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 21 February 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Office 365 (O365)
South East / Berkshire
Rank 38 73 111
Rank change year-on-year
+35 +38
Contract jobs citing Office 365 78 53 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 3.87% 2.10% 0.90%
As % of the Cloud Services category 34.98% 25.24% 24.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 27 11
Median daily rate £425 £450 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £194 £317 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £15.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.75 £15.25 £12.50
% change year-on-year
-3.27% +22.00%

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
223 210 101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 11.07% 8.34% 3.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 141 55
Median daily rate £475 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £338 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.17% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 1
Median hourly rate £10.25 £21.75 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.87% +14.47%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £19.50 £21.25
% change year-on-year
-12.79% -8.25%

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 21 February 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 21 February 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 +32 49 £350 -6.66% 7
Bracknell +3 8 £513 +10.81% 2
Maidenhead -1 4 £110 -80.00% 2
Slough +8 2 - -
Newbury +3 1 - -
Windsor +3 1 £153 -72.27% 1
Office 365
South East

Office 365
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 21 February 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 59 (39.60%) Migration
2 55 (36.91%) Microsoft
3 47 (31.54%) Active Directory
4 44 (29.53%) Windows
5 37 (24.83%) SharePoint
5 37 (24.83%) MS Exchange
6 34 (22.82%) Security Cleared
7 31 (20.81%) Microsoft Azure
8 27 (18.12%) Skype
9 25 (16.78%) MS Excel
10 21 (14.09%) Skype for Business
11 19 (12.75%) Windows 10
11 19 (12.75%) Exchange Server 2010
12 18 (12.08%) Windows Server
13 17 (11.41%) PowerShell
13 17 (11.41%) Exchange Server 2003
13 17 (11.41%) MS Office
14 16 (10.74%) Degree
14 16 (10.74%) Azure Active Directory
15 15 (10.07%) Exchange Server 2013
16 14 (9.40%) Microsoft Intune
17 13 (8.72%) SC Cleared
17 13 (8.72%) Project Management
18 12 (8.05%) Citrix
18 12 (8.05%) VMware
18 12 (8.05%) Exchange Server 2007
18 12 (8.05%) OneDrive
19 11 (7.38%) Presales
19 11 (7.38%) Load Balancing
19 11 (7.38%) C

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 37 (24.83%) MS Exchange
1 37 (24.83%) SharePoint
2 21 (14.09%) Skype for Business
3 19 (12.75%) Exchange Server 2010
4 17 (11.41%) Exchange Server 2003
5 15 (10.07%) Exchange Server 2013
6 12 (8.05%) Exchange Server 2007
7 4 (2.68%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (0.67%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.67%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.67%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 25 (16.78%) MS Excel
2 17 (11.41%) MS Office
3 4 (2.68%) InfoPath
3 4 (2.68%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.67%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (1.34%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.67%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 31 (20.81%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (10.74%) Azure Active Directory
3 12 (8.05%) OneDrive
4 10 (6.71%) Yammer
5 9 (6.04%) Google Drive
6 4 (2.68%) Amazon AWS
7 3 (2.01%) IaaS
8 2 (1.34%) PaaS
9 1 (0.67%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 1 (0.67%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.67%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.67%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.67%) AWS CloudTrail
9 1 (0.67%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.67%) CloudFront
9 1 (0.67%) G Suite
9 1 (0.67%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.67%) iTunes
9 1 (0.67%) SaaS
9 1 (0.67%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 27 (18.12%) Skype
2 9 (6.04%) LAN
3 8 (5.37%) WAN
4 4 (2.68%) DNS
4 4 (2.68%) TCP/IP
5 3 (2.01%) DHCP
6 2 (1.34%) Internet
6 2 (1.34%) NetScaler
6 2 (1.34%) Remote Desktop
6 2 (1.34%) Unified Communications
6 2 (1.34%) VPN
6 2 (1.34%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (0.67%) Firewall
7 1 (0.67%) IP Telephony
7 1 (0.67%) IPsec
7 1 (0.67%) Network Security
7 1 (0.67%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.67%) Amazon RDS
1 1 (0.67%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (0.67%) MySQL
1 1 (0.67%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (0.67%) SQL Server
General
1 9 (6.04%) Finance
2 7 (4.70%) Advertising
2 7 (4.70%) Marketing
3 5 (3.36%) French Language
3 5 (3.36%) Italian Language
3 5 (3.36%) Spanish Language
4 4 (2.68%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.34%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (1.34%) Retail
6 1 (0.67%) Billing
6 1 (0.67%) Games
6 1 (0.67%) German Language
Job Titles
1 47 (31.54%) Consultant
2 33 (22.15%) Office 365 Consultant
3 29 (19.46%) Exchange Consultant
4 26 (17.45%) Migration Consultant
5 24 (16.11%) Architect
6 21 (14.09%) Exchange Migration Consultant
7 16 (10.74%) Office 365 Architect
8 15 (10.07%) Microsoft Consultant
9 12 (8.05%) Office 365 Manager
10 10 (6.71%) Support Engineer
11 9 (6.04%) Analyst
11 9 (6.04%) Migration Specialist
11 9 (6.04%) Project Manager
11 9 (6.04%) SharePoint Specialist
11 9 (6.04%) Technical Consultant
12 8 (5.37%) 2nd Line Engineer
12 8 (5.37%) 2nd Line Support
13 7 (4.70%) Infrastructure Architect
14 6 (4.03%) Senior Manager
14 6 (4.03%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.67%) .NET
1 1 (0.67%) HTML
1 1 (0.67%) HTML5
1 1 (0.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (5.37%) Virtual Team
2 6 (4.03%) Computer Science
3 4 (2.68%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.01%) Data Centre
5 2 (1.34%) Blackberry
5 2 (1.34%) Microsoft Licensing
5 2 (1.34%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.34%) Mobile Computing
6 1 (0.67%) e-Learning
6 1 (0.67%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.67%) Fat Client
6 1 (0.67%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (0.67%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.67%) PMI
6 1 (0.67%) Public Cloud
6 1 (0.67%) RIA
6 1 (0.67%) Thin Client
6 1 (0.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 44 (29.53%) Windows
2 19 (12.75%) Windows 10
3 18 (12.08%) Windows Server
4 7 (4.70%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (4.70%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (4.03%) Windows 7
6 5 (3.36%) Android
7 4 (2.68%) Windows 8
8 3 (2.01%) Apple iOS
9 2 (1.34%) Windows Mobile
9 2 (1.34%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.67%) Linux
10 1 (0.67%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (39.60%) Migration
2 13 (8.72%) Project Management
3 11 (7.38%) Load Balancing
3 11 (7.38%) Presales
4 7 (4.70%) Customer Engagement
4 7 (4.70%) Identity Management
4 7 (4.70%) PRINCE2
5 6 (4.03%) Project Governance
6 5 (3.36%) Disaster Recovery
6 5 (3.36%) Escalation Management
6 5 (3.36%) High Availability
6 5 (3.36%) Software Licensing
6 5 (3.36%) Test Scripting
6 5 (3.36%) Workflow
7 4 (2.68%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (2.68%) Analytics
7 4 (2.68%) Content Analysis
7 4 (2.68%) Data Migration
7 4 (2.68%) ITIL
7 4 (2.68%) Workflow Development
Programming Languages
1 17 (11.41%) PowerShell
2 11 (7.38%) C
3 5 (3.36%) SQL
4 1 (0.67%) C#
4 1 (0.67%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 34 (22.82%) Security Cleared
2 16 (10.74%) Degree
3 13 (8.72%) SC Cleared
4 8 (5.37%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (4.70%) MCSE
6 3 (2.01%) APMP
7 2 (1.34%) DBS Check
7 2 (1.34%) MCP
7 2 (1.34%) MCSA
8 1 (0.67%) AWS Certification
8 1 (0.67%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.67%) CCNA
8 1 (0.67%) CCNP
8 1 (0.67%) CFA
8 1 (0.67%) CISA
8 1 (0.67%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.67%) CISM
8 1 (0.67%) CISSP
8 1 (0.67%) MCITP
8 1 (0.67%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.03%) Data Quality
2 2 (1.34%) P3O
3 1 (0.67%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.67%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.67%) QA
3 1 (0.67%) SLA
System Software
1 47 (31.54%) Active Directory
2 5 (3.36%) Hyper-V
2 5 (3.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (2.68%) BitLocker
4 3 (2.01%) XenApp
5 2 (1.34%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 1 (0.67%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.67%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.67%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.67%) Xen
Systems Management
1 14 (9.40%) Microsoft Intune
2 9 (6.04%) SCCM
3 2 (1.34%) SCOM
4 1 (0.67%) Ansible
4 1 (0.67%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (0.67%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (0.67%) Nagios
4 1 (0.67%) OpenView
4 1 (0.67%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.67%) Puppet
4 1 (0.67%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 1 (0.67%) WSUS
Vendors
1 55 (36.91%) Microsoft
2 12 (8.05%) Citrix
2 12 (8.05%) VMware
3 10 (6.71%) Google
4 4 (2.68%) NetApp
4 4 (2.68%) Samsung
5 3 (2.01%) HP
6 2 (1.34%) Apple
6 2 (1.34%) Dell
6 2 (1.34%) Fujitsu
6 2 (1.34%) Oracle
6 2 (1.34%) SAP
7 1 (0.67%) AppSense
7 1 (0.67%) Cisco
7 1 (0.67%) Intel Security
7 1 (0.67%) IronPort
7 1 (0.67%) LANDesk
7 1 (0.67%) Lotus
7 1 (0.67%) Riverbed
7 1 (0.67%) Symantec
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