The table below looks at the statistics 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 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 47 52 -
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -
Contract jobs citing Lync 9 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 1.84% 0.22% -
As % of the Application Platforms category 10.98% 1.01% -
Number of daily rates quoted 9 1 0
Average daily rate
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£150 £405 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-62.96% -
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%
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South West

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

Application Platforms Category
Gloucestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
82 99 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 16.77% 21.57% 8.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 56 10
Average daily rate £368 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.00% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £185 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £414
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 5
Average hourly rate £13.70 £10.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.47% -44.73%
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 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

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Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Lync Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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Top 22 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 16 (100.00%) Windows
2 15 (93.75%) MS Excel
2 15 (93.75%) Migration
2 15 (93.75%) Windows XP
2 15 (93.75%) Asset Management
2 15 (93.75%) Programme Management
2 15 (93.75%) Windows 7
2 15 (93.75%) Windows 8
2 15 (93.75%) IT Asset Management
3 1 (6.25%) Office 365
3 1 (6.25%) SCCM
3 1 (6.25%) SCOM
3 1 (6.25%) PowerShell
3 1 (6.25%) Hyper-V
3 1 (6.25%) XenServer
3 1 (6.25%) MS Exchange
3 1 (6.25%) LAN
3 1 (6.25%) WAN
3 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
3 1 (6.25%) Citrix
3 1 (6.25%) VMware
3 1 (6.25%) SharePoint

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Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
1 1 (6.25%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 15 (93.75%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) LAN
1 1 (6.25%) WAN
Job Titles
1 1 (6.25%) Desktop Engineer
Operating Systems
1 16 (100.00%) Windows
2 15 (93.75%) Windows XP
2 15 (93.75%) Windows 7
2 15 (93.75%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (93.75%) Migration
1 15 (93.75%) Programme Management
1 15 (93.75%) Asset Management
1 15 (93.75%) IT Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) PowerShell
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
1 1 (6.25%) Hyper-V
1 1 (6.25%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) SCCM
1 1 (6.25%) SCOM
Vendors
1 1 (6.25%) Citrix
1 1 (6.25%) VMware