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 28 June 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
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office 365 (O365)
Rank 54 58 60
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +2
Contract jobs citing Office 365 18 10 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.23% 1.38% 0.31%
As % of the Cloud Services category 27.69% 27.78% 10.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 7 1
Median daily rate £425 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +23.07%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £323 £338
% change year-on-year
+16.27% -4.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £20.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.80 £14.00 £12.50
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +12.00%
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
65 36 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 8.04% 4.96% 2.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 19 16
Median daily rate £463 £375 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.33% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £191 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £440 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £390 £388
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +0.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £20.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.79 £26.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-39.28% +73.33%

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 28 June 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 28 June 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 18 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 14 (33.33%) Windows
3 13 (30.95%) Active Directory
4 10 (23.81%) Microsoft Azure
5 8 (19.05%) Windows Server
5 8 (19.05%) SharePoint
5 8 (19.05%) Security Cleared
6 7 (16.67%) SC Cleared
6 7 (16.67%) Migration
6 7 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (16.67%) Windows 10
6 7 (16.67%) Microsoft Intune
7 6 (14.29%) MS Office
7 6 (14.29%) Project Management
7 6 (14.29%) PRINCE2
8 5 (11.90%) Firewall
8 5 (11.90%) MS Project
8 5 (11.90%) SCCM
8 5 (11.90%) WSUS
8 5 (11.90%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (9.52%) XenApp
9 4 (9.52%) XenDesktop
9 4 (9.52%) Finance
9 4 (9.52%) MS Excel
9 4 (9.52%) WAN
9 4 (9.52%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (9.52%) Citrix
9 4 (9.52%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (9.52%) Skype for Business
9 4 (9.52%) Yammer

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 8 (19.05%) SharePoint
2 4 (9.52%) Skype for Business
3 3 (7.14%) MS Exchange
4 2 (4.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (2.38%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (2.38%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 6 (14.29%) MS Office
2 5 (11.90%) MS Project
3 4 (9.52%) MS Excel
4 1 (2.38%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (23.81%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (9.52%) Yammer
3 1 (2.38%) Adobe Creative Cloud
3 1 (2.38%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.38%) Google Apps
3 1 (2.38%) Heroku
3 1 (2.38%) IaaS
3 1 (2.38%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.90%) Firewall
2 4 (9.52%) WAN
3 3 (7.14%) DNS
3 3 (7.14%) Intranet
3 3 (7.14%) LAN
3 3 (7.14%) Remote Desktop
3 3 (7.14%) Skype
4 2 (4.76%) DHCP
4 2 (4.76%) VoIP
5 1 (2.38%) Ethernet
5 1 (2.38%) IMAP
5 1 (2.38%) SMTP
5 1 (2.38%) TCP/IP
5 1 (2.38%) Unified Communications
5 1 (2.38%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (2.38%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.14%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.38%) Power BI
2 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (2.38%) JMeter
1 1 (2.38%) LoadRunner
General
1 4 (9.52%) Finance
2 3 (7.14%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (23.81%) Project Manager
2 6 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support
2 6 (14.29%) Consultant
2 6 (14.29%) Office 365 Manager
3 4 (9.52%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 4 (9.52%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 4 (9.52%) Project Office Manager
3 4 (9.52%) Support Engineer
4 3 (7.14%) Analyst
4 3 (7.14%) IT Analyst
4 3 (7.14%) IT Support
4 3 (7.14%) IT Support Analyst
4 3 (7.14%) Support Analyst
5 2 (4.76%) Implementation Manager
5 2 (4.76%) Implementation Project Manager
5 2 (4.76%) Infrastructure Manager
5 2 (4.76%) Programme Planner
5 2 (4.76%) SharePoint Consultant
5 2 (4.76%) Technical Implementation Manager
5 2 (4.76%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.76%) .NET
1 2 (4.76%) ASP.NET
2 1 (2.38%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (2.38%) CSS
2 1 (2.38%) HTML
2 1 (2.38%) MAPI
2 1 (2.38%) SOAP
2 1 (2.38%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.14%) Mobile App
2 2 (4.76%) Data Centre
2 2 (4.76%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (2.38%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.38%) CESG
3 1 (2.38%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 14 (33.33%) Windows
2 8 (19.05%) Windows Server
3 7 (16.67%) Windows 10
4 5 (11.90%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (9.52%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (7.14%) Windows XP
7 2 (4.76%) Linux
7 2 (4.76%) Windows 7
7 2 (4.76%) Windows Phone
8 1 (2.38%) Fedora
8 1 (2.38%) Mac OS X
8 1 (2.38%) Ubuntu
8 1 (2.38%) Windows 8
8 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (16.67%) Migration
1 7 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 6 (14.29%) PRINCE2
2 6 (14.29%) Project Management
3 3 (7.14%) CRM
3 3 (7.14%) Mobile Device Management
4 2 (4.76%) Asset Management
4 2 (4.76%) ITIL
4 2 (4.76%) Matrix Management
4 2 (4.76%) Non-Functional Testing
5 1 (2.38%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (2.38%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (2.38%) Change Management
5 1 (2.38%) Content Management
5 1 (2.38%) Market Research
5 1 (2.38%) Multithreading
5 1 (2.38%) Security Management
5 1 (2.38%) Service Management
5 1 (2.38%) SOA
5 1 (2.38%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.76%) C#
1 2 (4.76%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.38%) JavaScript
2 1 (2.38%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 8 (19.05%) Security Cleared
2 7 (16.67%) SC Cleared
3 4 (9.52%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (4.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (2.38%) CISSP
5 1 (2.38%) Degree
5 1 (2.38%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.38%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (30.95%) Active Directory
2 4 (9.52%) XenApp
2 4 (9.52%) XenDesktop
3 3 (7.14%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (4.76%) Hyper-V
5 1 (2.38%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (2.38%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (16.67%) Microsoft Intune
2 5 (11.90%) SCCM
2 5 (11.90%) WSUS
3 1 (2.38%) Backup Exec
3 1 (2.38%) Puppet
3 1 (2.38%) Terraform
Vendors
1 18 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 4 (9.52%) Citrix
3 3 (7.14%) Juniper
3 3 (7.14%) VMware
4 2 (4.76%) Google
4 2 (4.76%) MobileIron
4 2 (4.76%) Oracle
5 1 (2.38%) Adobe
5 1 (2.38%) Avaya
5 1 (2.38%) Mitel
5 1 (2.38%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (2.38%) Veeam