Period
to 17 January 2019

The median contractor rate for a Lync Engineer was £350 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 17 January 2019.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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 Lync Engineer
UK > England
6 months to
17 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 819 818 797
Rank change year-on-year -1 -21 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Lync Engineer 13 24 44
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.014% 0.026% 0.049%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.015% 0.027% 0.051%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 21 27
England median daily rate £350 £418 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.17% -1.76% +9.68%
UK median daily rate £350 £418 £425
% change year-on-year -16.17% -1.76% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
England median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
England
Contract vacancies in England with a recognized job title 86,236 87,626 85,752
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.68% 94.85% 94.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 57,643 58,779 56,489
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +2.16%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £256
90th Percentile £645 £638 £608
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,572 2,548 2,917
England median hourly rate £18.70 £18.50 £18.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.08% +0.68% +2.08%
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.75 £10.50
90th Percentile £48.75 £47.83 £47.00
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £18.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year +1.08% +2.78% -2.70%

Lync Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings that featured Lync Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Lync Engineer in England

Lync Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Lync Engineer in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for Lync Engineer in England

Lync Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Lync Engineer in England

Lync Engineer
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 Lync Engineer within the England region over the 6 months to 17 January 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
London +10 7 £425 +13.33%
South East +6 6 £350 -39.13%
Lync Engineer
UK

Lync Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 17 January 2019, Lync Engineer contract jobs required the following IT 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 featuring Lync Engineer in the job title.

1 13 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 13 (100.00%) Skype for Business
2 12 (92.31%) Skype
3 7 (53.85%) ITIL
4 6 (46.15%) MS Exchange
4 6 (46.15%) DV Cleared
4 6 (46.15%) Security Cleared
5 5 (38.46%) Office 365
5 5 (38.46%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (30.77%) Finance
7 3 (23.08%) Unified Communications
8 2 (15.38%) Windows Server
8 2 (15.38%) Video Conferencing
8 2 (15.38%) Mentoring
8 2 (15.38%) IVR
8 2 (15.38%) XMPP
8 2 (15.38%) Windows
8 2 (15.38%) LDAP
8 2 (15.38%) Legal
8 2 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (15.38%) PBX
8 2 (15.38%) VoIP
8 2 (15.38%) Cisco
8 2 (15.38%) Active Directory
8 2 (15.38%) Avaya
8 2 (15.38%) CTI
8 2 (15.38%) H.323
9 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
9 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
9 1 (7.69%) Change Management

Lync Engineer Skill Set
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 13 (100.00%) Skype for Business
2 6 (46.15%) MS Exchange
3 5 (38.46%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (7.69%) Office Communications Server
Cloud Services
1 5 (38.46%) Office 365
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (92.31%) Skype
2 3 (23.08%) Unified Communications
3 2 (15.38%) CTI
3 2 (15.38%) H.323
3 2 (15.38%) PBX
3 2 (15.38%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 4 (30.77%) Finance
2 2 (15.38%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) LDAP
1 2 (15.38%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) IVR
1 2 (15.38%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (7.69%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) Windows
1 2 (15.38%) Windows Server
2 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) ITIL
2 2 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (15.38%) Mentoring
3 1 (7.69%) Asset Management
3 1 (7.69%) Change Management
3 1 (7.69%) Presales
3 1 (7.69%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (46.15%) DV Cleared
1 6 (46.15%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (15.38%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 13 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (15.38%) Avaya
2 2 (15.38%) Cisco