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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Compaq
Rank 586 567 532
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -35
Contract jobs citing Compaq 9 15 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.016% 0.029% 0.050%
As % of the Vendors category 0.036% 0.063% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 14
Average daily rate
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- £298 £160
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +85.93%
UK excluding London average daily rate - - £160
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 2
Average hourly rate £19.13 £20.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.37% -11.11%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.63 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+23.12% -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
25051 23888 23758
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.40% 46.29% 47.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 14924 13568 12329
Average daily rate £388 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.33%
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 £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1174 1118 1406
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £36.41 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.40 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.35% -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
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
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Compaq within the UK over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

Compaq Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Compaq
Top 5 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 19 December 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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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 -36 9 - - 1
London +10 7 - - 1
City of London +9 2 - -
Scotland - - - -
Glasgow - - - -

Compaq
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 24 (96.00%) HP
2 16 (64.00%) Windows
3 13 (52.00%) Microsoft
4 12 (48.00%) Dell
5 10 (40.00%) Active Directory
6 9 (36.00%) UNIX
6 9 (36.00%) SAN
7 8 (32.00%) Shell Script
7 8 (32.00%) Perl
7 8 (32.00%) HPUX
7 8 (32.00%) Solaris
7 8 (32.00%) Linux
7 8 (32.00%) VMware
7 8 (32.00%) Fibre Channel
8 7 (28.00%) Windows 7
8 7 (28.00%) MS Office
8 7 (28.00%) Microsoft Certification
9 6 (24.00%) Cisco
10 5 (20.00%) Brocade
10 5 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
10 5 (20.00%) NAS
10 5 (20.00%) XenDesktop
10 5 (20.00%) IBM
10 5 (20.00%) Citrix
10 5 (20.00%) Windows XP
10 5 (20.00%) DHCP
10 5 (20.00%) ITIL
10 5 (20.00%) MCSE
10 5 (20.00%) SUSE
10 5 (20.00%) Slackware

Compaq
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 1 (4.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (4.00%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 7 (28.00%) MS Office
2 2 (8.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (4.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (4.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) BPCS
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (36.00%) SAN
2 8 (32.00%) Fibre Channel
3 5 (20.00%) NAS
3 5 (20.00%) DHCP
4 4 (16.00%) VPN
4 4 (16.00%) DNS
5 1 (4.00%) Wireless
General
1 3 (12.00%) Telecoms
1 3 (12.00%) Finance
2 2 (8.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 6 (24.00%) Desktop Engineer
2 5 (20.00%) Storage Engineer
2 5 (20.00%) Desktop Support
3 4 (16.00%) Support Engineer
3 4 (16.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) Test Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Software Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Support Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Software Test Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Hardware Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Server Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Desktop Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) IT Support Specialist
6 1 (4.00%) Services Delivery Consultant
6 1 (4.00%) Deployment Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) IT Support
6 1 (4.00%) Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.00%) PDA
2 3 (12.00%) HACMP
2 3 (12.00%) Clustering
3 1 (4.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 16 (64.00%) Windows
2 9 (36.00%) UNIX
3 8 (32.00%) HPUX
3 8 (32.00%) Solaris
3 8 (32.00%) Linux
4 7 (28.00%) Windows 7
5 5 (20.00%) Windows XP
5 5 (20.00%) SUSE
5 5 (20.00%) Slackware
6 4 (16.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (16.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (12.00%) NetWare
7 3 (12.00%) AIX
8 1 (4.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (20.00%) ITIL
2 2 (8.00%) ERP
2 2 (8.00%) Change Control
2 2 (8.00%) Incident Management
2 2 (8.00%) Asset Management
3 1 (4.00%) Systems Analysis
3 1 (4.00%) Service Desk Management
3 1 (4.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (4.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (4.00%) Business Continuity
3 1 (4.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (32.00%) Shell Script
1 8 (32.00%) Perl
2 4 (16.00%) C
3 3 (12.00%) Korn
3 3 (12.00%) Bash Shell
3 3 (12.00%) C++
3 3 (12.00%) Java
4 1 (4.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (28.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (20.00%) MCSE
3 2 (8.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (8.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (4.00%) MCDST
4 1 (4.00%) Degree
4 1 (4.00%) HP APS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 10 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (20.00%) XenDesktop
3 4 (16.00%) vSphere
3 4 (16.00%) XenApp
4 3 (12.00%) XenServer
4 3 (12.00%) GPFS
5 1 (4.00%) VMware ESX
5 1 (4.00%) Xen
5 1 (4.00%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 4 (16.00%) SCCM
2 3 (12.00%) Tivoli
3 2 (8.00%) HP SIM
4 1 (4.00%) Backup Exec
4 1 (4.00%) AppManager
Vendors
1 24 (96.00%) HP
2 13 (52.00%) Microsoft
3 12 (48.00%) Dell
4 8 (32.00%) VMware
5 6 (24.00%) Cisco
6 5 (20.00%) Brocade
6 5 (20.00%) IBM
6 5 (20.00%) Citrix
6 5 (20.00%) SGI
6 5 (20.00%) NetApp
6 5 (20.00%) Red Hat
7 4 (16.00%) ServiceNow
8 3 (12.00%) EMC
8 3 (12.00%) Veritas
8 3 (12.00%) Hitachi
9 2 (8.00%) Siemens
9 2 (8.00%) SAP
9 2 (8.00%) Fujitsu Siemens
10 1 (4.00%) Computacenter
10 1 (4.00%) LANDesk