The first table below looks at the demand for Microsoft Certification in IT contracts advertised for the Hemel Hempstead region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft Certification over the 3 months to 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Hemel Hempstead region.

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.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certification
Rank 17 15 24
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +9
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Certification 1 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hemel Hempstead 1.35% 1.72% 0.85%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.70% 7.69% 2.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate
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£190 - £170
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.80 £17.23 £16.25
% change year-on-year
-8.25% +6.00%
Qualifications Category
Hemel Hempstead
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
37 13 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hemel Hempstead 50.00% 22.41% 32.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 10
Average daily rate £450 £595 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.36% +36.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £187 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £790 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-9.52% -4.54%
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Microsoft Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in Hemel Hempstead

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft Certification across the Hemel Hempstead region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

Microsoft Certification Jobs Demand Trend in Hemel Hempstead

Microsoft Certification
Daily Rate Trend in Hemel Hempstead

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Microsoft Certification across the Hemel Hempstead region.

Microsoft Certification Daily Rate Trend in Hemel Hempstead

Microsoft Certification
Hourly Rate Trend in Hemel Hempstead

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft Certification across the Hemel Hempstead region.

Microsoft Certification Hourly Rate Trend in Hemel Hempstead

Microsoft Certification
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Hemel Hempstead

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hemel Hempstead region citing Microsoft Certification 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 Microsoft Certification.

1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) MCSE
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) Hyper-V
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 7
2 2 (66.67%) Sage
2 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) MS Office
2 2 (66.67%) Firewall
3 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (33.33%) Clustering
3 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) VBScript
3 1 (33.33%) VB
3 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (33.33%) DHCP
3 1 (33.33%) DNS
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Hemel Hempstead by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hemel Hempstead region citing Microsoft Certification 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 Microsoft Certification. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MS Office
2 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
1 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 1 (33.33%) DHCP
2 1 (33.33%) DNS
General
1 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Network Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 7
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) VBScript
2 1 (33.33%) VB
2 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) MCSE
2 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Sage
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft