Period
to 16 November 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for Live Communications Server skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Live Communications Server over the 6 months to 16 November 2019 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 Live Communications Server
UK > England
6 months to
16 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 783 875 847
Rank change year-on-year +92 -28 +26
Contract jobs citing Live Communications Server 1 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.001% 0.003% 0.004%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.009% 0.019% 0.025%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 1
England median daily rate - £195 £185
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.41% -
UK median daily rate - £195 £185
% change year-on-year - +5.41% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
England median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate - - -

Live 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 England with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 11,257 16,054 15,808
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 14.81% 16.89% 16.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,343 10,553 10,444
England median daily rate £450 £465 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.23% +3.33% +5.88%
10th Percentile £263 £275 £263
90th Percentile £638 £633 £613
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 264 375 409
England median hourly rate £20.98 £22.00 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.65% +2.33% +7.50%
10th Percentile £10.66 £12.41 £11.20
90th Percentile £53.75 £47.50 £48.75
UK median hourly rate £22.50 £22.00 £20.47
% change year-on-year +2.27% +7.49% +2.34%

Live Communications Server
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Live Communications Server as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Live Communications Server in England

Live Communications Server
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Live Communications Server in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for Live Communications Server in England

Live Communications Server
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Live Communications Server in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Live Communications Server in England

Live Communications Server
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Live Communications Server within the England region over the 6 months to 16 November 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East +39 1 - -
Live Communications Server
UK

For the 6 months to 16 November 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Live Communications Server also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the England region with a requirement for Live Communications Server.

1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Blackberry
1 1 (100.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (100.00%) Replication
1 1 (100.00%) Clustering
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) Release Management
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Office Communications Server
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (100.00%) Skype for Business
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (100.00%) High Availability
1 1 (100.00%) Office 365
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint 2013
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (100.00%) Skype
1 1 (100.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (100.00%) Failover Clustering

Live Communications Server
Co-occurring IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) Office Communications Server
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint 2013
1 1 (100.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Skype
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Messaging Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Blackberry
1 1 (100.00%) Clustering
1 1 (100.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (100.00%) Replication
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) High Availability
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Release Management
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft