The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Marlow 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 3 months to 24 March 2017 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Skype for Business (formerly Microsoft Lync)
Rank 2 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Skype for Business 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Marlow 33.33% - -
As % of the Application Platforms category 100.00% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £600 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £400 £350
% change year-on-year -12.50% +14.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.75 £24.58 £23.50
% change year-on-year -44.04% +4.57%  

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

Contract Application Platform Skills
Marlow
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 1 2 0
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Marlow 33.33% 22.22% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £600 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £16.07
% change year-on-year -2.85% +8.89%  

Skype for Business
Job Vacancy Trend in Marlow

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Marlow citing Skype for Business as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Application Platforms category.

Job vacancy trend for Skype for Business in Marlow

Skype for Business
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Marlow

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Skype for Business in Marlow

Skype for Business
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Marlow

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Skype for Business also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Marlow region with a requirement for Skype for Business.

1 8 (100.00%) LAN
2 7 (87.50%) Windows
2 7 (87.50%) Cisco
2 7 (87.50%) Active Directory
2 7 (87.50%) VMware
2 7 (87.50%) NetBackup
2 7 (87.50%) Windows Server 2012
2 7 (87.50%) Symantec
2 7 (87.50%) Windows Server
3 5 (62.50%) WAN
4 4 (50.00%) SMTP
4 4 (50.00%) DHCP
4 4 (50.00%) DNS
4 4 (50.00%) HP
4 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 4 (50.00%) MS Exchange
4 4 (50.00%) VB
4 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
4 4 (50.00%) WSUS
4 4 (50.00%) Norton AntiVirus
4 4 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (50.00%) Cisco IOS
4 4 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (50.00%) PowerShell
4 4 (50.00%) Android
4 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (50.00%) Mobile Device Management

Skype for Business
Top Related IT Skills in Marlow 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 4 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 4 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 4 (50.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 8 (100.00%) LAN
2 5 (62.50%) WAN
3 4 (50.00%) Cisco IOS
3 4 (50.00%) DHCP
3 4 (50.00%) DNS
3 4 (50.00%) Skype
3 4 (50.00%) SMTP
4 1 (12.50%) VoIP
4 1 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 4 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (50.00%) Active Directory Engineer
2 4 (50.00%) Senior Active Directory Engineer
2 4 (50.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (50.00%) Senior VMware Engineer
2 4 (50.00%) VMware Engineer
3 3 (37.50%) NetBackup Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Developer
4 1 (12.50%) ServiceNow Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) ADO
2 1 (12.50%) REST
2 1 (12.50%) SOAP
2 1 (12.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (12.50%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 7 (87.50%) Windows
1 7 (87.50%) Windows Server
1 7 (87.50%) Windows Server 2012
2 4 (50.00%) Android
2 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Data Centre Operations
1 4 (50.00%) Infrastructure Monitoring
1 4 (50.00%) Mobile Device Management
1 4 (50.00%) Multi-Factor Authentication
1 4 (50.00%) Two-Factor Authentication
2 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (12.50%) ITIL
2 1 (12.50%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) PowerShell
1 4 (50.00%) VB
System Software
1 7 (87.50%) Active Directory
2 4 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (87.50%) NetBackup
2 4 (50.00%) AirWatch
2 4 (50.00%) Norton AntiVirus
2 4 (50.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) Cisco
1 7 (87.50%) Symantec
1 7 (87.50%) VMware
2 4 (50.00%) HP
2 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (50.00%) MobileIron
3 1 (12.50%) Remedy
3 1 (12.50%) ServiceNow