The table below looks at the statistics for Skype for Business skills in IT contracts advertised for the Portsmouth region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Skype for Business over the 3 months to 25 September 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Skype for Business (formerly Microsoft Lync)
Rank - - 20
Contract jobs citing Skype for Business 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth - - 1.68%
As % of the Application Platforms category - - 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Median daily rate - - £402
UK excluding London median daily rate £339 £330 £380
% change year-on-year
+2.65% -13.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £14.75 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+86.44% -4.83%
Skype for Business
Hampshire

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

Application Platforms Category
Portsmouth
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
32 25 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 17.11% 20.49% 11.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 10 4
Median daily rate £288 £505 £399
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-43.06% +26.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £152 £241 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £481 £550 £405
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 1
Median hourly rate £21.75 £57.50 £38.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-62.17% +51.31%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+23.59% +27.14%

Skype for Business
Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Portsmouth 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 Portsmouth

Skype for Business
Daily Rate Trend in Portsmouth

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

Skype for Business Daily Rate Trend in Portsmouth

Skype for Business
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 Portsmouth region with a requirement for Skype for Business.

1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (50.00%) DHCP
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (50.00%) EMC
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) SAN
2 1 (50.00%) Symantec
2 1 (50.00%) MPLS
2 1 (50.00%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (50.00%) Sophos
2 1 (50.00%) Replication
2 1 (50.00%) NetBackup
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (50.00%) iSCSI
2 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008

Skype for Business
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth 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 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (50.00%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (50.00%) Office 365
1 1 (50.00%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) DHCP
1 1 (50.00%) DNS
1 1 (50.00%) Fibre Channel
1 1 (50.00%) iSCSI
1 1 (50.00%) MPLS
1 1 (50.00%) SAN
1 1 (50.00%) Skype
1 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) 3rd Line Server Support
1 1 (50.00%) 3rd Line Support
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory Support
1 1 (50.00%) Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Office 365 Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Server Support
1 1 (50.00%) Wintel Support
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (50.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) vSphere
2 1 (50.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) NetBackup
1 1 (50.00%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) EMC
2 1 (50.00%) Sophos
2 1 (50.00%) Symantec