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 2 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Lync
Rank - - 37
Contract jobs citing Lync 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire - - 0.68%
As % of the Application Platforms category - - 4.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £335
UK excluding London average daily rate £331 £370 £325
% change year-on-year
-10.47% +13.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £27.00
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -42.59%
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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 Northamptonshire region.

Application Platforms Category
Northamptonshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
61 54 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 14.91% 14.48% 16.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 35 26
Average daily rate £400 £338 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.51% +0.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £152 £191
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £465 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £11.00 £15.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.03% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -9.32%

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

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) IIS
1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) UNIX
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) CRM
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) NetApp
1 1 (100.00%) Service Management
1 1 (100.00%) ITSM
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) OVSD
1 1 (100.00%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (100.00%) Problem Management
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) DV Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (100.00%) Change Control
1 1 (100.00%) Root Cause Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Office 365

Lync
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) IIS
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Wintel Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) UNIX
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) CRM
1 1 (100.00%) Service Management
1 1 (100.00%) ITSM
1 1 (100.00%) Problem Management
1 1 (100.00%) Change Control
1 1 (100.00%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) DV Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) OVSD
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) NetApp
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) Lumension