Period
to 22 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 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 22 February 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
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
22 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 79 73 81
Rank change year-on-year -6 +8 +17
Contract jobs citing Skype 15 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 1.18% 0.38% 0.31%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.67% 2.90% 2.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 4
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £370 £195 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +89.74% -44.29% +129.51%
10th Percentile £238 £193 £322
90th Percentile £589 £198 £400
East of England median daily rate £421 £240 £345
% change year-on-year +75.52% -30.43% +126.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £10.50 - -
East of England median hourly rate £16.00 - -

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 Cambridgeshire with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Cambridgeshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 225 138 159
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 17.65% 13.04% 12.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 40 72
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £350 £363 £378
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.45% -3.97% +25.83%
10th Percentile £143 £133 £185
90th Percentile £495 £516 £475
East of England median daily rate £363 £365 £375
% change year-on-year -0.68% -2.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 36 36
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £41.50 £33.00 £40.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.76% -19.02% +35.83%
10th Percentile £16.13 £12.19 £20.38
90th Percentile £50.95 £45.00 £58.13
East of England median hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year +6.06% -5.71% +45.08%

Skype
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Skype in Cambridgeshire

Skype
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Skype in Cambridgeshire

Skype
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Skype in Cambridgeshire over the 6 months to 22 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Skype in Cambridgeshire

Skype
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 within the Cambridgeshire region over the 6 months to 22 February 2018. 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
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge -1 8 £370 +89.74% 4
Peterborough -4 3 £118 - 1
Huntingdon - 3 £584 -
Skype
East of England

For the 6 months to 22 February 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 Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for Skype.

1 9 (60.00%) Skype for Business
1 9 (60.00%) Office 365
2 8 (53.33%) Windows
3 7 (46.67%) Microsoft
3 7 (46.67%) Windows 10
4 5 (33.33%) Virtual Desktop
4 5 (33.33%) MCSE
4 5 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (26.67%) Citrix
5 4 (26.67%) Citrix Certification
5 4 (26.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 4 (26.67%) Ivanti
5 4 (26.67%) XenApp
5 4 (26.67%) Service Design
5 4 (26.67%) NetScaler
5 4 (26.67%) AppDNA
5 4 (26.67%) Unified Communications
5 4 (26.67%) Apple iOS
6 3 (20.00%) Project Governance
6 3 (20.00%) Project Planning
6 3 (20.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 3 (20.00%) PMO
6 3 (20.00%) Android
6 3 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (20.00%) Change Management
6 3 (20.00%) Validation
6 3 (20.00%) Ariba
6 3 (20.00%) Project Management
6 3 (20.00%) SAP
6 3 (20.00%) Business Intelligence

Skype
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 (60.00%) Skype for Business
2 1 (6.67%) MS Exchange
2 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (26.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (60.00%) Office 365
2 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (6.67%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 4 (26.67%) NetScaler
1 4 (26.67%) Unified Communications
2 2 (13.33%) TCP/IP
2 2 (13.33%) Wireless
3 1 (6.67%) DHCP
3 1 (6.67%) DNS
Job Titles
1 4 (26.67%) Architect
2 3 (20.00%) Coordinator
2 3 (20.00%) PMO Coordinator
2 3 (20.00%) Project Coordinator
2 3 (20.00%) Senior Architect
3 2 (13.33%) Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) IT Support
3 2 (13.33%) IT Support Technician
3 2 (13.33%) IT Technician
3 2 (13.33%) Support Technician
4 1 (6.67%) 1st Line Support
4 1 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (6.67%) Programme Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Project Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Service Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Support Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Team Leader
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) iPhone
1 2 (13.33%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.67%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 8 (53.33%) Windows
2 7 (46.67%) Windows 10
3 4 (26.67%) Apple iOS
4 3 (20.00%) Android
5 2 (13.33%) Linux
5 2 (13.33%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) Service Design
2 3 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (20.00%) Change Management
2 3 (20.00%) ERP
2 3 (20.00%) Project Governance
2 3 (20.00%) Project Management
2 3 (20.00%) Project Planning
2 3 (20.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 3 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (20.00%) Validation
3 2 (13.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (13.33%) Data Protection
3 2 (13.33%) Workflow
4 1 (6.67%) Break/Fix
4 1 (6.67%) Coaching
4 1 (6.67%) CRM
4 1 (6.67%) ITIL
4 1 (6.67%) Migration
4 1 (6.67%) Programme Management
Qualifications
1 5 (33.33%) MCSE
1 5 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (26.67%) Citrix Certification
3 2 (13.33%) Degree
4 1 (6.67%) A+ Certification
4 1 (6.67%) MBA
4 1 (6.67%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (20.00%) PMO
System Software
1 5 (33.33%) Virtual Desktop
2 4 (26.67%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (26.67%) AppDNA
Vendors
1 7 (46.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (26.67%) Citrix
2 4 (26.67%) Ivanti
3 3 (20.00%) Ariba
3 3 (20.00%) SAP
4 2 (13.33%) Apple
4 2 (13.33%) Polycom
5 1 (6.67%) Dell