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 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Compaq
Rank 635 619 604
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -15
Contract jobs citing Compaq 5 16 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.009% 0.029% 0.040%
As % of the Vendors category 0.020% 0.063% 0.089%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 11
Average daily rate £250 £321 £255
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.08% +25.83%
UK excluding London average daily rate £250 £311 £255
% change year-on-year
-19.57% +21.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 5
Average hourly rate - £15.91 £32.47
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -50.99%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £16.83 £32.47
% change year-on-year
- -48.18%

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
24658 25241 24652
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 44.14% 45.28% 45.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 15141 14341 13830
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 799 1095 1052
Average hourly rate £19.50 £18.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.75 £11.12 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £42.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

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
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 10 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 29 April 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -33 5 £250 -22.08%
Lancashire -4 2 £250 -16.89%
Blackpool -8 2 £250 -16.89%
North West -13 2 £250 -16.89%
Tyne and Wear - 2 - -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 2 - -
North East - 2 - -
Hampshire -5 1 - -
South East -18 1 - -
Southampton - 1 - -

Compaq
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 17 (100.00%) HP
2 13 (76.47%) Microsoft
2 13 (76.47%) ITIL
3 11 (64.71%) VMware
4 10 (58.82%) Windows
5 9 (52.94%) Unix
5 9 (52.94%) SQL
5 9 (52.94%) Active Directory
5 9 (52.94%) DNS
5 9 (52.94%) VMware Infrastructure
6 8 (47.06%) vSphere
6 8 (47.06%) Office 365
6 8 (47.06%) Dell
6 8 (47.06%) Symantec
6 8 (47.06%) MS Office
7 7 (41.18%) DHCP
7 7 (41.18%) MCSE
7 7 (41.18%) SharePoint
7 7 (41.18%) Microsoft Certification
8 6 (35.29%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (35.29%) VoIP
8 6 (35.29%) MS Exchange
8 6 (35.29%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (35.29%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 6 (35.29%) Exchange Server 2013
8 6 (35.29%) Skype for Business
8 6 (35.29%) Exchange Server 2010
8 6 (35.29%) Brightmail
8 6 (35.29%) PowerShell
8 6 (35.29%) Windows Server 2008

Compaq
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 7 (41.18%) SharePoint
2 6 (35.29%) Exchange Server 2003
2 6 (35.29%) Exchange Server 2010
2 6 (35.29%) Exchange Server 2013
2 6 (35.29%) MS Exchange
2 6 (35.29%) Skype for Business
3 2 (11.76%) IBM Notes
3 2 (11.76%) IIS
Applications
1 8 (47.06%) MS Office
2 4 (23.53%) MS Visio
3 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
3 2 (11.76%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (11.76%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 8 (47.06%) Office 365
2 1 (5.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (52.94%) DNS
2 7 (41.18%) DHCP
3 6 (35.29%) VoIP
4 4 (23.53%) SAN
5 3 (17.65%) LAN
5 3 (17.65%) VPN
5 3 (17.65%) Wireless
6 2 (11.76%) Fibre Channel
6 2 (11.76%) WLAN
7 1 (5.88%) Firewall
7 1 (5.88%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
2 2 (11.76%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (23.53%) SoapUI
General
1 1 (5.88%) Manufacturing
1 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (35.29%) Support Engineer
2 5 (29.41%) Messaging Engineer
2 5 (29.41%) Messaging Support
2 5 (29.41%) Messaging Support Engineer
2 5 (29.41%) Server Engineer
3 4 (23.53%) Test Manager
4 3 (17.65%) Applications Manager
4 3 (17.65%) Systems Manager
5 2 (11.76%) Analyst
5 2 (11.76%) Development Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) PC Support
5 2 (11.76%) PC Support Analyst
5 2 (11.76%) Senior Server Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) Server Support
5 2 (11.76%) Software Development Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) Software Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) Support Analyst
5 2 (11.76%) VMware Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Exchange Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Server Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (23.53%) SOAP
1 4 (23.53%) XML
1 4 (23.53%) XML Messaging
2 1 (5.88%) .NET
2 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) Biometrics
2 2 (11.76%) Clustering
2 2 (11.76%) HACMP
3 1 (5.88%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 10 (58.82%) Windows
2 9 (52.94%) Unix
3 6 (35.29%) Windows Server
3 6 (35.29%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (35.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (35.29%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (11.76%) AIX
4 2 (11.76%) HPUX
4 2 (11.76%) Linux
4 2 (11.76%) NetWare
4 2 (11.76%) Solaris
4 2 (11.76%) Windows 2000
4 2 (11.76%) Windows 7
4 2 (11.76%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (76.47%) ITIL
2 6 (35.29%) Kalman Filter
3 4 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (23.53%) Performance Testing
3 4 (23.53%) Regression Testing
3 4 (23.53%) Service Management
3 4 (23.53%) Software Testing
3 4 (23.53%) Unit Testing
3 4 (23.53%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (17.65%) Desktop Virtualisation
4 3 (17.65%) Service Desk Management
5 2 (11.76%) Asset Management
5 2 (11.76%) Defect Management
5 2 (11.76%) ITIL V3
5 2 (11.76%) Operational Acceptance Testing
5 2 (11.76%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (11.76%) Test Strategy
6 1 (5.88%) Software Engineering
6 1 (5.88%) Test Automation
6 1 (5.88%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 9 (52.94%) SQL
2 6 (35.29%) PowerShell
3 2 (11.76%) Bash Shell
3 2 (11.76%) C
3 2 (11.76%) C++
3 2 (11.76%) Java
3 2 (11.76%) Korn
3 2 (11.76%) Perl
3 2 (11.76%) Shell Script
4 1 (5.88%) VB
Qualifications
1 7 (41.18%) MCSE
1 7 (41.18%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (23.53%) ISEB
2 4 (23.53%) ISEB Practitioner
2 4 (23.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 4 (23.53%) SC Cleared
2 4 (23.53%) Security Cleared
3 2 (11.76%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (11.76%) MCP
4 1 (5.88%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 9 (52.94%) Active Directory
1 9 (52.94%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (47.06%) vSphere
3 6 (35.29%) Brightmail
3 6 (35.29%) XenApp
3 6 (35.29%) XenDesktop
3 6 (35.29%) XenServer
4 2 (11.76%) GPFS
5 1 (5.88%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 6 (35.29%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 3 (17.65%) AppManager
3 2 (11.76%) Backup Exec
3 2 (11.76%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (11.76%) SCCM
3 2 (11.76%) ThinApp
4 1 (5.88%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 17 (100.00%) HP
2 13 (76.47%) Microsoft
3 11 (64.71%) VMware
4 8 (47.06%) Dell
4 8 (47.06%) Symantec
5 6 (35.29%) Citrix
5 6 (35.29%) IronPort
5 6 (35.29%) ThinPrint
6 4 (23.53%) Terracotta
6 4 (23.53%) webMethods
7 3 (17.65%) 3PAR
7 3 (17.65%) LANDesk
7 3 (17.65%) SolarWinds
8 2 (11.76%) AppSense
8 2 (11.76%) EMC
8 2 (11.76%) Hitachi
8 2 (11.76%) IBM
8 2 (11.76%) Intel Security
8 2 (11.76%) Lotus
8 2 (11.76%) Veritas