The table below looks at the statistics for Skype for Business skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Skype for Business over the 3 months to 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Skype for Business (formerly Microsoft Lync)
Rank 89 96 96
Rank change year-on-year
+7 0
Contract jobs citing Skype for Business 6 24 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.39% 1.10% 0.50%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.34% 6.20% 2.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 15 3
Median daily rate £269 £540 £270
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-50.23% +100.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £470 £234
10% offered a daily rate of more than £444 £615 £354
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £350 £355
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -1.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £15.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -50.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £12.00 £18.25
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -34.24%
Skype for Business
Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region.

Application Platforms Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
256 387 344
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 16.81% 17.67% 19.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 142 244 196
Median daily rate £436 £450 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.05% +24.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £300 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £533 £473
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 14 8
Median hourly rate £25.00 £15.00 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.52 £13.60 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £23.75 £24.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.47 £17.50 £19.38
% change year-on-year
+22.65% -9.70%

Skype for Business
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 Yorkshire

Skype for Business
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Skype for Business Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Skype for Business
Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Skype for Business across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 7 December 2016.

Skype for Business Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

Skype for Business
Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Skype for Business Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Skype for Business
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 7 December 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
Wakefield - 3 £263 -
Leeds 0 2 £363 -32.87% 3
Bradford +16 1 £438 -
Skype for Business
Yorkshire

Skype for Business
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 7 December 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Skype for Business.

1 12 (92.31%) Microsoft
2 10 (76.92%) Windows
2 10 (76.92%) Windows Server 2012
3 9 (69.23%) Office 365
4 7 (53.85%) Windows Server
5 6 (46.15%) MS Office
5 6 (46.15%) Active Directory
6 5 (38.46%) Microsoft Azure
6 5 (38.46%) VMware
6 5 (38.46%) Brocade
6 5 (38.46%) Skype
7 4 (30.77%) Android
7 4 (30.77%) SharePoint
7 4 (30.77%) DNS
8 3 (23.08%) SLA
8 3 (23.08%) Cisco
8 3 (23.08%) Dell
8 3 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
8 3 (23.08%) ITIL
8 3 (23.08%) JIRA
8 3 (23.08%) Atlassian
8 3 (23.08%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 3 (23.08%) AirWatch
8 3 (23.08%) Bitbucket
8 3 (23.08%) Azure Active Directory
9 2 (15.38%) Cisco ISE
9 2 (15.38%) vSphere
9 2 (15.38%) Cisco Wireless
9 2 (15.38%) ITIL V3
9 2 (15.38%) SCCM

Skype for Business
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire 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 4 (30.77%) SharePoint
2 2 (15.38%) IIS
3 1 (7.69%) IBM Domino
Applications
1 6 (46.15%) MS Office
2 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 9 (69.23%) Office 365
2 5 (38.46%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (23.08%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (38.46%) Skype
2 4 (30.77%) DNS
3 2 (15.38%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (15.38%) Cisco IPT
3 2 (15.38%) Cisco ISE
3 2 (15.38%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (15.38%) Cisco Wireless
3 2 (15.38%) IP Telephony
3 2 (15.38%) NetScaler
3 2 (15.38%) Wireless
4 1 (7.69%) DHCP
4 1 (7.69%) Unified Communications
4 1 (7.69%) WebEx
Development Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 3 (23.08%) Bitbucket
1 3 (23.08%) JIRA
General
1 1 (7.69%) Back Office
1 1 (7.69%) Games
1 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) Azure Consultant
2 2 (15.38%) Consultant
2 2 (15.38%) Network Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) 1st/2nd Line Support
3 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (7.69%) Active Directory Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Azure Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Business Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Cisco Design Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Designer
3 1 (7.69%) Lync Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Network Designer
3 1 (7.69%) Office 365 Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Senior Windows Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Storage Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Support Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Telephony Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Unified Communications Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) Web Services
1 1 (7.69%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Data Centre
1 1 (7.69%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 10 (76.92%) Windows
1 10 (76.92%) Windows Server 2012
2 7 (53.85%) Windows Server
3 4 (30.77%) Android
4 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (7.69%) Apple iOS
5 1 (7.69%) Mac OS
5 1 (7.69%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (23.08%) ITIL
2 2 (15.38%) ITIL V3
2 2 (15.38%) Load Balancing
3 1 (7.69%) Application Packaging
3 1 (7.69%) Data Loss Prevention
3 1 (7.69%) Disk Encryption
3 1 (7.69%) Fault Analysis
3 1 (7.69%) Migration
3 1 (7.69%) Problem Management
3 1 (7.69%) Service Management
3 1 (7.69%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 2 (15.38%) SQL
2 1 (7.69%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) CCNA
1 2 (15.38%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (15.38%) MCSE
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (7.69%) CCDP
2 1 (7.69%) CCNP
2 1 (7.69%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
2 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (23.08%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (46.15%) Active Directory
2 3 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (15.38%) Hyper-V
3 2 (15.38%) vSphere
4 1 (7.69%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (23.08%) AirWatch
2 2 (15.38%) SCCM
Vendors
1 12 (92.31%) Microsoft
2 5 (38.46%) Brocade
2 5 (38.46%) VMware
3 3 (23.08%) Atlassian
3 3 (23.08%) Cisco
3 3 (23.08%) Dell
4 2 (15.38%) Avaya
4 2 (15.38%) Genesys
4 2 (15.38%) Verint
5 1 (7.69%) Apple
5 1 (7.69%) Citrix
5 1 (7.69%) Lotus
5 1 (7.69%) Panasonic