The table below looks at the statistics for Lync skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wiltshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Lync over the 3 months to 24 October 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 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Lync
Rank 58 48 54
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +6
Contract jobs citing Lync 5 4 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 0.67% 0.80% 0.99%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.29% 6.35% 9.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Average daily rate
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- - £392
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £325 £378
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -13.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 1
Average hourly rate £19.00 £26.25 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.61% +69.35%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.75 £25.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-33.00% +47.05%
Lync
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the Wiltshire region.

Application Platforms Category
Wiltshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
152 63 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 20.51% 12.68% 10.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 39 49
Average daily rate £383 £400 £393
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.37% +1.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £225 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £500 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 7
Average hourly rate £13.50 £27.50 £15.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.90% +74.60%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.25 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -9.32%

Lync
Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Lync across the Wiltshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

Lync Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

Lync
Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Lync across the Wiltshire region.

Lync Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

Lync
Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Lync Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

Lync
Contract Job Locations in Wiltshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Lync within the Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 24 October 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
Malmesbury - 1 - -
Swindon - 1 - -
Melksham - - - -
Lync
South West

Lync
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wiltshire 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 4 (80.00%) Windows
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (60.00%) HP
2 3 (60.00%) Dell
2 3 (60.00%) Citrix
2 3 (60.00%) MetaFrame
2 3 (60.00%) Terminal Services
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (60.00%) Blackberry
2 3 (60.00%) CAD
2 3 (60.00%) Avaya
2 3 (60.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (60.00%) MS Office
2 3 (60.00%) ITIL
2 3 (60.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (60.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (60.00%) VPN
2 3 (60.00%) DNS
2 3 (60.00%) PDA
2 3 (60.00%) SCCM
2 3 (60.00%) iPhone
2 3 (60.00%) iPad
2 3 (60.00%) Windows 7
2 3 (60.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 2 (40.00%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (40.00%) SharePoint

Lync
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wiltshire 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 3 (60.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (40.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (40.00%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (20.00%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 3 (60.00%) MS Office
1 3 (60.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (20.00%) InfoPath
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (60.00%) VPN
1 3 (60.00%) DNS
2 1 (20.00%) Firewall
2 1 (20.00%) Wireless
2 1 (20.00%) LAN
2 1 (20.00%) WAN
2 1 (20.00%) DHCP
2 1 (20.00%) Ethernet
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Consultant
1 2 (40.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (20.00%) Service Desk Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) SharePoint Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Service Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Trainer
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Blackberry
1 3 (60.00%) PDA
1 3 (60.00%) iPhone
1 3 (60.00%) iPad
2 1 (20.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (60.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (20.00%) Apple iOS
4 1 (20.00%) Android
4 1 (20.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) ITIL
1 3 (60.00%) CAD
2 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (20.00%) Migration
2 1 (20.00%) Asset Management
2 1 (20.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (20.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
1 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (60.00%) MetaFrame
1 3 (60.00%) Terminal Services
2 1 (20.00%) UAG
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) SCCM
2 1 (20.00%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) HP
2 3 (60.00%) Dell
2 3 (60.00%) Citrix
2 3 (60.00%) Avaya
3 1 (20.00%) Apple
3 1 (20.00%) Symantec
3 1 (20.00%) SonicWALL
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco