The table below looks at the statistics for Lync skills in IT contracts advertised for the Derbyshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Lync over the 3 months to 2 October 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
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Lync
Rank 31 - 27
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Lync 3 0 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Derbyshire 1.27% - 3.32%
As % of the Application Platforms category 10.34% - 26.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 6
Average daily rate
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- - £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £391 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+20.38% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £11.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.24 £26.25 £24.97
% change year-on-year
-38.13% +5.12%
Lync
East 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 Derbyshire region.

Application Platforms Category
Derbyshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
29 50 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Derbyshire 12.29% 19.08% 12.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 34 14
Average daily rate £413 £275 £230
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% +19.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £217 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £338
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £348 £333
% change year-on-year
+3.59% +4.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Average hourly rate £11.08 £10.50 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.54% -8.69%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -7.89%

Lync
Jobs Demand Trend in Derbyshire

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

Lync Jobs Demand Trend in Derbyshire

Lync
Daily Rate Trend in Derbyshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Lync across the Derbyshire region.

Lync Daily Rate Trend in Derbyshire

Lync
Hourly Rate Trend in Derbyshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Lync across the Derbyshire region.

Lync Hourly Rate Trend in Derbyshire

Lync
Contract Job Locations in Derbyshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Lync within the Derbyshire region over the 3 months to 2 October 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chesterfield - 2 - -
Lync
East Midlands

Lync
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Derbyshire

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Derbyshire 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 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 4 (66.67%) MS Office
3 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (50.00%) Windows XP
3 3 (50.00%) Lotus
3 3 (50.00%) IBM Notes
3 3 (50.00%) Lotus Domino
3 3 (50.00%) FMCG
3 3 (50.00%) Quickr
3 3 (50.00%) Office 365
4 2 (33.33%) Windows 7
4 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (16.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (16.67%) Citrix
5 1 (16.67%) IIS
5 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
5 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
5 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
5 1 (16.67%) VPN
5 1 (16.67%) SSL
5 1 (16.67%) Cisco
5 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
5 1 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (16.67%) VMware
5 1 (16.67%) Backup Exec
5 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (16.67%) BlackBerry Internet Service

Lync
Top Related IT Skills in Derbyshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Derbyshire 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 4 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 3 (50.00%) IBM Notes
2 3 (50.00%) Lotus Domino
2 3 (50.00%) Quickr
3 1 (16.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (16.67%) IIS
3 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
3 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 4 (66.67%) MS Office
2 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (50.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
1 1 (16.67%) VPN
1 1 (16.67%) SSL
1 1 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 2 (33.33%) Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Support Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) 1st Line Support
2 2 (33.33%) 1st Line Support Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Service Desk Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) Windows XP
3 2 (33.33%) Windows 7
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (16.67%) BlackBerry Internet Service
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (50.00%) Lotus
2 1 (16.67%) Citrix
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco
2 1 (16.67%) VMware