Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Peterborough 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 22 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)
Cambridgeshire > Peterborough
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 41 30 34
Rank change year-on-year -11 +4 -1
Contract jobs citing Skype for Business 2 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Peterborough 0.54% 0.88% 1.75%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.39% 10.53% 8.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Peterborough median daily rate - - £265
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £573 £463 £400
% change year-on-year +23.78% +15.63% +247.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Peterborough median hourly rate £10.00 - £17.50
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £10.00 - £17.50

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 Peterborough with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
Peterborough
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 59 19 48
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Peterborough 16.08% 8.37% 21.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 12 19
Peterborough median daily rate £320 £350 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.57% +4.48% +34.00%
10th Percentile £162 £112 £200
90th Percentile £391 £425 £455
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £351 £400 £395
% change year-on-year -12.38% +1.27% +12.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 21
Peterborough median hourly rate £10.00 £10.00 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -16.67% -
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £10.25 £10.00 £12.00
% change year-on-year +2.50% -16.67% -42.86%

Skype for Business
Job Vacancy Trend in Peterborough

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

Job vacancy trend for Skype for Business in Peterborough

Skype for Business
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Peterborough

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Skype for Business in Peterborough

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

1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) CommVault
2 1 (50.00%) Symantec
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) SCCM
2 1 (50.00%) SCOM
2 1 (50.00%) Office Communications Server
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (50.00%) R
2 1 (50.00%) NetScaler
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) Break/Fix
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (50.00%) IBM

Skype for Business
Co-occurring IT Skills in Peterborough 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 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (50.00%) Office Communications Server
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) NetScaler
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Service Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Service Desk Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Break/Fix
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) R
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) SCCM
1 1 (50.00%) SCOM
1 1 (50.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) CommVault
2 1 (50.00%) IBM
2 1 (50.00%) Symantec
2 1 (50.00%) VMware