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 28 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
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Skype for Business (formerly Microsoft Lync)
Rank 123 121 121
Rank change year-on-year
-2 0
Contract jobs citing Skype for Business 12 26 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.42% 0.89% 0.36%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.05% 4.18% 2.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 15 4
Median daily rate £550 £325 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+69.23% -10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £285 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £405 £424
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.00 £18.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-29.72% +12.12%
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
585 622 447
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 20.35% 21.36% 17.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 401 398 261
Median daily rate £430 £331 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.10% -5.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £267 £230 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £456 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.41% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 16 22
Median hourly rate £9.00 £21.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-57.14% +5.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.20 £20.34 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-0.72% +19.66%

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 28 May 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 28 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
West Yorkshire -8 9 £578 +60.41% 5
South Yorkshire -7 2 £440 +60.00% 4
Skype for Business
England

Skype for Business
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Skype for Business.

1 13 (68.42%) Windows
2 12 (63.16%) Microsoft
2 12 (63.16%) Office 365
3 8 (42.11%) Active Directory
3 8 (42.11%) MS Office
4 7 (36.84%) Apple
5 5 (26.32%) Migration
5 5 (26.32%) e-Learning
5 5 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (26.32%) Video Editing
5 5 (26.32%) Waterfall
6 4 (21.05%) Twitter
6 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (21.05%) Microsoft Azure
6 4 (21.05%) Open Source
6 4 (21.05%) Social Media
6 4 (21.05%) Windows Server
6 4 (21.05%) Artificial Intelligence
6 4 (21.05%) Publishing
6 4 (21.05%) Games
6 4 (21.05%) Intranet
6 4 (21.05%) HP
6 4 (21.05%) Adobe
6 4 (21.05%) FTP
6 4 (21.05%) DNS
7 3 (15.79%) MS Excel
7 3 (15.79%) Dell
7 3 (15.79%) Management Information System
7 3 (15.79%) Finance
7 3 (15.79%) Brocade

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 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (5.26%) IIS
1 1 (5.26%) MS Exchange
1 1 (5.26%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (42.11%) MS Office
2 3 (15.79%) MS Excel
3 1 (5.26%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 12 (63.16%) Office 365
2 4 (21.05%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (15.79%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (5.26%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (21.05%) DNS
1 4 (21.05%) FTP
1 4 (21.05%) Intranet
2 3 (15.79%) Skype
3 2 (10.53%) Firewall
3 2 (10.53%) PBX
4 1 (5.26%) DHCP
4 1 (5.26%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 2 (10.53%) Bitbucket
1 2 (10.53%) JIRA
2 1 (5.26%) Cucumber
2 1 (5.26%) Jenkins
2 1 (5.26%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (5.26%) Protractor
2 1 (5.26%) Selenium
2 1 (5.26%) WebDriver
General
1 4 (21.05%) Games
1 4 (21.05%) Publishing
2 3 (15.79%) Finance
3 2 (10.53%) Advertising
4 1 (5.26%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 4 (21.05%) Consultant
2 3 (15.79%) Product Manager
3 2 (10.53%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (10.53%) Azure Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Digital Product Manager
3 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Senior Manager
3 2 (10.53%) Senior Product Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Active Directory Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Active Directory Support
4 1 (5.26%) Azure Consultant
4 1 (5.26%) e-Learning Consultant
4 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Design Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Lync Consultant
4 1 (5.26%) Lync Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Migration Specialist
4 1 (5.26%) Office 365 Specialist
4 1 (5.26%) Storage Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Strategy Consultant
4 1 (5.26%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) .NET
1 1 (5.26%) .NET Framework
1 1 (5.26%) Ajax
1 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET
1 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET MVC 4
1 1 (5.26%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 5 (26.32%) e-Learning
1 5 (26.32%) Video Editing
2 4 (21.05%) Artificial Intelligence
2 4 (21.05%) Social Media
3 3 (15.79%) Learning Management System
3 3 (15.79%) Management Information System
4 1 (5.26%) Fintech
4 1 (5.26%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 13 (68.42%) Windows
2 4 (21.05%) Windows Server
2 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (15.79%) Windows 7
4 2 (10.53%) Android
5 1 (5.26%) Apple iOS
5 1 (5.26%) Mac OS
5 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (26.32%) Migration
1 5 (26.32%) Waterfall
2 4 (21.05%) Open Source
3 2 (10.53%) ITIL
3 2 (10.53%) Scrum
4 1 (5.26%) Change Management
4 1 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (5.26%) DevOps
4 1 (5.26%) Information Security
4 1 (5.26%) ITIL V3
4 1 (5.26%) MVC
4 1 (5.26%) PRINCE2
4 1 (5.26%) Service Management
4 1 (5.26%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.26%) C#
1 1 (5.26%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (15.79%) SC Cleared
1 3 (15.79%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.26%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 8 (42.11%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.26%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) SCCM
Vendors
1 12 (63.16%) Microsoft
2 7 (36.84%) Apple
3 4 (21.05%) Adobe
3 4 (21.05%) HP
3 4 (21.05%) Twitter
4 3 (15.79%) Brocade
4 3 (15.79%) Dell
5 2 (10.53%) Atlassian
6 1 (5.26%) Cisco
6 1 (5.26%) VMware
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