The table below looks at the statistics for Skype for Business skills in IT contracts advertised for the Coventry region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Skype for Business over the 3 months to 22 February 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Skype for Business (formerly Microsoft Lync)
West Midlands / Coventry
Rank - 43 -
Contract jobs citing Skype for Business 0 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry - 0.78% -
As % of the Application Platforms category - 4.41% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Median daily rate - £450 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-9.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.75 £24.58 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-48.11% +22.87%

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

Application Platforms Category
Coventry
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
50 68 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 12.20% 17.57% 16.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 40 27
Median daily rate £410 £413 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.60% +22.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £297 £310 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £395 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 2
Median hourly rate £24.50 £19.00 £22.35
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.94% -14.98%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% +2.70%

Skype for Business
Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Coventry 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 Coventry

Skype for Business
Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

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

Skype for Business Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

Skype for Business
Hourly Rate Trend in Coventry

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

Skype for Business Hourly Rate Trend in Coventry

Skype for Business
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 22 February 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 Coventry region with a requirement for Skype for Business.

1 5 (100.00%) Skype
2 4 (80.00%) Office 365
2 4 (80.00%) ITIL
2 4 (80.00%) MS Exchange
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (60.00%) Windows
3 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (60.00%) SCCM
3 3 (60.00%) PowerShell
3 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (60.00%) Hyper-V
3 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (60.00%) Mimecast
3 3 (60.00%) Windows Server
4 2 (40.00%) MS Office
5 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
5 1 (20.00%) Change Management
5 1 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (20.00%) Risk Management
5 1 (20.00%) Finance
5 1 (20.00%) Migration
5 1 (20.00%) Retail
5 1 (20.00%) MS Project
5 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
5 1 (20.00%) PMI
5 1 (20.00%) PMI Certification
5 1 (20.00%) Resource Management
5 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007

Skype for Business
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry 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 (80.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS Office
2 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (20.00%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 4 (80.00%) Office 365
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (60.00%) Mimecast
3 1 (20.00%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) Skype
2 1 (20.00%) WebEx
2 1 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
1 1 (20.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Office 365 Specialist
2 2 (40.00%) Desktop Specialist
2 2 (40.00%) Desktop Support
2 2 (40.00%) Desktop Support Specialist
2 2 (40.00%) IT Manager
2 2 (40.00%) Support Specialist
3 1 (20.00%) Delivery Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 1 (20.00%) IT Project Manager
3 1 (20.00%) IT Services Delivery Manager
3 1 (20.00%) IT Services Manager
3 1 (20.00%) ITIL Manager
3 1 (20.00%) ITIL Project Manager
3 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Project Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Service Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Services Delivery Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
1 3 (60.00%) Windows Server
1 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) Budgeting and Resource Allocation
2 1 (20.00%) Change Management
2 1 (20.00%) Migration
2 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (20.00%) Project Management
2 1 (20.00%) Resource Allocation
2 1 (20.00%) Resource Management
2 1 (20.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (20.00%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (20.00%) PMI Certification
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (60.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft