The table below looks at the statistics for Office Communications Server skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Office Communications Server over the 3 months to 3 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office Communications Server (OCS)
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Contract jobs citing Office Communications Server 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West - - -
As % of the Application Platforms category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £313 £340
% change year-on-year
-12.00% -8.08%
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 West region.

Application Platforms Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
542 497 313
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 17.41% 17.23% 15.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 373 330 191
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £275 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £454 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £358 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+2.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 18 17
Average hourly rate £21.00 £18.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.51% -2.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £45.00 £24.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £16.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+27.27% -15.38%

Office Communications Server
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Office Communications Server Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Office Communications Server
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Office Communications Server Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West region citing Office 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 Office Communications Server.

1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (100.00%) SCCM
1 3 (100.00%) Lync
2 2 (66.67%) TOGAF
2 2 (66.67%) Application Packaging
2 2 (66.67%) SCOM
2 2 (66.67%) PowerShell
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 2 (66.67%) Citrix
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (33.33%) ISA Server
3 1 (33.33%) Blackberry
3 1 (33.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (33.33%) Project Management
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 2000
3 1 (33.33%) MCSE
3 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (33.33%) DNS
3 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (33.33%) Legal
3 1 (33.33%) VMware
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (33.33%) Forefront TMG

Office Communications Server
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West region citing Office 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 Office Communications Server. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (100.00%) Lync
2 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (33.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
1 1 (33.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Analyst
2 2 (66.67%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Windows 2000
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL
1 2 (66.67%) TOGAF
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
1 2 (66.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) MCSE
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) ISA Server
2 1 (33.33%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 3 (100.00%) SCCM
2 2 (66.67%) SCOM
3 1 (33.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Citrix
3 1 (33.33%) VMware