The table below looks at the statistics for Skype for Business skills in IT contracts advertised for the Gloucestershire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Skype for Business over the 3 months to 26 July 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
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Skype for Business (formerly Microsoft Lync)
Rank 46 43 47
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +4
Contract jobs citing Skype for Business 6 8 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 1.22% 1.75% 0.23%
As % of the Application Platforms category 6.59% 13.11% 1.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 8 1
Median daily rate £400 £150 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+166.66% -62.96%
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £15.38 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+82.11% +2.50%
Skype for Business
South West

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

Application Platforms Category
Gloucestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
91 61 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 18.53% 13.32% 18.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 50 53
Median daily rate £400 £333 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.30% -8.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £150 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £438 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Median hourly rate £33.00 £20.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+65.00% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £21.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+30.23% +30.30%

Skype for Business
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 Gloucestershire

Skype for Business
Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Skype for Business Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

Skype for Business
Contract Job Locations in Gloucestershire

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 Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 26 July 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
Gloucester - 1 £425 - 1
Skype for Business
South West

Skype for Business
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 Gloucestershire region with a requirement for Skype for Business.

1 7 (77.78%) SharePoint
2 6 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 6 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 5 (55.56%) Active Directory
3 5 (55.56%) DNS
3 5 (55.56%) Security Cleared
3 5 (55.56%) Exchange Server 2013
3 5 (55.56%) Skype
3 5 (55.56%) Virtual Machines
4 4 (44.44%) Office 365
4 4 (44.44%) MS Office
5 3 (33.33%) ITIL
5 3 (33.33%) Windows
5 3 (33.33%) Identity Management
5 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (33.33%) SaaS
5 3 (33.33%) Office Communications Server
5 3 (33.33%) PowerShell
5 3 (33.33%) SharePoint Server
5 3 (33.33%) SCCM
5 3 (33.33%) SC Cleared
5 3 (33.33%) Mobile Device Management
5 3 (33.33%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (22.22%) Windows 7
6 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (22.22%) Windows Server
6 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 2 (22.22%) DV Cleared
6 2 (22.22%) Firewall
6 2 (22.22%) Data Protection

Skype for Business
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire 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 7 (77.78%) SharePoint
2 6 (66.67%) MS Exchange
3 5 (55.56%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (33.33%) Office Communications Server
4 3 (33.33%) SharePoint Server
5 2 (22.22%) GroupWise
5 2 (22.22%) IBM Domino
5 2 (22.22%) IBM Notes
6 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (11.11%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 4 (44.44%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (44.44%) Office 365
2 3 (33.33%) Azure Active Directory
2 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (33.33%) SaaS
3 1 (11.11%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 5 (55.56%) DNS
1 5 (55.56%) Skype
2 2 (22.22%) DHCP
2 2 (22.22%) Firewall
2 2 (22.22%) IMAP4
2 2 (22.22%) Internet
2 2 (22.22%) POP3
2 2 (22.22%) SMTP
2 2 (22.22%) SSL
3 1 (11.11%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (11.11%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (11.11%) Military
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Consultant
1 3 (33.33%) Office 365 Consultant
2 2 (22.22%) Support Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Technical Writer
3 1 (11.11%) 1st/2nd Line Support
3 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Active Directory Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Exchange Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Tester
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Windows
2 2 (22.22%) Windows 7
2 2 (22.22%) Windows Server
2 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Identity Management
1 3 (33.33%) ITIL
1 3 (33.33%) Mobile Device Management
2 2 (22.22%) Data Protection
3 1 (11.11%) Configuration Management
3 1 (11.11%) Identity Access Management
3 1 (11.11%) Incident Management
3 1 (11.11%) ITIL V3
3 1 (11.11%) Service Management
3 1 (11.11%) Test Scripting
3 1 (11.11%) Trend Analysis
3 1 (11.11%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (55.56%) Security Cleared
2 3 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 2 (22.22%) DV Cleared
3 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (11.11%) ISEB
4 1 (11.11%) ISTQB
4 1 (11.11%) MCSE
System Software
1 5 (55.56%) Active Directory
1 5 (55.56%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (22.22%) Hyper-V
3 1 (11.11%) DFS Replication
3 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (33.33%) SCCM
2 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 2 (22.22%) SCOM
3 1 (11.11%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (11.11%) SCDPM
3 1 (11.11%) SCOrch
3 1 (11.11%) SCSM
3 1 (11.11%) SCVMM
3 1 (11.11%) WSUS
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (22.22%) Lotus
2 2 (22.22%) Novell
3 1 (11.11%) Intel Security
3 1 (11.11%) Remedy
3 1 (11.11%) Sophos
3 1 (11.11%) VMware