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 3 months to 29 April 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.

Microsoft Windows
East Midlands / Lincolnshire
3 months to
29 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 7 3 6
Rank change year-on-year -4 +3  
Contract jobs citing Windows 9 8 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lincolnshire 14.52% 21.05% 16.67%
As % of the Operating Systems category 45.00% 72.73% 83.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 3
Median daily rate - £325 £188
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +73.33%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £340 £325
% change year-on-year -0.73% +4.61%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 5
Median hourly rate £50.00 £15.50 £22.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +222.58% -32.10%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.25 £15.00
% change year-on-year -1.63% +1.66%  

Windows is in the operating system skills category. The next 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.

Contract Operating System Skills
Lincolnshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 20 11 12
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Lincolnshire 32.26% 28.95% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 7 4
Median daily rate £400 £325 £188
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.07% +73.33%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £363 £338
% change year-on-year +6.89% +7.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 5
Median hourly rate £50.00 £13.50 £22.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +270.37% -40.86%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £17.00 £15.85
% change year-on-year -8.82% +7.25%  

Windows
Job Vacancy Trend in Lincolnshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Lincolnshire citing Windows as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

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 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Lincolnshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows in Lincolnshire over the 3 months to 29 April 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 3 months to 29 April 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Lincoln - 3 - - 3
Windows
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 April 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Windows 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.

1 12 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 9 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 9 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 8 (44.44%) SC Cleared
3 8 (44.44%) Security Cleared
4 7 (38.89%) User Experience
4 7 (38.89%) SOLID
4 7 (38.89%) C#
4 7 (38.89%) VB
4 7 (38.89%) .NET
4 7 (38.89%) DCOM
4 7 (38.89%) UML
4 7 (38.89%) OO
4 7 (38.89%) Software Testing
4 7 (38.89%) WPF
5 6 (33.33%) ArcGIS
5 6 (33.33%) Military
5 6 (33.33%) COM
5 6 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (33.33%) Avionics
6 5 (27.78%) Test Strategy
6 5 (27.78%) NServiceBus
6 5 (27.78%) Windows 10
6 5 (27.78%) Software Engineering
7 4 (22.22%) Degree
7 4 (22.22%) Scrum
7 4 (22.22%) VMware
7 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (22.22%) WAN
7 4 (22.22%) C

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 6 (33.33%) ArcGIS
2 5 (27.78%) NServiceBus
3 3 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (16.67%) MS Exchange
4 2 (11.11%) SharePoint
5 1 (5.56%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (22.22%) LAN
1 4 (22.22%) WAN
2 3 (16.67%) Firewall
3 2 (11.11%) ADSL
3 2 (11.11%) DNS
3 2 (11.11%) TCP/IP
4 1 (5.56%) SAN
4 1 (5.56%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (50.00%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (33.33%) Avionics
1 6 (33.33%) Military
2 1 (5.56%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (27.78%) C# Software Engineer
1 5 (27.78%) Software Engineer
2 4 (22.22%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) Architect
4 2 (11.11%) C# WPF Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Deployment Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Desktop Support
4 2 (11.11%) Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Server Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Support Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Technical Architect
4 2 (11.11%) UI Developer
4 2 (11.11%) UI/UX Developer
4 2 (11.11%) UX Developer
4 2 (11.11%) VMware Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Windows Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Windows Server Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (38.89%) .NET
1 7 (38.89%) DCOM
1 7 (38.89%) WPF
2 6 (33.33%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 7 (38.89%) User Experience
2 2 (11.11%) Data Centre
2 2 (11.11%) Smartphone
3 1 (5.56%) Driving Licence
3 1 (5.56%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 5 (27.78%) Windows 10
2 4 (22.22%) Windows 7
2 4 (22.22%) Windows Server
2 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (11.11%) Android
3 2 (11.11%) Apple iOS
3 2 (11.11%) Windows Mobile
3 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) OO
1 7 (38.89%) Software Testing
1 7 (38.89%) SOLID
1 7 (38.89%) UML
2 5 (27.78%) Software Engineering
2 5 (27.78%) Test Strategy
3 4 (22.22%) Scrum
4 2 (11.11%) Migration
4 2 (11.11%) Mobile Device Management
5 1 (5.56%) Application Virtualisation
5 1 (5.56%) Business Continuity
5 1 (5.56%) Data Architecture
5 1 (5.56%) Data Migration
5 1 (5.56%) Desktop Virtualisation
5 1 (5.56%) Network Architecture
5 1 (5.56%) People Management
5 1 (5.56%) Security Architecture
5 1 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (5.56%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (5.56%) Virtual Team Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (38.89%) C#
1 7 (38.89%) VB
2 4 (22.22%) C
3 2 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (44.44%) SC Cleared
1 8 (44.44%) Security Cleared
2 6 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (22.22%) Degree
4 1 (5.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 9 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (5.56%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (22.22%) SCCM
2 2 (11.11%) AirWatch
2 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 12 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (22.22%) VMware
3 2 (11.11%) Apple
3 2 (11.11%) HP
3 2 (11.11%) LANDesk
4 1 (5.56%) Citrix
4 1 (5.56%) EMC