Period
to 18 January 2019

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 January 2019 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 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 136 101 134
Rank change year-on-year -35 +33 -
Contract jobs citing Skype 49 61 32
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 1.30% 1.75% 0.88%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.09% 7.51% 3.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 25 21
Hampshire median daily rate £385 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.67% - -
10th Percentile £300 £189 £258
90th Percentile £495 £588 £519
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year - +14.29% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 8 0
Hampshire median hourly rate £13.00 £19.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -33.33% - -
South East median hourly rate £13.00 £17.25 £21.16
% change year-on-year -24.64% -18.46% +17.53%

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 804 812 814
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 21.25% 23.32% 22.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 471 442 541
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £388 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% - -
10th Percentile £300 £189 £256
90th Percentile £575 £518 £513
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year - +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 51 50
Hampshire median hourly rate £31.25 £20.00 £18.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +56.25% +6.67% -48.63%
10th Percentile £12.48 £10.40 £11.70
90th Percentile £50.00 £46.17 £47.21
South East median hourly rate £22.00 £17.38 £22.38
% change year-on-year +26.62% -22.35% -31.15%

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 18 January 2019.

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 January 2019. 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 -6 16 £319 -8.27%
Winchester - 10 £383 -
Southampton -13 8 £388 +10.71% 1
Portsmouth -27 4 £475 +18.75% 1
Fareham -4 1 £325 +116.67%
Basingstoke -7 1 - - 1
Skype
South East

For the 6 months to 18 January 2019, 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 43 (87.76%) Skype for Business
2 35 (71.43%) Active Directory
3 34 (69.39%) Windows
4 32 (65.31%) Microsoft
5 31 (63.27%) Office 365
6 23 (46.94%) Citrix
7 22 (44.90%) Migration
7 22 (44.90%) Windows 10
8 21 (42.86%) Microsoft Azure
9 19 (38.78%) Microsoft Intune
10 18 (36.73%) Windows Server
11 17 (34.69%) PowerShell
11 17 (34.69%) VMware
11 17 (34.69%) SharePoint
11 17 (34.69%) DNS
12 15 (30.61%) Azure Active Directory
13 14 (28.57%) NetScaler
13 14 (28.57%) XenDesktop
13 14 (28.57%) SCCM
14 13 (26.53%) ITIL
15 12 (24.49%) Microsoft Office
15 12 (24.49%) Thin Client
15 12 (24.49%) XenServer
15 12 (24.49%) Hyper-V
15 12 (24.49%) Windows Server 2008
15 12 (24.49%) Fat Client
15 12 (24.49%) VMware ESXi
15 12 (24.49%) Yammer
15 12 (24.49%) Infrastructure Engineering
16 11 (22.45%) DFS Replication

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 43 (87.76%) Skype for Business
2 17 (34.69%) SharePoint
3 8 (16.33%) MS Exchange
4 6 (12.24%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 12 (24.49%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.04%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 31 (63.27%) Office 365
2 21 (42.86%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (30.61%) Azure Active Directory
4 12 (24.49%) Yammer
5 6 (12.24%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 17 (34.69%) DNS
2 14 (28.57%) NetScaler
3 11 (22.45%) DHCP
3 11 (22.45%) SAN
4 10 (20.41%) Firewall
4 10 (20.41%) VLAN
5 9 (18.37%) Fibre Channel
5 9 (18.37%) iSCSI
6 5 (10.20%) Internet
6 5 (10.20%) SMTP
7 3 (6.12%) Unified Communications
8 2 (4.08%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.08%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.04%) Power BI
Job Titles
1 11 (22.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 8 (16.33%) 1st Line Support
2 8 (16.33%) IT Support
2 8 (16.33%) Service Desk Support
3 7 (14.29%) Consultant
4 6 (12.24%) First Line Help Desk Support
4 6 (12.24%) Help Desk Support
5 5 (10.20%) IT Engineer
6 4 (8.16%) 3rd Line Support
6 4 (8.16%) Messaging Consultant
7 3 (6.12%) Analyst
7 3 (6.12%) Migration Engineer
7 3 (6.12%) Support Engineer
8 2 (4.08%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
8 2 (4.08%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 2 (4.08%) Programme Manager
8 2 (4.08%) Server Engineer
8 2 (4.08%) Test Engineer
8 2 (4.08%) Windows Engineer
8 2 (4.08%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.20%) SAML
2 1 (2.04%) SailPoint
2 1 (2.04%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (24.49%) Fat Client
1 12 (24.49%) Thin Client
2 10 (20.41%) Clustering
2 10 (20.41%) PKI
3 9 (18.37%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (10.20%) Client/Server
4 5 (10.20%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.04%) Blackberry
5 1 (2.04%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.04%) e-Learning
5 1 (2.04%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 34 (69.39%) Windows
2 22 (44.90%) Windows 10
3 18 (36.73%) Windows Server
4 12 (24.49%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (6.12%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (2.04%) Windows 7
6 1 (2.04%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (44.90%) Migration
2 13 (26.53%) ITIL
3 12 (24.49%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 10 (20.41%) Application Packaging
5 9 (18.37%) High Availability
6 7 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
7 5 (10.20%) Performance Management
8 4 (8.16%) Change Management
8 4 (8.16%) Technical Leadership
9 3 (6.12%) Document Management
9 3 (6.12%) Mentoring
9 3 (6.12%) Server Building
10 2 (4.08%) Agile Software Development
10 2 (4.08%) Business Intelligence
10 2 (4.08%) Converged Infrastructure
10 2 (4.08%) Problem-Solving
10 2 (4.08%) Project Management
10 2 (4.08%) Workshop Facilitation
11 1 (2.04%) Business Process Mapping
11 1 (2.04%) Server Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (34.69%) PowerShell
2 2 (4.08%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (22.45%) CCA
1 11 (22.45%) Citrix Certification
2 9 (18.37%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (14.29%) MCSE
4 3 (6.12%) SC Cleared
4 3 (6.12%) Security Cleared
5 2 (4.08%) DV Cleared
5 2 (4.08%) MCSA
System Software
1 35 (71.43%) Active Directory
2 14 (28.57%) XenDesktop
3 12 (24.49%) Hyper-V
3 12 (24.49%) VMware ESXi
3 12 (24.49%) XenServer
4 11 (22.45%) DFS Replication
4 11 (22.45%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (22.45%) XenApp
5 10 (20.41%) Microsoft App-V
6 3 (6.12%) vSphere
6 3 (6.12%) Xen
Systems Management
1 19 (38.78%) Microsoft Intune
2 14 (28.57%) SCCM
3 9 (18.37%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 3 (6.12%) SCOM
4 3 (6.12%) XenMobile
5 2 (4.08%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (2.04%) AirWatch
6 1 (2.04%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 32 (65.31%) Microsoft
2 23 (46.94%) Citrix
3 17 (34.69%) VMware
4 10 (20.41%) Dell
5 9 (18.37%) ServiceNow
6 3 (6.12%) Remedy
7 2 (4.08%) McAfee
8 1 (2.04%) CommVault
8 1 (2.04%) HP
8 1 (2.04%) Veritas