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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 6 1 5
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +4
Contract jobs citing Windows 91 135 137
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 12.04% 18.12% 16.04%
As % of the Operating Systems category 53.53% 79.88% 66.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 77 59
Median daily rate £363 £350 £270
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +29.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £158 £122 £122
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £475 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £305
% change year-on-year
- +6.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 14 33
Median hourly rate £12.25 £13.75 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.90% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.05 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.20 £18.20 £23.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.60 £15.26 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-4.35% -4.62%
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
170 169 207
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 22.49% 22.68% 24.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 83 106
Median daily rate £325 £390 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £175 £124
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £500 £455
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 14 34
Median hourly rate £11.50 £13.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.81% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £8.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £17.80 £27.45
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-6.06% -

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 30 September 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 30 September 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 30 September 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 -7 27 £275 -29.48% 7
Hemel Hempstead +2 9 £375 +15.38% 3
Stevenage -5 5 £388 +89.95% 3
Royston +1 3 - -
Welwyn Garden City -13 3 £295 -37.89% 3
Letchworth -1 2 - -
Rickmansworth -2 2 £145 -65.47%
St Albans -2 2 - - 1
Hoddesdon - 1 - -
Windows
East of England

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 (42.35%) Active Directory
2 63 (37.06%) Microsoft
3 45 (26.47%) SQL
4 42 (24.71%) ITIL
5 36 (21.18%) SCCM
6 35 (20.59%) MS Office
6 35 (20.59%) VMware
7 33 (19.41%) Windows 7
8 32 (18.82%) MS Excel
9 30 (17.65%) Windows Server
10 28 (16.47%) Windows Server 2012
11 26 (15.29%) Linux
11 26 (15.29%) SQL Server
12 25 (14.71%) Citrix
13 24 (14.12%) Office 365
14 22 (12.94%) Windows Server 2008
15 21 (12.35%) Oracle
16 19 (11.18%) Unix
16 19 (11.18%) SharePoint
16 19 (11.18%) Windows Server 2003
16 19 (11.18%) Security Cleared
16 19 (11.18%) Windows 10
17 18 (10.59%) Analytical Skills
18 16 (9.41%) Migration
18 16 (9.41%) Microsoft Certification
18 16 (9.41%) HP
19 15 (8.82%) Agile Software Development
19 15 (8.82%) Hyper-V
19 15 (8.82%) Degree
20 14 (8.24%) SC Cleared

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 19 (11.18%) SharePoint
2 10 (5.88%) MS Exchange
3 4 (2.35%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 4 (2.35%) SAS
3 4 (2.35%) WebLogic
4 3 (1.76%) ArcGIS
4 3 (1.76%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (1.76%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (1.76%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (1.76%) Oracle Service Bus
5 2 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (1.18%) IBM Domino
5 2 (1.18%) IIS
6 1 (0.59%) Apache
6 1 (0.59%) CICS
6 1 (0.59%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.59%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.59%) JBoss
6 1 (0.59%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.59%) Tomcat
Applications
1 35 (20.59%) MS Office
2 32 (18.82%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.18%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.59%) PTC Creo
4 1 (0.59%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 4 (2.35%) Maximo
1 4 (2.35%) Oracle EBS R12
1 4 (2.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (1.18%) OpenText MBPM
Cloud Services
1 24 (14.12%) Office 365
2 8 (4.71%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (3.53%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (2.94%) OneDrive
5 3 (1.76%) SaaS
6 2 (1.18%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.59%) CloudFront
7 1 (0.59%) Google Apps
7 1 (0.59%) Mimecast
7 1 (0.59%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 12 (7.06%) SAN
2 11 (6.47%) Firewall
2 11 (6.47%) Internet
3 9 (5.29%) DNS
4 6 (3.53%) Network Security
5 5 (2.94%) DHCP
5 5 (2.94%) SSL
5 5 (2.94%) TCP/IP
6 4 (2.35%) Cisco IOS
6 4 (2.35%) NetScaler
6 4 (2.35%) VPN
6 4 (2.35%) WebEx
7 3 (1.76%) FTP
7 3 (1.76%) LAN
7 3 (1.76%) WAN
8 2 (1.18%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (1.18%) Intranet
8 2 (1.18%) Kerberos
8 2 (1.18%) Remote Desktop
8 2 (1.18%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (15.29%) SQL Server
2 13 (7.65%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (4.12%) MySQL
4 5 (2.94%) Oracle Database
4 5 (2.94%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (2.94%) SQL Server 2014
4 5 (2.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (2.35%) Amazon RDS
5 4 (2.35%) Amazon Redshift
5 4 (2.35%) Base SAS
5 4 (2.35%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (2.35%) Oracle Database 11g
5 4 (2.35%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (1.76%) DB2
6 3 (1.76%) OLTP
6 3 (1.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (1.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (1.18%) RDBMS
7 2 (1.18%) Relational Database
7 2 (1.18%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 3 (1.76%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.59%) Eclipse
2 1 (0.59%) JUnit
2 1 (0.59%) MSI
2 1 (0.59%) PVCS
2 1 (0.59%) SoapUI
2 1 (0.59%) Subversion
2 1 (0.59%) TestDirector
2 1 (0.59%) Visual Studio
General
1 11 (6.47%) Finance
2 9 (5.29%) Advertising
3 7 (4.12%) Local Government
3 7 (4.12%) Retail
4 6 (3.53%) Manufacturing
4 6 (3.53%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.76%) Legal
5 3 (1.76%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (1.18%) Banking
6 2 (1.18%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.59%) Back Office
7 1 (0.59%) Billing
7 1 (0.59%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 34 (20.00%) Analyst
2 23 (13.53%) Support Engineer
3 19 (11.18%) Architect
4 14 (8.24%) Consultant
5 13 (7.65%) 2nd Line Support
6 12 (7.06%) Solutions Architect
7 11 (6.47%) Desktop Support
7 11 (6.47%) Service Analyst
7 11 (6.47%) Support Analyst
8 10 (5.88%) Service Desk Analyst
9 8 (4.71%) Desktop Engineer
9 8 (4.71%) Windows Consultant
10 7 (4.12%) 2nd Line Engineer
10 7 (4.12%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 7 (4.12%) Infrastructure Manager
10 7 (4.12%) Server Engineer
11 6 (3.53%) 3rd Line Engineer
11 6 (3.53%) Infrastructure Architect
11 6 (3.53%) IT Support
11 6 (3.53%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (4.71%) HTML
1 8 (4.71%) Middleware
2 7 (4.12%) .NET
2 7 (4.12%) XML
3 5 (2.94%) SAML
3 5 (2.94%) Web Services
4 3 (1.76%) Ajax
4 3 (1.76%) AngularJS
4 3 (1.76%) ArcObjects
4 3 (1.76%) CSS
4 3 (1.76%) HTML5
4 3 (1.76%) jQuery
4 3 (1.76%) JSON
4 3 (1.76%) LESS
4 3 (1.76%) Node.js
4 3 (1.76%) Sass
4 3 (1.76%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 3 (1.76%) XSLT
5 2 (1.18%) ASP.NET
5 2 (1.18%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 18 (10.59%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (4.71%) Computer Science
2 8 (4.71%) Mobile App
2 8 (4.71%) PKI
3 6 (3.53%) Fat Client
3 6 (3.53%) Thin Client
4 5 (2.94%) EFT
5 4 (2.35%) Clustering
5 4 (2.35%) Data Centre
5 4 (2.35%) Data Protection Act
5 4 (2.35%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (2.35%) iPad
5 4 (2.35%) Life Science
6 3 (1.76%) Data Integration
6 3 (1.76%) Mobile Payment
6 3 (1.76%) Replication
7 2 (1.18%) IBM Mainframe
7 2 (1.18%) Mainframe
7 2 (1.18%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.18%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 33 (19.41%) Windows 7
2 30 (17.65%) Windows Server
3 28 (16.47%) Windows Server 2012
4 26 (15.29%) Linux
5 22 (12.94%) Windows Server 2008
6 19 (11.18%) Unix
6 19 (11.18%) Windows 10
6 19 (11.18%) Windows Server 2003
7 8 (4.71%) Windows XP
8 7 (4.12%) Windows 8
9 5 (2.94%) Android
9 5 (2.94%) CentOS
9 5 (2.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (2.35%) Solaris
11 2 (1.18%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.59%) AIX
12 1 (0.59%) Mac OS X Server
12 1 (0.59%) NetWare
12 1 (0.59%) Windows 2000
12 1 (0.59%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (24.71%) ITIL
2 16 (9.41%) Migration
3 15 (8.82%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (8.24%) PRINCE2
5 10 (5.88%) SDLC
5 10 (5.88%) Validation
6 9 (5.29%) Change Management
7 8 (4.71%) Service Delivery
8 7 (4.12%) Data Protection
8 7 (4.12%) ERP
8 7 (4.12%) Release Management
8 7 (4.12%) SOA
9 6 (3.53%) Project Management
10 5 (2.94%) Business Intelligence
10 5 (2.94%) High Availability
10 5 (2.94%) Information Security
10 5 (2.94%) Performance Tuning
10 5 (2.94%) Root Cause Analysis
10 5 (2.94%) Service Management
11 4 (2.35%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 45 (26.47%) SQL
2 12 (7.06%) PowerShell
3 8 (4.71%) Java
4 7 (4.12%) JavaScript
4 7 (4.12%) T-SQL
5 4 (2.35%) PL/SQL
6 3 (1.76%) C
6 3 (1.76%) C#
6 3 (1.76%) PHP
7 2 (1.18%) Bash Shell
7 2 (1.18%) C++
7 2 (1.18%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.59%) Python
8 1 (0.59%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 19 (11.18%) Security Cleared
2 16 (9.41%) Microsoft Certification
3 15 (8.82%) Degree
4 14 (8.24%) SC Cleared
5 10 (5.88%) MCP
6 8 (4.71%) MCSE
7 5 (2.94%) A+ Certification
7 5 (2.94%) MCITP
7 5 (2.94%) PMI Certification
7 5 (2.94%) PMP
7 5 (2.94%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 4 (2.35%) DBS Check
8 4 (2.35%) MCSA
9 3 (1.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 2 (1.18%) CISM
10 2 (1.18%) CISSP
10 2 (1.18%) ISEB
10 2 (1.18%) MCTS
10 2 (1.18%) Network+ Certification
10 2 (1.18%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.94%) QA
2 2 (1.18%) SLA
3 1 (0.59%) FISMA
3 1 (0.59%) HIPAA
3 1 (0.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.59%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.59%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 72 (42.35%) Active Directory
2 15 (8.82%) Hyper-V
3 13 (7.65%) vSphere
4 11 (6.47%) VMware Infrastructure
5 8 (4.71%) XenApp
6 5 (2.94%) XenDesktop
7 4 (2.35%) XenServer
8 3 (1.76%) Microsoft App-V
8 3 (1.76%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (1.18%) BitLocker
9 2 (1.18%) iptables
10 1 (0.59%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 1 (0.59%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.59%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 36 (21.18%) SCCM
2 7 (4.12%) SCOM
3 4 (2.35%) WSUS
4 3 (1.76%) OpenView
4 3 (1.76%) Tivoli
4 3 (1.76%) ZABBIX
5 2 (1.18%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (1.18%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.59%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.59%) Bacula
6 1 (0.59%) Data Guard
6 1 (0.59%) Failover Clustering
6 1 (0.59%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.59%) Microsoft Clustering
6 1 (0.59%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 1 (0.59%) Puppet
6 1 (0.59%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 1 (0.59%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.59%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 63 (37.06%) Microsoft
2 35 (20.59%) VMware
3 25 (14.71%) Citrix
4 21 (12.35%) Oracle
5 16 (9.41%) HP
6 13 (7.65%) IBM
7 10 (5.88%) Apple
8 9 (5.29%) Cisco
9 7 (4.12%) Red Hat
9 7 (4.12%) SAP
10 6 (3.53%) Google
11 5 (2.94%) 3PAR
11 5 (2.94%) Intel Security
12 4 (2.35%) Sun
13 3 (1.76%) BMC
13 3 (1.76%) ESRI
13 3 (1.76%) Symantec
13 3 (1.76%) TIBCO
14 2 (1.18%) Fortinet
14 2 (1.18%) NetApp
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