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 25 May 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Skype for Business (formerly Microsoft Lync)
Rank 57 63 65
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +2
Contract jobs citing Skype for Business 1 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.17% 0.67% 0.28%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.96% 2.55% 1.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 1
Median daily rate - £450 £190
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +136.84%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.75 £18.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-31.08% +12.12%
Skype for Business
East of England

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
104 196 152
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 17.75% 26.17% 21.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 118 63
Median daily rate £431 £325 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.69% -8.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £225 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £425 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.72% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 21 21
Median hourly rate £9.00 £25.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-64.00% +19.04%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £20.19 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-0.91% +15.34%

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 25 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Peterborough +7 1 - -
Cambridge +2 1 - - 3
Skype for Business
East of England

Skype for Business
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 25 May 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 Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for Skype for Business.

1 6 (75.00%) Windows
1 6 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 4 (50.00%) SLA
2 4 (50.00%) SCCM
2 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 4 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 4 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 3 (37.50%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 3 (37.50%) Windows 7
3 3 (37.50%) SC Cleared
3 3 (37.50%) Security Cleared
3 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 3 (37.50%) Incident Management
3 3 (37.50%) VMware
3 3 (37.50%) ITIL
4 2 (25.00%) MS Office
4 2 (25.00%) SQL
4 2 (25.00%) LAN
4 2 (25.00%) WAN
4 2 (25.00%) Office 365
5 1 (12.50%) Software Deployment
5 1 (12.50%) Windows 8
5 1 (12.50%) FortiGate
5 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (12.50%) Skype
5 1 (12.50%) SDLC
5 1 (12.50%) F5

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 4 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 4 (50.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) LAN
1 2 (25.00%) WAN
2 1 (12.50%) Firewall
2 1 (12.50%) Skype
2 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
2 1 (12.50%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) Crystal Reports
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
1 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 3 (37.50%) Applications Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Desktop Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) IT Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) IT Support
2 2 (25.00%) IT Support Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Active Directory Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Exchange Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Analyst Programmer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Programmer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior SQL Programmer
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Programmer
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (12.50%) PKI
1 1 (12.50%) Smartphone
1 1 (12.50%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 6 (75.00%) Windows
2 4 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (37.50%) Windows 7
4 1 (12.50%) Apple iOS
4 1 (12.50%) Mac OS X
4 1 (12.50%) Windows 8
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Vista
4 1 (12.50%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Incident Management
1 3 (37.50%) ITIL
2 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (12.50%) Information Security
2 1 (12.50%) SDLC
2 1 (12.50%) Software Deployment
2 1 (12.50%) UML
2 1 (12.50%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
2 1 (12.50%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
1 3 (37.50%) SC Cleared
1 3 (37.50%) Security Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (50.00%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (75.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (50.00%) SCCM
2 1 (12.50%) FortiGate
2 1 (12.50%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
1 3 (37.50%) VMware
2 1 (12.50%) Apple
2 1 (12.50%) Avaya
2 1 (12.50%) Computacenter
2 1 (12.50%) F5
2 1 (12.50%) Unisys