The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Compaq products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Compaq over the 3 months to 22 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 South West 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Compaq
Rank - 108 129
Contract jobs citing Compaq 0 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West - 0.093% 0.13%
As % of the Vendors category - 0.22% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Average daily rate
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- £120 £168
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -28.35%
UK excluding London average daily rate £110 £210 £269
% change year-on-year
-47.61% -21.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £15.50 £23.69
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -34.56%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £20.00 £23.69
% change year-on-year
- -15.56%
Vendors Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1240 927 1251
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 42.35% 42.96% 41.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 797 546 667
Average daily rate £375 £350 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £477 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 67 95
Average hourly rate £20.06 £16.00 £21.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.37% -24.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £10.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £36.40 £41.25
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 the South West

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

Compaq Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Compaq
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Compaq Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Compaq
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Compaq Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Compaq
Top 14 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 3 (100.00%) MS Office
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) HP
1 3 (100.00%) Dell
1 3 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) Citrix
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) XenDesktop

Compaq
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (100.00%) MS Office
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Desktop Support
1 3 (100.00%) Support Engineer
1 3 (100.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
1 3 (100.00%) Desktop Engineer
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 3 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
1 2 (66.67%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) HP
1 3 (100.00%) Dell
2 2 (66.67%) Citrix
2 2 (66.67%) VMware