The first table below looks at the demand for Windows skills in IT contracts advertised for the Lincolnshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Lincolnshire region.

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.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 2 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Contract jobs citing Windows 13 20 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lincolnshire 35.14% 31.25% 40.91%
As % of the Operating Systems category 72.22% 95.24% 78.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 8 6
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£150 £211 £118
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.99% +79.78%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £320 £315
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +1.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 8
Average hourly rate £23.50 £11.50 £13.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+104.34% -13.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.65 £11.10 £11.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £11.90 £25.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -6.06%
Operating Systems Category
Lincolnshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
18 21 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lincolnshire 48.65% 32.81% 52.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 8 6
Average daily rate £150 £213 £125
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.41% +70.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £95 £163 £95
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £263 £260
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 10
Average hourly rate £23.00 £11.50 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% -8.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.00 £12.12
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £12.00 £43.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -7.42%
Windows
East Midlands

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Lincolnshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows across the Lincolnshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows Jobs Demand Trend in Lincolnshire

Windows
Daily Rate Trend in Lincolnshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Windows across the Lincolnshire region.

Windows Daily Rate Trend in Lincolnshire

Windows
Hourly Rate Trend in Lincolnshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Windows across the Lincolnshire region.

Windows Hourly Rate Trend in Lincolnshire

Windows
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 Windows within the Lincolnshire region over the 3 months to 31 July 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
(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 -1 4 - - 5
Spalding - 1 £150 -
Stamford - - - -
Scunthorpe - - - -
Skegness - - - -
Windows
East Midlands

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lincolnshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Lincolnshire region citing Windows 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 Windows.

1 20 (64.52%) Windows 7
2 16 (51.61%) Microsoft
3 13 (41.94%) Active Directory
4 12 (38.71%) MS Office
5 11 (35.48%) VLAN
6 9 (29.03%) Windows XP
7 8 (25.81%) ITIL
8 7 (22.58%) Cisco
8 7 (22.58%) Windows Server 2008
9 6 (19.35%) MS Exchange
10 5 (16.13%) Blackberry
10 5 (16.13%) Microsoft Certification
10 5 (16.13%) Thin Client
10 5 (16.13%) Firewall
10 5 (16.13%) Migration
10 5 (16.13%) VMware
10 5 (16.13%) Exchange Server 2010
10 5 (16.13%) Fat Client
11 4 (12.90%) SC Cleared
11 4 (12.90%) Security Cleared
11 4 (12.90%) Hyper-V
11 4 (12.90%) Windows Server 2012
11 4 (12.90%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 3 (9.68%) Windows Server 2003
12 3 (9.68%) VPN
12 3 (9.68%) HP
12 3 (9.68%) Linux
12 3 (9.68%) LAMP
12 3 (9.68%) Security Management
12 3 (9.68%) Capacity Management

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Lincolnshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Lincolnshire region citing Windows 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 Windows. 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%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 3 (9.68%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (6.45%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (3.23%) SharePoint
6 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 12 (38.71%) MS Office
2 2 (6.45%) MS Excel
3 1 (3.23%) MS Visio
3 1 (3.23%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.68%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (35.48%) VLAN
2 5 (16.13%) Firewall
3 3 (9.68%) VPN
4 2 (6.45%) LAN
4 2 (6.45%) WAN
4 2 (6.45%) SAN
5 1 (3.23%) DNS
5 1 (3.23%) Wireless
5 1 (3.23%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (3.23%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.45%) SQL Server
1 2 (6.45%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (3.23%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 9 (29.03%) Deployment Engineer
2 8 (25.81%) Analyst
3 4 (12.90%) Desktop Support
3 4 (12.90%) Support Analyst
3 4 (12.90%) 3rd Line Support
3 4 (12.90%) Administrator
3 4 (12.90%) Desktop Support Analyst
3 4 (12.90%) Desktop Analyst
4 3 (9.68%) Service Desk Analyst
4 3 (9.68%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (9.68%) Service Analyst
4 3 (9.68%) Systems Administrator
4 3 (9.68%) Rollout Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) 1st Line Support
5 2 (6.45%) Support Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) IT Administrator
6 1 (3.23%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Senior Network Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Desktop Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.68%) LAMP
2 2 (6.45%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.13%) Thin Client
1 5 (16.13%) Blackberry
1 5 (16.13%) Fat Client
2 1 (3.23%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 20 (64.52%) Windows 7
2 9 (29.03%) Windows XP
3 7 (22.58%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (12.90%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (9.68%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (9.68%) Linux
6 2 (6.45%) Windows 2000
7 1 (3.23%) Windows Vista
7 1 (3.23%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (25.81%) ITIL
2 5 (16.13%) Migration
3 3 (9.68%) Supplier Management
3 3 (9.68%) Capacity Management
3 3 (9.68%) Network Monitoring
3 3 (9.68%) Security Management
4 1 (3.23%) Knowledge Management
4 1 (3.23%) Data Analysis
4 1 (3.23%) ITSM
Qualifications
1 5 (16.13%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (12.90%) SC Cleared
2 4 (12.90%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.68%) PCI DSS
2 1 (3.23%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (41.94%) Active Directory
2 4 (12.90%) Hyper-V
3 2 (6.45%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (3.23%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 2 (6.45%) Norton AntiVirus
1 2 (6.45%) Backup Exec
1 2 (6.45%) SCCM
1 2 (6.45%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 16 (51.61%) Microsoft
2 7 (22.58%) Cisco
3 5 (16.13%) VMware
4 3 (9.68%) HP
5 2 (6.45%) Dell
5 2 (6.45%) Altiris
5 2 (6.45%) Symantec
6 1 (3.23%) Remedy
6 1 (3.23%) Veeam
6 1 (3.23%) BMC
6 1 (3.23%) Apple
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