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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Office Communications Server over the 3 months to 1 May 2016 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office Communications Server (OCS)
Rank - 410 423
Contract jobs citing Office Communications Server 0 9 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London - 0.040% 0.021%
As % of the Application Platforms category - 0.20% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 7 4
Average daily rate - £340 £348
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.15%
UK excluding London average daily rate £426 £313 £450
% change year-on-year
+36.40% -30.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.00 £49.50 -
% change year-on-year
-73.73% -
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
4470 4399 4217
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 19.42% 19.31% 18.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 3195 2964 2933
Average daily rate £450 £405 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £563 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 114 78
Average hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.25 £35.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £20.19 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-15.77% +15.34%

Office Communications Server
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Office Communications Server across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (100.00%) Skype for Business
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 4 (66.67%) SharePoint
2 4 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (66.67%) Migration
3 3 (50.00%) VMware
3 3 (50.00%) Firewall
3 3 (50.00%) Hyper-V
3 3 (50.00%) PowerShell
3 3 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 3 (50.00%) Office 365
3 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (50.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 2 (33.33%) Palo Alto
4 2 (33.33%) Google Apps
4 2 (33.33%) Polycom
4 2 (33.33%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (33.33%) Android
4 2 (33.33%) iPhone
4 2 (33.33%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 2 (33.33%) F5
4 2 (33.33%) Finance

Office Communications Server
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 6 (100.00%) Skype for Business
2 4 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 4 (66.67%) SharePoint
3 3 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 3 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (50.00%) Office 365
2 2 (33.33%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) Firewall
2 2 (33.33%) BIG-IP
3 1 (16.67%) H.323
3 1 (16.67%) Reverse Proxy
3 1 (16.67%) SCCP
3 1 (16.67%) Skype
3 1 (16.67%) SMTP
3 1 (16.67%) Unified Communications
3 1 (16.67%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Electronics
2 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
2 1 (16.67%) Marketing
2 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Consultant
1 3 (50.00%) Office 365 Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Collaboration Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Exchange Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Lync Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Lync Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) RSS
2 1 (16.67%) MAPI
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) iPhone
1 2 (33.33%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (16.67%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (33.33%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Migration
2 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (16.67%) Capacity Management
2 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (16.67%) Digital Marketing
2 1 (16.67%) Performance Management
2 1 (16.67%) Programme Management
2 1 (16.67%) Server Building
2 1 (16.67%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
1 1 (16.67%) MCSE
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 3 (50.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (33.33%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 1 (16.67%) SCOM
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (50.00%) VMware
3 2 (33.33%) Cisco
3 2 (33.33%) F5
3 2 (33.33%) Google
3 2 (33.33%) Palo Alto
3 2 (33.33%) Polycom
4 1 (16.67%) Adobe
4 1 (16.67%) SAP
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