Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Watford 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 19 November 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.

Microsoft Skype for Business (formerly Microsoft Lync)
Hertfordshire > Watford
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 42 - 35
Rank change year-on-year - +35 -1
Contract jobs citing Skype for Business 3 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 0.69% - 1.20%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.26% - 6.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Watford median daily rate £225 - £220
Hertfordshire median daily rate £438 £363 £210
% change year-on-year +20.69% +72.62% -42.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Watford median hourly rate - - -
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - - -

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 Watford with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
Watford
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 92 81 48
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 21.10% 28.42% 19.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 30 12
Watford median daily rate £419 £425 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.47% +37.10% +24.00%
10th Percentile £264 £179 £211
90th Percentile £561 £538 £486
Hertfordshire median daily rate £413 £400 £350
% change year-on-year +3.13% +14.29% -3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Watford median hourly rate - - £30.00
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year -7.89% -41.54% +106.35%

Skype for Business
Job Vacancy Trend in Watford

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

Job vacancy trend for Skype for Business in Watford

Skype for Business
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Watford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Skype for Business in Watford

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 Watford region with a requirement for Skype for Business.

1 3 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 3 (100.00%) Skype
2 2 (66.67%) Budgeting and Forecasting
2 2 (66.67%) Customer-Centricity
2 2 (66.67%) Capacity Management
2 2 (66.67%) Mobile Device Management
2 2 (66.67%) Service Continuity Management
2 2 (66.67%) Line Management
2 2 (66.67%) BCP
2 2 (66.67%) Business Continuity
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 2 (66.67%) Content Management
2 2 (66.67%) Technical Architecture
2 2 (66.67%) Operations Management
2 2 (66.67%) Resource Management
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (33.33%) Migration
3 1 (33.33%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (33.33%) iManage

Skype for Business
Co-occurring IT Skills in Watford 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 3 (100.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (33.33%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) Skype
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Applications Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Applications Support
1 1 (33.33%) Applications Support Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Junior
1 1 (33.33%) Junior Project Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Project Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Service Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Service Support Manager
1 1 (33.33%) SharePoint Project Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) BCP
1 2 (66.67%) Budgeting and Forecasting
1 2 (66.67%) Business Continuity
1 2 (66.67%) Capacity Management
1 2 (66.67%) Content Management
1 2 (66.67%) Customer-Centricity
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL
1 2 (66.67%) Line Management
1 2 (66.67%) Mobile Device Management
1 2 (66.67%) Operations Management
1 2 (66.67%) Resource Management
1 2 (66.67%) Service Continuity Management
1 2 (66.67%) Technical Architecture
2 1 (33.33%) Migration
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) iManage