The first table below looks at the demand for Lync skills in IT contracts advertised for the Brighton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Lync over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Application Platforms category for the Brighton region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Lync
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Lync 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton - - -
As % of the Application Platforms category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £387 £410 £350
% change year-on-year
-5.69% +17.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £22.88
% change year-on-year
- -27.86%
Application Platforms Category
Brighton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
38 23 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 19.90% 17.83% 11.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 10 9
Average daily rate £293 £350 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.42% +40.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £198 £325 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £500 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 1
Average hourly rate £22.00 £21.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.76% +40.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%
Lync
East Sussex

Lync
Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

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

Lync Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

Lync
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Brighton 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 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (50.00%) Network Architecture
2 1 (50.00%) Network Management
2 1 (50.00%) Verint
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Lotus Domino
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) SOA
2 1 (50.00%) VoIP
2 1 (50.00%) SNMP
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (50.00%) B2B
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) IBM
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) IPv4
2 1 (50.00%) IPv6
2 1 (50.00%) CCIE
2 1 (50.00%) CCNP
2 1 (50.00%) CCNA
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Avaya

Lync
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Brighton 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 2 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (50.00%) Lotus Domino
2 1 (50.00%) Office Communications Server
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) VoIP
1 1 (50.00%) SNMP
1 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (50.00%) DNS
1 1 (50.00%) IPv4
1 1 (50.00%) IPv6
1 1 (50.00%) CTI
1 1 (50.00%) DPNSS
1 1 (50.00%) QSIG
1 1 (50.00%) H.323
1 1 (50.00%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory Specialist
1 1 (50.00%) Voice Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Network Architecture
1 1 (50.00%) Network Management
1 1 (50.00%) SOA
1 1 (50.00%) B2B
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) CCIE
1 1 (50.00%) CCNP
1 1 (50.00%) CCNA
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (50.00%) CCVP
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) Xen
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Verint
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco
1 1 (50.00%) IBM
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Avaya
1 1 (50.00%) VMware