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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 563 602 585
Rank change year-on-year +39 -17  
Contract jobs citing Compaq 3 13 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.007% 0.026% 0.039%
As % of the Vendors category 0.017% 0.061% 0.086%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 4
Median daily rate £381 £300 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +27.08% -10.56%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £376 £250 £306
10% offered a daily rate of more than £386 £415 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £381 £275 £310
% change year-on-year +38.63% -11.41%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £15.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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 18153 21417 22207
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 43.80% 43.65% 45.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 11317 13158 12832
Median daily rate £425 £410 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £563 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 634 765 953
Median hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.25% +11.42%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.55 £11.23
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.38 £51.00 £42.05
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.38 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -13.81% +11.76%  

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 27 March 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
South East +12 3 £381 -10.29%
Compaq
UK

Compaq
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 4 (100.00%) HP
2 3 (75.00%) Regression Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) Biometrics
2 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) QA
2 3 (75.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (75.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Defect Management
2 3 (75.00%) Test Strategy
3 2 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (50.00%) Windows 10
3 2 (50.00%) Performance Testing
3 2 (50.00%) Unit Testing
3 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (50.00%) ITIL
3 2 (50.00%) ISEB
3 2 (50.00%) Citrix
3 2 (50.00%) Software Testing
3 2 (50.00%) Service Management
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Vista
4 1 (25.00%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (25.00%) ISEB Practitioner
4 1 (25.00%) Veritas
4 1 (25.00%) Apple
4 1 (25.00%) EPoS
4 1 (25.00%) Sophos

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:

Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (25.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Dynamics NAV
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Analyst
2 3 (75.00%) QA Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) 1st Line Support
3 1 (25.00%) 1st Line Support Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) 1st Line Support Technician
3 1 (25.00%) First Line Help Desk Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) First Line Help Desk Support
3 1 (25.00%) Help Desk Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Help Desk Support
3 1 (25.00%) Help Desk Support Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Help Desk Support Technician
3 1 (25.00%) Help Desk Technician
3 1 (25.00%) Quality Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Service Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Service Desk Support
3 1 (25.00%) Service Desk Support Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Service Desk Technician
3 1 (25.00%) Support Technician
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (25.00%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Windows 10
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Vista
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 2000
3 1 (25.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (75.00%) Biometrics
1 3 (75.00%) Defect Management
1 3 (75.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
1 3 (75.00%) Regression Testing
1 3 (75.00%) Test Strategy
1 3 (75.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (50.00%) ITIL
2 2 (50.00%) Performance Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Service Management
2 2 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Unit Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Software Licensing
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) ISEB
1 2 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (75.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) HP
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (50.00%) Citrix
4 1 (25.00%) Apple
4 1 (25.00%) Belkin
4 1 (25.00%) Cisco
4 1 (25.00%) Dell
4 1 (25.00%) IBM
4 1 (25.00%) Intel
4 1 (25.00%) NETGEAR
4 1 (25.00%) Sophos
4 1 (25.00%) Veritas