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 17 September 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Lync
Rank 40 - -
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 1.41% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £323 £375
% change year-on-year
+16.27% -14.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £22.69 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.48 £26.00 £24.97
% change year-on-year
-36.61% +4.12%
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
71 41 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 19.24% 13.76% 20.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 18 39
Average daily rate £400 £300 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -27.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £145 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £375 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £335 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.46% +1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 1 3
Average hourly rate £22.35 £20.00 £39.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.72% -49.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £20.00 £18.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £20.00 £57.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.03 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.93% -5.10%

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 25 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 17 September 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%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (50.00%) MCSE
2 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
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
2 1 (50.00%) Mentoring

Lync
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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%) SharePoint
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (50.00%) Office Communications Server
2 1 (50.00%) SharePoint 2010
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
1 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
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