The table below looks at the statistics for Office 365 skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Office 365 over the 3 months to 22 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Office 365 (O365)
England / East of England
Rank 51 75 105
Rank change year-on-year
+24 +30
Contract jobs citing Office 365 74 47 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 3.51% 1.99% 0.76%
As % of the Cloud Services category 30.45% 24.87% 14.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 28 8
Median daily rate £300 £325 £501
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -35.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £154 £183 £328
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £424 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 5
Median hourly rate £14.38 £15.50 £11.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.25% +34.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.88 £15.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.88 £15.50 £12.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.88 £15.50 £12.50
% change year-on-year
-4.03% +24.00%

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 of England region.

Cloud Services Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
243 189 132
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 11.53% 8.02% 5.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 137 128 88
Median daily rate £450 £463 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.70% -2.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £320 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £605 £625 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.17% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 6
Median hourly rate £36.00 £15.50 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+132.25% +29.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £15.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.60 £15.50 £29.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £19.50 £21.25
% change year-on-year
-12.79% -8.25%

Office 365
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

Office 365
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Office 365 Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

Office 365
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Office 365 across the East of England region over the 3 months to 22 February 2017.

Office 365 Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Office 365
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Office 365 Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

Office 365
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 3 months to 22 February 2017. 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 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
Hertfordshire +10 23 £176 -48.54% 8
Suffolk +11 15 £255 -13.19% 1
Cambridgeshire +5 12 £128 -66.55% 7
Bedfordshire +9 9 £359 -4.33% 3
Essex -4 8 £375 +50.00% 1
Norfolk +5 3 £290 -17.14% 2
East Anglia - 3 £240 -
Office 365
England

Office 365
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 22 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 East of England region with a requirement for Office 365.

1 85 (57.82%) Microsoft
2 61 (41.50%) Windows
3 41 (27.89%) Active Directory
4 40 (27.21%) Microsoft Azure
5 34 (23.13%) MS Excel
5 34 (23.13%) SharePoint
5 34 (23.13%) Migration
6 26 (17.69%) ITIL
7 20 (13.61%) MS Office
7 20 (13.61%) Skype for Business
8 19 (12.93%) CRM
8 19 (12.93%) Dynamics CRM
9 18 (12.24%) Stakeholder Management
10 17 (11.56%) Problem Management
11 16 (10.88%) Windows 7
11 16 (10.88%) Retail
11 16 (10.88%) Business Intelligence
12 15 (10.20%) PRINCE2
12 15 (10.20%) SQL Server
12 15 (10.20%) Project Management
13 14 (9.52%) VMware
13 14 (9.52%) Oracle
13 14 (9.52%) MS Exchange
13 14 (9.52%) Windows Server 2012
13 14 (9.52%) Yammer
14 13 (8.84%) Windows Server 2008
15 12 (8.16%) Citrix
15 12 (8.16%) JavaScript
15 12 (8.16%) OneDrive
16 11 (7.48%) Case Management

Office 365
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England 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 34 (23.13%) SharePoint
2 20 (13.61%) Skype for Business
3 14 (9.52%) MS Exchange
4 11 (7.48%) BizTalk Server
5 9 (6.12%) Exchange Server 2010
6 7 (4.76%) SharePoint 2010
7 4 (2.72%) Exchange Server 2003
7 4 (2.72%) Exchange Server 2007
8 3 (2.04%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.68%) IIS
9 1 (0.68%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.68%) WebLogic
Applications
1 34 (23.13%) MS Excel
2 20 (13.61%) MS Office
3 11 (7.48%) MS Project
4 1 (0.68%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.68%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 19 (12.93%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (3.40%) Adobe Campaign
2 5 (3.40%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 40 (27.21%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (9.52%) Yammer
3 12 (8.16%) OneDrive
4 9 (6.12%) Azure Active Directory
5 7 (4.76%) Mimecast
6 4 (2.72%) Adobe Analytics
7 2 (1.36%) GitHub
7 2 (1.36%) IaaS
7 2 (1.36%) PaaS
8 1 (0.68%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.76%) DNS
2 6 (4.08%) WAN
3 5 (3.40%) DHCP
3 5 (3.40%) LAN
3 5 (3.40%) Skype
3 5 (3.40%) Wi-Fi
4 4 (2.72%) VoIP
4 4 (2.72%) VPN
5 3 (2.04%) Firewall
5 3 (2.04%) WLAN
6 2 (1.36%) ADSL
6 2 (1.36%) Intranet
6 2 (1.36%) TCP/IP
6 2 (1.36%) Wireless
7 1 (0.68%) Internet
7 1 (0.68%) MPLS
7 1 (0.68%) NetScaler
7 1 (0.68%) Network Security
7 1 (0.68%) SAN
7 1 (0.68%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (10.20%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.72%) BusinessObjects
2 4 (2.72%) Hadoop
3 2 (1.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.68%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.68%) FileMaker
4 1 (0.68%) MySQL
4 1 (0.68%) OLTP
4 1 (0.68%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.68%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (2.72%) Visual Studio
2 2 (1.36%) Jenkins
2 2 (1.36%) JUnit
2 2 (1.36%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (1.36%) Xcode
General
1 16 (10.88%) Retail
2 10 (6.80%) Finance
3 9 (6.12%) Advertising
4 5 (3.40%) Legal
5 2 (1.36%) Publishing
6 1 (0.68%) Banking
6 1 (0.68%) Local Government
6 1 (0.68%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.68%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 22 (14.97%) Consultant
2 18 (12.24%) Analyst
3 14 (9.52%) Developer
3 14 (9.52%) Support Engineer
4 13 (8.84%) Project Manager
5 12 (8.16%) 2nd Line Support
6 10 (6.80%) Administrator
6 10 (6.80%) Office 365 Consultant
7 9 (6.12%) Azure Consultant
8 8 (5.44%) CRM Developer
9 7 (4.76%) Infrastructure Manager
9 7 (4.76%) Infrastructure Project Manager
9 7 (4.76%) Migration Engineer
9 7 (4.76%) Office 365 Engineer
9 7 (4.76%) Project Administrator
9 7 (4.76%) Service Analyst
9 7 (4.76%) Technical Consultant
10 6 (4.08%) Architect
10 6 (4.08%) Senior Consultant
10 6 (4.08%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (7.48%) COM
2 10 (6.80%) .NET
2 10 (6.80%) HTML
3 9 (6.12%) CSS
4 8 (5.44%) XML
5 7 (4.76%) JSON
6 4 (2.72%) ASP.NET
7 3 (2.04%) jQuery
8 2 (1.36%) Cocoa
8 2 (1.36%) Core Animation
8 2 (1.36%) Core Data
8 2 (1.36%) iOS SDK
8 2 (1.36%) iPhone SDK
8 2 (1.36%) RESTful
9 1 (0.68%) CSS3
9 1 (0.68%) HTML5
9 1 (0.68%) Middleware
9 1 (0.68%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (4.08%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (2.72%) Driving Licence
3 3 (2.04%) Data Centre
3 3 (2.04%) iPhone
3 3 (2.04%) Mobile App
4 2 (1.36%) Animation
4 2 (1.36%) Clustering
4 2 (1.36%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.68%) Blackberry
5 1 (0.68%) Blog
5 1 (0.68%) Mobile Payment
5 1 (0.68%) PKI
5 1 (0.68%) Social Media
5 1 (0.68%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 61 (41.50%) Windows
2 16 (10.88%) Windows 7
3 14 (9.52%) Windows Server 2012
4 13 (8.84%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (5.44%) Windows 10
5 8 (5.44%) Windows Server
6 7 (4.76%) Windows 8
7 5 (3.40%) Unix
8 4 (2.72%) Windows XP
9 3 (2.04%) Apple iOS
9 3 (2.04%) Linux
9 3 (2.04%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (1.36%) Android
10 2 (1.36%) Solaris
10 2 (1.36%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.68%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.68%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (23.13%) Migration
2 26 (17.69%) ITIL
3 19 (12.93%) CRM
4 18 (12.24%) Stakeholder Management
5 17 (11.56%) Problem Management
6 16 (10.88%) Business Intelligence
7 15 (10.20%) PRINCE2
7 15 (10.20%) Project Management
8 11 (7.48%) Case Management
8 11 (7.48%) Data Management
8 11 (7.48%) Document Management
9 10 (6.80%) User Acceptance Testing
10 9 (6.12%) Change Management
10 9 (6.12%) Service Management
11 8 (5.44%) ITSM
12 7 (4.76%) Business Analysis
13 5 (3.40%) Analytics
13 5 (3.40%) Data Protection
13 5 (3.40%) Mobile Device Management
13 5 (3.40%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 12 (8.16%) JavaScript
2 10 (6.80%) SQL
3 7 (4.76%) C#
3 7 (4.76%) Java
4 6 (4.08%) PowerShell
5 5 (3.40%) PHP
6 2 (1.36%) Apple Swift
6 2 (1.36%) C++
6 2 (1.36%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 10 (6.80%) Degree
2 9 (6.12%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (5.44%) MCSE
4 6 (4.08%) MCITP
4 6 (4.08%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 4 (2.72%) CISA
5 4 (2.72%) CISM
5 4 (2.72%) CISSP
5 4 (2.72%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 4 (2.72%) Security Cleared
6 3 (2.04%) MCSA
7 2 (1.36%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.68%) DBS Check
8 1 (0.68%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.68%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.68%) GDPR
2 1 (0.68%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.68%) SLA
System Software
1 41 (27.89%) Active Directory
2 11 (7.48%) Hyper-V
3 9 (6.12%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.36%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (1.36%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.68%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (0.68%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.68%) vSphere
5 1 (0.68%) XenApp
5 1 (0.68%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 8 (5.44%) SCCM
2 6 (4.08%) Microsoft Intune
3 2 (1.36%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (0.68%) CA Single Sign-On
4 1 (0.68%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (0.68%) OpenAM
4 1 (0.68%) OpenView
4 1 (0.68%) Simpana
4 1 (0.68%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 85 (57.82%) Microsoft
2 14 (9.52%) Oracle
2 14 (9.52%) VMware
3 12 (8.16%) Citrix
4 11 (7.48%) Infor
4 11 (7.48%) Salesforce.com
4 11 (7.48%) SAP
5 6 (4.08%) Adobe
6 5 (3.40%) Apple
6 5 (3.40%) Novell
7 3 (2.04%) Palo Alto
7 3 (2.04%) Symantec
8 2 (1.36%) Forcepoint
8 2 (1.36%) Intel Security
8 2 (1.36%) Proofpoint
8 2 (1.36%) SolarWinds
8 2 (1.36%) Sophos
9 1 (0.68%) CheckPoint
9 1 (0.68%) IBM
9 1 (0.68%) Veritas
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