The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Docklands, London 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 3 months to 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Skype for Business (formerly Microsoft Lync)
London / Docklands, London
Rank 16 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Skype for Business 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Docklands, London 1.72% - -
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.88% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £400 £350
% change year-on-year -12.50% +14.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.75 £24.58 £23.50
% change year-on-year -44.04% +4.57%  

Skype for Business is in the application platform skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Docklands, London with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
Docklands, London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 17 10 13
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Docklands, London 29.31% 17.86% 13.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 5 8
Median daily rate £588 £525 £383
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.90% +37.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £395 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £525 £615
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £54.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £16.07
% change year-on-year -2.85% +8.89%  

Skype for Business
Job Vacancy Trend in Docklands, London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Docklands, London citing Skype for Business as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Application Platforms category.

Job vacancy trend for Skype for Business in Docklands, London

Skype for Business
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Docklands, London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Skype for Business in Docklands, London

Skype for Business
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Docklands, London

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 Docklands, London region with a requirement for Skype for Business.

1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Apple
1 1 (100.00%) Risk Management
1 1 (100.00%) Smartphone
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco IOS
1 1 (100.00%) Polycom
1 1 (100.00%) Video Conferencing
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (100.00%) Office 365
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
1 1 (100.00%) Skype
1 1 (100.00%) Telepresence
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 10

Skype for Business
Top Related IT Skills in Docklands, London 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:

Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco IOS
1 1 (100.00%) Skype
1 1 (100.00%) Telepresence
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Smartphone
1 1 (100.00%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 10
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Risk Management
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Apple
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Polycom