The first table below looks at the demand for Lync skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bolton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Lync over the 3 months to 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Application Platforms category for the Bolton region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Lync
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Lync 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bolton - - -
As % of the Application Platforms category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £410 £350
% change year-on-year
-4.06% +17.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £16.50 £22.88
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -27.86%
Application Platforms Category
Bolton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
5 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bolton 21.74% 60.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
Average daily rate - £275 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%
Lync
Manchester

Lync
Jobs Demand Trend in Bolton

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

Lync Jobs Demand Trend in Bolton

Lync
Daily Rate Trend in Bolton

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

Lync Daily Rate Trend in Bolton

Lync
Top 11 Related IT Skills in Bolton

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bolton 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 2 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 2 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (50.00%) Data Migration
2 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (50.00%) FreeBSD
2 1 (50.00%) SMTP
2 1 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (50.00%) Clustering

Lync
Top Related IT Skills in Bolton by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bolton 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 2 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) SMTP
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Support Technician
1 1 (50.00%) IT Support Technician
1 1 (50.00%) IT Support
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (50.00%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
1 1 (50.00%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) PowerShell