Period
to 22 November 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hemel Hempstead with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Microsoft over the 6 months to 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are not representative of contractor rates within the Microsoft Corporation.

Microsoft
Hertfordshire > Hemel Hempstead
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 2 8 8
Rank change year-on-year +6 0 +7
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 19 14 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hemel Hempstead 20.65% 13.46% 10.96%
As % of the Vendors category 43.18% 24.14% 19.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 11 9
Hemel Hempstead median daily rate £375 £400 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +100.00% +81.82%
10th Percentile £119 £363 £171
90th Percentile £474 £500 £391
Hertfordshire median daily rate £363 £388 £400
% change year-on-year -6.45% -3.13% +25.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Hemel Hempstead median hourly rate - - -
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year -6.25% +18.52% -10.00%

Microsoft is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in Hemel Hempstead.

All Vendors
Hemel Hempstead
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 44 58 81
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hemel Hempstead 47.83% 55.77% 55.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 48 41
Hemel Hempstead median daily rate £415 £400 £433
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.75% -7.51% +15.33%
10th Percentile £150 £330 £185
90th Percentile £482 £504 £500
Hertfordshire median daily rate £400 £389 £410
% change year-on-year +2.89% -5.18% +12.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Hemel Hempstead median hourly rate - £12.05 -
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £16.81 £14.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year +15.90% -30.95% +33.33%

Microsoft
Job Vacancy Trend in Hemel Hempstead

Job postings citing Microsoft as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Hemel Hempstead.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft in Hemel Hempstead

Microsoft
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hemel Hempstead

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Microsoft in Hemel Hempstead.

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft in Hemel Hempstead

Microsoft
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hemel Hempstead

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft in Hemel Hempstead over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Microsoft in Hemel Hempstead

Microsoft
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hemel Hempstead

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft in Hemel Hempstead.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Microsoft in Hemel Hempstead

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft 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 Hemel Hempstead region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 9 (47.37%) SQL Server
2 7 (36.84%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (36.84%) Security Cleared
3 5 (26.32%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (26.32%) IIS
3 5 (26.32%) HTML
3 5 (26.32%) JavaScript
3 5 (26.32%) Oracle
3 5 (26.32%) Windows
3 5 (26.32%) Infrastructure Management
4 4 (21.05%) HTML5
4 4 (21.05%) .NET
4 4 (21.05%) SAN
4 4 (21.05%) VMware
4 4 (21.05%) .NET Framework
5 3 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (15.79%) WCF
5 3 (15.79%) Unit Testing
5 3 (15.79%) Test Scripting
5 3 (15.79%) Validation
5 3 (15.79%) MVC
5 3 (15.79%) Document Management
5 3 (15.79%) Internet
5 3 (15.79%) HP
5 3 (15.79%) VBScript
5 3 (15.79%) Tomcat
5 3 (15.79%) CSS
5 3 (15.79%) Web Services
5 3 (15.79%) Functional Testing
5 3 (15.79%) Data Entry

Microsoft
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hemel Hempstead 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 5 (26.32%) IIS
2 3 (15.79%) Tomcat
3 2 (10.53%) K2 blackpearl
3 2 (10.53%) SharePoint
4 1 (5.26%) OpenStack
Applications
1 7 (36.84%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (5.26%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 4 (21.05%) SAN
2 3 (15.79%) Internet
2 3 (15.79%) WebEx
3 2 (10.53%) Firewall
3 2 (10.53%) NAS
4 1 (5.26%) DNS
4 1 (5.26%) IMAP
4 1 (5.26%) iSCSI
4 1 (5.26%) LDAP
4 1 (5.26%) OpenLDAP
4 1 (5.26%) SMTP
4 1 (5.26%) SNMP
4 1 (5.26%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (47.37%) SQL Server
2 2 (10.53%) Amazon RDS
2 2 (10.53%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (5.26%) Relational Database
3 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 5 (26.32%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (10.53%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (10.53%) Wise Package Studio
3 1 (5.26%) JDeveloper
3 1 (5.26%) JIRA
3 1 (5.26%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (5.26%) Finance
1 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (26.32%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (21.05%) Developer
3 3 (15.79%) Administrator
3 3 (15.79%) Coordinator
3 3 (15.79%) Project Coordinator
3 3 (15.79%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (10.53%) Architect
4 2 (10.53%) Data Administrator
4 2 (10.53%) IT Administrator
4 2 (10.53%) IT Systems Administrator
5 1 (5.26%) Automation Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Full Stack Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
5 1 (5.26%) IT Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) IT Business Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Java Applications Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Linux Administrator
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (26.32%) HTML
2 4 (21.05%) .NET
2 4 (21.05%) .NET Framework
2 4 (21.05%) HTML5
3 3 (15.79%) CSS
3 3 (15.79%) WCF
3 3 (15.79%) Web Services
4 2 (10.53%) ASP.NET
4 2 (10.53%) CSS3
4 2 (10.53%) SAML
4 2 (10.53%) XML
5 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (5.26%) Entity Framework
5 1 (5.26%) jQuery
5 1 (5.26%) JSON
5 1 (5.26%) KnockoutJS
5 1 (5.26%) LINQ
5 1 (5.26%) LINQ to SQL
5 1 (5.26%) RequireJS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Management Information System
1 2 (10.53%) PKI
1 2 (10.53%) User Experience
2 1 (5.26%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.26%) Mobile App
2 1 (5.26%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 5 (26.32%) Windows
2 2 (10.53%) Linux
2 2 (10.53%) Unix
3 1 (5.26%) CentOS
3 1 (5.26%) Debian
3 1 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (5.26%) Ubuntu
3 1 (5.26%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (26.32%) Infrastructure Management
2 3 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (15.79%) Data Entry
2 3 (15.79%) Document Management
2 3 (15.79%) Functional Testing
2 3 (15.79%) MVC
2 3 (15.79%) Test Scripting
2 3 (15.79%) Unit Testing
2 3 (15.79%) Validation
3 2 (10.53%) Application Packaging
3 2 (10.53%) CRM
3 2 (10.53%) ERP
3 2 (10.53%) Identity Management
3 2 (10.53%) ITIL
3 2 (10.53%) Patch Management
3 2 (10.53%) Service Management
3 2 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (10.53%) User Stories
3 2 (10.53%) Waterfall
3 2 (10.53%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 5 (26.32%) JavaScript
2 3 (15.79%) VBScript
3 2 (10.53%) C#
3 2 (10.53%) Java
3 2 (10.53%) Python
3 2 (10.53%) REXX
3 2 (10.53%) SQL
3 2 (10.53%) Tcl
3 2 (10.53%) VB
4 1 (5.26%) AWK
4 1 (5.26%) Bash Shell
4 1 (5.26%) C
4 1 (5.26%) C++
4 1 (5.26%) MATLAB
4 1 (5.26%) Perl
4 1 (5.26%) R
4 1 (5.26%) sed
4 1 (5.26%) T-SQL
4 1 (5.26%) VBA
Qualifications
1 7 (36.84%) Security Cleared
2 2 (10.53%) DV Cleared
2 2 (10.53%) MCP
2 2 (10.53%) MCSE
2 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (5.26%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (10.53%) Active Directory
1 2 (10.53%) Hyper-V
1 2 (10.53%) VMware ESXi
1 2 (10.53%) XenApp
1 2 (10.53%) XenDesktop
2 1 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) Data Guard
1 2 (10.53%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 2 (10.53%) WSUS
2 1 (5.26%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 5 (26.32%) Oracle
2 4 (21.05%) VMware
3 3 (15.79%) HP
4 2 (10.53%) CA
4 2 (10.53%) Citrix
4 2 (10.53%) Lumension
4 2 (10.53%) Red Hat
4 2 (10.53%) SAP
5 1 (5.26%) Blue Prism
5 1 (5.26%) Dell
5 1 (5.26%) EMC
5 1 (5.26%) Google
5 1 (5.26%) Serena