The table below looks at the statistics for Office Communications Server skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Office Communications Server over the 3 months to 6 December 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
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office Communications Server (OCS)
Rank - 258 258
Contract jobs citing Office Communications Server 0 7 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East - 0.074% 0.082%
As % of the Application Platforms category - 0.42% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 5
Median daily rate - £360 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.85%
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £360 £438
% change year-on-year
+1.38% -17.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £28.75
Office Communications Server
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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
1294 1679 1690
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 16.44% 17.85% 17.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 736 1010 975
Median daily rate £415 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £261 £254
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £520 £545
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 55 70
Median hourly rate £34.00 £16.28 £19.19
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+108.84% -15.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.51 £11.57 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.54 £37.50 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.38 £17.50 £19.38
% change year-on-year
+22.15% -9.70%

Office Communications Server
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East 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 the South East

Office 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 Office Communications Server across the South East region.

Office Communications Server Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Office 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 Office Communications Server across the South East region.

Office Communications Server Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Office Communications Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 6 December 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 South East region with a requirement for Office Communications Server.

1 15 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 15 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 11 (73.33%) Windows
2 11 (73.33%) Migration
3 10 (66.67%) VMware
3 10 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (66.67%) AIX
3 10 (66.67%) SQL
3 10 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 10 (66.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 10 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 10 (66.67%) Data Centre
4 7 (46.67%) Security Cleared
5 5 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (33.33%) MS Exchange
5 5 (33.33%) Skype
5 5 (33.33%) Azure Active Directory
5 5 (33.33%) Skype for Business
5 5 (33.33%) Office 365
6 4 (26.67%) Identity Management
6 4 (26.67%) Presales
6 4 (26.67%) MS Office
7 3 (20.00%) MS Excel
8 2 (13.33%) Unified Communications
8 2 (13.33%) IBM
8 2 (13.33%) Customer Engagement
8 2 (13.33%) SC Cleared
9 1 (6.67%) BC Cleared
9 1 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
9 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development

Office Communications Server
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 5 (33.33%) MS Exchange
1 5 (33.33%) Skype for Business
2 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
2 1 (6.67%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 4 (26.67%) MS Office
2 3 (20.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (33.33%) Azure Active Directory
1 5 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (33.33%) Office 365
2 1 (6.67%) IaaS
2 1 (6.67%) OneDrive
2 1 (6.67%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 5 (33.33%) Skype
2 2 (13.33%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) Power BI
Job Titles
1 13 (86.67%) Architect
2 10 (66.67%) Infrastructure Architect
3 3 (20.00%) Data Centre Architect
3 3 (20.00%) Office 365 Architect
4 2 (13.33%) Data Architect
4 2 (13.33%) Migration Architect
4 2 (13.33%) Storage Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Active Directory Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Active Directory Specialist
5 1 (6.67%) Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Designer
5 1 (6.67%) Exchange Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Exchange Specialist
5 1 (6.67%) IBM Storage Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Specialist
5 1 (6.67%) Office 365 Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Office 365 Specialist
5 1 (6.67%) VMware Architect
Miscellaneous
1 10 (66.67%) Data Centre
2 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 11 (73.33%) Windows
2 10 (66.67%) AIX
2 10 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 10 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 10 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (73.33%) Migration
2 4 (26.67%) Identity Management
2 4 (26.67%) Presales
3 2 (13.33%) Customer Engagement
4 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (6.67%) Data Management
4 1 (6.67%) Feasibility Study
4 1 (6.67%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (66.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (46.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (13.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (6.67%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (66.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 15 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 10 (66.67%) VMware
3 2 (13.33%) IBM