The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 19 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows
East of England / Hertfordshire
Rank 7 3 3
Rank change year-on-year
-4 0
Contract jobs citing Windows 73 82 110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 12.21% 14.02% 17.41%
As % of the Operating Systems category 70.87% 62.12% 67.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 46 44
Median daily rate £210 £350 £383
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% -8.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £134 £138 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £475 £543
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 13 24
Median hourly rate £14.50 £14.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +12.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.10 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.70 £21.20 £29.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £15.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-6.45% +6.89%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Hertfordshire region.

Operating Systems Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
103 132 162
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 17.22% 22.56% 25.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 63 66
Median daily rate £238 £395 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-39.87% +5.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £165 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £475 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 19 33
Median hourly rate £14.50 £15.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.45% -13.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £12.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £40.50 £33.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-8.57% +9.37%

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing Windows as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Windows Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Windows
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Windows across the Hertfordshire region.

Windows Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Windows
Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 19 February 2017.

Windows Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

Windows
Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Windows across the Hertfordshire region.

Windows Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Windows
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 19 February 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Watford +11 18 £363 +202.08% 8
Hemel Hempstead +3 15 £165 -58.22% 7
Welwyn Garden City -2 11 £150 -53.84% 2
Stevenage -3 9 £225 - 3
Royston +3 1 £350 - 2
St Albans +3 1 £375 +4.16% 5
Harpenden - 1 - -
Windows
East of England

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 19 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Windows also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Windows.

1 58 (36.94%) Active Directory
2 51 (32.48%) Microsoft
3 39 (24.84%) Windows 7
4 34 (21.66%) SQL
4 34 (21.66%) Linux
5 28 (17.83%) SCCM
6 25 (15.92%) ITIL
7 23 (14.65%) Unix
7 23 (14.65%) MS Excel
8 21 (13.38%) Firewall
9 20 (12.74%) VMware
9 20 (12.74%) Citrix
9 20 (12.74%) Windows 10
10 19 (12.10%) Security Cleared
10 19 (12.10%) Windows Server 2012
11 17 (10.83%) Windows Server
11 17 (10.83%) Apple
11 17 (10.83%) MS Exchange
11 17 (10.83%) Finance
12 15 (9.55%) MS Office
12 15 (9.55%) Internet
13 14 (8.92%) Java
13 14 (8.92%) TCP/IP
14 13 (8.28%) SQL Server
14 13 (8.28%) Office 365
14 13 (8.28%) PowerShell
14 13 (8.28%) Windows Server 2008
15 12 (7.64%) Analytical Skills
15 12 (7.64%) C
15 12 (7.64%) DNS

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 17 (10.83%) MS Exchange
2 12 (7.64%) Apache
3 10 (6.37%) Tomcat
4 4 (2.55%) IIS
4 4 (2.55%) SharePoint
4 4 (2.55%) WebLogic
4 4 (2.55%) WebSphere
5 3 (1.91%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (1.91%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (1.91%) IBM HTTP Server
5 3 (1.91%) JBoss
5 3 (1.91%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 3 (1.91%) WebSphere Application Server
6 2 (1.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.64%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.64%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.64%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 23 (14.65%) MS Excel
2 15 (9.55%) MS Office
3 2 (1.27%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (1.27%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.64%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.64%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 2 (1.27%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.64%) assyst
2 1 (0.64%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.64%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 13 (8.28%) Office 365
2 5 (3.18%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.91%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (1.27%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (1.27%) IaaS
4 2 (1.27%) PaaS
5 1 (0.64%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.64%) OneDrive
5 1 (0.64%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (13.38%) Firewall
2 15 (9.55%) Internet
3 14 (8.92%) TCP/IP
4 12 (7.64%) DNS
5 11 (7.01%) SSL
6 9 (5.73%) FTP
7 6 (3.82%) DHCP
8 5 (3.18%) Network Security
8 5 (3.18%) Wireless
9 4 (2.55%) LDAP
9 4 (2.55%) SAN
10 3 (1.91%) HTTP
10 3 (1.91%) LAN
11 2 (1.27%) NetScaler
11 2 (1.27%) WAN
12 1 (0.64%) Intranet
12 1 (0.64%) IP Telephony
12 1 (0.64%) OpenLDAP
12 1 (0.64%) VoIP
12 1 (0.64%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (8.28%) SQL Server
2 10 (6.37%) MySQL
3 8 (5.10%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (3.18%) Oracle Database
5 4 (2.55%) Oracle Database 11g
5 4 (2.55%) Oracle Database 12c
5 4 (2.55%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (2.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (2.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (1.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (1.27%) Crystal Reports
7 2 (1.27%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (1.27%) MongoDB
7 2 (1.27%) RDBMS
7 2 (1.27%) Relational Database
7 2 (1.27%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (1.27%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (1.27%) SQL Server 2014
7 2 (1.27%) Sybase ASE
8 1 (0.64%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 5 (3.18%) Jenkins
2 2 (1.27%) Eclipse
3 1 (0.64%) Android Studio
3 1 (0.64%) CMake
3 1 (0.64%) GDB
3 1 (0.64%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.64%) MSI
3 1 (0.64%) Subversion
3 1 (0.64%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.64%) Visual Studio
General
1 17 (10.83%) Finance
2 4 (2.55%) Banking
3 3 (1.91%) Advertising
3 3 (1.91%) Legal
3 3 (1.91%) Multimedia
3 3 (1.91%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.27%) Aerospace
4 2 (1.27%) Financial Institution
4 2 (1.27%) Retail
5 1 (0.64%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.64%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.64%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 27 (17.20%) Analyst
2 21 (13.38%) Consultant
3 20 (12.74%) Support Engineer
4 12 (7.64%) Architect
4 12 (7.64%) IT Support
5 11 (7.01%) Support Analyst
5 11 (7.01%) Windows Consultant
6 10 (6.37%) Service Analyst
7 9 (5.73%) Service Desk Analyst
8 8 (5.10%) 2nd Line Support
8 8 (5.10%) Developer
9 6 (3.82%) Administrator
9 6 (3.82%) Applications Support
9 6 (3.82%) Desktop Support
9 6 (3.82%) DevOps Engineer
9 6 (3.82%) IT Analyst
9 6 (3.82%) IT Engineer
9 6 (3.82%) IT Support Engineer
9 6 (3.82%) Service Desk Engineer
10 5 (3.18%) IT Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (5.73%) Middleware
2 8 (5.10%) Web Services
3 6 (3.82%) .NET
3 6 (3.82%) LAMP
3 6 (3.82%) LAPP Stack
4 5 (3.18%) J2EE
4 5 (3.18%) Node.js
5 3 (1.91%) ASP.NET
5 3 (1.91%) HTML
5 3 (1.91%) JSP
6 2 (1.27%) AngularJS
6 2 (1.27%) Hibernate
6 2 (1.27%) SOAP
6 2 (1.27%) Spring
6 2 (1.27%) WinForms
7 1 (0.64%) .NET Framework
7 1 (0.64%) Apache Cordova
7 1 (0.64%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 1 (0.64%) jQuery
7 1 (0.64%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (7.64%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (5.73%) Clustering
2 9 (5.73%) EFT
3 8 (5.10%) Fat Client
3 8 (5.10%) Thin Client
4 7 (4.46%) Data Centre
5 5 (3.18%) Mobile App
6 4 (2.55%) Mathematics
6 4 (2.55%) PKI
7 3 (1.91%) Blackberry
7 3 (1.91%) NHS
7 3 (1.91%) Video Conferencing
8 2 (1.27%) Computer Science
8 2 (1.27%) Device Driver
9 1 (0.64%) CCTV
9 1 (0.64%) Handset
9 1 (0.64%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.64%) Replication
9 1 (0.64%) Smartphone
9 1 (0.64%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 39 (24.84%) Windows 7
2 34 (21.66%) Linux
3 23 (14.65%) Unix
4 20 (12.74%) Windows 10
5 19 (12.10%) Windows Server 2012
6 17 (10.83%) Windows Server
7 13 (8.28%) Windows Server 2008
8 12 (7.64%) Windows Server 2003
9 10 (6.37%) Windows 8
10 6 (3.82%) Windows XP
11 5 (3.18%) Mac OS
12 4 (2.55%) AIX
12 4 (2.55%) Android
13 3 (1.91%) NetWare
13 3 (1.91%) Solaris
14 2 (1.27%) Apple iOS
15 1 (0.64%) Mac OS X
15 1 (0.64%) Mac OS X Server
15 1 (0.64%) VMS
15 1 (0.64%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (15.92%) ITIL
2 11 (7.01%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (5.73%) PRINCE2
4 8 (5.10%) DevOps
5 7 (4.46%) Incident Management
5 7 (4.46%) Migration
5 7 (4.46%) Service Management
6 6 (3.82%) Cybersecurity
6 6 (3.82%) High Availability
6 6 (3.82%) ITSM
7 5 (3.18%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (3.18%) Dashboard Development
7 5 (3.18%) Problem Management
7 5 (3.18%) Release Management
7 5 (3.18%) Software Engineering
7 5 (3.18%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (3.18%) Test Scripting
7 5 (3.18%) Validation
8 4 (2.55%) Load Balancing
8 4 (2.55%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 34 (21.66%) SQL
2 14 (8.92%) Java
3 13 (8.28%) PowerShell
4 12 (7.64%) C
5 6 (3.82%) Bash Shell
5 6 (3.82%) C#
5 6 (3.82%) Perl
5 6 (3.82%) Python
5 6 (3.82%) Ruby
6 5 (3.18%) JavaScript
7 3 (1.91%) Shell Script
8 2 (1.27%) PL/SQL
8 2 (1.27%) T-SQL
8 2 (1.27%) VB.NET
8 2 (1.27%) VBScript
9 1 (0.64%) C++
9 1 (0.64%) VB
9 1 (0.64%) VBA
Qualifications
1 19 (12.10%) Security Cleared
2 11 (7.01%) DBS Check
3 9 (5.73%) SC Cleared
4 7 (4.46%) Degree
4 7 (4.46%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 5 (3.18%) PMI Certification
5 5 (3.18%) PMP
6 4 (2.55%) MCP
6 4 (2.55%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (1.91%) NVQ Level 3
8 2 (1.27%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (1.27%) MCSE
8 2 (1.27%) Oracle Certification
8 2 (1.27%) RHCE
9 1 (0.64%) A+ Certification
9 1 (0.64%) CISM
9 1 (0.64%) CISSP
9 1 (0.64%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.64%) MCDST
9 1 (0.64%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.82%) QA
2 5 (3.18%) SLA
3 2 (1.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.27%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.64%) Data Quality
System Software
1 58 (36.94%) Active Directory
2 11 (7.01%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (5.10%) Hyper-V
4 7 (4.46%) Docker
5 6 (3.82%) vSphere
6 2 (1.27%) BitLocker
6 2 (1.27%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 2 (1.27%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (1.27%) VMware ESX
6 2 (1.27%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (1.27%) XenApp
6 2 (1.27%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.64%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.64%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 28 (17.83%) SCCM
2 4 (2.55%) Tivoli
2 4 (2.55%) WSUS
3 3 (1.91%) Puppet
4 2 (1.27%) Salt
4 2 (1.27%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 1 (0.64%) AirWatch
5 1 (0.64%) CA Single Sign-On
5 1 (0.64%) Data Guard
5 1 (0.64%) Failover Clustering
5 1 (0.64%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 1 (0.64%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (0.64%) OpenView
5 1 (0.64%) SCVMM
5 1 (0.64%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 51 (32.48%) Microsoft
2 20 (12.74%) Citrix
2 20 (12.74%) VMware
3 17 (10.83%) Apple
4 9 (5.73%) Oracle
5 6 (3.82%) Intel Security
6 5 (3.18%) IBM
7 4 (2.55%) HP
8 3 (1.91%) Cisco
8 3 (1.91%) Dell
8 3 (1.91%) Sun
9 2 (1.27%) AppSense
9 2 (1.27%) SAP
9 2 (1.27%) Sybase
9 2 (1.27%) Symantec
10 1 (0.64%) EqualLogic
10 1 (0.64%) ForgeRock
10 1 (0.64%) PTC
10 1 (0.64%) SonicWALL
10 1 (0.64%) Xamarin
Hertfordshire
Volt
Rate: £350.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Rate: £175.00 - £200.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago