The table below looks at the statistics for Office 365 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Office 365 over the 3 months to 22 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Office 365 (O365)
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 41 31 53
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +22
Contract jobs citing Office 365 17 29 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.64% 4.45% 0.49%
As % of the Cloud Services category 20.99% 43.28% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 15 2
Median daily rate £390 £340 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.70% -28.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £325 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £495 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £13.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.88 £15.50 £12.50
% change year-on-year
-4.03% +24.00%

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

Cloud Services Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
81 67 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 12.60% 10.29% 2.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 40 7
Median daily rate £400 £400 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -13.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £325 £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £600 £601
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.17% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £13.50 -
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 Birmingham

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Birmingham 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 Birmingham

Office 365
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Office 365 Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

Office 365
Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Office 365 across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 22 February 2017.

Office 365 Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

Office 365
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Office 365 Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

Office 365
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 22 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for Office 365.

1 35 (61.40%) Microsoft
2 31 (54.39%) SharePoint
3 27 (47.37%) Active Directory
4 24 (42.11%) Microsoft Azure
5 23 (40.35%) Windows
6 13 (22.81%) Migration
7 12 (21.05%) VMware
8 11 (19.30%) DNS
8 11 (19.30%) DHCP
8 11 (19.30%) MS Office
9 10 (17.54%) Citrix
10 9 (15.79%) SQL
10 9 (15.79%) Skype for Business
10 9 (15.79%) Security Cleared
10 9 (15.79%) Skype
10 9 (15.79%) Windows Server
11 8 (14.04%) SC Cleared
11 8 (14.04%) SQL Server
11 8 (14.04%) Identity Management
12 7 (12.28%) Kerberos
12 7 (12.28%) LDAP
12 7 (12.28%) Microsoft Certification
12 7 (12.28%) Microsoft Intune
12 7 (12.28%) XenApp
12 7 (12.28%) Yammer
12 7 (12.28%) OneDrive
13 6 (10.53%) Patch Management
13 6 (10.53%) Data Centre
13 6 (10.53%) Windows 10
13 6 (10.53%) Kalman Filter

