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 3 months to 28 June 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
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 4 8 11
Rank change year-on-year +4 +3  
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 8 11 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hemel Hempstead 19.51% 13.41% 9.57%
As % of the Vendors category 53.33% 24.44% 15.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 5 3
Median daily rate £425 £375 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% +25.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £375 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £460 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £338
% change year-on-year +3.57% +3.70%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year -12.12% +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 vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in Hemel Hempstead.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Hemel Hempstead
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 15 45 57
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hemel Hempstead 36.59% 54.88% 60.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 32 26
Median daily rate £450 £400 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -11.11%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £288 £101
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £478 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year -16.66% +13.51%  

Microsoft
Job Vacancy Trend in Hemel Hempstead

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hemel Hempstead citing Microsoft as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

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 3 months to 28 June 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 28 June 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%) Security Cleared
2 6 (31.58%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (31.58%) Windows
3 5 (26.32%) ITIL
3 5 (26.32%) Infrastructure Management
4 4 (21.05%) Trustwave
4 4 (21.05%) Palo Alto
4 4 (21.05%) Cisco
4 4 (21.05%) Juniper
4 4 (21.05%) ISA Server
4 4 (21.05%) Windows 7
4 4 (21.05%) NetScaler
4 4 (21.05%) Service Management
5 3 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (15.79%) JSON
5 3 (15.79%) Windows 8
5 3 (15.79%) Office 365
5 3 (15.79%) HTML5
5 3 (15.79%) Problem Management
5 3 (15.79%) Firewall
5 3 (15.79%) ITSM
5 3 (15.79%) Windows XP
5 3 (15.79%) .NET
5 3 (15.79%) SQL Server
5 3 (15.79%) HTML
5 3 (15.79%) JavaScript
5 3 (15.79%) People Management
6 2 (10.53%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 2 (10.53%) ASP.NET Web API
6 2 (10.53%) Web Application Development

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 1 (5.26%) OpenStack
1 1 (5.26%) SharePoint
1 1 (5.26%) Tomcat
1 1 (5.26%) WebSphere
1 1 (5.26%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 6 (31.58%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (5.26%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (5.26%) JDE EnterpriseOne
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.79%) Office 365
2 1 (5.26%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 4 (21.05%) NetScaler
2 3 (15.79%) Firewall
3 2 (10.53%) WebEx
4 1 (5.26%) iSCSI
4 1 (5.26%) LDAP
4 1 (5.26%) OpenLDAP
4 1 (5.26%) SNMP
4 1 (5.26%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.79%) SQL Server
2 2 (10.53%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (5.26%) DB2
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (5.26%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) JDeveloper
1 1 (5.26%) JIRA
1 1 (5.26%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (31.58%) Consultant
2 3 (15.79%) Desktop Support
2 3 (15.79%) Desktop Team Leader
2 3 (15.79%) Developer
2 3 (15.79%) Network Consultant
2 3 (15.79%) Team Leader
3 2 (10.53%) .NET Developer
3 2 (10.53%) Architect
3 2 (10.53%) ASP.NET Developer
3 2 (10.53%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
3 2 (10.53%) C# .NET Developer
3 2 (10.53%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 2 (10.53%) C# Developer
3 2 (10.53%) Coordinator
3 2 (10.53%) Project Coordinator
4 1 (5.26%) Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Business Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (5.26%) Project Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.79%) .NET
1 3 (15.79%) HTML
1 3 (15.79%) HTML5
1 3 (15.79%) JSON
2 2 (10.53%) AngularJS
2 2 (10.53%) ASP.NET
2 2 (10.53%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (10.53%) ASP.NET MVC 5
2 2 (10.53%) ASP.NET Web API
2 2 (10.53%) CSS
2 2 (10.53%) CSS3
2 2 (10.53%) jQuery
2 2 (10.53%) KnockoutJS
2 2 (10.53%) RESTful
2 2 (10.53%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 2 (10.53%) XHTML
3 1 (5.26%) Java EE
3 1 (5.26%) JSP
3 1 (5.26%) Servlets
3 1 (5.26%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Greenfield Project
1 2 (10.53%) Tandem
2 1 (5.26%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (31.58%) Windows
2 4 (21.05%) Windows 7
3 3 (15.79%) Windows 8
3 3 (15.79%) Windows XP
4 2 (10.53%) Windows 10
4 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (5.26%) CentOS
5 1 (5.26%) Debian
5 1 (5.26%) Linux
5 1 (5.26%) Ubuntu
5 1 (5.26%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (26.32%) Infrastructure Management
1 5 (26.32%) ITIL
2 4 (21.05%) Service Management
3 3 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (15.79%) ITSM
3 3 (15.79%) People Management
3 3 (15.79%) Problem Management
4 2 (10.53%) BDD
4 2 (10.53%) Business Analysis
4 2 (10.53%) Data Entry
4 2 (10.53%) Document Management
4 2 (10.53%) MVC
4 2 (10.53%) TDD
4 2 (10.53%) Test Scripting
4 2 (10.53%) Web Application Development
5 1 (5.26%) Application Packaging
5 1 (5.26%) Change Management
5 1 (5.26%) Identity Management
5 1 (5.26%) Process Improvement
5 1 (5.26%) RUP
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.79%) JavaScript
2 2 (10.53%) C#
2 2 (10.53%) SQL
2 2 (10.53%) T-SQL
3 1 (5.26%) AWK
3 1 (5.26%) Bash Shell
3 1 (5.26%) Java
3 1 (5.26%) Perl
3 1 (5.26%) PowerShell
3 1 (5.26%) Python
3 1 (5.26%) REXX
3 1 (5.26%) sed
3 1 (5.26%) Tcl
3 1 (5.26%) VB
3 1 (5.26%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 9 (47.37%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.26%) Degree
2 1 (5.26%) MCP
2 1 (5.26%) MCSE
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.26%) PMI Certification
2 1 (5.26%) PMP
2 1 (5.26%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) PMO
1 1 (5.26%) QA
System Software
1 4 (21.05%) ISA Server
2 1 (5.26%) Tivoli Directory Server
2 1 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 1 (5.26%) SCCM
1 1 (5.26%) Tivoli
1 1 (5.26%) Tivoli Identity Manager
1 1 (5.26%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 4 (21.05%) Cisco
1 4 (21.05%) Juniper
1 4 (21.05%) Palo Alto
1 4 (21.05%) Trustwave
2 2 (10.53%) HP
2 2 (10.53%) Oracle
2 2 (10.53%) VMware
3 1 (5.26%) CA
3 1 (5.26%) Cognos
3 1 (5.26%) Dell
3 1 (5.26%) EMC
3 1 (5.26%) Google
3 1 (5.26%) JD Edwards
3 1 (5.26%) Serena
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