Period
to 21 November 2018

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 21 November 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)
South West > Bristol
6 months to
21 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 121 101 96
Rank change year-on-year -20 -5 +12
Contract jobs citing Skype for Business 8 15 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.38% 0.76% 0.89%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.45% 5.36% 5.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 10 13
Bristol median daily rate £425 £311 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +36.55% +3.75% -14.29%
10th Percentile £345 £247 £222
90th Percentile £456 £354 £389
South West median daily rate £328 £400 £325
% change year-on-year -18.13% +23.08% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Bristol median hourly rate - - £40.00
South West median hourly rate £47.00 - £40.00

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 Bristol with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
Bristol
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 327 280 290
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 15.38% 14.23% 17.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 234 198 211
Bristol median daily rate £425 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £233 £224 £263
90th Percentile £534 £525 £525
South West median daily rate £425 £385 £363
% change year-on-year +10.39% +6.21% -2.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 3 7
Bristol median hourly rate £37.50 £43.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.79% +115.00% -80.00%
10th Percentile £19.70 £22.55 £19.10
90th Percentile £45.50 £55.60 £94.50
South West median hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year +14.29% +22.81% -27.39%

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 21 November 2018.

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 21 November 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 Bristol region with a requirement for Skype for Business.

1 9 (112.50%) Skype
2 8 (100.00%) Office 365
2 8 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (100.00%) Windows
3 7 (87.50%) Active Directory
3 7 (87.50%) Microsoft Office
3 7 (87.50%) SCCM
3 7 (87.50%) Windows 10
4 6 (75.00%) Windows Server
4 6 (75.00%) Application Virtualisation
4 6 (75.00%) Virtual Environments
4 6 (75.00%) Virtual Desktop
4 6 (75.00%) Fat Client
4 6 (75.00%) NetScaler
4 6 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (75.00%) VMware ESXi
4 6 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (75.00%) XenApp
4 6 (75.00%) XenDesktop
4 6 (75.00%) Windows 7
4 6 (75.00%) Ivanti
4 6 (75.00%) Microsoft App-V
4 6 (75.00%) VMware
4 6 (75.00%) Wyse
4 6 (75.00%) Citrix
4 6 (75.00%) CA
4 6 (75.00%) Thin Client
5 5 (62.50%) PowerShell
6 2 (25.00%) ITIL
7 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2

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:

Applications
1 7 (87.50%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (100.00%) Office 365
2 1 (12.50%) IaaS
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (12.50%) OneDrive
2 1 (12.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (112.50%) Skype
2 6 (75.00%) NetScaler
3 1 (12.50%) Broadband
3 1 (12.50%) Unified Communications
3 1 (12.50%) VPN
3 1 (12.50%) WAN
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Consultant
2 5 (62.50%) Citrix Consultant
2 5 (62.50%) Citrix Specialist
3 1 (12.50%) Desktop Specialist
3 1 (12.50%) Desktop Support
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Recruitment Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Sales Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 6 (75.00%) Fat Client
1 6 (75.00%) Thin Client
2 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
2 1 (12.50%) Photography
2 1 (12.50%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (87.50%) Windows 10
3 6 (75.00%) Windows 7
3 6 (75.00%) Windows Server
3 6 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Application Virtualisation
1 6 (75.00%) Virtual Environments
2 2 (25.00%) ITIL
3 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (12.50%) CRM
3 1 (12.50%) Data Management
3 1 (12.50%) Data Migration
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 1 (12.50%) Matrix Management
3 1 (12.50%) Migration
3 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
3 1 (12.50%) Project Management
3 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
3 1 (12.50%) Six Sigma
3 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
1 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
System Software
1 7 (87.50%) Active Directory
2 6 (75.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 6 (75.00%) Virtual Desktop
2 6 (75.00%) VMware ESXi
2 6 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (75.00%) XenApp
2 6 (75.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (87.50%) SCCM
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (75.00%) CA
2 6 (75.00%) Citrix
2 6 (75.00%) Ivanti
2 6 (75.00%) VMware
2 6 (75.00%) Wyse
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco
3 1 (12.50%) NEC
3 1 (12.50%) Trend Micro