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 16 September 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Lync
Rank 18 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Lync 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 1.67% - -
As % of the Application Platforms category 15.38% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£402 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £375
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.48 £27.00 £25.23
% change year-on-year
-38.96% +7.02%
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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
13 15 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 10.83% 14.15% 11.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 5 7
Average daily rate £399 £360 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.83% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £344 £100 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £413 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £335 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.46% +1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £38.00 - £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.52 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-5.48% -0.88%

Lync
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

Lync
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 30 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 7
2 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (66.67%) Lumension
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) Backup Exec
2 2 (66.67%) Incident Management
2 2 (66.67%) SharePoint
2 2 (66.67%) SAN
2 2 (66.67%) MOM
2 2 (66.67%) Symantec
2 2 (66.67%) Remedy
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco
3 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
3 1 (33.33%) Online Security
3 1 (33.33%) Migration
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) MCSE
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (33.33%) QA
3 1 (33.33%) DV Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) MCITP
3 1 (33.33%) Military
3 1 (33.33%) Mentoring

Lync
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 3 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (66.67%) SharePoint
2 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (33.33%) Office Communications Server
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) SAN
2 1 (33.33%) Unified Communications
2 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
General
1 1 (33.33%) Military
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Migration Consultant
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Incident Management
2 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
2 1 (33.33%) Online Security
2 1 (33.33%) Migration
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) MCSE
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (33.33%) MCITP
2 1 (33.33%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) MOM
1 2 (66.67%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Symantec
2 2 (66.67%) Remedy
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) Lumension
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco