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 2 May 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
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 9 11 7
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -4
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 2 7 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lincolnshire 5.13% 10.61% 17.14%
As % of the Vendors category 12.50% 43.75% 31.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 5
Median daily rate £338 £226 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+49.17% -9.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £188 £141
10% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £377 £644
UK excluding London median daily rate £364 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Median hourly rate - £9.00 £14.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -38.98%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +6.89%
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
16 16 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lincolnshire 41.03% 24.24% 54.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 9 13
Median daily rate £325 £230 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.30% -45.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £188 £182
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £483
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Median hourly rate £13.50 £9.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -55.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

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
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 2 May 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 - 1 £350 - 2
Microsoft
East Midlands

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lincolnshire

For the 6 months to 2 May 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 6 (42.86%) Migration
2 5 (35.71%) Office 365
3 4 (28.57%) Hyper-V
3 4 (28.57%) VMware
3 4 (28.57%) Windows
3 4 (28.57%) LAN
3 4 (28.57%) WAN
3 4 (28.57%) Active Directory
3 4 (28.57%) Windows Server
4 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (21.43%) Advertising
4 3 (21.43%) SharePoint
4 3 (21.43%) NHS
4 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (14.29%) SCOM
5 2 (14.29%) Information Security
5 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
5 2 (14.29%) Manufacturing
5 2 (14.29%) ITIL
5 2 (14.29%) Data Centre
5 2 (14.29%) Mentoring
6 1 (7.14%) Skype
6 1 (7.14%) Siemens NX
6 1 (7.14%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (7.14%) SDLC
6 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database
6 1 (7.14%) MCP
6 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2

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 (21.43%) SharePoint
2 1 (7.14%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 1 (7.14%) MS Office
2 1 (7.14%) MS Project
2 1 (7.14%) Siemens NX
2 1 (7.14%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 5 (35.71%) Office 365
2 1 (7.14%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (28.57%) LAN
1 4 (28.57%) WAN
2 1 (7.14%) IP Telephony
2 1 (7.14%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 3 (21.43%) Advertising
2 2 (14.29%) Manufacturing
3 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) 3rd Line Support
2 3 (21.43%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Senior Server Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Server Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Support Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Support
3 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) SharePoint Support
4 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Operations Support Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Windows Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) SSAS Developer
4 1 (7.14%) SSIS Developer
4 1 (7.14%) SSRS Developer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) NHS
2 2 (14.29%) Data Centre
3 1 (7.14%) Clustering
3 1 (7.14%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 4 (28.57%) Windows
1 4 (28.57%) Windows Server
2 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (7.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) Migration
2 2 (14.29%) Information Security
2 2 (14.29%) ITIL
2 2 (14.29%) Mentoring
3 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (7.14%) Change Management
3 1 (7.14%) Identity Management
3 1 (7.14%) PLM
3 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2
3 1 (7.14%) Project Management
3 1 (7.14%) SDLC
3 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) C#
1 1 (7.14%) PowerShell
1 1 (7.14%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) MCP
1 1 (7.14%) MCSA
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (7.14%) PMI Certification
System Software
1 4 (28.57%) Active Directory
1 4 (28.57%) Hyper-V
2 3 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (7.14%) Shibboleth
3 1 (7.14%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) SCOM
2 1 (7.14%) SCCM
2 1 (7.14%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) VMware
2 1 (7.14%) Citrix
2 1 (7.14%) Novell
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle