The table below looks at the statistics for Skype for Business skills in IT contracts advertised for the North Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Skype for Business over the 3 months to 28 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Skype for Business (formerly Microsoft Lync)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Skype for Business 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in North Yorkshire - - -
As % of the Application Platforms category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £401 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+14.42% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.08 £18.75 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+28.40% +13.63%
Skype for Business
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 North Yorkshire region.

Application Platforms Category
North Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
46 47 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in North Yorkshire 22.12% 18.29% 28.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 32 44
Average daily rate £300 £375 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +17.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £142 £288 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £513 £395
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Average hourly rate £10.99 £10.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.90% -44.44%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £20.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-17.50% +11.11%

Skype for Business
Jobs Demand Trend in North Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Skype for Business across the North Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

Skype for Business Jobs Demand Trend in North Yorkshire

Skype for Business
Daily Rate Trend in North Yorkshire

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

Skype for Business Daily Rate Trend in North Yorkshire

Skype for Business
Top 30 Related IT Skills in North Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North Yorkshire region citing Skype for Business also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Skype for Business.

1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) IIS
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) Apple
2 1 (50.00%) Terminal Services
2 1 (50.00%) Service Management
2 1 (50.00%) MVC
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Information Security
2 1 (50.00%) Ajax
2 1 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (50.00%) SaaS
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL V3
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 1 (50.00%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (50.00%) DevOps

Skype for Business
Top Related IT Skills in North Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North Yorkshire region citing Skype for Business also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Skype for Business. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (50.00%) IIS
1 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory Support
1 1 (50.00%) Desktop Support
1 1 (50.00%) Desktop Support Technician
1 1 (50.00%) Desktop Technician
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (50.00%) Ajax
1 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) DevOps
1 1 (50.00%) Information Security
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL V3
1 1 (50.00%) MVC
1 1 (50.00%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) Terminal Services
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Apple
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft