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 23 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Office 365 (O365)
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 31 32 -
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -
Contract jobs citing Office 365 27 24 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 4.52% 3.82% -
As % of the Cloud Services category 36.00% 35.29% -
Number of daily rates quoted 23 10 0
Median daily rate £350 £440 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.45% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £363 £326
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Median hourly rate - £13.20 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £13.50
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +14.81%

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
75 68 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 12.54% 10.81% 1.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 36 4
Median daily rate £388 £423 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.28% -8.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £325 £433
10% offered a daily rate of more than £491 £600 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £410 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Median hourly rate - £13.20 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £25.63 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-31.70% +13.88%

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 23 January 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 23 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for Office 365.

1 38 (61.29%) Microsoft
2 32 (51.61%) SharePoint
3 31 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 28 (45.16%) Windows
5 27 (43.55%) Microsoft Azure
6 14 (22.58%) Skype for Business
6 14 (22.58%) Skype
6 14 (22.58%) MS Office
6 14 (22.58%) Migration
7 13 (20.97%) VMware
8 11 (17.74%) Citrix
8 11 (17.74%) DHCP
8 11 (17.74%) DNS
8 11 (17.74%) SQL Server
9 10 (16.13%) Microsoft Certification
9 10 (16.13%) Windows Server
9 10 (16.13%) Security Cleared
10 9 (14.52%) SC Cleared
10 9 (14.52%) Windows 10
10 9 (14.52%) SQL
11 8 (12.90%) Identity Management
11 8 (12.90%) PKI
12 7 (11.29%) OneDrive
12 7 (11.29%) Microsoft Intune
12 7 (11.29%) Unified Communications
12 7 (11.29%) XenApp
12 7 (11.29%) Kerberos
12 7 (11.29%) LDAP
13 6 (9.68%) PBX
13 6 (9.68%) VoIP

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 32 (51.61%) SharePoint
2 14 (22.58%) Skype for Business
3 5 (8.06%) MS Exchange
4 4 (6.45%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (6.45%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (4.84%) IIS
5 3 (4.84%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (3.23%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 14 (22.58%) MS Office
2 4 (6.45%) InfoPath
2 4 (6.45%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.61%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.61%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (6.45%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (3.23%) Sentinel
3 1 (1.61%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 27 (43.55%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (11.29%) OneDrive
3 6 (9.68%) Cloud Computing
3 6 (9.68%) Yammer
4 2 (3.23%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (1.61%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (1.61%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (22.58%) Skype
2 11 (17.74%) DHCP
2 11 (17.74%) DNS
3 7 (11.29%) Kerberos
3 7 (11.29%) LDAP
3 7 (11.29%) Unified Communications
4 6 (9.68%) PBX
4 6 (9.68%) VoIP
5 2 (3.23%) Firewall
5 2 (3.23%) LAN
5 2 (3.23%) Remote Desktop
5 2 (3.23%) SAN
5 2 (3.23%) WAN
6 1 (1.61%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (17.74%) SQL Server
2 5 (8.06%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.61%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (1.61%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.61%) OLAP
3 1 (1.61%) Power BI
3 1 (1.61%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (1.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (1.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 6 (9.68%) Telecoms
2 4 (6.45%) Advertising
3 2 (3.23%) Finance
3 2 (3.23%) Publishing
4 1 (1.61%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.61%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (20.97%) Architect
2 8 (12.90%) Consultant
2 8 (12.90%) Office 365 Architect
2 8 (12.90%) Solutions Architect
3 6 (9.68%) Cloud Architect
3 6 (9.68%) Developer
3 6 (9.68%) Microsoft Solutions Architect
3 6 (9.68%) SharePoint Developer
4 5 (8.06%) Administrator
4 5 (8.06%) Analyst
4 5 (8.06%) SharePoint Administrator
5 4 (6.45%) 3rd Line Support
5 4 (6.45%) Azure Architect
5 4 (6.45%) Cloud Solutions Architect
5 4 (6.45%) Office 365 Consultant
5 4 (6.45%) Office 365 Manager
5 4 (6.45%) SharePoint Architect
5 4 (6.45%) Wintel Engineer
6 3 (4.84%) Support Analyst
6 3 (4.84%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (9.68%) CSS
1 6 (9.68%) HTML
1 6 (9.68%) jQuery
2 4 (6.45%) .NET
3 3 (4.84%) REST
3 3 (4.84%) SOAP
3 3 (4.84%) Web Services
4 2 (3.23%) ASP.NET
4 2 (3.23%) XML
5 1 (1.61%) CAML
5 1 (1.61%) COM
5 1 (1.61%) LINQ
5 1 (1.61%) MDX
5 1 (1.61%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (1.61%) RESTful
5 1 (1.61%) SPServices
5 1 (1.61%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.90%) PKI
2 6 (9.68%) Data Centre
3 3 (4.84%) Private Cloud
3 3 (4.84%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (3.23%) Data Protection Act
4 2 (3.23%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.61%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.61%) Clustering
5 1 (1.61%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (1.61%) PMI
5 1 (1.61%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.61%) Smartphone
5 1 (1.61%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 28 (45.16%) Windows
2 10 (16.13%) Windows Server
3 9 (14.52%) Windows 10
4 5 (8.06%) Windows 7
5 3 (4.84%) Android
5 3 (4.84%) Apple iOS
5 3 (4.84%) Windows 8
6 2 (3.23%) Linux
6 2 (3.23%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (3.23%) Windows XP
7 1 (1.61%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (22.58%) Migration
2 8 (12.90%) Identity Management
3 6 (9.68%) Application Rationalisation
3 6 (9.68%) Email Filtering
3 6 (9.68%) Kalman Filter
3 6 (9.68%) Patch Management
4 5 (8.06%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (6.45%) Application Packaging
5 4 (6.45%) ERP
5 4 (6.45%) ITIL
6 3 (4.84%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (4.84%) CRM
6 3 (4.84%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
6 3 (4.84%) Data Protection
6 3 (4.84%) Regression Testing
6 3 (4.84%) System Integration Testing
6 3 (4.84%) Unit Testing
6 3 (4.84%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (4.84%) Virtual Environments
6 3 (4.84%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 9 (14.52%) SQL
2 5 (8.06%) JavaScript
3 4 (6.45%) PowerShell
4 3 (4.84%) C#
Qualifications
1 10 (16.13%) Microsoft Certification
1 10 (16.13%) Security Cleared
2 9 (14.52%) SC Cleared
3 5 (8.06%) MCSE
4 4 (6.45%) MCITP
5 3 (4.84%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (3.23%) CEH
6 2 (3.23%) CISM
6 2 (3.23%) CISMP
6 2 (3.23%) CISSP
6 2 (3.23%) CRISC
7 1 (1.61%) MCSA
7 1 (1.61%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.23%) GPG13
1 2 (3.23%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 2 (3.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (3.23%) PCI DSS
1 2 (3.23%) RMADS
2 1 (1.61%) SLA
System Software
1 31 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (11.29%) XenApp
3 5 (8.06%) VMware ESX
3 5 (8.06%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (4.84%) Hyper-V
5 2 (3.23%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 7 (11.29%) Microsoft Intune
2 6 (9.68%) Nagios
2 6 (9.68%) SCOM
3 4 (6.45%) SCCM
4 1 (1.61%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 38 (61.29%) Microsoft
2 13 (20.97%) VMware
3 11 (17.74%) Citrix
4 6 (9.68%) SolarWinds
5 5 (8.06%) Veeam
6 2 (3.23%) HP
6 2 (3.23%) Kronos
6 2 (3.23%) NetApp
6 2 (3.23%) Polycom
6 2 (3.23%) ServiceNow
7 1 (1.61%) Apple
7 1 (1.61%) LANDesk
7 1 (1.61%) Oracle
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