Period
to 21 May 2019

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 21 May 2019 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
21 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 94 86 75
Rank change year-on-year -8 -11 -1
Contract jobs citing Skype for Business 5 20 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.36% 1.31% 1.15%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.02% 8.00% 7.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 11 8
Glasgow median daily rate £450 £285 £383
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +57.89% -25.49% +2.00%
10th Percentile £418 £260 £227
90th Percentile £483 £488 £521
Scotland median daily rate £450 £285 £340
% change year-on-year +57.89% -16.18% -19.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Glasgow median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - - £22.50

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 247 250 178
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 17.62% 16.33% 15.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 134 142 92
Glasgow median daily rate £400 £395 £358
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.27% +10.49% +19.17%
10th Percentile £210 £216 £174
90th Percentile £538 £500 £449
Scotland median daily rate £413 £400 £363
% change year-on-year +3.13% +10.34% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 3 0
Glasgow median hourly rate £15.00 £20.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.00% - -
Scotland median hourly rate £15.00 £16.76 £17.00
% change year-on-year -10.50% -1.41% -53.74%

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 21 May 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Skype for Business also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Glasgow region with a requirement for Skype for Business.

1 5 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 5 (100.00%) Office 365
1 5 (100.00%) Skype
2 3 (60.00%) Unified Communications
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (60.00%) Windows
3 2 (40.00%) Oracle
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (40.00%) DHCP
3 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (40.00%) DNS
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (40.00%) Red Hat
3 2 (40.00%) Service Management
3 2 (40.00%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
3 2 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (40.00%) Office Communications Server
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (20.00%) Windows 10
4 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
4 1 (20.00%) ITIL
4 1 (20.00%) Linux

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 5 (100.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (40.00%) Office Communications Server
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
3 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 5 (100.00%) Office 365
2 2 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) Skype
2 3 (60.00%) Unified Communications
3 2 (40.00%) DHCP
3 2 (40.00%) DNS
3 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Designer
1 2 (40.00%) Infrastructure Designer
2 1 (20.00%) Delivery Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Desktop Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Desktop Team Leader
2 1 (20.00%) Team Leader
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Delivery Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Manager
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
1 3 (60.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (20.00%) Linux
2 1 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (20.00%) Windows 10
2 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 2 (40.00%) Service Management
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle
1 2 (40.00%) Red Hat