The table below looks at the statistics for Office Communications Server skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Office Communications Server over the 3 months to 26 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office Communications Server (OCS)
Rank - 154 -
Contract jobs citing Office Communications Server 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West - 0.026% -
As % of the Application Platforms category - 0.19% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £135 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £305 £275 £305
% change year-on-year
+10.90% -9.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 - -
Office Communications Server
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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 West region.

Application Platforms Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
582 518 429
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 15.91% 13.71% 14.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 359 307 221
Median daily rate £385 £388 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.64% +19.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £215 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £439
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 21 31
Median hourly rate £15.00 £21.25 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.41% +41.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.49 £13.85 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £37.00 £30.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £21.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+30.23% +30.30%

Office Communications Server
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West region citing Office Communications Server as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Application Platforms category.

Office Communications Server Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Office Communications Server
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Office Communications Server across the North West region.

Office Communications Server Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Office Communications Server
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Office Communications Server across the North West region.

Office Communications Server Hourly Rate Trend in the North West