The table below looks at the statistics for Lync skills in IT contracts advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Lync over the 3 months to 3 September 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 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Lync
Rank 39 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Lync 7 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 1.81% - -
As % of the Application Platforms category 8.54% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 0
Average daily rate
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£313 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £331 £373 £325
% change year-on-year
-11.07% +14.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £14.64 £27.00
% change year-on-year
+9.28% -45.77%
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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 Southampton region.

Application Platforms Category
Southampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
82 85 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 21.24% 22.61% 14.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 62 18
Average daily rate £363 £340 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.61% -9.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £450 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 9
Average hourly rate £27.50 £20.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.50% +14.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -7.89%

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Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

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

Lync Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

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Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

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

Lync Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

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Daily Rate Histogram in Southampton

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Lync across the Southampton region over the 3 months to 3 September 2015.

Lync Daily Rate Histogram in Southampton

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Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Lync across the Southampton region.

Lync Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

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Top 19 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton 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 5 (71.43%) SharePoint
1 5 (71.43%) Office 365
2 3 (42.86%) SharePoint 2013
2 3 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (42.86%) MS Exchange
3 2 (28.57%) MS Office
3 2 (28.57%) Windows
3 2 (28.57%) EMC
3 2 (28.57%) VMware
3 2 (28.57%) Polycom
3 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
3 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
3 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
4 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (14.29%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
4 1 (14.29%) SLA

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Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton 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 5 (71.43%) SharePoint
2 3 (42.86%) MS Exchange
2 3 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (42.86%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Office
2 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 1 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 5 (71.43%) Office 365
Job Titles
1 1 (14.29%) Consultant
1 1 (14.29%) Systems Engineer
1 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support
1 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Consultant
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
1 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
1 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
1 2 (28.57%) EMC
1 2 (28.57%) VMware
1 2 (28.57%) Polycom