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 3 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office Live Communications Server
Rank - - 554
Contract jobs citing Live Communications Server 0 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK - - 0.006%
As % of the Application Platforms category - - 0.035%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £129
UK excluding London average daily rate - - £129
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
10266 9458 8629
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 18.39% 17.87% 17.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 6491 5680 4837
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £358 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+2.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 328 364 438
Average hourly rate £20.80 £18.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.55% -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.15 £40.25 £40.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £16.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+27.27% -15.38%

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 20 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Live Communications Server 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 Live Communications Server.

1 2 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 2 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (100.00%) Blackberry
1 2 (100.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Clustering
1 2 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (100.00%) DV Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (100.00%) High Availability
2 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (50.00%) Release Management
2 1 (50.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (50.00%) Replication
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory

Live Communications Server
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Live Communications Server 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 Live Communications Server. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (100.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 2 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Support Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) Messaging Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) Messaging Support Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Blackberry
1 2 (100.00%) Clustering
2 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (50.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) High Availability
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (50.00%) Release Management
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) DV Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft