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The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 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 23 May 2022 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)
England > East Midlands
6 months to
23 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 88 - 75
Rank change year-on-year - - +30
Contract jobs citing Skype for Business 1 0 5
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.073% - 0.45%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.84% - 5.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 4
10th Percentile - - £295
25th Percentile - - £334
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) - - £381
Median % change year-on-year - - +38.64%
75th Percentile - - £447
90th Percentile - - £509
England median daily rate £425 £415 £425
% change year-on-year +2.41% -2.35% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
10th Percentile - - -
25th Percentile £22.50 - -
Median hourly rate £23.00 - £17.50
75th Percentile £23.50 - -
90th Percentile - - -
England median hourly rate £69.05 £22.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +206.89% +28.57% +13.86%

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 the East Midlands with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
East Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 119 76 92
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 8.69% 8.03% 8.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 54 57
10th Percentile £192 £137 £132
25th Percentile £322 £203 £313
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £400 £350 £413
Median % change year-on-year +14.29% -15.15% +10.00%
75th Percentile £500 £421 £518
90th Percentile £550 £524 £550
England median daily rate £525 £488 £475
% change year-on-year +7.69% +2.63% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 2
10th Percentile £21.38 £15.08 £12.20
25th Percentile £21.56 £15.19 £13.08
Median hourly rate £22.75 £18.00 £14.86
Median % change year-on-year +26.39% +21.11% -3.30%
75th Percentile £23.69 £23.17 £16.33
90th Percentile £23.73 £25.72 £17.03
England median hourly rate £35.00 £24.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year +42.86% +22.50% +14.29%

Skype for Business
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings citing Skype for Business as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Skype for Business in the East Midlands

Skype for Business
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Skype for Business in the East Midlands.

Daily rate trend for Skype for Business in the East Midlands

Skype for Business
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Skype for Business in the East Midlands.

Hourly rate trend for Skype for Business in the East Midlands

Skype for Business
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

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 East Midlands region over the 6 months to 23 May 2022. 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
Jobs
Northamptonshire - 1 - -
Skype for Business
England

For the 6 months to 23 May 2022, 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for Skype for Business.

1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint Server
1 1 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (100.00%) SolarWinds
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Monitoring
1 1 (100.00%) Skype
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (100.00%) Server Management

Skype for Business
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint Server
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Skype
1 1 (100.00%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Server Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Server Support
1 1 (100.00%) Server Support Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Support Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Technical Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Technical Support
1 1 (100.00%) Technical Support Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Monitoring
1 1 (100.00%) Server Management
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) SolarWinds