The first table below looks at the demand for Lync skills in IT contracts advertised for the Dorset region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Lync over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Application Platforms category for the Dorset region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Lync
Rank 31 - 30
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Lync 2 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 0.87% - 0.39%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.55% - 2.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate £401 - £185
UK excluding London average daily rate £387 £410 £350
% change year-on-year
-5.69% +17.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £22.88
% change year-on-year
- -27.86%
Application Platforms Category
Dorset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
44 35 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 19.21% 18.92% 18.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 23 26
Average daily rate £486 £365 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.21% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £696 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 6
Average hourly rate - - £21.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%
Lync
South West

Lync
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

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

Lync Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

Lync
Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

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

Lync Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

Lync
Contract Job Locations in Dorset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Lync within the Dorset region over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Bournemouth - 1 - - 1
Lync
South West

Lync
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Dorset 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 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) Avaya
2 2 (50.00%) CheckPoint
2 2 (50.00%) Internet
2 2 (50.00%) CCDP
2 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (50.00%) EMC
2 2 (50.00%) Nortel
2 2 (50.00%) Citrix
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (50.00%) CCNP
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (50.00%) VoIP
2 2 (50.00%) WAN
2 2 (50.00%) Project Management
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco
2 2 (50.00%) Identity Management
2 2 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (50.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) Network Design
2 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 2 (50.00%) XenApp
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (50.00%) vSphere
2 2 (50.00%) Forefront TMG
2 2 (50.00%) UAG
2 2 (50.00%) Office 365

Lync
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Dorset 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
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (50.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) Internet
1 2 (50.00%) VoIP
1 2 (50.00%) WAN
General
1 2 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (25.00%) Marketing
2 1 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (25.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Design Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Network Design Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Project Management
1 2 (50.00%) Identity Management
1 2 (50.00%) Network Design
2 1 (25.00%) Digital Marketing
2 1 (25.00%) Programme Management
2 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) CCDP
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (50.00%) CCNP
2 1 (25.00%) CCNA
2 1 (25.00%) CCDA
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (50.00%) Hyper-V
1 2 (50.00%) XenApp
1 2 (50.00%) vSphere
1 2 (50.00%) Forefront TMG
1 2 (50.00%) UAG
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) Avaya
2 2 (50.00%) CheckPoint
2 2 (50.00%) EMC
2 2 (50.00%) Nortel
2 2 (50.00%) Citrix
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco
2 2 (50.00%) VMware
3 1 (25.00%) SAP
Bournemouth, Dorset
PruHealth
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago