The first table below looks at the demand for Live Communications Server skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Live Communications Server over the 3 months to 25 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 Reading 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office Live Communications Server
Rank - - 78
Contract jobs citing Live Communications Server 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading - - 0.084%
As % of the Application Platforms category - - 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £525
UK excluding London average daily rate - £144 £263
% change year-on-year
- -45.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Application Platforms Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
200 182 154
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 22.20% 18.88% 12.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 80 66
Average daily rate £350 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £290 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 14 5
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -51.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-13.15% -5.00%
Live Communications Server
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Live Communications Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

Live Communications Server Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Live Communications Server
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Live Communications Server across the Reading region.

Live Communications Server Daily Rate Trend in Reading

Live Communications Server
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading region citing Live Communications Server 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 Live Communications Server.

1 2 (100.00%) IIS
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (100.00%) PBX
1 2 (100.00%) PSTN
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) Nortel
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (100.00%) Avaya
1 2 (100.00%) Lotus
1 2 (100.00%) RTP
1 2 (100.00%) MCTS
1 2 (100.00%) MCITP
1 2 (100.00%) PKI
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
1 2 (100.00%) Network Load Balancing
1 2 (100.00%) Customer Engagement
1 2 (100.00%) Lync
1 2 (100.00%) Service Management
1 2 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (50.00%) Telecoms

Live Communications Server
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading region citing Live Communications Server 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 Live Communications Server. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (100.00%) IIS
1 2 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (100.00%) Lync
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) PBX
1 2 (100.00%) PSTN
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
1 2 (100.00%) RTP
General
1 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Support Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Support Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) Service Management
1 2 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (100.00%) Network Load Balancing
1 2 (100.00%) Customer Engagement
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (100.00%) MCTS
1 2 (100.00%) MCITP
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) Nortel
1 2 (100.00%) Avaya
1 2 (100.00%) Lotus