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 29 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Lync
Rank 98 89 97
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +8
Contract jobs citing Lync 17 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.78% 0.30% 0.33%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.99% 1.85% 1.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 0 3
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£338 - £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £13.60 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £26.25
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -42.85%
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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
426 270 309
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 19.55% 16.14% 20.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 268 163 150
Average daily rate £375 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £244 £246 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £463 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 14 16
Average hourly rate £18.05 £21.75 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.02% +8.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £13.12 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.43 £35.60 £43.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.15 £16.68 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+26.80% -14.48%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Lync across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 29 July 2015.

Lync Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

Lync
Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Lync Hourly 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 29 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
Leeds -13 16 £338 - 2
Bradford - 1 - -
Lync
Yorkshire

Lync
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 17 (56.67%) Microsoft
2 14 (46.67%) Active Directory
3 12 (40.00%) MS Exchange
4 11 (36.67%) MS Excel
5 10 (33.33%) LAN
5 10 (33.33%) WAN
5 10 (33.33%) Unified Communications
6 8 (26.67%) Video Conferencing
6 8 (26.67%) SQL Server
7 7 (23.33%) ITIL
7 7 (23.33%) Blackberry
8 6 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
8 6 (20.00%) SharePoint
8 6 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
9 5 (16.67%) Cisco
10 4 (13.33%) DNS
10 4 (13.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 4 (13.33%) DMZ
10 4 (13.33%) Windows
10 4 (13.33%) MCSE
10 4 (13.33%) Disaster Recovery
10 4 (13.33%) IP Telephony
10 4 (13.33%) Migration
10 4 (13.33%) AirWatch
10 4 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2007
10 4 (13.33%) MCTS
10 4 (13.33%) High Availability
10 4 (13.33%) Microsoft Certified Master
11 3 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
11 3 (10.00%) Dynamics CRM

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Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 12 (40.00%) MS Exchange
2 6 (20.00%) SharePoint
2 6 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (13.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 4 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (6.67%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 11 (36.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.33%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (10.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (3.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (33.33%) LAN
1 10 (33.33%) WAN
1 10 (33.33%) Unified Communications
2 4 (13.33%) IP Telephony
2 4 (13.33%) DNS
2 4 (13.33%) DMZ
3 3 (10.00%) DHCP
4 2 (6.67%) Telepresence
4 2 (6.67%) Intranet
4 2 (6.67%) Internet
5 1 (3.33%) POP3
5 1 (3.33%) SMTP
5 1 (3.33%) VPN
5 1 (3.33%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (26.67%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (10.00%) Law
2 1 (3.33%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.33%) Advertising
2 1 (3.33%) Banking
2 1 (3.33%) Retail
2 1 (3.33%) Marketing
2 1 (3.33%) Electronics
2 1 (3.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (23.33%) Communications Engineer
2 6 (20.00%) Project Manager
3 5 (16.67%) Unified Communications Engineer
4 4 (13.33%) Technical Manager
4 4 (13.33%) Technical Project Manager
5 3 (10.00%) Administrator
6 2 (6.67%) Technical Specialist
6 2 (6.67%) Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Wintel Specialist
6 2 (6.67%) Wintel Technical Specialist
7 1 (3.33%) Consultant
7 1 (3.33%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 1 (3.33%) Trainer
7 1 (3.33%) 1st Line Support
7 1 (3.33%) 3rd Line Support
7 1 (3.33%) Service Analyst
7 1 (3.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 1 (3.33%) Infrastructure Manager
7 1 (3.33%) Exchange Consultant
7 1 (3.33%) Exchange Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 8 (26.67%) Video Conferencing
2 7 (23.33%) Blackberry
3 3 (10.00%) Data Centre
4 1 (3.33%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 4 (13.33%) Windows
2 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (23.33%) ITIL
2 4 (13.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (13.33%) Migration
2 4 (13.33%) High Availability
3 3 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (10.00%) PRINCE2
3 3 (10.00%) CRM
4 2 (6.67%) Incident Management
4 2 (6.67%) Performance Management
4 2 (6.67%) Data Entry
4 2 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (3.33%) Cyber Security
5 1 (3.33%) Portfolio Management
5 1 (3.33%) Project Planning
5 1 (3.33%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (3.33%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (3.33%) Project Management
5 1 (3.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (3.33%) Programme Management
5 1 (3.33%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.00%) SQL
2 1 (3.33%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (13.33%) MCTS
2 4 (13.33%) MCSE
2 4 (13.33%) Microsoft Certified Master
3 1 (3.33%) MCITP
System Software
1 14 (46.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (6.67%) ISA Server
2 2 (6.67%) VMware ESX
2 2 (6.67%) VMware Server
2 2 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (6.67%) XenApp
2 2 (6.67%) XenDesktop
3 1 (3.33%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (13.33%) AirWatch
2 1 (3.33%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 17 (56.67%) Microsoft
2 5 (16.67%) Cisco
3 2 (6.67%) HP
3 2 (6.67%) Dell
3 2 (6.67%) Citrix
3 2 (6.67%) VMware
3 2 (6.67%) Blue Coat
3 2 (6.67%) IronPort
3 2 (6.67%) Tandberg
3 2 (6.67%) SolarWinds
3 2 (6.67%) M86 Security
3 2 (6.67%) RightFax
4 1 (3.33%) Apple
4 1 (3.33%) SAP
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