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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Skype for Business over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Skype for Business (formerly Microsoft Lync)
Rank 95 95 98
Rank change year-on-year
0 +3
Contract jobs citing Skype for Business 20 10 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.98% 0.57% 0.13%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.90% 2.95% 0.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 3 2
Average daily rate £540 £375 £600
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+44.00% -37.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £425
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -23.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.15 £17.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+38.00% -30.00%
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
408 339 261
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 20.07% 19.20% 16.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 276 229 151
Average daily rate £413 £366 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.69% +13.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £577 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 6
Average hourly rate £19.35 £12.00 £14.08
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+61.25% -14.74%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.04 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £13.00 £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £17.15
% change year-on-year
- +4.95%

Skype for Business
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Skype for Business across the West Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 12 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Skype for Business within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 12 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds 0 18 £540 +44.00% 5
Bradford - 1 - -
Skype for Business
Yorkshire

Skype for Business
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire region citing Skype for Business also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Skype for Business.

1 21 (60.00%) Office 365
2 18 (51.43%) Skype
2 18 (51.43%) Migration
3 13 (37.14%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (28.57%) Windows
4 10 (28.57%) Cisco
5 9 (25.71%) Microsoft
5 9 (25.71%) Python
5 9 (25.71%) C++
5 9 (25.71%) JavaScript
5 9 (25.71%) Project Management
6 6 (17.14%) DNS
7 5 (14.29%) Active Directory
8 4 (11.43%) VPN
8 4 (11.43%) MS Office
8 4 (11.43%) ITIL
8 4 (11.43%) PRINCE2
8 4 (11.43%) SharePoint
8 4 (11.43%) MS Exchange
8 4 (11.43%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (11.43%) Finance
8 4 (11.43%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (8.57%) Windows Server
9 3 (8.57%) Firewall
9 3 (8.57%) Risk Management
9 3 (8.57%) Telecoms
9 3 (8.57%) MS Excel
9 3 (8.57%) CSS
9 3 (8.57%) Sage
9 3 (8.57%) Blackberry

Skype for Business
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire region citing Skype for Business also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Skype for Business. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (11.43%) MS Exchange
1 4 (11.43%) SharePoint
2 2 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (2.86%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.86%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 4 (11.43%) MS Office
2 3 (8.57%) MS Excel
3 2 (5.71%) MS Project
4 1 (2.86%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (8.57%) Sage 200
2 2 (5.71%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (2.86%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (2.86%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 21 (60.00%) Office 365
2 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.86%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 18 (51.43%) Skype
2 6 (17.14%) DNS
3 4 (11.43%) VPN
4 3 (8.57%) Firewall
5 2 (5.71%) DHCP
5 2 (5.71%) Intranet
5 2 (5.71%) PBX
6 1 (2.86%) Internet
6 1 (2.86%) Network Security
6 1 (2.86%) TCP/IP
6 1 (2.86%) Telepresence
6 1 (2.86%) Unified Communications
Development Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Cucumber
1 1 (2.86%) Jenkins
1 1 (2.86%) Protractor
1 1 (2.86%) Selenium
1 1 (2.86%) WebDriver
General
1 4 (11.43%) Finance
2 3 (8.57%) Telecoms
3 2 (5.71%) Advertising
3 2 (5.71%) Retail
4 1 (2.86%) Banking
4 1 (2.86%) Electronics
4 1 (2.86%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.86%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (11.43%) 3rd Line Support
1 4 (11.43%) Analyst
1 4 (11.43%) Project Manager
1 4 (11.43%) Service Manager
2 3 (8.57%) Delivery Manager
2 3 (8.57%) Migration Engineer
3 2 (5.71%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (5.71%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 2 (5.71%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
3 2 (5.71%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (5.71%) Architect
3 2 (5.71%) Desktop Engineer
3 2 (5.71%) IT Support
3 2 (5.71%) IT Support Analyst
3 2 (5.71%) Messaging Engineer
3 2 (5.71%) Service Analyst
3 2 (5.71%) Service Desk Analyst
3 2 (5.71%) Support Engineer
3 2 (5.71%) Technical Manager
3 2 (5.71%) Telecoms Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.57%) CSS
2 1 (2.86%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.43%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (8.57%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.86%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.86%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 10 (28.57%) Windows
2 3 (8.57%) Windows 7
2 3 (8.57%) Windows 8
2 3 (8.57%) Windows Server
3 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (51.43%) Migration
2 13 (37.14%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (25.71%) Project Management
4 4 (11.43%) ITIL
4 4 (11.43%) PRINCE2
4 4 (11.43%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (8.57%) Risk Management
5 3 (8.57%) Waterfall
6 2 (5.71%) CRM
6 2 (5.71%) Dashboard Development
6 2 (5.71%) Supplier Management
6 2 (5.71%) User Stories
7 1 (2.86%) Business Analysis
7 1 (2.86%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (2.86%) Change Management
7 1 (2.86%) Digital Marketing
7 1 (2.86%) Information Security
7 1 (2.86%) Programme Management
7 1 (2.86%) Scrum
7 1 (2.86%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (25.71%) C++
1 9 (25.71%) JavaScript
1 9 (25.71%) Python
2 1 (2.86%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (8.57%) APMP
2 2 (5.71%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 2 (5.71%) SC Cleared
2 2 (5.71%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.86%) MCITP
3 1 (2.86%) MCSE
3 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.71%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 5 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.86%) ISA Server
2 1 (2.86%) VMware ESX
2 1 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.86%) VMware Server
2 1 (2.86%) XenApp
2 1 (2.86%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (2.86%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (2.86%) SolarWinds Orion
1 1 (2.86%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 10 (28.57%) Cisco
2 9 (25.71%) Microsoft
3 3 (8.57%) Sage
4 2 (5.71%) Apple
5 1 (2.86%) Blue Coat
5 1 (2.86%) BT
5 1 (2.86%) Citrix
5 1 (2.86%) Dell
5 1 (2.86%) HP
5 1 (2.86%) IronPort
5 1 (2.86%) M86 Security
5 1 (2.86%) RightFax
5 1 (2.86%) SAP
5 1 (2.86%) SolarWinds
5 1 (2.86%) Symantec
5 1 (2.86%) VMware
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Nigel Frank International
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