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 19 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Office 365 (O365)
UK / England
Rank 93 151 291
Rank change year-on-year
+58 +140
Contract jobs citing Office 365 1002 745 344
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 2.42% 1.60% 0.74%
As % of the Cloud Services category 18.97% 21.33% 15.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 677 490 232
Median daily rate £375 £375 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £173 £161 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £567 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £363 £338
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +7.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 28 29
Median hourly rate £16.75 £14.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.64% +3.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.63 £10.00 £9.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.40 £35.00 £24.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £15.00 £13.00
% change year-on-year
+8.33% +15.38%

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
5283 3492 2286
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 12.75% 7.50% 4.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 3725 2446 1535
Median daily rate £475 £450 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £315 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 56 66
Median hourly rate £19.00 £27.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.90% +22.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.15 £11.50 £10.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £100.00 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £27.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-38.18% +22.22%

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 19 January 2017.

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 19 January 2017.

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 19 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
London +62 432 £400 +6.66% 111
South East +44 205 £425 +11.11% 64
South West +41 83 £345 -1.42% 21
North West +38 58 £350 -15.15% 28
West Midlands -10 57 £376 -16.38% 26
East of England +11 46 £290 -7.20% 22
North East +19 43 £325 -16.12% 8
Yorkshire +2 34 £350 -17.64% 27
East Midlands -6 28 £325 +18.18% 8
Office 365
UK

Office 365
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 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 England region with a requirement for Office 365.

1 1051 (48.26%) Microsoft
2 1028 (47.20%) Windows
3 871 (39.99%) Active Directory
4 738 (33.88%) SharePoint
5 616 (28.28%) Migration
6 595 (27.32%) Microsoft Azure
7 417 (19.15%) Windows Server
8 388 (17.81%) Skype for Business
9 385 (17.68%) MS Exchange
10 365 (16.76%) MS Excel
11 343 (15.75%) MS Office
12 338 (15.52%) Skype
13 291 (13.36%) VMware
14 289 (13.27%) Security Cleared
15 288 (13.22%) Windows 7
16 281 (12.90%) Windows 10
17 262 (12.03%) PowerShell
18 249 (11.43%) SCCM
19 239 (10.97%) Windows Server 2012
20 235 (10.79%) ITIL
21 231 (10.61%) SC Cleared
22 215 (9.87%) Windows Server 2008
23 212 (9.73%) SQL Server
24 196 (9.00%) DNS
25 190 (8.72%) Exchange Server 2010
26 168 (7.71%) Citrix
27 166 (7.62%) Finance
28 165 (7.58%) Agile Software Development
29 155 (7.12%) Microsoft Certification
30 152 (6.98%) DHCP

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
1 738 (33.88%) SharePoint
2 388 (17.81%) Skype for Business
3 385 (17.68%) MS Exchange
4 190 (8.72%) Exchange Server 2010
5 151 (6.93%) Exchange Server 2013
6 149 (6.84%) SharePoint 2013
7 117 (5.37%) SharePoint 2010
8 83 (3.81%) Exchange Server 2007
9 68 (3.12%) Exchange Server 2003
10 50 (2.30%) SharePoint Server
11 49 (2.25%) IIS
12 41 (1.88%) BizTalk Server
13 35 (1.61%) Office Communications Server
14 18 (0.83%) IBM Notes
14 18 (0.83%) OpenStack
15 11 (0.51%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
16 6 (0.28%) Apache Pig
16 6 (0.28%) Apache Spark
16 6 (0.28%) Oracle SOA Suite
17 5 (0.23%) Documentum
Applications
1 365 (16.76%) MS Excel
2 343 (15.75%) MS Office
3 41 (1.88%) MS Project
4 24 (1.10%) MS PowerPoint
5 21 (0.96%) InfoPath
6 17 (0.78%) MS Visio
7 5 (0.23%) Photoshop
7 5 (0.23%) Spreadsheet
8 4 (0.18%) Adobe Illustrator
9 3 (0.14%) Adobe After Effects
10 2 (0.092%) Acrobat
10 2 (0.092%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 81 (3.72%) Dynamics CRM
2 18 (0.83%) Dynamics AX
3 6 (0.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 5 (0.23%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.092%) Adobe Campaign
5 2 (0.092%) Sentinel
5 2 (0.092%) Unica
6 1 (0.046%) Misys Midas
6 1 (0.046%) Oracle CRM
6 1 (0.046%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.046%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 595 (27.32%) Microsoft Azure
2 135 (6.20%) Azure Active Directory
3 132 (6.06%) OneDrive
4 120 (5.51%) Yammer
5 101 (4.64%) Amazon AWS
6 78 (3.58%) IaaS
7 46 (2.11%) PaaS
8 35 (1.61%) SaaS
9 17 (0.78%) Cloud Computing
10 10 (0.46%) Mimecast
11 8 (0.37%) G Suite
12 7 (0.32%) GitHub
12 7 (0.32%) Google Drive
13 5 (0.23%) Adobe Creative Cloud
14 4 (0.18%) Akamai
15 3 (0.14%) AWS CloudFormation
16 2 (0.092%) Amazon EC2
16 2 (0.092%) SuccessFactors
16 2 (0.092%) Trello
17 1 (0.046%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 338 (15.52%) Skype
2 196 (9.00%) DNS
3 152 (6.98%) DHCP
4 126 (5.79%) WAN
5 110 (5.05%) LAN
6 107 (4.91%) Firewall
7 98 (4.50%) VPN
8 65 (2.98%) Intranet
9 62 (2.85%) TCP/IP
10 57 (2.62%) SAN
11 53 (2.43%) Internet
12 50 (2.30%) VoIP
13 48 (2.20%) Unified Communications
14 40 (1.84%) LDAP
15 38 (1.74%) Network Security
16 33 (1.52%) VLAN
17 30 (1.38%) Kerberos
18 26 (1.19%) Wireless
19 23 (1.06%) MPLS
20 21 (0.96%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 212 (9.73%) SQL Server
2 30 (1.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 25 (1.15%) SQL Server 2012
3 25 (1.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 21 (0.96%) SQL Server 2008
5 18 (0.83%) SQL Server 2014
6 15 (0.69%) Power BI
7 13 (0.60%) MS Access
7 13 (0.60%) SQL Server 2005
8 11 (0.51%) Big Data
8 11 (0.51%) SQL Server 2000
9 10 (0.46%) NoSQL
9 10 (0.46%) Oracle Reports
10 9 (0.41%) Apache Cassandra
10 9 (0.41%) Hadoop
11 6 (0.28%) Apache Hive
11 6 (0.28%) Azure SQL Database
11 6 (0.28%) DataStax
11 6 (0.28%) HBase
11 6 (0.28%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 31 (1.42%) Team Foundation Server
2 24 (1.10%) Visual Studio
3 23 (1.06%) JIRA
4 10 (0.46%) Jenkins
5 8 (0.37%) Git (software)
6 5 (0.23%) Zephyr
7 4 (0.18%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 4 (0.18%) Octopus Deploy
7 4 (0.18%) Subversion
8 3 (0.14%) Bitbucket
8 3 (0.14%) Dreamweaver
8 3 (0.14%) MSI
9 2 (0.092%) FxCop
9 2 (0.092%) InstallShield
9 2 (0.092%) JUnit
9 2 (0.092%) StyleCop
9 2 (0.092%) Wise Package Studio
9 2 (0.092%) Xcode
10 1 (0.046%) TeamCity
10 1 (0.046%) TestComplete
General
1 166 (7.62%) Finance
2 94 (4.32%) Retail
3 86 (3.95%) Advertising
4 33 (1.52%) Telecoms
5 27 (1.24%) Legal
6 25 (1.15%) Marketing
7 22 (1.01%) French Language
8 20 (0.92%) Manufacturing
9 18 (0.83%) Spanish Language
10 17 (0.78%) Back Office
10 17 (0.78%) Publishing
11 16 (0.73%) Banking
12 11 (0.51%) Italian Language
12 11 (0.51%) Local Government
13 9 (0.41%) German Language
14 7 (0.32%) Financial Institution
15 6 (0.28%) Electronics
15 6 (0.28%) Law
15 6 (0.28%) Pharmaceutical
16 4 (0.18%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 298 (13.68%) Architect
2 270 (12.40%) Consultant
3 215 (9.87%) Support Engineer
4 200 (9.18%) Analyst
5 163 (7.48%) Developer
6 150 (6.89%) Project Manager
7 126 (5.79%) Office 365 Engineer
8 112 (5.14%) Office 365 Architect
9 110 (5.05%) 2nd Line Support
10 107 (4.91%) SharePoint Developer
11 102 (4.68%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 100 (4.59%) Office 365 Manager
13 97 (4.45%) Office 365 Consultant
14 88 (4.04%) Administrator
15 86 (3.95%) Desktop Support
16 82 (3.76%) 3rd Line Engineer
17 75 (3.44%) Solutions Architect
18 70 (3.21%) 2nd Line Engineer
19 68 (3.12%) 3rd Line Support
20 67 (3.08%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 137 (6.29%) .NET
2 81 (3.72%) HTML
3 69 (3.17%) CSS
4 63 (2.89%) jQuery
5 51 (2.34%) ASP.NET
6 46 (2.11%) Web Services
7 41 (1.88%) XML
8 37 (1.70%) COM
9 21 (0.96%) REST
10 20 (0.92%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 18 (0.83%) AngularJS
12 17 (0.78%) HTML5
13 15 (0.69%) SAML
14 13 (0.60%) RESTful
14 13 (0.60%) WCF
15 12 (0.55%) KnockoutJS
16 11 (0.51%) SOAP
17 10 (0.46%) SPServices
18 9 (0.41%) OAuth
19 7 (0.32%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 107 (4.91%) Analytical Skills
2 94 (4.32%) Data Centre
3 58 (2.66%) Management Information System
4 54 (2.48%) PKI
5 51 (2.34%) Computer Science
6 37 (1.70%) Blackberry
7 33 (1.52%) Hybrid Cloud
8 32 (1.47%) User Experience
9 30 (1.38%) Virtual Team
10 25 (1.15%) Video Conferencing
11 22 (1.01%) e-Learning
12 21 (0.96%) Driving Licence
13 17 (0.78%) BYOD
13 17 (0.78%) Clustering
13 17 (0.78%) Taxonomies
14 16 (0.73%) Visualisation
15 14 (0.64%) Private Cloud
16 13 (0.60%) Fat Client
16 13 (0.60%) Thin Client
17 12 (0.55%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1028 (47.20%) Windows
2 417 (19.15%) Windows Server
3 288 (13.22%) Windows 7
4 281 (12.90%) Windows 10
5 239 (10.97%) Windows Server 2012
6 215 (9.87%) Windows Server 2008
7 97 (4.45%) Windows Server 2003
8 64 (2.94%) Windows XP
9 63 (2.89%) Windows 8
10 55 (2.53%) Android
11 44 (2.02%) Linux
12 39 (1.79%) Apple iOS
13 31 (1.42%) Mac OS X
14 15 (0.69%) Mac OS
14 15 (0.69%) Unix
15 9 (0.41%) Solaris
16 6 (0.28%) Windows Mobile
16 6 (0.28%) Windows Vista
17 3 (0.14%) CentOS
17 3 (0.14%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 616 (28.28%) Migration
2 235 (10.79%) ITIL
3 165 (7.58%) Agile Software Development
4 138 (6.34%) Project Management
5 126 (5.79%) Stakeholder Management
6 106 (4.87%) Business Intelligence
7 105 (4.82%) CRM
8 87 (3.99%) PRINCE2
9 75 (3.44%) Change Management
10 63 (2.89%) Service Delivery
11 62 (2.85%) Presales
11 62 (2.85%) TOGAF
12 61 (2.80%) Identity Management
13 59 (2.71%) Service Management
14 53 (2.43%) Data Migration
14 53 (2.43%) Document Management
15 51 (2.34%) Workflow
16 48 (2.20%) Business Analysis
17 46 (2.11%) Disaster Recovery
17 46 (2.11%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 262 (12.03%) PowerShell
2 137 (6.29%) SQL
3 113 (5.19%) C#
4 94 (4.32%) JavaScript
5 55 (2.53%) C
6 37 (1.70%) VB
7 29 (1.33%) Java
8 22 (1.01%) VB.NET
8 22 (1.01%) VBScript
9 17 (0.78%) VBA
10 15 (0.69%) VB6
11 13 (0.60%) C++
12 11 (0.51%) Python
12 11 (0.51%) Shell Script
13 9 (0.41%) T-SQL
14 7 (0.32%) PHP
14 7 (0.32%) Ruby
15 3 (0.14%) Bash Shell
15 3 (0.14%) TypeScript
16 2 (0.092%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 289 (13.27%) Security Cleared
2 231 (10.61%) SC Cleared
3 155 (7.12%) Microsoft Certification
4 103 (4.73%) Degree
5 88 (4.04%) MCSE
6 51 (2.34%) Cisco Certification
7 41 (1.88%) MCITP
8 33 (1.52%) MCSA
9 32 (1.47%) CCNA
10 22 (1.01%) DV Cleared
11 21 (0.96%) DBS Check
11 21 (0.96%) MCP
12 19 (0.87%) CCIE
13 18 (0.83%) PMI Certification
14 17 (0.78%) BPSS Clearance
15 16 (0.73%) CCNP
16 15 (0.69%) PMP
17 14 (0.64%) ITIL Certification
17 14 (0.64%) PRINCE2 Certification
18 11 (0.51%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 69 (3.17%) SLA
2 33 (1.52%) Disclosure Scotland
3 20 (0.92%) PCI DSS
3 20 (0.92%) QA
4 12 (0.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 9 (0.41%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.092%) GPG13
6 2 (0.092%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 2 (0.092%) P3O
6 2 (0.092%) RMADS
7 1 (0.046%) BS7799
7 1 (0.046%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 871 (39.99%) Active Directory
2 141 (6.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 132 (6.06%) Hyper-V
4 61 (2.80%) XenApp
5 50 (2.30%) Microsoft App-V
6 32 (1.47%) vSphere
7 29 (1.33%) VMware ESX
8 26 (1.19%) Virtual Desktop
9 20 (0.92%) XenDesktop
10 18 (0.83%) BitLocker
11 16 (0.73%) VMware ESXi
12 12 (0.55%) Virtual Servers
13 11 (0.51%) Virtual Machines
14 10 (0.46%) DFS Replication
15 7 (0.32%) Terminal Services
16 6 (0.28%) HDFS
16 6 (0.28%) UAG
17 5 (0.23%) ISA Server
17 5 (0.23%) VMware Workstation
18 4 (0.18%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 249 (11.43%) SCCM
2 81 (3.72%) SCOM
3 78 (3.58%) Microsoft Intune
4 18 (0.83%) AirWatch
4 18 (0.83%) Backup Exec
5 16 (0.73%) WSUS
6 15 (0.69%) Puppet
7 14 (0.64%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 12 (0.55%) CA Single Sign-On
9 8 (0.37%) Cisco Prime
9 8 (0.37%) Nagios
9 8 (0.37%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 7 (0.32%) Ansible
11 6 (0.28%) Hadoop YARN
11 6 (0.28%) Microsoft Clustering
11 6 (0.28%) Opscode Chef
12 5 (0.23%) Norton AntiVirus
12 5 (0.23%) OpenView
12 5 (0.23%) Tivoli Identity Manager
13 4 (0.18%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 1051 (48.26%) Microsoft
2 291 (13.36%) VMware
3 168 (7.71%) Citrix
4 128 (5.88%) Cisco
5 83 (3.81%) HP
6 66 (3.03%) Oracle
7 56 (2.57%) SAP
8 52 (2.39%) Apple
9 42 (1.93%) Salesforce.com
10 41 (1.88%) Dell
11 35 (1.61%) Infor
12 28 (1.29%) Symantec
13 25 (1.15%) NetApp
14 21 (0.96%) IBM
15 20 (0.92%) CheckPoint
15 20 (0.92%) Veeam
16 19 (0.87%) Google
16 19 (0.87%) Lotus
16 19 (0.87%) Polycom
17 18 (0.83%) LANDesk
Cannock, Staffordshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £200.00 - £250.00 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Venturi
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
onezeero.
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
Billingham, Cleveland
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Rate: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
LA International
Posted: 19 hours ago
Central London / West End
Lennon Wright
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Venturi
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
CPS Group UK
Rate: £120 - £200 per day + Depending on exp + 45ppm
Posted: Yesterday
London
onezeero.
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
CPS Group UK
Rate: £115 - £150 per day + 45p per mile
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
Square One Resources
Rate: Up to £500 per day 6 Month initial duration
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Venturi
Rate: £375 - £425 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Worcestershire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £12 - £17 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Rate: flexible depending on experience
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Oscar
Rate: £150 - £160 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Robert Walters
Rate: £325 - £375 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: From £130 to £160 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: From £130 to £160 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: Market rate
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Ashdown IT
Rate: £100 - £140 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
South West
Spring Technology
Posted: 5 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Austin Fraser
Rate: £400 - £475 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Thebes IT
Posted: 3 days ago
Hampshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £475 - £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £100 to £150 per day Market Rate
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Oscar
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Venn Group
Rate: £130 - £150 Per Day
Posted: 20 hours ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Reed Technology
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Venturi
Rate: £400 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago