The table below looks at the statistics for Skype for Business skills in IT contracts advertised for the Canary Wharf region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Skype for Business over the 3 months to 30 August 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
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Skype for Business (formerly Microsoft Lync)
Rank 27 - 19
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Skype for Business 1 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 0.63% - 3.51%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.92% - 9.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 4
Median daily rate £490 - £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £365
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -10.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+66.66% +10.00%
Skype for Business
London

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

Application Platforms Category
Canary Wharf
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
52 58 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 32.91% 31.52% 36.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 40 15
Median daily rate £438 £500 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £322 £400 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £533 £555
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 6
Median hourly rate - - £18.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+22.22% +28.57%

Skype for Business
Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Canary Wharf 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 Canary Wharf

Skype for Business
Daily Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

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

Skype for Business Daily Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

Skype for Business
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 30 August 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 Canary Wharf region with a requirement for Skype for Business.

1 2 (100.00%) Change Management
1 2 (100.00%) Polycom
1 2 (100.00%) Video Conferencing
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (50.00%) H.323
2 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 1 (50.00%) Office 365
2 1 (50.00%) Skype
2 1 (50.00%) Telepresence
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Streaming Video
2 1 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (50.00%) NetSuite
2 1 (50.00%) Release Management
2 1 (50.00%) Time Management
2 1 (50.00%) C
2 1 (50.00%) MS Office
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (50.00%) CRM
2 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (50.00%) ISDN
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco

Skype for Business
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf 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 (50.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (50.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) H.323
1 1 (50.00%) ISDN
1 1 (50.00%) Skype
1 1 (50.00%) Telepresence
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Audio Visual Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Lync Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (50.00%) Streaming Video
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Change Management
2 1 (50.00%) CRM
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Release Management
2 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 1 (50.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Polycom
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) NetSuite
2 1 (50.00%) Salesforce.com