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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Live Communications Server over the 3 months to 30 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office Live Communications Server
Rank - 655 -
Contract jobs citing Live Communications Server 0 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK - 0.007% -
As % of the Application Platforms category - 0.039% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
10059 10304 9931
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 18.61% 17.91% 17.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 6579 6469 5818
Median daily rate £423 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.03% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £544 £505
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 280 324 426
Median hourly rate £23.68 £22.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.63% +22.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.75 £36.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+22.22% +28.57%

Live Communications Server
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Live Communications Server as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Live Communications Server also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Live Communications Server.

1 15 (93.75%) Windows
2 13 (81.25%) MS Exchange
2 13 (81.25%) Active Directory
3 12 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 12 (75.00%) Security Cleared
4 11 (68.75%) Windows XP
4 11 (68.75%) Windows Server
5 9 (56.25%) Microsoft
6 8 (50.00%) HP
6 8 (50.00%) EMC
6 8 (50.00%) Citrix
6 8 (50.00%) SAN
6 8 (50.00%) Veritas
6 8 (50.00%) Unicenter
6 8 (50.00%) Thin Client
6 8 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (50.00%) Netcool
6 8 (50.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 8 (50.00%) MS Access
6 8 (50.00%) MS Office
6 8 (50.00%) SQL
6 8 (50.00%) Oracle
6 8 (50.00%) SQL Server
6 8 (50.00%) Windows 7
6 8 (50.00%) PowerShell
6 8 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (50.00%) Veritas Storage Foundation
6 8 (50.00%) Fat Client
6 8 (50.00%) NetBackup
6 8 (50.00%) Meridio

Live Communications Server
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 13 (81.25%) MS Exchange
2 12 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 4 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (25.00%) Skype for Business
4 3 (18.75%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (12.50%) IIS
6 1 (6.25%) Office Communications Server
6 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
6 1 (6.25%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 8 (50.00%) MS Office
2 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 8 (50.00%) SAN
2 5 (31.25%) DNS
3 4 (25.00%) PBX
3 4 (25.00%) PSTN
3 4 (25.00%) RTP
3 4 (25.00%) Skype
4 2 (12.50%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (50.00%) MS Access
1 8 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.25%) EDRMS
General
1 1 (6.25%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) Support Engineer
2 4 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support
3 3 (18.75%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Business Consultant
4 2 (12.50%) Consultant
4 2 (12.50%) Messaging Support
4 2 (12.50%) Support Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (6.25%) Exchange Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Field Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Implementation Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Messaging Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Messaging Support Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Messaging Technician
5 1 (6.25%) Support Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Support Technician
5 1 (6.25%) Web Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Web Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (50.00%) Fat Client
1 8 (50.00%) Thin Client
2 7 (43.75%) Statistics
3 4 (25.00%) Blackberry
3 4 (25.00%) Clustering
4 3 (18.75%) Data Centre
4 3 (18.75%) Replication
5 1 (6.25%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 15 (93.75%) Windows
2 11 (68.75%) Windows Server
2 11 (68.75%) Windows XP
3 8 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 8 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 8 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) High Availability
1 7 (43.75%) Problem Management
2 4 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (25.00%) Network Load Balancing
2 4 (25.00%) Performance Optimisation
3 3 (18.75%) ITIL
3 3 (18.75%) Release Management
4 1 (6.25%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 8 (50.00%) PowerShell
1 8 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (43.75%) DV Cleared
3 3 (18.75%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 13 (81.25%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (50.00%) NetBackup
1 8 (50.00%) Netcool
1 8 (50.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 8 (50.00%) Unicenter
1 8 (50.00%) Veritas Storage Foundation
2 3 (18.75%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 9 (56.25%) Microsoft
2 8 (50.00%) Citrix
2 8 (50.00%) EMC
2 8 (50.00%) HP
2 8 (50.00%) Meridio
2 8 (50.00%) Oracle
2 8 (50.00%) Veritas