The table below looks at the statistics 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 24 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Lync
Rank 34 31 -
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -
Contract jobs citing Lync 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 0.39% 0.54% -
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.63% 3.57% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£275 - -
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 £16.75 £25.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-33.00% +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 Brighton region.

Application Platforms Category
Brighton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
38 28 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 14.67% 15.14% 15.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 13 21
Average daily rate £275 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.66% -6.25%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 0 2
Average hourly rate £19.91 - £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.25 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -9.32%

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 13 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 1 (100.00%) MS Office
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Dell
1 1 (100.00%) Apple
1 1 (100.00%) Blackberry
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless
1 1 (100.00%) Knowledge Management
1 1 (100.00%) iPhone
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7

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Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Blackberry
1 1 (100.00%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Knowledge Management
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Dell
1 1 (100.00%) Apple