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 June 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 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 6 2 4
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +2
Contract jobs citing Windows 83 144 115
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 13.22% 17.69% 18.95%
As % of the Operating Systems category 68.03% 66.67% 66.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 77 48
Median daily rate £350 £325 £236
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +37.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £153 £120 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £459 £443 £403
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 21 24
Median hourly rate £16.25 £32.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-49.21% +120.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.70 £9.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £37.50 £24.15
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.38 £15.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+5.64% +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
122 216 172
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 19.43% 26.54% 28.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 102 72
Median daily rate £365 £350 £248
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% +41.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £153 £175 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £438 £415
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £348 £310
% change year-on-year
+4.31% +12.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 22 24
Median hourly rate £15.50 £13.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.23% -10.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.20 £9.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £37.50 £25.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £16.20 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +8.00%

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 June 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 June 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
Hemel Hempstead +7 14 £375 +114.28% 11
Watford -3 14 £200 -36.00% 8
Welwyn Garden City -6 13 £323 +1.32% 3
Stevenage -4 5 £350 +143.47% 1
Hitchin - 2 £373 -
Cheshunt - 2 £490 -
Royston 0 1 - - 2
Tring - 1 £375 -
Hoddesdon - 1 £130 -
Rickmansworth - 1 £153 -
Windows
East of England

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 68 (40.24%) Microsoft
2 51 (30.18%) Active Directory
3 41 (24.26%) Windows Server
4 40 (23.67%) MS Office
5 36 (21.30%) Windows 7
6 35 (20.71%) Windows Server 2012
6 35 (20.71%) MS Excel
7 32 (18.93%) ITIL
7 32 (18.93%) Security Cleared
8 28 (16.57%) Windows Server 2008
9 27 (15.98%) SQL
10 24 (14.20%) VMware
10 24 (14.20%) SCCM
11 23 (13.61%) Linux
12 22 (13.02%) Migration
13 21 (12.43%) SC Cleared
13 21 (12.43%) Office 365
14 19 (11.24%) Windows 10
15 18 (10.65%) Citrix
16 17 (10.06%) Unix
16 17 (10.06%) Oracle
16 17 (10.06%) SQL Server
16 17 (10.06%) PowerShell
17 16 (9.47%) HP
18 13 (7.69%) Windows XP
19 12 (7.10%) IBM
19 12 (7.10%) Telecoms
19 12 (7.10%) Microsoft Azure
19 12 (7.10%) Data Centre
20 11 (6.51%) Windows 8

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 11 (6.51%) Exchange Server 2013
1 11 (6.51%) SharePoint
2 10 (5.92%) MS Exchange
3 6 (3.55%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 5 (2.96%) Exchange Server 2003
4 5 (2.96%) SAS
5 4 (2.37%) Skype for Business
6 3 (1.78%) IBM Domino
6 3 (1.78%) Oracle Service Bus
7 2 (1.18%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.59%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.59%) CICS
8 1 (0.59%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.59%) IIS
8 1 (0.59%) JBoss
8 1 (0.59%) Kinematics
8 1 (0.59%) Office Communications Server
8 1 (0.59%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.59%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.59%) WildFly
Applications
1 40 (23.67%) MS Office
2 35 (20.71%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.18%) AutoCAD
3 2 (1.18%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (1.18%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.59%) Doxygen
4 1 (0.59%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.59%) PTC Creo
4 1 (0.59%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 6 (3.55%) Maximo
1 6 (3.55%) Oracle EBS R12
2 5 (2.96%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 21 (12.43%) Office 365
2 12 (7.10%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (6.51%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.59%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (0.59%) Google Apps
4 1 (0.59%) Mimecast
4 1 (0.59%) OneDrive
4 1 (0.59%) SaaS
4 1 (0.59%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.73%) SAN
2 7 (4.14%) Internet
2 7 (4.14%) LAN
3 6 (3.55%) TCP/IP
3 6 (3.55%) WAN
4 4 (2.37%) Cisco IOS
4 4 (2.37%) DNS
4 4 (2.37%) VPN
4 4 (2.37%) WebEx
5 3 (1.78%) Firewall
5 3 (1.78%) NetScaler
5 3 (1.78%) SSL
5 3 (1.78%) VLAN
6 2 (1.18%) DHCP
6 2 (1.18%) SpaceWire
7 1 (0.59%) Ethernet
7 1 (0.59%) Fibre Channel
7 1 (0.59%) NAS
7 1 (0.59%) Network Security
7 1 (0.59%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (10.06%) SQL Server
2 7 (4.14%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (3.55%) Amazon RDS
3 6 (3.55%) Amazon Redshift
4 5 (2.96%) Base SAS
4 5 (2.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 5 (2.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (2.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (2.37%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 3 (1.78%) DB2
6 3 (1.78%) MySQL
6 3 (1.78%) SQL Server 2014
7 2 (1.18%) Oracle Database
7 2 (1.18%) RDBMS
7 2 (1.18%) Relational Database
7 2 (1.18%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.59%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.59%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.59%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 3 (1.78%) Jenkins
2 2 (1.18%) ClearCase
2 2 (1.18%) Eclipse
2 2 (1.18%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.59%) Bugzilla
3 1 (0.59%) ClearQuest
3 1 (0.59%) GCC
3 1 (0.59%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.59%) JUnit
3 1 (0.59%) MSI
3 1 (0.59%) NetBeans
3 1 (0.59%) PVCS
3 1 (0.59%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (0.59%) SoapUI
3 1 (0.59%) Subversion
3 1 (0.59%) TestDirector
General
1 12 (7.10%) Telecoms
2 11 (6.51%) Finance
3 8 (4.73%) Advertising
3 8 (4.73%) Retail
4 6 (3.55%) Manufacturing
5 5 (2.96%) Local Government
6 3 (1.78%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (1.18%) Avionics
8 1 (0.59%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.59%) Automotive
8 1 (0.59%) Back Office
8 1 (0.59%) Banking
8 1 (0.59%) Billing
8 1 (0.59%) Electronics
8 1 (0.59%) German Language
8 1 (0.59%) Military
8 1 (0.59%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 27 (15.98%) Analyst
2 22 (13.02%) Support Engineer
3 19 (11.24%) Consultant
4 17 (10.06%) 2nd Line Support
5 14 (8.28%) Architect
5 14 (8.28%) Support Analyst
6 12 (7.10%) Desktop Support
7 10 (5.92%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 10 (5.92%) Desktop Engineer
7 10 (5.92%) IT Support
7 10 (5.92%) Solutions Architect
8 9 (5.33%) 2nd Line Engineer
8 9 (5.33%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 9 (5.33%) 3rd Line Support
8 9 (5.33%) Windows Consultant
8 9 (5.33%) Windows Engineer
9 8 (4.73%) Desktop Support Engineer
9 8 (4.73%) Service Analyst
9 8 (4.73%) Service Desk Analyst
10 7 (4.14%) IT Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (4.14%) HTML
1 7 (4.14%) XML
2 5 (2.96%) .NET
2 5 (2.96%) Middleware
3 3 (1.78%) Ajax
3 3 (1.78%) AngularJS
3 3 (1.78%) CSS
3 3 (1.78%) HTML5
3 3 (1.78%) jQuery
3 3 (1.78%) JSON
3 3 (1.78%) LESS
3 3 (1.78%) Node.js
3 3 (1.78%) Sass
3 3 (1.78%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 3 (1.78%) Web Services
3 3 (1.78%) XSLT
4 2 (1.18%) ASP.NET
4 2 (1.18%) React
4 2 (1.18%) SOAP
5 1 (0.59%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 12 (7.10%) Data Centre
2 8 (4.73%) Computer Science
3 6 (3.55%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (3.55%) Clustering
3 6 (3.55%) Data Protection Act
4 5 (2.96%) Life Science
4 5 (2.96%) PKI
5 4 (2.37%) Driving Licence
5 4 (2.37%) iPhone
6 3 (1.78%) Data Integration
6 3 (1.78%) Fat Client
6 3 (1.78%) iPad
6 3 (1.78%) Mathematics
6 3 (1.78%) Thin Client
7 2 (1.18%) Algorithms
7 2 (1.18%) IBM Mainframe
7 2 (1.18%) Mainframe
7 2 (1.18%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (0.59%) FMCG
8 1 (0.59%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 41 (24.26%) Windows Server
2 36 (21.30%) Windows 7
3 35 (20.71%) Windows Server 2012
4 28 (16.57%) Windows Server 2008
5 23 (13.61%) Linux
6 19 (11.24%) Windows 10
7 17 (10.06%) Unix
8 13 (7.69%) Windows XP
9 11 (6.51%) Windows 8
10 10 (5.92%) Windows Server 2003
11 5 (2.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 4 (2.37%) Android
13 3 (1.78%) AIX
14 2 (1.18%) Apple iOS
15 1 (0.59%) CentOS
15 1 (0.59%) HPUX
15 1 (0.59%) Solaris
15 1 (0.59%) Ubuntu
15 1 (0.59%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (18.93%) ITIL
2 22 (13.02%) Migration
3 11 (6.51%) Validation
4 10 (5.92%) SOA
5 9 (5.33%) ERP
6 8 (4.73%) SDLC
7 7 (4.14%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (4.14%) Data Protection
7 7 (4.14%) Service Delivery
7 7 (4.14%) Technical Architecture
8 6 (3.55%) Asset Management
8 6 (3.55%) Data Architecture
8 6 (3.55%) Data Migration
8 6 (3.55%) Service Management
8 6 (3.55%) TOGAF
9 5 (2.96%) Capacity Planning
9 5 (2.96%) Change Management
9 5 (2.96%) Project Management
9 5 (2.96%) Software Engineering
9 5 (2.96%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (15.98%) SQL
2 17 (10.06%) PowerShell
3 7 (4.14%) Java
3 7 (4.14%) JavaScript
4 6 (3.55%) T-SQL
5 5 (2.96%) C#
5 5 (2.96%) Shell Script
6 3 (1.78%) C
6 3 (1.78%) C++
6 3 (1.78%) PHP
7 2 (1.18%) ANSI C
7 2 (1.18%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.59%) MATLAB
8 1 (0.59%) Perl
8 1 (0.59%) Python
8 1 (0.59%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 32 (18.93%) Security Cleared
2 21 (12.43%) SC Cleared
3 10 (5.92%) Degree
4 9 (5.33%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (3.55%) DBS Check
6 5 (2.96%) MCP
7 3 (1.78%) MCSE
8 2 (1.18%) A+ Certification
8 2 (1.18%) CISM
8 2 (1.18%) CISSP
8 2 (1.18%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.59%) HND
9 1 (0.59%) ISEB
9 1 (0.59%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.59%) MBA
9 1 (0.59%) MCITP
9 1 (0.59%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.73%) SLA
2 2 (1.18%) QA
3 1 (0.59%) ECSS
3 1 (0.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 51 (30.18%) Active Directory
2 9 (5.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (4.14%) vSphere
4 4 (2.37%) Hyper-V
4 4 (2.37%) XenServer
5 3 (1.78%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (1.18%) Cygwin
6 2 (1.18%) DFS Replication
6 2 (1.18%) Terminal Server
6 2 (1.18%) Xen
6 2 (1.18%) XenApp
6 2 (1.18%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.59%) BitLocker
7 1 (0.59%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 1 (0.59%) NFS
7 1 (0.59%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.59%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.59%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 24 (14.20%) SCCM
2 6 (3.55%) SCOM
3 5 (2.96%) Bacula
4 4 (2.37%) Norton AntiVirus
4 4 (2.37%) Puppet
5 2 (1.18%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 2 (1.18%) ZABBIX
6 1 (0.59%) Ansible
6 1 (0.59%) Failover Clustering
6 1 (0.59%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.59%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.59%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 1 (0.59%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.59%) OpenView
6 1 (0.59%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.59%) Unicenter
6 1 (0.59%) vRealize
Vendors
1 68 (40.24%) Microsoft
2 24 (14.20%) VMware
3 18 (10.65%) Citrix
4 17 (10.06%) Oracle
5 16 (9.47%) HP
6 12 (7.10%) IBM
7 10 (5.92%) Symantec
8 9 (5.33%) Cisco
9 7 (4.14%) Apple
10 6 (3.55%) Google
11 5 (2.96%) Red Hat
11 5 (2.96%) SAP
12 4 (2.37%) EMC
12 4 (2.37%) Intel Security
12 4 (2.37%) NetApp
12 4 (2.37%) RedGate
13 3 (1.78%) 3PAR
13 3 (1.78%) Dell
13 3 (1.78%) Remedy
14 2 (1.18%) Avaya
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