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 3 May 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Skype for Business (formerly Microsoft Lync)
Rank 70 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Skype for Business 23 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 2.36% - -
As % of the Application Platforms category 9.09% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 15 0 0
Median daily rate £280 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £366
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -4.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.08 £19.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+26.71% +26.66%
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
253 87 146
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 25.95% 14.80% 26.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 157 65 111
Median daily rate £295 £300 £260
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £249 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £520 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 0
Median hourly rate £31.75 £11.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+188.63% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £20.19 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-15.77% +15.34%

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
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 3 May 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
Newcastle upon Tyne - 22 £280 - 2
Skype for Business
North East

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

For the 6 months to 3 May 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 Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for Skype for Business.

1 23 (95.83%) Windows
1 23 (95.83%) Active Directory
2 22 (91.67%) MS Exchange
3 21 (87.50%) Exchange Server 2010
4 20 (83.33%) DHCP
4 20 (83.33%) DNS
5 17 (70.83%) Microsoft
6 15 (62.50%) ITIL
7 14 (58.33%) Citrix
7 14 (58.33%) Hyper-V
7 14 (58.33%) XenApp
8 13 (54.17%) XenServer
8 13 (54.17%) XenDesktop
8 13 (54.17%) VMware
9 12 (50.00%) Microsoft App-V
9 12 (50.00%) AppSense
9 12 (50.00%) SCCM
10 11 (45.83%) Software Delivery
10 11 (45.83%) Windows Server
10 11 (45.83%) Operational Acceptance Testing
11 10 (41.67%) Exchange Server 2013
11 10 (41.67%) Security Cleared
11 10 (41.67%) Windows Server 2008
11 10 (41.67%) SharePoint
11 10 (41.67%) Windows Server 2003
12 9 (37.50%) Skype
13 8 (33.33%) SC Cleared
13 8 (33.33%) Degree
13 8 (33.33%) Computer Science
14 7 (29.17%) Office Communications Server

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 22 (91.67%) MS Exchange
2 21 (87.50%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (41.67%) Exchange Server 2013
3 10 (41.67%) SharePoint
4 7 (29.17%) Office Communications Server
5 6 (25.00%) SharePoint 2010
5 6 (25.00%) SharePoint 2013
6 4 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (4.17%) OpenStack
Applications
1 3 (12.50%) MS Office
2 2 (8.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (20.83%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 20 (83.33%) DHCP
1 20 (83.33%) DNS
2 9 (37.50%) Skype
3 5 (20.83%) SMS
4 2 (8.33%) VoIP
5 1 (4.17%) Unified Communications
Job Titles
1 7 (29.17%) Messaging Engineer
1 7 (29.17%) Messaging Support
1 7 (29.17%) Support Engineer
2 6 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 6 (25.00%) Messaging Support Engineer
3 5 (20.83%) Desktop Support
4 4 (16.67%) Desktop Engineer
5 3 (12.50%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 3 (12.50%) Collaboration Engineer
6 2 (8.33%) Messaging Specialist
7 1 (4.17%) Citrix Support
7 1 (4.17%) Consultant
7 1 (4.17%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 1 (4.17%) Exchange Specialist
7 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Support
7 1 (4.17%) Lync Consultant
7 1 (4.17%) Mac Engineer
7 1 (4.17%) PC Engineer
7 1 (4.17%) PC Support
7 1 (4.17%) PC Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 8 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 2 (8.33%) Blackberry
2 2 (8.33%) Visualisation
3 1 (4.17%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 23 (95.83%) Windows
2 11 (45.83%) Windows Server
3 10 (41.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 10 (41.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (8.33%) Android
5 2 (8.33%) Apple iOS
6 1 (4.17%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (62.50%) ITIL
2 11 (45.83%) Operational Acceptance Testing
2 11 (45.83%) Software Delivery
3 4 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
3 4 (16.67%) Content Management
3 4 (16.67%) Incident Management
4 2 (8.33%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (8.33%) Load Balancing
4 2 (8.33%) Migration
4 2 (8.33%) Mobile Device Management
5 1 (4.17%) Business Continuity
5 1 (4.17%) Project Management
5 1 (4.17%) Service Delivery
5 1 (4.17%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 4 (16.67%) PowerShell
2 2 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (41.67%) Security Cleared
2 8 (33.33%) Degree
2 8 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 6 (25.00%) BPSS Clearance
3 6 (25.00%) MCSE
3 6 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (25.00%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 23 (95.83%) Active Directory
2 14 (58.33%) Hyper-V
2 14 (58.33%) XenApp
3 13 (54.17%) XenDesktop
3 13 (54.17%) XenServer
4 12 (50.00%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (8.33%) Brightmail
5 2 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (8.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 12 (50.00%) SCCM
2 7 (29.17%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (8.33%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 17 (70.83%) Microsoft
2 14 (58.33%) Citrix
3 13 (54.17%) VMware
4 12 (50.00%) AppSense
5 4 (16.67%) HP
6 2 (8.33%) Compaq
6 2 (8.33%) Dell
6 2 (8.33%) IronPort
6 2 (8.33%) Symantec
6 2 (8.33%) ThinPrint
6 2 (8.33%) Trend Micro
7 1 (4.17%) SAP
Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Tyne and Wear
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