The table below looks at the statistics for Lync skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Lync over the 3 months to 17 December 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
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Lync
Rank 63 45 55
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +10
Contract jobs citing Lync 14 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 1.93% 1.18% 0.19%
As % of the Application Platforms category 10.22% 7.59% 1.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 0
Average daily rate
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£275 £255 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.84% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £394 £365
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +7.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £12.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £26.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-33.33% +50.00%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the Wales region.

Application Platforms Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
137 79 94
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 18.87% 15.52% 17.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 32 41
Average daily rate £350 £370 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.40% +15.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £219 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £531 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 6
Average hourly rate £15.00 £18.97 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.92% +18.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £17.28 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.97 £22.60 £18.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.38 £17.23 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+12.51% -9.34%

Lync
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

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

Lync Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

Lync
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Lync across the Wales region.

Lync Daily Rate Trend in Wales

Lync
Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Lync across the Wales region over the 3 months to 17 December 2014.

Lync Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

Lync
Contract Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Lync within the Wales region over the 3 months to 17 December 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
South Wales -8 12 £325 - 4
North Wales - 1 £110 -
Lync
UK

Lync
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wales 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 17 (94.44%) Microsoft
2 14 (77.78%) SharePoint
3 10 (55.56%) Migration
3 10 (55.56%) SQL Server
3 10 (55.56%) MS Office
4 9 (50.00%) CRM
5 8 (44.44%) MS Excel
5 8 (44.44%) MS Exchange
6 7 (38.89%) Data Migration
6 7 (38.89%) Exchange Server 2010
7 6 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
8 5 (27.78%) SaaS
8 5 (27.78%) Office 365
8 5 (27.78%) Dynamics CRM
8 5 (27.78%) Data Modelling
8 5 (27.78%) ETL
8 5 (27.78%) SQL
8 5 (27.78%) FoxPro (VFP)
9 4 (22.22%) Citrix
9 4 (22.22%) MPLS
9 4 (22.22%) Windows
9 4 (22.22%) LAN
9 4 (22.22%) WAN
9 4 (22.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 4 (22.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 4 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (22.22%) SQL Server 2012
10 3 (16.67%) Windows 7
10 3 (16.67%) Document Management
10 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003

Lync
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wales 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 14 (77.78%) SharePoint
2 8 (44.44%) MS Exchange
3 7 (38.89%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (11.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (11.11%) CMS
4 2 (11.11%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 10 (55.56%) MS Office
2 8 (44.44%) MS Excel
3 1 (5.56%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (27.78%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (27.78%) SaaS
2 5 (27.78%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (22.22%) MPLS
1 4 (22.22%) LAN
1 4 (22.22%) WAN
2 2 (11.11%) SAN
2 2 (11.11%) DSL
2 2 (11.11%) Wireless
2 2 (11.11%) IP Telephony
2 2 (11.11%) NAS
2 2 (11.11%) Network Security
2 2 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (5.56%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (55.56%) SQL Server
2 4 (22.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (22.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (22.22%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Git (software)
1 1 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (5.56%) Subversion
General
1 2 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (61.11%) Analyst
2 7 (38.89%) Data Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Architect
3 2 (11.11%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (11.11%) Support Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Wintel Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) IT Technician
4 1 (5.56%) Wintel Support Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) 1st Line Support Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Wintel Support
4 1 (5.56%) 1st Line Support
4 1 (5.56%) Junior Data Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Programme Office Support
4 1 (5.56%) Junior Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Project Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Business Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) .NET
1 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Blackberry
1 2 (11.11%) Management Information System
1 2 (11.11%) Data Structures
2 1 (5.56%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 4 (22.22%) Windows
2 3 (16.67%) Windows 7
2 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (11.11%) Windows XP
3 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (11.11%) Windows 8
3 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (55.56%) Migration
2 9 (50.00%) CRM
3 7 (38.89%) Data Migration
4 5 (27.78%) Data Modelling
4 5 (27.78%) ETL
5 4 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (16.67%) Document Management
6 3 (16.67%) Workflow
6 3 (16.67%) Knowledge Management
7 2 (11.11%) Validation
7 2 (11.11%) Enterprise Architecture
7 2 (11.11%) Automated Testing
7 2 (11.11%) Scrum
7 2 (11.11%) TDD
7 2 (11.11%) Data Management
7 2 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (11.11%) BDD
8 1 (5.56%) Change Control
8 1 (5.56%) Business Transformation
8 1 (5.56%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 5 (27.78%) SQL
1 5 (27.78%) FoxPro (VFP)
2 1 (5.56%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared
1 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (11.11%) XenApp
2 2 (11.11%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) SCCM
1 2 (11.11%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 17 (94.44%) Microsoft
2 4 (22.22%) Citrix
3 2 (11.11%) Cisco
3 2 (11.11%) Juniper
3 2 (11.11%) CheckPoint
3 2 (11.11%) Sitecore
4 1 (5.56%) VMware
4 1 (5.56%) Casewise
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
South Wales
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £450 per day
Posted: 15 days ago