Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Glasgow with a requirement for Skype for Business skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Skype for Business over the 6 months to 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Microsoft Skype for Business (formerly Microsoft Lync)
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 85 84 95
Rank change year-on-year -1 +11 +1
Contract jobs citing Skype for Business 7 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.54% 0.18% 0.29%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.14% 1.02% 1.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 1
Glasgow median daily rate £283 £220 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.41% -37.14% +16.67%
10th Percentile £227 £220 £325
90th Percentile £336 £220 £375
Scotland median daily rate £345 £335 £340
% change year-on-year +2.99% -1.47% -28.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Glasgow median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate £20.00 - -

Skype for Business is in the Application Platforms category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Glasgow with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
Glasgow
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 223 196 269
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 17.18% 17.45% 15.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 103 132
Glasgow median daily rate £375 £350 £305
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +14.66% -8.88%
10th Percentile £223 £223 £165
90th Percentile £548 £452 £474
Scotland median daily rate £375 £350 £360
% change year-on-year +7.14% -2.78% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 5
Glasgow median hourly rate £20.00 £21.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.76% -16.00% +78.57%
10th Percentile £15.93 £19.50 £14.00
90th Percentile £24.10 £22.50 £39.00
Scotland median hourly rate £21.00 £21.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year - -16.00% +104.08%

Skype for Business
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

Job postings citing Skype for Business as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Glasgow.

Job vacancy trend for Skype for Business in Glasgow

Skype for Business
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Skype for Business in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, 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 6 (85.71%) Microsoft
1 6 (85.71%) SharePoint
1 6 (85.71%) Office 365
2 5 (71.43%) Skype
3 3 (42.86%) Migration
3 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
3 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (42.86%) PowerShell
4 2 (28.57%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (28.57%) Android
4 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (28.57%) Coaching
4 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Intune
4 2 (28.57%) Apple iOS
4 2 (28.57%) ITIL
4 2 (28.57%) HND
4 2 (28.57%) Windows
4 2 (28.57%) MS Exchange
5 1 (14.29%) SLA
5 1 (14.29%) VMware
5 1 (14.29%) HNC
5 1 (14.29%) EDMS
5 1 (14.29%) ECDL
5 1 (14.29%) High Availability
5 1 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (14.29%) People Management
5 1 (14.29%) OneDrive
5 1 (14.29%) Supplier Management
5 1 (14.29%) Knowledge Management

Skype for Business
Co-occurring 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 6 (85.71%) SharePoint
2 2 (28.57%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (85.71%) Office 365
2 2 (28.57%) Azure Active Directory
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (14.29%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 5 (71.43%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) EDMS
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Analyst
2 4 (57.14%) Support Analyst
3 3 (42.86%) IT Analyst
4 2 (28.57%) IT Support
4 2 (28.57%) IT Support Analyst
5 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
5 1 (14.29%) Active Directory Expert
5 1 (14.29%) Administrator
5 1 (14.29%) Applications Support
5 1 (14.29%) Applications Support Analyst
5 1 (14.29%) Help Desk Analyst
5 1 (14.29%) Office 365 Administrator
5 1 (14.29%) SharePoint Administrator
5 1 (14.29%) SharePoint Analyst
5 1 (14.29%) SharePoint Support
5 1 (14.29%) Team Leader
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Android
1 2 (28.57%) Apple iOS
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Migration
2 2 (28.57%) Coaching
2 2 (28.57%) ITIL
3 1 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (14.29%) High Availability
3 1 (14.29%) Knowledge Management
3 1 (14.29%) People Management
3 1 (14.29%) Performance Measurement
3 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (14.29%) Supplier Management
3 1 (14.29%) Unit Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Workload Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) HND
2 1 (14.29%) ECDL
2 1 (14.29%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) VMware