Period
to 16 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 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 16 December 2017 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
South East > Hampshire
6 months to
16 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 102 150 -
Rank change year-on-year +48 - -
Contract jobs citing Skype 58 20 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 1.64% 0.53% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.04% 2.38% -
Number of daily rates quoted 21 11 0
Hampshire median daily rate £375 £325 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.38% - -
South East median daily rate £400 £360 £350
% change year-on-year +11.11% +2.86% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
Hampshire median hourly rate £13.00 - -
South East median hourly rate £14.00 £24.65 £18.00
% change year-on-year -43.20% +36.94% -

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 Hampshire with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Hampshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 824 842 945
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 23.24% 22.38% 21.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 470 536 562
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £375 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -3.23% +10.71%
10th Percentile £213 £253 £259
90th Percentile £500 £538 £500
South East median daily rate £389 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +0.39% +3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 59 85
Hampshire median hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.00% -28.57% +7.69%
10th Percentile £10.40 £12.40 £10.85
90th Percentile £47.50 £59.31 £48.07
South East median hourly rate £17.00 £25.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year -32.00% -7.41% +36.16%

Skype
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Skype in Hampshire

Skype
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Skype in Hampshire

Skype
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Skype in Hampshire over the 6 months to 16 December 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Skype in Hampshire

Skype
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 within the Hampshire region over the 6 months to 16 December 2017. 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
Havant +7 19 £348 -7.33%
Portsmouth - 10 £433 -
Southampton +11 8 £350 -31.71%
Basingstoke -15 3 £220 +10.00%
Farnborough - 1 £375 -
Skype
South East

For the 6 months to 16 December 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Skype also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Hampshire region with a requirement for Skype.

1 41 (70.69%) Skype for Business
2 32 (55.17%) Office 365
2 32 (55.17%) Microsoft
3 29 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 29 (50.00%) Windows
4 20 (34.48%) SharePoint
4 20 (34.48%) MS Exchange
5 17 (29.31%) Windows 7
6 16 (27.59%) Windows 10
6 16 (27.59%) Migration
7 14 (24.14%) Microsoft Office
7 14 (24.14%) Analytical Skills
8 12 (20.69%) ServiceNow
9 11 (18.97%) Windows Server
9 11 (18.97%) Citrix
10 10 (17.24%) Exchange Server 2010
11 8 (13.79%) SCCM
12 7 (12.07%) Polycom
13 6 (10.34%) SC Cleared
13 6 (10.34%) Security Cleared
13 6 (10.34%) OneDrive
13 6 (10.34%) Microsoft Certification
14 5 (8.62%) McAfee
14 5 (8.62%) SQL
14 5 (8.62%) SQL Server
14 5 (8.62%) MCSE
14 5 (8.62%) MCSA
14 5 (8.62%) Business Intelligence
14 5 (8.62%) Yammer
14 5 (8.62%) Server Building

Skype
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 41 (70.69%) Skype for Business
2 20 (34.48%) MS Exchange
2 20 (34.48%) SharePoint
3 10 (17.24%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (5.17%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (3.45%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.72%) IBM Notes
6 1 (1.72%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 14 (24.14%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.72%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 32 (55.17%) Office 365
2 6 (10.34%) OneDrive
3 5 (8.62%) Yammer
4 3 (5.17%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (1.72%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.62%) Unified Communications
2 3 (5.17%) Firewall
3 2 (3.45%) DHCP
3 2 (3.45%) DNS
4 1 (1.72%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (1.72%) PSTN
4 1 (1.72%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (1.72%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.62%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (6.90%) Advertising
2 2 (3.45%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (27.59%) Analyst
2 11 (18.97%) Service Analyst
2 11 (18.97%) Service Desk Analyst
3 8 (13.79%) Office 365 Engineer
4 6 (10.34%) Administrator
5 5 (8.62%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
5 5 (8.62%) 1st Line Support
5 5 (8.62%) 1st Line Support Analyst
5 5 (8.62%) Build Engineer
5 5 (8.62%) Server Engineer
5 5 (8.62%) Service Desk Support
5 5 (8.62%) Service Desk Support Analyst
5 5 (8.62%) Support Analyst
6 4 (6.90%) 2nd Line Support
6 4 (6.90%) Active Directory Analyst
6 4 (6.90%) Active Directory Support
6 4 (6.90%) Active Directory Support Analyst
6 4 (6.90%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 4 (6.90%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
6 4 (6.90%) SharePoint Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 14 (24.14%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.72%) Driving Licence
2 1 (1.72%) iPad
2 1 (1.72%) iPhone
2 1 (1.72%) Replication
2 1 (1.72%) Smartphone
2 1 (1.72%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 29 (50.00%) Windows
2 17 (29.31%) Windows 7
3 16 (27.59%) Windows 10
4 11 (18.97%) Windows Server
5 5 (8.62%) Windows 8
5 5 (8.62%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (6.90%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.72%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.72%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (27.59%) Migration
2 5 (8.62%) Analytics
2 5 (8.62%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (8.62%) Server Building
3 4 (6.90%) Service Delivery
4 3 (5.17%) Project Management
5 2 (3.45%) Customer Engagement
5 2 (3.45%) ITIL
5 2 (3.45%) Runbook
6 1 (1.72%) CRM
6 1 (1.72%) Identity Management
6 1 (1.72%) Mobile Device Management
6 1 (1.72%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (8.62%) SQL
2 1 (1.72%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (10.34%) Microsoft Certification
1 6 (10.34%) SC Cleared
1 6 (10.34%) Security Cleared
2 5 (8.62%) MCSA
2 5 (8.62%) MCSE
3 4 (6.90%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 29 (50.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (13.79%) SCCM
2 5 (8.62%) McAfee ePO
3 4 (6.90%) AirWatch
3 4 (6.90%) SCOM
3 4 (6.90%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 1 (1.72%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (1.72%) WSUS
Vendors
1 32 (55.17%) Microsoft
2 12 (20.69%) ServiceNow
3 11 (18.97%) Citrix
4 7 (12.07%) Polycom
5 5 (8.62%) McAfee
6 4 (6.90%) MobileIron
6 4 (6.90%) Symantec
7 2 (3.45%) Remedy
8 1 (1.72%) Apple
8 1 (1.72%) Cisco
8 1 (1.72%) HP
8 1 (1.72%) Intel
8 1 (1.72%) Lotus
8 1 (1.72%) Xerox