The first table below looks at the demand for Lync skills in IT contracts advertised for the Somerset region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Lync over the 3 months to 30 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 Somerset 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Lync
Rank - 29 -
Contract jobs citing Lync 0 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset - 1.06% -
As % of the Application Platforms category - 3.77% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £438 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £325 £380
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -14.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £26.25 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-42.85% +0.96%
Application Platforms Category
Somerset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
72 53 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 20.34% 28.19% 28.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 27 26
Average daily rate £300 £320 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -12.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £225 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £376 £418
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 0
Average hourly rate £35.00 £23.75 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+47.36% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.84 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-11.36% -5.00%
Lync
South West

Lync
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

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

Lync Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

Lync
Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Lync across the Somerset region.

Lync Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

Lync
Contract Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Lync within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 30 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bath - - - - 1
Street - - - -
Weston-super-Mare - - - -
Lync
South West

Lync
Top 10 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset 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 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) SCCM
1 1 (100.00%) SCOM
1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
1 1 (100.00%) Video Conferencing

Lync
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset 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.

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Video Conferencing
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) SCCM
1 1 (100.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco