The table below looks at the statistics for Office 365 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Office 365 over the 3 months to 26 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office 365 (O365)
Rank 42 40 73
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +33
Contract jobs citing Office 365 22 24 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 2.93% 3.23% 0.35%
As % of the Cloud Services category 30.99% 47.06% 10.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 16 1
Median daily rate £325 £208 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+56.62% -44.66%
UK excluding London median daily rate £348 £350 £390
% change year-on-year
-0.71% -10.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 1
Median hourly rate £12.00 £22.50 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.66% +80.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.26 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.62% -3.03%
Office 365
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Cloud Services category in contract jobs advertised in the Hertfordshire region.

Cloud Services Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
71 51 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 9.47% 6.87% 3.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 35 19
Median daily rate £513 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.12% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £190 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+7.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 1
Median hourly rate £12.00 £22.50 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.66% +80.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.75 £25.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-29.00% +25.00%

Office 365
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 Hertfordshire

Office 365
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Office 365 across the Hertfordshire region.

Office 365 Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Office 365
Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Office 365 across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 26 September 2016.

Office 365 Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

Office 365
Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Office 365 across the Hertfordshire region.

Office 365 Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Office 365
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

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 Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 26 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
Watford 0 7 £388 +47.61% 1
Royston +1 2 £325 -
St Albans - 2 - -
Stevenage +5 1 - -
Welwyn Garden City -4 1 £290 - 3
Hemel Hempstead -5 1 £195 +2.63%
Office 365
East of England

Office 365
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 26 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Office 365.

1 26 (74.29%) Windows
2 24 (68.57%) Active Directory
3 16 (45.71%) Microsoft
4 10 (28.57%) VMware
5 9 (25.71%) MS Exchange
6 8 (22.86%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (22.86%) Windows 7
6 8 (22.86%) Windows Server
7 7 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (20.00%) SCCM
8 6 (17.14%) SharePoint
8 6 (17.14%) Exchange Server 2013
8 6 (17.14%) Windows 8
9 5 (14.29%) Windows 10
9 5 (14.29%) PRINCE2
9 5 (14.29%) MS Office
9 5 (14.29%) SQL
9 5 (14.29%) Finance
9 5 (14.29%) Migration
9 5 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
10 4 (11.43%) Exchange Server 2003
10 4 (11.43%) Advertising
10 4 (11.43%) PRINCE
10 4 (11.43%) Windows XP
10 4 (11.43%) Citrix
10 4 (11.43%) Java
10 4 (11.43%) ITIL
10 4 (11.43%) MS Excel
10 4 (11.43%) Business Intelligence
10 4 (11.43%) Analytical Skills

Office 365
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 9 (25.71%) MS Exchange
2 6 (17.14%) Exchange Server 2013
2 6 (17.14%) SharePoint
3 4 (11.43%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (8.57%) WebLogic
5 2 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (5.71%) OpenStack
5 2 (5.71%) Skype for Business
6 1 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (2.86%) IBM Notes
6 1 (2.86%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 5 (14.29%) MS Office
2 4 (11.43%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.86%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (5.71%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (5.71%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (5.71%) IaaS
2 2 (5.71%) PaaS
2 2 (5.71%) SaaS
3 1 (2.86%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (2.86%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.57%) DHCP
1 3 (8.57%) DNS
2 1 (2.86%) Internet
2 1 (2.86%) Network Security
2 1 (2.86%) PABX
2 1 (2.86%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (2.86%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.86%) Unified Communications
2 1 (2.86%) VoIP
2 1 (2.86%) VPN
2 1 (2.86%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.57%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (8.57%) MySQL
1 3 (8.57%) OLTP
2 2 (5.71%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 5 (14.29%) Finance
2 4 (11.43%) Advertising
3 3 (8.57%) Retail
4 2 (5.71%) Local Government
5 1 (2.86%) Back Office
5 1 (2.86%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 10 (28.57%) Analyst
2 7 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 6 (17.14%) Support Engineer
4 5 (14.29%) Architect
4 5 (14.29%) Support Analyst
5 4 (11.43%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 4 (11.43%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 4 (11.43%) Desktop Engineer
5 4 (11.43%) Server Engineer
6 3 (8.57%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 3 (8.57%) Consultant
6 3 (8.57%) Infrastructure Architect
6 3 (8.57%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
6 3 (8.57%) Project Manager
6 3 (8.57%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (5.71%) Desktop Support
7 2 (5.71%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 2 (5.71%) IT Support Analyst
7 2 (5.71%) Server Support
7 2 (5.71%) Server Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.57%) Middleware
1 3 (8.57%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.43%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (8.57%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (8.57%) Mobile Payment
2 3 (8.57%) PKI
3 2 (5.71%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (2.86%) Digital Media
4 1 (2.86%) Driving Licence
4 1 (2.86%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.86%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 26 (74.29%) Windows
2 8 (22.86%) Windows 7
2 8 (22.86%) Windows Server
2 8 (22.86%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (17.14%) Windows 8
5 5 (14.29%) Windows 10
6 4 (11.43%) Windows XP
7 3 (8.57%) Android
7 3 (8.57%) Linux
7 3 (8.57%) Solaris
8 2 (5.71%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (14.29%) Migration
1 5 (14.29%) PRINCE2
2 4 (11.43%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (11.43%) ITIL
2 4 (11.43%) PRINCE
3 3 (8.57%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (8.57%) Benchmarking
3 3 (8.57%) CRM
3 3 (8.57%) High Availability
3 3 (8.57%) Identity Access Management
3 3 (8.57%) Network Architecture
3 3 (8.57%) Open Source
3 3 (8.57%) Performance Testing
3 3 (8.57%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (8.57%) Presales
3 3 (8.57%) RAD
3 3 (8.57%) Security Architecture
3 3 (8.57%) Service Delivery
4 2 (5.71%) Email Migration
4 2 (5.71%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (14.29%) SQL
2 4 (11.43%) Java
3 1 (2.86%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.86%) PHP
3 1 (2.86%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (8.57%) MCSA
1 3 (8.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (5.71%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 2 (5.71%) MCITP
2 2 (5.71%) PMI Certification
3 1 (2.86%) MCP
3 1 (2.86%) MCSE
3 1 (2.86%) PMP
3 1 (2.86%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (2.86%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.57%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (68.57%) Active Directory
2 5 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (8.57%) Microsoft App-V
3 3 (8.57%) XenApp
4 2 (5.71%) Hyper-V
5 1 (2.86%) Terminal Services
5 1 (2.86%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (20.00%) SCCM
2 3 (8.57%) OpenView
2 3 (8.57%) Tivoli
3 1 (2.86%) Backup Exec
3 1 (2.86%) Bacula
3 1 (2.86%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (2.86%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (2.86%) SCOM
3 1 (2.86%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 16 (45.71%) Microsoft
2 10 (28.57%) VMware
3 4 (11.43%) Citrix
4 3 (8.57%) BMC
4 3 (8.57%) IBM
4 3 (8.57%) Oracle
4 3 (8.57%) Sun
5 1 (2.86%) Apple
5 1 (2.86%) Cisco
5 1 (2.86%) EMC
5 1 (2.86%) HP
5 1 (2.86%) Intel Security
5 1 (2.86%) Lotus
5 1 (2.86%) NetApp
5 1 (2.86%) SAP
5 1 (2.86%) Sophos
5 1 (2.86%) Symantec