Period
to 16 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Lincolnshire with a requirement for Windows Server skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Windows Server over the 6 months to 16 January 2018 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.

Microsoft Windows Server
East Midlands > Lincolnshire
6 months to
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 6 18 10
Rank change year-on-year +12 -8 -1
Contract jobs citing Windows Server 17 5 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lincolnshire 13.39% 4.31% 9.09%
As % of the Operating Systems category 39.53% 17.24% 47.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 1 5
Lincolnshire median daily rate £243 £480 £190
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -49.48% +152.63% -28.71%
10th Percentile £161 £480 £181
90th Percentile £325 £480 £256
East Midlands median daily rate £280 £300 £293
% change year-on-year -6.67% +2.56% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 2
Lincolnshire median hourly rate £20.00 £21.50 £26.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.98% -18.10% +15.38%
10th Percentile £18.00 £15.95 £22.88
90th Percentile £22.00 £23.25 £28.63
East Midlands median hourly rate £15.00 £19.88 £19.00
% change year-on-year -24.53% +4.61% -5.00%

Windows Server is in the Operating Systems category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Lincolnshire with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Lincolnshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 43 29 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lincolnshire 33.86% 25.00% 19.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 11 8
Lincolnshire median daily rate £310 £350 £189
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.43% +85.43% +25.83%
10th Percentile £171 £140 £159
90th Percentile £550 £480 £264
East Midlands median daily rate £325 £330 £333
% change year-on-year -1.52% -0.75% +2.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 8 7
Lincolnshire median hourly rate £17.50 £16.25 £10.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.69% +54.76% -14.29%
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.88 £9.55
90th Percentile £19.50 £23.25 £28.00
East Midlands median hourly rate £15.00 £13.00 £12.90
% change year-on-year +15.38% +0.78% -4.44%

Windows Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Lincolnshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Windows Server in Lincolnshire

Windows Server
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Lincolnshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows Server in Lincolnshire

Windows Server
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Lincolnshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows Server in Lincolnshire over the 6 months to 16 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Windows Server in Lincolnshire

Windows Server
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Lincolnshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows Server in Lincolnshire

Windows Server
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 Server within the Lincolnshire region over the 6 months to 16 January 2018. 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 4 £265 -44.79%
Grimsby - 3 £169 -
Immingham - 3 £213 -
Spalding +4 1 - -
Windows Server
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Windows Server 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 Server.

1 17 (100.00%) Windows
2 12 (70.59%) Active Directory
3 8 (47.06%) SAN
4 7 (41.18%) LAN
4 7 (41.18%) WAN
4 7 (41.18%) VMware
5 6 (35.29%) Hyper-V
5 6 (35.29%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (29.41%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (29.41%) Microsoft Office
6 5 (29.41%) Cisco
6 5 (29.41%) MS Exchange
7 4 (23.53%) HP
7 4 (23.53%) TCP/IP
7 4 (23.53%) Exchange Server 2010
8 3 (17.65%) Windows 10
8 3 (17.65%) Fat Client
8 3 (17.65%) Office 365
8 3 (17.65%) Migration
8 3 (17.65%) Windows 7
8 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
8 3 (17.65%) Intel
8 3 (17.65%) Thin Client
8 3 (17.65%) Terminal Services
8 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (17.65%) arcserve
8 3 (17.65%) Project Management
9 2 (11.76%) Mercator
9 2 (11.76%) Citrix
9 2 (11.76%) Cisco Certification

Windows Server
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 5 (29.41%) MS Exchange
2 4 (23.53%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 5 (29.41%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (17.65%) Office 365
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (47.06%) SAN
2 7 (41.18%) LAN
2 7 (41.18%) WAN
3 4 (23.53%) TCP/IP
4 2 (11.76%) DHCP
4 2 (11.76%) DNS
4 2 (11.76%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (5.88%) Firewall
5 1 (5.88%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (5.88%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (29.41%) Wintel Engineer
2 4 (23.53%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
2 4 (23.53%) 3rd Line Support
2 4 (23.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (23.53%) Windows Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Infrastructure Support
3 3 (17.65%) Network Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Server Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Server Support
3 3 (17.65%) Support Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Windows Server Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Wintel Server Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Active Directory Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Active Directory Support
4 2 (11.76%) Architect
4 2 (11.76%) Cisco Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Consultant
4 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Technical Architect
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Fat Client
1 3 (17.65%) Thin Client
2 2 (11.76%) HP StoreVirtual
3 1 (5.88%) Data Centre
3 1 (5.88%) HP Storage
Operating Systems
1 17 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (35.29%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (29.41%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (17.65%) Windows 10
4 3 (17.65%) Windows 7
4 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (5.88%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (17.65%) Migration
1 3 (17.65%) Project Management
2 2 (11.76%) Data Migration
2 2 (11.76%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (11.76%) ITIL
2 2 (11.76%) Time Management
3 1 (5.88%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) CCNA
1 2 (11.76%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (5.88%) MCSA
2 1 (5.88%) MCSE
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 12 (70.59%) Active Directory
2 6 (35.29%) Hyper-V
3 3 (17.65%) Terminal Services
4 2 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (5.88%) Virtual Servers
Vendors
1 7 (41.18%) VMware
2 5 (29.41%) Cisco
3 4 (23.53%) HP
4 3 (17.65%) arcserve
4 3 (17.65%) Intel
4 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
5 2 (11.76%) Citrix
5 2 (11.76%) Mercator
6 1 (5.88%) 3PAR
6 1 (5.88%) Dell
6 1 (5.88%) Veeam