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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Skype for Business over the 3 months to 11 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Skype for Business (formerly Microsoft Lync)
Rank 43 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Skype for Business 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington 0.87% - -
As % of the Application Platforms category 16.67% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate £625 - -
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
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
18 39 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington 5.20% 17.97% 12.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 18 8
Average daily rate £463 £331 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+39.62% +7.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £110 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £435 £496
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 Warrington

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Skype for Business across the Warrington region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 26 Related IT Skills in Warrington

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Warrington 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 5 (62.50%) LAN
1 5 (62.50%) WAN
1 5 (62.50%) Cisco
1 5 (62.50%) Cisco IPT
2 4 (50.00%) BT
2 4 (50.00%) HP
3 3 (37.50%) Intranet
3 3 (37.50%) Office 365
3 3 (37.50%) Skype
3 3 (37.50%) Records Management
3 3 (37.50%) Project Management
3 3 (37.50%) Drupal
3 3 (37.50%) Network Security
4 1 (12.50%) Mercator
4 1 (12.50%) User Experience
4 1 (12.50%) Translating Business Requirements
4 1 (12.50%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (12.50%) Marketing
4 1 (12.50%) Migration
4 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
4 1 (12.50%) C++
4 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
4 1 (12.50%) Python
4 1 (12.50%) MS Excel

Skype for Business
Top Related IT Skills in Warrington by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Warrington 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 3 (37.50%) Drupal
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (37.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (62.50%) Cisco IPT
1 5 (62.50%) LAN
1 5 (62.50%) WAN
2 3 (37.50%) Intranet
2 3 (37.50%) Network Security
2 3 (37.50%) Skype
General
1 1 (12.50%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Network Specialist
2 3 (37.50%) Architect
2 3 (37.50%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
2 3 (37.50%) Senior Network Specialist
3 2 (25.00%) Digital Architect
3 2 (25.00%) Digital Technical Architect
3 2 (25.00%) Technical Architect
4 1 (12.50%) Cisco IPT Specialist
4 1 (12.50%) Cisco Network Specialist
4 1 (12.50%) LAN Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) LAN Specialist
4 1 (12.50%) LAN/WAN Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Lync Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Lync Specialist
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Architect
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Cisco IPT Specialist
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Digital Architect
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Digital Technical Architect
4 1 (12.50%) WAN Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) WAN Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Project Management
1 3 (37.50%) Records Management
2 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (12.50%) Migration
2 1 (12.50%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) C++
1 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
1 1 (12.50%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Cisco
2 4 (50.00%) BT
2 4 (50.00%) HP
3 1 (12.50%) Mercator
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft