The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England 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 April 2021 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)
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 England with a requirement for application platform skills.
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England
Number of daily rates quoted
Median daily rate (50th Percentile)
UK median daily rate
% change year-on-year
Number of hourly rates quoted
Median hourly rate
Median % change year-on-year
UK median hourly rate
% change year-on-year
Skype for Business Job Vacancy Trend in England
Job postings citing Skype for Business as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.
Skype for Business Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England
3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Skype for Business in England.
Skype for Business Daily Rate Histogram in England
Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Skype for Business in England over the 6 months to 23 April 2021.
Skype for Business Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England
3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Skype for Business in England.
Skype for Business Hourly Rate Histogram in England
Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Skype for Business in England over the 6 months to 23 April 2021.
Skype for Business Contract Job Locations in England
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 England region over the 6 months to 23 April 2021. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.
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
Skype for Business Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England
For the 6 months to 23 April 2021, 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 England region with a requirement for Skype for Business.
Skype for Business Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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: