The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Application Platforms category for the West Yorkshire region.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Lync
Rank 89 90 108
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +18
Contract jobs citing Lync 6 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.36% 0.33% 0.21%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.17% 1.77% 1.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 4
Average daily rate
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- £350 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +12.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £380
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -14.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £26.25 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-42.85% +0.96%
Application Platforms Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
277 282 356
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 16.60% 18.65% 19.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 167 133 195
Average daily rate £369 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.91% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £125 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £400 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 16 16
Average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.20 £10.00 £12.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £43.20 £40.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.84 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-11.36% -5.00%
Lync
Yorkshire

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 1 August 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 +1 6 - - 6
Wakefield - - - - 2
Halifax - - - - 1
Lync
Yorkshire

Lync
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 13 (86.67%) Microsoft
2 12 (80.00%) Windows
2 12 (80.00%) MS Exchange
3 11 (73.33%) Cisco
4 9 (60.00%) TCP/IP
5 8 (53.33%) VPN
5 8 (53.33%) MySQL
5 8 (53.33%) Oracle
5 8 (53.33%) SQL Server
5 8 (53.33%) HP
5 8 (53.33%) EMC
5 8 (53.33%) NetApp
5 8 (53.33%) MPLS
5 8 (53.33%) Firewall
5 8 (53.33%) Wireless
5 8 (53.33%) IPsec
5 8 (53.33%) VMware
5 8 (53.33%) XMPP
5 8 (53.33%) Data Management
5 8 (53.33%) Xen
5 8 (53.33%) Hyper-V
5 8 (53.33%) vSphere
5 8 (53.33%) VMware ESXi
5 8 (53.33%) Master Data Management
5 8 (53.33%) Mobile Device Management
6 7 (46.67%) MS Excel
6 7 (46.67%) Active Directory
6 7 (46.67%) IBM
7 6 (40.00%) Unified Communications
8 4 (26.67%) SCOM

Lync
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 12 (80.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 3 (20.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 3 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (6.67%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 7 (46.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Google Apps
1 1 (6.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (60.00%) TCP/IP
2 8 (53.33%) VPN
2 8 (53.33%) MPLS
2 8 (53.33%) Firewall
2 8 (53.33%) Wireless
2 8 (53.33%) IPsec
3 6 (40.00%) Unified Communications
4 3 (20.00%) S/MIME
5 2 (13.33%) LAN
5 2 (13.33%) WAN
6 1 (6.67%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (53.33%) MySQL
1 8 (53.33%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 3 (20.00%) Consultant
1 3 (20.00%) Project Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Architect
2 2 (13.33%) Cisco Specialist
2 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Consultant
2 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Architect
2 2 (13.33%) Analyst
2 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Network Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Exchange Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Migration Consultant
3 1 (6.67%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Cisco Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (53.33%) XMPP
Operating Systems
1 12 (80.00%) Windows
2 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) Data Management
1 8 (53.33%) Master Data Management
1 8 (53.33%) Mobile Device Management
2 4 (26.67%) TOGAF
2 4 (26.67%) Migration
3 2 (13.33%) Customer Engagement
3 2 (13.33%) Network Load Balancing
4 1 (6.67%) Cyber Security
4 1 (6.67%) Service Management
4 1 (6.67%) ITSM
4 1 (6.67%) Online Security
4 1 (6.67%) Supplier Management
4 1 (6.67%) Incident Management
4 1 (6.67%) Change Control
4 1 (6.67%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (13.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) MCSE
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (6.67%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) QA
System Software
1 8 (53.33%) Xen
1 8 (53.33%) Hyper-V
1 8 (53.33%) vSphere
1 8 (53.33%) VMware ESXi
2 7 (46.67%) Active Directory
3 1 (6.67%) VMware ESX
3 1 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (26.67%) SCOM
2 3 (20.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 2 (13.33%) SCCM
3 2 (13.33%) SCOrch
4 1 (6.67%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 13 (86.67%) Microsoft
2 11 (73.33%) Cisco
3 8 (53.33%) Oracle
3 8 (53.33%) HP
3 8 (53.33%) EMC
3 8 (53.33%) NetApp
3 8 (53.33%) VMware
4 7 (46.67%) IBM
5 3 (20.00%) Symantec
5 3 (20.00%) Google
5 3 (20.00%) Postini
6 2 (13.33%) Citrix
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