Period
to 18 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Slough with a requirement for Skype skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Skype over the 6 months to 18 September 2018 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
Berkshire > Slough
6 months to
18 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 34 28 -
Rank change year-on-year -6 - +46
Contract jobs citing Skype 3 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 0.93% 1.72% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.35% 8.33% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 0
Slough median daily rate £133 £375 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -64.67% - -
Berkshire median daily rate £350 £371 £413
% change year-on-year -5.60% -10.12% +26.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Slough median hourly rate - £13.00 -
Berkshire median hourly rate - £13.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year - -71.11% +157.14%

Skype is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Slough with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Slough
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 69 60 84
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 21.30% 20.62% 26.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 31 52
Slough median daily rate £363 £338 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.41% - +8.87%
10th Percentile £167 £115 £213
90th Percentile £506 £550 £468
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +2.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Slough median hourly rate £17.50 £13.43 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +30.31% +22.09% -48.84%
10th Percentile £17.25 £12.81 £10.50
90th Percentile £17.75 £14.74 £11.50
Berkshire median hourly rate £20.00 £13.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year +48.15% -6.90% -34.09%

Skype
Job Vacancy Trend in Slough

Job postings citing Skype as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Slough.

Job vacancy trend for Skype in Slough

Skype
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Slough

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Skype in Slough

Skype
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Slough

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Skype in Slough over the 6 months to 18 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Skype in Slough

For the 6 months to 18 September 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Skype also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Slough region with a requirement for Skype.

1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Skype for Business
2 1 (33.33%) Publishing
2 1 (33.33%) Polycom
2 1 (33.33%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (33.33%) Android
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
2 1 (33.33%) Apple iOS
2 1 (33.33%) Office 365
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (33.33%) Mobile App
2 1 (33.33%) Mobile Device Management
2 1 (33.33%) OneDrive
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 10
2 1 (33.33%) Mac OS X
2 1 (33.33%) Apple
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (33.33%) SharePoint

Skype
Co-occurring IT Skills in Slough 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 3 (100.00%) Skype for Business
2 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Office 365
1 1 (33.33%) OneDrive
General
1 1 (33.33%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) 1st/2nd Line Desktop Support
1 2 (66.67%) 1st/2nd Line Support
1 2 (66.67%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
1 2 (66.67%) 2nd Line Support
1 2 (66.67%) Desktop Support
2 1 (33.33%) IT Support
2 1 (33.33%) Video Conferencing Support
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Mobile App
1 1 (33.33%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Android
1 1 (33.33%) Apple iOS
1 1 (33.33%) Mac OS X
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Windows 10
1 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Mobile Device Management
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Apple
2 1 (33.33%) Polycom