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 4 March 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 6 4 3
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -1
Contract jobs citing Windows 14 20 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hemel Hempstead 20.59% 21.74% 30.14%
As % of the Operating Systems category 87.50% 76.92% 91.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 4
Average daily rate
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£320 £178 £268
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+80.28% -33.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £120 £173
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £236 £328
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Average hourly rate - - £12.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-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
16 26 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hemel Hempstead 23.53% 28.26% 32.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 6
Average daily rate £250 £250 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -9.09%
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £313 £320
% change year-on-year
+8.80% -2.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Average hourly rate - - £12.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -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 4 March 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 4 March 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 17 (37.78%) Telecoms
2 14 (31.11%) Windows Server 2008
2 14 (31.11%) SQL Server
3 13 (28.89%) Linux
3 13 (28.89%) SC Cleared
3 13 (28.89%) Security Cleared
4 12 (26.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 11 (24.44%) Active Directory
5 11 (24.44%) MS Excel
6 10 (22.22%) Microsoft
7 9 (20.00%) Oracle
7 9 (20.00%) NetBackup
7 9 (20.00%) Backup Exec
8 8 (17.78%) Migration
8 8 (17.78%) SQL Server 2008
8 8 (17.78%) SQL
8 8 (17.78%) VBScript
9 7 (15.56%) HPUX
9 7 (15.56%) Microsoft Certification
9 7 (15.56%) SAN
9 7 (15.56%) Windows XP
9 7 (15.56%) IBM
9 7 (15.56%) SQL Server 2000
9 7 (15.56%) Brocade
9 7 (15.56%) IBM XIV
10 6 (13.33%) Dynamics NAV
10 6 (13.33%) Retail
10 6 (13.33%) Project Planning
10 6 (13.33%) Wi-Fi
10 6 (13.33%) MPLS

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Hemel Hempstead by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 (11.11%) MS Exchange
2 3 (6.67%) Oracle 10gAS
2 3 (6.67%) Oracle Application Server
3 2 (4.44%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (4.44%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (4.44%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (4.44%) IIS
4 1 (2.22%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.22%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (2.22%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 11 (24.44%) MS Excel
2 5 (11.11%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (13.33%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (2.22%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (2.22%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 7 (15.56%) SAN
2 6 (13.33%) Wi-Fi
2 6 (13.33%) MPLS
2 6 (13.33%) VPN
3 5 (11.11%) FTP
4 3 (6.67%) Firewall
5 2 (4.44%) DNS
5 2 (4.44%) DHCP
6 1 (2.22%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (31.11%) SQL Server
2 8 (17.78%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (15.56%) SQL Server 2000
4 5 (11.11%) DTS
4 5 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (6.67%) Oracle Discoverer
5 3 (6.67%) Oracle Database 10g
5 3 (6.67%) Relational Database
5 3 (6.67%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (11.11%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 5 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (6.67%) Toad
2 3 (6.67%) JDeveloper
2 3 (6.67%) TestDirector
2 3 (6.67%) Oracle Forms
2 3 (6.67%) PVCS
General
1 17 (37.78%) Telecoms
2 6 (13.33%) Retail
3 1 (2.22%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 8 (17.78%) Developer
2 7 (15.56%) Backup Engineer
3 6 (13.33%) Project Manager
4 5 (11.11%) Software Developer
5 4 (8.89%) Windows Server Engineer
5 4 (8.89%) Server Engineer
5 4 (8.89%) Desktop Engineer
5 4 (8.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (8.89%) Analyst
5 4 (8.89%) Support Analyst
6 3 (6.67%) Programme Manager
6 3 (6.67%) Administrator
6 3 (6.67%) Systems Administrator
6 3 (6.67%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 3 (6.67%) Senior Manager
6 3 (6.67%) Senior Project Manager
6 3 (6.67%) Oracle Developer
6 3 (6.67%) Infrastructure Manager
6 3 (6.67%) Senior Programme Manager
6 3 (6.67%) Windows Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (11.11%) ADO.NET
1 5 (11.11%) ASP.NET
1 5 (11.11%) Web Services
1 5 (11.11%) XML
1 5 (11.11%) DHTML
1 5 (11.11%) HTML
1 5 (11.11%) .NET
1 5 (11.11%) WinForms
1 5 (11.11%) .NET Framework
1 5 (11.11%) Razor View Engine
2 4 (8.89%) Application Packaging
3 3 (6.67%) Oracle ADF
4 2 (4.44%) Ajax
4 2 (4.44%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.56%) IBM XIV
2 2 (4.44%) Clustering
2 2 (4.44%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.22%) CESG
3 1 (2.22%) CESG CLAS
3 1 (2.22%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 14 (31.11%) Windows Server 2008
2 13 (28.89%) Linux
3 12 (26.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (15.56%) HPUX
4 7 (15.56%) Windows XP
5 4 (8.89%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (8.89%) Windows 7
6 3 (6.67%) UNIX
7 2 (4.44%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (17.78%) Migration
2 6 (13.33%) Project Planning
3 5 (11.11%) MVC
3 5 (11.11%) Database Tuning
3 5 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
4 4 (8.89%) Service Delivery
5 3 (6.67%) Project Management
5 3 (6.67%) SSADM
5 3 (6.67%) RAD
5 3 (6.67%) UML
5 3 (6.67%) PRINCE2
5 3 (6.67%) Unit Testing
5 3 (6.67%) Software Testing
6 2 (4.44%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (4.44%) Integration Testing
6 2 (4.44%) Use Case
6 2 (4.44%) Regression Testing
6 2 (4.44%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (2.22%) OOD
7 1 (2.22%) OO
Programming Languages
1 8 (17.78%) SQL
1 8 (17.78%) VBScript
2 5 (11.11%) T-SQL
2 5 (11.11%) C#
2 5 (11.11%) JavaScript
2 5 (11.11%) VB.NET
3 3 (6.67%) PL/SQL
4 2 (4.44%) VB
Qualifications
1 13 (28.89%) SC Cleared
1 13 (28.89%) Security Cleared
2 7 (15.56%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (8.89%) MCSE
4 3 (6.67%) MCITP
System Software
1 11 (24.44%) Active Directory
2 4 (8.89%) vSphere
3 2 (4.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (4.44%) vCloud
3 2 (4.44%) VMware ESX
4 1 (2.22%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 9 (20.00%) NetBackup
1 9 (20.00%) Backup Exec
2 4 (8.89%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 2 (4.44%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (2.22%) WSUS
Vendors
1 10 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 9 (20.00%) Oracle
3 7 (15.56%) IBM
3 7 (15.56%) Brocade
4 6 (13.33%) HP
4 6 (13.33%) JDA
5 4 (8.89%) VMware
6 3 (6.67%) Serena
7 2 (4.44%) Acronis
7 2 (4.44%) Veritas
7 2 (4.44%) Citrix
7 2 (4.44%) Symantec
7 2 (4.44%) Sophos
8 1 (2.22%) PeopleSoft