The table below looks at the statistics for Lync skills in IT contracts advertised for the Tyne and Wear region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Lync over the 3 months to 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Lync
Rank - - 41
Contract jobs citing Lync 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear - - 0.55%
As % of the Application Platforms category - - 2.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £325 £380
% change year-on-year
+12.30% -14.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £27.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-44.44% +3.84%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the Tyne and Wear region.

Application Platforms Category
Tyne and Wear
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
83 20 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 19.53% 9.22% 20.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 10 47
Average daily rate £319 £286 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.45% +5.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £240 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 0 8
Average hourly rate £18.25 - £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%

Lync
Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Lync Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

Lync
Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Lync Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear