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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Skype for Business over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Skype for Business (formerly Microsoft Lync)
Rank 20 20 -
Rank change year-on-year
0 -
Contract jobs citing Skype for Business 2 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 1.63% 3.00% -
As % of the Application Platforms category 10.53% 10.34% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 0
Average daily rate £279 £425 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-34.29% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £425
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -23.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.33 £17.50 £27.25
% change year-on-year
+33.28% -35.77%
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
19 29 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 15.45% 29.00% 18.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 23 22
Average daily rate £396 £438 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.48% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £425 £363
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £700
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £17.15
% change year-on-year
- +4.95%

Skype for Business
Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Skype for Business across the Canary Wharf region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Canary Wharf

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Skype for Business across the Canary Wharf region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016.

Skype for Business Daily Rate Histogram in Canary Wharf

Skype for Business
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Canary Wharf region citing Skype for Business also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Skype for Business.

1 5 (83.33%) Finance
2 4 (66.67%) Video Conferencing
2 4 (66.67%) PRINCE2
2 4 (66.67%) PMP
2 4 (66.67%) PMI Certification
2 4 (66.67%) Front Office
3 2 (33.33%) Windows
3 2 (33.33%) Skype
4 1 (16.67%) Windows 10
4 1 (16.67%) MS Office
4 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
4 1 (16.67%) CRM
4 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
4 1 (16.67%) LAN
4 1 (16.67%) PBX
4 1 (16.67%) WAN
4 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
4 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 1 (16.67%) Avaya
4 1 (16.67%) Internet
4 1 (16.67%) Project Management
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (16.67%) Product Management
4 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
4 1 (16.67%) Confluence
4 1 (16.67%) Social Media
4 1 (16.67%) Digital Media
4 1 (16.67%) Analytics
4 1 (16.67%) Coaching
4 1 (16.67%) Yammer

Skype for Business
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Canary Wharf region citing Skype for Business also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Skype for Business. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (16.67%) CMS
1 1 (16.67%) Confluence
1 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Google Analytics
1 1 (16.67%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) Skype
2 1 (16.67%) Internet
2 1 (16.67%) LAN
2 1 (16.67%) PBX
2 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
2 1 (16.67%) WAN
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) JIRA
General
1 5 (83.33%) Finance
2 4 (66.67%) Front Office
3 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Project Manager
2 2 (33.33%) Video Conferencing Project Manager
3 1 (16.67%) 1st/2nd Line Desktop Support
3 1 (16.67%) 1st/2nd Line Support
3 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
3 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (16.67%) Desktop Support
3 1 (16.67%) Junior
3 1 (16.67%) Junior Project Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Migration Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Product Owner
3 1 (16.67%) Programme Manager
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (16.67%) Digital Media
2 1 (16.67%) Smartphone
2 1 (16.67%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (16.67%) Windows 10
2 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) PRINCE2
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (16.67%) Analytics
2 1 (16.67%) Coaching
2 1 (16.67%) Content Management
2 1 (16.67%) CRM
2 1 (16.67%) Migration
2 1 (16.67%) Product Management
2 1 (16.67%) Project Management
2 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) PMI Certification
1 4 (66.67%) PMP
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Avaya
1 1 (16.67%) Google
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
1 1 (16.67%) Polycom