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 21 January 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Office 365 (O365)
England / East of England
Rank 78 80 112
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +32
Contract jobs citing Office 365 49 43 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 2.31% 1.82% 0.66%
As % of the Cloud Services category 21.49% 29.25% 11.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 28 7
Median daily rate £300 £325 £503
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -35.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £159 £161 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £388 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £363 £326
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 3
Median hourly rate £11.25 £15.50 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.41% +40.90%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +11.11%

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
228 147 154
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 10.73% 6.23% 5.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 105 107
Median daily rate £390 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £325 £363
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £625 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £410 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 4
Median hourly rate £22.98 £15.50 £11.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+48.22% +31.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £25.65 £36.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £27.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-36.36% +22.22%

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 21 January 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 21 January 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
Cambridgeshire +9 14 £425 +132.87% 8
Hertfordshire -9 9 £165 -49.23% 7
Essex -1 8 £325 +32.65% 1
Suffolk -7 8 £170 -56.12% 1
Bedfordshire +7 7 £300 -20.00% 3
Norfolk +6 2 £290 -23.68%
East Anglia - 1 £240 -
Office 365
England

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

For the 6 months to 21 January 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 70 (57.85%) Microsoft
2 57 (47.11%) Windows
3 37 (30.58%) Active Directory
4 31 (25.62%) SharePoint
4 31 (25.62%) Microsoft Azure
5 30 (24.79%) Migration
6 25 (20.66%) MS Excel
7 19 (15.70%) ITIL
8 18 (14.88%) Skype for Business
9 16 (13.22%) Oracle
9 16 (13.22%) SQL Server
9 16 (13.22%) Business Intelligence
10 15 (12.40%) MS Exchange
10 15 (12.40%) CRM
10 15 (12.40%) Windows 7
10 15 (12.40%) Windows Server 2008
10 15 (12.40%) Dynamics CRM
11 14 (11.57%) PRINCE2
11 14 (11.57%) MS Office
11 14 (11.57%) VMware
12 13 (10.74%) Problem Management
13 12 (9.92%) Retail
13 12 (9.92%) Stakeholder Management
13 12 (9.92%) MS Project
13 12 (9.92%) Windows Server 2012
13 12 (9.92%) Yammer
14 11 (9.09%) SAP
14 11 (9.09%) Citrix
14 11 (9.09%) SCCM
15 10 (8.26%) User Acceptance Testing

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 31 (25.62%) SharePoint
2 18 (14.88%) Skype for Business
3 15 (12.40%) MS Exchange
4 10 (8.26%) BizTalk Server
5 8 (6.61%) Exchange Server 2010
6 6 (4.96%) SharePoint 2010
7 5 (4.13%) Exchange Server 2003
7 5 (4.13%) Exchange Server 2007
8 4 (3.31%) SharePoint 2013
9 3 (2.48%) WebLogic
10 2 (1.65%) Exchange Server 2013
11 1 (0.83%) IIS
11 1 (0.83%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 25 (20.66%) MS Excel
2 14 (11.57%) MS Office
3 12 (9.92%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 15 (12.40%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.65%) Adobe Campaign
2 2 (1.65%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 31 (25.62%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (9.92%) Yammer
3 7 (5.79%) Azure Active Directory
4 5 (4.13%) Mimecast
4 5 (4.13%) OneDrive
5 2 (1.65%) GitHub
5 2 (1.65%) IaaS
5 2 (1.65%) PaaS
6 1 (0.83%) Adobe Analytics
6 1 (0.83%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (0.83%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.79%) WAN
2 6 (4.96%) DNS
3 5 (4.13%) DHCP
3 5 (4.13%) LAN
3 5 (4.13%) VoIP
4 4 (3.31%) Skype
4 4 (3.31%) VPN
4 4 (3.31%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (2.48%) Firewall
5 3 (2.48%) WLAN
6 2 (1.65%) ADSL
6 2 (1.65%) Intranet
6 2 (1.65%) MPLS
6 2 (1.65%) NetScaler
6 2 (1.65%) TCP/IP
6 2 (1.65%) Wireless
7 1 (0.83%) Internet
7 1 (0.83%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (13.22%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.48%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (2.48%) MySQL
2 3 (2.48%) OLTP
3 2 (1.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.83%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (0.83%) FileMaker
4 1 (0.83%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.83%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.83%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (3.31%) Visual Studio
2 2 (1.65%) Jenkins
2 2 (1.65%) JUnit
2 2 (1.65%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (1.65%) Xcode
General
1 12 (9.92%) Retail
2 9 (7.44%) Advertising
3 7 (5.79%) Finance
4 2 (1.65%) Legal
4 2 (1.65%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.83%) Local Government
5 1 (0.83%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 21 (17.36%) Consultant
2 16 (13.22%) 2nd Line Support
3 15 (12.40%) Analyst
4 14 (11.57%) Support Engineer
5 10 (8.26%) Administrator
6 9 (7.44%) Office 365 Consultant
6 9 (7.44%) Project Manager
7 8 (6.61%) Azure Consultant
7 8 (6.61%) Developer
8 7 (5.79%) Migration Engineer
8 7 (5.79%) Project Administrator
8 7 (5.79%) Senior Consultant
9 6 (4.96%) Architect
9 6 (4.96%) Infrastructure Architect
9 6 (4.96%) IT Support
9 6 (4.96%) Office 365 Engineer
9 6 (4.96%) Security Consultant
9 6 (4.96%) Senior Security Consultant
10 5 (4.13%) IT Engineer
10 5 (4.13%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (8.26%) COM
2 8 (6.61%) .NET
3 7 (5.79%) HTML
4 5 (4.13%) CSS
4 5 (4.13%) XML
5 4 (3.31%) ASP.NET
5 4 (3.31%) JSON
6 3 (2.48%) Middleware
6 3 (2.48%) SAML
7 2 (1.65%) Cocoa
7 2 (1.65%) Core Animation
7 2 (1.65%) Core Data
7 2 (1.65%) iOS SDK
7 2 (1.65%) iPhone SDK
7 2 (1.65%) jQuery
7 2 (1.65%) RESTful
8 1 (0.83%) CSS3
8 1 (0.83%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 7 (5.79%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (3.31%) Data Centre
2 4 (3.31%) Driving Licence
2 4 (3.31%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (2.48%) iPhone
3 3 (2.48%) Mobile App
3 3 (2.48%) Mobile Payment
3 3 (2.48%) PKI
4 2 (1.65%) Animation
5 1 (0.83%) Blackberry
5 1 (0.83%) Clustering
5 1 (0.83%) Social Media
5 1 (0.83%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 57 (47.11%) Windows
2 15 (12.40%) Windows 7
2 15 (12.40%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (9.92%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (5.79%) Windows Server
5 6 (4.96%) Windows 10
6 5 (4.13%) Linux
6 5 (4.13%) Solaris
6 5 (4.13%) Windows XP
7 4 (3.31%) Windows 8
8 2 (1.65%) Apple iOS
8 2 (1.65%) Unix
8 2 (1.65%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (1.65%) Windows Vista
9 1 (0.83%) Android
9 1 (0.83%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.83%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (24.79%) Migration
2 19 (15.70%) ITIL
3 16 (13.22%) Business Intelligence
4 15 (12.40%) CRM
5 14 (11.57%) PRINCE2
6 13 (10.74%) Problem Management
7 12 (9.92%) Stakeholder Management
8 10 (8.26%) Case Management
8 10 (8.26%) Change Management
8 10 (8.26%) Data Management
8 10 (8.26%) Document Management
8 10 (8.26%) Project Management
8 10 (8.26%) User Acceptance Testing
9 6 (4.96%) Data Protection
10 5 (4.13%) Disaster Recovery
10 5 (4.13%) Virtual Infrastructure
11 4 (3.31%) Agile Software Development
11 4 (3.31%) Configuration Management
11 4 (3.31%) ITSM
11 4 (3.31%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 9 (7.44%) SQL
2 6 (4.96%) Java
2 6 (4.96%) JavaScript
3 5 (4.13%) C#
4 4 (3.31%) PowerShell
5 2 (1.65%) Apple Swift
5 2 (1.65%) C++
5 2 (1.65%) Objective-C
5 2 (1.65%) PHP
6 1 (0.83%) C
Qualifications
1 9 (7.44%) Degree
2 8 (6.61%) MCITP
2 8 (6.61%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (5.79%) MCSE
4 6 (4.96%) CISA
4 6 (4.96%) CISM
4 6 (4.96%) CISSP
5 5 (4.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 3 (2.48%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 2 (1.65%) Security Cleared
8 1 (0.83%) DBS Check
8 1 (0.83%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (0.83%) MCSA
8 1 (0.83%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.65%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.83%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.83%) SLA
System Software
1 37 (30.58%) Active Directory
2 10 (8.26%) Hyper-V
2 10 (8.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (4.13%) Microsoft App-V
4 4 (3.31%) XenApp
5 2 (1.65%) vSphere
6 1 (0.83%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (0.83%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 11 (9.09%) SCCM
2 3 (2.48%) Microsoft Intune
2 3 (2.48%) OpenView
2 3 (2.48%) Tivoli
3 2 (1.65%) Simpana
4 1 (0.83%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.83%) CA Single Sign-On
4 1 (0.83%) Casper Suite
4 1 (0.83%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (0.83%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.83%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (0.83%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 70 (57.85%) Microsoft
2 16 (13.22%) Oracle
3 14 (11.57%) VMware
4 11 (9.09%) Citrix
4 11 (9.09%) SAP
5 10 (8.26%) Infor
5 10 (8.26%) Salesforce.com
6 5 (4.13%) Novell
7 4 (3.31%) Apple
7 4 (3.31%) HP
8 3 (2.48%) BMC
8 3 (2.48%) IBM
8 3 (2.48%) Sophos
8 3 (2.48%) Sun
8 3 (2.48%) Symantec
9 2 (1.65%) 3PAR
9 2 (1.65%) Adobe
9 2 (1.65%) CommVault
9 2 (1.65%) Forcepoint
10 1 (0.83%) ForgeRock
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