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 28 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Lync
Rank 110 133 105
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -28
Contract jobs citing Lync 35 15 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.12% 0.48% 0.76%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.43% 2.49% 4.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 12 10
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£320 £130 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+146.15% -52.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £110 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £546 £298
UK excluding London average daily rate £328 £365 £325
% change year-on-year
-10.27% +12.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -44.44%
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
645 603 402
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 20.68% 19.22% 16.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 378 376 165
Average daily rate £350 £399 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.28% +14.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £225 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £515
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 43 39
Average hourly rate £29.50 £22.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.09% -12.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £10.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £34.50 £38.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -9.32%

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 28 August 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 28 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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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
Norfolk +29 18 £320 -19.59% 1
Cambridgeshire -7 9 £425 +254.16% 2
Hertfordshire +3 4 £120 -70.00% 2
Essex -2 2 - -
Suffolk - 2 £350 - 2
Bedfordshire - 1 - -
Lync
England

Lync
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 45 (73.77%) Microsoft
2 33 (54.10%) Office 365
3 24 (39.34%) Microsoft Certification
4 21 (34.43%) Migration
5 20 (32.79%) MS Office
6 19 (31.15%) Skype
7 17 (27.87%) Windows
8 16 (26.23%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 15 (24.59%) Mobile Device Management
10 12 (19.67%) SharePoint
11 11 (18.03%) Active Directory
12 10 (16.39%) MS Exchange
13 9 (14.75%) MS Excel
14 8 (13.11%) Citrix
15 7 (11.48%) Project Management
15 7 (11.48%) PRINCE2
15 7 (11.48%) MCSE
15 7 (11.48%) Unified Communications
16 6 (9.84%) Windows Server 2012
16 6 (9.84%) SharePoint 2010
16 6 (9.84%) Windows Server 2008
16 6 (9.84%) Hyper-V
16 6 (9.84%) Security Cleared
16 6 (9.84%) MCITP
16 6 (9.84%) Stakeholder Management
16 6 (9.84%) Firewall
16 6 (9.84%) SQL
16 6 (9.84%) TCP/IP
16 6 (9.84%) PMI
16 6 (9.84%) PMI Certification

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 16 (26.23%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 12 (19.67%) SharePoint
3 10 (16.39%) MS Exchange
4 6 (9.84%) SharePoint 2010
5 5 (8.20%) SharePoint 2013
6 4 (6.56%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (4.92%) IIS
8 2 (3.28%) IBM Notes
8 2 (3.28%) LiveLink
8 2 (3.28%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (3.28%) Office Communications Server
9 1 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 20 (32.79%) MS Office
2 9 (14.75%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.64%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.64%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (3.28%) Agresso
1 2 (3.28%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.64%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 33 (54.10%) Office 365
2 5 (8.20%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (3.28%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (1.64%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (31.15%) Skype
2 7 (11.48%) Unified Communications
3 6 (9.84%) Firewall
3 6 (9.84%) TCP/IP
4 5 (8.20%) PABX
5 4 (6.56%) Internet
5 4 (6.56%) Wireless
6 3 (4.92%) HTTPS
6 3 (4.92%) Intranet
6 3 (4.92%) PBX
7 2 (3.28%) VoIP
7 2 (3.28%) WAN
7 2 (3.28%) DNS
8 1 (1.64%) LAN
8 1 (1.64%) VPN
8 1 (1.64%) DHCP
8 1 (1.64%) PSTN
8 1 (1.64%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (3.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 2 (3.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (1.64%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (1.64%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.64%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.64%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (1.64%) JIRA
General
1 3 (4.92%) Finance
2 2 (3.28%) Retail
3 1 (1.64%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 13 (21.31%) Office 365 Engineer
2 12 (19.67%) Consultant
3 9 (14.75%) Design Engineer
4 8 (13.11%) Project Manager
5 7 (11.48%) Implementation Engineer
6 6 (9.84%) Analyst
7 5 (8.20%) Support Engineer
7 5 (8.20%) Unified Communications Manager
8 4 (6.56%) Microsoft Consultant
8 4 (6.56%) Support Analyst
8 4 (6.56%) Voice Consultant
8 4 (6.56%) Enterprise Consultant
9 3 (4.92%) Communications Manager
9 3 (4.92%) IT Project Manager
9 3 (4.92%) Applications Packager
9 3 (4.92%) 1st Line Support
9 3 (4.92%) Support Technician
9 3 (4.92%) Applications Support
9 3 (4.92%) Cloud Consultant
9 3 (4.92%) 1st Line Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.28%) .NET
1 2 (3.28%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.84%) PMI
2 4 (6.56%) Data Centre
3 2 (3.28%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (3.28%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.28%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.64%) Replication
4 1 (1.64%) Fat Client
4 1 (1.64%) Thin Client
4 1 (1.64%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.64%) HP Storage
4 1 (1.64%) HP StoreVirtual
Operating Systems
1 17 (27.87%) Windows
2 6 (9.84%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (9.84%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (8.20%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (6.56%) Linux
5 3 (4.92%) Windows 7
6 2 (3.28%) Apple iOS
6 2 (3.28%) Mac OS X
6 2 (3.28%) Android
6 2 (3.28%) Windows Phone
7 1 (1.64%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (34.43%) Migration
2 15 (24.59%) Mobile Device Management
3 7 (11.48%) Project Management
3 7 (11.48%) PRINCE2
4 6 (9.84%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (8.20%) ITIL
5 5 (8.20%) Supplier Management
6 4 (6.56%) Information Security
7 3 (4.92%) Asset Management
7 3 (4.92%) Workflow
8 2 (3.28%) CRM
8 2 (3.28%) Change Management
8 2 (3.28%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (3.28%) ITSM
8 2 (3.28%) Release Management
8 2 (3.28%) Data Protection
8 2 (3.28%) Information Architecture
8 2 (3.28%) Change Control
9 1 (1.64%) Requirements Analysis
9 1 (1.64%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 6 (9.84%) SQL
2 3 (4.92%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.64%) C
Qualifications
1 24 (39.34%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (11.48%) MCSE
3 6 (9.84%) PMI Certification
3 6 (9.84%) MCITP
3 6 (9.84%) Security Cleared
4 3 (4.92%) Degree
4 3 (4.92%) MCTS
4 3 (4.92%) MCSA
5 2 (3.28%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (3.28%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.64%) PMP
6 1 (1.64%) MCP
6 1 (1.64%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.92%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (18.03%) Active Directory
2 6 (9.84%) Hyper-V
3 4 (6.56%) XenApp
4 3 (4.92%) Terminal Server
4 3 (4.92%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (3.28%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (1.64%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 1 (1.64%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 3 (4.92%) SCOM
2 2 (3.28%) SCCM
2 2 (3.28%) AirWatch
3 1 (1.64%) FortiGate
3 1 (1.64%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 1 (1.64%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (1.64%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 45 (73.77%) Microsoft
2 8 (13.11%) Citrix
3 4 (6.56%) Cisco
4 3 (4.92%) VMware
5 2 (3.28%) Lotus
5 2 (3.28%) Apple
5 2 (3.28%) Symantec
6 1 (1.64%) Remedy
6 1 (1.64%) Sophos
6 1 (1.64%) Avaya
6 1 (1.64%) NetApp
6 1 (1.64%) HP
6 1 (1.64%) Altiris
6 1 (1.64%) Fortinet
6 1 (1.64%) Riverbed
6 1 (1.64%) Exinda
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