The table below looks at the statistics for Office Communications Server 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 Office Communications Server over the 3 months to 1 May 2016 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office Communications Server (OCS)
Rank 122 133 -
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -
Contract jobs citing Office Communications Server 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.039% 0.036% -
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.24% 0.16% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £426 £313 £450
% change year-on-year
+36.40% -30.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £13.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.00 £49.50 -
% change year-on-year
-73.73% -
Office Communications Server
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
416 612 564
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 16.40% 22.20% 18.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 232 353 264
Average daily rate £400 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £210 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 40 34
Average hourly rate £15.00 £23.50 £28.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.17% -17.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £43.00 £45.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £20.19 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-15.77% +15.34%

Office Communications Server
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

Office Communications Server Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Office Communications Server
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 Office Communications Server across the East of England region.

Office Communications Server Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

Office Communications Server
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 Office Communications Server across the East of England region.

Office Communications Server Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

Office Communications Server
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 Office Communications Server within the East of England region over the 3 months to 1 May 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +11 1 - -
Office Communications Server
England

Office Communications Server
Top 13 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the East of England region citing Office Communications Server 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 Office Communications Server.

1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) SLA
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Intranet
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) Skype for Business

Office Communications Server
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the East of England region citing Office Communications Server 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 Office Communications Server. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (100.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Intranet
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) 1st/2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support
1 1 (100.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) 2nd Line Support
1 1 (100.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Service Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Service Desk Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Service Desk Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Service Desk Support
1 1 (100.00%) Service Desk Support Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Support Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows XP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft