Period
to 18 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 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 18 October 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 East > Hampshire
6 months to
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 134 82 141
Rank change year-on-year -52 +59 -35
Contract jobs citing Skype for Business 43 77 37
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 1.16% 2.19% 0.96%
As % of the Application Platforms category 6.09% 12.75% 4.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 51 21
Hampshire median daily rate £413 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% +23.08% -
10th Percentile £321 £325 £225
90th Percentile £562 £438 £500
South East median daily rate £375 £400 £350
% change year-on-year -6.25% +14.29% +4.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Hampshire median hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 -
South East median hourly rate £17.00 £12.75 £21.16
% change year-on-year +33.33% -39.73% +28.21%

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 Hampshire with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
Hampshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 706 604 762
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 19.10% 17.18% 19.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 456 376 470
Hampshire median daily rate £450 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £300 £240 £274
90th Percentile £538 £489 £506
South East median daily rate £438 £400 £403
% change year-on-year +9.38% -0.62% +7.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 20 52
Hampshire median hourly rate £28.00 £19.34 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +44.78% -54.49% +16.44%
10th Percentile £13.50 £12.68 £16.60
90th Percentile £50.00 £41.85 £59.31
South East median hourly rate £29.00 £19.30 £21.33
% change year-on-year +50.30% -9.53% +14.17%

Skype for Business
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Skype for Business in Hampshire

Skype for Business
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Skype for Business in Hampshire

Skype for Business
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Skype for Business in Hampshire over the 6 months to 18 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Skype for Business in Hampshire

Skype for Business
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Skype for Business in Hampshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Skype for Business in Hampshire

Skype for Business
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

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 Hampshire region over the 6 months to 18 October 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
Winchester -1 13 £380 -5.00% 1
Havant -7 7 £413 -
Southampton -23 4 £426 +21.79% 2
Basingstoke +6 3 £450 +33.33%
Portsmouth -19 2 - -
Eastleigh +4 1 - -
Fareham - 1 £325 -
Fleet - 1 - -
Skype for Business
South East

For the 6 months to 18 October 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 Hampshire region with a requirement for Skype for Business.

1 37 (86.05%) Skype
2 31 (72.09%) Microsoft
3 29 (67.44%) Windows
4 25 (58.14%) Active Directory
5 24 (55.81%) Citrix
5 24 (55.81%) Office 365
6 21 (48.84%) Windows Server
7 20 (46.51%) PowerShell
7 20 (46.51%) VMware
8 18 (41.86%) XenDesktop
8 18 (41.86%) NetScaler
8 18 (41.86%) VMware ESXi
9 17 (39.53%) XenServer
9 17 (39.53%) Windows Server 2008
9 17 (39.53%) Hyper-V
10 16 (37.21%) SCCM
10 16 (37.21%) Migration
11 15 (34.88%) DNS
11 15 (34.88%) Microsoft Azure
12 14 (32.56%) SharePoint
12 14 (32.56%) Firewall
13 13 (30.23%) ITIL
14 12 (27.91%) DHCP
14 12 (27.91%) Azure Active Directory
15 11 (25.58%) Microsoft Intune
15 11 (25.58%) DFS Replication
15 11 (25.58%) VMware Infrastructure
15 11 (25.58%) XenApp
15 11 (25.58%) VLAN
15 11 (25.58%) Fat Client

Skype for Business
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hampshire 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 14 (32.56%) SharePoint
2 8 (18.60%) MS Exchange
3 4 (9.30%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (6.98%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 7 (16.28%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 24 (55.81%) Office 365
2 15 (34.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (27.91%) Azure Active Directory
4 9 (20.93%) Yammer
5 3 (6.98%) IaaS
5 3 (6.98%) PaaS
6 2 (4.65%) SaaS
7 1 (2.33%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 37 (86.05%) Skype
2 18 (41.86%) NetScaler
3 15 (34.88%) DNS
4 14 (32.56%) Firewall
5 12 (27.91%) DHCP
6 11 (25.58%) VLAN
7 10 (23.26%) SAN
8 9 (20.93%) Fibre Channel
8 9 (20.93%) iSCSI
9 3 (6.98%) Internet
9 3 (6.98%) SMTP
9 3 (6.98%) Unified Communications
10 1 (2.33%) CTI
10 1 (2.33%) PBX
10 1 (2.33%) VoIP
10 1 (2.33%) Wi-Fi
10 1 (2.33%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.33%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (4.65%) Finance
2 1 (2.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (23.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 7 (16.28%) Consultant
3 6 (13.95%) Designer
3 6 (13.95%) Solutions Designer
4 5 (11.63%) Messaging Consultant
5 4 (9.30%) IT Engineer
5 4 (9.30%) Programme Manager
6 3 (6.98%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (6.98%) Office 365 Consultant
6 3 (6.98%) Support Engineer
7 2 (4.65%) 1st Line Support
7 2 (4.65%) Analyst
7 2 (4.65%) Architect
7 2 (4.65%) IT Support
7 2 (4.65%) Migration Engineer
7 2 (4.65%) Project Manager
7 2 (4.65%) Service Analyst
7 2 (4.65%) Service Desk Analyst
7 2 (4.65%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (4.65%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.33%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 11 (25.58%) Fat Client
1 11 (25.58%) Thin Client
2 9 (20.93%) Clustering
2 9 (20.93%) PKI
3 4 (9.30%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (9.30%) User Experience
4 3 (6.98%) Client/Server
5 1 (2.33%) IVR
5 1 (2.33%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 29 (67.44%) Windows
2 21 (48.84%) Windows Server
3 17 (39.53%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (16.28%) Windows 10
5 1 (2.33%) Windows 7
5 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (37.21%) Migration
2 13 (30.23%) ITIL
3 10 (23.26%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 9 (20.93%) Application Packaging
4 9 (20.93%) High Availability
5 7 (16.28%) Disaster Recovery
6 6 (13.95%) TOGAF
7 5 (11.63%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (9.30%) Document Management
9 3 (6.98%) Business Process Mapping
9 3 (6.98%) Change Management
9 3 (6.98%) Mentoring
9 3 (6.98%) Project Management
9 3 (6.98%) Quality Management
10 2 (4.65%) PRINCE
10 2 (4.65%) Stakeholder Management
11 1 (2.33%) CRM
11 1 (2.33%) ITSM
11 1 (2.33%) PRINCE2
11 1 (2.33%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (46.51%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (25.58%) CCA
1 11 (25.58%) Citrix Certification
2 5 (11.63%) MCSE
2 5 (11.63%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.33%) PMI Certification
3 1 (2.33%) PMP
3 1 (2.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.65%) SLA
System Software
1 25 (58.14%) Active Directory
2 18 (41.86%) VMware ESXi
2 18 (41.86%) XenDesktop
3 17 (39.53%) Hyper-V
3 17 (39.53%) XenServer
4 11 (25.58%) DFS Replication
4 11 (25.58%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (25.58%) XenApp
5 9 (20.93%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (4.65%) Xen
Systems Management
1 16 (37.21%) SCCM
2 11 (25.58%) Microsoft Intune
3 9 (20.93%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 4 (9.30%) SCOM
5 2 (4.65%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 31 (72.09%) Microsoft
2 24 (55.81%) Citrix
3 20 (46.51%) VMware
4 9 (20.93%) Dell
5 4 (9.30%) ServiceNow
6 3 (6.98%) Remedy
7 1 (2.33%) Avaya
7 1 (2.33%) Cisco
7 1 (2.33%) Juniper