The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Application Platforms category for the Northamptonshire region.

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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Lync
Rank 38 34 -
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -
Contract jobs citing Lync 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 0.29% 0.36% -
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.13% 2.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£425 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £400
% change year-on-year
- -18.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £24.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-38.77% -24.61%
Application Platforms Category
Northamptonshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
47 50 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 13.43% 17.99% 15.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 27 32
Average daily rate £325 £425 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.52% +70.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £168 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £608 £408
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 1
Average hourly rate £12.00 £11.00 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -4.34%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-17.50% -
Lync
East Midlands

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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Contract Job Locations in Northamptonshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Lync within the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 11 July 2014. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Northampton - - - -
Lync
East Midlands

Lync
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, 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 (50.00%) Migration
1 1 (50.00%) VMware
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 1 (50.00%) Network Security
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (50.00%) E-Discovery
1 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (50.00%) WAN
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) SAN
1 1 (50.00%) CA
1 1 (50.00%) Internet

Lync
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, 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 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) WAN
1 1 (50.00%) SAN
1 1 (50.00%) Internet
1 1 (50.00%) Network Security
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Consultant
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Consultant
2 1 (50.00%) Messaging Consultant
2 1 (50.00%) IT Consultant
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
1 1 (50.00%) E-Discovery
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) CA
1 1 (50.00%) VMware