Period
to 14 December 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 14 December 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
14 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 118 94 100
Rank change year-on-year -24 +6 +6
Contract jobs citing Skype 14 19 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.64% 0.97% 0.36%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.49% 6.19% 2.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 7 5
Bristol median daily rate £413 £313 £230
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +32.00% +35.87% -34.29%
10th Percentile £324 £261 £200
90th Percentile £464 £493 £400
South West median daily rate £375 £425 £320
% change year-on-year -11.76% +32.81% -8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bristol median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate £47.00 - -

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 312 307 221
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 14.19% 15.64% 13.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 175 186 148
Bristol median daily rate £380 £338 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.59% -0.74% -9.33%
10th Percentile £256 £163 £211
90th Percentile £506 £544 £554
South West median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14% -3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 9 20
Bristol median hourly rate £37.55 £28.00 £24.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +34.11% +14.29% -9.26%
10th Percentile £14.50 £12.30 £17.13
90th Percentile £173.45 £38.95 £45.38
South West median hourly rate £42.00 £26.50 £36.75
% change year-on-year +58.49% -27.89% -6.37%

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 14 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Skype in Bristol

For the 6 months to 14 December 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 13 (92.86%) Windows
1 13 (92.86%) Office 365
2 12 (85.71%) Windows 10
3 11 (78.57%) Microsoft
3 11 (78.57%) Active Directory
3 11 (78.57%) Microsoft Office
4 10 (71.43%) SCCM
5 9 (64.29%) Skype for Business
6 8 (57.14%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (57.14%) XenApp
6 8 (57.14%) XenDesktop
6 8 (57.14%) Windows 7
6 8 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
6 8 (57.14%) NetScaler
6 8 (57.14%) Fat Client
6 8 (57.14%) Ivanti
6 8 (57.14%) Microsoft App-V
6 8 (57.14%) Citrix
6 8 (57.14%) CA
6 8 (57.14%) Thin Client
6 8 (57.14%) Wyse
6 8 (57.14%) VMware
6 8 (57.14%) Windows Server
6 8 (57.14%) Application Virtualisation
6 8 (57.14%) Virtual Environments
6 8 (57.14%) Virtual Desktop
6 8 (57.14%) VMware ESXi
7 7 (50.00%) PowerShell
8 4 (28.57%) ITIL
9 3 (21.43%) SharePoint

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 9 (64.29%) Skype for Business
2 3 (21.43%) SharePoint
3 2 (14.29%) MS Exchange
4 1 (7.14%) IIS
Applications
1 11 (78.57%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 13 (92.86%) Office 365
2 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (7.14%) IaaS
3 1 (7.14%) OneDrive
3 1 (7.14%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (57.14%) NetScaler
2 1 (7.14%) Broadband
2 1 (7.14%) Unified Communications
2 1 (7.14%) VPN
2 1 (7.14%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Citrix Specialist
1 6 (42.86%) Consultant
2 5 (35.71%) Citrix Consultant
3 2 (14.29%) Desktop Specialist
3 2 (14.29%) Technical Specialist
4 1 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (7.14%) Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Citrix Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Citrix Technical Specialist
4 1 (7.14%) Desktop Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) IT Manager
4 1 (7.14%) IT Project Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Office 365 Specialist
4 1 (7.14%) Project Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Recruitment Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Sales Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Desktop Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 8 (57.14%) Fat Client
1 8 (57.14%) Thin Client
2 2 (14.29%) PKI
3 1 (7.14%) Data Centre
3 1 (7.14%) Photography
3 1 (7.14%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 13 (92.86%) Windows
2 12 (85.71%) Windows 10
3 8 (57.14%) Windows 7
3 8 (57.14%) Windows Server
3 8 (57.14%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) Application Virtualisation
1 8 (57.14%) Virtual Environments
2 4 (28.57%) ITIL
3 2 (14.29%) Project Management
3 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (7.14%) Application Packaging
4 1 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (7.14%) CRM
4 1 (7.14%) Data Management
4 1 (7.14%) Matrix Management
4 1 (7.14%) Mentoring
4 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2
4 1 (7.14%) Problem-Solving
4 1 (7.14%) Service Delivery
4 1 (7.14%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 7 (50.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) Degree
1 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (78.57%) Active Directory
2 8 (57.14%) Microsoft App-V
2 8 (57.14%) Virtual Desktop
2 8 (57.14%) VMware ESXi
2 8 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (57.14%) XenApp
2 8 (57.14%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 10 (71.43%) SCCM
2 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Intune
3 2 (14.29%) SCOM
Vendors
1 11 (78.57%) Microsoft
2 8 (57.14%) CA
2 8 (57.14%) Citrix
2 8 (57.14%) Ivanti
2 8 (57.14%) VMware
2 8 (57.14%) Wyse
3 1 (7.14%) Cisco
3 1 (7.14%) NEC
3 1 (7.14%) Splunk