The table below looks at the statistics 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 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Lync
Rank - 39 42
Contract jobs citing Lync 0 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire - 0.29% 1.08%
As % of the Application Platforms category - 1.45% 6.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate
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- - £225
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
-2.98% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £12.75 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £26.25
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -42.85%
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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 Nottinghamshire region.

Application Platforms Category
Nottinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
83 69 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 16.94% 20.06% 16.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 22 44
Average daily rate £398 £363 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.65% +20.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £208 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £488 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 10 7
Average hourly rate £14.50 £13.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% -38.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.85 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.75 £13.62 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+26.47% -10.52%

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

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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

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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

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 5 (83.33%) Active Directory
2 4 (66.67%) ITIL
2 4 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 4 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 3 (50.00%) DNS
3 3 (50.00%) PBX
3 3 (50.00%) VoIP
3 3 (50.00%) WAN
3 3 (50.00%) Windows
3 3 (50.00%) MCSE
3 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (50.00%) ITIL V3
3 3 (50.00%) Office 365
3 3 (50.00%) MCITP
3 3 (50.00%) VLAN
3 3 (50.00%) Load Balancing
3 3 (50.00%) Office Communications Server
3 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
4 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
4 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (16.67%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (16.67%) SCCM
4 1 (16.67%) Video Conferencing

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Top Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 4 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 3 (50.00%) Office Communications Server
3 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (50.00%) Office 365
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 3 (50.00%) DNS
2 3 (50.00%) PBX
2 3 (50.00%) VoIP
2 3 (50.00%) WAN
2 3 (50.00%) VLAN
3 1 (16.67%) DHCP
3 1 (16.67%) Internet
3 1 (16.67%) ADSL
3 1 (16.67%) Broadband
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Technical Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Deployment Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Data Protection Act
1 1 (16.67%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
1 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (16.67%) Windows XP
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
2 1 (16.67%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) ITIL
2 3 (50.00%) Load Balancing
2 3 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (50.00%) ITIL V3
3 1 (16.67%) Migration
3 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (16.67%) Supplier Management
3 1 (16.67%) Data Protection
3 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
3 1 (16.67%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) MCSE
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (50.00%) MCITP
2 1 (16.67%) MCSA
System Software
1 5 (83.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) EMC
2 1 (16.67%) Citrix
2 1 (16.67%) VMware