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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office Communications Server (OCS)
Rank 391 416 381
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -35
Contract jobs citing Office Communications Server 29 18 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.12% 0.072% 0.097%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.64% 0.39% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 10 18
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£375 £410 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.59% -3.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £310 £347
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £460 £529
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £315 £413
% change year-on-year
+19.84% -23.63%
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 London region.

Application Platforms Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
4544 4589 4646
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 18.55% 18.26% 17.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 3049 3035 2992
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £234 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £335 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 104 104 163
Average hourly rate £19.00 £22.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.63% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £15.00 £12.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.75 £59.00 £42.78
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -5.26%

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
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 19 September 2014.

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
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Office Communications Server within the London region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +28 8 £355 +9.23% 1
Office Communications Server
England

Office Communications Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 40 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 37 (92.50%) MS Exchange
3 31 (77.50%) Lync
3 31 (77.50%) Exchange Server 2010
4 27 (67.50%) Active Directory
5 22 (55.00%) Exchange Server 2007
6 19 (47.50%) Windows
6 19 (47.50%) Blackberry
7 18 (45.00%) Office 365
8 17 (42.50%) SharePoint
9 16 (40.00%) DNS
10 15 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2013
11 14 (35.00%) Firewall
12 12 (30.00%) Windows Server 2003
12 12 (30.00%) Migration
13 11 (27.50%) PowerShell
13 11 (27.50%) Windows Server 2008
13 11 (27.50%) Windows Server 2012
14 10 (25.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
14 10 (25.00%) Unified Communications
14 10 (25.00%) LDAP
15 9 (22.50%) Symantec
15 9 (22.50%) VMware
15 9 (22.50%) Banking
15 9 (22.50%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
16 8 (20.00%) Hyper-V
16 8 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
16 8 (20.00%) ITIL
17 7 (17.50%) MS Office
17 7 (17.50%) Cisco

