Period
to 26 February 2020

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 26 February 2020 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
26 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 90 132 106
Rank change year-on-year +42 -26 +15
Contract jobs citing Skype 49 55 62
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 1.83% 1.43% 1.74%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.68% 6.91% 7.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 30 25
Hampshire median daily rate £450 £398 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.21% +13.57% +6.06%
10th Percentile £358 £225 £150
90th Percentile £498 £501 £588
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £361
% change year-on-year +6.25% +10.73% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 9 10
Hampshire median hourly rate £17.50 £13.00 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +34.62% -44.68% -
South East median hourly rate £13.00 £13.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year - -44.68% +95.83%

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 506 796 814
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 18.90% 20.63% 22.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 279 485 418
Hampshire median daily rate £410 £400 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +0.63% -0.63%
10th Percentile £211 £278 £161
90th Percentile £538 £550 £518
South East median daily rate £400 £403 £400
% change year-on-year -0.62% +0.63% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 50 51
Hampshire median hourly rate £38.64 £24.96 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +54.82% +16.07% +10.26%
10th Percentile £25.81 £12.48 £10.40
90th Percentile £46.12 £50.00 £50.75
South East median hourly rate £33.00 £18.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year +83.33% - -10.00%

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

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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 26 February 2020.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Skype in Hampshire

Skype
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 26 February 2020. 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 +7 12 £463 +20.13% 1
Southampton +1 10 £450 +12.50%
Havant -8 9 £493 +118.89% 2
Fareham +11 3 £425 +30.77% 2
Basingstoke +24 2 £500 - 1
Portsmouth +10 1 - -
Farnborough - 1 £425 - 1
Hook - 1 £260 -
Aldershot - 1 - -
Gosport - 1 £425 -
Skype
South East

For the 6 months to 26 February 2020, 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 41 (83.67%) Microsoft
2 39 (79.59%) Skype for Business
3 38 (77.55%) Office 365
4 37 (75.51%) Windows
5 28 (57.14%) Active Directory
6 27 (55.10%) VMware
6 27 (55.10%) VMware Infrastructure
7 25 (51.02%) Windows Server
8 23 (46.94%) PowerShell
9 22 (44.90%) SCCM
10 21 (42.86%) SharePoint
11 16 (32.65%) DNS
11 16 (32.65%) Citrix
11 16 (32.65%) Windows 10
12 14 (28.57%) Yammer
12 14 (28.57%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 14 (28.57%) Azure
13 13 (26.53%) DHCP
13 13 (26.53%) Firewall
14 10 (20.41%) Disaster Recovery
14 10 (20.41%) Microsoft Certification
14 10 (20.41%) Security Cleared
14 10 (20.41%) VMware ESXi
14 10 (20.41%) XenApp
14 10 (20.41%) PKI
15 9 (18.37%) XenDesktop
15 9 (18.37%) Windows Server 2008
15 9 (18.37%) MS Exchange
15 9 (18.37%) PBX
15 9 (18.37%) Citrix Certification

