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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Compaq
Rank 572 561 572
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +11
Contract jobs citing Compaq 23 17 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.041% 0.032% 0.043%
As % of the Vendors category 0.088% 0.068% 0.093%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 6 16
Average daily rate
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£200 £200 £276
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -27.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £160 £173
10% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £388 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £173 £160 £275
% change year-on-year
+7.81% -41.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 3
Average hourly rate £19.93 £25.00 £24.38
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.30% +2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.87 £20.00 £23.28
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.99 £29.60 £28.88
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £22.50 £23.69
% change year-on-year
- -5.01%

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
26028 25021 26921
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 46.18% 46.94% 46.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 14561 13847 13670
Average daily rate £385 £385 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £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 1102 1116 1369
Average hourly rate £18.00 £19.50 £19.68
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -0.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £40.57 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.91
% change year-on-year
-10.25% -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 22 August 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 14 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 22 August 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 -27 16 £236 +18.00%
London +14 7 £258 -6.36%
North West - 6 £236 -
Aberdeen - 5 £110 -
Scotland - 5 £110 -
South East +2 3 - -
City of London +30 1 - -
Northern Ireland - - - -
Cheshire - - - -
Surrey - - - -
County Antrim - - - -
Belfast - - - -
Camberley - - - -
Chester - - - -

Compaq
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 48 (97.96%) HP
2 47 (95.92%) Windows
3 39 (79.59%) Microsoft
4 36 (73.47%) Active Directory
5 32 (65.31%) Dell
5 32 (65.31%) VMware
6 29 (59.18%) Windows Server 2003
6 29 (59.18%) Windows Server 2008
7 25 (51.02%) VMware Infrastructure
8 24 (48.98%) DNS
9 23 (46.94%) Citrix
10 21 (42.86%) DHCP
10 21 (42.86%) XenDesktop
11 20 (40.82%) vSphere
11 20 (40.82%) Microsoft Certification
11 20 (40.82%) ITIL
12 19 (38.78%) MCSE
13 18 (36.73%) XenApp
14 17 (34.69%) XenServer
15 15 (30.61%) MS Office
16 13 (26.53%) Security Cleared
16 13 (26.53%) Windows 7
17 12 (24.49%) SC Cleared
17 12 (24.49%) Windows XP
18 10 (20.41%) Clustering
18 10 (20.41%) UNIX
19 9 (18.37%) C
19 9 (18.37%) SAN
20 8 (16.33%) VPN
20 8 (16.33%) MS Excel

Compaq
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 8 (16.33%) SharePoint
2 6 (12.24%) SharePoint 2010
2 6 (12.24%) SharePoint 2013
3 3 (6.12%) MS Exchange
4 2 (4.08%) IIS
5 1 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (2.04%) IBM Notes
5 1 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 15 (30.61%) MS Office
2 8 (16.33%) MS Excel
3 3 (6.12%) MS Visio
4 2 (4.08%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.04%) BPCS
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.08%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (48.98%) DNS
2 21 (42.86%) DHCP
3 9 (18.37%) SAN
4 8 (16.33%) VPN
5 6 (12.24%) Fibre Channel
6 5 (10.20%) TCP/IP
7 4 (8.16%) Wireless
8 3 (6.12%) Firewall
8 3 (6.12%) LAN
8 3 (6.12%) WAN
9 1 (2.04%) Cisco PIX
9 1 (2.04%) iSCSI
9 1 (2.04%) KiloStream
9 1 (2.04%) MegaStream
9 1 (2.04%) ISDN
9 1 (2.04%) SSL
9 1 (2.04%) NetScreen
9 1 (2.04%) OSPF
9 1 (2.04%) BGP
9 1 (2.04%) FCoE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.16%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (2.04%) Ingres
2 1 (2.04%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 4 (8.16%) Telecoms
2 3 (6.12%) Legal
3 2 (4.08%) Manufacturing
3 2 (4.08%) Corporate Banking
3 2 (4.08%) Local Government
3 2 (4.08%) Investment Banking
3 2 (4.08%) Banking
3 2 (4.08%) Retail
4 1 (2.04%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (22.45%) Server Engineer
2 10 (20.41%) Support Engineer
3 7 (14.29%) Desktop Support
4 6 (12.24%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 6 (12.24%) Desktop Engineer
5 5 (10.20%) Support Analyst
5 5 (10.20%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (10.20%) Analyst
6 4 (8.16%) Windows Server Engineer
7 3 (6.12%) Test Engineer
7 3 (6.12%) Server Support
7 3 (6.12%) Consultant
7 3 (6.12%) Software Engineer
8 2 (4.08%) Systems Administrator
8 2 (4.08%) Administrator
8 2 (4.08%) Software Test Engineer
8 2 (4.08%) Migration Consultant
8 2 (4.08%) Windows Systems Administrator
8 2 (4.08%) Server Support Engineer
8 2 (4.08%) Windows Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (12.24%) Web Services
2 2 (4.08%) ASP.NET
2 2 (4.08%) .NET
3 1 (2.04%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (20.41%) Clustering
2 5 (10.20%) PDA
2 5 (10.20%) HACMP
3 2 (4.08%) Device Driver
4 1 (2.04%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.04%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.04%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.04%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 47 (95.92%) Windows
2 29 (59.18%) Windows Server 2003
2 29 (59.18%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (26.53%) Windows 7
4 12 (24.49%) Windows XP
5 10 (20.41%) UNIX
6 7 (14.29%) Linux
7 6 (12.24%) AIX
7 6 (12.24%) HPUX
7 6 (12.24%) Solaris
8 5 (10.20%) Windows NT
8 5 (10.20%) NetWare
9 4 (8.16%) Windows 2000
10 2 (4.08%) Windows 8
10 2 (4.08%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (2.04%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (40.82%) ITIL
2 4 (8.16%) Migration
3 3 (6.12%) Service Desk Management
4 2 (4.08%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (4.08%) Business Transformation
4 2 (4.08%) Project Management
4 2 (4.08%) ERP
4 2 (4.08%) Fund Management
4 2 (4.08%) Wealth Management
4 2 (4.08%) Document Management
5 1 (2.04%) Content Management
5 1 (2.04%) Software Engineering
5 1 (2.04%) Systems Analysis
5 1 (2.04%) Data Migration
5 1 (2.04%) Business Continuity
5 1 (2.04%) Service Delivery
5 1 (2.04%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (2.04%) Practice Management
5 1 (2.04%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 9 (18.37%) C
2 6 (12.24%) Shell Script
2 6 (12.24%) Java
2 6 (12.24%) Perl
2 6 (12.24%) Korn
2 6 (12.24%) Bash Shell
3 5 (10.20%) C++
4 3 (6.12%) SQL
5 2 (4.08%) PowerShell
5 2 (4.08%) VB
6 1 (2.04%) PHP
6 1 (2.04%) Python
Qualifications
1 20 (40.82%) Microsoft Certification
2 19 (38.78%) MCSE
3 13 (26.53%) Security Cleared
4 12 (24.49%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.04%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.04%) QA
1 1 (2.04%) SLA
1 1 (2.04%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 36 (73.47%) Active Directory
2 25 (51.02%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (42.86%) XenDesktop
4 20 (40.82%) vSphere
5 18 (36.73%) XenApp
6 17 (34.69%) XenServer
7 5 (10.20%) GPFS
8 3 (6.12%) ISA Server
9 2 (4.08%) Hyper-V
10 1 (2.04%) Xen
10 1 (2.04%) VMware ESX
10 1 (2.04%) Terminal Services
10 1 (2.04%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 8 (16.33%) SCCM
2 6 (12.24%) Tivoli
3 3 (6.12%) Backup Exec
3 3 (6.12%) AppManager
Vendors
1 48 (97.96%) HP
2 39 (79.59%) Microsoft
3 32 (65.31%) Dell
3 32 (65.31%) VMware
4 23 (46.94%) Citrix
5 7 (14.29%) IBM
5 7 (14.29%) EMC
6 6 (12.24%) Hitachi
7 5 (10.20%) ServiceNow
7 5 (10.20%) Veritas
8 4 (8.16%) Cisco
9 3 (6.12%) LANDesk
9 3 (6.12%) AppSense
9 3 (6.12%) Oracle
9 3 (6.12%) 3PAR
9 3 (6.12%) SolarWinds
10 2 (4.08%) Aruba
10 2 (4.08%) NetApp
10 2 (4.08%) SAP
10 2 (4.08%) Open Text