Period
to 17 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds 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 17 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
6 months to
17 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 138 126 150
Rank change year-on-year -12 +24 -2
Contract jobs citing Skype 11 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.44% 0.23% 0.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.18% 1.93% 0.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 1
Leeds median daily rate £438 £250 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +75.00% -23.08% -23.53%
10th Percentile £413 £225 £313
90th Percentile £529 £275 £338
West Yorkshire median daily rate £438 £283 £380
% change year-on-year +54.87% -25.66% -1.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 1
Leeds median hourly rate £10.50 - £10.20
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £10.50 - £10.20

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 Leeds with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Leeds
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 263 259 405
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 10.54% 12.15% 13.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 156 143 256
Leeds median daily rate £469 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.29% +6.25% +10.73%
10th Percentile £319 £281 £273
90th Percentile £631 £550 £566
West Yorkshire median daily rate £438 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +4.17% +5.00% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 8 18
Leeds median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £11.72
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +113.31% -41.40%
10th Percentile £9.45 £11.20 £10.20
90th Percentile £40.25 £39.95 £14.75
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.41 £14.20 £11.88
% change year-on-year +22.61% +19.58% -40.63%

Skype
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

Job postings citing Skype as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Leeds.

Job vacancy trend for Skype in Leeds

Skype
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Skype in Leeds.

Contractor daily rate trend for Skype in Leeds

Skype
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Skype in Leeds

For the 6 months to 17 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 Leeds region with a requirement for Skype.

1 8 (72.73%) Skype for Business
2 4 (36.36%) Windows 10
2 4 (36.36%) Self-Motivation
2 4 (36.36%) Windows
2 4 (36.36%) Active Directory
2 4 (36.36%) Android
2 4 (36.36%) iPhone
2 4 (36.36%) Windows 7
3 3 (27.27%) SC Cleared
3 3 (27.27%) Security Cleared
3 3 (27.27%) MongoDB
3 3 (27.27%) Software Engineering
3 3 (27.27%) Java
3 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
3 3 (27.27%) Node.js
3 3 (27.27%) Office 365
3 3 (27.27%) AngularJS
3 3 (27.27%) Jenkins
3 3 (27.27%) Docker
3 3 (27.27%) DevOps
3 3 (27.27%) Microservices
4 2 (18.18%) OneDrive
4 2 (18.18%) SharePoint
4 2 (18.18%) VPN
4 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
4 2 (18.18%) Network Security
5 1 (9.09%) SCCM
5 1 (9.09%) Asset Management
5 1 (9.09%) TOGAF
5 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure

Skype
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds 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 8 (72.73%) Skype for Business
2 2 (18.18%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (27.27%) Office 365
2 2 (18.18%) OneDrive
3 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) Network Security
1 2 (18.18%) VPN
2 1 (9.09%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Developer
1 3 (27.27%) IT Technician
1 3 (27.27%) Java Developer
1 3 (27.27%) Java Software Developer
1 3 (27.27%) MongoDB Developer
1 3 (27.27%) Node.js Developer
1 3 (27.27%) Software Developer
2 2 (18.18%) Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Desktop Support
3 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Office 365 Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Project Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Project Manager
3 1 (9.09%) SharePoint Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Unified Communications Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) AngularJS
1 3 (27.27%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) iPhone
1 4 (36.36%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) Android
1 4 (36.36%) Windows
1 4 (36.36%) Windows 10
1 4 (36.36%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) DevOps
1 3 (27.27%) Microservices
1 3 (27.27%) Software Engineering
2 1 (9.09%) Asset Management
2 1 (9.09%) Identity Management
2 1 (9.09%) Migration
2 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2
2 1 (9.09%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) Java
1 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) SC Cleared
1 3 (27.27%) Security Cleared
2 1 (9.09%) PMP
2 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 4 (36.36%) Active Directory
2 3 (27.27%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Intune
1 1 (9.09%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft