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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 5 8 4
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -4
Contract jobs citing Windows 20 5 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hemel Hempstead 19.61% 9.43% 29.91%
As % of the Operating Systems category 83.33% 35.71% 92.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 2
Average daily rate
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£300 £500 £203
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% +146.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £232 £500 £177
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £700 £229
UK excluding London average daily rate £305 £310 £311
% change year-on-year
-1.61% -0.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 5
Average hourly rate - £11.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -38.88%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
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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
24 14 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hemel Hempstead 23.53% 26.42% 32.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 5 2
Average daily rate £350 £500 £170
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% +194.11%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 5
Average hourly rate - £11.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -43.58%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £15.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.51% -8.82%

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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 2014, 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 13 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 12 (46.15%) Active Directory
2 12 (46.15%) SC Cleared
2 12 (46.15%) Security Cleared
3 11 (42.31%) NetBackup
3 11 (42.31%) Backup Exec
4 10 (38.46%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (34.62%) MS Excel
6 7 (26.92%) Microsoft
6 7 (26.92%) Firewall
7 6 (23.08%) SAN
7 6 (23.08%) IBM
7 6 (23.08%) MS Exchange
7 6 (23.08%) HPUX
7 6 (23.08%) Linux
7 6 (23.08%) SQL Server
7 6 (23.08%) SQL
7 6 (23.08%) Brocade
7 6 (23.08%) Project Planning
7 6 (23.08%) IBM XIV
8 5 (19.23%) vSphere
8 5 (19.23%) vCloud
8 5 (19.23%) Exchange Server 2003
8 5 (19.23%) SQL Server 2008
8 5 (19.23%) Exchange Server 2007
8 5 (19.23%) Exchange Server 2010
8 5 (19.23%) Acronis
8 5 (19.23%) IIS
8 5 (19.23%) Windows 2000
8 5 (19.23%) DHCP

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Hemel Hempstead by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 6 (23.08%) MS Exchange
2 5 (19.23%) Exchange Server 2003
2 5 (19.23%) Exchange Server 2007
2 5 (19.23%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (19.23%) IIS
3 1 (3.85%) Kentico
3 1 (3.85%) Umbraco
3 1 (3.85%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 9 (34.62%) MS Excel
2 3 (11.54%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 7 (26.92%) Firewall
2 6 (23.08%) SAN
3 5 (19.23%) DHCP
3 5 (19.23%) DNS
4 4 (15.38%) Internet
4 4 (15.38%) VPN
4 4 (15.38%) GPRS
4 4 (15.38%) 4G
5 2 (7.69%) TCP/IP
6 1 (3.85%) HTTP
6 1 (3.85%) Kerberos
6 1 (3.85%) LAN
6 1 (3.85%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (23.08%) SQL Server
2 5 (19.23%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (19.23%) SQL Server 2000
General
1 13 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.85%) Multimedia
2 1 (3.85%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (23.08%) Backup Engineer
2 5 (19.23%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (19.23%) Support Engineer
2 5 (19.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (15.38%) Technical Specialist
4 3 (11.54%) Active Directory Consultant
4 3 (11.54%) Consultant
5 2 (7.69%) Network Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Server Support
5 2 (7.69%) Windows Support Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Server Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Windows Server Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Server Support Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) SCCM Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Security Architect
6 1 (3.85%) Architect
6 1 (3.85%) Desktop Support
6 1 (3.85%) Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Technical Architect
6 1 (3.85%) Desktop Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.85%) .NET Framework
1 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET
1 1 (3.85%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (23.08%) IBM XIV
2 5 (19.23%) Blackberry
2 5 (19.23%) Clustering
3 4 (15.38%) Statistics
3 4 (15.38%) Mobile App
4 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.85%) CESG
4 1 (3.85%) PKI
4 1 (3.85%) RMADS
4 1 (3.85%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 10 (38.46%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (23.08%) HPUX
2 6 (23.08%) Linux
3 5 (19.23%) Windows 2000
4 3 (11.54%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (11.54%) Windows 7
5 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (23.08%) Project Planning
2 5 (19.23%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (15.38%) Migration
3 4 (15.38%) ITIL
3 4 (15.38%) PRINCE2
3 4 (15.38%) Root Cause Analysis
3 4 (15.38%) Resource Management
4 2 (7.69%) Software Deployment
5 1 (3.85%) Web Development
5 1 (3.85%) E-Commerce
5 1 (3.85%) ITSM
5 1 (3.85%) MVC
5 1 (3.85%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (23.08%) SQL
2 3 (11.54%) PowerShell
3 1 (3.85%) C#
3 1 (3.85%) VB
Qualifications
1 12 (46.15%) SC Cleared
1 12 (46.15%) Security Cleared
2 4 (15.38%) ITIL Certification
2 4 (15.38%) Degree
3 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (7.69%) MCSE
4 1 (3.85%) CISSP
System Software
1 12 (46.15%) Active Directory
2 5 (19.23%) vSphere
2 5 (19.23%) vCloud
2 5 (19.23%) VMware ESX
3 2 (7.69%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 11 (42.31%) NetBackup
1 11 (42.31%) Backup Exec
2 5 (19.23%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (7.69%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (26.92%) Microsoft
2 6 (23.08%) IBM
2 6 (23.08%) Brocade
3 5 (19.23%) Acronis
3 5 (19.23%) Citrix
3 5 (19.23%) Veritas
3 5 (19.23%) Symantec
3 5 (19.23%) Sophos
3 5 (19.23%) VMware
4 4 (15.38%) Cisco
5 3 (11.54%) Sage
6 2 (7.69%) HP
7 1 (3.85%) EPiServer
7 1 (3.85%) Sitecore
7 1 (3.85%) Lotus