Period
to 24 November 2017

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 6 months to 24 November 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)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 237 269
Contract jobs citing Office Communications Server 0 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London - 0.045% 0.022%
As % of the Application Platforms category - 0.25% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 2
City of London median daily rate - £455 £409
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +11.31% +63.50%
Central London median daily rate - £455 £409
% change year-on-year - +11.31% +63.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate - - -

Office Communications Server is in the Application Platforms category. The following 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.

All Application Platform Skills
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 1030 1187 1493
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 14.40% 17.80% 16.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 809 930 1127
City of London median daily rate £500 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £278 £312 £263
90th Percentile £675 £663 £638
Central London median daily rate £498 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +10.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 16 21
City of London median hourly rate £17.00 £19.00 £17.98
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.53% +5.67% +5.76%
10th Percentile £10.88 £11.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £27.50 £55.93 £42.25
Central London median hourly rate £17.85 £17.30 £17.74
% change year-on-year +3.18% -2.48% +7.52%

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