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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Skype for Business over the 3 months to 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Skype for Business (formerly Microsoft Lync)
Rank 23 18 -
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -
Contract jobs citing Skype for Business 2 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staines 1.82% 2.44% -
As % of the Application Platforms category 6.90% 14.29% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate £550 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £363
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.08 £19.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+26.71% +26.66%
Skype for Business
Surrey

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
29 21 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staines 26.36% 17.07% 16.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 3 9
Average daily rate £550 £510 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.84% +45.71%
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £40.00 - £12.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £20.19 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-15.77% +15.34%

Skype for Business
Jobs Demand Trend in Staines

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Skype for Business across the Staines region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 23 Related IT Skills in Staines

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Staines region citing Skype for Business also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Skype for Business.

1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix
1 2 (100.00%) Identity Management
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 2 (100.00%) AppSense
1 2 (100.00%) SCCM
1 2 (100.00%) XenApp
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle Identity Management
1 2 (100.00%) Office 365
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 2 (100.00%) Application Virtualisation
1 2 (100.00%) Desktop Virtualisation
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 1 (50.00%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) XenDesktop
2 1 (50.00%) NAS
2 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Architecture

Skype for Business
Top Related IT Skills in Staines by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Staines region citing Skype for Business also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Skype for Business. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (100.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (100.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) NAS
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Architect
2 1 (50.00%) Office 365 Architect
2 1 (50.00%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (50.00%) Virtualisation Architect
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Application Virtualisation
1 2 (100.00%) Desktop Virtualisation
1 2 (100.00%) Identity Management
2 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Architecture
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 2 (100.00%) XenApp
2 1 (50.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle Identity Management
1 2 (100.00%) SCCM
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) AppSense
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle