The table below looks at the statistics for Skype for Business skills in IT contracts advertised for the Worcestershire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Skype for Business over the 3 months to 26 September 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Skype for Business (formerly Microsoft Lync)
Rank - 12 -
Contract jobs citing Skype for Business 0 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Worcestershire - 6.25% -
As % of the Application Platforms category - 71.43% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
Median daily rate - £420 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £339 £328 £383
% change year-on-year
+3.43% -14.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £14.75 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+86.44% -1.66%
Skype for Business
West Midlands

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

Application Platforms Category
Worcestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
18 7 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Worcestershire 26.87% 8.75% 18.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 4 6
Median daily rate £300 £310 £220
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +40.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £190 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £433 £250
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Median hourly rate - £12.50 £9.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +31.57%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+23.59% +27.14%

Skype for Business
Jobs Demand Trend in Worcestershire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Worcestershire 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 Worcestershire

Skype for Business
Daily Rate Trend in Worcestershire

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

Skype for Business Daily Rate Trend in Worcestershire