The first table below looks at the demand for Office Communications Server 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 Office Communications Server over the 3 months to 16 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 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office Communications Server (OCS)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Office Communications Server 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol - - -
As % of the Application Platforms category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
+38.46% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Application Platforms Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
191 111 160
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 20.13% 16.89% 16.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 139 72 99
Average daily rate £350 £309 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.26% -11.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £213 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 11
Average hourly rate £18.50 £9.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+105.55% -57.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.90 £9.00 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.40 £9.00 £35.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-5.26% -2.56%
Office Communications Server
South West

Office Communications Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

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

Office Communications Server Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

Office Communications Server
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Office Communications Server Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

Office Communications Server
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol region citing Office Communications Server 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 Office Communications Server.

1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Symantec
1 1 (100.00%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (100.00%) Data Security
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (100.00%) Lync
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010

Office Communications Server
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol region citing Office Communications Server 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 Office Communications Server. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (100.00%) Lync
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Desktop Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) PC Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Data Security
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Symantec