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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Lync
Rank 14 12 -
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -
Contract jobs citing Lync 1 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Worcestershire 1.02% 4.29% -
As % of the Application Platforms category 12.50% 27.27% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £425 £364
% change year-on-year
-16.47% +16.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £18.00 £23.25
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -22.58%
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
8 11 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Worcestershire 8.16% 15.71% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 15
Average daily rate £538 £340 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+58.08% -4.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £434 £320 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £373 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 2
Average hourly rate £11.50 £11.78 £71.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.33% -83.47%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -7.89%

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
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 27 March 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
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Job
Vacancies
Redditch - - - -
Lync
West Midlands

Lync
Top 3 Related IT Skills in Worcestershire

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Unified Communications

Lync
Top Related IT Skills in Worcestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Unified Communications
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Technical Leader
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared