The table below looks at the statistics for Lync skills in IT contracts advertised for the Docklands, London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Lync over the 3 months to 23 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Lync
Rank - 37 33
Contract jobs citing Lync 0 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London - 0.37% 0.79%
As % of the Application Platforms category - 5.26% 6.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Average daily rate
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- £550 £448
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +22.90%
UK excluding London average daily rate £383 £320 £375
% change year-on-year
+19.53% -14.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.99 £26.00 £24.97
% change year-on-year
-34.65% +4.12%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the Docklands, London region.

Application Platforms Category
Docklands, London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
25 19 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London 21.74% 7.09% 11.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 12 18
Average daily rate £456 £470 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.92% +17.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £275 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £752
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £335 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Average hourly rate - £19.32 £41.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -53.44%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -5.26%

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Jobs Demand Trend in Docklands, London

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

Lync Jobs Demand Trend in Docklands, London

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Daily Rate Trend in Docklands, London

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

Lync Daily Rate Trend in Docklands, London

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Docklands, London

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Docklands, London 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 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (75.00%) MCSE
2 2 (50.00%) Windows XP
2 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) Migration
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) Banking
2 2 (50.00%) MCITP
2 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (50.00%) NetScaler
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (50.00%) F5
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) Project Governance
3 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (25.00%) Financial Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) XenDesktop
3 1 (25.00%) Load Balancing
3 1 (25.00%) Resource Management
3 1 (25.00%) Fat Client
3 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (25.00%) IP Telephony
3 1 (25.00%) Investment Banking
3 1 (25.00%) Citrix
3 1 (25.00%) PBX
3 1 (25.00%) WAN

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Top Related IT Skills in Docklands, London by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Docklands, London 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 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) NetScaler
2 1 (25.00%) IP Telephony
2 1 (25.00%) PBX
2 1 (25.00%) WAN
2 1 (25.00%) DNS
2 1 (25.00%) MPLS
2 1 (25.00%) H.323
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
1 2 (50.00%) Banking
2 1 (25.00%) Investment Banking
2 1 (25.00%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Technical Infrastructure Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Voice Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Technical Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Project Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Technical Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (25.00%) Fat Client
1 1 (25.00%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows XP
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (50.00%) Windows 7
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Project Governance
2 1 (25.00%) Financial Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (25.00%) Resource Management
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (75.00%) MCSE
2 2 (50.00%) MCITP
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (50.00%) F5
2 1 (25.00%) Citrix
2 1 (25.00%) Avaya