The table below looks at the statistics for Office Communications Server 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 Office Communications Server over the 3 months to 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office Communications Server (OCS)
Rank 65 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Office Communications Server 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.13% - -
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.69% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£120 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £378 £315
% change year-on-year
-27.15% +19.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
145 165 103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 18.40% 20.97% 20.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 106 40
Average daily rate £300 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £141 £230 £166
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £475 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 9 11
Average hourly rate £32.50 £16.00 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+103.12% -38.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.90 £14.30 £12.27
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.60 £20.15 £49.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -7.89%

Office Communications Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Office Communications Server Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Office Communications Server
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Office Communications Server Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Office Communications Server
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) Lync
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (50.00%) Office 365
2 1 (50.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 1 (50.00%) COM
2 1 (50.00%) MCP
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (50.00%) PBX
2 1 (50.00%) PSTN
2 1 (50.00%) SLA
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) Avaya
2 1 (50.00%) Symantec
2 1 (50.00%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (50.00%) Sophos
2 1 (50.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (50.00%) Replication
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (50.00%) SCCM

Office Communications Server
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 2 (100.00%) Lync
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) PBX
1 1 (50.00%) PSTN
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Support Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) 2nd Line Support
1 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Voice Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Blackberry
1 1 (50.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (50.00%) SCCM
1 1 (50.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Avaya
2 1 (50.00%) Symantec
2 1 (50.00%) Sophos
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco