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 16 September 2014 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 1 5 2
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -3
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 17 17 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lincolnshire 33.33% 21.52% 29.11%
As % of the Vendors category 54.84% 42.50% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 13
Average daily rate
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£225 £214 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -34.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £186 £89
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £263 £408
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.92% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 2
Average hourly rate £23.00 - £12.47
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.90 - £11.69
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 - £13.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £13.50 £15.75
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -14.28%
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
31 40 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lincolnshire 60.78% 50.63% 58.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 18 22
Average daily rate £300 £250 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £203 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £407 £368 £414
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 2
Average hourly rate £23.00 £26.50 £12.47
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.20% +112.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £23.70 £11.69
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £26.50 £13.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £18.75
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +1.33%

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 16 September 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
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 16 September 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
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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 +3 6 £475 +123.52% 2
Scunthorpe - 2 £225 - 2
Grimsby - 1 - -
Skegness - - - -
Spalding - - - - 1
Microsoft
East Midlands

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lincolnshire

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 (48.39%) Windows
2 10 (32.26%) MS Office
3 9 (29.03%) Active Directory
4 8 (25.81%) MS Excel
4 8 (25.81%) Windows 7
5 7 (22.58%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (19.35%) Windows XP
6 6 (19.35%) MS Exchange
6 6 (19.35%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (19.35%) Migration
6 6 (19.35%) Office 365
7 5 (16.13%) WAN
7 5 (16.13%) SQL
7 5 (16.13%) SQL Server
7 5 (16.13%) Exchange Server 2010
7 5 (16.13%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (16.13%) VMware
7 5 (16.13%) VLAN
8 4 (12.90%) Exchange Server 2007
8 4 (12.90%) .NET
8 4 (12.90%) C#
8 4 (12.90%) ITIL
8 4 (12.90%) LAN
9 3 (9.68%) SharePoint
9 3 (9.68%) XHTML
9 3 (9.68%) ASP.NET
9 3 (9.68%) CSS
9 3 (9.68%) HTML
9 3 (9.68%) jQuery
9 3 (9.68%) SharePoint 2013

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Lincolnshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 6 (19.35%) MS Exchange
2 5 (16.13%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (12.90%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (9.68%) SharePoint 2010
4 3 (9.68%) SharePoint 2013
4 3 (9.68%) SharePoint
5 2 (6.45%) Lync
5 2 (6.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (6.45%) MindAlign
6 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 10 (32.26%) MS Office
2 8 (25.81%) MS Excel
3 2 (6.45%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (6.45%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (3.23%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (3.23%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (19.35%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (16.13%) WAN
1 5 (16.13%) VLAN
2 4 (12.90%) LAN
3 2 (6.45%) Firewall
3 2 (6.45%) VPN
3 2 (6.45%) SAN
4 1 (3.23%) Internet
4 1 (3.23%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (16.13%) SQL Server
2 3 (9.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (3.23%) QlikView
3 1 (3.23%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (3.23%) Oracle Database
3 1 (3.23%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.23%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (3.23%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 1 (3.23%) Electronics
1 1 (3.23%) Telecoms
1 1 (3.23%) Finance
1 1 (3.23%) Manufacturing
1 1 (3.23%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (16.13%) Developer
1 5 (16.13%) Analyst
1 5 (16.13%) 3rd Line Support
2 4 (12.90%) Support Engineer
3 3 (9.68%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 3 (9.68%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) Desktop Support Analyst
4 2 (6.45%) Service Desk Analyst
4 2 (6.45%) Desktop Support
4 2 (6.45%) Desktop Analyst
4 2 (6.45%) Service Analyst
4 2 (6.45%) Support Analyst
4 2 (6.45%) Project Controller
5 1 (3.23%) Dynamics CRM Developer
5 1 (3.23%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (3.23%) IT Technician
5 1 (3.23%) CRM Developer
5 1 (3.23%) Technical Support
5 1 (3.23%) 1st Line Support
5 1 (3.23%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.90%) .NET
2 3 (9.68%) ASP.NET
2 3 (9.68%) CSS
2 3 (9.68%) Ajax
2 3 (9.68%) XHTML
2 3 (9.68%) jQuery
2 3 (9.68%) HTML
3 2 (6.45%) XMPP
4 1 (3.23%) .NET Framework
4 1 (3.23%) JSON
4 1 (3.23%) SOAP
4 1 (3.23%) Web Services
4 1 (3.23%) REST
4 1 (3.23%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.45%) NHS
1 2 (6.45%) Blackberry
2 1 (3.23%) DTV
2 1 (3.23%) Fat Client
2 1 (3.23%) Firmware
2 1 (3.23%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 15 (48.39%) Windows
2 8 (25.81%) Windows 7
3 7 (22.58%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (19.35%) Windows XP
5 5 (16.13%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (6.45%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (6.45%) UNIX
6 2 (6.45%) Linux
6 2 (6.45%) Windows 2000
7 1 (3.23%) HPUX
7 1 (3.23%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (19.35%) Migration
2 4 (12.90%) ITIL
3 3 (9.68%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (9.68%) Capacity Management
4 2 (6.45%) Earned Value Management
4 2 (6.45%) Network Management
4 2 (6.45%) Risk Management
4 2 (6.45%) Programme Management
5 1 (3.23%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (3.23%) Information Security
5 1 (3.23%) CRM
5 1 (3.23%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (3.23%) Security Management
5 1 (3.23%) Supplier Management
5 1 (3.23%) Project Planning
5 1 (3.23%) Risk Analysis
5 1 (3.23%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (3.23%) Test Scripting
5 1 (3.23%) Data Migration
5 1 (3.23%) Budget Control
Programming Languages
1 5 (16.13%) SQL
2 4 (12.90%) C#
3 1 (3.23%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.23%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 6 (19.35%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (6.45%) SC Cleared
2 2 (6.45%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.23%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 9 (29.03%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (6.45%) SCCM
2 1 (3.23%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 5 (16.13%) VMware
2 2 (6.45%) HP
2 2 (6.45%) SAP
2 2 (6.45%) Cisco
3 1 (3.23%) IBM
3 1 (3.23%) Oracle
3 1 (3.23%) Business Objects
3 1 (3.23%) Dell
3 1 (3.23%) Apple
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