The table below looks at the statistics for Office 365 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Office 365 over the 3 months to 26 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office 365 (O365)
Rank 35 31 52
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +21
Contract jobs citing Office 365 8 9 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 2.25% 2.37% 0.19%
As % of the Cloud Services category 25.00% 40.91% 2.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 9 1
Median daily rate £411 £300 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.08% -25.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.04% -6.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.88 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-7.00% -
Office 365
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Cloud Services category in contract jobs advertised in the Bedfordshire region.

Cloud Services Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
32 22 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 8.99% 5.79% 6.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 17 31
Median daily rate £388 £350 £432
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -19.02%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.75 £22.50 £17.25
% change year-on-year
-21.11% +30.43%

Office 365
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing Office 365 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Cloud Services category.

Office 365 Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

Office 365
Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Office 365 across the Bedfordshire region.

Office 365 Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

Office 365
Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Office 365 across the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 26 August 2016.

Office 365 Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

Office 365
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Office 365 within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 26 August 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton -3 4 £575 +61.40%
Office 365
East of England

Office 365
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 26 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Office 365 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 Bedfordshire region with a requirement for Office 365.

1 9 (56.25%) Microsoft
2 7 (43.75%) Windows
2 7 (43.75%) Data Centre
3 6 (37.50%) Windows 10
3 6 (37.50%) MS Office
3 6 (37.50%) Active Directory
3 6 (37.50%) Migration
3 6 (37.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (31.25%) Oracle
4 5 (31.25%) Citrix
4 5 (31.25%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (31.25%) SaaS
5 4 (25.00%) SCCM
6 3 (18.75%) Retail
6 3 (18.75%) Project Planning
6 3 (18.75%) SharePoint
6 3 (18.75%) PaaS
6 3 (18.75%) IaaS
7 2 (12.50%) Mobile App
7 2 (12.50%) Software Delivery
7 2 (12.50%) Skype
7 2 (12.50%) Skype for Business
7 2 (12.50%) Azure Active Directory
7 2 (12.50%) Converged Infrastructure
7 2 (12.50%) 3PAR
7 2 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
7 2 (12.50%) Fat Client
7 2 (12.50%) vSphere
7 2 (12.50%) SCADA
7 2 (12.50%) XenApp

Office 365
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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 3 (18.75%) SharePoint
2 2 (12.50%) Skype for Business
3 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (6.25%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (37.50%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (31.25%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (31.25%) SaaS
2 3 (18.75%) IaaS
2 3 (18.75%) PaaS
3 2 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (12.50%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (6.25%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) DNS
1 2 (12.50%) MPLS
1 2 (12.50%) NetScaler
1 2 (12.50%) Network Security
1 2 (12.50%) Skype
1 2 (12.50%) WAN
2 1 (6.25%) DHCP
2 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (18.75%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (43.75%) Project Manager
2 6 (37.50%) Architect
3 4 (25.00%) Infrastructure Architect
3 4 (25.00%) Office 365 Manager
4 2 (12.50%) Active Directory Architect
4 2 (12.50%) Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Manager
4 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
4 2 (12.50%) Security Architect
4 2 (12.50%) Technical Architect
4 2 (12.50%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Implementation Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) IT Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Project Office Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Support Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Technical Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Technical Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 7 (43.75%) Data Centre
2 2 (12.50%) CCTV
2 2 (12.50%) Fat Client
2 2 (12.50%) Mobile App
2 2 (12.50%) SCADA
2 2 (12.50%) Thin Client
3 1 (6.25%) Blackberry
3 1 (6.25%) Driving Licence
3 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (6.25%) EPoS
3 1 (6.25%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (6.25%) iPad
3 1 (6.25%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 7 (43.75%) Windows
2 6 (37.50%) Windows 10
3 2 (12.50%) Solaris
3 2 (12.50%) Windows 7
4 1 (6.25%) Android
4 1 (6.25%) Apple iOS
4 1 (6.25%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) Migration
1 6 (37.50%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (18.75%) Project Planning
3 2 (12.50%) Converged Infrastructure
3 2 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (12.50%) Project Management
3 2 (12.50%) Software Delivery
4 1 (6.25%) Data Management
4 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (6.25%) ITIL
4 1 (6.25%) ITIL V3
4 1 (6.25%) ITSM
4 1 (6.25%) Logistics
4 1 (6.25%) Programme Management
4 1 (6.25%) Risk Assessment
4 1 (6.25%) Security Architecture
4 1 (6.25%) Service Management
4 1 (6.25%) Translating Business Requirements
4 1 (6.25%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 2 (12.50%) SQL
2 1 (6.25%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) MCITP
1 2 (12.50%) MCSE
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) PCI DSS
2 1 (6.25%) QA
System Software
1 6 (37.50%) Active Directory
2 2 (12.50%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (12.50%) vSphere
2 2 (12.50%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (25.00%) SCCM
2 2 (12.50%) SCOM
2 2 (12.50%) Simpana
Vendors
1 9 (56.25%) Microsoft
2 5 (31.25%) Citrix
2 5 (31.25%) Oracle
3 2 (12.50%) 3PAR
3 2 (12.50%) CommVault
3 2 (12.50%) HP
3 2 (12.50%) VMware
4 1 (6.25%) Apple