The table below looks at the statistics for Skype for Business skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Sussex 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 February 2017 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 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Skype for Business (formerly Microsoft Lync)
South East / West Sussex
Rank 57 42 38
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -4
Contract jobs citing Skype for Business 2 7 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 0.42% 1.50% 3.44%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.92% 9.59% 15.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 11
Median daily rate £130 £361 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-64.01% -9.68%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £400 £363
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £19.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £25.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-46.00% +28.20%

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

Application Platforms Category
West Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
104 73 111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 21.76% 15.60% 22.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 33 69
Median daily rate £512 £328 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+56.18% -12.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £377 £226 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 10
Median hourly rate £16.50 £13.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.92% -16.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.20 £13.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £32.60 £19.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-10.52% +8.57%

Skype for Business
Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Sussex 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 West Sussex

Skype for Business
Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Skype for Business Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

Skype for Business
Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Skype for Business Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

Skype for Business
Contract Job Locations in West Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Skype for Business within the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 28 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Crawley +2 1 - -
Worthing - 1 £130 -
Skype for Business
South East

Skype for Business
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 28 February 2017, 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 West Sussex region with a requirement for Skype for Business.

1 7 (70.00%) VoIP
1 7 (70.00%) Mitel
1 7 (70.00%) Skype
2 6 (60.00%) Telecoms
3 5 (50.00%) ITIL
3 5 (50.00%) SCSM
4 4 (40.00%) PBX
5 3 (30.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (20.00%) Change Control
6 2 (20.00%) PRINCE2
6 2 (20.00%) Siemens
7 1 (10.00%) CMMI
7 1 (10.00%) Risk Management
7 1 (10.00%) Migration
7 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
7 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
7 1 (10.00%) Project Management
7 1 (10.00%) Windows
7 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
7 1 (10.00%) LAN
7 1 (10.00%) vSphere
7 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (10.00%) SCCM
7 1 (10.00%) Data Protection
7 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
7 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
7 1 (10.00%) User Experience
7 1 (10.00%) Windows Server

Skype for Business
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex 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 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 7 (70.00%) Skype
1 7 (70.00%) VoIP
2 4 (40.00%) PBX
3 1 (10.00%) LAN
3 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
General
1 6 (60.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Mitel Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Mitel Voice Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Mitel VoIP Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Unified Communications Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Voice Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) VoIP Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Consultant
3 2 (20.00%) Mitel PBX Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) PBX Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Telecoms Consultant
3 2 (20.00%) Telecoms Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Coordinator
4 1 (10.00%) Junior
4 1 (10.00%) Junior Project Manager
4 1 (10.00%) PMO Coordinator
4 1 (10.00%) Project Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
1 1 (10.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) ITIL
2 3 (30.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (20.00%) Change Control
3 2 (20.00%) PRINCE2
4 1 (10.00%) CMMI
4 1 (10.00%) Data Protection
4 1 (10.00%) Migration
4 1 (10.00%) Project Management
4 1 (10.00%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (10.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (50.00%) SCSM
2 1 (10.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) Mitel
2 2 (20.00%) Siemens