Period
to 16 August 2018

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 August 2018 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 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 873 809 866
Rank change year-on-year -64 +57 -8
Contract jobs citing Live Communications Server 2 7 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.002% 0.008% 0.019%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.013% 0.047% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 5
England median daily rate £195 £232 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.95% -48.44% -
UK median daily rate £195 £232 £450
% change year-on-year -15.95% -48.44% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
England median hourly rate - - £12.50
UK median hourly rate - - £12.50

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 15,689 14,963 18,541
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 16.80% 16.97% 18.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 10,359 9,731 12,360
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +8.97%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £258
90th Percentile £625 £601 £588
UK median daily rate £450 £437 £420
% change year-on-year +2.97% +4.05% +8.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 372 379 441
England median hourly rate £21.00 £20.44 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.76% +2.18% -
10th Percentile £12.50 £11.20 £11.25
90th Percentile £53.43 £50.10 £45.00
UK median hourly rate £20.50 £19.56 £20.00
% change year-on-year +4.79% -2.19% -

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 August 2018. 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 -7 2 £195 -
Live Communications Server
UK

For the 6 months to 16 August 2018, 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 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) IIS
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (100.00%) Unix
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Solaris
1 2 (100.00%) Apache
1 2 (100.00%) MS Access
1 2 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 2 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (100.00%) DHCP
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
1 2 (100.00%) SLA
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) HP
1 2 (100.00%) EMC
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix
1 2 (100.00%) SAN
1 2 (100.00%) Veritas
1 2 (100.00%) Unicenter
1 2 (100.00%) Thin Client
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (100.00%) Internet
1 2 (100.00%) ISA Server
1 2 (100.00%) Netcool
1 2 (100.00%) OpenView Configuration Management

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 2 (100.00%) Apache
1 2 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (100.00%) IIS
1 2 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (100.00%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) DHCP
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
1 2 (100.00%) Internet
1 2 (100.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) MS Access
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (50.00%) Military
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Fat Client
1 2 (100.00%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Solaris
1 2 (100.00%) Unix
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (100.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Problem-Solving
1 2 (100.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (50.00%) Demand Management
2 1 (50.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (50.00%) Knowledge Management
2 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (50.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Clustering
1 2 (100.00%) NetBackup
1 2 (100.00%) Netcool
1 2 (100.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 2 (100.00%) Unicenter
1 2 (100.00%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix
1 2 (100.00%) EMC
1 2 (100.00%) HP
1 2 (100.00%) Meridio
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) Veritas