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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Lync
Rank 33 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Lync 6 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 2.52% - -
As % of the Application Platforms category 10.71% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Average daily rate
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£356 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £394 £350
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £25.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-30.00% +42.85%
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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
56 42 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 23.53% 16.54% 15.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 23 17
Average daily rate £350 £353 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.84% +8.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £265 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £443 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £19.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.38 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+10.74% -7.89%

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

Lync
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 9 (56.25%) Microsoft
2 8 (50.00%) Windows
2 8 (50.00%) MS Exchange
3 7 (43.75%) Finance
4 5 (31.25%) VMware
4 5 (31.25%) VMware ESX
4 5 (31.25%) Clustering
4 5 (31.25%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (31.25%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (31.25%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (25.00%) Office 365
5 4 (25.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 4 (25.00%) MS Excel
5 4 (25.00%) SharePoint
5 4 (25.00%) Business Analysis
6 3 (18.75%) Financial Institution
6 3 (18.75%) Cisco
6 3 (18.75%) Cisco UCCE
6 3 (18.75%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (12.50%) Time Management
7 2 (12.50%) Windows 7
7 2 (12.50%) Unified Communications
7 2 (12.50%) Verint
7 2 (12.50%) RightFax
7 2 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (12.50%) LAN
7 2 (12.50%) WAN
8 1 (6.25%) Cisco ICM

Lync
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 8 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 4 (25.00%) SharePoint
3 3 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 4 (25.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (25.00%) Office 365
2 1 (6.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) LAN
1 2 (12.50%) WAN
1 2 (12.50%) Unified Communications
2 1 (6.25%) MGCP
2 1 (6.25%) H.323
2 1 (6.25%) IP Telephony
2 1 (6.25%) Cisco ICM
General
1 7 (43.75%) Finance
2 3 (18.75%) Financial Institution
3 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
3 1 (6.25%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 12 (75.00%) Analyst
2 5 (31.25%) Server Analyst
3 4 (25.00%) Business Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Senior Server Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Consultant
4 2 (12.50%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Network Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Cisco Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Support Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Telephony Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) Clustering
2 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 8 (50.00%) Windows
2 5 (31.25%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (31.25%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (12.50%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (25.00%) Business Analysis
2 3 (18.75%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (12.50%) Time Management
4 1 (6.25%) ERP
4 1 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (6.25%) Migration
4 1 (6.25%) Business Continuity
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) CCNP
1 1 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (25.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 5 (31.25%) VMware ESX
1 5 (31.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (18.75%) Cisco UCCE
2 1 (6.25%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 9 (56.25%) Microsoft
2 5 (31.25%) VMware
3 3 (18.75%) Cisco
4 2 (12.50%) Verint
4 2 (12.50%) RightFax