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 25 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Skype for Business (formerly Microsoft Lync)
South West / Wiltshire
Rank 62 58 54
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -4
Contract jobs citing Skype for Business 1 10 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 0.15% 1.45% 0.99%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.76% 6.85% 6.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 8 4
Median daily rate £320 £340 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -17.57%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £25.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-46.00% +25.00%

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
132 146 108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 19.73% 21.16% 15.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 103 62
Median daily rate £375 £350 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -15.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £210 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £450 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 8
Median hourly rate - £16.50 £19.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -16.98%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.75
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +1.40%

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 25 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
Swindon -5 1 £320 -5.88%
Skype for Business
South West

Skype for Business
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 25 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 Wiltshire region with a requirement for Skype for Business.

1 4 (100.00%) Skype
2 3 (75.00%) Migration
3 1 (25.00%) SCCM
3 1 (25.00%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) GENBAND
3 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (25.00%) BT
3 1 (25.00%) Softphone
3 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (25.00%) LAN
3 1 (25.00%) WAN
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) CTI

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 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) Skype
2 1 (25.00%) CTI
2 1 (25.00%) LAN
2 1 (25.00%) Softphone
2 1 (25.00%) WAN
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Migration Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Support Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Technical Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Technical Support
1 2 (50.00%) Technical Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Exchange Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Exchange Migration Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) IT Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Lead Network Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) SCCM Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Support Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (25.00%) Video Conferencing
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Migration
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) BT
1 1 (25.00%) GENBAND
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft