The table below looks at the statistics for Skype for Business skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bolton region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Skype for Business over the 3 months to 23 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Skype for Business (formerly Microsoft Lync)
Rank 8 - 6
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Skype for Business 3 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bolton 11.11% - 3.70%
As % of the Application Platforms category 42.86% - 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Median daily rate £250 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £15.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £15.38 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+82.11% +2.50%
Skype for Business
Manchester

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

Application Platforms Category
Bolton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
7 5 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bolton 25.93% 29.41% 25.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 4
Median daily rate £275 £338 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.51% -17.68%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £356 £350
% change year-on-year
+12.47% +1.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £15.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £21.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+33.33% +27.27%

Skype for Business
Jobs Demand Trend in Bolton

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Bolton region citing Skype for Business as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Application Platforms category.

Skype for Business Jobs Demand Trend in Bolton

Skype for Business
Daily Rate Trend in Bolton

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

Skype for Business Daily Rate Trend in Bolton

Skype for Business
Hourly Rate Trend in Bolton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Skype for Business across the Bolton region.

Skype for Business Hourly Rate Trend in Bolton

Skype for Business
Top 11 Related IT Skills in Bolton

For the 6 months to 23 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Skype for Business also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Bolton region with a requirement for Skype for Business.

1 3 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 3 (100.00%) Office 365
2 2 (66.67%) Six Sigma
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Legal
2 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
3 1 (33.33%) MS Office
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) Lean Six Sigma
3 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills

Skype for Business
Top Related IT Skills in Bolton 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 3 (100.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (33.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (100.00%) Office 365
General
1 2 (66.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) IT Trainer
2 1 (33.33%) Office 365 Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Office 365 Trainer
2 1 (33.33%) SharePoint Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Trainer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) Six Sigma
2 1 (33.33%) Lean Six Sigma
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft