The table below looks at the statistics for Lync skills in IT contracts advertised for the Basingstoke region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Lync over the 3 months to 2 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Lync
Rank - 32 -
Contract jobs citing Lync 0 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke - 0.97% -
As % of the Application Platforms category - 4.44% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Average daily rate
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- £338 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £22.50 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -14.28%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the Basingstoke region.

Application Platforms Category
Basingstoke
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
57 45 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 26.76% 21.74% 24.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 26 25
Average daily rate £338 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £272 £185 £309
10% offered a daily rate of more than £486 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 5
Average hourly rate - £28.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +43.58%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.50 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-5.40% -0.96%

Lync
Jobs Demand Trend in Basingstoke

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Lync across the Basingstoke region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

Lync Jobs Demand Trend in Basingstoke

Lync
Daily Rate Trend in Basingstoke

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Lync across the Basingstoke region.

Lync Daily Rate Trend in Basingstoke

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Basingstoke region citing Lync also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Lync.

1 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
2 4 (36.36%) MS Exchange
2 4 (36.36%) Windows
2 4 (36.36%) SharePoint
2 4 (36.36%) Finance
2 4 (36.36%) Business Analysis
2 4 (36.36%) Office 365
3 3 (27.27%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (27.27%) MS Excel
4 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (18.18%) Time Management
4 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (18.18%) Cisco UCCE
4 2 (18.18%) Windows 7
4 2 (18.18%) Cisco
4 2 (18.18%) VMware
4 2 (18.18%) VMware ESX
4 2 (18.18%) Clustering
4 2 (18.18%) Unified Communications
4 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (9.09%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (9.09%) Verint
5 1 (9.09%) RightFax
5 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (9.09%) IP Telephony
5 1 (9.09%) Manufacturing
5 1 (9.09%) Migration
5 1 (9.09%) Cisco ICM

Lync
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Basingstoke region citing Lync also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Lync. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (36.36%) SharePoint
1 4 (36.36%) MS Exchange
2 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 3 (27.27%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (36.36%) Office 365
2 1 (9.09%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) Unified Communications
2 1 (9.09%) LAN
2 1 (9.09%) WAN
2 1 (9.09%) MGCP
2 1 (9.09%) H.323
2 1 (9.09%) IP Telephony
2 1 (9.09%) Cisco ICM
General
1 4 (36.36%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Manufacturing
2 1 (9.09%) Financial Institution
2 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Analyst
2 4 (36.36%) Business Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Server Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Server Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Telephony Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Clustering
1 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) Windows
2 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (18.18%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Business Analysis
2 3 (27.27%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (18.18%) Time Management
4 1 (9.09%) ERP
4 1 (9.09%) Migration
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) CCNP
1 1 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) VMware ESX
1 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) Cisco UCCE
2 1 (9.09%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
2 2 (18.18%) VMware
2 2 (18.18%) Cisco
3 1 (9.09%) Verint
3 1 (9.09%) RightFax