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 24 September 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
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 8 6 3
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -3
Contract jobs citing Windows 10 3 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lincolnshire 16.67% 6.67% 21.15%
As % of the Operating Systems category 38.46% 100.00% 64.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 4
Median daily rate £300 £175 £150
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+71.42% +16.66%
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £304
% change year-on-year
- +6.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 5
Median hourly rate £15.00 £22.50 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% -2.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.20 £18.50 £13.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £26.50 £24.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.81 £15.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-4.46% -3.12%
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
26 3 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lincolnshire 43.33% 6.67% 32.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 1 6
Median daily rate £375 £175 £150
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+114.28% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £175 £95
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £175 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 5
Median hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -23.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.60 £17.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.00 £27.50 £24.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -

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
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 24 September 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 24 September 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 3 - -
Lincoln - 2 - -
Windows
East Midlands

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lincolnshire

For the 6 months to 24 September 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 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 13 (46.43%) DNS
3 11 (39.29%) Windows Server
4 10 (35.71%) Windows 7
5 9 (32.14%) Blackberry
5 9 (32.14%) Microsoft
6 7 (25.00%) arcserve
6 7 (25.00%) Windows XP
6 7 (25.00%) Application Packaging
7 6 (21.43%) Security Cleared
7 6 (21.43%) TCP/IP
7 6 (21.43%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 6 (21.43%) Symantec
8 5 (17.86%) Remedy
8 5 (17.86%) Terminal Services
8 5 (17.86%) NetBackup
8 5 (17.86%) Backup Exec
8 5 (17.86%) VMware
8 5 (17.86%) Clustering
8 5 (17.86%) Disaster Recovery
8 5 (17.86%) DHCP
8 5 (17.86%) Microsoft Azure
8 5 (17.86%) DV Cleared
8 5 (17.86%) Microsoft Clustering
9 4 (14.29%) PaaS
9 4 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (14.29%) IaaS
9 4 (14.29%) ITIL
9 4 (14.29%) Firewall
10 3 (10.71%) VMware ESX

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 (21.43%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 3 (10.71%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (10.71%) MS Exchange
2 3 (10.71%) SharePoint
2 3 (10.71%) SharePoint Server
3 2 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (3.57%) nginx
Applications
1 2 (7.14%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.57%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (17.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (14.29%) IaaS
2 4 (14.29%) PaaS
3 3 (10.71%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (7.14%) Office 365
5 1 (3.57%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (3.57%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (46.43%) DNS
2 6 (21.43%) TCP/IP
3 5 (17.86%) DHCP
4 4 (14.29%) Firewall
5 3 (10.71%) HTTP
6 2 (7.14%) LAN
6 2 (7.14%) SAN
6 2 (7.14%) WAN
6 2 (7.14%) Wireless
7 1 (3.57%) AMQP
7 1 (3.57%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.14%) MongoDB
1 2 (7.14%) SQL Server
1 2 (7.14%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (3.57%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (3.57%) Aerospace
1 1 (3.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (42.86%) Analyst
2 9 (32.14%) Support Analyst
3 7 (25.00%) Desktop Analyst
3 7 (25.00%) Desktop Support
3 7 (25.00%) Desktop Support Analyst
4 5 (17.86%) Wintel Engineer
5 3 (10.71%) Service Analyst
5 3 (10.71%) Service Desk Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) 1st Line Support
6 2 (7.14%) Developer
6 2 (7.14%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Infrastructure Support
6 2 (7.14%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) Platform Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) PHP Laravel Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Service Desk Support
7 1 (3.57%) Service Desk Support Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) SQL Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) Technical Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.71%) Node.js
1 3 (10.71%) REST
2 1 (3.57%) .NET
2 1 (3.57%) CSS
2 1 (3.57%) DCOM
2 1 (3.57%) HTML
2 1 (3.57%) JSON
2 1 (3.57%) Kafka
2 1 (3.57%) Laravel
2 1 (3.57%) WCF
2 1 (3.57%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 9 (32.14%) Blackberry
2 5 (17.86%) Clustering
3 2 (7.14%) HP Storage
3 2 (7.14%) iPad
3 2 (7.14%) iPhone
4 1 (3.57%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 11 (39.29%) Windows Server
2 10 (35.71%) Windows 7
3 7 (25.00%) Windows XP
4 4 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (10.71%) Linux
5 3 (10.71%) Mac OS X
5 3 (10.71%) Ubuntu
5 3 (10.71%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (7.14%) Windows 8
7 1 (3.57%) Windows 10
7 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (25.00%) Application Packaging
2 5 (17.86%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (14.29%) ITIL
4 3 (10.71%) Change Management
4 3 (10.71%) Continuous Delivery
4 3 (10.71%) E-Commerce
4 3 (10.71%) Software Engineering
5 2 (7.14%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (7.14%) Change Control
5 2 (7.14%) High Availability
5 2 (7.14%) Network Design
5 2 (7.14%) Network Management
5 2 (7.14%) Network Optimisation
5 2 (7.14%) Project Planning
6 1 (3.57%) Continuous Deployment
6 1 (3.57%) Data Privacy
6 1 (3.57%) Information Security
6 1 (3.57%) MVC
6 1 (3.57%) OO
6 1 (3.57%) UML
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.14%) JavaScript
1 2 (7.14%) SQL
1 2 (7.14%) VB
2 1 (3.57%) C#
2 1 (3.57%) C++
2 1 (3.57%) Go
2 1 (3.57%) PHP
2 1 (3.57%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (21.43%) Security Cleared
2 5 (17.86%) DV Cleared
3 1 (3.57%) Degree
3 1 (3.57%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (17.86%) Terminal Services
3 3 (10.71%) Docker
3 3 (10.71%) Hyper-V
3 3 (10.71%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 3 (10.71%) Virtual Servers
3 3 (10.71%) VMware ESX
3 3 (10.71%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (17.86%) Backup Exec
1 5 (17.86%) Microsoft Clustering
1 5 (17.86%) NetBackup
2 1 (3.57%) Consul
2 1 (3.57%) HAProxy
2 1 (3.57%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (3.57%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (3.57%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 9 (32.14%) Microsoft
2 7 (25.00%) arcserve
3 6 (21.43%) Symantec
4 5 (17.86%) Remedy
4 5 (17.86%) VMware
5 3 (10.71%) HP
6 2 (7.14%) CA
6 2 (7.14%) Cisco
6 2 (7.14%) Citrix
7 1 (3.57%) Altiris
7 1 (3.57%) Dell
7 1 (3.57%) Zend