Period
to 5 August 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire 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 5 August 2020 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
West Midlands > Staffordshire
6 months to
5 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank - - 35
Contract jobs citing Skype 0 0 1
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Staffordshire - - 0.36%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 1.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Median daily rate - - £200
West Midlands median daily rate £450 £450 £300
% change year-on-year - +50.00% -25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £14.23 - £20.00

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 Staffordshire with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Staffordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 6 17 51
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 8.22% 8.76% 18.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 34
Median daily rate £375 £285 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +31.58% -12.31% -10.96%
10th Percentile £323 £149 £183
90th Percentile £428 £391 £426
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £25.24
Median hourly rate £35.00 £15.00 £17.34
% change year-on-year +133.33% -13.47% +3.49%

Skype
Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

Job postings citing Skype as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire.

Job vacancy trend for Skype in Staffordshire

Skype
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Skype in Staffordshire.

Daily rate trend for Skype in Staffordshire