Period
to 18 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Warrington with a requirement for Skype skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Skype over the 6 months to 18 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
Cheshire > Warrington
6 months to
18 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 22 19 -
Rank change year-on-year -3 - -
Contract jobs citing Skype 11 13 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Warrington 4.85% 4.73% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 25.58% 20.97% -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 10 0
Warrington median daily rate £288 £300 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.17% - -
Cheshire median daily rate £288 £300 £488
% change year-on-year -4.17% -38.46% +27.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Warrington median hourly rate - - -
Cheshire median hourly rate £30.00 - -

Skype is in the Communications and Computer Networking 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 communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Warrington
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 43 62 92
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Warrington 18.94% 22.55% 20.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 47 54
Warrington median daily rate £338 £340 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.74% -32.00% +8.11%
10th Percentile £263 £263 £181
90th Percentile £428 £575 £746
Cheshire median daily rate £375 £375 £425
% change year-on-year - -11.76% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 3
Warrington median hourly rate £16.50 £12.03 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +37.16% -3.76% -27.54%
10th Percentile £15.25 £11.63 £11.25
90th Percentile £17.75 £12.30 £17.15
Cheshire median hourly rate £17.00 £13.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year +30.77% -27.78% +3.87%

Skype
Job Vacancy Trend in Warrington

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

Job vacancy trend for Skype in Warrington

Skype
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Warrington

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Skype in Warrington

For the 6 months to 18 November 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Skype 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.

1 10 (90.91%) Skype for Business
2 9 (81.82%) Office 365
2 9 (81.82%) Active Directory
3 8 (72.73%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (63.64%) PowerShell
4 7 (63.64%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (63.64%) SC Cleared
4 7 (63.64%) Security Cleared
4 7 (63.64%) Migration
4 7 (63.64%) MS Exchange
5 6 (54.55%) Microsoft Intune
5 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
6 4 (36.36%) Decision-Making
6 4 (36.36%) Problem-Solving
6 4 (36.36%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (36.36%) Firewall
6 4 (36.36%) ITSM
6 4 (36.36%) Exchange Server 2007
6 4 (36.36%) ITIL
7 3 (27.27%) SMTP
7 3 (27.27%) DHCP
7 3 (27.27%) Windows
7 3 (27.27%) DMZ
7 3 (27.27%) Azure Active Directory
7 3 (27.27%) Kalman Filter
7 3 (27.27%) Email Filtering
8 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (18.18%) DNS
9 1 (9.09%) Cisco

Skype
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 10 (90.91%) Skype for Business
2 7 (63.64%) Exchange Server 2010
2 7 (63.64%) MS Exchange
3 4 (36.36%) Exchange Server 2007
3 4 (36.36%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (9.09%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 9 (81.82%) Office 365
2 8 (72.73%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (27.27%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (9.09%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (9.09%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (36.36%) Firewall
2 3 (27.27%) DHCP
2 3 (27.27%) DMZ
2 3 (27.27%) SMTP
3 2 (18.18%) DNS
4 1 (9.09%) LAN
4 1 (9.09%) VLAN
4 1 (9.09%) VPN
4 1 (9.09%) VSAN
4 1 (9.09%) WAN
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 2 (18.18%) Administrator
1 2 (18.18%) Office 365 Administrator
2 1 (9.09%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
2 1 (9.09%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) AWS Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Developer
2 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) IT Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) IT Support
2 1 (9.09%) IT Support Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Magento Developer
2 1 (9.09%) Migration Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Office 365 Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Server Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Support Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Windows Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) CSS
1 1 (9.09%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) iPhone
1 1 (9.09%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) Windows
2 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (9.09%) Windows 10
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Server
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) Migration
2 4 (36.36%) Decision-Making
2 4 (36.36%) ITIL
2 4 (36.36%) ITSM
2 4 (36.36%) Problem-Solving
3 3 (27.27%) Email Filtering
3 3 (27.27%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (9.09%) E-Commerce
5 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Management
5 1 (9.09%) Problem Management
5 1 (9.09%) Process Management
5 1 (9.09%) Project Management
5 1 (9.09%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 7 (63.64%) PowerShell
2 1 (9.09%) PHP
Qualifications
1 7 (63.64%) SC Cleared
1 7 (63.64%) Security Cleared
2 1 (9.09%) MCITP
2 1 (9.09%) MCP
2 1 (9.09%) MCSA
2 1 (9.09%) MCSE
2 1 (9.09%) MCTS
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 9 (81.82%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (54.55%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) Cisco
2 1 (9.09%) IronPort
2 1 (9.09%) Meraki
2 1 (9.09%) NetApp
2 1 (9.09%) Samsung
2 1 (9.09%) VMware
2 1 (9.09%) WatchGuard
2 1 (9.09%) Zscaler