The table below looks at the statistics for Office 365 skills in IT contracts advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Office 365 over the 3 months to 30 July 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office 365 (O365)
Rank 51 79 81
Rank change year-on-year
+28 +2
Contract jobs citing Office 365 47 18 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 2.94% 1.12% 0.84%
As % of the Cloud Services category 39.83% 36.00% 28.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 13 3
Median daily rate £560 £400 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £225 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £690 £470 £356
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 5
Median hourly rate £11.36 - £23.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.24 - £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.47 - £24.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-9.37% +3.22%
Office 365
England

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

Cloud Services Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
118 50 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 7.39% 3.12% 2.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 32 18
Median daily rate £450 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £173 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £553 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 5
Median hourly rate £11.50 - £23.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.27 - £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.70 - £24.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £20.75 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-20.48% +22.05%

Office 365
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the East Midlands 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 East Midlands

Office 365
Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Office 365 Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

Office 365
Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Office 365 across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 30 July 2016.

Office 365 Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

Office 365
Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Office 365 Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

Office 365
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Office 365 within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 30 July 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Nottinghamshire +14 25 £600 +33.33% 4
Leicestershire +10 6 £338 +50.00% 2
Northamptonshire -3 6 £525 +31.25% 1
Lincolnshire - 4 £900 - 1
Derbyshire +11 3 - -
Office 365
England

Office 365
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for Office 365.

1 46 (61.33%) Windows
2 43 (57.33%) Active Directory
3 27 (36.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 25 (33.33%) WAN
5 23 (30.67%) Cisco
5 23 (30.67%) Microsoft
6 21 (28.00%) SCCM
7 20 (26.67%) VPN
7 20 (26.67%) LAN
7 20 (26.67%) Linux
8 19 (25.33%) Microsoft Intune
9 18 (24.00%) Migration
10 17 (22.67%) Wireless
10 17 (22.67%) SharePoint
10 17 (22.67%) MS Exchange
10 17 (22.67%) Mac OS X
10 17 (22.67%) DevOps
10 17 (22.67%) Amazon AWS
11 16 (21.33%) Puppet
11 16 (21.33%) Ansible
11 16 (21.33%) Windows Server
12 15 (20.00%) VMware
12 15 (20.00%) Google
13 14 (18.67%) Mule
13 14 (18.67%) Wi-Fi
13 14 (18.67%) CISSP
13 14 (18.67%) ITIL
13 14 (18.67%) Palo Alto
14 13 (17.33%) Windows Server 2008
14 13 (17.33%) SharePoint 2013

Office 365
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 (22.67%) MS Exchange
1 17 (22.67%) SharePoint
2 14 (18.67%) Mule
3 13 (17.33%) SharePoint 2013
4 9 (12.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 8 (10.67%) Skype for Business
6 7 (9.33%) Exchange Server 2003
7 4 (5.33%) Exchange Server 2013
8 3 (4.00%) IBM Notes
9 2 (2.67%) CMS
9 2 (2.67%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (2.67%) SharePoint Server
9 2 (2.67%) Tomcat
Applications
1 8 (10.67%) MS Office
2 4 (5.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.67%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 27 (36.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 17 (22.67%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (10.67%) IaaS
4 5 (6.67%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (2.67%) PaaS
5 2 (2.67%) SaaS
6 1 (1.33%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (1.33%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (1.33%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 25 (33.33%) WAN
2 20 (26.67%) LAN
2 20 (26.67%) VPN
3 17 (22.67%) Wireless
4 14 (18.67%) Wi-Fi
5 7 (9.33%) Skype
6 5 (6.67%) SAN
7 4 (5.33%) TCP/IP
8 3 (4.00%) DHCP
8 3 (4.00%) Firewall
8 3 (4.00%) Intranet
8 3 (4.00%) Unified Communications
9 2 (2.67%) DMZ
9 2 (2.67%) DNS
9 2 (2.67%) Extranet
9 2 (2.67%) IPsec
9 2 (2.67%) NAS
9 2 (2.67%) Network Security
9 2 (2.67%) SMTP
9 2 (2.67%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.00%) Oracle Database
1 3 (4.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.67%) Relational Database
2 2 (2.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (2.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (2.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (6.67%) Finance
1 5 (6.67%) Manufacturing
2 3 (4.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.67%) Advertising
3 2 (2.67%) Local Government
3 2 (2.67%) Retail
4 1 (1.33%) Banking
4 1 (1.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 24 (32.00%) Architect
2 16 (21.33%) Infrastructure Architect
3 9 (12.00%) Cloud Architect
4 8 (10.67%) Developer
4 8 (10.67%) SharePoint Developer
5 6 (8.00%) Administrator
5 6 (8.00%) Office 365 Engineer
6 5 (6.67%) Technical Architect
7 4 (5.33%) 3rd Line Support
7 4 (5.33%) Analyst
7 4 (5.33%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
7 4 (5.33%) Project Manager
8 3 (4.00%) Consultant
8 3 (4.00%) Migration Technician
8 3 (4.00%) SharePoint Specialist
8 3 (4.00%) Support Engineer
8 3 (4.00%) Systems Administrator
8 3 (4.00%) Technical Support
8 3 (4.00%) Trainer
8 3 (4.00%) Virtualisation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.33%) .NET
2 3 (4.00%) Web Services
3 2 (2.67%) .NET Framework
3 2 (2.67%) Ajax
3 2 (2.67%) AngularJS
3 2 (2.67%) ASP.NET
3 2 (2.67%) Backbone.js
3 2 (2.67%) Classic ASP
3 2 (2.67%) CSS
3 2 (2.67%) Entity Framework
3 2 (2.67%) HTML
3 2 (2.67%) HTML5
3 2 (2.67%) jQuery
3 2 (2.67%) JSON
3 2 (2.67%) KnockoutJS
3 2 (2.67%) LINQ
3 2 (2.67%) REST
3 2 (2.67%) WCF
3 2 (2.67%) XML
3 2 (2.67%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (6.67%) FMCG
3 4 (5.33%) Replication
4 2 (2.67%) Data Centre
4 2 (2.67%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.67%) iSeries
4 2 (2.67%) User Experience
5 1 (1.33%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.33%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.33%) e-Learning
5 1 (1.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 46 (61.33%) Windows
2 20 (26.67%) Linux
3 17 (22.67%) Mac OS X
4 16 (21.33%) Windows Server
5 13 (17.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 12 (16.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (6.67%) Windows 7
7 5 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (5.33%) Windows 10
9 1 (1.33%) Solaris
9 1 (1.33%) Unix
9 1 (1.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (24.00%) Migration
2 17 (22.67%) DevOps
3 14 (18.67%) ITIL
4 6 (8.00%) TOGAF
5 5 (6.67%) High Availability
6 4 (5.33%) ITIL V3
6 4 (5.33%) Project Management
6 4 (5.33%) Service Delivery
6 4 (5.33%) Translating Business Requirements
7 3 (4.00%) Capacity Management
7 3 (4.00%) Coaching
7 3 (4.00%) Information Security
7 3 (4.00%) Network Design
7 3 (4.00%) Project Planning
7 3 (4.00%) Security Patching
7 3 (4.00%) Server Virtualisation
7 3 (4.00%) Virtual Environments
8 2 (2.67%) Domain-Driven Design
8 2 (2.67%) Technical Architecture
8 2 (2.67%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (12.00%) PowerShell
2 4 (5.33%) C#
2 4 (5.33%) SQL
3 2 (2.67%) Java
3 2 (2.67%) JavaScript
3 2 (2.67%) T-SQL
3 2 (2.67%) VB
3 2 (2.67%) VB.NET
3 2 (2.67%) VB6
3 2 (2.67%) VBA
3 2 (2.67%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 14 (18.67%) CISSP
2 4 (5.33%) Security Cleared
3 3 (4.00%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (2.67%) HND
4 2 (2.67%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (2.67%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.33%) Degree
5 1 (1.33%) MCP
5 1 (1.33%) MCSA
5 1 (1.33%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.67%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 43 (57.33%) Active Directory
2 9 (12.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (10.67%) Hyper-V
4 3 (4.00%) Virtual Servers
4 3 (4.00%) vSphere
5 2 (2.67%) XenApp
6 1 (1.33%) Terminal Services
6 1 (1.33%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (1.33%) VMware ESX
6 1 (1.33%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 21 (28.00%) SCCM
2 19 (25.33%) Microsoft Intune
3 16 (21.33%) Ansible
3 16 (21.33%) Puppet
4 3 (4.00%) SCOM
5 1 (1.33%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (1.33%) FortiGate
5 1 (1.33%) Sysprep
Vendors
1 23 (30.67%) Cisco
1 23 (30.67%) Microsoft
2 15 (20.00%) Google
2 15 (20.00%) VMware
3 14 (18.67%) Palo Alto
4 5 (6.67%) NetApp
5 4 (5.33%) Citrix
6 3 (4.00%) Lotus
6 3 (4.00%) Oracle
7 2 (2.67%) HP
7 2 (2.67%) Intel
7 2 (2.67%) SAP
7 2 (2.67%) Twitter
8 1 (1.33%) CheckPoint
8 1 (1.33%) Dell Compellent
8 1 (1.33%) MobileIron
8 1 (1.33%) Proofpoint
8 1 (1.33%) Red Hat
8 1 (1.33%) SolarWinds
8 1 (1.33%) Sophos