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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office 365 (O365)
Rank 38 35 55
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +20
Contract jobs citing Office 365 28 25 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 3.75% 3.47% 1.55%
As % of the Cloud Services category 30.43% 52.08% 52.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 19 7
Median daily rate £400 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £129 £335 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £561 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £385
% change year-on-year
- -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Median hourly rate £18.38 - £20.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.26 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-4.62% -
Office 365
West Midlands

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
92 48 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 12.33% 6.66% 2.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 34 8
Median daily rate £425 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £300 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £775 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Median hourly rate £17.75 - £20.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.88 £25.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-28.50% +28.20%

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 25 September 2016.

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 25 September 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for Office 365.

1 21 (46.67%) Microsoft
2 18 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 17 (37.78%) Windows
3 17 (37.78%) SharePoint
4 16 (35.56%) Active Directory
5 11 (24.44%) Windows 10
6 9 (20.00%) Skype for Business
6 9 (20.00%) MS Office
7 7 (15.56%) Skype
8 6 (13.33%) Windows Server
8 6 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
8 6 (13.33%) .NET
8 6 (13.33%) SQL Server
8 6 (13.33%) Migration
8 6 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (11.11%) SCCM
9 5 (11.11%) MS Excel
9 5 (11.11%) Windows 7
10 4 (8.89%) SharePoint 2013
10 4 (8.89%) Yammer
10 4 (8.89%) WAN
10 4 (8.89%) SQL
10 4 (8.89%) C#
10 4 (8.89%) HTML
10 4 (8.89%) CSS
10 4 (8.89%) ITIL
10 4 (8.89%) Business Intelligence
10 4 (8.89%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (8.89%) Finance
11 3 (6.67%) VMware

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 17 (37.78%) SharePoint
2 9 (20.00%) Skype for Business
3 4 (8.89%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (2.22%) MS Exchange
4 1 (2.22%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 9 (20.00%) MS Office
2 5 (11.11%) MS Excel
3 3 (6.67%) InfoPath
4 2 (4.44%) MS Project
5 1 (2.22%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (4.44%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.22%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 18 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (8.89%) Yammer
3 3 (6.67%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (4.44%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (4.44%) IaaS
4 2 (4.44%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (15.56%) Skype
2 4 (8.89%) WAN
3 3 (6.67%) LAN
4 2 (4.44%) Intranet
5 1 (2.22%) DHCP
5 1 (2.22%) DNS
5 1 (2.22%) Firewall
5 1 (2.22%) SAN
5 1 (2.22%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (13.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.44%) Power BI
3 1 (2.22%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (2.22%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.22%) OLAP
3 1 (2.22%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (2.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (2.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (2.22%) JMeter
1 1 (2.22%) LoadRunner
General
1 4 (8.89%) Finance
2 3 (6.67%) Retail
3 2 (4.44%) Publishing
4 1 (2.22%) Advertising
4 1 (2.22%) Banking
4 1 (2.22%) Legal
4 1 (2.22%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 11 (24.44%) Consultant
2 7 (15.56%) Analyst
2 7 (15.56%) Project Manager
3 5 (11.11%) Developer
3 5 (11.11%) Office 365 Manager
3 5 (11.11%) Support Analyst
4 4 (8.89%) Office 365 Developer
4 4 (8.89%) SharePoint Developer
5 3 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support
5 3 (6.67%) Architect
5 3 (6.67%) Infrastructure Manager
5 3 (6.67%) Office 365 Consultant
5 3 (6.67%) SharePoint Consultant
6 2 (4.44%) Data Migration Manager
6 2 (4.44%) Data Migration Project Manager
6 2 (4.44%) Desktop Manager
6 2 (4.44%) IT Support
6 2 (4.44%) Migration Manager
6 2 (4.44%) Office 365 Administrator
6 2 (4.44%) Office 365 Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (13.33%) .NET
2 4 (8.89%) CSS
2 4 (8.89%) HTML
3 3 (6.67%) ASP.NET
3 3 (6.67%) XML
4 1 (2.22%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (2.22%) CAML
4 1 (2.22%) jQuery
4 1 (2.22%) LINQ
4 1 (2.22%) MDX
4 1 (2.22%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (2.22%) SOAP
4 1 (2.22%) Web Services
4 1 (2.22%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.44%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (4.44%) Data Centre
1 2 (4.44%) Hybrid Cloud
1 2 (4.44%) PKI
1 2 (4.44%) Private Cloud
1 2 (4.44%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (2.22%) Client/Server
2 1 (2.22%) Clustering
2 1 (2.22%) PMI
2 1 (2.22%) Smartphone
2 1 (2.22%) User Experience
2 1 (2.22%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 17 (37.78%) Windows
2 11 (24.44%) Windows 10
3 6 (13.33%) Windows Server
4 5 (11.11%) Windows 7
5 2 (4.44%) Android
5 2 (4.44%) Apple iOS
5 2 (4.44%) Windows 8
6 1 (2.22%) Linux
6 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (2.22%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (13.33%) Migration
1 6 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (8.89%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (8.89%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (8.89%) ITIL
3 3 (6.67%) CRM
3 3 (6.67%) PRINCE2
3 3 (6.67%) Project Management
4 2 (4.44%) Asset Management
4 2 (4.44%) Content Management
4 2 (4.44%) Data Migration
4 2 (4.44%) Data Protection
4 2 (4.44%) Document Management
4 2 (4.44%) ERP
4 2 (4.44%) Mobile Optimisation
4 2 (4.44%) Presales
4 2 (4.44%) Programme Governance
4 2 (4.44%) Test Strategy
4 2 (4.44%) Wireframes
5 1 (2.22%) Application Rationalisation
Programming Languages
1 4 (8.89%) C#
1 4 (8.89%) SQL
2 2 (4.44%) JavaScript
2 2 (4.44%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (6.67%) MCSE
3 1 (2.22%) CISSP
3 1 (2.22%) Degree
3 1 (2.22%) MCSA
3 1 (2.22%) MCSD
3 1 (2.22%) PMI Certification
3 1 (2.22%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.22%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.22%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (35.56%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.22%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.22%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (2.22%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (11.11%) SCCM
2 1 (2.22%) AirWatch
2 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (2.22%) Puppet
2 1 (2.22%) SCOM
2 1 (2.22%) Terraform
Vendors
1 21 (46.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.67%) Citrix
2 3 (6.67%) VMware
3 2 (4.44%) HP
3 2 (4.44%) Oracle
3 2 (4.44%) Polycom
4 1 (2.22%) Apple
4 1 (2.22%) Cisco
4 1 (2.22%) EMC
4 1 (2.22%) Google
4 1 (2.22%) NetApp