Period
to 23 November 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Lincolnshire with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Microsoft over the 6 months to 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are not representative of contractor rates within the Microsoft Corporation.

Microsoft
East Midlands > Lincolnshire
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 7 1 3
Rank change year-on-year -6 +2 -2
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 22 31 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lincolnshire 14.67% 25.20% 16.30%
As % of the Vendors category 34.92% 55.36% 44.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 22 8
Lincolnshire median daily rate £400 £394 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.59% -7.35% +21.43%
10th Percentile £218 £278 £262
90th Percentile £501 £425 £479
East Midlands median daily rate £328 £363 £325
% change year-on-year -9.66% +11.54% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 4
Lincolnshire median hourly rate £29.51 £12.00 £15.03
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +145.94% -20.16% -22.92%
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.50 £10.68
90th Percentile £52.50 £14.50 £17.58
East Midlands median hourly rate £12.00 £11.50 £12.50
% change year-on-year +4.35% -8.00% -7.41%

Microsoft is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in Lincolnshire.

All Vendors
Lincolnshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 63 56 34
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lincolnshire 42.00% 45.53% 36.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 34 18
Lincolnshire median daily rate £320 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.00% -5.88% +30.77%
10th Percentile £213 £283 £227
90th Percentile £530 £465 £500
East Midlands median daily rate £375 £400 £375
% change year-on-year -6.25% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 5 11
Lincolnshire median hourly rate £17.00 £12.00 £15.06
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +41.67% -20.32% -5.88%
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.50 £12.16
90th Percentile £52.50 £14.50 £20.25
East Midlands median hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 £14.00

Microsoft
Job Vacancy Trend in Lincolnshire

Job postings citing Microsoft as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Lincolnshire.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft in Lincolnshire

Microsoft
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Lincolnshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Microsoft in Lincolnshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft in Lincolnshire

Microsoft
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Lincolnshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft in Lincolnshire over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Microsoft in Lincolnshire

Microsoft
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Lincolnshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft in Lincolnshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Microsoft in Lincolnshire

Microsoft
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Lincolnshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft in Lincolnshire over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Microsoft in Lincolnshire

Microsoft
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 Microsoft within the Lincolnshire region over the 6 months to 23 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Lincoln 0 9 £425 +13.33% 1
Immingham - 3 £213 -
Spalding 0 2 - - 2
Scunthorpe +1 1 £440 -
Grantham - 1 £375 -
Grimsby - 1 - -
Microsoft
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft 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 Microsoft.

1 9 (40.91%) SQL Server
2 7 (31.82%) Windows
2 7 (31.82%) Machine Learning
3 6 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (22.73%) Degree
4 5 (22.73%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (22.73%) Data Lake
4 5 (22.73%) Microsoft Office
4 5 (22.73%) Active Directory
5 4 (18.18%) SQL
5 4 (18.18%) ETL
5 4 (18.18%) LAN
5 4 (18.18%) WAN
5 4 (18.18%) SQL Server 2016
5 4 (18.18%) Predictive Modelling
6 3 (13.64%) R
6 3 (13.64%) Fat Client
6 3 (13.64%) Windows Server
6 3 (13.64%) arcserve
6 3 (13.64%) Project Management
6 3 (13.64%) VMware
6 3 (13.64%) .NET
6 3 (13.64%) Oracle
6 3 (13.64%) C#
6 3 (13.64%) Intel
6 3 (13.64%) SAN
6 3 (13.64%) Thin Client
6 3 (13.64%) Terminal Services
6 3 (13.64%) TCP/IP
6 3 (13.64%) Python

Microsoft
Co-occurring 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 2 (9.09%) ArcGIS
1 2 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (9.09%) MS Exchange
1 2 (9.09%) NServiceBus
1 2 (9.09%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (4.55%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (22.73%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 5 (22.73%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.55%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (18.18%) LAN
1 4 (18.18%) WAN
2 3 (13.64%) SAN
2 3 (13.64%) TCP/IP
3 2 (9.09%) Link 16
4 1 (4.55%) DHCP
4 1 (4.55%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (40.91%) SQL Server
2 5 (22.73%) Data Lake
3 4 (18.18%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (4.55%) Big Data
4 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database
4 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (4.55%) RDBMS
4 1 (4.55%) Relational Database
General
1 2 (9.09%) Avionics
1 2 (9.09%) Military
2 1 (4.55%) Advertising
2 1 (4.55%) Banking
2 1 (4.55%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Investment Banking
2 1 (4.55%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (18.18%) Architect
1 4 (18.18%) Data Engineer
2 3 (13.64%) Analyst
2 3 (13.64%) Data Scientist
2 3 (13.64%) Support Engineer
3 2 (9.09%) C# Software Engineer
3 2 (9.09%) Designer
3 2 (9.09%) Help Desk Analyst
3 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Support
3 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 2 (9.09%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
3 2 (9.09%) Software Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Applications Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Applications Support Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Cisco Architect
4 1 (4.55%) Citrix Support
4 1 (4.55%) Data Analyst
4 1 (4.55%) IT Support
4 1 (4.55%) IT Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.64%) .NET
2 2 (9.09%) COM
2 2 (9.09%) DCOM
2 2 (9.09%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) Fat Client
1 3 (13.64%) Thin Client
2 2 (9.09%) Clustering
2 2 (9.09%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (31.82%) Windows
2 3 (13.64%) Windows Server
3 2 (9.09%) Windows 7
3 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (31.82%) Machine Learning
2 6 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (18.18%) ETL
3 4 (18.18%) Predictive Modelling
4 3 (13.64%) Project Management
5 2 (9.09%) Change Management
5 2 (9.09%) ITIL
5 2 (9.09%) OO
5 2 (9.09%) Performance Monitoring
5 2 (9.09%) Scrum
5 2 (9.09%) Software Engineering
5 2 (9.09%) Software Testing
5 2 (9.09%) SOLID
5 2 (9.09%) Test Strategy
5 2 (9.09%) Time Management
5 2 (9.09%) UML
5 2 (9.09%) Workflow
6 1 (4.55%) Content Development
6 1 (4.55%) High Availability
6 1 (4.55%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (18.18%) SQL
2 3 (13.64%) C#
2 3 (13.64%) Python
2 3 (13.64%) R
3 2 (9.09%) C
3 2 (9.09%) VB
4 1 (4.55%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (22.73%) Degree
2 2 (9.09%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (9.09%) SC Cleared
2 2 (9.09%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) MIL-STD-1553
1 2 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (22.73%) Active Directory
2 3 (13.64%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 3 (13.64%) arcserve
1 3 (13.64%) Intel
1 3 (13.64%) Oracle
1 3 (13.64%) VMware
2 2 (9.09%) Cisco
2 2 (9.09%) Twitter
3 1 (4.55%) 3PAR
3 1 (4.55%) Citrix
3 1 (4.55%) HP
3 1 (4.55%) Remedy
3 1 (4.55%) Veeam