The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 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 Peterborough 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Lync
Rank 20 24 -
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -
Contract jobs citing Lync 4 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 3.28% 2.33% -
As % of the Application Platforms category 13.33% 18.18% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
Average daily rate
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£130 £215 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-39.53% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £375
% change year-on-year
- -13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £25.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-40.00% -3.84%
Application Platforms Category
Peterborough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
30 22 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 24.59% 12.79% 9.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 10 4
Average daily rate £285 £223 £205
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.08% +8.53%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 2 0
Average hourly rate £11.50 £16.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.12% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £19.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-15.38% -2.50%
Lync
Cambridgeshire

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 24 July 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 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (83.33%) LAN
2 5 (83.33%) WAN
2 5 (83.33%) Windows 7
3 4 (66.67%) Video Conferencing
3 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (66.67%) TCP/IP
3 4 (66.67%) MS Office
3 4 (66.67%) Avaya
3 4 (66.67%) Telecoms
4 3 (50.00%) Finance
4 3 (50.00%) MS Excel
4 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
5 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
5 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
5 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (33.33%) ITIL
5 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
6 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (16.67%) Firewall
6 1 (16.67%) Exinda
6 1 (16.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (16.67%) Unified Communications
6 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
6 1 (16.67%) Riverbed
6 1 (16.67%) SQL
6 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
6 1 (16.67%) SLA

Lync
Top Related IT Skills in Peterborough by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
1 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 4 (66.67%) MS Office
2 3 (50.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (83.33%) LAN
1 5 (83.33%) WAN
2 4 (66.67%) TCP/IP
3 1 (16.67%) Firewall
3 1 (16.67%) Unified Communications
3 1 (16.67%) Intranet
3 1 (16.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 4 (66.67%) Telecoms
2 3 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Support Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support
1 2 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (16.67%) Applications Support
2 1 (16.67%) Support Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Support
2 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Desktop Support
2 1 (16.67%) Network Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Applications Support Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Desktop Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) PC Support
2 1 (16.67%) Desktop Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Deskside Support
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (16.67%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (83.33%) Windows 7
3 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
2 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (16.67%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Avaya
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (16.67%) Exinda
3 1 (16.67%) Riverbed
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco
3 1 (16.67%) HP
3 1 (16.67%) VMware
3 1 (16.67%) Altiris
3 1 (16.67%) Polycom