The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills 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 Windows over the 3 months to 17 April 2015 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.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 3 9 3
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -6
Contract jobs citing Windows 9 9 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hemel Hempstead 15.00% 13.85% 25.45%
As % of the Operating Systems category 81.82% 64.29% 73.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 4
Average daily rate
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£250 £178 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.84% -49.28%
UK excluding London average daily rate £322 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £11.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +3.33%
Windows
Hertfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Hemel Hempstead region.

Operating Systems Category
Hemel Hempstead
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
11 14 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hemel Hempstead 18.33% 21.54% 34.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 7
Average daily rate £350 £250 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -28.57%
UK excluding London average daily rate £344 £320 £313
% change year-on-year
+7.42% +2.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £11.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-3.12% -

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Hemel Hempstead

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows across the Hemel Hempstead region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows Jobs Demand Trend in Hemel Hempstead

Windows
Daily Rate Trend in Hemel Hempstead

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Windows across the Hemel Hempstead region.

Windows Daily Rate Trend in Hemel Hempstead

Windows
Daily Rate Histogram in Hemel Hempstead

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows across the Hemel Hempstead region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

Windows Daily Rate Histogram in Hemel Hempstead

Windows
Hourly Rate Trend in Hemel Hempstead

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Windows across the Hemel Hempstead region.

Windows Hourly Rate Trend in Hemel Hempstead

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hemel Hempstead

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hemel Hempstead region citing Windows 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 Windows.

1 14 (38.89%) Windows Server 2008
2 12 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 10 (27.78%) Active Directory
3 10 (27.78%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (25.00%) Migration
5 8 (22.22%) Telecoms
5 8 (22.22%) Microsoft
5 8 (22.22%) VBScript
6 7 (19.44%) Microsoft Certification
7 6 (16.67%) MPLS
7 6 (16.67%) JDA
7 6 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
7 6 (16.67%) VPN
7 6 (16.67%) Linux
7 6 (16.67%) Oracle
7 6 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
7 6 (16.67%) Retail
7 6 (16.67%) Dynamics NAV
7 6 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (13.89%) Razor View Engine
8 5 (13.89%) Performance Tuning
8 5 (13.89%) Team Foundation Server
8 5 (13.89%) Database Tuning
8 5 (13.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 5 (13.89%) .NET Framework
8 5 (13.89%) DTS
8 5 (13.89%) HP
8 5 (13.89%) MS Exchange
8 5 (13.89%) FTP
8 5 (13.89%) VB.NET

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Hemel Hempstead by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hemel Hempstead region citing Windows 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 Windows. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (13.89%) MS Exchange
2 2 (5.56%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.78%) Lotus Domino
3 1 (2.78%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (2.78%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.78%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 5 (13.89%) MS Office
2 4 (11.11%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (16.67%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (2.78%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 6 (16.67%) VPN
1 6 (16.67%) MPLS
1 6 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
2 5 (13.89%) FTP
3 1 (2.78%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 6 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (13.89%) DTS
3 5 (13.89%) SQL Server 2000
3 5 (13.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (8.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (13.89%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 5 (13.89%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (22.22%) Telecoms
2 6 (16.67%) Retail
3 1 (2.78%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 6 (16.67%) Project Manager
2 5 (13.89%) Developer
2 5 (13.89%) Software Developer
2 5 (13.89%) Server Engineer
2 5 (13.89%) Windows Server Engineer
3 4 (11.11%) Desktop Engineer
3 4 (11.11%) Support Analyst
3 4 (11.11%) Analyst
4 3 (8.33%) Programme Manager
4 3 (8.33%) Systems Administrator
4 3 (8.33%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 3 (8.33%) Senior Manager
4 3 (8.33%) Administrator
4 3 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (8.33%) Migration Engineer
4 3 (8.33%) Senior Project Manager
4 3 (8.33%) Infrastructure Manager
4 3 (8.33%) Senior Programme Manager
4 3 (8.33%) Windows Administrator
4 3 (8.33%) Windows Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (13.89%) DHTML
1 5 (13.89%) HTML
1 5 (13.89%) .NET
1 5 (13.89%) ADO.NET
1 5 (13.89%) ASP.NET
1 5 (13.89%) Web Services
1 5 (13.89%) XML
1 5 (13.89%) WinForms
1 5 (13.89%) .NET Framework
1 5 (13.89%) Razor View Engine
2 4 (11.11%) Application Packaging
3 2 (5.56%) jQuery
3 2 (5.56%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.78%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 14 (38.89%) Windows Server 2008
2 10 (27.78%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (16.67%) Linux
4 4 (11.11%) Windows XP
4 4 (11.11%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (25.00%) Migration
2 5 (13.89%) MVC
2 5 (13.89%) Database Tuning
2 5 (13.89%) Performance Tuning
3 4 (11.11%) Service Delivery
4 3 (8.33%) Project Management
4 3 (8.33%) Software Testing
4 3 (8.33%) Unit Testing
5 2 (5.56%) Integration Testing
5 2 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (5.56%) Regression Testing
5 2 (5.56%) Use Case
6 1 (2.78%) ITIL
6 1 (2.78%) OO
6 1 (2.78%) OOD
6 1 (2.78%) Incident Management
6 1 (2.78%) Line Management
6 1 (2.78%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 8 (22.22%) VBScript
2 5 (13.89%) VB.NET
2 5 (13.89%) C#
2 5 (13.89%) JavaScript
2 5 (13.89%) SQL
2 5 (13.89%) T-SQL
3 2 (5.56%) VB
Qualifications
1 7 (19.44%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (11.11%) MCSE
3 3 (8.33%) MCITP
4 1 (2.78%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.78%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 10 (27.78%) Active Directory
2 3 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (5.56%) vSphere
4 1 (2.78%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.78%) XenApp
4 1 (2.78%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 4 (11.11%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 1 (2.78%) WSUS
Vendors
1 8 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 6 (16.67%) Oracle
2 6 (16.67%) JDA
3 5 (13.89%) HP
4 4 (11.11%) VMware
5 1 (2.78%) PeopleSoft
5 1 (2.78%) Citrix
5 1 (2.78%) CommVault