Period
to 19 June 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North East 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 19 June 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
England > North East
6 months to
19 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 102 73 131
Rank change year-on-year -29 +58 -47
Contract jobs citing Skype 9 34 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 0.70% 2.59% 0.72%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.61% 13.60% 2.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 29 11
North East median daily rate £420 £275 £280
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +52.73% -1.79% -41.05%
10th Percentile £272 £196 £220
90th Percentile £588 £295 £295
England median daily rate £375 £413 £400
% change year-on-year -9.09% +3.13% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
North East median hourly rate - - £36.95
England median hourly rate £20.00 £14.50 £24.08
% change year-on-year +37.93% -39.77% -

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 the North East with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
North East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 249 250 615
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 19.30% 19.01% 25.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 186 167 361
North East median daily rate £325 £345 £295
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.80% +16.95% -
10th Percentile £228 £208 £209
90th Percentile £500 £523 £428
England median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 16 35
North East median hourly rate £15.70 £37.50 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -58.13% +33.93% +73.27%
10th Percentile £10.50 £14.75 £16.40
90th Percentile £42.75 £43.00 £36.50
England median hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +5.26% -24.00% +17.65%

Skype
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

Job postings citing Skype as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North East.

Job vacancy trend for Skype in the North East

Skype
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Skype in the North East

Skype
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Skype in the North East over the 6 months to 19 June 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Skype in the North East

Skype
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Skype in the North East.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Skype in the North East

Skype
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Skype within the North East region over the 6 months to 19 June 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear -21 6 £500 +132.56% 2
Durham +2 3 £340 - 1
Skype
England

For the 6 months to 19 June 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 North East region with a requirement for Skype.

1 5 (55.56%) Skype for Business
2 4 (44.44%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 4 (44.44%) Office 365
3 3 (33.33%) Analytics
3 3 (33.33%) Oracle GoldenGate
3 3 (33.33%) Oracle Utilities
3 3 (33.33%) SFIA
3 3 (33.33%) Dashboard Development
3 3 (33.33%) Defect Tracking
3 3 (33.33%) PL/SQL
3 3 (33.33%) SQL
3 3 (33.33%) Oracle
3 3 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (33.33%) Star Schema
3 3 (33.33%) CRM
3 3 (33.33%) Project Management
3 3 (33.33%) Finance
3 3 (33.33%) Oracle BI EE
3 3 (33.33%) Billing
3 3 (33.33%) Supplier Management
3 3 (33.33%) JIRA
4 2 (22.22%) Resource Management
4 2 (22.22%) Risk Management
4 2 (22.22%) Polycom
4 2 (22.22%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
4 2 (22.22%) Unified Communications
4 2 (22.22%) Portfolio Management

Skype
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East 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 5 (55.56%) Skype for Business
2 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (11.11%) MS Exchange
2 1 (11.11%) Office Communications Server
2 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Oracle Utilities
Cloud Services
1 4 (44.44%) Office 365
2 1 (11.11%) OneDrive
2 1 (11.11%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) Unified Communications
2 1 (11.11%) Broadband
2 1 (11.11%) PBX
2 1 (11.11%) PSTN
2 1 (11.11%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) Oracle BI EE
1 3 (33.33%) Star Schema
2 2 (22.22%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (33.33%) JIRA
General
1 3 (33.33%) Billing
1 3 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Developer
1 3 (33.33%) OBIEE Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Business Intelligence Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Dashboard Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Digital Project Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Oracle BI Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Oracle Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Business Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Business Process Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Cybersecurity Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Lync Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Office 365 Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Office 365 Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Office 365 Trainer
3 1 (11.11%) Project Manager - Cybersecurity
3 1 (11.11%) Security Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Digital Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (11.11%) Data Centre
2 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
2 1 (11.11%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Analytics
1 3 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) CRM
1 3 (33.33%) Dashboard Development
1 3 (33.33%) Defect Tracking
1 3 (33.33%) Project Management
1 3 (33.33%) SFIA
1 3 (33.33%) Supplier Management
2 2 (22.22%) ITIL
2 2 (22.22%) Portfolio Management
2 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2
2 2 (22.22%) Resource Management
2 2 (22.22%) Risk Management
2 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (11.11%) DFSS
3 1 (11.11%) Performance Management
3 1 (11.11%) Problem Management
3 1 (11.11%) Product Management
3 1 (11.11%) Scrum
3 1 (11.11%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) PL/SQL
1 3 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
1 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
2 1 (11.11%) CCDP
2 1 (11.11%) CCIE
2 1 (11.11%) CCNP
2 1 (11.11%) Chartered Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (11.11%) CISM
2 1 (11.11%) CISSP
2 1 (11.11%) DBS Check
2 1 (11.11%) Degree
2 1 (11.11%) MCSE
2 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 3 (33.33%) Oracle
3 2 (22.22%) Cisco
3 2 (22.22%) Polycom