Period
to 21 October 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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 24 21 34
Rank change year-on-year -3 +13 -1
Contract jobs citing Skype for Business 11 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bournemouth 5.53% 2.75% 1.29%
As % of the Application Platforms category 22.45% 20.00% 5.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 2
Bournemouth median daily rate £325 £273 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.27% -19.26% +77.63%
10th Percentile £245 £271 £316
90th Percentile £434 £274 £349
Dorset median daily rate £400 £425 £238
% change year-on-year -5.88% +78.95% +25.00%
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 15 59
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bournemouth 24.62% 13.76% 25.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 8 49
Bournemouth median daily rate £388 £381 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.64% +17.31% +44.44%
10th Percentile £280 £271 £210
90th Percentile £519 £427 £438
Dorset median daily rate £388 £425 £325
% change year-on-year -8.82% +30.77% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Bournemouth median hourly rate £10.00 - £12.00
Dorset median hourly rate £10.00 £39.50 £12.00
% change year-on-year -74.68% +229.17% -56.36%

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

Skype for Business
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Bournemouth

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Skype for Business in Bournemouth over the 6 months to 21 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Skype for Business in Bournemouth

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 11 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 10 (90.91%) Skype
3 8 (72.73%) Exchange Server 2013
3 8 (72.73%) Active Directory
3 8 (72.73%) MS Exchange
4 5 (45.45%) ITIL
4 5 (45.45%) SLA
4 5 (45.45%) Office 365
5 3 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (27.27%) DNS
5 3 (27.27%) PMP
5 3 (27.27%) Windows
5 3 (27.27%) Problem-Solving
6 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (18.18%) Office Communications Server
6 2 (18.18%) OneDrive
6 2 (18.18%) Windows Server
6 2 (18.18%) Windows 10
6 2 (18.18%) SharePoint
6 2 (18.18%) SMTP
6 2 (18.18%) PMI Certification
6 2 (18.18%) Project Management
6 2 (18.18%) Change Management
6 2 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (18.18%) PMI
6 2 (18.18%) Migration
7 1 (9.09%) Firewall
7 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (9.09%) Citrix

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 8 (72.73%) Exchange Server 2013
1 8 (72.73%) MS Exchange
2 3 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (18.18%) Office Communications Server
3 2 (18.18%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (45.45%) Office 365
2 2 (18.18%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 10 (90.91%) Skype
2 3 (27.27%) DNS
3 2 (18.18%) SMTP
4 1 (9.09%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Exchange Specialist
2 3 (27.27%) Active Directory Specialist
2 3 (27.27%) Project Manager
3 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Email Project Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Exchange Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Office 365 Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Office 365 Project Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Project Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Service Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Subject Matter Expert
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Unified Communications Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) PMI
2 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) Windows
2 2 (18.18%) Windows 10
2 2 (18.18%) Windows Server
3 1 (9.09%) Windows 7
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) ITIL
2 3 (27.27%) Problem-Solving
3 2 (18.18%) Change Management
3 2 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (18.18%) Migration
3 2 (18.18%) Project Management
4 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) PMP
2 2 (18.18%) PMI Certification
3 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (45.45%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (72.73%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 11 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) Citrix
2 1 (9.09%) ServiceNow