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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 10 3 14
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +11
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 1 11 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hemel Hempstead 2.70% 13.92% 7.84%
As % of the Vendors category 5.88% 32.35% 15.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 7 3
Median daily rate £500 £200 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+150.00% -48.38%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+10.34% -3.33%
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
17 34 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hemel Hempstead 45.95% 43.04% 51.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 19 18
Median daily rate £425 £250 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+70.00% -33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £190 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £592
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.93 £17.77 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+6.49% -1.27%

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
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 25 September 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 8 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 6 (50.00%) Windows
3 5 (41.67%) Telecoms
3 5 (41.67%) SC Cleared
3 5 (41.67%) Windows 10
4 4 (33.33%) PowerShell
4 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (33.33%) MS Excel
4 4 (33.33%) ITIL
5 3 (25.00%) Citrix
5 3 (25.00%) Project Management
5 3 (25.00%) SCCM
6 2 (16.67%) NetScaler
6 2 (16.67%) Presales
6 2 (16.67%) Risk Management
6 2 (16.67%) Change Management
6 2 (16.67%) Intel Security
6 2 (16.67%) GSM
6 2 (16.67%) UMTS
6 2 (16.67%) SLA
6 2 (16.67%) MS Office
6 2 (16.67%) SAP
6 2 (16.67%) Dependency Management
6 2 (16.67%) Finance
6 2 (16.67%) Logistics
6 2 (16.67%) PKI
6 2 (16.67%) Technical Architecture
7 1 (8.33%) QlikView
7 1 (8.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development

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 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 4 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 2 (16.67%) MS Office
3 1 (8.33%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (8.33%) IBM Cloud
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (8.33%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) GSM
1 2 (16.67%) NetScaler
1 2 (16.67%) UMTS
2 1 (8.33%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (8.33%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) QlikView
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (41.67%) Telecoms
2 2 (16.67%) Finance
3 1 (8.33%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Consultant
2 4 (33.33%) Architect
3 3 (25.00%) Windows Consultant
4 2 (16.67%) Implementation Controller
4 2 (16.67%) Technical Consultant
4 2 (16.67%) Windows Technical Consultant
5 1 (8.33%) Applications Architect
5 1 (8.33%) Citrix Consultant
5 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
5 1 (8.33%) Junior
5 1 (8.33%) Junior Consultant
5 1 (8.33%) Junior Technical Consultant
5 1 (8.33%) Network Consultant
5 1 (8.33%) Project Controller
5 1 (8.33%) Project Manager
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Architect
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Solutions Architect
5 1 (8.33%) Technical Architect
5 1 (8.33%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 6 (50.00%) Windows
2 5 (41.67%) Windows 10
3 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (8.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) ITIL
2 3 (25.00%) Project Management
3 2 (16.67%) Change Management
3 2 (16.67%) Dependency Management
3 2 (16.67%) Logistics
3 2 (16.67%) Presales
3 2 (16.67%) Risk Management
3 2 (16.67%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (8.33%) Coaching
4 1 (8.33%) Converged Infrastructure
4 1 (8.33%) Mentoring
4 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2
4 1 (8.33%) SDLC
4 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (8.33%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 4 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 5 (41.67%) SC Cleared
3 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
1 1 (8.33%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 3 (25.00%) SCCM
2 1 (8.33%) AirWatch
2 1 (8.33%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) Citrix
2 2 (16.67%) Intel Security
2 2 (16.67%) SAP
3 1 (8.33%) Cisco
3 1 (8.33%) HP
3 1 (8.33%) IBM
3 1 (8.33%) Juniper
3 1 (8.33%) MobileIron
3 1 (8.33%) Symantec
3 1 (8.33%) Trustwave