The table below looks at the statistics for Skype for Business skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds 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 91 83 83
Rank change year-on-year
-8 0
Contract jobs citing Skype for Business 2 21 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.17% 1.34% 0.42%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.02% 7.27% 2.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 14 3
Median daily rate £363 £540 £270
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-32.87% +100.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £511 £234
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £618 £354
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £350 £360
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £15.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £12.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -31.42%
Skype for Business
West Yorkshire

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

Application Platforms Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
197 289 205
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 17.03% 18.42% 17.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 185 120
Median daily rate £470 £475 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.05% +43.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £540 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 12 3
Median hourly rate £28.00 £15.00 £14.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+86.66% +0.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.95 £14.02 £13.37
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £18.20 £20.97
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 Leeds

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Leeds 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 Leeds

Skype for Business
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Skype for Business Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

Skype for Business
Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Skype for Business across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 5 December 2016.

Skype for Business Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

Skype for Business
Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Skype for Business Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

Skype for Business
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

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 Leeds region with a requirement for Skype for Business.

1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (85.71%) Office 365
3 5 (71.43%) Windows
3 5 (71.43%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (71.43%) Windows Server
4 4 (57.14%) DNS
4 4 (57.14%) MS Office
4 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
5 3 (42.86%) Dell
5 3 (42.86%) VMware
5 3 (42.86%) Bitbucket
5 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (42.86%) Brocade
5 3 (42.86%) JIRA
5 3 (42.86%) Atlassian
5 3 (42.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 3 (42.86%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (28.57%) Skype
6 2 (28.57%) SCCM
6 2 (28.57%) Hyper-V
6 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (28.57%) MCSE
7 1 (14.29%) DHCP
7 1 (14.29%) Web Services
7 1 (14.29%) ITIL
7 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (14.29%) CCNA
7 1 (14.29%) Service Management
7 1 (14.29%) Back Office
7 1 (14.29%) Telecoms

Skype for Business
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds 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:

Applications
1 4 (57.14%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (85.71%) Office 365
2 3 (42.86%) Azure Active Directory
2 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) DNS
2 2 (28.57%) Skype
3 1 (14.29%) DHCP
3 1 (14.29%) Unified Communications
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 3 (42.86%) Bitbucket
1 3 (42.86%) JIRA
General
1 1 (14.29%) Back Office
1 1 (14.29%) Games
1 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Azure Consultant
1 2 (28.57%) Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) 1st/2nd Line Support
2 1 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (14.29%) Active Directory Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Azure Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Communications Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Lync Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Office 365 Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Windows Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Storage Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Unified Communications Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Windows
1 5 (71.43%) Windows Server
1 5 (71.43%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (14.29%) Android
2 1 (14.29%) Apple iOS
2 1 (14.29%) Mac OS
2 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (14.29%) Application Packaging
1 1 (14.29%) Data Loss Prevention
1 1 (14.29%) Disk Encryption
1 1 (14.29%) ITIL
1 1 (14.29%) Service Management
1 1 (14.29%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) MCSE
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (14.29%) CCNA
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
2 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
2 2 (28.57%) Hyper-V
3 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (42.86%) Atlassian
2 3 (42.86%) Brocade
2 3 (42.86%) Dell
2 3 (42.86%) VMware
3 1 (14.29%) Apple