Period
to 22 November 2017

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 22 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 Live Communications Server
UK > England
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 847 - 861
Rank change year-on-year - +861 -32
Contract jobs citing Live Communications Server 4 0 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.004% - 0.007%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.025% - 0.038%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
England median daily rate £185 - £173
10th Percentile £180 - £161
90th Percentile £190 - £184
UK median daily rate £185 - £173
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 15825 18187 18272
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 16.68% 18.57% 17.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 10491 11860 11617
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +5.26%
10th Percentile £263 £256 £235
90th Percentile £613 £588 £575
UK median daily rate £450 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +7.14% +5.00% +6.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 404 451 546
England median hourly rate £20.50 £20.00 £19.43
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +2.96% +7.92%
10th Percentile £11.08 £12.25 £11.00
90th Percentile £47.83 £48.75 £43.00
UK median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £20.00

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 22 November 2017. 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 West - 3 - -
West Midlands - 1 £185 -
Midlands - 1 £185 -
Live Communications Server
UK

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Live Communications Server also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for Live Communications Server.

1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
1 4 (100.00%) Unix
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Solaris
1 4 (100.00%) DHCP
1 4 (100.00%) DNS
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (75.00%) DV Cleared
2 3 (75.00%) Problem Management
2 3 (75.00%) Windows 7
2 3 (75.00%) Skype for Business
2 3 (75.00%) Demand Management
2 3 (75.00%) ITIL
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (75.00%) VMware
3 2 (50.00%) Internet
3 2 (50.00%) Change Control
3 2 (50.00%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (50.00%) IIS
3 2 (50.00%) Windows SharePoint Services
3 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (25.00%) Fat Client
4 1 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft 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 3 (75.00%) SharePoint
1 3 (75.00%) Skype for Business
2 2 (50.00%) IIS
2 2 (50.00%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) DHCP
1 4 (100.00%) DNS
2 2 (50.00%) Internet
3 1 (25.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) MS Access
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (25.00%) Military
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Support
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Clustering
1 1 (25.00%) Fat Client
1 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (25.00%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Solaris
1 4 (100.00%) Unix
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (75.00%) Windows 7
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (25.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Demand Management
1 3 (75.00%) ITIL
1 3 (75.00%) Problem Management
2 2 (50.00%) Change Control
3 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (25.00%) Incident Management
3 1 (25.00%) Knowledge Management
3 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (75.00%) DV Cleared
3 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Clustering
1 1 (25.00%) NetBackup
1 1 (25.00%) Netcool
1 1 (25.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 1 (25.00%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) VMware
3 1 (25.00%) Citrix
3 1 (25.00%) EMC
3 1 (25.00%) HP
3 1 (25.00%) Meridio
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle
3 1 (25.00%) Veritas