The table below looks at the statistics for Skype for Business skills in IT contracts advertised for the St Albans 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 May 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 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Skype for Business (formerly Microsoft Lync)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Skype for Business 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in St Albans - - -
As % of the Application Platforms category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.00 £18.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-29.72% +12.12%
Skype for Business
Hertfordshire

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

Application Platforms Category
St Albans
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
3 4 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in St Albans 9.38% 17.39% 29.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £288
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.97% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.20 £20.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-1.48% +20.58%

Skype for Business
Jobs Demand Trend in St Albans

The demand trend of contract jobs across the St Albans 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 St Albans

Skype for Business
Daily Rate Trend in St Albans

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

Skype for Business Daily Rate Trend in St Albans