The table below looks at the statistics 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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Lync
Rank 43 31 -
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -
Contract jobs citing Lync 3 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington 0.79% 0.92% -
As % of the Application Platforms category 6.98% 5.56% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate
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£390 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £365 £325
% change year-on-year
-9.58% +12.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £13.75 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -44.44%
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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 Warrington region.

Application Platforms Category
Warrington
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
43 36 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington 11.26% 16.51% 19.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 15 8
Average daily rate £450 £400 £343
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +16.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £337 £150 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 1
Average hourly rate £17.50 £15.00 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -55.88%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -9.32%

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
Hourly Rate Trend in Warrington

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

Lync Hourly Rate Trend in Warrington

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Top 10 Related IT Skills in Warrington

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 (100.00%) LAN
1 3 (100.00%) WAN
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco IPT
2 2 (66.67%) Network Security
3 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) HP
3 1 (33.33%) Project Management
3 1 (33.33%) BT

Lync
Top Related IT Skills in Warrington by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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.

Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) LAN
1 3 (100.00%) WAN
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco IPT
2 2 (66.67%) Network Security
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Network Specialist
1 2 (66.67%) Senior Network Specialist
2 1 (33.33%) Network Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Project Management
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) HP
2 1 (33.33%) BT