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 6 December 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
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office 365 (O365)
Rank 95 173 307
Rank change year-on-year
+78 +134
Contract jobs citing Office 365 1148 706 361
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 2.44% 1.41% 0.70%
As % of the Cloud Services category 19.69% 19.89% 14.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 725 462 223
Median daily rate £350 £364 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.78% -6.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £150 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £363 £375
% change year-on-year
-6.20% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 26 26
Median hourly rate £15.00 £13.50 £14.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -6.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.25 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.70 £31.25 £24.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £13.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -6.89%
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
5830 3549 2476
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 12.38% 7.09% 4.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 3994 2453 1689
Median daily rate £475 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £404 £420
% change year-on-year
+11.52% -3.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 89 54 54
Median hourly rate £18.75 £22.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.77% +12.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.00 £9.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £85.00 £34.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £27.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-41.81% +52.77%

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 6 December 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 6 December 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 6 December 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 +66 498 £375 +4.82% 85
South East +68 226 £350 -9.09% 52
South West +32 83 £258 -26.42% 20
East of England +46 77 £325 +1.56% 14
West Midlands +4 77 £339 -5.31% 20
North East +8 67 £334 -11.00% 7
North West +11 51 £399 +1.26% 26
Yorkshire -13 30 £400 -1.53% 13
East Midlands -3 29 £375 +20.96% 13
Office 365
UK

Office 365
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 6 December 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 1124 (48.36%) Windows
2 1113 (47.89%) Microsoft
3 964 (41.48%) Active Directory
4 795 (34.21%) SharePoint
5 652 (28.06%) Microsoft Azure
6 645 (27.75%) Migration
7 464 (19.97%) Windows Server
8 426 (18.33%) Skype for Business
9 400 (17.21%) MS Exchange
10 390 (16.78%) MS Office
11 389 (16.74%) MS Excel
12 374 (16.09%) Skype
13 336 (14.46%) VMware
14 297 (12.78%) PowerShell
15 292 (12.56%) Windows 7
16 281 (12.09%) SCCM
17 280 (12.05%) Security Cleared
18 276 (11.88%) Windows 10
19 269 (11.57%) ITIL
20 255 (10.97%) Windows Server 2012
21 227 (9.77%) Windows Server 2008
22 226 (9.72%) SQL Server
23 219 (9.42%) SC Cleared
24 214 (9.21%) DNS
25 190 (8.18%) Exchange Server 2010
26 181 (7.79%) Agile Software Development
27 180 (7.75%) Citrix
28 174 (7.49%) Finance
29 168 (7.23%) Project Management
29 168 (7.23%) VMware Infrastructure

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
1 795 (34.21%) SharePoint
2 426 (18.33%) Skype for Business
3 400 (17.21%) MS Exchange
4 190 (8.18%) Exchange Server 2010
5 157 (6.76%) SharePoint 2013
6 144 (6.20%) Exchange Server 2013
7 124 (5.34%) SharePoint 2010
8 68 (2.93%) Exchange Server 2007
9 64 (2.75%) Exchange Server 2003
10 58 (2.50%) SharePoint Server
11 49 (2.11%) BizTalk Server
11 49 (2.11%) IIS
12 26 (1.12%) IBM Notes
12 26 (1.12%) Office Communications Server
13 25 (1.08%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 24 (1.03%) OpenStack
15 11 (0.47%) Mule
16 7 (0.30%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 7 (0.30%) SAS
17 6 (0.26%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 390 (16.78%) MS Office
2 389 (16.74%) MS Excel
3 35 (1.51%) MS Project
4 23 (0.99%) MS PowerPoint
5 22 (0.95%) InfoPath
6 18 (0.77%) MS Visio
7 4 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
8 3 (0.13%) Acrobat
8 3 (0.13%) Adobe After Effects
8 3 (0.13%) Adobe Illustrator
8 3 (0.13%) Photoshop
9 2 (0.086%) Camtasia
9 2 (0.086%) Snagit
10 1 (0.043%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 90 (3.87%) Dynamics CRM
2 12 (0.52%) Faxination
3 11 (0.47%) Dynamics AX
4 5 (0.22%) Dynamics NAV
5 4 (0.17%) assyst
5 4 (0.17%) Remedy ITSM
5 4 (0.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 2 (0.086%) Adobe Campaign
6 2 (0.086%) Sentinel
6 2 (0.086%) Unica
6 2 (0.086%) Unit4 Business World
7 1 (0.043%) Oracle CRM
7 1 (0.043%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 652 (28.06%) Microsoft Azure
2 138 (5.94%) OneDrive
3 137 (5.90%) Yammer
4 132 (5.68%) Amazon AWS
5 123 (5.29%) Azure Active Directory
6 78 (3.36%) IaaS
7 52 (2.24%) PaaS
8 36 (1.55%) SaaS
9 21 (0.90%) Mimecast
10 20 (0.86%) Cloud Computing
11 15 (0.65%) G Suite
12 7 (0.30%) GitHub
13 6 (0.26%) Trello
14 5 (0.22%) Google Drive
15 3 (0.13%) Adobe Creative Cloud
16 2 (0.086%) Google Cloud Platform
16 2 (0.086%) SuccessFactors
16 2 (0.086%) Virtual Private Cloud
17 1 (0.043%) Adobe Analytics
17 1 (0.043%) AWS CloudTrail
Communications & Networking
1 374 (16.09%) Skype
2 214 (9.21%) DNS
3 154 (6.63%) DHCP
4 138 (5.94%) Firewall
5 117 (5.03%) LAN
5 117 (5.03%) WAN
6 110 (4.73%) VPN
7 83 (3.57%) SAN
8 78 (3.36%) TCP/IP
9 73 (3.14%) Internet
10 62 (2.67%) VoIP
11 54 (2.32%) Intranet
12 52 (2.24%) Wireless
13 46 (1.98%) Network Security
14 45 (1.94%) Unified Communications
15 44 (1.89%) LDAP
16 34 (1.46%) Wi-Fi
17 33 (1.42%) Kerberos
18 30 (1.29%) NAS
19 27 (1.16%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 226 (9.72%) SQL Server
2 36 (1.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 29 (1.25%) SQL Server 2012
4 23 (0.99%) Power BI
5 21 (0.90%) SQL Server 2008
6 19 (0.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 15 (0.65%) Oracle Reports
8 10 (0.43%) NoSQL
8 10 (0.43%) Oracle Database
9 9 (0.39%) Apache Cassandra
9 9 (0.39%) Azure SQL Database
9 9 (0.39%) PerformancePoint
9 9 (0.39%) SQL Server 2014
10 8 (0.34%) Big Data
10 8 (0.34%) MS Access
10 8 (0.34%) MySQL
11 7 (0.30%) Hadoop
11 7 (0.30%) SQL Server 2005
11 7 (0.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 6 (0.26%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 40 (1.72%) Team Foundation Server
2 26 (1.12%) Visual Studio
3 19 (0.82%) JIRA
4 15 (0.65%) Jenkins
5 12 (0.52%) Subversion
6 8 (0.34%) Git (software)
7 7 (0.30%) MSI
8 6 (0.26%) Octopus Deploy
9 5 (0.22%) FxCop
9 5 (0.22%) StyleCop
9 5 (0.22%) Zephyr
10 4 (0.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 3 (0.13%) Bitbucket
11 3 (0.13%) Dreamweaver
12 2 (0.086%) InstallShield
12 2 (0.086%) JUnit
12 2 (0.086%) Wise Package Studio
12 2 (0.086%) Xcode
13 1 (0.043%) AdminStudio
13 1 (0.043%) JMeter
General
1 174 (7.49%) Finance
2 107 (4.60%) Retail
3 84 (3.61%) Advertising
4 50 (2.15%) Telecoms
5 31 (1.33%) Legal
6 26 (1.12%) Spanish Language
7 23 (0.99%) Publishing
8 21 (0.90%) Marketing
9 19 (0.82%) Banking
9 19 (0.82%) French Language
10 18 (0.77%) Manufacturing
11 17 (0.73%) Back Office
12 13 (0.56%) Law
12 13 (0.56%) Local Government
13 10 (0.43%) Italian Language
14 7 (0.30%) Financial Institution
14 7 (0.30%) German Language
15 4 (0.17%) Electronics
15 4 (0.17%) Pharmaceutical
16 3 (0.13%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 309 (13.30%) Architect
2 264 (11.36%) Consultant
3 241 (10.37%) Analyst
4 206 (8.86%) Support Engineer
5 159 (6.84%) Developer
6 153 (6.58%) Project Manager
7 147 (6.33%) Office 365 Engineer
8 112 (4.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 110 (4.73%) Office 365 Manager
10 105 (4.52%) 2nd Line Support
11 104 (4.48%) SharePoint Developer
12 99 (4.26%) Office 365 Consultant
13 96 (4.13%) Administrator
13 96 (4.13%) Office 365 Architect
14 89 (3.83%) 3rd Line Engineer
15 86 (3.70%) Solutions Architect
16 84 (3.61%) Desktop Support
17 80 (3.44%) Support Analyst
18 74 (3.18%) IT Support
19 73 (3.14%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 149 (6.41%) .NET
2 88 (3.79%) HTML
3 81 (3.49%) CSS
4 60 (2.58%) ASP.NET
4 60 (2.58%) Web Services
5 54 (2.32%) jQuery
6 51 (2.19%) XML
7 44 (1.89%) COM
8 22 (0.95%) HTML5
9 21 (0.90%) REST
9 21 (0.90%) WCF
10 20 (0.86%) AngularJS
11 14 (0.60%) KnockoutJS
11 14 (0.60%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 13 (0.56%) SAML
13 11 (0.47%) OAuth
14 10 (0.43%) 802.1X
15 9 (0.39%) Backbone.js
15 9 (0.39%) Marionette.js
16 8 (0.34%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 115 (4.95%) Analytical Skills
2 91 (3.92%) Data Centre
3 66 (2.84%) Management Information System
4 58 (2.50%) Computer Science
5 47 (2.02%) Blackberry
6 43 (1.85%) PKI
7 39 (1.68%) Hybrid Cloud
8 33 (1.42%) BYOD
9 29 (1.25%) Virtual Team
10 27 (1.16%) User Experience
11 24 (1.03%) Driving Licence
12 23 (0.99%) Clustering
13 22 (0.95%) Video Conferencing
14 21 (0.90%) e-Learning
15 15 (0.65%) Enterprise Software
16 14 (0.60%) CLARiiON
17 13 (0.56%) Digital Media
17 13 (0.56%) Replication
18 12 (0.52%) Fat Client
18 12 (0.52%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 1124 (48.36%) Windows
2 464 (19.97%) Windows Server
3 292 (12.56%) Windows 7
4 276 (11.88%) Windows 10
5 255 (10.97%) Windows Server 2012
6 227 (9.77%) Windows Server 2008
7 110 (4.73%) Windows Server 2003
8 80 (3.44%) Windows 8
9 77 (3.31%) Linux
10 72 (3.10%) Android
11 69 (2.97%) Windows XP
12 52 (2.24%) Apple iOS
13 49 (2.11%) Mac OS X
14 19 (0.82%) Unix
15 17 (0.73%) Windows Mobile
16 15 (0.65%) Mac OS
17 10 (0.43%) Solaris
18 6 (0.26%) Windows Vista
19 4 (0.17%) Windows 2000 Server
20 3 (0.13%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 645 (27.75%) Migration
2 269 (11.57%) ITIL
3 181 (7.79%) Agile Software Development
4 168 (7.23%) Project Management
5 128 (5.51%) Stakeholder Management
6 123 (5.29%) PRINCE2
7 121 (5.21%) CRM
8 119 (5.12%) Business Intelligence
9 78 (3.36%) Change Management
