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 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Skype for Business (formerly Microsoft Lync)
Rank 120 121 116
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -5
Contract jobs citing Skype for Business 7 24 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.29% 0.78% 0.71%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.82% 4.52% 3.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 16 7
Median daily rate £275 £540 £270
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-49.07% +100.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £475 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £638 £405
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Median hourly rate - £15.00 £23.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -36.84%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £12.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+29.16% -31.42%
Skype for Business
England

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
385 531 519
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 16.02% 17.20% 19.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 226 348 297
Median daily rate £430 £450 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.44% +28.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £193
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £395 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 19 13
Median hourly rate £21.50 £15.00 £13.93
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+43.33% +7.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.90 £9.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.20 £22.18 £27.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.47 £17.50 £19.88
% change year-on-year
+22.65% -11.94%

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 9 December 2016.

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 9 December 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
West Yorkshire +6 6 £269 -50.23% 3
Skype for Business
England

Skype for Business
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Skype for Business.

1 33 (86.84%) Microsoft
2 19 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 17 (44.74%) SharePoint
4 16 (42.11%) Skype
5 15 (39.47%) Windows
6 14 (36.84%) SQL
6 14 (36.84%) Hyper-V
7 13 (34.21%) Office 365
7 13 (34.21%) Application Packaging
8 12 (31.58%) Social Network
8 12 (31.58%) Dynamics CRM
8 12 (31.58%) Dynamics AX
8 12 (31.58%) CRM
8 12 (31.58%) BizTalk Server
8 12 (31.58%) Exchange Server 2013
9 11 (28.95%) Windows Server
10 10 (26.32%) Windows Server 2012
11 9 (23.68%) SharePoint 2013
11 9 (23.68%) Disaster Recovery
12 8 (21.05%) Clustering
12 8 (21.05%) SOA
12 8 (21.05%) Cloud Computing
12 8 (21.05%) SharePoint 2010
12 8 (21.05%) Business Analysis
12 8 (21.05%) Enterprise Architecture
12 8 (21.05%) Server Virtualisation
13 6 (15.79%) Manufacturing
13 6 (15.79%) Microsoft Certification
13 6 (15.79%) MS Office
14 5 (13.16%) MS Exchange

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 17 (44.74%) SharePoint
2 12 (31.58%) BizTalk Server
2 12 (31.58%) Exchange Server 2013
3 9 (23.68%) SharePoint 2013
4 8 (21.05%) SharePoint 2010
5 5 (13.16%) MS Exchange
6 4 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2007
6 4 (10.53%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 3 (7.89%) IIS
8 1 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (2.63%) IBM Domino
8 1 (2.63%) IBM Notes
8 1 (2.63%) Quickr
Applications
1 6 (15.79%) MS Office
2 5 (13.16%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 12 (31.58%) Dynamics AX
1 12 (31.58%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 13 (34.21%) Office 365
2 8 (21.05%) Cloud Computing
3 5 (13.16%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (7.89%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (42.11%) Skype
2 4 (10.53%) DNS
2 4 (10.53%) PBX
3 2 (5.26%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (5.26%) Cisco IPT
3 2 (5.26%) Cisco ISE
3 2 (5.26%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (5.26%) Cisco Wireless
3 2 (5.26%) IP Telephony
3 2 (5.26%) NetScaler
3 2 (5.26%) Wireless
4 1 (2.63%) DHCP
4 1 (2.63%) LAN
4 1 (2.63%) SMTP
4 1 (2.63%) SSH
4 1 (2.63%) SSL
4 1 (2.63%) Unified Communications
4 1 (2.63%) VoIP
4 1 (2.63%) WAN
4 1 (2.63%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.53%) SQL Server
1 4 (10.53%) SQL Server 2008
1 4 (10.53%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (7.89%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 3 (7.89%) Bitbucket
1 3 (7.89%) JIRA
General
1 6 (15.79%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.63%) Back Office
2 1 (2.63%) Finance
2 1 (2.63%) Games
2 1 (2.63%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (23.68%) Consultant
2 8 (21.05%) Architect
3 7 (18.42%) Business Consultant
4 4 (10.53%) Administrator
4 4 (10.53%) Analyst
4 4 (10.53%) Delivery Manager
4 4 (10.53%) Technical Delivery Manager
4 4 (10.53%) Technical Manager
5 2 (5.26%) Azure Consultant
5 2 (5.26%) Network Engineer
6 1 (2.63%) 1st/2nd Line Support
6 1 (2.63%) Active Directory Engineer
6 1 (2.63%) Applications Support Engineer
6 1 (2.63%) Azure Engineer
6 1 (2.63%) Cisco Design Engineer
6 1 (2.63%) Lync Engineer
6 1 (2.63%) Office 365 Engineer
6 1 (2.63%) Senior Windows Engineer
6 1 (2.63%) Telephony Engineer
6 1 (2.63%) Unified Communications Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.63%) .NET
1 1 (2.63%) Web Services
1 1 (2.63%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (31.58%) Social Network
2 8 (21.05%) Clustering
3 5 (13.16%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.63%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.63%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.63%) FMCG
4 1 (2.63%) PKI
4 1 (2.63%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 15 (39.47%) Windows
2 11 (28.95%) Windows Server
3 10 (26.32%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (10.53%) Android
5 2 (5.26%) Windows 7
5 2 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (2.63%) Apple iOS
6 1 (2.63%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (34.21%) Application Packaging
2 12 (31.58%) CRM
3 9 (23.68%) Disaster Recovery
4 8 (21.05%) Business Analysis
4 8 (21.05%) Enterprise Architecture
4 8 (21.05%) Server Virtualisation
4 8 (21.05%) SOA
5 5 (13.16%) Service Management
6 4 (10.53%) TOGAF
7 3 (7.89%) ITIL
7 3 (7.89%) Migration
8 2 (5.26%) ITIL V3
8 2 (5.26%) Load Balancing
9 1 (2.63%) Data Loss Prevention
9 1 (2.63%) Email Management
9 1 (2.63%) Fault Analysis
9 1 (2.63%) High Availability
9 1 (2.63%) Mobile Device Management
9 1 (2.63%) Software Deployment
9 1 (2.63%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 14 (36.84%) SQL
2 4 (10.53%) Java
3 2 (5.26%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (15.79%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (5.26%) CCNA
2 2 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (5.26%) MCSE
3 1 (2.63%) CCDP
3 1 (2.63%) CCNP
3 1 (2.63%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (2.63%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.63%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.89%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 14 (36.84%) Hyper-V
3 3 (7.89%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (5.26%) vSphere
5 1 (2.63%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (7.89%) AirWatch
2 2 (5.26%) SCCM
3 1 (2.63%) Backup Exec
3 1 (2.63%) NetBackup
3 1 (2.63%) SCOM
Vendors
1 33 (86.84%) Microsoft
2 5 (13.16%) Brocade
2 5 (13.16%) VMware
3 4 (10.53%) IBM
3 4 (10.53%) Oracle
3 4 (10.53%) Polycom
4 3 (7.89%) Atlassian
4 3 (7.89%) Cisco
4 3 (7.89%) Dell
5 2 (5.26%) Avaya
5 2 (5.26%) Genesys
5 2 (5.26%) Lotus
5 2 (5.26%) Verint
6 1 (2.63%) Apple
6 1 (2.63%) Citrix
6 1 (2.63%) LANDesk
6 1 (2.63%) Panasonic
6 1 (2.63%) Vignette
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