The table below looks at the statistics for Lync skills in IT contracts advertised for the Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Lync over the 3 months to 23 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Lync
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Lync 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands - - -
As % of the Application Platforms category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £383 £320 £375
% change year-on-year
+19.53% -14.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.99 £26.00 £24.97
% change year-on-year
-34.65% +4.12%
Lync
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 Midlands region.

Application Platforms Category
Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
30 25 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 15.54% 14.04% 9.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 17 9
Average daily rate £350 £400 £369
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +8.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £350 £314
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £335 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -5.26%