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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 3 1 3
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +2
Contract jobs citing Windows 11 22 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hemel Hempstead 18.33% 30.56% 30.43%
As % of the Operating Systems category 61.11% 91.67% 87.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 8 1
Average daily rate £395 £315 £105
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.39% +200.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £15.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+10.34% -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
18 24 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hemel Hempstead 30.00% 33.33% 34.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 8 2
Average daily rate £450 £275 £105
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+63.63% +161.90%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £308
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +8.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £15.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%

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 10 February 2016.

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 10 February 2016, 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 8 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 6 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (31.25%) Windows 7
4 4 (25.00%) JIRA
4 4 (25.00%) WCF
4 4 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (25.00%) C#
4 4 (25.00%) .NET
4 4 (25.00%) Visual Studio
4 4 (25.00%) Active Directory
5 3 (18.75%) Back Office
5 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
5 3 (18.75%) Clustering
5 3 (18.75%) VPN
5 3 (18.75%) MPLS
5 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
5 3 (18.75%) SQL
5 3 (18.75%) T-SQL
5 3 (18.75%) Security Cleared
5 3 (18.75%) Capacity Planning
5 3 (18.75%) Red Gate
5 3 (18.75%) REST
5 3 (18.75%) Windows 8
5 3 (18.75%) Windows Server
5 3 (18.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 3 (18.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (18.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (18.75%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (12.50%) Reverse Engineering

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Hemel Hempstead by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 1 (6.25%) Confluence
1 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2013
Cloud Services
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (12.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (18.75%) MPLS
1 3 (18.75%) VPN
2 2 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (12.50%) Wireless
3 1 (6.25%) Firewall
3 1 (6.25%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Analysis Services
1 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
1 3 (18.75%) SQL Server 2008
1 3 (18.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 3 (18.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 3 (18.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 4 (25.00%) JIRA
1 4 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 4 (25.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (18.75%) Back Office
2 2 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (25.00%) .NET Developer
1 4 (25.00%) C# .NET Developer
1 4 (25.00%) C# Developer
1 4 (25.00%) Developer
2 3 (18.75%) C# WCF Developer
2 3 (18.75%) DBA
2 3 (18.75%) Desktop Support
2 3 (18.75%) SQL DBA
2 3 (18.75%) WCF Developer
3 2 (12.50%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Consultant
3 2 (12.50%) Deskside Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Deskside Support
3 2 (12.50%) Deskside Support Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Support Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Backup Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Designer
4 1 (6.25%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (25.00%) .NET
1 4 (25.00%) WCF
2 3 (18.75%) REST
3 1 (6.25%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 8 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 6 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (31.25%) Windows 7
4 3 (18.75%) Windows 8
4 3 (18.75%) Windows Server
5 2 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (18.75%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (12.50%) Reverse Engineering
3 1 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (6.25%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (25.00%) C#
2 3 (18.75%) SQL
2 3 (18.75%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (25.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
1 3 (18.75%) Red Gate
2 2 (12.50%) Meraki
3 1 (6.25%) Cisco
3 1 (6.25%) CommVault
3 1 (6.25%) EMC
3 1 (6.25%) F5
3 1 (6.25%) Symantec