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 5 December 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 4 3 4
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +1
Contract jobs citing Windows 91 99 133
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 14.26% 15.35% 18.02%
As % of the Operating Systems category 58.71% 70.21% 69.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 52 61
Median daily rate £375 £300 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £139 £120 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £486 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.53% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 16 17
Median hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £15.29
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -1.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £7.93 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.40 £32.50 £34.45
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.25 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +1.66%
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
155 141 192
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 24.29% 21.86% 26.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 73 101
Median daily rate £338 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £165 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £488 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 18 19
Median hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £16.10
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -6.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £35.00 £46.35
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +3.12%

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 5 December 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 5 December 2016.

Windows Hourly Rate Histogram 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 5 December 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 -5 17 £285 +137.50% 8
Hemel Hempstead +6 14 £400 -7.24% 5
Stevenage 0 12 £400 +135.29%
Welwyn Garden City -10 6 £150 -73.91% 1
St Albans +5 4 £375 -10.17% 1
Rickmansworth +2 4 £208 -
Potters Bar +4 3 - -
Royston +1 2 - -
Harpenden - 1 - - 1
Hoddesdon - 1 - -
Windows
East of England

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 5 December 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 75 (44.91%) Active Directory
2 64 (38.32%) Microsoft
3 42 (25.15%) SQL
4 40 (23.95%) Windows 7
5 39 (23.35%) SCCM
6 32 (19.16%) VMware
7 29 (17.37%) ITIL
8 28 (16.77%) Citrix
8 28 (16.77%) Windows Server
9 26 (15.57%) Linux
10 25 (14.97%) SQL Server
10 25 (14.97%) Windows Server 2012
11 24 (14.37%) Windows 10
12 23 (13.77%) MS Excel
13 22 (13.17%) Security Cleared
14 21 (12.57%) Unix
15 20 (11.98%) Windows Server 2003
15 20 (11.98%) Analytical Skills
16 19 (11.38%) Windows Server 2008
17 18 (10.78%) MS Office
17 18 (10.78%) Firewall
18 16 (9.58%) Finance
18 16 (9.58%) MS Exchange
18 16 (9.58%) Internet
18 16 (9.58%) Office 365
19 14 (8.38%) Hyper-V
19 14 (8.38%) VMware Infrastructure
20 13 (7.78%) SC Cleared
20 13 (7.78%) Degree
20 13 (7.78%) Microsoft Certification

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 16 (9.58%) MS Exchange
2 13 (7.78%) SharePoint
3 7 (4.19%) Apache
4 6 (3.59%) IIS
4 6 (3.59%) WebLogic
5 4 (2.40%) Tomcat
5 4 (2.40%) WebSphere
6 3 (1.80%) ArcGIS
6 3 (1.80%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (1.80%) IBM HTTP Server
6 3 (1.80%) JBoss
6 3 (1.80%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 3 (1.80%) WebSphere Application Server
7 2 (1.20%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (1.20%) SAS
8 1 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.60%) Skype for Business
8 1 (0.60%) ThingWorx
Applications
1 23 (13.77%) MS Excel
2 18 (10.78%) MS Office
3 2 (1.20%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (1.20%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (1.20%) Windchill
4 1 (0.60%) PTC Creo
Business Applications
1 2 (1.20%) OpenText MBPM
