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 30 January 2015 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 1 3 4
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +1
Contract jobs citing Windows 27 31 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hemel Hempstead 33.75% 35.23% 25.89%
As % of the Operating Systems category 90.00% 96.88% 87.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 1 4
Average daily rate
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£315 £105 £268
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+200.00% -60.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £105 £173
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £105 £328
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £290 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.62% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £12.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £14.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- -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
30 32 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hemel Hempstead 37.50% 36.36% 29.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 2 7
Average daily rate £325 £246 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.97% -29.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £133 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £359 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £307 £325
% change year-on-year
+9.93% -5.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £12.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -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 30 January 2015.

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 30 January 2015, 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 19 (38.78%) Windows Server 2008
2 17 (34.69%) SQL Server
2 17 (34.69%) Telecoms
3 16 (32.65%) Active Directory
3 16 (32.65%) SC Cleared
3 16 (32.65%) Security Cleared
4 14 (28.57%) Linux
5 12 (24.49%) Windows Server 2003
5 12 (24.49%) NetBackup
5 12 (24.49%) Backup Exec
6 11 (22.45%) Migration
6 11 (22.45%) MS Excel
6 11 (22.45%) Microsoft
7 10 (20.41%) SQL Server 2008
8 9 (18.37%) SQL Server 2000
8 9 (18.37%) Oracle
9 8 (16.33%) Brocade
9 8 (16.33%) SQL
9 8 (16.33%) IBM
9 8 (16.33%) SAN
9 8 (16.33%) HPUX
9 8 (16.33%) IBM XIV
10 7 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
10 7 (14.29%) Windows XP
10 7 (14.29%) MS Exchange
10 7 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
10 7 (14.29%) HP
10 7 (14.29%) Project Planning
11 6 (12.24%) .NET Framework
11 6 (12.24%) Retail

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Hemel Hempstead by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 (14.29%) MS Exchange
2 4 (8.16%) Exchange Server 2003
2 4 (8.16%) IIS
2 4 (8.16%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (8.16%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (6.12%) Oracle Application Server
3 3 (6.12%) Oracle 10gAS
4 1 (2.04%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (2.04%) Kentico
4 1 (2.04%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (2.04%) Umbraco
4 1 (2.04%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (22.45%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.12%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (12.24%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (2.04%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (2.04%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 8 (16.33%) SAN
2 6 (12.24%) Wi-Fi
2 6 (12.24%) MPLS
2 6 (12.24%) VPN
3 5 (10.20%) FTP
3 5 (10.20%) Firewall
4 4 (8.16%) DHCP
4 4 (8.16%) DNS
5 1 (2.04%) Network Security
5 1 (2.04%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (34.69%) SQL Server
2 10 (20.41%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (18.37%) SQL Server 2000
4 5 (10.20%) DTS
4 5 (10.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (6.12%) Relational Database
5 3 (6.12%) Oracle Database
5 3 (6.12%) Oracle Discoverer
5 3 (6.12%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 5 (10.20%) Team Foundation Server
1 5 (10.20%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 3 (6.12%) Oracle Forms
2 3 (6.12%) PVCS
2 3 (6.12%) JDeveloper
2 3 (6.12%) Toad
2 3 (6.12%) TestDirector
General
1 17 (34.69%) Telecoms
2 6 (12.24%) Retail
3 1 (2.04%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (18.37%) Developer
2 8 (16.33%) Backup Engineer
3 6 (12.24%) Project Manager
3 6 (12.24%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (10.20%) Software Developer
5 4 (8.16%) Windows Server Engineer
5 4 (8.16%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (8.16%) Server Engineer
5 4 (8.16%) Desktop Engineer
6 3 (6.12%) Active Directory Consultant
6 3 (6.12%) Senior Manager
6 3 (6.12%) Administrator
6 3 (6.12%) Programme Manager
6 3 (6.12%) Consultant
6 3 (6.12%) Systems Administrator
6 3 (6.12%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 3 (6.12%) Senior Project Manager
6 3 (6.12%) Oracle Developer
6 3 (6.12%) Infrastructure Manager
6 3 (6.12%) Senior Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (12.24%) .NET Framework
1 6 (12.24%) .NET
1 6 (12.24%) ASP.NET
2 5 (10.20%) Razor View Engine
2 5 (10.20%) Web Services
2 5 (10.20%) XML
2 5 (10.20%) ADO.NET
2 5 (10.20%) DHTML
2 5 (10.20%) HTML
2 5 (10.20%) WinForms
3 4 (8.16%) Application Packaging
4 3 (6.12%) Oracle ADF
5 2 (4.08%) Ajax
5 2 (4.08%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 8 (16.33%) IBM XIV
2 4 (8.16%) Clustering
2 4 (8.16%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.04%) FMCG
3 1 (2.04%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.04%) CESG
3 1 (2.04%) CESG CLAS
3 1 (2.04%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 19 (38.78%) Windows Server 2008
2 14 (28.57%) Linux
3 12 (24.49%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (16.33%) HPUX
5 7 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (14.29%) Windows XP
6 4 (8.16%) Windows 2000
6 4 (8.16%) Windows 7
7 3 (6.12%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (22.45%) Migration
2 7 (14.29%) Project Planning
3 6 (12.24%) MVC
4 5 (10.20%) Database Tuning
4 5 (10.20%) Performance Tuning
5 4 (8.16%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (6.12%) SSADM
6 3 (6.12%) RAD
6 3 (6.12%) UML
6 3 (6.12%) PRINCE2
6 3 (6.12%) Project Management
6 3 (6.12%) Unit Testing
7 2 (4.08%) Integration Testing
7 2 (4.08%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (4.08%) Service Delivery
7 2 (4.08%) Regression Testing
7 2 (4.08%) Use Case
8 1 (2.04%) Software Testing
8 1 (2.04%) Web Development
8 1 (2.04%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 8 (16.33%) SQL
2 6 (12.24%) VBScript
2 6 (12.24%) C#
3 5 (10.20%) VB.NET
3 5 (10.20%) JavaScript
3 5 (10.20%) T-SQL
4 3 (6.12%) PowerShell
4 3 (6.12%) PL/SQL
5 1 (2.04%) VB
Qualifications
1 16 (32.65%) SC Cleared
1 16 (32.65%) Security Cleared
2 7 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (8.16%) MCSE
4 3 (6.12%) MCITP
System Software
1 16 (32.65%) Active Directory
2 6 (12.24%) vSphere
3 4 (8.16%) VMware ESX
3 4 (8.16%) vCloud
4 2 (4.08%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (2.04%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 12 (24.49%) NetBackup
1 12 (24.49%) Backup Exec
2 4 (8.16%) Norton AntiVirus
2 4 (8.16%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 1 (2.04%) WSUS
Vendors
1 11 (22.45%) Microsoft
2 9 (18.37%) Oracle
3 8 (16.33%) Brocade
3 8 (16.33%) IBM
4 7 (14.29%) HP
5 6 (12.24%) VMware
5 6 (12.24%) JDA
6 4 (8.16%) Veritas
6 4 (8.16%) Sophos
6 4 (8.16%) Citrix
6 4 (8.16%) Symantec
6 4 (8.16%) Acronis
7 3 (6.12%) Serena
8 1 (2.04%) Sitecore
8 1 (2.04%) EPiServer
8 1 (2.04%) PeopleSoft