The table below looks at the statistics for Skype for Business skills in IT contracts advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Skype for Business over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Skype for Business (formerly Microsoft Lync)
Rank 75 83 -
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -
Contract jobs citing Skype for Business 30 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 2.45% 0.19% -
As % of the Application Platforms category 11.86% 1.14% -
Number of daily rates quoted 19 1 0
Median daily rate £253 £375 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-32.66% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £365
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -10.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 0 0
Median hourly rate £28.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+66.66% +10.00%
Skype for Business
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 North East region.

Application Platforms Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
253 176 144
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 20.65% 16.79% 23.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 151 126 98
Median daily rate £300 £425 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.41% +30.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £212 £290 £179
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £600 £379
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 2 11
Median hourly rate £28.00 £17.00 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+64.70% -8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £11.40 £16.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £22.60 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+22.22% +28.57%

Skype for Business
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North East 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 the North East

Skype for Business
Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

Skype for Business Daily Rate Trend in the North East

Skype for Business
Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Skype for Business across the North East region over the 3 months to 28 August 2016.

Skype for Business Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

Skype for Business
Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

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

Skype for Business Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

Skype for Business
Contract Job Locations in the North East

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 North East region over the 3 months to 28 August 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
Tyne and Wear +7 28 £253 -32.66% 4
Durham - 1 - - 1
Skype for Business
England

Skype for Business
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 North East region with a requirement for Skype for Business.

1 66 (91.67%) Windows
2 65 (90.28%) MS Exchange
2 65 (90.28%) Active Directory
3 64 (88.89%) Exchange Server 2010
4 57 (79.17%) DNS
4 57 (79.17%) DHCP
5 53 (73.61%) Microsoft
6 47 (65.28%) ITIL
7 43 (59.72%) Hyper-V
8 39 (54.17%) Security Cleared
9 37 (51.39%) Windows Server
10 36 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
11 33 (45.83%) Skype
11 33 (45.83%) VMware
12 32 (44.44%) SharePoint
13 31 (43.06%) Citrix
13 31 (43.06%) SC Cleared
13 31 (43.06%) XenApp
14 30 (41.67%) XenServer
14 30 (41.67%) XenDesktop
14 30 (41.67%) Windows Server 2008
14 30 (41.67%) BPSS Clearance
15 29 (40.28%) Disclosure Scotland
15 29 (40.28%) SCCM
15 29 (40.28%) Windows Server 2003
15 29 (40.28%) Microsoft App-V
15 29 (40.28%) AppSense
16 27 (37.50%) Operational Acceptance Testing
16 27 (37.50%) Software Delivery
17 26 (36.11%) Computer Science

Skype for Business
Top Related IT Skills in the North East 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 65 (90.28%) MS Exchange
2 64 (88.89%) Exchange Server 2010
3 36 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 32 (44.44%) SharePoint
5 24 (33.33%) Office Communications Server
6 22 (30.56%) SharePoint 2010
7 20 (27.78%) SharePoint 2013
8 7 (9.72%) Exchange Server 2007
9 4 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2003
9 4 (5.56%) OpenStack
10 2 (2.78%) SharePoint Server
11 1 (1.39%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 16 (22.22%) MS Office
2 3 (4.17%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 24 (33.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 57 (79.17%) DHCP
1 57 (79.17%) DNS
2 33 (45.83%) Skype
3 10 (13.89%) SMS
4 4 (5.56%) Unified Communications
5 3 (4.17%) TCP/IP
6 2 (2.78%) VoIP
7 1 (1.39%) 3G
7 1 (1.39%) LAN
7 1 (1.39%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.78%) SQL Server
1 2 (2.78%) SQL Server 2012
1 2 (2.78%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 2 (2.78%) JIRA
General
1 1 (1.39%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 20 (27.78%) Messaging Support
2 17 (23.61%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 17 (23.61%) Desktop Engineer
3 13 (18.06%) Messaging Engineer
3 13 (18.06%) Support Engineer
4 11 (15.28%) Messaging Support Engineer
5 9 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support
5 9 (12.50%) Consultant
6 6 (8.33%) Desktop Support
6 6 (8.33%) Messaging Specialist
7 5 (6.94%) Messaging Consultant
7 5 (6.94%) Support Consultant
8 3 (4.17%) Collaboration Engineer
8 3 (4.17%) SharePoint Support
9 2 (2.78%) Business Intelligence Analyst
9 2 (2.78%) Business Intelligence Business Analyst
9 2 (2.78%) Collaboration Consultant
9 2 (2.78%) Lync Consultant
9 2 (2.78%) SCCM Engineer
9 2 (2.78%) SharePoint Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 26 (36.11%) Computer Science
2 13 (18.06%) Blackberry
2 13 (18.06%) Visualisation
3 1 (1.39%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.39%) Fat Client
3 1 (1.39%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 66 (91.67%) Windows
2 37 (51.39%) Windows Server
3 30 (41.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 29 (40.28%) Windows Server 2003
5 13 (18.06%) Android
5 13 (18.06%) Apple iOS
5 13 (18.06%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (2.78%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.39%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (65.28%) ITIL
2 27 (37.50%) Operational Acceptance Testing
2 27 (37.50%) Software Delivery
3 17 (23.61%) Capacity Planning
3 17 (23.61%) Incident Management
4 15 (20.83%) Content Management
5 12 (16.67%) Mobile Device Management
6 9 (12.50%) Migration
7 7 (9.72%) Load Balancing
8 3 (4.17%) Project Management
9 2 (2.78%) Business Continuity
9 2 (2.78%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (2.78%) CRM
9 2 (2.78%) Data Migration
9 2 (2.78%) Defect Tracking
9 2 (2.78%) Kalman Filter
9 2 (2.78%) Service Delivery
9 2 (2.78%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 2 (2.78%) Test Scripting
10 1 (1.39%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 14 (19.44%) PowerShell
2 4 (5.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 39 (54.17%) Security Cleared
2 31 (43.06%) SC Cleared
3 30 (41.67%) BPSS Clearance
4 26 (36.11%) Degree
4 26 (36.11%) Microsoft Certification
5 23 (31.94%) MCSE
6 2 (2.78%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (40.28%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (2.78%) QA
System Software
1 65 (90.28%) Active Directory
2 43 (59.72%) Hyper-V
3 31 (43.06%) XenApp
4 30 (41.67%) XenDesktop
4 30 (41.67%) XenServer
5 29 (40.28%) Microsoft App-V
6 7 (9.72%) Brightmail
7 3 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
8 2 (2.78%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 29 (40.28%) SCCM
2 19 (26.39%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 3 (4.17%) Backup Exec
4 2 (2.78%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (2.78%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 2 (2.78%) WSUS
Vendors
1 53 (73.61%) Microsoft
2 33 (45.83%) VMware
3 31 (43.06%) Citrix
4 29 (40.28%) AppSense
5 13 (18.06%) Trend Micro
6 7 (9.72%) HP
6 7 (9.72%) IronPort
7 5 (6.94%) Symantec
8 3 (4.17%) ThinPrint
9 2 (2.78%) Compaq
9 2 (2.78%) Dell
9 2 (2.78%) Intel Security
9 2 (2.78%) Oracle
9 2 (2.78%) SAP
10 1 (1.39%) Cisco
10 1 (1.39%) Lotus
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