The table below looks at the statistics for Lync skills in IT contracts advertised for the Buckinghamshire 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 72 63 70
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +7
Contract jobs citing Lync 10 13 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.79% 1.28% 0.11%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.83% 9.42% 0.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 1
Average daily rate
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£350 £140 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+150.00% -72.00%
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%
Lync
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the Buckinghamshire region.

Application Platforms Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
207 138 139
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 16.43% 13.57% 15.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 58 57
Average daily rate £350 £300 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £125 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £420 £466
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 14 9
Average hourly rate £16.29 £14.50 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.34% +11.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.33 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.42 £14.85 £15.00
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 Buckinghamshire

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

Lync Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

Lync
Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Lync Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

Lync
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Lync within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes -2 10 £350 +150.00%
Aylesbury - - - -
High Wycombe - - - -
Marlow - - - - 1
Lync
South East

Lync
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 (80.95%) MS Exchange
2 16 (76.19%) Exchange Server 2007
2 16 (76.19%) Exchange Server 2010
3 14 (66.67%) Microsoft
4 13 (61.90%) Blackberry
5 12 (57.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 11 (52.38%) ITIL
7 10 (47.62%) SharePoint
7 10 (47.62%) Security Cleared
8 9 (42.86%) Android
8 9 (42.86%) Windows
8 9 (42.86%) Change Management
9 8 (38.10%) MS Excel
9 8 (38.10%) SC Cleared
9 8 (38.10%) Exchange Server 2003
9 8 (38.10%) Office 365
9 8 (38.10%) MobileIron
10 7 (33.33%) PowerShell
10 7 (33.33%) Symantec
11 6 (28.57%) Active Directory
11 6 (28.57%) Cisco
11 6 (28.57%) SharePoint 2013
11 6 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2013
11 6 (28.57%) Cisco IOS
11 6 (28.57%) Office Communications Server
11 6 (28.57%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
12 5 (23.81%) DV Cleared
12 5 (23.81%) Problem Management
12 5 (23.81%) IronPort
12 5 (23.81%) RightFax

Lync
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 17 (80.95%) MS Exchange
2 16 (76.19%) Exchange Server 2007
2 16 (76.19%) Exchange Server 2010
3 12 (57.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 10 (47.62%) SharePoint
5 8 (38.10%) Exchange Server 2003
6 6 (28.57%) Office Communications Server
6 6 (28.57%) SharePoint 2013
6 6 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 8 (38.10%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (38.10%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (28.57%) Cisco IOS
General
1 2 (9.52%) Publishing
2 1 (4.76%) Retail
2 1 (4.76%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (28.57%) Analyst
2 3 (14.29%) Messaging Engineer
2 3 (14.29%) Mobility Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Developer
3 2 (9.52%) SharePoint Specialist
3 2 (9.52%) Mobile Applications Developer
3 2 (9.52%) Mobile Developer
3 2 (9.52%) Consultant
3 2 (9.52%) Applications Developer
4 1 (4.76%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (4.76%) Support Consultant
4 1 (4.76%) Administrator
4 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Messaging Specialist
4 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Consultant
4 1 (4.76%) Exchange Consultant
4 1 (4.76%) SharePoint Administrator
4 1 (4.76%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.52%) HTML
1 2 (9.52%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 13 (61.90%) Blackberry
2 2 (9.52%) Mobile App
2 2 (9.52%) User Experience
3 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 9 (42.86%) Windows
1 9 (42.86%) Android
2 3 (14.29%) Windows Mobile
2 3 (14.29%) Apple iOS
3 1 (4.76%) Windows Vista
3 1 (4.76%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (52.38%) ITIL
2 9 (42.86%) Change Management
3 5 (23.81%) Problem Management
4 4 (19.05%) Server Monitoring
5 3 (14.29%) Mentoring
5 3 (14.29%) Mobile Device Management
6 2 (9.52%) Android Development
6 2 (9.52%) iOS Development
6 2 (9.52%) Mobile Application Development
6 2 (9.52%) Migration
6 2 (9.52%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 7 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 2 (9.52%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 10 (47.62%) Security Cleared
2 8 (38.10%) SC Cleared
3 5 (23.81%) DV Cleared
4 1 (4.76%) MCSE
4 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 6 (28.57%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.76%) Xen
2 1 (4.76%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (28.57%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 1 (4.76%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 14 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 8 (38.10%) MobileIron
3 7 (33.33%) Symantec
4 6 (28.57%) Cisco
5 5 (23.81%) IronPort
5 5 (23.81%) RightFax
6 1 (4.76%) Altiris
6 1 (4.76%) EMC
6 1 (4.76%) Citrix
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