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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Lync
Rank 22 20 33
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +13
Contract jobs citing Lync 2 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 1.79% 3.15% 1.29%
As % of the Application Platforms category 6.45% 16.00% 21.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 1
Average daily rate
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£400 £130 £215
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+207.69% -39.53%
UK excluding London average daily rate £328 £365 £325
% change year-on-year
-10.27% +12.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -44.44%
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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
31 25 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 27.68% 19.69% 6.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 13 4
Average daily rate £335 £285 £215
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.54% +32.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £179 £151
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £447 £319
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 6 2
Average hourly rate £23.50 £11.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+104.34% -28.12%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -9.32%

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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

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Peterborough

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 3 (100.00%) Migration
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 2 (66.67%) PRINCE2
2 2 (66.67%) WAN
2 2 (66.67%) Citrix
3 1 (33.33%) Altiris
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
3 1 (33.33%) Riverbed
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (33.33%) SaaS
3 1 (33.33%) HP Storage
3 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (33.33%) Office 365
3 1 (33.33%) Exinda
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) HP StoreVirtual
3 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (33.33%) Firewall
3 1 (33.33%) Wireless
3 1 (33.33%) PMI
3 1 (33.33%) PMP
3 1 (33.33%) PMI Certification
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (33.33%) Intranet

Lync
Top Related IT Skills in Peterborough by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (33.33%) MS Exchange
1 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) SaaS
1 1 (33.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) WAN
2 1 (33.33%) Intranet
2 1 (33.33%) Internet
2 1 (33.33%) Firewall
2 1 (33.33%) Wireless
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Project Manager
1 2 (66.67%) IT Project Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (33.33%) IT Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (33.33%) IT Infrastructure Project Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) PMI
1 1 (33.33%) HP Storage
1 1 (33.33%) HP StoreVirtual
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Migration
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 2 (66.67%) PRINCE2
3 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) PMP
1 1 (33.33%) PMI Certification
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Citrix
2 1 (33.33%) Altiris
2 1 (33.33%) Riverbed
2 1 (33.33%) Exinda
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) HP