The table below looks at the statistics for Lync skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bracknell region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Lync over the 3 months to 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Lync
Rank 33 19 -
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -
Contract jobs citing Lync 1 10 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 0.44% 4.50% -
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.50% 19.61% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 0
Average daily rate
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- £300 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £340 £360
% change year-on-year
-4.41% -5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.75 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.54% -
Lync
Berkshire

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

Application Platforms Category
Bracknell
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
40 51 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 17.47% 22.97% 18.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 33 17
Average daily rate £425 £325 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% -23.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £200 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £428
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
Average hourly rate - £9.75 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -51.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+20.58% -10.52%

Lync
Jobs Demand Trend in Bracknell

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

Lync Jobs Demand Trend in Bracknell

Lync
Daily Rate Trend in Bracknell

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

Lync Daily Rate Trend in Bracknell

Lync
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bracknell

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bracknell 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 5 (71.43%) Active Directory
2 4 (57.14%) MS Exchange
2 4 (57.14%) Exchange Server 2003
3 3 (42.86%) Migration
3 3 (42.86%) SCCM
3 3 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (42.86%) VB
3 3 (42.86%) Windows
3 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (42.86%) PowerShell
3 3 (42.86%) Mimecast
4 2 (28.57%) iPhone
4 2 (28.57%) Apple
4 2 (28.57%) LAN
4 2 (28.57%) WAN
4 2 (28.57%) Office 365
4 2 (28.57%) Windows 7
4 2 (28.57%) iPad
5 1 (14.29%) Forefront TMG
5 1 (14.29%) UAG
5 1 (14.29%) Unified Communications
5 1 (14.29%) Verint
5 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (14.29%) SCDPM
5 1 (14.29%) SCSM
5 1 (14.29%) SCOM
5 1 (14.29%) SCVMM
5 1 (14.29%) Speech Recognition
5 1 (14.29%) Workforce Management Optimization

Lync
Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bracknell 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 4 (57.14%) MS Exchange
1 4 (57.14%) Exchange Server 2003
2 3 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (42.86%) Mimecast
2 2 (28.57%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) LAN
1 2 (28.57%) WAN
2 1 (14.29%) Unified Communications
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Exchange Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Applications Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) iPhone
1 2 (28.57%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Windows
2 2 (28.57%) Windows 7
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Migration
2 1 (14.29%) Speech Recognition
2 1 (14.29%) Workforce Management Optimization
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) VB
1 3 (42.86%) PowerShell
2 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 5 (71.43%) Active Directory
2 1 (14.29%) Forefront TMG
2 1 (14.29%) UAG
Systems Management
1 3 (42.86%) SCCM
2 1 (14.29%) SCDPM
2 1 (14.29%) SCSM
2 1 (14.29%) SCOM
2 1 (14.29%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 2 (28.57%) Apple
3 1 (14.29%) Verint
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco