The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Nottinghamshire 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 27 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
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Skype for Business (formerly Microsoft Lync)
East Midlands / Nottinghamshire
Rank 44 52 41
Rank change year-on-year +8 -11  
Contract jobs citing Skype for Business 4 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Nottinghamshire 1.02% 0.36% 1.36%
As % of the Application Platforms category 8.00% 2.70% 7.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 1
Median daily rate £350 £300 £285
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.66% +5.26%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £400 £350
% change year-on-year -12.50% +14.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £24.58 £26.50
% change year-on-year -43.03% -7.26%  

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 Nottinghamshire with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
Nottinghamshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 50 74 85
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Nottinghamshire 12.69% 13.14% 19.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 25 38
Median daily rate £413 £300 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +37.50% -14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £231 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 6
Median hourly rate - £17.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +16.66%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year -5.55% +9.09%  

Skype for Business
Job Vacancy Trend in Nottinghamshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Nottinghamshire 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 Nottinghamshire

Skype for Business
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Nottinghamshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Skype for Business in Nottinghamshire

Skype for Business
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Nottinghamshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Skype for Business in Nottinghamshire

Skype for Business
Contract Job Locations in Nottinghamshire

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 Nottinghamshire region over the 3 months to 27 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
Nottingham +12 4 £350 +16.66% 2
Skype for Business
East Midlands

Skype for Business
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire

For the 6 months to 27 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 Nottinghamshire region with a requirement for Skype for Business.

1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (60.00%) SCCM
2 3 (60.00%) Skype
3 2 (40.00%) PBX
3 2 (40.00%) PowerShell
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (20.00%) PaaS
4 1 (20.00%) Office 365
4 1 (20.00%) IaaS
4 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (20.00%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (20.00%) Data Migration
4 1 (20.00%) Advertising
4 1 (20.00%) Migration
4 1 (20.00%) Citrix
4 1 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (20.00%) SQL
4 1 (20.00%) ITIL
4 1 (20.00%) Windows
4 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
4 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange

Skype for Business
Top Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire 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 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (20.00%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (20.00%) IaaS
2 1 (20.00%) Office 365
2 1 (20.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) Skype
2 2 (40.00%) PBX
General
1 1 (20.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Consultant
2 2 (40.00%) Business Consultant
2 2 (40.00%) Lync Consultant
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (20.00%) Active Directory Support
3 1 (20.00%) Exchange Support
3 1 (20.00%) Help Desk Support
3 1 (20.00%) Implementation Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) IT Support
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Server Support
3 1 (20.00%) Systems Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Data Migration
1 1 (20.00%) ITIL
1 1 (20.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Citrix
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Reed Technology
Rate: £120 - £180 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Oscar
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago