The table below looks at the statistics for Lync skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Lync over the 3 months to 18 September 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Lync
Rank 52 57 -
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -
Contract jobs citing Lync 12 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.57% 0.93% -
As % of the Application Platforms category 7.55% 5.13% -
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 0
Average daily rate
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£400 £288 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+39.13% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £320 £375
% change year-on-year
+17.18% -14.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.99 £26.00 £24.97
% change year-on-year
-34.65% +4.12%
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West Midlands

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

Application Platforms Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
159 117 125
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 20.81% 18.06% 18.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 90 69
Average daily rate £350 £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £247 £220 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £413 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £335 £335
% change year-on-year
+5.97% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 4 2
Average hourly rate £20.00 £16.00 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -51.51%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.52 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-5.48% -2.55%

Lync
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

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

Lync Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Lync
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Lync Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

Lync
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham 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 10 (76.92%) Windows
1 10 (76.92%) Windows 7
2 9 (69.23%) Eikon
2 9 (69.23%) Cisco
2 9 (69.23%) Reuters
2 9 (69.23%) XMPP
3 5 (38.46%) Migration
4 4 (30.77%) Finance
4 4 (30.77%) ITIL
5 3 (23.08%) PRINCE2
5 3 (23.08%) Banking
6 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
6 2 (15.38%) Active Directory
7 1 (7.69%) Technical Analysis
7 1 (7.69%) vSphere
7 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (7.69%) HP
7 1 (7.69%) SAN
7 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (7.69%) MS Exchange
7 1 (7.69%) Blackberry
7 1 (7.69%) MSI
7 1 (7.69%) Project Management
7 1 (7.69%) VMware
7 1 (7.69%) Automotive
7 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (7.69%) SCOM
7 1 (7.69%) Sendmail

Lync
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham 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 1 (7.69%) MS Exchange
1 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2013
Business Applications
1 9 (69.23%) Eikon
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) SAN
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MSI
General
1 4 (30.77%) Finance
2 3 (23.08%) Banking
3 1 (7.69%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Project Manager
2 3 (23.08%) Consultant
2 3 (23.08%) Technical Project Manager
2 3 (23.08%) Messaging Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Technical Manager
3 2 (15.38%) Messaging Consultant
3 2 (15.38%) Senior Technician
3 2 (15.38%) IT Project Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Exchange Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Active Directory Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) IT Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (7.69%) IT Infrastructure Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (69.23%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 10 (76.92%) Windows
1 10 (76.92%) Windows 7
2 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Migration
2 4 (30.77%) ITIL
3 3 (23.08%) PRINCE2
4 1 (7.69%) Project Management
4 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Analysis
System Software
1 2 (15.38%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.69%) Sendmail
2 1 (7.69%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) SCOM
Vendors
1 9 (69.23%) Cisco
1 9 (69.23%) Reuters
2 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.69%) HP
3 1 (7.69%) VMware
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