The table below looks at the statistics for Lync skills in IT contracts advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Lync over the 3 months to 2 June 2015 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
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Lync
Rank - 24 -
Contract jobs citing Lync 0 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside - 1.08% -
As % of the Application Platforms category - 14.29% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £475 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £330 £340
% change year-on-year
-1.51% -2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £15.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -9.09%
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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 Merseyside region.

Application Platforms Category
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
57 14 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 15.49% 7.53% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 7 9
Average daily rate £325 £325 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.07% -23.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £148 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £582 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Average hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.19 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+22.33% -13.15%

Lync
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Lync across the Merseyside region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

Lync Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

Lync
Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Lync across the Merseyside region.

Lync Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

Lync
Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Lync across the Merseyside region.

Lync Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

Lync
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside region citing Lync 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 Lync.

1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
1 3 (100.00%) Windows 8
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (66.67%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (66.67%) Change Management
2 2 (66.67%) GAP Analysis
2 2 (66.67%) Migration
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (66.67%) SharePoint
2 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (66.67%) SCCM
2 2 (66.67%) Performance Management
2 2 (66.67%) Office Communications Server
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) Hyper-V
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 7
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (66.67%) Requirements Engineering
2 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (66.67%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (66.67%) Office 365
3 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco

Lync
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside region citing Lync 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 Lync. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (66.67%) SharePoint
1 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
1 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (66.67%) Office Communications Server
1 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (66.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Architect
1 2 (66.67%) Senior Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Desktop Support
2 1 (33.33%) Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Desktop Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows 8
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Change Management
1 2 (66.67%) GAP Analysis
1 2 (66.67%) Migration
1 2 (66.67%) Performance Management
1 2 (66.67%) Requirements Engineering
1 2 (66.67%) Root Cause Analysis
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) Forefront Identity Manager
1 2 (66.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco