The table below looks at the statistics for Office Communications Server skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Office Communications Server over the 3 months to 26 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office Communications Server (OCS)
Rank 63 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Office Communications Server 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.13% - -
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.76% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £501 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £305 £275 £305
% change year-on-year
+10.90% -9.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 - -
Office Communications Server
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the Reading region.

Application Platforms Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
131 151 188
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 16.46% 16.31% 21.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 91 84
Median daily rate £428 £440 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.84% +25.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £300 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 8
Median hourly rate £25.00 £14.75 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+69.49% -15.71%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £21.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+30.23% +30.30%

Office Communications Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Reading region citing Office Communications Server as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Application Platforms category.

Office Communications Server Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Office Communications Server
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Office Communications Server Daily Rate Trend in Reading

Office Communications Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 26 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Office Communications Server also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Reading region with a requirement for Office Communications Server.

1 2 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) Skype for Business
1 2 (100.00%) Skype
2 1 (50.00%) OneDrive
2 1 (50.00%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) Power BI
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Optimisation
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) High Availability
2 1 (50.00%) Office 365
2 1 (50.00%) IaaS
2 1 (50.00%) Mobile Device Management
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) Yammer
2 1 (50.00%) MS Office
2 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Data Management
2 1 (50.00%) Live Communications Server
2 1 (50.00%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (50.00%) Network Load Balancing
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (50.00%) RTP
2 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (50.00%) PBX
2 1 (50.00%) PSTN

Office Communications Server
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (100.00%) Skype for Business
2 1 (50.00%) Live Communications Server
2 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (50.00%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Azure Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) IaaS
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (50.00%) Office 365
1 1 (50.00%) OneDrive
1 1 (50.00%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) Skype
2 1 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (50.00%) PBX
2 1 (50.00%) PSTN
2 1 (50.00%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Power BI
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Consultant
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Consultant
2 1 (50.00%) Office 365 Consultant
2 1 (50.00%) Technical Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Data Management
1 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (50.00%) High Availability
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
1 1 (50.00%) Mobile Device Management
1 1 (50.00%) Network Load Balancing
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Optimisation
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft