The table below looks at the statistics for Lync skills in IT contracts advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Lync over the 3 months to 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Lync
Rank 75 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Lync 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 0.33% - -
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.00% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
-2.98% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £26.25
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -42.85%
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 North East region.

Application Platforms Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
150 130 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 16.36% 24.86% 8.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 95 17
Average daily rate £363 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £242 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £413 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 1
Average hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +16.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+26.47% -10.52%

Lync
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

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

Lync Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

Lync
Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

Lync Daily Rate Trend in the North East

Lync
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Lync within the North East region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Durham - 2 - -
Lync
England

Lync
Top 16 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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 8 (80.00%) Video Conferencing
2 7 (70.00%) Migration
2 7 (70.00%) Skype
3 6 (60.00%) Windows
4 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 2 (20.00%) Finance
4 2 (20.00%) JIRA
4 2 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Test Scripting
4 2 (20.00%) Oracle Financials
4 2 (20.00%) Hyperion
4 2 (20.00%) Oracle
4 2 (20.00%) MS Office
5 1 (10.00%) Project Management
5 1 (10.00%) Business Analysis
5 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management

Lync
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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.

Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Oracle Financials
Communications & Networking
1 7 (70.00%) Skype
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) JIRA
General
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Server Specialist
1 4 (40.00%) Windows Server Specialist
2 2 (20.00%) Business Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Test Leader
3 1 (10.00%) Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 8 (80.00%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 6 (60.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Migration
2 2 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (20.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (10.00%) Business Analysis
3 1 (10.00%) Project Management
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Oracle
1 2 (20.00%) Hyperion