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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Lync
Rank 24 32 -
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -
Contract jobs citing Lync 1 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 0.47% 0.82% -
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.85% 4.55% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £375
% change year-on-year
- -13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £25.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-40.00% -3.84%
Application Platforms Category
Dorset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
26 44 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 12.21% 18.03% 16.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 31 32
Average daily rate £350 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £184 £215 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £459 £475 £397
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £11.00 £17.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.14% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £19.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-15.38% -2.50%
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 23 July 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
Bournemouth +6 1 - -
Poole - - - -
Lync
South West

Lync
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) EMC
1 3 (100.00%) Citrix
1 3 (100.00%) Avaya
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (100.00%) Project Management
1 3 (100.00%) Identity Management
1 3 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 3 (100.00%) XenApp
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (100.00%) vSphere
1 3 (100.00%) Office 365
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (33.33%) DTV
2 1 (33.33%) Programme Management
2 1 (33.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (33.33%) Marketing
2 1 (33.33%) Digital Marketing
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
2 1 (33.33%) Electronics
2 1 (33.33%) SAP

Lync
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 3 (100.00%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (100.00%) Office 365
General
1 3 (100.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
2 1 (33.33%) Marketing
2 1 (33.33%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Architect
1 2 (66.67%) Technical Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Project Management
1 3 (100.00%) Identity Management
2 1 (33.33%) Programme Management
2 1 (33.33%) Digital Marketing
2 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 3 (100.00%) XenApp
1 3 (100.00%) vSphere
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) EMC
1 3 (100.00%) Citrix
1 3 (100.00%) Avaya
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) SAP