Period
to 19 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 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 19 September 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
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
19 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 156 133 167
Rank change year-on-year -23 +34 +6
Contract jobs citing Skype 15 15 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.43% 0.52% 0.25%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.85% 3.68% 2.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 6 2
West Yorkshire median daily rate £431 £364 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.56% -6.73% +20.00%
10th Percentile £398 £165 £381
90th Percentile £523 £488 £409
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £275 £350
% change year-on-year +54.55% -21.43% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 1
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £10.00 - £10.20
Yorkshire median hourly rate £10.00 - £10.20

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 West Yorkshire with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
West Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 390 408 474
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 11.12% 14.18% 12.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 230 216 292
West Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.94% +1.25% +14.29%
10th Percentile £269 £253 £269
90th Percentile £625 £526 £556
Yorkshire median daily rate £417 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +4.25% - +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 24 18
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.91 £14.20 £11.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +19.05% +19.58% -22.66%
10th Percentile £11.90 £9.48 £10.20
90th Percentile £25.55 £36.39 £15.75
Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.00 £14.20 £14.00
% change year-on-year +19.72% +1.43% +7.69%

Skype
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Skype in West Yorkshire

Skype
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Skype in West Yorkshire

Skype
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Skype in West Yorkshire over the 6 months to 19 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Skype in West Yorkshire

Skype
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Skype in West Yorkshire

Skype
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Skype within the West Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 19 September 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
Leeds -11 13 £431 +72.50% 2
Skype
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for Skype.

1 12 (80.00%) Skype for Business
2 8 (53.33%) Active Directory
3 6 (40.00%) Windows
3 6 (40.00%) Office 365
3 6 (40.00%) Windows 10
4 5 (33.33%) Android
4 5 (33.33%) iPhone
4 5 (33.33%) Windows 7
4 5 (33.33%) Self-Motivation
5 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (26.67%) SharePoint
5 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
6 3 (20.00%) Java
6 3 (20.00%) JavaScript
6 3 (20.00%) Software Engineering
6 3 (20.00%) MongoDB
6 3 (20.00%) Node.js
6 3 (20.00%) SC Cleared
6 3 (20.00%) Security Cleared
6 3 (20.00%) AngularJS
6 3 (20.00%) Jenkins
6 3 (20.00%) Docker
6 3 (20.00%) DevOps
6 3 (20.00%) Microservices
7 2 (13.33%) OneDrive
7 2 (13.33%) Identity Access Management
7 2 (13.33%) Azure Active Directory
7 2 (13.33%) Network Security
7 2 (13.33%) Service Management
7 2 (13.33%) ITIL

Skype
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Yorkshire 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 12 (80.00%) Skype for Business
2 4 (26.67%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 6 (40.00%) Office 365
2 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (13.33%) Azure Active Directory
3 2 (13.33%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) Network Security
1 2 (13.33%) VPN
2 1 (6.67%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (6.67%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 4 (26.67%) IT Technician
2 3 (20.00%) Developer
2 3 (20.00%) Java Developer
2 3 (20.00%) Java Software Developer
2 3 (20.00%) MongoDB Developer
2 3 (20.00%) Node.js Developer
2 3 (20.00%) Software Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Architect
4 1 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (6.67%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Desktop Support
4 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Project Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Project Manager
4 1 (6.67%) SharePoint Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (20.00%) AngularJS
1 3 (20.00%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) iPhone
1 5 (33.33%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (6.67%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 6 (40.00%) Windows
1 6 (40.00%) Windows 10
2 5 (33.33%) Android
2 5 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (6.67%) Windows Server
3 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (20.00%) DevOps
1 3 (20.00%) Microservices
1 3 (20.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (13.33%) Creative Thinking
2 2 (13.33%) Data Loss Prevention
2 2 (13.33%) Identity Access Management
2 2 (13.33%) ITIL
2 2 (13.33%) Privileged Access Management
2 2 (13.33%) Problem-Solving
2 2 (13.33%) Project Management
2 2 (13.33%) Service Management
3 1 (6.67%) Asset Management
3 1 (6.67%) Identity Management
3 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 1 (6.67%) Migration
3 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2
3 1 (6.67%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 3 (20.00%) Java
1 3 (20.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (6.67%) PMP
2 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 8 (53.33%) Active Directory
2 3 (20.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Intune
1 1 (6.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.67%) Citrix