The table below looks at the statistics for Skype for Business skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wiltshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Skype for Business over the 3 months to 31 May 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Skype for Business (formerly Microsoft Lync)
Rank 54 48 52
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +4
Contract jobs citing Skype for Business 7 10 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 1.07% 1.58% 0.79%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.79% 10.64% 5.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 1
Median daily rate £410 £450 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.88% -25.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £325 £328
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.50 £18.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+32.43% +12.12%
Skype for Business
South West

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

Application Platforms Category
Wiltshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
146 94 97
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 22.36% 14.90% 15.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 68 59
Median daily rate £375 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £244 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £498
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.54% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 4
Median hourly rate £36.25 £13.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+178.84% -56.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.25 £13.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £21.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +23.52%

Skype for Business
Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Wiltshire 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 Wiltshire

Skype for Business
Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Skype for Business Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

Skype for Business
Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Skype for Business Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

Skype for Business
Contract Job Locations in Wiltshire

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 Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 31 May 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
Swindon +3 5 £410 -8.88%
Skype for Business
South West

Skype for Business
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 31 May 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 Wiltshire region with a requirement for Skype for Business.

1 7 (58.33%) Skype
1 7 (58.33%) Security Cleared
2 6 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 5 (41.67%) SharePoint
3 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
4 4 (33.33%) Windows
4 4 (33.33%) Active Directory
4 4 (33.33%) Test Scripting
4 4 (33.33%) Office 365
5 3 (25.00%) Windows Server
5 3 (25.00%) VMware
5 3 (25.00%) MS Exchange
6 2 (16.67%) PSTN
6 2 (16.67%) IBM Notes
6 2 (16.67%) Telecoms
6 2 (16.67%) Migration
6 2 (16.67%) Lotus
6 2 (16.67%) Project Management
6 2 (16.67%) SCCM
6 2 (16.67%) SCOM
6 2 (16.67%) Supplier Management
6 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (16.67%) ITIL
7 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (8.33%) V-Model
7 1 (8.33%) Hyper-V
7 1 (8.33%) EqualLogic
7 1 (8.33%) Unified Communications
7 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2013

Skype for Business
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire 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 5 (41.67%) SharePoint
2 3 (25.00%) MS Exchange
3 2 (16.67%) IBM Notes
4 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (8.33%) IBM Domino
4 1 (8.33%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
1 1 (8.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (33.33%) Office 365
2 1 (8.33%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 7 (58.33%) Skype
2 2 (16.67%) PSTN
3 1 (8.33%) Firewall
3 1 (8.33%) LAN
3 1 (8.33%) MPLS
3 1 (8.33%) Unified Communications
3 1 (8.33%) VoIP
3 1 (8.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Tester
2 2 (16.67%) Architect
2 2 (16.67%) Consultant
2 2 (16.67%) Technical Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Business Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Messaging Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Migration Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Network Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Network Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Network Technical Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Office 365 Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) SharePoint Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Test Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Unified Communications Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) VoIP Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 4 (33.33%) Windows
2 3 (25.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 2 (16.67%) ITIL
2 2 (16.67%) Migration
2 2 (16.67%) Project Management
2 2 (16.67%) Supplier Management
3 1 (8.33%) Business Continuity
3 1 (8.33%) Business Continuity Management
3 1 (8.33%) Data Management
3 1 (8.33%) Service Management
3 1 (8.33%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (58.33%) Security Cleared
2 6 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (8.33%) CCNA
3 1 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (8.33%) DV Cleared
3 1 (8.33%) ISEB
3 1 (8.33%) ISTQB
System Software
1 4 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (8.33%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) SCCM
1 2 (16.67%) SCOM
2 1 (8.33%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (25.00%) VMware
3 2 (16.67%) Lotus
4 1 (8.33%) Cisco
4 1 (8.33%) NetApp