The table below looks at the statistics for Lync skills in IT contracts advertised for the Watford 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 28 25 -
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -
Contract jobs citing Lync 2 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 1.42% 0.75% -
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.56% 3.23% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £365 £325
% change year-on-year
-9.58% +12.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -44.44%
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Hertfordshire

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

Application Platforms Category
Watford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
36 31 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 25.53% 23.31% 34.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 13 6
Average daily rate £360 £250 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+44.00% -39.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £302 £216 £159
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £293 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 3
Average hourly rate - £16.00 £50.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -68.00%
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 Watford

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

Lync Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

Lync
Daily Rate Trend in Watford

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

Lync Daily Rate Trend in Watford

Lync
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Watford 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 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 3 (42.86%) SharePoint
2 3 (42.86%) Data Centre
3 2 (28.57%) PBX
3 2 (28.57%) SLA
3 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (28.57%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (28.57%) SQL
3 2 (28.57%) .NET
3 2 (28.57%) MS Office
3 2 (28.57%) COM
3 2 (28.57%) ITIL
3 2 (28.57%) Windows
3 2 (28.57%) Linux
3 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
3 2 (28.57%) CRM
3 2 (28.57%) ITSM
3 2 (28.57%) Management Information System
3 2 (28.57%) Workflow
3 2 (28.57%) Finance
3 2 (28.57%) Migration
3 2 (28.57%) LiveLink
3 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (28.57%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (28.57%) Degree
3 2 (28.57%) Release Management
3 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (28.57%) Agresso
3 2 (28.57%) Intranet

Lync
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Watford 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 (42.86%) SharePoint
2 2 (28.57%) LiveLink
2 2 (28.57%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (28.57%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (14.29%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Office
1 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Agresso
1 2 (28.57%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) PBX
1 2 (28.57%) Intranet
1 2 (28.57%) Internet
2 1 (14.29%) PSTN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Consultant
2 2 (28.57%) Support Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Applications Support
2 2 (28.57%) Applications Support Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Senior Support Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Enterprise Consultant
2 2 (28.57%) Voice Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) .NET
1 2 (28.57%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Data Centre
2 2 (28.57%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
1 2 (28.57%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) ITIL
1 2 (28.57%) CRM
1 2 (28.57%) Project Management
1 2 (28.57%) ITSM
1 2 (28.57%) Workflow
1 2 (28.57%) Migration
1 2 (28.57%) Release Management
1 2 (28.57%) Information Architecture
1 2 (28.57%) Change Control
2 1 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) SQL
1 2 (28.57%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (28.57%) ITIL Certification
1 2 (28.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Avaya
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco