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 22 February 2017 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Office Communications Server (OCS)
UK / Scotland
Rank - 125 -
Contract jobs citing Office Communications Server 0 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland - 0.27% -
As % of the Application Platforms category - 1.30% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 0
Median daily rate - £420 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £290 £425 £450
% change year-on-year
-31.76% -5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £49.50

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
258 540 412
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 14.73% 20.85% 15.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 152 313 228
Median daily rate £350 £388 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.67% -1.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £149 £270 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £395 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 12
Median hourly rate £20.50 £17.00 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.58% -20.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.64 £16.30 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.00 £18.41 £34.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% +2.70%

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
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, 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 8 (100.00%) Windows
1 8 (100.00%) MCSE
1 8 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 8 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 8 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 8 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 8 (100.00%) HP
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 8 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 8 (100.00%) Migration
1 8 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 8 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 8 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 8 (100.00%) Skype for Business
1 8 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 8 (100.00%) Office 365
1 8 (100.00%) OpenStack
1 8 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 8 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 8 (100.00%) Skype
1 8 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 8 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 8 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 7 (87.50%) IronPort
3 6 (75.00%) Degree
3 6 (75.00%) Computer Science
4 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
4 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared

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 8 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 8 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 8 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 8 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 8 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 8 (100.00%) OpenStack
1 8 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 8 (100.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 8 (100.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (100.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (100.00%) Skype
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Messaging Specialist
2 7 (87.50%) Lync Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 6 (75.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
1 8 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 8 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 8 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 8 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 8 (100.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (100.00%) MCSE
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (75.00%) Degree
3 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 8 (100.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) HP
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (87.50%) IronPort