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 31 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Lync
Rank 71 74 75
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +1
Contract jobs citing Lync 18 13 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 1.34% 1.02% 0.80%
As % of the Application Platforms category 7.56% 4.50% 4.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 7 8
Average daily rate
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£300 £300 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +13.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £450 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
-2.98% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £26.25
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -42.85%
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
238 289 220
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 17.70% 22.74% 17.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 166 163 118
Average daily rate £360 £363 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.68% +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £213 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £520 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 21 20
Average hourly rate £22.50 £24.25 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.21% +42.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £51.85 £32.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+26.47% -10.52%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 - 11 £300 - 2
Sunbury-on-Thames - 1 £175 -
Lync
South East

Lync
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 30 (62.50%) Windows
2 17 (35.42%) Microsoft
2 17 (35.42%) Active Directory
3 15 (31.25%) MS Excel
4 14 (29.17%) MS Exchange
5 13 (27.08%) Unified Communications
6 10 (20.83%) SCOM
7 9 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2010
8 8 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
9 7 (14.58%) Windows Server 2008
9 7 (14.58%) VoIP
10 6 (12.50%) SharePoint
10 6 (12.50%) ITIL
10 6 (12.50%) Citrix
10 6 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
10 6 (12.50%) Video Conferencing
11 5 (10.42%) PKI
11 5 (10.42%) SCCM
11 5 (10.42%) Exchange Server 2013
11 5 (10.42%) Cisco Certification
11 5 (10.42%) DHCP
11 5 (10.42%) DNS
12 4 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
12 4 (8.33%) Avaya
12 4 (8.33%) Veritas
12 4 (8.33%) Sophos
12 4 (8.33%) HND
12 4 (8.33%) Cisco
12 4 (8.33%) Change Management
12 4 (8.33%) Migration

Lync
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (29.17%) MS Exchange
2 9 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (12.50%) SharePoint
4 5 (10.42%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (6.25%) IBM Notes
5 3 (6.25%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (2.08%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (2.08%) CMS
Applications
1 15 (31.25%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.08%) MS Project
2 1 (2.08%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.25%) Office 365
2 1 (2.08%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 13 (27.08%) Unified Communications
2 7 (14.58%) VoIP
3 5 (10.42%) DHCP
3 5 (10.42%) DNS
4 3 (6.25%) BGP
4 3 (6.25%) WAN
4 3 (6.25%) Cisco PIX
4 3 (6.25%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (4.17%) NAS
5 2 (4.17%) Network Security
5 2 (4.17%) Skype
5 2 (4.17%) Firewall
5 2 (4.17%) LAN
6 1 (2.08%) PBX
6 1 (2.08%) Megaco
6 1 (2.08%) Avaya Modular Messaging
General
1 2 (4.17%) Legal
2 1 (2.08%) Advertising
2 1 (2.08%) Finance
Job Titles
1 18 (37.50%) Support Engineer
2 11 (22.92%) 3rd Line Support
3 10 (20.83%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 7 (14.58%) Server Engineer
5 6 (12.50%) Server Support
5 6 (12.50%) Voice Engineer
5 6 (12.50%) Server Support Engineer
6 4 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support
6 4 (8.33%) Unified Communications Engineer
7 3 (6.25%) 3rd Line Server Support
7 3 (6.25%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
7 3 (6.25%) Avaya Engineer
7 3 (6.25%) Administrator
7 3 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (6.25%) Architect
8 2 (4.17%) Messaging Engineer
8 2 (4.17%) Technical Design Authority
9 1 (2.08%) Windows Systems Engineer
9 1 (2.08%) Cisco Security Engineer
9 1 (2.08%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.08%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.50%) Video Conferencing
2 5 (10.42%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 30 (62.50%) Windows
2 8 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 7 (14.58%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (8.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (12.50%) ITIL
2 4 (8.33%) Migration
2 4 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 4 (8.33%) Change Management
3 2 (4.17%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (4.17%) Service Delivery
4 1 (2.08%) PRINCE2
4 1 (2.08%) Business Analysis
4 1 (2.08%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (2.08%) Use Case
4 1 (2.08%) Identity Management
4 1 (2.08%) Mobile Device Management
4 1 (2.08%) Email Migration
4 1 (2.08%) Server Building
Qualifications
1 5 (10.42%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (8.33%) SC Cleared
2 4 (8.33%) Security Cleared
2 4 (8.33%) HND
3 3 (6.25%) CCIE
4 2 (4.17%) CCNA
4 2 (4.17%) MCSE
4 2 (4.17%) MCSA
System Software
1 17 (35.42%) Active Directory
2 3 (6.25%) Microsoft App-V
2 3 (6.25%) XenApp
2 3 (6.25%) XenDesktop
3 1 (2.08%) UAG
3 1 (2.08%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (20.83%) SCOM
2 5 (10.42%) SCCM
3 4 (8.33%) AirWatch
3 4 (8.33%) SCVMM
3 4 (8.33%) NetBackup
3 4 (8.33%) Backup Exec
3 4 (8.33%) WSUS
3 4 (8.33%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 3 (6.25%) Oracle Identity Manager
5 1 (2.08%) Oracle Identity Management
5 1 (2.08%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 17 (35.42%) Microsoft
2 6 (12.50%) Citrix
3 4 (8.33%) Avaya
3 4 (8.33%) Veritas
3 4 (8.33%) Cisco
3 4 (8.33%) Sophos
4 3 (6.25%) VMware
4 3 (6.25%) AppSense
4 3 (6.25%) Oracle
4 3 (6.25%) Lotus
Woking, Surrey, Ripley
Brightred Resourcing
Rate: £150 - £300 per day
Posted: 21 days ago