The first table below looks at the demand for Lync skills in IT contracts advertised for the Surrey 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 Surrey 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 92 87 101
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +14
Contract jobs citing Lync 5 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 0.33% 0.078% 0.18%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.19% 0.39% 0.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 1
Average daily rate £325 £560 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-41.96% +72.30%
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
Surrey
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
228 259 372
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 15.27% 20.19% 21.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 131 130 192
Average daily rate £325 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £150 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 17 21
Average hourly rate £15.50 £20.75 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.30% +33.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £43.50 £24.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%
Lync
South East

Lync
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

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

Lync Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

Lync
Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Lync Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

Lync
Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

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

Lync Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

Lync
Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Lync Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

Lync
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Lync within the Surrey 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
Godalming - - - -
Guildford - - - - 1
Leatherhead - - - -
Reigate - - - -
Shepperton - - - -
Staines - - - -
Weybridge - - - -
Lync
South East

Lync
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey 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 7 (63.64%) MS Exchange
1 7 (63.64%) Microsoft
2 5 (45.45%) Windows
3 4 (36.36%) ITIL
3 4 (36.36%) Active Directory
3 4 (36.36%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (27.27%) VMware
4 3 (27.27%) MS Office
4 3 (27.27%) SharePoint
5 2 (18.18%) Linux
5 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
5 2 (18.18%) SQL
5 2 (18.18%) DNS
5 2 (18.18%) Cisco
5 2 (18.18%) DECT
5 2 (18.18%) CCNA
5 2 (18.18%) Avaya
5 2 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (18.18%) Blackberry
5 2 (18.18%) CCVP
5 2 (18.18%) IVR
5 2 (18.18%) Workforce Management Optimization
5 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
5 2 (18.18%) PowerShell
5 2 (18.18%) Windows 7
5 2 (18.18%) vSphere
5 2 (18.18%) UAG
5 2 (18.18%) Verint
5 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (9.09%) Symantec Enterprise Vault

Lync
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey 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 7 (63.64%) MS Exchange
2 4 (36.36%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (27.27%) SharePoint
4 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (9.09%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 3 (27.27%) MS Office
2 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) DNS
1 2 (18.18%) DECT
2 1 (9.09%) Unified Communications
2 1 (9.09%) SAN
2 1 (9.09%) LAN
2 1 (9.09%) WAN
2 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
1 1 (9.09%) Publishing
1 1 (9.09%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Architect
2 2 (18.18%) Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Technical Architect
2 2 (18.18%) Service Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Service Desk Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Voice Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Voice Project Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Project Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Communications Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) Middleware
1 1 (9.09%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Blackberry
1 2 (18.18%) IVR
2 1 (9.09%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 5 (45.45%) Windows
2 2 (18.18%) Linux
2 2 (18.18%) Windows 7
2 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) ITIL
2 2 (18.18%) Workforce Management Optimization
3 1 (9.09%) Load Balancing
3 1 (9.09%) Software Engineering
3 1 (9.09%) Business Analysis
3 1 (9.09%) Data Modelling
3 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) SQL
1 2 (18.18%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) CCNA
1 2 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (18.18%) CCVP
1 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
2 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 4 (36.36%) Active Directory
2 2 (18.18%) vSphere
2 2 (18.18%) UAG
3 1 (9.09%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (9.09%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
1 1 (9.09%) SCOrch
1 1 (9.09%) SCOM
Vendors
1 7 (63.64%) Microsoft
2 3 (27.27%) VMware
3 2 (18.18%) Cisco
3 2 (18.18%) Avaya
3 2 (18.18%) Verint
4 1 (9.09%) RightFax
4 1 (9.09%) F5
4 1 (9.09%) Symantec
4 1 (9.09%) HP
4 1 (9.09%) Citrix
4 1 (9.09%) IBM
Sutton, Surrey
Reed Business Information Ltd
Rate: From £120 to £140 per day direct - no agency margin.
Posted: 24 days ago