The table below looks at the statistics 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 21 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Lync
Rank 56 54 54
Rank change year-on-year
-2 0
Contract jobs citing Lync 15 1 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 1.56% 0.16% 1.55%
As % of the Application Platforms category 7.43% 1.05% 9.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 0 3
Average daily rate
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£545 - £245
90% offered a daily rate of more than £527 - £189
10% offered a daily rate of more than £573 - £253
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £363 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -0.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £71.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £25.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-40.00% +42.85%
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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 Bristol region.

Application Platforms Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
202 95 140
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 21.02% 15.10% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 153 56 67
Average daily rate £400 £325 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £215 £177
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £400 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 4 9
Average hourly rate £16.50 £14.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.85% -37.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.80 £14.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.35 £20.50 £30.00
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 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
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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Lync across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 21 November 2014.

Lync Hourly Rate Histogram in Bristol

Lync
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 17 (77.27%) Microsoft
2 15 (68.18%) Active Directory
3 14 (63.64%) Clustering
4 13 (59.09%) SharePoint
4 13 (59.09%) SQL
4 13 (59.09%) SharePoint 2013
5 12 (54.55%) Exchange Server 2013
5 12 (54.55%) BizTalk Server
5 12 (54.55%) Disaster Recovery
5 12 (54.55%) CRM
5 12 (54.55%) Dynamics CRM
5 12 (54.55%) Dynamics AX
5 12 (54.55%) Cloud Computing
5 12 (54.55%) Hyper-V
5 12 (54.55%) SharePoint 2010
6 11 (50.00%) Application Packaging
6 11 (50.00%) .NET
7 5 (22.73%) Windows
7 5 (22.73%) Security Cleared
8 4 (18.18%) Data Integration
8 4 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (18.18%) MS Exchange
9 3 (13.64%) Data Modelling
9 3 (13.64%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (13.64%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 3 (13.64%) VMware
9 3 (13.64%) VMware ESX
9 3 (13.64%) Data Architecture
9 3 (13.64%) VMware Infrastructure
9 3 (13.64%) Reference Data

Lync
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 13 (59.09%) SharePoint
1 13 (59.09%) SharePoint 2013
2 12 (54.55%) Exchange Server 2013
2 12 (54.55%) BizTalk Server
2 12 (54.55%) SharePoint 2010
3 4 (18.18%) MS Exchange
4 1 (4.55%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) MS Excel
1 1 (4.55%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 12 (54.55%) Dynamics CRM
1 12 (54.55%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 12 (54.55%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.09%) Unified Communications
2 1 (4.55%) WAN
2 1 (4.55%) Intranet
2 1 (4.55%) Internet
2 1 (4.55%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
General
1 2 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (63.64%) Architect
2 11 (50.00%) Infrastructure Architect
3 2 (9.09%) Technical Architect
3 2 (9.09%) Consultant
3 2 (9.09%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (4.55%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (4.55%) Project Support Officer
4 1 (4.55%) SharePoint Consultant
4 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Consultant
4 1 (4.55%) Server Analyst
4 1 (4.55%) Project Officer
4 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
4 1 (4.55%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (50.00%) .NET
1 11 (50.00%) Application Packaging
2 1 (4.55%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 14 (63.64%) Clustering
2 4 (18.18%) Data Integration
3 3 (13.64%) Reference Data
4 1 (4.55%) Management Information System
4 1 (4.55%) Computer Science
4 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (22.73%) Windows
2 4 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (13.64%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (9.09%) Linux
5 1 (4.55%) Windows 7
5 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (54.55%) CRM
1 12 (54.55%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (13.64%) Enterprise Architecture
2 3 (13.64%) Data Architecture
2 3 (13.64%) Data Modelling
3 2 (9.09%) Information Security
3 2 (9.09%) Service Delivery
4 1 (4.55%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (4.55%) TOGAF
4 1 (4.55%) Information Management
4 1 (4.55%) Systems Analysis
4 1 (4.55%) SOA
4 1 (4.55%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (4.55%) BPR
4 1 (4.55%) Project Management
4 1 (4.55%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (4.55%) Change Control
4 1 (4.55%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (4.55%) Financial Modelling
4 1 (4.55%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 13 (59.09%) SQL
2 1 (4.55%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (22.73%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.55%) ISEB
2 1 (4.55%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.64%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (4.55%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 15 (68.18%) Active Directory
2 12 (54.55%) Hyper-V
3 3 (13.64%) VMware ESX
3 3 (13.64%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 17 (77.27%) Microsoft
2 3 (13.64%) VMware
3 1 (4.55%) Aastra
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