The table below looks at the statistics for Lync skills in IT contracts advertised for the Worcestershire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Lync over the 3 months to 28 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Lync
Rank 15 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Lync 7 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Worcestershire 6.67% - -
As % of the Application Platforms category 50.00% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Average daily rate
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£420 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £328 £365 £325
% change year-on-year
-10.27% +12.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -44.44%
Lync
West Midlands

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

Application Platforms Category
Worcestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
14 19 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Worcestershire 13.33% 27.94% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 5 8
Average daily rate £310 £173 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+79.71% -42.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £12.50 £9.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.57% -
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 Worcestershire

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

Lync Jobs Demand Trend in Worcestershire

Lync
Daily Rate Trend in Worcestershire

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

Lync Daily Rate Trend in Worcestershire

Lync
Daily Rate Histogram in Worcestershire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Lync across the Worcestershire region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Lync Daily Rate Histogram in Worcestershire

Lync
Contract Job Locations in Worcestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Lync within the Worcestershire region over the 3 months to 28 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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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
Worcester - 7 £420 -
Lync
West Midlands

Lync
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Worcestershire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Worcestershire 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 7 (100.00%) Unified Communications
2 6 (85.71%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (85.71%) Windows
3 5 (71.43%) Data Centre
4 4 (57.14%) Office Automation
4 4 (57.14%) Windows 7
4 4 (57.14%) Windows Vista
5 2 (28.57%) LANDesk
5 2 (28.57%) SCCM
5 2 (28.57%) VMware
5 2 (28.57%) NetBackup
5 2 (28.57%) Management Information System
5 2 (28.57%) MS Exchange
5 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
5 2 (28.57%) HP
5 2 (28.57%) SAN
5 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (28.57%) Internet
5 2 (28.57%) vSphere
5 2 (28.57%) Technical Architecture
5 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (28.57%) IAG
5 2 (28.57%) UAG
5 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (14.29%) Back Office
6 1 (14.29%) BC Cleared
6 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared

Lync
Top Related IT Skills in Worcestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Worcestershire 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 2 (28.57%) MS Exchange
1 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
Communications & Networking
1 7 (100.00%) Unified Communications
2 2 (28.57%) SAN
2 2 (28.57%) Internet
General
1 1 (14.29%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Architect
1 5 (71.43%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
Miscellaneous
1 5 (71.43%) Data Centre
2 2 (28.57%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (85.71%) Windows
1 6 (85.71%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (57.14%) Windows 7
2 4 (57.14%) Windows Vista
3 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Office Automation
2 2 (28.57%) Technical Architecture
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) BC Cleared
1 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (28.57%) vSphere
1 2 (28.57%) IAG
1 2 (28.57%) UAG
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) NetBackup
1 2 (28.57%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
1 2 (28.57%) HP
1 2 (28.57%) VMware
1 2 (28.57%) LANDesk