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 September 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office 365 (O365)
Rank 56 75 135
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +60
Contract jobs citing Office 365 78 68 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 3.17% 2.40% 0.39%
As % of the Cloud Services category 33.05% 31.78% 9.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 40 8
Median daily rate £325 £300 £378
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -20.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £144 £153 £294
10% offered a daily rate of more than £464 £478 £570
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £383
% change year-on-year
- -8.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 2
Median hourly rate £13.00 £26.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.00% +100.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.40 £13.50 £12.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £29.75 £13.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.26 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.62% -3.03%
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
236 214 133
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 9.60% 7.55% 4.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 127 125 94
Median daily rate £400 £410 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £591 £550 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £405 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.17% +1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 16 4
Median hourly rate £14.50 £31.50 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-53.96% +103.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.70 £20.80 £12.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £41.00 £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.75 £25.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-29.00% +25.00%

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 September 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 September 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
Hertfordshire +1 21 £356 +65.69% 5
Essex +20 18 £325 - 5
Norfolk -1 15 £194 -44.64% 2
Bedfordshire -3 12 £450 +38.46%
Cambridgeshire +13 7 £400 -5.88% 7
Suffolk +6 4 - -
East Anglia - 1 £350 -
Office 365
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 (57.14%) Windows
2 66 (47.14%) Microsoft
3 56 (40.00%) Active Directory
4 38 (27.14%) SharePoint
5 28 (20.00%) Windows 7
6 27 (19.29%) Microsoft Azure
7 26 (18.57%) MS Office
7 26 (18.57%) Migration
8 25 (17.86%) Oracle
8 25 (17.86%) MS Exchange
8 25 (17.86%) Citrix
9 24 (17.14%) MS Excel
10 23 (16.43%) SQL Server
11 22 (15.71%) ITIL
11 22 (15.71%) VMware
11 22 (15.71%) Skype for Business
12 20 (14.29%) Retail
12 20 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
13 17 (12.14%) CRM
13 17 (12.14%) Windows Server 2008
13 17 (12.14%) SCCM
14 16 (11.43%) Yammer
15 15 (10.71%) SAP
15 15 (10.71%) Data Management
16 14 (10.00%) Document Management
16 14 (10.00%) Dynamics CRM
16 14 (10.00%) WAN
16 14 (10.00%) BizTalk Server
16 14 (10.00%) Salesforce.com
16 14 (10.00%) Infor

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 38 (27.14%) SharePoint
2 25 (17.86%) MS Exchange
3 22 (15.71%) Skype for Business
4 14 (10.00%) BizTalk Server
5 12 (8.57%) Exchange Server 2010
6 7 (5.00%) SharePoint 2013
7 6 (4.29%) Exchange Server 2007
8 5 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2013
8 5 (3.57%) SharePoint 2010
9 4 (2.86%) IIS
10 3 (2.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 3 (2.14%) Exchange Server 2003
10 3 (2.14%) WebLogic
10 3 (2.14%) WebSphere
11 2 (1.43%) OpenStack
12 1 (0.71%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 26 (18.57%) MS Office
2 24 (17.14%) MS Excel
3 9 (6.43%) MS Project
4 2 (1.43%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 14 (10.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.71%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 27 (19.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (11.43%) Yammer
3 6 (4.29%) SaaS
4 5 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (3.57%) IaaS
4 5 (3.57%) PaaS
5 4 (2.86%) OneDrive
6 3 (2.14%) Azure Active Directory
7 2 (1.43%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 14 (10.00%) WAN
2 11 (7.86%) LAN
3 10 (7.14%) VPN
4 9 (6.43%) DHCP
4 9 (6.43%) DNS
5 6 (4.29%) Firewall
5 6 (4.29%) Skype
6 5 (3.57%) Network Security
7 4 (2.86%) VoIP
8 3 (2.14%) Remote Desktop
8 3 (2.14%) Wi-Fi
8 3 (2.14%) WLAN
9 2 (1.43%) Cisco IPT
9 2 (1.43%) MPLS
9 2 (1.43%) NetScaler
9 2 (1.43%) PBX
9 2 (1.43%) TCP/IP
10 1 (0.71%) Extranet
10 1 (0.71%) Internet
10 1 (0.71%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (16.43%) SQL Server
2 6 (4.29%) MySQL
3 3 (2.14%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (2.14%) OLTP
3 3 (2.14%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (2.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (1.43%) Essbase
4 2 (1.43%) MS Access
4 2 (1.43%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (0.71%) Visual Studio
General
1 20 (14.29%) Retail
2 11 (7.86%) Finance
3 7 (5.00%) Advertising
4 4 (2.86%) Legal
5 3 (2.14%) Local Government
6 2 (1.43%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.43%) Marketing
7 1 (0.71%) Automotive
7 1 (0.71%) Back Office
7 1 (0.71%) Banking
7 1 (0.71%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 39 (27.86%) Analyst
2 15 (10.71%) 2nd Line Support
3 14 (10.00%) Service Analyst
3 14 (10.00%) Service Desk Analyst
4 13 (9.29%) Project Manager
5 12 (8.57%) Consultant
6 11 (7.86%) Architect
7 10 (7.14%) Administrator
7 10 (7.14%) Office 365 Manager
7 10 (7.14%) Support Analyst
8 9 (6.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 8 (5.71%) Support Engineer
10 7 (5.00%) Infrastructure Architect
10 7 (5.00%) IT Analyst
11 6 (4.29%) Migration Engineer
12 5 (3.57%) Desktop Engineer
12 5 (3.57%) Infrastructure Manager
12 5 (3.57%) Project Administrator
13 4 (2.86%) Security Architect
13 4 (2.86%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (9.29%) COM
2 4 (2.86%) .NET
3 3 (2.14%) ASP.NET
3 3 (2.14%) Middleware
3 3 (2.14%) SAML
4 2 (1.43%) CSS
4 2 (1.43%) HTML
4 2 (1.43%) J2EE
5 1 (0.71%) CSS3
5 1 (0.71%) HTML5
5 1 (0.71%) jQuery
5 1 (0.71%) Web Services
5 1 (0.71%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (5.00%) Data Centre
2 6 (4.29%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (4.29%) Driving Licence
2 6 (4.29%) Hybrid Cloud
3 4 (2.86%) Blackberry
3 4 (2.86%) EMV
3 4 (2.86%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (2.14%) iPad
4 3 (2.14%) iPhone
4 3 (2.14%) Mobile Payment
4 3 (2.14%) PKI
4 3 (2.14%) Smartphone
5 2 (1.43%) BYOD
5 2 (1.43%) CCTV
5 2 (1.43%) Client/Server
5 2 (1.43%) Fat Client
5 2 (1.43%) Mainframe
5 2 (1.43%) SCADA
5 2 (1.43%) Thin Client
5 2 (1.43%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 80 (57.14%) Windows
2 28 (20.00%) Windows 7
3 17 (12.14%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (9.29%) Windows 10
5 12 (8.57%) Windows 8
6 11 (7.86%) Windows Server
7 10 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
8 9 (6.43%) Linux
9 7 (5.00%) Android
9 7 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
10 5 (3.57%) Solaris
11 4 (2.86%) Windows Phone
11 4 (2.86%) Windows XP
12 3 (2.14%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.71%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.71%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (18.57%) Migration
2 22 (15.71%) ITIL
3 20 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
4 17 (12.14%) CRM
5 15 (10.71%) Data Management
6 14 (10.00%) Case Management
6 14 (10.00%) Document Management
7 12 (8.57%) Stakeholder Management
8 11 (7.86%) PRINCE2
9 9 (6.43%) Project Management
10 7 (5.00%) Change Management
10 7 (5.00%) Configuration Management
10 7 (5.00%) ITSM
10 7 (5.00%) Problem Management
11 6 (4.29%) Information Security
12 5 (3.57%) Patch Management
12 5 (3.57%) Service Delivery
12 5 (3.57%) Service Management
12 5 (3.57%) Time Management
12 5 (3.57%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (7.14%) SQL
2 5 (3.57%) PowerShell
3 4 (2.86%) C#
3 4 (2.86%) Java
4 3 (2.14%) JavaScript
4 3 (2.14%) VBScript
5 2 (1.43%) COBOL
5 2 (1.43%) VB
6 1 (0.71%) C
6 1 (0.71%) PHP
6 1 (0.71%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.71%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.71%) VBA
Qualifications
1 9 (6.43%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (5.00%) CCNA
2 7 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (5.00%) MCSA
3 5 (3.57%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 4 (2.86%) MCITP
4 4 (2.86%) MCSE
4 4 (2.86%) Security Cleared
5 3 (2.14%) CISA
5 3 (2.14%) CISM
5 3 (2.14%) CISSP
5 3 (2.14%) Degree
6 2 (1.43%) PMI Certification
6 2 (1.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.71%) CCDA
7 1 (0.71%) CCNP
7 1 (0.71%) GSEC
7 1 (0.71%) PMP
7 1 (0.71%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (0.71%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (4.29%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.43%) SLA
4 1 (0.71%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.71%) QA
System Software
1 56 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 13 (9.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (4.29%) XenApp
4 5 (3.57%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (2.14%) Hyper-V
6 2 (1.43%) vSphere
7 1 (0.71%) BitLocker
7 1 (0.71%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.71%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.71%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 17 (12.14%) SCCM
2 3 (2.14%) OpenView
2 3 (2.14%) SCOM
2 3 (2.14%) Tivoli
3 2 (1.43%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (1.43%) Simpana
3 2 (1.43%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (0.71%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.71%) Bacula
4 1 (0.71%) CA Single Sign-On
4 1 (0.71%) Casper Suite
4 1 (0.71%) Data Guard
4 1 (0.71%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.71%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (0.71%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (0.71%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 66 (47.14%) Microsoft
2 25 (17.86%) Citrix
2 25 (17.86%) Oracle
3 22 (15.71%) VMware
4 15 (10.71%) SAP
5 14 (10.00%) Infor
5 14 (10.00%) Salesforce.com
6 12 (8.57%) Cisco
7 6 (4.29%) Apple
8 5 (3.57%) CheckPoint
8 5 (3.57%) Juniper
8 5 (3.57%) Palo Alto
9 4 (2.86%) HP
9 4 (2.86%) Novell
10 3 (2.14%) BMC
10 3 (2.14%) Cognos
10 3 (2.14%) Dell
10 3 (2.14%) IBM
10 3 (2.14%) Sophos
10 3 (2.14%) Sun
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