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 29 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Lync
Rank 57 57 67
Rank change year-on-year
0 +10
Contract jobs citing Lync 6 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.81% 0.67% 0.39%
As % of the Application Platforms category 6.19% 3.67% 2.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 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 £338 £425 £365
% change year-on-year
-20.58% +16.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £27.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-35.77% +55.71%
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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
97 109 146
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 13.06% 18.20% 18.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 45 85
Average daily rate £338 £300 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £405 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 4
Average hourly rate £14.00 £15.94 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.14% -57.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.75 £17.50 £18.59
% change year-on-year
+1.42% -5.86%

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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

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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 27 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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 6 (85.71%) Office 365
2 5 (71.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (71.43%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 5 (71.43%) VMware
2 5 (71.43%) NetBackup
2 5 (71.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 5 (71.43%) SCCM
2 5 (71.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (71.43%) Windows
2 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 5 (71.43%) HP
2 5 (71.43%) Dell
2 5 (71.43%) SAN
2 5 (71.43%) CommVault
2 5 (71.43%) Symantec
3 3 (42.86%) NetApp
3 3 (42.86%) EMC
3 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
3 3 (42.86%) SharePoint
3 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (42.86%) Finance
3 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (28.57%) Migration
5 1 (14.29%) Supplier Management
5 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
5 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
5 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery

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Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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
2 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (85.71%) Office 365
2 5 (71.43%) Microsoft Azure
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 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Project Manager
2 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%) Migration
2 1 (14.29%) Supplier Management
2 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 5 (71.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (71.43%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
1 5 (71.43%) NetBackup
1 5 (71.43%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) VMware
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
2 3 (42.86%) NetApp
2 3 (42.86%) EMC
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