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 24 February 2017 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Office 365 (O365)
East of England / Hertfordshire
Rank 32 39 50
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +11
Contract jobs citing Office 365 23 15 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 3.87% 2.52% 2.04%
As % of the Cloud Services category 38.98% 28.85% 40.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 12 6
Median daily rate £176 £343 £503
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-48.54% -31.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £161 £158 £438
10% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £608 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 5
Median hourly rate - £15.50 £11.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +34.78%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.75 £16.00 £13.00
% change year-on-year
-7.81% +23.07%

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
59 52 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 9.92% 8.72% 5.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 39 16
Median daily rate £504 £475 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.05% -13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £325 £500
10% offered a daily rate of more than £608 £625 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 5
Median hourly rate - £15.50 £11.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +34.78%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £19.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-12.79% -13.35%

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 24 February 2017.

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 24 February 2017. 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 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 +9 9 £488 +77.27% 4
Hemel Hempstead +9 5 £163 -
Welwyn Garden City - 4 £538 -
Office 365
East of England

Office 365
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, 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 21 (72.41%) Microsoft
2 13 (44.83%) Windows
3 11 (37.93%) MS Office
3 11 (37.93%) Active Directory
4 9 (31.03%) Service Management
5 8 (27.59%) MS Excel
5 8 (27.59%) Windows 7
5 8 (27.59%) Microsoft Azure
6 7 (24.14%) PRINCE2
7 6 (20.69%) ITIL
7 6 (20.69%) Finance
7 6 (20.69%) Project Management
7 6 (20.69%) OneDrive
7 6 (20.69%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (20.69%) Azure Active Directory
8 5 (17.24%) Degree
8 5 (17.24%) Problem Management
8 5 (17.24%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 5 (17.24%) People Management
8 5 (17.24%) Windows 8
8 5 (17.24%) Microsoft Intune
8 5 (17.24%) Legal
8 5 (17.24%) ITSM
9 4 (13.79%) Identity Management
9 4 (13.79%) Migration
9 4 (13.79%) SharePoint
9 4 (13.79%) MS Exchange
9 4 (13.79%) Mobile Device Management
10 3 (10.34%) Retail
10 3 (10.34%) 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 4 (13.79%) MS Exchange
1 4 (13.79%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (3.45%) IIS
2 1 (3.45%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (3.45%) Skype for Business
2 1 (3.45%) WebLogic
Applications
1 11 (37.93%) MS Office
2 8 (27.59%) MS Excel
3 1 (3.45%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (27.59%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (20.69%) Azure Active Directory
2 6 (20.69%) OneDrive
3 1 (3.45%) IaaS
3 1 (3.45%) PaaS
3 1 (3.45%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.90%) DNS
2 1 (3.45%) DHCP
2 1 (3.45%) Internet
2 1 (3.45%) Skype
2 1 (3.45%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.45%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (3.45%) FileMaker
1 1 (3.45%) MySQL
1 1 (3.45%) OLTP
1 1 (3.45%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (20.69%) Finance
2 5 (17.24%) Legal
3 3 (10.34%) Retail
4 2 (6.90%) Advertising
5 1 (3.45%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 5 (17.24%) Consultant
1 5 (17.24%) Desktop Team Leader
1 5 (17.24%) Team Leader
2 4 (13.79%) Analyst
3 3 (10.34%) Architect
3 3 (10.34%) Office 365 Consultant
4 2 (6.90%) Azure Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) Office 365 Manager
4 2 (6.90%) Programme Manager
4 2 (6.90%) Senior Consultant
4 2 (6.90%) Senior Technical Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) Technical Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Azure Consultant
5 1 (3.45%) Desktop Support
5 1 (3.45%) Developer
5 1 (3.45%) IT Manager
5 1 (3.45%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (3.45%) Support Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Technical Architect
5 1 (3.45%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.45%) .NET
1 1 (3.45%) CSS
1 1 (3.45%) HTML
1 1 (3.45%) jQuery
1 1 (3.45%) Middleware
1 1 (3.45%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.45%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.45%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (3.45%) Mobile App
2 1 (3.45%) Mobile Payment
2 1 (3.45%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 13 (44.83%) Windows
2 8 (27.59%) Windows 7
3 5 (17.24%) Windows 8
4 2 (6.90%) Windows 10
4 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (3.45%) Android
5 1 (3.45%) Apple iOS
5 1 (3.45%) Linux
5 1 (3.45%) Mac OS
5 1 (3.45%) Mac OS X
5 1 (3.45%) Solaris
5 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (31.03%) Service Management
2 7 (24.14%) PRINCE2
3 6 (20.69%) ITIL
3 6 (20.69%) Project Management
3 6 (20.69%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (17.24%) ITSM
4 5 (17.24%) People Management
4 5 (17.24%) Problem Management
5 4 (13.79%) Identity Management
5 4 (13.79%) Migration
5 4 (13.79%) Mobile Device Management
6 2 (6.90%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (3.45%) Benchmarking
7 1 (3.45%) CRM
7 1 (3.45%) Open Source
7 1 (3.45%) Performance Testing
7 1 (3.45%) PRINCE
7 1 (3.45%) Product Management
7 1 (3.45%) RAD
7 1 (3.45%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.90%) Java
1 2 (6.90%) PowerShell
1 2 (6.90%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (17.24%) Degree
1 5 (17.24%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 2 (6.90%) MCSA
2 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.45%) MCSE
3 1 (3.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (3.45%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 11 (37.93%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.45%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (3.45%) VMware ESX
2 1 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.45%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (17.24%) Microsoft Intune
2 2 (6.90%) SCCM
3 1 (3.45%) OpenView
3 1 (3.45%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 21 (72.41%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.90%) Apple
2 2 (6.90%) Forcepoint
2 2 (6.90%) VMware
3 1 (3.45%) Adobe
3 1 (3.45%) BMC
3 1 (3.45%) Citrix
3 1 (3.45%) IBM
3 1 (3.45%) iManage
3 1 (3.45%) Oracle
3 1 (3.45%) Sun
3 1 (3.45%) Veritas