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 21 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Compaq
Rank 614 576 576
Rank change year-on-year
-38 0
Contract jobs citing Compaq 4 10 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.007% 0.019% 0.018%
As % of the Vendors category 0.015% 0.041% 0.038%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 7
Average daily rate
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£236 £250 £160
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.60% +56.25%
UK excluding London average daily rate £236 - £160
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £20.00 £25.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -22.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
- -11.11%

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
26243 24330 26221
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.07% 46.29% 46.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 15249 13762 13531
Average daily rate £388 £388 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +0.64%
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 1235 1152 1348
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £18.63
% change year-on-year
- -3.35%

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 9 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 21 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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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 -35 4 £236 -5.60% 1
North West -13 2 £236 -
London -14 2 - - 1
Cheshire - - - -
City of London - - - - 1
County Antrim - - - -
Belfast - - - -
Chester - - - -
Northern Ireland - - - -

Compaq
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 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 29 (96.67%) Windows
1 29 (96.67%) HP
2 23 (76.67%) Microsoft
2 23 (76.67%) Active Directory
3 18 (60.00%) Dell
4 16 (53.33%) VMware
5 14 (46.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 14 (46.67%) Windows Server 2003
6 13 (43.33%) MS Office
6 13 (43.33%) VMware Infrastructure
7 12 (40.00%) Windows 7
7 12 (40.00%) DNS
8 11 (36.67%) Citrix
8 11 (36.67%) Windows XP
9 9 (30.00%) DHCP
9 9 (30.00%) ITIL
9 9 (30.00%) Microsoft Certification
9 9 (30.00%) XenDesktop
10 8 (26.67%) vSphere
10 8 (26.67%) SCCM
10 8 (26.67%) MCSE
11 7 (23.33%) C
11 7 (23.33%) VPN
11 7 (23.33%) XenApp
11 7 (23.33%) Clustering
12 6 (20.00%) XenServer
12 6 (20.00%) UNIX
12 6 (20.00%) MS Excel
13 5 (16.67%) Windows NT
13 5 (16.67%) TCP/IP

Compaq
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 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 2 (6.67%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.33%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (3.33%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (3.33%) IIS
2 1 (3.33%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 13 (43.33%) MS Office
2 6 (20.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (6.67%) MS Visio
3 2 (6.67%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) BPCS
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (40.00%) DNS
2 9 (30.00%) DHCP
3 7 (23.33%) VPN
4 5 (16.67%) TCP/IP
4 5 (16.67%) SAN
5 3 (10.00%) Wireless
5 3 (10.00%) Fibre Channel
6 2 (6.67%) Firewall
6 2 (6.67%) LAN
6 2 (6.67%) WAN
7 1 (3.33%) ISDN
7 1 (3.33%) SSL
7 1 (3.33%) KiloStream
7 1 (3.33%) MegaStream
7 1 (3.33%) Cisco PIX
7 1 (3.33%) OSPF
7 1 (3.33%) BGP
7 1 (3.33%) NetScreen
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.33%) Ingres
2 1 (3.33%) Relational Database
General
1 4 (13.33%) Telecoms
2 2 (6.67%) Corporate Banking
2 2 (6.67%) Legal
2 2 (6.67%) Manufacturing
2 2 (6.67%) Banking
2 2 (6.67%) Retail
2 2 (6.67%) Investment Banking
3 1 (3.33%) Local Government
3 1 (3.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (20.00%) Desktop Support
1 6 (20.00%) Support Engineer
2 5 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (16.67%) Desktop Engineer
2 5 (16.67%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 4 (13.33%) Support Analyst
3 4 (13.33%) Analyst
4 3 (10.00%) Consultant
4 3 (10.00%) Server Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) Test Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Software Test Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Windows Administrator
5 2 (6.67%) Windows Systems Administrator
5 2 (6.67%) Administrator
5 2 (6.67%) Migration Consultant
5 2 (6.67%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (6.67%) Software Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Support Specialist
6 1 (3.33%) Server Support
6 1 (3.33%) Desktop Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.67%) Web Services
2 1 (3.33%) .NET
2 1 (3.33%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (23.33%) Clustering
2 5 (16.67%) PDA
3 3 (10.00%) HACMP
4 1 (3.33%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.33%) Device Driver
4 1 (3.33%) Client/Server
4 1 (3.33%) NHS
4 1 (3.33%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 29 (96.67%) Windows
2 14 (46.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 14 (46.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (40.00%) Windows 7
4 11 (36.67%) Windows XP
5 6 (20.00%) UNIX
6 5 (16.67%) Windows NT
7 4 (13.33%) Linux
7 4 (13.33%) Windows 2000
8 3 (10.00%) AIX
8 3 (10.00%) HPUX
8 3 (10.00%) Solaris
8 3 (10.00%) NetWare
9 2 (6.67%) Windows 8
9 2 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (3.33%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (30.00%) ITIL
2 4 (13.33%) Migration
3 2 (6.67%) Project Management
3 2 (6.67%) ERP
3 2 (6.67%) Fund Management
3 2 (6.67%) Wealth Management
3 2 (6.67%) Business Transformation
3 2 (6.67%) Service Desk Management
4 1 (3.33%) Data Migration
4 1 (3.33%) PRINCE
4 1 (3.33%) Service Delivery
4 1 (3.33%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (3.33%) Practice Management
4 1 (3.33%) Business Continuity
4 1 (3.33%) Content Management
4 1 (3.33%) Document Management
4 1 (3.33%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 7 (23.33%) C
2 3 (10.00%) C++
2 3 (10.00%) Java
2 3 (10.00%) Perl
2 3 (10.00%) Shell Script
2 3 (10.00%) Korn
2 3 (10.00%) Bash Shell
3 2 (6.67%) PowerShell
3 2 (6.67%) SQL
4 1 (3.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 9 (30.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (26.67%) MCSE
3 4 (13.33%) SC Cleared
3 4 (13.33%) Security Cleared
4 1 (3.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) SLA
1 1 (3.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (3.33%) QA
System Software
1 23 (76.67%) Active Directory
2 13 (43.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (30.00%) XenDesktop
4 8 (26.67%) vSphere
5 7 (23.33%) XenApp
6 6 (20.00%) XenServer
7 3 (10.00%) GPFS
8 2 (6.67%) Hyper-V
8 2 (6.67%) ISA Server
9 1 (3.33%) VMware ESX
9 1 (3.33%) Xen
9 1 (3.33%) Terminal Services
9 1 (3.33%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 8 (26.67%) SCCM
2 3 (10.00%) Tivoli
3 2 (6.67%) AppManager
3 2 (6.67%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 29 (96.67%) HP
2 23 (76.67%) Microsoft
3 18 (60.00%) Dell
4 16 (53.33%) VMware
5 11 (36.67%) Citrix
6 5 (16.67%) ServiceNow
7 4 (13.33%) IBM
8 3 (10.00%) Cisco
8 3 (10.00%) EMC
8 3 (10.00%) Hitachi
8 3 (10.00%) Veritas
9 2 (6.67%) NetApp
9 2 (6.67%) Oracle
9 2 (6.67%) SAP
9 2 (6.67%) 3PAR
9 2 (6.67%) AppSense
9 2 (6.67%) LANDesk
9 2 (6.67%) SolarWinds
10 1 (3.33%) Aruba
10 1 (3.33%) Nortel
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