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 2 December 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
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Skype for Business (formerly Microsoft Lync)
Rank 58 - 38
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Skype for Business 2 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 0.40% - 0.34%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.00% - 1.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Median daily rate £195 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £12.00 £17.40
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -31.03%
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
40 59 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 7.98% 15.78% 23.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 39 30
Median daily rate £390 £425 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.23% +14.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £300 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £572 £650 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
- +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 7
Median hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £22.18
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -27.84%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.29 £17.50 £19.38
% change year-on-year
+21.65% -9.70%

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 2 December 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 10 (76.92%) MS Exchange
1 10 (76.92%) Microsoft
1 10 (76.92%) Skype
2 8 (61.54%) Office 365
2 8 (61.54%) ITIL
3 7 (53.85%) SharePoint
4 6 (46.15%) PowerShell
4 6 (46.15%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (46.15%) Windows Server
4 6 (46.15%) Windows
4 6 (46.15%) MS Excel
4 6 (46.15%) Active Directory
5 5 (38.46%) MS Office
6 4 (30.77%) Project Management
6 4 (30.77%) PMI
6 4 (30.77%) PMI Certification
6 4 (30.77%) MS Project
6 4 (30.77%) PRINCE2
6 4 (30.77%) Change Management
6 4 (30.77%) Risk Management
6 4 (30.77%) Finance
6 4 (30.77%) Resource Management
6 4 (30.77%) Exchange Server 2007
6 4 (30.77%) SCCM
6 4 (30.77%) Service Design
6 4 (30.77%) Budgeting and Resource Allocation
6 4 (30.77%) Resource Allocation
6 4 (30.77%) WebEx
6 4 (30.77%) Yammer
7 3 (23.08%) Fibre Channel

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 10 (76.92%) MS Exchange
2 7 (53.85%) SharePoint
3 4 (30.77%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (23.08%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (15.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 6 (46.15%) MS Excel
2 5 (38.46%) MS Office
3 4 (30.77%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 8 (61.54%) Office 365
2 4 (30.77%) Yammer
3 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (23.08%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 10 (76.92%) Skype
2 4 (30.77%) WebEx
3 3 (23.08%) DHCP
3 3 (23.08%) DNS
3 3 (23.08%) Fibre Channel
3 3 (23.08%) iSCSI
3 3 (23.08%) MPLS
3 3 (23.08%) SAN
3 3 (23.08%) TCP/IP
4 1 (7.69%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) SQL Server
1 3 (23.08%) SQL Server 2005
1 3 (23.08%) SQL Server 2008
1 3 (23.08%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 4 (30.77%) Finance
2 2 (15.38%) Back Office
2 2 (15.38%) Telecoms
3 1 (7.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) IT Manager
2 4 (30.77%) IT Project Manager
2 4 (30.77%) ITIL Manager
2 4 (30.77%) ITIL Project Manager
2 4 (30.77%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
2 4 (30.77%) Project Manager
3 3 (23.08%) Administrator
3 3 (23.08%) Office 365 Specialist
3 3 (23.08%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (15.38%) Architect
4 2 (15.38%) Desktop Specialist
4 2 (15.38%) Desktop Support
4 2 (15.38%) Desktop Support Specialist
4 2 (15.38%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (15.38%) Support Specialist
5 1 (7.69%) Delivery Manager
5 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 1 (7.69%) IT Services Manager
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Systems Administrator
5 1 (7.69%) Video Conferencing Architect
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) PMI
2 3 (23.08%) Replication
3 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (15.38%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (7.69%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 6 (46.15%) Windows
1 6 (46.15%) Windows Server
1 6 (46.15%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) ITIL
2 4 (30.77%) Budgeting and Resource Allocation
2 4 (30.77%) Change Management
2 4 (30.77%) PRINCE2
2 4 (30.77%) Project Management
2 4 (30.77%) Resource Allocation
2 4 (30.77%) Resource Management
2 4 (30.77%) Risk Management
2 4 (30.77%) Service Design
3 1 (7.69%) Migration
3 1 (7.69%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 6 (46.15%) PowerShell
2 3 (23.08%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) PMI Certification
2 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (23.08%) SC Cleared
2 3 (23.08%) Security Cleared
3 1 (7.69%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 6 (46.15%) Active Directory
2 3 (23.08%) Hyper-V
2 3 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (23.08%) vSphere
2 3 (23.08%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (30.77%) SCCM
2 3 (23.08%) NetBackup
2 3 (23.08%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (7.69%) SCOM
Vendors
1 10 (76.92%) Microsoft
2 3 (23.08%) Citrix
2 3 (23.08%) EMC
2 3 (23.08%) Sophos
2 3 (23.08%) Symantec
2 3 (23.08%) VMware
3 2 (15.38%) Cisco
4 1 (7.69%) BT