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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Office Communications Server over the 3 months to 3 March 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office Communications Server (OCS)
Rank 123 102 -
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -
Contract jobs citing Office Communications Server 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.047% 0.053% -
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.26% 0.29% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£280 £300 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £575 £400 £300
% change year-on-year
+43.75% +33.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £49.50 - -
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
387 342 218
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 18.08% 18.15% 15.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 208 196 110
Average daily rate £375 £345 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.69% -4.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £211 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 12 18
Average hourly rate £22.50 £28.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.64% +60.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £155.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £18.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-8.10% -

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
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 Office Communications Server within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 3 March 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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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 - - - -
Portsmouth - - - -
Office Communications Server
South East

Office Communications Server
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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 1 (100.00%) MS Office
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) CRM
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Remedy
1 1 (100.00%) Service Management
1 1 (100.00%) LANDesk
1 1 (100.00%) SCOM
1 1 (100.00%) Video Conferencing
1 1 (100.00%) Lync
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL V3
1 1 (100.00%) Root Cause Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Network Monitoring

Office Communications Server
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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 1 (100.00%) Lync
Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Video Conferencing
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) CRM
1 1 (100.00%) Service Management
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL V3
1 1 (100.00%) Root Cause Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Network Monitoring
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Remedy
1 1 (100.00%) LANDesk