Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Portsmouth 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)
Hampshire > Portsmouth
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 39 45 -
Rank change year-on-year +6 - +29
Contract jobs citing Skype for Business 5 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Portsmouth 1.58% 0.29% -
As % of the Application Platforms category 10.00% 2.04% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Portsmouth median daily rate £375 £325 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.38% - -
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £306 £333
% change year-on-year +30.61% -7.89% +2.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Portsmouth median hourly rate £12.00 - -
Hampshire median hourly rate £13.00 - £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 Portsmouth with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
Portsmouth
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 50 49 53
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Portsmouth 15.82% 14.37% 22.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 26 27
Portsmouth median daily rate £375 £301 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +24.48% -7.31% -13.33%
10th Percentile £239 £140 £255
90th Percentile £500 £504 £538
Hampshire median daily rate £388 £380 £375
% change year-on-year +1.97% +1.33% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 11 4
Portsmouth median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £57.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -30.43% +82.54%
10th Percentile £18.00 £20.00 £44.23
90th Percentile £58.35 £53.75 £61.25
Hampshire median hourly rate £18.00 £40.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year -55.00% +9.59% +119.75%

Skype for Business
Job Vacancy Trend in Portsmouth

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

Job vacancy trend for Skype for Business in Portsmouth

Skype for Business
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Portsmouth

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Skype for Business in Portsmouth

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 Portsmouth region with a requirement for Skype for Business.

1 4 (80.00%) Skype
2 3 (60.00%) Project Management
2 3 (60.00%) Office 365
3 2 (40.00%) SharePoint
3 2 (40.00%) Yammer
4 1 (20.00%) Windows 10
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
4 1 (20.00%) HP
4 1 (20.00%) Citrix
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (20.00%) SAP
4 1 (20.00%) Windows
4 1 (20.00%) ServiceNow
4 1 (20.00%) Migration
4 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (20.00%) Unified Communications

Skype for Business
Co-occurring IT Skills in Portsmouth 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 (40.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 3 (60.00%) Office 365
2 2 (40.00%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) Skype
2 1 (20.00%) Unified Communications
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Project Manager
2 2 (40.00%) Office 365 Manager
3 1 (20.00%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) 1st Line Support
3 1 (20.00%) 1st Line Support Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Architect
3 1 (20.00%) IT Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) IT Manager
3 1 (20.00%) IT Project Manager
3 1 (20.00%) IT Support
3 1 (20.00%) IT Support Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Service Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Service Desk Support
3 1 (20.00%) Service Desk Support Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Support Analyst
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
1 1 (20.00%) Windows 10
1 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Project Management
2 1 (20.00%) Migration
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Citrix
1 1 (20.00%) HP
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (20.00%) SAP
1 1 (20.00%) ServiceNow