The table below looks at the statistics for Lync skills in IT contracts advertised for the Solihull region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Lync over the 3 months to 2 September 2015 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Lync
Rank 15 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Lync 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 1.82% - -
As % of the Application Platforms category 10.53% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £331 £370 £325
% change year-on-year
-10.47% +13.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £27.00
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -42.59%
Lync
West Midlands

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

Application Platforms Category
Solihull
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
19 8 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 17.27% 12.90% 17.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 3
Average daily rate £338 £200 £160
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+68.75% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £200 £154
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £420 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -9.32%

Lync
Top 10 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Solihull 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%) MS Exchange
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (50.00%) Unified Communications

Lync
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Solihull 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%) MS Exchange
1 2 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Unified Communications
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Messaging Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Messaging Engineer
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft