Period
to 16 October 2017

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 6 months to 16 October 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)
East Midlands > Nottinghamshire
6 months to
16 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 75 79 73
Rank change year-on-year +4 -6 -20
Contract jobs citing Skype for Business 6 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Nottinghamshire 0.68% 0.59% 0.31%
As % of the Application Platforms category 6.59% 3.68% 1.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 4 2
Nottinghamshire median daily rate £195 £413 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -52.73% +37.50% -21.05%
East Midlands median daily rate £250 £400 £240
% change year-on-year -37.50% +66.67% -25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Nottinghamshire median hourly rate £40.00 - -
East Midlands median hourly rate £26.50 - -

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 Nottinghamshire with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
Nottinghamshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 91 163 159
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Nottinghamshire 10.25% 15.95% 16.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 96 97
Nottinghamshire median daily rate £345 £415 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.87% +10.67% -
10th Percentile £263 £300 £263
90th Percentile £500 £615 £530
East Midlands median daily rate £340 £410 £360
% change year-on-year -17.07% +13.89% +2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 13
Nottinghamshire median hourly rate £10.68 £20.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -46.63% +42.86% +6.67%
10th Percentile £9.51 £11.00 £11.90
90th Percentile £35.00 £20.00 £15.25
East Midlands median hourly rate £40.00 £17.00 £13.75
% change year-on-year +135.29% +23.64% -1.79%

Skype for Business
Job Vacancy Trend in Nottinghamshire

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

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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 6 months to 16 October 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
Nottingham +4 6 £195 -52.73% 7
Skype for Business
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 16 October 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 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 4 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (50.00%) ITIL
3 3 (50.00%) PowerShell
3 3 (50.00%) Skype
3 3 (50.00%) Windows 10
3 3 (50.00%) Office 365
3 3 (50.00%) Citrix
3 3 (50.00%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (50.00%) SCCM
4 2 (33.33%) Data Protection
4 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
4 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
4 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (33.33%) VMware
4 2 (33.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
4 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (33.33%) Windows Server
4 2 (33.33%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (33.33%) Hyper-V
4 2 (33.33%) Data Protection Act
4 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (16.67%) F5
5 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (16.67%) VoIP
5 1 (16.67%) Project Management

Skype for Business
Co-occurring 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 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
Cloud Services
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (50.00%) Office 365
3 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) Skype
2 1 (16.67%) VoIP
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Senior Systems Engineer
1 3 (50.00%) Systems Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Active Directory Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Lync Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Office 365 Trainer
2 2 (33.33%) Senior Active Directory Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Trainer
3 1 (16.67%) Active Directory Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Citrix Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Citrix Systems Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Network Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Citrix Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) Windows 10
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) ITIL
2 2 (33.33%) Data Protection
3 1 (16.67%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (33.33%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
2 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (33.33%) Hyper-V
2 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) SCCM
2 2 (33.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Citrix
2 2 (33.33%) VMware
3 1 (16.67%) F5