10 73 (3.14%) Service Management
11 70 (3.01%) Identity Management
12 69 (2.97%) Service Delivery
13 66 (2.84%) Presales
13 66 (2.84%) TOGAF
14 60 (2.58%) Document Management
15 59 (2.54%) Service Design
16 55 (2.37%) Data Migration
17 53 (2.28%) Business Analysis
17 53 (2.28%) Data Management
18 49 (2.11%) Case Management
Programming Languages
1 297 (12.78%) PowerShell
2 142 (6.11%) SQL
3 122 (5.25%) C#
4 108 (4.65%) JavaScript
5 56 (2.41%) C
6 34 (1.46%) Java
7 27 (1.16%) VBScript
8 24 (1.03%) VB
9 18 (0.77%) VB.NET
10 14 (0.60%) C++
11 12 (0.52%) PHP
12 11 (0.47%) Shell Script
12 11 (0.47%) TypeScript
13 10 (0.43%) T-SQL
13 10 (0.43%) VBA
14 9 (0.39%) Python
14 9 (0.39%) VB6
15 8 (0.34%) ECMAScript
15 8 (0.34%) XAML
16 7 (0.30%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 280 (12.05%) Security Cleared
2 219 (9.42%) SC Cleared
3 164 (7.06%) Microsoft Certification
4 104 (4.48%) Degree
5 93 (4.00%) MCSE
6 51 (2.19%) Cisco Certification
7 40 (1.72%) MCITP
8 39 (1.68%) CCNA
9 37 (1.59%) DV Cleared
10 32 (1.38%) MCSA
11 28 (1.20%) MCP
12 26 (1.12%) CISSP
13 22 (0.95%) BPSS Clearance
14 20 (0.86%) CCNP
14 20 (0.86%) ITIL Certification
15 19 (0.82%) DBS Check
15 19 (0.82%) PMP
16 18 (0.77%) PMI Certification
17 16 (0.69%) MCTS
17 16 (0.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 70 (3.01%) SLA
2 35 (1.51%) Disclosure Scotland
3 24 (1.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 22 (0.95%) PCI DSS
5 20 (0.86%) QA
6 14 (0.60%) Data Quality
7 2 (0.086%) GPG13
7 2 (0.086%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 2 (0.086%) RMADS
7 2 (0.086%) WCAG
8 1 (0.043%) BS7799
8 1 (0.043%) ISO 9000
8 1 (0.043%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.043%) ISO22301
8 1 (0.043%) P3O
System Software
1 964 (41.48%) Active Directory
2 168 (7.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 146 (6.28%) Hyper-V
4 67 (2.88%) XenApp
5 56 (2.41%) Microsoft App-V
6 38 (1.64%) vSphere
7 28 (1.20%) VMware ESX
8 25 (1.08%) XenDesktop
9 23 (0.99%) BitLocker
10 21 (0.90%) Virtual Desktop
10 21 (0.90%) VMware ESXi
11 14 (0.60%) DFS Replication
12 12 (0.52%) Virtual Servers
13 10 (0.43%) ISA Server
13 10 (0.43%) Terminal Services
14 6 (0.26%) HDFS
15 5 (0.22%) UAG
15 5 (0.22%) Virtual Machines
15 5 (0.22%) VMware Workstation
16 4 (0.17%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 281 (12.09%) SCCM
2 87 (3.74%) Microsoft Intune
2 87 (3.74%) SCOM
3 29 (1.25%) Puppet
4 23 (0.99%) Ansible
5 21 (0.90%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 19 (0.82%) AirWatch
6 19 (0.82%) Backup Exec
6 19 (0.82%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 18 (0.77%) WSUS
8 17 (0.73%) Microsoft Clustering
9 12 (0.52%) CA Single Sign-On
10 10 (0.43%) Opscode Chef
11 9 (0.39%) ServiceCenter
12 8 (0.34%) Nagios
12 8 (0.34%) vMotion
13 6 (0.26%) Hadoop YARN
14 5 (0.22%) NetBackup
14 5 (0.22%) Norton AntiVirus
14 5 (0.22%) OpenView
Vendors
1 1113 (47.89%) Microsoft
2 336 (14.46%) VMware
3 180 (7.75%) Citrix
4 165 (7.10%) Cisco
5 102 (4.39%) HP
6 73 (3.14%) Oracle
7 62 (2.67%) SAP
8 54 (2.32%) Apple
9 51 (2.19%) Salesforce.com
10 46 (1.98%) NetApp
11 44 (1.89%) Infor
12 43 (1.85%) Dell
13 41 (1.76%) Google
14 40 (1.72%) Symantec
15 33 (1.42%) EMC
16 27 (1.16%) Lotus
17 26 (1.12%) IronPort
17 26 (1.12%) Palo Alto
18 21 (0.90%) CheckPoint
19 20 (0.86%) IBM
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