The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Compaq products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Compaq over the 3 months to 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never 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.

Compaq
UK / England
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 577 625 594
Rank change year-on-year +48 -31  
Contract jobs citing Compaq 3 2 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.007% 0.004% 0.029%
As % of the Vendors category 0.016% 0.009% 0.066%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 7
Median daily rate £375 - £350
UK excluding London median daily rate - - £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 4
Median hourly rate £12.00 - £15.91
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £16.83

Compaq is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in England.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 18659 21671 22818
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 43.91% 44.48% 44.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 11425 13607 13668
Median daily rate £427 £408 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.78% +1.87%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 624 720 1036
Median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.89% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.15 £11.00 £11.16
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.33 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year -14.63% +10.81%  

Compaq
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing Compaq as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Job vacancy trend for Compaq in England

Compaq
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Compaq in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for Compaq in England

Compaq
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Compaq in England

Compaq
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Compaq within the England region over the 3 months to 25 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London - 3 £375 -
Compaq
UK

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Compaq also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for Compaq.

1 6 (100.00%) HP
2 5 (83.33%) Windows
3 4 (66.67%) ITIL
3 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 4 (66.67%) Service Management
3 4 (66.67%) Windows Vista
4 3 (50.00%) QA
4 3 (50.00%) Defect Management
4 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (50.00%) Regression Testing
4 3 (50.00%) Biometrics
4 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 3 (50.00%) Citrix
4 3 (50.00%) Test Strategy
4 3 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (50.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
5 2 (33.33%) Driving Licence
5 2 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (33.33%) Line Management
5 2 (33.33%) Nortel
5 2 (33.33%) ISEB
5 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
5 2 (33.33%) Windows XP
5 2 (33.33%) ADSL
5 2 (33.33%) GroupWise
5 2 (33.33%) Blackberry
5 2 (33.33%) Novell
5 2 (33.33%) Performance Testing
5 2 (33.33%) Unit Testing

Compaq
Co-occurring IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (33.33%) GroupWise
2 1 (16.67%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) ADSL
2 1 (16.67%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Analyst
2 3 (50.00%) QA Analyst
3 2 (33.33%) Desktop Engineer
3 2 (33.33%) Desktop Support
3 2 (33.33%) SCCM Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Active Directory Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) LAN Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Quality Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Support Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Technical Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Technical Support
4 1 (16.67%) Technical Support Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) VMware Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (33.33%) Blackberry
2 2 (33.33%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Vista
3 2 (33.33%) Windows 10
3 2 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 2 (33.33%) Windows XP
4 1 (16.67%) Windows 2000 Server
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) ITIL
1 4 (66.67%) Service Management
2 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) Biometrics
2 3 (50.00%) Defect Management
2 3 (50.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
2 3 (50.00%) Regression Testing
2 3 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 3 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Data Protection
3 2 (33.33%) Line Management
3 2 (33.33%) Performance Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Software Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Unit Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (16.67%) Problem Management
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) ISEB
1 2 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) ISEB Practitioner
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (50.00%) QA
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (33.33%) Hyper-V
2 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (16.67%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) SCCM
1 2 (33.33%) SCOM
2 1 (16.67%) DameWare
2 1 (16.67%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) HP
2 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 3 (50.00%) Citrix
4 2 (33.33%) Nortel
4 2 (33.33%) Novell
4 2 (33.33%) VMware
5 1 (16.67%) Dell
5 1 (16.67%) NetApp
5 1 (16.67%) Veritas