The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Compaq products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Compaq over the 3 months to 24 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Compaq
Rank 404 411 392
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -19
Contract jobs citing Compaq 4 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.018% 0.008% 0.027%
As % of the Vendors category 0.040% 0.019% 0.060%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 2
Average daily rate
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£350 £216 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+61.84% -34.46%
UK excluding London average daily rate £311 £255 £250
% change year-on-year
+21.89% +2.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £15.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.83 £32.47 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-48.18% +66.51%
Compaq
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Vendors Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
9907 10496 10021
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 44.48% 44.40% 45.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 6406 6830 6313
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £588
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 214 206 262
Average hourly rate £18.70 £19.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.57% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.00 £12.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £33.75 £43.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

Compaq
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Compaq across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Compaq Jobs Demand Trend in London

Compaq
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Compaq across the London region.

Compaq Daily Rate Trend in London

Compaq
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Compaq across the London region.

Compaq Hourly Rate Trend in London

Compaq
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Compaq within the London region over the 3 months to 24 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
City of London +21 4 £350 +141.37%
Compaq
England

Compaq
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 14 (100.00%) HP
2 8 (57.14%) SAN
2 8 (57.14%) Cisco
3 7 (50.00%) NetApp
3 7 (50.00%) UNIX
4 6 (42.86%) Finance
5 5 (35.71%) SUSE
5 5 (35.71%) Slackware
5 5 (35.71%) Shell Script
5 5 (35.71%) SGI
5 5 (35.71%) Brocade
5 5 (35.71%) Perl
5 5 (35.71%) HPUX
5 5 (35.71%) Solaris
5 5 (35.71%) Linux
5 5 (35.71%) Red Hat
5 5 (35.71%) Active Directory
5 5 (35.71%) DNS
5 5 (35.71%) NAS
5 5 (35.71%) Fibre Channel
6 4 (28.57%) Change Control
6 4 (28.57%) HP SIM
6 4 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
6 4 (28.57%) Siemens
6 4 (28.57%) Incident Management
6 4 (28.57%) Fujitsu Siemens
6 4 (28.57%) Asset Management
6 4 (28.57%) VMware
7 3 (21.43%) Wireless

Compaq
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (21.43%) MS Excel
2 1 (7.14%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (7.14%) MS Visio
2 1 (7.14%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 8 (57.14%) SAN
2 5 (35.71%) DNS
2 5 (35.71%) NAS
2 5 (35.71%) Fibre Channel
3 3 (21.43%) Wireless
3 3 (21.43%) Firewall
3 3 (21.43%) LAN
3 3 (21.43%) WAN
3 3 (21.43%) DHCP
4 2 (14.29%) LDAP
4 2 (14.29%) TCP/IP
4 2 (14.29%) VPN
5 1 (7.14%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (42.86%) Finance
2 2 (14.29%) Banking
2 2 (14.29%) Investment Banking
2 2 (14.29%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Storage Engineer
2 4 (28.57%) Hardware Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) Desktop Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Security Manager
5 1 (7.14%) IT Security Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Server Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Clustering
1 2 (14.29%) Computer Science
2 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (50.00%) UNIX
2 5 (35.71%) SUSE
2 5 (35.71%) Slackware
2 5 (35.71%) HPUX
2 5 (35.71%) Solaris
2 5 (35.71%) Linux
3 3 (21.43%) Windows
4 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (14.29%) Windows NT
4 2 (14.29%) Windows XP
4 2 (14.29%) Windows 2000
4 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) Change Control
1 4 (28.57%) Incident Management
1 4 (28.57%) Asset Management
2 2 (14.29%) Business Transformation
2 2 (14.29%) ITIL
2 2 (14.29%) PRINCE2
2 2 (14.29%) Fund Management
2 2 (14.29%) Wealth Management
2 2 (14.29%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (7.14%) Document Management
3 1 (7.14%) Risk Management
3 1 (7.14%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (35.71%) Shell Script
1 5 (35.71%) Perl
2 2 (14.29%) C
3 1 (7.14%) SQL
3 1 (7.14%) VB
3 1 (7.14%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) Degree
2 2 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 5 (35.71%) Active Directory
2 4 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (21.43%) ISA Server
4 2 (14.29%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (28.57%) HP SIM
2 1 (7.14%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 14 (100.00%) HP
2 8 (57.14%) Cisco
3 7 (50.00%) NetApp
4 5 (35.71%) SGI
4 5 (35.71%) Brocade
4 5 (35.71%) Red Hat
5 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
5 4 (28.57%) Siemens
5 4 (28.57%) Fujitsu Siemens
5 4 (28.57%) VMware
6 3 (21.43%) Oracle
6 3 (21.43%) Aruba
6 3 (21.43%) 3PAR
7 2 (14.29%) Citrix
7 2 (14.29%) AppSense
8 1 (7.14%) OpenText