Period
to 15 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Sussex 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 15 December 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 > Sussex
6 months to
15 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 12 - 13
Rank change year-on-year - +13 -
Contract jobs citing Skype for Business 1 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Sussex 2.04% - 2.78%
As % of the Application Platforms category 12.50% - 18.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Sussex median daily rate - - -
South East median daily rate £402 £330 £350
% change year-on-year +21.82% -5.71% -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Sussex median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £13.00 £24.33 £16.75
% change year-on-year -46.56% +45.26% -1.14%

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 Sussex with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
Sussex
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 8 15 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Sussex 16.33% 35.71% 15.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 11 6
Sussex median daily rate £400 £373 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.38% -12.35% +3.66%
South East median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Sussex median hourly rate - £15.00 -
South East median hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year -15.56% +28.57% +2.94%

Skype for Business
Job Vacancy Trend in Sussex

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

Job vacancy trend for Skype for Business in Sussex

For the 6 months to 15 December 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 Sussex region with a requirement for Skype for Business.

1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (100.00%) Multithreading
1 1 (100.00%) Office 365
1 1 (100.00%) Skype

Skype for Business
Co-occurring IT Skills in Sussex 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Skype
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Office 365 Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Project Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Multithreading
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management