The first table below looks at the demand for Lync skills in IT contracts advertised for the Gloucestershire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Lync over the 3 months to 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Application Platforms category for the Gloucestershire region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Lync
Rank 41 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Lync 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 0.76% - -
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.37% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate £400 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £410 £350
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +17.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.25 £16.50 £22.88
% change year-on-year
+10.60% -27.86%
Application Platforms Category
Gloucestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
89 42 102
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 22.47% 12.43% 13.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 20 56
Average daily rate £350 £450 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% +28.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £300 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 0
Average hourly rate £20.00 £24.75 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.19% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-5.26% -2.56%
Lync
South West

Lync
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Lync Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

Lync
Contract Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Lync within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Vacancies
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Lync
South West

Lync
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) SharePoint
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (66.67%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) Supplier Management
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco IPT
2 1 (33.33%) Polycom
2 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) iPad
2 1 (33.33%) Unified Communications
2 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Improvement
2 1 (33.33%) Office 365
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (33.33%) Trustwave
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (33.33%) Service Management
2 1 (33.33%) Quality Management
2 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
2 1 (33.33%) Firewall
2 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) Nortel
2 1 (33.33%) Apple
2 1 (33.33%) Client/Server
2 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange

Lync
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 2 (66.67%) SharePoint
2 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco IPT
1 1 (33.33%) Unified Communications
1 1 (33.33%) Firewall
1 1 (33.33%) LAN
1 1 (33.33%) WLAN
1 1 (33.33%) WAN
1 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
1 1 (33.33%) VPN
General
1 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Messaging Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Active Directory Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) iPad
1 1 (33.33%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) Supplier Management
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Improvement
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (33.33%) Service Management
2 1 (33.33%) Quality Management
2 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Polycom
2 1 (33.33%) Trustwave
2 1 (33.33%) Nortel
2 1 (33.33%) Apple
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco
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