Period
to 9 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Crewe 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 9 December 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)
Cheshire > Crewe
6 months to
9 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 35 28 9
Rank change year-on-year -7 -19 -
Contract jobs citing Skype for Business 2 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Crewe 0.98% 0.85% 2.44%
As % of the Application Platforms category 6.06% 5.56% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 1
Crewe median daily rate £118 £350 £110
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -66.43% +218.18% -
10th Percentile £108 £325 £105
90th Percentile £126 £375 £115
Cheshire median daily rate £280 £300 £315
% change year-on-year -6.67% -4.76% -21.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Crewe median hourly rate - - -
Cheshire median hourly rate £40.00 - £15.00

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 Crewe with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
Crewe
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 33 18 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Crewe 16.18% 15.25% 4.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 11 2
Crewe median daily rate £375 £375 £145
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +158.62% -31.76%
10th Percentile £98 £275 £113
90th Percentile £519 £600 £174
Cheshire median daily rate £365 £343 £375
% change year-on-year +6.44% -8.67% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Crewe median hourly rate - £36.25 -
Cheshire median hourly rate £17.25 £24.00 £14.18
% change year-on-year -28.13% +69.25% -27.28%

Skype for Business
Job Vacancy Trend in Crewe

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

Job vacancy trend for Skype for Business in Crewe

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 Crewe region with a requirement for Skype for Business.

1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) SCCM
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 2 (100.00%) Office 365
1 2 (100.00%) Skype
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 10

Skype for Business
Co-occurring IT Skills in Crewe 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 2 (100.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) Skype
General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Service Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Service Desk Analyst
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 10
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 7
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix