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 August 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 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office 365 (O365)
Rank 97 161 304
Rank change year-on-year
+64 +143
Contract jobs citing Office 365 1189 777 340
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 2.37% 1.47% 0.67%
As % of the Cloud Services category 21.28% 23.60% 14.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 770 512 195
Median daily rate £378 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.85% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £186 £165 £181
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £511 £558
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.04% -6.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 26 30
Median hourly rate £16.13 £16.75 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.70% -1.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.25 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.94 £30.00 £24.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.88 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-7.00% -
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
5587 3292 2350
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 11.12% 6.21% 4.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 3910 2199 1520
Median daily rate £470 £425 £403
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.58% +5.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 75 56 54
Median hourly rate £19.61 £23.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.73% +27.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £56.72 £39.60 £33.55
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.75 £22.50 £17.25
% change year-on-year
-21.11% +30.43%

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 August 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 August 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 August 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 +54 525 £400 +14.28% 79
South East +64 278 £375 +7.14% 79
South West +42 79 £360 +20.00% 15
East of England +6 61 £300 - 22
North West +24 60 £350 +7.69% 23
West Midlands -22 52 £373 -0.66% 27
Yorkshire +18 47 £363 -0.68% 25
East Midlands +18 38 £413 +17.85% 11
North East +6 31 £330 - 4
Midlands -3 7 £500 - 2
Office 365
UK

Office 365
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 August 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 1021 (46.77%) Windows
2 969 (44.39%) Microsoft
3 884 (40.49%) Active Directory
4 694 (31.79%) SharePoint
5 591 (27.07%) Migration
6 584 (26.75%) Microsoft Azure
7 449 (20.57%) MS Exchange
8 439 (20.11%) Windows Server
9 382 (17.50%) MS Office
10 381 (17.45%) Skype for Business
11 342 (15.67%) MS Excel
12 337 (15.44%) VMware
13 313 (14.34%) Skype
14 300 (13.74%) PowerShell
15 273 (12.51%) ITIL
16 263 (12.05%) SCCM
17 249 (11.41%) Windows 7
18 240 (10.99%) Security Cleared
18 240 (10.99%) Windows Server 2012
19 230 (10.54%) DNS
20 223 (10.22%) Windows 10
21 219 (10.03%) SQL Server
22 214 (9.80%) Citrix
23 206 (9.44%) Exchange Server 2010
24 202 (9.25%) Windows Server 2008
25 198 (9.07%) Project Management
26 188 (8.61%) Cisco
27 182 (8.34%) Finance
28 179 (8.20%) VMware Infrastructure
29 177 (8.11%) SC Cleared

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
1 694 (31.79%) SharePoint
2 449 (20.57%) MS Exchange
3 381 (17.45%) Skype for Business
4 206 (9.44%) Exchange Server 2010
5 167 (7.65%) SharePoint 2013
6 166 (7.60%) Exchange Server 2013
7 107 (4.90%) SharePoint 2010
8 84 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2007
9 81 (3.71%) Exchange Server 2003
10 54 (2.47%) SharePoint Server
11 46 (2.11%) IIS
12 39 (1.79%) BizTalk Server
13 38 (1.74%) IBM Notes
14 30 (1.37%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 26 (1.19%) Office Communications Server
16 19 (0.87%) Mule
17 14 (0.64%) OpenStack
18 9 (0.41%) CMS
19 8 (0.37%) NServiceBus
20 7 (0.32%) SAS
Applications
1 382 (17.50%) MS Office
2 342 (15.67%) MS Excel
3 36 (1.65%) MS Project
4 29 (1.33%) MS PowerPoint
5 17 (0.78%) InfoPath
6 15 (0.69%) MS Visio
7 3 (0.14%) Acrobat
8 1 (0.046%) CINEMA 4D
8 1 (0.046%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 77 (3.53%) Dynamics CRM
2 12 (0.55%) Faxination
3 7 (0.32%) Dynamics AX
4 6 (0.27%) assyst
4 6 (0.27%) Unit4 Business World
5 4 (0.18%) Remedy ITSM
6 3 (0.14%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 3 (0.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 2 (0.092%) Dynamics NAV
7 2 (0.092%) Oracle ERP
8 1 (0.046%) Oracle CRM
8 1 (0.046%) Oracle Payables
8 1 (0.046%) Sage X3
8 1 (0.046%) Teamcenter
8 1 (0.046%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 584 (26.75%) Microsoft Azure
2 146 (6.69%) Azure Active Directory
2 146 (6.69%) Yammer
3 126 (5.77%) Amazon AWS
4 114 (5.22%) OneDrive
5 96 (4.40%) IaaS
6 71 (3.25%) SaaS
7 50 (2.29%) PaaS
8 37 (1.69%) Google Apps
9 25 (1.15%) Mimecast
10 11 (0.50%) Cloud Computing
11 6 (0.27%) Trello
12 3 (0.14%) Google Cloud Platform
13 1 (0.046%) Adobe Creative Cloud
13 1 (0.046%) Google Drive
13 1 (0.046%) IBM Cloud
13 1 (0.046%) SoftLayer
13 1 (0.046%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 313 (14.34%) Skype
2 230 (10.54%) DNS
3 153 (7.01%) Firewall
4 144 (6.60%) DHCP
5 119 (5.45%) WAN
6 113 (5.18%) LAN
7 91 (4.17%) VPN
8 81 (3.71%) SAN
9 80 (3.66%) TCP/IP
10 72 (3.30%) Internet
11 70 (3.21%) Wireless
12 50 (2.29%) Network Security
12 50 (2.29%) VoIP
13 48 (2.20%) Intranet
13 48 (2.20%) Wi-Fi
14 44 (2.02%) Unified Communications
15 34 (1.56%) LDAP
16 27 (1.24%) NAS
17 24 (1.10%) Kerberos
18 18 (0.82%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 219 (10.03%) SQL Server
2 37 (1.69%) SQL Server 2012
3 35 (1.60%) SQL Server 2008
4 25 (1.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 21 (0.96%) Power BI
6 14 (0.64%) Oracle Reports
7 13 (0.60%) Azure SQL Database
8 12 (0.55%) Amazon RDS
8 12 (0.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 10 (0.46%) MySQL
9 10 (0.46%) SQL Server 2005
10 9 (0.41%) Oracle Database
11 7 (0.32%) PerformancePoint
12 6 (0.27%) SQL Server 2014
13 5 (0.23%) PowerPivot
14 4 (0.18%) Data Warehouse
14 4 (0.18%) EDRMS
15 3 (0.14%) MongoDB
15 3 (0.14%) Relational Database
15 3 (0.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 36 (1.65%) Team Foundation Server
2 14 (0.64%) Visual Studio
3 12 (0.55%) Octopus Deploy
4 10 (0.46%) Jenkins
4 10 (0.46%) Subversion
5 8 (0.37%) FxCop
5 8 (0.37%) Git (software)
5 8 (0.37%) MSI
5 8 (0.37%) StyleCop
6 5 (0.23%) JIRA
7 4 (0.18%) Vagrant
8 2 (0.092%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 2 (0.092%) Bitbucket
8 2 (0.092%) Gerrit
8 2 (0.092%) InstallShield
8 2 (0.092%) Oracle Forms
8 2 (0.092%) Wise Package Studio
9 1 (0.046%) AdminStudio
9 1 (0.046%) JMeter
9 1 (0.046%) LoadRunner
General
1 182 (8.34%) Finance
2 90 (4.12%) Retail
3 59 (2.70%) Telecoms
4 35 (1.60%) Advertising
5 33 (1.51%) Legal
6 32 (1.47%) Spanish Language
7 24 (1.10%) Manufacturing
8 21 (0.96%) Marketing
8 21 (0.96%) Publishing
9 19 (0.87%) Banking
9 19 (0.87%) Law
10 18 (0.82%) French Language
11 17 (0.78%) German Language
12 16 (0.73%) Italian Language
13 15 (0.69%) Back Office
13 15 (0.69%) Local Government
14 5 (0.23%) Games
15 4 (0.18%) Electronics
16 3 (0.14%) Financial Institution
16 3 (0.14%) Portuguese Language
Job Titles
1 269 (12.32%) Analyst
2 266 (12.19%) Architect
3 256 (11.73%) Consultant
4 196 (8.98%) Project Manager
5 170 (7.79%) Support Engineer
6 144 (6.60%) Office 365 Engineer
7 128 (5.86%) Office 365 Manager
8 116 (5.31%) Developer
9 106 (4.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 104 (4.76%) Support Analyst
11 98 (4.49%) 2nd Line Support
12 88 (4.03%) Office 365 Consultant
13 83 (3.80%) SharePoint Developer
14 69 (3.16%) Service Analyst
15 68 (3.11%) 3rd Line Engineer
16 67 (3.07%) 3rd Line Support
16 67 (3.07%) Service Desk Analyst
17 66 (3.02%) Windows Engineer
18 65 (2.98%) Infrastructure Manager
19 62 (2.84%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 141 (6.46%) .NET
2 79 (3.62%) CSS
2 79 (3.62%) Web Services
3 74 (3.39%) HTML
4 58 (2.66%) ASP.NET
5 47 (2.15%) jQuery
6 33 (1.51%) XML
7 26 (1.19%) COM
8 22 (1.01%) HTML5
9 20 (0.92%) WCF
10 18 (0.82%) AngularJS
11 12 (0.55%) KnockoutJS
11 12 (0.55%) MAPI
11 12 (0.55%) SAML
12 11 (0.50%) .NET Framework
12 11 (0.50%) Node.js
12 11 (0.50%) REST
13 9 (0.41%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 8 (0.37%) 802.1X
14 8 (0.37%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 89 (4.08%) Analytical Skills
1 89 (4.08%) Data Centre
2 64 (2.93%) Management Information System
3 47 (2.15%) Blackberry
4 38 (1.74%) PKI
5 35 (1.60%) Computer Science
6 34 (1.56%) BYOD
7 33 (1.51%) Hybrid Cloud
8 30 (1.37%) Video Conferencing
9 24 (1.10%) Digital Media
10 22 (1.01%) Clustering
11 21 (0.96%) User Experience
11 21 (0.96%) Virtual Team
12 18 (0.82%) iPad
12 18 (0.82%) Replication
13 17 (0.78%) e-Learning
14 16 (0.73%) iPhone
15 15 (0.69%) Driving Licence
15 15 (0.69%) Smartphone
16 14 (0.64%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 1021 (46.77%) Windows
2 439 (20.11%) Windows Server
3 249 (11.41%) Windows 7
4 240 (10.99%) Windows Server 2012
5 223 (10.22%) Windows 10
6 202 (9.25%) Windows Server 2008
7 92 (4.21%) Windows Server 2003
8 90 (4.12%) Windows 8
9 89 (4.08%) Linux
10 69 (3.16%) Android
11 60 (2.75%) Windows XP
12 53 (2.43%) Mac OS X
13 45 (2.06%) Apple iOS
14 17 (0.78%) Windows Phone
15 14 (0.64%) Unix
15 14 (0.64%) Windows Mobile
16 9 (0.41%) Mac OS
17 8 (0.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 8 (0.37%) Windows Vista
18 7 (0.32%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 591 (27.07%) Migration
2 273 (12.51%) ITIL
3 198 (9.07%) Project Management
4 177 (8.11%) Agile Software Development
5 176 (8.06%) Stakeholder Management
6 139 (6.37%) PRINCE2
7 113 (5.18%) CRM
8 96 (4.40%) Change Management
9 79 (3.62%) Business Intelligence
10 75 (3.44%) Service Delivery
11 64 (2.93%) Identity Management
12 60 (2.75%) TOGAF
13 55 (2.52%) Document Management
14 54 (2.47%) Content Management
14 54 (2.47%) Disaster Recovery
