The table below looks at the statistics for Office Communications Server skills in IT contracts advertised for the Middlesex 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 December 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office Communications Server (OCS)
Rank 24 - 28
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Office Communications Server 3 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 1.54% - 0.40%
As % of the Application Platforms category 9.68% - 1.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£600 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £163 £350
% change year-on-year
+169.23% -53.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.75 - -
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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 Middlesex region.

Application Platforms Category
Middlesex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
31 21 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 15.90% 9.55% 22.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 15 18
Average daily rate £441 £375 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.66% -10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £215 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £565 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 12
Average hourly rate £34.50 - £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.24 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+10.22% -9.27%

Office Communications Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

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

Office Communications Server Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

Office Communications Server
Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Office Communications Server across the Middlesex region.

Office Communications Server Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

Office Communications Server
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Middlesex 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 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) DMZ
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
1 3 (100.00%) Migration
1 3 (100.00%) Lync
1 3 (100.00%) Multicast
2 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (66.67%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) Avaya
2 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco

Office Communications Server
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Middlesex 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 3 (100.00%) Lync
2 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) DMZ
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
1 3 (100.00%) Multicast
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Senior Consultant
1 2 (66.67%) Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Infrastructure Architect
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Video Conferencing
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Migration
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Avaya
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco