Period
to 14 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in County Antrim 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 14 December 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)
Northern Ireland > County Antrim
6 months to
14 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank - 75 35
Contract jobs citing Skype for Business 0 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in County Antrim - 0.73% 1.99%
As % of the Application Platforms category - 4.71% 13.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 2
County Antrim median daily rate - £400 £245
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +63.27% -
Northern Ireland median daily rate - £370 £245
% change year-on-year - +51.02% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
County Antrim median hourly rate - - -
Northern Ireland median hourly rate - - £23.50

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 County Antrim with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
County Antrim
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 74 85 45
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in County Antrim 21.57% 15.57% 14.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 53 21
County Antrim median daily rate £417 £413 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.15% +16.20% -5.33%
10th Percentile £372 £278 £250
90th Percentile £500 £438 £420
Northern Ireland median daily rate £417 £413 £353
% change year-on-year +1.15% +17.02% -6.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 3
County Antrim median hourly rate - £11.50 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -4.17% -
Northern Ireland median hourly rate - £11.50 £13.13
% change year-on-year - -12.38% -

Skype for Business
Job Vacancy Trend in County Antrim

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

Job vacancy trend for Skype for Business in County Antrim

Skype for Business
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in County Antrim

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Skype for Business in County Antrim