The table below looks at the statistics for Skype for Business skills in IT contracts advertised for the Halifax region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Skype for Business over the 3 months to 27 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Skype for Business (formerly Microsoft Lync)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Skype for Business 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax - - -
As % of the Application Platforms category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
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 £27.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+66.66% +10.00%
Skype for Business
West Yorkshire

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

Application Platforms Category
Halifax
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
28 41 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 20.59% 26.11% 30.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 31 46
Median daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £225 £374
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £468
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £17.75
% change year-on-year
+22.22% +26.76%