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 22 October 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 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Lync
Rank - 29 17
Contract jobs citing Lync 0 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell - 0.46% 0.84%
As % of the Application Platforms category - 3.85% 5.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £325 £378
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -13.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £25.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-36.00% +47.05%
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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 Bracknell region.

Application Platforms Category
Bracknell
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
38 26 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 17.84% 12.04% 15.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 15 7
Average daily rate £300 £290 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -22.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £142 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £390 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 1
Average hourly rate £14.50 £16.75 £50.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.43% -66.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%

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

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Top 12 Related IT Skills in Bracknell

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (50.00%) PBX
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) HP
1 1 (50.00%) Nortel
1 1 (50.00%) Avaya
1 1 (50.00%) Back Office
1 1 (50.00%) BT
1 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (50.00%) Handset
1 1 (50.00%) Incident Management

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Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 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.

Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) PBX
General
1 1 (50.00%) Back Office
1 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Implementation Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Handset
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) HP
1 1 (50.00%) Nortel
1 1 (50.00%) Avaya
1 1 (50.00%) BT