The table below looks at the statistics for Live Communications Server skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Live Communications Server over the 3 months to 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office Live Communications Server
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Live Communications Server 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London - - -
As % of the Application Platforms category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate - £144 £200
% change year-on-year
- -28.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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 City of London region.

Application Platforms Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
995 1214 1336
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 16.89% 16.50% 17.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 676 822 933
Average daily rate £400 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £540
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 40 48
Average hourly rate £17.68 £22.50 £22.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.41% +1.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £15.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £125.00 £59.00 £51.04
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%

Live Communications Server
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

Live Communications Server Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Live Communications Server
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Live Communications Server across the City of London region.

Live Communications Server Daily Rate Trend in the City of London