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 30 March 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
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Lync
Rank 71 87 82
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -5
Contract jobs citing Lync 24 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 1.68% 0.14% 0.080%
As % of the Application Platforms category 9.56% 0.84% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 2 1
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£381 £413 £560
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.57% -26.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £353 £402 £364
% change year-on-year
-12.31% +10.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £24.25 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £18.00 £23.25
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -22.58%
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
251 238 271
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 17.58% 16.94% 21.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 151 122 144
Average daily rate £375 £320 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.18% -8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £125 £197
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £483 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 20 16
Average hourly rate £18.50 £15.50 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.35% -32.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.70 £13.00 £13.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £146.00 £18.90 £26.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -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 30 March 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Surrey

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Lync across the Surrey region over the 3 months to 30 March 2015.

Lync Hourly Rate Histogram 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 30 March 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 - 7 £325 -
Camberley - 2 £400 -
Reigate - 2 - - 1
Thames Ditton - - - -
Woking - - - -
Epsom - - - -
Leatherhead - - - -
Lync
South East

Lync
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 28 (70.00%) Windows
2 22 (55.00%) Active Directory
3 18 (45.00%) Microsoft
4 15 (37.50%) MS Exchange
5 11 (27.50%) SharePoint
6 10 (25.00%) SCOM
6 10 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
6 10 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 9 (22.50%) SCCM
7 9 (22.50%) Windows 7
7 9 (22.50%) Blackberry
7 9 (22.50%) VMware
7 9 (22.50%) MS Excel
7 9 (22.50%) DNS
8 6 (15.00%) MS Office
8 6 (15.00%) ITIL
8 6 (15.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 6 (15.00%) Unified Communications
9 5 (12.50%) Clustering
9 5 (12.50%) WAN
9 5 (12.50%) Citrix
9 5 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
9 5 (12.50%) XenApp
9 5 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
9 5 (12.50%) Microsoft App-V
9 5 (12.50%) PKI
10 4 (10.00%) PowerShell
10 4 (10.00%) Android
10 4 (10.00%) UAG

Lync
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 15 (37.50%) MS Exchange
2 11 (27.50%) SharePoint
3 10 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (15.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 4 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (7.50%) IBM Notes
6 3 (7.50%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (5.00%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (5.00%) IIS
8 1 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 9 (22.50%) MS Excel
2 6 (15.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.50%) Office 365
2 2 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (22.50%) DNS
2 6 (15.00%) Unified Communications
3 5 (12.50%) WAN
4 4 (10.00%) DHCP
5 3 (7.50%) SAN
5 3 (7.50%) BGP
5 3 (7.50%) Cisco PIX
5 3 (7.50%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (7.50%) NAS
6 2 (5.00%) LAN
7 1 (2.50%) VoIP
7 1 (2.50%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (2.50%) Network Security
General
1 3 (7.50%) Telecoms
1 3 (7.50%) Finance
1 3 (7.50%) Legal
2 2 (5.00%) Back Office
2 2 (5.00%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 10 (25.00%) Support Engineer
2 5 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support
3 4 (10.00%) Administrator
3 4 (10.00%) Analyst
3 4 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support
3 4 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 3 (7.50%) Windows Systems Engineer
4 3 (7.50%) Systems Engineer
4 3 (7.50%) Systems Support
4 3 (7.50%) Support Specialist
4 3 (7.50%) Architect
5 2 (5.00%) Avaya Engineer
5 2 (5.00%) Voice Engineer
5 2 (5.00%) Server Analyst
5 2 (5.00%) Wintel Analyst
5 2 (5.00%) Technical Design Authority
5 2 (5.00%) Wintel Server Analyst
6 1 (2.50%) Cisco Security Engineer
6 1 (2.50%) IT Support
6 1 (2.50%) Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.50%) Application Packaging
2 2 (5.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (22.50%) Blackberry
2 5 (12.50%) Clustering
2 5 (12.50%) PKI
3 2 (5.00%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (2.50%) iPhone
4 1 (2.50%) iPad
4 1 (2.50%) PDA
4 1 (2.50%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 28 (70.00%) Windows
2 10 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 10 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 9 (22.50%) Windows 7
4 4 (10.00%) Windows 8
4 4 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (10.00%) Android
5 3 (7.50%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (15.00%) ITIL
2 4 (10.00%) Migration
3 3 (7.50%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (7.50%) Configuration Management
4 2 (5.00%) Project Management
4 2 (5.00%) Load Balancing
4 2 (5.00%) Time Management
4 2 (5.00%) High Availability
4 2 (5.00%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (5.00%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (2.50%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (2.50%) Email Migration
5 1 (2.50%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (2.50%) Mobile Device Management
5 1 (2.50%) ITIL V3
5 1 (2.50%) Service Management
5 1 (2.50%) Change Management
5 1 (2.50%) Identity Management
5 1 (2.50%) CAD
5 1 (2.50%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 4 (10.00%) SQL
1 4 (10.00%) PowerShell
2 3 (7.50%) VBScript
3 1 (2.50%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (7.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (7.50%) CCIE
3 2 (5.00%) CCNA
3 2 (5.00%) Degree
4 1 (2.50%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.50%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.50%) HND
4 1 (2.50%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.50%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (55.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (12.50%) Microsoft App-V
2 5 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (12.50%) XenApp
3 4 (10.00%) UAG
4 3 (7.50%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (7.50%) Hyper-V
5 2 (5.00%) XenDesktop
6 1 (2.50%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 10 (25.00%) SCOM
2 9 (22.50%) SCCM
3 3 (7.50%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 3 (7.50%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 3 (7.50%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 2 (5.00%) ZABBIX
4 2 (5.00%) SAP Afaria
4 2 (5.00%) WSUS
5 1 (2.50%) NetBackup
5 1 (2.50%) Backup Exec
5 1 (2.50%) Oracle Identity Management
5 1 (2.50%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 18 (45.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (22.50%) VMware
3 5 (12.50%) Citrix
4 4 (10.00%) Cisco
5 3 (7.50%) Oracle
5 3 (7.50%) HP
5 3 (7.50%) Lotus
5 3 (7.50%) Apple
5 3 (7.50%) Symantec
5 3 (7.50%) Avaya
5 3 (7.50%) AppSense
6 2 (5.00%) Tripwire
6 2 (5.00%) LANDesk
6 2 (5.00%) Intel
7 1 (2.50%) Veritas
7 1 (2.50%) Sophos
7 1 (2.50%) Dell
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