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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 13 7 12
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +5
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 8 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hemel Hempstead 7.53% 15.69% 3.77%
As % of the Operating Systems category 58.33% 72.73% 11.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 1
Average daily rate
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£175 £201 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.04% -42.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £14.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -3.22%
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
12 11 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hemel Hempstead 12.90% 21.57% 33.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 7 5
Average daily rate £350 £300 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -17.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £95 £190 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £404 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £14.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £15.00 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -7.40%

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 30 June 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 30 June 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 (35.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 7 (35.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 6 (30.00%) Active Directory
3 5 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 5 (25.00%) Migration
3 5 (25.00%) VMware
4 4 (20.00%) Telecoms
4 4 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
4 4 (20.00%) VPN
4 4 (20.00%) Oracle
4 4 (20.00%) MS Excel
4 4 (20.00%) Security Cleared
5 3 (15.00%) Retail
5 3 (15.00%) Dynamics NAV
5 3 (15.00%) SC Cleared
5 3 (15.00%) MCSE
5 3 (15.00%) SQL Server
5 3 (15.00%) MS Office
5 3 (15.00%) Linux
5 3 (15.00%) Citrix
5 3 (15.00%) JDA
5 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (15.00%) MPLS
5 3 (15.00%) VMware ESX
6 2 (10.00%) Service Delivery
6 2 (10.00%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (10.00%) Symantec
6 2 (10.00%) HP
6 2 (10.00%) Windows XP

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Hemel Hempstead by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 2 (10.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (10.00%) Lotus Domino
2 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.00%) IBM Notes
2 1 (5.00%) NetWeaver
2 1 (5.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (5.00%) Lync
2 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 4 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (15.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (15.00%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (5.00%) SAP ERP
2 1 (5.00%) SAP BPC
Communications & Networking
1 4 (20.00%) VPN
1 4 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
2 3 (15.00%) MPLS
3 1 (5.00%) DNS
3 1 (5.00%) Intranet
3 1 (5.00%) PBX
3 1 (5.00%) DHCP
3 1 (5.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (5.00%) SAP BW
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (5.00%) MaxDB
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle Forms
General
1 4 (20.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (15.00%) Retail
3 1 (5.00%) Local Government
3 1 (5.00%) Finance
3 1 (5.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 4 (20.00%) Analyst
1 4 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (15.00%) Support Analyst
2 3 (15.00%) Senior Project Manager
2 3 (15.00%) Desktop Engineer
2 3 (15.00%) Senior Manager
2 3 (15.00%) Project Manager
2 3 (15.00%) Programme Manager
2 3 (15.00%) Senior Programme Manager
3 2 (10.00%) Architect
4 1 (5.00%) Business Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Support Technician
4 1 (5.00%) Technical Architect
4 1 (5.00%) Technical Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Server Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Technical Support Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) IT Support Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Technical Support
4 1 (5.00%) Support Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Migration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.00%) Application Packaging
2 1 (5.00%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.00%) Client/Server
1 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (5.00%) AS400
1 1 (5.00%) Clustering
1 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (5.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 7 (35.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 7 (35.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (15.00%) Linux
3 2 (10.00%) Windows XP
3 2 (10.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (5.00%) UNIX
4 1 (5.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (25.00%) Migration
2 2 (10.00%) Software Testing
2 2 (10.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (5.00%) Change Management
3 1 (5.00%) ERP
3 1 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (5.00%) Incident Management
3 1 (5.00%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (5.00%) Time Management
3 1 (5.00%) Network Architecture
3 1 (5.00%) Change Control
3 1 (5.00%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.00%) VBScript
1 2 (10.00%) VB
2 1 (5.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (15.00%) MCSE
2 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (15.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) SLA
1 1 (5.00%) QA
System Software
1 6 (30.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (15.00%) VMware ESX
3 2 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (10.00%) XenApp
4 1 (5.00%) vSphere
4 1 (5.00%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 2 (10.00%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (5.00%) ServiceCenter
2 1 (5.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (5.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 5 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (25.00%) VMware
2 4 (20.00%) Oracle
3 3 (15.00%) Citrix
3 3 (15.00%) JDA
4 2 (10.00%) HP
4 2 (10.00%) Symantec
5 1 (5.00%) Sophos
5 1 (5.00%) ReadSoft
5 1 (5.00%) SAP
5 1 (5.00%) Lotus
5 1 (5.00%) JD Edwards
5 1 (5.00%) CommVault