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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Lync
Rank 96 106 107
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +1
Contract jobs citing Lync 24 16 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 1.14% 0.79% 0.23%
As % of the Application Platforms category 6.20% 3.96% 1.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 13 4
Average daily rate
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£306 £310 £383
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.20% -18.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £261 £125 £337
10% offered a daily rate of more than £401 £333 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
- -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £24.50
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -38.77%
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
387 404 323
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 18.37% 19.85% 18.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 270 238 185
Average daily rate £363 £353 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.83% +4.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £261 £245 £242
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £358 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+2.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 9 21
Average hourly rate £22.50 £42.50 £25.49
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.05% +66.74%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £15.00 £14.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.03 £52.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £16.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+27.27% -15.38%

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 3 July 2015.

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 3 July 2015. 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
Farnborough - 6 £388 -
Southampton -2 2 £300 -25.92% 3
Hook -4 1 £275 -12.00%
Lync
South East

Lync
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 15 (41.67%) Windows
2 14 (38.89%) MS Exchange
3 13 (36.11%) Exchange Server 2010
4 11 (30.56%) Active Directory
4 11 (30.56%) VMware
4 11 (30.56%) SCOM
5 10 (27.78%) Microsoft
5 10 (27.78%) Security Cleared
5 10 (27.78%) Unified Communications
6 9 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 8 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
7 8 (22.22%) SharePoint
7 8 (22.22%) Video Conferencing
7 8 (22.22%) SC Cleared
8 7 (19.44%) PowerShell
8 7 (19.44%) MCSE
8 7 (19.44%) ITIL
9 6 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
9 6 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
10 5 (13.89%) Migration
10 5 (13.89%) MS Excel
11 4 (11.11%) VBScript
11 4 (11.11%) MS Office
11 4 (11.11%) Remedy
11 4 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2007
11 4 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2003
11 4 (11.11%) Office Communications Server
11 4 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
11 4 (11.11%) Office 365

Lync
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 14 (38.89%) MS Exchange
2 13 (36.11%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (22.22%) SharePoint
4 4 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2003
4 4 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (11.11%) Office Communications Server
5 3 (8.33%) IIS
6 2 (5.56%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (2.78%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (2.78%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 5 (13.89%) MS Excel
2 4 (11.11%) MS Office
3 2 (5.56%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (5.56%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 4 (11.11%) Office 365
2 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (27.78%) Unified Communications
2 3 (8.33%) NetScaler
3 1 (2.78%) SAN
3 1 (2.78%) QSIG
3 1 (2.78%) H.323
3 1 (2.78%) Firewall
3 1 (2.78%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.56%) EDMS
General
1 1 (2.78%) Telecoms
1 1 (2.78%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 10 (27.78%) Support Engineer
2 8 (22.22%) Consultant
3 4 (11.11%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 4 (11.11%) Unified Communications Engineer
4 3 (8.33%) Exchange Engineer
4 3 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) Communications Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) Wintel Support
5 2 (5.56%) Exchange Consultant
5 2 (5.56%) 3rd Line Support
6 1 (2.78%) Administrator
6 1 (2.78%) Avaya Support Engineer
6 1 (2.78%) Architect
6 1 (2.78%) Avaya Engineer
6 1 (2.78%) Voice Engineer
6 1 (2.78%) Wintel Consultant
6 1 (2.78%) Technical Support
6 1 (2.78%) Systems Administrator
6 1 (2.78%) Technical Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 8 (22.22%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.78%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 15 (41.67%) Windows
2 9 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 9 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (19.44%) ITIL
2 5 (13.89%) Migration
3 4 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
3 4 (11.11%) Network Monitoring
4 3 (8.33%) Change Management
4 3 (8.33%) Infrastructure Management
4 3 (8.33%) Project Management
5 2 (5.56%) Service Management
5 2 (5.56%) CRM
5 2 (5.56%) Unit Testing
5 2 (5.56%) System Integration Testing
6 1 (2.78%) ITIL V3
6 1 (2.78%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 7 (19.44%) PowerShell
2 4 (11.11%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 10 (27.78%) Security Cleared
2 8 (22.22%) SC Cleared
2 8 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (19.44%) MCSE
4 1 (2.78%) MCP
4 1 (2.78%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (2.78%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.78%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (30.56%) Active Directory
2 6 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (8.33%) XenApp
3 3 (8.33%) XenServer
3 3 (8.33%) vSphere
4 1 (2.78%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.78%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 11 (30.56%) SCOM
2 2 (5.56%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (2.78%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (30.56%) VMware
2 10 (27.78%) Microsoft
3 4 (11.11%) Remedy
4 3 (8.33%) Dell Compellent
4 3 (8.33%) Dell
4 3 (8.33%) EMC
4 3 (8.33%) Citrix
4 3 (8.33%) Business Objects
4 3 (8.33%) NetApp
5 2 (5.56%) Avaya
5 2 (5.56%) BMC
5 2 (5.56%) SolarWinds
5 2 (5.56%) LANDesk
6 1 (2.78%) Polycom
6 1 (2.78%) Mercator
6 1 (2.78%) Cisco
Hampshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Connectus
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Hampshire
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: NEG
Posted: 9 days ago
Hampshire
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £250 - £280 per day
Posted: 16 days ago
Hampshire
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £330 - £350 per day + NEG
Posted: 16 days ago
Hampshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 22 days ago
Hampshire
Interquest - IQ Telecom
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 25 days ago