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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Skype for Business over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Skype for Business (formerly Microsoft Lync)
Rank - - 29
Contract jobs citing Skype for Business 0 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London - - 1.41%
As % of the Application Platforms category - - 7.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate - - £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £425
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -23.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.15 £17.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+38.00% -30.00%
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
11 15 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London 17.46% 14.42% 17.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 11 20
Average daily rate £538 £383 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.52% -15.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £181 £360
10% offered a daily rate of more than £623 £585 £645
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £54.25 £22.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +139.75%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £17.15
% change year-on-year
- +4.95%

Skype for Business
Jobs Demand Trend in Docklands, London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Skype for Business across the Docklands, London region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Docklands, London region citing Skype for Business also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Skype for Business.

1 2 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (100.00%) Office 365
1 2 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (100.00%) Skype
2 1 (50.00%) Mobile Device Management
2 1 (50.00%) Identity Management
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory

Skype for Business
Top Related IT Skills in Docklands, London by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Docklands, London region citing Skype for Business also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Skype for Business. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (100.00%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 2 (100.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) Skype
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Consultant
1 2 (100.00%) Exchange Consultant
1 2 (100.00%) Lync Consultant
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Consultant
1 2 (100.00%) Office 365 Consultant
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Identity Management
1 1 (50.00%) Mobile Device Management
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft