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 31 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Skype for Business (formerly Microsoft Lync)
Rank 41 35 37
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +2
Contract jobs citing Skype for Business 2 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 0.55% 1.60% 0.30%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.64% 6.33% 1.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 1
Median daily rate - £350 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -22.22%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £325 £328
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £12.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.50 £18.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+32.43% +12.12%
Skype for Business
West Midlands

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
55 79 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 15.19% 25.32% 19.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 49 35
Median daily rate £375 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £271 £255 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £474 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.54% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 7
Median hourly rate £12.50 £27.97 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-55.30% +92.89%
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 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 31 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 Coventry region with a requirement for Skype for Business.

1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (83.33%) MS Excel
3 4 (66.67%) Windows
4 3 (50.00%) MS Office
4 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 3 (50.00%) Office 365
5 2 (33.33%) Waterfall
5 2 (33.33%) Avaya
5 2 (33.33%) Integration Testing
5 2 (33.33%) Infor
5 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (33.33%) Zachman Framework
5 2 (33.33%) TOGAF
5 2 (33.33%) Document Management
5 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (33.33%) Business Analysis
5 2 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (33.33%) Retail
5 2 (33.33%) Billing
5 2 (33.33%) Data Management
5 2 (33.33%) Smartphone
5 2 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
5 2 (33.33%) Apple
5 2 (33.33%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (33.33%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (33.33%) SAP
5 2 (33.33%) COM
5 2 (33.33%) C#
5 2 (33.33%) SQL

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 2 (33.33%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
1 2 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (16.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (16.67%) IBM Domino
2 1 (16.67%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 5 (83.33%) MS Excel
2 3 (50.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (50.00%) Office 365
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (33.33%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) DNS
1 1 (16.67%) Remote Desktop
1 1 (16.67%) Skype
1 1 (16.67%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle Reports
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 2 (33.33%) Billing
1 2 (33.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) 1st/2nd Line Support
1 2 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support
1 2 (33.33%) Consultant
1 2 (33.33%) CRM Consultant
1 2 (33.33%) CRM Technical Consultant
1 2 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Consultant
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft CRM Consultant
1 2 (33.33%) Technical Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Server Support
2 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Exchange Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Messaging Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Server Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Wintel Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Wintel Server Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Wintel Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) .NET
1 2 (33.33%) COM
2 1 (16.67%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (33.33%) Smartphone
2 1 (16.67%) Blackberry
2 1 (16.67%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (33.33%) Business Analysis
1 2 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) Case Management
1 2 (33.33%) CRM
1 2 (33.33%) Data Management
1 2 (33.33%) Document Management
1 2 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
1 2 (33.33%) Integration Testing
1 2 (33.33%) SDLC
1 2 (33.33%) TOGAF
1 2 (33.33%) Waterfall
1 2 (33.33%) Zachman Framework
2 1 (16.67%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (16.67%) Load Balancing
2 1 (16.67%) Migration
2 1 (16.67%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) C#
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) MCSE
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) Apple
2 2 (33.33%) Avaya
2 2 (33.33%) Infor
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle
2 2 (33.33%) Salesforce.com
2 2 (33.33%) SAP
3 1 (16.67%) Citrix
3 1 (16.67%) IBM
3 1 (16.67%) Lotus