The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 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 West Sussex 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Lync
Rank 34 44 -
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -
Contract jobs citing Lync 14 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 3.77% 0.25% -
As % of the Application Platforms category 12.61% 1.92% -
Number of daily rates quoted 10 1 0
Average daily rate
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£375 £285 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.57% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £328 £380
% change year-on-year
+3.05% -13.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £15.10 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £26.25 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-42.85% +0.96%
Application Platforms Category
West Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
111 52 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 29.92% 13.07% 14.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 32 38
Average daily rate £245 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £284 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £521 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 14 1
Average hourly rate £15.50 £15.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -58.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.84 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-11.36% -5.00%
Lync
South East

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
Daily Rate Histogram in West Sussex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Lync across the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014.

Lync Daily Rate Histogram 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 31 July 2014. 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
Crawley +13 6 £375 +31.57% 1
Gatwick - - - -
Lync
South East

Lync
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 14 (73.68%) Microsoft
2 9 (47.37%) Active Directory
3 8 (42.11%) Cisco
3 8 (42.11%) Telecoms
4 6 (31.58%) VoIP
5 5 (26.32%) MS Exchange
5 5 (26.32%) Avaya
6 4 (21.05%) OSPF
6 4 (21.05%) BGP
6 4 (21.05%) Firewall
6 4 (21.05%) Windows
6 4 (21.05%) MS Excel
6 4 (21.05%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (21.05%) CCIE
6 4 (21.05%) Network Design
6 4 (21.05%) Cisco IPT
6 4 (21.05%) Load Balancing
6 4 (21.05%) Video Conferencing
6 4 (21.05%) VLAN
6 4 (21.05%) Cisco CUCM
7 3 (15.79%) Cisco Nexus
7 3 (15.79%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (15.79%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (15.79%) Email Migration
7 3 (15.79%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 3 (15.79%) Security Cleared
7 3 (15.79%) Migration
7 3 (15.79%) CCNP
7 3 (15.79%) WLAN
7 3 (15.79%) IBM Notes

Lync
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 5 (26.32%) MS Exchange
2 3 (15.79%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (15.79%) IBM Notes
2 3 (15.79%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (10.53%) SharePoint
4 1 (5.26%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 4 (21.05%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (31.58%) VoIP
2 4 (21.05%) OSPF
2 4 (21.05%) BGP
2 4 (21.05%) Firewall
2 4 (21.05%) VLAN
2 4 (21.05%) Cisco IPT
3 3 (15.79%) DMZ
3 3 (15.79%) Cisco Nexus
3 3 (15.79%) Wireless
3 3 (15.79%) WLAN
3 3 (15.79%) LAN
4 2 (10.53%) PBX
4 2 (10.53%) DNS
4 2 (10.53%) Unified Communications
5 1 (5.26%) Kerberos
General
1 8 (42.11%) Telecoms
2 2 (10.53%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (26.32%) Architect
2 4 (21.05%) Network Architect
2 4 (21.05%) Voice Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Voice Project Manager
3 2 (10.53%) Telephony Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Communications Manager
3 2 (10.53%) Project Manager
3 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (5.26%) Support Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (5.26%) Migration Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Junior
4 1 (5.26%) Cisco Support
4 1 (5.26%) Exchange Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) Video Conferencing
2 3 (15.79%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 4 (21.05%) Windows
2 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (21.05%) Network Design
1 4 (21.05%) Load Balancing
2 3 (15.79%) Email Migration
2 3 (15.79%) E-Commerce
2 3 (15.79%) Migration
3 2 (10.53%) TOGAF
3 2 (10.53%) PRINCE2
Qualifications
1 4 (21.05%) CCIE
1 4 (21.05%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (15.79%) CCNP
2 3 (15.79%) Security Cleared
3 2 (10.53%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 9 (47.37%) Active Directory
2 2 (10.53%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (21.05%) Cisco CUCM
2 3 (15.79%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 14 (73.68%) Microsoft
2 8 (42.11%) Cisco
3 5 (26.32%) Avaya
4 3 (15.79%) Juniper
4 3 (15.79%) Lotus
4 3 (15.79%) CheckPoint
5 2 (10.53%) Mitel
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