Period
to 5 December 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol 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 5 December 2019 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)
South West > Bristol
6 months to
5 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 101 123 105
Rank change year-on-year +22 -18 -13
Contract jobs citing Skype for Business 22 9 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 1.09% 0.42% 0.76%
As % of the Application Platforms category 7.67% 2.79% 5.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 7 10
Bristol median daily rate £375 £425 £299
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.76% +42.26% -4.40%
10th Percentile £313 £351 £247
90th Percentile £488 £453 £337
South West median daily rate £380 £330 £375
% change year-on-year +15.15% -12.00% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bristol median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate £17.50 £47.00 -
% change year-on-year -62.77% - -

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 Bristol with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
Bristol
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 287 323 276
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 14.18% 15.05% 14.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 180 230 194
Bristol median daily rate £400 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +13.33% -
10th Percentile £284 £248 £222
90th Percentile £550 £539 £529
South West median daily rate £425 £425 £380
% change year-on-year - +11.84% +2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 9 3
Bristol median hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £43.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.67% -12.79% +115.00%
10th Percentile £19.71 £29.30 £22.55
90th Percentile £37.00 £45.50 £55.60
South West median hourly rate £24.25 £39.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year -38.61% +12.86% +22.81%

Skype for Business
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

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

Job vacancy trend for Skype for Business in Bristol

Skype for Business
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Skype for Business in Bristol

Skype for Business
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Skype for Business in Bristol over the 6 months to 5 December 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Skype for Business in Bristol

Skype for Business
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Skype for Business in Bristol

For the 6 months to 5 December 2019, 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 Bristol region with a requirement for Skype for Business.

1 21 (95.45%) Skype
2 18 (81.82%) Office 365
3 13 (59.09%) Active Directory
4 11 (50.00%) Windows
4 11 (50.00%) Microsoft
5 10 (45.45%) Migration
6 9 (40.91%) VMware
6 9 (40.91%) SharePoint
6 9 (40.91%) MS Exchange
6 9 (40.91%) Windows Server
7 8 (36.36%) SCCM
8 6 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2007
8 6 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
8 6 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2003
8 6 (27.27%) OneDrive
8 6 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2010
8 6 (27.27%) ITIL
9 5 (22.73%) Microsoft Office
9 5 (22.73%) PowerShell
9 5 (22.73%) Data Migration
9 5 (22.73%) Windows 10
10 4 (18.18%) Cisco UCCX
10 4 (18.18%) SaaS
10 4 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
10 4 (18.18%) Azure
10 4 (18.18%) Firewall
10 4 (18.18%) Cisco
11 3 (13.64%) SLA
11 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Certification
11 3 (13.64%) ISDN

Skype for Business
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol 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 9 (40.91%) MS Exchange
1 9 (40.91%) SharePoint
2 6 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2003
2 6 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2007
2 6 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (13.64%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (4.55%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (22.73%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (4.55%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (13.64%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 18 (81.82%) Office 365
2 6 (27.27%) OneDrive
3 4 (18.18%) Azure
3 4 (18.18%) SaaS
4 3 (13.64%) AWS
4 3 (13.64%) Dynamics 365
4 3 (13.64%) IaaS
4 3 (13.64%) Mimecast
4 3 (13.64%) PaaS
5 1 (4.55%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (4.55%) Azure Functions
5 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Flow
5 1 (4.55%) Power Platform
5 1 (4.55%) PowerApps
5 1 (4.55%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 21 (95.45%) Skype
2 4 (18.18%) Firewall
3 3 (13.64%) DHCP
3 3 (13.64%) DNS
3 3 (13.64%) ISDN
3 3 (13.64%) LAN
3 3 (13.64%) PSTN
3 3 (13.64%) SMTP
3 3 (13.64%) WAN
4 2 (9.09%) VoIP
4 2 (9.09%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (4.55%) Internet
5 1 (4.55%) NAS
5 1 (4.55%) NetScaler
5 1 (4.55%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.55%) Power BI
2 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (13.64%) Local Government
2 2 (9.09%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.55%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (22.73%) Analyst
2 3 (13.64%) Communications Engineer
2 3 (13.64%) Support Analyst
2 3 (13.64%) Systems Analyst
3 2 (9.09%) Cisco Engineer
3 2 (9.09%) Communications Manager
3 2 (9.09%) ICT Analyst
3 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Support
3 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
3 2 (9.09%) Office 365 Manager
3 2 (9.09%) Office 365 Project Manager
3 2 (9.09%) Project Manager
3 2 (9.09%) Support Engineer
3 2 (9.09%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
4 1 (4.55%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) ICT Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Migration Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.09%) Web Services
2 1 (4.55%) COM
2 1 (4.55%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) Blackberry
1 3 (13.64%) Enterprise Software
1 3 (13.64%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (9.09%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.55%) Fat Client
3 1 (4.55%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 11 (50.00%) Windows
2 9 (40.91%) Windows Server
3 5 (22.73%) Windows 10
4 4 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (9.09%) Android
5 2 (9.09%) Unix
5 2 (9.09%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (45.45%) Migration
2 6 (27.27%) ITIL
3 5 (22.73%) Data Migration
4 3 (13.64%) CRM
4 3 (13.64%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (13.64%) Multi-Factor Authentication
4 3 (13.64%) Service Management
5 2 (9.09%) Data Modelling
5 2 (9.09%) ETL
5 2 (9.09%) Incident Management
5 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 2 (9.09%) Proactive Monitoring
5 2 (9.09%) Problem Management
5 2 (9.09%) Project Planning
5 2 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (9.09%) Systems Analysis
5 2 (9.09%) Systems Engineering
6 1 (4.55%) ArchiMate
6 1 (4.55%) Data Protection
6 1 (4.55%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 5 (22.73%) PowerShell
2 2 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (13.64%) MCSA
1 3 (13.64%) MCSE
1 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (13.64%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.55%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.64%) SLA
2 2 (9.09%) Cyber Essentials
2 2 (9.09%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
2 2 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 13 (59.09%) Active Directory
2 6 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (4.55%) Hyper-V
3 1 (4.55%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (4.55%) Virtual Desktop
3 1 (4.55%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (4.55%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (4.55%) XenApp
3 1 (4.55%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 8 (36.36%) SCCM
2 4 (18.18%) Cisco UCCX
3 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Intune
3 3 (13.64%) Norton AntiVirus
3 3 (13.64%) Single Sign-On
4 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 1 (4.55%) SCVMM
4 1 (4.55%) WSUS
Vendors
1 11 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (40.91%) VMware
3 4 (18.18%) Cisco
4 3 (13.64%) Mitel
4 3 (13.64%) MobileIron
4 3 (13.64%) Palo Alto
4 3 (13.64%) Symantec
5 1 (4.55%) CA
5 1 (4.55%) Citrix
5 1 (4.55%) Ivanti
5 1 (4.55%) Sparx
5 1 (4.55%) Wyse