The table below looks at the statistics for Lync skills in IT contracts advertised for the Milton Keynes region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Lync over the 3 months to 26 November 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
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Lync
Rank 60 59 56
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -3
Contract jobs citing Lync 12 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 1.37% 0.14% 0.36%
As % of the Application Platforms category 8.70% 1.06% 2.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 1
Average daily rate
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£350 - £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.40 £25.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-30.40% +42.85%
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Buckinghamshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the Milton Keynes region.

Application Platforms Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
138 94 92
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 15.75% 13.20% 16.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 34 37
Average daily rate £350 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £162 £158 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £475 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 14 7
Average hourly rate £14.65 £14.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.00% +3.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.29 £14.50 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.25 £17.15 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+6.41% -9.73%

Lync
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Lync Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

Lync
Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Lync Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 16 (84.21%) MS Exchange
2 15 (78.95%) Exchange Server 2007
2 15 (78.95%) Exchange Server 2010
3 13 (68.42%) ITIL
4 12 (63.16%) Security Cleared
5 11 (57.89%) SharePoint
5 11 (57.89%) Microsoft
5 11 (57.89%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 10 (52.63%) Blackberry
6 10 (52.63%) SC Cleared
7 9 (47.37%) PowerShell
7 9 (47.37%) Windows
8 8 (42.11%) Exchange Server 2003
8 8 (42.11%) Office 365
8 8 (42.11%) SharePoint 2013
9 7 (36.84%) MS Excel
9 7 (36.84%) Change Management
10 6 (31.58%) Android
10 6 (31.58%) Office Communications Server
11 5 (26.32%) DV Cleared
11 5 (26.32%) Problem Management
11 5 (26.32%) MobileIron
12 4 (21.05%) Server Monitoring
12 4 (21.05%) Mentoring
12 4 (21.05%) Symantec
13 3 (15.79%) Active Directory
13 3 (15.79%) Cisco
13 3 (15.79%) Exchange Server 2013
13 3 (15.79%) Apple iOS
13 3 (15.79%) Symantec Enterprise Vault

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Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 16 (84.21%) MS Exchange
2 15 (78.95%) Exchange Server 2007
2 15 (78.95%) Exchange Server 2010
3 11 (57.89%) SharePoint
3 11 (57.89%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 8 (42.11%) Exchange Server 2003
4 8 (42.11%) SharePoint 2013
5 6 (31.58%) Office Communications Server
6 3 (15.79%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 7 (36.84%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (42.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.79%) Cisco IOS
General
1 2 (10.53%) Publishing
2 1 (5.26%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (36.84%) Analyst
2 3 (15.79%) Mobility Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) SharePoint Specialist
3 2 (10.53%) Mobile Applications Developer
3 2 (10.53%) Mobile Developer
3 2 (10.53%) Consultant
3 2 (10.53%) Applications Developer
3 2 (10.53%) Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Consultant
4 1 (5.26%) Exchange Consultant
4 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Messaging Specialist
4 1 (5.26%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (5.26%) Support Consultant
4 1 (5.26%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.53%) HTML5
1 2 (10.53%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (52.63%) Blackberry
2 2 (10.53%) Mobile App
2 2 (10.53%) User Experience
3 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 9 (47.37%) Windows
2 6 (31.58%) Android
3 3 (15.79%) Apple iOS
3 3 (15.79%) Windows Mobile
4 1 (5.26%) Windows Vista
4 1 (5.26%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (68.42%) ITIL
2 7 (36.84%) Change Management
3 5 (26.32%) Problem Management
4 4 (21.05%) Server Monitoring
4 4 (21.05%) Mentoring
5 2 (10.53%) Mobile Application Development
5 2 (10.53%) Android Development
5 2 (10.53%) iOS Development
5 2 (10.53%) Migration
5 2 (10.53%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 9 (47.37%) PowerShell
2 2 (10.53%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 12 (63.16%) Security Cleared
2 10 (52.63%) SC Cleared
3 5 (26.32%) DV Cleared
4 1 (5.26%) MCSE
4 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 3 (15.79%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.26%) Xen
2 1 (5.26%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (15.79%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 1 (5.26%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 11 (57.89%) Microsoft
2 5 (26.32%) MobileIron
3 4 (21.05%) Symantec
4 3 (15.79%) Cisco
5 2 (10.53%) IronPort
5 2 (10.53%) RightFax
6 1 (5.26%) Altiris
6 1 (5.26%) EMC
6 1 (5.26%) Citrix
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