The table below looks at the statistics for Office Communications Server skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Office Communications Server over the 3 months to 27 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office Communications Server (OCS)
Rank 127 118 -
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -
Contract jobs citing Office Communications Server 1 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.040% 0.12% -
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.23% 0.88% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £450 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £303 £450
% change year-on-year
+35.53% -32.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.90 - -
Office Communications Server
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Application Platforms Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
435 342 437
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 17.61% 13.52% 17.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 250 202 235
Median daily rate £450 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £272 £263 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.97% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 3 18
Median hourly rate £12.50 £33.50 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-62.68% +116.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £29.10 £9.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.10 £37.50 £20.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.20 £20.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-1.48% +20.58%

Office Communications Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Berkshire region citing Office Communications Server as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Application Platforms category.

Office Communications Server Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Office Communications Server
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Office Communications Server across the Berkshire region.

Office Communications Server Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Office Communications Server
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Office Communications Server 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for Office Communications Server.

1 2 (100.00%) PBX
1 2 (100.00%) PSTN
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) RTP
1 2 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (100.00%) Live Communications Server
1 2 (100.00%) Network Load Balancing
1 2 (100.00%) Skype for Business
1 2 (100.00%) High Availability
1 2 (100.00%) Skype
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Performance Optimisation
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (50.00%) Advertising
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory

Office Communications Server
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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 2 (100.00%) Live Communications Server
1 2 (100.00%) Skype for Business
2 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
1 2 (100.00%) PBX
1 2 (100.00%) PSTN
1 2 (100.00%) RTP
1 2 (100.00%) Skype
General
1 1 (50.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Consultant
2 1 (50.00%) Business Consultant
2 1 (50.00%) Implementation Consultant
2 1 (50.00%) Lync Consultant
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Consultant
2 1 (50.00%) Support Consultant
2 1 (50.00%) Technical Consultant
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (100.00%) High Availability
1 2 (100.00%) Network Load Balancing
1 2 (100.00%) Performance Optimisation
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft