Period
to 18 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol with a requirement for Skype skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Skype over the 6 months to 18 July 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
South West > Bristol
6 months to
18 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 96 93 94
Rank change year-on-year -3 +1 +12
Contract jobs citing Skype 14 16 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.76% 0.93% 0.98%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.76% 5.26% 6.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 12 16
Bristol median daily rate £388 £525 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -26.19% +44.83% -
10th Percentile £269 £262 £200
90th Percentile £475 £680 £441
South West median daily rate £350 £425 £348
% change year-on-year -17.65% +22.30% -0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bristol median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate £31.00 - -

Skype is in the Communications and Computer Networking 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 communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Bristol
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 243 304 291
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 13.26% 17.76% 15.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 209 210
Bristol median daily rate £371 £363 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.41% +0.69% -1.37%
10th Percentile £213 £230 £224
90th Percentile £475 £538 £538
South West median daily rate £375 £366 £363
% change year-on-year +2.39% +1.03% +0.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 7 14
Bristol median hourly rate £43.50 £32.50 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +33.85% +47.73% -
10th Percentile £16.35 £11.92 £8.88
90th Percentile £159.75 £35.30 £44.80
South West median hourly rate £41.53 £40.00 £35.25
% change year-on-year +3.83% +13.48% +74.63%

Skype
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

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

Job vacancy trend for Skype in Bristol

Skype
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Skype in Bristol

Skype
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Skype in Bristol over the 6 months to 18 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Skype in Bristol

For the 6 months to 18 July 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Skype 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.

1 10 (71.43%) Skype for Business
1 10 (71.43%) Office 365
2 9 (64.29%) Windows
2 9 (64.29%) Microsoft
3 7 (50.00%) SharePoint
3 7 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 6 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (42.86%) Windows Server
5 5 (35.71%) OneDrive
5 5 (35.71%) SCCM
6 4 (28.57%) PowerShell
6 4 (28.57%) Firewall
6 4 (28.57%) VMware
7 3 (21.43%) Clustering
7 3 (21.43%) Citrix
7 3 (21.43%) IBM
7 3 (21.43%) SAN
7 3 (21.43%) DHCP
7 3 (21.43%) DNS
7 3 (21.43%) ITIL
7 3 (21.43%) Yammer
7 3 (21.43%) SCOM
7 3 (21.43%) Replication
7 3 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
7 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Azure
7 3 (21.43%) NAS
7 3 (21.43%) XenApp
7 3 (21.43%) NetScaler
7 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (21.43%) Enterprise Software

Skype
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 10 (71.43%) Skype for Business
2 7 (50.00%) SharePoint
3 2 (14.29%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (14.29%) MS Exchange
4 1 (7.14%) CMS
4 1 (7.14%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (14.29%) MS Visio
2 1 (7.14%) Adobe Creative Suite
Cloud Services
1 10 (71.43%) Office 365
2 5 (35.71%) OneDrive
3 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (21.43%) Yammer
4 2 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (7.14%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 4 (28.57%) Firewall
2 3 (21.43%) DHCP
2 3 (21.43%) DNS
2 3 (21.43%) NAS
2 3 (21.43%) NetScaler
2 3 (21.43%) SAN
3 2 (14.29%) Wireless
4 1 (7.14%) Extranet
4 1 (7.14%) Intranet
4 1 (7.14%) LAN
4 1 (7.14%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.14%) Power BI
General
1 2 (14.29%) Marketing
1 2 (14.29%) Telecoms
2 1 (7.14%) Electronics
2 1 (7.14%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) Consultant
1 4 (28.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Office 365 Consultant
3 2 (14.29%) Technical Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) 1st Line Support Technician
4 1 (7.14%) Citrix Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Citrix Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Citrix Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Citrix Specialist
4 1 (7.14%) Citrix Support
4 1 (7.14%) Designer
4 1 (7.14%) HTML CSS Designer
4 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Support
4 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) IT Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) IT Project Manager
4 1 (7.14%) IT Support
4 1 (7.14%) IT Support Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) CSS
1 1 (7.14%) CSS3
1 1 (7.14%) HTML
1 1 (7.14%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Clustering
1 3 (21.43%) Enterprise Software
1 3 (21.43%) Replication
2 2 (14.29%) Public Cloud
3 1 (7.14%) Digital Media
3 1 (7.14%) Fat Client
3 1 (7.14%) Social Media
3 1 (7.14%) Thin Client
3 1 (7.14%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 9 (64.29%) Windows
2 6 (42.86%) Windows Server
2 6 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (14.29%) Linux
4 2 (14.29%) Windows 10
5 1 (7.14%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (21.43%) ITIL
2 2 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (14.29%) ITIL V3
2 2 (14.29%) Migration
2 2 (14.29%) Security Hardening
2 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (7.14%) Application Virtualisation
3 1 (7.14%) Collaborative Working
3 1 (7.14%) Data Migration
3 1 (7.14%) Data Protection
3 1 (7.14%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (7.14%) Email Marketing
3 1 (7.14%) High Availability
3 1 (7.14%) Infographics
3 1 (7.14%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (7.14%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (7.14%) Programme Management
3 1 (7.14%) Project Management
3 1 (7.14%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 4 (28.57%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (14.29%) SC Cleared
1 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.14%) MCSA
System Software
1 7 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (21.43%) XenApp
3 1 (7.14%) ISA Server
3 1 (7.14%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (7.14%) Virtual Desktop
3 1 (7.14%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (7.14%) vSphere
3 1 (7.14%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (35.71%) SCCM
2 3 (21.43%) SCOM
3 2 (14.29%) EMC NetWorker
3 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (7.14%) AirWatch
4 1 (7.14%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 9 (64.29%) Microsoft
2 4 (28.57%) VMware
3 3 (21.43%) Citrix
3 3 (21.43%) IBM
4 2 (14.29%) EMC
4 2 (14.29%) McAfee
4 2 (14.29%) Trend Micro
5 1 (7.14%) Adobe
5 1 (7.14%) CA
5 1 (7.14%) Dell
5 1 (7.14%) HP
5 1 (7.14%) Ivanti
5 1 (7.14%) SAP
5 1 (7.14%) Veritas
5 1 (7.14%) Wyse