Period
to 22 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Luton with a requirement for Skype for Business skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Skype for Business over the 6 months to 22 September 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 for Business (formerly Microsoft Lync)
Bedfordshire > Luton
6 months to
22 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 37 35 32
Rank change year-on-year -2 -3 -
Contract jobs citing Skype for Business 3 6 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Luton 1.08% 2.00% 2.20%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.69% 11.32% 10.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 6
Luton median daily rate £375 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.76% - -
10th Percentile £164 £413 £273
90th Percentile £436 £438 £513
Bedfordshire median daily rate £355 £425 £425
% change year-on-year -16.47% - +64.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Luton median hourly rate - - -
Bedfordshire median hourly rate - - -

Skype for Business is in the Application Platforms category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Luton with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
Luton
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 64 53 70
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Luton 22.94% 17.67% 22.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 40 59
Luton median daily rate £469 £463 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.35% +12.12% +3.13%
10th Percentile £361 £281 £267
90th Percentile £600 £595 £538
Bedfordshire median daily rate £450 £431 £400
% change year-on-year +4.35% +7.81% +24.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Luton median hourly rate £14.00 - £36.00
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £14.00 £15.50 £35.50
% change year-on-year -9.68% -56.34% -11.25%

Skype for Business
Job Vacancy Trend in Luton

Job postings citing Skype for Business as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Luton.

Job vacancy trend for Skype for Business in Luton

Skype for Business
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Luton

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Skype for Business in Luton

Skype for Business
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Luton

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Skype for Business in Luton over the 6 months to 22 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Skype for Business in Luton

For the 6 months to 22 September 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Skype for Business 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 Luton region with a requirement for Skype for Business.

1 3 (100.00%) Skype
2 2 (66.67%) Migration
3 1 (33.33%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (33.33%) PABX
3 1 (33.33%) DBS Check
3 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 1 (33.33%) Active Directory

Skype for Business
Co-occurring IT Skills in Luton 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:

Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) Skype
2 1 (33.33%) PABX
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Deployment Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Deskside Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Desktop Support
1 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Deployment Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Video Conferencing
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) DBS Check
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory