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 28 January 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Lync
Rank 82 74 -
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -
Contract jobs citing Lync 4 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.38% 0.10% -
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.12% 0.56% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Average daily rate
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£300 £250 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £425 £365
% change year-on-year
-20.58% +16.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £27.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-35.77% +55.71%
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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
189 177 224
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 17.75% 18.32% 27.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 132 110 131
Average daily rate £350 £320 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £225 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £457 £450 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
Average hourly rate £12.00 £14.50 £8.48
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.24% +71.09%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.75 £17.50 £18.59
% change year-on-year
+1.42% -5.86%

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

Lync
Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Lync across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 28 January 2015.

Lync Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 8 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (60.00%) Windows
2 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (60.00%) MS Exchange
2 6 (60.00%) Migration
2 6 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (60.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (50.00%) Postini
3 5 (50.00%) Google
3 5 (50.00%) S/MIME
3 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (50.00%) Symantec
3 5 (50.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 5 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 5 (50.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 5 (50.00%) Unified Communications
4 4 (40.00%) PowerShell
5 3 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (30.00%) SCOM
5 3 (30.00%) Cisco
5 3 (30.00%) Network Load Balancing
6 2 (20.00%) Service Management
6 2 (20.00%) Project Management
6 2 (20.00%) LAN
6 2 (20.00%) VoIP
6 2 (20.00%) WAN
6 2 (20.00%) ITSM
6 2 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (20.00%) Google Apps
6 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills

Lync
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 (60.00%) MS Exchange
1 6 (60.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (50.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 5 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (10.00%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (20.00%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 5 (50.00%) S/MIME
1 5 (50.00%) Unified Communications
2 2 (20.00%) LAN
2 2 (20.00%) VoIP
2 2 (20.00%) WAN
3 1 (10.00%) DNS
3 1 (10.00%) SAN
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Analyst
1 3 (30.00%) Support Engineer
1 3 (30.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Systems Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Exchange Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Systems Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Systems Support
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) Application Packaging
1 1 (10.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (10.00%) CMDB
2 1 (10.00%) PKI
2 1 (10.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 6 (60.00%) Windows
1 6 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (10.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Migration
2 3 (30.00%) Network Load Balancing
3 2 (20.00%) Service Management
3 2 (20.00%) Project Management
3 2 (20.00%) ITSM
3 2 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (10.00%) Email Migration
4 1 (10.00%) High Availability
4 1 (10.00%) Change Control
4 1 (10.00%) Performance Management
4 1 (10.00%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (10.00%) Incident Management
4 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (10.00%) ITIL
4 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
4 1 (10.00%) Configuration Management
4 1 (10.00%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (10.00%) SQL
2 1 (10.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) QA
1 1 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (10.00%) UAG
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 5 (50.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 3 (30.00%) SCOM
3 1 (10.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (10.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (50.00%) Postini
2 5 (50.00%) Google
2 5 (50.00%) Symantec
3 3 (30.00%) Cisco
4 1 (10.00%) VMware
4 1 (10.00%) HP
4 1 (10.00%) Remedy
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