Period
to 15 December 2017

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 15 December 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)
South Wales > Cardiff
6 months to
15 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 59 52 66
Rank change year-on-year -7 +14 -11
Contract jobs citing Skype for Business 3 3 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 0.49% 0.54% 1.74%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.23% 4.48% 8.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 12
Cardiff median daily rate £205 £319 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -35.69% -8.93% +7.69%
South Wales median daily rate £300 £300 £350
% change year-on-year - -14.29% -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Cardiff median hourly rate £14.00 - -
South Wales median hourly rate £14.00 - -

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 71 67 174
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 11.49% 12.09% 20.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 48 135
Cardiff median daily rate £350 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +10.34% -3.33%
10th Percentile £133 £235 £213
90th Percentile £461 £550 £475
South Wales median daily rate £363 £405 £388
% change year-on-year -10.49% +4.52% +6.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Cardiff median hourly rate £14.00 £16.50 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.15% -21.43% +42.37%
10th Percentile £13.50 £12.15 £20.50
90th Percentile £14.50 £20.05 £21.50
South Wales median hourly rate £12.00 £13.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year -11.11% -35.71% +40.00%

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 15 December 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Skype for Business in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 15 December 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 Cardiff region with a requirement for Skype for Business.

1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Office 365
2 2 (66.67%) Skype
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Mac OS X
3 1 (33.33%) Apple
3 1 (33.33%) Quality Management
3 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (33.33%) e-Learning
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
3 1 (33.33%) ADSL
3 1 (33.33%) LAN
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 10
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Office

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 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (100.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) Skype
2 1 (33.33%) ADSL
2 1 (33.33%) LAN
2 1 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) IT Technician
1 1 (33.33%) Office 365 Trainer
1 1 (33.33%) Service Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Service Desk Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Trainer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) e-Learning
1 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Mac OS X
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 10
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Quality Management
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Apple