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 21 November 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 3 3 2
Rank change year-on-year
0 -1
Contract jobs citing Windows 29 16 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hemel Hempstead 34.52% 24.24% 24.03%
As % of the Operating Systems category 85.29% 76.19% 86.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 1 3
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£325 £358 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +30.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £310
% change year-on-year
- -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Average hourly rate - £11.00 £15.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -30.15%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £15.25
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -4.91%
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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
34 21 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hemel Hempstead 40.48% 31.82% 27.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 2 3
Average daily rate £350 £275 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.17% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Average hourly rate - £11.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -43.58%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -10.28%

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 21 November 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 21 November 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 18 (45.00%) Telecoms
2 17 (42.50%) SC Cleared
2 17 (42.50%) Security Cleared
3 13 (32.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (32.50%) NetBackup
3 13 (32.50%) Backup Exec
3 13 (32.50%) Active Directory
4 12 (30.00%) MS Excel
5 11 (27.50%) Linux
6 10 (25.00%) SQL Server
7 9 (22.50%) Windows Server 2003
8 8 (20.00%) IBM
8 8 (20.00%) Microsoft
8 8 (20.00%) SAN
8 8 (20.00%) HPUX
8 8 (20.00%) Brocade
8 8 (20.00%) IBM XIV
9 7 (17.50%) vSphere
9 7 (17.50%) Project Planning
9 7 (17.50%) Migration
9 7 (17.50%) VMware
9 7 (17.50%) PRINCE2
9 7 (17.50%) MS Exchange
9 7 (17.50%) VPN
9 7 (17.50%) SQL
10 6 (15.00%) Oracle
10 6 (15.00%) Firewall
10 6 (15.00%) SQL Server 2008
11 5 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2007
11 5 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2003

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Hemel Hempstead by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 7 (17.50%) MS Exchange
2 5 (12.50%) IIS
2 5 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2007
2 5 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2003
2 5 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (7.50%) Oracle 10gAS
3 3 (7.50%) Oracle Application Server
4 1 (2.50%) IBM Notes
4 1 (2.50%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.50%) Umbraco
4 1 (2.50%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (2.50%) Kentico
4 1 (2.50%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 12 (30.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (7.50%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (2.50%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (2.50%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 8 (20.00%) SAN
2 7 (17.50%) VPN
3 6 (15.00%) Firewall
4 5 (12.50%) DNS
4 5 (12.50%) DHCP
5 4 (10.00%) GPRS
5 4 (10.00%) Internet
5 4 (10.00%) 4G
6 3 (7.50%) Wi-Fi
6 3 (7.50%) MPLS
7 1 (2.50%) LAN
7 1 (2.50%) WAN
7 1 (2.50%) HTTP
7 1 (2.50%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (15.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (12.50%) SQL Server 2000
4 3 (7.50%) Oracle Database
4 3 (7.50%) Oracle Discoverer
4 3 (7.50%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 3 (7.50%) PVCS
1 3 (7.50%) Oracle Forms
1 3 (7.50%) Toad
1 3 (7.50%) JDeveloper
1 3 (7.50%) TestDirector
General
1 18 (45.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (7.50%) Retail
3 1 (2.50%) Multimedia
3 1 (2.50%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (20.00%) Backup Engineer
2 6 (15.00%) Server Engineer
2 6 (15.00%) Windows Server Engineer
3 5 (12.50%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (10.00%) Technical Specialist
4 4 (10.00%) Developer
5 3 (7.50%) Project Manager
5 3 (7.50%) Consultant
5 3 (7.50%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 3 (7.50%) Support Engineer
5 3 (7.50%) Oracle Developer
5 3 (7.50%) Infrastructure Manager
5 3 (7.50%) Active Directory Consultant
6 2 (5.00%) Windows Support Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) Server Support Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) Windows Systems Administrator
6 2 (5.00%) Migration Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) IT Project Manager
6 2 (5.00%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.50%) Oracle ADF
2 1 (2.50%) .NET Framework
2 1 (2.50%) .NET
2 1 (2.50%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (20.00%) IBM XIV
2 5 (12.50%) Blackberry
2 5 (12.50%) Clustering
3 4 (10.00%) Statistics
3 4 (10.00%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.50%) FMCG
4 1 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.50%) CESG
4 1 (2.50%) CESG CLAS
4 1 (2.50%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 13 (32.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 11 (27.50%) Linux
3 9 (22.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (20.00%) HPUX
5 5 (12.50%) Windows 2000
6 3 (7.50%) Windows XP
6 3 (7.50%) UNIX
6 3 (7.50%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (2.50%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (17.50%) PRINCE2
1 7 (17.50%) Migration
1 7 (17.50%) Project Planning
2 5 (12.50%) ITIL
2 5 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (10.00%) Resource Management
3 4 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (7.50%) Project Management
4 3 (7.50%) UML
4 3 (7.50%) RAD
4 3 (7.50%) SSADM
5 2 (5.00%) Software Deployment
6 1 (2.50%) Web Development
6 1 (2.50%) Software Testing
6 1 (2.50%) E-Commerce
6 1 (2.50%) Service Management
6 1 (2.50%) ITSM
6 1 (2.50%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 7 (17.50%) SQL
2 3 (7.50%) PL/SQL
2 3 (7.50%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.50%) C#
3 1 (2.50%) VBScript
3 1 (2.50%) VB
Qualifications
1 17 (42.50%) SC Cleared
1 17 (42.50%) Security Cleared
2 4 (10.00%) ITIL Certification
2 4 (10.00%) Degree
3 2 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (5.00%) MCITP
System Software
1 13 (32.50%) Active Directory
2 7 (17.50%) vSphere
3 5 (12.50%) vCloud
3 5 (12.50%) VMware ESX
4 2 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (2.50%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 13 (32.50%) NetBackup
1 13 (32.50%) Backup Exec
2 5 (12.50%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (5.00%) SCCM
4 1 (2.50%) WSUS
Vendors
1 8 (20.00%) IBM
1 8 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 8 (20.00%) Brocade
2 7 (17.50%) VMware
3 6 (15.00%) Oracle
4 5 (12.50%) Citrix
4 5 (12.50%) Veritas
4 5 (12.50%) Symantec
4 5 (12.50%) Sophos
4 5 (12.50%) Acronis
5 4 (10.00%) Cisco
6 3 (7.50%) Serena
6 3 (7.50%) JDA
6 3 (7.50%) HP
7 1 (2.50%) PeopleSoft
7 1 (2.50%) Lotus
7 1 (2.50%) EPiServer
7 1 (2.50%) Sitecore