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 26 February 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
26 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Lync
Rank 31 - 25
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Lync 5 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 1.73% - 1.63%
As % of the Application Platforms category 10.20% - 37.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 3
Average daily rate
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£245 - £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £22.50 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-22.22% -14.28%
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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
49 38 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 16.96% 10.80% 4.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 15 6
Average daily rate £378 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.66% -6.25%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 0
Average hourly rate £13.65 £17.38 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.43% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -3.64%

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

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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
Daily Rate Histogram in Bracknell

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Lync across the Bracknell region over the 3 months to 26 February 2015.

Lync Daily Rate Histogram in Bracknell

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Top 18 Related IT Skills in Bracknell

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 6 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (66.67%) VB
2 4 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 4 (66.67%) Migration
2 4 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2003
2 4 (66.67%) PowerShell
2 4 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 2 (33.33%) SCCM
3 2 (33.33%) iPhone
3 2 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 2 (33.33%) iPad
3 2 (33.33%) LAN
3 2 (33.33%) WAN
3 2 (33.33%) Windows
3 2 (33.33%) Apple
3 2 (33.33%) Office 365

Lync
Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell by Category

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 (66.67%) MS Exchange
1 4 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2003
1 4 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) LAN
1 2 (33.33%) WAN
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Exchange Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (16.67%) Exchange Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) iPhone
1 2 (33.33%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
1 2 (33.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) VB
1 4 (66.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 6 (100.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) Apple