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 20 January 2017 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Office 365 (O365)
South East / Berkshire
Rank 43 75 111
Rank change year-on-year
+32 +36
Contract jobs citing Office 365 69 45 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 3.57% 1.84% 0.62%
As % of the Cloud Services category 34.67% 20.93% 19.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 23 8
Median daily rate £438 £425 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +41.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £175 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £525 £445
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £363 £328
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +10.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £15.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
+8.33% +11.11%

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
199 215 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 10.29% 8.80% 3.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 133 54
Median daily rate £475 £411 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.50% -2.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £190 £297
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £580
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £410 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 0
Median hourly rate £14.00 £27.75 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-49.54% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £27.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-38.18% +22.22%

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 20 January 2017.

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 20 January 2017. 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 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 +20 45 £375 +10.29% 1
Bracknell +4 4 £475 - 2
Maidenhead -1 2 - - 1
Slough +4 1 - - 2
Newbury - 1 - - 1
Office 365
South East

Office 365
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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 65 (39.63%) Microsoft
2 52 (31.71%) Migration
3 50 (30.49%) Active Directory
4 43 (26.22%) SharePoint
5 42 (25.61%) MS Exchange
6 41 (25.00%) Windows
7 36 (21.95%) Security Cleared
8 33 (20.12%) MS Excel
8 33 (20.12%) Skype
9 32 (19.51%) Microsoft Azure
10 24 (14.63%) Degree
10 24 (14.63%) Skype for Business
11 22 (13.41%) PowerShell
12 21 (12.80%) Microsoft Intune
13 19 (11.59%) Windows Server
14 18 (10.98%) Windows 10
14 18 (10.98%) Exchange Server 2003
14 18 (10.98%) MS Office
15 17 (10.37%) C
15 17 (10.37%) SC Cleared
15 17 (10.37%) Exchange Server 2010
16 16 (9.76%) Yammer
17 15 (9.15%) Azure Active Directory
18 14 (8.54%) Spanish Language
18 14 (8.54%) Project Management
19 13 (7.93%) Exchange Server 2013
20 12 (7.32%) Presales
20 12 (7.32%) Computer Science
20 12 (7.32%) SCCM
21 11 (6.71%) Load Balancing

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 43 (26.22%) SharePoint
2 42 (25.61%) MS Exchange
3 24 (14.63%) Skype for Business
4 18 (10.98%) Exchange Server 2003
5 17 (10.37%) Exchange Server 2010
6 13 (7.93%) Exchange Server 2013
7 10 (6.10%) Exchange Server 2007
8 4 (2.44%) SharePoint Server
9 3 (1.83%) Documentum
9 3 (1.83%) IBM Notes
10 1 (0.61%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.61%) Office Communications Server
10 1 (0.61%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.61%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 33 (20.12%) MS Excel
2 18 (10.98%) MS Office
3 4 (2.44%) InfoPath
3 4 (2.44%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (1.83%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.61%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (1.22%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 32 (19.51%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (9.76%) Yammer
3 15 (9.15%) Azure Active Directory
4 7 (4.27%) Google Drive
4 7 (4.27%) OneDrive
5 3 (1.83%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (1.83%) IaaS
6 2 (1.22%) PaaS
7 1 (0.61%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.61%) iTunes
7 1 (0.61%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 33 (20.12%) Skype
2 8 (4.88%) Internet
2 8 (4.88%) LAN
3 7 (4.27%) WAN
4 5 (3.05%) DNS
5 4 (2.44%) DHCP
5 4 (2.44%) TCP/IP
6 3 (1.83%) Unified Communications
7 2 (1.22%) NetScaler
7 2 (1.22%) Remote Desktop
7 2 (1.22%) VPN
7 2 (1.22%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (0.61%) IP Telephony
8 1 (0.61%) Network Security
8 1 (0.61%) SAN
8 1 (0.61%) SMTP
General
1 14 (8.54%) Spanish Language
2 10 (6.10%) French Language
2 10 (6.10%) Italian Language
3 8 (4.88%) Finance
3 8 (4.88%) Marketing
4 7 (4.27%) Advertising
5 6 (3.66%) German Language
6 4 (2.44%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.22%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.61%) Billing
8 1 (0.61%) Games
8 1 (0.61%) Legal
8 1 (0.61%) Retail
Job Titles
1 45 (27.44%) Consultant
2 29 (17.68%) Office 365 Consultant
3 28 (17.07%) Exchange Consultant
4 23 (14.02%) Migration Consultant
5 22 (13.41%) Architect
6 19 (11.59%) Exchange Migration Consultant
7 18 (10.98%) Support Engineer
8 14 (8.54%) Office 365 Architect
8 14 (8.54%) Office 365 Manager
9 11 (6.71%) Microsoft Consultant
10 10 (6.10%) Analyst
11 9 (5.49%) Project Manager
12 8 (4.88%) 2nd Line Engineer
12 8 (4.88%) Technical Consultant
13 7 (4.27%) Infrastructure Architect
13 7 (4.27%) Migration Specialist
13 7 (4.27%) Senior Manager
14 6 (3.66%) 2nd Line Support
14 6 (3.66%) 3rd Line Support
14 6 (3.66%) Senior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (5.49%) .NET
2 6 (3.66%) ASP.NET
2 6 (3.66%) MAPI
2 6 (3.66%) Node.js
2 6 (3.66%) Web Services
3 2 (1.22%) HTML
4 1 (0.61%) CSS
4 1 (0.61%) HTML5
4 1 (0.61%) jQuery
4 1 (0.61%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (7.32%) Computer Science
2 9 (5.49%) Virtual Team
3 7 (4.27%) Management Information System
4 4 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (1.83%) Data Centre
6 2 (1.22%) Blackberry
6 2 (1.22%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.22%) Mobile Computing
7 1 (0.61%) Fat Client
7 1 (0.61%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (0.61%) Microsoft Licensing
7 1 (0.61%) PMI
7 1 (0.61%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.61%) RIA
7 1 (0.61%) Thin Client
7 1 (0.61%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 41 (25.00%) Windows
2 19 (11.59%) Windows Server
3 18 (10.98%) Windows 10
4 8 (4.88%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (3.66%) Windows 7
6 5 (3.05%) Android
6 5 (3.05%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (3.05%) Windows XP
7 4 (2.44%) Windows 8
8 3 (1.83%) Apple iOS
9 2 (1.22%) Windows Mobile
10 1 (0.61%) Linux
10 1 (0.61%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (31.71%) Migration
2 14 (8.54%) Project Management
3 12 (7.32%) Presales
4 11 (6.71%) Identity Management
4 11 (6.71%) Load Balancing
5 9 (5.49%) Customer Engagement
6 8 (4.88%) Escalation Management
6 8 (4.88%) Project Governance
7 7 (4.27%) Memory Management
8 6 (3.66%) ITIL
8 6 (3.66%) Service Delivery
8 6 (3.66%) Workflow
9 5 (3.05%) Data Migration
9 5 (3.05%) Disaster Recovery
9 5 (3.05%) High Availability
9 5 (3.05%) PRINCE2
9 5 (3.05%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (3.05%) Test Scripting
10 4 (2.44%) Problem Management
10 4 (2.44%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (13.41%) PowerShell
2 17 (10.37%) C
3 9 (5.49%) C#
4 7 (4.27%) C++
4 7 (4.27%) VB.NET
4 7 (4.27%) VBScript
5 6 (3.66%) JavaScript
6 4 (2.44%) SQL
7 2 (1.22%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 36 (21.95%) Security Cleared
2 24 (14.63%) Degree
3 17 (10.37%) SC Cleared
4 9 (5.49%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (2.44%) MCSE
6 3 (1.83%) DV Cleared
7 2 (1.22%) APMP
7 2 (1.22%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (1.22%) DBS Check
7 2 (1.22%) MCP
7 2 (1.22%) MCSA
8 1 (0.61%) CFA
8 1 (0.61%) MBA
8 1 (0.61%) MCITP
8 1 (0.61%) MCTS
8 1 (0.61%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.61%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (6.10%) SLA
2 8 (4.88%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.22%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.61%) P3O
4 1 (0.61%) QA
System Software
1 50 (30.49%) Active Directory
2 5 (3.05%) Hyper-V
2 5 (3.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.22%) BitLocker
3 2 (1.22%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 2 (1.22%) XenApp
4 1 (0.61%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.61%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.61%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 21 (12.80%) Microsoft Intune
2 12 (7.32%) SCCM
3 4 (2.44%) WSUS
4 2 (1.22%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 2 (1.22%) SCOM
5 1 (0.61%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.61%) OpenView
5 1 (0.61%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 65 (39.63%) Microsoft
2 11 (6.71%) Citrix
2 11 (6.71%) VMware
3 7 (4.27%) Google
4 6 (3.66%) HP
5 4 (2.44%) NetApp
5 4 (2.44%) Samsung
6 3 (1.83%) EMC
6 3 (1.83%) Lotus
7 2 (1.22%) Apple
7 2 (1.22%) Cisco
7 2 (1.22%) Dell
7 2 (1.22%) Fujitsu
8 1 (0.61%) Intel Security
8 1 (0.61%) IronPort
8 1 (0.61%) LANDesk
8 1 (0.61%) Oracle
8 1 (0.61%) Riverbed
8 1 (0.61%) SAP
8 1 (0.61%) Symantec