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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Skype for Business over the 3 months to 12 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Skype for Business (formerly Microsoft Lync)
Rank 9 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Skype for Business 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bolton 7.69% - -
As % of the Application Platforms category 40.00% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £425
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -23.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.15 £17.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+38.00% -30.00%
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
5 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bolton 19.23% 7.14% 17.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate £350 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 - -
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 Bolton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Skype for Business across the Bolton region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 8 Related IT Skills in Bolton

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Bolton 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 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) SLA
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) PRINCE
1 2 (100.00%) Service Delivery
1 2 (100.00%) Migration
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Skype

Skype for Business
Top Related IT Skills in Bolton by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Bolton 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) Skype
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Business Manager
1 2 (100.00%) Business Project Manager
1 2 (100.00%) Project Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) Migration
1 2 (100.00%) PRINCE
1 2 (100.00%) Service Delivery
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft