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 4 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 11 13 8
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -5
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 7 10 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hemel Hempstead 10.29% 10.87% 20.55%
As % of the Vendors category 20.59% 17.24% 45.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 3
Average daily rate
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£289 £105 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+175.00% -61.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £105 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £105 £335
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Average hourly rate - - £12.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £14.00 £14.63
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -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
34 58 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hemel Hempstead 50.00% 63.04% 45.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 9 6
Average daily rate £390 £400 £235
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% +70.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £105 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £469 £533 £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 £17.50 £17.50 £18.95
% change year-on-year
- -7.65%

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 4 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 4 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 11 (57.89%) MS Excel
2 10 (52.63%) Windows
3 9 (47.37%) MS Office
4 8 (42.11%) Telecoms
5 7 (36.84%) SQL Server 2000
5 7 (36.84%) SQL Server
5 7 (36.84%) SQL Server 2008
6 6 (31.58%) VBScript
7 5 (26.32%) VB.NET
7 5 (26.32%) .NET
7 5 (26.32%) C#
7 5 (26.32%) DHTML
7 5 (26.32%) HTML
7 5 (26.32%) JavaScript
7 5 (26.32%) SQL
7 5 (26.32%) T-SQL
7 5 (26.32%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 5 (26.32%) ADO.NET
7 5 (26.32%) ASP.NET
7 5 (26.32%) Web Services
7 5 (26.32%) XML
7 5 (26.32%) ITIL
7 5 (26.32%) MCP
7 5 (26.32%) DTS
7 5 (26.32%) IBM Notes
7 5 (26.32%) FTP
7 5 (26.32%) SLA
7 5 (26.32%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 5 (26.32%) OpenView
7 5 (26.32%) HP

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Hemel Hempstead by Category

For the 6 months to 4 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 (26.32%) IBM Notes
2 3 (15.79%) MS Exchange
3 2 (10.53%) IIS
3 2 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 11 (57.89%) MS Excel
2 9 (47.37%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 5 (26.32%) FTP
2 2 (10.53%) DHCP
2 2 (10.53%) DNS
2 2 (10.53%) Firewall
3 1 (5.26%) OSPF
3 1 (5.26%) BGP
3 1 (5.26%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (36.84%) SQL Server 2000
1 7 (36.84%) SQL Server
1 7 (36.84%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (26.32%) DTS
2 5 (26.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (15.79%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (26.32%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 5 (26.32%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (42.11%) Telecoms
2 2 (10.53%) Publishing
3 1 (5.26%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (42.11%) Analyst
2 5 (26.32%) Software Developer
2 5 (26.32%) Developer
3 4 (21.05%) Service Analyst
3 4 (21.05%) Service Desk Analyst
4 3 (15.79%) Support Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Security Manager
6 1 (5.26%) Windows Server Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Information Manager
6 1 (5.26%) Information Security Manager
6 1 (5.26%) Network Architect
6 1 (5.26%) Migration Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) IT Support Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Server Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) IT Support
6 1 (5.26%) Architect
6 1 (5.26%) Trainer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (26.32%) .NET
1 5 (26.32%) DHTML
1 5 (26.32%) HTML
1 5 (26.32%) ADO.NET
1 5 (26.32%) ASP.NET
1 5 (26.32%) Web Services
1 5 (26.32%) XML
1 5 (26.32%) Razor View Engine
1 5 (26.32%) WinForms
1 5 (26.32%) .NET Framework
2 2 (10.53%) Ajax
2 2 (10.53%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Blackberry
1 2 (10.53%) Clustering
2 1 (5.26%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 10 (52.63%) Windows
2 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (10.53%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (26.32%) ITIL
1 5 (26.32%) MVC
1 5 (26.32%) Service Management
1 5 (26.32%) Service Delivery
1 5 (26.32%) Performance Tuning
1 5 (26.32%) Database Tuning
2 3 (15.79%) Unit Testing
3 2 (10.53%) Regression Testing
3 2 (10.53%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (10.53%) Change Control
3 2 (10.53%) Integration Testing
3 2 (10.53%) Use Case
3 2 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (5.26%) Information Security
4 1 (5.26%) Security Testing
4 1 (5.26%) Software Testing
4 1 (5.26%) Line Management
4 1 (5.26%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (5.26%) OWASP
4 1 (5.26%) Information Security Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (31.58%) VBScript
2 5 (26.32%) VB.NET
2 5 (26.32%) C#
2 5 (26.32%) JavaScript
2 5 (26.32%) SQL
2 5 (26.32%) T-SQL
3 1 (5.26%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (26.32%) MCP
2 2 (10.53%) SC Cleared
2 2 (10.53%) Security Cleared
3 1 (5.26%) VCP4
3 1 (5.26%) CISM
3 1 (5.26%) CISSP
3 1 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (5.26%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (26.32%) SLA
2 1 (5.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (15.79%) Active Directory
2 2 (10.53%) vCloud
2 2 (10.53%) vSphere
2 2 (10.53%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 5 (26.32%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 5 (26.32%) OpenView
2 2 (10.53%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (10.53%) NetBackup
2 2 (10.53%) Backup Exec
3 1 (5.26%) Nessus
Vendors
1 5 (26.32%) HP
1 5 (26.32%) Lotus
2 2 (10.53%) Sophos
2 2 (10.53%) Citrix
2 2 (10.53%) Symantec
2 2 (10.53%) Veritas
2 2 (10.53%) Acronis
2 2 (10.53%) VMware
3 1 (5.26%) F5
3 1 (5.26%) EMC
3 1 (5.26%) Cisco
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