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The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands with a requirement for Skype skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Skype over the 6 months to 25 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
England > East Midlands
6 months to
25 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 91 67 66
Rank change year-on-year -24 -1 +37
Contract jobs citing Skype 2 5 11
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.14% 0.52% 1.01%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.09% 4.35% 8.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 4
10th Percentile - £201 £384
25th Percentile - £245 £427
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) - £324 £500
Median % change year-on-year - -35.29% +53.85%
75th Percentile - £409 £513
90th Percentile - £456 £535
England median daily rate £425 £425 £430
% change year-on-year - -1.16% +7.50%
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 £23.00 £18.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year +26.03% +4.29% +13.86%

Skype is in the Communications and Computer Networking 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 communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
East Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 184 115 125
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 13.29% 12.07% 11.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 80 69
10th Percentile £165 £156 £119
25th Percentile £213 £213 £156
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £375 £364 £300
Median % change year-on-year +3.16% +21.17% -7.69%
75th Percentile £473 £420 £414
90th Percentile £550 £488 £490
England median daily rate £500 £442 £425
% change year-on-year +13.12% +4.00% -2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 5 14
10th Percentile £14.27 £11.74 £12.00
25th Percentile £15.63 - £14.00
Median hourly rate £17.56 £15.00 £15.40
Median % change year-on-year +17.07% -2.60% +16.71%
75th Percentile £22.75 - £19.56
90th Percentile £23.60 £32.25 £49.45
England median hourly rate £23.91 £23.11 £20.50
% change year-on-year +3.48% +12.71% +8.61%

Skype
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Skype in the East Midlands

Skype
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Daily rate trend for Skype in the East Midlands

Skype
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Hourly rate trend for Skype in the East Midlands

Skype
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 within the East Midlands region over the 6 months to 25 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
Nottinghamshire +2 1 - -
Northamptonshire - 1 - -
Skype
England

For the 6 months to 25 May 2022, IT contractor jobs citing Skype 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.

1 2 (100.00%) Citrix
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) DB2
2 1 (50.00%) SAP
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) Unix
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) MySQL
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) Remediation Plan
2 1 (50.00%) GDPR
2 1 (50.00%) Decision-Making
2 1 (50.00%) Problem-Solving
2 1 (50.00%) Due Diligence
2 1 (50.00%) Server Management
2 1 (50.00%) Storage Management
2 1 (50.00%) Azure ExpressRoute
2 1 (50.00%) SD-WAN
2 1 (50.00%) Azure Cosmos DB
2 1 (50.00%) Social Skills
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory Federation Services
2 1 (50.00%) AIX
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) JBoss
2 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (50.00%) PBX
2 1 (50.00%) VoIP

Skype
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 (50.00%) JBoss
1 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (50.00%) NetWeaver
1 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (50.00%) SharePoint Server
1 1 (50.00%) Skype for Business
1 1 (50.00%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Azure
1 1 (50.00%) Azure Cosmos DB
1 1 (50.00%) Azure ExpressRoute
1 1 (50.00%) IaaS
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft 365
1 1 (50.00%) PaaS
1 1 (50.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) DHCP
1 1 (50.00%) DNS
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
1 1 (50.00%) MPLS
1 1 (50.00%) PBX
1 1 (50.00%) SD-WAN
1 1 (50.00%) VoIP
1 1 (50.00%) VPN
1 1 (50.00%) WAN
1 1 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (50.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) Azure SQL Database
2 1 (50.00%) DB2
2 1 (50.00%) MySQL
2 1 (50.00%) SAP HANA
General
1 1 (50.00%) Social Skills
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Designer
1 1 (50.00%) Server Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Server Support
1 1 (50.00%) Server Support Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Solutions Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Solutions Designer
1 1 (50.00%) Support Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Support
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) Middleware
1 1 (50.00%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) PKI
1 1 (50.00%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) AIX
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile
1 1 (50.00%) Business Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) Business Continuity
1 1 (50.00%) Data Protection
1 1 (50.00%) Decision-Making
1 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (50.00%) Due Diligence
1 1 (50.00%) High Availability
1 1 (50.00%) Identity Management
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) Microservices
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Monitoring
1 1 (50.00%) Problem-Solving
1 1 (50.00%) Remediation Plan
1 1 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) Server Management
1 1 (50.00%) Service Management
1 1 (50.00%) Storage Management
1 1 (50.00%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) COBIT
1 1 (50.00%) GDPR
1 1 (50.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) Docker
1 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory Federation Services
1 1 (50.00%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (50.00%) SAP
2 1 (50.00%) Software AG
2 1 (50.00%) SolarWinds