The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Application Platforms category for the Glasgow region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Lync
Rank 68 59 -
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -
Contract jobs citing Lync 3 9 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.36% 1.14% -
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.52% 7.89% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 0
Average daily rate
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£300 £325 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £375
% change year-on-year
- -13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £25.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-40.00% -3.84%
Application Platforms Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
119 114 117
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 14.44% 14.49% 13.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 62 52
Average daily rate £325 £335 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.98% +3.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £172 £225 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £425 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 8 6
Average hourly rate £19.00 £14.50 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.03% +11.53%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £19.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-15.38% -2.50%
Lync
Scotland

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 24 July 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 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (40.00%) PRINCE2
1 2 (40.00%) Unit Testing
1 2 (40.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
1 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (40.00%) Migration
1 2 (40.00%) Supplier Management
2 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (20.00%) JSON
2 1 (20.00%) WPF
2 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (20.00%) Subversion
2 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (20.00%) Progress
2 1 (20.00%) RDBMS
2 1 (20.00%) WordPress
2 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (20.00%) MVVM
2 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (20.00%) Office 365
2 1 (20.00%) Mobile Device Management
2 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 1 (20.00%) Windows

Lync
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 (40.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (20.00%) WordPress
2 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (20.00%) EDMS
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Subversion
1 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Project Manager
2 2 (40.00%) IT Project Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Technical Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Active Directory Specialist
3 1 (20.00%) .NET Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) JSON
1 1 (20.00%) WPF
1 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
1 1 (20.00%) .NET
1 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (20.00%) XML
1 1 (20.00%) XSLT
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) PRINCE2
1 2 (40.00%) Unit Testing
1 2 (40.00%) Migration
1 2 (40.00%) Supplier Management
2 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (20.00%) MVVM
2 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (20.00%) Mobile Device Management
2 1 (20.00%) OO
2 1 (20.00%) Project Management
2 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (20.00%) C#
1 1 (20.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Progress
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