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 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Skype for Business (formerly Microsoft Lync)
Rank 87 99 100
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +1
Contract jobs citing Skype for Business 22 34 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 1.19% 1.55% 0.96%
As % of the Application Platforms category 6.57% 7.85% 5.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 24 11
Median daily rate £338 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £285 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £486 £424 £399
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £350 £355
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -1.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £12.00 £18.25
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -34.24%
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
335 433 419
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 18.06% 19.72% 19.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 193 266 217
Median daily rate £400 £385 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £231 £285 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 9 15
Median hourly rate £48.75 £27.73 £23.36
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+75.80% +18.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £15.00 £10.23
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.31 £56.50 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.47 £17.50 £19.38
% change year-on-year
+22.65% -9.70%

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 7 December 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 7 December 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
Havant +5 7 £375 -
Southampton +6 3 £350 +0.71%
Basingstoke - 2 £200 - 1
Skype for Business
South East

Skype for Business
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 7 December 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 24 (61.54%) Microsoft
2 22 (56.41%) Active Directory
2 22 (56.41%) Windows
3 19 (48.72%) Citrix
3 19 (48.72%) Office 365
4 16 (41.03%) DHCP
4 16 (41.03%) DNS
4 16 (41.03%) Skype
5 15 (38.46%) Windows Server
5 15 (38.46%) SharePoint
5 15 (38.46%) ITIL
6 13 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
7 12 (30.77%) Windows Server 2012
7 12 (30.77%) VMware
8 11 (28.21%) SQL
9 10 (25.64%) SCOM
9 10 (25.64%) XenApp
9 10 (25.64%) Exchange Server 2013
10 9 (23.08%) Security Cleared
10 9 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
10 9 (23.08%) MS Exchange
11 8 (20.51%) MS Excel
11 8 (20.51%) PowerShell
11 8 (20.51%) SC Cleared
12 7 (17.95%) Remedy ITSM
12 7 (17.95%) Microsoft Azure
12 7 (17.95%) Unified Communications
12 7 (17.95%) EMC
12 7 (17.95%) Remedy
12 7 (17.95%) Analytical Skills

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 (38.46%) SharePoint
2 10 (25.64%) Exchange Server 2013
3 9 (23.08%) MS Exchange
4 5 (12.82%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (12.82%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (5.13%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 8 (20.51%) MS Excel
2 6 (15.38%) MS Office
3 3 (7.69%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (17.95%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 19 (48.72%) Office 365
2 7 (17.95%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (7.69%) OneDrive
4 2 (5.13%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (2.56%) G Suite
5 1 (2.56%) IaaS
5 1 (2.56%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 16 (41.03%) DHCP
1 16 (41.03%) DNS
1 16 (41.03%) Skype
2 7 (17.95%) Unified Communications
3 5 (12.82%) Reverse Proxy
3 5 (12.82%) Wireshark
4 4 (10.26%) Fibre Channel
4 4 (10.26%) iSCSI
4 4 (10.26%) MPLS
4 4 (10.26%) NetScaler
4 4 (10.26%) SAN
4 4 (10.26%) TCP/IP
5 3 (7.69%) VoIP
6 1 (2.56%) H.323
6 1 (2.56%) ISDN
6 1 (2.56%) MGCP
6 1 (2.56%) PBX
6 1 (2.56%) Q.931
6 1 (2.56%) RTP
6 1 (2.56%) SCCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.82%) SQL Server
2 4 (10.26%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (10.26%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (10.26%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 5 (12.82%) French Language
1 5 (12.82%) Retail
2 2 (5.13%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 7 (17.95%) Architect
1 7 (17.95%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 7 (17.95%) Lync Engineer
2 6 (15.38%) Support Engineer
3 5 (12.82%) Infrastructure Manager
4 4 (10.26%) Applications Packager
4 4 (10.26%) Delivery Manager
4 4 (10.26%) Desktop Manager
4 4 (10.26%) Infrastructure Delivery Manager
4 4 (10.26%) Infrastructure Services Manager
4 4 (10.26%) Service Manager
4 4 (10.26%) Services Delivery Manager
5 3 (7.69%) Administrator
5 3 (7.69%) Systems Administrator
5 3 (7.69%) Unified Communications Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) Citrix Packager
6 2 (5.13%) Communications Support Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) Office 365 Architect
6 2 (5.13%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) Server Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.56%) .NET
1 1 (2.56%) OAuth
1 1 (2.56%) OpenID
1 1 (2.56%) RFC 2833
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.95%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (12.82%) Clustering
2 5 (12.82%) Replication
3 3 (7.69%) Statistics
3 3 (7.69%) Virtual Team
4 2 (5.13%) Fat Client
4 2 (5.13%) Thin Client
5 1 (2.56%) iPad
5 1 (2.56%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 22 (56.41%) Windows
2 15 (38.46%) Windows Server
3 13 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (30.77%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (12.82%) Windows 7
5 5 (12.82%) Windows 8
6 2 (5.13%) Windows 10
6 2 (5.13%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (2.56%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (38.46%) ITIL
2 5 (12.82%) Budgeting and Forecasting
2 5 (12.82%) Identity Management
2 5 (12.82%) ITSM
2 5 (12.82%) Network Monitoring
2 5 (12.82%) Service Management
3 4 (10.26%) Migration
3 4 (10.26%) Service Delivery
4 3 (7.69%) Capacity Planning
4 3 (7.69%) ITIL V3
5 2 (5.13%) Capacity Management
5 2 (5.13%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (5.13%) Performance Management
5 2 (5.13%) TOGAF
6 1 (2.56%) Change Management
6 1 (2.56%) High Availability
6 1 (2.56%) Logistics
6 1 (2.56%) Network Architecture
6 1 (2.56%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 11 (28.21%) SQL
2 8 (20.51%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.56%) C
3 1 (2.56%) C#
Qualifications
1 9 (23.08%) Security Cleared
2 8 (20.51%) SC Cleared
3 3 (7.69%) Degree
4 2 (5.13%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (5.13%) MCP
4 2 (5.13%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (2.56%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.13%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (56.41%) Active Directory
2 10 (25.64%) XenApp
3 9 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (10.26%) Microsoft App-V
4 4 (10.26%) vSphere
5 3 (7.69%) Hyper-V
6 2 (5.13%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (2.56%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (2.56%) XenDesktop
7 1 (2.56%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 10 (25.64%) SCOM
2 4 (10.26%) NetBackup
2 4 (10.26%) Norton AntiVirus
2 4 (10.26%) SCCM
3 3 (7.69%) EMC NetWorker
3 3 (7.69%) Microsoft Clustering
4 2 (5.13%) DatAdvantage
4 2 (5.13%) Failover Clustering
5 1 (2.56%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 24 (61.54%) Microsoft
2 19 (48.72%) Citrix
3 12 (30.77%) VMware
4 7 (17.95%) EMC
4 7 (17.95%) Remedy
5 6 (15.38%) Sonus
6 4 (10.26%) Sophos
6 4 (10.26%) Symantec
7 3 (7.69%) BMC
7 3 (7.69%) LANDesk
7 3 (7.69%) SolarWinds
8 2 (5.13%) Varonis
8 2 (5.13%) Wyse
9 1 (2.56%) Google
9 1 (2.56%) ServiceNow