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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 8 11 4
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -7
Contract jobs citing Windows 14 4 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hemel Hempstead 14.74% 8.00% 30.00%
As % of the Operating Systems category 73.68% 30.77% 91.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 3
Average daily rate
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£265 £500 £170
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-47.00% +194.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £500 £118
10% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £700 £222
UK excluding London average daily rate £305 £315 £313
% change year-on-year
-3.17% +0.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £14.00 - £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%
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
19 13 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hemel Hempstead 20.00% 26.00% 32.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 5 3
Average daily rate £350 £500 £170
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% +194.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £400 £105
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £750 £235
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-0.76% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £14.00 - £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%

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 29 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 29 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 11 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 8 (36.36%) Telecoms
2 8 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (31.82%) SC Cleared
3 7 (31.82%) Security Cleared
4 6 (27.27%) VMware
4 6 (27.27%) SQL
5 5 (22.73%) Microsoft
5 5 (22.73%) NetBackup
5 5 (22.73%) Firewall
5 5 (22.73%) Citrix
5 5 (22.73%) Migration
6 4 (18.18%) Statistics
6 4 (18.18%) Degree
6 4 (18.18%) Resource Management
6 4 (18.18%) 4G
6 4 (18.18%) Root Cause Analysis
6 4 (18.18%) Mobile App
6 4 (18.18%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (18.18%) Internet
6 4 (18.18%) Backup Exec
6 4 (18.18%) VPN
6 4 (18.18%) Cisco
6 4 (18.18%) MS Exchange
6 4 (18.18%) GPRS
6 4 (18.18%) MS Excel
6 4 (18.18%) SQL Server
6 4 (18.18%) ITIL
6 4 (18.18%) PRINCE2
7 3 (13.64%) HPUX

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Hemel Hempstead by Category

For the 6 months to 29 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 4 (18.18%) MS Exchange
2 3 (13.64%) Exchange Server 2003
2 3 (13.64%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (13.64%) IIS
2 3 (13.64%) Lotus Domino
2 3 (13.64%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (4.55%) IBM Notes
3 1 (4.55%) Umbraco
3 1 (4.55%) Kentico
Applications
1 4 (18.18%) MS Excel
2 3 (13.64%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 5 (22.73%) Firewall
2 4 (18.18%) 4G
2 4 (18.18%) GPRS
2 4 (18.18%) VPN
2 4 (18.18%) Internet
3 3 (13.64%) TCP/IP
3 3 (13.64%) DNS
3 3 (13.64%) DHCP
4 1 (4.55%) HTTP
4 1 (4.55%) Kerberos
4 1 (4.55%) LAN
4 1 (4.55%) WAN
4 1 (4.55%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 3 (13.64%) SQL Server 2000
2 3 (13.64%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 8 (36.36%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.55%) Multimedia
2 1 (4.55%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (22.73%) Support Engineer
1 5 (22.73%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 5 (22.73%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (18.18%) Technical Specialist
3 3 (13.64%) Active Directory Consultant
3 3 (13.64%) Consultant
4 2 (9.09%) Network Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Server Support
4 2 (9.09%) Windows Support Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Server Support Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Server Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Windows Server Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) SCCM Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Desktop Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Security Architect
5 1 (4.55%) Backup Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Architect
5 1 (4.55%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) .NET
1 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET
1 1 (4.55%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) Statistics
1 4 (18.18%) Mobile App
2 3 (13.64%) Blackberry
2 3 (13.64%) Clustering
3 1 (4.55%) CESG
3 1 (4.55%) PKI
3 1 (4.55%) IBM XIV
3 1 (4.55%) RMADS
3 1 (4.55%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 8 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (13.64%) Windows 7
2 3 (13.64%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (13.64%) HPUX
2 3 (13.64%) Windows 2000
3 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (4.55%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (22.73%) Migration
2 4 (18.18%) ITIL
2 4 (18.18%) PRINCE2
2 4 (18.18%) Resource Management
2 4 (18.18%) Root Cause Analysis
3 3 (13.64%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (9.09%) Software Deployment
4 2 (9.09%) Validation
5 1 (4.55%) Test Scripting
5 1 (4.55%) ITSM
5 1 (4.55%) MVC
5 1 (4.55%) Project Planning
5 1 (4.55%) Web Development
5 1 (4.55%) E-Commerce
5 1 (4.55%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (27.27%) SQL
2 3 (13.64%) PowerShell
3 1 (4.55%) C#
3 1 (4.55%) VB
Qualifications
1 7 (31.82%) SC Cleared
1 7 (31.82%) Security Cleared
2 4 (18.18%) ITIL Certification
2 4 (18.18%) Degree
3 2 (9.09%) MCSE
3 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (4.55%) CISSP
System Software
1 11 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (13.64%) VMware ESX
2 3 (13.64%) vSphere
2 3 (13.64%) vCloud
3 2 (9.09%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (22.73%) NetBackup
2 4 (18.18%) Backup Exec
3 3 (13.64%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 3 (13.64%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (9.09%) SCCM
5 1 (4.55%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (27.27%) VMware
2 5 (22.73%) Microsoft
2 5 (22.73%) Citrix
3 4 (18.18%) Cisco
4 3 (13.64%) Veritas
4 3 (13.64%) Sage
4 3 (13.64%) Symantec
4 3 (13.64%) Sophos
4 3 (13.64%) Acronis
5 2 (9.09%) Oracle
5 2 (9.09%) HP
6 1 (4.55%) IBM
6 1 (4.55%) Lotus
6 1 (4.55%) Brocade
6 1 (4.55%) EPiServer
6 1 (4.55%) Sitecore