The first table below looks at the demand for Lync skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Lync over the 3 months to 22 July 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 Bristol 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Lync
Rank 59 48 -
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -
Contract jobs citing Lync 8 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 1.04% 0.57% -
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.88% 3.53% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 0
Average daily rate
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£465 £500 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £375
% change year-on-year
- -13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Average hourly rate £16.75 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £24.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-38.77% -5.76%
Application Platforms Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
136 85 159
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 17.64% 16.19% 19.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 59 100
Average daily rate £375 £288 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.43% -11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £140 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £455 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 7
Average hourly rate £16.50 £19.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.15% -24.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-17.50% -
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Lync
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

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

Lync Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

Lync
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Lync across the Bristol region.

Lync Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

Lync
Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Lync across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 22 July 2014.

Lync Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

Lync
Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Lync across the Bristol region.

Lync Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

Lync
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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 8 (57.14%) WAN
2 6 (42.86%) Windows
2 6 (42.86%) Active Directory
3 5 (35.71%) LAN
3 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
4 4 (28.57%) ITIL
4 4 (28.57%) PRINCE2
4 4 (28.57%) Telecoms
5 3 (21.43%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (21.43%) Data Security
5 3 (21.43%) VMware
5 3 (21.43%) SharePoint
5 3 (21.43%) MS Exchange
5 3 (21.43%) Internet
5 3 (21.43%) Capacity Planning
5 3 (21.43%) Change Control
6 2 (14.29%) Unified Communications
6 2 (14.29%) Network Monitoring
6 2 (14.29%) HP
6 2 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (14.29%) Project Management
6 2 (14.29%) Cisco
6 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
6 2 (14.29%) SCCM
6 2 (14.29%) SCOM
6 2 (14.29%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (14.29%) Information Security
7 1 (7.14%) TOGAF
7 1 (7.14%) Information Management
7 1 (7.14%) Systems Analysis

Lync
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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 3 (21.43%) SharePoint
1 3 (21.43%) MS Exchange
2 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (7.14%) IIS
2 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (7.14%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 1 (7.14%) MS Visio
2 1 (7.14%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 8 (57.14%) WAN
2 5 (35.71%) LAN
3 3 (21.43%) Internet
4 2 (14.29%) Unified Communications
5 1 (7.14%) VLAN
5 1 (7.14%) Firewall
5 1 (7.14%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
General
1 4 (28.57%) Telecoms
2 1 (7.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (14.29%) Consultant
1 2 (14.29%) Solutions Architect
1 2 (14.29%) Architect
2 1 (7.14%) Project Coordinator
2 1 (7.14%) IT Administrator
2 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Specialist
2 1 (7.14%) Technical Administrator
2 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Consultant
2 1 (7.14%) SharePoint Consultant
2 1 (7.14%) Project Manager
2 1 (7.14%) Desktop Support
2 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Support Specialist
2 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (7.14%) Support Specialist
2 1 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (7.14%) Administrator
2 1 (7.14%) Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
2 1 (7.14%) Data Integration
2 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (42.86%) Windows
2 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) ITIL
1 4 (28.57%) PRINCE2
2 3 (21.43%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (21.43%) Data Security
2 3 (21.43%) Capacity Planning
2 3 (21.43%) Change Control
3 2 (14.29%) Network Monitoring
3 2 (14.29%) Project Management
3 2 (14.29%) Information Security
4 1 (7.14%) TOGAF
4 1 (7.14%) Information Management
4 1 (7.14%) Systems Analysis
4 1 (7.14%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (7.14%) Workflow
4 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (7.14%) Financial Modelling
4 1 (7.14%) Risk Management
4 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (7.14%) SOA
4 1 (7.14%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) PowerShell
1 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (7.14%) Degree
2 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (7.14%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.14%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) SCCM
1 2 (14.29%) SCOM
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
2 3 (21.43%) VMware
3 2 (14.29%) HP
3 2 (14.29%) Cisco
4 1 (7.14%) Polycom
4 1 (7.14%) IBM
4 1 (7.14%) Juniper
4 1 (7.14%) NetApp
4 1 (7.14%) Dell
4 1 (7.14%) McAfee
4 1 (7.14%) Acronis
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