The table below looks at the statistics for Lync skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Lync over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Lync
Rank 45 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Lync 5 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 1.22% - -
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.05% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate
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£400 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £394 £350
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £25.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-30.00% +42.85%
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Oxfordshire

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

Application Platforms Category
Oxford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
99 31 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 24.15% 17.51% 21.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 22 30
Average daily rate £463 £370 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £302
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £495 £493
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 5
Average hourly rate £19.38 - £13.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.38 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+10.74% -7.89%

Lync
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

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

Lync Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

Lync
Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Lync Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

Lync
Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Lync across the Oxford region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Lync Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

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Top 28 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford 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%) Microsoft
2 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 3 (50.00%) Project Management
2 3 (50.00%) German Language
2 3 (50.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 2 (33.33%) Data Conversion
3 2 (33.33%) MS Office
3 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 2 (33.33%) Migration
3 2 (33.33%) Data Analysis
3 2 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (33.33%) Project Planning
4 1 (16.67%) Degree
4 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis
4 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (16.67%) ISEB
4 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
4 1 (16.67%) Data Modelling
4 1 (16.67%) UML
4 1 (16.67%) Publishing
4 1 (16.67%) Validation
4 1 (16.67%) Data Mapping
4 1 (16.67%) Waterfall
4 1 (16.67%) User Stories
4 1 (16.67%) Data Structures
4 1 (16.67%) Data Cleansing
4 1 (16.67%) Data Validation

Lync
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford 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 (16.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Office
1 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
1 2 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
General
1 3 (50.00%) German Language
2 1 (16.67%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Business Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Data Conversion
2 1 (16.67%) Data Structures
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) PRINCE2
1 3 (50.00%) Project Management
2 2 (33.33%) Migration
2 2 (33.33%) Data Analysis
2 2 (33.33%) Project Planning
3 1 (16.67%) Data Cleansing
3 1 (16.67%) Data Validation
3 1 (16.67%) Data Mapping
3 1 (16.67%) Waterfall
3 1 (16.67%) User Stories
3 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) Validation
3 1 (16.67%) UML
3 1 (16.67%) Data Modelling
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (16.67%) ISEB
2 1 (16.67%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft