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 18 September 2014 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 14 8 16
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +8
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 8 5 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hemel Hempstead 7.92% 9.62% 9.48%
As % of the Vendors category 15.69% 18.52% 13.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 2
Average daily rate
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£388 £140 £203
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+176.78% -30.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £104 £177
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £172 £229
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £11.05 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £13.50 £15.63
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -13.60%
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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
51 27 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hemel Hempstead 50.50% 51.92% 71.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 17 18
Average daily rate £375 £400 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £158 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £592 £750 £594
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
Average hourly rate - £11.05 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -51.95%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.63% +2.70%

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 18 September 2014.

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 18 September 2014, 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 7 (70.00%) Windows
2 6 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (60.00%) Active Directory
3 5 (50.00%) Citrix
3 5 (50.00%) DHCP
3 5 (50.00%) DNS
3 5 (50.00%) MS Exchange
3 5 (50.00%) IIS
3 5 (50.00%) Windows 2000
3 5 (50.00%) MS Excel
3 5 (50.00%) Veritas
3 5 (50.00%) SQL Server 2000
3 5 (50.00%) Symantec
3 5 (50.00%) Norton AntiVirus
3 5 (50.00%) Sophos
3 5 (50.00%) Blackberry
3 5 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (50.00%) Firewall
3 5 (50.00%) Telecoms
3 5 (50.00%) VMware
3 5 (50.00%) VMware ESX
3 5 (50.00%) Clustering
3 5 (50.00%) NetBackup
3 5 (50.00%) Backup Exec
3 5 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 5 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 5 (50.00%) Security Cleared

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Hemel Hempstead by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 5 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 5 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 5 (50.00%) IIS
1 5 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (10.00%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (10.00%) Umbraco
2 1 (10.00%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (10.00%) Kentico
Applications
1 5 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (20.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 5 (50.00%) DHCP
1 5 (50.00%) DNS
1 5 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (10.00%) LAN
2 1 (10.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (50.00%) SQL Server 2000
2 5 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (10.00%) Multimedia
2 1 (10.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
1 5 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Desktop Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Information Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Information Security Manager
2 1 (10.00%) SharePoint Consultant
2 1 (10.00%) Security Manager
2 1 (10.00%) PC Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Desktop Support
2 1 (10.00%) Developer
2 1 (10.00%) Consultant
2 1 (10.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Functional Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) .NET
1 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (10.00%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) Blackberry
1 5 (50.00%) Clustering
2 1 (10.00%) FMCG
2 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (70.00%) Windows
2 5 (50.00%) Windows 2000
2 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (10.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (10.00%) ITSM
2 1 (10.00%) Information Security Management
2 1 (10.00%) Security Management
2 1 (10.00%) MVC
2 1 (10.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (10.00%) Information Security
2 1 (10.00%) Web Development
2 1 (10.00%) Security Testing
2 1 (10.00%) OWASP
2 1 (10.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (10.00%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) C#
1 1 (10.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 5 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (10.00%) CISSP
2 1 (10.00%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (50.00%) VMware ESX
2 5 (50.00%) vSphere
2 5 (50.00%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 5 (50.00%) Norton AntiVirus
1 5 (50.00%) NetBackup
1 5 (50.00%) Backup Exec
2 1 (10.00%) Nessus
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Citrix
1 5 (50.00%) Veritas
1 5 (50.00%) Symantec
1 5 (50.00%) Sophos
1 5 (50.00%) VMware
1 5 (50.00%) Acronis
2 1 (10.00%) EPiServer
2 1 (10.00%) Sitecore
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