Period
to 18 August 2018

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 18 August 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
South East > Hampshire
6 months to
18 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 122 134 167
Rank change year-on-year +12 +33 +8
Contract jobs citing Skype 56 30 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 1.49% 0.83% 0.29%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.18% 3.53% 1.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 14 8
Hampshire median daily rate £380 £400 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.00% -3.61% -
10th Percentile £318 £302 £265
90th Percentile £539 £466 £523
South East median daily rate £363 £406 £400
% change year-on-year -10.77% +1.56% +30.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 1 0
Hampshire median hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 -
South East median hourly rate £18.89 £13.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year +39.93% -43.75% +20.00%

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 780 850 904
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 20.72% 23.66% 21.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 362 507 593
Hampshire median daily rate £414 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.44% +5.26% +1.00%
10th Percentile £250 £263 £285
90th Percentile £570 £504 £525
South East median daily rate £413 £400 £398
% change year-on-year +3.13% +0.63% +7.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 69 63 71
Hampshire median hourly rate £25.01 £20.00 £35.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.03% -43.66% +18.33%
10th Percentile £12.66 £10.40 £13.00
90th Percentile £45.90 £43.75 £48.00
South East median hourly rate £23.75 £17.49 £25.00
% change year-on-year +35.79% -30.04% +2.04%

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

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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

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for Skype in Hampshire

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Skype in Hampshire

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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 18 August 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 - 16 £383 -
Havant -1 11 £413 +32.00% 1
Southampton -8 7 £369 +9.26%
Basingstoke +13 5 £265 - 1
Eastleigh 0 3 £363 -19.33%
Portsmouth -11 1 - - 1
Fareham - 1 £375 -
Wallington - 1 - -
Farnborough - 1 - -
Fleet - 1 - -
Skype
South East

For the 6 months to 18 August 2018, 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 Hampshire region with a requirement for Skype.

1 49 (87.50%) Skype for Business
2 43 (76.79%) Windows
3 41 (73.21%) Active Directory
4 40 (71.43%) Microsoft
5 33 (58.93%) Office 365
6 30 (53.57%) Citrix
7 27 (48.21%) Windows Server
8 24 (42.86%) SharePoint
8 24 (42.86%) Microsoft Azure
9 23 (41.07%) PowerShell
9 23 (41.07%) VMware
10 21 (37.50%) SCCM
11 20 (35.71%) VMware Infrastructure
12 19 (33.93%) DNS
12 19 (33.93%) Migration
12 19 (33.93%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 18 (32.14%) Windows Server 2008
14 16 (28.57%) XenDesktop
14 16 (28.57%) VMware ESXi
14 16 (28.57%) Yammer
15 15 (26.79%) DFS Replication
15 15 (26.79%) Hyper-V
15 15 (26.79%) ITIL
15 15 (26.79%) DHCP
16 14 (25.00%) CCA
16 14 (25.00%) Citrix Certification
16 14 (25.00%) Thin Client
16 14 (25.00%) XenApp
16 14 (25.00%) Fat Client
16 14 (25.00%) PKI

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 49 (87.50%) Skype for Business
2 24 (42.86%) SharePoint
3 11 (19.64%) MS Exchange
4 4 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 12 (21.43%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (5.36%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (5.36%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (5.36%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (1.79%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 33 (58.93%) Office 365
2 24 (42.86%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (28.57%) Yammer
4 14 (25.00%) Azure Active Directory
5 4 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (1.79%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 19 (33.93%) DNS
2 15 (26.79%) DHCP
3 14 (25.00%) NetScaler
4 13 (23.21%) Firewall
4 13 (23.21%) SAN
4 13 (23.21%) VLAN
5 11 (19.64%) Fibre Channel
5 11 (19.64%) iSCSI
6 3 (5.36%) SMTP
7 1 (1.79%) CTI
7 1 (1.79%) Internet
7 1 (1.79%) PBX
7 1 (1.79%) VoIP
7 1 (1.79%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (1.79%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.57%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (3.57%) Finance
2 1 (1.79%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (30.36%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 10 (17.86%) Analyst
3 8 (14.29%) Consultant
3 8 (14.29%) IT Analyst
4 6 (10.71%) IT Engineer
4 6 (10.71%) Messaging Consultant
5 5 (8.93%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (8.93%) IT Support
5 5 (8.93%) Support Engineer
6 4 (7.14%) Desktop Support
6 4 (7.14%) Project Manager
7 3 (5.36%) Deskside Technician
7 3 (5.36%) Help Desk Analyst
7 3 (5.36%) Infrastructure Technician
7 3 (5.36%) Office 365 Consultant
7 3 (5.36%) Office 365 Manager
7 3 (5.36%) Office 365 Project Manager
7 3 (5.36%) Project Office Manager
7 3 (5.36%) Service Analyst
7 3 (5.36%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.79%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 14 (25.00%) Fat Client
1 14 (25.00%) PKI
1 14 (25.00%) Thin Client
2 12 (21.43%) Clustering
3 8 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (5.36%) iPad
4 3 (5.36%) iPhone
4 3 (5.36%) Smartphone
4 3 (5.36%) User Experience
5 2 (3.57%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (1.79%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.79%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 43 (76.79%) Windows
2 27 (48.21%) Windows Server
3 18 (32.14%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (23.21%) Windows 10
5 10 (17.86%) Windows 7
6 5 (8.93%) Windows 8
7 3 (5.36%) Apple iOS
8 2 (3.57%) Windows 2000 Server
8 2 (3.57%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (1.79%) Linux
9 1 (1.79%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (33.93%) Infrastructure Engineering
1 19 (33.93%) Migration
2 15 (26.79%) ITIL
3 11 (19.64%) Application Packaging
3 11 (19.64%) High Availability
4 10 (17.86%) Disaster Recovery
5 6 (10.71%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (7.14%) Mentoring
6 4 (7.14%) Project Management
7 3 (5.36%) PRINCE2
7 3 (5.36%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (3.57%) Business Process Mapping
8 2 (3.57%) Customer Engagement
8 2 (3.57%) Document Management
8 2 (3.57%) Quality Management
9 1 (1.79%) Capacity Management
9 1 (1.79%) Continuous Improvement
9 1 (1.79%) ITIL V3
9 1 (1.79%) Network Monitoring
9 1 (1.79%) Server Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (41.07%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.79%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (25.00%) CCA
1 14 (25.00%) Citrix Certification
2 4 (7.14%) SC Cleared
2 4 (7.14%) Security Cleared
3 3 (5.36%) PMI Certification
3 3 (5.36%) PMP
4 1 (1.79%) Degree
4 1 (1.79%) MCSE
4 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.57%) SLA
2 1 (1.79%) GDPR
System Software
1 41 (73.21%) Active Directory
2 20 (35.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (28.57%) VMware ESXi
3 16 (28.57%) XenDesktop
4 15 (26.79%) DFS Replication
4 15 (26.79%) Hyper-V
5 14 (25.00%) XenApp
6 13 (23.21%) XenServer
7 11 (19.64%) Microsoft App-V
8 4 (7.14%) vSphere
9 2 (3.57%) Xen
Systems Management
1 21 (37.50%) SCCM
2 13 (23.21%) Microsoft Intune
3 11 (19.64%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 5 (8.93%) SCOM
5 4 (7.14%) vRealize
6 3 (5.36%) Norton AntiVirus
7 2 (3.57%) XenMobile
8 1 (1.79%) AirWatch
8 1 (1.79%) EMC NetWorker
8 1 (1.79%) SCVMM
8 1 (1.79%) WSUS
Vendors
1 40 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 30 (53.57%) Citrix
3 23 (41.07%) VMware
4 11 (19.64%) Dell
5 8 (14.29%) ServiceNow
6 4 (7.14%) Remedy
7 3 (5.36%) Apple
7 3 (5.36%) BMC
7 3 (5.36%) Symantec
7 3 (5.36%) Xerox
8 1 (1.79%) Avaya
8 1 (1.79%) Cisco
8 1 (1.79%) EMC
8 1 (1.79%) HP
8 1 (1.79%) Juniper
8 1 (1.79%) McAfee
8 1 (1.79%) MobileIron
8 1 (1.79%) Polycom
8 1 (1.79%) Veritas