The table below looks at the statistics for Skype for Business skills in IT contracts advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Skype for Business over the 3 months to 8 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Skype for Business (formerly Microsoft Lync)
Rank 56 55 59
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +4
Contract jobs citing Skype for Business 3 6 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.55% 0.76% 0.54%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.13% 5.94% 3.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 2
Median daily rate £220 £363 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-39.31% +16.93%
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £12.00 £18.25
% change year-on-year
+29.16% -34.24%
Skype for Business
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
96 101 130
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 17.49% 12.82% 17.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 56 81
Median daily rate £356 £275 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.54% -19.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £196 £170 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £458 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £25.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +78.57%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.47 £17.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+22.65% -10.25%

Skype for Business
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Glasgow region citing Skype for Business as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Application Platforms category.

Skype for Business Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

Skype for Business
Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Skype for Business across the Glasgow region.

Skype for Business Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

Skype for Business
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 8 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Skype for Business also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Glasgow region with a requirement for Skype for Business.

1 3 (75.00%) Migration
1 3 (75.00%) Skype
1 3 (75.00%) OneDrive
1 3 (75.00%) Office 365
2 2 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (25.00%) Citrix
3 1 (25.00%) Intranet
3 1 (25.00%) WAN
3 1 (25.00%) MS Office
3 1 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) VMware
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) SCCM
3 1 (25.00%) Polycom
3 1 (25.00%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (25.00%) Information Assurance
3 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (25.00%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (25.00%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (25.00%) Nintex
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 10

Skype for Business
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (25.00%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (25.00%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (75.00%) Office 365
1 3 (75.00%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) Skype
2 1 (25.00%) Intranet
2 1 (25.00%) WAN
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Business Consultant
1 1 (25.00%) Consultant
1 1 (25.00%) Floorwalker
1 1 (25.00%) Migration Specialist
1 1 (25.00%) Office 365 Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Office 365 Specialist
1 1 (25.00%) Rollout Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) SharePoint Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Windows 10
1 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Information Assurance
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Citrix
2 1 (25.00%) Nintex
2 1 (25.00%) Polycom
2 1 (25.00%) VMware