The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT contracts advertised for the Lincolnshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 29 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 1 8 2
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -6
Contract jobs citing Windows 21 6 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lincolnshire 33.33% 10.91% 37.14%
As % of the Operating Systems category 61.76% 50.00% 72.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 3
Median daily rate £400 £205 £150
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+95.12% +36.66%
UK excluding London median daily rate £337 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.53% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 4
Median hourly rate £18.75 £12.50 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -46.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £11.30 £15.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.30 £16.50 £24.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £15.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-1.61% +3.33%
Windows
East Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Lincolnshire region.

Operating Systems Category
Lincolnshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
34 12 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lincolnshire 53.97% 21.82% 51.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 4 6
Median daily rate £400 £235 £150
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+70.21% +56.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £175 £95
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £281 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £353 £350 £310
% change year-on-year
+0.71% +12.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 4
Median hourly rate £14.00 £17.50 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -25.53%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- +10.00%

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Lincolnshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Lincolnshire region citing Windows as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Lincolnshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows across the Lincolnshire region over the 3 months to 29 July 2016.

Windows Daily Rate Histogram 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Lincolnshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows across the Lincolnshire region over the 3 months to 29 July 2016.

Windows Hourly Rate Histogram in Lincolnshire

Windows
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 Windows within the Lincolnshire region over the 3 months to 29 July 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
Spalding +1 12 - -
Lincoln - 7 £400 - 3
Scunthorpe 0 1 - -
Windows
East Midlands

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lincolnshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Windows 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 Windows.

1 21 (72.41%) Active Directory
2 15 (51.72%) Windows Server
3 13 (44.83%) DNS
4 10 (34.48%) VMware
5 9 (31.03%) Microsoft
5 9 (31.03%) Blackberry
5 9 (31.03%) Windows 7
6 8 (27.59%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (24.14%) Application Packaging
7 7 (24.14%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (24.14%) arcserve
7 7 (24.14%) Windows XP
8 6 (20.69%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (20.69%) DHCP
8 6 (20.69%) Symantec
8 6 (20.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 6 (20.69%) Security Cleared
8 6 (20.69%) VMware Infrastructure
8 6 (20.69%) Hyper-V
8 6 (20.69%) Virtual Servers
9 5 (17.24%) Microsoft Clustering
9 5 (17.24%) Office 365
9 5 (17.24%) DV Cleared
9 5 (17.24%) Remedy
9 5 (17.24%) TCP/IP
9 5 (17.24%) Terminal Services
9 5 (17.24%) Disaster Recovery
9 5 (17.24%) Clustering
9 5 (17.24%) NetBackup
9 5 (17.24%) Backup Exec

Windows
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 6 (20.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 4 (13.79%) Exchange Server 2003
2 4 (13.79%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (13.79%) MS Exchange
3 3 (10.34%) SharePoint
3 3 (10.34%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 1 (3.45%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.45%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (17.24%) Office 365
2 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (3.45%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (3.45%) IaaS
3 1 (3.45%) PaaS
3 1 (3.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (44.83%) DNS
2 6 (20.69%) DHCP
3 5 (17.24%) TCP/IP
4 4 (13.79%) Firewall
5 2 (6.90%) LAN
5 2 (6.90%) SAN
5 2 (6.90%) WAN
5 2 (6.90%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.90%) SQL Server
1 2 (6.90%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (6.90%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (3.45%) Advertising
1 1 (3.45%) Aerospace
1 1 (3.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (44.83%) Analyst
2 10 (34.48%) Support Analyst
3 7 (24.14%) Desktop Analyst
3 7 (24.14%) Desktop Support
3 7 (24.14%) Desktop Support Analyst
4 5 (17.24%) Wintel Engineer
5 3 (10.34%) Administrator
5 3 (10.34%) Migration Technician
5 3 (10.34%) Service Analyst
5 3 (10.34%) Service Desk Analyst
5 3 (10.34%) Systems Administrator
6 2 (6.90%) 1st Line Support
6 2 (6.90%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) Infrastructure Support
6 2 (6.90%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) Server Engineer
7 1 (3.45%) Enterprise Architect
7 1 (3.45%) Infrastructure Manager
7 1 (3.45%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.45%) .NET
1 1 (3.45%) DCOM
1 1 (3.45%) WCF
1 1 (3.45%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 9 (31.03%) Blackberry
2 5 (17.24%) Clustering
3 2 (6.90%) HP Storage
3 2 (6.90%) iPad
3 2 (6.90%) iPhone
3 2 (6.90%) Replication
4 1 (3.45%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 15 (51.72%) Windows Server
2 9 (31.03%) Windows 7
3 8 (27.59%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (24.14%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (24.14%) Windows XP
5 6 (20.69%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (6.90%) Linux
6 2 (6.90%) Windows 8
7 1 (3.45%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (24.14%) Application Packaging
2 5 (17.24%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (13.79%) ITIL
3 4 (13.79%) Migration
4 3 (10.34%) Change Management
4 3 (10.34%) Server Virtualisation
4 3 (10.34%) Virtual Environments
5 2 (6.90%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (6.90%) Change Control
5 2 (6.90%) High Availability
5 2 (6.90%) Network Design
5 2 (6.90%) Network Management
5 2 (6.90%) Network Optimisation
5 2 (6.90%) Project Planning
6 1 (3.45%) Data Privacy
6 1 (3.45%) Email Filtering
6 1 (3.45%) Information Security
6 1 (3.45%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (3.45%) Software Engineering
6 1 (3.45%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.90%) SQL
1 2 (6.90%) VB
2 1 (3.45%) C#
2 1 (3.45%) C++
Qualifications
1 6 (20.69%) Security Cleared
2 5 (17.24%) DV Cleared
3 1 (3.45%) DBS Check
3 1 (3.45%) Degree
3 1 (3.45%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.90%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (72.41%) Active Directory
2 6 (20.69%) Hyper-V
2 6 (20.69%) Virtual Servers
2 6 (20.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (17.24%) Terminal Services
4 3 (10.34%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 3 (10.34%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 5 (17.24%) Backup Exec
1 5 (17.24%) Microsoft Clustering
1 5 (17.24%) NetBackup
2 1 (3.45%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (3.45%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 10 (34.48%) VMware
2 9 (31.03%) Microsoft
3 7 (24.14%) arcserve
4 6 (20.69%) Symantec
5 5 (17.24%) Remedy
6 3 (10.34%) HP
7 2 (6.90%) CA
7 2 (6.90%) Cisco
7 2 (6.90%) Citrix
8 1 (3.45%) Altiris
8 1 (3.45%) Dell