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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 1 1 2
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Contract jobs citing Windows 14 8 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lincolnshire 28.00% 25.00% 13.79%
As % of the Operating Systems category 100.00% 100.00% 80.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 1
Average daily rate £189 £433 £240
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-56.40% +80.41%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £295
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +8.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 2
Average hourly rate £10.50 £19.75 £12.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.83% +61.22%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £14.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+10.34% -
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
14 8 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lincolnshire 28.00% 25.00% 17.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 1
Average daily rate £190 £433 £240
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-56.12% +80.41%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £307
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +9.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 2
Average hourly rate £10.50 £17.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.23% +25.92%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%

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
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 8 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows within the Lincolnshire region over the 3 months to 8 February 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
(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 5 £190 - 2
Spalding 0 3 - -
Windows
East Midlands

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lincolnshire

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 14 (77.78%) Active Directory
2 8 (44.44%) Windows Server
3 5 (27.78%) ITIL
3 5 (27.78%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (27.78%) Hyper-V
3 5 (27.78%) Windows 7
4 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (22.22%) Microsoft
4 4 (22.22%) SCCM
4 4 (22.22%) SQL Server
5 3 (16.67%) MS Excel
5 3 (16.67%) Windows XP
5 3 (16.67%) MS Exchange
5 3 (16.67%) MS Office
5 3 (16.67%) Cisco
5 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (16.67%) Riverbed
5 3 (16.67%) Firewall
5 3 (16.67%) Wireless
5 3 (16.67%) Migration
5 3 (16.67%) VMware
5 3 (16.67%) Network Optimisation
5 3 (16.67%) Office 365
5 3 (16.67%) Exinda
6 2 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (11.11%) Mentoring
6 2 (11.11%) Windows 8
6 2 (11.11%) Manufacturing
6 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Lincolnshire by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 3 (16.67%) MS Exchange
2 2 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (5.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (5.56%) SharePoint
3 1 (5.56%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 3 (16.67%) MS Excel
1 3 (16.67%) MS Office
2 1 (5.56%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 3 (16.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
1 3 (16.67%) Firewall
1 3 (16.67%) Wireless
2 2 (11.11%) SAN
3 1 (5.56%) DNS
3 1 (5.56%) Internet
3 1 (5.56%) Intranet
3 1 (5.56%) Unified Communications
3 1 (5.56%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MSI
General
1 2 (11.11%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (38.89%) Analyst
2 3 (16.67%) Technical Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Help Desk Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Support Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Support Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Active Directory Support
4 1 (5.56%) Applications Packager
4 1 (5.56%) Deployment Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Desktop Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Desktop Support Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (5.56%) IT Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) IT Support
4 1 (5.56%) IT Support Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Operations Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Operations Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Blackberry
2 1 (5.56%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.56%) HP Storage
2 1 (5.56%) HP StoreVirtual
2 1 (5.56%) NHS
2 1 (5.56%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 8 (44.44%) Windows Server
2 5 (27.78%) Windows 7
2 5 (27.78%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (16.67%) Windows XP
5 2 (11.11%) Windows 8
6 1 (5.56%) Linux
6 1 (5.56%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (27.78%) ITIL
2 3 (16.67%) Migration
2 3 (16.67%) Network Optimisation
3 2 (11.11%) Application Packaging
3 2 (11.11%) Mentoring
4 1 (5.56%) Application Discovery
4 1 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (5.56%) Email Filtering
4 1 (5.56%) Identity Management
4 1 (5.56%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2
4 1 (5.56%) Project Management
4 1 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (5.56%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.56%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) DBS Check
1 1 (5.56%) MCP
1 1 (5.56%) MCSA
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (5.56%) PMI Certification
System Software
1 14 (77.78%) Active Directory
2 5 (27.78%) Hyper-V
3 1 (5.56%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (5.56%) Shibboleth
3 1 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (5.56%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (22.22%) SCCM
2 1 (5.56%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (5.56%) SCOM
2 1 (5.56%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 4 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 3 (16.67%) Cisco
2 3 (16.67%) Exinda
2 3 (16.67%) Riverbed
2 3 (16.67%) VMware
3 2 (11.11%) Altiris
4 1 (5.56%) Citrix
4 1 (5.56%) HP
4 1 (5.56%) LANDesk
4 1 (5.56%) Novell
4 1 (5.56%) Symantec