The table below looks at the statistics for Office 365 skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Office 365 over the 3 months to 28 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office 365 (O365)
Rank 99 166 311
Rank change year-on-year
+67 +145
Contract jobs citing Office 365 1204 729 312
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 2.41% 1.41% 0.63%
As % of the Cloud Services category 22.68% 22.51% 14.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 784 477 179
Median daily rate £400 £338 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.51% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £165 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £510 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 21 35
Median hourly rate £14.60 £16.50 £16.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.51% +1.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.62 £12.50 £10.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.60 £30.00 £21.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-9.37% +3.22%
Office 365
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Cloud Services category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Cloud Services Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
5308 3239 2209
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 10.63% 6.26% 4.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 3767 2170 1439
Median daily rate £475 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.09% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £528
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £380
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 67 45 53
Median hourly rate £17.75 £24.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.04% +37.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.30 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £46.00 £30.69
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.75 £20.75 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-19.27% +22.05%

Office 365
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the 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 England

Office 365
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Office 365 across the England region.

Office 365 Daily Rate Trend in England

Office 365
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Office 365 across the England region over the 3 months to 28 July 2016.

Office 365 Daily Rate Histogram in England

Office 365
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Office 365 across the England region.

Office 365 Hourly Rate Trend in England

Office 365
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Office 365 across the England region over the 3 months to 28 July 2016.

Office 365 Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Office 365
Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 28 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
London +65 539 £400 +18.51% 84
South East +68 265 £380 +18.75% 69
South West +46 92 £425 +55.25% 20
East of England +28 68 £300 -6.25% 20
West Midlands -30 51 £365 -1.41% 15
East Midlands +26 48 £560 +35.75% 10
North West +2 47 £325 -3.70% 23
North East +9 45 £330 - 3
Yorkshire +15 44 £419 +17.13% 25
Midlands +5 11 £500 +110.52% 1
Office 365
UK

Office 365
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 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 England region with a requirement for Office 365.

1 1013 (46.66%) Windows
2 954 (43.94%) Microsoft
3 866 (39.89%) Active Directory
4 650 (29.94%) SharePoint
5 609 (28.05%) Migration
6 578 (26.62%) Microsoft Azure
7 437 (20.13%) MS Exchange
8 433 (19.94%) Windows Server
9 387 (17.83%) MS Office
10 371 (17.09%) Skype for Business
11 328 (15.11%) VMware
12 323 (14.88%) MS Excel
13 295 (13.59%) Skype
14 286 (13.17%) PowerShell
15 251 (11.56%) ITIL
16 247 (11.38%) Windows 7
17 246 (11.33%) Security Cleared
17 246 (11.33%) SCCM
18 236 (10.87%) Citrix
19 228 (10.50%) DNS
20 227 (10.46%) Windows Server 2012
21 209 (9.63%) Project Management
21 209 (9.63%) Exchange Server 2010
22 206 (9.49%) SQL Server
23 199 (9.17%) Windows Server 2008
23 199 (9.17%) Windows 10
24 194 (8.94%) Finance
25 182 (8.38%) SC Cleared
26 176 (8.11%) Cisco
26 176 (8.11%) Exchange Server 2013

Office 365
Top Related IT Skills in 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
1 650 (29.94%) SharePoint
2 437 (20.13%) MS Exchange
3 371 (17.09%) Skype for Business
4 209 (9.63%) Exchange Server 2010
5 176 (8.11%) Exchange Server 2013
6 160 (7.37%) SharePoint 2013
7 102 (4.70%) SharePoint 2010
8 87 (4.01%) Exchange Server 2007
9 84 (3.87%) Exchange Server 2003
10 50 (2.30%) SharePoint Server
11 44 (2.03%) IBM Notes
12 42 (1.93%) IIS
13 39 (1.80%) BizTalk Server
14 34 (1.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 25 (1.15%) Office Communications Server
16 19 (0.88%) Mule
17 15 (0.69%) OpenStack
18 9 (0.41%) CMS
18 9 (0.41%) NServiceBus
19 8 (0.37%) IBM Domino
Applications
1 387 (17.83%) MS Office
2 323 (14.88%) MS Excel
3 40 (1.84%) MS PowerPoint
4 33 (1.52%) MS Project
5 15 (0.69%) MS Visio
6 13 (0.60%) InfoPath
7 2 (0.092%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.046%) Acrobat
8 1 (0.046%) CINEMA 4D
8 1 (0.046%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 80 (3.68%) Dynamics CRM
2 12 (0.55%) Faxination
3 8 (0.37%) Dynamics AX
4 7 (0.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 6 (0.28%) assyst
5 6 (0.28%) Unit4 Business World
6 3 (0.14%) Remedy ITSM
6 3 (0.14%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 2 (0.092%) Oracle ERP
8 1 (0.046%) Dynamics NAV
8 1 (0.046%) Oracle Payables
8 1 (0.046%) Sage X3
8 1 (0.046%) SAP ERP
8 1 (0.046%) Teamcenter
8 1 (0.046%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 578 (26.62%) Microsoft Azure
2 140 (6.45%) Azure Active Directory
3 131 (6.03%) Yammer
4 114 (5.25%) Amazon AWS
5 104 (4.79%) OneDrive
6 91 (4.19%) IaaS
7 63 (2.90%) SaaS
8 42 (1.93%) PaaS
9 41 (1.89%) Google Apps
10 25 (1.15%) Mimecast
11 11 (0.51%) Cloud Computing
12 6 (0.28%) Trello
13 3 (0.14%) Google Cloud Platform
14 2 (0.092%) Adobe Creative Cloud
14 2 (0.092%) GitHub
15 1 (0.046%) Amazon S3
15 1 (0.046%) Google Drive
15 1 (0.046%) SoftLayer
15 1 (0.046%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 295 (13.59%) Skype
2 228 (10.50%) DNS
3 154 (7.09%) Firewall
4 137 (6.31%) DHCP
5 115 (5.30%) WAN
6 106 (4.88%) LAN
7 88 (4.05%) VPN
8 72 (3.32%) SAN
9 71 (3.27%) TCP/IP
9 71 (3.27%) Wireless
10 63 (2.90%) Internet
11 59 (2.72%) Network Security
12 52 (2.40%) Unified Communications
13 49 (2.26%) VoIP
14 46 (2.12%) Intranet
14 46 (2.12%) Wi-Fi
15 25 (1.15%) LDAP
16 24 (1.11%) NAS
17 19 (0.88%) Remote Desktop
18 18 (0.83%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 206 (9.49%) SQL Server
2 38 (1.75%) SQL Server 2008
3 36 (1.66%) SQL Server 2012
4 29 (1.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 21 (0.97%) Power BI
6 16 (0.74%) Oracle Reports
7 15 (0.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 14 (0.64%) Azure SQL Database
9 12 (0.55%) Amazon RDS
10 11 (0.51%) SQL Server 2005
11 10 (0.46%) MySQL
12 8 (0.37%) Oracle Database
13 6 (0.28%) PerformancePoint
14 5 (0.23%) SQL Server 2014
15 4 (0.18%) PowerPivot
15 4 (0.18%) Relational Database
16 3 (0.14%) EDRMS
16 3 (0.14%) MongoDB
16 3 (0.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 2 (0.092%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 39 (1.80%) Team Foundation Server
2 15 (0.69%) Visual Studio
3 13 (0.60%) Jenkins
3 13 (0.60%) Octopus Deploy
4 12 (0.55%) Git (software)
5 10 (0.46%) Subversion
6 9 (0.41%) FxCop
6 9 (0.41%) StyleCop
7 8 (0.37%) JIRA
8 6 (0.28%) MSI
9 4 (0.18%) Vagrant
10 2 (0.092%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 2 (0.092%) Bitbucket
10 2 (0.092%) Gerrit
10 2 (0.092%) Oracle Forms
11 1 (0.046%) Cucumber
11 1 (0.046%) Hudson
11 1 (0.046%) MSTest
11 1 (0.046%) Selenium
11 1 (0.046%) WebDriver
General
1 194 (8.94%) Finance
2 80 (3.68%) Retail
3 64 (2.95%) Telecoms
4 37 (1.70%) Advertising
5 28 (1.29%) Marketing
6 27 (1.24%) Manufacturing
7 25 (1.15%) Spanish Language
8 24 (1.11%) Legal
9 22 (1.01%) Banking
10 21 (0.97%) Publishing
11 18 (0.83%) Italian Language
11 18 (0.83%) Law
12 17 (0.78%) French Language
12 17 (0.78%) German Language
13 15 (0.69%) Local Government
14 14 (0.64%) Back Office
15 8 (0.37%) Electronics
16 5 (0.23%) Games
17 3 (0.14%) iGaming
17 3 (0.14%) Portuguese Language
Job Titles
1 283 (13.04%) Consultant
2 275 (12.67%) Analyst
3 268 (12.34%) Architect
4 203 (9.35%) Project Manager
5 160 (7.37%) Support Engineer
6 132 (6.08%) Office 365 Engineer
7 125 (5.76%) Office 365 Manager
8 114 (5.25%) Support Analyst
9 105 (4.84%) Developer
10 102 (4.70%) Office 365 Consultant
11 100 (4.61%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 94 (4.33%) 2nd Line Support
13 81 (3.73%) SharePoint Developer
14 71 (3.27%) Windows Engineer
15 68 (3.13%) Office 365 Architect
16 67 (3.09%) 3rd Line Support
17 66 (3.04%) Desktop Support
18 65 (2.99%) Infrastructure Manager
19 62 (2.86%) 3rd Line Engineer
20 61 (2.81%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 128 (5.90%) .NET
2 69 (3.18%) CSS
2 69 (3.18%) Web Services
3 66 (3.04%) HTML
4 43 (1.98%) ASP.NET
4 43 (1.98%) jQuery
5 27 (1.24%) COM
6 23 (1.06%) HTML5
6 23 (1.06%) XML
7 17 (0.78%) WCF
8 16 (0.74%) AngularJS
9 13 (0.60%) .NET Framework
10 12 (0.55%) REST
11 10 (0.46%) KnockoutJS
11 10 (0.46%) SAML
12 8 (0.37%) 802.1X
12 8 (0.37%) WinForms
13 7 (0.32%) MAPI
13 7 (0.32%) Sass
13 7 (0.32%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 83 (3.82%) Analytical Skills
2 81 (3.73%) Data Centre
3 53 (2.44%) Management Information System
4 49 (2.26%) Blackberry
5 31 (1.43%) PKI
5 31 (1.43%) Video Conferencing
6 30 (1.38%) Hybrid Cloud
7 27 (1.24%) Clustering
8 26 (1.20%) BYOD
8 26 (1.20%) Computer Science
9 22 (1.01%) Digital Media
9 22 (1.01%) User Experience
9 22 (1.01%) Virtual Team
10 20 (0.92%) iPad
11 18 (0.83%) Fat Client
11 18 (0.83%) Replication
11 18 (0.83%) Thin Client
12 16 (0.74%) iPhone
13 14 (0.64%) CLARiiON
13 14 (0.64%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 1013 (46.66%) Windows
2 433 (19.94%) Windows Server
3 247 (11.38%) Windows 7
4 227 (10.46%) Windows Server 2012
5 199 (9.17%) Windows 10
5 199 (9.17%) Windows Server 2008
6 100 (4.61%) Windows 8
7 96 (4.42%) Windows Server 2003
8 93 (4.28%) Linux
9 68 (3.13%) Android
10 61 (2.81%) Windows XP
11 51 (2.35%) Mac OS X
12 47 (2.16%) Apple iOS
13 19 (0.88%) Windows Phone
14 17 (0.78%) Unix
15 14 (0.64%) Windows Mobile
16 10 (0.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 9 (0.41%) Mac OS
18 6 (0.28%) Windows Vista
19 5 (0.23%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 609 (28.05%) Migration
2 251 (11.56%) ITIL
3 209 (9.63%) Project Management
4 172 (7.92%) Stakeholder Management
5 168 (7.74%) Agile Software Development
6 138 (6.36%) PRINCE2
7 115 (5.30%) CRM
8 91 (4.19%) Change Management
9 76 (3.50%) Business Intelligence
10 69 (3.18%) Service Delivery
11 65 (2.99%) Identity Management
12 55 (2.53%) Disaster Recovery
13 53 (2.44%) Business Analysis
13 53 (2.44%) Content Management
13 53 (2.44%) Document Management
13 53 (2.44%) Service Management
13 53 (2.44%) TOGAF
14 51 (2.35%) Presales
15 50 (2.30%) SDLC
16 49 (2.26%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 286 (13.17%) PowerShell
2 149 (6.86%) SQL
3 109 (5.02%) C#
4 106 (4.88%) JavaScript
5 31 (1.43%) C
6 28 (1.29%) Java
7 22 (1.01%) PHP
8 21 (0.97%) VBScript
9 15 (0.69%) VB
10 14 (0.64%) T-SQL
11 12 (0.55%) VB.NET
12 10 (0.46%) C++
12 10 (0.46%) TypeScript
13 8 (0.37%) ECMAScript
13 8 (0.37%) XAML
14 6 (0.28%) Python
15 4 (0.18%) VBA
16 3 (0.14%) Go
16 3 (0.14%) Shell Script
17 2 (0.092%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 246 (11.33%) Security Cleared
2 182 (8.38%) SC Cleared
3 160 (7.37%) Microsoft Certification
4 97 (4.47%) MCSE
5 70 (3.22%) Degree
6 47 (2.16%) MCITP
7 41 (1.89%) CISSP
8 39 (1.80%) MCP
9 35 (1.61%) MCSA
9 35 (1.61%) MCTS
10 32 (1.47%) Cisco Certification
11 25 (1.15%) CCNA
12 23 (1.06%) BPSS Clearance
12 23 (1.06%) DV Cleared
13 22 (1.01%) ITIL Certification
14 20 (0.92%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 16 (0.74%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
16 14 (0.64%) MCDST
16 14 (0.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 13 (0.60%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (2.30%) SLA
2 36 (1.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 25 (1.15%) Disclosure Scotland
4 14 (0.64%) QA
5 13 (0.60%) Data Quality
6 11 (0.51%) PCI DSS
7 5 (0.23%) ISO22301
8 2 (0.092%) ISO 9001
8 2 (0.092%) WCAG
9 1 (0.046%) DICOM
9 1 (0.046%) HL7
9 1 (0.046%) ISO 14001
9 1 (0.046%) P3O
9 1 (0.046%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 866 (39.89%) Active Directory
2 175 (8.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 122 (5.62%) Hyper-V
4 74 (3.41%) XenApp
5 37 (1.70%) XenDesktop
6 34 (1.57%) vSphere
7 31 (1.43%) Microsoft App-V
8 18 (0.83%) VMware ESXi
9 15 (0.69%) BitLocker
10 13 (0.60%) Virtual Machines
11 12 (0.55%) DFS Replication
12 11 (0.51%) VMware ESX
13 10 (0.46%) UAG
14 9 (0.41%) Brightmail
14 9 (0.41%) Terminal Services
14 9 (0.41%) Virtual Desktop
15 8 (0.37%) Citrix Presentation Server
15 8 (0.37%) Virtual Servers
15 8 (0.37%) XenServer
16 7 (0.32%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 246 (11.33%) SCCM
2 80 (3.68%) Microsoft Intune
3 70 (3.22%) SCOM
4 49 (2.26%) Puppet
5 33 (1.52%) Ansible
6 28 (1.29%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 21 (0.97%) Microsoft Clustering
7 21 (0.97%) Opscode Chef
7 21 (0.97%) WSUS
8 20 (0.92%) Backup Exec
9 19 (0.88%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 17 (0.78%) AirWatch
11 10 (0.46%) Host Intrusion Detection System
12 9 (0.41%) vMotion
13 8 (0.37%) Cisco CUCM
13 8 (0.37%) IBM BigFix
13 8 (0.37%) ServiceCenter
13 8 (0.37%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
14 7 (0.32%) McAfee ePO
14 7 (0.32%) SCSM
Vendors
1 954 (43.94%) Microsoft
2 328 (15.11%) VMware
3 236 (10.87%) Citrix
4 176 (8.11%) Cisco
5 74 (3.41%) HP
6 72 (3.32%) Oracle
7 71 (3.27%) Google
8 58 (2.67%) SAP
9 44 (2.03%) Lotus
9 44 (2.03%) Salesforce.com
10 41 (1.89%) Dell
11 38 (1.75%) Symantec
12 37 (1.70%) NetApp
13 36 (1.66%) Apple
14 35 (1.61%) EMC
15 32 (1.47%) Infor
16 28 (1.29%) IronPort
17 23 (1.06%) Palo Alto
18 20 (0.92%) Proofpoint
19 18 (0.83%) IBM
Greater Manchester
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Rate: £220 - £260 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
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Rate: £14 - £15 per hour
Posted: 2 hours ago
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London
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Rate: £200 - £220 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Careerwise UK Limited
Rate: £200 - £230 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
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Rate: £180.00 - £230.00 per day
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Team Jobs
Rate: Negotiable rate of pay
Posted: Yesterday
West Midlands
Experis Ltd
Rate: £1 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
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Careerwise UK Limited
Rate: £200 - £275 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
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Careerwise UK Limited
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: Yesterday
South West
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £80 - £120 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £255 per day
Posted: Yesterday
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Clearwater People Solutions
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ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
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York, North Yorkshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
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London
Oscar
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London
Networking People
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Norfolk
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London
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onezeero.
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