Period
to 16 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bournemouth 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 16 December 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)
Dorset > Bournemouth
6 months to
16 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 22 28 30
Rank change year-on-year +6 +2 -4
Contract jobs citing Skype for Business 3 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bournemouth 2.80% 1.10% 0.49%
As % of the Application Platforms category 17.65% 5.26% 3.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 1
Bournemouth median daily rate £273 £338 £190
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -19.26% +77.63% -
10th Percentile £271 £316 £185
90th Percentile £274 £349 £195
Dorset median daily rate £425 £338 £175
% change year-on-year +25.93% +92.86% -36.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bournemouth median hourly rate - - -
Dorset median hourly rate - - -

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 Bournemouth with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
Bournemouth
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 17 38 32
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bournemouth 15.89% 20.99% 15.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 33 13
Bournemouth median daily rate £388 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.23% - -17.20%
10th Percentile £255 £218 £169
90th Percentile £433 £438 £568
Dorset median daily rate £425 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +30.77% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Bournemouth median hourly rate - £12.00 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -67.57% +54.17%
Dorset median hourly rate - £12.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year - -56.36% +14.58%

Skype for Business
Job Vacancy Trend in Bournemouth

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

Job vacancy trend for Skype for Business in Bournemouth

Skype for Business
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bournemouth

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Skype for Business in Bournemouth

For the 6 months to 16 December 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 Bournemouth region with a requirement for Skype for Business.

1 3 (100.00%) ITIL
1 3 (100.00%) Broadband
1 3 (100.00%) WAN
1 3 (100.00%) DHCP
1 3 (100.00%) VPN
1 3 (100.00%) DNS
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) CCNP
1 3 (100.00%) CCNA
1 3 (100.00%) Nortel
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (100.00%) Avaya
1 3 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 3 (100.00%) MPLS
1 3 (100.00%) OSPF
1 3 (100.00%) VRRP
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
1 3 (100.00%) Wireless
1 3 (100.00%) IPsec
1 3 (100.00%) IP Telephony
1 3 (100.00%) Nortel Meridian
1 3 (100.00%) Unified Communications
1 3 (100.00%) 4G
1 3 (100.00%) High Availability
1 3 (100.00%) HSRP
1 3 (100.00%) Meraki
1 3 (100.00%) Skype

Skype for Business
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bournemouth 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:

Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) 4G
1 3 (100.00%) Broadband
1 3 (100.00%) DHCP
1 3 (100.00%) DNS
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
1 3 (100.00%) HSRP
1 3 (100.00%) IP Telephony
1 3 (100.00%) IPsec
1 3 (100.00%) MPLS
1 3 (100.00%) Nortel Meridian
1 3 (100.00%) OSPF
1 3 (100.00%) Skype
1 3 (100.00%) Unified Communications
1 3 (100.00%) VPN
1 3 (100.00%) VRRP
1 3 (100.00%) WAN
1 3 (100.00%) Wireless
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Analyst
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco Analyst
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco Network Analyst
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco Support
1 3 (100.00%) Network Analyst
1 3 (100.00%) Network Support
1 3 (100.00%) Network Support Analyst
1 3 (100.00%) Support Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) High Availability
1 3 (100.00%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) CCNA
1 3 (100.00%) CCNP
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Avaya
1 3 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) Meraki
1 3 (100.00%) Nortel