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 30 October 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
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Lync
Rank 78 - 46
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Lync 3 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 0.36% - 0.21%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.34% - 1.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£271 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £325 £365
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -10.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £25.00 £16.25
% change year-on-year
-38.00% +53.84%
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
224 70 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 26.76% 20.77% 15.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 141 34 35
Average daily rate £350 £305 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.75% +22.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £204 £180 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £485 £343
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 4 10
Average hourly rate £27.50 £17.50 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+57.14% -18.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.10 £15.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £21.15 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -7.89%

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 30 October 2014. 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 - 3 £271 - 2
Lync
England

Lync
Top 24 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, 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 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) IIS
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) MCSE
2 2 (66.67%) MCSA
2 2 (66.67%) SharePoint
2 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 2 (66.67%) DHCP
2 2 (66.67%) DNS
2 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) Software Deployment
3 1 (33.33%) SCCM
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) Project Management
3 1 (33.33%) Legal
3 1 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint

Lync
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (66.67%) IIS
1 2 (66.67%) SharePoint
1 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
1 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) DHCP
1 2 (66.67%) DNS
2 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
General
1 1 (33.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Technician
1 1 (33.33%) ICT Technician
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Technical Leader
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (33.33%) Software Deployment
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (66.67%) MCSE
1 2 (66.67%) MCSA
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
Durham, County Durham
Northern Recruitment Group
Rate: Unspecified £Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
County Durham
Certes Computing Ltd
Rate: £250 - £259 per day
Posted: 6 days ago