The table below looks at the statistics for Lync skills in IT contracts advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Lync over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Lync
Rank 59 55 62
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +7
Contract jobs citing Lync 5 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.69% 0.65% 0.42%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.07% 3.54% 2.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 3
Average daily rate
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£310 £350 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.42% +27.27%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £394 £350
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £25.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-30.00% +42.85%
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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 Glasgow region.

Application Platforms Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
123 113 123
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 16.87% 18.31% 17.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 60 66
Average daily rate £338 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £440 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 4
Average hourly rate £14.00 £9.25 £20.04
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+51.35% -53.84%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.38 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+10.74% -7.89%

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Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

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

Lync Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

Lync
Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Lync Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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Top 28 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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 5 (71.43%) Windows
1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
1 5 (71.43%) HP
1 5 (71.43%) Dell
1 5 (71.43%) SAN
1 5 (71.43%) CommVault
1 5 (71.43%) Symantec
1 5 (71.43%) VMware
1 5 (71.43%) NetBackup
1 5 (71.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 5 (71.43%) SCCM
1 5 (71.43%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (71.43%) Office 365
1 5 (71.43%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (42.86%) Finance
2 3 (42.86%) NetApp
2 3 (42.86%) EMC
2 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
2 3 (42.86%) SharePoint
3 2 (28.57%) Service Delivery
3 2 (28.57%) Supplier Management
4 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
4 1 (14.29%) Migration
4 1 (14.29%) Active Directory

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Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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 3 (42.86%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (71.43%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (71.43%) SAN
General
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Consultant
1 5 (71.43%) Technical Consultant
2 2 (28.57%) Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) IT Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Project Manager
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Windows
2 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Service Delivery
1 2 (28.57%) Supplier Management
2 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
2 1 (14.29%) Migration
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
System Software
1 5 (71.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (71.43%) NetBackup
1 5 (71.43%) SCCM
1 5 (71.43%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
1 5 (71.43%) HP
1 5 (71.43%) Dell
1 5 (71.43%) CommVault
1 5 (71.43%) Symantec
1 5 (71.43%) VMware
2 3 (42.86%) NetApp
2 3 (42.86%) EMC
Glasgow
University of Strathclyde
Rate: £48,743 - £54,841
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