The table below looks at the statistics for Skype for Business skills in IT contracts advertised for the Watford region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Skype for Business over the 3 months to 25 August 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Skype for Business (formerly Microsoft Lync)
Rank - 31 26
Contract jobs citing Skype for Business 0 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford - 1.39% 0.75%
As % of the Application Platforms category - 5.71% 3.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £365
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -10.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.75 £17.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+63.23% +13.33%
Skype for Business
Hertfordshire

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

Application Platforms Category
Watford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
46 35 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 25.99% 24.31% 24.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 6 14
Median daily rate £250 £400 £255
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-37.50% +56.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £222 £219
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £300
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £16.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+22.22% +28.57%

Skype for Business
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Watford 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 Watford

Skype for Business
Daily Rate Trend in Watford

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

Skype for Business Daily Rate Trend in Watford

Skype for Business
Hourly Rate Trend in Watford

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

Skype for Business Hourly Rate Trend in Watford

Skype for Business
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 25 August 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 Watford region with a requirement for Skype for Business.

1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) SLA
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Intranet
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) Office Communications Server

Skype for Business
Top Related IT Skills in Watford 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 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) Office Communications Server
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Intranet
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) 1st/2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support
1 1 (100.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) 2nd Line Support
1 1 (100.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Service Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Service Desk Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Service Desk Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Service Desk Support
1 1 (100.00%) Service Desk Support Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Support Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows XP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft