The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 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 Hampshire 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Lync
Rank 93 102 93
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -9
Contract jobs citing Lync 23 4 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 1.13% 0.23% 0.67%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.74% 1.25% 3.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 4 6
Average daily rate
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£313 £388 £283
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.35% +37.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £337 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £456 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £328 £380
% change year-on-year
+3.05% -13.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Average hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £26.25 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-42.85% +0.96%
Application Platforms Category
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
401 319 374
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 19.68% 18.22% 20.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 235 184 208
Average daily rate £350 £320 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £456
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 16 24
Average hourly rate £23.75 £17.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.71% -50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £11.00 £13.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.05 £48.25 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.84 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-11.36% -5.00%
Lync
South East

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 - 4 £330 - 2
Fareham - 1 - - 1
Portsmouth - 1 £405 -
Southampton - - - -
Winchester - - - -
Lync
South East

Lync
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 32 (91.43%) Windows
2 21 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 20 (57.14%) Active Directory
4 18 (51.43%) Windows Server 2003
5 17 (48.57%) Security Cleared
6 16 (45.71%) SC Cleared
6 16 (45.71%) VMware
7 15 (42.86%) Microsoft
7 15 (42.86%) MS Exchange
8 10 (28.57%) vSphere
9 9 (25.71%) ITIL
10 8 (22.86%) PowerShell
11 7 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
12 6 (17.14%) VMware Infrastructure
12 6 (17.14%) Finance
12 6 (17.14%) Migration
13 5 (14.29%) Clustering
13 5 (14.29%) SharePoint
13 5 (14.29%) VBScript
13 5 (14.29%) Cisco
13 5 (14.29%) DNS
13 5 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
13 5 (14.29%) Unit Testing
13 5 (14.29%) VMware ESX
13 5 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2003
13 5 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
14 4 (11.43%) MCITP
14 4 (11.43%) Office Communications Server
14 4 (11.43%) XenApp
14 4 (11.43%) SharePoint 2010

Lync
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 15 (42.86%) MS Exchange
2 7 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (14.29%) SharePoint
3 5 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2003
3 5 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (11.43%) Office Communications Server
4 4 (11.43%) SharePoint 2010
5 3 (8.57%) IIS
5 3 (8.57%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (2.86%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 4 (11.43%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.71%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.71%) Office 365
2 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (14.29%) DNS
2 4 (11.43%) SAN
3 3 (8.57%) VoIP
3 3 (8.57%) DHCP
3 3 (8.57%) Unified Communications
3 3 (8.57%) NetScaler
4 2 (5.71%) Wireless
5 1 (2.86%) Softswitch
5 1 (2.86%) HTTP
5 1 (2.86%) TCP/IP
5 1 (2.86%) SMTP
5 1 (2.86%) ISDN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.43%) EDMS
General
1 6 (17.14%) Finance
2 3 (8.57%) Military
2 3 (8.57%) Telecoms
3 2 (5.71%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 5 (14.29%) Analyst
1 5 (14.29%) Support Engineer
1 5 (14.29%) Server Analyst
1 5 (14.29%) Exchange Engineer
2 3 (8.57%) Build Engineer
3 2 (5.71%) Senior Server Analyst
3 2 (5.71%) Developer
3 2 (5.71%) SharePoint Developer
3 2 (5.71%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (5.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (5.71%) Migration Engineer
3 2 (5.71%) Consultant
3 2 (5.71%) Design Engineer
4 1 (2.86%) Help Desk Support
4 1 (2.86%) IT Support Engineer
4 1 (2.86%) Citrix Consultant
4 1 (2.86%) Server Engineer
4 1 (2.86%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 1 (2.86%) Help Desk Engineer
4 1 (2.86%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.29%) Clustering
2 1 (2.86%) PKI
2 1 (2.86%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (2.86%) Blackberry
2 1 (2.86%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.86%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 32 (91.43%) Windows
2 21 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 18 (51.43%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (11.43%) Windows 7
4 4 (11.43%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.86%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (25.71%) ITIL
2 6 (17.14%) Migration
3 5 (14.29%) Unit Testing
4 4 (11.43%) Project Management
5 3 (8.57%) Service Management
5 3 (8.57%) Time Management
5 3 (8.57%) QMS
5 3 (8.57%) MOF
5 3 (8.57%) Release Management
5 3 (8.57%) Infrastructure Management
6 2 (5.71%) Build Automation
6 2 (5.71%) Process Management
7 1 (2.86%) Service Delivery
7 1 (2.86%) Change Management
7 1 (2.86%) Identity Management
7 1 (2.86%) Online Security
7 1 (2.86%) Incident Management
7 1 (2.86%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 8 (22.86%) PowerShell
2 5 (14.29%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 17 (48.57%) Security Cleared
2 16 (45.71%) SC Cleared
3 5 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (11.43%) MCITP
4 4 (11.43%) MCSE
5 3 (8.57%) Degree
6 2 (5.71%) DV Cleared
7 1 (2.86%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (2.86%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.57%) ISO 9001
1 3 (8.57%) SLA
1 3 (8.57%) BS7799
1 3 (8.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 3 (8.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.86%) QA
System Software
1 20 (57.14%) Active Directory
2 10 (28.57%) vSphere
3 6 (17.14%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (14.29%) VMware ESX
5 4 (11.43%) XenApp
6 3 (8.57%) XenServer
6 3 (8.57%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (2.86%) UAG
7 1 (2.86%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (8.57%) WSUS
1 3 (8.57%) SCOM
2 2 (5.71%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (2.86%) MOM
3 1 (2.86%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 16 (45.71%) VMware
2 15 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 5 (14.29%) Cisco
4 4 (11.43%) HP
4 4 (11.43%) Citrix
5 3 (8.57%) EMC
6 2 (5.71%) Remedy
7 1 (2.86%) Siebel
7 1 (2.86%) Avaya
7 1 (2.86%) Symantec
7 1 (2.86%) Sonus
7 1 (2.86%) Lumension
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