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 4 December 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office 365 (O365)
Rank 16 36 49
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +13
Contract jobs citing Office 365 16 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 5.82% 0.34% 0.24%
As % of the Cloud Services category 38.10% 5.56% 1.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 1
Median daily rate £448 £375 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.33% +36.36%
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £363 £375
% change year-on-year
-6.20% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £12.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £13.50 £14.38
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -6.08%
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
42 18 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 15.27% 6.12% 12.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 13 42
Median daily rate £413 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £368 £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £645 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £448 £410 £425
% change year-on-year
+9.14% -3.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Median hourly rate £12.00 - £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £27.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-40.90% +52.77%

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 4 December 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 +9 4 - -
Bedford - 1 £430 -
Office 365
East of England

Office 365
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 4 December 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 16 (69.57%) Microsoft
2 9 (39.13%) Change Management
2 9 (39.13%) ITIL
2 9 (39.13%) Problem Management
3 8 (34.78%) Active Directory
3 8 (34.78%) Windows
4 6 (26.09%) Migration
4 6 (26.09%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (21.74%) Citrix
5 5 (21.74%) SCCM
5 5 (21.74%) Data Centre
6 4 (17.39%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (17.39%) WAN
6 4 (17.39%) Oracle
6 4 (17.39%) SQL Server
6 4 (17.39%) VMware
7 3 (13.04%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (13.04%) Microsoft App-V
7 3 (13.04%) Solaris
7 3 (13.04%) MCSE
7 3 (13.04%) HP
7 3 (13.04%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (13.04%) CommVault
7 3 (13.04%) MPLS
7 3 (13.04%) XenApp
7 3 (13.04%) Microsoft Azure
7 3 (13.04%) PCI DSS
7 3 (13.04%) MCITP
7 3 (13.04%) vSphere
7 3 (13.04%) 3PAR

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 2 (8.70%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (4.35%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (8.70%) MS Office
2 1 (4.35%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.04%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.35%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (4.35%) IaaS
2 1 (4.35%) PaaS
2 1 (4.35%) SaaS
2 1 (4.35%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 4 (17.39%) WAN
2 3 (13.04%) MPLS
2 3 (13.04%) NetScaler
3 2 (8.70%) DNS
3 2 (8.70%) Intranet
4 1 (4.35%) DHCP
4 1 (4.35%) Firewall
4 1 (4.35%) LAN
4 1 (4.35%) TCP/IP
4 1 (4.35%) VPN
4 1 (4.35%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (17.39%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Visual Studio
2 1 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (4.35%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 10 (43.48%) 2nd Line Support
2 4 (17.39%) Architect
2 4 (17.39%) Infrastructure Architect
3 3 (13.04%) Active Directory Architect
3 3 (13.04%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
3 3 (13.04%) Project Manager
3 3 (13.04%) Technical Architect
3 3 (13.04%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
4 2 (8.70%) Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Developer
4 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure Manager
4 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 2 (8.70%) SharePoint Developer
4 2 (8.70%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) IT Manager
5 1 (4.35%) IT Project Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Programme Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Project Office Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Senior Project Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Technical Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.70%) .NET
2 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (21.74%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.35%) Blackberry
2 1 (4.35%) Clustering
2 1 (4.35%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (4.35%) EPoS
2 1 (4.35%) Fat Client
2 1 (4.35%) iPhone
2 1 (4.35%) Social Media
2 1 (4.35%) Thin Client
2 1 (4.35%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (34.78%) Windows
2 3 (13.04%) Solaris
3 2 (8.70%) Windows 10
3 2 (8.70%) Windows 7
3 2 (8.70%) Windows Server
3 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (4.35%) Windows 8
4 1 (4.35%) Windows Vista
4 1 (4.35%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (39.13%) Change Management
1 9 (39.13%) ITIL
1 9 (39.13%) Problem Management
2 6 (26.09%) Migration
2 6 (26.09%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (13.04%) Converged Infrastructure
3 3 (13.04%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (8.70%) Project Management
4 2 (8.70%) Workflow
5 1 (4.35%) Application Packaging
5 1 (4.35%) Customer Engagement
5 1 (4.35%) Database Security
5 1 (4.35%) Matrix Organization
5 1 (4.35%) Mobile Device Management
5 1 (4.35%) Open Source
5 1 (4.35%) PRINCE2
5 1 (4.35%) Programme Management
5 1 (4.35%) Server Monitoring
5 1 (4.35%) Virtual Environments
5 1 (4.35%) Workflow Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.70%) SQL
2 1 (4.35%) C
2 1 (4.35%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (13.04%) MCITP
1 3 (13.04%) MCSE
1 3 (13.04%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.35%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (4.35%) SC Cleared
2 1 (4.35%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.04%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 8 (34.78%) Active Directory
2 4 (17.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (13.04%) Microsoft App-V
3 3 (13.04%) vSphere
3 3 (13.04%) XenApp
4 1 (4.35%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (21.74%) SCCM
2 3 (13.04%) Simpana
3 1 (4.35%) SCOM
Vendors
1 16 (69.57%) Microsoft
2 5 (21.74%) Citrix
3 4 (17.39%) Oracle
3 4 (17.39%) VMware
4 3 (13.04%) 3PAR
4 3 (13.04%) CommVault
4 3 (13.04%) HP
5 2 (8.70%) Apple
6 1 (4.35%) Nintex
6 1 (4.35%) Symantec