Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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)
England > London
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 627 608 596
Rank change year-on-year -19 -12 -30
Contract jobs citing Office Communications Server 2 12 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.004% 0.027% 0.036%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.025% 0.13% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 7
London median daily rate £380 £405 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.17% +11.72% -9.38%
England median daily rate £350 £438 £348
% change year-on-year -20.00% +25.90% -13.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - £28.00 -

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 London with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 8040 8929 8479
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 17.07% 19.80% 18.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 5738 6160 5745
London median daily rate £500 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £300 £275 £250
90th Percentile £638 £625 £600
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 106 108 116
London median hourly rate £22.25 £18.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +23.61% -10.00% +8.11%
10th Percentile £12.50 £12.50 £12.00
90th Percentile £47.83 £56.87 £44.50
England median hourly rate £20.44 £20.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year +2.18% +2.56% +8.33%

Office Communications Server
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing Office Communications Server as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Office Communications Server in London

Office Communications Server
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Office Communications Server in London

Office Communications Server
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Office Communications Server in London

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Office 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 London region with a requirement for Office Communications Server.

1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Skype for Business
2 1 (50.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 1 (50.00%) Email Management
2 1 (50.00%) Mimecast
2 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) IIS
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) LDAP
2 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (50.00%) PBX
2 1 (50.00%) VPN
2 1 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (50.00%) SSL
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) SAN
2 1 (50.00%) Symantec
2 1 (50.00%) MPLS
2 1 (50.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (50.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (50.00%) Clearswift
2 1 (50.00%) MIMEsweeper
2 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall

Office Communications Server
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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%) Skype for Business
2 1 (50.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (50.00%) IIS
2 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (50.00%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco IPT
1 1 (50.00%) DNS
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
1 1 (50.00%) LDAP
1 1 (50.00%) MPLS
1 1 (50.00%) NAS
1 1 (50.00%) PBX
1 1 (50.00%) Reverse Proxy
1 1 (50.00%) SAN
1 1 (50.00%) SSL
1 1 (50.00%) VLAN
1 1 (50.00%) VPLS
1 1 (50.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Azure Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Cloud Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Exchange Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Blackberry
1 1 (50.00%) Clustering
1 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (50.00%) Email Management
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) Load Balancing
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (50.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Clustering
1 1 (50.00%) MIMEsweeper
1 1 (50.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Clearswift
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) Symantec