Period
to 23 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West Sussex 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 23 January 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)
South East > West Sussex
6 months to
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 88 72 76
Rank change year-on-year -16 +4 -37
Contract jobs citing Skype for Business 2 13 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 0.20% 1.18% 0.69%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.06% 5.99% 3.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 10 6
West Sussex median daily rate - £350 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -9.09% +10.00%
South East median daily rate £400 £354 £350
% change year-on-year +13.07% +1.07% -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
West Sussex median hourly rate - £21.16 -
South East median hourly rate £14.75 £16.58 £17.50
% change year-on-year -11.02% -5.27% -

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 West Sussex with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
West Sussex
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 189 217 222
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 18.71% 19.75% 19.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 129 122
West Sussex median daily rate £400 £375 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -3.23% +10.71%
10th Percentile £126 £223 £216
90th Percentile £538 £533 £554
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 9 14
West Sussex median hourly rate £40.00 £34.00 £36.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.65% -6.21% +126.56%
10th Percentile £18.80 £19.58 £14.45
90th Percentile £51.38 £38.70 £38.75
South East median hourly rate £19.34 £21.16 £22.50
% change year-on-year -8.58% -5.98% +28.94%

Skype for Business
Job Vacancy Trend in West Sussex

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

Job vacancy trend for Skype for Business in West Sussex

Skype for Business
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Skype for Business in West Sussex

Skype for Business
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Skype for Business in West Sussex.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Skype for Business in West Sussex

Skype for Business
Contract Job Locations in West Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Skype for Business within the West Sussex region over the 6 months to 23 January 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Crawley -8 2 - -
Skype for Business
South East

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 West Sussex region with a requirement for Skype for Business.

1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) Change Management
2 1 (50.00%) ITSM
2 1 (50.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (50.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (50.00%) Integration Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) XenApp
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (50.00%) Capacity Management
2 1 (50.00%) Office 365
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (50.00%) Skype
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (50.00%) DHCP
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (50.00%) DNS

Skype for Business
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Sussex 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 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) DHCP
1 1 (50.00%) DNS
1 1 (50.00%) Skype
1 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
1 1 (50.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
1 1 (50.00%) 3rd Line Support
1 1 (50.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Support
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Support Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Leader
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Capacity Management
1 1 (50.00%) Change Management
1 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (50.00%) Incident Management
1 1 (50.00%) Integration Testing
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) ITSM
1 1 (50.00%) Problem Management
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) Virtual Machines
1 1 (50.00%) XenApp
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) HP