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 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.

Microsoft Windows
Hertfordshire / Hemel Hempstead
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 2 5 13
Rank change year-on-year +3 +8  
Contract jobs citing Windows 11 16 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hemel Hempstead 26.83% 19.51% 7.45%
As % of the Operating Systems category 84.62% 94.12% 58.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 8 3
Median daily rate £220 £375 £175
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -41.33% +114.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £118 £350 £95
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £388 £456
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £340 £325
% change year-on-year -0.73% +4.61%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 0
Median hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.22% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £16.13 £15.25
% change year-on-year -10.07% +5.73%  

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 13 17 12
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hemel Hempstead 31.71% 20.73% 12.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 22 13
Median daily rate £450 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £146 £351 £95
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £388 £469
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £348
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.31%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 2 0
Median hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.22% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year -8.82% +3.03%  

Windows
Job Vacancy Trend in Hemel Hempstead

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

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 28 June 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows in Hemel Hempstead.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows in Hemel Hempstead

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 11 (47.83%) Windows 7
2 7 (30.43%) Security Cleared
3 6 (26.09%) Video Conferencing
3 6 (26.09%) Device Driver
3 6 (26.09%) Incident Management
3 6 (26.09%) TCP/IP
3 6 (26.09%) Microsoft
3 6 (26.09%) Internet
4 5 (21.74%) Active Directory
4 5 (21.74%) Windows 10
5 4 (17.39%) Linux
5 4 (17.39%) ITIL
5 4 (17.39%) Service Management
6 3 (13.04%) Microsoft Office
6 3 (13.04%) Unix
6 3 (13.04%) Windows XP
6 3 (13.04%) PKI
6 3 (13.04%) ITSM
6 3 (13.04%) WSUS
6 3 (13.04%) Problem Management
6 3 (13.04%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (13.04%) Remote Desktop
6 3 (13.04%) Windows 2000 Server
6 3 (13.04%) Mac OS
6 3 (13.04%) Node.js
6 3 (13.04%) Office 365
6 3 (13.04%) Windows 8
6 3 (13.04%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (13.04%) Jenkins
6 3 (13.04%) Docker

Windows
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:

Applications
1 3 (13.04%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.04%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (26.09%) Internet
1 6 (26.09%) TCP/IP
2 3 (13.04%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (4.35%) DHCP
3 1 (4.35%) DNS
3 1 (4.35%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) DB2
Development Applications
1 3 (13.04%) Jenkins
2 1 (4.35%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (17.39%) 1st Line Support
2 3 (13.04%) Designer
2 3 (13.04%) Desktop Support
2 3 (13.04%) Desktop Team Leader
2 3 (13.04%) DevOps Engineer
2 3 (13.04%) Infrastructure Designer
2 3 (13.04%) IT Support
2 3 (13.04%) Team Leader
3 2 (8.70%) Consultant
4 1 (4.35%) Analyst
4 1 (4.35%) Applications Support
4 1 (4.35%) Customer Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) DBA
4 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) IT Technician
4 1 (4.35%) Support Analyst
4 1 (4.35%) Support Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Support Technician
4 1 (4.35%) Windows Consultant
4 1 (4.35%) Windows Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.04%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 6 (26.09%) Device Driver
1 6 (26.09%) Video Conferencing
2 3 (13.04%) PKI
3 1 (4.35%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 11 (47.83%) Windows 7
2 5 (21.74%) Windows 10
3 4 (17.39%) Linux
4 3 (13.04%) Mac OS
4 3 (13.04%) Unix
4 3 (13.04%) Windows 2000 Server
4 3 (13.04%) Windows 8
4 3 (13.04%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (13.04%) Windows XP
5 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (26.09%) Incident Management
2 4 (17.39%) ITIL
2 4 (17.39%) Service Management
3 3 (13.04%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (13.04%) Dashboard Development
3 3 (13.04%) DevOps
3 3 (13.04%) ITSM
3 3 (13.04%) People Management
3 3 (13.04%) Problem Management
4 2 (8.70%) Change Management
4 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure Management
5 1 (4.35%) Application Packaging
5 1 (4.35%) Network Management
5 1 (4.35%) Patch Management
5 1 (4.35%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (4.35%) Remediation Plan
5 1 (4.35%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.35%) PowerShell
1 1 (4.35%) REXX
1 1 (4.35%) SQL
1 1 (4.35%) Tcl
1 1 (4.35%) VB
1 1 (4.35%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 7 (30.43%) Security Cleared
2 3 (13.04%) DV Cleared
3 1 (4.35%) DBS Check
3 1 (4.35%) MCP
3 1 (4.35%) MCSE
3 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (4.35%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 5 (21.74%) Active Directory
2 3 (13.04%) Docker
3 1 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (13.04%) WSUS
2 1 (4.35%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 1 (4.35%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (26.09%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.70%) Citrix
3 1 (4.35%) Apple
3 1 (4.35%) CA
3 1 (4.35%) HP
3 1 (4.35%) VMware