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 5 December 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office Communications Server (OCS)
Rank 426 427 406
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -21
Contract jobs citing Office Communications Server 8 4 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.037% 0.018% 0.11%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.19% 0.11% 0.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 16
Median daily rate £430 £359 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.86% -18.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £352 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £366 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £360 £438
% change year-on-year
+1.38% -17.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £28.75
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
4212 3749 4221
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 19.41% 16.79% 17.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 2911 2530 2992
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £255 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £580 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 51 83
Median hourly rate £19.00 £22.00 £19.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.63% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £80.00 £47.90 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.90 £17.50 £19.44
% change year-on-year
+19.40% -9.97%

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 5 December 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
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 5 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +6 3 £430 +17.00%
Office Communications Server
England

Office Communications Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 5 December 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 12 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (66.67%) Skype for Business
3 7 (58.33%) Windows
4 6 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 6 (50.00%) MS Exchange
4 6 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (41.67%) SQL
5 5 (41.67%) Migration
6 4 (33.33%) VMware
6 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (33.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 4 (33.33%) AIX
6 4 (33.33%) Cisco
6 4 (33.33%) SC Cleared
6 4 (33.33%) Security Cleared
6 4 (33.33%) Skype
6 4 (33.33%) Data Centre
7 3 (25.00%) Office 365
7 3 (25.00%) Mimecast
7 3 (25.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 3 (25.00%) Email Management
7 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
7 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (25.00%) Cisco IPT
7 3 (25.00%) SharePoint
7 3 (25.00%) MS Office
7 3 (25.00%) Symantec
7 3 (25.00%) Blackberry
7 3 (25.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server

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 8 (66.67%) Skype for Business
2 6 (50.00%) MS Exchange
3 3 (25.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 3 (25.00%) SharePoint
4 2 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (16.67%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 3 (25.00%) MS Office
2 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (25.00%) Mimecast
1 3 (25.00%) Office 365
2 2 (16.67%) OneDrive
2 2 (16.67%) Yammer
3 1 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (8.33%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (33.33%) Skype
2 3 (25.00%) Cisco IPT
3 2 (16.67%) Firewall
4 1 (8.33%) DNS
4 1 (8.33%) PBX
4 1 (8.33%) Reverse Proxy
4 1 (8.33%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) Power BI
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Architect
2 2 (16.67%) Administrator
2 2 (16.67%) Applications Architect
2 2 (16.67%) Exchange Administrator
2 2 (16.67%) Office 365 Architect
2 2 (16.67%) SharePoint Architect
3 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Exchange Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Lead Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Lync Specialist
3 1 (8.33%) Messaging Administrator
3 1 (8.33%) Messaging Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Support Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Leader
3 1 (8.33%) Telephony Architect
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 3 (25.00%) Blackberry
3 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (16.67%) PKI
4 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
4 1 (8.33%) IVR
4 1 (8.33%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 7 (58.33%) Windows
2 6 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (33.33%) AIX
3 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (16.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Migration
2 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (25.00%) Email Management
3 2 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (8.33%) Capacity Management
4 1 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (8.33%) ITIL
4 1 (8.33%) Network Management
4 1 (8.33%) Performance Management
4 1 (8.33%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (8.33%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (41.67%) SQL
2 2 (16.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 4 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 2 (16.67%) Degree
2 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (8.33%) MCITP
3 1 (8.33%) MCSE
3 1 (8.33%) MCTS
3 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certified Master
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (33.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 3 (25.00%) MIMEsweeper
2 3 (25.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 1 (8.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 12 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (33.33%) Cisco
2 4 (33.33%) VMware
3 3 (25.00%) Clearswift
3 3 (25.00%) Symantec
4 1 (8.33%) Avaya
4 1 (8.33%) Genesys
4 1 (8.33%) Nortel