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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 9 8 11
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +3
Contract jobs citing Windows 8 14 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hemel Hempstead 7.77% 14.74% 8.00%
As % of the Operating Systems category 50.00% 73.68% 30.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 3
Average daily rate
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£325 £265 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.64% -47.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £304 £315
% change year-on-year
+6.90% -3.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £14.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.86 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+5.73% -
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 19 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hemel Hempstead 15.53% 20.00% 26.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 9 5
Average daily rate £450 £350 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -30.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £250 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £413 £750
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £14.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £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 28 August 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 28 August 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 7 (43.75%) VMware
2 6 (37.50%) Security Cleared
2 6 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (31.25%) MS Exchange
3 5 (31.25%) Citrix
4 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 4 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (25.00%) Windows 7
4 4 (25.00%) SC Cleared
5 3 (18.75%) VMware ESX
5 3 (18.75%) Migration
5 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (18.75%) Active Directory
6 2 (12.50%) LAN
6 2 (12.50%) WAN
6 2 (12.50%) Symantec
6 2 (12.50%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (12.50%) C#
6 2 (12.50%) .NET
6 2 (12.50%) ITIL
6 2 (12.50%) Visual Studio
6 2 (12.50%) Lotus Domino
6 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
6 2 (12.50%) Service Management
6 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (12.50%) Lumension
6 2 (12.50%) Finance
6 2 (12.50%) JIRA

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Hemel Hempstead by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (31.25%) MS Exchange
2 4 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (12.50%) Lotus Domino
4 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
4 1 (6.25%) IBM Notes
4 1 (6.25%) NetWeaver
4 1 (6.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (6.25%) Confluence
4 1 (6.25%) Lync
Applications
1 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 1 (6.25%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) SAP ERP
1 1 (6.25%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) WAN
1 2 (12.50%) LAN
2 1 (6.25%) PBX
2 1 (6.25%) DHCP
2 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
2 1 (6.25%) VPN
2 1 (6.25%) DNS
2 1 (6.25%) Intranet
2 1 (6.25%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (6.25%) SAP BW
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database
1 1 (6.25%) MaxDB
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Visual Studio
1 2 (12.50%) JIRA
1 2 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle Forms
General
1 2 (12.50%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Legal
2 1 (6.25%) Retail
2 1 (6.25%) Local Government
2 1 (6.25%) Back Office
2 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (25.00%) Architect
2 2 (12.50%) Developer
2 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) Migration Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) .NET Developer
3 1 (6.25%) C# Developer
3 1 (6.25%) Technical Support Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Technical Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Server Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) SAP Business Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Deployment Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Windows Server Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) SAP Basis Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Lead Architect
3 1 (6.25%) SAP Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) VMware Architect
3 1 (6.25%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (6.25%) Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) .NET
1 2 (12.50%) WCF
2 1 (6.25%) REST
2 1 (6.25%) Web Services
2 1 (6.25%) SAP Basis
2 1 (6.25%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Visualisation
2 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.25%) Data Centre
2 1 (6.25%) Client/Server
2 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
2 1 (6.25%) AS400
2 1 (6.25%) Clustering
2 1 (6.25%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 6 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
1 6 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
2 4 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (6.25%) UNIX
4 1 (6.25%) Solaris
4 1 (6.25%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (18.75%) Migration
2 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (12.50%) ITIL
2 2 (12.50%) Service Management
2 2 (12.50%) ITIL V3
3 1 (6.25%) Server Patching
3 1 (6.25%) Target Operating Model
3 1 (6.25%) Change Management
3 1 (6.25%) ERP
3 1 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (6.25%) Incident Management
3 1 (6.25%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (6.25%) Unit Testing
3 1 (6.25%) Time Management
3 1 (6.25%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 2 (12.50%) C#
2 1 (6.25%) SQL
2 1 (6.25%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (37.50%) Security Cleared
2 4 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (12.50%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) SLA
1 1 (6.25%) QA
System Software
1 4 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (18.75%) Active Directory
2 3 (18.75%) VMware ESX
3 2 (12.50%) XenApp
4 1 (6.25%) vSphere
4 1 (6.25%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) Norton AntiVirus
1 2 (12.50%) SCCM
2 1 (6.25%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (6.25%) WSUS
2 1 (6.25%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 7 (43.75%) VMware
2 5 (31.25%) Citrix
3 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (12.50%) Lumension
4 2 (12.50%) Symantec
5 1 (6.25%) Sophos
5 1 (6.25%) ReadSoft
5 1 (6.25%) HP
5 1 (6.25%) Oracle
5 1 (6.25%) SAP
5 1 (6.25%) CommVault
5 1 (6.25%) Lotus
5 1 (6.25%) JD Edwards