The table below looks at the statistics for Skype for Business skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridgeshire 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)
East of England / Cambridgeshire
Rank 47 49 60
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +11
Contract jobs citing Skype for Business 7 5 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 1.26% 0.90% 0.82%
As % of the Application Platforms category 8.75% 4.42% 4.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 5
Median daily rate - £165 £100
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +65.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £375 £315
% change year-on-year
-9.33% +19.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Cambridgeshire region.

Application Platforms Category
Cambridgeshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
80 113 131
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 14.39% 20.25% 17.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 59 69
Median daily rate £480 £363 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.41% +5.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £230 £164
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
-1.93% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 14 19
Median hourly rate £11.25 £11.25 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -72.56%
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 Cambridgeshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 Cambridgeshire

Skype for Business
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Skype for Business Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

Skype for Business
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Skype for Business Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

Skype for Business
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Skype for Business within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 20 January 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge +8 6 - -
Skype for Business
East of England

Skype for Business
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

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 Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for Skype for Business.

1 9 (90.00%) Windows
2 7 (70.00%) SharePoint
2 7 (70.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (50.00%) Hyper-V
4 5 (50.00%) MCITP
4 5 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (50.00%) SharePoint 2010
4 5 (50.00%) Office 365
4 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (50.00%) MCSE
4 5 (50.00%) MS Excel
4 5 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (50.00%) Virtual Infrastructure
5 4 (40.00%) Mimecast
5 4 (40.00%) Skype
6 3 (30.00%) VPN
6 3 (30.00%) ITIL
7 2 (20.00%) IBM Notes
7 2 (20.00%) Java
7 2 (20.00%) VoIP
7 2 (20.00%) MS Exchange
7 2 (20.00%) Internet
7 2 (20.00%) Avaya
7 2 (20.00%) Lotus
7 2 (20.00%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (20.00%) SCCM
7 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (20.00%) Smartphone
7 2 (20.00%) Dutch Language

Skype for Business
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire 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 7 (70.00%) SharePoint
2 5 (50.00%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (20.00%) IBM Notes
3 2 (20.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (10.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 5 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (50.00%) Office 365
2 4 (40.00%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 4 (40.00%) Skype
2 3 (30.00%) VPN
3 2 (20.00%) Internet
3 2 (20.00%) VoIP
4 1 (10.00%) IP Telephony
4 1 (10.00%) PSTN
4 1 (10.00%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (10.00%) Unified Communications
General
1 2 (20.00%) Dutch Language
1 2 (20.00%) German Language
1 2 (20.00%) Pharmaceutical
1 2 (20.00%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Azure Consultant
1 5 (50.00%) Consultant
1 5 (50.00%) Office 365 Consultant
2 4 (40.00%) Technical Consultant
3 2 (20.00%) 1st Line Support
3 2 (20.00%) Service Desk Support
4 1 (10.00%) Administrator
4 1 (10.00%) Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Cloud Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 1 (10.00%) IT Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) IT Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (10.00%) IT Infrastructure Project Manager
4 1 (10.00%) IT Manager
4 1 (10.00%) IT Support
4 1 (10.00%) IT Support Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Project Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Support Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Unified Communications Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 9 (90.00%) Windows
2 6 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (10.00%) Windows 10
4 1 (10.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Virtual Infrastructure
2 3 (30.00%) ITIL
3 2 (20.00%) Service Management
4 1 (10.00%) Business Analysis
4 1 (10.00%) DSDM
4 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
4 1 (10.00%) Programme Management
4 1 (10.00%) Project Management
4 1 (10.00%) Regression Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Risk Management
4 1 (10.00%) Scrum
4 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) MCITP
1 5 (50.00%) MCSE
1 5 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 5 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (10.00%) VMware ESX
2 1 (10.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) SCCM
2 1 (10.00%) SCSM
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (20.00%) Avaya
2 2 (20.00%) Lotus
3 1 (10.00%) CheckPoint
3 1 (10.00%) Citrix
3 1 (10.00%) VMware