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 12 September 2014 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
12 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Lync
Rank 30 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Lync 13 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 3.58% - -
As % of the Application Platforms category 13.13% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 9 0 0
Average daily rate
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£375 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £320 £375
% change year-on-year
+18.75% -14.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £15.10 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £26.00 £25.23
% change year-on-year
-38.46% +3.06%
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
99 45 108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 27.27% 11.34% 17.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 31 59
Average daily rate £315 £350 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +20.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £202 £217 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £485 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £358 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 9 2
Average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £12.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +21.56%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.52 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-5.48% -2.55%

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 12 September 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 12 September 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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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
Worthing - 3 £550 -
Haywards Heath - - - -
Lync
South East

Lync
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 12 September 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 16 (76.19%) Microsoft
2 10 (47.62%) Active Directory
3 9 (42.86%) Cisco
4 8 (38.10%) Telecoms
5 7 (33.33%) VoIP
6 6 (28.57%) MS Exchange
7 5 (23.81%) Windows
7 5 (23.81%) Avaya
7 5 (23.81%) Cisco IPT
8 4 (19.05%) Load Balancing
8 4 (19.05%) Video Conferencing
8 4 (19.05%) Cisco CUCM
8 4 (19.05%) Exchange Server 2013
8 4 (19.05%) Email Migration
8 4 (19.05%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 4 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (19.05%) Firewall
8 4 (19.05%) Migration
8 4 (19.05%) Network Design
8 4 (19.05%) VLAN
8 4 (19.05%) OSPF
8 4 (19.05%) BGP
8 4 (19.05%) Blackberry
8 4 (19.05%) Lotus
8 4 (19.05%) IBM Notes
8 4 (19.05%) MS Excel
8 4 (19.05%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (19.05%) CCIE
9 3 (14.29%) CCNP
9 3 (14.29%) WLAN

Lync
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 12 September 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 6 (28.57%) MS Exchange
2 4 (19.05%) IBM Notes
2 4 (19.05%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (9.52%) SharePoint
5 1 (4.76%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 4 (19.05%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (33.33%) VoIP
2 5 (23.81%) Cisco IPT
3 4 (19.05%) VLAN
3 4 (19.05%) OSPF
3 4 (19.05%) BGP
3 4 (19.05%) Firewall
4 3 (14.29%) Wireless
4 3 (14.29%) WLAN
4 3 (14.29%) LAN
4 3 (14.29%) Cisco Nexus
4 3 (14.29%) DNS
4 3 (14.29%) DMZ
5 2 (9.52%) Unified Communications
5 2 (9.52%) PBX
5 2 (9.52%) Kerberos
6 1 (4.76%) IP Telephony
6 1 (4.76%) CTI
General
1 8 (38.10%) Telecoms
2 2 (9.52%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (23.81%) Architect
1 5 (23.81%) Voice Engineer
2 4 (19.05%) Network Architect
3 3 (14.29%) Analyst
3 3 (14.29%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Support Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Project Manager
4 2 (9.52%) Telephony Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Voice Project Manager
4 2 (9.52%) Communications Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Voice Support Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Integration Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Cisco Support
5 1 (4.76%) Exchange Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Junior
5 1 (4.76%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (4.76%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (4.76%) Migration Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) Blackberry
1 4 (19.05%) Video Conferencing
1 4 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.76%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 5 (23.81%) Windows
2 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (19.05%) Migration
1 4 (19.05%) Network Design
1 4 (19.05%) Load Balancing
1 4 (19.05%) Email Migration
2 3 (14.29%) E-Commerce
3 2 (9.52%) PRINCE2
3 2 (9.52%) TOGAF
Qualifications
1 4 (19.05%) CCIE
1 4 (19.05%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (14.29%) CCNP
2 3 (14.29%) Security Cleared
3 2 (9.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 10 (47.62%) Active Directory
2 2 (9.52%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (19.05%) Cisco CUCM
1 4 (19.05%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 16 (76.19%) Microsoft
2 9 (42.86%) Cisco
3 5 (23.81%) Avaya
4 4 (19.05%) Lotus
5 3 (14.29%) CheckPoint
5 3 (14.29%) Juniper
6 2 (9.52%) Mitel