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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Compaq
Rank 560 546 521
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -25
Contract jobs citing Compaq 20 30 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.040% 0.058% 0.046%
As % of the Vendors category 0.087% 0.13% 0.098%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 13 5
Average daily rate
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£335 £250 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.17% -19.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £146 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £281 £365
UK excluding London average daily rate £311 £250 £250
% change year-on-year
+24.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 5
Average hourly rate £15.91 £31.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-48.66% +58.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £15.50 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.30 £33.40 £23.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.83 £31.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-45.72% +58.97%
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
23060 23462 20410
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.55% 45.66% 46.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 13389 13412 11202
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £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 997 1033 1135
Average hourly rate £17.87 £17.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.08% -10.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.15 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £41.00 £39.37
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -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 17 April 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 17 April 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
London +4 6 £400 +175.86%
Compaq
UK

Compaq
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 32 (100.00%) HP
2 17 (53.13%) Windows
2 17 (53.13%) VMware
3 15 (46.88%) UNIX
3 15 (46.88%) SAN
4 13 (40.63%) Microsoft
4 13 (40.63%) Linux
5 12 (37.50%) HPUX
5 12 (37.50%) Solaris
5 12 (37.50%) Perl
5 12 (37.50%) Shell Script
5 12 (37.50%) Fibre Channel
6 11 (34.38%) Active Directory
7 10 (31.25%) C
7 10 (31.25%) Clustering
8 9 (28.13%) VMware Infrastructure
8 9 (28.13%) DNS
8 9 (28.13%) IBM
9 8 (25.00%) Dell
9 8 (25.00%) Citrix
9 8 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
9 8 (25.00%) Cisco
9 8 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
10 7 (21.88%) Bash Shell
10 7 (21.88%) Root Cause Analysis
10 7 (21.88%) GPFS
10 7 (21.88%) Finance
10 7 (21.88%) HACMP
10 7 (21.88%) Korn
10 7 (21.88%) DHCP

Compaq
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 (9.38%) SharePoint
2 2 (6.25%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (6.25%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (3.13%) MS Exchange
3 1 (3.13%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 4 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.25%) MS Office
3 1 (3.13%) MS Visio
3 1 (3.13%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 15 (46.88%) SAN
2 12 (37.50%) Fibre Channel
3 9 (28.13%) DNS
4 7 (21.88%) DHCP
5 5 (15.63%) NAS
6 3 (9.38%) LAN
6 3 (9.38%) WAN
6 3 (9.38%) Firewall
6 3 (9.38%) Wireless
7 2 (6.25%) TCP/IP
7 2 (6.25%) VPN
7 2 (6.25%) LDAP
8 1 (3.13%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.13%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (3.13%) InstallShield
General
1 7 (21.88%) Finance
2 2 (6.25%) Banking
2 2 (6.25%) Investment Banking
2 2 (6.25%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (18.75%) Software Engineer
1 6 (18.75%) Desktop Engineer
2 5 (15.63%) Hardware Engineer
2 5 (15.63%) Storage Engineer
3 4 (12.50%) Support Engineer
3 4 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (6.25%) Security Manager
4 2 (6.25%) Server Engineer
5 1 (3.13%) Server Support Engineer
5 1 (3.13%) Senior Server Engineer
5 1 (3.13%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 1 (3.13%) IT Security Manager
5 1 (3.13%) Senior Desktop Engineer
5 1 (3.13%) Development Engineer
5 1 (3.13%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 1 (3.13%) Technical Support Engineer
5 1 (3.13%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (3.13%) Server Support
5 1 (3.13%) Customer Engineer
5 1 (3.13%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.38%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (31.25%) Clustering
2 7 (21.88%) HACMP
3 2 (6.25%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.13%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 17 (53.13%) Windows
2 15 (46.88%) UNIX
3 13 (40.63%) Linux
4 12 (37.50%) HPUX
4 12 (37.50%) Solaris
5 8 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (21.88%) NetWare
6 7 (21.88%) AIX
7 5 (15.63%) SUSE
7 5 (15.63%) Slackware
8 3 (9.38%) Windows XP
9 2 (6.25%) Windows 2000
9 2 (6.25%) Windows NT
9 2 (6.25%) Windows 7
10 1 (3.13%) Windows 8
10 1 (3.13%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (21.88%) ITIL
1 7 (21.88%) Root Cause Analysis
2 6 (18.75%) Software Engineering
3 5 (15.63%) Incident Management
3 5 (15.63%) Asset Management
3 5 (15.63%) Change Control
4 2 (6.25%) Content Management
4 2 (6.25%) Business Transformation
4 2 (6.25%) Technical Architecture
4 2 (6.25%) Fund Management
4 2 (6.25%) Wealth Management
4 2 (6.25%) PRINCE2
5 1 (3.13%) Security Management
5 1 (3.13%) Risk Management
5 1 (3.13%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (3.13%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (3.13%) Software Delivery
5 1 (3.13%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (37.50%) Perl
1 12 (37.50%) Shell Script
2 10 (31.25%) C
3 7 (21.88%) C++
3 7 (21.88%) Java
3 7 (21.88%) Korn
3 7 (21.88%) Bash Shell
4 3 (9.38%) PowerShell
5 2 (6.25%) SQL
6 1 (3.13%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (15.63%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 4 (12.50%) MCSE
3 3 (9.38%) Degree
4 2 (6.25%) SC Cleared
4 2 (6.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (3.13%) MCDST
5 1 (3.13%) HP APS
System Software
1 11 (34.38%) Active Directory
2 9 (28.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (21.88%) GPFS
4 6 (18.75%) vSphere
5 5 (15.63%) XenDesktop
6 4 (12.50%) XenApp
6 4 (12.50%) XenServer
7 3 (9.38%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 7 (21.88%) Tivoli
2 6 (18.75%) HP SIM
3 1 (3.13%) Backup Exec
3 1 (3.13%) SCCM
Vendors
1 32 (100.00%) HP
2 17 (53.13%) VMware
3 13 (40.63%) Microsoft
4 9 (28.13%) IBM
5 8 (25.00%) Cisco
5 8 (25.00%) Citrix
5 8 (25.00%) Dell
6 7 (21.88%) EMC
6 7 (21.88%) Veritas
6 7 (21.88%) Hitachi
6 7 (21.88%) NetApp
7 5 (15.63%) Siemens
7 5 (15.63%) Red Hat
7 5 (15.63%) SGI
7 5 (15.63%) Brocade
7 5 (15.63%) Fujitsu Siemens
8 4 (12.50%) Oracle
9 3 (9.38%) Aruba
9 3 (9.38%) 3PAR
10 2 (6.25%) Stellent