The table below looks at the statistics for Skype for Business skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Skype for Business over the 3 months to 4 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Skype for Business (formerly Microsoft Lync)
Rank 52 53 61
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +8
Contract jobs citing Skype for Business 5 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.80% 0.46% 0.27%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.13% 3.61% 1.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 1
Median daily rate £513 £220 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+132.95% -32.30%
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -6.66%
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
East of England

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

Application Platforms Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
121 83 117
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 19.33% 12.81% 15.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 36 68
Median daily rate £375 £400 £404
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -0.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £595 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 6
Median hourly rate £16.50 £21.25 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.35% -11.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.10 £10.03 £14.23
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.45 £35.50 £90.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.90 £17.50 £19.38
% change year-on-year
+19.40% -9.70%

Skype for Business
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 Hertfordshire

Skype for Business
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Skype for Business Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Skype for Business
Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Skype for Business across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 4 December 2016.

Skype for Business Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

Skype for Business
Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Skype for Business Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Skype for Business
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

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 Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 4 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
Hemel Hempstead - 1 £525 -
Rickmansworth - 1 - -
Skype for Business
East of England

Skype for Business
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 4 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Skype for Business.

1 4 (36.36%) Skype
2 3 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (18.18%) C
3 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
3 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
3 2 (18.18%) Coaching
4 1 (9.09%) DBS Check
4 1 (9.09%) Windows Server
4 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
4 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
4 1 (9.09%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (9.09%) Hyper-V
4 1 (9.09%) XenApp
4 1 (9.09%) XenDesktop
4 1 (9.09%) Apple iOS
4 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (9.09%) Office 365
4 1 (9.09%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (9.09%) FortiGate
4 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
4 1 (9.09%) Citrix
4 1 (9.09%) MPLS
4 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
4 1 (9.09%) MS Exchange
4 1 (9.09%) Windows
4 1 (9.09%) Cisco
4 1 (9.09%) VMware

Skype for Business
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (9.09%) MS Exchange
1 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (36.36%) Skype
2 1 (9.09%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (9.09%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (9.09%) Firewall
2 1 (9.09%) MPLS
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Trainer
2 2 (18.18%) Architect
2 2 (18.18%) Business Architect
3 1 (9.09%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Messaging Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Trainer
3 1 (9.09%) Support Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Apple iOS
1 1 (9.09%) Windows
1 1 (9.09%) Windows Server
1 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (18.18%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) DBS Check
1 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
1 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
1 1 (9.09%) Hyper-V
1 1 (9.09%) XenApp
1 1 (9.09%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) Cisco
2 1 (9.09%) Citrix
2 1 (9.09%) VMware