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 12 February 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.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 10 12 12
Rank change year-on-year
+2 0
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 4 8 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hemel Hempstead 6.67% 11.11% 10.87%
As % of the Vendors category 11.11% 22.22% 16.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 1
Average daily rate - £185 £105
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +76.19%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
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
36 36 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hemel Hempstead 60.00% 50.00% 66.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 11 14
Average daily rate £450 £375 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £110 £162
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £453 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+22.85% +6.06%

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
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 12 February 2016, 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 3 (37.50%) Windows
1 3 (37.50%) Windows 7
1 3 (37.50%) Windows 8
1 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
1 3 (37.50%) VPN
1 3 (37.50%) MPLS
1 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (25.00%) C#
2 2 (25.00%) .NET
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
3 1 (12.50%) MS Office
3 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
3 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
3 1 (12.50%) CRM
3 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
3 1 (12.50%) ERP
3 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
3 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (12.50%) BDD
3 1 (12.50%) KnockoutJS
3 1 (12.50%) Office 365
3 1 (12.50%) Web Application Development
3 1 (12.50%) MVC
3 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
3 1 (12.50%) Migration
3 1 (12.50%) Tandem
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (12.50%) TDD
3 1 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Hemel Hempstead by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
1 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (12.50%) MS Office
2 1 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) MPLS
1 3 (37.50%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Desktop Support
2 1 (12.50%) .NET Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Architect
2 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET Developer
2 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Author
2 1 (12.50%) C# .NET Developer
2 1 (12.50%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 1 (12.50%) C# Developer
2 1 (12.50%) CRM Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Dynamics CRM Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Help Desk Support
2 1 (12.50%) IT Support
2 1 (12.50%) Lead Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Project Planner
2 1 (12.50%) Technical Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Technical Author
2 1 (12.50%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) .NET
2 1 (12.50%) .NET Framework
2 1 (12.50%) AngularJS
2 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
2 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC 5
2 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (12.50%) KnockoutJS
2 1 (12.50%) RESTful
2 1 (12.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Windows
1 3 (37.50%) Windows 7
1 3 (37.50%) Windows 8
1 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (12.50%) BDD
1 1 (12.50%) CRM
1 1 (12.50%) ERP
1 1 (12.50%) Migration
1 1 (12.50%) MVC
1 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
1 1 (12.50%) Project Planning
1 1 (12.50%) TDD
1 1 (12.50%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
1 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared