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 24 August 2016 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
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 9 5 17
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +12
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 7 12 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hemel Hempstead 12.28% 11.65% 4.65%
As % of the Vendors category 23.33% 23.08% 12.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 7 1
Median daily rate £388 £200 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+93.75% -48.38%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £14.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Microsoft
Hertfordshire

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
30 52 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hemel Hempstead 52.63% 50.49% 38.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 29 11
Median daily rate £400 £438 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £190 £358
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £495 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £14.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%

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 24 August 2016.

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 24 August 2016, 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 (66.67%) Windows
2 13 (61.90%) Security Cleared
3 9 (42.86%) MS Excel
3 9 (42.86%) Windows 10
4 8 (38.10%) SCCM
4 8 (38.10%) SC Cleared
4 8 (38.10%) Telecoms
5 7 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (28.57%) PowerShell
6 6 (28.57%) ITIL
7 5 (23.81%) Symantec
8 4 (19.05%) SLA
8 4 (19.05%) Finance
8 4 (19.05%) PKI
8 4 (19.05%) Technical Architecture
8 4 (19.05%) Exchange Server 2013
8 4 (19.05%) Presales
9 3 (14.29%) Mentoring
9 3 (14.29%) Coaching
9 3 (14.29%) Windows 7
9 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (14.29%) Norton AntiVirus
9 3 (14.29%) Project Management
9 3 (14.29%) WAN
9 3 (14.29%) TCP/IP
9 3 (14.29%) LAN
9 3 (14.29%) Citrix
10 2 (9.52%) UMTS
10 2 (9.52%) Intel Security

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 4 (19.05%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (4.76%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 9 (42.86%) MS Excel
2 2 (9.52%) MS Office
3 1 (4.76%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.76%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (4.76%) IBM Cloud
2 1 (4.76%) SaaS
2 1 (4.76%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 3 (14.29%) LAN
1 3 (14.29%) TCP/IP
1 3 (14.29%) WAN
2 2 (9.52%) GSM
2 2 (9.52%) NetScaler
2 2 (9.52%) UMTS
3 1 (4.76%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (4.76%) DNS
3 1 (4.76%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.52%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.76%) QlikView
General
1 8 (38.10%) Telecoms
2 4 (19.05%) Finance
3 1 (4.76%) Advertising
3 1 (4.76%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (47.62%) Consultant
2 7 (33.33%) Windows Consultant
3 6 (28.57%) Architect
4 4 (19.05%) Technical Consultant
4 4 (19.05%) Windows Technical Consultant
5 3 (14.29%) Technical Architect
6 2 (9.52%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
6 2 (9.52%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
6 2 (9.52%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 2 (9.52%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (9.52%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (9.52%) Desktop Engineer
6 2 (9.52%) Desktop Support
6 2 (9.52%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 2 (9.52%) Implementation Controller
6 2 (9.52%) Senior Architect
6 2 (9.52%) Support Engineer
7 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
7 1 (4.76%) Junior Technical Consultant
7 1 (4.76%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.52%) Middleware
2 1 (4.76%) .NET
2 1 (4.76%) MSMQ
2 1 (4.76%) REST
2 1 (4.76%) SOAP
2 1 (4.76%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 14 (66.67%) Windows
2 9 (42.86%) Windows 10
3 7 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (14.29%) Windows 7
4 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (9.52%) Windows Server
6 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (4.76%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (28.57%) ITIL
2 4 (19.05%) Presales
2 4 (19.05%) Technical Architecture
3 3 (14.29%) Coaching
3 3 (14.29%) Mentoring
3 3 (14.29%) Project Management
3 3 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (9.52%) Change Management
4 2 (9.52%) Dependency Management
4 2 (9.52%) Incident Management
4 2 (9.52%) Logistics
4 2 (9.52%) Risk Management
5 1 (4.76%) Converged Infrastructure
5 1 (4.76%) DevOps
5 1 (4.76%) High Availability
5 1 (4.76%) PRINCE2
5 1 (4.76%) SDLC
5 1 (4.76%) TDD
5 1 (4.76%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 6 (28.57%) PowerShell
2 2 (9.52%) SQL
3 1 (4.76%) C#
Qualifications
1 13 (61.90%) Security Cleared
2 8 (38.10%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (19.05%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (4.76%) Citrix Presentation Server
1 1 (4.76%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 8 (38.10%) SCCM
2 3 (14.29%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (4.76%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 5 (23.81%) Symantec
2 3 (14.29%) Citrix
3 2 (9.52%) Intel Security
3 2 (9.52%) SAP
4 1 (4.76%) Cisco
4 1 (4.76%) HP
4 1 (4.76%) IBM
4 1 (4.76%) Juniper
4 1 (4.76%) MobileIron
4 1 (4.76%) Red Hat
4 1 (4.76%) Trustwave