The table below looks at the statistics for Office Communications Server 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 Office Communications Server over the 3 months to 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office Communications Server (OCS)
Rank - - 81
Contract jobs citing Office Communications Server 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds - - 0.19%
As % of the Application Platforms category - - 0.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £451 £315 £400
% change year-on-year
+43.09% -21.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.75 - -
Office Communications Server
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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 Leeds region.

Application Platforms Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
210 179 224
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 18.99% 19.54% 20.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 112 116
Average daily rate £335 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.66% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £212 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £415 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 4
Average hourly rate £36.25 £14.38 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+152.17% -4.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £13.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £69.50 £45.00 £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.25 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -9.32%

Office Communications Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

Office Communications Server Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Office Communications Server
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Office Communications Server Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

Office Communications Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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%) SharePoint
1 2 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (100.00%) DHCP
1 2 (100.00%) VPN
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) HP
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix
1 2 (100.00%) SAN
1 2 (100.00%) BMC
1 2 (100.00%) NetApp
1 2 (100.00%) Symantec
1 2 (100.00%) Remedy
1 2 (100.00%) Norton AntiVirus
1 2 (100.00%) Service Management
1 2 (100.00%) Replication
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) VMware ESX
1 2 (100.00%) NetBackup
1 2 (100.00%) Remedy ITSM
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (100.00%) vSphere
1 2 (100.00%) VMware ESXi

Office Communications Server
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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%) SharePoint
1 2 (100.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) DHCP
1 2 (100.00%) VPN
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
1 2 (100.00%) SAN
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Specialist
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) Service Management
1 2 (100.00%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) VMware ESX
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (100.00%) vSphere
1 2 (100.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) Norton AntiVirus
1 2 (100.00%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) HP
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix
1 2 (100.00%) BMC
1 2 (100.00%) NetApp
1 2 (100.00%) Symantec
1 2 (100.00%) Remedy
1 2 (100.00%) VMware