Period
to 19 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cardiff 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 19 July 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 for Business (formerly Microsoft Lync)
South Wales > Cardiff
6 months to
19 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 70 61 71
Rank change year-on-year -9 +10 -11
Contract jobs citing Skype for Business 6 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 0.74% 0.45% 0.31%
As % of the Application Platforms category 6.00% 2.44% 2.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 1
Cardiff median daily rate £197 £375 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -47.47% +66.67% -25.00%
10th Percentile £134 £364 £213
90th Percentile £355 £424 £238
South Wales median daily rate £400 £395 £175
% change year-on-year +1.27% +125.71% -41.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Cardiff median hourly rate - - £12.50
South Wales median hourly rate - £54.00 £12.50
% change year-on-year - +332.00% -

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 Cardiff with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
Cardiff
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 100 123 97
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 12.30% 18.50% 14.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 90 64
Cardiff median daily rate £400 £375 £333
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +12.78% -16.88%
10th Percentile £243 £175 £200
90th Percentile £488 £513 £469
South Wales median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
Cardiff median hourly rate - £15.86 £16.06
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -1.26% +39.67%
South Wales median hourly rate £11.75 £15.86 £21.00
% change year-on-year -25.91% -24.48% +82.61%

Skype for Business
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

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

Job vacancy trend for Skype for Business in Cardiff

Skype for Business
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Skype for Business in Cardiff

Skype for Business
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Skype for Business in Cardiff over the 6 months to 19 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Skype for Business in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 19 July 2018, 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 Cardiff region with a requirement for Skype for Business.

1 6 (100.00%) Skype
2 4 (66.67%) MS Exchange
3 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (50.00%) Migration
4 2 (33.33%) Windows 7
4 2 (33.33%) PRINCE2
4 2 (33.33%) Windows
4 2 (33.33%) NHS
4 2 (33.33%) Symantec
4 2 (33.33%) Project Management
4 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (33.33%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (33.33%) Windows 10
5 1 (16.67%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
5 1 (16.67%) ITIL
5 1 (16.67%) Trustwave
5 1 (16.67%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (16.67%) OneDrive
5 1 (16.67%) Telepresence
5 1 (16.67%) H.323
5 1 (16.67%) Service Management
5 1 (16.67%) Firewall
5 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
5 1 (16.67%) Finance
5 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Excel
5 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
5 1 (16.67%) MS Visio

Skype for Business
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cardiff 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 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (16.67%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) Skype
2 1 (16.67%) Firewall
2 1 (16.67%) H.323
2 1 (16.67%) IP Telephony
2 1 (16.67%) Telepresence
2 1 (16.67%) Unified Communications
2 1 (16.67%) VoIP
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Communications Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Deployment Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Network Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Product Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Trainer
2 1 (16.67%) Unified Communications Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) VoIP Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Deployment Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) NHS
2 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
2 1 (16.67%) e-Learning
2 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
2 1 (16.67%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (16.67%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (16.67%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
1 2 (33.33%) Windows 10
1 2 (33.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Migration
2 2 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 2 (33.33%) Project Management
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL
3 1 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (16.67%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) CCNA
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) Symantec
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco
3 1 (16.67%) Polycom
3 1 (16.67%) Trustwave