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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Lync
Rank 102 95 -
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -
Contract jobs citing Lync 13 9 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.65% 0.51% -
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.02% 2.70% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 0
Average daily rate
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£425 £363 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.24% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £378 £375
% change year-on-year
-7.28% +0.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £19.60
% change year-on-year
-6.06% -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
431 333 243
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 21.55% 18.73% 18.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 255 203 128
Average daily rate £350 £350 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 13 6
Average hourly rate £13.00 £12.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -40.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.75 £10.90 £9.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £20.00 £23.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -7.89%

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 24 April 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 -15 9 £425 +17.24% 7
Wakefield - 1 - -
Lync
Yorkshire

Lync
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 12 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 10 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 8 (40.00%) MS Exchange
4 7 (35.00%) LAN
4 7 (35.00%) WAN
5 6 (30.00%) MS Excel
5 6 (30.00%) Cisco
5 6 (30.00%) Blackberry
6 5 (25.00%) SQL Server
6 5 (25.00%) Video Conferencing
6 5 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
6 5 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
7 4 (20.00%) AirWatch
7 4 (20.00%) Microsoft Certified Master
7 4 (20.00%) Unified Communications
7 4 (20.00%) High Availability
7 4 (20.00%) Migration
7 4 (20.00%) IP Telephony
7 4 (20.00%) MCTS
7 4 (20.00%) MCSE
7 4 (20.00%) SharePoint
7 4 (20.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 4 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (15.00%) Exchange Server 2010
9 2 (10.00%) M86 Security
9 2 (10.00%) VMware Server
9 2 (10.00%) IronPort
9 2 (10.00%) Performance Management
9 2 (10.00%) Office Communications Server

Lync
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 8 (40.00%) MS Exchange
2 5 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 5 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (20.00%) SharePoint
3 4 (20.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 3 (15.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (10.00%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 6 (30.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (35.00%) LAN
1 7 (35.00%) WAN
2 4 (20.00%) Unified Communications
2 4 (20.00%) IP Telephony
3 2 (10.00%) Cisco IPT
3 2 (10.00%) Intranet
3 2 (10.00%) Internet
3 2 (10.00%) DHCP
3 2 (10.00%) DNS
3 2 (10.00%) VoIP
4 1 (5.00%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (5.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (25.00%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (10.00%) Law
Job Titles
1 4 (20.00%) Support Engineer
2 3 (15.00%) Communications Engineer
2 3 (15.00%) Cisco Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Wintel Technical Specialist
3 2 (10.00%) Cisco Voice Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Voice Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Wintel Specialist
3 2 (10.00%) Cisco Support Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Technical Specialist
3 2 (10.00%) Cisco Support
3 2 (10.00%) Exchange Consultant
3 2 (10.00%) Project Manager
3 2 (10.00%) Consultant
3 2 (10.00%) Voice Support Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Technical Project Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Manager
Miscellaneous
1 6 (30.00%) Blackberry
2 5 (25.00%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (20.00%) High Availability
1 4 (20.00%) Migration
1 4 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (10.00%) Performance Management
2 2 (10.00%) CRM
2 2 (10.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (5.00%) Email Migration
3 1 (5.00%) ITIL
3 1 (5.00%) Project Management
3 1 (5.00%) Incident Management
Qualifications
1 4 (20.00%) Microsoft Certified Master
1 4 (20.00%) MCTS
1 4 (20.00%) MCSE
1 4 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.00%) PMP
System Software
1 12 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (10.00%) VMware Server
2 2 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (10.00%) Hyper-V
2 2 (10.00%) XenApp
2 2 (10.00%) XenDesktop
2 2 (10.00%) VMware ESX
2 2 (10.00%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 4 (20.00%) AirWatch
2 2 (10.00%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 10 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (30.00%) Cisco
3 2 (10.00%) M86 Security
3 2 (10.00%) IronPort
3 2 (10.00%) VMware
3 2 (10.00%) Blue Coat
3 2 (10.00%) HP
3 2 (10.00%) Dell
3 2 (10.00%) Nortel
3 2 (10.00%) Citrix
3 2 (10.00%) RightFax
4 1 (5.00%) Tandberg
Leeds, West Yorkshire
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