Period
to 13 December 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 13 December 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
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 141 76 129
Rank change year-on-year -65 +53 -31
Contract jobs citing Skype for Business 41 90 46
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 1.06% 2.54% 1.21%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.24% 13.85% 6.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 46 22
Hampshire median daily rate £393 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.88% +23.08% -2.99%
10th Percentile £300 £322 £225
90th Percentile £522 £438 £483
South East median daily rate £390 £400 £343
% change year-on-year -2.50% +16.79% -2.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 0
Hampshire median hourly rate £13.00 £12.63 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.97% - -
South East median hourly rate £15.00 £13.00 £24.33
% change year-on-year +15.38% -46.56% +52.05%

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 782 650 764
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 20.30% 18.34% 20.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 529 366 457
Hampshire median daily rate £470 £389 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.90% +2.30% +1.33%
10th Percentile £313 £213 £230
90th Percentile £540 £498 £508
South East median daily rate £448 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +8.67% +3.13% +3.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 22 47
Hampshire median hourly rate £42.50 £16.25 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +161.54% -59.38% +9.59%
10th Percentile £13.50 £11.89 £17.50
90th Percentile £50.38 £40.00 £59.31
South East median hourly rate £26.65 £19.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +40.26% -15.56% +28.57%

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 13 December 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 13 December 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 10 £385 -6.67% 1
Havant -15 10 £413 +18.71%
Southampton -19 8 £388 +10.71% 1
Basingstoke +4 2 £463 +140.26%
Portsmouth -24 2 - -
Fareham - 1 £325 - 3
Fleet - 1 - -
Skype for Business
South East

For the 6 months to 13 December 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 39 (95.12%) Skype
2 29 (70.73%) Windows
3 28 (68.29%) Active Directory
4 26 (63.41%) Microsoft
4 26 (63.41%) Office 365
5 19 (46.34%) Citrix
5 19 (46.34%) Migration
6 18 (43.90%) Microsoft Azure
7 17 (41.46%) Windows 10
8 15 (36.59%) Azure Active Directory
8 15 (36.59%) Windows Server
9 14 (34.15%) Microsoft Intune
10 13 (31.71%) XenDesktop
10 13 (31.71%) PowerShell
11 12 (29.27%) Windows Server 2008
11 12 (29.27%) NetScaler
11 12 (29.27%) VMware ESXi
11 12 (29.27%) VMware
11 12 (29.27%) DNS
11 12 (29.27%) SharePoint
12 11 (26.83%) SCCM
12 11 (26.83%) XenServer
12 11 (26.83%) Hyper-V
13 10 (24.39%) Infrastructure Engineering
14 9 (21.95%) Fat Client
14 9 (21.95%) Microsoft Office
14 9 (21.95%) ITIL
14 9 (21.95%) DHCP
14 9 (21.95%) CCA
14 9 (21.95%) Citrix Certification

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 12 (29.27%) SharePoint
2 6 (14.63%) MS Exchange
3 3 (7.32%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (4.88%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 9 (21.95%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 26 (63.41%) Office 365
2 18 (43.90%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (36.59%) Azure Active Directory
4 8 (19.51%) Yammer
5 5 (12.20%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 39 (95.12%) Skype
2 12 (29.27%) DNS
2 12 (29.27%) NetScaler
3 9 (21.95%) DHCP
4 8 (19.51%) Firewall
4 8 (19.51%) VLAN
5 7 (17.07%) Fibre Channel
5 7 (17.07%) iSCSI
5 7 (17.07%) SAN
6 4 (9.76%) Internet
7 3 (7.32%) SMTP
7 3 (7.32%) Unified Communications
8 1 (2.44%) CTI
8 1 (2.44%) PBX
8 1 (2.44%) VoIP
8 1 (2.44%) Wireshark
Job Titles
1 10 (24.39%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 7 (17.07%) Consultant
3 5 (12.20%) Messaging Consultant
4 4 (9.76%) 1st Line Support
4 4 (9.76%) IT Support
4 4 (9.76%) Programme Manager
4 4 (9.76%) Service Desk Support
5 3 (7.32%) IT Engineer
5 3 (7.32%) Office 365 Consultant
6 2 (4.88%) Designer
6 2 (4.88%) First Line Help Desk Support
6 2 (4.88%) Help Desk Support
6 2 (4.88%) IT Analyst
6 2 (4.88%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) Lync Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) Migration Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) Service Analyst
6 2 (4.88%) Service Desk Analyst
6 2 (4.88%) Solutions Designer
6 2 (4.88%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (12.20%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (21.95%) Fat Client
1 9 (21.95%) Thin Client
2 7 (17.07%) Clustering
2 7 (17.07%) PKI
3 6 (14.63%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (12.20%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (9.76%) Client/Server
6 3 (7.32%) User Experience
7 1 (2.44%) IVR
7 1 (2.44%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 29 (70.73%) Windows
2 17 (41.46%) Windows 10
3 15 (36.59%) Windows Server
4 12 (29.27%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.44%) Windows 7
5 1 (2.44%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (46.34%) Migration
2 10 (24.39%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 9 (21.95%) ITIL
4 8 (19.51%) Application Packaging
5 7 (17.07%) High Availability
6 5 (12.20%) Disaster Recovery
6 5 (12.20%) Performance Management
7 4 (9.76%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (9.76%) Document Management
8 3 (7.32%) Business Process Mapping
8 3 (7.32%) Change Management
8 3 (7.32%) Mentoring
8 3 (7.32%) Quality Management
9 2 (4.88%) PRINCE
9 2 (4.88%) Project Management
9 2 (4.88%) TOGAF
9 2 (4.88%) Workshop Facilitation
10 1 (2.44%) Problem-Solving
10 1 (2.44%) Stakeholder Management
10 1 (2.44%) Technical Leadership
Programming Languages
1 13 (31.71%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (21.95%) CCA
1 9 (21.95%) Citrix Certification
2 6 (14.63%) MCSE
2 6 (14.63%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.44%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.44%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.44%) SLA
System Software
1 28 (68.29%) Active Directory
2 13 (31.71%) XenDesktop
3 12 (29.27%) VMware ESXi
4 11 (26.83%) Hyper-V
4 11 (26.83%) XenServer
5 9 (21.95%) XenApp
6 8 (19.51%) DFS Replication
6 8 (19.51%) Microsoft App-V
6 8 (19.51%) VMware Infrastructure
7 2 (4.88%) Xen
Systems Management
1 14 (34.15%) Microsoft Intune
2 11 (26.83%) SCCM
3 7 (17.07%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 3 (7.32%) SCOM
5 2 (4.88%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 26 (63.41%) Microsoft
2 19 (46.34%) Citrix
3 12 (29.27%) VMware
4 8 (19.51%) Dell
5 6 (14.63%) ServiceNow
6 3 (7.32%) Remedy
7 1 (2.44%) Avaya
7 1 (2.44%) Cisco