The table below looks at the statistics for Skype for Business skills in IT contracts advertised for the Warrington region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Skype for Business over the 3 months to 28 July 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Skype for Business (formerly Microsoft Lync)
Rank - - 34
Contract jobs citing Skype for Business 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington - - 1.01%
As % of the Application Platforms category - - 6.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £13.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+75.00% +6.66%
Skype for Business
Cheshire

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

Application Platforms Category
Warrington
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
22 18 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington 8.87% 6.50% 15.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 13 13
Median daily rate £405 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £204 £138
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £475 £410
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 4
Median hourly rate £32.50 - £13.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £21.15 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+32.41% +28.15%

Skype for Business
Jobs Demand Trend in Warrington

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Warrington 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 Warrington

Skype for Business
Daily Rate Trend in Warrington

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

Skype for Business Daily Rate Trend in Warrington

Skype for Business
Hourly Rate Trend in Warrington

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Skype for Business across the Warrington region.

Skype for Business Hourly Rate Trend in Warrington

Skype for Business
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warrington

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 Warrington region with a requirement for Skype for Business.

1 32 (100.00%) Skype
2 29 (90.63%) Microsoft
3 23 (71.88%) Windows
3 23 (71.88%) Windows Server 2012
3 23 (71.88%) Windows Server
4 20 (62.50%) Security Cleared
4 20 (62.50%) PowerShell
5 17 (53.13%) SharePoint
5 17 (53.13%) MS Exchange
5 17 (53.13%) SharePoint 2013
5 17 (53.13%) Windows 10
6 16 (50.00%) Active Directory
6 16 (50.00%) VMware
6 16 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 16 (50.00%) Test Automation
6 16 (50.00%) Software Engineering
6 16 (50.00%) SCCM
6 16 (50.00%) SCOM
7 15 (46.88%) SC Cleared
8 14 (43.75%) MS Office
9 11 (34.38%) Migration
10 9 (28.13%) vSphere
11 8 (25.00%) Data Migration
12 7 (21.88%) Office 365
13 6 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
14 5 (15.63%) Service Management
14 5 (15.63%) Regression Testing
14 5 (15.63%) Cisco
14 5 (15.63%) Project Management
14 5 (15.63%) Linux

Skype for Business
Top Related IT Skills in Warrington 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 17 (53.13%) MS Exchange
1 17 (53.13%) SharePoint
1 17 (53.13%) SharePoint 2013
2 3 (9.38%) Drupal
Applications
1 14 (43.75%) MS Office
2 4 (12.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (21.88%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 32 (100.00%) Skype
2 3 (9.38%) Intranet
2 3 (9.38%) SAN
3 2 (6.25%) Unified Communications
4 1 (3.13%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.50%) SQL Server
1 4 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
1 4 (12.50%) SQL Server 2014
2 3 (9.38%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 4 (12.50%) Military
2 1 (3.13%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 10 (31.25%) Architect
2 7 (21.88%) Designer
3 3 (9.38%) Analyst
3 3 (9.38%) Solutions Architect
3 3 (9.38%) Test Analyst
4 2 (6.25%) Digital Architect
4 2 (6.25%) Digital Technical Architect
4 2 (6.25%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (6.25%) Senior Test Analyst
4 2 (6.25%) Technical Architect
4 2 (6.25%) VMware Architect
4 2 (6.25%) VMware Specialist
5 1 (3.13%) Active Directory Designer
5 1 (3.13%) Lync Engineer
5 1 (3.13%) Senior Architect
5 1 (3.13%) Senior Digital Architect
5 1 (3.13%) Senior Digital Technical Architect
5 1 (3.13%) Senior Technical Architect
5 1 (3.13%) Unified Communications Engineer
5 1 (3.13%) Video Conferencing Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.63%) Fat Client
1 5 (15.63%) Thin Client
2 1 (3.13%) User Experience
2 1 (3.13%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 23 (71.88%) Windows
1 23 (71.88%) Windows Server
1 23 (71.88%) Windows Server 2012
2 17 (53.13%) Windows 10
3 5 (15.63%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 16 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 11 (34.38%) Migration
3 8 (25.00%) Data Migration
4 6 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (15.63%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (15.63%) Project Management
5 5 (15.63%) Regression Testing
5 5 (15.63%) Service Management
5 5 (15.63%) Software Testing
5 5 (15.63%) System Testing
6 4 (12.50%) Defect Management
6 4 (12.50%) Waterfall
7 3 (9.38%) Application Packaging
7 3 (9.38%) Portfolio Management
7 3 (9.38%) Records Management
8 2 (6.25%) Converged Infrastructure
8 2 (6.25%) SDLC
8 2 (6.25%) Test Management
9 1 (3.13%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 20 (62.50%) PowerShell
2 4 (12.50%) SQL
3 1 (3.13%) C++
3 1 (3.13%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.13%) Python
Qualifications
1 20 (62.50%) Security Cleared
2 15 (46.88%) SC Cleared
3 5 (15.63%) ISEB
3 5 (15.63%) ISTQB
4 4 (12.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
System Software
1 16 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 16 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (28.13%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 16 (50.00%) SCCM
1 16 (50.00%) SCOM
2 1 (3.13%) AirWatch
2 1 (3.13%) vRealize
Vendors
1 29 (90.63%) Microsoft
2 16 (50.00%) VMware
3 5 (15.63%) Cisco
4 4 (12.50%) Polycom
5 3 (9.38%) NetApp
6 2 (6.25%) BT
6 2 (6.25%) HP
7 1 (3.13%) Fujitsu