Period
to 18 July 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 18 July 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
18 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 76 90 93
Rank change year-on-year +14 +3 -
Contract jobs citing Skype 14 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 1.19% 0.30% 0.37%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.14% 2.38% 1.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 4 1
Wiltshire median daily rate £375 £288 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +30.43% -14.81% -
10th Percentile £313 £220 £331
90th Percentile £419 £338 £344
South West median daily rate £350 £425 £348
% change year-on-year -17.65% +22.30% -0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Wiltshire median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate £31.00 - -

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 196 168 324
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 16.68% 12.50% 23.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 102 199
Wiltshire median daily rate £428 £365 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.12% +0.69% +0.69%
10th Percentile £263 £204 £248
90th Percentile £581 £582 £550
South West median daily rate £375 £366 £363
% change year-on-year +2.39% +1.03% +0.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 9 14
Wiltshire median hourly rate £43.38 £38.50 £43.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.66% -11.49% +190.00%
10th Percentile £17.50 £13.16 £16.13
90th Percentile £47.00 £47.50 £67.90
South West median hourly rate £41.53 £40.00 £35.25
% change year-on-year +3.83% +13.48% +74.63%

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
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 18 July 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
Swindon 0 5 £325 - 1
Corsham - 4 £380 -
Chippenham - 2 £413 -
Skype
South West

For the 6 months to 18 July 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 (71.43%) Skype for Business
2 9 (64.29%) Windows
3 8 (57.14%) Microsoft
4 6 (42.86%) Active Directory
4 6 (42.86%) Symantec
4 6 (42.86%) SCCM
4 6 (42.86%) Office 365
4 6 (42.86%) Windows 7
5 5 (35.71%) Software Deployment
5 5 (35.71%) Customer Requirements
5 5 (35.71%) QA
5 5 (35.71%) Microsoft Office
6 4 (28.57%) Windows XP
6 4 (28.57%) VoIP
6 4 (28.57%) MSI
6 4 (28.57%) Application Packaging
6 4 (28.57%) SC Cleared
6 4 (28.57%) Security Cleared
6 4 (28.57%) Migration
6 4 (28.57%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 3 (21.43%) vSphere
7 3 (21.43%) IaaS
7 3 (21.43%) Finance
7 3 (21.43%) VMware
7 3 (21.43%) Project Planning
7 3 (21.43%) Project Management
7 3 (21.43%) Cisco
7 3 (21.43%) SAN
7 3 (21.43%) GxP
8 2 (14.29%) WAN

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 10 (71.43%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (35.71%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (42.86%) Office 365
2 3 (21.43%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (28.57%) VoIP
2 3 (21.43%) SAN
3 2 (14.29%) LAN
3 2 (14.29%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (28.57%) MSI
General
1 3 (21.43%) Finance
2 2 (14.29%) Manufacturing
2 2 (14.29%) Military
3 1 (7.14%) Electronics
3 1 (7.14%) Marketing
3 1 (7.14%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) Desktop Support
2 3 (21.43%) Architect
2 3 (21.43%) Consultant
2 3 (21.43%) Delivery Manager
2 3 (21.43%) SCCM Consultant
3 2 (14.29%) Applications Packager
3 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
3 2 (14.29%) Migration Manager
3 2 (14.29%) MSI Packager
3 2 (14.29%) Network Infrastructure Architect
3 2 (14.29%) Technical Architect
3 2 (14.29%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
3 2 (14.29%) VMware Architect
3 2 (14.29%) Windows Consultant
3 2 (14.29%) Windows Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Active Directory Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Migration Project Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Project Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) Wintel Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
1 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
1 1 (7.14%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 9 (64.29%) Windows
2 6 (42.86%) Windows 7
3 4 (28.57%) Windows XP
4 2 (14.29%) Windows 10
4 2 (14.29%) Windows Server
4 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) Customer Requirements
1 5 (35.71%) Software Deployment
2 4 (28.57%) Application Packaging
2 4 (28.57%) Migration
2 4 (28.57%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 3 (21.43%) Project Management
3 3 (21.43%) Project Planning
4 2 (14.29%) NsoIT
5 1 (7.14%) Application Discovery
5 1 (7.14%) Break/Fix
5 1 (7.14%) Business Analysis
5 1 (7.14%) DevOps
5 1 (7.14%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Transformation
5 1 (7.14%) Programme Management
5 1 (7.14%) Service Delivery
5 1 (7.14%) Service Management
5 1 (7.14%) Software Architecture
5 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (7.14%) Tech Ops
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) PowerShell
1 1 (7.14%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (28.57%) SC Cleared
1 4 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.14%) Degree
2 1 (7.14%) MCDST
2 1 (7.14%) MCP
2 1 (7.14%) MCSE
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (35.71%) QA
2 3 (21.43%) GxP
System Software
1 6 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 3 (21.43%) vSphere
3 2 (14.29%) Hyper-V
3 2 (14.29%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (14.29%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (42.86%) SCCM
2 2 (14.29%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 8 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 6 (42.86%) Symantec
3 3 (21.43%) Cisco
3 3 (21.43%) VMware
4 2 (14.29%) Progress
5 1 (7.14%) SAP