Period
to 20 August 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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 106 95 85
Rank change year-on-year -11 -10 +16
Contract jobs citing Skype for Business 13 5 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.73% 0.38% 0.71%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.00% 2.20% 4.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 2
Glasgow median daily rate £285 £403 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -29.19% +25.78% +8.47%
10th Percentile £260 £247 £223
90th Percentile £480 £566 £425
Scotland median daily rate £375 £345 £405
% change year-on-year +8.70% -14.81% +30.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Glasgow median hourly rate £13.00 - -
Scotland median hourly rate £13.00 £22.50 -
% change year-on-year -42.22% - -

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 260 227 216
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 14.52% 17.17% 17.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 136 119 110
Glasgow median daily rate £400 £375 £333
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +12.78% +2.31%
10th Percentile £238 £237 £205
90th Percentile £516 £515 £475
Scotland median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 1
Glasgow median hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +30.00% +19.05% +16.67%
10th Percentile £16.65 £25.00 £19.50
90th Percentile £34.75 £25.00 £22.50
Scotland median hourly rate £17.25 £17.50 £37.75
% change year-on-year -1.43% -53.64% +88.75%

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 20 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Skype for Business in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 12 (92.31%) Office 365
2 10 (76.92%) Skype
3 8 (61.54%) Windows Server
3 8 (61.54%) VMware ESXi
3 8 (61.54%) Windows
3 8 (61.54%) Microsoft
3 8 (61.54%) VMware
4 7 (53.85%) Active Directory
4 7 (53.85%) DNS
4 7 (53.85%) SQL Server
4 7 (53.85%) SharePoint
4 7 (53.85%) Microsoft Azure
5 6 (46.15%) DHCP
5 6 (46.15%) Office Communications Server
5 6 (46.15%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (30.77%) SCCM
6 4 (30.77%) Security Cleared
6 4 (30.77%) Clustering
6 4 (30.77%) Finance
6 4 (30.77%) TCP/IP
6 4 (30.77%) Linux
6 4 (30.77%) MS Exchange
6 4 (30.77%) Veritas
7 3 (23.08%) Citrix
7 3 (23.08%) ISA Server
7 3 (23.08%) VPN
7 3 (23.08%) IIS
7 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Office
7 3 (23.08%) Migration
7 3 (23.08%) SC Cleared

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 7 (53.85%) SharePoint
2 6 (46.15%) Office Communications Server
3 4 (30.77%) MS Exchange
4 3 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (23.08%) IIS
5 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (15.38%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
6 1 (7.69%) IBM Domino
6 1 (7.69%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 12 (92.31%) Office 365
2 7 (53.85%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (23.08%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (15.38%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (76.92%) Skype
2 7 (53.85%) DNS
3 6 (46.15%) DHCP
4 4 (30.77%) TCP/IP
5 3 (23.08%) VPN
6 2 (15.38%) Firewall
6 2 (15.38%) VLAN
6 2 (15.38%) Wireless
7 1 (7.69%) Broadband
7 1 (7.69%) Internet
7 1 (7.69%) LAN
7 1 (7.69%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (53.85%) SQL Server
2 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 4 (30.77%) Finance
2 2 (15.38%) Banking
2 2 (15.38%) Legal
2 2 (15.38%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Designer
1 5 (38.46%) Infrastructure Designer
2 3 (23.08%) Messaging Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Support Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Lync Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Messaging Support
3 2 (15.38%) Messaging Support Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Systems Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Desktop Support
4 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Solutions Designer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Clustering
2 2 (15.38%) iPhone
3 1 (7.69%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 8 (61.54%) Windows
1 8 (61.54%) Windows Server
2 4 (30.77%) Linux
3 3 (23.08%) Windows 7
3 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (15.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (15.38%) Solaris
4 2 (15.38%) Unix
4 2 (15.38%) Windows Phone
4 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (23.08%) Migration
2 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (15.38%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (15.38%) Cybersecurity
2 2 (15.38%) Decision-Making
2 2 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (15.38%) Innovative Thinking
2 2 (15.38%) ITIL
2 2 (15.38%) Patch Management
2 2 (15.38%) Use Case
2 2 (15.38%) Waterfall
3 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (23.08%) PowerShell
2 2 (15.38%) SQL
2 2 (15.38%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) Security Cleared
2 3 (23.08%) SC Cleared
3 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 8 (61.54%) VMware ESXi
2 7 (53.85%) Active Directory
3 6 (46.15%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (23.08%) ISA Server
5 2 (15.38%) vSphere
5 2 (15.38%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (30.77%) SCCM
2 2 (15.38%) Backup Exec
2 2 (15.38%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 2 (15.38%) Malwarebytes
2 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Clustering
2 2 (15.38%) Network Intrusion Detection System
2 2 (15.38%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (7.69%) SCOM
Vendors
1 8 (61.54%) Microsoft
1 8 (61.54%) VMware
2 4 (30.77%) Veritas
3 3 (23.08%) Citrix
4 2 (15.38%) Apple
4 2 (15.38%) Avaya
4 2 (15.38%) Cisco
4 2 (15.38%) Dell
4 2 (15.38%) Oracle
4 2 (15.38%) Palo Alto
4 2 (15.38%) Red Hat
4 2 (15.38%) Sophos
4 2 (15.38%) Symantec
5 1 (7.69%) Ivanti
5 1 (7.69%) Lotus