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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Skype for Business (formerly Microsoft Lync)
Rank 14 25 -
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -
Contract jobs citing Skype for Business 2 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London 3.45% 0.76% -
As % of the Application Platforms category 12.50% 5.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £331 £385
% change year-on-year
-0.37% -13.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £14.17 £14.64
% change year-on-year
+94.03% -3.19%
Skype for Business
London

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
16 20 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London 27.59% 15.15% 22.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 10 18
Median daily rate £513 £350 £431
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+46.42% -18.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £305 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £536 £590
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £360
% change year-on-year
+2.53% +5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £54.25 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £21.50 £17.75
% change year-on-year
+27.90% +21.12%

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 9 Related IT Skills in Docklands, London

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 Docklands, London region with a requirement for Skype for Business.

1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix
1 2 (100.00%) Change Management
1 2 (100.00%) Polycom
1 2 (100.00%) Video Conferencing
1 2 (100.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
1 2 (100.00%) Skype
1 2 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Business Analysis

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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) Skype
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Consultant
1 2 (100.00%) Lync Consultant
1 2 (100.00%) Technical Consultant
2 1 (50.00%) Support Consultant
2 1 (50.00%) Technical Support
2 1 (50.00%) Technical Support Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Video Conferencing
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Change Management
1 2 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 1 (50.00%) Business Analysis
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Polycom