The table below looks at the statistics for Skype for Business skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Skype for Business over the 3 months to 10 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Skype for Business (formerly Microsoft Lync)
Rank 110 118 115
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -3
Contract jobs citing Skype for Business 19 14 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.84% 0.54% 0.90%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.46% 3.65% 4.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 8 17
Median daily rate £350 £235 £125
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+48.93% +88.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £172 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £358 £310
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £17.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -12.50%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £12.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+29.16% -31.42%
Skype for Business
England

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

Application Platforms Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
348 384 592
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 15.36% 14.92% 20.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 208 212 387
Median daily rate £381 £405 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.86% +8.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £171
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 34 32
Median hourly rate £16.50 £15.18 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.73% -13.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £10.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.70 £43.25 £46.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.47 £17.50 £19.75
% change year-on-year
+22.65% -11.39%

Skype for Business
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the East of England 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 the East of England

Skype for Business
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Skype for Business Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

Skype for Business
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Skype for Business across the East of England region over the 3 months to 10 December 2016.

Skype for Business Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Skype for Business
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Skype for Business Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

Skype for Business
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 East of England region over the 3 months to 10 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Essex +8 7 £325 +22.64%
Hertfordshire +3 6 £513 +132.95% 7
Cambridgeshire +2 5 - -
Suffolk - 1 £170 -
Skype for Business
England

Skype for Business
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 10 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 East of England region with a requirement for Skype for Business.

1 25 (64.10%) Windows
2 24 (61.54%) Microsoft
3 21 (53.85%) SharePoint
4 19 (48.72%) Office 365
5 18 (46.15%) MS Excel
6 17 (43.59%) Microsoft Azure
7 16 (41.03%) Business Intelligence
8 14 (35.90%) Salesforce.com
8 14 (35.90%) CRM
8 14 (35.90%) Oracle
8 14 (35.90%) SQL Server
8 14 (35.90%) SAP
8 14 (35.90%) BizTalk Server
8 14 (35.90%) Retail
8 14 (35.90%) Data Management
8 14 (35.90%) Document Management
8 14 (35.90%) Dynamics CRM
8 14 (35.90%) Infor
8 14 (35.90%) Yammer
8 14 (35.90%) Case Management
9 13 (33.33%) COM
10 11 (28.21%) Skype
11 7 (17.95%) ITIL
12 6 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
13 5 (12.82%) Windows Server 2008
13 5 (12.82%) Project Management
13 5 (12.82%) MS Exchange
13 5 (12.82%) VPN
13 5 (12.82%) Active Directory
14 4 (10.26%) CISSP

Skype for Business
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England 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 21 (53.85%) SharePoint
2 14 (35.90%) BizTalk Server
3 5 (12.82%) MS Exchange
4 3 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (7.69%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (5.13%) IBM Notes
5 2 (5.13%) IIS
6 1 (2.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 18 (46.15%) MS Excel
2 3 (7.69%) MS Visio
3 2 (5.13%) MS Office
4 1 (2.56%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 14 (35.90%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (5.13%) Adobe Campaign
2 2 (5.13%) Unica
3 1 (2.56%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 19 (48.72%) Office 365
2 17 (43.59%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (35.90%) Yammer
4 2 (5.13%) GitHub
5 1 (2.56%) Adobe Analytics
5 1 (2.56%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (2.56%) iTunes
5 1 (2.56%) Mimecast
5 1 (2.56%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 11 (28.21%) Skype
2 5 (12.82%) VPN
3 4 (10.26%) Firewall
4 3 (7.69%) TCP/IP
5 2 (5.13%) DNS
5 2 (5.13%) HTTPS
5 2 (5.13%) Internet
5 2 (5.13%) VoIP
6 1 (2.56%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (2.56%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (2.56%) DHCP
6 1 (2.56%) Extranet
6 1 (2.56%) IP Telephony
6 1 (2.56%) MPLS
6 1 (2.56%) PSTN
6 1 (2.56%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (2.56%) SMTP
6 1 (2.56%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (35.90%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.13%) Essbase
2 2 (5.13%) MS Access
3 1 (2.56%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (2.56%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 2 (5.13%) Jenkins
1 2 (5.13%) JUnit
1 2 (5.13%) Xcode
General
1 14 (35.90%) Retail
2 4 (10.26%) Finance
3 2 (5.13%) Dutch Language
3 2 (5.13%) German Language
3 2 (5.13%) Marketing
3 2 (5.13%) Spanish Language
4 1 (2.56%) Automotive
4 1 (2.56%) Banking
4 1 (2.56%) Legal
4 1 (2.56%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (2.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (17.95%) Consultant
2 6 (15.38%) Analyst
2 6 (15.38%) Trainer
3 4 (10.26%) Developer
3 4 (10.26%) Security Consultant
3 4 (10.26%) Senior Consultant
3 4 (10.26%) Senior Security Consultant
4 2 (5.13%) 1st Line Support
4 2 (5.13%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (5.13%) Applications Packager
4 2 (5.13%) Architect
4 2 (5.13%) Business Architect
4 2 (5.13%) Citrix Packager
4 2 (5.13%) CRM Developer
4 2 (5.13%) Data Centre Analyst
4 2 (5.13%) Facilities Analyst
4 2 (5.13%) iOS Developer
4 2 (5.13%) Service Desk Support
4 2 (5.13%) Support Analyst
4 2 (5.13%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (33.33%) COM
2 4 (10.26%) HTML
2 4 (10.26%) JSON
2 4 (10.26%) XML
3 2 (5.13%) Cocoa
3 2 (5.13%) Core Animation
3 2 (5.13%) Core Data
3 2 (5.13%) CSS
3 2 (5.13%) iOS SDK
3 2 (5.13%) iPhone SDK
3 2 (5.13%) J2EE
3 2 (5.13%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.69%) Data Centre
1 3 (7.69%) Smartphone
2 2 (5.13%) Animation
2 2 (5.13%) Client/Server
2 2 (5.13%) iPhone
2 2 (5.13%) Mainframe
2 2 (5.13%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.56%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.56%) CMDB
3 1 (2.56%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 25 (64.10%) Windows
2 6 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (12.82%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (10.26%) Windows Server
5 3 (7.69%) Apple iOS
5 3 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (5.13%) Unix
6 2 (5.13%) Windows 7
7 1 (2.56%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (41.03%) Business Intelligence
2 14 (35.90%) Case Management
2 14 (35.90%) CRM
2 14 (35.90%) Data Management
2 14 (35.90%) Document Management
3 7 (17.95%) ITIL
4 5 (12.82%) Project Management
5 4 (10.26%) Data Protection
5 4 (10.26%) ITSM
5 4 (10.26%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (7.69%) Business Analysis
6 3 (7.69%) Coaching
7 2 (5.13%) Data Analysis
7 2 (5.13%) iOS Development
7 2 (5.13%) MVC
7 2 (5.13%) Pair Programming
7 2 (5.13%) Release Management
7 2 (5.13%) Service Management
7 2 (5.13%) TDD
7 2 (5.13%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 4 (10.26%) Java
1 4 (10.26%) JavaScript
1 4 (10.26%) SQL
2 3 (7.69%) C
3 2 (5.13%) Apple Swift
3 2 (5.13%) C++
3 2 (5.13%) COBOL
3 2 (5.13%) Objective-C
3 2 (5.13%) PHP
3 2 (5.13%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (10.26%) CISA
1 4 (10.26%) CISM
1 4 (10.26%) CISSP
1 4 (10.26%) Degree
2 3 (7.69%) MCSE
2 3 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (5.13%) MCITP
4 1 (2.56%) CCDA
4 1 (2.56%) CCNA
4 1 (2.56%) CCNP
4 1 (2.56%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.56%) DBS Check
4 1 (2.56%) GSEC
4 1 (2.56%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.56%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (12.82%) Active Directory
2 3 (7.69%) Hyper-V
2 3 (7.69%) XenApp
3 2 (5.13%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (5.13%) Terminal Server
4 1 (2.56%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (5.13%) SCCM
1 2 (5.13%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (2.56%) FortiGate
2 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (2.56%) SCOM
2 1 (2.56%) SCSM
Vendors
1 24 (61.54%) Microsoft
2 14 (35.90%) Infor
2 14 (35.90%) Oracle
2 14 (35.90%) Salesforce.com
2 14 (35.90%) SAP
3 3 (7.69%) Cisco
3 3 (7.69%) Citrix
3 3 (7.69%) HP
4 2 (5.13%) Adobe
4 2 (5.13%) Avaya
4 2 (5.13%) CheckPoint
4 2 (5.13%) Lotus
5 1 (2.56%) Apple
5 1 (2.56%) Clearswift
5 1 (2.56%) Dell
5 1 (2.56%) F5
5 1 (2.56%) IronPort
5 1 (2.56%) Kaspersky
5 1 (2.56%) Symantec
5 1 (2.56%) VMware
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