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 20 February 2017 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft
East Midlands / Lincolnshire
Rank 2 3 5
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +2
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 13 10 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lincolnshire 25.49% 22.73% 17.14%
As % of the Vendors category 52.00% 52.63% 42.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 5 0
Median daily rate £350 £275 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Median hourly rate - £21.25 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +63.46%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +3.44%

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
25 19 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lincolnshire 49.02% 43.18% 40.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 10 3
Median daily rate £330 £273 £433
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.10% -37.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £188 £267
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £450 £567
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £378 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.63% +0.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 3
Median hourly rate £21.50 £25.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.00% +47.05%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.30 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-19.53% +22.85%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Lincolnshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Lincolnshire region over the 3 months to 20 February 2017.

Microsoft Daily Rate Histogram 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 20 February 2017. 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 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 +1 7 £140 -49.09%
Microsoft
East Midlands

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lincolnshire

For the 6 months to 20 February 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 Lincolnshire region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 8 (33.33%) Advertising
2 5 (20.83%) Windows
2 5 (20.83%) Project Management
2 5 (20.83%) SQL Server
2 5 (20.83%) Dynamics NAV
3 4 (16.67%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (16.67%) C
3 4 (16.67%) SharePoint
3 4 (16.67%) Active Directory
3 4 (16.67%) Logistics
4 3 (12.50%) Telecoms
4 3 (12.50%) Workflow
4 3 (12.50%) TIBCO
4 3 (12.50%) MS Excel
4 3 (12.50%) CRM
4 3 (12.50%) MS Office
4 3 (12.50%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (12.50%) Spotfire
4 3 (12.50%) Visualisation
4 3 (12.50%) Tableau
4 3 (12.50%) Dashboard Development
5 2 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (8.33%) Windows 10
5 2 (8.33%) Office 365
5 2 (8.33%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (8.33%) Smartphone
5 2 (8.33%) Windows 7
5 2 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (8.33%) LANDesk
5 2 (8.33%) ERP

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 4 (16.67%) SharePoint
2 2 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (8.33%) MS Exchange
2 2 (8.33%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (4.17%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 3 (12.50%) MS Excel
1 3 (12.50%) MS Office
2 1 (4.17%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (4.17%) MS Project
2 1 (4.17%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 5 (20.83%) Dynamics NAV
2 4 (16.67%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (12.50%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (4.17%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.33%) ADSL
1 2 (8.33%) LAN
1 2 (8.33%) TCP/IP
1 2 (8.33%) WAN
2 1 (4.17%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.83%) SQL Server
2 3 (12.50%) Spotfire
3 1 (4.17%) BODI
3 1 (4.17%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (4.17%) DocumentDB
3 1 (4.17%) MySQL
3 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database
3 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (4.17%) Power BI
3 1 (4.17%) SAP Data Services
General
1 8 (33.33%) Advertising
2 3 (12.50%) Telecoms
3 2 (8.33%) Manufacturing
4 1 (4.17%) Finance
4 1 (4.17%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (29.17%) Analyst
2 6 (25.00%) Developer
3 4 (16.67%) Business Analyst
4 3 (12.50%) Data Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Consultant
5 2 (8.33%) Deployment Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Dynamics NAV Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Support Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) 1st/2nd Line Support
6 1 (4.17%) Active Directory Support
6 1 (4.17%) CRM Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
6 1 (4.17%) ERP Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) ERP Business Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Exchange Support
6 1 (4.17%) IMAC Technician
6 1 (4.17%) Logistics Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Logistics Business Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Microsoft CRM Consultant
6 1 (4.17%) SharePoint Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.33%) .NET
2 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET
2 1 (4.17%) CSS
2 1 (4.17%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (8.33%) Smartphone
2 1 (4.17%) Clustering
2 1 (4.17%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.17%) Driving Licence
2 1 (4.17%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (20.83%) Windows
2 2 (8.33%) Windows 10
2 2 (8.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (4.17%) Android
3 1 (4.17%) Apple iOS
3 1 (4.17%) Windows Mobile
3 1 (4.17%) Windows Server
3 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (20.83%) Project Management
2 4 (16.67%) Logistics
3 3 (12.50%) CRM
3 3 (12.50%) Dashboard Development
3 3 (12.50%) Visualisation
3 3 (12.50%) Workflow
4 2 (8.33%) ERP
5 1 (4.17%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (4.17%) Budget Control
5 1 (4.17%) Change Management
5 1 (4.17%) Data Modelling
5 1 (4.17%) Earned Value Management
5 1 (4.17%) ETL
5 1 (4.17%) Migration
5 1 (4.17%) Programme Management
5 1 (4.17%) Project Planning
5 1 (4.17%) Risk Management
5 1 (4.17%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (4.17%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (4.17%) Workflow Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (16.67%) C
2 2 (8.33%) JavaScript
2 2 (8.33%) SQL
3 1 (4.17%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (4.17%) SC Cleared
1 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) AirWatch
1 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Clustering
1 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Intune
1 1 (4.17%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (12.50%) Tableau
1 3 (12.50%) TIBCO
2 2 (8.33%) LANDesk
3 1 (4.17%) Apple
3 1 (4.17%) Nintex
3 1 (4.17%) Oracle
3 1 (4.17%) SAP
3 1 (4.17%) Siemens
3 1 (4.17%) VMware