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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Lync
Rank 26 - 21
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Lync 5 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Derbyshire 2.22% - 1.21%
As % of the Application Platforms category 15.63% - 9.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 2
Average daily rate
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£238 - £310
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £400 £365
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +9.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £27.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £25.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-30.00% +42.85%
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
32 47 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Derbyshire 14.22% 12.40% 12.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 41 5
Average daily rate £400 £110 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+263.63% -65.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £78 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £200 £320
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 1
Average hourly rate £27.50 £10.46 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+162.96% -27.87%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.24 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+10.22% -9.27%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Derbyshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Lync across the Derbyshire region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

Lync Daily Rate Histogram 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 19 December 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 - 4 £238 -
Derby - 1 £401 -
Lync
East Midlands

Lync
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Derbyshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 7 (87.50%) Windows
2 6 (75.00%) MS Exchange
3 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
3 5 (62.50%) Active Directory
3 5 (62.50%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (50.00%) ISA Server
4 4 (50.00%) Blackberry
4 4 (50.00%) DNS
4 4 (50.00%) Windows 2000
4 4 (50.00%) VMware
4 4 (50.00%) WSUS
4 4 (50.00%) SCCM
4 4 (50.00%) SCOM
4 4 (50.00%) Office Communications Server
4 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (50.00%) Forefront TMG
4 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (37.50%) Telecoms
5 3 (37.50%) MCSE
5 3 (37.50%) SQL
5 3 (37.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (25.00%) Lotus
6 2 (25.00%) MS Office
6 2 (25.00%) IBM Notes
6 2 (25.00%) Lotus Domino
6 2 (25.00%) Windows XP
6 2 (25.00%) Quickr
6 2 (25.00%) Office 365
6 2 (25.00%) FMCG

Lync
Top Related IT Skills in Derbyshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 6 (75.00%) MS Exchange
2 4 (50.00%) Office Communications Server
3 3 (37.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (25.00%) IBM Notes
4 2 (25.00%) Lotus Domino
4 2 (25.00%) Quickr
5 1 (12.50%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (12.50%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) DNS
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (37.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Support Analyst
1 4 (50.00%) Analyst
1 4 (50.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 2 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) 1st Line Support Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Support Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) SharePoint Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Support Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Support
3 1 (12.50%) 1st Line Support
3 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) HTML5
1 1 (12.50%) XHTML
1 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
1 1 (12.50%) CSS
1 1 (12.50%) .NET
1 1 (12.50%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Blackberry
2 2 (25.00%) FMCG
3 1 (12.50%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 7 (87.50%) Windows
2 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (50.00%) Windows 2000
2 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (25.00%) Windows XP
4 1 (12.50%) Windows 2000 Server
4 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (12.50%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (37.50%) MCSE
3 1 (12.50%) MCITP
System Software
1 5 (62.50%) Active Directory
2 4 (50.00%) ISA Server
2 4 (50.00%) Forefront TMG
3 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V
3 1 (12.50%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (50.00%) WSUS
1 4 (50.00%) SCCM
1 4 (50.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 4 (50.00%) VMware
3 2 (25.00%) Lotus