Period
to 20 May 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Coventry 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 20 May 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)
West Midlands > Coventry
6 months to
20 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 56 60 59
Rank change year-on-year +4 -1 -12
Contract jobs citing Skype for Business 9 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Coventry 1.13% 0.30% 0.81%
As % of the Application Platforms category 7.32% 2.60% 5.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 2
Coventry median daily rate £300 £448 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -32.96% -0.56% +28.57%
West Midlands median daily rate £356 £450 £400
% change year-on-year -20.83% +12.50% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Coventry median hourly rate - - £12.50
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.00 - £12.50

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 Coventry with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
Coventry
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 123 77 120
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Coventry 15.47% 11.53% 16.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 45 65
Coventry median daily rate £425 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% -6.25% +14.29%
10th Percentile £290 £281 £302
90th Percentile £534 £498 £500
West Midlands median daily rate £408 £400 £413
% change year-on-year +1.88% -3.03% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 10 6
Coventry median hourly rate £24.50 £21.00 £13.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.67% +52.73% -53.27%
10th Percentile £17.43 £14.95 £11.38
90th Percentile £29.84 £26.90 £20.63
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.50 £19.25 £15.00
% change year-on-year -19.48% +28.33% -5.36%

Skype for Business
Job Vacancy Trend in Coventry

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

Job vacancy trend for Skype for Business in Coventry

Skype for Business
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Skype for Business in Coventry

Skype for Business
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Coventry

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Skype for Business in Coventry over the 6 months to 20 May 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Skype for Business in Coventry

For the 6 months to 20 May 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 Coventry region with a requirement for Skype for Business.

1 9 (100.00%) Skype
2 6 (66.67%) Office 365
2 6 (66.67%) Migration
3 5 (55.56%) MS Exchange
3 5 (55.56%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
4 4 (44.44%) Wi-Fi
4 4 (44.44%) VMware
4 4 (44.44%) Windows
4 4 (44.44%) Citrix
5 3 (33.33%) Avaya
5 3 (33.33%) SharePoint
5 3 (33.33%) PowerShell
6 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (22.22%) Windows 7
6 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (22.22%) vSphere
6 2 (22.22%) SaaS
6 2 (22.22%) Network Design
6 2 (22.22%) Google
6 2 (22.22%) Fat Client
6 2 (22.22%) Aruba
6 2 (22.22%) Apple iOS
6 2 (22.22%) Unified Communications
6 2 (22.22%) Trend Analysis
6 2 (22.22%) Virtual Infrastructure
6 2 (22.22%) Windows Server
6 2 (22.22%) Conflict Management

Skype for Business
Co-occurring IT Skills in Coventry 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 5 (55.56%) Exchange Server 2010
1 5 (55.56%) MS Exchange
2 3 (33.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (66.67%) Office 365
2 2 (22.22%) IaaS
2 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (22.22%) SaaS
2 2 (22.22%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 9 (100.00%) Skype
2 4 (44.44%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (22.22%) DHCP
3 2 (22.22%) DNS
3 2 (22.22%) LAN
3 2 (22.22%) NetScaler
3 2 (22.22%) TCP/IP
3 2 (22.22%) Unified Communications
3 2 (22.22%) VPN
3 2 (22.22%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (22.22%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) 1st/2nd Line Support
2 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (11.11%) Exchange Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Exchange Migration Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Project Leader
2 1 (11.11%) Migration Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Project Leader
2 1 (11.11%) SAP Trainer
2 1 (11.11%) Support Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Technical Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Technical Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Trainer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Data Centre
1 2 (22.22%) Fat Client
1 2 (22.22%) Thin Client
2 1 (11.11%) e-Learning
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) Windows
2 2 (22.22%) Apple iOS
2 2 (22.22%) Windows 10
2 2 (22.22%) Windows 7
2 2 (22.22%) Windows Server
2 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Migration
2 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (22.22%) Conflict Management
2 2 (22.22%) Network Design
2 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2
2 2 (22.22%) Project Management
2 2 (22.22%) Scrum
2 2 (22.22%) Trend Analysis
2 2 (22.22%) Virtual Infrastructure
3 1 (11.11%) Content Development
3 1 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (11.11%) IT Strategy
3 1 (11.11%) Procure-to-Pay
3 1 (11.11%) Service Management
3 1 (11.11%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 2 (22.22%) SQL
System Software
1 4 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
2 2 (22.22%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Citrix
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
1 4 (44.44%) VMware
2 3 (33.33%) Avaya
3 2 (22.22%) Aruba
3 2 (22.22%) Google
4 1 (11.11%) SAP