Period
to 14 November 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 14 November 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
14 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 68 66 73
Rank change year-on-year -2 +7 -11
Contract jobs citing Skype for Business 6 2 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Coventry 0.67% 0.28% 1.27%
As % of the Application Platforms category 7.23% 2.70% 9.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 8 12
Coventry median daily rate £300 £195 £364
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +53.85% -46.39% -11.28%
10th Percentile £154 £195 £185
90th Percentile £441 £195 £400
West Midlands median daily rate £325 £375 £347
% change year-on-year -13.33% +8.07% -15.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Coventry median hourly rate £11.75 - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £20.00 £45.00 £16.25
% change year-on-year -55.56% +176.92% -

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 83 74 139
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Coventry 9.24% 10.31% 13.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 47 107
Coventry median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +8.11%
10th Percentile £300 £182 £287
90th Percentile £545 £538 £497
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 4
Coventry median hourly rate £15.50 £22.50 £14.34
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -31.11% +56.90% -10.38%
10th Percentile £12.45 £20.50 £11.98
90th Percentile £53.75 £24.50 £15.35
West Midlands median hourly rate £18.00 £18.75 £15.21
% change year-on-year -4.00% +23.25% -8.36%

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 14 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Skype for Business in Coventry

Skype for Business
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Coventry

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Skype for Business in Coventry.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Skype for Business in Coventry

For the 6 months to 14 November 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 6 (100.00%) Skype
2 5 (83.33%) Office 365
3 4 (66.67%) Migration
4 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
5 2 (33.33%) Google
5 2 (33.33%) Trend Analysis
5 2 (33.33%) Yammer
5 2 (33.33%) Conflict Management
6 1 (16.67%) OneDrive

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:

Cloud Services
1 5 (83.33%) Office 365
2 2 (33.33%) Yammer
3 1 (16.67%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) Skype
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (16.67%) 1st Line Support
2 1 (16.67%) 1st/2nd Line Support
2 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Deskside Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Desktop Support
2 1 (16.67%) Office 365 Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Support Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Migration
2 2 (33.33%) Conflict Management
2 2 (33.33%) Trend Analysis
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) Google