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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Lync
Rank 114 88 95
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +7
Contract jobs citing Lync 11 8 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.48% 0.48% 0.32%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.19% 2.40% 1.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 3
Average daily rate
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£240 - £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £365 £325
% change year-on-year
-9.58% +12.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £13.60 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -44.44%
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
503 333 288
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 21.86% 19.93% 18.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 302 203 158
Average daily rate £375 £385 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.59% +28.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £263 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £463 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 20 18
Average hourly rate £13.60 £13.20 £14.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.99% -10.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.04 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -9.32%

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 31 August 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 31 August 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 -24 10 £240 - 9
Bradford - 1 - -
Lync
Yorkshire

Lync
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 16 (53.33%) Microsoft
2 12 (40.00%) MS Exchange
3 11 (36.67%) MS Excel
3 11 (36.67%) Active Directory
4 10 (33.33%) LAN
4 10 (33.33%) WAN
4 10 (33.33%) Unified Communications
5 8 (26.67%) SQL Server
5 8 (26.67%) Cisco
6 7 (23.33%) DNS
6 7 (23.33%) ITIL
7 5 (16.67%) SharePoint
7 5 (16.67%) Video Conferencing
8 4 (13.33%) DMZ
8 4 (13.33%) Blackberry
8 4 (13.33%) Windows
9 3 (10.00%) PRINCE2
9 3 (10.00%) SQL
9 3 (10.00%) CRM
9 3 (10.00%) DHCP
9 3 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (10.00%) Law
9 3 (10.00%) Migration
9 3 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (10.00%) Dynamics CRM
9 3 (10.00%) SolarWinds
9 3 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2013
9 3 (10.00%) Data Centre
10 2 (6.67%) Telepresence
10 2 (6.67%) Skype

Lync
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 5 (16.67%) SharePoint
3 3 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (6.67%) Office Communications Server
5 1 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (3.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2007
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 1 (3.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (33.33%) LAN
1 10 (33.33%) WAN
1 10 (33.33%) Unified Communications
2 7 (23.33%) DNS
3 4 (13.33%) DMZ
4 3 (10.00%) DHCP
5 2 (6.67%) Skype
5 2 (6.67%) Telepresence
5 2 (6.67%) Intranet
5 2 (6.67%) Internet
6 1 (3.33%) IP Telephony
6 1 (3.33%) POP3
6 1 (3.33%) SMTP
6 1 (3.33%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (26.67%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (10.00%) Law
2 2 (6.67%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.33%) Finance
3 1 (3.33%) Electronics
3 1 (3.33%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.33%) Advertising
3 1 (3.33%) Banking
3 1 (3.33%) Retail
3 1 (3.33%) Marketing
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 Project Manager
4 4 (13.33%) 3rd Line Support
4 4 (13.33%) Technical Manager
5 3 (10.00%) Administrator
5 3 (10.00%) Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Support Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Technical Specialist
6 2 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Wintel Specialist
6 2 (6.67%) Wintel Technical Specialist
7 1 (3.33%) Telecoms Analyst
7 1 (3.33%) Exchange Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) Infrastructure Manager
7 1 (3.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) Service Desk Analyst
7 1 (3.33%) Project Administrator
7 1 (3.33%) Infrastructure Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.67%) Video Conferencing
2 4 (13.33%) 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 3 (10.00%) PRINCE2
2 3 (10.00%) CRM
2 3 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (10.00%) Migration
3 2 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (6.67%) Performance Management
3 2 (6.67%) Data Entry
3 2 (6.67%) Incident Management
4 1 (3.33%) Project Planning
4 1 (3.33%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (3.33%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (3.33%) Project Management
4 1 (3.33%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (3.33%) Risk Management
4 1 (3.33%) High Availability
4 1 (3.33%) Portfolio Management
4 1 (3.33%) Cyber Security
4 1 (3.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (3.33%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.00%) SQL
2 1 (3.33%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (3.33%) MCTS
2 1 (3.33%) MCITP
2 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Certified Master
2 1 (3.33%) MCSE
System Software
1 11 (36.67%) 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
Systems Management
1 2 (6.67%) SolarWinds Orion
2 1 (3.33%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 16 (53.33%) Microsoft
2 8 (26.67%) Cisco
3 3 (10.00%) SolarWinds
4 2 (6.67%) M86 Security
4 2 (6.67%) RightFax
4 2 (6.67%) HP
4 2 (6.67%) Dell
4 2 (6.67%) Citrix
4 2 (6.67%) VMware
4 2 (6.67%) Blue Coat
4 2 (6.67%) IronPort
4 2 (6.67%) Tandberg
5 1 (3.33%) Apple
5 1 (3.33%) BT
5 1 (3.33%) SAP
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £260 - £340 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
West Yorkshire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £300.00 - £320.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hays Talent Solutions
Rate: £15.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 10 days ago