The table below looks at the statistics for Lync skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hampshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Lync over the 3 months to 20 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Lync
Rank 87 97 102
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +5
Contract jobs citing Lync 28 3 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 1.36% 0.16% 0.62%
As % of the Application Platforms category 7.00% 0.90% 2.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 3 7
Average daily rate
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£325 £400 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% +29.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £336 £247
10% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £464 £386
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £325 £380
% change year-on-year
+12.30% -14.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £27.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-44.44% +3.84%
Lync
South East

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

Application Platforms Category
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
400 333 426
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 19.38% 18.15% 22.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 238 187 236
Average daily rate £350 £323 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.52% +0.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £230 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 16 22
Average hourly rate £21.50 £16.75 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.35% -52.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.25 £25.00 £44.50
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 Hampshire

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

Lync Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

Lync
Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Lync Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

Lync
Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Lync across the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014.

Lync Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

Lync
Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Lync across the Hampshire region.

Lync Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

Lync
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Lync within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 20 August 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
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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
Basingstoke - 6 £325 -
Fareham - 1 - - 1
Portsmouth - 1 £405 -
Winchester - 1 £350 -
Southampton - - - -
Lync
South East

Lync
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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 36 (90.00%) Windows
2 23 (57.50%) Active Directory
2 23 (57.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 21 (52.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 19 (47.50%) VMware
5 18 (45.00%) MS Exchange
6 17 (42.50%) Security Cleared
7 16 (40.00%) SC Cleared
8 14 (35.00%) Microsoft
9 13 (32.50%) PowerShell
10 12 (30.00%) vSphere
11 9 (22.50%) Exchange Server 2010
12 8 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
12 8 (20.00%) XenApp
12 8 (20.00%) Citrix
12 8 (20.00%) ITIL
13 7 (17.50%) Finance
13 7 (17.50%) Migration
14 6 (15.00%) VBScript
14 6 (15.00%) XenServer
14 6 (15.00%) VMware Infrastructure
14 6 (15.00%) Infrastructure Management
14 6 (15.00%) NetScaler
14 6 (15.00%) Exchange Server 2007
14 6 (15.00%) Exchange Server 2003
15 5 (12.50%) Unit Testing
15 5 (12.50%) IIS
15 5 (12.50%) MS Excel
15 5 (12.50%) SharePoint
15 5 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification

Lync
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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 18 (45.00%) MS Exchange
2 9 (22.50%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (15.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 6 (15.00%) Exchange Server 2003
4 5 (12.50%) IIS
4 5 (12.50%) SharePoint
5 4 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (10.00%) SharePoint 2010
6 3 (7.50%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 5 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.50%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.00%) Office 365
2 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.50%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (15.00%) NetScaler
2 4 (10.00%) SAN
2 4 (10.00%) DNS
3 3 (7.50%) DHCP
4 2 (5.00%) Unified Communications
5 1 (2.50%) HTTP
5 1 (2.50%) TCP/IP
5 1 (2.50%) LAN
5 1 (2.50%) VoIP
5 1 (2.50%) WAN
5 1 (2.50%) H.323
5 1 (2.50%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.00%) EDMS
General
1 7 (17.50%) Finance
2 3 (7.50%) Financial Institution
2 3 (7.50%) Military
3 2 (5.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (17.50%) Analyst
2 6 (15.00%) Consultant
3 5 (12.50%) Exchange Engineer
3 5 (12.50%) Server Analyst
4 4 (10.00%) Support Engineer
5 3 (7.50%) Build Engineer
5 3 (7.50%) Citrix Consultant
6 2 (5.00%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (5.00%) Migration Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) Design Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) Developer
6 2 (5.00%) Senior Server Analyst
6 2 (5.00%) SharePoint Developer
7 1 (2.50%) Help Desk Support Engineer
7 1 (2.50%) IT Support
7 1 (2.50%) Designer
7 1 (2.50%) Windows Server Engineer
7 1 (2.50%) Exchange Consultant
7 1 (2.50%) Server Engineer
7 1 (2.50%) Infrastructure Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.50%) Clustering
2 1 (2.50%) PKI
2 1 (2.50%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (2.50%) Client/Server
2 1 (2.50%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 36 (90.00%) Windows
2 23 (57.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 21 (52.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (10.00%) Windows 7
6 1 (2.50%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (20.00%) ITIL
2 7 (17.50%) Migration
3 6 (15.00%) Infrastructure Management
4 5 (12.50%) Unit Testing
4 5 (12.50%) Project Management
5 3 (7.50%) Release Management
5 3 (7.50%) Time Management
5 3 (7.50%) QMS
5 3 (7.50%) Change Management
5 3 (7.50%) MOF
5 3 (7.50%) Service Management
6 2 (5.00%) Process Management
6 2 (5.00%) Build Automation
7 1 (2.50%) Incident Management
7 1 (2.50%) CRM
7 1 (2.50%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (2.50%) Identity Management
7 1 (2.50%) Online Security
7 1 (2.50%) Business Continuity
7 1 (2.50%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 13 (32.50%) PowerShell
2 6 (15.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 17 (42.50%) Security Cleared
2 16 (40.00%) SC Cleared
3 5 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (10.00%) MCSE
4 4 (10.00%) MCITP
5 3 (7.50%) Degree
6 2 (5.00%) DV Cleared
7 1 (2.50%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (7.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (7.50%) ISO 9001
2 3 (7.50%) SLA
2 3 (7.50%) BS7799
3 1 (2.50%) QA
System Software
1 23 (57.50%) Active Directory
2 12 (30.00%) vSphere
3 8 (20.00%) XenApp
4 6 (15.00%) XenServer
4 6 (15.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (12.50%) VMware ESX
6 3 (7.50%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (2.50%) UAG
7 1 (2.50%) XenDesktop
7 1 (2.50%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (7.50%) WSUS
1 3 (7.50%) SCOM
2 1 (2.50%) Cisco UCCE
2 1 (2.50%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (2.50%) MOM
2 1 (2.50%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 19 (47.50%) VMware
2 14 (35.00%) Microsoft
3 8 (20.00%) Citrix
4 4 (10.00%) Cisco
4 4 (10.00%) HP
5 2 (5.00%) Remedy
5 2 (5.00%) EMC
6 1 (2.50%) Lumension
6 1 (2.50%) Verint
6 1 (2.50%) RightFax
6 1 (2.50%) Symantec
6 1 (2.50%) Avaya
6 1 (2.50%) Siebel
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