The table below looks at the statistics for Skype for Business skills in IT contracts advertised for the Staines region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Skype for Business over the 3 months to 21 January 2017 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Skype for Business (formerly Microsoft Lync)
Surrey / Staines
Rank 13 - 28
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Skype for Business 5 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staines 5.88% - 0.62%
As % of the Application Platforms category 29.41% - 4.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £575 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £375 £313
% change year-on-year
-9.33% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.00 £21.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-43.52% +21.42%

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

Application Platforms Category
Staines
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
17 9 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staines 20.00% 11.54% 13.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 10
Median daily rate £500 £450 £481
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -6.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £420 £355
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £495 £511
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%

Skype for Business
Jobs Demand Trend in Staines

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Staines 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 Staines

Skype for Business
Daily Rate Trend in Staines

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

Skype for Business Daily Rate Trend in Staines

Skype for Business
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staines

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, 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 Staines region with a requirement for Skype for Business.

1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (100.00%) Skype
1 6 (100.00%) Office 365
2 3 (50.00%) ServiceNow
2 3 (50.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 3 (50.00%) Windows 10
2 3 (50.00%) OneDrive
2 3 (50.00%) Service Management
2 3 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (50.00%) Migration
2 3 (50.00%) VMware
2 3 (50.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (50.00%) Mac OS
2 3 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 3 (50.00%) Citrix
2 3 (50.00%) Apple
2 3 (50.00%) Internet
2 3 (50.00%) Blackberry
2 3 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (50.00%) MS Office
2 3 (50.00%) VoIP
2 3 (50.00%) Identity Access Management
2 3 (50.00%) Virtual Desktop
3 2 (33.33%) Windows XP
3 2 (33.33%) MCSE
3 2 (33.33%) MCSA
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (33.33%) Mac OS X

Skype for Business
Top Related IT Skills in Staines 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 3 (50.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (50.00%) MS Office
2 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (100.00%) Office 365
2 3 (50.00%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) Skype
2 3 (50.00%) Internet
2 3 (50.00%) VoIP
General
1 3 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Architect
1 3 (50.00%) Mac Engineer
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Engineer
1 3 (50.00%) Office 365 Architect
2 2 (33.33%) IT Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Office 365 Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Solutions Architect
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) Mac OS
2 3 (50.00%) Windows 10
2 3 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (33.33%) Mac OS X
3 2 (33.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Enterprise Architecture
1 3 (50.00%) Identity Access Management
1 3 (50.00%) Migration
1 3 (50.00%) Performance Monitoring
1 3 (50.00%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) MCSA
1 2 (33.33%) MCSE
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Virtual Desktop
1 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (50.00%) Apple
2 3 (50.00%) Citrix
2 3 (50.00%) ServiceNow
2 3 (50.00%) VMware