The table below looks at the statistics for Skype for Business skills in IT contracts advertised for the Derbyshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Skype for Business over the 3 months to 24 January 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
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Skype for Business (formerly Microsoft Lync)
East Midlands / Derbyshire
Rank 37 37 20
Rank change year-on-year
0 -17
Contract jobs citing Skype for Business 5 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Derbyshire 1.86% 0.36% 3.16%
As % of the Application Platforms category 10.87% 2.56% 21.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 3
Median daily rate £500 £460 £238
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.69% +93.68%
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £363 £319
% change year-on-year
-7.58% +13.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.00 £21.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-38.82% +21.42%

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

Application Platforms Category
Derbyshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
46 39 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Derbyshire 17.10% 14.18% 14.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 20 12
Median daily rate £330 £250 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.00% -23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £124 £114 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £558 £450 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
-1.93% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Median hourly rate - £12.80 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -46.67%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £18.75
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

Skype for Business
Jobs Demand Trend in Derbyshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Derbyshire 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 Derbyshire

Skype for Business
Daily Rate Trend in Derbyshire

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

Skype for Business Daily Rate Trend in Derbyshire

Skype for Business
Hourly Rate Trend in Derbyshire

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

Skype for Business Hourly Rate Trend in Derbyshire

Skype for Business
Contract Job Locations in Derbyshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Skype for Business within the Derbyshire region over the 3 months to 24 January 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Derby - 5 £500 -
Skype for Business
East Midlands

Skype for Business
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Derbyshire

For the 6 months to 24 January 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 Derbyshire region with a requirement for Skype for Business.

1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (100.00%) Office 365
2 5 (83.33%) Active Directory
3 4 (66.67%) Windows
3 4 (66.67%) Skype
3 4 (66.67%) SCCM
3 4 (66.67%) SC Cleared
3 4 (66.67%) Security Cleared
4 3 (50.00%) Aerospace
5 2 (33.33%) Migration
5 2 (33.33%) SQL
5 2 (33.33%) Oracle
5 2 (33.33%) Unix
5 2 (33.33%) Red Hat
5 2 (33.33%) Solaris
5 2 (33.33%) Linux
5 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
5 2 (33.33%) Citrix
5 2 (33.33%) Unified Communications
5 2 (33.33%) Oracle Database
6 1 (16.67%) Mobile Device Management
6 1 (16.67%) Change Control
6 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
6 1 (16.67%) NAS
6 1 (16.67%) Network Architecture
6 1 (16.67%) SAN
6 1 (16.67%) Project Management
6 1 (16.67%) VMware

Skype for Business
Top Related IT Skills in Derbyshire 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%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 6 (100.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) Skype
2 2 (33.33%) Unified Communications
3 1 (16.67%) NAS
3 1 (16.67%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle Database
General
1 3 (50.00%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Architect
1 6 (100.00%) Solutions Architect
2 2 (33.33%) Active Directory Architect
2 2 (33.33%) Infrastructure Architect
2 2 (33.33%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Network Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Office 365 Architect
3 1 (16.67%) VMware Architect
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) Linux
2 2 (33.33%) Solaris
2 2 (33.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Migration
2 1 (16.67%) Change Control
2 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (16.67%) Mobile Device Management
2 1 (16.67%) Network Architecture
2 1 (16.67%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) SC Cleared
1 4 (66.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 5 (83.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (66.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) Citrix
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle
2 2 (33.33%) Red Hat
3 1 (16.67%) VMware