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 26 July 2016 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
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 5 1 5
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +4
Contract jobs citing Windows 87 162 118
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 13.72% 19.08% 18.13%
As % of the Operating Systems category 65.91% 72.97% 71.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 93 49
Median daily rate £358 £324 £248
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.31% +30.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £120 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £447 £425 £455
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.53% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 19 35
Median hourly rate £17.00 £32.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.87% +113.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.40 £9.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £37.50 £28.05
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £15.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-1.61% +6.89%
Windows
East of England

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
132 222 166
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 20.82% 26.15% 25.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 109 70
Median daily rate £365 £338 £248
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.14% +36.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £142 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £305
% change year-on-year
- +14.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 20 36
Median hourly rate £17.50 £9.50 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+84.21% -38.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.35 £9.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £37.50 £29.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- +10.00%

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 26 July 2016.

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 26 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -8 16 £230 -34.28% 5
Hemel Hempstead +4 12 £375 +100.00% 5
Welwyn Garden City -4 11 £220 -33.33% 1
Stevenage -3 6 £405 +237.50% 4
Letchworth +1 2 - - 3
Hitchin - 2 £373 -
Hoddesdon - 1 £130 -
Tring - 1 £375 -
Cheshunt - 1 - -
Windows
East of England

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 26 July 2016, 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 72 (41.14%) Microsoft
2 65 (37.14%) Active Directory
3 47 (26.86%) Windows Server
4 38 (21.71%) MS Office
5 37 (21.14%) ITIL
5 37 (21.14%) VMware
5 37 (21.14%) Windows Server 2012
6 36 (20.57%) MS Excel
7 35 (20.00%) SQL
8 32 (18.29%) Windows 7
9 31 (17.71%) Security Cleared
10 29 (16.57%) Linux
11 27 (15.43%) Windows Server 2008
12 26 (14.86%) SCCM
12 26 (14.86%) Office 365
12 26 (14.86%) SQL Server
13 25 (14.29%) Citrix
14 23 (13.14%) Migration
15 22 (12.57%) Windows 10
15 22 (12.57%) SC Cleared
16 18 (10.29%) Oracle
16 18 (10.29%) Unix
17 17 (9.71%) HP
17 17 (9.71%) PowerShell
18 15 (8.57%) SQL Server 2008
19 14 (8.00%) MS Exchange
20 13 (7.43%) SharePoint
20 13 (7.43%) Windows Server 2003
20 13 (7.43%) Microsoft Certification
20 13 (7.43%) SAN

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 14 (8.00%) MS Exchange
2 13 (7.43%) SharePoint
3 11 (6.29%) Exchange Server 2013
4 5 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2003
4 5 (2.86%) SAS
5 4 (2.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 3 (1.71%) ArcGIS
6 3 (1.71%) IBM Domino
6 3 (1.71%) Oracle Service Bus
6 3 (1.71%) Skype for Business
7 2 (1.14%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (1.14%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (1.14%) IBM Notes
7 2 (1.14%) IIS
8 1 (0.57%) CICS
8 1 (0.57%) JBoss
8 1 (0.57%) Kinematics
8 1 (0.57%) Office Communications Server
8 1 (0.57%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.57%) WildFly
Applications
1 38 (21.71%) MS Office
2 36 (20.57%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.14%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.57%) Doxygen
4 1 (0.57%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.57%) PTC Creo
4 1 (0.57%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.57%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 5 (2.86%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (2.29%) Maximo
2 4 (2.29%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.57%) OpenText MBPM
Cloud Services
1 26 (14.86%) Office 365
2 11 (6.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (5.14%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (1.71%) OneDrive
5 2 (1.14%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.57%) Google Apps
6 1 (0.57%) Mimecast
6 1 (0.57%) SaaS
6 1 (0.57%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 13 (7.43%) SAN
2 10 (5.71%) Internet
3 9 (5.14%) DNS
4 7 (4.00%) LAN
4 7 (4.00%) WAN
5 6 (3.43%) DHCP
5 6 (3.43%) Firewall
5 6 (3.43%) TCP/IP
6 5 (2.86%) NetScaler
6 5 (2.86%) VPN
7 4 (2.29%) Cisco IOS
7 4 (2.29%) SSL
7 4 (2.29%) WebEx
8 3 (1.71%) Intranet
9 2 (1.14%) BGP
9 2 (1.14%) EIGRP
9 2 (1.14%) Kerberos
9 2 (1.14%) OSPF
9 2 (1.14%) VoIP
9 2 (1.14%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (14.86%) SQL Server
2 15 (8.57%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (3.43%) SQL Server 2014
3 6 (3.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (2.86%) Base SAS
4 5 (2.86%) Oracle Database
4 5 (2.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 5 (2.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (2.29%) Amazon RDS
5 4 (2.29%) Amazon Redshift
5 4 (2.29%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 4 (2.29%) MySQL
6 3 (1.71%) DB2
6 3 (1.71%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (1.14%) RDBMS
7 2 (1.14%) Relational Database
7 2 (1.14%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (1.14%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.57%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.57%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 3 (1.71%) Jenkins
2 2 (1.14%) ClearCase
2 2 (1.14%) Eclipse
2 2 (1.14%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.57%) Bugzilla
3 1 (0.57%) ClearQuest
3 1 (0.57%) GCC
3 1 (0.57%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.57%) JUnit
3 1 (0.57%) MSI
3 1 (0.57%) NetBeans
3 1 (0.57%) PVCS
3 1 (0.57%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (0.57%) SoapUI
3 1 (0.57%) Subversion
3 1 (0.57%) TestDirector
General
1 12 (6.86%) Finance
2 11 (6.29%) Telecoms
3 9 (5.14%) Local Government
4 7 (4.00%) Retail
5 6 (3.43%) Manufacturing
6 5 (2.86%) Advertising
7 3 (1.71%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (1.14%) Avionics
9 1 (0.57%) Automotive
9 1 (0.57%) Back Office
9 1 (0.57%) Banking
9 1 (0.57%) Billing
9 1 (0.57%) Electronics
9 1 (0.57%) Legal
9 1 (0.57%) Military
9 1 (0.57%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 28 (16.00%) Analyst
2 24 (13.71%) Support Engineer
3 19 (10.86%) 2nd Line Support
3 19 (10.86%) Consultant
4 14 (8.00%) Architect
5 13 (7.43%) Support Analyst
6 12 (6.86%) Desktop Support
7 10 (5.71%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 10 (5.71%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 10 (5.71%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 10 (5.71%) Windows Engineer
8 9 (5.14%) Desktop Engineer
8 9 (5.14%) Server Engineer
8 9 (5.14%) Windows Consultant
9 8 (4.57%) 3rd Line Support
9 8 (4.57%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 8 (4.57%) IT Support
9 8 (4.57%) Service Analyst
9 8 (4.57%) Service Desk Analyst
9 8 (4.57%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (4.57%) HTML
2 7 (4.00%) .NET
2 7 (4.00%) XML
3 6 (3.43%) Web Services
4 5 (2.86%) Middleware
5 3 (1.71%) Ajax
5 3 (1.71%) AngularJS
5 3 (1.71%) ArcObjects
5 3 (1.71%) CSS
5 3 (1.71%) HTML5
5 3 (1.71%) jQuery
5 3 (1.71%) JSON
5 3 (1.71%) LESS
5 3 (1.71%) Node.js
5 3 (1.71%) Sass
5 3 (1.71%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 3 (1.71%) XSLT
6 2 (1.14%) ASP.NET
6 2 (1.14%) React
6 2 (1.14%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (5.14%) Computer Science
2 9 (5.14%) Data Centre
3 7 (4.00%) Clustering
3 7 (4.00%) PKI
4 5 (2.86%) Life Science
5 4 (2.29%) Data Protection Act
5 4 (2.29%) iPad
6 3 (1.71%) Data Integration
6 3 (1.71%) Driving Licence
6 3 (1.71%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.14%) Algorithms
7 2 (1.14%) EFT
7 2 (1.14%) IBM Mainframe
7 2 (1.14%) iPhone
7 2 (1.14%) Mainframe
7 2 (1.14%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.14%) Replication
8 1 (0.57%) Thin Client
8 1 (0.57%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 47 (26.86%) Windows Server
2 37 (21.14%) Windows Server 2012
3 32 (18.29%) Windows 7
4 29 (16.57%) Linux
5 27 (15.43%) Windows Server 2008
6 22 (12.57%) Windows 10
7 18 (10.29%) Unix
8 13 (7.43%) Windows Server 2003
9 9 (5.14%) Windows 8
9 9 (5.14%) Windows XP
10 7 (4.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 6 (3.43%) Android
12 5 (2.86%) CentOS
13 3 (1.71%) AIX
14 2 (1.14%) Apple iOS
15 1 (0.57%) HPUX
15 1 (0.57%) Mac OS X Server
15 1 (0.57%) Solaris
15 1 (0.57%) Ubuntu
15 1 (0.57%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (21.14%) ITIL
2 23 (13.14%) Migration
3 11 (6.29%) Validation
4 10 (5.71%) SDLC
5 8 (4.57%) Change Management
6 7 (4.00%) ERP
6 7 (4.00%) Service Delivery
6 7 (4.00%) SOA
6 7 (4.00%) Technical Architecture
7 6 (3.43%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (3.43%) Capacity Planning
7 6 (3.43%) Data Migration
7 6 (3.43%) Data Protection
7 6 (3.43%) PRINCE2
7 6 (3.43%) Project Management
8 5 (2.86%) Mentoring
9 4 (2.29%) Data Architecture
9 4 (2.29%) Root Cause Analysis
9 4 (2.29%) Statistical Analysis
9 4 (2.29%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 35 (20.00%) SQL
2 17 (9.71%) PowerShell
3 10 (5.71%) T-SQL
4 8 (4.57%) Java
5 7 (4.00%) JavaScript
6 5 (2.86%) PL/SQL
6 5 (2.86%) Shell Script
7 4 (2.29%) C
7 4 (2.29%) C#
7 4 (2.29%) C++
8 3 (1.71%) PHP
9 2 (1.14%) ANSI C
9 2 (1.14%) Bash Shell
9 2 (1.14%) Python
10 1 (0.57%) MATLAB
10 1 (0.57%) Perl
10 1 (0.57%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 31 (17.71%) Security Cleared
2 22 (12.57%) SC Cleared
3 13 (7.43%) Microsoft Certification
4 10 (5.71%) Degree
5 7 (4.00%) MCP
6 5 (2.86%) DBS Check
6 5 (2.86%) MCSE
7 4 (2.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 3 (1.71%) MCITP
8 3 (1.71%) MCSA
9 2 (1.14%) A+ Certification
9 2 (1.14%) CISM
9 2 (1.14%) CISSP
9 2 (1.14%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 1 (0.57%) ISEB
10 1 (0.57%) ISTQB
10 1 (0.57%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.57%) SLA
2 4 (2.29%) QA
3 2 (1.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.57%) ECSS
4 1 (0.57%) FISMA
4 1 (0.57%) HIPAA
4 1 (0.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 65 (37.14%) Active Directory
2 12 (6.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (6.29%) vSphere
4 9 (5.14%) Hyper-V
5 8 (4.57%) XenApp
6 6 (3.43%) XenDesktop
6 6 (3.43%) XenServer
7 3 (1.71%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (1.14%) BitLocker
8 2 (1.14%) Cygwin
8 2 (1.14%) DFS Replication
8 2 (1.14%) iptables
8 2 (1.14%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (1.14%) Xen
9 1 (0.57%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 1 (0.57%) NFS
9 1 (0.57%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.57%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.57%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 26 (14.86%) SCCM
2 5 (2.86%) Puppet
3 4 (2.29%) Bacula
3 4 (2.29%) Norton AntiVirus
3 4 (2.29%) SCOM
4 1 (0.57%) Ansible
4 1 (0.57%) Failover Clustering
4 1 (0.57%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.57%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (0.57%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (0.57%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 1 (0.57%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.57%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.57%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (0.57%) Unicenter
4 1 (0.57%) vRealize
4 1 (0.57%) WSUS
4 1 (0.57%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 72 (41.14%) Microsoft
2 37 (21.14%) VMware
3 25 (14.29%) Citrix
4 18 (10.29%) Oracle
5 17 (9.71%) HP
6 11 (6.29%) Cisco
6 11 (6.29%) IBM
7 9 (5.14%) Red Hat
8 8 (4.57%) Apple
8 8 (4.57%) Symantec
9 6 (3.43%) Google
9 6 (3.43%) SAP
10 5 (2.86%) 3PAR
11 4 (2.29%) Intel Security
11 4 (2.29%) NetApp
11 4 (2.29%) RedGate
12 3 (1.71%) Dell
12 3 (1.71%) EMC
12 3 (1.71%) ESRI
12 3 (1.71%) TIBCO
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