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 25 August 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Skype for Business (formerly Microsoft Lync)
Rank 105 107 138
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +31
Contract jobs citing Skype for Business 25 38 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.98% 1.21% 0.47%
As % of the Application Platforms category 6.58% 6.08% 2.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 25 12
Median daily rate £300 £320 £130
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +146.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £239 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £415 £546
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £365
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -10.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.75 £17.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+63.23% +13.33%
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
380 625 582
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 14.95% 19.91% 18.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 228 362 359
Median daily rate £375 £350 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -10.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £175 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £465 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 44 41
Median hourly rate £19.50 £29.50 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.89% +34.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £44.25 £31.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+22.22% +28.57%

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 25 August 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 25 August 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 +21 16 £275 - 1
Bedfordshire +2 5 £425 +226.92%
Hertfordshire +10 2 £250 +56.25% 4
Cambridgeshire +14 1 £463 +8.82% 1
Norfolk -18 1 £275 -14.06%
Skype for Business
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 August 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 28 (71.79%) Windows
2 27 (69.23%) Microsoft
3 23 (58.97%) SharePoint
3 23 (58.97%) Office 365
4 17 (43.59%) MS Excel
5 16 (41.03%) Microsoft Azure
6 15 (38.46%) Data Management
6 15 (38.46%) SQL Server
7 14 (35.90%) Oracle
7 14 (35.90%) SAP
7 14 (35.90%) CRM
7 14 (35.90%) Active Directory
7 14 (35.90%) Business Intelligence
7 14 (35.90%) Salesforce.com
7 14 (35.90%) BizTalk Server
7 14 (35.90%) Retail
7 14 (35.90%) Document Management
7 14 (35.90%) Dynamics CRM
7 14 (35.90%) Infor
7 14 (35.90%) Yammer
7 14 (35.90%) Case Management
8 13 (33.33%) COM
9 12 (30.77%) Cisco
10 10 (25.64%) Project Management
10 10 (25.64%) Skype
11 9 (23.08%) MS Exchange
12 7 (17.95%) MS Office
12 7 (17.95%) HP
13 6 (15.38%) DNS
13 6 (15.38%) DHCP

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 23 (58.97%) SharePoint
2 14 (35.90%) BizTalk Server
3 9 (23.08%) MS Exchange
4 2 (5.13%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (5.13%) IBM Domino
5 1 (2.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (2.56%) IBM Notes
5 1 (2.56%) IIS
5 1 (2.56%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 17 (43.59%) MS Excel
2 7 (17.95%) MS Office
3 2 (5.13%) MS Visio
4 1 (2.56%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 14 (35.90%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.56%) assyst
2 1 (2.56%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 23 (58.97%) Office 365
2 16 (41.03%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (35.90%) Yammer
4 3 (7.69%) OneDrive
5 1 (2.56%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (2.56%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (2.56%) iTunes
Communications & Networking
1 10 (25.64%) Skype
2 6 (15.38%) DHCP
2 6 (15.38%) DNS
3 5 (12.82%) Firewall
3 5 (12.82%) VPN
4 4 (10.26%) SMTP
4 4 (10.26%) TCP/IP
4 4 (10.26%) VoIP
5 3 (7.69%) VLAN
5 3 (7.69%) WAN
6 2 (5.13%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (5.13%) Cisco IPT
6 2 (5.13%) LAN
6 2 (5.13%) Network Security
6 2 (5.13%) OSPF
6 2 (5.13%) PBX
6 2 (5.13%) Unified Communications
6 2 (5.13%) Wireless
7 1 (2.56%) IP Telephony
7 1 (2.56%) PSTN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (38.46%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.13%) Essbase
2 2 (5.13%) MS Access
3 1 (2.56%) Crystal Reports
General
1 14 (35.90%) Retail
2 6 (15.38%) Finance
3 3 (7.69%) Telecoms
4 2 (5.13%) Marketing
5 1 (2.56%) Automotive
5 1 (2.56%) Banking
5 1 (2.56%) Legal
Job Titles
1 12 (30.77%) Analyst
2 6 (15.38%) Service Analyst
2 6 (15.38%) Service Desk Analyst
3 5 (12.82%) Consultant
4 3 (7.69%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
4 3 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support
4 3 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (7.69%) Messaging Engineer
4 3 (7.69%) Network Engineer
4 3 (7.69%) Security Consultant
4 3 (7.69%) Senior Consultant
4 3 (7.69%) Senior Security Consultant
5 2 (5.13%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 2 (5.13%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (5.13%) Active Directory Engineer
5 2 (5.13%) Designer
5 2 (5.13%) Exchange Engineer
5 2 (5.13%) Facilities Analyst
5 2 (5.13%) Telecoms Engineer
5 2 (5.13%) Visual Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (33.33%) COM
2 2 (5.13%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.38%) Data Centre
2 3 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (7.69%) Driving Licence
2 3 (7.69%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (5.13%) Blackberry
3 2 (5.13%) Client/Server
3 2 (5.13%) Mainframe
4 1 (2.56%) Clustering
4 1 (2.56%) CMDB
4 1 (2.56%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.56%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.56%) FMCG
4 1 (2.56%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (2.56%) iPad
4 1 (2.56%) iPhone
4 1 (2.56%) PMI
4 1 (2.56%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 28 (71.79%) Windows
2 6 (15.38%) Windows 7
3 5 (12.82%) Windows Server
3 5 (12.82%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (12.82%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (12.82%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (7.69%) Windows 2000 Server
5 2 (5.13%) Apple iOS
5 2 (5.13%) Windows 8
6 1 (2.56%) Android
6 1 (2.56%) Mac OS X
6 1 (2.56%) Windows 10
6 1 (2.56%) Windows Phone
6 1 (2.56%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (38.46%) Data Management
2 14 (35.90%) Business Intelligence
2 14 (35.90%) Case Management
2 14 (35.90%) CRM
2 14 (35.90%) Document Management
3 10 (25.64%) Project Management
4 6 (15.38%) ITIL
5 5 (12.82%) ITSM
6 4 (10.26%) Kalman Filter
6 4 (10.26%) Web Filtering
7 3 (7.69%) Business Analysis
7 3 (7.69%) Capacity Planning
7 3 (7.69%) Data Protection
7 3 (7.69%) Migration
8 2 (5.13%) Change Control
8 2 (5.13%) Data Analysis
8 2 (5.13%) PRINCE2
8 2 (5.13%) Release Management
8 2 (5.13%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (5.13%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (7.69%) C
1 3 (7.69%) SQL
2 2 (5.13%) COBOL
2 2 (5.13%) VB
3 1 (2.56%) PL/SQL
3 1 (2.56%) Shell Script
3 1 (2.56%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (10.26%) Degree
2 3 (7.69%) CISA
2 3 (7.69%) CISM
2 3 (7.69%) CISSP
3 1 (2.56%) CCDA
3 1 (2.56%) CCNA
3 1 (2.56%) CCNP
3 1 (2.56%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.56%) DBS Check
3 1 (2.56%) GSEC
3 1 (2.56%) PMI Certification
3 1 (2.56%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.26%) SLA
2 3 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (5.13%) PCI DSS
4 1 (2.56%) QA
System Software
1 14 (35.90%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.13%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (5.13%) XenApp
3 1 (2.56%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.56%) NFS
3 1 (2.56%) Terminal Server
3 1 (2.56%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (5.13%) Cisco CUCM
1 2 (5.13%) SCCM
1 2 (5.13%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (2.56%) Data Guard
2 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (2.56%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (2.56%) SCOM
Vendors
1 27 (69.23%) Microsoft
2 14 (35.90%) Infor
2 14 (35.90%) Oracle
2 14 (35.90%) Salesforce.com
2 14 (35.90%) SAP
3 12 (30.77%) Cisco
4 7 (17.95%) HP
5 5 (12.82%) Citrix
5 5 (12.82%) Dell
6 4 (10.26%) IronPort
7 3 (7.69%) CheckPoint
7 3 (7.69%) Kaspersky
8 2 (5.13%) Adobe
8 2 (5.13%) Apple
8 2 (5.13%) Avaya
8 2 (5.13%) Lotus
8 2 (5.13%) Mitel
8 2 (5.13%) Samsung
8 2 (5.13%) Tandberg
8 2 (5.13%) VMware
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