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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Skype for Business over the 3 months to 12 February 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.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Skype for Business (formerly Microsoft Lync)
Rank 69 - 47
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Skype for Business 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 0.14% - 0.31%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.60% - 1.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £425
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -23.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.15 £17.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+38.00% -30.00%
Skype for Business
North 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 Tyne and Wear region.

Application Platforms Category
Tyne and Wear
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
167 86 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 23.36% 21.88% 25.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 69 56
Average daily rate £417 £300 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.83% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £260 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £533 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Average hourly rate £22.85 £13.00 £170.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+75.76% -92.35%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £17.15
% change year-on-year
- +4.95%

Skype for Business
Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Skype for Business across the Tyne and Wear region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Contract Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Skype for Business within the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 12 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 - - 1
Skype for Business
North East

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

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (40.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (40.00%) Migration
2 2 (40.00%) VMware
2 2 (40.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (40.00%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (20.00%) vSphere
3 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (20.00%) Unified Communications
3 1 (20.00%) Office 365
3 1 (20.00%) OpenStack
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (20.00%) Skype
3 1 (20.00%) OneDrive
3 1 (20.00%) Server Building
3 1 (20.00%) IP Telephony
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco IPT
3 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (20.00%) LAN
3 1 (20.00%) WAN

Skype for Business
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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 (40.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (20.00%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Office 365
1 1 (20.00%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco IPT
1 1 (20.00%) DHCP
1 1 (20.00%) DNS
1 1 (20.00%) IP Telephony
1 1 (20.00%) LAN
1 1 (20.00%) Skype
1 1 (20.00%) Unified Communications
1 1 (20.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) VMware Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Active Directory Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) IT Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Lync Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Lync Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Server Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Service Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Service Desk Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
1 2 (40.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Migration
2 1 (20.00%) Project Management
2 1 (20.00%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (20.00%) vSphere
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) VMware
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco
3 1 (20.00%) HP
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