Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bracknell 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 24 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)
Berkshire > Bracknell
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 56 48 51
Rank change year-on-year -8 +3 -5
Contract jobs citing Skype for Business 1 10 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bracknell 0.18% 1.74% 0.74%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.79% 9.17% 4.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 1
Bracknell median daily rate - £475 £135
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +251.85% -65.82%
Berkshire median daily rate £450 £360 £338
% change year-on-year +25.00% +6.67% -23.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
Bracknell median hourly rate £16.50 £11.75 £14.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +40.43% -20.34% -50.83%
Berkshire median hourly rate £12.75 £45.00 £14.75
% change year-on-year -71.67% +205.08% +9.26%

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 Bracknell with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
Bracknell
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 56 109 89
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bracknell 10.05% 18.96% 16.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 52 34
Bracknell median daily rate £425 £475 £281
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.53% +68.89% -6.25%
10th Percentile £285 £270 £156
90th Percentile £524 £549 £484
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 14 7
Bracknell median hourly rate £12.00 £12.50 £14.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.00% -15.25% -9.23%
Berkshire median hourly rate £12.50 £19.31 £17.50
% change year-on-year -35.28% +10.36% -

Skype for Business
Job Vacancy Trend in Bracknell

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

Job vacancy trend for Skype for Business in Bracknell

Skype for Business
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bracknell

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Skype for Business in Bracknell

Skype for Business
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bracknell

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Skype for Business in Bracknell.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Skype for Business in Bracknell

For the 6 months to 24 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 Bracknell region with a requirement for Skype for Business.

1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Logistics
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (100.00%) Office 365
1 1 (100.00%) Skype
1 1 (100.00%) Virtual Team

Skype for Business
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bracknell 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 (100.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Skype
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Administration Assistant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Logistics
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft