The table below looks at the statistics for Lync skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Sussex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Lync over the 3 months to 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Lync
Rank 52 40 44
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +4
Contract jobs citing Lync 5 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 0.95% 1.73% 0.27%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.50% 5.88% 1.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 1
Average daily rate
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- £375 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +31.57%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
- -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £16.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £24.50
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -38.77%
Lync
South East

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

Application Platforms Category
West Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
111 102 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 20.98% 29.48% 14.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 66 32
Average daily rate £350 £275 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £217 £220 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £496 £475 £585
UK excluding London average daily rate £358 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+2.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 9 14
Average hourly rate £16.25 £16.13 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.77% -2.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.65 £15.05 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.20 £20.60 £25.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £16.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+27.27% -15.38%

Lync
Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

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

Lync Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

Lync
Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Lync Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

Lync
Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Lync Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

Lync
Contract Job Locations in West Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Lync within the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Gatwick - 3 - -
Crawley -5 1 - -
Worthing -14 1 - -
Lync
South East

Lync
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Sussex 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 13 (65.00%) Microsoft
2 12 (60.00%) HP
3 11 (55.00%) MS Exchange
3 11 (55.00%) Windows
4 9 (45.00%) SCCM
4 9 (45.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 8 (40.00%) Active Directory
6 7 (35.00%) Hyper-V
6 7 (35.00%) SAN
7 6 (30.00%) SQL
8 5 (25.00%) VoIP
8 5 (25.00%) Cisco
8 5 (25.00%) Windows 7
8 5 (25.00%) Security Cleared
8 5 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (20.00%) MS Office
9 4 (20.00%) Internet
9 4 (20.00%) Google
10 3 (15.00%) Mitel
10 3 (15.00%) VMware
10 3 (15.00%) Clustering
10 3 (15.00%) Sophos
10 3 (15.00%) Toshiba
10 3 (15.00%) SQL Server
10 3 (15.00%) HPUX
10 3 (15.00%) WAN
10 3 (15.00%) MS Excel
10 3 (15.00%) Adobe
10 3 (15.00%) LAN
10 3 (15.00%) iPad

Lync
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Sussex 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 11 (55.00%) MS Exchange
2 9 (45.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (10.00%) Office Communications Server
3 2 (10.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (5.00%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (5.00%) MS Project Server
4 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (20.00%) MS Office
2 3 (15.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (5.00%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (35.00%) SAN
2 5 (25.00%) VoIP
3 4 (20.00%) Internet
4 3 (15.00%) WAN
4 3 (15.00%) LAN
5 2 (10.00%) DNS
5 2 (10.00%) DHCP
6 1 (5.00%) TCP/IP
6 1 (5.00%) Firewall
6 1 (5.00%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (5.00%) Finance
1 1 (5.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (30.00%) Architect
2 4 (20.00%) Technical Architect
2 4 (20.00%) Infrastructure Architect
2 4 (20.00%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
3 3 (15.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 3 (15.00%) Telephony Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Desktop Support
3 3 (15.00%) Support Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Consultant
4 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Windows Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Rollout Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Deskside Support
5 1 (5.00%) Messaging Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Wintel Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) IT Support
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Clustering
1 3 (15.00%) iPad
1 3 (15.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (10.00%) Blackberry
3 1 (5.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 11 (55.00%) Windows
2 5 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (15.00%) Windows Vista
3 3 (15.00%) HPUX
4 2 (10.00%) UNIX
5 1 (5.00%) Windows XP
5 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (10.00%) B2B
1 2 (10.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (5.00%) Capacity Management
2 1 (5.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (5.00%) Change Management
2 1 (5.00%) Migration
2 1 (5.00%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 6 (30.00%) SQL
2 1 (5.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (15.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (10.00%) MCSE
3 2 (10.00%) MCSA
3 2 (10.00%) CCA
3 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (10.00%) MCTS
3 2 (10.00%) MCITP
4 1 (5.00%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (35.00%) Hyper-V
3 3 (15.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (5.00%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 9 (45.00%) SCCM
2 3 (15.00%) SCOM
2 3 (15.00%) HP Data Protector
3 2 (10.00%) SCSM
Vendors
1 13 (65.00%) Microsoft
2 12 (60.00%) HP
3 5 (25.00%) Cisco
4 4 (20.00%) Google
5 3 (15.00%) LANDesk
5 3 (15.00%) Adobe
5 3 (15.00%) Sophos
5 3 (15.00%) Toshiba
5 3 (15.00%) VMware
5 3 (15.00%) Mitel
6 2 (10.00%) Avaya
6 2 (10.00%) NetApp
6 2 (10.00%) Riverbed
6 2 (10.00%) SolarWinds
6 2 (10.00%) 3PAR
6 2 (10.00%) Sonus
6 2 (10.00%) Meraki