Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Basingstoke with a requirement for Skype for Business skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Skype for Business over the 6 months to 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Microsoft Skype for Business (formerly Microsoft Lync)
Hampshire > Basingstoke
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 65 40 49
Rank change year-on-year -25 +9 -18
Contract jobs citing Skype for Business 3 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Basingstoke 0.45% 0.52% 0.99%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.06% 3.77% 6.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 4
Basingstoke median daily rate £193 £200 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.75% -40.30% +1.52%
10th Percentile £164 £128 £317
90th Percentile £215 £273 £343
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £288 £333
% change year-on-year +39.13% -13.53% +2.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Basingstoke median hourly rate - - -
Hampshire median hourly rate £13.00 - £17.50

Skype for Business is in the Application Platforms category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Basingstoke with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
Basingstoke
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 98 53 78
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Basingstoke 14.74% 13.84% 15.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 33 48
Basingstoke median daily rate £400 £375 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -3.23% +4.73%
10th Percentile £166 £166 £286
90th Percentile £501 £456 £504
Hampshire median daily rate £388 £380 £375
% change year-on-year +1.97% +1.33% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 8 3
Basingstoke median hourly rate £40.00 £19.44 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +105.81% +29.57% -50.00%
10th Percentile £13.80 £18.22 £12.50
90th Percentile £40.15 £21.87 £22.10
Hampshire median hourly rate £18.67 £40.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year -53.33% +9.59% +119.75%

Skype for Business
Job Vacancy Trend in Basingstoke

Job postings citing Skype for Business as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Basingstoke.

Job vacancy trend for Skype for Business in Basingstoke

Skype for Business
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Basingstoke

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Skype for Business in Basingstoke

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

1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Office 365
2 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) Skype
2 2 (66.67%) OneDrive
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 2 (66.67%) Migration
3 1 (33.33%) WSUS
3 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (33.33%) DHCP
3 1 (33.33%) DNS
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) IBM Notes
3 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
3 1 (33.33%) Lotus
3 1 (33.33%) Identity Management
3 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (33.33%) Yammer

Skype for Business
Co-occurring IT Skills in Basingstoke 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 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (33.33%) IBM Notes
2 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (100.00%) Office 365
2 2 (66.67%) OneDrive
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (33.33%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) Skype
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (33.33%) DHCP
2 1 (33.33%) DNS
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Administrator
2 1 (33.33%) Deployment Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Office 365 Administrator
2 1 (33.33%) Office 365 Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Systems Administrator
2 1 (33.33%) Systems Administrator
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) Identity Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) Lotus