The table below looks at the statistics for Skype for Business skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wakefield region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Skype for Business over the 3 months to 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Skype for Business (formerly Microsoft Lync)
Rank 9 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Skype for Business 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wakefield 2.00% - -
As % of the Application Platforms category 16.67% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £263 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £331 £385
% change year-on-year
-0.37% -13.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £14.17 £14.64
% change year-on-year
+94.03% -3.19%
Skype for Business
West Yorkshire

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

Application Platforms Category
Wakefield
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
6 3 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wakefield 12.00% 16.67% 21.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 0
Median daily rate £325 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £360
% change year-on-year
+2.53% +5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 7
Median hourly rate £14.00 £12.00 £10.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% +14.28%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £21.50 £17.75
% change year-on-year
+27.90% +21.12%

Skype for Business
Jobs Demand Trend in Wakefield

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Wakefield 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 Wakefield

Skype for Business
Daily Rate Trend in Wakefield

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

Skype for Business Daily Rate Trend in Wakefield

Skype for Business
Top 14 Related IT Skills in Wakefield

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 Wakefield region with a requirement for Skype for Business.

1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Legal
1 1 (50.00%) Smartphone
1 1 (50.00%) Marketing
1 1 (50.00%) Android
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 1 (50.00%) AirWatch
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (50.00%) SLA
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) Blackberry
1 1 (50.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server

Skype for Business
Top Related IT Skills in Wakefield 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 1 (50.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Legal
1 1 (50.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Support Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Desktop Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Desktop Support
2 1 (50.00%) Desktop Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Blackberry
1 1 (50.00%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Android
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft