Period
to 17 October 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 17 October 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
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 +2
Contract jobs citing Windows 30 58 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lincolnshire 32.61% 39.46% 25.00%
As % of the Operating Systems category 100.00% 86.57% 63.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 9 22
Lincolnshire median daily rate £200 £225 £900
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.11% -75.00% +380.00%
10th Percentile £122 £175 £375
90th Percentile £325 £345 £1,000
East Midlands median daily rate £320 £300 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% -20.00% +24.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 26 7
Lincolnshire median hourly rate £14.50 £17.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.14% +16.67% +9.09%
10th Percentile £11.00 £11.09 £12.60
90th Percentile £16.68 £52.50 £34.05
East Midlands median hourly rate £17.50 £14.35 £13.50
% change year-on-year +21.95% +6.30% +12.50%

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 30 67 47
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lincolnshire 32.61% 45.58% 39.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 17 19
Lincolnshire median daily rate £200 £313 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -36.00% -21.88% +73.91%
10th Percentile £122 £187 £325
90th Percentile £325 £400 £645
East Midlands median daily rate £350 £325 £389
% change year-on-year +7.69% -16.40% +16.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 26 7
Lincolnshire median hourly rate £14.50 £17.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.14% +16.67% +9.09%
10th Percentile £11.00 £11.09 £12.60
90th Percentile £16.68 £52.50 £34.05
East Midlands median hourly rate £17.50 £14.35 £13.50
% change year-on-year +21.95% +6.30% +8.00%

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 17 October 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 17 October 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
Spalding 0 15 £300 -2.04% 1
Lincoln -5 3 £130 -62.86% 7
Louth - 2 - -
Skegness - 1 £140 -
Sleaford - 1 - -
Stamford - 1 £300 -
Grantham - 1 £115 - 1
Windows
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 17 October 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 21 (70.00%) Active Directory
2 20 (66.67%) Windows 7
3 13 (43.33%) ITIL
4 11 (36.67%) Windows 10
5 10 (33.33%) Symantec
6 9 (30.00%) Microsoft
7 8 (26.67%) Windows XP
7 8 (26.67%) Migration
8 6 (20.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 6 (20.00%) Altiris
8 6 (20.00%) Application Packaging
8 6 (20.00%) SLA
8 6 (20.00%) Norton AntiVirus
9 5 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
9 5 (16.67%) Time Management
10 4 (13.33%) Microsoft Excel
10 4 (13.33%) Windows Server
10 4 (13.33%) Break/Fix
11 3 (10.00%) Change Control
11 3 (10.00%) SAN
11 3 (10.00%) Wireless
11 3 (10.00%) VMware
12 2 (6.67%) XenApp
12 2 (6.67%) XenDesktop
12 2 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
12 2 (6.67%) IaaS
12 2 (6.67%) Degree
12 2 (6.67%) Computer Science
12 2 (6.67%) NetApp
12 2 (6.67%) HP

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:

Applications
1 5 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (13.33%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.67%) IaaS
1 2 (6.67%) Office 365
2 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.00%) SAN
1 3 (10.00%) Wireless
2 2 (6.67%) LAN
3 1 (3.33%) MPLS
3 1 (3.33%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.33%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (3.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 16 (53.33%) Desktop Support
2 11 (36.67%) Analyst
3 8 (26.67%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
3 8 (26.67%) 2nd Line Support
4 6 (20.00%) Help Desk Analyst
5 5 (16.67%) Support Analyst
6 4 (13.33%) Desktop Analyst
6 4 (13.33%) Desktop Engineer
6 4 (13.33%) Desktop Support Analyst
7 3 (10.00%) 1st Line Support
7 3 (10.00%) 1st Line Support Analyst
7 3 (10.00%) First Line Help Desk Analyst
7 3 (10.00%) First Line Help Desk Support
7 3 (10.00%) Help Desk Support
7 3 (10.00%) Help Desk Support Analyst
7 3 (10.00%) Service Analyst
7 3 (10.00%) Windows Engineer
8 2 (6.67%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Analyst
8 2 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
8 2 (6.67%) Infrastructure Support
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.67%) Blackberry
1 2 (6.67%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.33%) Public Cloud
2 1 (3.33%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 20 (66.67%) Windows 7
2 11 (36.67%) Windows 10
3 8 (26.67%) Windows XP
4 4 (13.33%) Windows Server
5 2 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (3.33%) Android
6 1 (3.33%) Windows 8
6 1 (3.33%) Windows Phone
6 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (43.33%) ITIL
2 8 (26.67%) Migration
3 6 (20.00%) Application Packaging
4 5 (16.67%) Time Management
5 4 (13.33%) Break/Fix
6 3 (10.00%) Change Control
7 1 (3.33%) Asset Management
7 1 (3.33%) Configuration Management
7 1 (3.33%) Data Migration
7 1 (3.33%) Data Security
7 1 (3.33%) ITSM
7 1 (3.33%) Network Monitoring
7 1 (3.33%) Performance Testing
Qualifications
1 2 (6.67%) Computer Science Degree
1 2 (6.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (20.00%) SLA
2 1 (3.33%) PMO
System Software
1 21 (70.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (6.67%) XenApp
2 2 (6.67%) XenDesktop
3 1 (3.33%) Hyper-V
3 1 (3.33%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 6 (20.00%) Norton AntiVirus
1 6 (20.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 10 (33.33%) Symantec
2 9 (30.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (20.00%) Altiris
4 3 (10.00%) VMware
5 2 (6.67%) Cisco
5 2 (6.67%) Citrix
5 2 (6.67%) HP
5 2 (6.67%) Meraki
5 2 (6.67%) NetApp
5 2 (6.67%) Synology
6 1 (3.33%) ServiceNow