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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Lync
Rank 70 48 -
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -
Contract jobs citing Lync 2 12 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.23% 1.83% -
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.27% 10.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 0
Average daily rate
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- £325 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £320 £375
% change year-on-year
+17.18% -14.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.99 £27.00 £24.97
% change year-on-year
-37.07% +8.12%
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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
158 120 105
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 18.52% 18.35% 12.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 62 53
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £213 £192
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £335 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 4
Average hourly rate £14.75 £11.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.09% -37.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £9.25 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.75 £18.80 £21.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -5.26%

Lync
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

Lync
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 3 (50.00%) Supplier Management
1 3 (50.00%) Migration
2 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 2 (33.33%) Service Delivery
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 2 (33.33%) Unit Testing
2 2 (33.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (16.67%) WordPress
3 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
3 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
3 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (16.67%) MVVM
3 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (16.67%) Waterfall
3 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (16.67%) Office 365
3 1 (16.67%) Mobile Device Management
3 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
3 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 1 (16.67%) Windows
3 1 (16.67%) OO
3 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
3 1 (16.67%) C#
3 1 (16.67%) VBScript
3 1 (16.67%) .NET
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server

Lync
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (16.67%) WordPress
2 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (16.67%) EDMS
1 1 (16.67%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (16.67%) Subversion
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Project Manager
2 2 (33.33%) IT Project Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Project Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Active Directory Specialist
3 1 (16.67%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
1 1 (16.67%) .NET
1 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
1 1 (16.67%) XML
1 1 (16.67%) XSLT
1 1 (16.67%) JSON
1 1 (16.67%) WPF
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Supplier Management
1 3 (50.00%) Migration
2 2 (33.33%) Service Delivery
2 2 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 2 (33.33%) Unit Testing
3 1 (16.67%) MVVM
3 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (16.67%) Waterfall
3 1 (16.67%) Mobile Device Management
3 1 (16.67%) OO
3 1 (16.67%) Project Management
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
1 1 (16.67%) C#
1 1 (16.67%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) Progress