Period
to 18 February 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 18 February 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
18 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 29 40 53
Rank change year-on-year +11 +13 -
Contract jobs citing Skype for Business 10 2 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Warrington 3.36% 0.54% 1.28%
As % of the Application Platforms category 22.73% 2.78% 15.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 2 7
Warrington median daily rate £300 £375 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.00% -9.64% -
10th Percentile £263 £331 £352
90th Percentile £348 £409 £665
Cheshire median daily rate £280 £375 £415
% change year-on-year -25.33% -9.64% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Warrington median hourly rate - - -
Cheshire median hourly rate - £16.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year - -28.89% -18.18%

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 44 72 51
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Warrington 14.77% 19.51% 8.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 49 38
Warrington median daily rate £500 £375 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +33.33% -4.76% +40.63%
10th Percentile £263 £120 £263
90th Percentile £575 £665 £575
Cheshire median daily rate £325 £370 £400
% change year-on-year -12.16% -7.50% +23.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 1
Warrington median hourly rate £11.71 £13.75 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.84% -21.43% -31.57%
10th Percentile £11.55 £11.25 £16.25
90th Percentile £11.88 £19.20 £18.75
Cheshire median hourly rate £29.50 £14.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year +103.45% -27.50% -27.27%

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

Skype for Business
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Warrington

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Skype for Business in Warrington over the 6 months to 18 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Skype for Business in Warrington

For the 6 months to 18 February 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 (100.00%) Skype
2 8 (80.00%) Office 365
3 7 (70.00%) SharePoint
3 7 (70.00%) Microsoft
4 5 (50.00%) Quality Management
4 5 (50.00%) Microsoft Excel
4 5 (50.00%) e-Learning
4 5 (50.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 4 (40.00%) Active Directory
6 3 (30.00%) MS Exchange
6 3 (30.00%) CIPD
6 3 (30.00%) SC Cleared
6 3 (30.00%) Security Cleared
7 2 (20.00%) PowerShell
7 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (20.00%) Windows 10
7 2 (20.00%) Mobile Device Management
7 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (20.00%) Email Migration
7 2 (20.00%) PKI
7 2 (20.00%) Velocity
7 2 (20.00%) QMS
7 2 (20.00%) Migration
7 2 (20.00%) Windows
7 2 (20.00%) Project Management
8 1 (10.00%) HP
8 1 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (10.00%) NHS
8 1 (10.00%) Internet
8 1 (10.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)

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 (70.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (30.00%) MS Exchange
3 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 5 (50.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 5 (50.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 8 (80.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (100.00%) Skype
2 1 (10.00%) DHCP
2 1 (10.00%) DNS
2 1 (10.00%) Firewall
2 1 (10.00%) Internet
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Trainer
2 2 (20.00%) Consultant
2 2 (20.00%) Exchange Consultant
2 2 (20.00%) Exchange Migration Consultant
2 2 (20.00%) Migration Consultant
2 2 (20.00%) Office 365 Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Capacity Planner
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) IT Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) IT Trainer
3 1 (10.00%) NHS Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Rollout Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Rollout Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) e-Learning
2 2 (20.00%) PKI
3 1 (10.00%) Learning Management System
3 1 (10.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (10.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Windows
1 2 (20.00%) Windows 10
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Quality Management
2 2 (20.00%) Email Migration
2 2 (20.00%) Migration
2 2 (20.00%) Mobile Device Management
2 2 (20.00%) Project Management
2 2 (20.00%) QMS
3 1 (10.00%) Agile Project Management
3 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (10.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) CIPD
1 3 (30.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (30.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (10.00%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (10.00%) CCNA
2 1 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (10.00%) QA
1 1 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (10.00%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (10.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) SCCM
1 1 (10.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) HP
2 1 (10.00%) Meraki
2 1 (10.00%) Palo Alto
2 1 (10.00%) VMware