The table below looks at the statistics for Office Communications Server 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 Office Communications Server 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 Office Communications Server (OCS)
Rank 116 - 122
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Office Communications Server 6 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.24% - 0.079%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.17% - 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£450 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £451 £315 £400
% change year-on-year
+43.09% -21.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £30.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.75 - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the Yorkshire region.

Application Platforms Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
512 394 518
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 20.05% 17.66% 20.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 281 232 246
Average daily rate £350 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £454 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 24 30
Average hourly rate £12.00 £14.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.24% -23.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £13.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £35.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.25 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -9.32%

Office Communications Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

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

Office Communications Server Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

Office Communications Server
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Office Communications Server Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Office Communications Server
Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Office Communications Server across the Yorkshire region.

Office Communications Server Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Office Communications Server
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 Office Communications Server within the Yorkshire 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
South Yorkshire - 1 £450 -
West Yorkshire - 1 - - 1
Office Communications Server
England

Office Communications Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Yorkshire region citing Office Communications Server 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 Office Communications Server.

1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (87.50%) MS Exchange
3 6 (75.00%) Windows
3 6 (75.00%) SharePoint
3 6 (75.00%) Cisco
3 6 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (75.00%) Lync
3 6 (75.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (62.50%) Clustering
5 4 (50.00%) MGCP
5 4 (50.00%) H.323
5 4 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (50.00%) Avaya
5 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (50.00%) ISA Server
5 4 (50.00%) MCSE
5 4 (50.00%) PBX
5 4 (50.00%) VoIP
5 4 (50.00%) Forefront TMG
5 4 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (50.00%) High Availability
5 4 (50.00%) Office 365
5 4 (50.00%) Polycom
5 4 (50.00%) Video Conferencing
5 4 (50.00%) MCITP
6 3 (37.50%) vSphere
6 3 (37.50%) DNS
6 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
7 2 (25.00%) HP
7 2 (25.00%) Citrix

Office Communications Server
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Yorkshire region citing Office Communications Server 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 Office Communications Server. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (87.50%) MS Exchange
2 6 (75.00%) Lync
2 6 (75.00%) SharePoint
3 4 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Office
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 4 (50.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) PBX
1 4 (50.00%) VoIP
1 4 (50.00%) MGCP
1 4 (50.00%) H.323
2 3 (37.50%) DNS
3 2 (25.00%) SAN
3 2 (25.00%) DHCP
3 2 (25.00%) VPN
General
1 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Exchange Specialist
1 4 (50.00%) Exchange Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) VMware Specialist
2 1 (12.50%) VMware Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Migration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (62.50%) Clustering
2 4 (50.00%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (25.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 6 (75.00%) Windows
1 6 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 6 (75.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) High Availability
2 2 (25.00%) Kalman Filter
2 2 (25.00%) ITIL
2 2 (25.00%) Service Management
3 1 (12.50%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) MCSE
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (50.00%) MCITP
2 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (50.00%) ISA Server
1 4 (50.00%) Forefront TMG
2 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
2 3 (37.50%) vSphere
3 2 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (25.00%) VMware ESX
3 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) Norton AntiVirus
1 2 (25.00%) NetBackup
2 1 (12.50%) WSUS
2 1 (12.50%) SCCM
2 1 (12.50%) SCOM
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (75.00%) Cisco
3 4 (50.00%) Polycom
3 4 (50.00%) Avaya
4 2 (25.00%) BMC
4 2 (25.00%) NetApp
4 2 (25.00%) Symantec
4 2 (25.00%) Remedy
4 2 (25.00%) VMware
4 2 (25.00%) HP
4 2 (25.00%) Citrix
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