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 24 August 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
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office 365 (O365)
Rank 68 71 137
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +66
Contract jobs citing Office 365 65 74 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 2.55% 2.34% 0.42%
As % of the Cloud Services category 29.82% 26.43% 9.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 49 9
Median daily rate £300 £300 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £182 £152 £363
10% offered a daily rate of more than £583 £430 £570
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £338 £375
% change year-on-year
+9.62% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 2
Median hourly rate £13.75 £26.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.11% +100.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.60 £13.50 £12.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.40 £29.75 £13.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.88 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-9.81% +3.12%
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
218 280 141
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 8.55% 8.86% 4.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 129 189 105
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £284 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
+7.50% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 15 2
Median hourly rate £16.25 £30.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.83% +130.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £19.10 £12.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.75 £40.80 £13.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.75 £22.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-21.11% +32.35%

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 24 August 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 24 August 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 +25 20 £300 - 2
Hertfordshire +3 17 £260 +36.84% 5
Bedfordshire +1 8 £411 +37.08%
Cambridgeshire +11 7 - - 11
Norfolk -18 7 £150 -52.38%
Suffolk +9 6 £575 +228.57%
Office 365
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 August 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 (67.23%) Windows
2 56 (47.06%) Active Directory
3 54 (45.38%) Microsoft
4 32 (26.89%) SharePoint
5 27 (22.69%) MS Exchange
5 27 (22.69%) MS Office
5 27 (22.69%) Microsoft Azure
6 26 (21.85%) MS Excel
7 24 (20.17%) Oracle
7 24 (20.17%) Citrix
7 24 (20.17%) Windows 7
8 23 (19.33%) Skype for Business
8 23 (19.33%) SQL Server
8 23 (19.33%) Migration
9 20 (16.81%) Retail
10 19 (15.97%) VMware
11 17 (14.29%) ITIL
11 17 (14.29%) CRM
11 17 (14.29%) SCCM
11 17 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
12 16 (13.45%) Windows Server
12 16 (13.45%) Business Intelligence
13 15 (12.61%) SAP
13 15 (12.61%) Data Management
13 15 (12.61%) Windows 8
13 15 (12.61%) Yammer
13 15 (12.61%) Windows 10
14 14 (11.76%) Infor
14 14 (11.76%) Case Management
14 14 (11.76%) Document 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 32 (26.89%) SharePoint
2 27 (22.69%) MS Exchange
3 23 (19.33%) Skype for Business
4 14 (11.76%) BizTalk Server
5 9 (7.56%) Exchange Server 2010
6 6 (5.04%) Exchange Server 2013
7 5 (4.20%) Exchange Server 2007
8 4 (3.36%) Exchange Server 2003
8 4 (3.36%) IIS
8 4 (3.36%) SharePoint 2013
9 3 (2.52%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 3 (2.52%) SharePoint 2010
9 3 (2.52%) WebSphere
10 2 (1.68%) IBM Notes
10 2 (1.68%) nginx
10 2 (1.68%) OpenStack
10 2 (1.68%) WebLogic
Applications
1 27 (22.69%) MS Office
2 26 (21.85%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.68%) MS Project
3 2 (1.68%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 14 (11.76%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.84%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 27 (22.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (12.61%) Yammer
3 8 (6.72%) SaaS
4 6 (5.04%) Amazon AWS
5 5 (4.20%) Azure Active Directory
5 5 (4.20%) IaaS
5 5 (4.20%) OneDrive
5 5 (4.20%) PaaS
6 2 (1.68%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 10 (8.40%) WAN
2 9 (7.56%) VPN
3 8 (6.72%) DHCP
3 8 (6.72%) DNS
4 7 (5.88%) Firewall
4 7 (5.88%) LAN
5 6 (5.04%) Skype
6 4 (3.36%) Network Security
6 4 (3.36%) VoIP
7 3 (2.52%) NetScaler
7 3 (2.52%) Remote Desktop
7 3 (2.52%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (1.68%) Cisco IPT
8 2 (1.68%) MPLS
8 2 (1.68%) PBX
8 2 (1.68%) TCP/IP
9 1 (0.84%) Extranet
9 1 (0.84%) Internet
9 1 (0.84%) SAN
9 1 (0.84%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (19.33%) SQL Server
2 7 (5.88%) MySQL
3 3 (2.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (1.68%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (1.68%) Essbase
4 2 (1.68%) MS Access
4 2 (1.68%) OLTP
4 2 (1.68%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.84%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (1.68%) Gerrit
General
1 20 (16.81%) Retail
2 10 (8.40%) Finance
3 4 (3.36%) Legal
4 3 (2.52%) Local Government
5 2 (1.68%) Advertising
5 2 (1.68%) Marketing
6 1 (0.84%) Automotive
6 1 (0.84%) Back Office
6 1 (0.84%) Banking
6 1 (0.84%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.84%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 35 (29.41%) Analyst
2 14 (11.76%) Service Analyst
2 14 (11.76%) Service Desk Analyst
3 12 (10.08%) Project Manager
4 11 (9.24%) 2nd Line Support
4 11 (9.24%) Architect
4 11 (9.24%) Support Analyst
5 10 (8.40%) Consultant
6 9 (7.56%) Support Engineer
7 7 (5.88%) Desktop Engineer
7 7 (5.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 7 (5.88%) IT Analyst
7 7 (5.88%) Office 365 Manager
8 6 (5.04%) Infrastructure Architect
9 5 (4.20%) Infrastructure Manager
9 5 (4.20%) Server Engineer
10 4 (3.36%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
10 4 (3.36%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 4 (3.36%) Security Architect
10 4 (3.36%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (10.92%) COM
2 3 (2.52%) Web Services
3 2 (1.68%) J2EE
3 2 (1.68%) LEMP Stack
3 2 (1.68%) Middleware
3 2 (1.68%) OpenJDK
3 2 (1.68%) SAML
3 2 (1.68%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 12 (10.08%) Data Centre
2 6 (5.04%) Hybrid Cloud
3 5 (4.20%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (4.20%) Driving Licence
4 4 (3.36%) Blackberry
4 4 (3.36%) EMV
5 3 (2.52%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (2.52%) iPad
5 3 (2.52%) iPhone
5 3 (2.52%) Mainframe
5 3 (2.52%) Smartphone
6 2 (1.68%) BYOD
6 2 (1.68%) CCTV
6 2 (1.68%) Fat Client
6 2 (1.68%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.68%) Mobile Payment
6 2 (1.68%) PKI
6 2 (1.68%) SCADA
6 2 (1.68%) Taxonomies
6 2 (1.68%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 80 (67.23%) Windows
2 24 (20.17%) Windows 7
3 17 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 16 (13.45%) Windows Server
5 15 (12.61%) Windows 10
5 15 (12.61%) Windows 8
6 11 (9.24%) Windows Server 2012
7 9 (7.56%) Linux
8 7 (5.88%) Android
8 7 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
9 6 (5.04%) Windows XP
10 5 (4.20%) Solaris
11 4 (3.36%) Unix
11 4 (3.36%) Windows Phone
12 3 (2.52%) Mac OS
13 2 (1.68%) Ubuntu
14 1 (0.84%) Apple iOS
14 1 (0.84%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (19.33%) Migration
2 17 (14.29%) CRM
2 17 (14.29%) ITIL
3 16 (13.45%) Business Intelligence
4 15 (12.61%) Data Management
5 14 (11.76%) Case Management
5 14 (11.76%) Document Management
6 11 (9.24%) Stakeholder Management
7 9 (7.56%) Project Management
8 7 (5.88%) ITSM
9 6 (5.04%) Configuration Management
9 6 (5.04%) Information Security
9 6 (5.04%) PRINCE2
9 6 (5.04%) Service Delivery
10 5 (4.20%) Service Management
10 5 (4.20%) Time Management
11 4 (3.36%) Email Migration
11 4 (3.36%) Patch Management
11 4 (3.36%) Project Planning
11 4 (3.36%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 9 (7.56%) SQL
2 5 (4.20%) Java
2 5 (4.20%) PowerShell
3 3 (2.52%) VBScript
4 2 (1.68%) COBOL
4 2 (1.68%) Python
4 2 (1.68%) VB
5 1 (0.84%) C
5 1 (0.84%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.84%) PHP
5 1 (0.84%) PL/SQL
5 1 (0.84%) Shell Script
5 1 (0.84%) VBA
Qualifications
1 9 (7.56%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (5.88%) CCNA
2 7 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (5.88%) MCSA
3 5 (4.20%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 4 (3.36%) MCITP
4 4 (3.36%) MCSE
5 3 (2.52%) CISA
5 3 (2.52%) CISM
5 3 (2.52%) CISSP
5 3 (2.52%) Degree
6 2 (1.68%) PMI Certification
6 2 (1.68%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.84%) CCDA
7 1 (0.84%) CCNP
7 1 (0.84%) GSEC
7 1 (0.84%) MCP
7 1 (0.84%) PMP
7 1 (0.84%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (5.04%) PCI DSS
3 3 (2.52%) SLA
4 2 (1.68%) QA
System Software
1 56 (47.06%) Active Directory
2 9 (7.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (5.04%) Microsoft App-V
3 6 (5.04%) XenApp
4 3 (2.52%) Hyper-V
5 2 (1.68%) Docker
5 2 (1.68%) vSphere
6 1 (0.84%) BitLocker
6 1 (0.84%) DFS Replication
6 1 (0.84%) NFS
6 1 (0.84%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.84%) Xen
6 1 (0.84%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.84%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 17 (14.29%) SCCM
2 3 (2.52%) SCOM
3 2 (1.68%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (1.68%) OpenView
3 2 (1.68%) Simpana
3 2 (1.68%) Tivoli
3 2 (1.68%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (0.84%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.84%) Bacula
4 1 (0.84%) Casper Suite
4 1 (0.84%) Data Guard
4 1 (0.84%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.84%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (0.84%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (0.84%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 54 (45.38%) Microsoft
2 24 (20.17%) Citrix
2 24 (20.17%) Oracle
3 19 (15.97%) VMware
4 15 (12.61%) SAP
5 14 (11.76%) Infor
5 14 (11.76%) Salesforce.com
6 13 (10.92%) Cisco
7 5 (4.20%) HP
8 4 (3.36%) Apple
8 4 (3.36%) CheckPoint
8 4 (3.36%) Juniper
8 4 (3.36%) Palo Alto
9 3 (2.52%) Cognos
9 3 (2.52%) Dell
9 3 (2.52%) IBM
9 3 (2.52%) NetApp
10 2 (1.68%) Adobe
10 2 (1.68%) Nokia
10 2 (1.68%) Sun
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