The table below looks at the statistics for Lync skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Lync over the 3 months to 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Lync
Rank 98 96 91
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -5
Contract jobs citing Lync 17 9 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.86% 0.50% 0.079%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.12% 2.91% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 0
Average daily rate
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£360 £363 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.68% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £340 £363
% change year-on-year
-4.41% -6.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £19.60
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -15.79%
Lync
Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region.

Application Platforms Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
413 309 272
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 20.80% 17.26% 21.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 257 183 131
Average daily rate £350 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 13 6
Average hourly rate £21.00 £14.25 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+47.36% -38.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.00 £15.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £23.25 £47.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.19 £17.25 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+17.01% -9.21%

Lync
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Lync Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

Lync
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Lync Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Lync
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 22 May 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
Leeds -7 15 £360 -0.68% 5
Lync
Yorkshire

Lync
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 15 (57.69%) Microsoft
2 14 (53.85%) Active Directory
3 11 (42.31%) MS Exchange
3 11 (42.31%) LAN
3 11 (42.31%) WAN
4 9 (34.62%) MS Excel
4 9 (34.62%) Unified Communications
5 8 (30.77%) SQL Server
6 7 (26.92%) Video Conferencing
7 6 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2013
7 6 (23.08%) ITIL
7 6 (23.08%) Microsoft Certification
7 6 (23.08%) Cisco
7 6 (23.08%) Blackberry
8 5 (19.23%) Exchange Server 2007
9 4 (15.38%) Migration
9 4 (15.38%) IP Telephony
9 4 (15.38%) High Availability
9 4 (15.38%) Microsoft Certified Master
9 4 (15.38%) MCTS
9 4 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery
9 4 (15.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 4 (15.38%) SharePoint
9 4 (15.38%) DMZ
9 4 (15.38%) PRINCE2
9 4 (15.38%) MCSE
9 4 (15.38%) AirWatch
10 3 (11.54%) CRM
10 3 (11.54%) Windows
10 3 (11.54%) Law

Lync
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 (42.31%) MS Exchange
2 6 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2013
3 5 (19.23%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (15.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 4 (15.38%) SharePoint
5 3 (11.54%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (7.69%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 9 (34.62%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (11.54%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (42.31%) LAN
1 11 (42.31%) WAN
2 9 (34.62%) Unified Communications
3 4 (15.38%) IP Telephony
3 4 (15.38%) DMZ
4 2 (7.69%) Intranet
4 2 (7.69%) Internet
4 2 (7.69%) DHCP
4 2 (7.69%) DNS
4 2 (7.69%) VoIP
5 1 (3.85%) Skype
5 1 (3.85%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (3.85%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (30.77%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (11.54%) Law
2 1 (3.85%) Advertising
2 1 (3.85%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (23.08%) Communications Engineer
2 5 (19.23%) Project Manager
2 5 (19.23%) Technical Project Manager
2 5 (19.23%) Technical Manager
3 2 (7.69%) Exchange Consultant
3 2 (7.69%) Consultant
3 2 (7.69%) Technical Specialist
3 2 (7.69%) Wintel Specialist
3 2 (7.69%) Wintel Technical Specialist
3 2 (7.69%) Support Engineer
4 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (3.85%) Trainer
4 1 (3.85%) Analyst
4 1 (3.85%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 7 (26.92%) Video Conferencing
2 6 (23.08%) Blackberry
3 2 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (11.54%) Windows
2 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (23.08%) ITIL
2 4 (15.38%) Migration
2 4 (15.38%) High Availability
2 4 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (15.38%) PRINCE2
3 3 (11.54%) CRM
3 3 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (7.69%) Performance Management
4 2 (7.69%) Incident Management
5 1 (3.85%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (3.85%) Cyber Security
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (23.08%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (15.38%) Microsoft Certified Master
2 4 (15.38%) MCTS
2 4 (15.38%) MCSE
3 1 (3.85%) MCITP
System Software
1 14 (53.85%) Active Directory
2 2 (7.69%) VMware Server
2 2 (7.69%) VMware ESX
2 2 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (7.69%) Hyper-V
2 2 (7.69%) XenApp
2 2 (7.69%) XenDesktop
2 2 (7.69%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 4 (15.38%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 15 (57.69%) Microsoft
2 6 (23.08%) Cisco
3 2 (7.69%) Blue Coat
3 2 (7.69%) IronPort
3 2 (7.69%) Tandberg
3 2 (7.69%) VMware
3 2 (7.69%) M86 Security
3 2 (7.69%) RightFax
3 2 (7.69%) HP
3 2 (7.69%) Dell
3 2 (7.69%) Citrix
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £300 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
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Fruition IT
Posted: 10 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Rate: £340 - £350 per day + competitive
Posted: 17 days ago