Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Surrey 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 23 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)
South East > Surrey
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 122 109 120
Rank change year-on-year -13 +11 -10
Contract jobs citing Skype for Business 22 24 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 0.79% 1.04% 0.66%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.84% 5.70% 3.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 16 15
Surrey median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -15.15%
10th Percentile £263 £175 £285
90th Percentile £538 £391 £423
South East median daily rate £400 £350 £340
% change year-on-year +14.29% +2.94% -9.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Surrey median hourly rate - £27.50 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -8.33% +110.08%
South East median hourly rate £13.00 £21.16 £17.25
% change year-on-year -38.55% +22.66% +20.78%

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 Surrey with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
Surrey
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 455 421 523
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 16.30% 18.21% 19.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 330 278 373
Surrey median daily rate £460 £444 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.66% +10.94% +6.67%
10th Percentile £263 £250 £263
90th Percentile £575 £575 £525
South East median daily rate £402 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +0.50% +6.67% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 11 11
Surrey median hourly rate £47.50 £20.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +137.50% -20.00% +35.14%
10th Percentile £14.25 £12.50 £15.50
90th Percentile £52.00 £45.00 £40.00
South East median hourly rate £19.32 £22.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year -14.14% +21.62% +12.91%

Skype for Business
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

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

Job vacancy trend for Skype for Business in Surrey

Skype for Business
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Skype for Business in Surrey

Skype for Business
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Skype for Business in Surrey over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Skype for Business in Surrey

Skype for Business
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Skype for Business in Surrey.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Skype for Business in Surrey

Skype for Business
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Skype for Business within the Surrey region over the 6 months to 23 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Staines +8 5 £175 -5.41% 1
Guildford -9 2 - -
Camberley - 2 £360 -
Cobham - 2 £275 -
Sunbury-on-Thames -21 1 £425 -
Skype for Business
South East

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 Surrey region with a requirement for Skype for Business.

1 18 (81.82%) Skype
2 10 (45.45%) Office 365
3 8 (36.36%) Active Directory
3 8 (36.36%) Firewall
3 8 (36.36%) Finance
4 7 (31.82%) Migration
4 7 (31.82%) Project Management
4 7 (31.82%) Windows
4 7 (31.82%) Microsoft
5 6 (27.27%) Cisco
5 6 (27.27%) F5
5 6 (27.27%) Microsoft Azure
5 6 (27.27%) Amazon AWS
6 5 (22.73%) Microsoft Office
7 4 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (18.18%) Juniper
7 4 (18.18%) CheckPoint
7 4 (18.18%) SharePoint
7 4 (18.18%) Blue Coat
7 4 (18.18%) ProxySG
7 4 (18.18%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 4 (18.18%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 4 (18.18%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 4 (18.18%) Windows 10
7 4 (18.18%) Palo Alto
8 3 (13.64%) Network Security
8 3 (13.64%) Windows 7
8 3 (13.64%) IPsec
8 3 (13.64%) LAN
8 3 (13.64%) ITIL

Skype for Business
Co-occurring IT Skills in Surrey 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 4 (18.18%) SharePoint
2 2 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (9.09%) MS Exchange
3 1 (4.55%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 5 (22.73%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (9.09%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 10 (45.45%) Office 365
2 6 (27.27%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (27.27%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (18.18%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 2 (9.09%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (4.55%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 18 (81.82%) Skype
2 8 (36.36%) Firewall
3 4 (18.18%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 4 (18.18%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 3 (13.64%) BGP
4 3 (13.64%) IPsec
4 3 (13.64%) LAN
4 3 (13.64%) Network Security
4 3 (13.64%) VPN
4 3 (13.64%) WAN
5 2 (9.09%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (9.09%) EIGRP
5 2 (9.09%) Internet
5 2 (9.09%) Intranet
5 2 (9.09%) MPLS
5 2 (9.09%) SMTP
5 2 (9.09%) VoIP
5 2 (9.09%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (9.09%) Wireless
5 2 (9.09%) WLAN
General
1 8 (36.36%) Finance
2 2 (9.09%) Back Office
2 2 (9.09%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (4.55%) Legal
Job Titles
1 6 (27.27%) Network Engineer
2 5 (22.73%) Project Manager
3 3 (13.64%) Network Security Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Security Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Support Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) 1st Line Support
4 2 (9.09%) 1st Line Support Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Business Manager
4 2 (9.09%) Business Project Manager
4 2 (9.09%) Cisco Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Cloud Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Content Manager
4 2 (9.09%) LAN Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Mac Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Support Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) WAN Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.09%) NHS
1 2 (9.09%) Public Cloud
1 2 (9.09%) Social Network
2 1 (4.55%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (31.82%) Windows
2 4 (18.18%) Windows 10
3 3 (13.64%) Windows 7
4 2 (9.09%) Linux
4 2 (9.09%) Windows 2000 Server
4 2 (9.09%) Windows 8
4 2 (9.09%) Windows Server
4 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (4.55%) Android
5 1 (4.55%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (31.82%) Migration
1 7 (31.82%) Project Management
2 3 (13.64%) ITIL
3 2 (9.09%) Content Management
3 2 (9.09%) Data Privacy
3 2 (9.09%) Identity Management
3 2 (9.09%) Kalman Filter
3 2 (9.09%) Mobile Device Management
3 2 (9.09%) Multi-Factor Authentication
3 2 (9.09%) Performance Analysis
3 2 (9.09%) PRINCE2
3 2 (9.09%) Problem Management
3 2 (9.09%) Project Governance
3 2 (9.09%) Resource Allocation
3 2 (9.09%) Two-Factor Authentication
3 2 (9.09%) Virtual Infrastructure
4 1 (4.55%) Identity Access Management
4 1 (4.55%) People Management
4 1 (4.55%) Release Management
4 1 (4.55%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (9.09%) ACSA
2 2 (9.09%) CCNA
2 2 (9.09%) CCNP
3 1 (4.55%) Degree
System Software
1 8 (36.36%) Active Directory
2 4 (18.18%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 2 (9.09%) Cisco CUCM
1 2 (9.09%) Nagios
2 1 (4.55%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (31.82%) Microsoft
2 6 (27.27%) Cisco
2 6 (27.27%) F5
3 4 (18.18%) Blue Coat
3 4 (18.18%) CheckPoint
3 4 (18.18%) Juniper
3 4 (18.18%) Palo Alto
4 2 (9.09%) Apple
4 2 (9.09%) Avaya
4 2 (9.09%) Riverbed
4 2 (9.09%) Samsung
5 1 (4.55%) Lotus