The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services 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 over the 3 months to 27 March 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 the Microsoft Corporation.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 11 12 8
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -4
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 6 6 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hemel Hempstead 9.23% 8.11% 14.29%
As % of the Vendors category 17.14% 13.33% 30.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 1
Average daily rate
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£289 £105 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+175.00% -59.61%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £327 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.03% +0.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £12.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £14.63
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.27%
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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 Hemel Hempstead region.

Vendors Category
Hemel Hempstead
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
35 45 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hemel Hempstead 53.85% 60.81% 46.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 8 6
Average daily rate £413 £388 £230
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.45% +68.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £326 £105 £133
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £534 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Average hourly rate - - £12.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £18.40
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -4.89%

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Hemel Hempstead

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

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Hemel Hempstead

Microsoft
Daily Rate Trend in Hemel Hempstead

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

Microsoft Daily Rate Trend in Hemel Hempstead

Microsoft
Daily Rate Histogram in Hemel Hempstead

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Hemel Hempstead region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

Microsoft Daily Rate Histogram in Hemel Hempstead

Microsoft
Hourly Rate Trend in Hemel Hempstead

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

Microsoft Hourly Rate Trend in Hemel Hempstead

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hemel Hempstead

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hemel Hempstead region citing Microsoft 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.

1 10 (55.56%) MS Office
2 9 (50.00%) MS Excel
3 8 (44.44%) Windows
4 6 (33.33%) VBScript
4 6 (33.33%) Telecoms
5 5 (27.78%) MVC
5 5 (27.78%) WinForms
5 5 (27.78%) Service Management
5 5 (27.78%) Service Delivery
5 5 (27.78%) SQL Server 2000
5 5 (27.78%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 5 (27.78%) Lotus
5 5 (27.78%) VB.NET
5 5 (27.78%) .NET
5 5 (27.78%) SQL Server
5 5 (27.78%) C#
5 5 (27.78%) DHTML
5 5 (27.78%) HTML
5 5 (27.78%) JavaScript
5 5 (27.78%) SQL
5 5 (27.78%) T-SQL
5 5 (27.78%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 5 (27.78%) ADO.NET
5 5 (27.78%) ASP.NET
5 5 (27.78%) Web Services
5 5 (27.78%) XML
5 5 (27.78%) ITIL
5 5 (27.78%) MCP
5 5 (27.78%) IBM Notes
5 5 (27.78%) DTS

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Hemel Hempstead by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hemel Hempstead region citing Microsoft 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. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (27.78%) IBM Notes
2 2 (11.11%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 10 (55.56%) MS Office
2 9 (50.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (27.78%) FTP
2 2 (11.11%) OSPF
2 2 (11.11%) BGP
2 2 (11.11%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (27.78%) SQL Server
1 5 (27.78%) DTS
1 5 (27.78%) SQL Server 2000
1 5 (27.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 5 (27.78%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (16.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (27.78%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 5 (27.78%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 2 (11.11%) Publishing
3 1 (5.56%) Retail
3 1 (5.56%) Finance
3 1 (5.56%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 9 (50.00%) Analyst
2 5 (27.78%) Software Developer
2 5 (27.78%) Developer
3 4 (22.22%) Service Analyst
3 4 (22.22%) Service Desk Analyst
4 3 (16.67%) Support Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) Architect
5 2 (11.11%) Network Architect
6 1 (5.56%) Windows Server Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) MI Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) IT Support
6 1 (5.56%) Trainer
6 1 (5.56%) IT Support Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Server Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Migration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (27.78%) DHTML
1 5 (27.78%) HTML
1 5 (27.78%) .NET
1 5 (27.78%) ADO.NET
1 5 (27.78%) ASP.NET
1 5 (27.78%) Web Services
1 5 (27.78%) XML
1 5 (27.78%) WinForms
1 5 (27.78%) .NET Framework
1 5 (27.78%) Razor View Engine
2 2 (11.11%) jQuery
2 2 (11.11%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 8 (44.44%) Windows
2 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (27.78%) Service Management
1 5 (27.78%) Service Delivery
1 5 (27.78%) ITIL
1 5 (27.78%) MVC
1 5 (27.78%) Database Tuning
1 5 (27.78%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (16.67%) Unit Testing
3 2 (11.11%) Integration Testing
3 2 (11.11%) Change Control
3 2 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (11.11%) Project Management
3 2 (11.11%) Use Case
3 2 (11.11%) Change Management
3 2 (11.11%) Regression Testing
4 1 (5.56%) Migration
4 1 (5.56%) OO
4 1 (5.56%) OOD
4 1 (5.56%) Software Testing
4 1 (5.56%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (33.33%) VBScript
2 5 (27.78%) VB.NET
2 5 (27.78%) C#
2 5 (27.78%) JavaScript
2 5 (27.78%) SQL
2 5 (27.78%) T-SQL
3 1 (5.56%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (27.78%) MCP
2 2 (11.11%) CCNP
2 2 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (27.78%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (11.11%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (27.78%) OpenView
1 5 (27.78%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 5 (27.78%) HP
1 5 (27.78%) Lotus
2 2 (11.11%) F5
2 2 (11.11%) EMC
2 2 (11.11%) Cisco
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