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 22 August 2014 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 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Lync
Rank 50 - 45
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Lync 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 0.21% - 0.23%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.09% - 1.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£405 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £325 £388
% change year-on-year
+12.30% -16.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £27.00 £25.49
% change year-on-year
-44.44% +5.94%
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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
92 20 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 19.62% 8.97% 18.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 10 56
Average daily rate £375 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £294 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £403 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 2
Average hourly rate £10.50 £19.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.73% -5.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%

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
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 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (50.00%) Office 365
2 1 (50.00%) Lumension
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) Trustwave
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (50.00%) iPad
2 1 (50.00%) Client/Server
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (50.00%) VPN
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) SAN
2 1 (50.00%) Apple
2 1 (50.00%) MOM
2 1 (50.00%) Symantec
2 1 (50.00%) Remedy
2 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Military

Lync
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (50.00%) VPN
1 1 (50.00%) SAN
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
General
1 1 (50.00%) Military
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Messaging Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) iPad
1 1 (50.00%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Monitoring
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
1 1 (50.00%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) DV Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) MOM
1 1 (50.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Lumension
2 1 (50.00%) Trustwave
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) Apple
2 1 (50.00%) Symantec
2 1 (50.00%) Remedy
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
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