Period
to 20 July 2017

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 20 July 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)
South East > West Sussex
6 months to
20 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 95 104 63
Rank change year-on-year +9 -41 -14
Contract jobs citing Skype for Business 2 9 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 0.18% 0.65% 2.07%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.97% 4.05% 8.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 14
West Sussex median daily rate £253 £450 £318
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -43.89% +41.73% -15.33%
10th Percentile £223 £88 £133
90th Percentile £268 £450 £462
South East median daily rate £388 £400 £350
% change year-on-year -3.13% +14.29% -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
West Sussex median hourly rate - - £16.00
South East median hourly rate £13.25 £13.25 £16.50
% change year-on-year - -19.70% +9.31%

Skype for Business is in the application platform skills category. The next 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.

Contract Application Platform Skills
West Sussex
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 206 222 249
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Sussex 18.90% 15.96% 23.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 141 110 129
West Sussex median daily rate £440 £368 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.73% +5.00% +8.53%
10th Percentile £313 £214 £190
90th Percentile £550 £500 £500
South East median daily rate £401 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +0.19% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 7 15
West Sussex median hourly rate £16.50 £51.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -67.96% +212.12% +4.76%
10th Percentile £15.75 £30.75 £13.25
90th Percentile £45.25 £52.25 £37.00
South East median hourly rate £17.48 £19.22 £18.50
% change year-on-year -9.04% +3.88% +15.63%

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 20 July 2017. 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 -2 1 £270 -40.00%
Burgess Hill - 1 £235 -
Skype for Business
South East

For the 6 months to 20 July 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 West Sussex region with a requirement for Skype for Business.

1 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) LAN
2 1 (50.00%) WAN
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) SAN
2 1 (50.00%) Internet
2 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (50.00%) Office 365
2 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Cloud
2 1 (50.00%) Skype
2 1 (50.00%) Server Building
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Office

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:

Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (50.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Internet
1 1 (50.00%) LAN
1 1 (50.00%) SAN
1 1 (50.00%) Skype
1 1 (50.00%) WAN
General
1 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) 1st Line Support
1 1 (50.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support
1 1 (50.00%) 2nd Line Support
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) IT Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) IT Infrastructure Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) IT Support
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Cloud
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Server Building
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) VMware