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 29 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office Communications Server (OCS)
Rank 427 420 411
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -9
Contract jobs citing Office Communications Server 7 13 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.032% 0.055% 0.085%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.16% 0.29% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 7
Median daily rate £501 £375 £399
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.46% -5.89%
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £275 £305
% change year-on-year
+18.18% -9.83%
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
4244 4417 4239
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 19.17% 18.75% 17.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 2985 2986 2752
Median daily rate £450 £410 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.75% +2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 72 94
Median hourly rate £15.25 £18.71 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.49% -1.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £21.15 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+32.41% +28.15%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Office Communications Server across the London region over the 3 months to 29 July 2016.

Office Communications Server Daily Rate Histogram 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 29 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%) Active Directory
1 7 (100.00%) Migration
2 6 (85.71%) MS Exchange
2 6 (85.71%) Skype for Business
3 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (57.14%) Office 365
3 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (57.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (57.14%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (57.14%) Skype
4 3 (42.86%) OneDrive
4 3 (42.86%) Azure Active Directory
4 3 (42.86%) Power BI
4 3 (42.86%) Yammer
4 3 (42.86%) IaaS
4 3 (42.86%) Mobile Device Management
4 3 (42.86%) SC Cleared
4 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
4 3 (42.86%) PowerShell
4 3 (42.86%) SharePoint Server
4 3 (42.86%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (42.86%) SLA
4 3 (42.86%) SharePoint
4 3 (42.86%) MS Office
4 3 (42.86%) Firewall
4 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (42.86%) Data Management
4 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Certification

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 6 (85.71%) MS Exchange
1 6 (85.71%) Skype for Business
2 3 (42.86%) SharePoint
2 3 (42.86%) SharePoint Server
3 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 3 (42.86%) MS Office
2 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (57.14%) Office 365
2 3 (42.86%) Azure Active Directory
2 3 (42.86%) IaaS
2 3 (42.86%) OneDrive
2 3 (42.86%) Yammer
3 1 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) Skype
2 3 (42.86%) Firewall
3 1 (14.29%) DNS
3 1 (14.29%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) Power BI
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Architect
2 2 (28.57%) Administrator
2 2 (28.57%) Exchange Administrator
2 2 (28.57%) Office 365 Architect
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Office 365 Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Leader
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (28.57%) Blackberry
2 2 (28.57%) Fintech
3 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
3 1 (14.29%) Data Centre
3 1 (14.29%) PKI
3 1 (14.29%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (42.86%) Windows Server
4 2 (28.57%) Linux
4 2 (28.57%) Mac OS
4 2 (28.57%) Unix
5 1 (14.29%) AIX
5 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) 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%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) PowerShell
2 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (42.86%) SC Cleared
1 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
2 2 (28.57%) MCSA
2 2 (28.57%) MCSE
3 1 (14.29%) Degree
3 1 (14.29%) MCITP
3 1 (14.29%) MCTS
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certified Master
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (42.86%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (28.57%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Nortel
2 1 (14.29%) VMware