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 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Lync
Rank 109 91 89
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -2
Contract jobs citing Lync 14 14 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.69% 0.81% 0.29%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.72% 4.46% 1.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 6 2
Average daily rate
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£300 £438 £231
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.42% +89.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £242 £360 £136
10% offered a daily rate of more than £377 £463 £326
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £425 £365
% change year-on-year
-23.52% +16.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £27.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-35.77% +55.71%
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
376 314 218
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 18.65% 18.14% 15.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 198 167 110
Average daily rate £355 £358 £373
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.69% -4.02%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £246 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £460 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 13 15
Average hourly rate £21.00 £25.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.00% +42.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.30 £12.80 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £155.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.50 £18.59
% change year-on-year
-2.70% -0.48%

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 26 January 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 26 January 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Southampton -10 3 £300 -36.84% 1
Hook - 1 £323 -
Basingstoke - 1 £400 - 2
Portsmouth - 1 - -
Ringwood - - - -
Petersfield - - - -
Farnborough - - - -
Lync
South East

Lync
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 27 (61.36%) Windows
2 22 (50.00%) MS Exchange
3 19 (43.18%) Microsoft
3 19 (43.18%) Active Directory
4 17 (38.64%) VMware
4 17 (38.64%) Windows Server 2008
5 15 (34.09%) Windows Server 2003
6 14 (31.82%) Exchange Server 2010
7 11 (25.00%) SharePoint
8 9 (20.45%) VMware Infrastructure
8 9 (20.45%) PowerShell
8 9 (20.45%) Security Cleared
9 8 (18.18%) Finance
9 8 (18.18%) MS Excel
9 8 (18.18%) Cisco
10 7 (15.91%) Microsoft Certification
10 7 (15.91%) Citrix
10 7 (15.91%) Windows 7
11 6 (13.64%) SC Cleared
11 6 (13.64%) Migration
11 6 (13.64%) SAN
11 6 (13.64%) ITIL
11 6 (13.64%) Office 365
11 6 (13.64%) Windows Server 2012
12 5 (11.36%) Unified Communications
12 5 (11.36%) VBScript
12 5 (11.36%) MCSE
12 5 (11.36%) LAN
12 5 (11.36%) WAN
12 5 (11.36%) XenApp

Lync
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 22 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 14 (31.82%) Exchange Server 2010
3 11 (25.00%) SharePoint
4 5 (11.36%) Exchange Server 2003
4 5 (11.36%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (6.82%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (4.55%) IIS
7 1 (2.27%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (2.27%) Office Communications Server
7 1 (2.27%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 8 (18.18%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.82%) MS Office
3 1 (2.27%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.27%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (2.27%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (13.64%) Office 365
2 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.27%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.27%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (13.64%) SAN
2 5 (11.36%) Unified Communications
2 5 (11.36%) LAN
2 5 (11.36%) WAN
3 3 (6.82%) NetScaler
4 2 (4.55%) VPN
4 2 (4.55%) ADSL
4 2 (4.55%) H.323
4 2 (4.55%) Firewall
5 1 (2.27%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (2.27%) Wireless
5 1 (2.27%) IP Telephony
5 1 (2.27%) Cisco ICM
5 1 (2.27%) Ethereal
5 1 (2.27%) Wireshark
5 1 (2.27%) Broadband
5 1 (2.27%) VoIP
5 1 (2.27%) DNS
5 1 (2.27%) DHCP
5 1 (2.27%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.82%) EDMS
2 2 (4.55%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.27%) RDBMS
3 1 (2.27%) Relational Database
General
1 8 (18.18%) Finance
2 3 (6.82%) Financial Institution
3 2 (4.55%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.27%) Back Office
4 1 (2.27%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.27%) Advertising
4 1 (2.27%) Military
4 1 (2.27%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (29.55%) Analyst
2 7 (15.91%) Consultant
3 5 (11.36%) Business Analyst
3 5 (11.36%) Support Engineer
3 5 (11.36%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (11.36%) Exchange Engineer
3 5 (11.36%) Server Analyst
4 4 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support
5 3 (6.82%) Migration Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (4.55%) Senior Server Analyst
6 2 (4.55%) Citrix Consultant
6 2 (4.55%) Wintel Support
7 1 (2.27%) Technical Business Analyst
7 1 (2.27%) Cisco Engineer
7 1 (2.27%) Citrix Engineer
7 1 (2.27%) Implementation Engineer
7 1 (2.27%) Voice Specialist
7 1 (2.27%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 1 (2.27%) Telephony Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.27%) Web Services
1 1 (2.27%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.36%) Clustering
2 4 (9.09%) Video Conferencing
3 3 (6.82%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.27%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.27%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 27 (61.36%) Windows
2 17 (38.64%) Windows Server 2008
3 15 (34.09%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (15.91%) Windows 7
5 6 (13.64%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (2.27%) Windows 8
6 1 (2.27%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (2.27%) Windows Vista
6 1 (2.27%) Windows 2000
6 1 (2.27%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (13.64%) ITIL
1 6 (13.64%) Migration
2 5 (11.36%) Business Analysis
3 4 (9.09%) Network Monitoring
4 3 (6.82%) Infrastructure Management
4 3 (6.82%) Incident Management
4 3 (6.82%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (6.82%) Unit Testing
4 3 (6.82%) Time Management
5 2 (4.55%) CRM
5 2 (4.55%) Project Management
5 2 (4.55%) Service Delivery
5 2 (4.55%) Change Management
6 1 (2.27%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (2.27%) Service Management
6 1 (2.27%) ERP
6 1 (2.27%) MOF
6 1 (2.27%) QMS
6 1 (2.27%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 1 (2.27%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 9 (20.45%) PowerShell
2 5 (11.36%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 9 (20.45%) Security Cleared
2 7 (15.91%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (13.64%) SC Cleared
4 5 (11.36%) MCSE
5 2 (4.55%) CCNP
5 2 (4.55%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (4.55%) MCITP
5 2 (4.55%) MCP
6 1 (2.27%) Degree
6 1 (2.27%) DV Cleared
6 1 (2.27%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.09%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (2.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.27%) ISO 9001
2 1 (2.27%) BS7799
System Software
1 19 (43.18%) Active Directory
2 9 (20.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (11.36%) XenApp
3 5 (11.36%) VMware ESX
4 3 (6.82%) vSphere
4 3 (6.82%) XenServer
5 1 (2.27%) XenDesktop
5 1 (2.27%) Hyper-V
5 1 (2.27%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 5 (11.36%) SCOM
2 4 (9.09%) Backup Exec
3 3 (6.82%) MOM
3 3 (6.82%) Cisco UCCE
4 1 (2.27%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (2.27%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (2.27%) WSUS
Vendors
1 19 (43.18%) Microsoft
2 17 (38.64%) VMware
3 8 (18.18%) Cisco
4 7 (15.91%) Citrix
5 4 (9.09%) Symantec
5 4 (9.09%) Remedy
6 3 (6.82%) Lumension
7 2 (4.55%) Verint
7 2 (4.55%) RightFax
8 1 (2.27%) Mitel
8 1 (2.27%) Blue Coat
8 1 (2.27%) Fortinet
8 1 (2.27%) LANDesk
8 1 (2.27%) F5
8 1 (2.27%) McAfee
8 1 (2.27%) Wyse
8 1 (2.27%) CheckPoint
8 1 (2.27%) Adobe
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