The table below looks at the statistics 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 27 August 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.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 1 2 1
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -1
Contract jobs citing Windows 14 21 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lincolnshire 35.90% 27.27% 34.25%
As % of the Operating Systems category 73.68% 80.77% 80.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 8 15
Average daily rate
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£150 £211 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.99% -23.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £112 £151 £131
10% offered a daily rate of more than £378 £263 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £304 £315 £313
% change year-on-year
-3.49% +0.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 4
Average hourly rate £24.00 £11.00 £13.72
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+118.18% -19.82%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.23 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-1.51% -4.81%
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
19 26 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lincolnshire 48.72% 33.77% 42.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 9 15
Average daily rate £350 £213 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+64.70% -15.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £95 £163 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £263 £319
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-0.76% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 6
Average hourly rate £24.00 £11.00 £13.44
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+118.18% -18.15%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%

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
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 27 August 2014.

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
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 27 August 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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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 £475 +123.52% 4
Spalding - 1 £150 -
Stamford - - - -
Skegness - - - -
Windows
East Midlands

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lincolnshire

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 17 (54.84%) Microsoft
1 17 (54.84%) Windows 7
2 15 (48.39%) Active Directory
3 11 (35.48%) MS Office
4 10 (32.26%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (29.03%) VLAN
5 9 (29.03%) Windows XP
6 8 (25.81%) ITIL
7 7 (22.58%) MS Exchange
7 7 (22.58%) Cisco
7 7 (22.58%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (19.35%) Exchange Server 2010
8 6 (19.35%) Microsoft Certification
8 6 (19.35%) Migration
8 6 (19.35%) VMware
9 5 (16.13%) Firewall
9 5 (16.13%) Blackberry
10 4 (12.90%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 4 (12.90%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (12.90%) WAN
10 4 (12.90%) Exchange Server 2007
10 4 (12.90%) Office 365
10 4 (12.90%) Hyper-V
11 3 (9.68%) Capacity Management
11 3 (9.68%) Network Monitoring
11 3 (9.68%) Supplier Management
11 3 (9.68%) PCI DSS
11 3 (9.68%) LAMP
11 3 (9.68%) Security Management
11 3 (9.68%) LAN

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Lincolnshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 7 (22.58%) MS Exchange
2 6 (19.35%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (12.90%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 4 (12.90%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (6.45%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (3.23%) SharePoint
5 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 11 (35.48%) 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 4 (12.90%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (29.03%) VLAN
2 5 (16.13%) Firewall
3 4 (12.90%) WAN
4 3 (9.68%) LAN
4 3 (9.68%) VPN
5 2 (6.45%) DNS
5 2 (6.45%) SAN
6 1 (3.23%) Intranet
6 1 (3.23%) Internet
6 1 (3.23%) VoIP
6 1 (3.23%) SNMP
6 1 (3.23%) Wireless
6 1 (3.23%) Cisco ASA
6 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%) Telecoms
1 1 (3.23%) Manufacturing
1 1 (3.23%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 8 (25.81%) Analyst
2 6 (19.35%) Deployment Engineer
3 5 (16.13%) 3rd Line Support
4 4 (12.90%) Support Analyst
4 4 (12.90%) Desktop Support
4 4 (12.90%) Administrator
4 4 (12.90%) Desktop Support Analyst
4 4 (12.90%) Desktop Analyst
5 3 (9.68%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (9.68%) Service Desk Analyst
5 3 (9.68%) Systems Administrator
5 3 (9.68%) Service Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) 1st Line Support
6 2 (6.45%) Support Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) IT Administrator
6 2 (6.45%) Rollout Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) Help Desk Administrator
7 1 (3.23%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 1 (3.23%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.68%) LAMP
2 2 (6.45%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.13%) Blackberry
2 2 (6.45%) Fat Client
2 2 (6.45%) Thin Client
3 1 (3.23%) NHS
3 1 (3.23%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 17 (54.84%) Windows 7
2 10 (32.26%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (29.03%) Windows XP
4 7 (22.58%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (12.90%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (9.68%) Linux
7 2 (6.45%) Windows 2000
8 1 (3.23%) Windows Vista
8 1 (3.23%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (3.23%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (25.81%) ITIL
2 6 (19.35%) 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%) Logistics
4 1 (3.23%) Project Management
4 1 (3.23%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.23%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (19.35%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (3.23%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.23%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.68%) PCI DSS
2 1 (3.23%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (48.39%) Active Directory
2 4 (12.90%) Hyper-V
3 2 (6.45%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (3.23%) Terminal Server
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 17 (54.84%) Microsoft
2 7 (22.58%) Cisco
3 6 (19.35%) 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%) Citrix
6 1 (3.23%) BMC
6 1 (3.23%) Apple
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