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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Lync
Rank 37 38 37
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -1
Contract jobs citing Lync 8 14 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 1.65% 3.01% 0.88%
As % of the Application Platforms category 9.52% 13.73% 6.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 7 2
Average daily rate £385 £400 £238
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.75% +68.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £130 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £400 £288
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £425
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -23.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £19.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £27.25
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -35.77%
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
84 102 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 17.32% 21.94% 13.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 64 26
Average daily rate £408 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £220 £186
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 11 6
Average hourly rate £37.50 £15.50 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+141.93% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £17.15
% change year-on-year
- +4.95%

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 5 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Crawley -9 7 £408 +1.87%
Lync
South East

Lync
Top 17 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 7 (87.50%) Migration
2 6 (75.00%) MS Exchange
2 6 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 5 (62.50%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 5 (62.50%) Dell
3 5 (62.50%) Symantec
3 5 (62.50%) Exchange Server 2007
3 5 (62.50%) SC Cleared
3 5 (62.50%) Security Cleared
4 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
5 3 (37.50%) Unified Communications
5 3 (37.50%) Office 365
6 2 (25.00%) MS Office
6 2 (25.00%) Office Communications Server
7 1 (12.50%) Advertising
7 1 (12.50%) Project Management
7 1 (12.50%) Skype

Lync
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 6 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 6 (75.00%) MS Exchange
2 5 (62.50%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (25.00%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (37.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) Unified Communications
2 1 (12.50%) Skype
General
1 1 (12.50%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Consultant
1 5 (62.50%) Exchange Consultant
2 3 (37.50%) Lync Consultant
3 2 (25.00%) Project Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Exchange Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Exchange Migration Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) Exchange Migration Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 1 (12.50%) IT Manager
4 1 (12.50%) IT Project Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Lync Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Migration Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) Migration Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Office 365 Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Office 365 Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Project Office Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Migration
2 1 (12.50%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 5 (62.50%) SC Cleared
1 5 (62.50%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 5 (62.50%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Dell
1 5 (62.50%) Symantec
2 4 (50.00%) Microsoft