1 2 (1.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.60%) assyst
2 1 (0.60%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 16 (9.58%) Office 365
2 4 (2.40%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (2.40%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (2.40%) OneDrive
3 3 (1.80%) SaaS
4 1 (0.60%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (0.60%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.60%) CloudFront
4 1 (0.60%) G Suite
4 1 (0.60%) IaaS
4 1 (0.60%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (10.78%) Firewall
2 16 (9.58%) Internet
3 12 (7.19%) DNS
4 10 (5.99%) FTP
5 9 (5.39%) TCP/IP
6 8 (4.79%) SSL
7 7 (4.19%) DHCP
7 7 (4.19%) SAN
8 5 (2.99%) NetScaler
8 5 (2.99%) Network Security
9 4 (2.40%) HTTP
9 4 (2.40%) LDAP
10 3 (1.80%) LAN
10 3 (1.80%) VPN
10 3 (1.80%) WAN
10 3 (1.80%) Wireless
11 2 (1.20%) Intranet
11 2 (1.20%) Kerberos
11 2 (1.20%) VoIP
11 2 (1.20%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (14.97%) SQL Server
2 11 (6.59%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (4.79%) MySQL
3 8 (4.79%) Oracle Database
4 7 (4.19%) Oracle Database 11g
5 5 (2.99%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (2.40%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (2.40%) Oracle Database 12c
6 4 (2.40%) SQL Server 2014
6 4 (2.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (1.80%) OLTP
8 2 (1.20%) Base SAS
8 2 (1.20%) RDBMS
8 2 (1.20%) Relational Database
8 2 (1.20%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (1.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (1.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.60%) FileMaker
9 1 (0.60%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 1 (0.60%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 2 (1.20%) Eclipse
2 1 (0.60%) Android Studio
2 1 (0.60%) MSI
2 1 (0.60%) Subversion
General
1 16 (9.58%) Finance
2 6 (3.59%) Local Government
3 5 (2.99%) Telecoms
4 4 (2.40%) Advertising
4 4 (2.40%) Banking
4 4 (2.40%) Legal
4 4 (2.40%) Retail
5 3 (1.80%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.20%) Aerospace
6 2 (1.20%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.60%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.60%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.60%) Publishing
7 1 (0.60%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 33 (19.76%) Analyst
2 21 (12.57%) Support Engineer
3 20 (11.98%) Consultant
4 19 (11.38%) Architect
5 12 (7.19%) Support Analyst
6 10 (5.99%) IT Support
6 10 (5.99%) Service Analyst
6 10 (5.99%) Windows Consultant
7 9 (5.39%) 2nd Line Support
7 9 (5.39%) Service Desk Analyst
8 8 (4.79%) Administrator
8 8 (4.79%) Desktop Support
8 8 (4.79%) Service Desk Engineer
8 8 (4.79%) Solutions Architect
9 7 (4.19%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
9 7 (4.19%) IT Engineer
9 7 (4.19%) IT Support Engineer
10 6 (3.59%) Applications Support
10 6 (3.59%) Infrastructure Architect
10 6 (3.59%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (7.19%) Middleware
2 7 (4.19%) Web Services
3 5 (2.99%) .NET
3 5 (2.99%) SAML
4 4 (2.40%) HTML
4 4 (2.40%) J2EE
5 3 (1.80%) ArcObjects
6 2 (1.20%) SAP PI
7 1 (0.60%) .NET Framework
7 1 (0.60%) Apache Cordova
7 1 (0.60%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.60%) Classic ASP
7 1 (0.60%) HTML5
7 1 (0.60%) jQuery
7 1 (0.60%) JSP
7 1 (0.60%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 20 (11.98%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (6.59%) EFT
3 10 (5.99%) PKI
4 9 (5.39%) Mobile App
5 8 (4.79%) Fat Client
5 8 (4.79%) Thin Client
6 4 (2.40%) Clustering
6 4 (2.40%) Computer Science
6 4 (2.40%) Data Centre
6 4 (2.40%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (1.80%) iPad
7 3 (1.80%) Mobile Payment
7 3 (1.80%) NHS
8 2 (1.20%) Life Science
8 2 (1.20%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.20%) Mathematics
8 2 (1.20%) Replication
8 2 (1.20%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (0.60%) CCTV
9 1 (0.60%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 40 (23.95%) Windows 7
2 28 (16.77%) Windows Server
3 26 (15.57%) Linux
4 25 (14.97%) Windows Server 2012
5 24 (14.37%) Windows 10
6 21 (12.57%) Unix
7 20 (11.98%) Windows Server 2003
8 19 (11.38%) Windows Server 2008
9 8 (4.79%) Windows XP
10 6 (3.59%) Windows 8
11 4 (2.40%) AIX
11 4 (2.40%) Android
11 4 (2.40%) CentOS
11 4 (2.40%) Solaris
12 2 (1.20%) Apple iOS
12 2 (1.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.60%) Mac OS X Server
13 1 (0.60%) NetWare
13 1 (0.60%) Windows 2000
13 1 (0.60%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (17.37%) ITIL
2 12 (7.19%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (7.19%) PRINCE2
3 7 (4.19%) Migration
3 7 (4.19%) Validation
4 6 (3.59%) High Availability
4 6 (3.59%) Information Security
5 5 (2.99%) Cybersecurity
5 5 (2.99%) Data Analysis
5 5 (2.99%) Incident Management
5 5 (2.99%) Release Management
5 5 (2.99%) SDLC
5 5 (2.99%) Service Delivery
5 5 (2.99%) Technical Analysis
6 4 (2.40%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (2.40%) Change Management
6 4 (2.40%) Load Balancing
6 4 (2.40%) Project Management
6 4 (2.40%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (2.40%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 42 (25.15%) SQL
2 12 (7.19%) PowerShell
3 10 (5.99%) Java
4 5 (2.99%) T-SQL
5 4 (2.40%) PL/SQL
6 3 (1.80%) C
6 3 (1.80%) Shell Script
7 2 (1.20%) Bash Shell
7 2 (1.20%) C++
8 1 (0.60%) C#
8 1 (0.60%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.60%) Python
8 1 (0.60%) VB
8 1 (0.60%) VBA
8 1 (0.60%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 22 (13.17%) Security Cleared
2 13 (7.78%) Degree
2 13 (7.78%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (7.78%) SC Cleared
3 10 (5.99%) MCP
4 7 (4.19%) MCSE
5 6 (3.59%) DBS Check
6 5 (2.99%) PMI Certification
6 5 (2.99%) PMP
6 5 (2.99%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 4 (2.40%) MCITP
7 4 (2.40%) MCSA
8 3 (1.80%) A+ Certification
9 2 (1.20%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 2 (1.20%) MCTS
9 2 (1.20%) Network+ Certification
9 2 (1.20%) Oracle Certification
9 2 (1.20%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (0.60%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.60%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.79%) QA
2 3 (1.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (1.80%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.20%) SLA
4 1 (0.60%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.60%) FISMA
4 1 (0.60%) HIPAA
4 1 (0.60%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 75 (44.91%) Active Directory
2 14 (8.38%) Hyper-V
2 14 (8.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (5.99%) vSphere
4 7 (4.19%) XenApp
5 4 (2.40%) XenDesktop
6 3 (1.80%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 3 (1.80%) Microsoft App-V
6 3 (1.80%) XenServer
7 2 (1.20%) BitLocker
7 2 (1.20%) Docker
7 2 (1.20%) iptables
7 2 (1.20%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.60%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.60%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 39 (23.35%) SCCM
2 6 (3.59%) SCOM
2 6 (3.59%) Tivoli
3 4 (2.40%) WSUS
4 3 (1.80%) OpenView
5 2 (1.20%) ZABBIX
6 1 (0.60%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.60%) Data Guard
6 1 (0.60%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.60%) Microsoft Clustering
6 1 (0.60%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.60%) Puppet
6 1 (0.60%) SCVMM
6 1 (0.60%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 1 (0.60%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 64 (38.32%) Microsoft
2 32 (19.16%) VMware
3 28 (16.77%) Citrix
4 13 (7.78%) Oracle
5 12 (7.19%) Apple
6 9 (5.39%) HP
6 9 (5.39%) IBM
6 9 (5.39%) Intel Security
7 6 (3.59%) Cisco
7 6 (3.59%) SAP
8 4 (2.40%) Red Hat
8 4 (2.40%) Sun
9 3 (1.80%) BMC
9 3 (1.80%) Dell
9 3 (1.80%) ESRI
10 2 (1.20%) Cognos
10 2 (1.20%) Juniper
10 2 (1.20%) Nintex
10 2 (1.20%) Symantec
10 2 (1.20%) TIBCO
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