Period
to 22 October 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 22 October 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
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 96 83 83
Rank change year-on-year -13 0 -1
Contract jobs citing Skype 10 7 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 0.62% 0.56% 0.32%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.83% 3.98% 1.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 6 2
Wiltshire median daily rate £375 £383 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.96% -17.30% -2.63%
10th Percentile £313 £303 £339
90th Percentile £444 £440 £596
South West median daily rate £375 £400 £313
% change year-on-year -6.25% +28.00% -10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Wiltshire median hourly rate £47.00 - -
South West median hourly rate £46.00 - -

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 261 176 229
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 16.26% 14.01% 18.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 140 100 132
Wiltshire median daily rate £425 £386 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.03% +3.00% +1.35%
10th Percentile £174 £218 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £550
South West median daily rate £389 £365 £350
% change year-on-year +6.51% +4.29% -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 7 9
Wiltshire median hourly rate £44.88 £40.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.19% -11.11% +25.00%
10th Percentile £17.50 £12.92 £28.14
90th Percentile £47.00 £47.50 £77.50
South West median hourly rate £42.50 £32.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year +30.77% -1.52% -17.50%

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 22 October 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 22 October 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 - 5 £410 -
Swindon -10 4 £325 -15.03%
Skype
South West

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 9 (90.00%) Skype for Business
2 6 (60.00%) Windows
3 5 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 5 (50.00%) SCCM
3 5 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 5 (50.00%) Security Cleared
4 4 (40.00%) QA
4 4 (40.00%) Symantec
4 4 (40.00%) Office 365
4 4 (40.00%) Windows 7
4 4 (40.00%) Software Deployment
4 4 (40.00%) Customer Requirements
5 3 (30.00%) Windows XP
5 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Office
5 3 (30.00%) PKI
5 3 (30.00%) Application Packaging
6 2 (20.00%) JIRA
6 2 (20.00%) Project Planning
6 2 (20.00%) Atlassian
6 2 (20.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (20.00%) Cisco
6 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (20.00%) VMware
6 2 (20.00%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
6 2 (20.00%) MCSE
6 2 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification

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 (90.00%) Skype for Business
2 2 (20.00%) Confluence
3 1 (10.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (40.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) VoIP
2 1 (10.00%) DHCP
2 1 (10.00%) DNS
2 1 (10.00%) SAN
2 1 (10.00%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (10.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 2 (20.00%) JIRA
1 2 (20.00%) MSI
General
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Legal
2 1 (10.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (10.00%) Military
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Applications Packager
1 3 (30.00%) Desktop Support
2 2 (20.00%) Active Directory Consultant
2 2 (20.00%) Consultant
2 2 (20.00%) Delivery Manager
2 2 (20.00%) SCCM Consultant
2 2 (20.00%) Windows Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Business Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Desktop Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Integration Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Migration Manager
3 1 (10.00%) MSI Packager
3 1 (10.00%) Network Design Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Network Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Applications Packager
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Packager
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Systems Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) PKI
2 2 (20.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (10.00%) Replication
3 1 (10.00%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 6 (60.00%) Windows
2 4 (40.00%) Windows 7
3 3 (30.00%) Windows XP
4 2 (20.00%) Windows 10
4 2 (20.00%) Windows Server
4 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Customer Requirements
1 4 (40.00%) Software Deployment
2 3 (30.00%) Application Packaging
3 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (20.00%) Migration
3 2 (20.00%) Project Management
3 2 (20.00%) Project Planning
3 2 (20.00%) Software Architecture
3 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (10.00%) Break/Fix
4 1 (10.00%) Business Analysis
4 1 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (10.00%) Critical Thinking
4 1 (10.00%) DevOps
4 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 1 (10.00%) ITIL
4 1 (10.00%) Network Design
4 1 (10.00%) NsoIT
4 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
4 1 (10.00%) Tech Ops
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (10.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 5 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (20.00%) MCSE
2 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (10.00%) CCNA
3 1 (10.00%) CCNP
3 1 (10.00%) Chartered Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Degree
3 1 (10.00%) MCDST
3 1 (10.00%) MCP
3 1 (10.00%) MCSA
3 1 (10.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (40.00%) QA
System Software
1 5 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (20.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (10.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (50.00%) SCCM
2 1 (10.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 1 (10.00%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (40.00%) Symantec
3 2 (20.00%) Atlassian
3 2 (20.00%) Cisco
3 2 (20.00%) Progress
3 2 (20.00%) VMware