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 6 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
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office 365 (O365)
Rank 45 87 100
Rank change year-on-year
+42 +13
Contract jobs citing Office 365 97 42 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 3.86% 1.50% 0.93%
As % of the Cloud Services category 33.33% 28.97% 36.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 26 12
Median daily rate £438 £410 £369
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.70% +11.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £279 £133 £184
10% offered a daily rate of more than £514 £458 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Median hourly rate - £14.50 £9.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +52.63%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £18.00 £11.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +63.63%
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
291 145 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 11.59% 5.19% 2.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 187 88 37
Median daily rate £450 £410 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.75% +2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £201 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £625 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 1
Median hourly rate £19.61 £14.50 £9.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.24% +52.63%
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 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 6 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 6 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 +11 41 £400 -5.88% 5
Bracknell +14 19 £463 +57.44% 1
Maidenhead - 4 £298 - 3
Wokingham - 3 £225 - 1
Windsor -1 1 £550 +340.00%
Newbury - 1 £150 -
Office 365
South East

Office 365
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 6 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 81 (54.73%) Microsoft
2 55 (37.16%) Active Directory
2 55 (37.16%) Windows
3 52 (35.14%) Migration
3 52 (35.14%) Microsoft Azure
4 35 (23.65%) MS Office
4 35 (23.65%) PowerShell
5 34 (22.97%) SharePoint
6 33 (22.30%) MS Exchange
7 28 (18.92%) DNS
7 28 (18.92%) Windows Server
8 22 (14.86%) MS Excel
9 20 (13.51%) Azure Active Directory
10 18 (12.16%) Microsoft Certification
11 17 (11.49%) ITIL
11 17 (11.49%) DHCP
11 17 (11.49%) Security Cleared
11 17 (11.49%) Degree
12 16 (10.81%) German Language
12 16 (10.81%) MCITP
12 16 (10.81%) Skype
13 15 (10.14%) SharePoint 2013
13 15 (10.14%) C#
14 14 (9.46%) Italian Language
14 14 (9.46%) SCCM
14 14 (9.46%) SC Cleared
15 13 (8.78%) Customer Engagement
15 13 (8.78%) WSUS
15 13 (8.78%) French Language
15 13 (8.78%) Project Management

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 34 (22.97%) SharePoint
2 33 (22.30%) MS Exchange
3 15 (10.14%) SharePoint 2013
4 11 (7.43%) Exchange Server 2003
4 11 (7.43%) Skype for Business
5 10 (6.76%) Exchange Server 2010
5 10 (6.76%) Exchange Server 2013
6 8 (5.41%) Exchange Server 2007
7 7 (4.73%) SharePoint 2010
8 5 (3.38%) Node.js
9 2 (1.35%) IIS
9 2 (1.35%) SharePoint Server
10 1 (0.68%) IBM Notes
10 1 (0.68%) MS Project Server
10 1 (0.68%) SharePoint Foundation
Applications
1 35 (23.65%) MS Office
2 22 (14.86%) MS Excel
3 3 (2.03%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (2.03%) MS Project
4 1 (0.68%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (4.05%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.35%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.68%) Line 500
3 1 (0.68%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 52 (35.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 20 (13.51%) Azure Active Directory
3 3 (2.03%) SaaS
4 2 (1.35%) Google Apps
5 1 (0.68%) IaaS
5 1 (0.68%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (18.92%) DNS
2 17 (11.49%) DHCP
3 16 (10.81%) Skype
4 6 (4.05%) Internet
5 5 (3.38%) Firewall
5 5 (3.38%) Kerberos
5 5 (3.38%) LDAP
5 5 (3.38%) SAN
5 5 (3.38%) VPN
6 4 (2.70%) Intranet
6 4 (2.70%) Remote Desktop
6 4 (2.70%) SMTP
6 4 (2.70%) Wireless
7 3 (2.03%) IMAP
7 3 (2.03%) LAN
7 3 (2.03%) TCP/IP
7 3 (2.03%) WAN
7 3 (2.03%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (1.35%) POP3
8 2 (1.35%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (5.41%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.35%) RDBMS
2 2 (1.35%) Relational Database
2 2 (1.35%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (1.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (1.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (0.68%) Power BI
3 1 (0.68%) PowerPivot
3 1 (0.68%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (0.68%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.68%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 3 (2.03%) Visual Studio
2 2 (1.35%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 16 (10.81%) German Language
2 14 (9.46%) Italian Language
3 13 (8.78%) French Language
4 11 (7.43%) Spanish Language
5 4 (2.70%) Finance
5 4 (2.70%) Marketing
5 4 (2.70%) Telecoms
6 3 (2.03%) Portuguese Language
7 2 (1.35%) Billing
8 1 (0.68%) Advertising
8 1 (0.68%) Electronics
8 1 (0.68%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.68%) Retail
Job Titles
1 38 (25.68%) Consultant
2 21 (14.19%) Architect
3 18 (12.16%) Support Engineer
4 13 (8.78%) Microsoft Consultant
5 11 (7.43%) Project Manager
6 9 (6.08%) Field Engineer
6 9 (6.08%) Technical Consultant
6 9 (6.08%) Technical Support
7 8 (5.41%) Analyst
7 8 (5.41%) Azure Architect
7 8 (5.41%) Developer
7 8 (5.41%) Exchange Consultant
7 8 (5.41%) Migration Consultant
7 8 (5.41%) Office 365 Consultant
7 8 (5.41%) SharePoint Consultant
7 8 (5.41%) Solutions Architect
7 8 (5.41%) Windows Engineer
8 7 (4.73%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 7 (4.73%) Technical Engineer
8 7 (4.73%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (8.11%) .NET
2 7 (4.73%) ASP.NET
3 5 (3.38%) MAPI
3 5 (3.38%) OAuth2
3 5 (3.38%) SAML
3 5 (3.38%) Web Services
4 4 (2.70%) HTML
5 3 (2.03%) .NET Framework
5 3 (2.03%) CSS
5 3 (2.03%) HTML5
5 3 (2.03%) jQuery
5 3 (2.03%) XML
6 2 (1.35%) REST
6 2 (1.35%) SOAP
7 1 (0.68%) ActiveX
7 1 (0.68%) AppFabric
7 1 (0.68%) WebRTC
7 1 (0.68%) Windows SharePoint Services
7 1 (0.68%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (4.05%) Clustering
1 6 (4.05%) Computer Science
2 5 (3.38%) PKI
3 3 (2.03%) Replication
4 2 (1.35%) Data Centre
4 2 (1.35%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.35%) NHS
5 1 (0.68%) Digital Media
5 1 (0.68%) Driving Licence
5 1 (0.68%) EMC VNX
5 1 (0.68%) FMCG
5 1 (0.68%) Taxonomies
5 1 (0.68%) VCE vBlock
5 1 (0.68%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (0.68%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 55 (37.16%) Windows
2 28 (18.92%) Windows Server
3 11 (7.43%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (6.08%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (4.73%) Windows 10
5 7 (4.73%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (2.03%) Mac OS X
6 3 (2.03%) Windows 7
6 3 (2.03%) Windows 8
6 3 (2.03%) Windows XP
7 2 (1.35%) Linux
7 2 (1.35%) Windows Phone
8 1 (0.68%) Android
8 1 (0.68%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.68%) CentOS
8 1 (0.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.68%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (35.14%) Migration
2 17 (11.49%) ITIL
3 13 (8.78%) Customer Engagement
3 13 (8.78%) Project Management
4 9 (6.08%) CRM
4 9 (6.08%) Service Management
5 8 (5.41%) Identity Management
5 8 (5.41%) Presales
5 8 (5.41%) Problem Management
6 7 (4.73%) Business Intelligence
6 7 (4.73%) Disaster Recovery
6 7 (4.73%) Identity Access Management
6 7 (4.73%) PRINCE2
7 6 (4.05%) Memory Management
8 5 (3.38%) B2B
8 5 (3.38%) B2C
9 4 (2.70%) Email Migration
9 4 (2.70%) High Availability
9 4 (2.70%) Stakeholder Management
10 3 (2.03%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 35 (23.65%) PowerShell
2 15 (10.14%) C#
3 12 (8.11%) SQL
4 9 (6.08%) JavaScript
5 7 (4.73%) VBScript
6 6 (4.05%) C++
6 6 (4.05%) VB.NET
7 4 (2.70%) VB
8 1 (0.68%) Java
8 1 (0.68%) PHP
Qualifications
1 18 (12.16%) Microsoft Certification
2 17 (11.49%) Degree
2 17 (11.49%) Security Cleared
3 16 (10.81%) MCITP
4 14 (9.46%) SC Cleared
5 10 (6.76%) MCTS
6 7 (4.73%) MCSE
7 6 (4.05%) MCDST
8 3 (2.03%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.68%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.68%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.68%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (0.68%) MBA
9 1 (0.68%) MCSD
9 1 (0.68%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.68%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.73%) SLA
System Software
1 55 (37.16%) Active Directory
2 9 (6.08%) BitLocker
3 7 (4.73%) Terminal Server
4 5 (3.38%) Hyper-V
5 3 (2.03%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (0.68%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.68%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.68%) vSphere
6 1 (0.68%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 14 (9.46%) SCCM
2 13 (8.78%) WSUS
3 11 (7.43%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (0.68%) cPanel
4 1 (0.68%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 1 (0.68%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 81 (54.73%) Microsoft
2 10 (6.76%) Citrix
3 9 (6.08%) VMware
4 3 (2.03%) Cisco
5 2 (1.35%) Google
5 2 (1.35%) Mitel
5 2 (1.35%) Sage
5 2 (1.35%) Veeam
6 1 (0.68%) EMC
6 1 (0.68%) F5
6 1 (0.68%) HP
6 1 (0.68%) LANDesk
6 1 (0.68%) Lotus
6 1 (0.68%) NetApp
6 1 (0.68%) Oracle
6 1 (0.68%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.68%) SAP
6 1 (0.68%) Symantec
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