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 2 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
2 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office 365 (O365)
Rank 101 202 306
Rank change year-on-year
+101 +104
Contract jobs citing Office 365 1133 605 317
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 2.31% 1.19% 0.65%
As % of the Cloud Services category 22.91% 19.07% 14.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 746 375 181
Median daily rate £400 £310 £348
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.03% -10.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £149 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £595 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £320 £338
% change year-on-year
+18.75% -5.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 22 32
Median hourly rate £14.60 £17.00 £16.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.11% +4.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.47 £11.05 £8.91
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.45 £24.35 £20.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.80 £14.00 £12.50
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +12.00%
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
4945 3172 2142
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 10.09% 6.24% 4.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 3509 2083 1403
Median daily rate £473 £410 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.24% +2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £570 £528
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £388 £388
% change year-on-year
+16.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 63 49
Median hourly rate £18.50 £35.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.14% +100.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £12.50 £11.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.05 £40.80 £33.55
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.14 £25.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-35.43% +61.29%

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 2 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 2 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 2 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 +87 502 £400 +33.33% 75
South East +66 249 £388 +29.16% 79
South West +47 95 £425 +100.00% 17
East of England +46 59 £305 -4.68% 17
North West +8 56 £395 +12.85% 18
West Midlands -10 46 £325 -3.70% 17
Yorkshire +22 43 £451 +26.22% 9
North East -16 43 £330 -
East Midlands +29 40 £600 +70.94% 12
Midlands +5 9 £475 +100.00% 1
Office 365
UK

Office 365
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 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.

1 947 (46.42%) Windows
2 876 (42.94%) Microsoft
3 799 (39.17%) Active Directory
4 574 (28.14%) SharePoint
5 570 (27.94%) Migration
6 506 (24.80%) Microsoft Azure
7 423 (20.74%) Windows Server
8 406 (19.90%) MS Exchange
9 366 (17.94%) MS Office
10 336 (16.47%) Skype for Business
11 307 (15.05%) VMware
12 286 (14.02%) MS Excel
13 277 (13.58%) PowerShell
14 254 (12.45%) ITIL
15 249 (12.21%) Windows 7
16 239 (11.72%) Citrix
16 239 (11.72%) Skype
17 231 (11.32%) SCCM
18 220 (10.78%) Security Cleared
19 214 (10.49%) Windows Server 2012
20 213 (10.44%) DNS
21 204 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
22 203 (9.95%) Windows Server 2008
23 202 (9.90%) Project Management
24 200 (9.80%) SQL Server
25 183 (8.97%) Finance
26 176 (8.63%) Cisco
27 175 (8.58%) Exchange Server 2013
28 163 (7.99%) SQL
29 162 (7.94%) Windows 10

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
1 574 (28.14%) SharePoint
2 406 (19.90%) MS Exchange
3 336 (16.47%) Skype for Business
4 204 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 175 (8.58%) Exchange Server 2013
6 144 (7.06%) SharePoint 2013
7 87 (4.26%) Exchange Server 2003
8 85 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2007
9 82 (4.02%) SharePoint 2010
10 47 (2.30%) IIS
11 43 (2.11%) IBM Notes
12 42 (2.06%) SharePoint Server
13 39 (1.91%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 35 (1.72%) BizTalk Server
15 19 (0.93%) Mule
15 19 (0.93%) Office Communications Server
16 10 (0.49%) CMS
16 10 (0.49%) IBM Domino
16 10 (0.49%) NServiceBus
16 10 (0.49%) OpenStack
Applications
1 366 (17.94%) MS Office
2 286 (14.02%) MS Excel
3 33 (1.62%) MS PowerPoint
4 29 (1.42%) MS Project
5 15 (0.74%) MS Visio
6 13 (0.64%) InfoPath
7 2 (0.098%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.049%) CINEMA 4D
8 1 (0.049%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 73 (3.58%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (0.54%) Faxination
3 7 (0.34%) Dynamics AX
3 7 (0.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 7 (0.34%) Unit4 Business World
4 5 (0.25%) assyst
5 2 (0.098%) Infor CRM
5 2 (0.098%) Oracle ERP
5 2 (0.098%) Remedy ITSM
5 2 (0.098%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 1 (0.049%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.049%) Oracle Payables
6 1 (0.049%) Sage X3
6 1 (0.049%) SAP ERP
6 1 (0.049%) Teamcenter
6 1 (0.049%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 506 (24.80%) Microsoft Azure
2 119 (5.83%) Yammer
3 117 (5.74%) Azure Active Directory
4 100 (4.90%) Amazon AWS
5 89 (4.36%) OneDrive
6 80 (3.92%) IaaS
7 60 (2.94%) SaaS
8 35 (1.72%) PaaS
9 34 (1.67%) Google Apps
10 22 (1.08%) Mimecast
11 8 (0.39%) Cloud Computing
12 4 (0.20%) Google Cloud Platform
13 3 (0.15%) Amazon S3
14 2 (0.098%) Adobe Creative Cloud
14 2 (0.098%) GitHub
14 2 (0.098%) SoftLayer
15 1 (0.049%) Amazon EC2
15 1 (0.049%) AWS CloudFormation
15 1 (0.049%) Google Compute Engine
15 1 (0.049%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 239 (11.72%) Skype
2 213 (10.44%) DNS
3 145 (7.11%) Firewall
4 132 (6.47%) DHCP
5 108 (5.29%) WAN
6 107 (5.25%) LAN
7 79 (3.87%) TCP/IP
8 72 (3.53%) VPN
9 70 (3.43%) SAN
10 62 (3.04%) Wireless
11 52 (2.55%) Network Security
11 52 (2.55%) Unified Communications
12 51 (2.50%) Intranet
13 43 (2.11%) Wi-Fi
14 39 (1.91%) Internet
14 39 (1.91%) VoIP
15 25 (1.23%) NAS
16 22 (1.08%) LDAP
16 22 (1.08%) Remote Desktop
17 17 (0.83%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 200 (9.80%) SQL Server
2 44 (2.16%) SQL Server 2008
3 36 (1.76%) SQL Server 2012
4 31 (1.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 19 (0.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 16 (0.78%) Oracle Reports
7 15 (0.74%) Azure SQL Database
7 15 (0.74%) SQL Server 2005
8 14 (0.69%) Power BI
9 12 (0.59%) Amazon RDS
10 10 (0.49%) MySQL
11 8 (0.39%) Relational Database
12 7 (0.34%) Oracle Database
13 5 (0.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 4 (0.20%) PowerPivot
14 4 (0.20%) SQL Server 2014
15 3 (0.15%) MongoDB
15 3 (0.15%) RDBMS
16 2 (0.098%) EDRMS
16 2 (0.098%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 35 (1.72%) Team Foundation Server
2 14 (0.69%) Octopus Deploy
3 13 (0.64%) Git (software)
4 10 (0.49%) FxCop
4 10 (0.49%) Jenkins
4 10 (0.49%) StyleCop
5 9 (0.44%) Cucumber
5 9 (0.44%) Visual Studio
6 8 (0.39%) JIRA
6 8 (0.39%) Subversion
7 7 (0.34%) Capybara
8 5 (0.25%) MSI
9 4 (0.20%) Vagrant
10 2 (0.098%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 2 (0.098%) Bitbucket
10 2 (0.098%) Gerrit
10 2 (0.098%) Oracle Forms
11 1 (0.049%) Hudson
11 1 (0.049%) MSTest
11 1 (0.049%) WebDriver
General
1 183 (8.97%) Finance
2 70 (3.43%) Retail
3 66 (3.24%) Telecoms
4 43 (2.11%) Advertising
5 29 (1.42%) Marketing
6 26 (1.27%) Manufacturing
7 20 (0.98%) Banking
8 18 (0.88%) Italian Language
8 18 (0.88%) Legal
9 17 (0.83%) Back Office
9 17 (0.83%) French Language
9 17 (0.83%) German Language
9 17 (0.83%) Local Government
10 16 (0.78%) Spanish Language
11 15 (0.74%) Law
12 14 (0.69%) Publishing
13 8 (0.39%) Electronics
14 4 (0.20%) Games
15 3 (0.15%) iGaming
15 3 (0.15%) Portuguese Language
Job Titles
1 271 (13.28%) Analyst
2 262 (12.84%) Architect
3 255 (12.50%) Consultant
4 213 (10.44%) Project Manager
5 166 (8.14%) Support Engineer
6 127 (6.23%) Office 365 Manager
7 125 (6.13%) Office 365 Engineer
8 106 (5.20%) Support Analyst
9 93 (4.56%) Office 365 Consultant
10 91 (4.46%) Developer
11 84 (4.12%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 74 (3.63%) 2nd Line Support
13 73 (3.58%) Desktop Support
13 73 (3.58%) Windows Engineer
14 72 (3.53%) 3rd Line Support
15 71 (3.48%) SharePoint Developer
16 68 (3.33%) Infrastructure Manager
17 66 (3.24%) 3rd Line Engineer
18 65 (3.19%) Office 365 Architect
19 63 (3.09%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 122 (5.98%) .NET
2 67 (3.28%) Web Services
3 51 (2.50%) HTML
4 50 (2.45%) CSS
5 39 (1.91%) jQuery
6 35 (1.72%) ASP.NET
7 25 (1.23%) COM
8 16 (0.78%) .NET Framework
8 16 (0.78%) XML
9 15 (0.74%) HTML5
10 14 (0.69%) AngularJS
11 12 (0.59%) WCF
12 10 (0.49%) KnockoutJS
12 10 (0.49%) SAML
13 9 (0.44%) REST
14 8 (0.39%) 802.1X
14 8 (0.39%) Gherkin
15 7 (0.34%) Sass
15 7 (0.34%) SOAP
16 6 (0.29%) MAPI
Miscellaneous
1 78 (3.82%) Analytical Skills
2 74 (3.63%) Data Centre
3 46 (2.25%) Blackberry
4 41 (2.01%) Management Information System
5 29 (1.42%) PKI
5 29 (1.42%) Video Conferencing
6 28 (1.37%) Clustering
7 25 (1.23%) Hybrid Cloud
8 24 (1.18%) BYOD
9 23 (1.13%) Computer Science
9 23 (1.13%) User Experience
10 20 (0.98%) Fat Client
10 20 (0.98%) Thin Client
10 20 (0.98%) Virtual Team
11 17 (0.83%) iPad
12 16 (0.78%) Digital Media
13 15 (0.74%) Replication
13 15 (0.74%) Social Network
14 14 (0.69%) Driving Licence
15 13 (0.64%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 947 (46.42%) Windows
2 423 (20.74%) Windows Server
3 249 (12.21%) Windows 7
4 214 (10.49%) Windows Server 2012
5 203 (9.95%) Windows Server 2008
6 162 (7.94%) Windows 10
7 93 (4.56%) Windows Server 2003
8 92 (4.51%) Windows 8
9 91 (4.46%) Linux
10 71 (3.48%) Windows XP
11 52 (2.55%) Mac OS X
12 44 (2.16%) Android
13 41 (2.01%) Apple iOS
14 19 (0.93%) Windows Phone
15 17 (0.83%) Unix
16 13 (0.64%) Windows Mobile
17 9 (0.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 8 (0.39%) Mac OS
19 5 (0.25%) Ubuntu
19 5 (0.25%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 570 (27.94%) Migration
2 254 (12.45%) ITIL
3 202 (9.90%) Project Management
4 159 (7.79%) Stakeholder Management
5 156 (7.65%) Agile Software Development
6 134 (6.57%) PRINCE2
7 101 (4.95%) CRM
8 84 (4.12%) Change Management
9 66 (3.24%) Business Intelligence
10 59 (2.89%) Service Delivery
11 50 (2.45%) Document Management
11 50 (2.45%) Service Management
12 49 (2.40%) SDLC
13 48 (2.35%) Identity Management
13 48 (2.35%) TOGAF
14 47 (2.30%) Business Analysis
15 46 (2.25%) DevOps
15 46 (2.25%) Disaster Recovery
16 45 (2.21%) Content Management
17 41 (2.01%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 277 (13.58%) PowerShell
2 163 (7.99%) SQL
3 109 (5.34%) C#
4 85 (4.17%) JavaScript
5 23 (1.13%) C
6 22 (1.08%) Java
7 20 (0.98%) VBScript
8 17 (0.83%) PHP
9 14 (0.69%) T-SQL
10 12 (0.59%) VB
10 12 (0.59%) VB.NET
11 9 (0.44%) Ruby
12 7 (0.34%) C++
13 5 (0.25%) Python
14 4 (0.20%) VBA
15 3 (0.15%) Go
16 2 (0.098%) Shell Script
16 2 (0.098%) TypeScript
16 2 (0.098%) VB6
17 1 (0.049%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 220 (10.78%) Security Cleared
2 161 (7.89%) SC Cleared
3 153 (7.50%) Microsoft Certification
4 92 (4.51%) MCSE
5 68 (3.33%) Degree
6 47 (2.30%) MCITP
7 40 (1.96%) CISSP
8 39 (1.91%) MCP
9 36 (1.76%) MCTS
10 33 (1.62%) MCSA
11 32 (1.57%) Cisco Certification
12 23 (1.13%) CCNA
12 23 (1.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 21 (1.03%) BPSS Clearance
13 21 (1.03%) ITIL Certification
14 16 (0.78%) MCDST
15 15 (0.74%) CTC Cleared
15 15 (0.74%) DV Cleared
15 15 (0.74%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
16 12 (0.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (1.76%) SLA
2 32 (1.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 20 (0.98%) Disclosure Scotland
4 18 (0.88%) Data Quality
5 10 (0.49%) QA
6 9 (0.44%) PCI DSS
7 5 (0.25%) ISO22301
8 2 (0.098%) ISO 9001
8 2 (0.098%) WCAG
9 1 (0.049%) DICOM
9 1 (0.049%) HL7
9 1 (0.049%) ISO 14001
9 1 (0.049%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 799 (39.17%) Active Directory
2 160 (7.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 107 (5.25%) Hyper-V
4 79 (3.87%) XenApp
5 43 (2.11%) XenDesktop
6 34 (1.67%) vSphere
7 25 (1.23%) Microsoft App-V
8 18 (0.88%) VMware ESXi
9 17 (0.83%) BitLocker
10 12 (0.59%) DFS Replication
10 12 (0.59%) UAG
11 11 (0.54%) Brightmail
11 11 (0.54%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 11 (0.54%) Virtual Machines
12 9 (0.44%) Terminal Server
12 9 (0.44%) VMware ESX
12 9 (0.44%) XenServer
13 8 (0.39%) Virtual Servers
14 7 (0.34%) Docker
14 7 (0.34%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 231 (11.32%) SCCM
2 74 (3.63%) Microsoft Intune
3 63 (3.09%) SCOM
4 45 (2.21%) Puppet
5 29 (1.42%) Ansible
6 28 (1.37%) WSUS
7 26 (1.27%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 23 (1.13%) Opscode Chef
9 21 (1.03%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 20 (0.98%) Backup Exec
11 19 (0.93%) Microsoft Clustering
12 15 (0.74%) AirWatch
13 9 (0.44%) Host Intrusion Detection System
14 8 (0.39%) IBM BigFix
14 8 (0.39%) McAfee ePO
14 8 (0.39%) ServiceCenter
14 8 (0.39%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
15 7 (0.34%) Cisco CUCM
15 7 (0.34%) SCSM
16 4 (0.20%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 876 (42.94%) Microsoft
2 307 (15.05%) VMware
3 239 (11.72%) Citrix
4 176 (8.63%) Cisco
5 68 (3.33%) Oracle
6 62 (3.04%) Google
6 62 (3.04%) HP
7 54 (2.65%) SAP
8 43 (2.11%) Lotus
9 40 (1.96%) Salesforce.com
9 40 (1.96%) Symantec
10 37 (1.81%) Dell
11 36 (1.76%) NetApp
12 32 (1.57%) EMC
13 29 (1.42%) Infor
14 28 (1.37%) IronPort
15 26 (1.27%) Apple
16 21 (1.03%) IBM
16 21 (1.03%) Palo Alto
17 19 (0.93%) Juniper
Worthing, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £200 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Reed Technology
Rate: £250 - £251 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
Woking, Surrey
Lucid Support Services Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
East London
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £200 to £200 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
Croydon, Surrey
First Point
Rate: £250.00 - £300.00 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Methods Professional Services Limited
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Harpenden, Hertfordshire
Rothamsted Research
Rate: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £20 - £25 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oscar
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Blue Fire Professional Services
Rate: Up to £450 per day Initial contract until December 2016
Posted: Yesterday
West Midlands
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oscar
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
Oscar
Rate: £15 - £20 per hour
Posted: 17 hours ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Connectus
Rate: £59.31 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Austin Fraser
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
Horsham, West Sussex
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £475 - £575 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Blue Fire Professional Services
Rate: £340 per day Initial contract until December 2016
Posted: Yesterday
London
Executive Resource Group
Rate: £400 - 500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
AAP3
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £200.00 - £212.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Oxfordshire
Cadence Resourcing
Rate: on application
Posted: 16 hours ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
LA International
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Computer People
Rate: £375.00 - £475.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Horsham, West Sussex
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £475 - £575 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
LA International
Rate: £300 - £420 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Tech
Rate: Market related
Posted: 11 days ago
London
Tech
Rate: Market related
Posted: 11 days ago