Period
to 23 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Lincolnshire with a requirement for Windows skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Windows over the 6 months to 23 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
East Midlands > Lincolnshire
6 months to
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1 8 2
Rank change year-on-year +7 -6 +1
Contract jobs citing Windows 34 18 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lincolnshire 28.10% 15.65% 20.62%
As % of the Operating Systems category 77.27% 66.67% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 5 8
Lincolnshire median daily rate £180 £170 £189
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% -9.93% -35.25%
10th Percentile £163 £140 £159
90th Percentile £321 £418 £264
East Midlands median daily rate £310 £275 £303
% change year-on-year +12.73% -9.09% +5.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 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 £19.35 £23.25 £28.00
East Midlands median hourly rate £15.53 £13.00 £13.00
% change year-on-year +19.42% - -3.70%

Windows 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 44 27 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lincolnshire 36.36% 23.48% 20.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 10 8
Lincolnshire median daily rate £311 £325 £189
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.23% +72.19% -35.25%
10th Percentile £171 £140 £159
90th Percentile £563 £485 £264
East Midlands median daily rate £338 £325 £350
% change year-on-year +3.85% -7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 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 £19.35 £23.25 £28.00
East Midlands median hourly rate £15.55 £13.00 £13.00
% change year-on-year +19.62% - -3.70%

Windows
Job Vacancy Trend in Lincolnshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Windows in Lincolnshire

Windows
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Lincolnshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows in Lincolnshire

Windows
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Lincolnshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows in Lincolnshire over the 6 months to 23 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Windows in Lincolnshire

Windows
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Lincolnshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows 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 6 months to 23 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 12 £265 +89.29% 7
Spalding +6 3 - - 2
Grimsby - 2 £169 - 2
Immingham - 1 £225 -
Brigg - 1 - -
Windows
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Windows also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Lincolnshire region with a requirement for Windows.

1 16 (47.06%) Active Directory
2 15 (44.12%) Windows Server
3 12 (35.29%) Windows 7
4 9 (26.47%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (23.53%) Time Management
6 7 (20.59%) Windows 10
6 7 (20.59%) SAN
6 7 (20.59%) VMware
7 6 (17.65%) Migration
7 6 (17.65%) Hyper-V
7 6 (17.65%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (14.71%) Data Migration
8 5 (14.71%) Cisco
8 5 (14.71%) Microsoft Office
8 5 (14.71%) MS Exchange
8 5 (14.71%) LAN
8 5 (14.71%) WAN
9 4 (11.76%) ITIL
9 4 (11.76%) HP
9 4 (11.76%) Windows 8
10 3 (8.82%) Office 365
10 3 (8.82%) Exchange Server 2010
10 3 (8.82%) SC Cleared
10 3 (8.82%) Security Cleared
10 3 (8.82%) Microsoft
11 2 (5.88%) CCNA
11 2 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
11 2 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (5.88%) Mercator
11 2 (5.88%) TCP/IP

Windows
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 (14.71%) MS Exchange
2 3 (8.82%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (2.94%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (14.71%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.82%) Office 365
2 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (20.59%) SAN
2 5 (14.71%) LAN
2 5 (14.71%) WAN
3 2 (5.88%) TCP/IP
3 2 (5.88%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (2.94%) DHCP
4 1 (2.94%) DNS
4 1 (2.94%) Firewall
4 1 (2.94%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.94%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (2.94%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (23.53%) Wintel Engineer
2 7 (20.59%) IT Support
2 7 (20.59%) Support Engineer
3 6 (17.65%) IT Support Specialist
3 6 (17.65%) Support Specialist
4 4 (11.76%) Deployment Engineer
4 4 (11.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (11.76%) Windows Engineer
5 3 (8.82%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
5 3 (8.82%) 3rd Line Support
5 3 (8.82%) Desktop Engineer
5 3 (8.82%) Desktop Support
5 3 (8.82%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 3 (8.82%) Mobile Engineer
5 3 (8.82%) Network Engineer
5 3 (8.82%) Server Engineer
5 3 (8.82%) Server Support
5 3 (8.82%) Windows Server Engineer
5 3 (8.82%) Wintel Server Engineer
5 3 (8.82%) Wintel Support
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.88%) HP StoreVirtual
2 1 (2.94%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.94%) Fat Client
2 1 (2.94%) HP Storage
2 1 (2.94%) Smartphone
2 1 (2.94%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 15 (44.12%) Windows Server
2 12 (35.29%) Windows 7
3 9 (26.47%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (20.59%) Windows 10
5 6 (17.65%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (11.76%) Windows 8
7 2 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (2.94%) Linux
8 1 (2.94%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (23.53%) Time Management
2 6 (17.65%) Migration
3 5 (14.71%) Data Migration
4 4 (11.76%) ITIL
5 2 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (2.94%) E-Commerce
6 1 (2.94%) Project Management
6 1 (2.94%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.94%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (8.82%) SC Cleared
1 3 (8.82%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.88%) CCNA
2 2 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.94%) MCSA
3 1 (2.94%) MCSE
3 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.88%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (47.06%) Active Directory
2 6 (17.65%) Hyper-V
3 2 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.94%) Terminal Services
4 1 (2.94%) Virtual Servers
Vendors
1 7 (20.59%) VMware
2 5 (14.71%) Cisco
3 4 (11.76%) HP
4 3 (8.82%) Microsoft
5 2 (5.88%) Mercator
6 1 (2.94%) arcserve
6 1 (2.94%) Citrix
6 1 (2.94%) Dell
6 1 (2.94%) Intel
6 1 (2.94%) NetApp