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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office 365 (O365)
Rank 30 28 -
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -
Contract jobs citing Office 365 11 8 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 3.21% 2.28% -
As % of the Cloud Services category 31.43% 38.10% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 8 0
Median daily rate £450 £325 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.46% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £385
% change year-on-year
- -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £12.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.26 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-4.62% -
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
35 21 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 10.20% 5.98% 8.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 16 36
Median daily rate £388 £363 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.89% -14.70%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Median hourly rate £12.00 - £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.88 £25.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-28.50% +28.20%

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
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 25 September 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 -8 3 - -
Office 365
East of England

Office 365
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 13 (61.90%) Microsoft
2 7 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 7 (33.33%) Windows
3 6 (28.57%) MS Office
4 5 (23.81%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (23.81%) ITIL
4 5 (23.81%) Oracle
4 5 (23.81%) Citrix
4 5 (23.81%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (23.81%) Data Centre
5 4 (19.05%) Windows 10
5 4 (19.05%) Problem Management
5 4 (19.05%) SCCM
5 4 (19.05%) Migration
5 4 (19.05%) Change Management
6 3 (14.29%) Retail
6 3 (14.29%) SharePoint
6 3 (14.29%) WAN
6 3 (14.29%) Project Management
6 3 (14.29%) Project Planning
6 3 (14.29%) SaaS
6 3 (14.29%) PaaS
6 3 (14.29%) Windows 7
6 3 (14.29%) IaaS
7 2 (9.52%) Azure Active Directory
7 2 (9.52%) Converged Infrastructure
7 2 (9.52%) vSphere
7 2 (9.52%) NetScaler
7 2 (9.52%) Skype
7 2 (9.52%) Simpana

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 (14.29%) SharePoint
2 2 (9.52%) Skype for Business
3 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (4.76%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (28.57%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (23.81%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (14.29%) IaaS
2 3 (14.29%) PaaS
2 3 (14.29%) SaaS
3 2 (9.52%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (9.52%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (4.76%) OneDrive
4 1 (4.76%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 3 (14.29%) WAN
2 2 (9.52%) DNS
2 2 (9.52%) MPLS
2 2 (9.52%) NetScaler
2 2 (9.52%) Network Security
2 2 (9.52%) Skype
3 1 (4.76%) DHCP
3 1 (4.76%) Intranet
3 1 (4.76%) LAN
3 1 (4.76%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.52%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (14.29%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (33.33%) Project Manager
2 6 (28.57%) Architect
3 4 (19.05%) 2nd Line Support
3 4 (19.05%) Infrastructure Architect
3 4 (19.05%) Office 365 Manager
4 3 (14.29%) Analyst
4 3 (14.29%) Infrastructure Manager
4 3 (14.29%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 2 (9.52%) Active Directory Architect
5 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
5 2 (9.52%) Security Architect
5 2 (9.52%) Support Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Technical Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Technical Architect
5 2 (9.52%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
6 1 (4.76%) Active Directory Consultant
6 1 (4.76%) IT Support
6 1 (4.76%) Technical Infrastructure Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Technical Infrastructure Manager
6 1 (4.76%) VMware Architect
Miscellaneous
1 5 (23.81%) Data Centre
2 2 (9.52%) CCTV
2 2 (9.52%) Fat Client
2 2 (9.52%) SCADA
2 2 (9.52%) Thin Client
3 1 (4.76%) Blackberry
3 1 (4.76%) Driving Licence
3 1 (4.76%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (4.76%) EPoS
3 1 (4.76%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (4.76%) iPad
3 1 (4.76%) iPhone
3 1 (4.76%) Social Media
3 1 (4.76%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (33.33%) Windows
2 4 (19.05%) Windows 10
3 3 (14.29%) Windows 7
4 2 (9.52%) Solaris
5 1 (4.76%) Android
5 1 (4.76%) Apple iOS
5 1 (4.76%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (23.81%) ITIL
1 5 (23.81%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (19.05%) Change Management
2 4 (19.05%) Migration
2 4 (19.05%) Problem Management
3 3 (14.29%) Project Management
3 3 (14.29%) Project Planning
4 2 (9.52%) Converged Infrastructure
4 2 (9.52%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (4.76%) Data Management
5 1 (4.76%) ITIL V3
5 1 (4.76%) ITSM
5 1 (4.76%) Logistics
5 1 (4.76%) PRINCE2
5 1 (4.76%) Programme Management
5 1 (4.76%) Risk Assessment
5 1 (4.76%) Service Management
5 1 (4.76%) Translating Business Requirements
5 1 (4.76%) Virtual Environments
5 1 (4.76%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.76%) C
1 1 (4.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (9.52%) MCITP
1 2 (9.52%) MCSE
1 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.76%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (4.76%) SC Cleared
2 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) PCI DSS
2 1 (4.76%) QA
System Software
1 7 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (9.52%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (9.52%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (9.52%) vSphere
2 2 (9.52%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (19.05%) SCCM
2 2 (9.52%) SCOM
2 2 (9.52%) Simpana
Vendors
1 13 (61.90%) Microsoft
2 5 (23.81%) Citrix
2 5 (23.81%) Oracle
3 2 (9.52%) 3PAR
3 2 (9.52%) Apple
3 2 (9.52%) CommVault
3 2 (9.52%) HP
3 2 (9.52%) VMware