The table below looks at the statistics for Live Communications Server skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East 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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office Live Communications Server
Rank 257 - 230
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Live Communications Server 4 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.042% - 0.059%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.24% - 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate
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- - £144
UK excluding London average daily rate - - £144
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the South East region.

Application Platforms Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
1675 1715 1375
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 17.57% 18.65% 16.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 1056 925 753
Average daily rate £363 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £213 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 78 90
Average hourly rate £18.68 £17.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.88% -10.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.30 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £47.50 £39.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+26.47% -10.52%

Live Communications Server
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Live Communications Server Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Live Communications Server
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Live Communications Server Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Live Communications Server
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Live Communications Server across the South East region.

Live Communications Server Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Live Communications Server
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Live Communications Server within the South East region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015. 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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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
Berkshire - 4 - -
Live Communications Server
England

Live Communications Server
Top 17 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 5 (100.00%) ITIL
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 5 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 5 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 5 (100.00%) Blackberry
1 5 (100.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 5 (100.00%) Replication
1 5 (100.00%) Clustering
1 5 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 5 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 5 (100.00%) High Availability
2 4 (80.00%) Data Centre
2 4 (80.00%) Release Management
2 4 (80.00%) DV Cleared
2 4 (80.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared

Live Communications Server
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 5 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 5 (100.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 5 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 5 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Messaging Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Messaging Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Exchange Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (100.00%) Blackberry
1 5 (100.00%) Replication
1 5 (100.00%) Clustering
2 4 (80.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) ITIL
1 5 (100.00%) High Availability
2 4 (80.00%) Release Management
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) DV Cleared
1 4 (80.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 5 (100.00%) Active Directory