The table below looks at the statistics for Lync skills in IT contracts advertised for the Coventry region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Lync over the 3 months to 21 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Lync
Rank 42 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Lync 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 0.27% - -
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.67% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £325 £388
% change year-on-year
+12.30% -16.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £22.69 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £27.00 £25.49
% change year-on-year
-44.44% +5.94%
Lync
West Midlands

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

Application Platforms Category
Coventry
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
60 37 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 16.17% 13.21% 19.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 13 37
Average daily rate £370 £300 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.33% -27.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £220 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £430 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 1 2
Average hourly rate £20.10 £20.00 £57.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.47% -65.21%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%

Lync
Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

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

Lync Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

Lync
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Coventry 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 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) MCSE
2 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (50.00%) McAfee
2 1 (50.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (50.00%) MAILsweeper
2 1 (50.00%) Online Security
2 1 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) MCITP
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (50.00%) QA
2 1 (50.00%) Office Communications Server
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) SaaS
2 1 (50.00%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (50.00%) Unified Communications
2 1 (50.00%) Office 365

Lync
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Coventry 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 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (50.00%) Office Communications Server
2 1 (50.00%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) SaaS
1 1 (50.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (50.00%) Unified Communications
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Systems Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Systems Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Migration Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Online Security
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) MCSE
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (50.00%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) MAILsweeper
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) McAfee
2 1 (50.00%) VMware