Period
to 27 May 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 27 May 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
27 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 121 124 163
Rank change year-on-year +3 +39 +18
Contract jobs citing Skype 54 41 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 1.42% 1.16% 0.22%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.90% 4.88% 0.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 29 6
Hampshire median daily rate £358 £330 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.41% -20.48% -
10th Percentile £140 £305 £225
90th Percentile £588 £503 £497
South East median daily rate £358 £340 £400
% change year-on-year +5.22% -15.00% +46.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 0 0
Hampshire median hourly rate £20.00 - -
South East median hourly rate £20.00 £12.00 £11.50
% change year-on-year +66.67% +4.35% -

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 783 841 1,005
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 20.60% 23.70% 24.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 344 542 636
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £415 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.61% +10.67% -
10th Percentile £200 £269 £264
90th Percentile £509 £531 £525
South East median daily rate £413 £403 £380
% change year-on-year +2.36% +6.05% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 75 65 67
Hampshire median hourly rate £25.50 £18.26 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +39.65% -51.31% +7.14%
10th Percentile £10.50 £10.84 £14.95
90th Percentile £47.50 £37.50 £50.00
South East median hourly rate £25.00 £16.75 £32.50
% change year-on-year +49.25% -48.46% +0.74%

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 27 May 2018.

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

Skype
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Hampshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Skype in Hampshire over the 6 months to 27 May 2018.

Contractor hourly 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 27 May 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
Havant -5 9 - -
Southampton +6 7 £363 +5.84% 1
Portsmouth +2 7 £400 -11.11%
Basingstoke - 7 £140 - 1
Winchester - 5 £353 - 6
Farnborough -8 4 £575 +43.75%
Eastleigh -1 3 £363 -19.33%
Fareham - 3 £150 -
Wallington - 1 - -
Skype
South East

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 43 (79.63%) Skype for Business
2 39 (72.22%) Active Directory
3 38 (70.37%) Windows
4 37 (68.52%) Microsoft
5 30 (55.56%) Office 365
6 23 (42.59%) SharePoint
7 22 (40.74%) Citrix
8 20 (37.04%) Windows Server
9 19 (35.19%) Microsoft Azure
9 19 (35.19%) Microsoft Office
10 16 (29.63%) Windows 7
11 14 (25.93%) VMware
12 13 (24.07%) PowerShell
12 13 (24.07%) ITIL
13 12 (22.22%) MS Exchange
13 12 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
13 12 (22.22%) SCCM
13 12 (22.22%) Migration
13 12 (22.22%) Windows 10
14 10 (18.52%) Azure Active Directory
14 10 (18.52%) Windows Server 2008
15 9 (16.67%) Firewall
15 9 (16.67%) PKI
15 9 (16.67%) SAN
15 9 (16.67%) Dell
15 9 (16.67%) Yammer
15 9 (16.67%) Microsoft Intune
16 7 (12.96%) VMware ESXi
16 7 (12.96%) XenDesktop
16 7 (12.96%) 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 (79.63%) Skype for Business
2 23 (42.59%) SharePoint
3 12 (22.22%) MS Exchange
4 4 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (3.70%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 19 (35.19%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (7.41%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (7.41%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 4 (7.41%) Microsoft Project
2 4 (7.41%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (5.56%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (1.85%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 30 (55.56%) Office 365
2 19 (35.19%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (18.52%) Azure Active Directory
4 9 (16.67%) Yammer
5 5 (9.26%) OneDrive
6 3 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
7 2 (3.70%) IaaS
7 2 (3.70%) PaaS
7 2 (3.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (16.67%) Firewall
1 9 (16.67%) SAN
2 7 (12.96%) DNS
3 6 (11.11%) DHCP
3 6 (11.11%) Fibre Channel
3 6 (11.11%) iSCSI
3 6 (11.11%) NetScaler
3 6 (11.11%) VLAN
4 4 (7.41%) Internet
4 4 (7.41%) VPN
5 3 (5.56%) LAN
6 2 (3.70%) Structured Cabling
6 2 (3.70%) WAN
6 2 (3.70%) Wireless
7 1 (1.85%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (1.85%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (11.11%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (7.41%) French Language
1 4 (7.41%) German Language
1 4 (7.41%) Manufacturing
2 2 (3.70%) Finance
3 1 (1.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (22.22%) Analyst
1 12 (22.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 7 (12.96%) Desktop Support
3 6 (11.11%) IT Analyst
3 6 (11.11%) IT Engineer
4 5 (9.26%) Consultant
4 5 (9.26%) IT Support
4 5 (9.26%) Support Analyst
5 4 (7.41%) Office 365 Engineer
5 4 (7.41%) Project Manager
5 4 (7.41%) Service Analyst
5 4 (7.41%) Service Desk Analyst
6 3 (5.56%) 1st Line Support Analyst
6 3 (5.56%) Deskside Technician
6 3 (5.56%) Infrastructure Technician
6 3 (5.56%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (5.56%) Lync Consultant
6 3 (5.56%) Office 365 Manager
6 3 (5.56%) Office 365 Project Manager
6 3 (5.56%) Project Office Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.85%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 9 (16.67%) PKI
2 7 (12.96%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (12.96%) Fat Client
2 7 (12.96%) Thin Client
3 6 (11.11%) Clustering
4 5 (9.26%) Smartphone
5 4 (7.41%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (7.41%) iPad
5 4 (7.41%) iPhone
6 2 (3.70%) Data Centre
6 2 (3.70%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.85%) Driving Licence
7 1 (1.85%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (1.85%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 38 (70.37%) Windows
2 20 (37.04%) Windows Server
3 16 (29.63%) Windows 7
4 12 (22.22%) Windows 10
5 10 (18.52%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (12.96%) Windows 8
7 5 (9.26%) Apple iOS
8 3 (5.56%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (1.85%) Android
9 1 (1.85%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (24.07%) ITIL
2 12 (22.22%) Migration
3 7 (12.96%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (11.11%) Application Packaging
4 6 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
4 6 (11.11%) High Availability
5 5 (9.26%) PRINCE2
5 5 (9.26%) Project Management
6 4 (7.41%) Knowledge Management
6 4 (7.41%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (5.56%) Data Management
7 3 (5.56%) IT Audit
7 3 (5.56%) Mentoring
8 2 (3.70%) Customer Engagement
8 2 (3.70%) Data Centre Operations
8 2 (3.70%) DevOps
8 2 (3.70%) ITIL V3
8 2 (3.70%) Open Source
8 2 (3.70%) Problem-Solving
8 2 (3.70%) SFIA
Programming Languages
1 13 (24.07%) PowerShell
2 2 (3.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (12.96%) CCA
1 7 (12.96%) Citrix Certification
2 4 (7.41%) SC Cleared
2 4 (7.41%) Security Cleared
3 3 (5.56%) PMI Certification
3 3 (5.56%) PMP
4 2 (3.70%) CCDP
4 2 (3.70%) CCNP
4 2 (3.70%) Chartered Engineer
4 2 (3.70%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (3.70%) CISM
4 2 (3.70%) CISSP
4 2 (3.70%) Degree
4 2 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (3.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.85%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.85%) MCITP
5 1 (1.85%) MCSA
5 1 (1.85%) MCSE
5 1 (1.85%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.41%) SLA
2 1 (1.85%) GDPR
System Software
1 39 (72.22%) Active Directory
2 12 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (12.96%) DFS Replication
3 7 (12.96%) Hyper-V
3 7 (12.96%) VMware ESXi
3 7 (12.96%) XenApp
3 7 (12.96%) XenDesktop
4 6 (11.11%) Microsoft App-V
4 6 (11.11%) XenServer
5 2 (3.70%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 12 (22.22%) SCCM
2 9 (16.67%) Microsoft Intune
3 6 (11.11%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 3 (5.56%) Norton AntiVirus
4 3 (5.56%) vRealize
5 2 (3.70%) AirWatch
5 2 (3.70%) ServiceCenter
6 1 (1.85%) EMC NetWorker
6 1 (1.85%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (1.85%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (1.85%) WSUS
Vendors
1 37 (68.52%) Microsoft
2 22 (40.74%) Citrix
3 14 (25.93%) VMware
4 9 (16.67%) Dell
5 7 (12.96%) ServiceNow
6 5 (9.26%) Apple
6 5 (9.26%) Cisco
6 5 (9.26%) Symantec
6 5 (9.26%) Xerox
7 3 (5.56%) BMC
7 3 (5.56%) EMC
7 3 (5.56%) McAfee
7 3 (5.56%) Polycom
7 3 (5.56%) Remedy
8 2 (3.70%) HP
8 2 (3.70%) IBM
8 2 (3.70%) Juniper
8 2 (3.70%) NetApp
8 2 (3.70%) Oracle
8 2 (3.70%) Veritas