Office Communications Server
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 37 (92.50%) MS Exchange
2 31 (77.50%) Lync
2 31 (77.50%) Exchange Server 2010
3 22 (55.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 17 (42.50%) SharePoint
5 15 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2013
6 7 (17.50%) Exchange Server 2003
7 5 (12.50%) SharePoint 2010
7 5 (12.50%) IIS
8 3 (7.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (2.50%) Apache
9 1 (2.50%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 7 (17.50%) MS Office
2 4 (10.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.50%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 18 (45.00%) Office 365
2 8 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (15.00%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (7.50%) PaaS
4 3 (7.50%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (40.00%) DNS
2 14 (35.00%) Firewall
3 10 (25.00%) Unified Communications
3 10 (25.00%) LDAP
4 7 (17.50%) SAN
5 6 (15.00%) NAS
6 5 (12.50%) SSL
6 5 (12.50%) PBX
6 5 (12.50%) VPN
6 5 (12.50%) MPLS
7 4 (10.00%) VLAN
7 4 (10.00%) VPLS
7 4 (10.00%) Reverse Proxy
8 3 (7.50%) Multicast
8 3 (7.50%) DMZ
9 2 (5.00%) DHCP
9 2 (5.00%) TCP/IP
9 2 (5.00%) LAN
10 1 (2.50%) PSTN
10 1 (2.50%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (15.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.00%) Data Mining
3 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 5 (12.50%) Git (software)
1 5 (12.50%) Subversion
2 3 (7.50%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 9 (22.50%) Banking
2 5 (12.50%) Investment Banking
2 5 (12.50%) Retail
2 5 (12.50%) Games
3 3 (7.50%) Finance
3 3 (7.50%) Publishing
4 2 (5.00%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.50%) Legal
Job Titles
1 10 (25.00%) Messaging Engineer
1 10 (25.00%) Architect
1 10 (25.00%) Consultant
2 5 (12.50%) Linux Engineer
3 4 (10.00%) Messaging Architect
3 4 (10.00%) Microsoft Consultant
3 4 (10.00%) Platform Architect
4 3 (7.50%) Designer
5 2 (5.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (5.00%) Implementation Engineer
5 2 (5.00%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (5.00%) Senior Consultant
6 1 (2.50%) Support Engineer
6 1 (2.50%) Support Consultant
6 1 (2.50%) Test Manager
6 1 (2.50%) IT Support
6 1 (2.50%) Migration Consultant
6 1 (2.50%) IT Support Engineer
6 1 (2.50%) Communications Engineer
6 1 (2.50%) Messaging Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (15.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 19 (47.50%) Blackberry
2 5 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (12.50%) Online Games
2 5 (12.50%) Clustering
3 3 (7.50%) Mobile Computing
4 2 (5.00%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (2.50%) iPad
5 1 (2.50%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.50%) Thin Client
5 1 (2.50%) Fat Client
5 1 (2.50%) iPhone
5 1 (2.50%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 19 (47.50%) Windows
2 12 (30.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 11 (27.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (27.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (17.50%) Android
5 6 (15.00%) Linux
6 5 (12.50%) CentOS
6 5 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (7.50%) Windows 7
8 2 (5.00%) Windows XP
9 1 (2.50%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (30.00%) Migration
2 8 (20.00%) ITIL
3 6 (15.00%) Change Management
3 6 (15.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (12.50%) Workflow
4 5 (12.50%) Kanban
4 5 (12.50%) Load Balancing
4 5 (12.50%) Scrum
5 3 (7.50%) Capacity Planning
5 3 (7.50%) Service Delivery
5 3 (7.50%) Business Continuity
6 2 (5.00%) Problem Management
6 2 (5.00%) Data Migration
6 2 (5.00%) Change Control
7 1 (2.50%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (2.50%) Capacity Management
7 1 (2.50%) Software Deployment
7 1 (2.50%) Project Management
7 1 (2.50%) Service Management
7 1 (2.50%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (27.50%) PowerShell
2 5 (12.50%) Perl
2 5 (12.50%) Python
3 3 (7.50%) Shell Script
4 1 (2.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (7.50%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.50%) SLA
1 1 (2.50%) TickIT
System Software
1 27 (67.50%) Active Directory
2 8 (20.00%) Hyper-V
3 5 (12.50%) Xen
4 4 (10.00%) vSphere
5 3 (7.50%) UAG
6 2 (5.00%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (5.00%) VMware ESX
6 2 (5.00%) XenApp
6 2 (5.00%) XenDesktop
6 2 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 1 (2.50%) FreeRADIUS
7 1 (2.50%) ISA Server
7 1 (2.50%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 1 (2.50%) Sendmail
7 1 (2.50%) ProxySG
7 1 (2.50%) Squid
Systems Management
1 10 (25.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 9 (22.50%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 5 (12.50%) Puppet
3 5 (12.50%) Opsview
3 5 (12.50%) Red Hat Spacewalk
3 5 (12.50%) Cobbler
3 5 (12.50%) Nagios
4 3 (7.50%) MOM
4 3 (7.50%) MIMEsweeper
4 3 (7.50%) SCCM
4 3 (7.50%) SCOM
5 2 (5.00%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (2.50%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
6 1 (2.50%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 40 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (22.50%) Symantec
2 9 (22.50%) VMware
3 7 (17.50%) Cisco
3 7 (17.50%) IronPort
4 6 (15.00%) Infoblox
5 5 (12.50%) Splunk
5 5 (12.50%) Dell
5 5 (12.50%) Veritas
6 4 (10.00%) Avaya
6 4 (10.00%) HP
7 3 (7.50%) Citrix
7 3 (7.50%) Websense
8 2 (5.00%) McAfee
9 1 (2.50%) F5
9 1 (2.50%) PeopleSoft
9 1 (2.50%) IBM
9 1 (2.50%) Juniper
9 1 (2.50%) EMC
9 1 (2.50%) CheckPoint
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