The first table below looks at the demand for Lync skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wakefield region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Lync over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Application Platforms category for the Wakefield region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Lync
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Lync 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wakefield - - -
As % of the Application Platforms category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £387 £410 £350
% change year-on-year
-5.69% +17.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £22.88
% change year-on-year
- -27.86%
Application Platforms Category
Wakefield
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
3 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wakefield 10.71% 23.81% 11.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Average daily rate - £369 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £10.75 £22.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.22% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%
Lync
West Yorkshire

Lync
Top 3 Related IT Skills in Wakefield

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wakefield 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 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Hyper-V

Lync
Top Related IT Skills in Wakefield by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wakefield 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 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Project Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Project Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Hyper-V