Period
to 12 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Wiltshire 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 12 December 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
South West > Wiltshire
6 months to
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 101 83 82
Rank change year-on-year -18 -1 -9
Contract jobs citing Skype 13 9 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 0.72% 0.71% 0.46%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.38% 4.97% 2.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 8 5
Wiltshire median daily rate £375 £383 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.96% +19.53% -7.25%
10th Percentile £313 £307 £244
90th Percentile £430 £514 £510
South West median daily rate £375 £425 £320
% change year-on-year -11.76% +32.81% -8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Wiltshire median hourly rate £47.00 - -
South West median hourly rate £47.00 - -

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 Wiltshire with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Wiltshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 297 181 229
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 16.43% 14.32% 17.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 171 110 136
Wiltshire median daily rate £420 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.18% +6.25% +14.29%
10th Percentile £121 £292 £263
90th Percentile £575 £578 £538
South West median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14% -3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 6 12
Wiltshire median hourly rate £46.25 £28.25 £43.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +63.72% -34.30% +7.50%
10th Percentile £17.50 £15.25 £32.50
90th Percentile £49.28 £35.88 £74.50
South West median hourly rate £42.00 £26.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +58.49% -29.33% -4.46%

Skype
Job Vacancy Trend in Wiltshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Skype in Wiltshire

Skype
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Skype in Wiltshire

Skype
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Wiltshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Skype in Wiltshire over the 6 months to 12 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Skype in Wiltshire

Skype
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 within the Wiltshire region over the 6 months to 12 December 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
Corsham - 8 £375 - 1
Swindon -14 4 £325 -
Skype
South West

For the 6 months to 12 December 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 Wiltshire region with a requirement for Skype.

1 10 (76.92%) Windows
2 9 (69.23%) Microsoft
2 9 (69.23%) Active Directory
2 9 (69.23%) Skype for Business
3 8 (61.54%) SC Cleared
3 8 (61.54%) Security Cleared
4 7 (53.85%) PKI
5 6 (46.15%) SCCM
5 6 (46.15%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (38.46%) Software Architecture
7 4 (30.77%) Windows 7
7 4 (30.77%) Office 365
7 4 (30.77%) Software Deployment
7 4 (30.77%) Customer Requirements
7 4 (30.77%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 4 (30.77%) QA
7 4 (30.77%) Symantec
8 3 (23.08%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (23.08%) Cisco
8 3 (23.08%) Windows XP
8 3 (23.08%) MCSE
8 3 (23.08%) SQL
8 3 (23.08%) SQL Server
8 3 (23.08%) Atlassian
8 3 (23.08%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 3 (23.08%) Application Packaging
8 3 (23.08%) JIRA
8 3 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
8 3 (23.08%) VMware

Skype
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 9 (69.23%) Skype for Business
2 3 (23.08%) Confluence
3 2 (15.38%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (30.77%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) DHCP
1 2 (15.38%) DNS
1 2 (15.38%) SAN
1 2 (15.38%) VoIP
1 2 (15.38%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) SQL Server
2 2 (15.38%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 3 (23.08%) JIRA
2 2 (15.38%) MSI
General
1 3 (23.08%) Military
2 1 (7.69%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Legal
2 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (23.08%) Applications Packager
1 3 (23.08%) Wintel Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Active Directory Consultant
2 2 (15.38%) Consultant
2 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Integration Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) SCCM Consultant
2 2 (15.38%) Windows Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Business Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Delivery Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Design Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Exchange Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) MSI Packager
3 1 (7.69%) Network Design Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Network Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Senior Applications Packager
3 1 (7.69%) Senior Packager
3 1 (7.69%) Senior Systems Administrator
3 1 (7.69%) Server Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 7 (53.85%) PKI
2 3 (23.08%) Data Centre
3 2 (15.38%) Replication
3 2 (15.38%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 10 (76.92%) Windows
2 6 (46.15%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (30.77%) Windows 7
4 3 (23.08%) Windows 10
4 3 (23.08%) Windows Server
4 3 (23.08%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Software Architecture
2 4 (30.77%) Customer Requirements
2 4 (30.77%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 4 (30.77%) Software Deployment
3 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (23.08%) Application Packaging
4 2 (15.38%) Security Hardening
5 1 (7.69%) Application Discovery
5 1 (7.69%) Break/Fix
5 1 (7.69%) Business Analysis
5 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
5 1 (7.69%) Critical Thinking
5 1 (7.69%) DevOps
5 1 (7.69%) ITIL
5 1 (7.69%) Migration
5 1 (7.69%) Network Design
5 1 (7.69%) Project Management
5 1 (7.69%) Project Planning
5 1 (7.69%) Service Delivery
5 1 (7.69%) Tech Ops
Programming Languages
1 3 (23.08%) SQL
2 1 (7.69%) PowerShell
2 1 (7.69%) VB
Qualifications
1 8 (61.54%) SC Cleared
1 8 (61.54%) Security Cleared
2 3 (23.08%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (23.08%) MCSE
2 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (15.38%) CCNA
3 2 (15.38%) Chartered Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) MCSA
3 2 (15.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (7.69%) CCNP
4 1 (7.69%) Degree
4 1 (7.69%) MCDST
4 1 (7.69%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (30.77%) QA
System Software
1 9 (69.23%) Active Directory
2 3 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (15.38%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (15.38%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 6 (46.15%) SCCM
2 2 (15.38%) vCenter Server
3 1 (7.69%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 9 (69.23%) Microsoft
2 4 (30.77%) Symantec
3 3 (23.08%) Atlassian
3 3 (23.08%) Cisco
3 3 (23.08%) VMware
4 1 (7.69%) Progress