The table below looks at the statistics for Lync skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Lync over the 3 months to 21 April 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
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Lync
Rank 111 132 110
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -22
Contract jobs citing Lync 22 12 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.83% 0.38% 0.44%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.06% 2.13% 2.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 5 3
Average daily rate
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£428 £138 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+210.90% -60.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £115 £314
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £169 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £387 £410
% change year-on-year
-9.47% -5.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £23.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -
Lync
England

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

Application Platforms Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
542 563 422
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 20.47% 17.91% 18.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 324 276 197
Average daily rate £350 £370 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.40% +17.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £209 £173 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 34 46
Average hourly rate £22.00 £25.75 £23.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.56% +9.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £11.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.55 £45.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -7.89%

Lync
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

Lync Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Lync
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Lync Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

Lync
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Lync across the East of England region over the 3 months to 21 April 2015.

Lync Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Lync
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Lync across the East of England region.

Lync Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

Lync
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Lync within the East of England region over the 3 months to 21 April 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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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
Hertfordshire +16 9 £425 - 4
Cambridgeshire +10 9 £450 +136.84% 3
Essex +7 4 £430 +240.59%
Bedfordshire - 1 £200 -
Norfolk - - - - 1
Suffolk - - - -
Lync
England

Lync
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 31 (62.00%) Microsoft
2 28 (56.00%) Windows
3 25 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 13 (26.00%) ITIL
4 13 (26.00%) MS Office
4 13 (26.00%) MS Exchange
4 13 (26.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 12 (24.00%) Office 365
5 12 (24.00%) Citrix
6 11 (22.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 11 (22.00%) VMware
7 10 (20.00%) MS Excel
7 10 (20.00%) Windows 7
8 9 (18.00%) Exchange Server 2013
8 9 (18.00%) VMware Infrastructure
8 9 (18.00%) HP
8 9 (18.00%) SAN
9 8 (16.00%) SQL
9 8 (16.00%) Migration
9 8 (16.00%) XenApp
9 8 (16.00%) Exchange Server 2010
10 7 (14.00%) 3PAR
10 7 (14.00%) XenDesktop
10 7 (14.00%) Windows Server 2008
10 7 (14.00%) Telecoms
10 7 (14.00%) Clustering
10 7 (14.00%) Linux
10 7 (14.00%) SharePoint
10 7 (14.00%) WAN
10 7 (14.00%) Project Management

Lync
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 13 (26.00%) MS Exchange
2 9 (18.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 8 (16.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (14.00%) SharePoint
5 2 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (2.00%) IIS
6 1 (2.00%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 13 (26.00%) MS Office
2 10 (20.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 12 (24.00%) Office 365
2 3 (6.00%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.00%) Yammer
3 1 (2.00%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (2.00%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 9 (18.00%) SAN
2 7 (14.00%) WAN
3 6 (12.00%) Firewall
4 5 (10.00%) DHCP
4 5 (10.00%) VoIP
4 5 (10.00%) DNS
5 4 (8.00%) LAN
5 4 (8.00%) Network Security
5 4 (8.00%) Unified Communications
5 4 (8.00%) Internet
6 3 (6.00%) PABX
7 2 (4.00%) Wireless
7 2 (4.00%) TCP/IP
8 1 (2.00%) HTTPS
8 1 (2.00%) Intranet
8 1 (2.00%) Ethereal
8 1 (2.00%) Wireshark
8 1 (2.00%) Cisco Nexus
8 1 (2.00%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 7 (14.00%) Telecoms
2 4 (8.00%) Finance
3 1 (2.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (18.00%) Consultant
2 7 (14.00%) Team Leader
3 5 (10.00%) Analyst
3 5 (10.00%) Service Desk Team Leader
4 4 (8.00%) Voice Consultant
4 4 (8.00%) Linux Administrator
4 4 (8.00%) Systems Administrator
4 4 (8.00%) 2nd Line Support
4 4 (8.00%) Administrator
4 4 (8.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 4 (8.00%) Enterprise Consultant
4 4 (8.00%) Microsoft Consultant
5 3 (6.00%) Support Analyst
5 3 (6.00%) Project Manager
5 3 (6.00%) Exchange Engineer
5 3 (6.00%) VMware Engineer
5 3 (6.00%) AWS Engineer
5 3 (6.00%) Citrix Engineer
6 2 (4.00%) Infrastructure Support Team Leader
6 2 (4.00%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.00%) Web Services
1 1 (2.00%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.00%) Clustering
2 5 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (8.00%) Video Conferencing
4 3 (6.00%) PMI
5 2 (4.00%) Computer Science
5 2 (4.00%) Handset
6 1 (2.00%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (2.00%) Fat Client
6 1 (2.00%) Smartphone
6 1 (2.00%) NHS
6 1 (2.00%) Thin Client
6 1 (2.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 28 (56.00%) Windows
2 13 (26.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 11 (22.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 10 (20.00%) Windows 7
5 7 (14.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (14.00%) Linux
6 4 (8.00%) CentOS
6 4 (8.00%) VMS
7 3 (6.00%) Windows 8
8 2 (4.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (4.00%) Windows XP
9 1 (2.00%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (26.00%) ITIL
2 8 (16.00%) Migration
3 7 (14.00%) Project Management
4 5 (10.00%) Service Management
4 5 (10.00%) ITSM
5 4 (8.00%) Incident Management
6 3 (6.00%) Supplier Management
6 3 (6.00%) PRINCE2
6 3 (6.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (6.00%) Change Management
7 2 (4.00%) Information Security
8 1 (2.00%) Disaster Recovery
8 1 (2.00%) Service Delivery
8 1 (2.00%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 8 (16.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (6.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (6.00%) ITIL Certification
1 3 (6.00%) PMI Certification
1 3 (6.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (4.00%) MCTS
2 2 (4.00%) MCITP
2 2 (4.00%) Degree
2 2 (4.00%) MCSE
2 2 (4.00%) MCSA
3 1 (2.00%) CCNP
3 1 (2.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 25 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 9 (18.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (16.00%) XenApp
4 7 (14.00%) XenDesktop
5 4 (8.00%) Hyper-V
6 1 (2.00%) Terminal Server
6 1 (2.00%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (2.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (6.00%) Norton AntiVirus
1 3 (6.00%) SCDPM
2 2 (4.00%) AirWatch
2 2 (4.00%) SCOM
3 1 (2.00%) HP Data Protector
3 1 (2.00%) OpenView
Vendors
1 31 (62.00%) Microsoft
2 12 (24.00%) Citrix
3 11 (22.00%) VMware
4 9 (18.00%) HP
5 7 (14.00%) 3PAR
6 5 (10.00%) Brocade
7 4 (8.00%) Red Hat
7 4 (8.00%) McAfee
8 3 (6.00%) Sophos
8 3 (6.00%) Clearswift
8 3 (6.00%) Symantec
8 3 (6.00%) Avaya
8 3 (6.00%) Proofpoint
9 2 (4.00%) Cisco
10 1 (2.00%) Mitel
10 1 (2.00%) Altiris
10 1 (2.00%) Blue Coat
10 1 (2.00%) Juniper
10 1 (2.00%) Lotus
10 1 (2.00%) CheckPoint
Hertfordshire
Harrington Boyd
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Peterborough
Quantica Technology - London
Posted: 22 days ago