The table below looks at the statistics for Lync skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Lync over the 3 months to 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Lync
Rank 92 77 -
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -
Contract jobs citing Lync 9 9 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.68% 0.77% -
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.05% 3.57% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 0
Average daily rate
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£425 £363 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.24% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £378 £375
% change year-on-year
-7.28% +0.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £19.60
% change year-on-year
-6.06% -15.79%
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West Yorkshire

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

Application Platforms Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
295 252 172
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 22.15% 21.61% 22.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 176 163 107
Average daily rate £338 £350 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% +12.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £434 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 1
Average hourly rate £14.00 £14.50 £9.45
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +53.43%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -7.89%

Lync
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

Lync Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Lync
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Lync Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 10 (76.92%) Active Directory
2 7 (53.85%) LAN
2 7 (53.85%) WAN
3 6 (46.15%) MS Exchange
4 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
4 5 (38.46%) SQL Server
4 5 (38.46%) MS Excel
4 5 (38.46%) Video Conferencing
5 4 (30.77%) Unified Communications
5 4 (30.77%) High Availability
5 4 (30.77%) Microsoft Certified Master
5 4 (30.77%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (30.77%) IP Telephony
5 4 (30.77%) MCTS
5 4 (30.77%) MCSE
5 4 (30.77%) Cisco
5 4 (30.77%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (30.77%) Blackberry
5 4 (30.77%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 4 (30.77%) AirWatch
6 3 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (15.38%) VoIP
7 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (7.69%) ITIL
8 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2
8 1 (7.69%) Project Management
8 1 (7.69%) PMP
8 1 (7.69%) Incident Management

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Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 6 (46.15%) MS Exchange
2 4 (30.77%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 3 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 5 (38.46%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (53.85%) LAN
1 7 (53.85%) WAN
2 4 (30.77%) Unified Communications
2 4 (30.77%) IP Telephony
3 2 (15.38%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (38.46%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 3 (23.08%) Communications Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Support Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Project Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Manager
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) Video Conferencing
2 4 (30.77%) Blackberry
3 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) High Availability
1 4 (30.77%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (7.69%) ITIL
2 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2
2 1 (7.69%) Project Management
2 1 (7.69%) Incident Management
2 1 (7.69%) Migration
2 1 (7.69%) Email Migration
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) Microsoft Certified Master
1 4 (30.77%) MCTS
1 4 (30.77%) MCSE
1 4 (30.77%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (7.69%) PMP
System Software
1 10 (76.92%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (30.77%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
2 4 (30.77%) Cisco
3 1 (7.69%) Tandberg
Leeds, West Yorkshire
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