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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Office Communications Server over the 3 months to 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office Communications Server (OCS)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Office Communications Server 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire - - -
As % of the Application Platforms category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £313 £340
% change year-on-year
-12.00% -8.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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 Berkshire region.

Application Platforms Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
355 419 415
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 13.83% 16.75% 17.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 206 218 195
Average daily rate £400 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £210 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 12 23
Average hourly rate £14.75 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.71% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.15 £9.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £19.90 £29.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+26.47% -10.52%

Office Communications Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Office Communications Server across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Office Communications Server 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 Office Communications Server.

1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (100.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (60.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (60.00%) MCSE
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco
2 3 (60.00%) Project Management
2 3 (60.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (60.00%) Validation
2 3 (60.00%) Migration
2 3 (60.00%) Knowledge Management
2 3 (60.00%) Avaya
2 3 (60.00%) C
2 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 3 (60.00%) PBX
2 3 (60.00%) Service Delivery
2 3 (60.00%) Video Conferencing
2 3 (60.00%) Lync
2 3 (60.00%) Unified Communications
2 3 (60.00%) Performance Engineering
2 3 (60.00%) Mentoring
2 3 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (40.00%) Customer Engagement
3 2 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (40.00%) POP3
3 2 (40.00%) SMTP
3 2 (40.00%) DNS
3 2 (40.00%) IIS
3 2 (40.00%) ITIL

Office Communications Server
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Office Communications Server 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 Office Communications Server. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (60.00%) SharePoint
1 3 (60.00%) Lync
2 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (40.00%) GroupWise
2 2 (40.00%) IIS
2 2 (40.00%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 5 (100.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) PBX
1 3 (60.00%) Unified Communications
2 2 (40.00%) POP3
2 2 (40.00%) SMTP
2 2 (40.00%) DNS
2 2 (40.00%) SAN
2 2 (40.00%) IMAP
General
1 3 (60.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Senior Consultant
1 3 (60.00%) Consultant
2 2 (40.00%) Field Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Server Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Exchange Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Specialist
2 2 (40.00%) Senior Microsoft Specialist
3 1 (20.00%) Unified Communications Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Video Conferencing
1 3 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (40.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Project Management
1 3 (60.00%) Service Delivery
1 3 (60.00%) Validation
1 3 (60.00%) Migration
1 3 (60.00%) Knowledge Management
1 3 (60.00%) Performance Engineering
1 3 (60.00%) Mentoring
2 2 (40.00%) ITIL
2 2 (40.00%) Customer Engagement
2 2 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (40.00%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) C
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (60.00%) MCSE
3 2 (40.00%) MCTS
3 2 (40.00%) MCITP
3 2 (40.00%) Degree
System Software
1 5 (100.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) Avaya
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco
3 2 (40.00%) Novell
3 2 (40.00%) Lotus