The table below looks at the statistics for Lync skills in IT contracts advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Lync over the 3 months to 30 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
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Lync
Rank 40 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Lync 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 0.38% - -
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.23% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£350 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £353 £402 £364
% change year-on-year
-12.31% +10.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £18.00 £23.25
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -22.58%
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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 Kent region.

Application Platforms Category
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
31 36 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 11.88% 16.82% 15.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 26 29
Average daily rate £350 £350 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +18.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £130 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £435 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 6
Average hourly rate £16.00 £22.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.88% +60.71%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -7.89%

Lync
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

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

Lync Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

Lync
Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

Lync Daily Rate Trend in Kent

Lync
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Kent 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 8 (88.89%) SharePoint
2 5 (55.56%) SAP
2 5 (55.56%) SAP SD
2 5 (55.56%) Service Delivery
2 5 (55.56%) Publishing
3 4 (44.44%) Windows
4 3 (33.33%) Degree
5 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
5 2 (22.22%) Citrix
5 2 (22.22%) SQL
5 2 (22.22%) ITIL
5 2 (22.22%) Office 365
6 1 (11.11%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 1 (11.11%) MobileIron
6 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (11.11%) MS Exchange
6 1 (11.11%) SLA
6 1 (11.11%) Cisco
6 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
6 1 (11.11%) Symantec
6 1 (11.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (11.11%) Project Management
6 1 (11.11%) Clearswift
6 1 (11.11%) Migration
6 1 (11.11%) VMware
6 1 (11.11%) Finance
6 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 5.5
6 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2000
6 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2007

Lync
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Kent 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 8 (88.89%) SharePoint
2 1 (11.11%) MS Exchange
2 1 (11.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 5.5
2 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2000
2 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2013
Business Applications
1 5 (55.56%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) Office 365
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
General
1 5 (55.56%) Publishing
2 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Consultant
2 2 (22.22%) SAP SD Consultant
2 2 (22.22%) SAP Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Exchange Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) SharePoint Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Messaging Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) SharePoint Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Analyst
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Service Delivery
2 2 (22.22%) ITIL
3 1 (11.11%) Project Management
3 1 (11.11%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) SAP
2 2 (22.22%) Citrix
3 1 (11.11%) Symantec
3 1 (11.11%) Clearswift
3 1 (11.11%) VMware
3 1 (11.11%) MobileIron
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft