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £255 £233
% change year-on-year
+27.45% +9.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 10
Average hourly rate £15.91 £32.47 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.99% +66.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £29.50 £15.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.30 £33.60 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.83 £32.47 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-48.18% +66.51%
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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
22232 21594 19770
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.19% 45.01% 46.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 13100 12532 10879
Average daily rate £400 £395 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% -1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £223 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1027 1010 1142
Average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -10.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £38.86 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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
North West -30 4 £301 +17.96%
London -10 3 - -
East of England - 3 £338 -
South West +10 1 £140 -
Yorkshire -14 1 £425 +286.36%
South East -16 1 - -
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Compaq
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 30 (96.77%) HP
2 18 (58.06%) Windows
2 18 (58.06%) VMware
3 15 (48.39%) UNIX
4 14 (45.16%) Microsoft
5 13 (41.94%) SAN
6 12 (38.71%) Active Directory
7 11 (35.48%) Shell Script
7 11 (35.48%) Linux
8 10 (32.26%) HPUX
8 10 (32.26%) Solaris
8 10 (32.26%) Perl
8 10 (32.26%) Clustering
8 10 (32.26%) Fibre Channel
9 9 (29.03%) VMware Infrastructure
9 9 (29.03%) C
9 9 (29.03%) DNS
9 9 (29.03%) Citrix
10 8 (25.81%) Dell
10 8 (25.81%) IBM
10 8 (25.81%) Windows Server 2003
10 8 (25.81%) Windows Server 2008
11 7 (22.58%) Bash Shell
11 7 (22.58%) Korn
11 7 (22.58%) Tivoli
11 7 (22.58%) Veritas
11 7 (22.58%) Hitachi
11 7 (22.58%) EMC
11 7 (22.58%) HACMP
11 7 (22.58%) DHCP

Compaq
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 3 (9.68%) SharePoint
2 2 (6.45%) MS Exchange
2 2 (6.45%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (6.45%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (3.23%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 4 (12.90%) MS Excel
2 3 (9.68%) MS Office
3 1 (3.23%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (3.23%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 13 (41.94%) SAN
2 10 (32.26%) Fibre Channel
3 9 (29.03%) DNS
4 7 (22.58%) DHCP
5 3 (9.68%) NAS
5 3 (9.68%) Wireless
5 3 (9.68%) LAN
5 3 (9.68%) WAN
5 3 (9.68%) Firewall
6 2 (6.45%) TCP/IP
6 2 (6.45%) VPN
6 2 (6.45%) LDAP
7 1 (3.23%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.23%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (3.23%) InstallShield
General
1 5 (16.13%) Finance
2 2 (6.45%) Banking
2 2 (6.45%) Corporate Banking
2 2 (6.45%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (19.35%) Software Engineer
2 5 (16.13%) Desktop Engineer
2 5 (16.13%) Support Engineer
3 4 (12.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (9.68%) Hardware Engineer
4 3 (9.68%) Storage Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (6.45%) Desktop Support
5 2 (6.45%) Administrator
5 2 (6.45%) Security Manager
5 2 (6.45%) Server Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) UNIX Administrator
5 2 (6.45%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Development Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) IT Security Manager
6 1 (3.23%) UNIX Systems Administrator
6 1 (3.23%) Technical Support Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Server Support Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Senior Server Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.68%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (32.26%) Clustering
2 7 (22.58%) HACMP
3 2 (6.45%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.23%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 18 (58.06%) Windows
2 15 (48.39%) UNIX
3 11 (35.48%) Linux
4 10 (32.26%) HPUX
4 10 (32.26%) Solaris
5 8 (25.81%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (25.81%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (22.58%) NetWare
6 7 (22.58%) AIX
7 4 (12.90%) Windows XP
8 3 (9.68%) Windows 7
8 3 (9.68%) SUSE
8 3 (9.68%) Slackware
8 3 (9.68%) Tru64
9 2 (6.45%) Windows 2000
9 2 (6.45%) Windows NT
10 1 (3.23%) Windows 8
10 1 (3.23%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (22.58%) ITIL
1 7 (22.58%) Root Cause Analysis
2 6 (19.35%) Software Engineering
3 3 (9.68%) Change Control
3 3 (9.68%) Incident Management
3 3 (9.68%) Asset Management
4 2 (6.45%) PRINCE2
4 2 (6.45%) Content Management
4 2 (6.45%) Fund Management
4 2 (6.45%) Wealth Management
4 2 (6.45%) Technical Architecture
4 2 (6.45%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (6.45%) Business Transformation
5 1 (3.23%) High Availability
5 1 (3.23%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (3.23%) Software Delivery
5 1 (3.23%) Risk Management
5 1 (3.23%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (3.23%) Document Management
5 1 (3.23%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (35.48%) Shell Script
2 10 (32.26%) Perl
3 9 (29.03%) C
4 7 (22.58%) Bash Shell
4 7 (22.58%) Korn
4 7 (22.58%) C++
4 7 (22.58%) Java
5 3 (9.68%) PowerShell
6 2 (6.45%) SQL
7 1 (3.23%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (16.13%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (12.90%) MCSE
2 4 (12.90%) Security Cleared
3 3 (9.68%) Degree
4 2 (6.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (6.45%) SC Cleared
5 1 (3.23%) MCDST
System Software
1 12 (38.71%) Active Directory
2 9 (29.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (22.58%) GPFS
4 6 (19.35%) XenDesktop
4 6 (19.35%) vSphere
5 4 (12.90%) XenApp
5 4 (12.90%) XenServer
6 3 (9.68%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 7 (22.58%) Tivoli
2 4 (12.90%) HP SIM
3 1 (3.23%) SCCM
3 1 (3.23%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 30 (96.77%) HP
2 18 (58.06%) VMware
3 14 (45.16%) Microsoft
4 9 (29.03%) Citrix
5 8 (25.81%) Dell
5 8 (25.81%) IBM
6 7 (22.58%) Veritas
6 7 (22.58%) Hitachi
6 7 (22.58%) EMC
7 6 (19.35%) Cisco
8 5 (16.13%) NetApp
9 3 (9.68%) 3PAR
9 3 (9.68%) Aruba
9 3 (9.68%) Brocade
9 3 (9.68%) Fujitsu Siemens
9 3 (9.68%) Oracle
9 3 (9.68%) Siemens
9 3 (9.68%) Red Hat
9 3 (9.68%) SGI
10 2 (6.45%) McAfee