The table below looks at the statistics for Skype for Business skills in IT contracts advertised for the Uxbridge 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 13 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Skype for Business 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Uxbridge 1.75% - -
As % of the Application Platforms category 9.09% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate £413 - -
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
London

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

Application Platforms Category
Uxbridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
11 3 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Uxbridge 19.30% 4.55% 23.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 13
Average daily rate £350 £313 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £291 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £368 £453
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
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 Uxbridge

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Skype for Business across the Uxbridge region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

Skype for Business Jobs Demand Trend in Uxbridge

Skype for Business
Daily Rate Trend in Uxbridge

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

Skype for Business Daily Rate Trend in Uxbridge

Skype for Business
Top 12 Related IT Skills in Uxbridge

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Uxbridge 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 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) SMTP
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Symantec
1 1 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (100.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (100.00%) Data Centre

Skype for Business
Top Related IT Skills in Uxbridge by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Uxbridge 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 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) SMTP
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Symantec