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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Lync
Rank 100 115 100
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -15
Contract jobs citing Lync 12 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.58% 0.12% 0.055%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.01% 0.65% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 0
Average daily rate £387 £408 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.12% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £387 £410 £350
% change year-on-year
-5.69% +17.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £22.88
% change year-on-year
- -27.86%
Application Platforms Category
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
399 307 303
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 19.22% 18.00% 16.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 254 182 150
Average daily rate £350 £338 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £186 £220 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £425 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 21 11
Average hourly rate £52.50 £15.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+250.00% -40.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%
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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Basingstoke - 2 £338 -
Southampton -10 1 £405 -0.61% 3
Fareham - 1 £255 -
Winchester - - - -
Farnborough - - - -
Lync
South East

Lync
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 19 (73.08%) Security Cleared
2 16 (61.54%) SC Cleared
2 16 (61.54%) Microsoft
3 14 (53.85%) Windows
4 12 (46.15%) Active Directory
5 9 (34.62%) Blackberry
5 9 (34.62%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 9 (34.62%) MS Exchange
6 7 (26.92%) VoIP
6 7 (26.92%) ITIL
6 7 (26.92%) Cisco
6 7 (26.92%) EMC
6 7 (26.92%) Migration
6 7 (26.92%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (23.08%) EMC NetWorker
7 6 (23.08%) VMware ESXi
7 6 (23.08%) Unified Communications
7 6 (23.08%) Wireless
8 5 (19.23%) Handset
8 5 (19.23%) VMware
8 5 (19.23%) MS Office
8 5 (19.23%) SharePoint
8 5 (19.23%) DNS
8 5 (19.23%) Exchange Server 2010
9 4 (15.38%) vSphere
9 4 (15.38%) SharePoint 2010
9 4 (15.38%) UAG
9 4 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2003
9 4 (15.38%) SCOM
9 4 (15.38%) PKI

Lync
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 9 (34.62%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 9 (34.62%) MS Exchange
2 5 (19.23%) SharePoint
2 5 (19.23%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (15.38%) SharePoint 2010
3 4 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (11.54%) Office Communications Server
5 2 (7.69%) IBM Notes
6 1 (3.85%) Lotus Domino
6 1 (3.85%) Quickr
Applications
1 5 (19.23%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.69%) Office 365
2 1 (3.85%) SaaS
2 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (26.92%) VoIP
2 6 (23.08%) Unified Communications
2 6 (23.08%) Wireless
3 5 (19.23%) DNS
4 1 (3.85%) ISDN
4 1 (3.85%) PBX
4 1 (3.85%) SMTP
4 1 (3.85%) HTTP
4 1 (3.85%) TCP/IP
4 1 (3.85%) SAN
4 1 (3.85%) Softswitch
General
1 3 (11.54%) Telecoms
2 2 (7.69%) Military
3 1 (3.85%) Aerospace
3 1 (3.85%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (15.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (11.54%) Support Engineer
2 3 (11.54%) Architect
2 3 (11.54%) Consultant
2 3 (11.54%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (7.69%) Mobile Software Engineer
3 2 (7.69%) Software Engineer
3 2 (7.69%) Developer
3 2 (7.69%) Technical Consultant
3 2 (7.69%) SharePoint Developer
3 2 (7.69%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 1 (3.85%) Migration Consultant
4 1 (3.85%) IT Support Engineer
4 1 (3.85%) Server Engineer
4 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
4 1 (3.85%) Storage Specialist
4 1 (3.85%) Windows Server Engineer
4 1 (3.85%) Exchange Consultant
4 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 9 (34.62%) Blackberry
2 5 (19.23%) Handset
3 4 (15.38%) PKI
4 2 (7.69%) Mobile App
5 1 (3.85%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 14 (53.85%) Windows
2 7 (26.92%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (11.54%) Android
4 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (3.85%) Windows XP
5 1 (3.85%) AIX
5 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (3.85%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (26.92%) ITIL
1 7 (26.92%) Migration
2 2 (7.69%) Project Management
2 2 (7.69%) Software Engineering
3 1 (3.85%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (3.85%) Supplier Management
3 1 (3.85%) Service Management
3 1 (3.85%) Identity Management
3 1 (3.85%) Online Security
3 1 (3.85%) ERP
3 1 (3.85%) PRINCE2
3 1 (3.85%) Performance Analysis
3 1 (3.85%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (3.85%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.85%) Korn
1 1 (3.85%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 19 (73.08%) Security Cleared
2 16 (61.54%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.85%) MCITP
3 1 (3.85%) MCSE
3 1 (3.85%) MCP
3 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (3.85%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (3.85%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) SLA
1 1 (3.85%) QA
System Software
1 12 (46.15%) Active Directory
2 6 (23.08%) VMware ESXi
3 4 (15.38%) vSphere
3 4 (15.38%) UAG
4 1 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (3.85%) Hyper-V
4 1 (3.85%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (23.08%) EMC NetWorker
2 4 (15.38%) SCOM
3 1 (3.85%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 16 (61.54%) Microsoft
2 7 (26.92%) Cisco
2 7 (26.92%) EMC
3 5 (19.23%) VMware
4 3 (11.54%) HP
5 2 (7.69%) Lotus
6 1 (3.85%) Symantec
6 1 (3.85%) Citrix
6 1 (3.85%) Avaya
6 1 (3.85%) Sonus
Fleet, Hampshire, United Kingdom
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Rate: Competitive
Posted: 25 days ago