The table below looks at the statistics 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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Lync
Rank 6 5 -
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -
Contract jobs citing Lync 1 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bolton 4.17% 17.65% -
As % of the Application Platforms category 16.67% 75.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £425 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £325 £388
% change year-on-year
+12.30% -16.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £15.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £27.00 £25.49
% change year-on-year
-44.44% +5.94%
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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 Bolton region.

Application Platforms Category
Bolton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
6 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bolton 25.00% 23.53% 26.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 1
Average daily rate £410 £425 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.52% +70.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Average hourly rate £15.00 - £110.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%

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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

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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

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Hourly Rate Trend in Bolton

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

Lync Hourly Rate Trend in Bolton

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Top 4 Related IT Skills in Bolton

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) UNIX
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7

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Top Related IT Skills in Bolton by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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.

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Desktop Support
1 1 (100.00%) Support Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Desktop Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Rollout Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) UNIX
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL