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 18 September 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Lync
Rank 87 93 105
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +12
Contract jobs citing Lync 28 11 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 1.33% 0.65% 0.55%
As % of the Application Platforms category 7.04% 3.24% 2.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 10 7
Average daily rate
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£325 £350 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +12.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £320 £247
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £408 £366
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £320 £375
% change year-on-year
+17.18% -14.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.99 £26.00 £24.97
% change year-on-year
-34.65% +4.12%
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
398 340 471
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 18.94% 20.02% 23.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 212 192 254
Average daily rate £338 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £209
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £438 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £335 £335
% change year-on-year
+5.97% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 9 25
Average hourly rate £22.00 £16.63 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.33% -52.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.15 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.90 £22.85 £43.48
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.52 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-5.48% -2.55%

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 September 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 September 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 - 9 £325 - 1
Fareham - 1 - - 3
Havant - - - -
Southampton - - - - 1
Lync
South East

Lync
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 (85.71%) Windows
2 22 (52.38%) Active Directory
2 22 (52.38%) Windows Server 2008
3 21 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 20 (47.62%) MS Exchange
5 19 (45.24%) VMware
6 17 (40.48%) Microsoft
7 15 (35.71%) Security Cleared
8 13 (30.95%) PowerShell
9 12 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
10 11 (26.19%) SC Cleared
11 10 (23.81%) ITIL
12 9 (21.43%) vSphere
13 8 (19.05%) XenApp
13 8 (19.05%) Windows 7
13 8 (19.05%) Windows Server 2012
13 8 (19.05%) Citrix
13 8 (19.05%) SharePoint
14 7 (16.67%) SAN
14 7 (16.67%) Finance
15 6 (14.29%) Migration
15 6 (14.29%) Cisco
15 6 (14.29%) MS Excel
15 6 (14.29%) VBScript
15 6 (14.29%) NetScaler
15 6 (14.29%) Infrastructure Management
15 6 (14.29%) XenServer
15 6 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
15 6 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2003
15 6 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007

Lync
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 20 (47.62%) MS Exchange
2 12 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (19.05%) SharePoint
4 6 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2003
4 6 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
5 5 (11.90%) IIS
6 4 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (4.76%) Office Communications Server
8 1 (2.38%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 6 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.38%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (11.90%) Office 365
2 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.38%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (16.67%) SAN
2 6 (14.29%) NetScaler
3 4 (9.52%) DNS
4 3 (7.14%) DHCP
5 1 (2.38%) LAN
5 1 (2.38%) WAN
5 1 (2.38%) H.323
5 1 (2.38%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.52%) EDMS
General
1 7 (16.67%) Finance
2 3 (7.14%) Financial Institution
3 2 (4.76%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.76%) Military
Job Titles
1 11 (26.19%) Analyst
2 5 (11.90%) Consultant
2 5 (11.90%) Server Analyst
2 5 (11.90%) Exchange Engineer
3 4 (9.52%) Business Analyst
3 4 (9.52%) Support Engineer
4 3 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (7.14%) Citrix Consultant
4 3 (7.14%) Build Engineer
5 2 (4.76%) Senior Server Analyst
5 2 (4.76%) Migration Engineer
5 2 (4.76%) Design Engineer
5 2 (4.76%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (2.38%) Network Analyst
6 1 (2.38%) 3rd Line Support
6 1 (2.38%) Support Analyst
6 1 (2.38%) 1st Line Support
6 1 (2.38%) IT Consultant
6 1 (2.38%) Senior Consultant
6 1 (2.38%) Help Desk Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.38%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.90%) Clustering
2 2 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.38%) PKI
3 1 (2.38%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (2.38%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.38%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 36 (85.71%) Windows
2 22 (52.38%) Windows Server 2008
3 21 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (19.05%) Windows 7
4 8 (19.05%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.38%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (23.81%) ITIL
2 6 (14.29%) Migration
2 6 (14.29%) Infrastructure Management
3 5 (11.90%) Project Management
3 5 (11.90%) Unit Testing
4 4 (9.52%) Time Management
4 4 (9.52%) Business Analysis
4 4 (9.52%) Incident Management
5 3 (7.14%) Release Management
5 3 (7.14%) QMS
5 3 (7.14%) Service Management
5 3 (7.14%) Change Management
5 3 (7.14%) MOF
6 2 (4.76%) Build Automation
6 2 (4.76%) Coaching
6 2 (4.76%) Process Management
6 2 (4.76%) Service Delivery
6 2 (4.76%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (2.38%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 1 (2.38%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 13 (30.95%) PowerShell
2 6 (14.29%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 15 (35.71%) Security Cleared
2 11 (26.19%) SC Cleared
3 4 (9.52%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (7.14%) MCITP
4 3 (7.14%) Degree
4 3 (7.14%) MCSE
5 2 (4.76%) DV Cleared
6 1 (2.38%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (7.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (7.14%) ISO 9001
2 3 (7.14%) SLA
2 3 (7.14%) BS7799
System Software
1 22 (52.38%) Active Directory
2 9 (21.43%) vSphere
3 8 (19.05%) XenApp
4 6 (14.29%) XenServer
4 6 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (11.90%) VMware ESX
6 1 (2.38%) Hyper-V
6 1 (2.38%) XenDesktop
6 1 (2.38%) UAG
6 1 (2.38%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (9.52%) MOM
1 4 (9.52%) Backup Exec
2 3 (7.14%) WSUS
2 3 (7.14%) SCOM
3 1 (2.38%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 19 (45.24%) VMware
2 17 (40.48%) Microsoft
3 8 (19.05%) Citrix
4 6 (14.29%) Cisco
5 5 (11.90%) Remedy
6 4 (9.52%) Symantec
6 4 (9.52%) Lumension
7 1 (2.38%) Verint
7 1 (2.38%) RightFax
7 1 (2.38%) Avaya
7 1 (2.38%) Siebel
7 1 (2.38%) HP
7 1 (2.38%) EMC
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