The table below looks at the statistics for Skype for Business skills in IT contracts advertised for the Peterborough region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Skype for Business over the 3 months to 29 July 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Skype for Business (formerly Microsoft Lync)
Rank 18 20 21
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +1
Contract jobs citing Skype for Business 1 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 1.02% 1.85% 3.31%
As % of the Application Platforms category 7.14% 5.71% 13.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 3
Median daily rate - £400 £130
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +207.69%
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+75.00% +6.66%
Skype for Business
Cambridgeshire

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

Application Platforms Category
Peterborough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
14 35 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 14.29% 32.41% 24.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 14 14
Median daily rate £350 £450 £285
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% +57.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £174 £232 £124
10% offered a daily rate of more than £389 £450 £447
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 17 10
Median hourly rate £10.00 £23.00 £11.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-56.52% +100.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £21.15 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+32.41% +28.15%

Skype for Business
Jobs Demand Trend in Peterborough

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Peterborough 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 Peterborough

Skype for Business
Daily Rate Trend in Peterborough

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

Skype for Business Daily Rate Trend in Peterborough

Skype for Business
Top 11 Related IT Skills in Peterborough

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 Peterborough region with a requirement for Skype for Business.

1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 1 (100.00%) Crystal Reports
1 1 (100.00%) UML
1 1 (100.00%) Unisys
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Waterfall
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (100.00%) SDLC

Skype for Business
Top Related IT Skills in Peterborough 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Crystal Reports
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst Programmer
1 1 (100.00%) Programmer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Analyst Programmer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Programme Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Programmer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior SQL Programmer
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Programmer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) SDLC
1 1 (100.00%) UML
1 1 (100.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Unisys