Office 365
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham 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 31 (54.39%) SharePoint
2 9 (15.79%) Skype for Business
3 5 (8.77%) MS Exchange
4 4 (7.02%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (7.02%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (5.26%) IIS
5 3 (5.26%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (1.75%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 11 (19.30%) MS Office
2 5 (8.77%) MS Excel
3 2 (3.51%) InfoPath
4 1 (1.75%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (8.77%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (3.51%) Sentinel
3 1 (1.75%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 24 (42.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (12.28%) OneDrive
2 7 (12.28%) Yammer
3 6 (10.53%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (5.26%) SaaS
5 1 (1.75%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (19.30%) DHCP
1 11 (19.30%) DNS
2 9 (15.79%) Skype
3 7 (12.28%) Kerberos
3 7 (12.28%) LDAP
4 6 (10.53%) PBX
4 6 (10.53%) Unified Communications
4 6 (10.53%) VoIP
5 2 (3.51%) Firewall
5 2 (3.51%) LAN
5 2 (3.51%) Remote Desktop
5 2 (3.51%) SAN
5 2 (3.51%) WAN
6 1 (1.75%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (14.04%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.02%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.75%) OLAP
3 1 (1.75%) Power BI
3 1 (1.75%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.75%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (1.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 6 (10.53%) Telecoms
2 3 (5.26%) Advertising
3 2 (3.51%) Finance
4 1 (1.75%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.75%) Publishing
4 1 (1.75%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (28.07%) Architect
2 11 (19.30%) Solutions Architect
3 8 (14.04%) Cloud Architect
3 8 (14.04%) Office 365 Architect
4 6 (10.53%) Cloud Solutions Architect
4 6 (10.53%) Developer
4 6 (10.53%) Microsoft Solutions Architect
4 6 (10.53%) SharePoint Developer
5 5 (8.77%) Consultant
6 4 (7.02%) Administrator
6 4 (7.02%) Analyst
6 4 (7.02%) Azure Architect
6 4 (7.02%) Project Manager
6 4 (7.02%) SharePoint Administrator
6 4 (7.02%) SharePoint Architect
6 4 (7.02%) Wintel Engineer
7 3 (5.26%) 3rd Line Support
7 3 (5.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (5.26%) Office 365 Specialist
7 3 (5.26%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (10.53%) jQuery
2 5 (8.77%) .NET
2 5 (8.77%) CSS
2 5 (8.77%) HTML
3 3 (5.26%) REST
3 3 (5.26%) SOAP
3 3 (5.26%) Web Services
4 2 (3.51%) ASP.NET
5 1 (1.75%) CAML
5 1 (1.75%) COM
5 1 (1.75%) LINQ
5 1 (1.75%) MDX
5 1 (1.75%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (1.75%) RESTful
5 1 (1.75%) SPServices
5 1 (1.75%) XML
5 1 (1.75%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.53%) Data Centre
1 6 (10.53%) PKI
2 3 (5.26%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.51%) Data Protection Act
3 2 (3.51%) Private Cloud
4 1 (1.75%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.75%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (1.75%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.75%) PMI
4 1 (1.75%) Public Cloud
4 1 (1.75%) Smartphone
4 1 (1.75%) User Experience
4 1 (1.75%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 23 (40.35%) Windows
2 9 (15.79%) Windows Server
3 6 (10.53%) Windows 10
4 5 (8.77%) Windows 7
5 2 (3.51%) Linux
5 2 (3.51%) Windows 8
5 2 (3.51%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.75%) Android
6 1 (1.75%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.75%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.75%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (22.81%) Migration
2 8 (14.04%) Identity Management
3 6 (10.53%) Application Rationalisation
3 6 (10.53%) Email Filtering
3 6 (10.53%) Kalman Filter
3 6 (10.53%) Patch Management
4 5 (8.77%) ERP
4 5 (8.77%) ITIL
5 4 (7.02%) Application Packaging
5 4 (7.02%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (5.26%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
6 3 (5.26%) Data Protection
6 3 (5.26%) Enterprise Architecture
6 3 (5.26%) Information Security
6 3 (5.26%) Regression Testing
6 3 (5.26%) System Integration Testing
6 3 (5.26%) Unit Testing
6 3 (5.26%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (5.26%) Virtual Environments
6 3 (5.26%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 9 (15.79%) SQL
2 5 (8.77%) JavaScript
3 4 (7.02%) PowerShell
4 3 (5.26%) C#
5 1 (1.75%) Java
Qualifications
1 9 (15.79%) Security Cleared
2 8 (14.04%) SC Cleared
3 7 (12.28%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (7.02%) MCITP
5 3 (5.26%) MCSE
5 3 (5.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (3.51%) CEH
6 2 (3.51%) CISM
6 2 (3.51%) CISMP
6 2 (3.51%) CISSP
6 2 (3.51%) CRISC
7 1 (1.75%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (3.51%) GPG13
2 2 (3.51%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 2 (3.51%) PCI DSS
2 2 (3.51%) RMADS
3 1 (1.75%) SLA
System Software
1 27 (47.37%) Active Directory
2 7 (12.28%) XenApp
3 5 (8.77%) VMware ESX
3 5 (8.77%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (5.26%) Hyper-V
5 2 (3.51%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 7 (12.28%) Microsoft Intune
2 6 (10.53%) Nagios
2 6 (10.53%) SCOM
3 2 (3.51%) SCCM
4 1 (1.75%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 35 (61.40%) Microsoft
2 12 (21.05%) VMware
3 10 (17.54%) Citrix
4 6 (10.53%) SolarWinds
5 5 (8.77%) Veeam
6 2 (3.51%) Kronos
6 2 (3.51%) NetApp
6 2 (3.51%) ServiceNow
7 1 (1.75%) Apple
7 1 (1.75%) Casewise
7 1 (1.75%) CheckPoint
7 1 (1.75%) LANDesk
7 1 (1.75%) Oracle