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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Skype for Business over the 3 months to 23 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
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Skype for Business (formerly Microsoft Lync)
Rank - 34 -
Contract jobs citing Skype for Business 0 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warwickshire - 0.61% -
As % of the Application Platforms category - 4.35% -
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 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £15.38 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+82.11% +2.50%
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 46 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warwickshire 11.13% 13.94% 20.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 21 30
Median daily rate £375 £413 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +30.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £296 £281
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £475 £455
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £356 £350
% change year-on-year
+12.47% +1.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 3
Median hourly rate £24.00 £22.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.60 £15.97 £19.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.75 £34.75 £35.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £21.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+33.33% +27.27%

Skype for Business
Jobs Demand Trend in Warwickshire

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

For the 6 months to 23 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 Warwickshire region with a requirement for Skype for Business.

1 3 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Skype
2 2 (66.67%) Remote Desktop
2 2 (66.67%) SmoothWall
2 2 (66.67%) Capacity Management
2 2 (66.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (66.67%) PKI
2 2 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (66.67%) Load Balancing
2 2 (66.67%) Unified Communications
2 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) Citrix
2 2 (66.67%) WAP
2 2 (66.67%) DNS
2 2 (66.67%) Web Filtering
2 2 (66.67%) CRM
2 2 (66.67%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (33.33%) IBM
3 1 (33.33%) MS Office
3 1 (33.33%) IBM Notes
3 1 (33.33%) IBM Domino
3 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (33.33%) Lotus
3 1 (33.33%) Blackberry
3 1 (33.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (33.33%) Migration
3 1 (33.33%) Office 365
3 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013

Skype for Business
Top Related IT Skills in Warwickshire 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 3 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (33.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (33.33%) IBM Domino
2 1 (33.33%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
1 1 (33.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) Skype
2 2 (66.67%) DNS
2 2 (66.67%) Remote Desktop
2 2 (66.67%) Unified Communications
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
1 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support
1 1 (33.33%) Collaboration Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Support
1 1 (33.33%) Messaging Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Server Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Solutions Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) PKI
2 1 (33.33%) Blackberry
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Capacity Management
1 2 (66.67%) CRM
1 2 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (66.67%) Kalman Filter
1 2 (66.67%) Load Balancing
1 2 (66.67%) Web Filtering
2 1 (33.33%) Migration
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Citrix
3 1 (33.33%) IBM
3 1 (33.33%) Lotus