Period
to 21 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Warrington 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 21 November 2018 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)
Cheshire > Warrington
6 months to
21 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 25 21 -
Rank change year-on-year -4 - +54
Contract jobs citing Skype for Business 9 13 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Warrington 3.98% 4.69% -
As % of the Application Platforms category 21.43% 26.53% -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 12 0
Warrington median daily rate £288 £300 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.17% - -
Cheshire median daily rate £280 £300 £488
% change year-on-year -6.67% -38.46% +21.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Warrington median hourly rate - - -
Cheshire median hourly rate £30.00 - -

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 Warrington with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
Warrington
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 42 49 63
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Warrington 18.58% 17.69% 14.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 39 41
Warrington median daily rate £400 £325 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.08% -23.53% +6.25%
10th Percentile £258 £263 £120
90th Percentile £663 £575 £675
Cheshire median daily rate £375 £325 £376
% change year-on-year +15.38% -13.56% -6.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 2
Warrington median hourly rate £16.88 £32.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -47.27% +156.00% -28.57%
10th Percentile £15.34 £18.93 £11.25
90th Percentile £18.31 £33.00 £13.75
Cheshire median hourly rate £18.63 £30.00 £14.18
% change year-on-year -37.92% +111.57% -23.35%

Skype for Business
Job Vacancy Trend in Warrington

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

Job vacancy trend for Skype for Business in Warrington

Skype for Business
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Warrington

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Skype for Business in Warrington

For the 6 months to 21 November 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Skype for Business also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Warrington region with a requirement for Skype for Business.

1 10 (111.11%) Skype
2 9 (100.00%) Office 365
2 9 (100.00%) Active Directory
3 8 (88.89%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (77.78%) PowerShell
4 7 (77.78%) SC Cleared
4 7 (77.78%) Security Cleared
4 7 (77.78%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (77.78%) Migration
4 7 (77.78%) MS Exchange
5 6 (66.67%) Microsoft
5 6 (66.67%) Microsoft Intune
6 4 (44.44%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (44.44%) ITIL
6 4 (44.44%) Firewall
6 4 (44.44%) ITSM
6 4 (44.44%) Exchange Server 2007
6 4 (44.44%) Decision-Making
6 4 (44.44%) Problem-Solving
7 3 (33.33%) Windows
7 3 (33.33%) SMTP
7 3 (33.33%) DHCP
7 3 (33.33%) DMZ
7 3 (33.33%) Kalman Filter
7 3 (33.33%) Azure Active Directory
7 3 (33.33%) Email Filtering
8 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (22.22%) DNS
8 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 1 (11.11%) Zscaler

Skype for Business
Co-occurring IT Skills in Warrington 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 7 (77.78%) Exchange Server 2010
1 7 (77.78%) MS Exchange
2 4 (44.44%) Exchange Server 2007
2 4 (44.44%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (11.11%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 9 (100.00%) Office 365
2 8 (88.89%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (33.33%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (11.11%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (11.11%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 10 (111.11%) Skype
2 4 (44.44%) Firewall
3 3 (33.33%) DHCP
3 3 (33.33%) DMZ
3 3 (33.33%) SMTP
4 2 (22.22%) DNS
5 1 (11.11%) LAN
5 1 (11.11%) VLAN
5 1 (11.11%) VPN
5 1 (11.11%) VSAN
5 1 (11.11%) WAN
Job Titles
1 2 (22.22%) Administrator
1 2 (22.22%) Office 365 Administrator
2 1 (11.11%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
2 1 (11.11%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) AWS Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) IT Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) IT Support
2 1 (11.11%) IT Support Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Migration Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Office 365 Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Server Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Support Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) iPhone
1 1 (11.11%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Windows
2 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (11.11%) Windows 10
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Migration
2 4 (44.44%) Decision-Making
2 4 (44.44%) ITIL
2 4 (44.44%) ITSM
2 4 (44.44%) Problem-Solving
3 3 (33.33%) Email Filtering
3 3 (33.33%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 1 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Management
5 1 (11.11%) Problem Management
5 1 (11.11%) Process Management
5 1 (11.11%) Project Management
5 1 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 7 (77.78%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (77.78%) SC Cleared
1 7 (77.78%) Security Cleared
2 1 (11.11%) MCITP
2 1 (11.11%) MCP
2 1 (11.11%) MCSA
2 1 (11.11%) MCSE
2 1 (11.11%) MCTS
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 9 (100.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (66.67%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) Cisco
2 1 (11.11%) IronPort
2 1 (11.11%) Meraki
2 1 (11.11%) NetApp
2 1 (11.11%) Samsung
2 1 (11.11%) VMware
2 1 (11.11%) WatchGuard
2 1 (11.11%) Zscaler