Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Canary Wharf 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 18 November 2017 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)
Tower Hamlets > Canary Wharf
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 40 34 42
Rank change year-on-year -6 +8 -13
Contract jobs citing Skype for Business 5 5 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Canary Wharf 1.83% 1.58% 1.80%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.21% 5.43% 6.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 4
Canary Wharf median daily rate £275 £438 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -37.14% +20.69% +13.28%
10th Percentile £263 £419 £283
90th Percentile £325 £499 £553
Tower Hamlets median daily rate £275 £438 £363
% change year-on-year -37.14% +20.69% +13.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Canary Wharf median hourly rate - - -
Tower Hamlets median hourly rate - - -

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 Canary Wharf with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
Canary Wharf
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 96 92 105
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Canary Wharf 35.16% 29.11% 26.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 68 70
Canary Wharf median daily rate £508 £450 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.78% -10.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £381 £289 £298
90th Percentile £625 £607 £601
Tower Hamlets median daily rate £515 £450 £500
% change year-on-year +14.44% -10.00% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Canary Wharf median hourly rate - - -
Tower Hamlets median hourly rate - - -

Skype for Business
Job Vacancy Trend in Canary Wharf

Job postings citing Skype for Business as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Canary Wharf.

Job vacancy trend for Skype for Business in Canary Wharf

Skype for Business
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Skype for Business in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Skype for Business also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Canary Wharf region with a requirement for Skype for Business.

1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (100.00%) Finance
1 5 (100.00%) Office 365
1 5 (100.00%) Skype
2 4 (80.00%) Cisco
2 4 (80.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 4 (80.00%) Polycom
2 4 (80.00%) Video Conferencing
2 4 (80.00%) Degree
2 4 (80.00%) SharePoint 2010
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (80.00%) ITIL
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (80.00%) SharePoint
2 4 (80.00%) Telepresence
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Task Automation
3 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (20.00%) Dell
3 1 (20.00%) Symantec
3 1 (20.00%) McAfee
3 1 (20.00%) VBScript
3 1 (20.00%) VB
3 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (20.00%) Splunk
3 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (20.00%) Data Protection
3 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure

Skype for Business
Co-occurring IT Skills in Canary Wharf 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 4 (80.00%) SharePoint
1 4 (80.00%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (100.00%) Office 365
2 1 (20.00%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) Skype
2 4 (80.00%) Telepresence
General
1 5 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Analyst
1 4 (80.00%) Support Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco Support
2 1 (20.00%) IT Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) IT Support
2 1 (20.00%) IT Support Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Messaging Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) Video Conferencing
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) Data Protection
2 1 (20.00%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (20.00%) VB
1 1 (20.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) Degree
1 4 (80.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
1 1 (20.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (80.00%) Cisco
2 4 (80.00%) Polycom
3 1 (20.00%) Dell
3 1 (20.00%) McAfee
3 1 (20.00%) Splunk
3 1 (20.00%) Symantec
3 1 (20.00%) Trustwave