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 26 May 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
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office 365 (O365)
Rank 117 207 318
Rank change year-on-year
+90 +111
Contract jobs citing Office 365 994 537 279
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 2.02% 1.09% 0.58%
As % of the Cloud Services category 21.78% 18.78% 14.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 650 322 150
Median daily rate £400 £333 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.30% -3.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £204 £142 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £497 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £325 £343
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -5.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 35 23
Median hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +45.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.20 £8.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £23.90 £17.05
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £18.00 £11.25
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +60.00%
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
4563 2860 1914
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 9.25% 5.80% 3.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 3180 1848 1244
Median daily rate £466 £415 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.28% +2.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £250 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 71 79 30
Median hourly rate £19.61 £30.00 £16.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.63% +84.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.26 £14.90 £8.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.90 £40.00 £37.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £25.00 £13.00
% change year-on-year
-30.00% +92.30%

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 26 May 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 26 May 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 26 May 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 +69 403 £414 +22.59% 102
South East +44 212 £400 +11.11% 58
South West +33 92 £375 +36.98% 20
Yorkshire +45 59 £415 +27.69% 15
East of England +46 58 £310 -27.05% 27
North West +6 54 £414 +27.38% 23
West Midlands +1 46 £300 -14.28% 19
East Midlands +37 44 £438 +57.94% 7
North East -15 34 £330 - 5
Midlands +1 5 £475 +100.00%
Office 365
UK

Office 365
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 May 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.

1 824 (44.78%) Windows
2 802 (43.59%) Microsoft
3 692 (37.61%) Active Directory
4 526 (28.59%) Migration
5 512 (27.83%) SharePoint
6 413 (22.45%) Microsoft Azure
7 381 (20.71%) Windows Server
8 375 (20.38%) MS Exchange
9 343 (18.64%) MS Office
10 282 (15.33%) VMware
11 274 (14.89%) Skype for Business
12 251 (13.64%) ITIL
13 244 (13.26%) Windows 7
14 241 (13.10%) MS Excel
15 235 (12.77%) Citrix
16 219 (11.90%) PowerShell
17 202 (10.98%) Windows Server 2012
18 193 (10.49%) Exchange Server 2010
19 189 (10.27%) Windows Server 2008
20 188 (10.22%) Skype
21 186 (10.11%) DNS
22 179 (9.73%) Security Cleared
22 179 (9.73%) SCCM
23 175 (9.51%) Project Management
24 173 (9.40%) Exchange Server 2013
25 171 (9.29%) SQL Server
26 167 (9.08%) Finance
27 152 (8.26%) SQL
28 143 (7.77%) VMware Infrastructure
29 140 (7.61%) Stakeholder Management

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
1 512 (27.83%) SharePoint
2 375 (20.38%) MS Exchange
3 274 (14.89%) Skype for Business
4 193 (10.49%) Exchange Server 2010
5 173 (9.40%) Exchange Server 2013
6 120 (6.52%) SharePoint 2013
7 91 (4.95%) Exchange Server 2007
8 88 (4.78%) Exchange Server 2003
9 72 (3.91%) SharePoint 2010
10 48 (2.61%) IIS
11 44 (2.39%) IBM Notes
12 31 (1.68%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 31 (1.68%) SharePoint Server
13 19 (1.03%) BizTalk Server
14 17 (0.92%) Office Communications Server
15 13 (0.71%) CMS
16 12 (0.65%) IBM Domino
17 8 (0.43%) Elasticsearch
17 8 (0.43%) Mule
18 5 (0.27%) OpenStack
Applications
1 343 (18.64%) MS Office
2 241 (13.10%) MS Excel
3 30 (1.63%) MS PowerPoint
4 29 (1.58%) MS Project
5 15 (0.82%) MS Visio
6 13 (0.71%) InfoPath
7 2 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.054%) CINEMA 4D
8 1 (0.054%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 48 (2.61%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (0.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 6 (0.33%) Dynamics AX
3 6 (0.33%) Unit4 Business World
4 4 (0.22%) Remedy ITSM
5 2 (0.11%) Infor CRM
5 2 (0.11%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (0.054%) Hyperion Planning
6 1 (0.054%) Oracle Payables
6 1 (0.054%) SAP ERP
6 1 (0.054%) Teamcenter
6 1 (0.054%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 413 (22.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 102 (5.54%) Azure Active Directory
3 92 (5.00%) Yammer
4 71 (3.86%) IaaS
5 69 (3.75%) Amazon AWS
6 67 (3.64%) OneDrive
7 44 (2.39%) SaaS
8 31 (1.68%) PaaS
9 26 (1.41%) Google Apps
10 10 (0.54%) Cloud Computing
11 8 (0.43%) Mimecast
12 4 (0.22%) Amazon S3
13 2 (0.11%) Amazon EC2
13 2 (0.11%) GitHub
13 2 (0.11%) Google Cloud Platform
13 2 (0.11%) SoftLayer
14 1 (0.054%) Adobe Creative Cloud
14 1 (0.054%) AWS CloudFormation
14 1 (0.054%) Google Compute Engine
14 1 (0.054%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 188 (10.22%) Skype
2 186 (10.11%) DNS
3 127 (6.90%) DHCP
4 111 (6.03%) Firewall
5 96 (5.22%) WAN
6 95 (5.16%) LAN
7 80 (4.35%) TCP/IP
8 57 (3.10%) VPN
9 55 (2.99%) Intranet
10 48 (2.61%) SAN
11 47 (2.55%) Unified Communications
12 43 (2.34%) Wireless
13 41 (2.23%) Network Security
14 39 (2.12%) VoIP
14 39 (2.12%) Wi-Fi
15 36 (1.96%) Internet
16 25 (1.36%) Remote Desktop
17 19 (1.03%) LDAP
18 15 (0.82%) Kerberos
19 13 (0.71%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 171 (9.29%) SQL Server
2 42 (2.28%) SQL Server 2008
3 32 (1.74%) SQL Server 2012
4 27 (1.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 18 (0.98%) SQL Server 2005
5 18 (0.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 14 (0.76%) Amazon RDS
7 11 (0.60%) Oracle Reports
8 9 (0.49%) Azure SQL Database
8 9 (0.49%) Relational Database
9 8 (0.43%) Power BI
10 6 (0.33%) MySQL
11 4 (0.22%) SQL Server 2014
11 4 (0.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 3 (0.16%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 3 (0.16%) Oracle Database
12 3 (0.16%) PowerPivot
12 3 (0.16%) RDBMS
13 1 (0.054%) BusinessObjects
13 1 (0.054%) FileMaker
Development Applications
1 24 (1.30%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (0.49%) Cucumber
2 9 (0.49%) Git (software)
2 9 (0.49%) Visual Studio
3 8 (0.43%) JIRA
3 8 (0.43%) Octopus Deploy
4 7 (0.38%) Capybara
5 4 (0.22%) FxCop
5 4 (0.22%) Jenkins
5 4 (0.22%) StyleCop
5 4 (0.22%) Vagrant
6 2 (0.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (0.11%) Bitbucket
6 2 (0.11%) Gerrit
6 2 (0.11%) MSI
6 2 (0.11%) Oracle Forms
6 2 (0.11%) Subversion
7 1 (0.054%) Ant
7 1 (0.054%) Maven
7 1 (0.054%) Selenium
General
1 167 (9.08%) Finance
2 54 (2.93%) Retail
3 50 (2.72%) Advertising
4 43 (2.34%) Telecoms
5 32 (1.74%) Marketing
6 19 (1.03%) Manufacturing
7 18 (0.98%) Back Office
7 18 (0.98%) French Language
7 18 (0.98%) Italian Language
8 17 (0.92%) German Language
9 16 (0.87%) Local Government
10 14 (0.76%) Publishing
11 13 (0.71%) Banking
11 13 (0.71%) Spanish Language
12 11 (0.60%) Legal
13 8 (0.43%) Electronics
14 5 (0.27%) Law
15 4 (0.22%) Billing
15 4 (0.22%) Games
16 3 (0.16%) iGaming
Job Titles
1 233 (12.66%) Consultant
2 229 (12.45%) Analyst
3 222 (12.07%) Architect
4 221 (12.01%) Project Manager
5 166 (9.02%) Support Engineer
6 133 (7.23%) Office 365 Manager
7 100 (5.43%) Office 365 Engineer
8 98 (5.33%) Developer
9 87 (4.73%) Support Analyst
10 82 (4.46%) Office 365 Consultant
11 78 (4.24%) Desktop Support
12 77 (4.18%) 3rd Line Support
13 76 (4.13%) SharePoint Developer
14 75 (4.08%) 2nd Line Support
14 75 (4.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 66 (3.59%) 3rd Line Engineer
15 66 (3.59%) Office 365 Architect
16 59 (3.21%) Administrator
16 59 (3.21%) Infrastructure Manager
17 58 (3.15%) Desktop Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 102 (5.54%) .NET
2 51 (2.77%) Web Services
3 44 (2.39%) HTML
4 40 (2.17%) CSS
5 33 (1.79%) jQuery
6 32 (1.74%) ASP.NET
7 16 (0.87%) .NET Framework
8 14 (0.76%) COM
9 12 (0.65%) AngularJS
9 12 (0.65%) HTML5
10 9 (0.49%) XML
11 8 (0.43%) Gherkin
11 8 (0.43%) SAML
12 7 (0.38%) REST
12 7 (0.38%) SOAP
13 6 (0.33%) Ajax
13 6 (0.33%) KnockoutJS
13 6 (0.33%) MAPI
14 5 (0.27%) Sass
14 5 (0.27%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 73 (3.97%) Data Centre
2 56 (3.04%) Analytical Skills
3 39 (2.12%) Management Information System
4 34 (1.85%) Blackberry
5 27 (1.47%) PKI
5 27 (1.47%) Video Conferencing
6 21 (1.14%) User Experience
7 19 (1.03%) Fat Client
7 19 (1.03%) Thin Client
8 17 (0.92%) Clustering
8 17 (0.92%) Computer Science
8 17 (0.92%) iPad
8 17 (0.92%) Social Network
9 16 (0.87%) Hybrid Cloud
10 14 (0.76%) Driving Licence
11 13 (0.71%) iPhone
11 13 (0.71%) Private Cloud
12 12 (0.65%) Smartphone
13 11 (0.60%) Mobile App
13 11 (0.60%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 824 (44.78%) Windows
2 381 (20.71%) Windows Server
3 244 (13.26%) Windows 7
4 202 (10.98%) Windows Server 2012
5 189 (10.27%) Windows Server 2008
6 116 (6.30%) Windows 10
7 91 (4.95%) Windows Server 2003
8 84 (4.57%) Windows 8
9 71 (3.86%) Windows XP
10 69 (3.75%) Linux
11 44 (2.39%) Mac OS X
12 38 (2.07%) Apple iOS
13 31 (1.68%) Android
14 20 (1.09%) Unix
15 18 (0.98%) Windows Phone
16 11 (0.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 8 (0.43%) Mac OS
18 6 (0.33%) Windows 2000 Server
19 5 (0.27%) AIX
19 5 (0.27%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 526 (28.59%) Migration
2 251 (13.64%) ITIL
3 175 (9.51%) Project Management
4 140 (7.61%) Stakeholder Management
5 137 (7.45%) Agile Software Development
6 124 (6.74%) PRINCE2
7 80 (4.35%) Change Management
8 71 (3.86%) CRM
9 55 (2.99%) Service Management
10 47 (2.55%) Business Intelligence
10 47 (2.55%) Service Delivery
11 46 (2.50%) Identity Management
12 45 (2.45%) TOGAF
13 41 (2.23%) Disaster Recovery
14 36 (1.96%) Document Management
15 35 (1.90%) Business Analysis
16 34 (1.85%) SDLC
17 33 (1.79%) Information Security
17 33 (1.79%) Presales
17 33 (1.79%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 219 (11.90%) PowerShell
2 152 (8.26%) SQL
3 96 (5.22%) C#
4 77 (4.18%) JavaScript
5 16 (0.87%) C
6 15 (0.82%) Java
7 14 (0.76%) VBScript
8 13 (0.71%) T-SQL
9 10 (0.54%) PHP
9 10 (0.54%) VB.NET
10 9 (0.49%) Ruby
11 7 (0.38%) C++
12 6 (0.33%) VB
13 5 (0.27%) Python
14 2 (0.11%) Shell Script
14 2 (0.11%) VBA
15 1 (0.054%) PL/SQL
15 1 (0.054%) VB6
Qualifications
1 179 (9.73%) Security Cleared
2 137 (7.45%) Microsoft Certification
3 125 (6.79%) SC Cleared
4 86 (4.67%) MCSE
5 61 (3.32%) Degree
6 44 (2.39%) MCITP
7 41 (2.23%) MCP
8 35 (1.90%) MCSA
9 30 (1.63%) MCTS
10 27 (1.47%) Cisco Certification
11 25 (1.36%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 22 (1.20%) CISSP
12 22 (1.20%) ITIL Certification
13 20 (1.09%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 19 (1.03%) CTC Cleared
15 18 (0.98%) CCNA
16 14 (0.76%) MCDST
17 13 (0.71%) BPSS Clearance
18 12 (0.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
19 11 (0.60%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (1.52%) SLA
2 19 (1.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 16 (0.87%) QA
4 14 (0.76%) Data Quality
5 12 (0.65%) Disclosure Scotland
6 6 (0.33%) PCI DSS
7 4 (0.22%) Solvency II
8 3 (0.16%) ISO22301
9 1 (0.054%) DICOM
9 1 (0.054%) HL7
9 1 (0.054%) ISO 14001
9 1 (0.054%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.054%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 692 (37.61%) Active Directory
2 143 (7.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 103 (5.60%) Hyper-V
4 71 (3.86%) XenApp
5 37 (2.01%) XenDesktop
6 33 (1.79%) vSphere
7 17 (0.92%) Microsoft App-V
8 12 (0.65%) VMware ESXi
9 11 (0.60%) BitLocker
9 11 (0.60%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 11 (0.60%) Terminal Server
9 11 (0.60%) UAG
10 10 (0.54%) Brightmail
11 8 (0.43%) DFS Replication
11 8 (0.43%) VMware ESX
12 7 (0.38%) VMware Server
12 7 (0.38%) XenServer
13 6 (0.33%) NFS
14 5 (0.27%) Xen
15 4 (0.22%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 179 (9.73%) SCCM
2 55 (2.99%) Windows Intune
3 52 (2.83%) SCOM
4 30 (1.63%) Puppet
5 28 (1.52%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 26 (1.41%) WSUS
7 18 (0.98%) Backup Exec
8 16 (0.87%) Opscode Chef
9 15 (0.82%) Ansible
10 14 (0.76%) AirWatch
11 9 (0.49%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
12 8 (0.43%) McAfee ePO
13 6 (0.33%) Host Intrusion Detection System
13 6 (0.33%) IBM BigFix
13 6 (0.33%) SCSM
13 6 (0.33%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
14 5 (0.27%) Bacula
14 5 (0.27%) FortiGate
14 5 (0.27%) SCOrch
14 5 (0.27%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 802 (43.59%) Microsoft
2 282 (15.33%) VMware
3 235 (12.77%) Citrix
4 123 (6.68%) Cisco
5 54 (2.93%) Oracle
6 47 (2.55%) HP
7 44 (2.39%) Lotus
8 39 (2.12%) SAP
9 37 (2.01%) Google
10 35 (1.90%) Dell
11 33 (1.79%) Apple
12 27 (1.47%) Symantec
13 26 (1.41%) Salesforce.com
14 25 (1.36%) NetApp
15 21 (1.14%) IBM
16 18 (0.98%) EMC
17 17 (0.92%) Remedy
18 15 (0.82%) Avaya
18 15 (0.82%) Infor
18 15 (0.82%) Intel Security
Ipswich, Suffolk
Venturi
Rate: £280 - £340 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
ninesharp
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Oscar
Rate: £300 - £325 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
Bristol Area
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £250 - £260 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Networking People
Rate: £280 - £305 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Premier IT
Rate: £13 per hour
Posted: 20 hours ago
Worthing, West Sussex
Connectus
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Careerwise UK Limited
Rate: £500 - £525 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Careerwise UK Limited
Rate: £200 - £230 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Careerwise UK Limited
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Careerwise UK Limited
Rate: £500 - £525 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £12 - £15 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
London
Volt
Rate: £150.00 - £200.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £220 - £240 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Oscar
Rate: £395 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Rate: £375 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Think IT Recruitment
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Staines, Middlesex
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £400 - £500 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Luton, Bedfordshire
Advantage XPO
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Experis Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: Negotiable Day Rate
Posted: 2 days ago
Essex
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
South West
Experis Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Warwickshire
Venn Group
Rate: £10 Per Hour
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Mencap
Rate: £40,000 - £55,000 per year
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxfordshire
Cadence Resourcing
Rate: on application
Posted: 5 days ago
Northamptonshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £325 - £425 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Harris Global
Rate: Unspecified Market Rates Apply
Posted: 5 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Harris Global
Rate: Up to £300 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Essex
Harris Global
Rate: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Oscar
Rate: £500 - £501 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Oscar
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Posted: 6 days ago
Hove, East Sussex
Elevate Direct
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 6 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £100 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Essex
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Rate: £0.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 7 days ago