The table below looks at the statistics 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 4 August 2015 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Lync
Rank 29 - 33
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Lync 4 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 1.75% - 0.86%
As % of the Application Platforms category 12.90% - 4.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate
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£190 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £26.25
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -42.85%
Lync
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the Dorset region.

Application Platforms Category
Dorset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
31 26 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 13.54% 11.40% 18.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 17 32
Average daily rate £213 £350 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-39.28% -5.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £198 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £442 £478
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £328
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +6.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Average hourly rate £12.00 £11.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -37.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.15 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+24.38% -10.52%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Dorset

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Lync across the Dorset region over the 3 months to 4 August 2015.

Lync Daily Rate Histogram 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 4 August 2015. 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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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
Weymouth - 2 £375 -
Bournemouth - 1 £190 - 1
Lync
South West

Lync
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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 7 (87.50%) Microsoft
2 6 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (75.00%) Citrix
2 6 (75.00%) Windows
2 6 (75.00%) SharePoint
2 6 (75.00%) VMware
3 5 (62.50%) Clustering
3 5 (62.50%) Retail
3 5 (62.50%) Service Delivery
3 5 (62.50%) SCCM
3 5 (62.50%) MCSE
3 5 (62.50%) MCSA
3 5 (62.50%) MS Excel
3 5 (62.50%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (25.00%) MS Exchange
5 1 (12.50%) LAN
5 1 (12.50%) WLAN
5 1 (12.50%) Linux
5 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (12.50%) SAN
5 1 (12.50%) Blackberry
5 1 (12.50%) Project Management
5 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (12.50%) iPhone
5 1 (12.50%) NAS
5 1 (12.50%) XenApp
5 1 (12.50%) XenDesktop
5 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
5 1 (12.50%) vSphere
5 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010

Lync
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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 6 (75.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (25.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 5 (62.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Office 365
1 1 (12.50%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) LAN
1 1 (12.50%) WLAN
1 1 (12.50%) SAN
1 1 (12.50%) NAS
General
1 5 (62.50%) Retail
2 1 (12.50%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Consultant
1 4 (50.00%) Wintel Consultant
2 2 (25.00%) Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Manager
3 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Wintel Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) ICT Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) ICT Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 5 (62.50%) Clustering
2 1 (12.50%) iPhone
2 1 (12.50%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 6 (75.00%) Windows
2 1 (12.50%) Linux
2 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
2 1 (12.50%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Service Delivery
2 1 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
2 1 (12.50%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 5 (62.50%) MCSE
1 5 (62.50%) MCSA
1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 6 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (12.50%) XenApp
2 1 (12.50%) XenDesktop
2 1 (12.50%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (62.50%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) Microsoft
2 6 (75.00%) Citrix
2 6 (75.00%) VMware