The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Wiltshire 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 3 months to 27 March 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 West / Wiltshire
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 59 57 55
Rank change year-on-year -2 -2  
Contract jobs citing Skype for Business 2 5 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 0.31% 0.77% 1.12%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.54% 3.42% 7.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 3
Median daily rate £238 £468 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -49.19% +13.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £454 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £482 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £400 £350
% change year-on-year -12.50% +14.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £24.58 £26.50
% change year-on-year -43.03% -7.26%  

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 Wiltshire with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
Wiltshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 130 146 113
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wiltshire 20.31% 22.39% 15.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 104 69
Median daily rate £400 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.28% -12.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £205 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £544
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 5
Median hourly rate - £35.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +105.88%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year -5.55% +9.09%  

Skype for Business
Job Vacancy Trend in Wiltshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Wiltshire citing Skype for Business as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Application Platforms category.

Job vacancy trend for Skype for Business in Wiltshire

Skype for Business
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Skype for Business in Wiltshire

Skype for Business
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Skype for Business in Wiltshire

Skype for Business
Contract Job Locations in Wiltshire

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 Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 27 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Trowbridge - 1 £225 -
Skype for Business
South West

Skype for Business
Top 23 Co-occurring IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 Wiltshire region with a requirement for Skype for Business.

1 6 (100.00%) Skype
2 3 (50.00%) Migration
3 1 (16.67%) SCCM
3 1 (16.67%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
3 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
3 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
3 1 (16.67%) GENBAND
3 1 (16.67%) Office 365
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
3 1 (16.67%) Windows 10
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
3 1 (16.67%) BT
3 1 (16.67%) Softphone
3 1 (16.67%) VMware
3 1 (16.67%) Windows
3 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
3 1 (16.67%) LAN
3 1 (16.67%) WAN
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (16.67%) CTI

Skype for Business
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wiltshire 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 (16.67%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) Skype
2 1 (16.67%) CTI
2 1 (16.67%) LAN
2 1 (16.67%) Softphone
2 1 (16.67%) WAN
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Migration Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Support Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Technical Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Technical Support
1 2 (33.33%) Technical Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Desktop Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Exchange Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Exchange Migration Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) IT Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Lead Network Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Network Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Office 365 Trainer
2 1 (16.67%) SCCM Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Support Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Support Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Trainer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
1 1 (16.67%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
1 1 (16.67%) Windows 10
1 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Migration
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) BT
1 1 (16.67%) GENBAND
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
1 1 (16.67%) VMware