Period
to 18 August 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 18 August 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
18 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 169 169 198
Rank change year-on-year 0 +29 +11
Contract jobs citing Skype 24 20 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.49% 0.47% 0.36%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.68% 3.12% 2.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 20 12
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £263 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +61.90% -22.22% -12.90%
10th Percentile £300 £195 £234
90th Percentile £501 £439 £446
England median daily rate £375 £400 £400
% change year-on-year -6.25% - +16.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 1
Yorkshire median hourly rate £10.50 - £10.20
England median hourly rate £20.00 £16.00 £24.30
% change year-on-year +25.00% -34.16% +21.50%

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 652 641 806
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 13.18% 15.05% 13.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 435 343 496
Yorkshire median daily rate £415 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.19% +5.00% +20.30%
10th Percentile £256 £213 £238
90th Percentile £556 £549 £547
England median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 38 46
Yorkshire median hourly rate £18.00 £14.20 £13.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.76% +2.53% -1.07%
10th Percentile £13.80 £10.53 £10.20
90th Percentile £40.10 £30.89 £45.00
England median hourly rate £20.00 £18.05 £25.00
% change year-on-year +10.80% -27.80% +21.95%

Skype
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 18 August 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 18 August 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 -10 11 £438 +54.87% 2
North Yorkshire +7 7 £387 -8.94%
South Yorkshire -5 6 £413 +111.54% 3
Skype
England

For the 6 months to 18 August 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 19 (79.17%) Skype for Business
2 10 (41.67%) Windows
3 9 (37.50%) Active Directory
3 9 (37.50%) Microsoft
4 7 (29.17%) WAN
4 7 (29.17%) TCP/IP
4 7 (29.17%) VPN
5 6 (25.00%) LAN
5 6 (25.00%) Office 365
5 6 (25.00%) Self-Motivation
6 5 (20.83%) Windows 10
6 5 (20.83%) Security Cleared
6 5 (20.83%) Windows 7
6 5 (20.83%) Microsoft Azure
6 5 (20.83%) Finance
6 5 (20.83%) SharePoint
7 4 (16.67%) Java
7 4 (16.67%) SSL
7 4 (16.67%) Cisco
7 4 (16.67%) MPLS
7 4 (16.67%) IPsec
7 4 (16.67%) Android
7 4 (16.67%) iPhone
7 4 (16.67%) Node.js
7 4 (16.67%) 802.1X
7 4 (16.67%) Windows Server
7 4 (16.67%) Meraki
7 4 (16.67%) Docker
7 4 (16.67%) DevOps
8 3 (12.50%) OneDrive

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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 19 (79.17%) Skype for Business
2 5 (20.83%) SharePoint
3 2 (8.33%) MS Exchange
4 1 (4.17%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (4.17%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 6 (25.00%) Office 365
2 5 (20.83%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (12.50%) OneDrive
4 1 (4.17%) 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 7 (29.17%) TCP/IP
1 7 (29.17%) VPN
1 7 (29.17%) WAN
2 6 (25.00%) LAN
3 4 (16.67%) IPsec
3 4 (16.67%) MPLS
3 4 (16.67%) SSL
4 3 (12.50%) DHCP
4 3 (12.50%) Ethernet
4 3 (12.50%) Firewall
4 3 (12.50%) FTP
4 3 (12.50%) H.323
4 3 (12.50%) HTTP
4 3 (12.50%) OSPF
4 3 (12.50%) PBX
4 3 (12.50%) SAN
4 3 (12.50%) SMTP
4 3 (12.50%) VoIP
4 3 (12.50%) Wireless
4 3 (12.50%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.50%) MongoDB
1 3 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.17%) MySQL
2 1 (4.17%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (12.50%) Jenkins
2 1 (4.17%) JIRA
2 1 (4.17%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 5 (20.83%) Finance
2 3 (12.50%) Telecoms
3 2 (8.33%) Military
4 1 (4.17%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (16.67%) Developer
1 4 (16.67%) Java Developer
2 3 (12.50%) Architect
2 3 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (12.50%) IT Technician
2 3 (12.50%) Java Software Developer
2 3 (12.50%) MongoDB Developer
2 3 (12.50%) Network Engineer
2 3 (12.50%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (12.50%) Node.js Developer
2 3 (12.50%) Software Developer
2 3 (12.50%) Telephony Engineer
3 2 (8.33%) Desktop Engineer
3 2 (8.33%) Desktop Support
3 2 (8.33%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (4.17%) Analyst
4 1 (4.17%) Consultant
4 1 (4.17%) Help Desk Analyst
4 1 (4.17%) Senior Manager
4 1 (4.17%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (16.67%) 802.1X
1 4 (16.67%) Node.js
2 3 (12.50%) AngularJS
3 1 (4.17%) Hibernate
3 1 (4.17%) Kafka
3 1 (4.17%) REST
3 1 (4.17%) SOAP
3 1 (4.17%) Spring
3 1 (4.17%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (25.00%) Self-Motivation
2 4 (16.67%) iPhone
3 3 (12.50%) Data Centre
3 3 (12.50%) Tandem
4 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.17%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (4.17%) Public Cloud
4 1 (4.17%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10 (41.67%) Windows
2 5 (20.83%) Windows 10
2 5 (20.83%) Windows 7
3 4 (16.67%) Android
3 4 (16.67%) Windows Server
4 2 (8.33%) Unix
5 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (16.67%) DevOps
2 3 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 3 (12.50%) ITIL
2 3 (12.50%) Load Balancing
2 3 (12.50%) Microservices
2 3 (12.50%) Service Management
2 3 (12.50%) Software Engineering
3 2 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (8.33%) E-Commerce
3 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure Management
3 2 (8.33%) Migration
3 2 (8.33%) Network Architecture
3 2 (8.33%) Problem-Solving
3 2 (8.33%) Server Management
3 2 (8.33%) Software Delivery
3 2 (8.33%) Storage Management
4 1 (4.17%) API Development
4 1 (4.17%) Mentoring
4 1 (4.17%) SDLC
4 1 (4.17%) Ticket Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (16.67%) Java
2 3 (12.50%) JavaScript
3 2 (8.33%) PowerShell
4 1 (4.17%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (20.83%) Security Cleared
2 3 (12.50%) CCNA
2 3 (12.50%) CCNP
2 3 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
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%) PMP
4 1 (4.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 9 (37.50%) Active Directory
2 4 (16.67%) Docker
3 2 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (8.33%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 2 (8.33%) SCOM
2 1 (4.17%) Kubernetes
2 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (4.17%) SCCM
2 1 (4.17%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 9 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 4 (16.67%) Cisco
2 4 (16.67%) Meraki
3 3 (12.50%) Aruba
3 3 (12.50%) Avaya
3 3 (12.50%) CheckPoint
3 3 (12.50%) SolarWinds
3 3 (12.50%) VMware
4 2 (8.33%) HP
4 2 (8.33%) McAfee
4 2 (8.33%) Remedy
5 1 (4.17%) Citrix
5 1 (4.17%) Dell
5 1 (4.17%) Fujitsu
5 1 (4.17%) Lumension
5 1 (4.17%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (4.17%) Sophos
5 1 (4.17%) Tableau