The table below looks at the statistics for Office Communications Server skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Office Communications Server over the 3 months to 1 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office Communications Server (OCS)
Rank 436 416 405
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -11
Contract jobs citing Office Communications Server 5 17 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.023% 0.073% 0.069%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.13% 0.39% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 7
Median daily rate £501 £350 £399
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+43.00% -12.17%
UK excluding London median daily rate £285 £290 £313
% change year-on-year
-1.72% -7.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 - -
Office Communications Server
England

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

Application Platforms Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
3948 4344 4131
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 18.36% 18.53% 17.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 2825 2894 2752
Median daily rate £450 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 99 77
Median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.25 £38.80 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.50 £21.15 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+25.32% +24.38%

Office Communications Server
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London region citing Office Communications Server as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Application Platforms category.

Office Communications Server Jobs Demand Trend in London

Office Communications Server
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Office Communications Server Daily Rate Trend in London

Office Communications Server
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Office Communications Server across the London region.

Office Communications Server Hourly Rate Trend in London

Office Communications Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Office Communications Server also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region with a requirement for Office Communications Server.

1 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 7 (100.00%) Skype for Business
2 6 (85.71%) Active Directory
2 6 (85.71%) MS Exchange
2 6 (85.71%) Migration
3 4 (57.14%) SharePoint
3 4 (57.14%) Office 365
4 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (42.86%) IaaS
4 3 (42.86%) Mobile Device Management
4 3 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (42.86%) Yammer
4 3 (42.86%) Skype
4 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (42.86%) OneDrive
4 3 (42.86%) Azure Active Directory
4 3 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (42.86%) SharePoint Server
4 3 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (42.86%) PowerShell
4 3 (42.86%) MS Office
4 3 (42.86%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (42.86%) SLA
4 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (42.86%) Data Management
4 3 (42.86%) Firewall
4 3 (42.86%) Power BI

Office Communications Server
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (100.00%) Skype for Business
2 6 (85.71%) MS Exchange
3 4 (57.14%) SharePoint
4 3 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (42.86%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 3 (42.86%) MS Office
2 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (57.14%) Office 365
2 3 (42.86%) Azure Active Directory
2 3 (42.86%) IaaS
2 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (42.86%) OneDrive
2 3 (42.86%) Yammer
3 1 (14.29%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) Firewall
1 3 (42.86%) Skype
2 1 (14.29%) BIG-IP
2 1 (14.29%) H.323
2 1 (14.29%) SCCP
2 1 (14.29%) SMTP
2 1 (14.29%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) Power BI
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Administrator
1 2 (28.57%) Architect
1 2 (28.57%) Consultant
1 2 (28.57%) Exchange Administrator
1 2 (28.57%) Office 365 Architect
1 2 (28.57%) Office 365 Consultant
1 2 (28.57%) Windows Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) Collaboration Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Lync Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) MAPI
1 1 (14.29%) RSS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (28.57%) Blackberry
2 2 (28.57%) Fintech
3 1 (14.29%) iPhone
3 1 (14.29%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (42.86%) Windows Server
2 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (28.57%) Linux
3 2 (28.57%) Mac OS
3 2 (28.57%) Unix
4 1 (14.29%) Android
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Migration
2 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (42.86%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (42.86%) Data Management
2 3 (42.86%) Mobile Device Management
3 2 (28.57%) Change Control
3 2 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (28.57%) DNA
3 2 (28.57%) High Availability
3 2 (28.57%) Information Security
3 2 (28.57%) Kalman Filter
3 2 (28.57%) Patch Management
4 1 (14.29%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) MCSA
1 2 (28.57%) MCSE
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
1 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (42.86%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (85.71%) Active Directory
2 2 (28.57%) Postfix
3 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
3 1 (14.29%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Adobe
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco
2 1 (14.29%) F5
2 1 (14.29%) Google
2 1 (14.29%) Palo Alto
2 1 (14.29%) Polycom
2 1 (14.29%) VMware