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 29 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office 365 (O365)
Rank 60 85 137
Rank change year-on-year
+25 +52
Contract jobs citing Office 365 69 61 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 2.71% 1.96% 0.33%
As % of the Cloud Services category 29.61% 24.11% 7.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 42 7
Median daily rate £295 £320 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.81% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £190 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £561 £430 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 0
Median hourly rate £15.50 £22.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.11% -
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 of England region.

Cloud Services Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
233 253 130
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 9.14% 8.12% 4.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 132 179 97
Median daily rate £400 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £459
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 10 1
Median hourly rate £15.50 £40.00 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-61.25% -2.43%
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 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 29 July 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 29 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
Essex +22 21 £300 -30.23% 4
Hertfordshire +18 16 £225 +15.38% 4
Suffolk +8 10 £310 - 1
Bedfordshire +3 10 £411 +26.53% 1
Cambridgeshire +7 7 £338 -20.58% 3
Norfolk -15 5 £150 -53.12% 5
Office 365
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 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 of England region with a requirement for Office 365.

1 80 (63.49%) Windows
2 58 (46.03%) Active Directory
3 55 (43.65%) Microsoft
4 34 (26.98%) SharePoint
5 31 (24.60%) Citrix
6 30 (23.81%) Microsoft Azure
7 28 (22.22%) Migration
8 27 (21.43%) MS Exchange
8 27 (21.43%) MS Excel
8 27 (21.43%) MS Office
9 23 (18.25%) SQL Server
10 22 (17.46%) Oracle
10 22 (17.46%) Skype for Business
11 21 (16.67%) VMware
12 20 (15.87%) Windows 7
13 19 (15.08%) Windows Server
14 18 (14.29%) Windows 8
14 18 (14.29%) Retail
15 17 (13.49%) Windows Server 2008
15 17 (13.49%) ITIL
16 16 (12.70%) CRM
16 16 (12.70%) SCCM
16 16 (12.70%) Yammer
17 14 (11.11%) Cisco
17 14 (11.11%) Data Management
18 13 (10.32%) Document Management
18 13 (10.32%) Infor
18 13 (10.32%) Dynamics CRM
18 13 (10.32%) Business Intelligence
18 13 (10.32%) SAP

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 (26.98%) SharePoint
2 27 (21.43%) MS Exchange
3 22 (17.46%) Skype for Business
4 13 (10.32%) BizTalk Server
5 9 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
6 6 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2013
7 5 (3.97%) Exchange Server 2007
8 4 (3.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 4 (3.17%) IBM Notes
8 4 (3.17%) IIS
8 4 (3.17%) SharePoint 2010
9 3 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2003
9 3 (2.38%) SharePoint 2013
9 3 (2.38%) WebSphere
10 2 (1.59%) nginx
10 2 (1.59%) OpenStack
Applications
1 27 (21.43%) MS Excel
1 27 (21.43%) MS Office
2 2 (1.59%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.79%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 13 (10.32%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.79%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 30 (23.81%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (12.70%) Yammer
3 8 (6.35%) SaaS
4 7 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
5 6 (4.76%) Azure Active Directory
6 5 (3.97%) IaaS
6 5 (3.97%) OneDrive
6 5 (3.97%) PaaS
7 2 (1.59%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 10 (7.94%) WAN
2 8 (6.35%) DHCP
2 8 (6.35%) DNS
2 8 (6.35%) Firewall
2 8 (6.35%) VPN
3 7 (5.56%) LAN
4 6 (4.76%) Skype
5 4 (3.17%) Network Security
6 3 (2.38%) NetScaler
6 3 (2.38%) Remote Desktop
6 3 (2.38%) VoIP
6 3 (2.38%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (1.59%) Cisco IPT
7 2 (1.59%) MPLS
7 2 (1.59%) PBX
7 2 (1.59%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.79%) Extranet
8 1 (0.79%) Internet
8 1 (0.79%) SAN
8 1 (0.79%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (18.25%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.97%) MySQL
3 3 (2.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (1.59%) Essbase
4 2 (1.59%) MS Access
4 2 (1.59%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.79%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (1.59%) Gerrit
General
1 18 (14.29%) Retail
2 9 (7.14%) Finance
3 4 (3.17%) Legal
4 3 (2.38%) Local Government
5 2 (1.59%) Marketing
5 2 (1.59%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.79%) Advertising
6 1 (0.79%) Automotive
6 1 (0.79%) Back Office
6 1 (0.79%) Banking
6 1 (0.79%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 39 (30.95%) Analyst
2 15 (11.90%) Service Analyst
2 15 (11.90%) Service Desk Analyst
3 13 (10.32%) Architect
3 13 (10.32%) Support Analyst
4 11 (8.73%) Project Manager
5 9 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support
5 9 (7.14%) Consultant
5 9 (7.14%) Office 365 Manager
5 9 (7.14%) Support Engineer
6 8 (6.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 7 (5.56%) Desktop Engineer
7 7 (5.56%) IT Analyst
8 6 (4.76%) Server Engineer
8 6 (4.76%) SharePoint Analyst
9 5 (3.97%) Infrastructure Architect
9 5 (3.97%) Infrastructure Manager
10 4 (3.17%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 4 (3.17%) Security Architect
10 4 (3.17%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (9.52%) COM
2 3 (2.38%) Web Services
3 2 (1.59%) J2EE
3 2 (1.59%) LEMP Stack
3 2 (1.59%) OpenJDK
3 2 (1.59%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 12 (9.52%) Data Centre
2 6 (4.76%) Hybrid Cloud
3 5 (3.97%) Driving Licence
4 4 (3.17%) Blackberry
4 4 (3.17%) EMV
5 3 (2.38%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (2.38%) iPad
5 3 (2.38%) iPhone
5 3 (2.38%) Mainframe
5 3 (2.38%) Smartphone
6 2 (1.59%) BYOD
6 2 (1.59%) CCTV
6 2 (1.59%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.59%) Fat Client
6 2 (1.59%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.59%) SCADA
6 2 (1.59%) Taxonomies
6 2 (1.59%) Thin Client
6 2 (1.59%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.79%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 80 (63.49%) Windows
2 20 (15.87%) Windows 7
3 19 (15.08%) Windows Server
4 18 (14.29%) Windows 8
5 17 (13.49%) Windows Server 2008
6 13 (10.32%) Windows 10
6 13 (10.32%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (5.56%) Android
7 7 (5.56%) Linux
7 7 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (4.76%) Windows XP
9 4 (3.17%) Unix
9 4 (3.17%) Windows Phone
10 3 (2.38%) Mac OS
10 3 (2.38%) Solaris
11 2 (1.59%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.79%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (22.22%) Migration
2 17 (13.49%) ITIL
3 16 (12.70%) CRM
4 14 (11.11%) Data Management
5 13 (10.32%) Business Intelligence
5 13 (10.32%) Case Management
5 13 (10.32%) Document Management
6 11 (8.73%) Project Management
6 11 (8.73%) Stakeholder Management
7 7 (5.56%) Information Security
7 7 (5.56%) ITSM
8 6 (4.76%) Service Delivery
9 5 (3.97%) Change Control
9 5 (3.97%) Configuration Management
9 5 (3.97%) Time Management
10 4 (3.17%) Email Migration
10 4 (3.17%) Patch Management
10 4 (3.17%) Project Governance
10 4 (3.17%) Service Management
10 4 (3.17%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 7 (5.56%) SQL
2 5 (3.97%) PowerShell
3 3 (2.38%) Java
3 3 (2.38%) VBScript
4 2 (1.59%) COBOL
4 2 (1.59%) Python
4 2 (1.59%) VB
5 1 (0.79%) C
5 1 (0.79%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.79%) PHP
5 1 (0.79%) PL/SQL
5 1 (0.79%) Shell Script
5 1 (0.79%) VBA
Qualifications
1 9 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (5.56%) CCNA
2 7 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (5.56%) MCSA
3 5 (3.97%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 4 (3.17%) MCITP
4 4 (3.17%) MCSE
4 4 (3.17%) Security Cleared
5 2 (1.59%) CISA
5 2 (1.59%) CISM
5 2 (1.59%) CISSP
5 2 (1.59%) Degree
5 2 (1.59%) PMI Certification
5 2 (1.59%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.79%) CCDA
6 1 (0.79%) CCNP
6 1 (0.79%) GSEC
6 1 (0.79%) MCP
6 1 (0.79%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (2.38%) QA
2 3 (2.38%) SLA
System Software
1 58 (46.03%) Active Directory
2 7 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (4.76%) XenApp
4 5 (3.97%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (2.38%) Hyper-V
6 2 (1.59%) DFS Replication
6 2 (1.59%) Docker
6 2 (1.59%) vSphere
6 2 (1.59%) Xen
7 1 (0.79%) BitLocker
7 1 (0.79%) NFS
7 1 (0.79%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.79%) UAG
7 1 (0.79%) VMware Server
7 1 (0.79%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.79%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 16 (12.70%) SCCM
2 4 (3.17%) SCOM
3 2 (1.59%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (1.59%) Simpana
3 2 (1.59%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (0.79%) Bacula
4 1 (0.79%) Data Guard
4 1 (0.79%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.79%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (0.79%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 55 (43.65%) Microsoft
2 31 (24.60%) Citrix
3 22 (17.46%) Oracle
4 21 (16.67%) VMware
5 14 (11.11%) Cisco
6 13 (10.32%) Infor
6 13 (10.32%) Salesforce.com
6 13 (10.32%) SAP
7 4 (3.17%) Apple
7 4 (3.17%) CheckPoint
7 4 (3.17%) Juniper
7 4 (3.17%) Lotus
7 4 (3.17%) Palo Alto
8 3 (2.38%) Cognos
8 3 (2.38%) HP
8 3 (2.38%) NetApp
9 2 (1.59%) Adobe
9 2 (1.59%) CommVault
9 2 (1.59%) Dell
9 2 (1.59%) EMC
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