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 24 May 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office Communications Server (OCS)
Rank 427 408 411
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +3
Contract jobs citing Office Communications Server 4 13 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.018% 0.059% 0.035%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.091% 0.30% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 6
Median daily rate £501 £340 £374
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+47.20% -9.15%
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £309 £450
% change year-on-year
+31.17% -31.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.90 - -
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
4407 4292 4221
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 20.34% 19.38% 18.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 3206 2880 2938
Median daily rate £450 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.33% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 109 65
Median hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.60 £13.02 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.48 £35.00 £30.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.63 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.87% +14.28%

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 24 May 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 9 (100.00%) Windows
1 9 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 9 (100.00%) Skype for Business
2 8 (88.89%) Migration
2 8 (88.89%) Active Directory
3 7 (77.78%) MS Exchange
4 6 (66.67%) SharePoint
4 6 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (66.67%) Windows Server
5 5 (55.56%) Exchange Server 2013
5 5 (55.56%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (55.56%) Office 365
5 5 (55.56%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (55.56%) Exchange Server 2007
6 4 (44.44%) PowerShell
6 4 (44.44%) Firewall
6 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (33.33%) MCSE
7 3 (33.33%) MS Office
7 3 (33.33%) VMware
7 3 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
7 3 (33.33%) Hyper-V
7 3 (33.33%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 3 (33.33%) Skype
8 2 (22.22%) Azure Active Directory
8 2 (22.22%) Patch Management
8 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
8 2 (22.22%) OneDrive
8 2 (22.22%) Kalman Filter

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 9 (100.00%) Skype for Business
2 7 (77.78%) MS Exchange
3 6 (66.67%) SharePoint
4 5 (55.56%) Exchange Server 2007
4 5 (55.56%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (55.56%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (22.22%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 3 (33.33%) MS Office
2 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (55.56%) Office 365
2 2 (22.22%) Azure Active Directory
2 2 (22.22%) IaaS
2 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (22.22%) OneDrive
2 2 (22.22%) Yammer
3 1 (11.11%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 4 (44.44%) Firewall
2 3 (33.33%) Skype
3 1 (11.11%) BIG-IP
3 1 (11.11%) H.323
3 1 (11.11%) Reverse Proxy
3 1 (11.11%) SCCP
3 1 (11.11%) SMTP
3 1 (11.11%) Unified Communications
3 1 (11.11%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) Power BI
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Consultant
1 3 (33.33%) Office 365 Consultant
2 2 (22.22%) Administrator
2 2 (22.22%) Architect
2 2 (22.22%) Exchange Administrator
2 2 (22.22%) Office 365 Architect
2 2 (22.22%) Windows Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) Collaboration Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Lync Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Lync Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) MAPI
1 1 (11.11%) RSS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (22.22%) Blackberry
1 2 (22.22%) Fintech
2 1 (11.11%) iPhone
2 1 (11.11%) PKI
2 1 (11.11%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (66.67%) Windows Server
2 6 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (55.56%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (22.22%) Linux
5 2 (22.22%) Mac OS
5 2 (22.22%) Unix
6 1 (11.11%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) Migration
2 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (22.22%) Change Control
2 2 (22.22%) Data Management
2 2 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (22.22%) DNA
2 2 (22.22%) High Availability
2 2 (22.22%) Information Security
2 2 (22.22%) Kalman Filter
2 2 (22.22%) Mobile Device Management
2 2 (22.22%) Patch Management
3 1 (11.11%) Capacity Management
3 1 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (11.11%) Performance Management
3 1 (11.11%) Server Building
3 1 (11.11%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) PowerShell
2 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) MCSE
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (22.22%) MCSA
2 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared
2 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
3 1 (11.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (88.89%) Active Directory
2 3 (33.33%) Hyper-V
3 2 (22.22%) Postfix
4 1 (11.11%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 3 (33.33%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 1 (11.11%) SCOM
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (33.33%) VMware
3 1 (11.11%) Adobe
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco
3 1 (11.11%) F5
3 1 (11.11%) Google
3 1 (11.11%) Palo Alto
3 1 (11.11%) Polycom
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