Period
to 16 December 2017

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 16 December 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
South West > Wiltshire
6 months to
16 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 82 82 71
Rank change year-on-year 0 -11 -
Contract jobs citing Skype 9 6 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 0.73% 0.46% 1.26%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.11% 2.67% 6.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 5 16
Wiltshire median daily rate £383 £320 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.53% -7.25% -
10th Percentile £307 £244 £239
90th Percentile £514 £510 £491
South West median daily rate £425 £320 £350
% change year-on-year +32.81% -8.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Wiltshire median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate - - -

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 176 225 276
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 14.29% 17.40% 18.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 133 141
Wiltshire median daily rate £425 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +14.29% -12.50%
10th Percentile £290 £253 £210
90th Percentile £553 £538 £538
South West median daily rate £375 £350 £360
% change year-on-year +7.14% -2.78% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 12 10
Wiltshire median hourly rate £29.50 £43.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -31.40% +7.50% +76.29%
10th Percentile £15.70 £32.50 £20.08
90th Percentile £41.50 £74.50 £43.75
South West median hourly rate £26.75 £37.50 £39.25
% change year-on-year -28.67% -4.46% +72.98%

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 16 December 2017.

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 16 December 2017. 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 +3 7 £325 +1.56%
Trowbridge - 1 - -
Skype
South West

For the 6 months to 16 December 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Skype 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.

1 6 (66.67%) Skype for Business
2 5 (55.56%) Windows
2 5 (55.56%) Active Directory
3 4 (44.44%) Office 365
4 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (33.33%) Windows Server
4 3 (33.33%) Redux
4 3 (33.33%) Banking
4 3 (33.33%) Migration
5 2 (22.22%) VMware
5 2 (22.22%) PowerShell
5 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (22.22%) Firewall
5 2 (22.22%) MS Exchange
5 2 (22.22%) VPN
5 2 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (22.22%) Isomorphic Development
5 2 (22.22%) Windows 10
5 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (11.11%) SAP
6 1 (11.11%) Unified Communications
6 1 (11.11%) OneDrive
6 1 (11.11%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (11.11%) Power BI
6 1 (11.11%) Cisco
6 1 (11.11%) CCIE
6 1 (11.11%) DNS
6 1 (11.11%) DHCP
6 1 (11.11%) SharePoint

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 6 (66.67%) Skype for Business
2 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (22.22%) MS Exchange
3 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (44.44%) Office 365
2 1 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (11.11%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (11.11%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) Firewall
1 2 (22.22%) VPN
2 1 (11.11%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (11.11%) DHCP
2 1 (11.11%) DNS
2 1 (11.11%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) Power BI
General
1 3 (33.33%) Banking
2 1 (11.11%) Electronics
2 1 (11.11%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
2 1 (11.11%) Marketing
2 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (11.11%) Consultant
1 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (11.11%) Migration Specialist
1 1 (11.11%) Office 365 Consultant
1 1 (11.11%) Office 365 Specialist
1 1 (11.11%) Unified Communications Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) Redux
Operating Systems
1 5 (55.56%) Windows
2 3 (33.33%) Windows Server
2 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (22.22%) Windows 10
3 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Migration
2 2 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (22.22%) Isomorphic Development
3 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (11.11%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (11.11%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) CCIE
1 1 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (11.11%) DV Cleared
1 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 5 (55.56%) Active Directory
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) VMware
2 1 (11.11%) Cisco
2 1 (11.11%) NetApp
2 1 (11.11%) SAP