Period
to 19 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for Office Communications Server skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Office Communications Server over the 6 months to 19 December 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 Office Communications Server (OCS)
UK > Scotland
6 months to
19 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 196 - 171
Rank change year-on-year - +171 +30
Contract jobs citing Office Communications Server 1 0 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.019% - 0.19%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.13% - 1.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 7
Scotland median daily rate - - £375
UK median daily rate £325 £375 £380
% change year-on-year -13.33% -1.32% +7.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Scotland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate - - £28.00

Office Communications Server 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 Scotland with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
Scotland
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 741 831 787
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 14.33% 16.66% 19.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 402 503 470
Scotland median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -6.67%
10th Percentile £168 £225 £218
90th Percentile £586 £525 £475
UK median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 19 16
Scotland median hourly rate £16.20 £20.00 £17.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -19.00% +15.94% -27.37%
10th Percentile £12.21 £15.03 £13.38
90th Percentile £34.68 £26.88 £39.88
UK median hourly rate £21.13 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +5.63% - +1.27%

Office Communications Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings citing Office Communications Server as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

Job vacancy trend for Office Communications Server in Scotland

Office Communications Server
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Office Communications Server in Scotland.

Contractor daily rate trend for Office Communications Server in Scotland

Office Communications Server
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Office Communications Server within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 19 December 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Renfrewshire - 1 - -
Office Communications Server
UK

For the 6 months to 19 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Office Communications Server 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Office Communications Server.

1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (100.00%) Visualisation
1 1 (100.00%) Capacity Planning
1 1 (100.00%) Skype for Business
1 1 (100.00%) Unified Communications
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (100.00%) Trend Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Office 365
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (100.00%) Skype
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server

Office Communications Server
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) Skype
1 1 (100.00%) Unified Communications
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Lync Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Messaging Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Capacity Planning
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Trend Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft