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 27 March 2015 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Lync
Rank 61 62 56
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -6
Contract jobs citing Lync 7 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.83% 0.60% 0.47%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.12% 2.79% 2.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 2
Average daily rate
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£281 £400 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.68% +60.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £425 £364
% change year-on-year
-16.47% +16.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £125.00 £21.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+481.39% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £18.00 £23.25
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -22.58%
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South West

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
170 179 112
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 20.14% 21.46% 17.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 134 72
Average daily rate £375 £350 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £479 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 1
Average hourly rate £31.50 £16.25 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+93.84% -24.41%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -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
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 27 March 2015.

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 27 March 2015, 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 18 (90.00%) Active Directory
2 15 (75.00%) Microsoft
3 14 (70.00%) SQL
4 13 (65.00%) Application Packaging
4 13 (65.00%) Hyper-V
4 13 (65.00%) Exchange Server 2013
5 12 (60.00%) SharePoint 2013
5 12 (60.00%) Cloud Computing
5 12 (60.00%) SharePoint 2010
5 12 (60.00%) Dynamics CRM
5 12 (60.00%) Dynamics AX
5 12 (60.00%) CRM
5 12 (60.00%) SharePoint
5 12 (60.00%) BizTalk Server
5 12 (60.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 12 (60.00%) Clustering
6 11 (55.00%) .NET
7 5 (25.00%) Citrix
7 5 (25.00%) Windows
8 4 (20.00%) Security Cleared
9 3 (15.00%) SCCM
9 3 (15.00%) Reference Data
9 3 (15.00%) Data Integration
9 3 (15.00%) VMware
9 3 (15.00%) Data Architecture
9 3 (15.00%) MS Exchange
9 3 (15.00%) Data Modelling
10 2 (10.00%) SQL Server
10 2 (10.00%) MS Office
10 2 (10.00%) ITIL

Lync
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 (65.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 12 (60.00%) SharePoint
2 12 (60.00%) BizTalk Server
2 12 (60.00%) SharePoint 2010
2 12 (60.00%) SharePoint 2013
3 3 (15.00%) MS Exchange
4 2 (10.00%) Office Communications Server
4 2 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 2 (10.00%) MS Office
2 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 12 (60.00%) Dynamics CRM
1 12 (60.00%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 12 (60.00%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (10.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (5.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 12 (60.00%) Architect
2 11 (55.00%) Infrastructure Architect
3 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Consultant
3 2 (10.00%) IT Support
3 2 (10.00%) Desktop Support
3 2 (10.00%) Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) Technical Architect
3 2 (10.00%) Consultant
3 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (5.00%) Administrator
4 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
4 1 (5.00%) IT Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (65.00%) Application Packaging
2 11 (55.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 12 (60.00%) Clustering
2 3 (15.00%) Reference Data
2 3 (15.00%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 5 (25.00%) Windows
2 2 (10.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (60.00%) CRM
1 12 (60.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (15.00%) Data Modelling
2 3 (15.00%) Data Architecture
3 2 (10.00%) ITIL
3 2 (10.00%) TOGAF
3 2 (10.00%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (5.00%) Load Balancing
4 1 (5.00%) Migration
4 1 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (5.00%) Project Management
4 1 (5.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 14 (70.00%) SQL
2 2 (10.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 18 (90.00%) Active Directory
2 13 (65.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (5.00%) VMware Server
4 1 (5.00%) XenApp
4 1 (5.00%) XenDesktop
4 1 (5.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (15.00%) SCCM
2 1 (5.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 15 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (25.00%) Citrix
3 3 (15.00%) VMware
4 1 (5.00%) Aastra
4 1 (5.00%) HP
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