Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Derbyshire 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 18 November 2017 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)
East Midlands > Derbyshire
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 58 43 -
Rank change year-on-year -15 - +43
Contract jobs citing Skype for Business 3 9 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Derbyshire 0.54% 1.65% -
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.77% 13.04% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 0
Derbyshire median daily rate £325 £500 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -35.00% - -
East Midlands median daily rate £250 £413 £300
% change year-on-year -39.39% +37.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Derbyshire median hourly rate - - -
East Midlands median hourly rate £26.50 - -

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 Derbyshire with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
Derbyshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 52 69 53
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Derbyshire 9.29% 12.66% 9.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 46 25
Derbyshire median daily rate £323 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -19.38% +14.29% -12.50%
10th Percentile £218 £269 £280
90th Percentile £415 £594 £435
East Midlands median daily rate £340 £400 £375
% change year-on-year -15.00% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Derbyshire median hourly rate £13.60 £13.60 £12.40
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +9.64% +11.06%
10th Percentile £12.89 £12.89 £12.08
90th Percentile £14.30 £14.30 £12.72
East Midlands median hourly rate £25.00 £17.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year +42.86% +25.00% -3.45%

Skype for Business
Job Vacancy Trend in Derbyshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Skype for Business in Derbyshire

Skype for Business
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Derbyshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Skype for Business in Derbyshire

Skype for Business
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Derbyshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Skype for Business in Derbyshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Skype for Business in Derbyshire

Skype for Business
Contract Job Locations in Derbyshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Skype for Business within the Derbyshire region over the 6 months to 18 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Derby -16 3 £325 -43.48%
Skype for Business
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Skype for Business also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Derbyshire region with a requirement for Skype for Business.

1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) ITIL
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) MCSE
1 3 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) CCNA
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (100.00%) Office 365
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 3 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (100.00%) Skype

Skype for Business
Co-occurring IT Skills in Derbyshire 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 (100.00%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (100.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 3 (100.00%) Office 365 Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) CCNA
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (100.00%) MCSE
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft