The table below looks at the statistics for Skype for Business skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hampshire 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 September 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Skype for Business (formerly Microsoft Lync)
Rank 95 77 84
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +7
Contract jobs citing Skype for Business 20 53 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 1.08% 2.39% 1.77%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.80% 10.54% 8.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 35 23
Median daily rate £350 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £425 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £328 £383
% change year-on-year
+3.05% -14.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £17.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £14.75 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+86.44% -1.66%
Skype for Business
South East

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

Application Platforms Category
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
417 503 406
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 22.54% 22.72% 19.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 242 274 202
Median daily rate £400 £375 £346
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +8.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 23 11
Median hourly rate £42.50 £36.50 £26.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.43% +39.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £14.27 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.31 £47.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +25.71%

Skype for Business
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Hampshire 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 Hampshire

Skype for Business
Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Skype for Business Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

Skype for Business
Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Skype for Business across the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 27 September 2016.

Skype for Business Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

Skype for Business
Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Skype for Business Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

Skype for Business
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

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 Hampshire region over the 3 months to 27 September 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
Fareham - 5 £250 -
Southampton +10 3 £288 -11.53% 1
Havant -3 1 - -
Skype for Business
South East

Skype for Business
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 27 September 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 Hampshire region with a requirement for Skype for Business.

1 28 (77.78%) Microsoft
2 19 (52.78%) Active Directory
2 19 (52.78%) ITIL
3 17 (47.22%) Windows
4 16 (44.44%) Office 365
5 15 (41.67%) SharePoint
6 14 (38.89%) Windows Server
7 13 (36.11%) VMware
7 13 (36.11%) Windows Server 2008
7 13 (36.11%) Windows Server 2012
8 12 (33.33%) SQL
9 11 (30.56%) MS Exchange
9 11 (30.56%) DHCP
9 11 (30.56%) DNS
9 11 (30.56%) Exchange Server 2013
10 10 (27.78%) Skype
10 10 (27.78%) SCOM
10 10 (27.78%) Remedy ITSM
10 10 (27.78%) Citrix
10 10 (27.78%) Remedy
11 9 (25.00%) MS Excel
11 9 (25.00%) Security Cleared
11 9 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
11 9 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
11 9 (25.00%) Unified Communications
12 8 (22.22%) SC Cleared
12 8 (22.22%) MS Office
13 7 (19.44%) EMC
13 7 (19.44%) ITSM
13 7 (19.44%) Clustering

Skype for Business
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire 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 15 (41.67%) SharePoint
2 11 (30.56%) Exchange Server 2013
2 11 (30.56%) MS Exchange
3 7 (19.44%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (11.11%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (5.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (2.78%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 9 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 8 (22.22%) MS Office
3 3 (8.33%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 10 (27.78%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 16 (44.44%) Office 365
2 9 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (5.56%) OneDrive
4 1 (2.78%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 11 (30.56%) DHCP
1 11 (30.56%) DNS
2 10 (27.78%) Skype
3 9 (25.00%) Unified Communications
4 4 (11.11%) Fibre Channel
4 4 (11.11%) iSCSI
4 4 (11.11%) MPLS
4 4 (11.11%) Reverse Proxy
4 4 (11.11%) SAN
4 4 (11.11%) TCP/IP
4 4 (11.11%) Wireshark
5 3 (8.33%) NetScaler
6 2 (5.56%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.11%) SQL Server
1 4 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
1 4 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
1 4 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 2 (5.56%) Back Office
1 2 (5.56%) Finance
1 2 (5.56%) French Language
1 2 (5.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (25.00%) Lync Engineer
1 9 (25.00%) Support Engineer
2 7 (19.44%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (11.11%) Architect
3 4 (11.11%) Unified Communications Engineer
4 3 (8.33%) Administrator
4 3 (8.33%) Communications Support Engineer
4 3 (8.33%) Microsoft Specialist
4 3 (8.33%) Office 365 Architect
4 3 (8.33%) Office 365 Specialist
4 3 (8.33%) Server Support
4 3 (8.33%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (5.56%) Consultant
5 2 (5.56%) Infrastructure Manager
5 2 (5.56%) Project Manager
5 2 (5.56%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) Senior Manager
5 2 (5.56%) Senior Project Manager
5 2 (5.56%) Server Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) Server Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 7 (19.44%) Analytical Skills
1 7 (19.44%) Clustering
2 4 (11.11%) Replication
3 3 (8.33%) Statistics
3 3 (8.33%) Virtual Team
4 2 (5.56%) Data Centre
4 2 (5.56%) Fat Client
4 2 (5.56%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 17 (47.22%) Windows
2 14 (38.89%) Windows Server
3 13 (36.11%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (36.11%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (8.33%) Windows 10
4 3 (8.33%) Windows 8
4 3 (8.33%) Windows XP
5 2 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (52.78%) ITIL
2 7 (19.44%) ITSM
3 4 (11.11%) Migration
3 4 (11.11%) Network Monitoring
4 3 (8.33%) Capacity Planning
4 3 (8.33%) ITIL V3
5 2 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (5.56%) Capacity Management
5 2 (5.56%) Coaching
5 2 (5.56%) Contingency Planning
5 2 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (5.56%) Identity Management
5 2 (5.56%) Performance Management
5 2 (5.56%) PRINCE2
5 2 (5.56%) Project Management
5 2 (5.56%) Risk Management
5 2 (5.56%) Scrum
5 2 (5.56%) Service Management
5 2 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (5.56%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (33.33%) SQL
2 7 (19.44%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.78%) C
Qualifications
1 9 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 8 (22.22%) SC Cleared
3 4 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (8.33%) Degree
5 2 (5.56%) MCP
5 2 (5.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (2.78%) MCSA
6 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (13.89%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (52.78%) Active Directory
2 9 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (16.67%) Hyper-V
3 6 (16.67%) XenApp
4 4 (11.11%) vSphere
5 2 (5.56%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (2.78%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (2.78%) XenDesktop
6 1 (2.78%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 10 (27.78%) SCOM
2 5 (13.89%) Microsoft Clustering
2 5 (13.89%) SCCM
3 4 (11.11%) NetBackup
3 4 (11.11%) Norton AntiVirus
4 3 (8.33%) EMC NetWorker
4 3 (8.33%) Microsoft Intune
5 2 (5.56%) DatAdvantage
5 2 (5.56%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 28 (77.78%) Microsoft
2 13 (36.11%) VMware
3 10 (27.78%) Citrix
3 10 (27.78%) Remedy
4 7 (19.44%) EMC
5 4 (11.11%) ServiceNow
5 4 (11.11%) Sonus
5 4 (11.11%) Sophos
5 4 (11.11%) Symantec
6 3 (8.33%) BMC
6 3 (8.33%) LANDesk
6 3 (8.33%) SolarWinds
7 2 (5.56%) Varonis
7 2 (5.56%) Wyse
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