The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Lincolnshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Lincolnshire region.

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.

Location
3 months to
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 1 2 3
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +1
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 14 17 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lincolnshire 43.75% 32.08% 23.08%
As % of the Vendors category 70.00% 50.00% 37.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 3
Average daily rate
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£275 £263 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.76% +0.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £191 £128
10% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £263 £272
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Average hourly rate £18.25 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
Vendors Category
Lincolnshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
20 34 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lincolnshire 62.50% 64.15% 61.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 16 13
Average daily rate £350 £263 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% +0.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £196 £106
10% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £365 £370
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 3
Average hourly rate £24.00 - £11.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.04 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-8.08% -4.80%
Microsoft
East Midlands

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Lincolnshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft across the Lincolnshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 11 July 2014.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Lincolnshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Lincolnshire region over the 3 months to 11 July 2014.

Microsoft Hourly Rate Histogram in Lincolnshire

Microsoft
Contract Job Locations in Lincolnshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft within the Lincolnshire region over the 3 months to 11 July 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Lincoln +1 6 £350 +33.33% 3
Spalding - - - - 1
Microsoft
East Midlands

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lincolnshire

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Lincolnshire region citing Microsoft also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Microsoft.

1 15 (60.00%) Windows
2 11 (44.00%) Windows 7
3 10 (40.00%) MS Office
4 8 (32.00%) Active Directory
5 7 (28.00%) Windows XP
6 5 (20.00%) MS Exchange
6 5 (20.00%) MS Excel
6 5 (20.00%) VLAN
7 4 (16.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (16.00%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (16.00%) ITIL
8 3 (12.00%) SAN
8 3 (12.00%) Cisco
8 3 (12.00%) Thin Client
8 3 (12.00%) Blackberry
8 3 (12.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 3 (12.00%) Firewall
8 3 (12.00%) VMware
8 3 (12.00%) Fat Client
8 3 (12.00%) Exchange Server 2010
8 3 (12.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (12.00%) Capacity Management
9 2 (8.00%) Office 365
9 2 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2013
9 2 (8.00%) Network Management
9 2 (8.00%) Lync
9 2 (8.00%) SCCM
9 2 (8.00%) Migration
9 2 (8.00%) XMPP
9 2 (8.00%) Dynamics CRM

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Lincolnshire by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Lincolnshire region citing Microsoft also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Microsoft. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (12.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 3 (12.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (8.00%) MindAlign
3 2 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (8.00%) Lync
4 1 (4.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (40.00%) MS Office
2 5 (20.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (4.00%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (20.00%) VLAN
2 3 (12.00%) SAN
2 3 (12.00%) Firewall
3 2 (8.00%) LAN
3 2 (8.00%) WAN
3 2 (8.00%) VPN
4 1 (4.00%) DNS
4 1 (4.00%) Internet
4 1 (4.00%) NAS
4 1 (4.00%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (4.00%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (4.00%) QlikView
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
Job Titles
1 6 (24.00%) Analyst
2 3 (12.00%) Support Analyst
2 3 (12.00%) Support Engineer
2 3 (12.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 3 (12.00%) Desktop Support
2 3 (12.00%) Desktop Support Analyst
2 3 (12.00%) Rollout Engineer
2 3 (12.00%) Desktop Analyst
2 3 (12.00%) Deployment Engineer
3 2 (8.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 2 (8.00%) Service Desk Analyst
3 2 (8.00%) Developer
3 2 (8.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (8.00%) Service Analyst
4 1 (4.00%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (4.00%) Administrator
4 1 (4.00%) Programme Manager
4 1 (4.00%) Technical Support
4 1 (4.00%) Applications Packager
4 1 (4.00%) 1st Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.00%) XMPP
2 1 (4.00%) Application Packaging
2 1 (4.00%) REST
2 1 (4.00%) .NET
2 1 (4.00%) SOAP
2 1 (4.00%) Web Services
2 1 (4.00%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.00%) Thin Client
1 3 (12.00%) Blackberry
1 3 (12.00%) Fat Client
2 2 (8.00%) NHS
3 1 (4.00%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 15 (60.00%) Windows
2 11 (44.00%) Windows 7
3 7 (28.00%) Windows XP
4 4 (16.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (12.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (8.00%) UNIX
6 2 (8.00%) Linux
6 2 (8.00%) Windows 2000
7 1 (4.00%) HPUX
7 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (4.00%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (16.00%) ITIL
2 3 (12.00%) Capacity Management
3 2 (8.00%) CRM
3 2 (8.00%) Migration
3 2 (8.00%) Network Management
4 1 (4.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (4.00%) Information Security
4 1 (4.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (4.00%) Supplier Management
4 1 (4.00%) Test Scripting
4 1 (4.00%) Security Management
4 1 (4.00%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.00%) SQL
2 1 (4.00%) C#
2 1 (4.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (16.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (8.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (8.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (4.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 8 (32.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.00%) Terminal Services
2 1 (4.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (8.00%) Backup Exec
1 2 (8.00%) SCCM
2 1 (4.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 1 (4.00%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 3 (12.00%) Cisco
1 3 (12.00%) VMware
2 2 (8.00%) HP
2 2 (8.00%) Dell
3 1 (4.00%) Apple
3 1 (4.00%) Symantec
3 1 (4.00%) IBM
3 1 (4.00%) Oracle
3 1 (4.00%) Business Objects
3 1 (4.00%) SAP
3 1 (4.00%) Altiris
3 1 (4.00%) Veeam
Lincolnshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £300 - £301 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Sleaford
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £190 - £210 per day
Posted: 25 days ago