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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Office Communications Server over the 3 months to 19 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Office Communications Server (OCS)
London / City of London
Rank 153 146 189
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +43
Contract jobs citing Office Communications Server 2 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.068% 0.033% 0.039%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.36% 0.22% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 2
Median daily rate £355 £368 £205
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.40% +79.26%
UK excluding London median daily rate £290 £390 £425
% change year-on-year
-25.64% -8.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £28.75

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
549 458 845
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 18.73% 15.00% 16.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 444 334 620
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
-1.93% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 18
Median hourly rate £16.15 £19.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.17% +34.48%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £21.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-6.97% +13.15%

Office Communications Server
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing Office Communications Server as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Office Communications Server also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Office Communications Server.

1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (50.00%) Data Centre
3 2 (50.00%) AIX
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (50.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 2 (50.00%) VMware
3 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (50.00%) Skype for Business
4 1 (25.00%) Unified Communications
4 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (25.00%) Capacity Management
4 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
4 1 (25.00%) PKI
4 1 (25.00%) Cisco IPT
4 1 (25.00%) Degree
4 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (25.00%) Reverse Proxy
4 1 (25.00%) SCOM
4 1 (25.00%) Time Management
4 1 (25.00%) Performance Management
4 1 (25.00%) Firewall
4 1 (25.00%) Finance

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (50.00%) Skype for Business
2 1 (25.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco IPT
1 1 (25.00%) Firewall
1 1 (25.00%) Reverse Proxy
1 1 (25.00%) Skype
1 1 (25.00%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Applications Architect
1 2 (50.00%) Architect
2 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Lync Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (25.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (25.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
1 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (50.00%) AIX
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Capacity Management
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (25.00%) Email Management
2 1 (25.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Network Management
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Management
2 1 (25.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (25.00%) MCSE
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (25.00%) MIMEsweeper
2 1 (25.00%) SCOM
2 1 (25.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) VMware
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco
3 1 (25.00%) Clearswift
3 1 (25.00%) Symantec