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 24 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Lync
Rank 78 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Lync 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 0.13% - -
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.47% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£288 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £325 £378
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -13.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.75 £25.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-33.00% +47.05%
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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
212 75 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 26.70% 21.19% 15.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 139 36 34
Average daily rate £350 £286 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.37% +14.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £189 £175 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £465 £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
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 £18.25 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -9.32%

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

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Top 7 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 24 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 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Legal
1 1 (100.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (100.00%) SCCM
1 1 (100.00%) Software Deployment

Lync
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 24 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.

Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS PowerPoint
General
1 1 (100.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) ICT Technician
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Technician
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Software Deployment
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) SCCM
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Certes Computing Ltd
Rate: £250 - £259 per day
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