Period
to 16 October 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 16 October 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
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 131 117 159
Rank change year-on-year -14 +42 -
Contract jobs citing Skype 43 41 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 1.17% 1.17% 0.29%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.74% 5.22% 1.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 19 8
Hampshire median daily rate £406 £425 £431
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.41% -1.45% -
10th Percentile £319 £284 £258
90th Percentile £566 £450 £536
South East median daily rate £375 £425 £375
% change year-on-year -11.76% +13.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Hampshire median hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 -
South East median hourly rate £25.00 £14.25 £24.30
% change year-on-year +75.44% -41.36% +21.50%

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 749 785 789
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 20.38% 22.38% 20.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 390 470 496
Hampshire median daily rate £408 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.88% +6.67% -0.99%
10th Percentile £268 £216 £263
90th Percentile £563 £525 £500
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 51 72
Hampshire median hourly rate £40.00 £20.00 £30.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +100.00% -33.88% -6.92%
10th Percentile £12.90 £11.60 £12.50
90th Percentile £49.57 £43.75 £49.46
South East median hourly rate £25.00 £17.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year +42.86% -30.00% +11.11%

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 16 October 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 16 October 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 - 13 £383 - 1
Havant -10 8 £413 -
Basingstoke +13 4 £450 +104.55%
Southampton -22 3 £400 +23.55% 2
Eastleigh +6 2 £351 -22.00%
Portsmouth -23 2 - - 1
Fareham - 1 £325 -
Fleet - 1 - -
Skype
South East

For the 6 months to 16 October 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 37 (86.05%) Skype for Business
2 29 (67.44%) Microsoft
3 27 (62.79%) Active Directory
3 27 (62.79%) Office 365
4 26 (60.47%) Windows
5 19 (44.19%) Citrix
6 18 (41.86%) VMware
7 17 (39.53%) SharePoint
7 17 (39.53%) SCCM
7 17 (39.53%) Windows Server
8 16 (37.21%) PowerShell
8 16 (37.21%) Microsoft Azure
9 15 (34.88%) DNS
9 15 (34.88%) Migration
10 14 (32.56%) VMware Infrastructure
11 12 (27.91%) Windows Server 2008
11 12 (27.91%) Hyper-V
11 12 (27.91%) XenDesktop
11 12 (27.91%) VMware ESXi
11 12 (27.91%) ITIL
11 12 (27.91%) DHCP
11 12 (27.91%) Yammer
12 11 (25.58%) Azure Active Directory
12 11 (25.58%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 11 (25.58%) NetScaler
12 11 (25.58%) DFS Replication
13 10 (23.26%) VLAN
13 10 (23.26%) Fat Client
13 10 (23.26%) XenApp
13 10 (23.26%) XenServer

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 37 (86.05%) Skype for Business
2 17 (39.53%) SharePoint
3 8 (18.60%) MS Exchange
4 4 (9.30%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (6.98%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 7 (16.28%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 27 (62.79%) Office 365
2 16 (37.21%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (27.91%) Yammer
4 11 (25.58%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (4.65%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (2.33%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 15 (34.88%) DNS
2 12 (27.91%) DHCP
3 11 (25.58%) NetScaler
4 10 (23.26%) Firewall
4 10 (23.26%) SAN
4 10 (23.26%) VLAN
5 8 (18.60%) Fibre Channel
5 8 (18.60%) iSCSI
6 3 (6.98%) Internet
6 3 (6.98%) SMTP
6 3 (6.98%) Unified Communications
7 1 (2.33%) CTI
7 1 (2.33%) Intranet
7 1 (2.33%) PBX
7 1 (2.33%) VoIP
7 1 (2.33%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (2.33%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.33%) Power BI
1 1 (2.33%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (4.65%) Finance
2 1 (2.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (25.58%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 9 (20.93%) Consultant
3 5 (11.63%) Messaging Consultant
3 5 (11.63%) Support Engineer
4 4 (9.30%) IT Engineer
4 4 (9.30%) Office 365 Consultant
4 4 (9.30%) Programme Manager
5 3 (6.98%) 3rd Line Support
5 3 (6.98%) Analyst
5 3 (6.98%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (6.98%) Project Manager
6 2 (4.65%) 1st Line Support
6 2 (4.65%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) IT Support
6 2 (4.65%) Office 365 Project Manager
6 2 (4.65%) Project Office Manager
6 2 (4.65%) Service Analyst
6 2 (4.65%) Service Desk Analyst
6 2 (4.65%) Transformation Project Manager
6 2 (4.65%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.33%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 10 (23.26%) Fat Client
1 10 (23.26%) Thin Client
2 9 (20.93%) Clustering
2 9 (20.93%) PKI
3 4 (9.30%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (9.30%) User Experience
4 3 (6.98%) Client/Server
5 1 (2.33%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.33%) IVR
5 1 (2.33%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 26 (60.47%) Windows
2 17 (39.53%) Windows Server
3 12 (27.91%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (16.28%) Windows 10
5 2 (4.65%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (2.33%) Linux
6 1 (2.33%) Windows 7
6 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (34.88%) Migration
2 12 (27.91%) ITIL
3 11 (25.58%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 8 (18.60%) Application Packaging
4 8 (18.60%) High Availability
5 7 (16.28%) Disaster Recovery
6 6 (13.95%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (9.30%) Document Management
7 4 (9.30%) Mentoring
7 4 (9.30%) Project Management
8 3 (6.98%) Business Process Mapping
8 3 (6.98%) Change Management
8 3 (6.98%) Quality Management
8 3 (6.98%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (4.65%) PRINCE
9 2 (4.65%) PRINCE2
10 1 (2.33%) Business Intelligence
10 1 (2.33%) CRM
10 1 (2.33%) GAP Analysis
10 1 (2.33%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (37.21%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (23.26%) CCA
1 10 (23.26%) Citrix Certification
2 5 (11.63%) MCSE
2 5 (11.63%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (6.98%) SC Cleared
3 3 (6.98%) Security Cleared
4 2 (4.65%) PMI Certification
4 2 (4.65%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.65%) SLA
System Software
1 27 (62.79%) Active Directory
2 14 (32.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (27.91%) Hyper-V
3 12 (27.91%) VMware ESXi
3 12 (27.91%) XenDesktop
4 11 (25.58%) DFS Replication
5 10 (23.26%) XenApp
5 10 (23.26%) XenServer
6 8 (18.60%) Microsoft App-V
7 3 (6.98%) vSphere
8 2 (4.65%) Xen
Systems Management
1 17 (39.53%) SCCM
2 10 (23.26%) Microsoft Intune
3 8 (18.60%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 5 (11.63%) SCOM
5 2 (4.65%) vRealize
5 2 (4.65%) XenMobile
6 1 (2.33%) SCVMM
6 1 (2.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 29 (67.44%) Microsoft
2 19 (44.19%) Citrix
3 18 (41.86%) VMware
4 8 (18.60%) Dell
5 4 (9.30%) ServiceNow
6 3 (6.98%) Remedy
7 1 (2.33%) Avaya
7 1 (2.33%) Cisco
7 1 (2.33%) HP
7 1 (2.33%) Juniper
7 1 (2.33%) Veritas