Period
to 17 October 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 17 October 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
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 90 108 87
Rank change year-on-year +18 -21 -
Contract jobs citing Skype 14 8 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 1.00% 0.47% 0.078%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.57% 3.88% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 7 0
Milton Keynes median daily rate £428 £450 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.00% - -
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £428 £450 £325
% change year-on-year -4.89% +38.46% -
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 185 206 218
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 13.18% 12.17% 16.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 107 112
Milton Keynes median daily rate £388 £400 £443
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.13% -9.71% +10.75%
10th Percentile £313 £179 £220
90th Percentile £475 £550 £550
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £384 £400 £425
% change year-on-year -4.06% -5.88% +3.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 14
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £16.48 £18.85 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.56% +25.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £13.05 £16.75 £9.00
90th Percentile £55.00 £19.65 £19.50
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £17.00 £19.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year -10.53% +26.67% -14.29%

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

Skype
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Skype in Milton Keynes over the 6 months to 17 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Skype in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 17 October 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 14 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 13 (92.86%) MS Exchange
2 13 (92.86%) Skype for Business
3 12 (85.71%) Office 365
4 10 (71.43%) Windows Server
4 10 (71.43%) Active Directory
4 10 (71.43%) Windows
4 10 (71.43%) Security Cleared
4 10 (71.43%) PowerShell
5 9 (64.29%) DV Cleared
6 8 (57.14%) ITIL
6 8 (57.14%) Firewall
7 7 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
7 7 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
7 7 (50.00%) Migration
7 7 (50.00%) Mobile App
7 7 (50.00%) OneDrive
7 7 (50.00%) Azure Active Directory
7 7 (50.00%) Power BI
8 5 (35.71%) Exchange Server 2013
8 5 (35.71%) Exchange Server 2010
8 5 (35.71%) VMware
8 5 (35.71%) Exchange Server 2007
8 5 (35.71%) SC Cleared
8 5 (35.71%) Citrix
9 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (28.57%) ITSM
9 4 (28.57%) Service Management
9 4 (28.57%) ITIL V3
10 3 (21.43%) Mentoring

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 13 (92.86%) MS Exchange
1 13 (92.86%) Skype for Business
2 5 (35.71%) Exchange Server 2007
2 5 (35.71%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (35.71%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 12 (85.71%) Office 365
2 7 (50.00%) Azure Active Directory
2 7 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (50.00%) OneDrive
3 2 (14.29%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (57.14%) Firewall
2 3 (21.43%) DNS
3 2 (14.29%) DHCP
3 2 (14.29%) Kerberos
4 1 (7.14%) Network Security
4 1 (7.14%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (50.00%) Power BI
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MSI
1 1 (7.14%) Selenium
1 1 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (7.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 4 (28.57%) Office 365 Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) 3rd Line Support
3 3 (21.43%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) Messaging Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) Support Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Messaging Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Messaging Support
4 2 (14.29%) Messaging Support Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Office 365 Specialist
5 1 (7.14%) Server Specialist
5 1 (7.14%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) ADSI
1 2 (14.29%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (50.00%) Mobile App
2 2 (14.29%) Clustering
3 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 10 (71.43%) Windows
1 10 (71.43%) Windows Server
2 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) ITIL
2 7 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 7 (50.00%) Migration
3 4 (28.57%) ITIL V3
3 4 (28.57%) ITSM
3 4 (28.57%) Service Management
4 3 (21.43%) Change Management
4 3 (21.43%) Mentoring
4 3 (21.43%) Presales
5 1 (7.14%) Business Continuity
5 1 (7.14%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (7.14%) Email Filtering
5 1 (7.14%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (7.14%) Problem-Solving
5 1 (7.14%) Test Automation
5 1 (7.14%) Test Management
5 1 (7.14%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 10 (71.43%) PowerShell
2 1 (7.14%) C#
2 1 (7.14%) SQL
2 1 (7.14%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 10 (71.43%) Security Cleared
2 9 (64.29%) DV Cleared
3 5 (35.71%) SC Cleared
4 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (7.14%) ISEB
5 1 (7.14%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) Government Security Classifications
System Software
1 10 (71.43%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 1 (7.14%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (7.14%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (7.14%) XenApp
2 1 (7.14%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) EdgeSight
1 1 (7.14%) SCOM
Vendors
1 14 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (35.71%) Citrix
2 5 (35.71%) VMware
3 2 (14.29%) McAfee
4 1 (7.14%) 3PAR
4 1 (7.14%) Altiris
4 1 (7.14%) EMC
4 1 (7.14%) HP
4 1 (7.14%) Ivanti
4 1 (7.14%) NetApp