The table below looks at the statistics for Lync skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Lync over the 3 months to 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Lync
Rank 69 76 55
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -21
Contract jobs citing Lync 16 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.05% 0.31% 0.40%
As % of the Application Platforms category 6.35% 1.78% 2.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 0
Average daily rate
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£320 £213 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.58% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £387 £410
% change year-on-year
-9.47% -5.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £18.25 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-6.84% +10.60%
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Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region.

Application Platforms Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
252 225 116
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 16.59% 17.54% 15.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 145 130 45
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £279 £248 £134
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Average hourly rate - £99.53 £22.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +337.48%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £18.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -5.26%

Lync
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Lync across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

Lync Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Lync
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Lync across the Edinburgh region.

Lync Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Lync also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Lync.

1 11 (64.71%) Active Directory
2 10 (58.82%) Windows
3 9 (52.94%) MS Office
4 8 (47.06%) SCCM
5 7 (41.18%) Windows 7
5 7 (41.18%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (41.18%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (41.18%) HP
5 7 (41.18%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (35.29%) Application Packaging
6 6 (35.29%) Banking
7 5 (29.41%) VMware
7 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
8 4 (23.53%) Cisco
8 4 (23.53%) Intranet
8 4 (23.53%) SharePoint
9 3 (17.65%) Windows Mobile
9 3 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (17.65%) Degree
9 3 (17.65%) MS Exchange
9 3 (17.65%) HND
9 3 (17.65%) SQL
10 2 (11.76%) Windows 8
10 2 (11.76%) Fibre Channel
10 2 (11.76%) Oracle
10 2 (11.76%) Lotus Domino
10 2 (11.76%) LAN
10 2 (11.76%) VoIP
10 2 (11.76%) WLAN
10 2 (11.76%) WAN

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Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Lync also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Lync. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (23.53%) SharePoint
2 3 (17.65%) MS Exchange
3 2 (11.76%) Lotus Domino
4 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 9 (52.94%) MS Office
2 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (23.53%) Intranet
2 2 (11.76%) Internet
2 2 (11.76%) iSCSI
2 2 (11.76%) Fibre Channel
2 2 (11.76%) LAN
2 2 (11.76%) VoIP
2 2 (11.76%) WLAN
2 2 (11.76%) WAN
2 2 (11.76%) DHCP
2 2 (11.76%) DNS
2 2 (11.76%) SAN
General
1 6 (35.29%) Banking
2 1 (5.88%) Retail
2 1 (5.88%) Retail Banking
2 1 (5.88%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (47.06%) Analyst
2 4 (23.53%) Project Manager
2 4 (23.53%) Support Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) Intranet Manager
3 3 (17.65%) Intranet Project Manager
4 2 (11.76%) Data Centre Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Data Network Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) IT Support
4 2 (11.76%) Windows Support Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Network Support Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) IT Support Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Network Support
4 2 (11.76%) Business Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Support Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Network Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Data Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Desktop Support
5 1 (5.88%) Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Implementation Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (35.29%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 10 (58.82%) Windows
2 7 (41.18%) Windows Server 2003
2 7 (41.18%) Windows Server 2008
2 7 (41.18%) Windows 7
2 7 (41.18%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (17.65%) Windows Mobile
4 2 (11.76%) Windows 8
5 1 (5.88%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (5.88%) Systems Analysis
2 1 (5.88%) Business Analysis
2 1 (5.88%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (5.88%) Configuration Management
2 1 (5.88%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (17.65%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) HND
1 3 (17.65%) Degree
System Software
1 11 (64.71%) Active Directory
2 2 (11.76%) VMware ESX
2 2 (11.76%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 2 (11.76%) XenApp
2 2 (11.76%) vSphere
3 1 (5.88%) Forefront TMG
3 1 (5.88%) BitLocker
3 1 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (47.06%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (41.18%) HP
2 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
2 5 (29.41%) VMware
3 4 (23.53%) Cisco
4 2 (11.76%) Oracle
4 2 (11.76%) Citrix
4 2 (11.76%) Lotus
5 1 (5.88%) Apple
5 1 (5.88%) McAfee
5 1 (5.88%) NetApp
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