Period
to 22 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Coventry with a requirement for Skype skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Skype over the 6 months to 22 January 2019 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
West Midlands > Coventry
6 months to
22 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 72 68 73
Rank change year-on-year -4 +5 -11
Contract jobs citing Skype 6 4 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Coventry 0.69% 0.53% 0.73%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.82% 5.71% 9.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 7
Coventry median daily rate £114 £195 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -41.30% -49.68% -
West Midlands median daily rate £378 £406 £400
% change year-on-year -7.08% +1.56% -16.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
Coventry median hourly rate £11.75 - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £12.34 - £16.25

Skype is in the Communications and Computer Networking 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 communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Coventry
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 88 70 75
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Coventry 10.08% 9.33% 7.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 46 60
Coventry median daily rate £450 £288 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +56.52% -29.01% +12.89%
10th Percentile £234 £139 £185
90th Percentile £600 £488 £540
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £375 £388
% change year-on-year +6.67% -3.23% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 3
Coventry median hourly rate £11.75 £27.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -57.27% +10.00% +63.93%
10th Percentile £10.88 £11.93 £13.20
90th Percentile £16.53 £43.08 £37.00
West Midlands median hourly rate £17.50 £30.31 £15.00
% change year-on-year -42.26% +102.07% -14.29%

Skype
Job Vacancy Trend in Coventry

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

Job vacancy trend for Skype in Coventry

Skype
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Skype in Coventry

For the 6 months to 22 January 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Skype 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.

1 6 (100.00%) Migration
1 6 (100.00%) Skype for Business
2 5 (83.33%) Office 365
2 5 (83.33%) OneDrive
2 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (16.67%) Retail

Skype
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 6 (100.00%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 5 (83.33%) Office 365
1 5 (83.33%) OneDrive
General
1 1 (16.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) 1st Line Support
2 1 (16.67%) 1st/2nd Line Support
2 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (16.67%) Deskside Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Migration
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft