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 6 May 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Lync
Rank 25 28 14
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -14
Contract jobs citing Lync 1 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 0.80% 1.41% 1.19%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.04% 4.76% 8.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £190 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £363 £366
% change year-on-year
-3.44% -1.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £15.75 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+17.46% -4.54%
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Cambridgeshire

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
49 42 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 39.20% 29.58% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 14 7
Average daily rate £314 £233 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.94% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £175 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £343 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 10 1
Average hourly rate £27.25 £23.00 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.47% +91.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.09 £18.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+11.62% -7.69%

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 6 May 2015, 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 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 4 (80.00%) MS Office
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (80.00%) Telecoms
2 4 (80.00%) Finance
2 4 (80.00%) WAN
2 4 (80.00%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V
4 1 (20.00%) Riverbed
4 1 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (20.00%) Cisco
4 1 (20.00%) Migration
4 1 (20.00%) Altiris
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (20.00%) Smartphone
4 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (20.00%) Polycom
4 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
4 1 (20.00%) HP
4 1 (20.00%) Avaya
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (20.00%) Intranet
4 1 (20.00%) Internet
4 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (20.00%) Firewall
4 1 (20.00%) Wireless

Lync
Top Related IT Skills in Peterborough by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, 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 (20.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 4 (80.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) WAN
2 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (20.00%) Intranet
2 1 (20.00%) Internet
2 1 (20.00%) Firewall
2 1 (20.00%) Wireless
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (20.00%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 4 (80.00%) Telecoms
1 4 (80.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (20.00%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) ITIL
1 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (20.00%) Migration
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) HP
2 1 (20.00%) Avaya
2 1 (20.00%) Altiris
2 1 (20.00%) Polycom
2 1 (20.00%) Riverbed
2 1 (20.00%) Exinda
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco