The table below looks at the statistics for Skype for Business skills in IT contracts advertised for the Docklands, London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Skype for Business over the 3 months to 25 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Skype for Business (formerly Microsoft Lync)
London / Docklands, London
Rank 14 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Skype for Business 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London 1.89% - -
As % of the Application Platforms category 8.33% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £25.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-46.00% +25.00%

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

Application Platforms Category
Docklands, London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
12 14 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London 22.64% 22.95% 12.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 5 10
Median daily rate £588 £525 £383
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.90% +37.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £376 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £528 £614
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £40.00 £54.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -26.26%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.75
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +1.40%

Skype for Business
Jobs Demand Trend in Docklands, London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Docklands, London 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 Docklands, London

Skype for Business
Daily Rate Trend in Docklands, London

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

Skype for Business Daily Rate Trend in Docklands, London

Skype for Business
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Docklands, London

For the 6 months to 25 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 Docklands, London region with a requirement for Skype for Business.

1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Polycom
1 3 (100.00%) Video Conferencing
1 3 (100.00%) Skype
2 2 (66.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 2 (66.67%) Change Management
2 2 (66.67%) Citrix
2 2 (66.67%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Business Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) Smartphone
3 1 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (33.33%) Apple
3 1 (33.33%) MS Office
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco
3 1 (33.33%) Risk Management
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (33.33%) Office 365
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (33.33%) Telepresence
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 10

Skype for Business
Top Related IT Skills in Docklands, London 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:

Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) Skype
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (33.33%) Telepresence
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Consultant
1 2 (66.67%) Lync Consultant
1 2 (66.67%) Technical Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Support Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Support Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Support
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Support Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (33.33%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Windows 10
1 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Change Management
1 2 (66.67%) Penetration Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 1 (33.33%) Business Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) Risk Management
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Polycom
2 2 (66.67%) Citrix
3 1 (33.33%) Apple
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco