The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for Office Communications Server skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Office Communications Server over the 3 months to 29 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Microsoft Office Communications Server (OCS)
London > City of London
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - - 206
Contract jobs citing Office Communications Server 0 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London - - 0.069%
As % of the Application Platforms category - - 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
City of London median daily rate - - £390
London median daily rate - £501 £345
% change year-on-year - +45.07%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
London median hourly rate - - -

Office Communications Server is in the application platform skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 504 558 1011
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 15.42% 16.70% 17.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 509 679 1232
City of London median daily rate £493 £450 £408
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.44% +10.42%  
10th Percentile £263 £283 £255
90th Percentile £675 £620 £587
London median daily rate £475 £450 £400
% change year-on-year +5.55% +12.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 26 32
City of London median hourly rate £30.00 £17.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +76.47% -  
10th Percentile £12.88 £11.25 £11.03
90th Percentile £128.75 £22.00 £36.80
London median hourly rate £22.00 £17.25 £20.00
% change year-on-year +27.53% -13.75%  

Office Communications Server
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Office Communications Server as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Office Communications Server in the City of London

Office Communications Server
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Office Communications Server in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Office Communications Server in the City of London

Office Communications Server
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Office Communications Server in the City of London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Office Communications Server in the City of London