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The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 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 1 July 2022 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)
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
1 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 45 47 48
Rank change year-on-year +2 +1 +15
Contract jobs citing Skype for Business 26 5 6
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 3.24% 0.93% 1.27%
As % of the Application Platforms category 23.01% 7.94% 8.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 5 3
10th Percentile - - £314
25th Percentile £413 £313 £315
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £425 £315 £335
Median % change year-on-year +34.92% -5.97% -9.76%
75th Percentile £438 £338 £395
90th Percentile - - £421
East of England median daily rate £425 £325 £375
% change year-on-year +30.77% -13.33% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
10th Percentile - - -
25th Percentile £42.00 - -
Median hourly rate £44.00 - -
75th Percentile £46.00 - -
90th Percentile - - -
East of England median hourly rate £44.00 - £13.00

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 Cambridgeshire with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
Cambridgeshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 113 63 70
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 14.07% 11.67% 14.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 51 48
10th Percentile £293 £313 £323
25th Percentile £313 £406 £400
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £425 £450 £450
Median % change year-on-year -5.56% - -
75th Percentile £473 £522 £500
90th Percentile £583 £625 £643
East of England median daily rate £425 £450 £448
% change year-on-year -5.56% +0.56% -0.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 5 1
10th Percentile £12.95 - -
25th Percentile £14.25 £12.25 -
Median hourly rate £15.00 £12.50 £75.00
Median % change year-on-year +20.00% -83.33% +447.75%
75th Percentile £15.75 £12.75 -
90th Percentile £36.93 £16.35 -
East of England median hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £22.82
% change year-on-year +3.33% -34.27% +29.48%

Skype for Business
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

Job postings citing Skype for Business as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire.

Job vacancy trend for Skype for Business in Cambridgeshire

Skype for Business
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Skype for Business in Cambridgeshire.

Daily rate trend for Skype for Business in Cambridgeshire

Skype for Business
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Skype for Business in Cambridgeshire over the 6 months to 1 July 2022.

Daily rate histogram for Skype for Business in Cambridgeshire

Skype for Business
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Skype for Business in Cambridgeshire.

Hourly rate trend for Skype for Business in Cambridgeshire

Skype for Business
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Skype for Business within the Cambridgeshire region over the 6 months to 1 July 2022. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Jobs
Peterborough -2 24 £425 +34.92% 1
Cambridge - 2 - -
Skype for Business
East of England

For the 6 months to 1 July 2022, 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 Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for Skype for Business.

1 26 (100.00%) Change Management
1 26 (100.00%) Skype
2 24 (92.31%) Windows Server
2 24 (92.31%) Microsoft 365
2 24 (92.31%) Windows Server 2012
2 24 (92.31%) Azure
2 24 (92.31%) AWS
2 24 (92.31%) Windows
2 24 (92.31%) SLA
2 24 (92.31%) Microsoft
2 24 (92.31%) Active Directory
3 23 (88.46%) Replication
3 23 (88.46%) VMware
3 23 (88.46%) DHCP
3 23 (88.46%) DNS
3 23 (88.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (88.46%) Identity Management
3 23 (88.46%) Incident Management
3 23 (88.46%) SCCM
3 23 (88.46%) Exchange Server 2013
4 22 (84.62%) PKI
4 22 (84.62%) IaaS
4 22 (84.62%) Azure Active Directory
4 22 (84.62%) SCVMM
4 22 (84.62%) Hyper-V
4 22 (84.62%) vSphere
4 22 (84.62%) PaaS
4 22 (84.62%) SQL
4 22 (84.62%) SQL Server
5 4 (15.38%) Social Skills

Skype for Business
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridgeshire 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 23 (88.46%) Exchange Server 2013
2 3 (11.54%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (7.69%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 24 (92.31%) AWS
1 24 (92.31%) Azure
1 24 (92.31%) Microsoft 365
2 22 (84.62%) Azure Active Directory
2 22 (84.62%) IaaS
2 22 (84.62%) PaaS
3 1 (3.85%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (3.85%) Amazon S3
3 1 (3.85%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 1 (3.85%) AWS Lambda
3 1 (3.85%) Azure Cosmos DB
3 1 (3.85%) OneDrive
3 1 (3.85%) Route 53
3 1 (3.85%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 26 (100.00%) Skype
2 23 (88.46%) DHCP
2 23 (88.46%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (84.62%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (15.38%) Social Skills
2 2 (7.69%) Banking
Job Titles
1 24 (92.31%) Cloud Engineer
2 23 (88.46%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 23 (88.46%) Applications Engineer
3 2 (7.69%) PMO Manager
3 2 (7.69%) Project Office Manager
Miscellaneous
1 23 (88.46%) Replication
2 22 (84.62%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 24 (92.31%) Windows
1 24 (92.31%) Windows Server
1 24 (92.31%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2016
3 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (100.00%) Change Management
2 23 (88.46%) Identity Management
2 23 (88.46%) Incident Management
3 3 (11.54%) ITIL
4 2 (7.69%) Mentoring
4 2 (7.69%) PRINCE2
4 2 (7.69%) Project Management
4 2 (7.69%) Risk Management
4 2 (7.69%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 22 (84.62%) SQL
2 1 (3.85%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (11.54%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 2 (7.69%) Degree
3 1 (3.85%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.85%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (92.31%) SLA
2 2 (7.69%) PMO
System Software
1 24 (92.31%) Active Directory
2 23 (88.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (84.62%) Hyper-V
3 22 (84.62%) vSphere
4 1 (3.85%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 23 (88.46%) SCCM
2 22 (84.62%) SCVMM
3 1 (3.85%) Active Directory Federation Services
3 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 24 (92.31%) Microsoft
2 23 (88.46%) VMware
3 1 (3.85%) CloudEndure