The table below looks at the statistics for Live Communications Server skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Live Communications Server over the 3 months to 29 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office Live Communications Server
Rank - 573 587
Contract jobs citing Live Communications Server 0 6 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK - 0.011% 0.007%
As % of the Application Platforms category - 0.066% 0.040%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 3
Average daily rate
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- £144 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -68.11%
UK excluding London average daily rate - £144 £363
% change year-on-year
- -60.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

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

Application Platforms Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
10199 9081 10100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 18.03% 17.23% 17.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 6034 5282 5738
Average daily rate £375 £375 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £213 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 424 380 466
Average hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.15 £38.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%

Live Communications Server
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Live Communications Server within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

Live Communications Server Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Live Communications Server
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Live Communications Server within the UK.

Live Communications Server Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Live Communications Server
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Live Communications Server within the UK.

Live Communications Server Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Live Communications Server
Top 5 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Live Communications Server within the UK over the 3 months to 29 August 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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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
Bracknell - - - -
Berkshire - - - -
Surrey - - - -
South East - - - -
England - - - -