The first table below looks at the demand for Lync skills in IT contracts advertised for the Warwickshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Lync over the 3 months to 23 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 Warwickshire 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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Lync
Rank 36 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Lync 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warwickshire 0.62% - -
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.13% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £19.60 £22.88
% change year-on-year
-15.79% -14.33%
Application Platforms Category
Warwickshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
39 37 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warwickshire 12.04% 15.95% 17.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 14 22
Average daily rate £285 £255 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% -7.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £139 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £333
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 2
Average hourly rate £19.43 £18.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.91% +9.09%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -
Lync
West Midlands

Lync
Jobs Demand Trend in Warwickshire

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

Lync Jobs Demand Trend in Warwickshire

Lync
Daily Rate Trend in Warwickshire

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

Lync Daily Rate Trend in Warwickshire

Lync
Top 5 Related IT Skills in Warwickshire

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Warwickshire 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%) Internet
1 2 (100.00%) Service Management
1 2 (100.00%) IronPort
1 2 (100.00%) SCCM

Lync
Top Related IT Skills in Warwickshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Warwickshire 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
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) Internet
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Architect
1 2 (100.00%) Technical Architect
1 2 (100.00%) Solutions Architect
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Service Management
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) IronPort
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