Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Brighton 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)
East Sussex > Brighton
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 40 - 60
Rank change year-on-year - +60 -10
Contract jobs citing Skype for Business 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Brighton 0.29% - 0.19%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.61% - 0.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Brighton median daily rate £350 - £325
10th Percentile £300 - £313
90th Percentile £400 - £338
East Sussex median daily rate £350 £675 £325
% change year-on-year -48.15% +107.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Brighton median hourly rate - - -
East Sussex 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 Brighton with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
Brighton
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 62 84 123
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Brighton 17.97% 22.70% 23.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 48 78
Brighton median daily rate £400 £400 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +33.33% +11.63%
10th Percentile £305 £241 £225
90th Percentile £613 £529 £458
East Sussex median daily rate £400 £375 £300
% change year-on-year +6.67% +25.00% +17.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 5
Brighton median hourly rate - £23.68 £18.68
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +26.77% -6.18%
East Sussex median hourly rate £32.50 £23.68 £18.50
% change year-on-year +37.25% +28.00% -7.08%

Skype for Business
Job Vacancy Trend in Brighton

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

Job vacancy trend for Skype for Business in Brighton

Skype for Business
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Brighton

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Skype for Business in Brighton

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 Brighton region with a requirement for Skype for Business.

1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Unified Communications
1 1 (100.00%) Office 365
1 1 (100.00%) Skype
1 1 (100.00%) Data Centre

Skype for Business
Co-occurring IT Skills in Brighton 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Skype
1 1 (100.00%) Unified Communications
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE2
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft