The table below looks at the statistics for Skype for Business skills in IT contracts advertised for the Herefordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Skype for Business over the 3 months to 5 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Skype for Business (formerly Microsoft Lync)
Rank - 11 -
Contract jobs citing Skype for Business 0 11 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Herefordshire - 14.86% -
As % of the Application Platforms category - 55.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 7 0
Median daily rate - £450 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £350 £360
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £12.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -31.42%
Skype for Business
West Midlands

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

Application Platforms Category
Herefordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
2 20 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Herefordshire 20.00% 27.03% 64.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 16 22
Median daily rate £158 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-60.62% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £104 £300 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £212 £483 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.90 £17.50 £19.44
% change year-on-year
+19.40% -9.97%

Skype for Business
Jobs Demand Trend in Herefordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Herefordshire 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 Herefordshire

Skype for Business
Daily Rate Trend in Herefordshire

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

Skype for Business Daily Rate Trend in Herefordshire

Skype for Business
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Herefordshire

For the 6 months to 5 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 Herefordshire region with a requirement for Skype for Business.

1 9 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (88.89%) SharePoint
2 8 (88.89%) MS Exchange
2 8 (88.89%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (77.78%) SharePoint 2010
3 7 (77.78%) Exchange Server 2003
3 7 (77.78%) WAN
3 7 (77.78%) ITIL
3 7 (77.78%) Cisco
3 7 (77.78%) Windows Server 2003
3 7 (77.78%) Security Cleared
4 6 (66.67%) Symantec
4 6 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (66.67%) NetBackup
4 6 (66.67%) DV Cleared
5 5 (55.56%) MCSA
6 3 (33.33%) PRINCE2
6 3 (33.33%) Project Management
6 3 (33.33%) SC Cleared
6 3 (33.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 2 (22.22%) SaaS
7 2 (22.22%) SDLC
7 2 (22.22%) Windows Server
7 2 (22.22%) CLAS
7 2 (22.22%) TOGAF
7 2 (22.22%) NonStop SQL
7 2 (22.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (22.22%) CESG
7 2 (22.22%) CESG CLAS
7 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development

Skype for Business
Top Related IT Skills in Herefordshire 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 8 (88.89%) MS Exchange
1 8 (88.89%) SharePoint
2 7 (77.78%) Exchange Server 2003
2 7 (77.78%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2013
Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (77.78%) WAN
2 1 (11.11%) DHCP
2 1 (11.11%) DNS
2 1 (11.11%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) NonStop SQL
General
1 2 (22.22%) Back Office
1 2 (22.22%) Military
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Systems Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Technical Support
3 2 (22.22%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (22.22%) Security Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Support Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Technical Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Technical Support Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Technical Support
4 1 (11.11%) IT Support
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Support Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Technician
4 1 (11.11%) Systems Support Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Technical Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Technical Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Technical Support Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Wintel Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Wintel Support
4 1 (11.11%) Wintel Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) CESG
1 2 (22.22%) CESG CLAS
2 1 (11.11%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (88.89%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (77.78%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (22.22%) Windows Server
5 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
5 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) ITIL
2 3 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 3 (33.33%) Project Management
3 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (22.22%) Scrum
3 2 (22.22%) SDLC
3 2 (22.22%) TOGAF
4 1 (11.11%) Configuration Management
4 1 (11.11%) Data Protection
4 1 (11.11%) Incident Management
Qualifications
1 7 (77.78%) Security Cleared
2 6 (66.67%) DV Cleared
2 6 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (55.56%) MCSA
4 3 (33.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 3 (33.33%) SC Cleared
5 2 (22.22%) CISSP
5 2 (22.22%) CLAS
5 2 (22.22%) ISEB
6 1 (11.11%) APMP
6 1 (11.11%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
1 1 (11.11%) DFS Replication
1 1 (11.11%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 6 (66.67%) NetBackup
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (11.11%) SCCM
2 1 (11.11%) SCDPM
2 1 (11.11%) SCOM
2 1 (11.11%) SCOrch
2 1 (11.11%) SCSM
2 1 (11.11%) SCVMM
2 1 (11.11%) WSUS
Vendors
1 7 (77.78%) Cisco
2 6 (66.67%) Symantec
3 2 (22.22%) Microsoft