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 21 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
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Lync
Rank 68 67 72
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +5
Contract jobs citing Lync 1 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.11% 0.29% 0.66%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.68% 1.80% 3.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 2
Average daily rate
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- £313 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -13.79%
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 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -
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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
146 111 176
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 16.37% 16.16% 19.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 62 96
Average daily rate £375 £325 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £241 £220 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 3
Average hourly rate £21.50 £16.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.37% +10.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.40 £15.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £17.00 £14.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -7.89%

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

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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 25 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 21 April 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%) SCCM
2 5 (71.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (71.43%) VMware
2 5 (71.43%) NetBackup
2 5 (71.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 5 (71.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (71.43%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
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%) Finance
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%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (28.57%) Migration
5 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
5 1 (14.29%) Supplier Management

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Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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%) 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
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 5 (71.43%) VMware Infrastructure
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
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