The table below looks at the statistics for Office 365 skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Office 365 over the 3 months to 6 December 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 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office 365 (O365)
Rank 111 132 179
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +47
Contract jobs citing Office 365 49 32 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.49% 0.93% 0.42%
As % of the Cloud Services category 11.61% 14.68% 8.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 24 19
Median daily rate £461 £406 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.53% -4.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £216 £197 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £595 £577 £492
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £363 £375
% change year-on-year
-6.20% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £13.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -6.89%
Office 365
London

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

Cloud Services Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
422 218 274
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 12.87% 6.37% 4.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 359 184 213
Median daily rate £525 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £386 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £404 £420
% change year-on-year
+11.52% -3.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Median hourly rate £19.92 £26.32 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.31% +34.97%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £27.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-41.81% +52.77%

Office 365
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London 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 the City of London

Office 365
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Office 365 Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Office 365
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Office 365 across the City of London region over the 3 months to 6 December 2016.

Office 365 Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Office 365
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Office 365 Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Office 365
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 6 December 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 City of London region with a requirement for Office 365.

1 61 (57.55%) Microsoft
2 46 (43.40%) Windows
3 45 (42.45%) Active Directory
4 43 (40.57%) SharePoint
5 38 (35.85%) Migration
5 38 (35.85%) Microsoft Azure
6 26 (24.53%) ITIL
7 22 (20.75%) Finance
8 21 (19.81%) Skype for Business
9 19 (17.92%) MS Exchange
10 18 (16.98%) Skype
11 17 (16.04%) MS Office
12 16 (15.09%) Windows 7
13 15 (14.15%) Cisco
14 13 (12.26%) Citrix
14 13 (12.26%) PRINCE2
14 13 (12.26%) Agile Software Development
15 12 (11.32%) MS Excel
15 12 (11.32%) Windows Server
16 11 (10.38%) Windows 10
16 11 (10.38%) VMware
16 11 (10.38%) PowerShell
17 10 (9.43%) Project Management
18 9 (8.49%) SQL Server
18 9 (8.49%) SAN
19 8 (7.55%) Stakeholder Management
19 8 (7.55%) SharePoint 2013
19 8 (7.55%) Virtual Team
20 7 (6.60%) Unified Communications
20 7 (6.60%) Advertising

Office 365
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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 43 (40.57%) SharePoint
2 21 (19.81%) Skype for Business
3 19 (17.92%) MS Exchange
4 8 (7.55%) SharePoint 2013
5 5 (4.72%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (4.72%) SharePoint 2010
6 3 (2.83%) IIS
7 2 (1.89%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (1.89%) Documentum
7 2 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (1.89%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (0.94%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.94%) GroupWise
Applications
1 17 (16.04%) MS Office
2 12 (11.32%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.89%) Acrobat
3 2 (1.89%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.94%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (4.72%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.94%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.94%) Faxination
2 1 (0.94%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 38 (35.85%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (5.66%) Azure Active Directory
3 5 (4.72%) Mimecast
3 5 (4.72%) OneDrive
3 5 (4.72%) Yammer
4 4 (3.77%) SaaS
5 3 (2.83%) IaaS
6 2 (1.89%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (1.89%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (1.89%) PaaS
7 1 (0.94%) IBM Cloud
7 1 (0.94%) SoftLayer
7 1 (0.94%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 18 (16.98%) Skype
2 9 (8.49%) SAN
3 7 (6.60%) DNS
3 7 (6.60%) Unified Communications
3 7 (6.60%) VPN
4 5 (4.72%) Firewall
4 5 (4.72%) ISDN
4 5 (4.72%) LAN
5 4 (3.77%) DHCP
5 4 (3.77%) NAS
5 4 (3.77%) WAN
6 3 (2.83%) Intranet
7 2 (1.89%) DMVPN
7 2 (1.89%) LDAP
8 1 (0.94%) Extranet
8 1 (0.94%) HTTP
8 1 (0.94%) Internet
8 1 (0.94%) Kerberos
8 1 (0.94%) NetScaler
8 1 (0.94%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (8.49%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (0.94%) MS Access
3 1 (0.94%) PowerPivot
3 1 (0.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (2.83%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.94%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.94%) JIRA
2 1 (0.94%) Subversion
2 1 (0.94%) Visual Studio
General
1 22 (20.75%) Finance
2 7 (6.60%) Advertising
3 5 (4.72%) Financial Institution
3 5 (4.72%) Retail
4 4 (3.77%) Banking
4 4 (3.77%) Telecoms
5 3 (2.83%) Law
6 1 (0.94%) Legal
6 1 (0.94%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 16 (15.09%) Architect
2 13 (12.26%) Analyst
2 13 (12.26%) Consultant
3 10 (9.43%) Project Manager
4 8 (7.55%) Office 365 Engineer
4 8 (7.55%) Solutions Architect
5 7 (6.60%) Support Engineer
6 6 (5.66%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 6 (5.66%) IT Engineer
6 6 (5.66%) IT Support
6 6 (5.66%) Support Analyst
6 6 (5.66%) Unified Communications Engineer
7 5 (4.72%) Active Directory Engineer
7 5 (4.72%) Azure Architect
7 5 (4.72%) Developer
7 5 (4.72%) Lync Engineer
8 4 (3.77%) 2nd Line Support
8 4 (3.77%) 3rd Line Support
8 4 (3.77%) Service Analyst
8 4 (3.77%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (6.60%) .NET
2 3 (2.83%) HTML
2 3 (2.83%) Web Services
3 2 (1.89%) ASP.NET
3 2 (1.89%) CSS
3 2 (1.89%) jQuery
3 2 (1.89%) XML
4 1 (0.94%) Ajax
4 1 (0.94%) KnockoutJS
4 1 (0.94%) OAuth
4 1 (0.94%) WCF
4 1 (0.94%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.55%) Virtual Team
2 7 (6.60%) Management Information System
3 5 (4.72%) Data Centre
3 5 (4.72%) Video Conferencing
4 3 (2.83%) CLARiiON
4 3 (2.83%) Data Protection Act
4 3 (2.83%) Equities
4 3 (2.83%) Fixed Income
5 2 (1.89%) Blackberry
5 2 (1.89%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.89%) Enterprise Cloud
5 2 (1.89%) Hedge funds
5 2 (1.89%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (0.94%) BYOD
6 1 (0.94%) Driving Licence
6 1 (0.94%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.94%) Private Cloud
6 1 (0.94%) Social Media
6 1 (0.94%) VCE vBlock
6 1 (0.94%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 46 (43.40%) Windows
2 16 (15.09%) Windows 7
3 12 (11.32%) Windows Server
4 11 (10.38%) Windows 10
5 5 (4.72%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (4.72%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (3.77%) Windows Mobile
7 3 (2.83%) Windows 8
8 2 (1.89%) Android
8 2 (1.89%) Apple iOS
8 2 (1.89%) Unix
8 2 (1.89%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.94%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.94%) Windows Phone
9 1 (0.94%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (35.85%) Migration
2 26 (24.53%) ITIL
3 13 (12.26%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (12.26%) PRINCE2
4 10 (9.43%) Project Management
5 8 (7.55%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (5.66%) CRM
7 5 (4.72%) Mentoring
8 4 (3.77%) Disaster Recovery
8 4 (3.77%) Functional Testing
8 4 (3.77%) Service Management
8 4 (3.77%) User Acceptance Testing
9 3 (2.83%) Asset Management
9 3 (2.83%) Business Analysis
9 3 (2.83%) Content Management
9 3 (2.83%) Data Migration
9 3 (2.83%) Data Protection
9 3 (2.83%) Information Assurance
9 3 (2.83%) Problem Management
9 3 (2.83%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 11 (10.38%) PowerShell
2 6 (5.66%) C#
3 3 (2.83%) JavaScript
3 3 (2.83%) SQL
4 1 (0.94%) VB
4 1 (0.94%) VB6
Qualifications
1 5 (4.72%) Degree
1 5 (4.72%) MCSE
1 5 (4.72%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (3.77%) SC Cleared
2 4 (3.77%) Security Cleared
3 3 (2.83%) CCNA
3 3 (2.83%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (1.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (0.94%) APMP
5 1 (0.94%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.94%) MCITP
5 1 (0.94%) MCP
5 1 (0.94%) MCSA
5 1 (0.94%) MCTS
5 1 (0.94%) MOS
5 1 (0.94%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.72%) SLA
2 3 (2.83%) QA
3 1 (0.94%) WCAG
System Software
1 45 (42.45%) Active Directory
2 5 (4.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.83%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.89%) XenApp
5 1 (0.94%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 1 (0.94%) ISA Server
5 1 (0.94%) UAG
5 1 (0.94%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (0.94%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.94%) vSphere
5 1 (0.94%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (2.83%) SCCM
1 3 (2.83%) SCOM
1 3 (2.83%) SCSM
2 2 (1.89%) Backup Exec
2 2 (1.89%) Microsoft Clustering
2 2 (1.89%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 2 (1.89%) TeamSite
2 2 (1.89%) WSUS
3 1 (0.94%) AirWatch
3 1 (0.94%) CA Single Sign-On
3 1 (0.94%) IBM BigFix
3 1 (0.94%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (0.94%) ServiceCenter
3 1 (0.94%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.94%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
Vendors
1 61 (57.55%) Microsoft
2 15 (14.15%) Cisco
3 13 (12.26%) Citrix
4 11 (10.38%) VMware
5 5 (4.72%) Polycom
5 5 (4.72%) Sonus
6 4 (3.77%) EMC
6 4 (3.77%) HP
6 4 (3.77%) NetApp
7 3 (2.83%) IronPort
7 3 (2.83%) LANDesk
7 3 (2.83%) Postini
7 3 (2.83%) Proofpoint
7 3 (2.83%) Symantec
8 2 (1.89%) Adobe
8 2 (1.89%) Becrypt
8 2 (1.89%) CheckPoint
8 2 (1.89%) Dell
8 2 (1.89%) IBM
8 2 (1.89%) SAP
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