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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Compaq
Rank 615 589 547
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -42
Contract jobs citing Compaq 13 26 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.023% 0.048% 0.057%
As % of the Vendors category 0.052% 0.11% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 15 9
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£350 £125 £210
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+180.00% -40.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £199 £110 £184
10% offered a daily rate of more than £393 £300 £365
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £110 £210
% change year-on-year
+218.18% -47.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 12
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.93 £23.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.17% -15.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £19.87 £15.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.50 £19.99 £27.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 - £20.00

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
24962 24573 23789
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 43.75% 44.94% 46.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 14721 13575 12861
Average daily rate £400 £375 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -2.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £215 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1066 1080 1200
Average hourly rate £18.50 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.89 £37.50 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -10.25%

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 30 July 2015.

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 17 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 30 July 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
England -35 13 £350 +48.61%
West Midlands +3 4 - -
Worcestershire - 4 - -
Redditch - 4 - -
Welwyn Garden City - 3 £338 -
Hertfordshire - 3 £338 -
East of England - 3 £338 -
London -6 2 £288 +74.24%
South East -14 2 £299 -
South West - 1 - -
East Midlands - 1 £363 -
Milton Keynes - 1 £438 -
Bracknell - 1 £160 -
Exeter - 1 - -
Berkshire - 1 £160 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £438 -
Devon - 1 - -

Compaq
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, 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 23 (79.31%) HP
2 20 (68.97%) Windows
3 12 (41.38%) VMware
4 11 (37.93%) Dell
4 11 (37.93%) Microsoft
5 9 (31.03%) DNS
5 9 (31.03%) UNIX
6 8 (27.59%) ITIL
6 8 (27.59%) Solaris
6 8 (27.59%) Active Directory
7 7 (24.14%) Citrix
8 6 (20.69%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (20.69%) VMware Infrastructure
8 6 (20.69%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (20.69%) XenDesktop
8 6 (20.69%) Data Centre
9 5 (17.24%) vSphere
9 5 (17.24%) Security Cleared
9 5 (17.24%) Software Engineering
9 5 (17.24%) Clustering
9 5 (17.24%) SAN
9 5 (17.24%) Shell Script
9 5 (17.24%) Cisco
9 5 (17.24%) IBM
9 5 (17.24%) Linux
9 5 (17.24%) MS Exchange
9 5 (17.24%) DHCP
10 4 (13.79%) SMTP
10 4 (13.79%) SNMP
10 4 (13.79%) TCP/IP

