The table below looks at the statistics for Skype for Business skills in IT contracts advertised for the Tyne and Wear region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Skype for Business over the 3 months to 18 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Skype for Business (formerly Microsoft Lync)
North East / Tyne and Wear
Rank 75 66 -
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -
Contract jobs citing Skype for Business 15 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 1.77% 0.30% -
As % of the Application Platforms category 7.73% 1.23% -
Number of daily rates quoted 10 0 0
Median daily rate £290 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £375 £310
% change year-on-year
-10.66% +20.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £22.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £21.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-36.47% +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 Tyne and Wear region.

Application Platforms Category
Tyne and Wear
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
194 162 93
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 22.93% 23.96% 20.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 144 106 70
Median daily rate £329 £417 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.09% +38.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £270 £254
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £533 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
-1.28% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 0
Median hourly rate £22.50 £22.85 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.53% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Skype for Business
Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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 Tyne and Wear

Skype for Business
Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Skype for Business Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

Skype for Business
Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Skype for Business across the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 18 January 2017.

Skype for Business Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

Skype for Business
Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Skype for Business Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

Skype for Business
Contract Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

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 Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 18 January 2017. 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 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
Newcastle upon Tyne -7 15 £290 - 2
Skype for Business
North East

Skype for Business
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 18 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 Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for Skype for Business.

1 39 (86.67%) MS Exchange
1 39 (86.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 38 (84.44%) Windows
3 37 (82.22%) Office 365
3 37 (82.22%) Skype
4 36 (80.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 36 (80.00%) Active Directory
5 35 (77.78%) SharePoint
6 34 (75.56%) Windows Server
7 33 (73.33%) Windows Server 2008
8 31 (68.89%) Security Cleared
8 31 (68.89%) Windows Server 2003
9 30 (66.67%) Microsoft
10 29 (64.44%) Microsoft Certification
11 28 (62.22%) MCSE
12 25 (55.56%) SC Cleared
12 25 (55.56%) Windows Server 2012
13 24 (53.33%) PowerShell
13 24 (53.33%) Migration
14 21 (46.67%) Degree
14 21 (46.67%) Computer Science
15 20 (44.44%) Load Balancing
16 17 (37.78%) MS Excel
17 16 (35.56%) Office Communications Server
18 14 (31.11%) DHCP
18 14 (31.11%) DNS
19 13 (28.89%) Hyper-V
20 12 (26.67%) SharePoint 2013
20 12 (26.67%) OpenStack
20 12 (26.67%) HP

Skype for Business
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear 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 39 (86.67%) Exchange Server 2010
1 39 (86.67%) MS Exchange
2 36 (80.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 35 (77.78%) SharePoint
4 16 (35.56%) Office Communications Server
5 12 (26.67%) OpenStack
5 12 (26.67%) SharePoint 2013
6 11 (24.44%) SharePoint 2010
7 10 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2007
8 9 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2003
9 2 (4.44%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 17 (37.78%) MS Excel
2 8 (17.78%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 37 (82.22%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 37 (82.22%) Skype
2 14 (31.11%) DHCP
2 14 (31.11%) DNS
3 1 (2.22%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.44%) SQL Server
1 2 (4.44%) SQL Server 2012
Job Titles
1 12 (26.67%) Office 365 Specialist
2 11 (24.44%) Messaging Engineer
3 10 (22.22%) Consultant
3 10 (22.22%) Messaging Support
4 8 (17.78%) Support Consultant
5 7 (15.56%) Messaging Consultant
6 5 (11.11%) Support Engineer
7 4 (8.89%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 4 (8.89%) Messaging Specialist
8 3 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support
8 3 (6.67%) Desktop Engineer
8 3 (6.67%) Lync Engineer
8 3 (6.67%) Lync Specialist
8 3 (6.67%) Messaging Support Engineer
8 3 (6.67%) Office 365 Engineer
8 3 (6.67%) SharePoint Support
9 2 (4.44%) Collaboration Consultant
9 2 (4.44%) SharePoint Consultant
10 1 (2.22%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
10 1 (2.22%) Collaboration Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 21 (46.67%) Computer Science
2 9 (20.00%) Blackberry
3 8 (17.78%) Visualisation
4 1 (2.22%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.22%) Private Cloud
4 1 (2.22%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 38 (84.44%) Windows
2 34 (75.56%) Windows Server
3 33 (73.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 31 (68.89%) Windows Server 2003
5 25 (55.56%) Windows Server 2012
6 10 (22.22%) Android
6 10 (22.22%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (53.33%) Migration
2 20 (44.44%) Load Balancing
3 8 (17.78%) Mobile Device Management
4 6 (13.33%) ITIL
5 5 (11.11%) Content Management
6 4 (8.89%) Operational Acceptance Testing
6 4 (8.89%) Software Delivery
7 3 (6.67%) Capacity Planning
7 3 (6.67%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (53.33%) PowerShell
2 2 (4.44%) SQL
3 1 (2.22%) C
Qualifications
1 31 (68.89%) Security Cleared
2 29 (64.44%) Microsoft Certification
3 28 (62.22%) MCSE
4 25 (55.56%) SC Cleared
5 21 (46.67%) Degree
6 7 (15.56%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (15.56%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 36 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 13 (28.89%) Hyper-V
3 4 (8.89%) Microsoft App-V
3 4 (8.89%) XenApp
3 4 (8.89%) XenDesktop
3 4 (8.89%) XenServer
4 1 (2.22%) Brightmail
Systems Management
1 4 (8.89%) SCCM
1 4 (8.89%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 30 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 12 (26.67%) HP
3 9 (20.00%) Trend Micro
4 5 (11.11%) IronPort
5 4 (8.89%) AppSense
5 4 (8.89%) Citrix
5 4 (8.89%) VMware
6 1 (2.22%) F5
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