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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 21 May 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
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
21 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 50 44 50
Rank change year-on-year -6 +6 +10
Contract jobs citing Skype 28 4 8
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 3.37% 0.81% 1.36%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.61% 5.33% 12.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 4 5
10th Percentile - - £227
25th Percentile £413 £313 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £425 £320 £425
Median % change year-on-year +32.81% -24.71% +13.33%
75th Percentile £475 £338 £438
90th Percentile £488 - -
East of England median daily rate £425 £320 £413
% change year-on-year +32.81% -22.42% +16.20%

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 159 75 65
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 19.13% 15.21% 11.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 38 41
10th Percentile £302 £234 £260
25th Percentile £313 £308 £325
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £425 £369 £392
Median % change year-on-year +15.25% -5.93% +15.29%
75th Percentile £491 £400 £438
90th Percentile £639 £523 £538
East of England median daily rate £425 £363 £415
% change year-on-year +17.24% -12.65% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 16 5
10th Percentile £13.25 - -
25th Percentile £15.25 £13.25 £15.25
Median hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £21.00
Median % change year-on-year +3.33% -28.57% -55.79%
75th Percentile £15.75 £20.00 £48.75
90th Percentile - £47.38 £54.00
East of England median hourly rate £15.50 £18.14 £14.50
% change year-on-year -14.53% +25.07% -19.44%

Skype
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Skype in Cambridgeshire

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Daily rate trend for Skype in Cambridgeshire

Skype
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Skype in Cambridgeshire over the 6 months to 21 May 2022.

Daily rate histogram for Skype in Cambridgeshire

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Hourly rate trend 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 21 May 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 0 28 £425 +32.81%
Skype
East of England

For the 6 months to 21 May 2022, 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 28 (100.00%) Windows
1 28 (100.00%) SLA
1 28 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 28 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 28 (100.00%) Change Management
1 28 (100.00%) Azure
1 28 (100.00%) AWS
1 28 (100.00%) Skype for Business
1 28 (100.00%) Microsoft 365
1 28 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 28 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 27 (96.43%) DHCP
2 27 (96.43%) DNS
2 27 (96.43%) Identity Management
2 27 (96.43%) Replication
2 27 (96.43%) Incident Management
3 24 (85.71%) SQL
4 21 (75.00%) SCCM
4 21 (75.00%) VMware
4 21 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 21 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2013
5 20 (71.43%) Azure Active Directory
5 20 (71.43%) vSphere
5 20 (71.43%) PaaS
5 20 (71.43%) IaaS
5 20 (71.43%) Hyper-V
5 20 (71.43%) PKI
5 20 (71.43%) SCVMM
5 20 (71.43%) SQL Server
6 11 (39.29%) ITIL

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 28 (100.00%) Skype for Business
2 21 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 7 (25.00%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 28 (100.00%) AWS
1 28 (100.00%) Azure
1 28 (100.00%) Microsoft 365
2 20 (71.43%) Azure Active Directory
2 20 (71.43%) IaaS
2 20 (71.43%) PaaS
3 7 (25.00%) Amazon EC2
3 7 (25.00%) Amazon S3
3 7 (25.00%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 7 (25.00%) AWS Lambda
3 7 (25.00%) Azure Cosmos DB
3 7 (25.00%) OneDrive
3 7 (25.00%) Route 53
3 7 (25.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 27 (96.43%) DHCP
1 27 (96.43%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (71.43%) SQL Server
General
1 10 (35.71%) Social Skills
Job Titles
1 28 (100.00%) Cloud Engineer
2 27 (96.43%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 21 (75.00%) Applications Engineer
4 4 (14.29%) Azure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 27 (96.43%) Replication
2 20 (71.43%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 28 (100.00%) Windows
1 28 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 28 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 8 (28.57%) Windows Server 2016
3 7 (25.00%) Windows Server 2019
4 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (100.00%) Change Management
2 27 (96.43%) Identity Management
2 27 (96.43%) Incident Management
3 11 (39.29%) ITIL
4 10 (35.71%) Mentoring
4 10 (35.71%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 24 (85.71%) SQL
2 7 (25.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 11 (39.29%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 7 (25.00%) SC Cleared
2 7 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (100.00%) SLA
System Software
1 28 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 21 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (71.43%) Hyper-V
3 20 (71.43%) vSphere
4 7 (25.00%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 21 (75.00%) SCCM
2 20 (71.43%) SCVMM
3 7 (25.00%) Active Directory Federation Services
3 7 (25.00%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 28 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 21 (75.00%) VMware
3 7 (25.00%) CloudEndure