The table below looks at the statistics for Office Communications Server 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 Office Communications Server over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office Communications Server (OCS)
Rank - - 27
Contract jobs citing Office Communications Server 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands - - 0.53%
As % of the Application Platforms category - - 3.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £280 £400
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -30.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £49.50 -
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 Midlands region.

Application Platforms Category
Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
24 33 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 16.22% 24.81% 14.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 10 16
Average daily rate £450 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £408 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £17.15
% change year-on-year
- +4.95%

Office Communications Server
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

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

Office Communications Server Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands