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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 26 February 2017 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.

3 months to
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft
Hertfordshire / Hemel Hempstead
Rank 2 9 10
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +1
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 12 8 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hemel Hempstead 27.91% 9.30% 13.70%
As % of the Vendors category 57.14% 16.33% 25.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 3
Median daily rate £164 £538 £260
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-69.53% +106.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £156 £538 £184
10% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £538 £382
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £15.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-9.67% +3.33%

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
21 49 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hemel Hempstead 48.84% 56.98% 53.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 34 12
Median daily rate £250 £425 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-41.17% +8.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £363 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £536 £500 £431
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £12.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Hemel Hempstead

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Hemel Hempstead region citing Microsoft as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 26 February 2017.

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 26 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft 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 Hemel Hempstead region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 14 (73.68%) Windows
2 11 (57.89%) Security Cleared
3 8 (42.11%) MS Excel
4 7 (36.84%) ITIL
5 6 (31.58%) MS Office
5 6 (31.58%) PowerShell
5 6 (31.58%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (31.58%) Windows 10
6 5 (26.32%) NetScaler
6 5 (26.32%) Windows 8
6 5 (26.32%) Office 365
6 5 (26.32%) Problem Management
6 5 (26.32%) Windows 7
6 5 (26.32%) People Management
6 5 (26.32%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (26.32%) Intel Security
6 5 (26.32%) Windows XP
6 5 (26.32%) Citrix
6 5 (26.32%) Service Management
6 5 (26.32%) ITSM
7 3 (15.79%) PKI
7 3 (15.79%) Juniper
7 3 (15.79%) Cisco
7 3 (15.79%) ISA Server
7 3 (15.79%) Firewall
7 3 (15.79%) Trustwave
7 3 (15.79%) Palo Alto
8 2 (10.53%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 2 (10.53%) SCCM
8 2 (10.53%) Middleware

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Hemel Hempstead 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 1 (5.26%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 8 (42.11%) MS Excel
2 6 (31.58%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (5.26%) JDE EnterpriseOne
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 5 (26.32%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (26.32%) NetScaler
2 3 (15.79%) Firewall
3 1 (5.26%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 1 (5.26%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (57.89%) Consultant
2 5 (26.32%) Desktop Team Leader
2 5 (26.32%) Team Leader
2 5 (26.32%) Windows Consultant
3 3 (15.79%) Network Consultant
4 2 (10.53%) Citrix Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) .NET Developer
5 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Business Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Business Project Manager
5 1 (5.26%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (5.26%) C# Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Migration Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Project Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Business Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Project Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (5.26%) Windows Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.53%) Middleware
2 1 (5.26%) .NET
2 1 (5.26%) AngularJS
2 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET
2 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET MVC 5
2 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (5.26%) CSS
2 1 (5.26%) CSS3
2 1 (5.26%) HTML
2 1 (5.26%) HTML5
2 1 (5.26%) jQuery
2 1 (5.26%) JSON
2 1 (5.26%) KnockoutJS
2 1 (5.26%) RESTful
2 1 (5.26%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (5.26%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) PKI
2 1 (5.26%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.26%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.26%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 14 (73.68%) Windows
2 6 (31.58%) Windows 10
2 6 (31.58%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (26.32%) Windows 7
3 5 (26.32%) Windows 8
3 5 (26.32%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (26.32%) Windows XP
4 1 (5.26%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (36.84%) ITIL
2 5 (26.32%) ITSM
2 5 (26.32%) People Management
2 5 (26.32%) Problem Management
2 5 (26.32%) Service Management
3 1 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (5.26%) BDD
3 1 (5.26%) Business Analysis
3 1 (5.26%) Conflict Management
3 1 (5.26%) Customer Requirements
3 1 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Management
3 1 (5.26%) Load Balancing
3 1 (5.26%) MVC
3 1 (5.26%) Process Improvement
3 1 (5.26%) SDLC
3 1 (5.26%) TDD
3 1 (5.26%) Test Scripting
3 1 (5.26%) Use Case
3 1 (5.26%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (31.58%) PowerShell
2 1 (5.26%) C#
2 1 (5.26%) JavaScript
2 1 (5.26%) SQL
2 1 (5.26%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (57.89%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.26%) Degree
2 1 (5.26%) PMI Certification
2 1 (5.26%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) PMO
1 1 (5.26%) QA
System Software
1 3 (15.79%) ISA Server
2 2 (10.53%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 1 (5.26%) Active Directory
3 1 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (5.26%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (26.32%) Citrix
1 5 (26.32%) Intel Security
2 3 (15.79%) Cisco
2 3 (15.79%) Juniper
2 3 (15.79%) Palo Alto
2 3 (15.79%) Trustwave
3 1 (5.26%) Cognos
3 1 (5.26%) EqualLogic
3 1 (5.26%) JD Edwards
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle
3 1 (5.26%) VMware