Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Uxbridge 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)
Hillingdon > Uxbridge
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 23 18 28
Rank change year-on-year -5 +10 -
Contract jobs citing Skype for Business 4 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Uxbridge 3.08% 4.39% 0.61%
As % of the Application Platforms category 21.05% 21.74% 3.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
Uxbridge median daily rate £325 £190 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +71.05% - -
Hillingdon median daily rate £325 £190 £300
% change year-on-year +71.05% -36.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Uxbridge median hourly rate £11.00 - £32.50
10th Percentile £10.50 - £31.25
90th Percentile £11.50 - £33.75
Hillingdon median hourly rate £11.00 - £32.50

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 Uxbridge with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
Uxbridge
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 19 23 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Uxbridge 14.62% 20.18% 17.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 6 15
Uxbridge median daily rate £375 £363 £265
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.45% +36.79% -24.29%
10th Percentile £115 £224 £214
90th Percentile £463 £488 £403
Hillingdon median daily rate £525 £475 £300
% change year-on-year +10.53% +58.33% -14.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Uxbridge median hourly rate £11.00 - £38.75
10th Percentile £10.50 - £32.38
90th Percentile £11.50 - £46.13
Hillingdon median hourly rate £28.00 - £38.75

Skype for Business
Job Vacancy Trend in Uxbridge

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

Job vacancy trend for Skype for Business in Uxbridge

Skype for Business
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Uxbridge

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Skype for Business in Uxbridge

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 Uxbridge region with a requirement for Skype for Business.

1 3 (75.00%) Cisco
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco IPT
1 3 (75.00%) Video Conferencing
1 3 (75.00%) Windows Server
1 3 (75.00%) IP Telephony
2 2 (50.00%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (50.00%) Skype
2 2 (50.00%) Degree
2 2 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (50.00%) MBA
2 2 (50.00%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (25.00%) Wireless
3 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (25.00%) LAN
3 1 (25.00%) VoIP
3 1 (25.00%) CCIE
3 1 (25.00%) CCNP
3 1 (25.00%) CCNA
3 1 (25.00%) CCDP
3 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (25.00%) SCCM
3 1 (25.00%) Time Management
3 1 (25.00%) CCDE
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010

Skype for Business
Co-occurring IT Skills in Uxbridge 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 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco IPT
1 3 (75.00%) IP Telephony
2 2 (50.00%) Skype
3 1 (25.00%) LAN
3 1 (25.00%) VoIP
3 1 (25.00%) Wireless
General
1 2 (50.00%) Pharmaceutical
1 2 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support
1 1 (25.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support
1 1 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Network Communications Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Network Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Support Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Unified Communications Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (50.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (25.00%) Media Streaming
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
1 3 (75.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (25.00%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Computer Science Degree
1 2 (50.00%) Degree
1 2 (50.00%) MBA
2 1 (25.00%) CCDE
2 1 (25.00%) CCDP
2 1 (25.00%) CCIE
2 1 (25.00%) CCIE Routing and Switching
2 1 (25.00%) CCIE Wireless
2 1 (25.00%) CCNA
2 1 (25.00%) CCNP
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco CME
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco UCCX
1 1 (25.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft