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 22 June 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
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 45 46 47
Rank change year-on-year +1 +1  
Contract jobs citing Skype for Business 4 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Nottinghamshire 0.97% 0.41% 0.41%
As % of the Application Platforms category 6.35% 3.33% 2.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Median daily rate £263 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £345 £313
% change year-on-year +1.44% +10.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.00 £14.00 £15.75
% change year-on-year -7.14% -11.11%  

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 63 60 83
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Nottinghamshire 15.25% 12.27% 16.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 24 50
Median daily rate £388 £538 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -27.90% +35.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £270 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £638 £535
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £350
% change year-on-year +2.56% +11.42%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 2
Median hourly rate - £14.50 £50.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -71.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year +11.11% +7.14%  

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Nottinghamshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Skype for Business in Nottinghamshire over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 3 months to 22 June 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 +7 4 £263 - 1
Skype for Business
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (50.00%) Windows
2 4 (50.00%) Skype
3 3 (37.50%) SCCM
3 3 (37.50%) PowerShell
3 3 (37.50%) ITIL
4 2 (25.00%) MS Exchange
4 2 (25.00%) Citrix
4 2 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (25.00%) PBX
4 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (12.50%) Windows Server
5 1 (12.50%) Unified Communications
5 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (12.50%) Office 365
5 1 (12.50%) Windows 10
5 1 (12.50%) Cisco
5 1 (12.50%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (12.50%) Wireless
5 1 (12.50%) VMware
5 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (12.50%) Project Management
5 1 (12.50%) LAN
5 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Office

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 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (25.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (12.50%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (12.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) Skype
2 2 (25.00%) PBX
3 1 (12.50%) LAN
3 1 (12.50%) Unified Communications
3 1 (12.50%) Wireless
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Business Consultant
1 2 (25.00%) Consultant
1 2 (25.00%) IT Support
1 2 (25.00%) Lync Consultant
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Consultant
1 2 (25.00%) Senior Systems Engineer
1 2 (25.00%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (12.50%) Active Directory Support
2 1 (12.50%) Cloud Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Deployment Specialist
2 1 (12.50%) Exchange Support
2 1 (12.50%) Help Desk Support
2 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) IT Support Technician
2 1 (12.50%) IT Technician
2 1 (12.50%) Server Support
2 1 (12.50%) Support Specialist
2 1 (12.50%) Support Technician
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (12.50%) Windows 10
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) ITIL
2 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (12.50%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (37.50%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 2 (25.00%) Citrix
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco
3 1 (12.50%) VMware