The table below looks at the statistics for Skype for Business skills in IT contracts advertised for the Surrey region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Skype for Business over the 3 months to 4 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Skype for Business (formerly Microsoft Lync)
Rank 77 96 88
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -8
Contract jobs citing Skype for Business 6 4 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 0.57% 0.30% 0.77%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.20% 1.57% 4.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 3
Median daily rate £185 £363 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-48.96% +7.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £153 £298 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £557 £375 £398
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Median hourly rate £27.50 - £17.14
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £12.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -31.42%
Skype for Business
South East

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

Application Platforms Category
Surrey
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
143 255 256
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 13.54% 18.87% 16.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 197 157
Median daily rate £385 £420 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +10.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 1 11
Median hourly rate £20.00 £14.00 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% -24.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.50 £14.00 £90.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.90 £17.50 £19.38
% change year-on-year
+19.40% -9.70%

Skype for Business
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Surrey 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 Surrey

Skype for Business
Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Skype for Business Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

Skype for Business
Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Skype for Business across the Surrey region over the 3 months to 4 December 2016.

Skype for Business Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

Skype for Business
Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Skype for Business Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

Skype for Business
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Skype for Business within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 4 December 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Staines - 3 £185 -
Chertsey - 1 £650 -
Guildford - 1 - -
Skype for Business
South East

Skype for Business
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 4 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 Surrey region with a requirement for Skype for Business.

1 23 (95.83%) Windows
2 21 (87.50%) Microsoft
3 19 (79.17%) Skype
4 11 (45.83%) Windows Server
5 10 (41.67%) Office 365
5 10 (41.67%) Windows 7
6 9 (37.50%) MS Excel
7 8 (33.33%) SharePoint
7 8 (33.33%) Active Directory
7 8 (33.33%) Apple
8 7 (29.17%) MS Office
9 6 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (25.00%) MS Exchange
10 5 (20.83%) Blackberry
10 5 (20.83%) Telecoms
10 5 (20.83%) VMware
10 5 (20.83%) VMware Infrastructure
11 4 (16.67%) Android
11 4 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
11 4 (16.67%) Windows 10
11 4 (16.67%) VoIP
11 4 (16.67%) MCSE
11 4 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
12 3 (12.50%) ITIL
12 3 (12.50%) SQL Server
12 3 (12.50%) Wireless
12 3 (12.50%) Windows 8
12 3 (12.50%) Performance Monitoring
12 3 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
12 3 (12.50%) SCCM

Skype for Business
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey 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 8 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 6 (25.00%) MS Exchange
3 3 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (8.33%) CMS
4 2 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (8.33%) Umbraco
4 2 (8.33%) WordPress
5 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (4.17%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (4.17%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 9 (37.50%) MS Excel
2 7 (29.17%) MS Office
3 2 (8.33%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (8.33%) InDesign
3 2 (8.33%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Sage X3
Cloud Services
1 10 (41.67%) Office 365
2 2 (8.33%) Adobe Creative Cloud
3 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 19 (79.17%) Skype
2 4 (16.67%) VoIP
3 3 (12.50%) Wireless
4 2 (8.33%) Internet
4 2 (8.33%) Intranet
4 2 (8.33%) LAN
4 2 (8.33%) TCP/IP
4 2 (8.33%) WAN
5 1 (4.17%) NAS
5 1 (4.17%) Network Security
5 1 (4.17%) SAN
5 1 (4.17%) Unified Communications
5 1 (4.17%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 5 (20.83%) Telecoms
2 2 (8.33%) Advertising
2 2 (8.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (33.33%) Support Engineer
2 7 (29.17%) Lync Engineer
3 3 (12.50%) Help Desk Support
3 3 (12.50%) IT Engineer
3 3 (12.50%) IT Support
3 3 (12.50%) Mac Engineer
3 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Engineer
3 3 (12.50%) Office 365 Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Desktop Manager
4 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Service Manager
4 2 (8.33%) Windows Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) 1st Line Support Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) 1st/2nd Line Support
5 1 (4.17%) Office 365 Consultant
5 1 (4.17%) Office 365 Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Unified Communications Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Windows Server Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Windows Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.83%) Blackberry
2 2 (8.33%) Blog
2 2 (8.33%) Social Media
2 2 (8.33%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (8.33%) Virtual Team
3 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.17%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 23 (95.83%) Windows
2 11 (45.83%) Windows Server
3 10 (41.67%) Windows 7
4 6 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (16.67%) Android
5 4 (16.67%) Windows 10
5 4 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (12.50%) Mac OS
6 3 (12.50%) Windows 8
7 2 (8.33%) Mac OS X
7 2 (8.33%) Windows XP
8 1 (4.17%) Apple iOS
8 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (12.50%) ITIL
1 3 (12.50%) Performance Monitoring
2 2 (8.33%) Application Packaging
2 2 (8.33%) Business Continuity
2 2 (8.33%) Content Management
2 2 (8.33%) CRM
2 2 (8.33%) Digital Marketing
2 2 (8.33%) Document Management
2 2 (8.33%) ERP
2 2 (8.33%) Kalman Filter
2 2 (8.33%) SEO
2 2 (8.33%) Service Delivery
2 2 (8.33%) Service Management
2 2 (8.33%) Software Audit
3 1 (4.17%) Migration
3 1 (4.17%) Mobile Device Management
3 1 (4.17%) Presales
3 1 (4.17%) Project Management
3 1 (4.17%) Virtual Team Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.17%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (16.67%) MCSE
1 4 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (8.33%) Degree
2 2 (8.33%) MCSA
3 1 (4.17%) MCITP
3 1 (4.17%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 5 (20.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (8.33%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (12.50%) SCCM
2 2 (8.33%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (4.17%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 21 (87.50%) Microsoft
2 8 (33.33%) Apple
3 5 (20.83%) VMware
4 2 (8.33%) Adobe
4 2 (8.33%) arcserve
4 2 (8.33%) Barracuda Networks
4 2 (8.33%) HEAT Software
4 2 (8.33%) Sage
4 2 (8.33%) Symantec
5 1 (4.17%) Avaya
5 1 (4.17%) Cisco
5 1 (4.17%) Dell
5 1 (4.17%) Fujitsu
5 1 (4.17%) Meraki
5 1 (4.17%) Proofpoint
5 1 (4.17%) ServiceNow
5 1 (4.17%) SonicWALL
Surrey
Nigel Frank International
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