The table below looks at the statistics for Live Communications Server skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Live Communications Server over the 3 months to 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office Live Communications Server
Rank - - 521
Contract jobs citing Live Communications Server 0 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England - - 0.007%
As % of the Application Platforms category - - 0.040%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Average daily rate
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- - £210
UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Application Platforms Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
9028 8314 7573
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 18.35% 17.33% 17.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 5701 5224 4334
Average daily rate £375 £375 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 316 291 437
Average hourly rate £20.09 £18.00 £21.34
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.62% -15.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £42.50 £42.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.19 £17.25 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+17.01% -9.21%

Live Communications Server
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Live Communications Server Jobs Demand Trend in England

Live Communications Server
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Live Communications Server across the England region.

Live Communications Server Daily Rate Trend in England

Live Communications Server
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Live Communications Server across the England region.

Live Communications Server Hourly Rate Trend in England

Live Communications Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Live 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 Live Communications Server.

1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (83.33%) MS Exchange
3 4 (66.67%) PBX
3 4 (66.67%) PSTN
3 4 (66.67%) DNS
3 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
3 4 (66.67%) RTP
3 4 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (66.67%) Network Load Balancing
3 4 (66.67%) Lync
4 3 (50.00%) PKI
4 3 (50.00%) Nortel
4 3 (50.00%) Avaya
4 3 (50.00%) Lotus
4 3 (50.00%) Cisco
4 3 (50.00%) IIS
4 3 (50.00%) ITIL
5 2 (33.33%) Blackberry
5 2 (33.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (33.33%) MCTS
5 2 (33.33%) MCITP
5 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (33.33%) Windows XP
5 2 (33.33%) Degree
5 2 (33.33%) Service Management
5 2 (33.33%) Clustering
5 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (33.33%) High Availability
5 2 (33.33%) DV Cleared

Live Communications Server
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Live 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 Live Communications Server. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (83.33%) MS Exchange
2 4 (66.67%) Lync
3 3 (50.00%) IIS
4 2 (33.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (16.67%) GroupWise
5 1 (16.67%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) PBX
1 4 (66.67%) PSTN
1 4 (66.67%) DNS
1 4 (66.67%) RTP
2 1 (16.67%) Unified Communications
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Support Engineer
2 3 (50.00%) Messaging Engineer
2 3 (50.00%) Messaging Support Engineer
2 3 (50.00%) Field Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Field Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Exchange Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) PKI
2 2 (33.33%) Blackberry
2 2 (33.33%) Clustering
3 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (16.67%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
1 4 (66.67%) Network Load Balancing
2 3 (50.00%) ITIL
3 2 (33.33%) Service Management
3 2 (33.33%) High Availability
3 2 (33.33%) Customer Engagement
4 1 (16.67%) Release Management
4 1 (16.67%) Incident Management
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (33.33%) MCTS
1 2 (33.33%) MCITP
1 2 (33.33%) Degree
1 2 (33.33%) DV Cleared
1 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Nortel
1 3 (50.00%) Avaya
1 3 (50.00%) Lotus
1 3 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (16.67%) Novell
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft