The table below looks at the statistics for Skype for Business skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Skype for Business over the 3 months to 21 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Skype for Business (formerly Microsoft Lync)
South West / Bristol
Rank 63 58 -
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -
Contract jobs citing Skype for Business 4 8 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.53% 0.98% -
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.44% 6.96% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 0
Median daily rate £288 £318 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.44% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £375 £313
% change year-on-year
-9.33% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.00 £21.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-43.52% +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 Bristol region.

Application Platforms Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
90 115 148
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 12.03% 14.08% 17.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 92 112
Median daily rate £370 £340 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.82% -9.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £224 £121 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £636 £463 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Median hourly rate £165.00 £80.63 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+104.65% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%

Skype for Business
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Bristol 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 Bristol

Skype for Business
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Skype for Business Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

Skype for Business
Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Skype for Business Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

Skype for Business
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 21 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 Bristol region with a requirement for Skype for Business.

1 12 (100.00%) Windows
1 12 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 12 (100.00%) VMware
2 10 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 10 (83.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (75.00%) XenApp
3 9 (75.00%) MS Office
3 9 (75.00%) Thin Client
3 9 (75.00%) Wyse
3 9 (75.00%) Fat Client
4 8 (66.67%) SCCM
4 8 (66.67%) Incident Management
4 8 (66.67%) VMware ESX
4 8 (66.67%) Citrix
4 8 (66.67%) XenDesktop
4 8 (66.67%) Windows 7
4 8 (66.67%) Virtual Desktop
5 7 (58.33%) Windows Server
5 7 (58.33%) Microsoft App-V
5 7 (58.33%) AppSense
5 7 (58.33%) Dell
5 7 (58.33%) DNS
5 7 (58.33%) Cisco
6 6 (50.00%) VPN
6 6 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (50.00%) Video Conferencing
7 5 (41.67%) Office 365
7 5 (41.67%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (41.67%) DHCP
8 4 (33.33%) CheckPoint

Skype for Business
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol 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 1 (8.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (8.33%) MS Exchange
1 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (75.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (41.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (58.33%) DNS
2 6 (50.00%) VPN
3 5 (41.67%) DHCP
4 1 (8.33%) Extranet
4 1 (8.33%) Firewall
4 1 (8.33%) Intranet
4 1 (8.33%) LAN
4 1 (8.33%) NAS
4 1 (8.33%) NetScaler
4 1 (8.33%) SAN
4 1 (8.33%) Skype
4 1 (8.33%) VoIP
4 1 (8.33%) WAN
General
1 4 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (16.67%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 8 (66.67%) Analyst
2 4 (33.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 4 (33.33%) Infrastructure Support
3 3 (25.00%) Citrix Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) Support Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) Technical Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Active Directory Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Desktop Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
5 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Server Support
5 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support Specialist
5 1 (8.33%) Citrix Support
5 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Support Specialist
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Technical Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Server Specialist
5 1 (8.33%) VMware Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 9 (75.00%) Fat Client
1 9 (75.00%) Thin Client
2 6 (50.00%) Video Conferencing
3 5 (41.67%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (16.67%) Clustering
5 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (8.33%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (66.67%) Windows 7
3 7 (58.33%) Windows Server
4 6 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) Incident Management
2 3 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (16.67%) Application Virtualisation
3 2 (16.67%) Change Management
3 2 (16.67%) Performance Management
4 1 (8.33%) Capacity Management
4 1 (8.33%) Migration
4 1 (8.33%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) DV Cleared
1 3 (25.00%) MCP
1 3 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) QA
1 1 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 10 (83.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (75.00%) XenApp
4 8 (66.67%) Virtual Desktop
4 8 (66.67%) VMware ESX
4 8 (66.67%) XenDesktop
5 7 (58.33%) Microsoft App-V
6 4 (33.33%) BitLocker
7 1 (8.33%) Firmware
7 1 (8.33%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 8 (66.67%) SCCM
2 4 (33.33%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 2 (16.67%) WSUS
4 1 (8.33%) AirWatch
4 1 (8.33%) Backup Exec
4 1 (8.33%) DatAdvantage
4 1 (8.33%) Failover Clustering
4 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (8.33%) MOM
4 1 (8.33%) SCOM
4 1 (8.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 12 (100.00%) VMware
2 10 (83.33%) Microsoft
3 9 (75.00%) Wyse
4 8 (66.67%) Citrix
5 7 (58.33%) AppSense
5 7 (58.33%) Cisco
5 7 (58.33%) Dell
6 4 (33.33%) CheckPoint
6 4 (33.33%) Symantec
7 3 (25.00%) Polycom
8 2 (16.67%) CA
8 2 (16.67%) CommVault
8 2 (16.67%) Intel Security
8 2 (16.67%) Xerox
9 1 (8.33%) HP
9 1 (8.33%) IBM
9 1 (8.33%) Varonis
9 1 (8.33%) Veritas
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