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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Skype for Business over the 3 months to 29 April 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Skype for Business (formerly Microsoft Lync)
Rank 48 55 44
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -11
Contract jobs citing Skype for Business 4 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 0.85% 0.84% 0.79%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.71% 5.71% 3.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 2
Average daily rate £258 £150 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+71.66% -52.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £164 £150 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £352 £150 £383
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £366
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -4.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.08 £18.75 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+28.40% +13.63%
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
70 70 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 14.89% 14.68% 25.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 31 60
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £272 £245 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £473 £464
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 6
Average hourly rate £8.50 £20.00 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-57.50% +6.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £20.19 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-15.77% +12.13%

Skype for Business
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Skype for Business across the Gloucestershire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Skype for Business across the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016.

Skype for Business Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

Skype for Business
Contract Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Skype for Business within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 29 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheltenham - 1 £140 -
Gloucester - 1 £375 - 1
Skype for Business
South West

Skype for Business
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 3 (60.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) ITIL
2 2 (40.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) Hyper-V
2 2 (40.00%) Skype
2 2 (40.00%) DV Cleared
2 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (40.00%) SCCM
3 1 (20.00%) SCOM
3 1 (20.00%) Data Protection
3 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (20.00%) V-Model
3 1 (20.00%) OneDrive
3 1 (20.00%) Identity Access Management
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (20.00%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (20.00%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (20.00%) Trend Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) ITIL V3
3 1 (20.00%) Office 365
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013

Skype for Business
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 3 (60.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (20.00%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Office 365
1 1 (20.00%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) Skype
2 1 (20.00%) DHCP
2 1 (20.00%) DNS
2 1 (20.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (20.00%) Military
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Support Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Technical Writer
2 1 (20.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support
2 1 (20.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Tester
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) Data Protection
2 1 (20.00%) Identity Access Management
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL V3
2 1 (20.00%) Service Management
2 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (20.00%) Trend Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) DV Cleared
1 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) ISEB
2 1 (20.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (20.00%) MCSE
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) SCCM
2 1 (20.00%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 1 (20.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Intel Security
2 1 (20.00%) Remedy
2 1 (20.00%) Sophos
2 1 (20.00%) VMware
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