The table below looks at the statistics for Office 365 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Office 365 over the 3 months to 26 June 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 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office 365 (O365)
Rank 50 73 107
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +34
Contract jobs citing Office 365 75 38 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 3.22% 1.55% 0.76%
As % of the Cloud Services category 29.18% 26.95% 21.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 16 10
Median daily rate £450 £333 £344
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.33% -3.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £227 £110 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £440 £405
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £320 £338
% change year-on-year
+18.75% -5.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Median hourly rate £12.25 £18.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.78% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.60 £14.25 £12.50
% change year-on-year
+2.45% +14.00%
Office 365
South East

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

Cloud Services Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
257 141 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 11.05% 5.76% 3.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 155 75 49
Median daily rate £450 £375 £348
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +7.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £163 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £555 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £389 £388
% change year-on-year
+15.75% +0.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 0
Median hourly rate £19.61 £18.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.00% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.79 £26.75 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-40.99% +78.33%

Office 365
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Berkshire 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 Berkshire

Office 365
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Office 365 Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Office 365
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

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

Office 365 Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

Office 365
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Office 365 across the Berkshire region.

Office 365 Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

Office 365
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

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 Berkshire region over the 3 months to 26 June 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
Reading +10 46 £375 -8.53% 4
Bracknell - 8 £463 - 2
Newbury - 5 £550 - 3
Wokingham - 4 £228 -
Slough +3 2 - - 1
Maidenhead -2 1 £270 - 1
Office 365
South East

Office 365
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for Office 365.

1 77 (47.53%) Microsoft
2 58 (35.80%) Migration
2 58 (35.80%) Microsoft Azure
3 45 (27.78%) Active Directory
4 43 (26.54%) Windows
5 42 (25.93%) PowerShell
6 36 (22.22%) MS Exchange
7 34 (20.99%) SharePoint
8 30 (18.52%) Project Management
9 29 (17.90%) MS Office
10 26 (16.05%) Degree
11 25 (15.43%) Skype
12 24 (14.81%) MS Excel
13 22 (13.58%) Security Cleared
14 21 (12.96%) Customer Engagement
14 21 (12.96%) DNS
15 20 (12.35%) Windows Server
16 19 (11.73%) Skype for Business
17 17 (10.49%) C#
17 17 (10.49%) Exchange Server 2003
18 16 (9.88%) Azure Active Directory
18 16 (9.88%) German Language
18 16 (9.88%) ITIL
19 15 (9.26%) Microsoft Certification
20 14 (8.64%) MCITP
20 14 (8.64%) Italian Language
20 14 (8.64%) SC Cleared
20 14 (8.64%) SCCM
20 14 (8.64%) .NET
21 13 (8.02%) French Language

Office 365
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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 36 (22.22%) MS Exchange
2 34 (20.99%) SharePoint
3 19 (11.73%) Skype for Business
4 17 (10.49%) Exchange Server 2003
5 13 (8.02%) Exchange Server 2010
5 13 (8.02%) Exchange Server 2013
5 13 (8.02%) SharePoint 2013
6 11 (6.79%) Exchange Server 2007
7 6 (3.70%) SharePoint 2010
8 3 (1.85%) OpenStack
8 3 (1.85%) SharePoint Server
9 2 (1.23%) IBM Notes
9 2 (1.23%) IIS
10 1 (0.62%) CMS
10 1 (0.62%) MS Project Server
10 1 (0.62%) SharePoint Foundation
10 1 (0.62%) Sitecore CMS
10 1 (0.62%) WebSphere
Applications
1 29 (17.90%) MS Office
2 24 (14.81%) MS Excel
3 3 (1.85%) MS Project
4 2 (1.23%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.23%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.62%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.62%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 58 (35.80%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (9.88%) Azure Active Directory
3 4 (2.47%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (1.85%) SaaS
5 1 (0.62%) IaaS
5 1 (0.62%) PaaS
5 1 (0.62%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 25 (15.43%) Skype
2 21 (12.96%) DNS
3 11 (6.79%) DHCP
4 6 (3.70%) Internet
5 5 (3.09%) Kerberos
5 5 (3.09%) LDAP
5 5 (3.09%) SMTP
5 5 (3.09%) VPN
6 4 (2.47%) Firewall
7 3 (1.85%) IMAP
7 3 (1.85%) LAN
7 3 (1.85%) Remote Desktop
7 3 (1.85%) SAN
7 3 (1.85%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (1.23%) Intranet
8 2 (1.23%) POP3
8 2 (1.23%) Reverse Proxy
8 2 (1.23%) VoIP
8 2 (1.23%) WAN
9 1 (0.62%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (6.17%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.47%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (1.85%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (1.23%) RDBMS
4 2 (1.23%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (1.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.62%) Power BI
5 1 (0.62%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.62%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 3 (1.85%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (1.85%) Visual Studio
General
1 16 (9.88%) German Language
2 14 (8.64%) Italian Language
3 13 (8.02%) French Language
3 13 (8.02%) Spanish Language
4 5 (3.09%) Finance
4 5 (3.09%) Marketing
5 3 (1.85%) Portuguese Language
5 3 (1.85%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.23%) Billing
7 1 (0.62%) Electronics
7 1 (0.62%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.62%) Retail
Job Titles
1 47 (29.01%) Consultant
2 23 (14.20%) Architect
3 19 (11.73%) Support Engineer
4 17 (10.49%) Microsoft Consultant
4 17 (10.49%) Office 365 Consultant
5 15 (9.26%) Exchange Consultant
6 13 (8.02%) Migration Consultant
7 11 (6.79%) Exchange Migration Consultant
8 10 (6.17%) Cloud Architect
8 10 (6.17%) Project Manager
9 9 (5.56%) Azure Architect
10 8 (4.94%) Developer
10 8 (4.94%) Onboarding Engineer
10 8 (4.94%) Technical Consultant
10 8 (4.94%) Technical Support
11 7 (4.32%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 7 (4.32%) Onboarding Manager
11 7 (4.32%) SharePoint Consultant
11 7 (4.32%) Technical Engineer
11 7 (4.32%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (8.64%) .NET
2 7 (4.32%) ASP.NET
2 7 (4.32%) Web Services
3 5 (3.09%) HTML
3 5 (3.09%) MAPI
3 5 (3.09%) Node.js
3 5 (3.09%) OAuth2
3 5 (3.09%) SAML
4 4 (2.47%) CSS
4 4 (2.47%) jQuery
4 4 (2.47%) XML
5 3 (1.85%) .NET Framework
5 3 (1.85%) HTML5
6 2 (1.23%) REST
6 2 (1.23%) SOAP
6 2 (1.23%) WCF
6 2 (1.23%) WPF
7 1 (0.62%) WebRTC
7 1 (0.62%) Windows SharePoint Services
7 1 (0.62%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (3.70%) Computer Science
2 5 (3.09%) Clustering
2 5 (3.09%) PKI
3 3 (1.85%) Data Centre
3 3 (1.85%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.23%) BYOD
5 1 (0.62%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.62%) Blackberry
5 1 (0.62%) Digital Media
5 1 (0.62%) Driving Licence
5 1 (0.62%) Health Informatics
5 1 (0.62%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (0.62%) Informatics
5 1 (0.62%) VCE vBlock
5 1 (0.62%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 43 (26.54%) Windows
2 20 (12.35%) Windows Server
3 8 (4.94%) Windows 10
4 3 (1.85%) Windows Phone
4 3 (1.85%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (1.85%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (1.23%) Linux
5 2 (1.23%) Windows 7
5 2 (1.23%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.62%) Android
6 1 (0.62%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.62%) CentOS
6 1 (0.62%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.62%) VMS
6 1 (0.62%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.62%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (35.80%) Migration
2 30 (18.52%) Project Management
3 21 (12.96%) Customer Engagement
4 16 (9.88%) ITIL
5 12 (7.41%) Project Governance
6 11 (6.79%) Escalation Management
7 8 (4.94%) Identity Management
7 8 (4.94%) PRINCE2
7 8 (4.94%) Problem Management
8 7 (4.32%) Business Intelligence
8 7 (4.32%) Change Management
8 7 (4.32%) Identity Access Management
8 7 (4.32%) Service Management
9 6 (3.70%) Disaster Recovery
9 6 (3.70%) Memory Management
9 6 (3.70%) Presales
10 5 (3.09%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (3.09%) B2B
10 5 (3.09%) B2C
10 5 (3.09%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 42 (25.93%) PowerShell
2 17 (10.49%) C#
3 11 (6.79%) SQL
4 10 (6.17%) JavaScript
5 7 (4.32%) C
6 6 (3.70%) C++
6 6 (3.70%) VB.NET
6 6 (3.70%) VBScript
7 2 (1.23%) VB
8 1 (0.62%) Java
8 1 (0.62%) PHP
Qualifications
1 26 (16.05%) Degree
2 22 (13.58%) Security Cleared
3 15 (9.26%) Microsoft Certification
4 14 (8.64%) MCITP
4 14 (8.64%) SC Cleared
5 8 (4.94%) MCTS
6 6 (3.70%) MCDST
6 6 (3.70%) MCSE
7 3 (1.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (1.23%) PMI Certification
8 2 (1.23%) PMP
9 1 (0.62%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.62%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.62%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (0.62%) MBA
9 1 (0.62%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (6.79%) Data Quality
2 7 (4.32%) SLA
System Software
1 45 (27.78%) Active Directory
2 8 (4.94%) BitLocker
3 6 (3.70%) Terminal Server
4 3 (1.85%) Hyper-V
4 3 (1.85%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (1.23%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (0.62%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (0.62%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (0.62%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.62%) vSphere
6 1 (0.62%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 14 (8.64%) SCCM
2 13 (8.02%) Microsoft Intune
3 10 (6.17%) WSUS
4 7 (4.32%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 3 (1.85%) Microsoft Clustering
6 2 (1.23%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 1 (0.62%) cPanel
Vendors
1 77 (47.53%) Microsoft
2 9 (5.56%) Citrix
3 6 (3.70%) VMware
4 3 (1.85%) Cisco
4 3 (1.85%) Mitel
5 2 (1.23%) Lotus
5 2 (1.23%) Oracle
5 2 (1.23%) Symantec
6 1 (0.62%) F5
6 1 (0.62%) IBM
6 1 (0.62%) LANDesk
6 1 (0.62%) NetApp
6 1 (0.62%) Proofpoint
6 1 (0.62%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.62%) SAP
6 1 (0.62%) Sitecore