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The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Glasgow with a requirement for Skype skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Skype over the 6 months to 25 June 2022 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
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
25 Jun 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 80 67 50
Rank change year-on-year -13 -17 +32
Contract jobs citing Skype 4 15 18
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.44% 1.50% 2.55%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.15% 15.00% 19.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 11 7
10th Percentile £410 £450 £225
25th Percentile £425 £453 £313
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £450 £475 £450
Median % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% -10.00%
75th Percentile £513 £534 £488
90th Percentile £550 £538 £530
Scotland median daily rate £450 £463 £325
% change year-on-year -2.70% +42.31% -35.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
10th Percentile - - £17.10
25th Percentile - £72.75 £17.25
Median hourly rate - £73.50 £18.00
Median % change year-on-year - +308.33% +44.00%
75th Percentile - £74.25 £18.75
90th Percentile - - £18.90
Scotland median hourly rate - £73.50 £17.75
% change year-on-year - +314.08% +42.00%

Skype is in the Communications and Computer Networking 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 communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Glasgow
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 65 100 91
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 7.09% 10.01% 12.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 61 52
10th Percentile £244 £230 £210
25th Percentile £323 £313 £309
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £413 £450 £408
Median % change year-on-year -8.33% +10.43% -4.12%
75th Percentile £481 £500 £503
90th Percentile £540 £538 £538
Scotland median daily rate £459 £430 £425
% change year-on-year +6.69% +1.18% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 8
10th Percentile - £13.90 £17.70
25th Percentile £21.00 £21.25 £18.94
Median hourly rate £54.00 £66.50 £20.00
Median % change year-on-year -18.80% +232.50% -
75th Percentile £56.00 £74.25 £20.94
90th Percentile £57.65 - £23.90
Scotland median hourly rate £50.95 £36.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year +40.54% +3.57% +48.94%

Skype
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

Job postings citing Skype as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Glasgow.

Job vacancy trend for Skype in Glasgow

Skype
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Skype in Glasgow.

Daily rate trend for Skype in Glasgow

Skype
Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Skype in Glasgow over the 6 months to 25 June 2022.

Daily rate histogram for Skype in Glasgow

Skype
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Skype in Glasgow.

Hourly rate trend for Skype in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 25 June 2022, IT contractor jobs citing Skype 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.

1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (75.00%) Agile
2 2 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
2 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (50.00%) PMP
2 2 (50.00%) PMI Certification
2 2 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 2 (50.00%) Project Management
2 2 (50.00%) Change Management
2 2 (50.00%) PMO
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (50.00%) Skype for Business
2 2 (50.00%) Unified Communications
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft 365
3 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (25.00%) Java
3 1 (25.00%) Splunk
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (25.00%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (25.00%) Terragrunt
3 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure as Code
3 1 (25.00%) Amazon EKS
3 1 (25.00%) Google Docs
3 1 (25.00%) Public Sector
3 1 (25.00%) GitOps
3 1 (25.00%) Inventory Management
3 1 (25.00%) Social Skills
3 1 (25.00%) Platform Engineering
3 1 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (25.00%) Linux

Skype
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 2 (50.00%) Skype for Business
2 1 (25.00%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft 365
2 1 (25.00%) Amazon EKS
2 1 (25.00%) Google Docs
2 1 (25.00%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) Unified Communications
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (25.00%) JIRA
1 1 (25.00%) Sonatype Nexus
1 1 (25.00%) Terragrunt
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
1 1 (25.00%) Public Sector
1 1 (25.00%) Social Skills
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Desktop Support
2 1 (25.00%) Desktop Support Technician
2 1 (25.00%) Desktop Technician
2 1 (25.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) IT Support
2 1 (25.00%) IT Support Technician
2 1 (25.00%) IT Technician
2 1 (25.00%) Support Technician
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Fat Client
1 1 (25.00%) Self-Motivation
1 1 (25.00%) Smartphone
1 1 (25.00%) Thin Client
1 1 (25.00%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Agile
2 2 (50.00%) Change Management
2 2 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
2 2 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 2 (50.00%) Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) Coaching
3 1 (25.00%) DevOps
3 1 (25.00%) GitOps
3 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure as Code
3 1 (25.00%) Inventory Management
3 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (25.00%) Platform Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) Java
1 1 (25.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) PMI Certification
1 2 (50.00%) PMP
2 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) PMO
2 1 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Ansible
1 1 (25.00%) FreeIPA
1 1 (25.00%) Icinga
1 1 (25.00%) Kubernetes
1 1 (25.00%) Puppet
1 1 (25.00%) Terraform
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Google
2 1 (25.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (25.00%) Splunk