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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office 365 (O365)
Rank 97 170 307
Rank change year-on-year
+73 +137
Contract jobs citing Office 365 1196 773 348
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 2.43% 1.47% 0.66%
As % of the Cloud Services category 21.03% 23.45% 14.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 759 530 205
Median daily rate £375 £350 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -7.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £151 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £513 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £385
% change year-on-year
- -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 21 20
Median hourly rate £17.25 £17.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.47% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £58.83 £30.00 £24.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.26 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-4.62% -
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
5687 3297 2422
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 11.57% 6.26% 4.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 3935 2217 1566
Median daily rate £475 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £275 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £590 £570
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 86 56 46
Median hourly rate £20.00 £23.00 £22.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.04% +0.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.80 £13.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.45 £37.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.88 £25.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-28.50% +28.20%

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 25 September 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 25 September 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 25 September 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 +39 484 £400 +6.66% 93
South East +61 283 £375 +7.14% 71
South West +42 77 £238 -26.92% 19
West Midlands -1 73 £360 -10.12% 24
East of England +16 72 £325 +8.33% 28
North West +47 65 £388 +35.96% 28
North East +22 53 £330 +1.53% 9
Yorkshire +21 45 £350 -1.75% 23
East Midlands +7 28 £400 +18.51% 12
Midlands -1 4 £500 - 1
Office 365
UK

Office 365
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 1117 (48.80%) Windows
2 1043 (45.57%) Microsoft
3 973 (42.51%) Active Directory
4 742 (32.42%) SharePoint
5 633 (27.65%) Migration
6 621 (27.13%) Microsoft Azure
7 470 (20.53%) Windows Server
8 468 (20.45%) MS Exchange
9 419 (18.30%) Skype for Business
10 396 (17.30%) MS Office
11 384 (16.78%) MS Excel
12 354 (15.47%) VMware
13 347 (15.16%) Skype
14 332 (14.50%) PowerShell
15 317 (13.85%) ITIL
16 287 (12.54%) Windows 7
17 285 (12.45%) SCCM
18 270 (11.80%) Security Cleared
19 251 (10.97%) Windows Server 2012
19 251 (10.97%) Windows 10
20 240 (10.48%) DNS
21 230 (10.05%) Citrix
22 224 (9.79%) Exchange Server 2010
23 221 (9.65%) SQL Server
24 219 (9.57%) Windows Server 2008
25 201 (8.78%) SC Cleared
26 198 (8.65%) Project Management
27 187 (8.17%) VMware Infrastructure
28 184 (8.04%) Cisco
29 183 (7.99%) Microsoft Certification

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
1 742 (32.42%) SharePoint
2 468 (20.45%) MS Exchange
3 419 (18.30%) Skype for Business
4 224 (9.79%) Exchange Server 2010
5 181 (7.91%) Exchange Server 2013
6 163 (7.12%) SharePoint 2013
7 113 (4.94%) SharePoint 2010
8 87 (3.80%) Exchange Server 2007
9 86 (3.76%) Exchange Server 2003
10 57 (2.49%) SharePoint Server
11 45 (1.97%) BizTalk Server
12 42 (1.83%) IIS
13 37 (1.62%) IBM Notes
14 31 (1.35%) Office Communications Server
15 30 (1.31%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
16 27 (1.18%) OpenStack
17 19 (0.83%) Mule
18 8 (0.35%) NServiceBus
19 7 (0.31%) SAS
20 6 (0.26%) IBM Domino
Applications
1 396 (17.30%) MS Office
2 384 (16.78%) MS Excel
3 37 (1.62%) MS Project
4 31 (1.35%) MS PowerPoint
5 20 (0.87%) MS Visio
6 14 (0.61%) InfoPath
7 3 (0.13%) Acrobat
8 2 (0.087%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (0.044%) CINEMA 4D
Business Applications
1 79 (3.45%) Dynamics CRM
2 12 (0.52%) Dynamics AX
2 12 (0.52%) Faxination
3 6 (0.26%) assyst
3 6 (0.26%) Unit4 Business World
4 4 (0.17%) Remedy ITSM
5 3 (0.13%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 3 (0.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 2 (0.087%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.044%) Oracle CRM
7 1 (0.044%) Oracle ERP
7 1 (0.044%) Oracle Payables
7 1 (0.044%) Sage X3
7 1 (0.044%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 621 (27.13%) Microsoft Azure
2 161 (7.03%) Yammer
3 146 (6.38%) Azure Active Directory
4 140 (6.12%) Amazon AWS
5 125 (5.46%) OneDrive
6 109 (4.76%) IaaS
7 70 (3.06%) SaaS
8 63 (2.75%) PaaS
9 30 (1.31%) Google Apps
10 27 (1.18%) Mimecast
11 16 (0.70%) Cloud Computing
12 6 (0.26%) Trello
13 3 (0.13%) Adobe Creative Cloud
13 3 (0.13%) Google Cloud Platform
14 1 (0.044%) Google Drive
14 1 (0.044%) IBM Cloud
14 1 (0.044%) SoftLayer
14 1 (0.044%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 347 (15.16%) Skype
2 240 (10.48%) DNS
3 159 (6.95%) Firewall
4 149 (6.51%) DHCP
5 128 (5.59%) WAN
6 123 (5.37%) LAN
7 91 (3.98%) VPN
8 77 (3.36%) Internet
8 77 (3.36%) SAN
9 74 (3.23%) TCP/IP
10 63 (2.75%) Wireless
11 57 (2.49%) Network Security
12 54 (2.36%) VoIP
13 47 (2.05%) Wi-Fi
14 42 (1.83%) Unified Communications
15 40 (1.75%) Intranet
16 34 (1.49%) LDAP
17 29 (1.27%) Kerberos
18 27 (1.18%) NAS
19 21 (0.92%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 221 (9.65%) SQL Server
2 37 (1.62%) SQL Server 2012
3 32 (1.40%) SQL Server 2008
4 30 (1.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 20 (0.87%) Power BI
6 16 (0.70%) Oracle Reports
7 14 (0.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 12 (0.52%) Azure SQL Database
9 11 (0.48%) Amazon RDS
10 10 (0.44%) MySQL
11 9 (0.39%) NoSQL
11 9 (0.39%) Oracle Database
12 7 (0.31%) Apache Cassandra
12 7 (0.31%) Big Data
12 7 (0.31%) PerformancePoint
12 7 (0.31%) SQL Server 2005
12 7 (0.31%) SQL Server 2014
12 7 (0.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 6 (0.26%) Apache Hive
13 6 (0.26%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 36 (1.57%) Team Foundation Server
2 18 (0.79%) Visual Studio
3 12 (0.52%) Jenkins
3 12 (0.52%) Octopus Deploy
3 12 (0.52%) Subversion
4 10 (0.44%) Git (software)
5 9 (0.39%) MSI
6 8 (0.35%) FxCop
6 8 (0.35%) StyleCop
7 7 (0.31%) JIRA
8 4 (0.17%) Vagrant
9 2 (0.087%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 2 (0.087%) Bitbucket
9 2 (0.087%) InstallShield
9 2 (0.087%) Wise Package Studio
10 1 (0.044%) AdminStudio
10 1 (0.044%) JMeter
10 1 (0.044%) LoadRunner
10 1 (0.044%) Oracle Forms
10 1 (0.044%) TestComplete
General
1 183 (7.99%) Finance
2 98 (4.28%) Retail
3 57 (2.49%) Telecoms
4 45 (1.97%) Advertising
5 32 (1.40%) Legal
6 28 (1.22%) Spanish Language
7 21 (0.92%) Manufacturing
8 19 (0.83%) Law
8 19 (0.83%) Marketing
8 19 (0.83%) Publishing
9 18 (0.79%) Banking
10 17 (0.74%) Back Office
10 17 (0.74%) French Language
11 15 (0.66%) Local Government
12 12 (0.52%) Italian Language
13 11 (0.48%) German Language
14 5 (0.22%) Games
14 5 (0.22%) Pharmaceutical
15 3 (0.13%) Electronics
15 3 (0.13%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 306 (13.37%) Architect
2 289 (12.63%) Analyst
3 249 (10.88%) Consultant
4 183 (7.99%) Project Manager
5 180 (7.86%) Support Engineer
6 158 (6.90%) Office 365 Engineer
7 125 (5.46%) Office 365 Manager
8 116 (5.07%) 2nd Line Support
9 107 (4.67%) Developer
9 107 (4.67%) Support Analyst
10 104 (4.54%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 89 (3.89%) Office 365 Consultant
12 77 (3.36%) Service Analyst
12 77 (3.36%) Windows Engineer
13 73 (3.19%) Desktop Support
14 72 (3.15%) Service Desk Analyst
15 71 (3.10%) SharePoint Developer
16 69 (3.01%) 3rd Line Engineer
17 68 (2.97%) Solutions Architect
18 66 (2.88%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 147 (6.42%) .NET
2 78 (3.41%) CSS
3 76 (3.32%) HTML
4 71 (3.10%) Web Services
5 66 (2.88%) ASP.NET
6 45 (1.97%) jQuery
7 38 (1.66%) XML
8 32 (1.40%) COM
9 20 (0.87%) HTML5
9 20 (0.87%) WCF
10 17 (0.74%) REST
11 15 (0.66%) AngularJS
12 12 (0.52%) SAML
13 11 (0.48%) KnockoutJS
13 11 (0.48%) MAPI
13 11 (0.48%) Node.js
14 9 (0.39%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 8 (0.35%) 802.1X
15 8 (0.35%) Middleware
15 8 (0.35%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 105 (4.59%) Analytical Skills
2 91 (3.98%) Data Centre
3 69 (3.01%) Management Information System
4 49 (2.14%) Computer Science
5 47 (2.05%) Blackberry
6 43 (1.88%) Hybrid Cloud
7 40 (1.75%) PKI
8 36 (1.57%) BYOD
9 30 (1.31%) Video Conferencing
10 22 (0.96%) Clustering
10 22 (0.96%) Digital Media
10 22 (0.96%) User Experience
10 22 (0.96%) Virtual Team
11 20 (0.87%) e-Learning
12 18 (0.79%) Driving Licence
13 16 (0.70%) Fat Client
13 16 (0.70%) Thin Client
14 15 (0.66%) Enterprise Software
14 15 (0.66%) iPhone
14 15 (0.66%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 1117 (48.80%) Windows
2 470 (20.53%) Windows Server
3 287 (12.54%) Windows 7
4 251 (10.97%) Windows 10
4 251 (10.97%) Windows Server 2012
5 219 (9.57%) Windows Server 2008
6 106 (4.63%) Windows Server 2003
7 91 (3.98%) Windows 8
8 88 (3.84%) Linux
9 72 (3.15%) Android
10 60 (2.62%) Windows XP
11 58 (2.53%) Mac OS X
12 46 (2.01%) Apple iOS
13 16 (0.70%) Windows Phone
14 15 (0.66%) Windows Mobile
15 13 (0.57%) Mac OS
15 13 (0.57%) Unix
16 8 (0.35%) Solaris
17 7 (0.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 6 (0.26%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 633 (27.65%) Migration
2 317 (13.85%) ITIL
3 198 (8.65%) Project Management
4 177 (7.73%) Agile Software Development
4 177 (7.73%) Stakeholder Management
5 141 (6.16%) PRINCE2
6 113 (4.94%) CRM
7 97 (4.24%) Business Intelligence
7 97 (4.24%) Change Management
8 84 (3.67%) Service Delivery
9 66 (2.88%) Identity Management
10 65 (2.84%) TOGAF
11 62 (2.71%) Service Management
12 61 (2.66%) Presales
13 58 (2.53%) Document Management
14 57 (2.49%) Disaster Recovery
15 56 (2.45%) Business Analysis
16 54 (2.36%) Service Design
17 52 (2.27%) Data Management
18 50 (2.18%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 332 (14.50%) PowerShell
2 148 (6.47%) SQL
3 129 (5.64%) C#
4 102 (4.46%) JavaScript
5 50 (2.18%) C
6 37 (1.62%) Java
7 33 (1.44%) VBScript
8 21 (0.92%) PHP
9 18 (0.79%) C++
10 17 (0.74%) T-SQL
10 17 (0.74%) VB
10 17 (0.74%) VB.NET
11 12 (0.52%) Shell Script
12 11 (0.48%) TypeScript
13 8 (0.35%) ECMAScript
13 8 (0.35%) Python
13 8 (0.35%) XAML
14 6 (0.26%) Ruby
15 3 (0.13%) COBOL
15 3 (0.13%) VBA
Qualifications
1 270 (11.80%) Security Cleared
2 201 (8.78%) SC Cleared
3 183 (7.99%) Microsoft Certification
4 116 (5.07%) MCSE
5 92 (4.02%) Degree
6 44 (1.92%) Cisco Certification
7 42 (1.83%) MCITP
7 42 (1.83%) MCP
8 40 (1.75%) CISSP
9 38 (1.66%) MCSA
10 37 (1.62%) DV Cleared
11 33 (1.44%) CCNA
12 30 (1.31%) MCTS
13 28 (1.22%) BPSS Clearance
14 27 (1.18%) ITIL Certification
15 18 (0.79%) PMI Certification
16 17 (0.74%) PMP
16 17 (0.74%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 15 (0.66%) PRINCE2 Certification
17 15 (0.66%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 78 (3.41%) SLA
2 31 (1.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 30 (1.31%) Disclosure Scotland
4 24 (1.05%) PCI DSS
5 18 (0.79%) Data Quality
6 13 (0.57%) QA
7 4 (0.17%) ISO22301
8 2 (0.087%) WCAG
9 1 (0.044%) DICOM
9 1 (0.044%) HL7
9 1 (0.044%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.044%) P3O
9 1 (0.044%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 973 (42.51%) Active Directory
2 187 (8.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 135 (5.90%) Hyper-V
4 73 (3.19%) XenApp
5 47 (2.05%) Microsoft App-V
6 43 (1.88%) vSphere
7 25 (1.09%) XenDesktop
8 19 (0.83%) BitLocker
9 18 (0.79%) Virtual Desktop
9 18 (0.79%) VMware ESXi
10 16 (0.70%) DFS Replication
10 16 (0.70%) VMware ESX
11 12 (0.52%) UAG
12 11 (0.48%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 11 (0.48%) Terminal Services
13 8 (0.35%) ISA Server
14 7 (0.31%) Brightmail
14 7 (0.31%) Virtual Machines
15 6 (0.26%) HDFS
15 6 (0.26%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 285 (12.45%) SCCM
2 88 (3.84%) SCOM
3 87 (3.80%) Microsoft Intune
4 41 (1.79%) Puppet
5 30 (1.31%) Ansible
6 21 (0.92%) Backup Exec
7 20 (0.87%) AirWatch
7 20 (0.87%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 19 (0.83%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 18 (0.79%) Microsoft Clustering
10 16 (0.70%) WSUS
11 15 (0.66%) Opscode Chef
12 10 (0.44%) Host Intrusion Detection System
13 9 (0.39%) CA Single Sign-On
13 9 (0.39%) ServiceCenter
13 9 (0.39%) vMotion
14 8 (0.35%) IBM BigFix
14 8 (0.35%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
15 7 (0.31%) McAfee ePO
15 7 (0.31%) SCSM
Vendors
1 1043 (45.57%) Microsoft
2 354 (15.47%) VMware
3 230 (10.05%) Citrix
4 184 (8.04%) Cisco
5 102 (4.46%) HP
6 79 (3.45%) Oracle
7 64 (2.80%) Google
8 59 (2.58%) SAP
9 54 (2.36%) Apple
10 45 (1.97%) Dell
11 44 (1.92%) Salesforce.com
12 43 (1.88%) NetApp
13 41 (1.79%) Symantec
14 37 (1.62%) Lotus
15 36 (1.57%) EMC
15 36 (1.57%) Infor
16 31 (1.35%) IronPort
17 28 (1.22%) IBM
18 27 (1.18%) Palo Alto
19 21 (0.92%) Proofpoint
Staines, Middlesex
Austin Fraser
Rate: £200 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £14 - £19 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
South East London
Teach First
Rate: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Etech Partners
Rate: Up to £28,000 per annum Pro Rata + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £9 - £13 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Careerwise UK Limited
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Shrewsbury, Shropshire
Jonothan Bosworth
Rate: £120 - £140 Per Day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Rullion IT Plus
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £350 to £450 per day 3 Months initially
Posted: 4 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Rate: £competitive day rate
Posted: 4 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
LA International
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Venturi
Rate: £500 - £525 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £350 to £450 per day 3 Months initially
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Coventry, West Midlands (County)
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Rate: £175 - £225 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
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Premier IT
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Stockton-On-Tees, Cleveland
Reed Technology
Rate: £22 - £25 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Polar Recruitment
Rate: £145.00 - £165.00 per day + NONE
Posted: 5 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Rullion IT Plus
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £350 to £450 per day 3 Months initially
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Rate: £0.00 per annum + Competitive Market Rates
Posted: 4 days ago
Andover, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £250.00 - £300.00 per day
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Berkshire
Reed Technology
Rate: £100 - £120 per day
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Midlands
Talent International
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
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South West
Experis Ltd
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Caterham, Surrey
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
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