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 May 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 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office 365 (O365)
Rank 32 41 -
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -
Contract jobs citing Office 365 7 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 2.13% 0.51% -
As % of the Cloud Services category 38.89% 10.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 0
Median daily rate £450 £344 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.90% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.06% +0.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £18.00 £11.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +63.63%
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
18 20 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 5.49% 5.10% 6.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 17 16
Median daily rate £488 £638 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.52% +50.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £159 £438 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £675 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.61 £25.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +78.57%

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 4 May 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 4 May 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 7 £450 -7.69% 2
Office 365
East of England

Office 365
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 8 (66.67%) Windows
2 6 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (50.00%) Citrix
2 6 (50.00%) Skype for Business
3 5 (41.67%) DNS
3 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
3 5 (41.67%) SharePoint
3 5 (41.67%) MS Office
3 5 (41.67%) ITIL
4 4 (33.33%) VMware
4 4 (33.33%) VPN
4 4 (33.33%) MS Exchange
4 4 (33.33%) MetaFrame
4 4 (33.33%) Symantec
4 4 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (33.33%) XenApp
4 4 (33.33%) SharePoint 2010
4 4 (33.33%) Backup Exec
4 4 (33.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 4 (33.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 4 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (33.33%) Windows 2000 Server
4 4 (33.33%) Windows Server
5 3 (25.00%) Windows 10
5 3 (25.00%) Project Planning
5 3 (25.00%) Retail
5 3 (25.00%) Migration
6 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (16.67%) SQL

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 6 (50.00%) Skype for Business
2 5 (41.67%) SharePoint
3 4 (33.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 4 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (33.33%) MS Exchange
3 4 (33.33%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 5 (41.67%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) SaaS
2 1 (8.33%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (41.67%) DNS
2 4 (33.33%) VPN
3 1 (8.33%) DHCP
3 1 (8.33%) Skype
3 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
General
1 3 (25.00%) Retail
2 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Project Manager
2 3 (25.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 3 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Office 365 Manager
2 3 (25.00%) Support Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Systems Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Systems Support
2 3 (25.00%) Systems Support Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) 3rd Line Server Support
3 2 (16.67%) Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Server Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Server Support
3 2 (16.67%) Server Support Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Support Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) 1st Line Support
4 1 (8.33%) Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) IT Support
4 1 (8.33%) Programmer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Data Centre
1 2 (16.67%) Mobile App
2 1 (8.33%) Blackberry
2 1 (8.33%) Driving Licence
2 1 (8.33%) iPad
2 1 (8.33%) iPhone
2 1 (8.33%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 8 (66.67%) Windows
2 4 (33.33%) Windows 2000 Server
2 4 (33.33%) Windows Server
2 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (25.00%) Windows 10
4 2 (16.67%) Windows 7
5 1 (8.33%) Android
5 1 (8.33%) Apple iOS
5 1 (8.33%) Windows 8
5 1 (8.33%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) ITIL
2 3 (25.00%) Migration
2 3 (25.00%) Project Planning
3 2 (16.67%) Software Delivery
3 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (8.33%) E-business
4 1 (8.33%) ITIL V3
4 1 (8.33%) ITSM
4 1 (8.33%) Service Delivery
4 1 (8.33%) Service Management
4 1 (8.33%) Software Deployment
4 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) SQL
System Software
1 6 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (33.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 4 (33.33%) MetaFrame
2 4 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (33.33%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (33.33%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) Citrix
2 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
3 4 (33.33%) Symantec
3 4 (33.33%) VMware
4 1 (8.33%) Apple
4 1 (8.33%) Dell