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 22 December 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 1 3 5
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +2
Contract jobs citing Windows 26 26 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hemel Hempstead 38.24% 30.23% 24.26%
As % of the Operating Systems category 96.30% 96.30% 84.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 1 5
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£300 £358 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.08% +30.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £300 £313
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £12.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.75 £14.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+1.72% -9.37%
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
27 27 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hemel Hempstead 39.71% 31.40% 28.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 2 8
Average daily rate £300 £373 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.46% +35.45%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £12.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -11.76%

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 22 December 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 22 December 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 21 (45.65%) Telecoms
2 17 (36.96%) SC Cleared
2 17 (36.96%) Security Cleared
3 16 (34.78%) Windows Server 2008
4 15 (32.61%) SQL Server
5 13 (28.26%) Active Directory
5 13 (28.26%) NetBackup
5 13 (28.26%) Backup Exec
6 12 (26.09%) MS Excel
6 12 (26.09%) Microsoft
6 12 (26.09%) Windows Server 2003
7 11 (23.91%) SQL
7 11 (23.91%) Linux
7 11 (23.91%) SQL Server 2008
8 10 (21.74%) SQL Server 2000
9 8 (17.39%) HPUX
9 8 (17.39%) MS Exchange
9 8 (17.39%) IBM
9 8 (17.39%) SAN
9 8 (17.39%) Migration
9 8 (17.39%) Brocade
9 8 (17.39%) IBM XIV
10 7 (15.22%) VMware
10 7 (15.22%) Project Planning
10 7 (15.22%) vSphere
11 6 (13.04%) C#
11 6 (13.04%) VBScript
11 6 (13.04%) .NET
11 6 (13.04%) Oracle
11 6 (13.04%) ASP.NET

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Hemel Hempstead by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 8 (17.39%) MS Exchange
2 5 (10.87%) IIS
2 5 (10.87%) Exchange Server 2007
2 5 (10.87%) Exchange Server 2003
2 5 (10.87%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (6.52%) Oracle 10gAS
3 3 (6.52%) Oracle Application Server
4 1 (2.17%) IBM Notes
4 1 (2.17%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.17%) Umbraco
4 1 (2.17%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (2.17%) Kentico
4 1 (2.17%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 12 (26.09%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.52%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (6.52%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (2.17%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (2.17%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 8 (17.39%) SAN
2 6 (13.04%) Firewall
2 6 (13.04%) VPN
3 5 (10.87%) DNS
3 5 (10.87%) DHCP
3 5 (10.87%) FTP
4 3 (6.52%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (6.52%) Internet
4 3 (6.52%) MPLS
4 3 (6.52%) GPRS
4 3 (6.52%) 4G
5 1 (2.17%) Network Security
5 1 (2.17%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (32.61%) SQL Server
2 11 (23.91%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (21.74%) SQL Server 2000
4 5 (10.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (10.87%) DTS
5 3 (6.52%) Oracle Discoverer
5 3 (6.52%) Oracle Database 10g
5 3 (6.52%) Oracle Database
5 3 (6.52%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (10.87%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 5 (10.87%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (6.52%) PVCS
2 3 (6.52%) Oracle Forms
2 3 (6.52%) Toad
2 3 (6.52%) JDeveloper
2 3 (6.52%) TestDirector
General
1 21 (45.65%) Telecoms
2 3 (6.52%) Retail
3 1 (2.17%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (19.57%) Developer
2 8 (17.39%) Backup Engineer
3 5 (10.87%) Software Developer
3 5 (10.87%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (10.87%) Server Engineer
3 5 (10.87%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (10.87%) Windows Server Engineer
4 3 (6.52%) Windows Systems Administrator
4 3 (6.52%) Active Directory Consultant
4 3 (6.52%) Windows Administrator
4 3 (6.52%) Infrastructure Manager
4 3 (6.52%) Oracle Developer
4 3 (6.52%) Technical Specialist
4 3 (6.52%) Project Manager
4 3 (6.52%) Administrator
4 3 (6.52%) Consultant
4 3 (6.52%) Systems Administrator
4 3 (6.52%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 2 (4.35%) Migration Engineer
5 2 (4.35%) IT Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (13.04%) .NET
1 6 (13.04%) ASP.NET
1 6 (13.04%) .NET Framework
2 5 (10.87%) WinForms
2 5 (10.87%) Razor View Engine
2 5 (10.87%) Web Services
2 5 (10.87%) XML
2 5 (10.87%) ADO.NET
2 5 (10.87%) DHTML
2 5 (10.87%) HTML
3 3 (6.52%) Oracle ADF
3 3 (6.52%) Application Packaging
4 2 (4.35%) jQuery
4 2 (4.35%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 8 (17.39%) IBM XIV
2 5 (10.87%) Blackberry
2 5 (10.87%) Clustering
3 3 (6.52%) Statistics
3 3 (6.52%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.17%) FMCG
4 1 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.17%) CESG
4 1 (2.17%) CESG CLAS
4 1 (2.17%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 16 (34.78%) Windows Server 2008
2 12 (26.09%) Windows Server 2003
3 11 (23.91%) Linux
4 8 (17.39%) HPUX
5 6 (13.04%) Windows XP
6 5 (10.87%) Windows 2000
7 3 (6.52%) UNIX
7 3 (6.52%) Windows 7
7 3 (6.52%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (17.39%) Migration
2 7 (15.22%) Project Planning
3 6 (13.04%) PRINCE2
3 6 (13.04%) MVC
4 5 (10.87%) Performance Tuning
4 5 (10.87%) Database Tuning
4 5 (10.87%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (8.70%) ITIL
6 3 (6.52%) Resource Management
6 3 (6.52%) UML
6 3 (6.52%) Project Management
6 3 (6.52%) RAD
6 3 (6.52%) SSADM
6 3 (6.52%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (6.52%) Unit Testing
7 2 (4.35%) Integration Testing
7 2 (4.35%) Service Delivery
7 2 (4.35%) Regression Testing
7 2 (4.35%) Use Case
7 2 (4.35%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 11 (23.91%) SQL
2 6 (13.04%) C#
2 6 (13.04%) VBScript
3 5 (10.87%) VB.NET
3 5 (10.87%) JavaScript
3 5 (10.87%) T-SQL
4 3 (6.52%) PL/SQL
4 3 (6.52%) PowerShell
5 1 (2.17%) VB
Qualifications
1 17 (36.96%) SC Cleared
1 17 (36.96%) Security Cleared
2 3 (6.52%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (6.52%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (6.52%) MCITP
2 3 (6.52%) Degree
System Software
1 13 (28.26%) Active Directory
2 7 (15.22%) vSphere
3 5 (10.87%) vCloud
3 5 (10.87%) VMware ESX
4 2 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (2.17%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 13 (28.26%) NetBackup
1 13 (28.26%) Backup Exec
2 5 (10.87%) Norton AntiVirus
3 3 (6.52%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 1 (2.17%) WSUS
4 1 (2.17%) SCCM
Vendors
1 12 (26.09%) Microsoft
2 8 (17.39%) IBM
2 8 (17.39%) Brocade
3 7 (15.22%) VMware
4 6 (13.04%) Oracle
4 6 (13.04%) HP
5 5 (10.87%) Citrix
5 5 (10.87%) Veritas
5 5 (10.87%) Symantec
5 5 (10.87%) Sophos
5 5 (10.87%) Acronis
6 3 (6.52%) Serena
6 3 (6.52%) JDA
6 3 (6.52%) Cisco
7 1 (2.17%) PeopleSoft
7 1 (2.17%) EPiServer
7 1 (2.17%) Sitecore
7 1 (2.17%) Lotus
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