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 30 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
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Skype for Business (formerly Microsoft Lync)
Rank 105 68 91
Rank change year-on-year
-37 +23
Contract jobs citing Skype for Business 17 59 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.87% 2.75% 1.31%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.35% 13.20% 6.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 39 20
Median daily rate £325 £325 £325
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £265 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £393 £425 £378
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £365
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -10.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £17.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+66.66% +10.00%
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
391 447 410
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 20.06% 20.84% 19.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 242 252 239
Median daily rate £380 £363 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.82% +7.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 22 13
Median hourly rate £41.25 £32.00 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.90% +45.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £14.25 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.31 £40.08 £42.50
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 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 30 August 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 30 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
Fareham - 7 £275 -
Southampton +4 1 £250 -20.00%
Portsmouth - 1 £325 -
Skype for Business
South East

Skype for Business
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 30 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 Hampshire region with a requirement for Skype for Business.

1 25 (80.65%) Microsoft
2 17 (54.84%) ITIL
3 15 (48.39%) Windows
3 15 (48.39%) Active Directory
4 13 (41.94%) SharePoint
4 13 (41.94%) Office 365
4 13 (41.94%) Windows Server 2012
5 12 (38.71%) Windows Server
5 12 (38.71%) SQL
6 11 (35.48%) VMware
6 11 (35.48%) Windows Server 2008
7 10 (32.26%) Remedy ITSM
7 10 (32.26%) Skype
7 10 (32.26%) Remedy
8 9 (29.03%) MS Excel
8 9 (29.03%) DHCP
8 9 (29.03%) DNS
8 9 (29.03%) Security Cleared
8 9 (29.03%) Microsoft Azure
8 9 (29.03%) Unified Communications
9 8 (25.81%) SC Cleared
9 8 (25.81%) SCOM
9 8 (25.81%) MS Exchange
9 8 (25.81%) MS Office
10 7 (22.58%) EMC
10 7 (22.58%) ITSM
10 7 (22.58%) VMware Infrastructure
10 7 (22.58%) Analytical Skills
10 7 (22.58%) Exchange Server 2013
11 6 (19.35%) Hyper-V

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 13 (41.94%) SharePoint
2 8 (25.81%) MS Exchange
3 7 (22.58%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (12.90%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (12.90%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (3.23%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 9 (29.03%) MS Excel
2 8 (25.81%) MS Office
3 3 (9.68%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 10 (32.26%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 13 (41.94%) Office 365
2 9 (29.03%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (6.45%) OneDrive
4 1 (3.23%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 10 (32.26%) Skype
2 9 (29.03%) DHCP
2 9 (29.03%) DNS
2 9 (29.03%) Unified Communications
3 5 (16.13%) SAN
4 4 (12.90%) Fibre Channel
4 4 (12.90%) iSCSI
4 4 (12.90%) MPLS
4 4 (12.90%) Reverse Proxy
4 4 (12.90%) TCP/IP
4 4 (12.90%) Wireshark
5 1 (3.23%) DMZ
5 1 (3.23%) Firewall
5 1 (3.23%) LAN
5 1 (3.23%) NetScaler
5 1 (3.23%) VPN
5 1 (3.23%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.90%) SQL Server
1 4 (12.90%) SQL Server 2005
1 4 (12.90%) SQL Server 2008
1 4 (12.90%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 2 (6.45%) Back Office
1 2 (6.45%) Finance
2 1 (3.23%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (29.03%) Lync Engineer
1 9 (29.03%) Support Engineer
2 5 (16.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (12.90%) Architect
3 4 (12.90%) Unified Communications Engineer
4 3 (9.68%) Administrator
4 3 (9.68%) Communications Support Engineer
4 3 (9.68%) Microsoft Specialist
4 3 (9.68%) Office 365 Architect
4 3 (9.68%) Office 365 Specialist
4 3 (9.68%) Server Support
4 3 (9.68%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (6.45%) Consultant
5 2 (6.45%) Project Manager
5 2 (6.45%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Senior Manager
5 2 (6.45%) Senior Project Manager
5 2 (6.45%) Server Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Server Support Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Unified Communications Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 7 (22.58%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (16.13%) Clustering
3 4 (12.90%) Replication
4 3 (9.68%) Statistics
4 3 (9.68%) Virtual Team
5 2 (6.45%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 15 (48.39%) Windows
2 13 (41.94%) Windows Server 2012
3 12 (38.71%) Windows Server
4 11 (35.48%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (9.68%) Windows 10
5 3 (9.68%) Windows 8
5 3 (9.68%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (54.84%) ITIL
2 7 (22.58%) ITSM
3 4 (12.90%) Network Monitoring
4 3 (9.68%) Capacity Planning
4 3 (9.68%) ITIL V3
4 3 (9.68%) Migration
5 2 (6.45%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (6.45%) Coaching
5 2 (6.45%) Contingency Planning
5 2 (6.45%) PRINCE2
5 2 (6.45%) Project Management
5 2 (6.45%) Risk Management
5 2 (6.45%) Scrum
5 2 (6.45%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (6.45%) Supplier Management
6 1 (3.23%) B2B
6 1 (3.23%) Change Management
6 1 (3.23%) Load Balancing
6 1 (3.23%) Logistics
6 1 (3.23%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 12 (38.71%) SQL
2 5 (16.13%) PowerShell
3 1 (3.23%) C
Qualifications
1 9 (29.03%) Security Cleared
2 8 (25.81%) SC Cleared
3 4 (12.90%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (9.68%) Degree
5 2 (6.45%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (16.13%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (48.39%) Active Directory
2 7 (22.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (19.35%) Hyper-V
4 4 (12.90%) vSphere
4 4 (12.90%) XenApp
5 1 (3.23%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (3.23%) XenDesktop
5 1 (3.23%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 8 (25.81%) SCOM
2 5 (16.13%) SCCM
3 4 (12.90%) NetBackup
3 4 (12.90%) Norton AntiVirus
4 3 (9.68%) EMC NetWorker
4 3 (9.68%) Microsoft Clustering
4 3 (9.68%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 25 (80.65%) Microsoft
2 11 (35.48%) VMware
3 10 (32.26%) Remedy
4 7 (22.58%) EMC
5 6 (19.35%) Citrix
6 4 (12.90%) ServiceNow
6 4 (12.90%) Sonus
6 4 (12.90%) Sophos
6 4 (12.90%) Symantec
7 3 (9.68%) BMC
7 3 (9.68%) LANDesk
7 3 (9.68%) SolarWinds