The table below looks at the statistics for Skype for Business skills in IT contracts advertised for the Nottinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Skype for Business over the 3 months to 26 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
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Skype for Business (formerly Microsoft Lync)
Rank 52 48 42
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -6
Contract jobs citing Skype for Business 3 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 0.58% 0.60% 0.52%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.75% 3.23% 2.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 0
Median daily rate £400 £300 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £328 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.87% -10.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £12.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+66.66% +10.00%
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 Nottinghamshire region.

Application Platforms Category
Nottinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
109 93 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 21.12% 18.49% 20.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 59 20
Median daily rate £410 £398 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.14% +6.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £553 £450 £492
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 11 9
Median hourly rate £20.00 £14.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.93% +11.53%
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 Nottinghamshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Nottinghamshire 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 Nottinghamshire

Skype for Business
Daily Rate Trend in Nottinghamshire

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

Skype for Business Daily Rate Trend in Nottinghamshire

Skype for Business
Hourly Rate Trend in Nottinghamshire

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

Skype for Business Hourly Rate Trend in Nottinghamshire

Skype for Business
Contract Job Locations in Nottinghamshire

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 Nottinghamshire region over the 3 months to 26 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
Nottingham -4 3 £400 +33.33% 1
Skype for Business
East Midlands

Skype for Business
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire

For the 6 months to 26 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 Nottinghamshire region with a requirement for Skype for Business.

1 5 (100.00%) Office 365
1 5 (100.00%) Skype
2 4 (80.00%) ITIL
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (60.00%) Windows
3 3 (60.00%) MS Exchange
3 3 (60.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (40.00%) SharePoint
4 2 (40.00%) Unified Communications
4 2 (40.00%) SCCM
4 2 (40.00%) SCOM
4 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (40.00%) Windows Server
4 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Intune
4 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (40.00%) SMTP
4 2 (40.00%) Local Government
4 2 (40.00%) Service Delivery
5 1 (20.00%) Change Management
5 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
5 1 (20.00%) IPsec
5 1 (20.00%) Finance
5 1 (20.00%) Migration
5 1 (20.00%) VMware
5 1 (20.00%) VMware ESX
5 1 (20.00%) Business Continuity
5 1 (20.00%) Information Security
5 1 (20.00%) Banking
5 1 (20.00%) Asset Management

Skype for Business
Top Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire 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 3 (60.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (60.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (40.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (100.00%) Office 365
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) Skype
2 2 (40.00%) SMTP
2 2 (40.00%) Unified Communications
3 1 (20.00%) IPsec
3 1 (20.00%) MPLS
3 1 (20.00%) NAS
3 1 (20.00%) SAN
3 1 (20.00%) VPN
3 1 (20.00%) WAN
General
1 2 (40.00%) Local Government
2 1 (20.00%) Banking
2 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Architect
1 2 (40.00%) Consultant
1 2 (40.00%) Office 365 Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Technical Architect
1 2 (40.00%) Technical Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Cloud Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Cloud Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) IT Manager
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) SCCM Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) ITIL
2 2 (40.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (20.00%) Asset Management
3 1 (20.00%) Business Continuity
3 1 (20.00%) Capacity Management
3 1 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (20.00%) Change Management
3 1 (20.00%) Coaching
3 1 (20.00%) Facilities Management
3 1 (20.00%) Information Security
3 1 (20.00%) Migration
3 1 (20.00%) People Management
3 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (20.00%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (20.00%) VMware ESX
2 1 (20.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Intune
1 2 (40.00%) SCCM
1 2 (40.00%) SCOM
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco
2 1 (20.00%) Dell Compellent
2 1 (20.00%) MobileIron
2 1 (20.00%) NetApp
2 1 (20.00%) Proofpoint
2 1 (20.00%) QNAP
2 1 (20.00%) VMware