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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Lync
Rank 85 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Lync 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 0.18% - -
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.05% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£375 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £373 £325
% change year-on-year
-11.40% +14.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £14.64 £27.00
% change year-on-year
+9.28% -45.77%
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
190 135 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 17.46% 22.96% 9.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 92 17
Average daily rate £450 £325 £286
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.46% +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £175 £227
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 14 2
Average hourly rate £13.50 £18.50 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.02% +48.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.70 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.90 £30.45 £14.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -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 4 September 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
Tyne and Wear - 1 £375 - 1
Lync
England

Lync
Top 11 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 5 (83.33%) Video Conferencing
2 4 (66.67%) Skype
2 4 (66.67%) Migration
3 3 (50.00%) Windows
4 2 (33.33%) Project Management
5 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
5 1 (16.67%) Cisco IPT
5 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (16.67%) LAN
5 1 (16.67%) WAN
5 1 (16.67%) Cisco

Lync
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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.

Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) Skype
2 1 (16.67%) LAN
2 1 (16.67%) WAN
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco IPT
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Server Specialist
1 2 (33.33%) Windows Server Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (83.33%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Migration
2 2 (33.33%) Project Management
3 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco