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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 5 11 8
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -3
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 12 8 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hemel Hempstead 17.65% 9.52% 19.57%
As % of the Vendors category 29.27% 18.18% 36.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 8
Average daily rate
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£110 £250 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-56.00% -20.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.80% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Average hourly rate - £18.00 £12.20
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +47.54%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £13.55 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+10.70% -17.87%
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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
41 44 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hemel Hempstead 60.29% 52.38% 53.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 14 21
Average daily rate £294 £425 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.88% +9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £255 £232
10% offered a daily rate of more than £436 £525 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Average hourly rate - £18.00 £12.20
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +47.54%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.40 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.35% -10.52%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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 12 (60.00%) Windows
2 11 (55.00%) MS Excel
2 11 (55.00%) SQL Server
3 10 (50.00%) SQL Server 2000
3 10 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 9 (45.00%) Telecoms
5 7 (35.00%) MS Office
5 7 (35.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (30.00%) .NET Framework
6 6 (30.00%) .NET
6 6 (30.00%) C#
6 6 (30.00%) ASP.NET
6 6 (30.00%) MVC
7 5 (25.00%) IBM Notes
7 5 (25.00%) Veritas
7 5 (25.00%) Lotus
7 5 (25.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 5 (25.00%) Symantec
7 5 (25.00%) Norton AntiVirus
7 5 (25.00%) Sophos
7 5 (25.00%) Blackberry
7 5 (25.00%) DTS
7 5 (25.00%) MS Exchange
7 5 (25.00%) VMware
7 5 (25.00%) VMware ESX
7 5 (25.00%) Clustering
7 5 (25.00%) Service Management
7 5 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
7 5 (25.00%) Firewall
7 5 (25.00%) Web Services

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Hemel Hempstead by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 (25.00%) IBM Notes
1 5 (25.00%) MS Exchange
1 5 (25.00%) IIS
1 5 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 5 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 5 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.00%) Umbraco
2 1 (5.00%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (5.00%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (5.00%) Kentico
Applications
1 11 (55.00%) MS Excel
2 7 (35.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 5 (25.00%) Firewall
1 5 (25.00%) DHCP
1 5 (25.00%) FTP
1 5 (25.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (55.00%) SQL Server
2 10 (50.00%) SQL Server 2000
2 10 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (25.00%) DTS
3 5 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (15.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (25.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 5 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (5.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (45.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.00%) Retail
2 1 (5.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (30.00%) Developer
2 5 (25.00%) Analyst
2 5 (25.00%) Software Developer
2 5 (25.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (20.00%) Service Desk Analyst
3 4 (20.00%) Service Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Functional Consultant
4 1 (5.00%) Trainer
4 1 (5.00%) Consultant
4 1 (5.00%) SharePoint Consultant
4 1 (5.00%) Security Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Windows Server Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Server Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Migration Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Information Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Information Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (30.00%) .NET Framework
1 6 (30.00%) .NET
1 6 (30.00%) ASP.NET
2 5 (25.00%) Web Services
2 5 (25.00%) XML
2 5 (25.00%) DHTML
2 5 (25.00%) HTML
2 5 (25.00%) ADO.NET
2 5 (25.00%) WinForms
2 5 (25.00%) Razor View Engine
3 2 (10.00%) jQuery
3 2 (10.00%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) Blackberry
1 5 (25.00%) Clustering
2 1 (5.00%) E-Learning
2 1 (5.00%) FMCG
2 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 12 (60.00%) Windows
2 7 (35.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (25.00%) Windows 2000
4 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (30.00%) MVC
2 5 (25.00%) Service Management
2 5 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (25.00%) ITIL
2 5 (25.00%) Database Tuning
2 5 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (15.00%) Unit Testing
4 2 (10.00%) Integration Testing
4 2 (10.00%) Use Case
4 2 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (10.00%) Service Delivery
4 2 (10.00%) Regression Testing
5 1 (5.00%) Information Security Management
5 1 (5.00%) Security Management
5 1 (5.00%) Risk Management
5 1 (5.00%) Migration
5 1 (5.00%) OOD
5 1 (5.00%) E-Commerce
5 1 (5.00%) Project Management
5 1 (5.00%) OO
Programming Languages
1 6 (30.00%) C#
2 5 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 5 (25.00%) SQL
2 5 (25.00%) T-SQL
2 5 (25.00%) VBScript
2 5 (25.00%) VB.NET
3 1 (5.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (25.00%) MCP
1 5 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 5 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.00%) CISM
2 1 (5.00%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (25.00%) SLA
2 1 (5.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (25.00%) VMware ESX
1 5 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 5 (25.00%) vSphere
1 5 (25.00%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 5 (25.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 5 (25.00%) Norton AntiVirus
1 5 (25.00%) OpenView
1 5 (25.00%) NetBackup
1 5 (25.00%) Backup Exec
2 1 (5.00%) Nessus
Vendors
1 5 (25.00%) Veritas
1 5 (25.00%) Lotus
1 5 (25.00%) Symantec
1 5 (25.00%) Sophos
1 5 (25.00%) VMware
1 5 (25.00%) HP
1 5 (25.00%) Citrix
1 5 (25.00%) Acronis
2 1 (5.00%) Sitecore
2 1 (5.00%) EPiServer
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