The table below looks at the statistics for Skype for Business skills in IT contracts advertised for the Basingstoke region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Skype for Business over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Skype for Business (formerly Microsoft Lync)
Rank 36 - 39
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Skype for Business 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 0.42% - 0.46%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.23% - 2.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate £475 - £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £425
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -23.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.15 £17.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+38.00% -30.00%
Skype for Business
Hampshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the Basingstoke region.

Application Platforms Category
Basingstoke
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
31 57 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 12.97% 24.05% 20.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 21 23
Average daily rate £350 £313 £353
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -11.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £265 £279
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £448 £434
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £15.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £17.15
% change year-on-year
- +4.95%

Skype for Business
Jobs Demand Trend in Basingstoke

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Skype for Business across the Basingstoke region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

Skype for Business Jobs Demand Trend in Basingstoke

Skype for Business
Daily Rate Trend in Basingstoke

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Skype for Business across the Basingstoke region.

Skype for Business Daily Rate Trend in Basingstoke

Skype for Business
Top 14 Related IT Skills in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Basingstoke region citing Skype for Business also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Skype for Business.

1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) BMC
1 1 (100.00%) Remedy
1 1 (100.00%) Service Management
1 1 (100.00%) ITSM
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (100.00%) CMDB
1 1 (100.00%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (100.00%) Change Control
1 1 (100.00%) Analytics
1 1 (100.00%) WebEx
1 1 (100.00%) Telepresence

Skype for Business
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Basingstoke region citing Skype for Business also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Skype for Business. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Telepresence
1 1 (100.00%) WebEx
General
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Administrator
1 1 (100.00%) Remedy Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) CMDB
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Analytics
1 1 (100.00%) Change Control
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) ITSM
1 1 (100.00%) Service Management
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) BMC
1 1 (100.00%) Remedy