The table below looks at the statistics for Skype for Business skills in IT contracts advertised for the Northamptonshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Skype for Business over the 3 months to 2 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
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Skype for Business (formerly Microsoft Lync)
Rank 50 41 -
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -
Contract jobs citing Skype for Business 2 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 0.37% 0.30% -
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.82% 2.22% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Median daily rate £300 £350 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -
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 £17.40
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -31.03%
Skype for Business
East Midlands

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

Application Platforms Category
Northamptonshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
71 45 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 13.15% 13.35% 19.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 30 50
Median daily rate £420 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.17% +21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £291 £300 £284
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £460 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
- +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Median hourly rate £18.75 - £16.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.29 £17.50 £19.38
% change year-on-year
+21.65% -9.70%

Skype for Business
Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Northamptonshire 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 Northamptonshire

Skype for Business
Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Skype for Business Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

Skype for Business
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 2 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 Northamptonshire region with a requirement for Skype for Business.

1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) SCCM
1 3 (100.00%) SCOM
1 3 (100.00%) Skype
2 2 (66.67%) Azure Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 10
2 2 (66.67%) Migration
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (66.67%) Office 365
2 2 (66.67%) SharePoint
2 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 2 (66.67%) Intranet
3 1 (33.33%) Firewall
3 1 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (33.33%) Back Office
3 1 (33.33%) LAN
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (33.33%) SAN
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (33.33%) VMware
3 1 (33.33%) NAS
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server

Skype for Business
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire 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 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
1 2 (66.67%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) Azure Active Directory
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (66.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) Skype
2 2 (66.67%) Intranet
3 1 (33.33%) Firewall
3 1 (33.33%) LAN
3 1 (33.33%) NAS
3 1 (33.33%) SAN
3 1 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
General
1 1 (33.33%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Office 365 Manager
1 2 (66.67%) Project Manager
2 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Server Support
2 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Server Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Server Support
2 1 (33.33%) SharePoint Project Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server Support
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 10
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (100.00%) SCCM
1 3 (100.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) VMware