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 28 June 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
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 31 -
Contract jobs citing Skype for Business 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Solihull - 0.63% -
As % of the Application Platforms category - 2.38% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £373 £340 £320
% change year-on-year +9.55% +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £24.75 £16.00
% change year-on-year -35.35% +54.68%  

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 20 42 10
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Solihull 23.81% 26.58% 14.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 18 4
Median daily rate £375 £310 £344
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.96% -9.81%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £332 £213 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £536 £525 £554
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year - +14.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year -3.84% +23.80%  

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