Period
to 25 May 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Croydon 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 25 May 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 for Business (formerly Microsoft Lync)
South London > Croydon
6 months to
25 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 82 101 -
Rank change year-on-year +19 - +50
Contract jobs citing Skype for Business 1 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Croydon 0.14% 0.36% -
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.68% 1.53% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 0
Croydon median daily rate £275 £376 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -26.91% - -
South London median daily rate £233 £363 £290
% change year-on-year -35.86% +25.00% -29.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Croydon median hourly rate - - -
South London median hourly rate £137.50 - -

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 Croydon with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
Croydon
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 146 262 98
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Croydon 20.59% 23.48% 27.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 178 43
Croydon median daily rate £525 £550 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.55% +29.41% +8.28%
10th Percentile £413 £338 £263
90th Percentile £675 £688 £558
South London median daily rate £500 £525 £450
% change year-on-year -4.76% +16.67% +14.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Croydon median hourly rate - - -
South London median hourly rate £45.87 £40.00 £47.00
% change year-on-year +14.68% -14.89% +161.11%

Skype for Business
Job Vacancy Trend in Croydon

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

Job vacancy trend for Skype for Business in Croydon

Skype for Business
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Croydon

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Skype for Business in Croydon

For the 6 months to 25 May 2019, 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 Croydon region with a requirement for Skype for Business.

1 1 (100.00%) Skype
1 1 (100.00%) Innovative Thinking
1 1 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineering

Skype for Business
Co-occurring IT Skills in Croydon 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Skype
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
1 1 (100.00%) 3rd Line Support
1 1 (100.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Infrastructure Support
1 1 (100.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Support Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Innovative Thinking