The table below looks at the statistics 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 4 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Lync
Rank 80 76 66
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -10
Contract jobs citing Lync 12 15 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 0.84% 1.16% 1.43%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.18% 4.85% 7.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 10 15
Average daily rate
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£363 £450 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.44% +56.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £235 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £444 £530 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £373 £325
% change year-on-year
-11.40% +14.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £30.00 £14.28 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+110.08% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £14.64 £27.00
% change year-on-year
+9.28% -45.77%
Lync
South East

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

Application Platforms Category
Surrey
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
287 309 234
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 20.07% 23.82% 18.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 205 189 134
Average daily rate £400 £375 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £215 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £538 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 15 16
Average hourly rate £30.00 £17.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+76.47% -15.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.30 £12.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £47.50 £26.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -7.89%

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 4 September 2015.

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 4 September 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Guildford - 5 £350 - 3
Banstead - 1 £488 -
Epsom - 1 - -
Lync
South East

Lync
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 21 (60.00%) Windows
2 14 (40.00%) MS Excel
2 14 (40.00%) MS Exchange
3 13 (37.14%) Microsoft
4 12 (34.29%) Unified Communications
5 11 (31.43%) Active Directory
6 9 (25.71%) SCOM
7 8 (22.86%) Exchange Server 2010
8 7 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (20.00%) VoIP
9 6 (17.14%) ITIL
9 6 (17.14%) Windows Server 2003
9 6 (17.14%) Exchange Server 2013
9 6 (17.14%) Video Conferencing
9 6 (17.14%) Windows Server 2008
10 5 (14.29%) PKI
11 4 (11.43%) WSUS
11 4 (11.43%) Change Management
11 4 (11.43%) NetBackup
11 4 (11.43%) Backup Exec
11 4 (11.43%) Sophos
11 4 (11.43%) Avaya
11 4 (11.43%) Veritas
11 4 (11.43%) HND
11 4 (11.43%) DHCP
11 4 (11.43%) DNS
11 4 (11.43%) Forefront Identity Manager
11 4 (11.43%) AirWatch
11 4 (11.43%) SC Cleared
11 4 (11.43%) Security Cleared

Lync
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 14 (40.00%) MS Exchange
2 8 (22.86%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (17.14%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (5.71%) SharePoint
5 1 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (2.86%) Office Communications Server
5 1 (2.86%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (2.86%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (2.86%) CMS
Applications
1 14 (40.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.86%) MS Project
2 1 (2.86%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.86%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (34.29%) Unified Communications
2 7 (20.00%) VoIP
3 4 (11.43%) DHCP
3 4 (11.43%) DNS
4 2 (5.71%) LAN
4 2 (5.71%) Firewall
4 2 (5.71%) Skype
5 1 (2.86%) Avaya Modular Messaging
5 1 (2.86%) Network Security
5 1 (2.86%) PBX
5 1 (2.86%) Megaco
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.86%) Data Mining
1 1 (2.86%) Oracle Database
1 1 (2.86%) Relational Database
General
1 2 (5.71%) Finance
2 1 (2.86%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 13 (37.14%) Support Engineer
2 9 (25.71%) 3rd Line Support
3 8 (22.86%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 7 (20.00%) Server Engineer
5 6 (17.14%) Server Support Engineer
5 6 (17.14%) Server Support
5 6 (17.14%) Voice Engineer
6 4 (11.43%) Unified Communications Engineer
7 3 (8.57%) Avaya Engineer
7 3 (8.57%) 3rd Line Server Support
7 3 (8.57%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
7 3 (8.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (5.71%) Messaging Engineer
9 1 (2.86%) Telephony Engineer
9 1 (2.86%) IT Support Engineer
9 1 (2.86%) Senior DBA
9 1 (2.86%) Deployment Engineer
9 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Consultant
9 1 (2.86%) Windows Server Engineer
9 1 (2.86%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.86%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 6 (17.14%) Video Conferencing
2 5 (14.29%) PKI
3 1 (2.86%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 21 (60.00%) Windows
2 7 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (17.14%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (17.14%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.86%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (17.14%) ITIL
2 4 (11.43%) Continuous Improvement
2 4 (11.43%) Change Management
3 2 (5.71%) Service Delivery
4 1 (2.86%) PRINCE2
4 1 (2.86%) Service Management
4 1 (2.86%) Mobile Device Management
4 1 (2.86%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (2.86%) Server Building
4 1 (2.86%) Risk Management
4 1 (2.86%) Scrum
4 1 (2.86%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (2.86%) Business Analysis
4 1 (2.86%) Incident Management
4 1 (2.86%) Problem Management
4 1 (2.86%) Use Case
4 1 (2.86%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (2.86%) Kanban
4 1 (2.86%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.86%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (11.43%) HND
1 4 (11.43%) SC Cleared
1 4 (11.43%) Security Cleared
2 3 (8.57%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (5.71%) MCSE
3 2 (5.71%) MCSA
4 1 (2.86%) Degree
System Software
1 11 (31.43%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.86%) XenDesktop
2 1 (2.86%) UAG
Systems Management
1 9 (25.71%) SCOM
2 4 (11.43%) SCVMM
2 4 (11.43%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 4 (11.43%) NetBackup
2 4 (11.43%) Backup Exec
2 4 (11.43%) WSUS
2 4 (11.43%) AirWatch
3 2 (5.71%) SCCM
4 1 (2.86%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 13 (37.14%) Microsoft
2 4 (11.43%) Avaya
2 4 (11.43%) Veritas
2 4 (11.43%) Sophos
3 3 (8.57%) VMware
3 3 (8.57%) Citrix
4 1 (2.86%) Oracle
4 1 (2.86%) Cisco
4 1 (2.86%) SolarWinds
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