The first table below looks at the demand for Lync skills in IT contracts advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Lync over the 3 months to 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Application Platforms category for the Yorkshire region.

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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Lync
Rank 108 108 122
Rank change year-on-year
0 +14
Contract jobs citing Lync 7 13 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.30% 0.62% 0.27%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.81% 3.37% 1.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 7
Average daily rate
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- £350 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +12.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £325 £380
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -14.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £26.25 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-42.85% +0.96%
Application Platforms Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
387 386 479
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 16.50% 18.39% 18.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 209 188 250
Average daily rate £350 £313 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £125 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 23 31
Average hourly rate £21.75 £23.25 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.45% +16.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £41.50 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.84 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-11.36% -5.00%
Lync
England

Lync
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

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

Lync Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

Lync
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Lync Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Lync
Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 30 July 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
West Yorkshire +2 6 - - 8
South Yorkshire -4 1 - - 5
North Yorkshire - - - - 2
Lync
England

Lync
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 13 (81.25%) Windows
1 13 (81.25%) MS Exchange
1 13 (81.25%) Microsoft
2 11 (68.75%) Cisco
3 9 (56.25%) TCP/IP
4 8 (50.00%) VPN
4 8 (50.00%) MySQL
4 8 (50.00%) Oracle
4 8 (50.00%) SQL Server
4 8 (50.00%) NetApp
4 8 (50.00%) HP
4 8 (50.00%) EMC
4 8 (50.00%) MPLS
4 8 (50.00%) Firewall
4 8 (50.00%) Wireless
4 8 (50.00%) IPsec
4 8 (50.00%) VMware
4 8 (50.00%) Data Management
4 8 (50.00%) XMPP
4 8 (50.00%) Xen
4 8 (50.00%) Hyper-V
4 8 (50.00%) vSphere
4 8 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
4 8 (50.00%) Master Data Management
4 8 (50.00%) Mobile Device Management
5 7 (43.75%) Active Directory
5 7 (43.75%) IBM
5 7 (43.75%) MS Excel
6 6 (37.50%) Unified Communications
7 4 (25.00%) SCOM

Lync
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 13 (81.25%) MS Exchange
2 3 (18.75%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 3 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (6.25%) Office Communications Server
4 1 (6.25%) IBM Notes
4 1 (6.25%) Lotus Domino
4 1 (6.25%) Quickr
Applications
1 7 (43.75%) MS Excel
2 1 (6.25%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (12.50%) Office 365
2 1 (6.25%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 9 (56.25%) TCP/IP
2 8 (50.00%) VPN
2 8 (50.00%) MPLS
2 8 (50.00%) Firewall
2 8 (50.00%) Wireless
2 8 (50.00%) IPsec
3 6 (37.50%) Unified Communications
4 3 (18.75%) S/MIME
5 2 (12.50%) LAN
5 2 (12.50%) WAN
6 1 (6.25%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (50.00%) MySQL
1 8 (50.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 3 (18.75%) Project Engineer
1 3 (18.75%) Consultant
2 2 (12.50%) Architect
2 2 (12.50%) Analyst
2 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Architect
2 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) Cisco Specialist
2 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Consultant
2 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (6.25%) Migration Consultant
3 1 (6.25%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Exchange Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (50.00%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 13 (81.25%) Windows
2 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (6.25%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (50.00%) Data Management
1 8 (50.00%) Master Data Management
1 8 (50.00%) Mobile Device Management
2 4 (25.00%) TOGAF
2 4 (25.00%) Migration
3 2 (12.50%) Customer Engagement
3 2 (12.50%) Network Load Balancing
4 1 (6.25%) Service Management
4 1 (6.25%) ITSM
4 1 (6.25%) Online Security
4 1 (6.25%) Supplier Management
4 1 (6.25%) Incident Management
4 1 (6.25%) Change Control
4 1 (6.25%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (6.25%) Cyber Security
Programming Languages
1 2 (12.50%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) MCITP
1 1 (6.25%) MCSE
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) QA
System Software
1 8 (50.00%) Xen
1 8 (50.00%) Hyper-V
1 8 (50.00%) vSphere
1 8 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
2 7 (43.75%) Active Directory
3 1 (6.25%) VMware ESX
3 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (25.00%) SCOM
2 3 (18.75%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 2 (12.50%) SCOrch
3 2 (12.50%) SCCM
4 1 (6.25%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 13 (81.25%) Microsoft
2 11 (68.75%) Cisco
3 8 (50.00%) Oracle
3 8 (50.00%) NetApp
3 8 (50.00%) HP
3 8 (50.00%) EMC
3 8 (50.00%) VMware
4 7 (43.75%) IBM
5 3 (18.75%) Postini
5 3 (18.75%) Google
5 3 (18.75%) Symantec
6 2 (12.50%) Citrix
7 1 (6.25%) Lotus
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Posted: 11 days ago