The table below looks at the statistics for Office Communications Server skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Office Communications Server over the 3 months to 28 June 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
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office Communications Server (OCS)
Rank 139 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Office Communications Server 11 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.37% - -
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.75% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 0
Median daily rate £440 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £285 £305 £313
% change year-on-year
-6.55% -2.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 - -
Office Communications Server
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

Application Platforms Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
629 504 523
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 21.38% 17.06% 19.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 343 254 291
Median daily rate £350 £338 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -6.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £231 £183 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £486 £450 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.42% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 12 4
Median hourly rate £36.00 £14.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+157.14% +12.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.25 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £30.00 £19.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.00 £21.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+23.80% +23.52%

Office Communications Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Scotland region citing Office Communications Server as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Application Platforms category.

Office Communications Server Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Office Communications Server
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Office Communications Server across the Scotland region.

Office Communications Server Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Office Communications Server
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Office Communications Server within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 28 June 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Renfrewshire - 8 £454 -
Glasgow - 2 £440 -
Office Communications Server
UK

Office Communications Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Office Communications Server 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Office Communications Server.

1 24 (100.00%) Windows
1 24 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 24 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 24 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 24 (100.00%) Migration
1 24 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 24 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 24 (100.00%) Skype for Business
1 24 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 24 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 24 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 24 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 23 (95.83%) Skype
3 21 (87.50%) Security Cleared
4 20 (83.33%) Office 365
4 20 (83.33%) Exchange Server 2003
4 20 (83.33%) Load Balancing
4 20 (83.33%) Exchange Server 2007
4 20 (83.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 20 (83.33%) MS Excel
4 20 (83.33%) SharePoint
5 16 (66.67%) MCSE
5 16 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
6 15 (62.50%) SC Cleared
6 15 (62.50%) Computer Science
6 15 (62.50%) Degree
7 14 (58.33%) IronPort
7 14 (58.33%) OpenStack
8 9 (37.50%) HP
9 4 (16.67%) Live Communications Server

Office Communications Server
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland 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 24 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 24 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 24 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 24 (100.00%) Skype for Business
2 20 (83.33%) Exchange Server 2003
2 20 (83.33%) Exchange Server 2007
2 20 (83.33%) SharePoint
3 14 (58.33%) OpenStack
4 4 (16.67%) Live Communications Server
Applications
1 20 (83.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 20 (83.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 23 (95.83%) Skype
2 4 (16.67%) DNS
2 4 (16.67%) WAN
Job Titles
1 8 (33.33%) Messaging Engineer
2 3 (12.50%) Consultant
2 3 (12.50%) Lync Engineer
2 3 (12.50%) Messaging Consultant
2 3 (12.50%) Messaging Specialist
3 2 (8.33%) Exchange Specialist
3 2 (8.33%) Lync Specialist
3 2 (8.33%) PowerShell Specialist
4 1 (4.17%) Exchange Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (16.67%) CSS
1 4 (16.67%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (62.50%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 24 (100.00%) Windows
1 24 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 24 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 24 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 20 (83.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (100.00%) Migration
2 20 (83.33%) Load Balancing
3 4 (16.67%) Server Virtualisation
4 3 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 24 (100.00%) PowerShell
2 4 (16.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (4.17%) C
Qualifications
1 21 (87.50%) Security Cleared
2 16 (66.67%) MCSE
2 16 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 15 (62.50%) Degree
3 15 (62.50%) SC Cleared
4 2 (8.33%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 24 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (16.67%) Hyper-V
2 4 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 24 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 14 (58.33%) IronPort
3 9 (37.50%) HP
4 4 (16.67%) Citrix
4 4 (16.67%) VMware