Period
to 20 March 2019

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 20 March 2019 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
20 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 105 69 90
Rank change year-on-year -36 +21 -19
Contract jobs citing Skype 20 12 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 1.04% 1.13% 0.37%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.68% 7.23% 2.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 10 5
Wiltshire median daily rate £438 £413 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.06% +28.91% -5.88%
10th Percentile £344 £315 £205
90th Percentile £581 £465 £507
South West median daily rate £386 £375 £450
% change year-on-year +3.00% -16.67% +28.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Wiltshire median hourly rate £47.00 - -
South West median hourly rate £48.50 £42.50 -
% change year-on-year +14.12% - -

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 352 166 184
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 18.23% 15.62% 13.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 213 103 132
Wiltshire median daily rate £400 £450 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.11% +9.76% +13.10%
10th Percentile £123 £278 £204
90th Percentile £541 £585 £538
South West median daily rate £388 £390 £350
% change year-on-year -0.64% +11.43% -2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 5 13
Wiltshire median hourly rate £46.50 £31.00 £38.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +50.00% -19.48% -9.41%
10th Percentile £39.17 £20.30 £36.75
90th Percentile £49.95 £42.25 £41.25
South West median hourly rate £43.00 £25.00 £38.50
% change year-on-year +72.00% -35.06% +2.67%

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 20 March 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Skype in Wiltshire

Skype
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Contractor hourly 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 20 March 2019. 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 - 16 £438 - 2
Swindon -27 2 £350 -14.63%
Skype
South West

For the 6 months to 20 March 2019, 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 18 (90.00%) Windows
1 18 (90.00%) Microsoft
2 15 (75.00%) PKI
2 15 (75.00%) Security Cleared
3 14 (70.00%) SC Cleared
3 14 (70.00%) Active Directory
4 11 (55.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (50.00%) SQL
6 9 (45.00%) Skype for Business
6 9 (45.00%) SCCM
7 8 (40.00%) Confluence
7 8 (40.00%) Software Architecture
7 8 (40.00%) Windows Server
7 8 (40.00%) JIRA
7 8 (40.00%) Atlassian
8 7 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (35.00%) DHCP
8 7 (35.00%) DNS
8 7 (35.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 7 (35.00%) Windows 10
9 6 (30.00%) Security Hardening
9 6 (30.00%) Data Centre
9 6 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
9 6 (30.00%) Video Conferencing
9 6 (30.00%) MCSA
9 6 (30.00%) MS Exchange
9 6 (30.00%) SQL Server
9 6 (30.00%) Microsoft Certification
9 6 (30.00%) SAN
9 6 (30.00%) 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 (45.00%) Skype for Business
2 8 (40.00%) Confluence
3 6 (30.00%) MS Exchange
4 2 (10.00%) Apache
5 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.00%) IaaS
1 2 (10.00%) Office 365
1 2 (10.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (35.00%) DHCP
1 7 (35.00%) DNS
2 6 (30.00%) SAN
3 5 (25.00%) VSAN
4 1 (5.00%) Software-Defined Networking
4 1 (5.00%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (40.00%) JIRA
2 4 (20.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 4 (20.00%) Bitbucket
General
1 6 (30.00%) Military
2 1 (5.00%) Electronics
2 1 (5.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.00%) Marketing
2 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (15.00%) Design Engineer
2 3 (15.00%) Integration Engineer
2 3 (15.00%) Wintel Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Applications Packager
3 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Design Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Project Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Active Directory Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Applications Consultant
4 1 (5.00%) Consultant
4 1 (5.00%) Coordinator
4 1 (5.00%) Exchange Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Network Design Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Network Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) SC Cleared Project Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Security Assurance Coordinator
4 1 (5.00%) Server Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Support Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Windows Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) .NET
1 1 (5.00%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 15 (75.00%) PKI
2 6 (30.00%) Data Centre
2 6 (30.00%) Video Conferencing
3 5 (25.00%) Replication
4 4 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (10.00%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 18 (90.00%) Windows
2 11 (55.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 8 (40.00%) Windows Server
4 7 (35.00%) Windows 10
5 2 (10.00%) Windows 7
5 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (10.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (40.00%) Software Architecture
2 7 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (35.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 6 (30.00%) Security Hardening
4 5 (25.00%) NsoIT
5 4 (20.00%) Critical Thinking
5 4 (20.00%) Cryptography
6 3 (15.00%) Information Security
6 3 (15.00%) ITIL
6 3 (15.00%) Service Management
7 2 (10.00%) Application Packaging
7 2 (10.00%) Customer Requirements
7 2 (10.00%) IT Strategy
7 2 (10.00%) PRINCE2
7 2 (10.00%) Project Management
7 2 (10.00%) Quality Management
7 2 (10.00%) Requirements Management
7 2 (10.00%) Resource Management
7 2 (10.00%) Software Deployment
7 2 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (5.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 15 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 14 (70.00%) SC Cleared
3 6 (30.00%) MCSA
3 6 (30.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (25.00%) MCSE
5 4 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (20.00%) DV Cleared
6 3 (15.00%) CCNA
6 3 (15.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (10.00%) APMP
7 2 (10.00%) Chartered Engineer
8 1 (5.00%) CCENT
8 1 (5.00%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) QA
2 1 (5.00%) JSP 440
2 1 (5.00%) RMADS
System Software
1 14 (70.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (10.00%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (10.00%) VMware NSX
5 1 (5.00%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 9 (45.00%) SCCM
2 5 (25.00%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 18 (90.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (40.00%) Atlassian
3 6 (30.00%) VMware
4 5 (25.00%) Cisco
5 4 (20.00%) Veeam
6 2 (10.00%) Symantec
7 1 (5.00%) SAP