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 November 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
24 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Lync
Rank 92 93 98
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +5
Contract jobs citing Lync 8 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.47% 0.32% 0.058%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.40% 1.75% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Average daily rate
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£323 - £313
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £363 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.82% -0.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £30.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £25.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-40.00% +42.85%
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
334 286 365
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 19.46% 18.03% 21.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 192 161 189
Average daily rate £350 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £219 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £442
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 11 8
Average hourly rate £10.50 £12.75 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% -22.72%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -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 November 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
Leeds -6 4 £323 -
Wakefield - - - -
Bradford - - - -
Halifax - - - - 1
Huddersfield - - - -
Lync
Yorkshire

Lync
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 November 2014, 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 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 10 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 10 (62.50%) Migration
3 9 (56.25%) MS Exchange
3 9 (56.25%) Unified Communications
3 9 (56.25%) Exchange Server 2010
4 8 (50.00%) Windows
4 8 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (43.75%) Postini
5 7 (43.75%) Google
5 7 (43.75%) S/MIME
5 7 (43.75%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (43.75%) Symantec
5 7 (43.75%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 7 (43.75%) Exchange Server 2013
5 7 (43.75%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 5 (31.25%) PowerShell
6 5 (31.25%) Cisco
7 4 (25.00%) SCOM
7 4 (25.00%) Network Load Balancing
7 4 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
8 3 (18.75%) ITSM
8 3 (18.75%) Service Management
8 3 (18.75%) Root Cause Analysis
8 3 (18.75%) Google Apps
8 3 (18.75%) Cisco CUCM
9 2 (12.50%) Change Control
9 2 (12.50%) Project Management
9 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
9 2 (12.50%) Nortel

Lync
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 November 2014, 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 9 (56.25%) MS Exchange
1 9 (56.25%) Exchange Server 2010
2 7 (43.75%) Exchange Server 2013
2 7 (43.75%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 4 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (6.25%) Office Communications Server
4 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
4 1 (6.25%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 1 (6.25%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (18.75%) Google Apps
2 1 (6.25%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (56.25%) Unified Communications
2 7 (43.75%) S/MIME
3 2 (12.50%) LAN
3 2 (12.50%) WAN
3 2 (12.50%) Cisco IPT
4 1 (6.25%) DNS
4 1 (6.25%) SAN
General
1 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (25.00%) Analyst
1 4 (25.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 3 (18.75%) Support Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) Cisco Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Cisco Specialist
3 2 (12.50%) Cisco Support
3 2 (12.50%) Exchange Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Voice Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Cisco Support Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Cisco Voice Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Voice Support Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Systems Support
4 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Project Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Migration Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) IT Technician
4 1 (6.25%) Windows Systems Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Systems Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) Middleware
1 1 (6.25%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Clustering
1 1 (6.25%) PKI
1 1 (6.25%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 8 (50.00%) Windows
1 8 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 7 (43.75%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (6.25%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (62.50%) Migration
2 4 (25.00%) Network Load Balancing
3 3 (18.75%) Root Cause Analysis
3 3 (18.75%) ITSM
3 3 (18.75%) Service Management
4 2 (12.50%) Project Management
4 2 (12.50%) Incident Management
4 2 (12.50%) Change Control
5 1 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (6.25%) Change Management
5 1 (6.25%) ITIL
5 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2
5 1 (6.25%) Configuration Management
5 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Management
5 1 (6.25%) Cyber Security
5 1 (6.25%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (6.25%) Email Migration
5 1 (6.25%) Performance Management
5 1 (6.25%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (6.25%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 5 (31.25%) PowerShell
2 1 (6.25%) SQL
2 1 (6.25%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) SLA
1 1 (6.25%) QA
System Software
1 12 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (6.25%) UAG
Systems Management
1 7 (43.75%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 4 (25.00%) SCOM
3 3 (18.75%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (6.25%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (6.25%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 7 (43.75%) Symantec
2 7 (43.75%) Google
2 7 (43.75%) Postini
3 5 (31.25%) Cisco
4 2 (12.50%) Nortel
5 1 (6.25%) HP
5 1 (6.25%) Remedy
5 1 (6.25%) VMware
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