Period
to 18 November 2017

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 6 months to 18 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)
West Midlands > Solihull
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 31 33
Contract jobs citing Skype for Business 0 6 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Solihull - 2.26% 1.37%
As % of the Application Platforms category - 10.17% 11.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
Solihull median daily rate - £288 -
West Midlands median daily rate £375 £353 £410
% change year-on-year +6.16% -13.84% +7.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Solihull median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £45.00 £16.25 -
% change year-on-year +176.92% - -

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 Solihull with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
Solihull
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 25 59 34
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Solihull 12.95% 22.26% 11.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 9 15
Solihull median daily rate £405 £350 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.71% +16.67% -20.00%
10th Percentile £370 £268 £168
90th Percentile £511 £441 £413
West Midlands median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Solihull median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £20.00 £15.46 £17.50
% change year-on-year +29.35% -11.64% -

Skype for Business
Job Vacancy Trend in Solihull

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

Job vacancy trend for Skype for Business in Solihull