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 January 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 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Compaq
Rank 567 534 515
Rank change year-on-year
-33 -19
Contract jobs citing Compaq 16 19 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.031% 0.039% 0.054%
As % of the Vendors category 0.068% 0.086% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 10
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£450 £213 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+111.76% -29.16%
UK excluding London average daily rate - £215 £300
% change year-on-year
- -28.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 4
Average hourly rate £19.25 £15.50 £23.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.19% -34.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.05 £15.50 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.85 £15.50 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.63 £15.50 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+58.87% -34.73%

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
23359 22019 21063
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.78% 45.72% 47.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 13656 12210 10981
Average daily rate £400 £390 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £223 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1012 954 1305
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -10.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £39.80 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -13.15%

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 30 January 2015.

Compaq Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Compaq
Top 8 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 January 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 -21 16 £450 +111.76% 3
London -10 10 £450 +114.28% 1
South East -1 4 - - 1
City of London - 1 - -
Glasgow - - - -
Redhill - - - -
Surrey - - - -
Scotland - - - -

Compaq
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 21 (100.00%) HP
2 11 (52.38%) SAN
3 10 (47.62%) UNIX
3 10 (47.62%) Windows
3 10 (47.62%) VMware
4 9 (42.86%) Microsoft
5 8 (38.10%) Shell Script
5 8 (38.10%) HPUX
5 8 (38.10%) Solaris
5 8 (38.10%) Linux
5 8 (38.10%) Perl
5 8 (38.10%) Fibre Channel
6 7 (33.33%) Cisco
6 7 (33.33%) Active Directory
6 7 (33.33%) NetApp
7 6 (28.57%) Dell
7 6 (28.57%) DNS
7 6 (28.57%) C
7 6 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
8 5 (23.81%) NAS
8 5 (23.81%) Clustering
8 5 (23.81%) Finance
8 5 (23.81%) SUSE
8 5 (23.81%) Slackware
8 5 (23.81%) Brocade
8 5 (23.81%) ITIL
8 5 (23.81%) Citrix
8 5 (23.81%) Red Hat
8 5 (23.81%) SGI
9 4 (19.05%) Microsoft Certification

Compaq
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 1 (4.76%) SharePoint
1 1 (4.76%) MS Exchange
1 1 (4.76%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 3 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 2 (9.52%) MS Office
3 1 (4.76%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (4.76%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 11 (52.38%) SAN
2 8 (38.10%) Fibre Channel
3 6 (28.57%) DNS
4 5 (23.81%) NAS
5 4 (19.05%) DHCP
6 2 (9.52%) Firewall
6 2 (9.52%) Wireless
6 2 (9.52%) LAN
6 2 (9.52%) WAN
6 2 (9.52%) LDAP
6 2 (9.52%) TCP/IP
6 2 (9.52%) VPN
7 1 (4.76%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (23.81%) Finance
2 2 (9.52%) Banking
2 2 (9.52%) Corporate Banking
2 2 (9.52%) Investment Banking
3 1 (4.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (23.81%) Storage Engineer
2 3 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (14.29%) Desktop Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Software Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Hardware Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Security Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Development Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Services Delivery Consultant
4 1 (4.76%) IT Security Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Server Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Consultant
4 1 (4.76%) Customer Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Support Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (4.76%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (14.29%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (23.81%) Clustering
2 3 (14.29%) Computer Science
2 3 (14.29%) HACMP
3 2 (9.52%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 10 (47.62%) UNIX
1 10 (47.62%) Windows
2 8 (38.10%) HPUX
2 8 (38.10%) Solaris
2 8 (38.10%) Linux
3 5 (23.81%) SUSE
3 5 (23.81%) Slackware
4 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (14.29%) NetWare
4 3 (14.29%) Windows XP
4 3 (14.29%) AIX
4 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (9.52%) Windows 2000
5 2 (9.52%) Windows NT
6 1 (4.76%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (23.81%) ITIL
2 3 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (9.52%) PRINCE2
3 2 (9.52%) Asset Management
3 2 (9.52%) Fund Management
3 2 (9.52%) Wealth Management
3 2 (9.52%) Incident Management
3 2 (9.52%) Technical Architecture
3 2 (9.52%) Software Engineering
3 2 (9.52%) Business Transformation
3 2 (9.52%) Change Control
4 1 (4.76%) Service Desk Management
4 1 (4.76%) Document Management
4 1 (4.76%) Business Continuity
4 1 (4.76%) Service Delivery
4 1 (4.76%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (4.76%) Project Management
4 1 (4.76%) Risk Management
4 1 (4.76%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (38.10%) Shell Script
1 8 (38.10%) Perl
2 6 (28.57%) C
3 3 (14.29%) Bash Shell
3 3 (14.29%) Korn
3 3 (14.29%) C++
3 3 (14.29%) Java
4 1 (4.76%) SQL
4 1 (4.76%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (19.05%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (19.05%) Degree
2 3 (14.29%) MCSE
3 2 (9.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (4.76%) HP APS
4 1 (4.76%) MCDST
4 1 (4.76%) SC Cleared
4 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 7 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 6 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (14.29%) XenDesktop
3 3 (14.29%) vSphere
3 3 (14.29%) GPFS
4 2 (9.52%) ISA Server
4 2 (9.52%) XenApp
5 1 (4.76%) XenServer
5 1 (4.76%) Xen
5 1 (4.76%) VMware ESX
5 1 (4.76%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 3 (14.29%) Tivoli
2 2 (9.52%) HP SIM
3 1 (4.76%) Backup Exec
3 1 (4.76%) AppManager
Vendors
1 21 (100.00%) HP
2 10 (47.62%) VMware
3 9 (42.86%) Microsoft
4 7 (33.33%) Cisco
4 7 (33.33%) NetApp
5 6 (28.57%) Dell
6 5 (23.81%) Brocade
6 5 (23.81%) Citrix
6 5 (23.81%) Red Hat
6 5 (23.81%) SGI
7 4 (19.05%) Oracle
7 4 (19.05%) IBM
8 3 (14.29%) 3PAR
8 3 (14.29%) Hitachi
8 3 (14.29%) EMC
8 3 (14.29%) Veritas
9 2 (9.52%) Siemens
9 2 (9.52%) AppSense
9 2 (9.52%) Aruba
9 2 (9.52%) Fujitsu Siemens
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