15 51 (2.34%) Business Analysis
15 51 (2.34%) SDLC
16 50 (2.29%) Service Management
17 48 (2.20%) Presales
18 44 (2.02%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 300 (13.74%) PowerShell
2 143 (6.55%) SQL
3 120 (5.50%) C#
4 111 (5.08%) JavaScript
5 43 (1.97%) C
6 31 (1.42%) Java
7 29 (1.33%) VBScript
8 23 (1.05%) PHP
9 17 (0.78%) VB
9 17 (0.78%) VB.NET
10 15 (0.69%) C++
10 15 (0.69%) T-SQL
11 10 (0.46%) Shell Script
11 10 (0.46%) TypeScript
12 8 (0.37%) ECMAScript
12 8 (0.37%) XAML
13 3 (0.14%) COBOL
13 3 (0.14%) Go
13 3 (0.14%) Python
13 3 (0.14%) VBA
Qualifications
1 240 (10.99%) Security Cleared
2 177 (8.11%) SC Cleared
3 148 (6.78%) Microsoft Certification
4 88 (4.03%) MCSE
5 74 (3.39%) Degree
6 41 (1.88%) CISSP
6 41 (1.88%) MCP
7 38 (1.74%) Cisco Certification
8 34 (1.56%) MCSA
9 33 (1.51%) MCITP
10 31 (1.42%) DV Cleared
11 29 (1.33%) CCNA
12 25 (1.15%) BPSS Clearance
12 25 (1.15%) ITIL Certification
12 25 (1.15%) MCTS
13 18 (0.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 17 (0.78%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 17 (0.78%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
15 13 (0.60%) PMI Certification
15 13 (0.60%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 66 (3.02%) SLA
2 31 (1.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 27 (1.24%) Disclosure Scotland
4 26 (1.19%) PCI DSS
5 16 (0.73%) Data Quality
6 13 (0.60%) QA
7 4 (0.18%) ISO22301
8 2 (0.092%) WCAG
9 1 (0.046%) DICOM
9 1 (0.046%) HL7
9 1 (0.046%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.046%) P3O
9 1 (0.046%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 884 (40.49%) Active Directory
2 179 (8.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 126 (5.77%) Hyper-V
4 76 (3.48%) XenApp
5 39 (1.79%) vSphere
6 36 (1.65%) Microsoft App-V
7 26 (1.19%) XenDesktop
8 18 (0.82%) VMware ESXi
9 16 (0.73%) BitLocker
10 15 (0.69%) Virtual Desktop
11 12 (0.55%) Virtual Machines
12 11 (0.50%) Virtual Servers
12 11 (0.50%) VMware ESX
13 10 (0.46%) Terminal Services
14 9 (0.41%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 9 (0.41%) DFS Replication
14 9 (0.41%) UAG
15 8 (0.37%) ISA Server
16 7 (0.32%) Brightmail
17 6 (0.27%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 263 (12.05%) SCCM
2 87 (3.99%) Microsoft Intune
3 75 (3.44%) SCOM
4 44 (2.02%) Puppet
5 32 (1.47%) Ansible
6 23 (1.05%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 21 (0.96%) Backup Exec
8 18 (0.82%) Microsoft Clustering
8 18 (0.82%) Opscode Chef
8 18 (0.82%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 17 (0.78%) WSUS
10 15 (0.69%) AirWatch
11 10 (0.46%) Host Intrusion Detection System
12 9 (0.41%) vMotion
13 8 (0.37%) Cisco CUCM
13 8 (0.37%) IBM BigFix
13 8 (0.37%) ServiceCenter
13 8 (0.37%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
14 6 (0.27%) McAfee ePO
14 6 (0.27%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 969 (44.39%) Microsoft
2 337 (15.44%) VMware
3 214 (9.80%) Citrix
4 188 (8.61%) Cisco
5 87 (3.99%) HP
6 72 (3.30%) Oracle
7 68 (3.11%) Google
8 52 (2.38%) SAP
9 42 (1.92%) Dell
10 41 (1.88%) Salesforce.com
11 39 (1.79%) Apple
11 39 (1.79%) Symantec
12 38 (1.74%) Lotus
12 38 (1.74%) NetApp
13 35 (1.60%) EMC
14 31 (1.42%) Infor
15 26 (1.19%) IBM
15 26 (1.19%) Palo Alto
16 25 (1.15%) IronPort
17 19 (0.87%) Proofpoint
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