The first table below looks at the demand for Lync skills in IT contracts advertised for the Warrington 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 Warrington 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 22 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Lync 5 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington 2.89% - -
As % of the Application Platforms category 26.32% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Average daily rate £356 - -
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
Warrington
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
19 31 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington 10.98% 19.75% 26.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 9 7
Average daily rate £370 £338 £353
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.62% -4.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £174 £135 £234
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £475 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £12.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%
Lync
Cheshire

Lync
Jobs Demand Trend in Warrington

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

Lync Jobs Demand Trend in Warrington

Lync
Daily Rate Trend in Warrington

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

Lync Daily Rate Trend in Warrington

Lync
Daily Rate Histogram in Warrington

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Lync across the Warrington region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Lync Daily Rate Histogram in Warrington

Lync
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Warrington

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Warrington 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 3 (60.00%) SharePoint
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) MS Project
2 2 (40.00%) PRINCE2
2 2 (40.00%) Project Management
2 2 (40.00%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (20.00%) Firewall
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (20.00%) Information Security
3 1 (20.00%) BIG-IP
3 1 (20.00%) Load Balancing
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (20.00%) F5
3 1 (20.00%) Windows
3 1 (20.00%) MS Office
3 1 (20.00%) Citrix
3 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange

Lync
Top Related IT Skills in Warrington by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Warrington 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 3 (60.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (40.00%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS Project
2 1 (20.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Firewall
1 1 (20.00%) BIG-IP
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Business Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Network Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) PRINCE2
1 2 (40.00%) Project Management
2 1 (20.00%) Information Security
2 1 (20.00%) Load Balancing
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft App-V
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) F5
2 1 (20.00%) Citrix
Warrington
Computer Futures
Rate: £250 - £350 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago