The first table below looks at the demand for Office 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 Office Communications Server over the 3 months to 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office Communications Server (OCS)
Rank - 69 -
Contract jobs citing Office Communications Server 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading - 0.13% -
As % of the Application Platforms category - 0.71% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
+38.46% +4.00%
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
200 141 155
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 18.62% 18.26% 14.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 58 70
Average daily rate £350 £316 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.67% -12.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £200 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 23 5
Average hourly rate £13.00 £20.75 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.34% +53.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.10 £15.00 £10.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.10 £34.50 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%
Office Communications Server
Berkshire

Office Communications Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Office Communications Server across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 25 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading region citing Office 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 Office Communications Server.

1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Migration
2 2 (66.67%) Information Management
2 2 (66.67%) Meridio
2 2 (66.67%) Freedom of Information
2 2 (66.67%) SharePoint Server
2 2 (66.67%) Taxonomies
2 2 (66.67%) JSP
2 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 2 (66.67%) Intranet
2 2 (66.67%) EDRMS
2 2 (66.67%) IDOL
2 2 (66.67%) Workflow
2 2 (66.67%) Data Protection Act
2 2 (66.67%) Data Protection
2 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) Lync
3 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
3 1 (33.33%) Change Management
3 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (33.33%) MS Office
3 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
3 1 (33.33%) Degree

Office Communications Server
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading region citing Office 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 Office Communications Server. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (66.67%) SharePoint Server
1 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 1 (33.33%) Lync
2 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (33.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) EDRMS
1 2 (66.67%) IDOL
General
1 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Design Authority
2 1 (33.33%) SharePoint Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Field Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Freedom of Information
1 2 (66.67%) Taxonomies
1 2 (66.67%) Data Protection Act
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Migration
2 2 (66.67%) Information Management
2 2 (66.67%) Workflow
2 2 (66.67%) Data Protection
3 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
3 1 (33.33%) Change Management
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Meridio