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 20 January 2017 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Skype for Business (formerly Microsoft Lync)
Berkshire / Bracknell
Rank 23 32 30
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -2
Contract jobs citing Skype for Business 8 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 3.35% 0.75% 0.80%
As % of the Application Platforms category 22.22% 3.92% 5.00%
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 £340 £375 £315
% change year-on-year
-9.33% +19.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 0
Median hourly rate £12.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £21.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-36.47% +21.42%

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
36 51 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 15.06% 19.17% 15.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 29 22
Median daily rate £475 £335 £378
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.79% -11.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £173 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £520 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
-1.93% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 6 2
Median hourly rate £12.00 £13.15 £13.65
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.74% -3.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £18.75
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 23 Related IT Skills in Bracknell

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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 11 (100.00%) Skype
2 6 (54.55%) SC Cleared
2 6 (54.55%) Security Cleared
2 6 (54.55%) Remedy
3 5 (45.45%) Active Directory
3 5 (45.45%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (45.45%) Office 365
4 4 (36.36%) Azure Active Directory
4 4 (36.36%) Office Automation
4 4 (36.36%) Migration
4 4 (36.36%) Internet
4 4 (36.36%) Windows
4 4 (36.36%) MS Exchange
4 4 (36.36%) SLA
5 3 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (18.18%) Presales
7 1 (9.09%) Office Communications Server
7 1 (9.09%) MS Office
7 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
7 1 (9.09%) Identity Management

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 4 (36.36%) MS Exchange
2 3 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2003
2 3 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (9.09%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (45.45%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (45.45%) Office 365
2 4 (36.36%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 11 (100.00%) Skype
2 4 (36.36%) Internet
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Messaging Support
2 4 (36.36%) Architect
2 4 (36.36%) Consultant
2 4 (36.36%) Messaging Technician
2 4 (36.36%) Office 365 Architect
2 4 (36.36%) Support Technician
2 4 (36.36%) Technical Consultant
3 3 (27.27%) Migration Architect
3 3 (27.27%) Migration Consultant
3 3 (27.27%) Office 365 Consultant
3 3 (27.27%) Technical Architect
4 2 (18.18%) Exchange Support
5 1 (9.09%) Account Manager
5 1 (9.09%) Presales Consultant
5 1 (9.09%) Presales Manager
5 1 (9.09%) Technical Account Manager
5 1 (9.09%) Technical Manager
5 1 (9.09%) Technical Presales Consultant
5 1 (9.09%) Technical Presales Manager
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Migration
1 4 (36.36%) Office Automation
2 2 (18.18%) Presales
3 1 (9.09%) Identity Management
3 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 6 (54.55%) SC Cleared
1 6 (54.55%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (36.36%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (45.45%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) Remedy
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft