Period
to 19 July 2018

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 19 July 2018 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
19 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 28 - 34
Rank change year-on-year - +34 -2
Contract jobs citing Skype for Business 4 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bournemouth 2.08% - 1.91%
As % of the Application Platforms category 8.16% - 7.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Bournemouth median daily rate £215 - £600
Dorset median daily rate £215 £425 £375
% change year-on-year -49.41% +13.33% +32.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Bournemouth median hourly rate £10.00 - -
Dorset median hourly rate £10.00 - -

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 49 19 68
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bournemouth 25.52% 18.81% 25.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 11 49
Bournemouth median daily rate £388 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.23% -7.14% +14.75%
10th Percentile £238 £293 £233
90th Percentile £475 £538 £476
Dorset median daily rate £369 £350 £369
% change year-on-year +5.36% -5.08% +28.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Bournemouth median hourly rate £10.00 - £8.75
10th Percentile £9.50 - £8.38
90th Percentile £10.50 - £9.13
Dorset median hourly rate £10.00 £39.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year -74.68% +88.10% +31.25%

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 19 July 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Skype for Business also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Bournemouth region with a requirement for Skype for Business.

1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (100.00%) Skype
2 3 (75.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (75.00%) Office 365
2 3 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (50.00%) SLA
3 2 (50.00%) ITIL
3 2 (50.00%) Windows
4 1 (25.00%) ServiceNow
4 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (25.00%) Citrix
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (25.00%) Firewall
4 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (25.00%) Windows 10
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Office

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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 3 (75.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (75.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) Skype
2 1 (25.00%) Firewall
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Exchange Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Exchange Specialist
1 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Service Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Service Desk Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Subject Matter Expert
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 10
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Citrix
2 1 (25.00%) ServiceNow