Period
to 18 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North East 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 18 January 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 Communications Server (OCS)
England > North East
6 months to
18 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank - - 129
Contract jobs citing Office Communications Server 0 0 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East - - 0.85%
As % of the Application Platforms category - - 3.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 15
North East median daily rate - - £290
England median daily rate £380 £350 £355
% change year-on-year +8.57% -1.41% -2.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
North East median hourly rate - - £27.50
England median hourly rate - - £27.50

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 the North East with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
North East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 248 232 540
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 18.51% 19.29% 22.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 159 174 373
North East median daily rate £450 £388 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.13% +14.81% -20.59%
10th Percentile £315 £272 £270
90th Percentile £551 £615 £533
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 11 23
North East median hourly rate £13.00 £12.50 £27.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.00% -53.70% +33.00%
10th Percentile £11.51 £8.14 £11.51
90th Percentile £20.50 £23.00 £36.00
England median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £20.00

Office Communications Server
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

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

Job vacancy trend for Office Communications Server in the North East

Office Communications Server
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Office Communications Server in the North East