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 20 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Office 365 (O365)
London / City of London
Rank 93 110 149
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +39
Contract jobs citing Office 365 57 40 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.92% 1.27% 0.87%
As % of the Cloud Services category 14.07% 17.02% 16.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 32 38
Median daily rate £450 £344 £471
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.90% -27.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £225 £282
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £740 £516
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £20.00 £17.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +12.67%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.75 £15.25 £13.00
% change year-on-year
-3.27% +17.30%

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
405 235 271
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 13.67% 7.49% 5.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 337 190 210
Median daily rate £500 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £321 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £565
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.17% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 1
Median hourly rate £19.16 £29.64 £17.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.36% +66.98%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £19.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-15.36% -2.52%

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 20 February 2017.

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 20 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 City of London region with a requirement for Office 365.

1 60 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 43 (39.81%) Windows
3 40 (37.04%) Active Directory
4 38 (35.19%) SharePoint
5 37 (34.26%) Microsoft Azure
6 34 (31.48%) Migration
7 23 (21.30%) Finance
8 21 (19.44%) MS Exchange
9 20 (18.52%) ITIL
9 20 (18.52%) Windows Server
10 17 (15.74%) PowerShell
11 15 (13.89%) Skype
11 15 (13.89%) Skype for Business
12 14 (12.96%) Stakeholder Management
13 13 (12.04%) Agile Software Development
14 12 (11.11%) MS Office
14 12 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
14 12 (11.11%) Windows 10
15 11 (10.19%) SharePoint 2013
15 11 (10.19%) Cisco
15 11 (10.19%) SQL Server
16 10 (9.26%) MCSE
16 10 (9.26%) Business Intelligence
16 10 (9.26%) Management Information System
16 10 (9.26%) VMware
16 10 (9.26%) Windows 7
17 9 (8.33%) Citrix
18 8 (7.41%) VPN
18 8 (7.41%) MS Excel
18 8 (7.41%) IaaS

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 38 (35.19%) SharePoint
2 21 (19.44%) MS Exchange
3 15 (13.89%) Skype for Business
4 11 (10.19%) SharePoint 2013
5 6 (5.56%) SharePoint 2010
6 5 (4.63%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (4.63%) Exchange Server 2013
7 4 (3.70%) IIS
8 3 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2007
9 2 (1.85%) Documentum
10 1 (0.93%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.93%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2003
10 1 (0.93%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 12 (11.11%) MS Office
2 8 (7.41%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.85%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 6 (5.56%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.93%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 37 (34.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (7.41%) IaaS
3 6 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (4.63%) Azure Active Directory
4 5 (4.63%) OneDrive
4 5 (4.63%) SaaS
5 4 (3.70%) PaaS
5 4 (3.70%) Yammer
6 1 (0.93%) Akamai
6 1 (0.93%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.93%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.93%) Mimecast
6 1 (0.93%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 15 (13.89%) Skype
2 8 (7.41%) VPN
3 7 (6.48%) Firewall
4 6 (5.56%) SAN
4 6 (5.56%) Unified Communications
5 5 (4.63%) DNS
5 5 (4.63%) LAN
5 5 (4.63%) LDAP
5 5 (4.63%) Remote Desktop
6 4 (3.70%) ISDN
6 4 (3.70%) WAN
7 3 (2.78%) DHCP
7 3 (2.78%) Intranet
8 2 (1.85%) DMVPN
8 2 (1.85%) Internet
8 2 (1.85%) iSCSI
8 2 (1.85%) TCP/IP
8 2 (1.85%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (1.85%) Wireless
9 1 (0.93%) Converged Networks
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (10.19%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (1.85%) MS Access
4 1 (0.93%) PowerPivot
4 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (2.78%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.93%) JIRA
General
1 23 (21.30%) Finance
2 5 (4.63%) Advertising
2 5 (4.63%) Financial Institution
2 5 (4.63%) Legal
3 4 (3.70%) Banking
3 4 (3.70%) Retail
4 2 (1.85%) Investment Banking
4 2 (1.85%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.93%) Back Office
5 1 (0.93%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 19 (17.59%) Consultant
2 14 (12.96%) Architect
3 12 (11.11%) Analyst
4 10 (9.26%) Project Manager
5 9 (8.33%) Support Engineer
6 8 (7.41%) 2nd Line Support
7 7 (6.48%) SharePoint Consultant
8 6 (5.56%) 2nd Line Engineer
8 6 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 6 (5.56%) Azure Architect
8 6 (5.56%) Developer
8 6 (5.56%) Solutions Architect
9 5 (4.63%) 1st/2nd Line Support
9 5 (4.63%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
9 5 (4.63%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 5 (4.63%) Office 365 Manager
9 5 (4.63%) Technical Manager
9 5 (4.63%) Unified Communications Engineer
10 4 (3.70%) Product Manager
10 4 (3.70%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.63%) jQuery
1 5 (4.63%) Web Services
2 4 (3.70%) .NET
2 4 (3.70%) CSS
3 3 (2.78%) OpenID
3 3 (2.78%) RESTful
3 3 (2.78%) SAML
3 3 (2.78%) SPServices
3 3 (2.78%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 2 (1.85%) HTML
4 2 (1.85%) REST
4 2 (1.85%) XML
5 1 (0.93%) Ajax
5 1 (0.93%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.93%) KnockoutJS
5 1 (0.93%) SOAP
5 1 (0.93%) XSL
5 1 (0.93%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 10 (9.26%) Management Information System
2 7 (6.48%) Virtual Team
3 5 (4.63%) Data Centre
4 4 (3.70%) Video Conferencing
5 3 (2.78%) Data Protection Act
5 3 (2.78%) Fintech
5 3 (2.78%) Hedge funds
5 3 (2.78%) NHS
5 3 (2.78%) Taxonomies
6 2 (1.85%) Clustering
6 2 (1.85%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.85%) Equities
6 2 (1.85%) Fixed Income
6 2 (1.85%) Hybrid Cloud
6 2 (1.85%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.85%) PKI
6 2 (1.85%) User Experience
7 1 (0.93%) PMI
7 1 (0.93%) Private Cloud
7 1 (0.93%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 43 (39.81%) Windows
2 20 (18.52%) Windows Server
3 12 (11.11%) Windows 10
4 10 (9.26%) Windows 7
5 6 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (3.70%) Windows 8
7 3 (2.78%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (1.85%) Unix
9 1 (0.93%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.93%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (0.93%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (31.48%) Migration
2 20 (18.52%) ITIL
3 14 (12.96%) Stakeholder Management
4 13 (12.04%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (9.26%) Business Intelligence
6 7 (6.48%) CRM
6 7 (6.48%) Information Security
7 6 (5.56%) PRINCE2
7 6 (5.56%) Project Management
8 5 (4.63%) Continuous Improvement
8 5 (4.63%) Network Architecture
8 5 (4.63%) Technical Architecture
8 5 (4.63%) Workflow
9 4 (3.70%) B2B
9 4 (3.70%) Data Migration
9 4 (3.70%) ERP
9 4 (3.70%) Identity Management
9 4 (3.70%) Mentoring
9 4 (3.70%) Privileged Access Management
9 4 (3.70%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 17 (15.74%) PowerShell
2 7 (6.48%) SQL
3 5 (4.63%) C#
4 2 (1.85%) JavaScript
4 2 (1.85%) VB
5 1 (0.93%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.93%) VB6
5 1 (0.93%) VBA
Qualifications
1 12 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (9.26%) MCSE
3 7 (6.48%) CCNA
3 7 (6.48%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (6.48%) SC Cleared
3 7 (6.48%) Security Cleared
4 4 (3.70%) Degree
5 3 (2.78%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (1.85%) MCITP
6 2 (1.85%) MCP
6 2 (1.85%) MCTS
7 1 (0.93%) A+ Certification
7 1 (0.93%) APMP
7 1 (0.93%) MCDST
7 1 (0.93%) MCSD
7 1 (0.93%) Network+ Certification
7 1 (0.93%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.93%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (0.93%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.78%) SLA
2 2 (1.85%) QA
3 1 (0.93%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 40 (37.04%) Active Directory
2 4 (3.70%) XenApp
3 3 (2.78%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.85%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.85%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.93%) ISA Server
5 1 (0.93%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.93%) Terminal Server
5 1 (0.93%) vSphere
5 1 (0.93%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (4.63%) SCCM
2 4 (3.70%) SCOM
3 3 (2.78%) SCSM
3 3 (2.78%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 3 (2.78%) Tivoli Identity Manager
4 2 (1.85%) Microsoft Clustering
4 2 (1.85%) Oracle Identity Manager
4 2 (1.85%) SCOrch
4 2 (1.85%) SCVMM
4 2 (1.85%) WSUS
5 1 (0.93%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.93%) CA Single Sign-On
5 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (0.93%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 60 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 11 (10.19%) Cisco
3 10 (9.26%) VMware
4 9 (8.33%) Citrix
5 4 (3.70%) Bloomberg
5 4 (3.70%) Oracle
5 4 (3.70%) Polycom
5 4 (3.70%) Sonus
5 4 (3.70%) Splunk
6 3 (2.78%) CheckPoint
6 3 (2.78%) Dell
6 3 (2.78%) IBM
6 3 (2.78%) Symantec
7 2 (1.85%) EMC
7 2 (1.85%) HP
7 2 (1.85%) NetApp
7 2 (1.85%) SAP
8 1 (0.93%) Hitachi
8 1 (0.93%) Sage
8 1 (0.93%) Siebel
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