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 24 January 2017 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
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft
Hertfordshire / Hemel Hempstead
Rank 8 9 9
Rank change year-on-year
+1 0
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 11 6 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hemel Hempstead 19.64% 11.54% 13.33%
As % of the Vendors category 34.38% 16.67% 26.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 4
Median daily rate £400 £130 £168
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+207.69% -22.38%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.02 £15.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-16.00% +3.33%

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
32 36 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hemel Hempstead 57.14% 69.23% 50.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 15 19
Median daily rate £437 £488 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.35% +37.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £450 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £390
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £12.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.20 £23.00 £17.25
% change year-on-year
-20.89% +33.33%

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 24 January 2017.

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 24 January 2017, 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 11 (84.62%) Windows
2 10 (76.92%) Security Cleared
3 6 (46.15%) PowerShell
3 6 (46.15%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (46.15%) Windows 10
4 5 (38.46%) Citrix
4 5 (38.46%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (38.46%) Windows XP
4 5 (38.46%) Intel Security
5 4 (30.77%) MS Excel
5 4 (30.77%) NetScaler
6 3 (23.08%) PKI
6 3 (23.08%) ITIL
7 2 (15.38%) MS Office
7 2 (15.38%) Cisco
7 2 (15.38%) ISA Server
7 2 (15.38%) Middleware
7 2 (15.38%) Juniper
7 2 (15.38%) Problem Management
7 2 (15.38%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 2 (15.38%) SCCM
7 2 (15.38%) Service Management
7 2 (15.38%) Firewall
7 2 (15.38%) ITSM
7 2 (15.38%) Windows 8
7 2 (15.38%) Palo Alto
7 2 (15.38%) Trustwave
7 2 (15.38%) People Management
7 2 (15.38%) Windows 7
7 2 (15.38%) Office 365

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 (7.69%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (30.77%) MS Excel
2 2 (15.38%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (15.38%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (30.77%) NetScaler
2 2 (15.38%) Firewall
3 1 (7.69%) SAN
General
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (76.92%) Consultant
2 5 (38.46%) Windows Consultant
3 2 (15.38%) Citrix Consultant
3 2 (15.38%) Desktop Team Leader
3 2 (15.38%) Network Consultant
3 2 (15.38%) Team Leader
4 1 (7.69%) Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) Migration Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) SCCM Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Windows Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) PKI
2 1 (7.69%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 11 (84.62%) Windows
2 6 (46.15%) Windows 10
2 6 (46.15%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (38.46%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (38.46%) Windows XP
4 2 (15.38%) Windows 7
4 2 (15.38%) Windows 8
5 1 (7.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (23.08%) ITIL
2 2 (15.38%) ITSM
2 2 (15.38%) People Management
2 2 (15.38%) Problem Management
2 2 (15.38%) Service Management
3 1 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Management
3 1 (7.69%) Load Balancing
3 1 (7.69%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 6 (46.15%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 10 (76.92%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (15.38%) Citrix Presentation Server
1 2 (15.38%) ISA Server
2 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (7.69%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) Citrix
1 5 (38.46%) Intel Security
2 2 (15.38%) Cisco
2 2 (15.38%) Juniper
2 2 (15.38%) Palo Alto
2 2 (15.38%) Trustwave
3 1 (7.69%) EqualLogic
3 1 (7.69%) VMware