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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 11 11 13
Rank change year-on-year
0 +2
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 9 9 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hemel Hempstead 11.69% 9.47% 4.00%
As % of the Vendors category 20.93% 16.36% 13.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 0
Median daily rate £375 £300 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £12.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +3.44%
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
43 55 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hemel Hempstead 55.84% 57.89% 30.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 25 7
Median daily rate £400 £438 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% +36.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £88 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £500 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £12.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £18.22 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+15.24% +7.19%

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 30 June 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 30 June 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 15 (65.22%) Windows
1 15 (65.22%) Security Cleared
2 10 (43.48%) Windows 10
3 9 (39.13%) SCCM
3 9 (39.13%) SC Cleared
3 9 (39.13%) Telecoms
3 9 (39.13%) MS Excel
4 7 (30.43%) PowerShell
4 7 (30.43%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (26.09%) ITIL
5 6 (26.09%) Symantec
6 5 (21.74%) Exchange Server 2013
6 5 (21.74%) PKI
7 4 (17.39%) Technical Architecture
7 4 (17.39%) Presales
7 4 (17.39%) Norton AntiVirus
7 4 (17.39%) Finance
7 4 (17.39%) SLA
8 3 (13.04%) WAN
8 3 (13.04%) TCP/IP
8 3 (13.04%) Citrix
8 3 (13.04%) SQL
8 3 (13.04%) LAN
8 3 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (13.04%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (13.04%) Project Management
8 3 (13.04%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (13.04%) Mentoring
8 3 (13.04%) Coaching
8 3 (13.04%) Windows 7

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 5 (21.74%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (4.35%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 9 (39.13%) MS Excel
2 2 (8.70%) MS Office
3 1 (4.35%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.35%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (4.35%) SaaS
2 1 (4.35%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.04%) LAN
1 3 (13.04%) TCP/IP
1 3 (13.04%) WAN
2 2 (8.70%) GSM
2 2 (8.70%) NetScaler
2 2 (8.70%) UMTS
3 1 (4.35%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (4.35%) DNS
3 1 (4.35%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.70%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.35%) QlikView
General
1 9 (39.13%) Telecoms
2 4 (17.39%) Finance
3 1 (4.35%) Advertising
3 1 (4.35%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (47.83%) Consultant
2 8 (34.78%) Windows Consultant
3 6 (26.09%) Architect
4 4 (17.39%) Technical Consultant
4 4 (17.39%) Windows Technical Consultant
5 2 (8.70%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
5 2 (8.70%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (8.70%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Desktop Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Desktop Support
5 2 (8.70%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) E-Commerce Architect
5 2 (8.70%) Implementation Controller
5 2 (8.70%) Senior Architect
5 2 (8.70%) Support Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Technical Architect
6 1 (4.35%) Junior Technical Consultant
6 1 (4.35%) Senior Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.70%) .NET
1 2 (8.70%) Middleware
1 2 (8.70%) REST
1 2 (8.70%) SOAP
2 1 (4.35%) MSMQ
2 1 (4.35%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (21.74%) PKI
2 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 15 (65.22%) Windows
2 10 (43.48%) Windows 10
3 7 (30.43%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (13.04%) Windows 7
4 3 (13.04%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (8.70%) Windows Server
6 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (4.35%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (26.09%) ITIL
2 4 (17.39%) Presales
2 4 (17.39%) Technical Architecture
3 3 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (13.04%) Coaching
3 3 (13.04%) Mentoring
3 3 (13.04%) Project Management
3 3 (13.04%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (8.70%) Dependency Management
4 2 (8.70%) E-Commerce
4 2 (8.70%) High Availability
4 2 (8.70%) Incident Management
4 2 (8.70%) Logistics
4 2 (8.70%) PRINCE2
4 2 (8.70%) Risk Management
4 2 (8.70%) SOA
4 2 (8.70%) TDD
5 1 (4.35%) Converged Infrastructure
5 1 (4.35%) DevOps
5 1 (4.35%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 7 (30.43%) PowerShell
2 3 (13.04%) SQL
3 2 (8.70%) C#
Qualifications
1 15 (65.22%) Security Cleared
2 9 (39.13%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (4.35%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (17.39%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (4.35%) Citrix Presentation Server
1 1 (4.35%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 9 (39.13%) SCCM
2 4 (17.39%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (4.35%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 6 (26.09%) Symantec
2 3 (13.04%) Citrix
3 2 (8.70%) Intel Security
3 2 (8.70%) SAP
4 1 (4.35%) Cisco
4 1 (4.35%) HP
4 1 (4.35%) IBM
4 1 (4.35%) Juniper
4 1 (4.35%) MobileIron
4 1 (4.35%) Red Hat
4 1 (4.35%) Trustwave
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