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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office Communications Server (OCS)
Rank 103 78 -
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -
Contract jobs citing Office Communications Server 2 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.13% 0.18% -
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.65% 1.06% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£313 £305 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.45% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £313 £340
% change year-on-year
-12.00% -8.08%
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 Leeds region.

Application Platforms Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
307 188 229
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 19.55% 16.77% 27.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 188 109 114
Average daily rate £350 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £248 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £358 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+2.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 5
Average hourly rate £9.50 £13.20 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.03% -63.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £12.00 £26.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.75 £13.48 £41.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £16.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+27.27% -15.38%

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 29 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) IIS
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (100.00%) DHCP
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (100.00%) ISA Server
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 2 (100.00%) PKI
1 2 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (100.00%) SCCM
1 2 (100.00%) SCOM
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 2 (100.00%) SharePoint 2010
1 2 (100.00%) UAG
1 2 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (100.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
1 2 (100.00%) Server Hardening

Office Communications Server
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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%) IIS
1 2 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (100.00%) SharePoint 2010
1 2 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) DHCP
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) Server Hardening
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) PowerShell
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) ISA Server
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 2 (100.00%) UAG
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) SCCM
1 2 (100.00%) SCOM
1 2 (100.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) VMware