The table below looks at the statistics for Skype for Business skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bracknell region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Skype for Business over the 3 months to 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Skype for Business (formerly Microsoft Lync)
Rank 28 34 32
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -2
Contract jobs citing Skype for Business 3 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 1.24% 0.71% 0.77%
As % of the Application Platforms category 8.11% 4.26% 4.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 1
Median daily rate £475 £214 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+122.22% -26.29%
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £12.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £12.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+29.16% -31.42%
Skype for Business
Berkshire

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

Application Platforms Category
Bracknell
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
37 47 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 15.35% 16.73% 18.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 22 22
Median daily rate £475 £313 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+52.00% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £173 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £485 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £395 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 0
Median hourly rate £12.00 £12.80 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.47 £17.50 £19.88
% change year-on-year
+22.65% -11.94%

Skype for Business
Jobs Demand Trend in Bracknell

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Bracknell 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 Bracknell

Skype for Business
Daily Rate Trend in Bracknell

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

Skype for Business Daily Rate Trend in Bracknell

Skype for Business
Hourly Rate Trend in Bracknell

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

Skype for Business Hourly Rate Trend in Bracknell

Skype for Business
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Bracknell

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 Bracknell region with a requirement for Skype for Business.

1 8 (100.00%) Skype
2 7 (87.50%) Office 365
2 7 (87.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (87.50%) Active Directory
3 6 (75.00%) MS Exchange
3 6 (75.00%) Migration
3 6 (75.00%) Azure Active Directory
4 5 (62.50%) Presales
5 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
5 4 (50.00%) Identity Management
5 4 (50.00%) Office Communications Server
6 3 (37.50%) MS Office
7 2 (25.00%) Customer Engagement
7 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (25.00%) Unified Communications
7 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (12.50%) Office Automation
8 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
8 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
8 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (12.50%) Internet
8 1 (12.50%) Remedy
8 1 (12.50%) Windows
8 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
8 1 (12.50%) SLA

Skype for Business
Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell 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 6 (75.00%) MS Exchange
2 4 (50.00%) Office Communications Server
3 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 3 (37.50%) MS Office
2 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (87.50%) Microsoft Azure
1 7 (87.50%) Office 365
2 6 (75.00%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 8 (100.00%) Skype
2 2 (25.00%) Unified Communications
3 1 (12.50%) Internet
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Architect
1 5 (62.50%) Office 365 Architect
2 3 (37.50%) Consultant
2 3 (37.50%) Technical Consultant
3 2 (25.00%) Migration Architect
3 2 (25.00%) Migration Consultant
3 2 (25.00%) Office 365 Consultant
3 2 (25.00%) Technical Architect
4 1 (12.50%) Account Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Active Directory Specialist
4 1 (12.50%) Designer
4 1 (12.50%) Exchange Architect
4 1 (12.50%) Exchange Specialist
4 1 (12.50%) Messaging Support
4 1 (12.50%) Messaging Technician
4 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Specialist
4 1 (12.50%) Presales Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) Technical Account Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Technical Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Technical Presales Consultant
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Migration
2 5 (62.50%) Presales
3 4 (50.00%) Identity Management
4 2 (25.00%) Customer Engagement
5 1 (12.50%) Office Automation
5 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
1 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (87.50%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) Remedy