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 9 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office 365 (O365)
Rank 58 96 127
Rank change year-on-year
+38 +31
Contract jobs citing Office 365 71 33 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 3.13% 1.28% 0.45%
As % of the Cloud Services category 30.74% 22.15% 8.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 24 6
Median daily rate £300 £323 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.97% -11.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £208 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £444 £393 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £347 £360 £375
% change year-on-year
-3.61% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 0
Median hourly rate £11.63 £13.25 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.26% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £13.50 £14.25
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -5.26%
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 of England region.

Cloud Services Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
231 149 157
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 10.20% 5.79% 5.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 99 116
Median daily rate £389 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.61% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £338 £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £616 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £404 £413
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 10 3
Median hourly rate £16.25 £36.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-55.47% +108.57%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £27.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-40.00% +48.64%

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 9 December 2016.

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 9 December 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
Norfolk +22 17 £190 -27.61%
Bedfordshire +18 15 £448 +19.33%
Essex +12 13 £330 +32.00% 1
Cambridgeshire +7 12 £425 +25.92% 5
Suffolk 0 7 £170 -56.12%
Hertfordshire -7 6 £338 +20.00% 7
East Anglia - 1 £350 -
Office 365
England

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

For the 6 months to 9 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 East of England region with a requirement for Office 365.

1 75 (55.97%) Microsoft
2 71 (52.99%) Windows
3 46 (34.33%) Active Directory
4 34 (25.37%) SharePoint
5 31 (23.13%) Microsoft Azure
6 29 (21.64%) Migration
7 27 (20.15%) MS Excel
8 23 (17.16%) SQL Server
9 22 (16.42%) Oracle
10 21 (15.67%) ITIL
10 21 (15.67%) CRM
10 21 (15.67%) MS Exchange
11 20 (14.93%) Business Intelligence
11 20 (14.93%) MS Office
11 20 (14.93%) Windows 7
12 19 (14.18%) Skype for Business
12 19 (14.18%) VMware
12 19 (14.18%) Dynamics CRM
13 18 (13.43%) Retail
14 17 (12.69%) Windows Server 2008
15 16 (11.94%) SCCM
15 16 (11.94%) Yammer
15 16 (11.94%) Citrix
16 15 (11.19%) SAP
17 14 (10.45%) BizTalk Server
17 14 (10.45%) Salesforce.com
17 14 (10.45%) Data Management
17 14 (10.45%) Document Management
17 14 (10.45%) Infor
17 14 (10.45%) 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 (25.37%) SharePoint
2 21 (15.67%) MS Exchange
3 19 (14.18%) Skype for Business
4 14 (10.45%) BizTalk Server
5 10 (7.46%) Exchange Server 2010
6 8 (5.97%) Exchange Server 2007
7 5 (3.73%) Exchange Server 2003
7 5 (3.73%) SharePoint 2010
7 5 (3.73%) SharePoint 2013
8 3 (2.24%) WebLogic
9 2 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2013
9 2 (1.49%) IIS
9 2 (1.49%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.75%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.75%) SharePoint Server
10 1 (0.75%) WebSphere
Applications
1 27 (20.15%) MS Excel
2 20 (14.93%) MS Office
3 13 (9.70%) MS Project
4 2 (1.49%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 19 (14.18%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.49%) Adobe Campaign
2 2 (1.49%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 31 (23.13%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (11.94%) Yammer
3 4 (2.99%) IaaS
3 4 (2.99%) PaaS
4 3 (2.24%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (2.24%) Azure Active Directory
4 3 (2.24%) SaaS
5 2 (1.49%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (1.49%) GitHub
5 2 (1.49%) Mimecast
5 2 (1.49%) OneDrive
6 1 (0.75%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 10 (7.46%) VPN
2 8 (5.97%) DNS
2 8 (5.97%) WAN
3 7 (5.22%) DHCP
3 7 (5.22%) Firewall
4 6 (4.48%) LAN
4 6 (4.48%) VoIP
5 4 (2.99%) Wi-Fi
6 3 (2.24%) MPLS
6 3 (2.24%) NetScaler
6 3 (2.24%) Skype
6 3 (2.24%) WLAN
7 2 (1.49%) ADSL
7 2 (1.49%) Internet
7 2 (1.49%) Intranet
7 2 (1.49%) Network Security
7 2 (1.49%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.75%) Extranet
8 1 (0.75%) Remote Desktop
8 1 (0.75%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (17.16%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.99%) MySQL
3 3 (2.24%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (2.24%) OLTP
4 2 (1.49%) Essbase
4 2 (1.49%) MS Access
4 2 (1.49%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.49%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (1.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (1.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.75%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.75%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 4 (2.99%) Visual Studio
2 2 (1.49%) Jenkins
2 2 (1.49%) JUnit
2 2 (1.49%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (1.49%) Xcode
General
1 18 (13.43%) Retail
2 10 (7.46%) Finance
3 9 (6.72%) Advertising
4 4 (2.99%) Legal
5 2 (1.49%) Local Government
5 2 (1.49%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.49%) Marketing
6 1 (0.75%) Automotive
6 1 (0.75%) Banking
6 1 (0.75%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 26 (19.40%) Analyst
2 18 (13.43%) Consultant
3 17 (12.69%) 2nd Line Support
4 13 (9.70%) Administrator
5 12 (8.96%) Support Engineer
6 9 (6.72%) Architect
7 8 (5.97%) Developer
7 8 (5.97%) Support Analyst
8 7 (5.22%) Infrastructure Architect
8 7 (5.22%) IT Support
8 7 (5.22%) Migration Engineer
8 7 (5.22%) Project Administrator
8 7 (5.22%) Service Analyst
8 7 (5.22%) Service Desk Analyst
9 6 (4.48%) Office 365 Consultant
9 6 (4.48%) Project Manager
10 5 (3.73%) Azure Consultant
10 5 (3.73%) Office 365 Engineer
10 5 (3.73%) Senior Consultant
10 5 (3.73%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (9.70%) COM
2 8 (5.97%) .NET
3 7 (5.22%) HTML
4 5 (3.73%) CSS
4 5 (3.73%) XML
5 4 (2.99%) ASP.NET
5 4 (2.99%) JSON
6 3 (2.24%) Middleware
6 3 (2.24%) SAML
7 2 (1.49%) Cocoa
7 2 (1.49%) Core Animation
7 2 (1.49%) Core Data
7 2 (1.49%) iOS SDK
7 2 (1.49%) iPhone SDK
7 2 (1.49%) J2EE
7 2 (1.49%) jQuery
7 2 (1.49%) RESTful
8 1 (0.75%) CSS3
8 1 (0.75%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 8 (5.97%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (5.22%) Data Centre
3 4 (2.99%) Driving Licence
3 4 (2.99%) EMV
3 4 (2.99%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (2.99%) iPhone
4 3 (2.24%) Mobile App
4 3 (2.24%) Mobile Payment
4 3 (2.24%) PKI
5 2 (1.49%) Animation
5 2 (1.49%) Blackberry
5 2 (1.49%) Client/Server
5 2 (1.49%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (1.49%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.75%) BYOD
6 1 (0.75%) Clustering
6 1 (0.75%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.75%) EPoS
6 1 (0.75%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.75%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 71 (52.99%) Windows
2 20 (14.93%) Windows 7
3 17 (12.69%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (8.96%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (8.21%) Windows Server
6 9 (6.72%) Linux
6 9 (6.72%) Windows 10
7 6 (4.48%) Solaris
7 6 (4.48%) Windows 8
8 5 (3.73%) Windows XP
9 4 (2.99%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (2.24%) Android
11 2 (1.49%) Apple iOS
11 2 (1.49%) Unix
12 1 (0.75%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.75%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.75%) Windows Phone
12 1 (0.75%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (21.64%) Migration
2 21 (15.67%) CRM
2 21 (15.67%) ITIL
3 20 (14.93%) Business Intelligence
4 14 (10.45%) Case Management
4 14 (10.45%) Data Management
4 14 (10.45%) Document Management
5 11 (8.21%) Change Management
5 11 (8.21%) Problem Management
6 10 (7.46%) PRINCE2
6 10 (7.46%) Stakeholder Management
7 9 (6.72%) Project Management
7 9 (6.72%) User Acceptance Testing
8 7 (5.22%) Disaster Recovery
9 6 (4.48%) Configuration Management
10 5 (3.73%) Information Security
10 5 (3.73%) ITSM
10 5 (3.73%) Patch Management
10 5 (3.73%) Time Management
11 4 (2.99%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 9 (6.72%) SQL
2 6 (4.48%) Java
2 6 (4.48%) JavaScript
3 5 (3.73%) C#
4 4 (2.99%) PowerShell
5 2 (1.49%) Apple Swift
5 2 (1.49%) C++
5 2 (1.49%) COBOL
5 2 (1.49%) Objective-C
5 2 (1.49%) PHP
5 2 (1.49%) VB
6 1 (0.75%) C
6 1 (0.75%) VBA
6 1 (0.75%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 10 (7.46%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (5.22%) MCITP
2 7 (5.22%) MCSE
3 5 (3.73%) Degree
3 5 (3.73%) MCSA
4 4 (2.99%) CISA
4 4 (2.99%) CISM
4 4 (2.99%) CISSP
4 4 (2.99%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 3 (2.24%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 2 (1.49%) CCNA
6 2 (1.49%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (1.49%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.75%) CCDA
7 1 (0.75%) CCNP
7 1 (0.75%) DBS Check
7 1 (0.75%) GSEC
7 1 (0.75%) MCP
7 1 (0.75%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (0.75%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (5.22%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.75%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.75%) SLA
System Software
1 46 (34.33%) Active Directory
2 13 (9.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (5.22%) Hyper-V
4 6 (4.48%) Microsoft App-V
4 6 (4.48%) XenApp
5 3 (2.24%) vSphere
6 1 (0.75%) BitLocker
6 1 (0.75%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.75%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (0.75%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 16 (11.94%) SCCM
2 3 (2.24%) OpenView
2 3 (2.24%) Simpana
2 3 (2.24%) Tivoli
3 2 (1.49%) SCOM
3 2 (1.49%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (0.75%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.75%) CA Single Sign-On
4 1 (0.75%) Casper Suite
4 1 (0.75%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.75%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 75 (55.97%) Microsoft
2 22 (16.42%) Oracle
3 19 (14.18%) VMware
4 16 (11.94%) Citrix
5 15 (11.19%) SAP
6 14 (10.45%) Infor
6 14 (10.45%) Salesforce.com
7 5 (3.73%) CheckPoint
7 5 (3.73%) HP
7 5 (3.73%) Juniper
7 5 (3.73%) Novell
7 5 (3.73%) Palo Alto
8 4 (2.99%) Apple
8 4 (2.99%) Cisco
8 4 (2.99%) Sophos
9 3 (2.24%) 3PAR
9 3 (2.24%) BMC
9 3 (2.24%) CommVault
9 3 (2.24%) IBM
9 3 (2.24%) Sun
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