The first table below looks at the demand for Lync skills in IT contracts advertised for the Nottinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Lync over the 3 months to 31 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 Nottinghamshire 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Lync
Rank 37 46 34
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -12
Contract jobs citing Lync 1 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 0.30% 1.08% 0.34%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.47% 6.76% 2.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 1
Average daily rate
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- £225 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £328 £380
% change year-on-year
+3.05% -13.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £12.75 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £26.25 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-42.85% +0.96%
Application Platforms Category
Nottinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
68 74 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 20.24% 15.91% 14.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 44 24
Average daily rate £375 £300 £238
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +26.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £225 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £492 £400 £320
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 6 5
Average hourly rate £13.00 £21.00 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.09% +61.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.85 £17.70 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.62 £23.75 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.84 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-11.36% -5.00%
Lync
East Midlands

Lync
Jobs Demand Trend in Nottinghamshire

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

Lync Jobs Demand Trend in Nottinghamshire

Lync
Daily Rate Trend in Nottinghamshire

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

Lync Daily Rate Trend in Nottinghamshire

Lync
Hourly Rate Trend in Nottinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Lync across the Nottinghamshire region.

Lync Hourly Rate Trend in Nottinghamshire

Lync
Contract Job Locations in Nottinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Lync within the Nottinghamshire region over the 3 months to 31 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Nottingham +10 1 - -
Lync
East Midlands

Lync
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Nottinghamshire 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 7 (77.78%) Windows
1 7 (77.78%) SharePoint
1 7 (77.78%) Microsoft
2 5 (55.56%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (55.56%) Windows 7
3 4 (44.44%) EDRMS
4 3 (33.33%) TCP/IP
4 3 (33.33%) MCSE
4 3 (33.33%) ITIL
4 3 (33.33%) VMware
4 3 (33.33%) MCITP
5 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (22.22%) Veeam
5 2 (22.22%) WAN
5 2 (22.22%) Replication
5 2 (22.22%) MCP
5 2 (22.22%) MS Exchange
5 2 (22.22%) Blackberry
5 2 (22.22%) Juniper
5 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
5 2 (22.22%) HP
5 2 (22.22%) NetApp
5 2 (22.22%) Terminal Services
5 2 (22.22%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (11.11%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (11.11%) Middleware
6 1 (11.11%) SAN
6 1 (11.11%) Mainframe
6 1 (11.11%) Pharmaceutical

Lync
Top Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Nottinghamshire 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 7 (77.78%) SharePoint
2 2 (22.22%) MS Exchange
3 1 (11.11%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (11.11%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Office
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
1 1 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 2 (22.22%) WAN
3 1 (11.11%) SAN
3 1 (11.11%) Firewall
3 1 (11.11%) Wireless
3 1 (11.11%) VLAN
3 1 (11.11%) Network Security
3 1 (11.11%) Unified Communications
3 1 (11.11%) Broadband
3 1 (11.11%) ISDN
3 1 (11.11%) LAN
3 1 (11.11%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) EDRMS
General
1 1 (11.11%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Help Desk Analyst
1 4 (44.44%) Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Project Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Implementation Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Applications Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) VMware Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Architect
3 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (11.11%) Migration Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) .NET
1 1 (11.11%) XML
1 1 (11.11%) EDI
1 1 (11.11%) Middleware
1 1 (11.11%) EDIFACT
1 1 (11.11%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Blackberry
1 2 (22.22%) Replication
2 1 (11.11%) TRADACOMS
2 1 (11.11%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 7 (77.78%) Windows
2 5 (55.56%) Windows 7
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) ITIL
2 2 (22.22%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (11.11%) ERP
3 1 (11.11%) Data Modelling
3 1 (11.11%) Online Security
3 1 (11.11%) Migration
3 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering
3 1 (11.11%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (55.56%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (33.33%) MCITP
2 3 (33.33%) MCSE
3 2 (22.22%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) QA
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
1 2 (22.22%) Terminal Services
1 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 7 (77.78%) Microsoft
2 3 (33.33%) VMware
3 2 (22.22%) Veeam
3 2 (22.22%) HP
3 2 (22.22%) Juniper
3 2 (22.22%) NetApp
4 1 (11.11%) Symantec
4 1 (11.11%) RightFax
4 1 (11.11%) SAP
4 1 (11.11%) Cisco
4 1 (11.11%) IBM