Period
to 14 August 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 14 August 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
14 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1 2 1
Rank change year-on-year +1 -1 +4
Contract jobs citing Windows 27 49 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lincolnshire 31.40% 33.33% 28.85%
As % of the Operating Systems category 100.00% 76.56% 62.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 25
Lincolnshire median daily rate £200 £263 £900
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -23.81% -70.83% +380.00%
10th Percentile £99 £200 £298
90th Percentile £326 £338 £1,000
East Midlands median daily rate £350 £300 £375
% change year-on-year +16.67% -20.00% +23.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 24 7
Lincolnshire median hourly rate £15.43 £18.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.59% +32.14% -20.00%
10th Percentile £11.00 £13.00 £12.15
90th Percentile £17.75 £52.50 £34.05
East Midlands median hourly rate £16.18 £14.20 £14.00
% change year-on-year +13.94% +1.43% +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 27 64 48
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lincolnshire 31.40% 43.54% 46.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 17 25
Lincolnshire median daily rate £200 £320 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -37.50% -20.00% +73.91%
10th Percentile £99 £250 £288
90th Percentile £326 £404 £555
East Midlands median daily rate £375 £325 £380
% change year-on-year +15.38% -14.47% +15.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 24 7
Lincolnshire median hourly rate £15.43 £18.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.59% +32.14% -20.00%
10th Percentile £11.00 £13.00 £12.15
90th Percentile £17.75 £52.50 £34.05
East Midlands median hourly rate £17.50 £14.20 £14.00
% change year-on-year +23.24% +1.43% +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 14 August 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 14 August 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 - - 1
Lincoln -4 4 £90 - 2
Louth - 2 - -
Scunthorpe - 1 £200 -
Stamford - 1 £300 -
Grantham - 1 £115 -
Windows
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 14 August 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 (59.26%) Active Directory
1 16 (59.26%) Windows 7
2 10 (37.04%) ITIL
3 9 (33.33%) Windows 10
4 8 (29.63%) Windows XP
4 8 (29.63%) Microsoft
5 7 (25.93%) Norton AntiVirus
5 7 (25.93%) SLA
5 7 (25.93%) Symantec
5 7 (25.93%) Altiris
5 7 (25.93%) Application Packaging
5 7 (25.93%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 6 (22.22%) Windows Server
7 4 (14.81%) Microsoft Office
7 4 (14.81%) Migration
7 4 (14.81%) Time Management
7 4 (14.81%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (14.81%) Hyper-V
8 3 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (11.11%) Office 365
8 3 (11.11%) Break/Fix
8 3 (11.11%) Data Centre
8 3 (11.11%) MS Exchange
8 3 (11.11%) LAN
8 3 (11.11%) Microsoft Excel
8 3 (11.11%) WAN
8 3 (11.11%) HP
8 3 (11.11%) SAN
9 2 (7.41%) Cisco
9 2 (7.41%) Blackberry

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 3 (11.11%) MS Exchange
2 2 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (3.70%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (14.81%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (11.11%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 3 (11.11%) Office 365
2 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.11%) LAN
1 3 (11.11%) SAN
1 3 (11.11%) WAN
2 1 (3.70%) MPLS
2 1 (3.70%) Network Security
2 1 (3.70%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.70%) VoIP
2 1 (3.70%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.41%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Hudson
General
1 1 (3.70%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 12 (44.44%) Desktop Support
2 10 (37.04%) Analyst
3 6 (22.22%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
3 6 (22.22%) 2nd Line Support
4 5 (18.52%) Help Desk Analyst
4 5 (18.52%) Support Analyst
5 4 (14.81%) Service Analyst
6 3 (11.11%) 1st Line Support
6 3 (11.11%) 1st Line Support Analyst
6 3 (11.11%) Desktop Analyst
6 3 (11.11%) Desktop Engineer
6 3 (11.11%) Desktop Support Analyst
6 3 (11.11%) First Line Help Desk Analyst
6 3 (11.11%) First Line Help Desk Support
6 3 (11.11%) Help Desk Support
6 3 (11.11%) Help Desk Support Analyst
7 2 (7.41%) Architect
7 2 (7.41%) Senior Desktop Engineer
7 2 (7.41%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (7.41%) Windows Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.11%) Data Centre
2 2 (7.41%) Blackberry
3 1 (3.70%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 16 (59.26%) Windows 7
2 9 (33.33%) Windows 10
3 8 (29.63%) Windows XP
4 6 (22.22%) Windows Server
5 4 (14.81%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (3.70%) Android
8 1 (3.70%) Windows 8
8 1 (3.70%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (37.04%) ITIL
2 7 (25.93%) Application Packaging
3 4 (14.81%) Migration
3 4 (14.81%) Time Management
4 3 (11.11%) Break/Fix
5 2 (7.41%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (7.41%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (3.70%) Analytics
6 1 (3.70%) Asset Management
6 1 (3.70%) Change Control
6 1 (3.70%) Configuration Management
6 1 (3.70%) Data Migration
6 1 (3.70%) Data Security
6 1 (3.70%) High Availability
6 1 (3.70%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 1 (3.70%) IT Asset Management
6 1 (3.70%) ITSM
6 1 (3.70%) Network Monitoring
6 1 (3.70%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.70%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (25.93%) SLA
2 1 (3.70%) PMO
System Software
1 16 (59.26%) Active Directory
2 4 (14.81%) Hyper-V
3 1 (3.70%) Virtual Desktop
3 1 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (25.93%) Norton AntiVirus
1 7 (25.93%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 8 (29.63%) Microsoft
2 7 (25.93%) Altiris
2 7 (25.93%) Symantec
3 3 (11.11%) HP
4 2 (7.41%) Cisco
5 1 (3.70%) ServiceNow
5 1 (3.70%) VMware