Period
to 26 May 2018

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 26 May 2018 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
26 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 91 71 77
Rank change year-on-year -20 +6 +14
Contract jobs citing Skype for Business 22 13 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 1.41% 1.12% 1.34%
As % of the Application Platforms category 8.46% 7.14% 8.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 8 9
Glasgow median daily rate £293 £383 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -23.53% +2.00% +23.97%
10th Percentile £260 £227 £177
90th Percentile £488 £521 £515
Scotland median daily rate £288 £340 £420
% change year-on-year -15.44% -19.05% +33.33%
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 260 182 212
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 16.63% 15.72% 16.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 147 90 116
Glasgow median daily rate £390 £371 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.05% +23.75% -9.09%
10th Percentile £231 £162 £195
90th Percentile £500 £452 £429
Scotland median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +0.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 1
Glasgow median hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.00% +56.25% -25.58%
10th Percentile £14.00 £25.00 £15.00
90th Percentile £32.20 £25.00 £17.00
Scotland median hourly rate £16.76 £17.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year -1.41% -54.67% +74.42%

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

Skype for Business
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Skype for Business in Glasgow over the 6 months to 26 May 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Skype for Business in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 26 May 2018, 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 20 (90.91%) Office 365
2 19 (86.36%) Skype
3 15 (68.18%) Active Directory
4 14 (63.64%) Windows
4 14 (63.64%) SharePoint
5 13 (59.09%) Microsoft Azure
5 13 (59.09%) Windows Server
6 9 (40.91%) Microsoft
6 9 (40.91%) Finance
6 9 (40.91%) Migration
6 9 (40.91%) VMware
7 8 (36.36%) SQL Server
7 8 (36.36%) VMware ESXi
8 7 (31.82%) Office Communications Server
8 7 (31.82%) DNS
9 6 (27.27%) DHCP
9 6 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
9 6 (27.27%) PowerShell
9 6 (27.27%) Security Cleared
9 6 (27.27%) OneDrive
10 5 (22.73%) Windows 10
10 5 (22.73%) SC Cleared
10 5 (22.73%) TCP/IP
10 5 (22.73%) Veritas
10 5 (22.73%) SCCM
10 5 (22.73%) Clustering
11 4 (18.18%) Software Testing
11 4 (18.18%) ISA Server
11 4 (18.18%) Citrix
11 4 (18.18%) MS Exchange

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 14 (63.64%) SharePoint
2 7 (31.82%) Office Communications Server
3 4 (18.18%) IIS
3 4 (18.18%) MS Exchange
4 3 (13.64%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (9.09%) IBM Notes
5 2 (9.09%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
6 1 (4.55%) IBM Domino
Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 20 (90.91%) Office 365
2 13 (59.09%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (27.27%) OneDrive
4 3 (13.64%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (9.09%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (4.55%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 19 (86.36%) Skype
2 7 (31.82%) DNS
3 6 (27.27%) DHCP
4 5 (22.73%) TCP/IP
5 1 (4.55%) Firewall
5 1 (4.55%) LAN
5 1 (4.55%) VLAN
5 1 (4.55%) VPN
5 1 (4.55%) WAN
5 1 (4.55%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (36.36%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.55%) EDMS
2 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 9 (40.91%) Finance
2 2 (9.09%) Banking
2 2 (9.09%) Retail Banking
3 1 (4.55%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (31.82%) Designer
1 7 (31.82%) Infrastructure Designer
2 5 (22.73%) Messaging Engineer
2 5 (22.73%) Support Engineer
3 4 (18.18%) Messaging Support
3 4 (18.18%) Messaging Support Engineer
3 4 (18.18%) Office 365 Engineer
4 3 (13.64%) Architect
4 3 (13.64%) Exchange Engineer
4 3 (13.64%) Server Engineer
4 3 (13.64%) Windows Engineer
4 3 (13.64%) Windows Server Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (9.09%) Lync Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Migration Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Active Directory Expert
6 1 (4.55%) Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Solutions Designer
6 1 (4.55%) Systems Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 5 (22.73%) Clustering
2 4 (18.18%) BYOD
3 1 (4.55%) Blackberry
3 1 (4.55%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 14 (63.64%) Windows
2 13 (59.09%) Windows Server
3 5 (22.73%) Windows 10
4 3 (13.64%) Linux
5 2 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (9.09%) Windows 7
5 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (4.55%) Solaris
6 1 (4.55%) Unix
6 1 (4.55%) Windows Phone
6 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (40.91%) Migration
2 4 (18.18%) Software Testing
3 3 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (13.64%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (13.64%) Decision-Making
3 3 (13.64%) Waterfall
4 2 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (9.09%) Use Case
5 1 (4.55%) Cybersecurity
5 1 (4.55%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (4.55%) High Availability
5 1 (4.55%) Innovative Thinking
5 1 (4.55%) ITIL
5 1 (4.55%) Patch Management
5 1 (4.55%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (4.55%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (27.27%) PowerShell
2 1 (4.55%) SQL
2 1 (4.55%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (27.27%) Security Cleared
2 5 (22.73%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 15 (68.18%) Active Directory
2 8 (36.36%) VMware ESXi
3 6 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (18.18%) ISA Server
5 3 (13.64%) XenDesktop
6 1 (4.55%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (22.73%) SCCM
2 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Clustering
3 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Intune
3 2 (9.09%) SCOM
4 1 (4.55%) Backup Exec
4 1 (4.55%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 1 (4.55%) Malwarebytes
4 1 (4.55%) Network Intrusion Detection System
4 1 (4.55%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 9 (40.91%) Microsoft
1 9 (40.91%) VMware
2 5 (22.73%) Veritas
3 4 (18.18%) Citrix
4 2 (9.09%) Lotus
4 2 (9.09%) Oracle
4 2 (9.09%) Red Hat
5 1 (4.55%) Apple
5 1 (4.55%) Avaya
5 1 (4.55%) Cisco
5 1 (4.55%) Dell
5 1 (4.55%) Ivanti
5 1 (4.55%) Palo Alto
5 1 (4.55%) Sophos
5 1 (4.55%) Symantec