The table below looks at the statistics for Skype for Business skills in IT contracts advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Skype for Business over the 3 months to 27 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Skype for Business (formerly Microsoft Lync)
Rank 35 40 -
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -
Contract jobs citing Skype for Business 1 8 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 0.43% 2.13% -
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.13% 10.13% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 0
Median daily rate £250 £313 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £365
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -10.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+66.66% +10.00%
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 Southampton region.

Application Platforms Category
Southampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
32 79 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 13.91% 21.07% 23.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 65 62
Median daily rate £348 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.13% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £296 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £486 £394 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 2
Median hourly rate £12.50 £27.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-54.54% +37.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.23 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.40 £27.50 £22.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £17.75
% change year-on-year
+22.22% +26.76%

Skype for Business
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Southampton 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 Southampton

Skype for Business
Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

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

Skype for Business Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

Skype for Business
Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

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

Skype for Business Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

Skype for Business
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 27 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 Southampton region with a requirement for Skype for Business.

1 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) EMC
1 1 (100.00%) BMC
1 1 (100.00%) Remedy
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (100.00%) EMC NetWorker
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) SolarWinds
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (100.00%) Office 365
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (100.00%) Virtual Team

Skype for Business
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton 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 (100.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
1 1 (100.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (100.00%) Office 365
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (100.00%) Virtual Team
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) BMC
1 1 (100.00%) EMC
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Remedy
1 1 (100.00%) SolarWinds
1 1 (100.00%) VMware