The table below looks at the statistics for Lync skills in IT contracts advertised for the Staffordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Lync over the 3 months to 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Lync
Rank 26 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Lync 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 1.10% - -
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.88% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£425 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £340 £360
% change year-on-year
-4.41% -5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.75 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.54% -
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West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the Staffordshire region.

Application Platforms Category
Staffordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
34 15 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 18.68% 9.62% 17.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 6 11
Average daily rate £375 £213 £135
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+76.47% +57.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £143 £115
10% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £345 £270
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 0
Average hourly rate £20.50 £13.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+51.85% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+20.58% -10.52%

Lync
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

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

Lync Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

Lync
Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

Lync Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

Lync
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Staffordshire 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 2 (100.00%) MS Project
1 2 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 2 (100.00%) IBM Notes
1 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix
1 2 (100.00%) Lotus
1 2 (100.00%) Project Management
1 2 (100.00%) Supplier Management
1 2 (100.00%) Local Government
1 2 (100.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
1 2 (100.00%) Mentoring
1 2 (100.00%) Coaching
1 2 (100.00%) Private Cloud

Lync
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Staffordshire 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 2 (100.00%) IBM Notes
1 2 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (100.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (100.00%) MS Project
1 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
General
1 2 (100.00%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Private Cloud
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 2 (100.00%) Project Management
1 2 (100.00%) Supplier Management
1 2 (100.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
1 2 (100.00%) Mentoring
1 2 (100.00%) Coaching
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix
1 2 (100.00%) Lotus