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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 14 February 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.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 4 4 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 -3
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 11 5 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lincolnshire 22.92% 13.89% 18.18%
As % of the Vendors category 52.38% 38.46% 66.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 1
Average daily rate £274 - £240
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 1
Average hourly rate £21.25 £13.00 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+63.46% +18.18%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
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
21 13 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lincolnshire 43.75% 36.11% 27.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 3 1
Average daily rate £273 £433 £240
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-37.06% +80.41%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 1
Average hourly rate £25.00 £17.00 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+47.05% +54.54%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.40 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+23.56% +5.45%

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
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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft within the Lincolnshire region over the 3 months to 14 February 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
(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 0 4 £274 - 2
Spalding - 1 - - 4
Microsoft
East Midlands

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lincolnshire

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 6 (31.58%) Oracle
1 6 (31.58%) MS Excel
1 6 (31.58%) SharePoint
2 5 (26.32%) Active Directory
2 5 (26.32%) Migration
2 5 (26.32%) Office 365
3 4 (21.05%) Manufacturing
3 4 (21.05%) Hyper-V
3 4 (21.05%) Windows
3 4 (21.05%) LAN
3 4 (21.05%) WAN
4 3 (15.79%) Change Management
4 3 (15.79%) SQL
4 3 (15.79%) NHS
4 3 (15.79%) MS Office
4 3 (15.79%) BusinessObjects
4 3 (15.79%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (15.79%) Teamcenter
4 3 (15.79%) VMware
4 3 (15.79%) Clustering
4 3 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (15.79%) Oracle Database
4 3 (15.79%) Relational Database
4 3 (15.79%) Windows Server
5 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (10.53%) Mentoring
5 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (10.53%) Management Information System
5 2 (10.53%) Information Security

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Lincolnshire by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 6 (31.58%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.26%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 6 (31.58%) MS Excel
2 3 (15.79%) MS Office
3 1 (5.26%) MS Project
3 1 (5.26%) Siemens NX
3 1 (5.26%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (15.79%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 5 (26.32%) Office 365
2 1 (5.26%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (21.05%) LAN
1 4 (21.05%) WAN
2 1 (5.26%) IP Telephony
2 1 (5.26%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.79%) BusinessObjects
1 3 (15.79%) Oracle Database
1 3 (15.79%) Oracle Database 11g
1 3 (15.79%) Relational Database
General
1 4 (21.05%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.26%) Advertising
2 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (21.05%) Analyst
1 4 (21.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (15.79%) 3rd Line Support
2 3 (15.79%) Applications Support
2 3 (15.79%) Support Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Project Manager
3 2 (10.53%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Senior Network Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Senior Server Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) SharePoint Support
4 1 (5.26%) Coordinator
4 1 (5.26%) IT Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Operations Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Operations Support Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Technical Implementation Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Clustering
1 3 (15.79%) NHS
2 2 (10.53%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.26%) Data Centre
3 1 (5.26%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 4 (21.05%) Windows
2 3 (15.79%) Windows Server
3 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (5.26%) Linux
4 1 (5.26%) Windows 7
4 1 (5.26%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (26.32%) Migration
2 3 (15.79%) Change Management
3 2 (10.53%) Information Security
3 2 (10.53%) ITIL
3 2 (10.53%) Mentoring
3 2 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (5.26%) Data Modelling
4 1 (5.26%) Identity Management
4 1 (5.26%) Logical Data Model
4 1 (5.26%) Physical Data Model
4 1 (5.26%) PLM
4 1 (5.26%) PRINCE2
4 1 (5.26%) Project Management
4 1 (5.26%) RAD
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.79%) SQL
2 1 (5.26%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) MCP
1 1 (5.26%) MCSA
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (5.26%) PMI Certification
System Software
1 5 (26.32%) Active Directory
2 4 (21.05%) Hyper-V
3 3 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (5.26%) Shibboleth
4 1 (5.26%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) SCOM
2 1 (5.26%) SCCM
2 1 (5.26%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 6 (31.58%) Oracle
2 3 (15.79%) VMware
3 2 (10.53%) Citrix
4 1 (5.26%) Novell
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