The table below looks at the statistics for Skype for Business skills in IT contracts advertised for the 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 20 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Skype for Business (formerly Microsoft Lync)
England / Yorkshire
Rank 105 133 123
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -10
Contract jobs citing Skype for Business 16 8 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.73% 0.28% 0.35%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.32% 1.49% 1.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 4 2
Median daily rate £350 £369 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.08% +13.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £164 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £443 £405
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-9.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £18.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.75 £24.15 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-47.20% +20.75%

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

Application Platforms Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
370 538 465
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 16.96% 19.04% 18.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 218 360 303
Median daily rate £410 £413 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.60% +16.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £276 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £566 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £395 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 7
Median hourly rate £18.50 £11.75 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+57.51% -2.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.01 £9.00 £10.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £21.50 £12.84
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.25 £19.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-9.21% +5.55%

Skype for Business
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the 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 Yorkshire

Skype for Business
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Skype for Business Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Skype for Business
Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Skype for Business across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 20 February 2017.

Skype for Business Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

Skype for Business
Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Skype for Business Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Skype for Business
Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 20 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
South Yorkshire - 10 £350 - 1
West Yorkshire +10 4 £275 -27.86%
North Yorkshire +12 2 - -
Skype for Business
England

Skype for Business
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 20 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Skype for Business.

1 29 (93.55%) Microsoft
2 23 (74.19%) Skype
3 19 (61.29%) Office 365
4 14 (45.16%) PBX
5 12 (38.71%) Manufacturing
6 11 (35.48%) Microsoft Certification
6 11 (35.48%) Data Centre
7 10 (32.26%) Windows
7 10 (32.26%) Polycom
8 8 (25.81%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (19.35%) DNS
9 6 (19.35%) SLA
9 6 (19.35%) Active Directory
9 6 (19.35%) Microsoft Azure
10 5 (16.13%) Windows Server
10 5 (16.13%) Hyper-V
10 5 (16.13%) SharePoint
11 4 (12.90%) MS Office
11 4 (12.90%) SCOM
11 4 (12.90%) Android
12 3 (9.68%) Bitbucket
12 3 (9.68%) Exchange Server 2013
12 3 (9.68%) Azure Active Directory
12 3 (9.68%) AirWatch
12 3 (9.68%) JIRA
12 3 (9.68%) Atlassian
12 3 (9.68%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 3 (9.68%) Brocade
12 3 (9.68%) Migration
12 3 (9.68%) VMware

Skype for Business
Top Related IT Skills in 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 5 (16.13%) SharePoint
2 3 (9.68%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (3.23%) IBM Domino
3 1 (3.23%) IIS
3 1 (3.23%) MS Exchange
3 1 (3.23%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 4 (12.90%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 19 (61.29%) Office 365
2 6 (19.35%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (9.68%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 23 (74.19%) Skype
2 14 (45.16%) PBX
3 6 (19.35%) DNS
4 2 (6.45%) DHCP
4 2 (6.45%) HTTPS
4 2 (6.45%) VoIP
5 1 (3.23%) FTP
5 1 (3.23%) LAN
5 1 (3.23%) SMTP
5 1 (3.23%) SSH
5 1 (3.23%) SSL
5 1 (3.23%) TCP/IP
5 1 (3.23%) Unified Communications
5 1 (3.23%) WebEx
Development Applications
1 3 (9.68%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 3 (9.68%) Bitbucket
1 3 (9.68%) JIRA
General
1 12 (38.71%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.23%) Back Office
2 1 (3.23%) Finance
2 1 (3.23%) Games
2 1 (3.23%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (48.39%) Consultant
2 13 (41.94%) Business Consultant
3 7 (22.58%) Analyst
4 6 (19.35%) Lync Consultant
5 4 (12.90%) Support Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) Azure Consultant
6 2 (6.45%) Coordinator
6 2 (6.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Consultant
6 2 (6.45%) Project Coordinator
7 1 (3.23%) 1st/2nd Line Support
7 1 (3.23%) 2nd Line Support
7 1 (3.23%) Active Directory Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) Applications Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) Applications Support
7 1 (3.23%) Applications Support Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) Azure Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) Business Analyst
7 1 (3.23%) Storage Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.23%) .NET
1 1 (3.23%) Web Services
1 1 (3.23%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (35.48%) Data Centre
2 2 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.45%) PKI
3 1 (3.23%) Client/Server
3 1 (3.23%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (3.23%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 10 (32.26%) Windows
2 8 (25.81%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (16.13%) Windows Server
4 4 (12.90%) Android
5 2 (6.45%) Windows 7
6 1 (3.23%) Apple iOS
6 1 (3.23%) Mac OS
6 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (9.68%) Migration
2 1 (3.23%) Application Packaging
2 1 (3.23%) Data Loss Prevention
2 1 (3.23%) Disk Encryption
2 1 (3.23%) Document Management
2 1 (3.23%) Email Management
2 1 (3.23%) ITIL
2 1 (3.23%) Mobile Device Management
2 1 (3.23%) Service Management
2 1 (3.23%) Software Deployment
2 1 (3.23%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.45%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 11 (35.48%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (3.23%) CCNA
2 1 (3.23%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (3.23%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (3.23%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (19.35%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (19.35%) Active Directory
2 5 (16.13%) Hyper-V
3 1 (3.23%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (12.90%) SCOM
2 3 (9.68%) AirWatch
3 2 (6.45%) SCCM
4 1 (3.23%) Backup Exec
4 1 (3.23%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 29 (93.55%) Microsoft
2 10 (32.26%) Polycom
3 3 (9.68%) Atlassian
3 3 (9.68%) Brocade
3 3 (9.68%) Dell
3 3 (9.68%) VMware
4 1 (3.23%) Apple
4 1 (3.23%) Cisco
4 1 (3.23%) Citrix
4 1 (3.23%) LANDesk
4 1 (3.23%) Lotus
4 1 (3.23%) Panasonic
4 1 (3.23%) Vignette
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