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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Skype for Business (formerly Microsoft Lync)
Rank 52 - 26
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Skype for Business 11 0 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 1.60% - 4.30%
As % of the Application Platforms category 9.24% - 17.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 0 11
Median daily rate £375 - £330
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 - £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £380 - £388
UK excluding London median daily rate £334 £330 £386
% change year-on-year
+1.13% -14.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Median hourly rate £21.16 - £15.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £14.17 £14.64
% change year-on-year
+94.03% -3.19%
Skype for Business
South East

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
119 110 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 17.35% 17.68% 25.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 63 57
Median daily rate £370 £365 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.36% +10.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £227 £139
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £465 £483
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £380 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.97% +5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 10
Median hourly rate £21.16 £16.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.21% +6.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £21.75 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+26.43% +20.83%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in West Sussex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Skype for Business across the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 1 October 2016.

Skype for Business Daily Rate Histogram 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 1 October 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 - 4 £325 -
Chichester - 2 - -
Skype for Business
South East

Skype for Business
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 West Sussex region with a requirement for Skype for Business.

1 10 (66.67%) Skype
2 7 (46.67%) VoIP
2 7 (46.67%) Mitel
3 6 (40.00%) Telecoms
4 5 (33.33%) Migration
4 5 (33.33%) ITIL
4 5 (33.33%) SCSM
5 4 (26.67%) PBX
6 3 (20.00%) Windows 7
6 3 (20.00%) Unified Communications
6 3 (20.00%) Windows
6 3 (20.00%) Active Directory
6 3 (20.00%) Firewall
7 2 (13.33%) Identity Management
7 2 (13.33%) Risk Management
7 2 (13.33%) CMMI
7 2 (13.33%) Siemens
7 2 (13.33%) Intranet
7 2 (13.33%) Project Management
7 2 (13.33%) LAN
7 2 (13.33%) PRINCE2
7 2 (13.33%) Video Conferencing
7 2 (13.33%) Data Protection
7 2 (13.33%) Billing
7 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (13.33%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (13.33%) Degree
7 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared
8 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
8 1 (6.67%) Cisco

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:

Communications & Networking
1 10 (66.67%) Skype
2 7 (46.67%) VoIP
3 4 (26.67%) PBX
4 3 (20.00%) Firewall
4 3 (20.00%) Unified Communications
5 2 (13.33%) Intranet
5 2 (13.33%) LAN
General
1 6 (40.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (13.33%) Billing
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Consultant
1 5 (33.33%) Mitel Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Lync Consultant
2 3 (20.00%) Mitel Voice Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Mitel VoIP Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Unified Communications Consultant
2 3 (20.00%) Unified Communications Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Voice Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) VoIP Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) IT Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Junior
3 2 (13.33%) Junior Project Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Mitel PBX Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) PBX Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Project Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Telecoms Consultant
3 2 (13.33%) Telecoms Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Audio Visual Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Telephony Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (6.67%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 3 (20.00%) Windows
1 3 (20.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) ITIL
1 5 (33.33%) Migration
2 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (13.33%) CMMI
2 2 (13.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (13.33%) Data Protection
2 2 (13.33%) Identity Management
2 2 (13.33%) PRINCE2
2 2 (13.33%) Project Management
2 2 (13.33%) Risk Management
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) Degree
1 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 3 (20.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (33.33%) SCSM
Vendors
1 7 (46.67%) Mitel
2 2 (13.33%) Siemens
3 1 (6.67%) Cisco