The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hemel Hempstead with a requirement for Windows skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows
Hertfordshire / Hemel Hempstead
Rank 1 3 5
Rank change year-on-year +2 +2  
Contract jobs citing Windows 12 18 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hemel Hempstead 30.00% 19.78% 18.57%
As % of the Operating Systems category 100.00% 81.82% 81.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 8 8
Median daily rate £180 £369 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -51.18% +34.09%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £295 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £393 £390
UK excluding London median daily rate £345 £340 £320
% change year-on-year +1.47% +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £12.50 £15.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -19.35% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £15.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year -6.45% +6.89%  

Windows is in the operating system skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Hemel Hempstead with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Hemel Hempstead
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 12 22 16
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hemel Hempstead 30.00% 24.18% 22.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 12 9
Median daily rate £180 £388 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -53.54% +29.16%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £340 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £400 £390
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £363 £338
% change year-on-year +6.89% +7.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £12.50 £15.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -19.35% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -7.57% +6.45%  

Windows
Job Vacancy Trend in Hemel Hempstead

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

Job vacancy trend for Windows in Hemel Hempstead

Windows
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hemel Hempstead

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows in Hemel Hempstead

Windows
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hemel Hempstead

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows in Hemel Hempstead over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Windows in Hemel Hempstead

Windows
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hemel Hempstead

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows in Hemel Hempstead

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hemel Hempstead

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, 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 Hemel Hempstead region with a requirement for Windows.

1 15 (53.57%) Microsoft
2 11 (39.29%) Security Cleared
3 10 (35.71%) Windows 7
4 8 (28.57%) ITIL
5 7 (25.00%) MS Excel
5 7 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (25.00%) Windows 10
6 6 (21.43%) PowerShell
6 6 (21.43%) Windows XP
6 6 (21.43%) Linux
6 6 (21.43%) Citrix
6 6 (21.43%) Service Management
7 5 (17.86%) ITSM
7 5 (17.86%) Problem Management
7 5 (17.86%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (17.86%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (17.86%) Intel Security
7 5 (17.86%) MS Office
7 5 (17.86%) Mac OS
7 5 (17.86%) Node.js
7 5 (17.86%) Office 365
7 5 (17.86%) Docker
7 5 (17.86%) DevOps
7 5 (17.86%) People Management
7 5 (17.86%) Jenkins
7 5 (17.86%) Windows 8
7 5 (17.86%) Dashboard Development
8 3 (10.71%) PKI
9 2 (7.14%) Incident Management
9 2 (7.14%) SCCM

Windows
Top Related 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 (3.57%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 7 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 5 (17.86%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (17.86%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.14%) Internet
1 2 (7.14%) NetScaler
1 2 (7.14%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.57%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.57%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (17.86%) Jenkins
2 1 (3.57%) CMake
2 1 (3.57%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.57%) Subversion
2 1 (3.57%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 1 (3.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (32.14%) Consultant
2 5 (17.86%) Desktop Team Leader
2 5 (17.86%) DevOps Engineer
2 5 (17.86%) Team Leader
2 5 (17.86%) Windows Consultant
3 2 (7.14%) 1st Line Support
3 2 (7.14%) Administrator
3 2 (7.14%) Citrix Consultant
3 2 (7.14%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (3.57%) HTML Developer
4 1 (3.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (3.57%) IT Support Technician
4 1 (3.57%) Java Developer
4 1 (3.57%) Migration Consultant
4 1 (3.57%) Software Analyst
4 1 (3.57%) Software Support Analyst
4 1 (3.57%) Support Analyst
4 1 (3.57%) Support Technician
4 1 (3.57%) Technical Consultant
4 1 (3.57%) Windows Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (17.86%) Node.js
2 2 (7.14%) Middleware
3 1 (3.57%) HTML
3 1 (3.57%) HTML5
3 1 (3.57%) jQuery
3 1 (3.57%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.71%) PKI
2 2 (7.14%) Device Driver
2 2 (7.14%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (3.57%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 10 (35.71%) Windows 7
2 7 (25.00%) Windows 10
2 7 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (21.43%) Linux
3 6 (21.43%) Windows XP
4 5 (17.86%) Mac OS
4 5 (17.86%) Windows 8
4 5 (17.86%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (7.14%) Unix
6 1 (3.57%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (28.57%) ITIL
2 6 (21.43%) Service Management
3 5 (17.86%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (17.86%) Dashboard Development
3 5 (17.86%) DevOps
3 5 (17.86%) ITSM
3 5 (17.86%) People Management
3 5 (17.86%) Problem Management
4 2 (7.14%) Incident Management
5 1 (3.57%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (3.57%) Application Packaging
5 1 (3.57%) Change Management
5 1 (3.57%) Configuration Management
5 1 (3.57%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (3.57%) Infrastructure Management
5 1 (3.57%) Load Balancing
5 1 (3.57%) Migration
5 1 (3.57%) OO
5 1 (3.57%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (3.57%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 6 (21.43%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.57%) Java
2 1 (3.57%) JavaScript
2 1 (3.57%) REXX
2 1 (3.57%) Tcl
2 1 (3.57%) VB
2 1 (3.57%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 11 (39.29%) Security Cleared
2 2 (7.14%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.57%) MCP
3 1 (3.57%) MCSE
3 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.57%) Oracle Certification
System Software
1 5 (17.86%) Docker
2 2 (7.14%) Active Directory
2 2 (7.14%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 1 (3.57%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.57%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (7.14%) SCCM
2 1 (3.57%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 15 (53.57%) Microsoft
2 6 (21.43%) Citrix
3 5 (17.86%) Intel Security
4 1 (3.57%) CA
4 1 (3.57%) EqualLogic
4 1 (3.57%) HP
4 1 (3.57%) Oracle
4 1 (3.57%) SAP
4 1 (3.57%) Sun
4 1 (3.57%) VMware