Period
to 22 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes 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 22 July 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
Buckinghamshire > Milton Keynes
6 months to
22 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 101 112 88
Rank change year-on-year +11 -24 -
Contract jobs citing Skype 6 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 0.39% 0.063% 0.42%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.82% 0.38% 2.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 5
Milton Keynes median daily rate £494 £463 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.76% -7.50% -
10th Percentile £472 £444 £475
90th Percentile £506 £481 £525
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £494 £218 £500
% change year-on-year +127.01% -56.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Milton Keynes median hourly rate - - -
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - - £14.00

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 Milton Keynes with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Milton Keynes
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 157 260 262
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 10.32% 16.51% 18.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 145 128
Milton Keynes median daily rate £420 £407 £434
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.19% -6.17% +8.44%
10th Percentile £297 £300 £263
90th Percentile £501 £550 £538
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £412 £400 £425
% change year-on-year +3.06% -5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 3 11
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £53.33 £16.00 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +233.31% +33.33% -31.79%
10th Percentile £14.31 £15.20 £9.00
90th Percentile £55.00 £18.16 £19.50
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £41.75 £16.00 £13.00
% change year-on-year +160.94% +23.08% -48.00%

Skype
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Job vacancy trend for Skype in Milton Keynes

Skype
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Skype in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 Milton Keynes region with a requirement for Skype.

1 6 (100.00%) Skype for Business
2 5 (83.33%) Windows
3 4 (66.67%) ITIL
3 4 (66.67%) MS Exchange
3 4 (66.67%) Symantec
3 4 (66.67%) PowerShell
3 4 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (50.00%) ITIL V3
4 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (50.00%) SC Cleared
4 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
4 3 (50.00%) Migration
4 3 (50.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 3 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (50.00%) Virtual Environments
5 2 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
5 2 (33.33%) ServiceNow
5 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (33.33%) Windows 10
5 2 (33.33%) Change Management
5 2 (33.33%) ITSM
5 2 (33.33%) Service Management
5 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
5 2 (33.33%) HP
5 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (33.33%) Compatibility Testing
5 2 (33.33%) SCCM
6 1 (16.67%) BIG-IP
6 1 (16.67%) Problem Management

Skype
Co-occurring IT Skills in Milton Keynes 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 6 (100.00%) Skype for Business
2 4 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (66.67%) MS Exchange
3 3 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) BIG-IP
1 1 (16.67%) Unified Communications
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Communications Specialist
1 3 (50.00%) Messaging Specialist
2 2 (33.33%) Deployment Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Deployment Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Specialist
3 1 (16.67%) Unified Communications Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (33.33%) Windows 10
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (16.67%) Linux
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) ITIL
2 3 (50.00%) ITIL V3
2 3 (50.00%) Migration
2 3 (50.00%) Virtual Environments
3 2 (33.33%) Change Management
3 2 (33.33%) Compatibility Testing
3 2 (33.33%) ITSM
3 2 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
3 2 (33.33%) Service Management
4 1 (16.67%) Operational Acceptance Criteria
4 1 (16.67%) Problem Management
4 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (16.67%) MCP
3 1 (16.67%) MCSE
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
2 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (16.67%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 2 (33.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Symantec
2 2 (33.33%) HP
2 2 (33.33%) ServiceNow
3 1 (16.67%) F5
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (16.67%) VMware