The table below looks at the statistics 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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Lync
Rank 39 36 -
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -
Contract jobs citing Lync 1 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warwickshire 0.29% 0.73% -
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.13% 4.76% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£325 - -
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 £17.50 £22.50 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-22.22% -14.28%
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West Midlands

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

Application Platforms Category
Warwickshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
47 42 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warwickshire 13.82% 15.33% 24.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 21 27
Average daily rate £313 £301 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.99% -17.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £265 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £394 £363 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 0 3
Average hourly rate £12.50 - £13.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 - £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.18 - £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.25 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-4.10% -2.30%

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

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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

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Top 27 Related IT Skills in Warwickshire

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) IIS
2 1 (50.00%) LAN
2 1 (50.00%) WAN
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (50.00%) VPN
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (50.00%) XenApp
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (50.00%) McAfee
2 1 (50.00%) Backup Exec
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (50.00%) WSUS
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (50.00%) PowerShell

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Top Related IT Skills in Warwickshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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%) MS Exchange
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (50.00%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) LAN
1 1 (50.00%) WAN
1 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (50.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) 2nd Line Support
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (50.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Backup Exec
1 1 (50.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Citrix
1 1 (50.00%) McAfee