The table below looks at the statistics for Lync skills in IT contracts advertised for the Peterborough region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Lync over the 3 months to 29 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
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Lync
Rank 25 - 25
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Lync 7 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 3.87% - 1.29%
As % of the Application Platforms category 25.00% - 5.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 2
Average daily rate
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£100 - £240
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 £22.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-22.22% +28.57%
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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 Peterborough region.

Application Platforms Category
Peterborough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
28 20 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 15.47% 13.61% 21.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 9 15
Average daily rate £200 £215 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.97% -46.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £100 £125 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 4
Average hourly rate £12.00 - £10.50
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 Peterborough

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

Lync Jobs Demand Trend in Peterborough

Lync
Daily Rate Trend in Peterborough

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

Lync Daily Rate Trend in Peterborough

Lync
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Peterborough

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Peterborough 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 11 (100.00%) Windows
2 10 (90.91%) MS Office
2 10 (90.91%) WAN
2 10 (90.91%) Telecoms
2 10 (90.91%) Video Conferencing
2 10 (90.91%) Windows 7
3 9 (81.82%) Finance
4 8 (72.73%) Microsoft
5 7 (63.64%) Avaya
5 7 (63.64%) TCP/IP
5 7 (63.64%) LAN
6 6 (54.55%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (36.36%) MS Excel
8 3 (27.27%) Degree
9 2 (18.18%) Smartphone
9 2 (18.18%) Multimedia
9 2 (18.18%) Polycom
10 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
10 1 (9.09%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 1 (9.09%) Service Delivery
10 1 (9.09%) Incident Management
10 1 (9.09%) SCCM
10 1 (9.09%) VMware
10 1 (9.09%) Banking
10 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
10 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (9.09%) MS Exchange
10 1 (9.09%) ITIL
10 1 (9.09%) SQL
10 1 (9.09%) SLA

Lync
Top Related IT Skills in Peterborough by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Peterborough 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 (9.09%) MS Exchange
1 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 10 (90.91%) MS Office
2 4 (36.36%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 10 (90.91%) WAN
2 7 (63.64%) TCP/IP
2 7 (63.64%) LAN
General
1 10 (90.91%) Telecoms
2 9 (81.82%) Finance
3 2 (18.18%) Multimedia
4 1 (9.09%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) 3rd Line Support
1 5 (45.45%) 2nd Line Support
2 3 (27.27%) Support Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Applications Support
4 1 (9.09%) Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Support Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Support
4 1 (9.09%) Applications Support Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Support Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Help Desk Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Deskside Support
4 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 10 (90.91%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (18.18%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 11 (100.00%) Windows
2 10 (90.91%) Windows 7
3 6 (54.55%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (9.09%) ITIL
1 1 (9.09%) Service Delivery
1 1 (9.09%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) Degree
2 1 (9.09%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (72.73%) Microsoft
2 7 (63.64%) Avaya
3 2 (18.18%) Polycom
4 1 (9.09%) VMware