Period
to 24 May 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 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 24 May 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
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
24 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 173 164 203
Rank change year-on-year -9 +39 -3
Contract jobs citing Skype 24 22 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.49% 0.52% 0.18%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.87% 3.57% 1.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 13 5
Yorkshire median daily rate £350 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.69% -18.75%
10th Percentile £225 £263 £234
90th Percentile £500 £543 £450
England median daily rate £375 £400 £400
% change year-on-year -6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Yorkshire median hourly rate - £18.00 -
England median hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £24.15
% change year-on-year +14.29% -27.54% -

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 Yorkshire with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 620 617 754
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 12.74% 14.60% 13.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 437 340 458
Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.79% +5.00% +18.08%
10th Percentile £240 £256 £239
90th Percentile £575 £550 £550
England median daily rate £425 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 34 50
Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.20 £16.75 £13.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.28% +23.21% -22.31%
10th Percentile £12.50 £10.75 £10.20
90th Percentile £46.25 £33.38 £41.78
England median hourly rate £20.00 £19.90 £25.00
% change year-on-year +0.50% -20.40% +16.28%

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Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

Job postings citing Skype as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Skype in Yorkshire

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Skype in Yorkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Skype in Yorkshire

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Skype in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 24 May 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Skype in Yorkshire

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Skype in Yorkshire

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Contract Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Skype within the Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 24 May 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
West Yorkshire -8 18 £363 +31.82% 6
North Yorkshire -1 3 £300 - 1
South Yorkshire -19 2 £500 +37.93%
Skype
England

For the 6 months to 24 May 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Skype.

1 15 (62.50%) Skype for Business
2 8 (33.33%) Office 365
2 8 (33.33%) SharePoint
3 7 (29.17%) Windows
3 7 (29.17%) Microsoft
4 6 (25.00%) MS Exchange
4 6 (25.00%) Security Cleared
5 5 (20.83%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (20.83%) PRINCE2
6 4 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
6 4 (16.67%) WAN
6 4 (16.67%) Active Directory
7 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (12.50%) SAN
7 3 (12.50%) Project Management
7 3 (12.50%) VPN
7 3 (12.50%) LAN
7 3 (12.50%) Java
7 3 (12.50%) JavaScript
7 3 (12.50%) SQL Server
7 3 (12.50%) VMware
7 3 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (12.50%) Microservices
7 3 (12.50%) OneDrive
7 3 (12.50%) Data Centre
7 3 (12.50%) AngularJS
7 3 (12.50%) Jenkins
7 3 (12.50%) Docker
7 3 (12.50%) DevOps
7 3 (12.50%) Software Engineering

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Yorkshire 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 15 (62.50%) Skype for Business
2 8 (33.33%) SharePoint
3 6 (25.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (12.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 8 (33.33%) Office 365
2 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (12.50%) OneDrive
3 2 (8.33%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (4.17%) IaaS
4 1 (4.17%) PaaS
4 1 (4.17%) SaaS
4 1 (4.17%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.67%) WAN
2 3 (12.50%) LAN
2 3 (12.50%) SAN
2 3 (12.50%) VPN
3 2 (8.33%) Network Security
3 2 (8.33%) VoIP
4 1 (4.17%) 4G
4 1 (4.17%) IPsec
4 1 (4.17%) MPLS
4 1 (4.17%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.50%) MongoDB
1 3 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.33%) SQLite
3 1 (4.17%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 3 (12.50%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (8.33%) Finance
1 2 (8.33%) Legal
1 2 (8.33%) Military
2 1 (4.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (20.83%) Developer
2 4 (16.67%) Project Manager
3 3 (12.50%) Analyst
3 3 (12.50%) Architect
3 3 (12.50%) Change Analyst
3 3 (12.50%) Java Developer
3 3 (12.50%) Java Software Developer
3 3 (12.50%) MongoDB Developer
3 3 (12.50%) Node.js Developer
3 3 (12.50%) Software Developer
4 2 (8.33%) Consultant
4 2 (8.33%) Desktop Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Desktop Support
4 2 (8.33%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (8.33%) Support Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Xamarin Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Coordinator
5 1 (4.17%) Support Consultant
5 1 (4.17%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.50%) AngularJS
1 3 (12.50%) Node.js
2 1 (4.17%) 802.1X
2 1 (4.17%) Apache Cordova
2 1 (4.17%) PhoneGap
2 1 (4.17%) Universal Windows Platform
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.83%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (12.50%) Data Centre
3 2 (8.33%) NHS
4 1 (4.17%) Public Cloud
4 1 (4.17%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (4.17%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (29.17%) Windows
2 3 (12.50%) Windows 7
2 3 (12.50%) Windows Server
3 2 (8.33%) Android
3 2 (8.33%) Apple iOS
3 2 (8.33%) Unix
4 1 (4.17%) Windows 10
4 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (20.83%) PRINCE2
2 3 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (12.50%) Budget Control
2 3 (12.50%) DevOps
2 3 (12.50%) Microservices
2 3 (12.50%) Project Management
2 3 (12.50%) Software Engineering
3 2 (8.33%) ERP
3 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure Management
3 2 (8.33%) ITIL
3 2 (8.33%) Migration
3 2 (8.33%) Mobile Development
3 2 (8.33%) Problem-Solving
3 2 (8.33%) Service Delivery
3 2 (8.33%) Software Delivery
4 1 (4.17%) Collaborative Working
4 1 (4.17%) Identity Access Management
4 1 (4.17%) Multi-Factor Authentication
4 1 (4.17%) PRINCE
4 1 (4.17%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (12.50%) Java
1 3 (12.50%) JavaScript
2 2 (8.33%) C#
2 2 (8.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (12.50%) SC Cleared
3 2 (8.33%) DV Cleared
3 2 (8.33%) MCSE
4 1 (4.17%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.33%) PMO
1 2 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 3 (12.50%) Docker
3 2 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (8.33%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 2 (8.33%) SCCM
1 2 (8.33%) SCOM
2 1 (4.17%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 7 (29.17%) Microsoft
2 3 (12.50%) VMware
3 2 (8.33%) HP
3 2 (8.33%) Remedy
3 2 (8.33%) SAP
3 2 (8.33%) Xamarin
4 1 (4.17%) Autodesk
4 1 (4.17%) Cisco
4 1 (4.17%) Citrix
4 1 (4.17%) Dell
4 1 (4.17%) Fujitsu
4 1 (4.17%) Lumension
4 1 (4.17%) Meraki
4 1 (4.17%) Sophos