The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in North Yorkshire 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 22 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
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Skype for Business (formerly Microsoft Lync)
Yorkshire / North Yorkshire
Rank 27 37 -
Rank change year-on-year +10 -  
Contract jobs citing Skype for Business 2 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in North Yorkshire 1.16% 0.94% -
As % of the Application Platforms category 7.69% 4.65% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Median daily rate - £263 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £400 £353
% change year-on-year -12.50% +13.47%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £18.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.75 £25.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year -45.00% +6.38%  

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 North Yorkshire with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
North Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 26 43 31
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in North Yorkshire 15.03% 20.19% 13.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 29 17
Median daily rate £350 £300 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.66% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £418 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 1
Median hourly rate £17.50 £10.99 £10.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +59.23% +9.90%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year -5.55% +12.50%  

Skype for Business
Job Vacancy Trend in North Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in North Yorkshire 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 North Yorkshire

Skype for Business
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in North Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Skype for Business in North Yorkshire

Skype for Business
Contract Job Locations in North Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Skype for Business within the North Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 22 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northallerton - 1 - -
York - 1 - -
Skype for Business
Yorkshire

Skype for Business
Top 20 Related IT Skills in North Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 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 North Yorkshire region with a requirement for Skype for Business.

1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Skype
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) CCNA
2 1 (50.00%) PKI
2 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (50.00%) Office 365
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) MCSE
2 1 (50.00%) LAN
2 1 (50.00%) DHCP
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP

Skype for Business
Top Related IT Skills in North Yorkshire 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
1 2 (100.00%) Skype
2 1 (50.00%) DHCP
2 1 (50.00%) LAN
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (50.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) CCNA
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (50.00%) MCSE
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) VMware