The table below looks at the statistics for Skype for Business skills in IT contracts advertised for the Solihull 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 24 21 -
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -
Contract jobs citing Skype for Business 3 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 2.34% 2.56% -
As % of the Application Platforms category 6.98% 31.25% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Median daily rate £288 - -
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
West 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 Solihull region.

Application Platforms Category
Solihull
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
43 16 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 33.59% 8.21% 10.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 6
Median daily rate £425 £350 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -9.67%
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
- +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £10.00
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 Solihull

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Solihull 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 Solihull

Skype for Business
Daily Rate Trend in Solihull

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

Skype for Business Daily Rate Trend in Solihull

Skype for Business
Daily Rate Histogram in Solihull

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Skype for Business across the Solihull region over the 3 months to 2 December 2016.

Skype for Business Daily Rate Histogram in Solihull

Skype for Business
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Solihull

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 Solihull region with a requirement for Skype for Business.

1 3 (50.00%) VoIP
1 3 (50.00%) Cisco
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (50.00%) Juniper
1 3 (50.00%) Wireless
1 3 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
1 3 (50.00%) Brocade
1 3 (50.00%) F5
1 3 (50.00%) Office 365
1 3 (50.00%) NetScaler
1 3 (50.00%) Skype
2 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 2 (33.33%) UAG
2 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (16.67%) Identity Management
3 1 (16.67%) VMware
3 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Local Government
3 1 (16.67%) Capita
3 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
3 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (16.67%) DAB
3 1 (16.67%) MS Office
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL

Skype for Business
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull 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 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
1 1 (16.67%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (50.00%) Office 365
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) NetScaler
1 3 (50.00%) Skype
1 3 (50.00%) VoIP
1 3 (50.00%) Wireless
2 1 (16.67%) DAB
General
1 1 (16.67%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Architect
1 3 (50.00%) Network Architect
2 2 (33.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco Architect
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco Network Architect
2 2 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Designer
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 1 (16.67%) IT Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (16.67%) IT Infrastructure Project Manager
3 1 (16.67%) IT Manager
3 1 (16.67%) IT Project Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Network Designer
3 1 (16.67%) Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
1 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Linux
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
1 1 (16.67%) Windows 2000
1 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis
1 1 (16.67%) Identity Management
1 1 (16.67%) ITIL
1 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
1 1 (16.67%) Project Governance
1 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (33.33%) UAG
3 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
3 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Brocade
1 3 (50.00%) Cisco
1 3 (50.00%) F5
1 3 (50.00%) Juniper
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) Capita
2 1 (16.67%) VMware