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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Office Communications Server over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office Communications Server (OCS)
Rank 121 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Office Communications Server 7 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.27% - -
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.28% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 0
Average daily rate £420 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £280 £400
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -30.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £49.50 -
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
549 429 428
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 21.51% 15.85% 18.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 327 234 201
Average daily rate £380 £380 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 11 7
Average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.01 £34.00 £29.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £17.15
% change year-on-year
- +4.95%

Office Communications Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Office Communications Server across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Office Communications Server within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 9 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Renfrewshire - 4 £420 -
Glasgow - 1 £375 -
Office Communications Server
UK

Office Communications Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing Office Communications Server 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 Office Communications Server.

1 7 (100.00%) HTML
1 7 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 7 (100.00%) CSS
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 7 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 7 (100.00%) WAN
1 7 (100.00%) DNS
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 7 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 7 (100.00%) Migration
1 7 (100.00%) VMware
1 7 (100.00%) Citrix
1 7 (100.00%) Live Communications Server
1 7 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 7 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 7 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 7 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 7 (100.00%) Skype for Business
1 7 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 7 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 7 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 7 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 6 (85.71%) SC Cleared
2 6 (85.71%) Security Cleared
2 6 (85.71%) Exchange Server 2013
3 5 (71.43%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (57.14%) Skype
4 4 (57.14%) HP
5 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting

Office Communications Server
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing Office Communications Server 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 Office Communications Server. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 7 (100.00%) Live Communications Server
1 7 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 7 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 7 (100.00%) Skype for Business
2 6 (85.71%) Exchange Server 2013
Communications & Networking
1 7 (100.00%) DNS
1 7 (100.00%) WAN
2 4 (57.14%) Skype
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) TestDirector
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Exchange Specialist
1 2 (28.57%) Lync Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) Lync Specialist
1 2 (28.57%) Messaging Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) Messaging Specialist
1 2 (28.57%) PowerShell Specialist
2 1 (14.29%) Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Exchange Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Exchange Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Lync Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) CSS
1 7 (100.00%) HTML
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 7 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 7 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 7 (100.00%) Migration
2 5 (71.43%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 7 (100.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (85.71%) SC Cleared
1 6 (85.71%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 7 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 7 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 7 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Citrix
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 7 (100.00%) VMware
2 4 (57.14%) HP