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 39 (79.59%) Skype for Business
2 21 (42.86%) SharePoint
3 9 (18.37%) MS Exchange
4 4 (8.16%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (4.08%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 7 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (4.08%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (4.08%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 38 (77.55%) Office 365
2 14 (28.57%) Azure
2 14 (28.57%) Yammer
3 8 (16.33%) AWS
4 5 (10.20%) Azure Stack
5 3 (6.12%) Power Platform
5 3 (6.12%) PowerApps
6 1 (2.04%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (2.04%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 16 (32.65%) DNS
2 13 (26.53%) DHCP
2 13 (26.53%) Firewall
3 9 (18.37%) PBX
4 7 (14.29%) VLAN
5 3 (6.12%) WebEx
6 2 (4.08%) LAN
6 2 (4.08%) NetScaler
6 2 (4.08%) Reverse Proxy
6 2 (4.08%) VoIP
7 1 (2.04%) Intranet
7 1 (2.04%) SAN
7 1 (2.04%) TCP/IP
7 1 (2.04%) Unified Communications
7 1 (2.04%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.16%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (6.12%) Public Sector
2 2 (4.08%) Electronics
2 2 (4.08%) Finance
2 2 (4.08%) Manufacturing
2 2 (4.08%) Marketing
2 2 (4.08%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.04%) Legal
3 1 (2.04%) Military
Job Titles
1 10 (20.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 9 (18.37%) Consultant
3 5 (10.20%) Wintel Specialist
4 4 (8.16%) Messaging Consultant
4 4 (8.16%) Office 365 Consultant
5 3 (6.12%) Office 365 Specialist
6 2 (4.08%) Administrator
6 2 (4.08%) Analyst
6 2 (4.08%) Citrix Consultant
6 2 (4.08%) Citrix Engineer
6 2 (4.08%) Citrix Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (4.08%) Cloud Consultant
6 2 (4.08%) Deployment Engineer
6 2 (4.08%) IT Engineer
6 2 (4.08%) Messaging Engineer
6 2 (4.08%) Office 365 Engineer
6 2 (4.08%) Senior Messaging Engineer
6 2 (4.08%) Support Engineer
6 2 (4.08%) Windows Engineer
6 2 (4.08%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (12.24%) .NET
2 2 (4.08%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (20.41%) PKI
2 8 (16.33%) Data Centre
2 8 (16.33%) Fat Client
2 8 (16.33%) Thin Client
3 5 (10.20%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (6.12%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (4.08%) Blackberry
5 2 (4.08%) iPad
5 2 (4.08%) PDA
5 2 (4.08%) Smartphone
5 2 (4.08%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (2.04%) Handset
6 1 (2.04%) Private Cloud
6 1 (2.04%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 37 (75.51%) Windows
2 25 (51.02%) Windows Server
3 16 (32.65%) Windows 10
4 9 (18.37%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (8.16%) Android
6 4 (8.16%) Apple iOS
7 3 (6.12%) Windows 7
8 1 (2.04%) CentOS
8 1 (2.04%) Linux
8 1 (2.04%) Unix
8 1 (2.04%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (28.57%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 10 (20.41%) Disaster Recovery
3 8 (16.33%) Validation
4 7 (14.29%) Application Packaging
4 7 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
4 7 (14.29%) High Availability
4 7 (14.29%) ITIL
4 7 (14.29%) Migration
5 5 (10.20%) Project Delivery
6 4 (8.16%) Capacity Management
7 3 (6.12%) Analytics
7 3 (6.12%) Load Balancing
7 3 (6.12%) Mentoring
7 3 (6.12%) Technical Leadership
8 2 (4.08%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (4.08%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (4.08%) Multi-Factor Authentication
8 2 (4.08%) Programme Management
8 2 (4.08%) Server Management
8 2 (4.08%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (46.94%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.04%) Bash Shell
2 1 (2.04%) VB
2 1 (2.04%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 10 (20.41%) Microsoft Certification
1 10 (20.41%) Security Cleared
2 9 (18.37%) Citrix Certification
3 8 (16.33%) CCA
4 5 (10.20%) DV Cleared
5 4 (8.16%) SC Cleared
6 1 (2.04%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (2.04%) Degree
6 1 (2.04%) MCITP
6 1 (2.04%) MCSE
6 1 (2.04%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.04%) PMO
System Software
1 28 (57.14%) Active Directory
2 27 (55.10%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (20.41%) VMware ESXi
3 10 (20.41%) XenApp
4 9 (18.37%) XenDesktop
5 8 (16.33%) DFS Replication
5 8 (16.33%) vSphere
6 4 (8.16%) Hyper-V
7 2 (4.08%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (2.04%) vCloud
8 1 (2.04%) Virtual Desktop
8 1 (2.04%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 22 (44.90%) SCCM
2 6 (12.24%) AirWatch
2 6 (12.24%) Microsoft Intune
2 6 (12.24%) vRealize
3 1 (2.04%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (2.04%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (2.04%) HP Operations Orchestration
3 1 (2.04%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 1 (2.04%) SCOM
3 1 (2.04%) vCenter Server
3 1 (2.04%) WSUS
Vendors
1 41 (83.67%) Microsoft
2 27 (55.10%) VMware
3 16 (32.65%) Citrix
4 8 (16.33%) Sonus
5 7 (14.29%) McAfee
6 4 (8.16%) MobileIron
7 3 (6.12%) Polycom
8 2 (4.08%) Dell
8 2 (4.08%) SAP
9 1 (2.04%) Arqiva
9 1 (2.04%) Avaya
9 1 (2.04%) Cisco
9 1 (2.04%) EMC
9 1 (2.04%) HP
9 1 (2.04%) Lumension
9 1 (2.04%) NetApp
9 1 (2.04%) Palo Alto
9 1 (2.04%) Red Hat
9 1 (2.04%) Remedy