Period
to 18 November 2017

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 6 months to 18 November 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)
Yorkshire > North Yorkshire
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 37 36 53
Rank change year-on-year -1 +17 -2
Contract jobs citing Skype for Business 4 12 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in North Yorkshire 1.18% 2.84% 0.43%
As % of the Application Platforms category 9.52% 12.77% 2.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 2
North Yorkshire median daily rate £275 - £300
Yorkshire median daily rate £250 £350 £375
% change year-on-year -28.57% -6.67% +38.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - £14.30

Skype for Business is in the Application Platforms category. The following 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.

All Application Platform Skills
North Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 42 94 83
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in North Yorkshire 12.35% 22.22% 17.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 40 55
North Yorkshire median daily rate £250 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -33.33% +7.14% +15.70%
10th Percentile £118 £218 £181
90th Percentile £525 £476 £421
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £413 £400
% change year-on-year -3.03% +3.13% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 4
North Yorkshire median hourly rate £20.74 £13.19 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +57.26% +9.88% -6.32%
Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.50 £21.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year -21.43% +40.00% -6.25%

Skype for Business
Job Vacancy Trend in North Yorkshire

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

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 6 months to 18 November 2017. 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
York +1 4 £275 -
Skype for Business
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (100.00%) Skype
2 3 (75.00%) VoIP
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) Wireless
3 2 (50.00%) Migration
3 2 (50.00%) GDPR
3 2 (50.00%) ITIL
3 2 (50.00%) Windows
3 2 (50.00%) MCSE
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (50.00%) Terminal Services
3 2 (50.00%) Service Management
4 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (25.00%) SAN
4 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
4 1 (25.00%) CCNA
4 1 (25.00%) DNS
4 1 (25.00%) PKI
4 1 (25.00%) WSUS
4 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
4 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (25.00%) vSphere
4 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (25.00%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (25.00%) Coaching

Skype for Business
Co-occurring 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) Skype
2 3 (75.00%) VoIP
2 3 (75.00%) Wireless
3 1 (25.00%) DNS
3 1 (25.00%) SAN
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (25.00%) Automotive
1 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) IT Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (25.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL
1 2 (50.00%) Migration
1 2 (50.00%) Service Management
2 1 (25.00%) Coaching
2 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (25.00%) Patch Management
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) MCSE
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (25.00%) CCNA
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) GDPR
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (50.00%) Terminal Services
3 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (25.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) VMware