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 1 June 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
1 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Skype for Business (formerly Microsoft Lync)
Rank 23 27 20
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -7
Contract jobs citing Skype for Business 1 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 0.84% 1.85% 0.91%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.23% 5.88% 5.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £26.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.50 £18.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+32.43% +12.12%
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
31 51 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 26.05% 31.48% 18.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 26 14
Median daily rate £493 £475 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.68% +46.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £356 £288 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £525 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.33% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Median hourly rate £26.00 £12.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+108.00% -30.55%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £21.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +23.52%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 1 June 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 3 (75.00%) CRM
1 3 (75.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (50.00%) MS Office
2 2 (50.00%) Internet
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (50.00%) CMS
2 2 (50.00%) PLM
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Content Management
2 2 (50.00%) Google
2 2 (50.00%) JIRA
2 2 (50.00%) Google Analytics
2 2 (50.00%) Polycom
2 2 (50.00%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (50.00%) Product Management
2 2 (50.00%) Confluence
2 2 (50.00%) Social Media
2 2 (50.00%) Digital Media
2 2 (50.00%) Analytics
2 2 (50.00%) Yammer
3 1 (25.00%) Telepresence
3 1 (25.00%) C
3 1 (25.00%) Office 365
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) Release Management
3 1 (25.00%) Time Management
3 1 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (25.00%) Smartphone

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 3 (75.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (50.00%) CMS
2 2 (50.00%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Office
2 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) Google Analytics
1 2 (50.00%) Yammer
2 1 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) Internet
2 1 (25.00%) H.323
2 1 (25.00%) ISDN
2 1 (25.00%) LAN
2 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (25.00%) Telepresence
2 1 (25.00%) WAN
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) JIRA
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
1 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Product Owner
2 1 (25.00%) 1st/2nd Line Desktop Support
2 1 (25.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support
2 1 (25.00%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
2 1 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (25.00%) Audio Visual Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Desktop Support
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Digital Media
1 2 (50.00%) Social Media
1 2 (50.00%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (25.00%) Smartphone
2 1 (25.00%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) CRM
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Analytics
2 2 (50.00%) Content Management
2 2 (50.00%) PLM
2 2 (50.00%) Product Management
2 2 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (25.00%) Change Management
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL
3 1 (25.00%) Release Management
3 1 (25.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) C
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Google
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (50.00%) Polycom
2 1 (25.00%) Avaya
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco
2 1 (25.00%) NetSuite
2 1 (25.00%) Salesforce.com