The table below looks at the statistics for Office Communications Server skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hampshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Office Communications Server over the 3 months to 1 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office Communications Server (OCS)
Rank 116 121 116
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -5
Contract jobs citing Office Communications Server 1 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.051% 0.14% 0.097%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.32% 0.77% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Median daily rate - £275 £125
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +120.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £285 £290 £313
% change year-on-year
-1.72% -7.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 - -
Office Communications Server
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
311 390 416
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 15.82% 18.52% 20.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 211 271 253
Median daily rate £400 £363 £353
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% +2.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £258 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 7 9
Median hourly rate £50.00 £22.50 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+122.22% -52.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.44 £11.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.31 £30.03 £113.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.50 £21.15 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+25.32% +24.38%

Office Communications Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Hampshire region citing Office Communications Server as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Application Platforms category.

Office Communications Server Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

Office Communications Server
Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Office Communications Server across the Hampshire region.

Office Communications Server Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

Office Communications Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 1 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Office Communications Server also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Hampshire region with a requirement for Office Communications Server.

1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Skype for Business
1 2 (100.00%) Skype
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) Server Virtualisation
2 1 (50.00%) Unified Communications
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (50.00%) ServiceNow
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (50.00%) WAN
2 1 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (50.00%) SLA
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) Remedy
2 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (50.00%) ITSM
2 1 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Live Communications Server
2 1 (50.00%) Load Balancing

Office Communications Server
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (100.00%) Skype for Business
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (50.00%) Live Communications Server
2 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) Skype
2 1 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (50.00%) Unified Communications
2 1 (50.00%) WAN
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Lync Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Communications Support Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Messaging Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Unified Communications Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) CSS
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) ITSM
1 1 (50.00%) Load Balancing
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
1 1 (50.00%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) Remedy
2 1 (50.00%) ServiceNow
2 1 (50.00%) VMware