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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Lync
Rank 73 70 52
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -18
Contract jobs citing Lync 1 4 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.11% 0.47% 1.68%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.68% 2.47% 10.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 6
Average daily rate
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- £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -7.69%
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £365 £325
% change year-on-year
-9.58% +12.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -44.44%
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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
148 162 109
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 16.48% 18.88% 16.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 68 60
Average daily rate £350 £345 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.44% +6.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £241 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 8
Average hourly rate £27.50 £14.75 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+86.44% +1.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.30 £11.75 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.70 £17.75 £18.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -9.32%

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

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (25.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (25.00%) Office 365
2 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (25.00%) WAN
2 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (25.00%) HP
2 1 (25.00%) Dell
2 1 (25.00%) EMC
2 1 (25.00%) SAN
2 1 (25.00%) CommVault
2 1 (25.00%) NetApp
2 1 (25.00%) Symantec
2 1 (25.00%) Service Management
2 1 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) VMware
2 1 (25.00%) NetBackup
2 1 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (25.00%) Supplier Management
2 1 (25.00%) SCCM
2 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (25.00%) PowerShell

Lync
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 2 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) WAN
1 1 (25.00%) SAN
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Project Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Consultant
1 1 (25.00%) Help Desk Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Technical Consultant
1 1 (25.00%) Service Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Service Desk Analyst
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Service Management
1 1 (25.00%) Migration
1 1 (25.00%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) NetBackup
1 1 (25.00%) SCCM
1 1 (25.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) HP
2 1 (25.00%) Dell
2 1 (25.00%) EMC
2 1 (25.00%) CommVault
2 1 (25.00%) NetApp
2 1 (25.00%) Symantec
2 1 (25.00%) VMware