The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 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 Watford 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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Lync
Rank - - 24
Contract jobs citing Lync 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford - - 1.23%
As % of the Application Platforms category - - 3.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £375
% change year-on-year
- -13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £14.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £25.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-40.00% -3.84%
Application Platforms Category
Watford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
26 27 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 24.30% 31.40% 35.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 4 4
Average daily rate £260 £413 £198
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-37.00% +108.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £340 £118
10% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £468 £235
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 3
Average hourly rate £15.75 £50.00 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-68.50% +300.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £19.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-15.38% -2.50%
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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

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Top 3 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management

Lync
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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.

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Project Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft