Period
to 23 February 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 23 February 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
23 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 67 74 62
Rank change year-on-year +7 -12 -
Contract jobs citing Skype 4 8 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Coventry 0.52% 0.86% 0.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.97% 10.13% 1.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 8 0
Coventry median daily rate £265 £265 -
West Midlands median daily rate £413 £408 £440
% change year-on-year +1.23% -7.39% +27.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Coventry median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate - £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 67 79 94
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Coventry 8.77% 8.49% 12.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 65 58
Coventry median daily rate £325 £410 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.73% +2.50% +25.00%
10th Percentile £160 £186 £236
90th Percentile £490 £540 £533
West Midlands median daily rate £375 £391 £350
% change year-on-year -4.15% +11.79% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 4
Coventry median hourly rate £27.50 £17.75 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +54.93% +16.39% -46.96%
10th Percentile £11.93 £11.73 £9.25
90th Percentile £43.08 £23.58 £23.08
West Midlands median hourly rate £30.17 £15.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year +101.12% -16.67% -30.77%

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 23 February 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 3 (75.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (75.00%) PowerShell
1 3 (75.00%) Skype for Business
1 3 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (50.00%) Aruba
2 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (50.00%) Apple iOS
2 2 (50.00%) NetScaler
2 2 (50.00%) AirWatch
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (50.00%) Migration
2 2 (50.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) LAN
2 2 (50.00%) WAN
2 2 (50.00%) DHCP
2 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (50.00%) VPN
2 2 (50.00%) DNS
2 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (50.00%) Citrix
2 2 (50.00%) Avaya
3 1 (25.00%) Service Management
3 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (25.00%) ITSM
3 1 (25.00%) Identity Management
3 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft

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 3 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (75.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (75.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (25.00%) Office 365
1 1 (25.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) DHCP
1 2 (50.00%) DNS
1 2 (50.00%) LAN
1 2 (50.00%) NetScaler
1 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (50.00%) VPN
1 2 (50.00%) WAN
1 2 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Azure SQL Database
General
1 1 (25.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) .NET Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Applications Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Azure Architect
2 1 (25.00%) C# Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Exchange Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Exchange Migration Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Migration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Apple iOS
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 1 (25.00%) Data Architecture
2 1 (25.00%) Data Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Identity Management
2 1 (25.00%) ITSM
2 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (25.00%) Service Design
2 1 (25.00%) Service Management
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (25.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Aruba
1 2 (50.00%) Avaya
1 2 (50.00%) Citrix
1 2 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft