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 25 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 6 13 6
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -7
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 8 4 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lincolnshire 16.33% 5.80% 20.97%
As % of the Vendors category 40.00% 33.33% 34.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 3
Median daily rate £400 £226 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+76.79% -9.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £188 £182
10% offered a daily rate of more than £716 £377 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.40% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Median hourly rate £14.00 - £14.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.06 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+0.40% +3.44%
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
20 12 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lincolnshire 40.82% 17.39% 61.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 9 11
Median daily rate £400 £230 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+73.91% -45.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £188 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £436 £425 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £383 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.37% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Median hourly rate £14.00 - £20.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.10 £18.00 £17.81
% change year-on-year
+11.68% +1.09%

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 25 May 2016.

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 25 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 - 6 £420 - 4
Spalding -2 1 - - 1
Microsoft
East Midlands

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lincolnshire

For the 6 months to 25 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 8 (44.44%) Windows
1 8 (44.44%) Active Directory
2 7 (38.89%) Windows Server
3 6 (33.33%) Migration
4 5 (27.78%) VMware
4 5 (27.78%) Office 365
5 3 (16.67%) Advertising
5 3 (16.67%) Telecoms
5 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (16.67%) NHS
5 3 (16.67%) ITIL
5 3 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (16.67%) Hyper-V
6 2 (11.11%) SAP Data Services
6 2 (11.11%) SCOM
6 2 (11.11%) DV Cleared
6 2 (11.11%) Security Cleared
6 2 (11.11%) Project Planning
6 2 (11.11%) Data Centre
6 2 (11.11%) High Availability
6 2 (11.11%) Mentoring
6 2 (11.11%) MS Excel
6 2 (11.11%) SharePoint
6 2 (11.11%) ETL
6 2 (11.11%) LAN

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 2 (11.11%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (5.56%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.56%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (5.56%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.56%) MS Office
2 1 (5.56%) MS Project
2 1 (5.56%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 5 (27.78%) Office 365
2 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (5.56%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (5.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.11%) DHCP
1 2 (11.11%) DNS
1 2 (11.11%) Firewall
1 2 (11.11%) LAN
1 2 (11.11%) TCP/IP
1 2 (11.11%) WAN
2 1 (5.56%) IP Telephony
2 1 (5.56%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (11.11%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (11.11%) SAP Data Services
2 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
3 1 (5.56%) SAP BI
3 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 3 (16.67%) Advertising
1 3 (16.67%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.56%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (22.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (16.67%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 3 (16.67%) Business Intelligence Developer
2 3 (16.67%) Developer
2 3 (16.67%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (16.67%) Senior Server Engineer
2 3 (16.67%) Server Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (11.11%) Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Manager
3 2 (11.11%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Support Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Wintel Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Operations Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) VMware Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Windows Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) NHS
2 2 (11.11%) Clustering
2 2 (11.11%) Data Centre
3 1 (5.56%) Blackberry
3 1 (5.56%) iPad
3 1 (5.56%) iPhone
3 1 (5.56%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 8 (44.44%) Windows
2 7 (38.89%) Windows Server
3 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (5.56%) Linux
4 1 (5.56%) Windows 10
4 1 (5.56%) Windows 7
4 1 (5.56%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (33.33%) Migration
2 3 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (16.67%) ITIL
3 2 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (11.11%) ETL
3 2 (11.11%) High Availability
3 2 (11.11%) Mentoring
3 2 (11.11%) Project Planning
4 1 (5.56%) Change Management
4 1 (5.56%) Identity Management
4 1 (5.56%) Information Security
4 1 (5.56%) Network Design
4 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2
4 1 (5.56%) Project Management
4 1 (5.56%) SDLC
4 1 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.56%) C#
1 1 (5.56%) PowerShell
1 1 (5.56%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) DV Cleared
1 2 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.56%) MCP
2 1 (5.56%) MCSA
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.56%) PMI Certification
System Software
1 8 (44.44%) Active Directory
2 3 (16.67%) Hyper-V
2 3 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (11.11%) Terminal Services
4 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (5.56%) Shibboleth
4 1 (5.56%) VMware ESX
4 1 (5.56%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) Backup Exec
1 2 (11.11%) NetBackup
1 2 (11.11%) SCOM
2 1 (5.56%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (27.78%) VMware
2 2 (11.11%) arcserve
2 2 (11.11%) Citrix
2 2 (11.11%) Remedy
2 2 (11.11%) SAP
2 2 (11.11%) Symantec
3 1 (5.56%) Novell
Lincoln, Lincolnshire
Connectus
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Lincoln
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