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 30 July 2015 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 9 1 4
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +3
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 4 14 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lincolnshire 7.55% 40.00% 23.81%
As % of the Vendors category 28.57% 63.64% 44.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 5
Average daily rate
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£425 £275 £213
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+54.54% +29.41%
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.18% -0.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 0
Average hourly rate £16.25 £23.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.85% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
- +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
14 22 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lincolnshire 26.42% 62.86% 53.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 7 15
Average daily rate £235 £350 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-32.85% +40.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £150 £176
10% offered a daily rate of more than £487 £370 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 0
Average hourly rate £17.50 £23.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.53% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -10.25%

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 30 July 2015. 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
Grimsby -1 1 - -
Lincoln -2 1 £425 +21.42% 1
Microsoft
East Midlands

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lincolnshire

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, 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 5 (45.45%) ITIL
2 4 (36.36%) MS Excel
2 4 (36.36%) Active Directory
3 3 (27.27%) HP
3 3 (27.27%) MS Exchange
3 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (27.27%) Intranet
3 3 (27.27%) Internet
3 3 (27.27%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (27.27%) Cisco
3 3 (27.27%) Windows
3 3 (27.27%) SQL
3 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
3 3 (27.27%) Firewall
3 3 (27.27%) Wireless
3 3 (27.27%) Migration
3 3 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2003
3 3 (27.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (27.27%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (18.18%) HP Storage
4 2 (18.18%) Lync
4 2 (18.18%) Unified Communications
4 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (18.18%) Exinda
4 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (18.18%) Hyper-V
4 2 (18.18%) Riverbed
4 2 (18.18%) Windows 7

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Lincolnshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, 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 3 (27.27%) MS Exchange
1 3 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (18.18%) Lync
2 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (18.18%) SharePoint
3 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 4 (36.36%) MS Excel
2 1 (9.09%) MS Project
2 1 (9.09%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Teamcenter
Communications & Networking
1 3 (27.27%) Intranet
1 3 (27.27%) Internet
1 3 (27.27%) Firewall
1 3 (27.27%) Wireless
2 2 (18.18%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (18.18%) Unified Communications
3 1 (9.09%) VLAN
3 1 (9.09%) LAN
3 1 (9.09%) WAN
3 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
3 1 (9.09%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
1 3 (27.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 3 (27.27%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (9.09%) OLAP
3 1 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
General
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Developer
2 2 (18.18%) Service Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Technical Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Service Desk Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Analyst Developer
2 2 (18.18%) SQL Developer
2 2 (18.18%) MI Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) IT Support
3 1 (9.09%) Data Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Data Migration Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) IT Support Assistant
3 1 (9.09%) IT Assistant
3 1 (9.09%) IT Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Migration Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Project Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Support Assistant
3 1 (9.09%) Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Applications Support
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) HP Storage
1 2 (18.18%) HP StoreVirtual
2 1 (9.09%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) Windows
1 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (18.18%) Windows 7
3 1 (9.09%) Ubuntu
3 1 (9.09%) Linux
3 1 (9.09%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) ITIL
2 3 (27.27%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (27.27%) Migration
3 2 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (9.09%) Data Migration
4 1 (9.09%) Change Management
4 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) SQL
2 2 (18.18%) T-SQL
2 2 (18.18%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (9.09%) MCP
2 1 (9.09%) MCSE
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 4 (36.36%) Active Directory
2 2 (18.18%) Hyper-V
3 1 (9.09%) XenApp
3 1 (9.09%) VMware ESX
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Cisco
1 3 (27.27%) HP
2 2 (18.18%) Altiris
2 2 (18.18%) Riverbed
2 2 (18.18%) Exinda
3 1 (9.09%) Meraki
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle
3 1 (9.09%) WatchGuard
3 1 (9.09%) ZyXEL
3 1 (9.09%) NETGEAR
3 1 (9.09%) Citrix
3 1 (9.09%) VMware
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