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 15 September 2014 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
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Lync
Rank 71 74 84
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +10
Contract jobs citing Lync 17 20 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 1.29% 1.52% 0.23%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.82% 8.13% 0.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 17 1
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£450 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £375
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £14.28 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.24 £27.00 £25.23
% change year-on-year
-39.85% +7.02%
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
292 246 335
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 22.09% 18.68% 25.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 179 146 174
Average daily rate £375 £338 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £225 £257
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £358 £335 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.71% +1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 14 18
Average hourly rate £14.14 £22.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.15% +21.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.60 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.10 £26.25 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.03 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.93% -5.10%

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 15 September 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 15 September 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
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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 1 - - 1
Leatherhead - 1 - -
Reigate - 1 £95 - 1
Weybridge - - - - 1
Woking - - - - 1
Redhill - - - -
Camberley - - - -
Lync
South East

Lync
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 15 September 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 19 (67.86%) Windows
2 16 (57.14%) Windows 7
3 14 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 13 (46.43%) MS Exchange
5 12 (42.86%) SharePoint
6 9 (32.14%) MS Office
6 9 (32.14%) Active Directory
6 9 (32.14%) Citrix
6 9 (32.14%) XenApp
7 8 (28.57%) XenDesktop
7 8 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
7 8 (28.57%) Office 365
8 7 (25.00%) Cisco
9 6 (21.43%) Firewall
9 6 (21.43%) Migration
9 6 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012
10 5 (17.86%) Windows Server 2008
10 5 (17.86%) VMware
10 5 (17.86%) Windows Server 2003
10 5 (17.86%) SQL Server
11 4 (14.29%) Oracle
11 4 (14.29%) Windows XP
11 4 (14.29%) Mitel
11 4 (14.29%) PowerShell
12 3 (10.71%) Oracle Identity Manager
12 3 (10.71%) SharePoint 2013
12 3 (10.71%) NAS
12 3 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
12 3 (10.71%) Blackberry
12 3 (10.71%) SCCM

Lync
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 15 September 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 13 (46.43%) MS Exchange
2 12 (42.86%) SharePoint
3 8 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (10.71%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (3.57%) Office Communications Server
6 1 (3.57%) Moodle
6 1 (3.57%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 9 (32.14%) MS Office
2 3 (10.71%) MS Excel
3 1 (3.57%) Quicktime
Cloud Services
1 8 (28.57%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (21.43%) Firewall
2 3 (10.71%) NAS
3 2 (7.14%) Unified Communications
3 2 (7.14%) Internet
4 1 (3.57%) NetScaler
4 1 (3.57%) Multicast
4 1 (3.57%) ADSL
4 1 (3.57%) PBX
4 1 (3.57%) Ethernet
4 1 (3.57%) DNS
4 1 (3.57%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (17.86%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (3.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (28.57%) Architect
2 5 (17.86%) Consultant
3 4 (14.29%) Support Technician
3 4 (14.29%) Analyst
3 4 (14.29%) Service Analyst
3 4 (14.29%) Service Desk Analyst
4 3 (10.71%) Trainer
4 3 (10.71%) Citrix Support
4 3 (10.71%) SharePoint Architect
4 3 (10.71%) IT Trainer
5 2 (7.14%) ICT Support Technician
5 2 (7.14%) ICT Technician
6 1 (3.57%) Designer
6 1 (3.57%) Mac Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) SharePoint Designer
6 1 (3.57%) Citrix Architect
6 1 (3.57%) Voice Project Manager
6 1 (3.57%) Infrastructure Technician
6 1 (3.57%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.71%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.71%) Blackberry
1 3 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.14%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (3.57%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 19 (67.86%) Windows
2 16 (57.14%) Windows 7
3 6 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (17.86%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (17.86%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (14.29%) Windows XP
6 1 (3.57%) Windows Vista
6 1 (3.57%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (21.43%) Migration
2 3 (10.71%) ITIL
3 2 (7.14%) Mentoring
3 2 (7.14%) Coaching
4 1 (3.57%) PRINCE2
4 1 (3.57%) Identity Management
4 1 (3.57%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (3.57%) Digital Forensics
4 1 (3.57%) Change Control
4 1 (3.57%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (3.57%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 4 (14.29%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.57%) C
2 1 (3.57%) Java
2 1 (3.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (7.14%) SC Cleared
1 2 (7.14%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.57%) MCSE
2 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (3.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (3.57%) MCTS
2 1 (3.57%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (32.14%) XenApp
1 9 (32.14%) Active Directory
2 8 (28.57%) XenDesktop
3 3 (10.71%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (3.57%) vSphere
4 1 (3.57%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (10.71%) SCCM
1 3 (10.71%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 1 (3.57%) Oracle Identity Management
2 1 (3.57%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 1 (3.57%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 14 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (32.14%) Citrix
3 7 (25.00%) Cisco
4 5 (17.86%) VMware
5 4 (14.29%) Mitel
5 4 (14.29%) Oracle
6 3 (10.71%) AppSense
7 2 (7.14%) Sophos
7 2 (7.14%) Adobe
7 2 (7.14%) HP
7 2 (7.14%) Polycom
8 1 (3.57%) Tandberg
8 1 (3.57%) Barracuda Networks
8 1 (3.57%) SolarWinds
8 1 (3.57%) Lumension
8 1 (3.57%) Nortel
8 1 (3.57%) Avaya
8 1 (3.57%) BMC
8 1 (3.57%) Apple
8 1 (3.57%) McAfee
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