Period
to 22 May 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Devon 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 22 May 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 West > Devon
6 months to
22 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 47 57 56
Rank change year-on-year +10 -1 -3
Contract jobs citing Skype for Business 11 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 2.04% 0.19% 0.21%
As % of the Application Platforms category 21.57% 1.47% 1.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 1
Devon median daily rate £400 £185 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +116.22% -50.67% -
10th Percentile £361 £178 £363
90th Percentile £475 £193 £388
South West median daily rate £350 £360 £340
% change year-on-year -2.78% +5.88% +17.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Devon median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate £31.00 - -

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 Devon with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
Devon
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 51 68 87
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 9.48% 12.90% 18.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 42 61
Devon median daily rate £425 £406 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.62% +16.07% -4.44%
10th Percentile £293 £170 £180
90th Percentile £525 £583 £475
South West median daily rate £400 £380 £350
% change year-on-year +5.26% +8.57% -3.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 11
Devon median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £43.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -8.05% +248.00%
10th Percentile £42.50 £26.00 £16.50
90th Percentile £115.75 £44.00 £51.50
South West median hourly rate £26.00 £42.75 £31.25
% change year-on-year -39.18% +36.80% +55.53%

Skype for Business
Job Vacancy Trend in Devon

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

Job vacancy trend for Skype for Business in Devon

Skype for Business
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Devon

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Skype for Business in Devon

Skype for Business
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Devon

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Skype for Business in Devon over the 6 months to 22 May 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Skype for Business in Devon

Skype for Business
Contract Job Locations in Devon

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 Devon region over the 6 months to 22 May 2018. 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
Exeter -2 9 £400 +116.22%
Skype for Business
South West

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 Devon region with a requirement for Skype for Business.

1 11 (100.00%) Skype
2 10 (90.91%) Office 365
2 10 (90.91%) SharePoint
3 7 (63.64%) Migration
3 7 (63.64%) Dynamics CRM
3 7 (63.64%) CRM
3 7 (63.64%) SC Cleared
3 7 (63.64%) Security Cleared
3 7 (63.64%) PowerShell
4 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
5 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
5 2 (18.18%) HP
5 2 (18.18%) Dell
5 2 (18.18%) Citrix
5 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (18.18%) Avaya
5 2 (18.18%) SAN
5 2 (18.18%) Project Management
5 2 (18.18%) MS Exchange
5 2 (18.18%) DHCP
5 2 (18.18%) DNS
5 2 (18.18%) SSL
5 2 (18.18%) Cisco
5 2 (18.18%) IBM
5 2 (18.18%) SQL
5 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Office
5 2 (18.18%) PRINCE2
5 2 (18.18%) Windows
5 2 (18.18%) MCSA
5 2 (18.18%) Load Balancing

Skype for Business
Co-occurring IT Skills in Devon 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 10 (90.91%) SharePoint
2 2 (18.18%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 7 (63.64%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (90.91%) Office 365
2 1 (9.09%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 11 (100.00%) Skype
2 2 (18.18%) DHCP
2 2 (18.18%) DNS
2 2 (18.18%) Firewall
2 2 (18.18%) SAN
2 2 (18.18%) SSL
3 1 (9.09%) Unified Communications
3 1 (9.09%) Wi-Fi
General
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
1 1 (9.09%) Legal
1 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) SharePoint Specialist
2 2 (18.18%) Consultant
2 2 (18.18%) Messaging Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Office 365 Consultant
2 2 (18.18%) SharePoint Consultant
2 2 (18.18%) Unified Communications Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Exchange Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Lync Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Project Manager
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Windows
1 2 (18.18%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) CRM
1 7 (63.64%) Migration
2 2 (18.18%) Load Balancing
2 2 (18.18%) PRINCE2
2 2 (18.18%) Project Management
3 1 (9.09%) Business Analysis
3 1 (9.09%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (63.64%) PowerShell
2 2 (18.18%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (63.64%) SC Cleared
1 7 (63.64%) Security Cleared
2 2 (18.18%) MCITP
2 2 (18.18%) MCSA
2 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (18.18%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
1 2 (18.18%) Hyper-V
1 2 (18.18%) XenApp
1 2 (18.18%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 2 (18.18%) Avaya
2 2 (18.18%) Cisco
2 2 (18.18%) Citrix
2 2 (18.18%) Dell
2 2 (18.18%) HP
2 2 (18.18%) IBM
2 2 (18.18%) Sonus
2 2 (18.18%) Veeam
2 2 (18.18%) VMware