Period
to 21 September 2020

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 21 September 2020 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
21 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 111 - 217
Rank change year-on-year - +217 -
Contract jobs citing Office Communications Server 1 0 2
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the North West 0.055% - 0.034%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.39% - 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Median daily rate - - £531
England median daily rate - £193 £444
% change year-on-year - -56.62% +61.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - - -

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 257 651 936
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 14.09% 12.34% 15.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 159 404 570
Median daily rate £375 £411 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.81% +2.81% +6.67%
10th Percentile £250 £200 £200
90th Percentile £575 £575 £598
England median daily rate £475 £463 £460
% change year-on-year +2.70% +0.54% +2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 41 51
Median hourly rate £18.50 £20.50 £23.65
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.76% -13.32% +26.61%
10th Percentile £10.88 £13.50 £12.74
90th Percentile £34.40 £53.75 £55.00
Median hourly rate £25.05 £20.68 £21.50
% change year-on-year +21.14% -3.84% +5.04%

Office Communications Server
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Office Communications Server as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Office Communications Server in the North West.

Daily rate trend for Office Communications Server in the North West

Office Communications Server
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Office Communications Server in the North West.

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 21 September 2020. 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 - -
Office Communications Server
England

For the 6 months to 21 September 2020, 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 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) MCP
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) MCSA
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) MCTS
1 1 (100.00%) MCITP
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Management
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Azure
1 1 (100.00%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (100.00%) Skype for Business
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (100.00%) Root Cause Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Office 365
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Intune

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 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Azure
1 1 (100.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) Skype
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Office 365 Consultant
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Antivirus Management
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) Patch Management
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Management
1 1 (100.00%) Proactive Monitoring
1 1 (100.00%) Root Cause Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) MCITP
1 1 (100.00%) MCP
1 1 (100.00%) MCSA
1 1 (100.00%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) MCTS
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Intune
1 1 (100.00%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) VMware