The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Lincolnshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 30 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

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

3 months to
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 1 4 1
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -3
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 16 7 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lincolnshire 28.57% 15.56% 35.90%
As % of the Vendors category 50.00% 36.84% 56.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 3 3
Median daily rate £400 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +21.42%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 5
Median hourly rate £12.75 £15.06 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.33% -37.25%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Microsoft
East Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Lincolnshire region.

Vendors Category
Lincolnshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
32 19 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lincolnshire 57.14% 42.22% 64.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 8 9
Median daily rate £400 £319 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.49% -8.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £175 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £445 £402
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 9 5
Median hourly rate £14.00 £17.50 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -27.08%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.72 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+6.86% +6.94%

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Lincolnshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Lincolnshire region citing Microsoft as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors category.

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Lincolnshire

Microsoft
Daily Rate Trend in Lincolnshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Microsoft across the Lincolnshire region.

Microsoft Daily Rate Trend in Lincolnshire

Microsoft
Hourly Rate Trend in Lincolnshire

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

Microsoft Hourly Rate Trend in Lincolnshire

Microsoft
Contract Job Locations in Lincolnshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft within the Lincolnshire region over the 3 months to 30 August 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
Lincoln -5 7 £388 -8.82% 1
Spalding - 3 £413 -
Microsoft
East Midlands

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lincolnshire

For the 6 months to 30 August 2016, 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 Lincolnshire region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 10 (41.67%) Windows
2 9 (37.50%) Active Directory
3 8 (33.33%) Windows Server
4 6 (25.00%) Dynamics AX
4 6 (25.00%) Security Cleared
4 6 (25.00%) VMware
4 6 (25.00%) Logistics
4 6 (25.00%) Project Management
5 5 (20.83%) Symantec
5 5 (20.83%) Remedy
5 5 (20.83%) Terminal Services
5 5 (20.83%) arcserve
5 5 (20.83%) ITIL
5 5 (20.83%) CRM
5 5 (20.83%) ERP
5 5 (20.83%) DHCP
5 5 (20.83%) TCP/IP
5 5 (20.83%) DNS
5 5 (20.83%) NetBackup
5 5 (20.83%) Backup Exec
5 5 (20.83%) Clustering
5 5 (20.83%) Workflow
5 5 (20.83%) Manufacturing
5 5 (20.83%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (20.83%) Management Information System
5 5 (20.83%) DV Cleared
5 5 (20.83%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (20.83%) Dynamics CRM
5 5 (20.83%) Test Scripting
5 5 (20.83%) Microsoft Clustering

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Lincolnshire 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 3 (12.50%) SharePoint
1 3 (12.50%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (4.17%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (8.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.17%) MS Office
2 1 (4.17%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (4.17%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (25.00%) Dynamics AX
2 5 (20.83%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (20.83%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (12.50%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (12.50%) Amazon ElastiCache
2 3 (12.50%) Amazon S3
2 3 (12.50%) DigitalOcean
2 3 (12.50%) Route 53
3 2 (8.33%) Office 365
4 1 (4.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (20.83%) DHCP
1 5 (20.83%) DNS
1 5 (20.83%) TCP/IP
2 2 (8.33%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.50%) Amazon RDS
1 3 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (12.50%) MySQL
1 3 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.33%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (8.33%) SAP Data Services
3 1 (4.17%) SAP BI
3 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (12.50%) Git (software)
General
1 5 (20.83%) Manufacturing
2 4 (16.67%) Advertising
3 2 (8.33%) Telecoms
4 1 (4.17%) Automotive
4 1 (4.17%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (33.33%) Analyst
2 6 (25.00%) Business Analyst
3 5 (20.83%) Wintel Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) AWS DevOps
4 3 (12.50%) AWS Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) Developer
4 3 (12.50%) DevOps Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 2 (8.33%) ERP Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) ERP Business Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Linux Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 2 (8.33%) Logistics Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Logistics Business Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Ruby Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Service Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Service Desk Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Data Warehouse Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.17%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.83%) Clustering
1 5 (20.83%) Management Information System
2 3 (12.50%) Computer Science
2 3 (12.50%) Public Cloud
3 2 (8.33%) Blackberry
3 2 (8.33%) iPad
3 2 (8.33%) iPhone
4 1 (4.17%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 10 (41.67%) Windows
2 8 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 3 (12.50%) CentOS
3 3 (12.50%) Linux
3 3 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (12.50%) Ubuntu
4 2 (8.33%) Windows 7
4 2 (8.33%) Windows 8
5 1 (4.17%) Windows 10
5 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (25.00%) Logistics
1 6 (25.00%) Project Management
2 5 (20.83%) CRM
2 5 (20.83%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (20.83%) ERP
2 5 (20.83%) ITIL
2 5 (20.83%) Test Scripting
2 5 (20.83%) Workflow
3 3 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (12.50%) Change Management
3 3 (12.50%) Coaching
3 3 (12.50%) Configuration Management
3 3 (12.50%) DevOps
4 2 (8.33%) ETL
4 2 (8.33%) High Availability
4 2 (8.33%) Migration
4 2 (8.33%) Project Planning
5 1 (4.17%) Network Design
5 1 (4.17%) Programme Management
5 1 (4.17%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (12.50%) Java
1 3 (12.50%) PHP
1 3 (12.50%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 6 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (20.83%) DV Cleared
3 3 (12.50%) Degree
4 1 (4.17%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 9 (37.50%) Active Directory
2 5 (20.83%) Terminal Services
3 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 3 (12.50%) Virtual Servers
3 3 (12.50%) VMware ESX
3 3 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (20.83%) Backup Exec
1 5 (20.83%) Microsoft Clustering
1 5 (20.83%) NetBackup
2 3 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (12.50%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (25.00%) VMware
2 5 (20.83%) arcserve
2 5 (20.83%) Remedy
2 5 (20.83%) Symantec
3 3 (12.50%) Rackspace
3 3 (12.50%) Red Hat
4 2 (8.33%) Citrix
4 2 (8.33%) SAP