The table below looks at the statistics for Lync skills in IT contracts advertised for the Portsmouth region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Lync over the 3 months to 24 October 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 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Lync
Rank 22 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Lync 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 0.80% - -
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.56% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£399 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £325 £378
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -13.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.75 £25.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-33.00% +47.05%
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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 Portsmouth region.

Application Platforms Category
Portsmouth
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
18 12 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 14.40% 11.11% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 8 8
Average daily rate £353 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.87% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £350 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £399 £413 £446
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.25 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -9.32%

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Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

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

Lync Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

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Daily Rate Trend in Portsmouth

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

Lync Daily Rate Trend in Portsmouth

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Top 22 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Portsmouth 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 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) SAN
1 2 (100.00%) MOM
1 2 (100.00%) Symantec
1 2 (100.00%) Remedy
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) Backup Exec
1 2 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 2 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (100.00%) Lumension
2 1 (50.00%) DV Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Military
2 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL

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Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Portsmouth 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 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) SAN
General
1 1 (50.00%) Military
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) MOM
1 2 (100.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Symantec
1 2 (100.00%) Remedy
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) Lumension