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 November 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
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Lync
Rank 35 27 14
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -13
Contract jobs citing Lync 1 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 0.40% 0.54% 2.88%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.92% 3.85% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Average daily rate
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- £300 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -25.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.40 £25.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-30.40% +42.85%
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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
52 26 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 20.80% 13.98% 11.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 15 8
Average daily rate £300 £313 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% -21.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £261 £220 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £475 £461
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £27.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.25 £17.15 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+6.41% -9.73%

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

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Top 20 Related IT Skills in Bracknell

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, 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 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Back Office
2 1 (33.33%) BT
2 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (33.33%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) Handset
2 1 (33.33%) Incident Management
2 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) HP
2 1 (33.33%) Nortel
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (33.33%) Avaya
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) VB
2 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (33.33%) PBX

Lync
Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, 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 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) PBX
General
1 1 (33.33%) Back Office
1 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Implementation Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Exchange Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Handset
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Migration
1 1 (33.33%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
1 1 (33.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) BT
2 1 (33.33%) HP
2 1 (33.33%) Nortel
2 1 (33.33%) Avaya