The table below looks at the statistics for Lync skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Lync over the 3 months to 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Lync
Rank 66 51 81
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +30
Contract jobs citing Lync 3 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.40% 0.94% 0.30%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.95% 4.67% 1.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 0
Average daily rate
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£400 £275 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.45% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £325 £380
% change year-on-year
+12.30% -14.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £14.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £27.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-44.44% +3.84%
Lync
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the Hertfordshire region.

Application Platforms Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
154 107 212
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 20.73% 20.08% 21.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 43 100
Average daily rate £375 £388 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% -8.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £180 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £650 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 11 8
Average hourly rate £16.00 £26.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.46% +73.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.20 £12.27 £14.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £49.20 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%

Lync
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Lync across the Hertfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

Lync Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Lync
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Lync across the Hertfordshire region.

Lync Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Lync
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Lync within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 20 August 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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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
Watford - 1 - - 2
Hemel Hempstead - - - -
Hitchin - - - -
Stevenage - - - -
Lync
East of England

Lync
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) HP
2 1 (33.33%) Intel
2 1 (33.33%) PMP
2 1 (33.33%) PMI Certification
2 1 (33.33%) MOM
2 1 (33.33%) MPLS
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Firewall
2 1 (33.33%) TOGAF
2 1 (33.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (33.33%) XMPP
2 1 (33.33%) VLAN
2 1 (33.33%) Data Protection
2 1 (33.33%) FMCG
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco UCCE
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (33.33%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (33.33%) SAP
2 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (33.33%) LAN
2 1 (33.33%) WAN
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) IBM

Lync
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
1 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) LAN
1 1 (33.33%) WAN
1 1 (33.33%) MPLS
1 1 (33.33%) Firewall
1 1 (33.33%) VLAN
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Voice Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Enterprise Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
1 1 (33.33%) Project Management
1 1 (33.33%) TOGAF
1 1 (33.33%) Data Protection
1 1 (33.33%) Kalman Filter
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) PMP
1 1 (33.33%) PMI Certification
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) MOM
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) HP
2 1 (33.33%) Intel
2 1 (33.33%) SAP
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) IBM
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