Compaq
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, 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 5 (17.24%) MS Exchange
2 2 (6.90%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (6.90%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (6.90%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 4 (13.79%) MS Office
2 1 (3.45%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.45%) MS Visio
2 1 (3.45%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 9 (31.03%) DNS
2 5 (17.24%) SAN
2 5 (17.24%) DHCP
3 4 (13.79%) SMTP
3 4 (13.79%) Fibre Channel
3 4 (13.79%) SNMP
3 4 (13.79%) TCP/IP
4 2 (6.90%) ADSL
4 2 (6.90%) LAN
4 2 (6.90%) WAN
4 2 (6.90%) Firewall
5 1 (3.45%) Wireless
5 1 (3.45%) Frame Relay
5 1 (3.45%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (3.45%) Internet
5 1 (3.45%) OSPF
5 1 (3.45%) BGP
5 1 (3.45%) ATM
5 1 (3.45%) ISDN
5 1 (3.45%) VPN
Development Applications
1 1 (3.45%) InstallShield
1 1 (3.45%) SoapUI
General
1 3 (10.34%) Finance
2 1 (3.45%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5 (17.24%) Software Engineer
1 5 (17.24%) Support Engineer
1 5 (17.24%) Desktop Engineer
2 3 (10.34%) Hardware Engineer
2 3 (10.34%) Data Centre Technician
3 2 (6.90%) Server Engineer
3 2 (6.90%) UNIX Administrator
3 2 (6.90%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (6.90%) Administrator
3 2 (6.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (6.90%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 2 (6.90%) Desktop Support
3 2 (6.90%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (6.90%) Server Support
4 1 (3.45%) Technical Support
4 1 (3.45%) Network Engineer
4 1 (3.45%) Tester
4 1 (3.45%) Analyst
4 1 (3.45%) Test Analyst
4 1 (3.45%) UNIX Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.45%) SOAP
1 1 (3.45%) Web Services
1 1 (3.45%) XML
1 1 (3.45%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.69%) Data Centre
2 5 (17.24%) Clustering
3 4 (13.79%) HACMP
4 1 (3.45%) Biometrics
4 1 (3.45%) VAX
4 1 (3.45%) HP Storage
4 1 (3.45%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 20 (68.97%) Windows
2 9 (31.03%) UNIX
3 8 (27.59%) Solaris
4 6 (20.69%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (20.69%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (17.24%) Linux
6 4 (13.79%) AIX
6 4 (13.79%) HPUX
6 4 (13.79%) NetWare
6 4 (13.79%) Windows XP
7 3 (10.34%) Tru64
7 3 (10.34%) Windows 7
8 2 (6.90%) Windows Vista
9 1 (3.45%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (3.45%) Windows 8
9 1 (3.45%) OpenVMS
9 1 (3.45%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (27.59%) ITIL
2 5 (17.24%) Software Engineering
3 4 (13.79%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (10.34%) Incident Management
4 3 (10.34%) Asset Management
4 3 (10.34%) Server Building
4 3 (10.34%) Data Centre Operations
4 3 (10.34%) Change Control
5 2 (6.90%) Content Management
5 2 (6.90%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (3.45%) High Availability
6 1 (3.45%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (3.45%) Software Delivery
6 1 (3.45%) Operational Acceptance Testing
6 1 (3.45%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (3.45%) Performance Testing
6 1 (3.45%) Unit Testing
6 1 (3.45%) Software Testing
6 1 (3.45%) Service Management
6 1 (3.45%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (17.24%) Shell Script
2 4 (13.79%) Korn
2 4 (13.79%) Bash Shell
2 4 (13.79%) C
2 4 (13.79%) C++
2 4 (13.79%) Java
2 4 (13.79%) Perl
3 3 (10.34%) PowerShell
4 2 (6.90%) SQL
5 1 (3.45%) Ada
5 1 (3.45%) Assembly Language
5 1 (3.45%) Pascal
Qualifications
1 5 (17.24%) Security Cleared
2 4 (13.79%) MCSE
2 4 (13.79%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (6.90%) SC Cleared
4 1 (3.45%) DV Cleared
4 1 (3.45%) ISEB Practitioner
4 1 (3.45%) CCNP
4 1 (3.45%) CCNA
4 1 (3.45%) CCDA
4 1 (3.45%) CCDP
4 1 (3.45%) ISEB
4 1 (3.45%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (3.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
System Software
1 8 (27.59%) Active Directory
2 6 (20.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (20.69%) XenDesktop
3 5 (17.24%) vSphere
4 4 (13.79%) GPFS
4 4 (13.79%) XenApp
4 4 (13.79%) XenServer
5 1 (3.45%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 4 (13.79%) Tivoli
1 4 (13.79%) HP SIM
2 1 (3.45%) SCCM
Vendors
1 23 (79.31%) HP
2 12 (41.38%) VMware
3 11 (37.93%) Dell
3 11 (37.93%) Microsoft
4 7 (24.14%) Citrix
5 5 (17.24%) Cisco
5 5 (17.24%) IBM
6 4 (13.79%) Sun
6 4 (13.79%) Hitachi
6 4 (13.79%) EMC
6 4 (13.79%) Veritas
7 3 (10.34%) Fujitsu Siemens
7 3 (10.34%) Siemens
8 2 (6.90%) McAfee
8 2 (6.90%) Stellent
9 1 (3.45%) AppSense
9 1 (3.45%) Altiris
9 1 (3.45%) Wyse
9 1 (3.45%) CheckPoint
9 1 (3.45%) webMethods