The first table below looks at the demand for Lync skills in IT contracts advertised for the Canary Wharf region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Lync over the 3 months to 29 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 Canary Wharf 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Lync
Rank 15 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Lync 5 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 4.20% - -
As % of the Application Platforms category 12.82% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 0
Average daily rate
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£555 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £325 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £26.25 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-42.85% +0.96%
Application Platforms Category
Canary Wharf
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
39 57 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 32.77% 19.79% 16.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 43 38
Average daily rate £463 £400 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.62% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £221 £388
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £602
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 0
Average hourly rate £18.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.84 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-11.36% -5.00%
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Lync
Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

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

Lync Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

Lync
Daily Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

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

Lync Daily Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

Lync
Daily Rate Histogram in Canary Wharf

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Lync across the Canary Wharf region over the 3 months to 29 July 2014.

Lync Daily Rate Histogram in Canary Wharf

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Canary Wharf 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 4 (80.00%) Windows
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (80.00%) Windows XP
1 4 (80.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 4 (80.00%) Windows 7
2 3 (60.00%) MCITP
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (60.00%) Migration
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (60.00%) Avaya
2 3 (60.00%) MCSE
2 3 (60.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange
3 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (40.00%) NetScaler
3 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (40.00%) F5
4 1 (20.00%) Unified Communications
4 1 (20.00%) SCCM
4 1 (20.00%) SCOM
4 1 (20.00%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (20.00%) LAN
4 1 (20.00%) WAN
4 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (20.00%) MS Office
4 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
4 1 (20.00%) Project Management
4 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (20.00%) Finance
4 1 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint

Lync
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Canary Wharf 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 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 3 (60.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (20.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (20.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) NetScaler
2 1 (20.00%) LAN
2 1 (20.00%) WAN
2 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (20.00%) Unified Communications
General
1 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Messaging Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) SCCM Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) IT Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
1 4 (80.00%) Windows XP
1 4 (80.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 4 (80.00%) Windows 7
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Migration
2 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (20.00%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) MCSE
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (60.00%) MCITP
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) SCCM
1 1 (20.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) Avaya
3 2 (40.00%) F5