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 29 June 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.

Microsoft Skype for Business (formerly Microsoft Lync)
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 3 4 -
Rank change year-on-year +1 -  
Contract jobs citing Skype for Business 1 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Marlow 12.50% 16.67% -
As % of the Application Platforms category 100.00% 28.57% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Marlow median daily rate £305 £168 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +82.08% -  
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £488 £415 £370
% change year-on-year +17.46% +12.16%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Marlow median hourly rate - - -
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - - £14.00

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 7 1
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Marlow 12.50% 58.33% 7.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 1
Marlow median daily rate £305 £168 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +82.08% -49.24%  
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £400 £334
% change year-on-year - +19.85%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Marlow median hourly rate - - -
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £29.00 £15.25 £26.00
% change year-on-year +90.16% -41.34%  

Skype for Business
Job Vacancy Trend in Marlow

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

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

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 2 (100.00%) LAN
2 1 (50.00%) VoIP
2 1 (50.00%) WAN
2 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) Symantec
2 1 (50.00%) Remedy
2 1 (50.00%) Service Management
2 1 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) NetBackup
2 1 (50.00%) CMDB
2 1 (50.00%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (50.00%) REST
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) ServiceNow
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) ADO
2 1 (50.00%) SOAP
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) Windows

Skype for Business
Co-occurring 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:

Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) LAN
2 1 (50.00%) VoIP
2 1 (50.00%) WAN
2 1 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
General
1 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) NetBackup Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) ServiceNow Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) ADO
1 1 (50.00%) REST
1 1 (50.00%) SOAP
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) Service Management
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco
1 1 (50.00%) Remedy
1 1 (50.00%) ServiceNow
1 1 (50.00%) Symantec
1 1 (50.00%) VMware