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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Compaq
Rank 543 526 535
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +9
Contract jobs citing Compaq 19 28 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.039% 0.060% 0.051%
As % of the Vendors category 0.085% 0.13% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 8 16
Average daily rate
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£236 £205 £271
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.87% -24.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £124 £176 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £373 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £110 £210 £269
% change year-on-year
-47.61% -21.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 12 4
Average hourly rate £19.93 £23.50 £23.69
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.21% -0.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.87 £15.90 £19.41
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.99 £27.70 £28.31
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £20.00 £23.69
% change year-on-year
- -15.56%
Vendors Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
22446 21846 24533
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.50% 46.86% 46.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 12730 12205 12861
Average daily rate £388 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £225 £225
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 1003 1114 1289
Average hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £41.98 £38.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +2.63%
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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 29 July 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 29 July 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
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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 8 £165 -40.00% 1
South East -11 3 - -
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Compaq
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 40 (97.56%) HP
2 39 (95.12%) Windows
3 32 (78.05%) Microsoft
4 29 (70.73%) Active Directory
4 29 (70.73%) VMware
5 28 (68.29%) Windows Server 2003
5 28 (68.29%) Windows Server 2008
6 26 (63.41%) Dell
7 22 (53.66%) Citrix
8 21 (51.22%) DNS
8 21 (51.22%) VMware Infrastructure
9 20 (48.78%) XenDesktop
10 19 (46.34%) DHCP
11 18 (43.90%) vSphere
12 17 (41.46%) Microsoft Certification
12 17 (41.46%) ITIL
13 16 (39.02%) MCSE
13 16 (39.02%) XenApp
13 16 (39.02%) XenServer
14 12 (29.27%) MS Office
14 12 (29.27%) Security Cleared
15 11 (26.83%) SC Cleared
16 10 (24.39%) Windows 7
17 9 (21.95%) Clustering
17 9 (21.95%) UNIX
18 8 (19.51%) MS Excel
18 8 (19.51%) SharePoint
18 8 (19.51%) Windows XP
18 8 (19.51%) C
18 8 (19.51%) SAN

Compaq
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 8 (19.51%) SharePoint
2 6 (14.63%) SharePoint 2010
2 6 (14.63%) SharePoint 2013
3 4 (9.76%) MS Exchange
4 2 (4.88%) IIS
5 1 (2.44%) IBM Notes
5 1 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 12 (29.27%) MS Office
2 8 (19.51%) MS Excel
3 3 (7.32%) MS Visio
4 2 (4.88%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.44%) BPCS
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (51.22%) DNS
2 19 (46.34%) DHCP
3 8 (19.51%) SAN
4 6 (14.63%) Fibre Channel
5 4 (9.76%) TCP/IP
5 4 (9.76%) Wireless
6 3 (7.32%) Firewall
6 3 (7.32%) VPN
6 3 (7.32%) LAN
6 3 (7.32%) WAN
7 1 (2.44%) OSPF
7 1 (2.44%) BGP
7 1 (2.44%) NetScreen
7 1 (2.44%) ISDN
7 1 (2.44%) SSL
7 1 (2.44%) KiloStream
7 1 (2.44%) MegaStream
7 1 (2.44%) Cisco PIX
7 1 (2.44%) iSCSI
7 1 (2.44%) FCoE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.76%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.44%) Ingres
2 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.44%) Relational Database
General
1 3 (7.32%) Telecoms
1 3 (7.32%) Legal
2 2 (4.88%) Manufacturing
2 2 (4.88%) Banking
2 2 (4.88%) Retail
2 2 (4.88%) Investment Banking
2 2 (4.88%) Local Government
2 2 (4.88%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (24.39%) Server Engineer
2 7 (17.07%) Support Engineer
3 5 (12.20%) Analyst
3 5 (12.20%) Support Analyst
4 4 (9.76%) Desktop Support
4 4 (9.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (9.76%) Windows Server Engineer
5 3 (7.32%) Desktop Engineer
5 3 (7.32%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 3 (7.32%) Test Engineer
5 3 (7.32%) Software Engineer
5 3 (7.32%) Server Support
6 2 (4.88%) Systems Administrator
6 2 (4.88%) Software Test Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) Administrator
6 2 (4.88%) Windows Administrator
6 2 (4.88%) Server Support Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) Windows Systems Administrator
7 1 (2.44%) Deployment Analyst
7 1 (2.44%) Web Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (12.20%) Web Services
2 2 (4.88%) .NET
2 2 (4.88%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.44%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (21.95%) Clustering
2 5 (12.20%) HACMP
3 2 (4.88%) Device Driver
4 1 (2.44%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.44%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 39 (95.12%) Windows
2 28 (68.29%) Windows Server 2003
2 28 (68.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (24.39%) Windows 7
4 9 (21.95%) UNIX
5 8 (19.51%) Windows XP
6 7 (17.07%) Linux
7 6 (14.63%) AIX
7 6 (14.63%) HPUX
7 6 (14.63%) Solaris
8 5 (12.20%) NetWare
9 4 (9.76%) Windows NT
10 3 (7.32%) Windows 2000
11 2 (4.88%) Windows 8
12 1 (2.44%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (2.44%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (41.46%) ITIL
2 3 (7.32%) Migration
3 2 (4.88%) Document Management
3 2 (4.88%) ERP
3 2 (4.88%) Fund Management
3 2 (4.88%) Wealth Management
3 2 (4.88%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (4.88%) Business Transformation
3 2 (4.88%) Service Desk Management
4 1 (2.44%) Data Migration
4 1 (2.44%) PRINCE
4 1 (2.44%) Project Management
4 1 (2.44%) Practice Management
4 1 (2.44%) Software Engineering
4 1 (2.44%) Systems Analysis
4 1 (2.44%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (19.51%) C
2 6 (14.63%) Java
2 6 (14.63%) Perl
2 6 (14.63%) Shell Script
2 6 (14.63%) Korn
2 6 (14.63%) Bash Shell
3 5 (12.20%) C++
4 3 (7.32%) SQL
5 2 (4.88%) VB
5 2 (4.88%) PowerShell
6 1 (2.44%) Python
6 1 (2.44%) PHP
Qualifications
1 17 (41.46%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (39.02%) MCSE
3 12 (29.27%) Security Cleared
4 11 (26.83%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.44%) SLA
1 1 (2.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (2.44%) QA
System Software
1 29 (70.73%) Active Directory
2 21 (51.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (48.78%) XenDesktop
4 18 (43.90%) vSphere
5 16 (39.02%) XenApp
5 16 (39.02%) XenServer
6 5 (12.20%) GPFS
7 3 (7.32%) ISA Server
8 1 (2.44%) Hyper-V
8 1 (2.44%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 6 (14.63%) Tivoli
2 3 (7.32%) Backup Exec
2 3 (7.32%) SCCM
3 2 (4.88%) AppManager
Vendors
1 40 (97.56%) HP
2 32 (78.05%) Microsoft
3 29 (70.73%) VMware
4 26 (63.41%) Dell
5 22 (53.66%) Citrix
6 7 (17.07%) EMC
6 7 (17.07%) IBM
7 6 (14.63%) Hitachi
8 5 (12.20%) Veritas
9 4 (9.76%) Cisco
10 3 (7.32%) Oracle
11 2 (4.88%) NetApp
11 2 (4.88%) AppSense
11 2 (4.88%) LANDesk
11 2 (4.88%) SolarWinds
11 2 (4.88%) Aruba
11 2 (4.88%) 3PAR
11 2 (4.88%) Open Text
12 1 (2.44%) Nokia
12 1 (2.44%) Lotus
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