The table below looks at the statistics for Office 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 Office Communications Server over the 3 months to 28 April 2016 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.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office Communications Server (OCS)
Rank - 199 -
Contract jobs citing Office Communications Server 0 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London - 0.055% -
As % of the Application Platforms category - 0.30% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Average daily rate - £353 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £430 £313 £450
% change year-on-year
+37.60% -30.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.00 £49.50 -
% change year-on-year
-73.73% -
Office Communications Server
London

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
615 1000 1069
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 17.74% 18.37% 17.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 466 746 779
Average daily rate £450 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £559
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 27 19
Average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -20.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £10.64 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £25.95 £67.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £20.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-17.50% +11.11%

Office Communications Server
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

Office Communications Server Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Office 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 Office Communications Server across the City of London region.

Office Communications Server Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Office Communications Server
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Office Communications Server Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Office Communications Server
Top 29 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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%) SAP
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) RSS
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Electronics
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (100.00%) Programme Management
1 1 (100.00%) BIG-IP
1 1 (100.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (100.00%) Google
1 1 (100.00%) Marketing
1 1 (100.00%) Digital Marketing
1 1 (100.00%) Polycom
1 1 (100.00%) Video Conferencing
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (100.00%) Android
1 1 (100.00%) iPhone
1 1 (100.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 1 (100.00%) Skype for Business
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (100.00%) F5
1 1 (100.00%) Google Apps
1 1 (100.00%) Palo Alto

Office Communications Server
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) Skype for Business
Business Applications
1 1 (100.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) BIG-IP
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
General
1 1 (100.00%) Electronics
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (100.00%) Marketing
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Administrator
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Administrator
1 1 (100.00%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) RSS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) iPhone
1 1 (100.00%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Android
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Digital Marketing
1 1 (100.00%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) F5
1 1 (100.00%) Google
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Palo Alto
1 1 (100.00%) Polycom
1 1 (100.00%) SAP