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 3 months to 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Skype for Business (formerly Microsoft Lync)
London / Uxbridge
Rank - - 15
Contract jobs citing Skype for Business 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Uxbridge - - 2.78%
As % of the Application Platforms category - - 18.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £400 £350
% change year-on-year -12.50% +14.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.75 £24.58 £23.50
% change year-on-year -44.04% +4.57%  

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 Uxbridge with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
Uxbridge
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 14 7 11
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Uxbridge 27.45% 9.21% 15.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 2
Median daily rate £500 £310 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +61.29% +12.72%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £13.09
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £16.07
% change year-on-year -2.85% +8.89%  

Skype for Business
Job Vacancy Trend in Uxbridge

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Uxbridge citing Skype for Business as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Application Platforms category.

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

Skype for Business
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Uxbridge

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 (100.00%) MS Office
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Escalation Management
2 2 (66.67%) Matrix Organization
2 2 (66.67%) IP Telephony
2 2 (66.67%) Asset Management
2 2 (66.67%) Problem Management
2 2 (66.67%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (66.67%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (66.67%) Service Delivery
2 2 (66.67%) Telecoms
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) Law
3 1 (33.33%) Legal
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) Skype
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 10
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 1 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (33.33%) Snow
3 1 (33.33%) Active Directory

Skype for Business
Top Related 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 (33.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (100.00%) MS Office
2 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) IP Telephony
2 1 (33.33%) Skype
General
1 2 (66.67%) Pharmaceutical
1 2 (66.67%) Telecoms
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Law
2 1 (33.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support
1 1 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Desktop Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Desktop Support
1 1 (33.33%) Desktop Support Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Information Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Information Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Service Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Technical Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Service Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Service Desk Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Service Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Support Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Technical Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Technical Services Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Windows 10
1 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Asset Management
1 2 (66.67%) Escalation Management
1 2 (66.67%) Matrix Organization
1 2 (66.67%) Problem Management
1 2 (66.67%) Service Delivery
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Snow