The table below looks at the statistics for Skype for Business skills in IT contracts advertised for the Kent 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 - 41 41
Contract jobs citing Skype for Business 0 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent - 1.06% 0.34%
As % of the Application Platforms category - 4.29% 2.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 1
Median daily rate - £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £328 £383
% change year-on-year
+3.05% -14.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Kent region.

Application Platforms Category
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
23 70 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 9.47% 24.73% 16.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 45 33
Median daily rate £500 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.93% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £275 £148
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £425 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Median hourly rate £14.45 £18.50 £11.35
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.89% +62.99%
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 Kent

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Kent 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 Kent

Skype for Business
Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

Skype for Business Daily Rate Trend in Kent

Skype for Business
Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

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

Skype for Business Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

Skype for Business
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Kent

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 Kent region with a requirement for Skype for Business.

1 4 (100.00%) MS Office
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (75.00%) Migration
2 3 (75.00%) Polycom
2 3 (75.00%) Avaya
2 3 (75.00%) Service Delivery
2 3 (75.00%) Skype
3 2 (50.00%) PBX
3 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
4 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
4 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
4 1 (25.00%) Windows
4 1 (25.00%) DNS
4 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
4 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (25.00%) Firewall
4 1 (25.00%) FMCG
4 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (25.00%) Network Architecture
4 1 (25.00%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (25.00%) Office 365
4 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (25.00%) SQL

Skype for Business
Top Related IT Skills in Kent 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 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (100.00%) MS Office
2 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) Skype
2 2 (50.00%) PBX
3 1 (25.00%) DNS
3 1 (25.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Azure SQL Database
General
1 3 (75.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Active Directory Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) Exchange Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) IT Manager
2 1 (25.00%) IT Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Migration Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Migration Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Office 365 Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) Telephony Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Telephony Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Voice Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (25.00%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Migration
1 3 (75.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (25.00%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) Avaya
2 3 (75.00%) Polycom
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