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 24 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office 365 (O365)
Rank 49 78 102
Rank change year-on-year
+29 +24
Contract jobs citing Office 365 83 40 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 3.45% 1.56% 0.86%
As % of the Cloud Services category 30.86% 28.57% 29.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 24 12
Median daily rate £425 £410 £369
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.65% +11.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £118 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £437 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £343
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £14.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £11.25
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +55.55%
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
269 140 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 11.19% 5.45% 2.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 168 84 42
Median daily rate £450 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £196 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £675 £493
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 0
Median hourly rate £19.61 £14.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.24% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £25.00 £12.75
% change year-on-year
-30.00% +96.07%

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 24 May 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 24 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
Reading +6 40 £400 -4.19% 6
Bracknell +7 16 £463 +8.18% 1
Wokingham - 4 £228 -
Maidenhead - 3 £298 - 2
Newbury - 1 £150 -
Office 365
South East

Office 365
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for Office 365.

1 78 (54.17%) Microsoft
2 50 (34.72%) Migration
2 50 (34.72%) Microsoft Azure
3 49 (34.03%) Active Directory
3 49 (34.03%) Windows
4 37 (25.69%) PowerShell
5 36 (25.00%) MS Exchange
6 35 (24.31%) MS Office
7 27 (18.75%) SharePoint
8 25 (17.36%) Windows Server
9 24 (16.67%) DNS
9 24 (16.67%) MS Excel
9 24 (16.67%) Degree
10 20 (13.89%) Customer Engagement
10 20 (13.89%) Project Management
11 19 (13.19%) Security Cleared
11 19 (13.19%) Azure Active Directory
12 18 (12.50%) ITIL
13 17 (11.81%) Microsoft Certification
13 17 (11.81%) Skype
14 16 (11.11%) C#
14 16 (11.11%) German Language
14 16 (11.11%) MCITP
15 14 (9.72%) Exchange Server 2003
15 14 (9.72%) Italian Language
16 13 (9.03%) French Language
16 13 (9.03%) SC Cleared
16 13 (9.03%) .NET
16 13 (9.03%) DHCP
16 13 (9.03%) Exchange Server 2013

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 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 27 (18.75%) SharePoint
3 14 (9.72%) Exchange Server 2003
4 13 (9.03%) Exchange Server 2010
4 13 (9.03%) Exchange Server 2013
5 12 (8.33%) SharePoint 2013
6 11 (7.64%) Exchange Server 2007
6 11 (7.64%) Skype for Business
7 6 (4.17%) SharePoint 2010
8 5 (3.47%) Node.js
9 3 (2.08%) SharePoint Server
10 2 (1.39%) IBM Notes
10 2 (1.39%) IIS
11 1 (0.69%) CMS
11 1 (0.69%) MS Project Server
11 1 (0.69%) SharePoint Foundation
11 1 (0.69%) Sitecore CMS
11 1 (0.69%) WebSphere
Applications
1 35 (24.31%) MS Office
2 24 (16.67%) MS Excel
3 3 (2.08%) MS Project
4 2 (1.39%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.39%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.69%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 50 (34.72%) Microsoft Azure
2 19 (13.19%) Azure Active Directory
3 3 (2.08%) SaaS
4 2 (1.39%) Google Apps
5 1 (0.69%) IaaS
5 1 (0.69%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (16.67%) DNS
2 17 (11.81%) Skype
3 13 (9.03%) DHCP
4 6 (4.17%) Internet
5 5 (3.47%) Firewall
5 5 (3.47%) Kerberos
5 5 (3.47%) LDAP
5 5 (3.47%) VPN
6 4 (2.78%) SMTP
7 3 (2.08%) IMAP
7 3 (2.08%) Remote Desktop
7 3 (2.08%) SAN
7 3 (2.08%) TCP/IP
7 3 (2.08%) Wi-Fi
7 3 (2.08%) Wireless
8 2 (1.39%) Intranet
8 2 (1.39%) LAN
8 2 (1.39%) POP3
8 2 (1.39%) VoIP
8 2 (1.39%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (6.25%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.08%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.39%) RDBMS
3 2 (1.39%) Relational Database
3 2 (1.39%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (1.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (1.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.69%) Power BI
4 1 (0.69%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.69%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 3 (2.08%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (2.08%) Visual Studio
General
1 16 (11.11%) German Language
2 14 (9.72%) Italian Language
3 13 (9.03%) French Language
4 11 (7.64%) Spanish Language
5 4 (2.78%) Finance
5 4 (2.78%) Marketing
6 3 (2.08%) Portuguese Language
6 3 (2.08%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.39%) Billing
8 1 (0.69%) Electronics
8 1 (0.69%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 39 (27.08%) Consultant
2 19 (13.19%) Architect
3 18 (12.50%) Support Engineer
4 16 (11.11%) Microsoft Consultant
5 11 (7.64%) Exchange Consultant
5 11 (7.64%) Migration Consultant
6 9 (6.25%) Exchange Migration Consultant
6 9 (6.25%) Project Manager
7 8 (5.56%) Azure Architect
7 8 (5.56%) Office 365 Consultant
7 8 (5.56%) Technical Consultant
7 8 (5.56%) Technical Support
8 7 (4.86%) Developer
8 7 (4.86%) Field Engineer
8 7 (4.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 7 (4.86%) SharePoint Consultant
8 7 (4.86%) Technical Engineer
8 7 (4.86%) Technical Support Engineer
9 6 (4.17%) Technical Architect
9 6 (4.17%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (9.03%) .NET
2 7 (4.86%) ASP.NET
3 6 (4.17%) Web Services
4 5 (3.47%) HTML
4 5 (3.47%) MAPI
4 5 (3.47%) OAuth2
4 5 (3.47%) SAML
5 4 (2.78%) CSS
5 4 (2.78%) jQuery
5 4 (2.78%) XML
6 3 (2.08%) .NET Framework
6 3 (2.08%) HTML5
7 2 (1.39%) REST
7 2 (1.39%) SOAP
8 1 (0.69%) AppFabric
8 1 (0.69%) WCF
8 1 (0.69%) WebCenter
8 1 (0.69%) WebRTC
8 1 (0.69%) Windows SharePoint Services
8 1 (0.69%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (4.17%) Computer Science
2 5 (3.47%) Clustering
2 5 (3.47%) PKI
3 2 (1.39%) Data Centre
3 2 (1.39%) Management Information System
3 2 (1.39%) NHS
3 2 (1.39%) Replication
4 1 (0.69%) Digital Media
4 1 (0.69%) Driving Licence
4 1 (0.69%) VCE vBlock
4 1 (0.69%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 49 (34.03%) Windows
2 25 (17.36%) Windows Server
3 9 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (4.86%) Windows 10
6 5 (3.47%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (2.08%) Mac OS X
7 3 (2.08%) Windows 8
7 3 (2.08%) Windows Phone
7 3 (2.08%) Windows XP
8 2 (1.39%) Linux
8 2 (1.39%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.69%) Android
9 1 (0.69%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.69%) CentOS
9 1 (0.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.69%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (34.72%) Migration
2 20 (13.89%) Customer Engagement
2 20 (13.89%) Project Management
3 18 (12.50%) ITIL
4 9 (6.25%) Service Management
5 8 (5.56%) Identity Management
5 8 (5.56%) Problem Management
5 8 (5.56%) Project Governance
6 7 (4.86%) Business Intelligence
6 7 (4.86%) Disaster Recovery
6 7 (4.86%) Escalation Management
6 7 (4.86%) Identity Access Management
6 7 (4.86%) PRINCE2
7 6 (4.17%) Memory Management
8 5 (3.47%) B2B
8 5 (3.47%) B2C
8 5 (3.47%) CRM
8 5 (3.47%) Presales
9 4 (2.78%) Change Management
9 4 (2.78%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 37 (25.69%) PowerShell
2 16 (11.11%) C#
3 11 (7.64%) SQL
4 10 (6.94%) JavaScript
5 6 (4.17%) C++
5 6 (4.17%) VB.NET
5 6 (4.17%) VBScript
6 4 (2.78%) C
7 2 (1.39%) VB
8 1 (0.69%) Java
8 1 (0.69%) PHP
Qualifications
1 24 (16.67%) Degree
2 19 (13.19%) Security Cleared
3 17 (11.81%) Microsoft Certification
4 16 (11.11%) MCITP
5 13 (9.03%) SC Cleared
6 10 (6.94%) MCTS
7 6 (4.17%) MCDST
7 6 (4.17%) MCSE
8 3 (2.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.69%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.69%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.69%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (0.69%) MBA
9 1 (0.69%) MCSD
9 1 (0.69%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.69%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.86%) Data Quality
1 7 (4.86%) SLA
System Software
1 49 (34.03%) Active Directory
2 8 (5.56%) BitLocker
3 6 (4.17%) Terminal Server
4 5 (3.47%) Hyper-V
5 2 (1.39%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (0.69%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (0.69%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.69%) vSphere
6 1 (0.69%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 11 (7.64%) SCCM
2 10 (6.94%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 10 (6.94%) WSUS
3 8 (5.56%) Windows Intune
4 1 (0.69%) cPanel
4 1 (0.69%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 78 (54.17%) Microsoft
2 9 (6.25%) Citrix
3 6 (4.17%) VMware
4 3 (2.08%) Cisco
4 3 (2.08%) Mitel
5 2 (1.39%) Google
5 2 (1.39%) Lotus
5 2 (1.39%) Oracle
6 1 (0.69%) F5
6 1 (0.69%) IBM
6 1 (0.69%) LANDesk
6 1 (0.69%) NetApp
6 1 (0.69%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.69%) SAP
6 1 (0.69%) Sitecore
6 1 (0.69%) Symantec
Reading, Berkshire
Maclellan Smith
Rate: Market rates paid
Posted: 4 days ago