The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Solihull 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 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Skype for Business (formerly Microsoft Lync)
West Midlands / Solihull
Rank - 24 -
Contract jobs citing Skype for Business 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Solihull - 0.86% -
As % of the Application Platforms category - 9.09% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £400 £350
% change year-on-year -12.50% +14.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.75 £24.58 £23.50
% change year-on-year -44.04% +4.57%  

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 Solihull with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
Solihull
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 12 11 7
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Solihull 9.45% 9.48% 10.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 6 0
Median daily rate £350 £446 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -21.48% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £16.07
% change year-on-year -2.85% +8.89%  

Skype for Business
Job Vacancy Trend in Solihull

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Solihull 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 Solihull

Skype for Business
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 Solihull region with a requirement for Skype for Business.

1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 2000
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) Identity Management
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) Business Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Local Government
1 1 (100.00%) Capita
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (100.00%) Project Governance
1 1 (100.00%) Office 365
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (100.00%) Data Centre

Skype for Business
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull 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 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Office 365
General
1 1 (100.00%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Infrastructure Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
1 1 (100.00%) IT Infrastructure Manager
1 1 (100.00%) IT Infrastructure Project Manager
1 1 (100.00%) IT Manager
1 1 (100.00%) IT Project Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 2000
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Business Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Identity Management
1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (100.00%) Project Governance
1 1 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Capita
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) VMware