The first table below looks at the demand for Lync skills in IT contracts advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Lync 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 South Wales 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 Lync
Rank 42 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Lync 13 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 2.32% - -
As % of the Application Platforms category 12.50% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 0
Average daily rate £413 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £387 £410 £350
% change year-on-year
-5.69% +17.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £22.88
% change year-on-year
- -27.86%
Application Platforms Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
104 64 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 18.57% 19.81% 18.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 34 23
Average daily rate £363 £350 £248
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +41.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £200 £105
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £445 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 3
Average hourly rate £25.00 £15.50 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+61.29% +34.78%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%
Lync
Wales

Lync
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

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

Lync Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

Lync
Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Lync Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

Lync
Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Lync across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Lync Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

Lync
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Lync within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff - 12 £325 - 2
Newport - - - -
Bridgend - - - -
Caerphilly - - - -
Lync
Wales

Lync
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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 13 (86.67%) Microsoft
2 12 (80.00%) SharePoint
3 11 (73.33%) MS Exchange
3 11 (73.33%) Exchange Server 2010
4 9 (60.00%) Document Management
5 8 (53.33%) Dynamics CRM
5 8 (53.33%) CRM
6 7 (46.67%) Knowledge Management
6 7 (46.67%) Workflow
6 7 (46.67%) SaaS
7 6 (40.00%) MS Excel
8 5 (33.33%) SQL
8 5 (33.33%) CMS
8 5 (33.33%) Systems Analysis
8 5 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
9 4 (26.67%) Sitecore CMS
9 4 (26.67%) Sitecore
9 4 (26.67%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (26.67%) Automated Testing
9 4 (26.67%) Migration
9 4 (26.67%) TDD
9 4 (26.67%) Scrum
9 4 (26.67%) .NET
9 4 (26.67%) ASP.NET
9 4 (26.67%) BDD
10 3 (20.00%) Office 365
10 3 (20.00%) C#
10 3 (20.00%) Subversion
10 3 (20.00%) Data Protection
10 3 (20.00%) Release Management

Lync
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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 12 (80.00%) SharePoint
2 11 (73.33%) MS Exchange
2 11 (73.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (33.33%) CMS
4 4 (26.67%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 6 (40.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (6.67%) MS Visio
2 1 (6.67%) MS Office
2 1 (6.67%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (53.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (46.67%) SaaS
2 5 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (20.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Subversion
1 3 (20.00%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (6.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (20.00%) Analyst
2 2 (13.33%) Lead Business Analyst
2 2 (13.33%) Project Manager
2 2 (13.33%) Business Analyst
2 2 (13.33%) Development Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Architect
3 1 (6.67%) Desktop Support
3 1 (6.67%) Trainer
3 1 (6.67%) Technical Architect
3 1 (6.67%) Support Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Trainer
3 1 (6.67%) Programme Office Support
3 1 (6.67%) Deployment Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Technical Design Authority
3 1 (6.67%) Programme Support Officer
3 1 (6.67%) Technical Design Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (26.67%) .NET
1 4 (26.67%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (6.67%) E-Learning
2 1 (6.67%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) Windows
1 2 (13.33%) Windows 7
2 1 (6.67%) Windows 8
2 1 (6.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (60.00%) Document Management
2 8 (53.33%) CRM
3 7 (46.67%) Knowledge Management
3 7 (46.67%) Workflow
4 5 (33.33%) Systems Analysis
5 4 (26.67%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (26.67%) Automated Testing
5 4 (26.67%) Migration
5 4 (26.67%) TDD
5 4 (26.67%) Scrum
5 4 (26.67%) BDD
6 3 (20.00%) Data Protection
6 3 (20.00%) Release Management
7 2 (13.33%) Test Scripting
7 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (13.33%) Programme Management
7 2 (13.33%) Change Control
8 1 (6.67%) Project Management
8 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 5 (33.33%) SQL
2 3 (20.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
1 1 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (6.67%) XenApp
1 1 (6.67%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 13 (86.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (26.67%) Sitecore
3 2 (13.33%) Citrix
4 1 (6.67%) VMware
4 1 (6.67%) AppSense
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