Period
to 17 October 2018

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 17 October 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
West Midlands > Coventry
6 months to
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 62 58 75
Rank change year-on-year -4 +17 -13
Contract jobs citing Skype 11 6 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Coventry 1.26% 0.89% 1.02%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.83% 7.69% 11.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 11 9
Coventry median daily rate £426 £195 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +118.59% -51.25% -20.00%
10th Percentile £183 £195 £185
90th Percentile £524 £448 £418
West Midlands median daily rate £450 £375 £374
% change year-on-year +20.00% +0.40% -0.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Coventry median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £20.00 - £16.00

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 93 78 87
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Coventry 10.69% 11.52% 8.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 56 58
Coventry median daily rate £450 £360 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -4.00% +9.97%
10th Percentile £182 £148 £253
90th Percentile £600 £503 £488
West Midlands median daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +3.33% - +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 11 4
Coventry median hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £38.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -63.16% +300.00%
10th Percentile £12.11 £10.50 £28.90
90th Percentile £21.40 £41.50 £39.40
West Midlands median hourly rate £16.50 £20.00 £23.25
% change year-on-year -17.50% -13.98% +32.86%

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

Skype
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Coventry

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Skype in Coventry over the 6 months to 17 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Skype in Coventry

For the 6 months to 17 October 2018, 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 9 (81.82%) Office 365
2 8 (72.73%) Skype for Business
3 7 (63.64%) Migration
4 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
5 4 (36.36%) SharePoint
6 3 (27.27%) Windows
6 3 (27.27%) Windows 10
6 3 (27.27%) Yammer
7 2 (18.18%) Conflict Management
7 2 (18.18%) Virtual Infrastructure
7 2 (18.18%) Data Centre
7 2 (18.18%) Unified Communications
7 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (18.18%) Trend Analysis
7 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (18.18%) IaaS
7 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
7 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (18.18%) Windows 7
7 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
7 2 (18.18%) vSphere
7 2 (18.18%) SaaS
7 2 (18.18%) SQL
7 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
7 2 (18.18%) PRINCE2
7 2 (18.18%) MS Exchange
7 2 (18.18%) Thin Client
7 2 (18.18%) Project Management
7 2 (18.18%) Citrix

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 8 (72.73%) Skype for Business
2 4 (36.36%) SharePoint
3 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (18.18%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 9 (81.82%) Office 365
2 3 (27.27%) Yammer
3 2 (18.18%) IaaS
3 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (18.18%) SaaS
4 1 (9.09%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) Unified Communications
1 2 (18.18%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (9.09%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 2 (18.18%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (9.09%) 1st/2nd Line Support
2 1 (9.09%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Architect
2 1 (9.09%) Deskside Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Desktop Support
2 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Project Leader
2 1 (9.09%) Office 365 Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Project Leader
2 1 (9.09%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (9.09%) Support Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Technical Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (9.09%) Technical Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Data Centre
1 2 (18.18%) Fat Client
1 2 (18.18%) Thin Client
2 1 (9.09%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) Windows
1 3 (27.27%) Windows 10
2 2 (18.18%) Windows 7
2 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) Migration
2 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (18.18%) Conflict Management
2 2 (18.18%) Network Design
2 2 (18.18%) PRINCE2
2 2 (18.18%) Project Management
2 2 (18.18%) Scrum
2 2 (18.18%) Service Management
2 2 (18.18%) Trend Analysis
2 2 (18.18%) Virtual Infrastructure
3 1 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (9.09%) IT Strategy
3 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (9.09%) TOGAF
3 1 (9.09%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) SQL
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (18.18%) vSphere
2 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Intune
1 1 (9.09%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
2 2 (18.18%) Citrix
2 2 (18.18%) Google
2 2 (18.18%) VMware
3 1 (9.09%) Apple
3 1 (9.09%) Avaya