Period
to 26 May 2019

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 26 May 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
South West > Bristol
6 months to
26 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 99 80 88
Rank change year-on-year -19 +8 +4
Contract jobs citing Skype 20 23 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 1.08% 1.33% 0.92%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.62% 10.22% 5.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 13 11
Bristol median daily rate £400 £450 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.11% -14.29% +44.83%
10th Percentile £263 £278 £256
90th Percentile £438 £518 £680
South West median daily rate £389 £345 £500
% change year-on-year +12.68% -31.00% +42.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bristol median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate £47.50 £31.00 -
% change year-on-year +53.23% - -

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 232 225 270
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 12.48% 13.05% 16.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 123 184
Bristol median daily rate £388 £368 £352
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.44% +4.40% +0.57%
10th Percentile £165 £166 £233
90th Percentile £588 £491 £538
South West median daily rate £400 £388 £360
% change year-on-year +3.23% +7.64% -0.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 14 6
Bristol median hourly rate £35.00 £31.28 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.91% +13.73% +120.00%
10th Percentile £17.50 £16.40 £11.71
90th Percentile £50.00 £47.50 £43.38
South West median hourly rate £45.00 £31.75 £42.00
% change year-on-year +41.73% -24.40% +20.00%

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 26 May 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Skype in Bristol

For the 6 months to 26 May 2019, 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 18 (90.00%) Office 365
2 15 (75.00%) Windows
2 15 (75.00%) Active Directory
3 14 (70.00%) Windows 10
4 13 (65.00%) Skype for Business
5 12 (60.00%) SCCM
5 12 (60.00%) Windows 7
5 12 (60.00%) Microsoft
5 12 (60.00%) Microsoft Office
5 12 (60.00%) Windows Server
6 11 (55.00%) Citrix
6 11 (55.00%) PowerShell
6 11 (55.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 10 (50.00%) Ivanti
7 10 (50.00%) Fat Client
7 10 (50.00%) Wyse
7 10 (50.00%) Microsoft App-V
7 10 (50.00%) Thin Client
7 10 (50.00%) Application Virtualisation
8 9 (45.00%) VMware
9 8 (40.00%) VMware ESXi
10 7 (35.00%) VMware Infrastructure
10 7 (35.00%) XenApp
10 7 (35.00%) XenDesktop
10 7 (35.00%) NetScaler
11 6 (30.00%) CA
11 6 (30.00%) Virtual Environments
11 6 (30.00%) Virtual Desktop
12 5 (25.00%) ITIL
13 4 (20.00%) MS Exchange

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 13 (65.00%) Skype for Business
2 4 (20.00%) MS Exchange
3 2 (10.00%) SharePoint
4 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 12 (60.00%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 18 (90.00%) Office 365
2 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (5.00%) Mimecast
3 1 (5.00%) OneDrive
3 1 (5.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (35.00%) NetScaler
2 1 (5.00%) DNS
2 1 (5.00%) Firewall
2 1 (5.00%) PBX
2 1 (5.00%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 5 (25.00%) Windows Specialist
2 4 (20.00%) Citrix Specialist
3 3 (15.00%) Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) Consultant
4 2 (10.00%) Citrix Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Desktop Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Senior Desktop Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Support Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Technical Specialist
5 1 (5.00%) 1st Line Support
5 1 (5.00%) 1st Line Support Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (5.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Citrix Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Citrix Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Citrix Technical Specialist
5 1 (5.00%) Help Desk Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Help Desk Support Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Manager
Miscellaneous
1 10 (50.00%) Fat Client
1 10 (50.00%) Thin Client
2 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 15 (75.00%) Windows
2 14 (70.00%) Windows 10
3 12 (60.00%) Windows 7
3 12 (60.00%) Windows Server
4 11 (55.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (5.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (50.00%) Application Virtualisation
2 6 (30.00%) Virtual Environments
3 5 (25.00%) ITIL
4 2 (10.00%) Migration
5 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Management
5 1 (5.00%) Mentoring
5 1 (5.00%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 11 (55.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 10 (50.00%) Microsoft App-V
3 8 (40.00%) VMware ESXi
4 7 (35.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (35.00%) XenApp
4 7 (35.00%) XenDesktop
5 6 (30.00%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (5.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 12 (60.00%) SCCM
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (5.00%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 12 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 11 (55.00%) Citrix
3 10 (50.00%) Ivanti
3 10 (50.00%) Wyse
4 9 (45.00%) VMware
5 6 (30.00%) CA
6 4 (20.00%) Dell
7 2 (10.00%) Sonus
8 1 (5.00%) Barracuda Networks
8 1 (5.00%) Sun
8 1 (5.00%) Symantec