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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Skype for Business over the 3 months to 26 February 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
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Skype for Business (formerly Microsoft Lync)
London / Uxbridge
Rank 7 14 -
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -
Contract jobs citing Skype for Business 2 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Uxbridge 4.44% 1.49% -
As % of the Application Platforms category 14.29% 9.09% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £413 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £400 £363
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £33.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £25.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-46.00% +25.00%

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
14 11 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Uxbridge 31.11% 16.42% 3.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 2
Median daily rate £500 £350 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% +27.27%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £33.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% +8.57%

Skype for Business
Jobs Demand Trend in Uxbridge

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Uxbridge 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 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 30 Related IT Skills in Uxbridge

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 Uxbridge region with a requirement for Skype for Business.

1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 3 (75.00%) MS Office
3 2 (50.00%) Windows
3 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
3 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (50.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (50.00%) IP Telephony
3 2 (50.00%) Asset Management
3 2 (50.00%) Problem Management
3 2 (50.00%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (50.00%) Service Delivery
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (50.00%) Escalation Management
3 2 (50.00%) Matrix Organization
4 1 (25.00%) Snow
4 1 (25.00%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (25.00%) Firewall
4 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (25.00%) Skype
4 1 (25.00%) Windows 10
4 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
4 1 (25.00%) XenApp
4 1 (25.00%) Veeam
4 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010

Skype for Business
Top Related IT Skills in Uxbridge 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 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 3 (75.00%) MS Office
2 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) IP Telephony
2 1 (25.00%) DHCP
2 1 (25.00%) Firewall
2 1 (25.00%) SAN
2 1 (25.00%) Skype
2 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 3 (75.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (50.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (25.00%) Law
3 1 (25.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
2 1 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (25.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
2 1 (25.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (25.00%) Desktop Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Desktop Support
2 1 (25.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Information Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Technical Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Service Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Service Desk Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Service Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Support Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 10
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Asset Management
1 2 (50.00%) Escalation Management
1 2 (50.00%) Matrix Organization
1 2 (50.00%) Problem Management
1 2 (50.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) MCITP
1 1 (25.00%) MCSE
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (25.00%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (25.00%) XenApp
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Citrix
2 1 (25.00%) HP
2 1 (25.00%) IBM
2 1 (25.00%) Snow
2 1 (25.00%) Veeam
2 1 (25.00%) VMware