Period
to 23 January 2022

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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 52 34 44
Rank change year-on-year -18 +10 +30
Contract jobs citing Skype for Business 17 4 43
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 2.28% 1.13% 4.06%
As % of the Application Platforms category 19.10% 6.67% 26.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 4 37
10th Percentile £363 £308 £242
25th Percentile £413 £311 £325
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £450 £330 £383
Median % change year-on-year +36.36% -13.73% -
75th Percentile £488 £353 £438
90th Percentile - - -
East of England median daily rate £450 £325 £400
% change year-on-year +38.46% -18.75% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
10th Percentile - - -
25th Percentile - - £16.25
Median hourly rate - - £16.50
75th Percentile - - £16.75
90th Percentile - - -
East of England median hourly rate - - £16.50
% change year-on-year - - -17.50%

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 89 60 162
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 11.95% 17.00% 15.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 45 124
10th Percentile £131 £310 £256
25th Percentile £181 £325 £359
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £400 £500 £425
Median % change year-on-year -20.00% +17.65% -8.60%
75th Percentile £488 £675 £486
90th Percentile £533 £745 £668
East of England median daily rate £475 £470 £425
% change year-on-year +1.06% +10.59% -5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 7 3
10th Percentile £14.20 £15.75 £14.84
25th Percentile £14.25 £18.96 £14.90
Median hourly rate £14.50 £21.50 £16.00
Median % change year-on-year -32.56% +34.38% -20.00%
75th Percentile £14.75 £25.63 £16.88
90th Percentile - £30.85 £16.95
East of England median hourly rate £14.50 £21.75 £16.50
% change year-on-year -33.33% +31.82% -56.05%

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
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 23 January 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 -21 15 £450 +34.33% 1
Skype for Business
East of England

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 17 (100.00%) Windows
1 17 (100.00%) DHCP
1 17 (100.00%) DNS
1 17 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 17 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 17 (100.00%) Replication
1 17 (100.00%) Azure
1 17 (100.00%) AWS
1 17 (100.00%) Microsoft 365
1 17 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 17 (100.00%) Skype
1 17 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 16 (94.12%) SLA
3 15 (88.24%) Identity Management
4 13 (76.47%) Change Management
4 13 (76.47%) Incident Management
4 13 (76.47%) SQL
5 12 (70.59%) ITIL
5 12 (70.59%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 11 (64.71%) Windows Server 2016
6 11 (64.71%) Windows Server 2019
6 11 (64.71%) PowerShell
7 10 (58.82%) Service Delivery
7 10 (58.82%) Social Skills
7 10 (58.82%) Mentoring
8 9 (52.94%) OneDrive
8 9 (52.94%) Microsoft Intune
8 9 (52.94%) Route 53
8 9 (52.94%) Active Directory Federation Services
8 9 (52.94%) Azure Cosmos DB

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 9 (52.94%) SharePoint
2 8 (47.06%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (5.88%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 17 (100.00%) AWS
1 17 (100.00%) Azure
1 17 (100.00%) Microsoft 365
2 9 (52.94%) Amazon EC2
2 9 (52.94%) Amazon S3
2 9 (52.94%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
2 9 (52.94%) AWS Lambda
2 9 (52.94%) Azure Cosmos DB
2 9 (52.94%) OneDrive
2 9 (52.94%) Route 53
2 9 (52.94%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 6 (35.29%) Azure Active Directory
3 6 (35.29%) IaaS
3 6 (35.29%) PaaS
4 2 (11.76%) GCP
5 1 (5.88%) Nutanix
Communications & Networking
1 17 (100.00%) DHCP
1 17 (100.00%) DNS
1 17 (100.00%) Skype
2 2 (11.76%) SNMP
3 1 (5.88%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (47.06%) SQL Server
General
1 10 (58.82%) Social Skills
Job Titles
1 16 (94.12%) Cloud Engineer
2 14 (82.35%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 7 (41.18%) Applications Engineer
4 4 (23.53%) Azure Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Project Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 17 (100.00%) Replication
2 6 (35.29%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 17 (100.00%) Windows
1 17 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 17 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 11 (64.71%) Windows Server 2016
2 11 (64.71%) Windows Server 2019
3 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (5.88%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (88.24%) Identity Management
2 13 (76.47%) Change Management
2 13 (76.47%) Incident Management
3 12 (70.59%) ITIL
4 10 (58.82%) Mentoring
4 10 (58.82%) Service Delivery
5 2 (11.76%) Collaborative Working
5 2 (11.76%) Service Design
6 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Engineering
Programming Languages
1 13 (76.47%) SQL
2 11 (64.71%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 12 (70.59%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 7 (41.18%) SC Cleared
2 7 (41.18%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (94.12%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 9 (52.94%) Virtual Machines
3 8 (47.06%) Hyper-V
3 8 (47.06%) vSphere
4 7 (41.18%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (52.94%) Active Directory Federation Services
1 9 (52.94%) Microsoft Intune
2 6 (35.29%) SCCM
2 6 (35.29%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 17 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (52.94%) CloudEndure
3 8 (47.06%) VMware
4 2 (11.76%) Google
5 1 (5.88%) Cisco
5 1 (5.88%) Citrix
5 1 (5.88%) Meraki