Period
to 15 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 15 November 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 Communications Server (OCS)
England > North West
6 months to
15 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 218 - -
Rank change year-on-year - - +244
Contract jobs citing Office Communications Server 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.050% - -
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.34% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
North West median daily rate £531 - -
England median daily rate £513 £295 £438
% change year-on-year +73.73% -32.57% +27.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North West 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 the North West with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
North West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 877 905 1,148
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 14.69% 15.73% 16.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 536 566 728
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £396
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +1.07% -4.06%
10th Percentile £181 £250 £256
90th Percentile £619 £583 £550
England median daily rate £465 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +3.33% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 34 40
North West median hourly rate £21.25 £23.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.57% +56.67% -12.64%
10th Percentile £12.85 £11.08 £11.25
90th Percentile £53.13 £48.50 £33.02
England median hourly rate £22.00 £21.25 £20.00
% change year-on-year +3.53% +6.25% +5.26%

Office Communications Server
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

Job vacancy trend for Office Communications Server in the North West

Office Communications Server
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

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

Office Communications Server
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Office Communications Server in the North West

Office Communications Server
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Office Communications Server within the North West region over the 6 months to 15 November 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
Cheshire - 1 - -
Merseyside - 1 £550 -
Office Communications Server
England

For the 6 months to 15 November 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Office 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 North West region with a requirement for Office Communications Server.

1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Migration
1 3 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 3 (100.00%) Skype for Business
1 3 (100.00%) Skype
2 2 (66.67%) Office 365
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (33.33%) Decision-Making
3 1 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) MCTS
3 1 (33.33%) MCITP
3 1 (33.33%) Problem Management
3 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (33.33%) IronPort
3 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (33.33%) Process Management
3 1 (33.33%) ITSM
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) MCP
3 1 (33.33%) Windows

Office Communications Server
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 (100.00%) Skype for Business
2 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) Office 365
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) Skype
2 1 (33.33%) DHCP
2 1 (33.33%) DNS
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Technical Leader
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) Decision-Making
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) ITSM
2 1 (33.33%) Problem Management
2 1 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
2 1 (33.33%) Process Management
2 1 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) MCITP
2 1 (33.33%) MCP
2 1 (33.33%) MCSA
2 1 (33.33%) MCSE
2 1 (33.33%) MCTS
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) IronPort