The table below looks at the statistics 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 3 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Lync
Rank 6 7 -
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -
Contract jobs citing Lync 2 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wakefield 8.70% 3.70% -
As % of the Application Platforms category 40.00% 16.67% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £600 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £20.75 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-13.25% -20.95%
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West Yorkshire

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

Application Platforms Category
Wakefield
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
5 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wakefield 21.74% 22.22% 9.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Average daily rate - £600 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Average hourly rate - £10.50 £21.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -50.58%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £18.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-8.10% -

Lync
Jobs Demand Trend in Wakefield

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

Lync Jobs Demand Trend in Wakefield

Lync
Top 8 Related IT Skills in Wakefield

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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 2 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Migration
1 2 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 2 (100.00%) Office 365
1 2 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2013

Lync
Top Related IT Skills in Wakefield by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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 2 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Cloud Services
1 2 (100.00%) Office 365
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Consultant
1 2 (100.00%) Exchange Consultant
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Migration
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft