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 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 6 1 2
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +1
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 12 13 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lincolnshire 17.39% 23.21% 23.81%
As % of the Vendors category 50.00% 65.00% 53.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 7 6
Median daily rate £369 £375 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.66% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £269 £148
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £460 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
- +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 3
Median hourly rate £11.00 £17.25 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.23% +27.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.20 £11.05 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.80 £23.45 £15.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.73 £15.00 £14.93
% change year-on-year
-1.80% +0.45%
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
24 20 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lincolnshire 34.78% 35.71% 44.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 11 12
Median daily rate £350 £274 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.85% -31.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £188 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £475 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £380 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.97% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 5
Median hourly rate £11.00 £25.00 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-56.00% +127.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.20 £11.70 £10.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.80 £25.00 £16.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +5.88%

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 9 December 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 9 December 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 -2 2 £140 -67.05% 3
Spalding 0 1 £400 -
Scunthorpe - 1 - -
Microsoft
East Midlands

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lincolnshire

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 10 (38.46%) Advertising
2 9 (34.62%) Project Management
3 8 (30.77%) Logistics
3 8 (30.77%) Dynamics AX
4 6 (23.08%) Workflow
4 6 (23.08%) CRM
4 6 (23.08%) ERP
4 6 (23.08%) Dynamics CRM
5 5 (19.23%) Test Scripting
5 5 (19.23%) Windows
5 5 (19.23%) MS Excel
5 5 (19.23%) Manufacturing
5 5 (19.23%) Management Information System
6 4 (15.38%) Dynamics NAV
6 4 (15.38%) MS Office
6 4 (15.38%) C
6 4 (15.38%) Active Directory
7 3 (11.54%) Red Hat
7 3 (11.54%) Configuration Management
7 3 (11.54%) Java
7 3 (11.54%) PHP
7 3 (11.54%) MySQL
7 3 (11.54%) ITIL
7 3 (11.54%) Linux
7 3 (11.54%) Ubuntu
7 3 (11.54%) Ruby
7 3 (11.54%) Degree
7 3 (11.54%) Computer Science
7 3 (11.54%) CentOS
7 3 (11.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

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 (7.69%) SharePoint
1 2 (7.69%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (3.85%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (19.23%) MS Excel
2 4 (15.38%) MS Office
3 2 (7.69%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (7.69%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 8 (30.77%) Dynamics AX
2 6 (23.08%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (15.38%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 3 (11.54%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (11.54%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (11.54%) Amazon ElastiCache
1 3 (11.54%) Amazon S3
1 3 (11.54%) DigitalOcean
1 3 (11.54%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (11.54%) Route 53
2 1 (3.85%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.69%) ADSL
1 2 (7.69%) LAN
1 2 (7.69%) TCP/IP
1 2 (7.69%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.54%) Amazon RDS
1 3 (11.54%) MySQL
2 1 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (3.85%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (11.54%) Git (software)
General
1 10 (38.46%) Advertising
2 5 (19.23%) Manufacturing
3 2 (7.69%) Finance
4 1 (3.85%) Automotive
4 1 (3.85%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (30.77%) Analyst
1 8 (30.77%) Business Analyst
2 5 (19.23%) Developer
3 3 (11.54%) AWS DevOps
3 3 (11.54%) AWS Engineer
3 3 (11.54%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Deployment Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Dynamics NAV Developer
4 2 (7.69%) ERP Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) ERP Business Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Linux Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 2 (7.69%) Logistics Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) Logistics Business Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) Ruby Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Active Directory Support
5 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Consultant
5 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Developer
5 1 (3.85%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.69%) .NET
2 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET
2 1 (3.85%) CSS
2 1 (3.85%) HTML
2 1 (3.85%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 5 (19.23%) Management Information System
2 3 (11.54%) Computer Science
2 3 (11.54%) Public Cloud
3 2 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (7.69%) Smartphone
4 1 (3.85%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 5 (19.23%) Windows
2 3 (11.54%) CentOS
2 3 (11.54%) Linux
2 3 (11.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (11.54%) Ubuntu
3 1 (3.85%) Windows 10
3 1 (3.85%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (34.62%) Project Management
2 8 (30.77%) Logistics
3 6 (23.08%) CRM
3 6 (23.08%) ERP
3 6 (23.08%) Workflow
4 5 (19.23%) Test Scripting
5 3 (11.54%) Coaching
5 3 (11.54%) Configuration Management
5 3 (11.54%) DevOps
5 3 (11.54%) ITIL
6 2 (7.69%) Earned Value Management
6 2 (7.69%) Programme Management
6 2 (7.69%) Risk Analysis
6 2 (7.69%) Risk Management
6 2 (7.69%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (3.85%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (3.85%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (3.85%) Migration
7 1 (3.85%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (3.85%) Workflow Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (15.38%) C
2 3 (11.54%) Java
2 3 (11.54%) PHP
2 3 (11.54%) Ruby
3 1 (3.85%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.85%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (11.54%) Degree
2 2 (7.69%) SC Cleared
2 2 (7.69%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (15.38%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (11.54%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (11.54%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (11.54%) Rackspace
1 3 (11.54%) Red Hat
2 2 (7.69%) LANDesk
3 1 (3.85%) Nintex