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 25 February 2017 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Office Communications Server (OCS)
England / London
Rank 382 414 399
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -15
Contract jobs citing Office Communications Server 15 5 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.079% 0.023% 0.061%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.40% 0.14% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 3 10
Median daily rate £588 £600 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.08% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £600 £354
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £290 £433 £450
% change year-on-year
-32.94% -3.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £49.50

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
3717 3544 3845
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 19.46% 16.53% 18.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 2591 2432 2631
Median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £280 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 51 77
Median hourly rate £20.50 £22.62 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.37% +5.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.50 £13.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £50.50 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.75
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +1.40%

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 25 February 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Office Communications Server within the London region over the 3 months to 25 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London - 1 - -
Office Communications Server
England

Office Communications Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, 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 22 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 20 (90.91%) Skype for Business
3 16 (72.73%) MS Exchange
4 13 (59.09%) Office 365
5 12 (54.55%) Windows
6 11 (50.00%) SharePoint
7 10 (45.45%) Active Directory
7 10 (45.45%) Exchange Server 2007
8 9 (40.91%) Cisco
8 9 (40.91%) MS Office
8 9 (40.91%) Microsoft Azure
9 7 (31.82%) Unified Communications
9 7 (31.82%) Windows Server 2012
9 7 (31.82%) Skype
9 7 (31.82%) Azure Active Directory
9 7 (31.82%) Presales
9 7 (31.82%) Blackberry
9 7 (31.82%) Windows Server 2008
10 6 (27.27%) Cisco IPT
10 6 (27.27%) Migration
10 6 (27.27%) Symantec
10 6 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
10 6 (27.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 6 (27.27%) Clearswift
10 6 (27.27%) MIMEsweeper
10 6 (27.27%) Mimecast
10 6 (27.27%) Windows Server
10 6 (27.27%) Email Management
10 6 (27.27%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
11 5 (22.73%) Exchange Server 2010

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 20 (90.91%) Skype for Business
2 16 (72.73%) MS Exchange
3 11 (50.00%) SharePoint
4 10 (45.45%) Exchange Server 2007
5 6 (27.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 5 (22.73%) Exchange Server 2003
6 5 (22.73%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (22.73%) SharePoint Server
7 4 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (4.55%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 9 (40.91%) MS Office
2 5 (22.73%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 13 (59.09%) Office 365
2 9 (40.91%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (31.82%) Azure Active Directory
4 6 (27.27%) Mimecast
5 5 (22.73%) OneDrive
5 5 (22.73%) Yammer
6 3 (13.64%) IaaS
7 1 (4.55%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (31.82%) Skype
1 7 (31.82%) Unified Communications
2 6 (27.27%) Cisco IPT
3 3 (13.64%) VoIP
4 1 (4.55%) Firewall
4 1 (4.55%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (22.73%) Power BI
2 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (13.64%) Law
2 1 (4.55%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (31.82%) Architect
2 5 (22.73%) Administrator
2 5 (22.73%) Exchange Administrator
3 4 (18.18%) Consultant
3 4 (18.18%) Microsoft Consultant
3 4 (18.18%) Office 365 Consultant
3 4 (18.18%) Technical Consultant
4 3 (13.64%) Applications Specialist
4 3 (13.64%) Azure Consultant
4 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Specialist
5 2 (9.09%) Office 365 Architect
5 2 (9.09%) SharePoint Architect
6 1 (4.55%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Exchange Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Exchange Support
6 1 (4.55%) Lead Architect
6 1 (4.55%) Lync Specialist
6 1 (4.55%) Messaging Administrator
6 1 (4.55%) Messaging Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Network Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.64%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (31.82%) Blackberry
2 5 (22.73%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (13.64%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (9.09%) Data Centre
5 1 (4.55%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 12 (54.55%) Windows
2 7 (31.82%) Windows Server 2008
2 7 (31.82%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (27.27%) Windows Server
3 6 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (9.09%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (31.82%) Presales
2 6 (27.27%) Email Management
2 6 (27.27%) Migration
3 5 (22.73%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (18.18%) Change Management
4 4 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (18.18%) ITIL
5 3 (13.64%) Budgeting and Forecasting
5 3 (13.64%) Business Forecasting
5 3 (13.64%) Identity Management
5 3 (13.64%) Planning and Forecasting
5 3 (13.64%) TOGAF
5 3 (13.64%) Validation
6 2 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (4.55%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (4.55%) Customer Engagement
7 1 (4.55%) Network Management
7 1 (4.55%) Performance Management
7 1 (4.55%) Server Monitoring
7 1 (4.55%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.64%) C
1 3 (13.64%) SQL
2 1 (4.55%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) SC Cleared
1 2 (9.09%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.55%) Degree
2 1 (4.55%) MCSE
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 10 (45.45%) Active Directory
2 3 (13.64%) XenApp
3 1 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (27.27%) MIMEsweeper
1 6 (27.27%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 3 (13.64%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (9.09%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (4.55%) SCOM
Vendors
1 22 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (40.91%) Cisco
3 6 (27.27%) Clearswift
3 6 (27.27%) Symantec
4 3 (13.64%) Citrix
5 2 (9.09%) VMware