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 19 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.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 3 3 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 -2
Contract jobs citing Windows 11 23 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lincolnshire 21.15% 29.11% 32.05%
As % of the Operating Systems category 64.71% 82.14% 80.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 10 18
Average daily rate
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£150 £214 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.82% -18.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £112 £159 £129
10% offered a daily rate of more than £378 £274 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £305 £310 £311
% change year-on-year
-1.61% -0.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 2
Average hourly rate £23.00 £11.73 £12.78
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+96.16% -8.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.90 £11.15 £12.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £12.31 £13.31
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
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
17 28 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lincolnshire 32.69% 35.44% 39.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 11 18
Average daily rate £150 £213 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.41% -15.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £95 £163 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £263 £320
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 4
Average hourly rate £23.00 £12.45 £13.44
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+84.73% -7.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.00 £12.12
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £12.45 £21.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £15.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.51% -8.82%

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 19 September 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 19 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 -5 2 £475 +105.40% 2
Scunthorpe - 1 - - 2
Spalding - 1 £150 -
Skegness - - - -
Windows
East Midlands

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lincolnshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 15 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 13 (52.00%) Active Directory
2 13 (52.00%) Windows 7
3 9 (36.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (36.00%) MS Office
4 7 (28.00%) Windows XP
4 7 (28.00%) VLAN
5 6 (24.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (24.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (24.00%) MS Exchange
5 6 (24.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (24.00%) Migration
5 6 (24.00%) VMware
6 5 (20.00%) Cisco
6 5 (20.00%) ITIL
7 4 (16.00%) WAN
7 4 (16.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (16.00%) Firewall
7 4 (16.00%) Office 365
7 4 (16.00%) Exchange Server 2007
8 3 (12.00%) Supplier Management
8 3 (12.00%) PCI DSS
8 3 (12.00%) Capacity Management
8 3 (12.00%) Network Monitoring
8 3 (12.00%) Security Management
8 3 (12.00%) LAMP
8 3 (12.00%) Blackberry
8 3 (12.00%) VPN
8 3 (12.00%) LAN
8 3 (12.00%) Linux

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Lincolnshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (24.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 6 (24.00%) MS Exchange
2 4 (16.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (8.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 9 (36.00%) MS Office
2 1 (4.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (4.00%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 4 (16.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (28.00%) VLAN
2 4 (16.00%) WAN
2 4 (16.00%) Firewall
3 3 (12.00%) VPN
3 3 (12.00%) LAN
4 1 (4.00%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (4.00%) Wireless
4 1 (4.00%) DNS
4 1 (4.00%) Intranet
4 1 (4.00%) Internet
4 1 (4.00%) SAN
4 1 (4.00%) VoIP
4 1 (4.00%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (4.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (4.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (4.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 5 (20.00%) Analyst
1 5 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 4 (16.00%) Deployment Engineer
3 3 (12.00%) Service Analyst
3 3 (12.00%) Administrator
3 3 (12.00%) Systems Administrator
3 3 (12.00%) Service Desk Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Desktop Support
4 2 (8.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Desktop Support Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Desktop Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) IT Administrator
4 2 (8.00%) Support Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Linux Administrator
5 1 (4.00%) Senior Desktop Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Junior Network Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Technical Assistant
5 1 (4.00%) IT Assistant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.00%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (4.00%) FMCG
2 1 (4.00%) Fat Client
2 1 (4.00%) NHS
2 1 (4.00%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 13 (52.00%) Windows 7
2 9 (36.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (28.00%) Windows XP
4 6 (24.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (16.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (12.00%) Linux
7 2 (8.00%) Windows 2000
8 1 (4.00%) Windows Vista
8 1 (4.00%) Windows 8
8 1 (4.00%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (24.00%) Migration
2 5 (20.00%) ITIL
3 3 (12.00%) Supplier Management
3 3 (12.00%) Capacity Management
3 3 (12.00%) Network Monitoring
3 3 (12.00%) Security Management
4 1 (4.00%) Knowledge Management
4 1 (4.00%) Data Analysis
4 1 (4.00%) Logistics
4 1 (4.00%) ITSM
4 1 (4.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (24.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 13 (52.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (8.00%) Hyper-V
2 2 (8.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (4.00%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 2 (8.00%) SCCM
2 1 (4.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 15 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (24.00%) VMware
3 5 (20.00%) Cisco
4 2 (8.00%) HP
5 1 (4.00%) Remedy
5 1 (4.00%) BMC
5 1 (4.00%) Apple
5 1 (4.00%) Dell
5 1 (4.00%) Citrix