The first table below looks at the demand for Office Communications Server 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 Office Communications Server over the 3 months to 10 July 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
10 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office Communications Server (OCS)
Rank 118 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Office Communications Server 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.049% - -
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.26% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£125 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £305 £340 £425
% change year-on-year
-10.29% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Application Platforms Category
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
388 317 294
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 19.14% 18.45% 18.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 231 186 143
Average daily rate £365 £325 £341
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.30% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 20 20
Average hourly rate £33.75 £25.49 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.41% -27.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £14.38 £13.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £47.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-17.50% -
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Office Communications Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Office Communications Server across the Hampshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 10 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire region citing Office Communications Server 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 Office Communications Server.

1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 4 (100.00%) Lync
2 3 (75.00%) ITIL
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
3 2 (50.00%) SLA
3 2 (50.00%) Release Management
3 2 (50.00%) Service Management
4 1 (25.00%) Online Security
4 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (25.00%) Migration
4 1 (25.00%) MCTS
4 1 (25.00%) MCITP
4 1 (25.00%) QA
4 1 (25.00%) Unified Communications
4 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (25.00%) Office 365
4 1 (25.00%) SMTP
4 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (25.00%) DNS
4 1 (25.00%) MCSE
4 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
4 1 (25.00%) CRM
4 1 (25.00%) Siebel
4 1 (25.00%) HP
4 1 (25.00%) MS Office

Office Communications Server
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire region citing Office Communications Server 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 Office Communications Server. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (100.00%) Lync
2 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Office
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) SMTP
1 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (25.00%) DNS
1 1 (25.00%) Unified Communications
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Migration Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) IT Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) IT Support
2 1 (25.00%) Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) ITIL
2 2 (50.00%) Service Management
2 2 (50.00%) Release Management
3 1 (25.00%) Online Security
3 1 (25.00%) Migration
3 1 (25.00%) CRM
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (25.00%) MCTS
2 1 (25.00%) MCITP
2 1 (25.00%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) SLA
2 1 (25.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) HP
2 1 (25.00%) Remedy
2 1 (25.00%) Siebel