The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Compaq products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Compaq over the 3 months to 31 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Compaq
Rank 112 117 97
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -20
Contract jobs citing Compaq 4 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.17% 0.082% 0.25%
As % of the Vendors category 0.39% 0.17% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £110 £208
% change year-on-year
+229.54% -46.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 3
Average hourly rate £17.50 - £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 - £20.00
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Vendors Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1036 1196 908
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 43.09% 48.84% 45.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 549 561 396
Average daily rate £375 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £192 £185 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £509 £488 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 77 85 70
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.93 £10.30 £11.22
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £34.32 £28.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.48
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -10.16%

Compaq
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Compaq across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Compaq Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Compaq
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Compaq across the West Midlands region.

Compaq Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Compaq
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Compaq across the West Midlands region.

Compaq Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Compaq
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Compaq within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 31 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
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Worcestershire - 4 - -
Compaq
England

Compaq
Top 13 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region 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 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Solaris
1 4 (100.00%) SMTP
1 4 (100.00%) SNMP
1 4 (100.00%) Sun
1 4 (100.00%) Dell
1 4 (100.00%) DNS
1 4 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (75.00%) Data Centre Operations
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco
2 3 (75.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (25.00%) Internet
3 1 (25.00%) Legal

Compaq
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region 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.

Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) SMTP
1 4 (100.00%) SNMP
1 4 (100.00%) DNS
2 3 (75.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (25.00%) Internet
General
1 1 (25.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Data Centre Technician
2 1 (25.00%) Server Support
2 1 (25.00%) Network Support
2 1 (25.00%) Data Centre Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Data Centre Operations
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Sun
1 4 (100.00%) Dell
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco