The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Hemel Hempstead region.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 7 14 4
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -10
Contract jobs citing Windows 10 2 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hemel Hempstead 13.89% 3.45% 23.08%
As % of the Operating Systems category 76.92% 10.00% 87.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 4
Average daily rate
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£209 £500 £203
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-58.25% +146.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £500 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £500 £298
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £320 £315
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +1.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £14.00 - £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -6.06%
Operating Systems Category
Hemel Hempstead
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
13 20 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hemel Hempstead 18.06% 34.48% 26.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 6 4
Average daily rate £300 £400 £170
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +135.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £268 £105
10% offered a daily rate of more than £407 £500 £262
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £14.00 - £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -7.42%
Windows
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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 1 August 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 1 August 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 8 (42.11%) SQL
1 8 (42.11%) Active Directory
2 7 (36.84%) SC Cleared
2 7 (36.84%) Security Cleared
3 6 (31.58%) Telecoms
3 6 (31.58%) VMware
4 5 (26.32%) Internet
4 5 (26.32%) ITIL
4 5 (26.32%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (21.05%) 4G
5 4 (21.05%) Root Cause Analysis
5 4 (21.05%) Mobile App
5 4 (21.05%) Statistics
5 4 (21.05%) Degree
5 4 (21.05%) Resource Management
5 4 (21.05%) PRINCE2
5 4 (21.05%) GPRS
5 4 (21.05%) Citrix
5 4 (21.05%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (21.05%) VPN
5 4 (21.05%) Cisco
5 4 (21.05%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 3 (15.79%) Clustering
6 3 (15.79%) Firewall
6 3 (15.79%) Sage
6 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
6 3 (15.79%) MS Office
6 3 (15.79%) TCP/IP
6 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (15.79%) Lotus Domino

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Hemel Hempstead by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 3 (15.79%) Lotus Domino
2 2 (10.53%) MS Exchange
3 1 (5.26%) CMS
3 1 (5.26%) IBM Notes
3 1 (5.26%) WebLogic
3 1 (5.26%) IIS
3 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 3 (15.79%) MS Office
2 2 (10.53%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (26.32%) Internet
2 4 (21.05%) 4G
2 4 (21.05%) GPRS
2 4 (21.05%) VPN
3 3 (15.79%) Firewall
3 3 (15.79%) TCP/IP
4 2 (10.53%) DHCP
4 2 (10.53%) DNS
5 1 (5.26%) Kerberos
5 1 (5.26%) LAN
5 1 (5.26%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2000
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 6 (31.58%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.26%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 6 (31.58%) Support Engineer
2 4 (21.05%) Technical Specialist
2 4 (21.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) Server Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Windows Support Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) SCCM Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Server Support Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Windows Server Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Network Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Server Support
5 1 (5.26%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Test Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Desktop Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Applications Support
5 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Architect
5 1 (5.26%) Desktop Support
5 1 (5.26%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) Mobile App
1 4 (21.05%) Statistics
2 3 (15.79%) Clustering
3 1 (5.26%) Blackberry
3 1 (5.26%) PKI
3 1 (5.26%) RMADS
3 1 (5.26%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 5 (26.32%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (15.79%) Windows 7
3 2 (10.53%) HPUX
3 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (5.26%) Windows 2000
4 1 (5.26%) UNIX
4 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (26.32%) ITIL
2 4 (21.05%) Root Cause Analysis
2 4 (21.05%) Resource Management
2 4 (21.05%) PRINCE2
3 2 (10.53%) Software Deployment
3 2 (10.53%) Test Scripting
3 2 (10.53%) Validation
3 2 (10.53%) Migration
4 1 (5.26%) ITSM
4 1 (5.26%) Service Management
4 1 (5.26%) Service Delivery
4 1 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 8 (42.11%) SQL
2 1 (5.26%) VBScript
2 1 (5.26%) VB
2 1 (5.26%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (36.84%) SC Cleared
1 7 (36.84%) Security Cleared
2 4 (21.05%) Degree
2 4 (21.05%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (15.79%) MCSE
4 1 (5.26%) CISSP
System Software
1 8 (42.11%) Active Directory
2 2 (10.53%) Hyper-V
3 1 (5.26%) VMware ESX
3 1 (5.26%) vCloud
3 1 (5.26%) vSphere
3 1 (5.26%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (21.05%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 2 (10.53%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (10.53%) SCCM
2 2 (10.53%) NetBackup
3 1 (5.26%) Backup Exec
3 1 (5.26%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (5.26%) OpenView
Vendors
1 6 (31.58%) VMware
2 4 (21.05%) Citrix
2 4 (21.05%) Cisco
3 3 (15.79%) Sage
3 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
3 3 (15.79%) Oracle
4 2 (10.53%) HP
5 1 (5.26%) Symantec
5 1 (5.26%) Sophos
5 1 (5.26%) Veritas
5 1 (5.26%) Lotus
5 1 (5.26%) Business Objects
5 1 (5.26%) Acronis