The table below looks at the statistics for Lync skills in IT contracts advertised for the Northamptonshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Lync over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Lync
Rank - 45 36
Contract jobs citing Lync 0 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire - 0.49% 0.31%
As % of the Application Platforms category - 3.51% 2.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Average daily rate - £288 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £425
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -23.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £27.25
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -35.77%
Lync
East Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the Northamptonshire region.

Application Platforms Category
Northamptonshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
50 57 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 17.42% 13.87% 12.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 39 18
Average daily rate £330 £400 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.50% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £120 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £545 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £14.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £17.15
% change year-on-year
- +4.95%

Lync
Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Lync Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

Lync
Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Lync Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

Lync
Top 4 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Northamptonshire 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%) PRINCE2
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Skype

Lync
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Northamptonshire 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 1 (100.00%) Skype
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) IT Manager
1 1 (100.00%) IT Project Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Project Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE2
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft