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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office 365 (O365)
Rank 47 61 54
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -7
Contract jobs citing Office 365 12 7 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.88% 0.86% 0.82%
As % of the Cloud Services category 16.00% 17.07% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 5 2
Median daily rate £220 £430 £270
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-48.83% +59.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £255 £166
10% offered a daily rate of more than £353 £500 £374
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £320 £338
% change year-on-year
+18.75% -5.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £15.25 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.80 £14.00 £12.50
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +12.00%
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
75 41 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 11.77% 5.06% 3.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 29 10
Median daily rate £408 £450 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.38% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £358 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £388 £388
% change year-on-year
+16.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 0
Median hourly rate £15.25 £50.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-69.50% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.79 £25.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-36.86% +66.66%

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 30 June 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 30 June 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
Welwyn Garden City - 4 £220 - 1
Watford +13 2 £160 -
Hemel Hempstead +1 2 - - 2
Stevenage +2 1 - -
Office 365
East of England

Office 365
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 23 (76.67%) Active Directory
2 21 (70.00%) Windows
3 14 (46.67%) Microsoft
4 9 (30.00%) VMware
4 9 (30.00%) Citrix
5 8 (26.67%) Windows Server
6 6 (20.00%) Migration
6 6 (20.00%) MS Exchange
6 6 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (20.00%) Windows 8
6 6 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
7 5 (16.67%) MS Excel
7 5 (16.67%) SharePoint
7 5 (16.67%) MS Office
8 4 (13.33%) Advertising
8 4 (13.33%) ZABBIX
8 4 (13.33%) Windows 7
8 4 (13.33%) Bacula
9 3 (10.00%) Windows 10
9 3 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
9 3 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
9 3 (10.00%) Android
9 3 (10.00%) SCCM
9 3 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2003
9 3 (10.00%) Service Delivery
9 3 (10.00%) Firewall
9 3 (10.00%) Microsoft App-V
9 3 (10.00%) Windows XP
9 3 (10.00%) EMC

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 6 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 5 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
2 5 (16.67%) SharePoint
3 3 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (6.67%) Skype for Business
5 1 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (3.33%) IBM Notes
5 1 (3.33%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 5 (16.67%) MS Excel
1 5 (16.67%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (6.67%) Yammer
3 1 (3.33%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (3.33%) Amazon S3
3 1 (3.33%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (3.33%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (3.33%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.00%) Firewall
2 1 (3.33%) DHCP
2 1 (3.33%) LDAP
2 1 (3.33%) Network Security
2 1 (3.33%) PABX
2 1 (3.33%) SAN
2 1 (3.33%) Unified Communications
2 1 (3.33%) VLAN
2 1 (3.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.67%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (13.33%) Advertising
2 1 (3.33%) Back Office
2 1 (3.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (23.33%) Analyst
2 6 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 5 (16.67%) Desktop Engineer
3 5 (16.67%) Support Analyst
3 5 (16.67%) Support Engineer
4 4 (13.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
5 3 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support
5 3 (10.00%) Architect
5 3 (10.00%) Consultant
5 3 (10.00%) Desktop Support
5 3 (10.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) Server Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Deskside Support
6 2 (6.67%) Help Desk Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (6.67%) Driving Licence
2 1 (3.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.33%) Digital Media
2 1 (3.33%) FMCG
2 1 (3.33%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 21 (70.00%) Windows
2 8 (26.67%) Windows Server
3 6 (20.00%) Windows 8
3 6 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (13.33%) Windows 7
5 3 (10.00%) Android
5 3 (10.00%) Windows 10
5 3 (10.00%) Windows XP
6 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (20.00%) Migration
2 3 (10.00%) Service Delivery
3 2 (6.67%) Application Discovery
3 2 (6.67%) Email Migration
3 2 (6.67%) Information Security
3 2 (6.67%) ITIL
3 2 (6.67%) Programme Governance
3 2 (6.67%) Project Management
3 2 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (3.33%) Content Management
4 1 (3.33%) CRM
4 1 (3.33%) ERP
4 1 (3.33%) Mobile Device Management
4 1 (3.33%) PRINCE
4 1 (3.33%) PRINCE2
4 1 (3.33%) Project Governance
4 1 (3.33%) Risk Management
4 1 (3.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (3.33%) Supplier Management
4 1 (3.33%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.33%) Java
1 1 (3.33%) JavaScript
1 1 (3.33%) PHP
1 1 (3.33%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (6.67%) PMI Certification
2 1 (3.33%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (3.33%) PMP
2 1 (3.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.00%) SLA
2 2 (6.67%) QA
3 1 (3.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 23 (76.67%) Active Directory
2 3 (10.00%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (6.67%) DFS Replication
3 2 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (6.67%) Xen
4 1 (3.33%) Hyper-V
4 1 (3.33%) NFS
4 1 (3.33%) VMware Server
4 1 (3.33%) XenApp
4 1 (3.33%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (13.33%) Bacula
1 4 (13.33%) ZABBIX
2 3 (10.00%) SCCM
3 1 (3.33%) NetBackup
3 1 (3.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 14 (46.67%) Microsoft
2 9 (30.00%) Citrix
2 9 (30.00%) VMware
3 3 (10.00%) Cisco
3 3 (10.00%) EMC
3 3 (10.00%) NetApp
4 1 (3.33%) 3PAR
4 1 (3.33%) Lotus
4 1 (3.33%) PlateSpin
4 1 (3.33%) Wyse