The table below looks at the statistics for Skype for Business skills in IT contracts advertised for the Warwickshire 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 13 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Skype for Business (formerly Microsoft Lync)
Rank 28 - 35
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Skype for Business 8 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warwickshire 2.83% - 0.35%
As % of the Application Platforms category 14.81% - 2.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 0
Average daily rate £480 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £341 £400
% change year-on-year
+9.89% -14.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.33 £18.25 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+27.80% -27.00%
Skype for Business
West Midlands

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

Application Platforms Category
Warwickshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
54 52 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warwickshire 19.08% 15.12% 13.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 19 22
Average daily rate £480 £313 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+53.60% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £175 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £403 £363
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 18 1
Average hourly rate £28.25 £12.50 £22.69
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+126.00% -44.90%
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 Warwickshire

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

Skype for Business Jobs Demand Trend in Warwickshire

Skype for Business
Daily Rate Trend in Warwickshire

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

Skype for Business Daily Rate Trend in Warwickshire

Skype for Business
Contract Job Locations in Warwickshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Skype for Business within the Warwickshire region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Atherstone - 7 £490 -
Nuneaton - 1 £475 -
Skype for Business
West Midlands

Skype for Business
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Warwickshire

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Warwickshire 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 8 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (87.50%) Lotus
2 7 (87.50%) IBM Domino
2 7 (87.50%) MS Excel
2 7 (87.50%) MS Exchange
2 7 (87.50%) IBM
2 7 (87.50%) Skype
2 7 (87.50%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (75.00%) Office 365
3 6 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 6 (75.00%) Blackberry
3 6 (75.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 6 (75.00%) MS Office
3 6 (75.00%) IBM Notes
3 6 (75.00%) Migration
4 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared

Skype for Business
Top Related IT Skills in Warwickshire by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Warwickshire 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 7 (87.50%) Exchange Server 2010
1 7 (87.50%) IBM Domino
1 7 (87.50%) MS Exchange
2 6 (75.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 6 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 6 (75.00%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 7 (87.50%) MS Excel
2 6 (75.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (75.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (87.50%) Skype
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Architect
2 5 (62.50%) Messaging Architect
2 5 (62.50%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (25.00%) Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) Collaboration Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) Exchange Architect
4 1 (12.50%) Lync Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) Messaging Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) Solutions Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) Technical Architect
Miscellaneous
1 6 (75.00%) Blackberry
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Migration
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (87.50%) IBM
2 7 (87.50%) Lotus