Period
to 25 May 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 25 May 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
25 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 31 26 42
Rank change year-on-year -5 +16 -
Contract jobs citing Skype 4 3 32
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Warrington 1.74% 1.30% 4.47%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.52% 6.52% 17.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 12
Warrington median daily rate £300 £350 £444
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.29% -21.17% -
10th Percentile £270 £173 £330
90th Percentile £360 £405 £649
Cheshire median daily rate £300 £350 £435
% change year-on-year -14.29% -19.54% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Warrington median hourly rate - - -
Cheshire median hourly rate £20.00 - £35.50

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 42 46 178
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Warrington 18.26% 19.91% 24.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 22 113
Warrington median daily rate £475 £344 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +38.18% -29.49% -2.50%
10th Percentile £217 £264 £361
90th Percentile £600 £571 £600
Cheshire median daily rate £385 £375 £425
% change year-on-year +2.67% -11.76% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 8 1
Warrington median hourly rate - £47.50 £10.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +375.00% -42.86%
Cheshire median hourly rate £18.25 £16.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year +14.06% -32.63% +31.94%

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 25 May 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 4 (100.00%) Skype for Business
2 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (75.00%) Office 365
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (50.00%) Email Filtering
3 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
3 2 (50.00%) SMTP
3 2 (50.00%) DMZ
3 2 (50.00%) Firewall
3 2 (50.00%) Migration
3 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (50.00%) Kalman Filter
3 2 (50.00%) Azure Active Directory
3 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (50.00%) PowerShell
4 1 (25.00%) iPhone
4 1 (25.00%) e-Learning
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (25.00%) IPTV
4 1 (25.00%) VLAN
4 1 (25.00%) CIPD
4 1 (25.00%) Windows 10
4 1 (25.00%) VMware
4 1 (25.00%) Project Management
4 1 (25.00%) Quality Management
4 1 (25.00%) DHCP
4 1 (25.00%) Cisco
4 1 (25.00%) NetApp

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 4 (100.00%) Skype for Business
2 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (75.00%) Office 365
2 2 (50.00%) Azure Active Directory
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) DMZ
1 2 (50.00%) Firewall
1 2 (50.00%) SMTP
2 1 (25.00%) DHCP
2 1 (25.00%) VLAN
2 1 (25.00%) VSAN
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Migration Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Office 365 Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
2 1 (25.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Capacity Planner
2 1 (25.00%) IT Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) IT Support
2 1 (25.00%) IT Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) e-Learning
1 1 (25.00%) iPhone
1 1 (25.00%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Email Filtering
1 2 (50.00%) Kalman Filter
1 2 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) CIPD
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco
2 1 (25.00%) Meraki
2 1 (25.00%) NetApp
2 1 (25.00%) Samsung
2 1 (25.00%) VMware