The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Compaq products and/or services in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Compaq over the 3 months to 2 October 2014 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
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Compaq
Rank 611 566 574
Rank change year-on-year
-45 +8
Contract jobs citing Compaq 12 8 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.021% 0.015% 0.019%
As % of the Vendors category 0.046% 0.033% 0.042%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 4
Average daily rate
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£268 £250 £173
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.20% +44.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £148 £200 £138
10% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £300 £372
UK excluding London average daily rate £268 - £190
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Average hourly rate £19.85 £32.00 £25.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.96% +24.27%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £22.50

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

Vendors Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
26335 24183 26379
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.37% 46.52% 46.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 15047 13643 13481
Average daily rate £388 £388 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £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 1196 1084 1368
Average hourly rate £19.00 £18.80 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.06% -1.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £18.37 £18.75
% change year-on-year
+3.45% -2.05%

Compaq
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Compaq Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Compaq
Daily Rate Trend

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

Compaq Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Compaq
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Compaq within the UK over the 3 months to 2 October 2014.

Compaq Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Compaq
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Compaq Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Compaq
Top 12 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Compaq within the UK over the 3 months to 2 October 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
England -28 10 £300 +20.00% 2
North West -6 4 £300 -
London +5 3 - - 1
South East - 3 - -
Northern Ireland - - - -
Cheshire - - - -
Surrey - - - -
City of London - - - -
County Antrim - - - -
Belfast - - - -
Camberley - - - -
Chester - - - -

Compaq
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 35 (97.22%) HP
2 34 (94.44%) Windows
3 28 (77.78%) Microsoft
4 26 (72.22%) Active Directory
5 21 (58.33%) Dell
6 20 (55.56%) VMware
7 18 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 18 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 15 (41.67%) VMware Infrastructure
8 15 (41.67%) MS Office
9 14 (38.89%) DNS
10 13 (36.11%) Citrix
10 13 (36.11%) Windows 7
11 12 (33.33%) Windows XP
12 11 (30.56%) ITIL
12 11 (30.56%) Microsoft Certification
12 11 (30.56%) DHCP
12 11 (30.56%) XenDesktop
13 10 (27.78%) vSphere
13 10 (27.78%) MCSE
14 8 (22.22%) UNIX
14 8 (22.22%) VPN
14 8 (22.22%) Clustering
14 8 (22.22%) SCCM
14 8 (22.22%) XenApp
15 7 (19.44%) XenServer
15 7 (19.44%) SAN
15 7 (19.44%) MS Excel
15 7 (19.44%) C
16 5 (13.89%) PDA

Compaq
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 (8.33%) SharePoint
1 3 (8.33%) MS Exchange
2 2 (5.56%) IIS
3 1 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (2.78%) IBM Notes
3 1 (2.78%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.78%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 15 (41.67%) MS Office
2 7 (19.44%) MS Excel
3 3 (8.33%) MS Visio
4 2 (5.56%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.78%) BPCS
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (38.89%) DNS
2 11 (30.56%) DHCP
3 8 (22.22%) VPN
4 7 (19.44%) SAN
5 5 (13.89%) TCP/IP
6 4 (11.11%) Fibre Channel
6 4 (11.11%) Wireless
7 3 (8.33%) Firewall
7 3 (8.33%) LAN
7 3 (8.33%) WAN
8 1 (2.78%) Cisco PIX
8 1 (2.78%) iSCSI
8 1 (2.78%) KiloStream
8 1 (2.78%) MegaStream
8 1 (2.78%) NetScreen
8 1 (2.78%) ISDN
8 1 (2.78%) OSPF
8 1 (2.78%) BGP
8 1 (2.78%) SSL
8 1 (2.78%) FCoE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (2.78%) Ingres
2 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.78%) Relational Database
General
1 4 (11.11%) Telecoms
2 3 (8.33%) Legal
3 2 (5.56%) Manufacturing
3 2 (5.56%) Corporate Banking
3 2 (5.56%) Banking
3 2 (5.56%) Retail
3 2 (5.56%) Investment Banking
3 2 (5.56%) Local Government
4 1 (2.78%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (19.44%) Desktop Support
1 7 (19.44%) Support Engineer
2 6 (16.67%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 6 (16.67%) Desktop Engineer
2 6 (16.67%) Server Engineer
3 5 (13.89%) Support Analyst
3 5 (13.89%) Analyst
3 5 (13.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (8.33%) Test Engineer
4 3 (8.33%) Consultant
5 2 (5.56%) Administrator
5 2 (5.56%) Software Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (5.56%) Migration Consultant
5 2 (5.56%) Software Test Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) Windows Administrator
5 2 (5.56%) Windows Systems Administrator
6 1 (2.78%) Services Delivery Consultant
6 1 (2.78%) Windows Server Engineer
6 1 (2.78%) Server Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.56%) .NET
1 2 (5.56%) ASP.NET
1 2 (5.56%) Web Services
2 1 (2.78%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (22.22%) Clustering
2 5 (13.89%) PDA
3 3 (8.33%) HACMP
4 2 (5.56%) Device Driver
5 1 (2.78%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.78%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.78%) Client/Server
5 1 (2.78%) NHS
5 1 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 34 (94.44%) Windows
2 18 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 18 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (36.11%) Windows 7
4 12 (33.33%) Windows XP
5 8 (22.22%) UNIX
6 5 (13.89%) Windows NT
6 5 (13.89%) Linux
7 4 (11.11%) Windows 2000
7 4 (11.11%) AIX
7 4 (11.11%) HPUX
7 4 (11.11%) Solaris
8 3 (8.33%) NetWare
9 2 (5.56%) Windows 8
9 2 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (2.78%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (30.56%) ITIL
2 4 (11.11%) Migration
3 3 (8.33%) Service Desk Management
4 2 (5.56%) Business Transformation
4 2 (5.56%) ERP
4 2 (5.56%) Project Management
4 2 (5.56%) Fund Management
4 2 (5.56%) Wealth Management
4 2 (5.56%) Document Management
5 1 (2.78%) Systems Analysis
5 1 (2.78%) Content Management
5 1 (2.78%) Data Migration
5 1 (2.78%) Practice Management
5 1 (2.78%) Business Continuity
5 1 (2.78%) Service Delivery
5 1 (2.78%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (2.78%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 7 (19.44%) C
2 4 (11.11%) Bash Shell
2 4 (11.11%) Shell Script
2 4 (11.11%) Java
2 4 (11.11%) Perl
2 4 (11.11%) Korn
3 3 (8.33%) SQL
3 3 (8.33%) C++
4 2 (5.56%) PowerShell
4 2 (5.56%) VB
5 1 (2.78%) PHP
5 1 (2.78%) Python
Qualifications
1 11 (30.56%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (27.78%) MCSE
3 4 (11.11%) SC Cleared
3 4 (11.11%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.78%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.78%) QA
1 1 (2.78%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (2.78%) SLA
System Software
1 26 (72.22%) Active Directory
2 15 (41.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (30.56%) XenDesktop
4 10 (27.78%) vSphere
5 8 (22.22%) XenApp
6 7 (19.44%) XenServer
7 3 (8.33%) ISA Server
7 3 (8.33%) GPFS
8 2 (5.56%) Hyper-V
9 1 (2.78%) Xen
9 1 (2.78%) VMware ESX
9 1 (2.78%) Terminal Services
9 1 (2.78%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 8 (22.22%) SCCM
2 4 (11.11%) Tivoli
3 3 (8.33%) Backup Exec
3 3 (8.33%) AppManager
Vendors
1 35 (97.22%) HP
2 28 (77.78%) Microsoft
3 21 (58.33%) Dell
4 20 (55.56%) VMware
5 13 (36.11%) Citrix
6 5 (13.89%) EMC
6 5 (13.89%) IBM
6 5 (13.89%) ServiceNow
7 4 (11.11%) Cisco
7 4 (11.11%) Hitachi
8 3 (8.33%) AppSense
8 3 (8.33%) Oracle
8 3 (8.33%) Veritas
8 3 (8.33%) LANDesk
8 3 (8.33%) SolarWinds
8 3 (8.33%) 3PAR
9 2 (5.56%) Aruba
9 2 (5.56%) NetApp
9 2 (5.56%) SAP
9 2 (5.56%) Open Text
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