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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Lync
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Lync 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Worcestershire - - -
As % of the Application Platforms category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £425
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -23.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £27.25
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -35.77%
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
5 16 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Worcestershire 12.50% 19.28% 12.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 13 4
Average daily rate £363 £369 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.69% +1.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £197 £225 £355
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £575 £515
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £9.89
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £17.15
% change year-on-year
- +4.95%

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
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Worcestershire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) HP
1 2 (100.00%) SAN
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (100.00%) Internet
1 2 (100.00%) NetBackup
1 2 (100.00%) LANDesk
1 2 (100.00%) SCCM
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (100.00%) vSphere
1 2 (100.00%) IAG
1 2 (100.00%) UAG
1 2 (100.00%) Unified Communications
1 2 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 2 (100.00%) SafeCom
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) BC Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Back Office

Lync
Top Related IT Skills in Worcestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (100.00%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) Internet
1 2 (100.00%) SAN
1 2 (100.00%) Unified Communications
General
1 1 (50.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Exchange Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Lync Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
1 1 (50.00%) Server Engineer
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) BC Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) IAG
1 2 (100.00%) UAG
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (100.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) NetBackup
1 2 (100.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) HP
1 2 (100.00%) LANDesk
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) SafeCom
1 2 (100.00%) VMware