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 27 January 2015 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Lync
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Lync 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry - - -
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 £325 £425 £365
% change year-on-year
-23.52% +16.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £27.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-35.77% +55.71%
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
48 29 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 18.60% 10.32% 10.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 13 6
Average daily rate £310 £350 £283
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.42% +23.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £288 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £425 £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 0
Average hourly rate £28.93 £13.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+114.25% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £18.59
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -5.86%

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 16 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (50.00%) McAfee
2 1 (50.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (50.00%) MAILsweeper
2 1 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (50.00%) SCCM
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (50.00%) SaaS
2 1 (50.00%) SharePoint 2010

Lync
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (50.00%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) SaaS
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Systems Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Systems Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Systems Support
1 1 (50.00%) Support Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Systems Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Systems Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) MAILsweeper
1 1 (50.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) McAfee
2 1 (50.00%) VMware