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 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Compaq
Rank 582 569 520
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -49
Contract jobs citing Compaq 14 26 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.026% 0.049% 0.072%
As % of the Vendors category 0.058% 0.11% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 14 9
Average daily rate
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£338 £250 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £125 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £394 £285 £290
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £255 £215
% change year-on-year
+32.35% +18.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 13
Average hourly rate £15.91 £32.47 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.99% +62.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £29.50 £16.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.30 £33.60 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.83 £32.47 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-48.18% +62.35%

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
23947 23780 22159
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 44.90% 44.92% 46.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 13966 13494 11792
Average daily rate £400 £388 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £223 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1088 1048 1200
Average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.19 £11.00 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.49 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -10.52%

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 29 May 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 20 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 May 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 -34 14 £338 +35.00% 1
North West -27 4 £301 +17.96%
City of London +16 3 - -
London +1 3 - -
Lancashire -1 3 £301 +17.96%
Blackpool -5 3 £301 +17.96%
Welwyn Garden City - 3 £338 -
Hertfordshire - 3 £338 -
East of England - 3 £338 -
South West +13 1 £140 -
Hampshire -2 1 - -
Exeter -3 1 £140 -
Devon -4 1 £140 -
South East -5 1 - -
Winchester -8 1 - -
Yorkshire -19 1 £425 +286.36%
Bradford - 1 £425 -
Manchester - 1 - -
East Midlands - 1 £363 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £425 -

Compaq
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 29 (93.55%) HP
2 19 (61.29%) Windows
3 18 (58.06%) VMware
4 14 (45.16%) UNIX
4 14 (45.16%) Microsoft
5 12 (38.71%) Active Directory
5 12 (38.71%) SAN
6 10 (32.26%) Shell Script
6 10 (32.26%) Linux
6 10 (32.26%) Clustering
7 9 (29.03%) HPUX
7 9 (29.03%) Solaris
7 9 (29.03%) C
7 9 (29.03%) Perl
7 9 (29.03%) Citrix
7 9 (29.03%) DNS
7 9 (29.03%) VMware Infrastructure
7 9 (29.03%) Fibre Channel
8 8 (25.81%) Windows Server 2008
8 8 (25.81%) IBM
8 8 (25.81%) Dell
8 8 (25.81%) Windows Server 2003
9 7 (22.58%) Tivoli
9 7 (22.58%) Hitachi
9 7 (22.58%) Veritas
9 7 (22.58%) EMC
9 7 (22.58%) C++
9 7 (22.58%) Java
9 7 (22.58%) AIX
9 7 (22.58%) ITIL

Compaq
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 3 (9.68%) SharePoint
1 3 (9.68%) MS Exchange
2 2 (6.45%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (6.45%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (3.23%) IBM Notes
3 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 4 (12.90%) MS Excel
2 3 (9.68%) MS Office
3 1 (3.23%) MS Visio
3 1 (3.23%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 12 (38.71%) SAN
2 9 (29.03%) DNS
2 9 (29.03%) Fibre Channel
3 7 (22.58%) DHCP
4 4 (12.90%) Firewall
4 4 (12.90%) LAN
4 4 (12.90%) WAN
5 3 (9.68%) TCP/IP
5 3 (9.68%) VPN
5 3 (9.68%) Wireless
6 2 (6.45%) LDAP
6 2 (6.45%) NAS
7 1 (3.23%) ATM
7 1 (3.23%) ISDN
7 1 (3.23%) RIP
7 1 (3.23%) IPX
7 1 (3.23%) OSPF
7 1 (3.23%) BGP
7 1 (3.23%) SNA
7 1 (3.23%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.23%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (3.23%) InstallShield
General
1 5 (16.13%) Finance
2 2 (6.45%) Banking
2 2 (6.45%) Investment Banking
2 2 (6.45%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (19.35%) Software Engineer
2 5 (16.13%) Support Engineer
2 5 (16.13%) Desktop Engineer
3 4 (12.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (9.68%) Hardware Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) UNIX Administrator
5 2 (6.45%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Desktop Support
5 2 (6.45%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (6.45%) Administrator
5 2 (6.45%) Server Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Storage Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Security Manager
6 1 (3.23%) Development Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Senior Desktop Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) IT Security Manager
6 1 (3.23%) Server Support Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Senior Server Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.68%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (32.26%) Clustering
2 7 (22.58%) HACMP
3 6 (19.35%) Data Centre
4 2 (6.45%) Computer Science
5 1 (3.23%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 19 (61.29%) Windows
2 14 (45.16%) UNIX
3 10 (32.26%) Linux
4 9 (29.03%) HPUX
4 9 (29.03%) Solaris
5 8 (25.81%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (25.81%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (22.58%) AIX
6 7 (22.58%) NetWare
7 4 (12.90%) Windows XP
8 3 (9.68%) Windows 7
8 3 (9.68%) Windows 2000
8 3 (9.68%) Tru64
9 2 (6.45%) SUSE
9 2 (6.45%) Slackware
9 2 (6.45%) Windows NT
10 1 (3.23%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (3.23%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (22.58%) ITIL
1 7 (22.58%) Root Cause Analysis
2 6 (19.35%) Software Engineering
3 3 (9.68%) Server Building
3 3 (9.68%) Change Control
3 3 (9.68%) Incident Management
3 3 (9.68%) Asset Management
4 2 (6.45%) Content Management
4 2 (6.45%) Fund Management
4 2 (6.45%) Wealth Management
4 2 (6.45%) Technical Architecture
4 2 (6.45%) PRINCE2
4 2 (6.45%) Business Transformation
4 2 (6.45%) Security Patching
4 2 (6.45%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (3.23%) High Availability
5 1 (3.23%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (3.23%) Software Delivery
5 1 (3.23%) Document Management
5 1 (3.23%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (32.26%) Shell Script
2 9 (29.03%) C
2 9 (29.03%) Perl
3 7 (22.58%) C++
3 7 (22.58%) Java
3 7 (22.58%) Korn
3 7 (22.58%) Bash Shell
4 3 (9.68%) PowerShell
5 2 (6.45%) SQL
6 1 (3.23%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (16.13%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (12.90%) Security Cleared
2 4 (12.90%) MCSE
3 3 (9.68%) Degree
4 2 (6.45%) SC Cleared
4 2 (6.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (3.23%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (3.23%) CCNP
5 1 (3.23%) CCNA
5 1 (3.23%) CCDA
5 1 (3.23%) CCDP
5 1 (3.23%) MCDST
System Software
1 12 (38.71%) Active Directory
2 9 (29.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (22.58%) GPFS
4 6 (19.35%) vSphere
4 6 (19.35%) XenDesktop
5 4 (12.90%) XenApp
5 4 (12.90%) XenServer
6 3 (9.68%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 7 (22.58%) Tivoli
2 4 (12.90%) HP SIM
3 1 (3.23%) SCCM
3 1 (3.23%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 29 (93.55%) HP
2 18 (58.06%) VMware
3 14 (45.16%) Microsoft
4 9 (29.03%) Citrix
5 8 (25.81%) IBM
5 8 (25.81%) Dell
6 7 (22.58%) Hitachi
6 7 (22.58%) Veritas
6 7 (22.58%) EMC
7 6 (19.35%) Cisco
8 4 (12.90%) NetApp
9 3 (9.68%) 3PAR
9 3 (9.68%) Aruba
9 3 (9.68%) Oracle
9 3 (9.68%) Siemens
9 3 (9.68%) Fujitsu Siemens
10 2 (6.45%) AppSense
10 2 (6.45%) Stellent
10 2 (6.45%) Brocade
10 2 (6.45%) McAfee