Period
to 10 December 2018

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 10 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)
South London > Croydon
6 months to
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 107 95 74
Rank change year-on-year -12 -21 -28
Contract jobs citing Skype for Business 7 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Croydon 0.59% 0.21% 0.19%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.82% 0.71% 0.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 1
Croydon median daily rate £325 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.33% +7.14% +3.70%
South London median daily rate £325 £325 £400
% change year-on-year - -18.75% +20.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Croydon median hourly rate - - -
South London median hourly rate - - £17.50

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 248 283 151
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Croydon 20.86% 30.01% 28.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 198 184 67
Croydon median daily rate £525 £525 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +23.53% +1.80%
10th Percentile £369 £363 £308
90th Percentile £638 £700 £523
South London median daily rate £525 £525 £425
% change year-on-year - +23.53% +21.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Croydon median hourly rate £35.00 £28.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.81% - -
South London median hourly rate £37.50 £46.42 £20.00
% change year-on-year -19.21% +132.08% -81.82%

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 10 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 Croydon region with a requirement for Skype for Business.

1 7 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 7 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 7 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 7 (100.00%) Office 365
1 7 (100.00%) Skype
2 6 (85.71%) Microsoft
3 5 (71.43%) Azure Active Directory
4 4 (57.14%) SharePoint
5 3 (42.86%) MS Exchange
5 3 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (42.86%) PowerShell
5 3 (42.86%) Migration
6 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Intune
6 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (28.57%) ITIL
6 2 (28.57%) ITSM
6 2 (28.57%) Decision-Making
6 2 (28.57%) Problem-Solving
7 1 (14.29%) Email Filtering
7 1 (14.29%) Process Management
7 1 (14.29%) Firewall
7 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (14.29%) DMZ
7 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (14.29%) MCP
7 1 (14.29%) Windows
7 1 (14.29%) MCSE
7 1 (14.29%) MCSA

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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (57.14%) SharePoint
2 3 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (42.86%) MS Exchange
3 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (14.29%) Office Communications Server
Cloud Services
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 7 (100.00%) Office 365
2 5 (71.43%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 7 (100.00%) Skype
2 1 (14.29%) DHCP
2 1 (14.29%) DMZ
2 1 (14.29%) DNS
2 1 (14.29%) Firewall
2 1 (14.29%) SMTP
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Administrator
1 5 (71.43%) Office 365 Administrator
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
1 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Migration
2 2 (28.57%) Decision-Making
2 2 (28.57%) ITIL
2 2 (28.57%) ITSM
2 2 (28.57%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (14.29%) Email Filtering
3 1 (14.29%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (14.29%) Problem Management
3 1 (14.29%) Process Management
3 1 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 7 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (14.29%) MCITP
2 1 (14.29%) MCP
2 1 (14.29%) MCSA
2 1 (14.29%) MCSE
2 1 (14.29%) MCTS
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 7 (100.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) IronPort