Period
to 18 September 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Worcestershire with a requirement for Skype for Business skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Skype for Business over the 6 months to 18 September 2020 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 for Business (formerly Microsoft Lync)
West Midlands > Worcestershire
6 months to
18 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 7 - -
Rank change year-on-year - - -
Contract jobs citing Skype for Business 1 0 0
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Worcestershire 4.17% - -
As % of the Application Platforms category 100.00% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Median daily rate £475 - -
West Midlands median daily rate £535 £440 £375
% change year-on-year +21.59% +17.33% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate - - £20.00

Skype for Business is in the Application Platforms category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Worcestershire with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
Worcestershire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 1 19 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire 4.17% 12.10% 8.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 18 10
Median daily rate £475 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +46.15% - +51.16%
10th Percentile £463 £131 £113
90th Percentile £488 £450 £478
West Midlands median daily rate £435 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +2.35% - +2.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
Median hourly rate £35.00 £20.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year +75.00% +25.00% -11.11%

Skype for Business
Job Vacancy Trend in Worcestershire

Job postings citing Skype for Business as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire.

Job vacancy trend for Skype for Business in Worcestershire

Skype for Business
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Worcestershire

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Skype for Business in Worcestershire.

Daily rate trend for Skype for Business in Worcestershire

Skype for Business
Contract Job Locations in Worcestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Skype for Business within the Worcestershire region over the 6 months to 18 September 2020. 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
Bromsgrove - 1 £475 -
Skype for Business
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 September 2020, IT contractor jobs citing Skype for Business 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 Worcestershire region with a requirement for Skype for Business.

1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (100.00%) Skype
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 10
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server

Skype for Business
Co-occurring IT Skills in Worcestershire 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Skype
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Designer
1 1 (100.00%) Network Designer
1 1 (100.00%) Network Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Network Systems Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Systems Designer
1 1 (100.00%) Systems Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Wintel Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Wintel Systems Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 10
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix