The table below looks at the statistics for Office 365 skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Office 365 over the 3 months to 24 January 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 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Office 365 (O365)
England / London
Rank 109 169 247
Rank change year-on-year
+60 +78
Contract jobs citing Office 365 442 301 159
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 2.27% 1.46% 0.77%
As % of the Cloud Services category 14.92% 16.31% 12.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 328 213 107
Median daily rate £400 £375 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £177 £160 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £363 £326
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 7
Median hourly rate £19.00 £10.00 £17.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+90.00% -43.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.90 £10.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.60 £18.40 £24.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £13.50
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +14.81%

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

Cloud Services Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
2962 1846 1248
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 15.22% 8.94% 6.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 2223 1378 888
Median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £325 £311
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £620 £580
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £410 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 20 17
Median hourly rate £25.00 £29.64 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.65% +7.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.50 £13.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £165.00 £100.00 £44.85
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £25.63 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-31.70% +13.88%

Office 365
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London 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 London

Office 365
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Office 365 Daily Rate Trend in London

Office 365
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Office 365 across the London region over the 3 months to 24 January 2017.

Office 365 Daily Rate Histogram in London

Office 365
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Office 365 Hourly Rate Trend in London

Office 365
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Office 365 across the London region over the 3 months to 24 January 2017.

Office 365 Hourly Rate Histogram in London

Office 365
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 3 months to 24 January 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
City of London +24 48 £450 +50.00% 29
Hounslow +3 3 - - 1
Westminster - 3 £365 -
Croydon -14 2 - - 1
Canary Wharf -1 1 £400 -30.43%
Uxbridge -2 1 - -
Docklands, London -5 1 - -
Bromley - 1 - -
Enfield - 1 - -
New Malden - 1 £143 - 2
Southwark - 1 - -
Hammersmith - 1 £375 -
Office 365
England

Office 365
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 January 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 London region with a requirement for Office 365.

1 481 (50.79%) Microsoft
2 440 (46.46%) Windows
3 392 (41.39%) Active Directory
4 351 (37.06%) SharePoint
5 339 (35.80%) Microsoft Azure
6 291 (30.73%) Migration
7 164 (17.32%) Skype for Business
8 163 (17.21%) Windows Server
9 154 (16.26%) MS Excel
9 154 (16.26%) MS Exchange
10 144 (15.21%) Skype
11 127 (13.41%) PowerShell
12 123 (12.99%) MS Office
13 120 (12.67%) VMware
14 119 (12.57%) Windows 10
15 115 (12.14%) SQL Server
16 114 (12.04%) SCCM
17 110 (11.62%) Agile Software Development
18 103 (10.88%) Windows 7
19 97 (10.24%) ITIL
20 93 (9.82%) OneDrive
21 86 (9.08%) Finance
22 85 (8.98%) Security Cleared
23 83 (8.76%) Windows Server 2008
24 82 (8.66%) .NET
25 81 (8.55%) Azure Active Directory
26 79 (8.34%) DNS
27 77 (8.13%) Cisco
28 74 (7.81%) SQL
28 74 (7.81%) Yammer

Office 365
Top Related IT Skills in London 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
1 351 (37.06%) SharePoint
2 164 (17.32%) Skype for Business
3 154 (16.26%) MS Exchange
4 70 (7.39%) SharePoint 2013
5 57 (6.02%) Exchange Server 2010
6 53 (5.60%) Exchange Server 2013
7 43 (4.54%) SharePoint 2010
8 31 (3.27%) SharePoint Server
9 30 (3.17%) IIS
10 28 (2.96%) BizTalk Server
11 20 (2.11%) Exchange Server 2007
12 14 (1.48%) Exchange Server 2003
13 11 (1.16%) Office Communications Server
14 6 (0.63%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 4 (0.42%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
16 3 (0.32%) GroupWise
17 2 (0.21%) Apache
17 2 (0.21%) IBM Notes
17 2 (0.21%) NServiceBus
17 2 (0.21%) OpenStack
Applications
1 154 (16.26%) MS Excel
2 123 (12.99%) MS Office
3 11 (1.16%) MS PowerPoint
4 10 (1.06%) InfoPath
5 7 (0.74%) MS Project
6 5 (0.53%) MS Visio
6 5 (0.53%) Spreadsheet
7 4 (0.42%) Adobe Illustrator
7 4 (0.42%) Photoshop
8 3 (0.32%) Adobe After Effects
9 2 (0.21%) Acrobat
9 2 (0.21%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 55 (5.81%) Dynamics CRM
2 12 (1.27%) Dynamics AX
3 5 (0.53%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.11%) Misys Midas
4 1 (0.11%) Oracle CRM
4 1 (0.11%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.11%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 339 (35.80%) Microsoft Azure
2 93 (9.82%) OneDrive
3 81 (8.55%) Azure Active Directory
4 74 (7.81%) Yammer
5 62 (6.55%) IaaS
6 60 (6.34%) Amazon AWS
7 34 (3.59%) PaaS
8 33 (3.48%) SaaS
9 6 (0.63%) Cloud Computing
10 5 (0.53%) Adobe Creative Cloud
10 5 (0.53%) GitHub
11 4 (0.42%) Akamai
12 2 (0.21%) Amazon EC2
12 2 (0.21%) AWS CloudFormation
12 2 (0.21%) AWS OpsWorks
12 2 (0.21%) G Suite
12 2 (0.21%) SuccessFactors
13 1 (0.11%) AWS CloudTrail
13 1 (0.11%) Mimecast
13 1 (0.11%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 144 (15.21%) Skype
2 79 (8.34%) DNS
3 71 (7.50%) VPN
4 64 (6.76%) DHCP
5 58 (6.12%) WAN
6 51 (5.39%) LAN
7 50 (5.28%) Firewall
8 33 (3.48%) SAN
9 32 (3.38%) Intranet
10 28 (2.96%) Internet
11 26 (2.75%) Network Security
11 26 (2.75%) Unified Communications
12 25 (2.64%) TCP/IP
13 22 (2.32%) VLAN
14 20 (2.11%) Wireless
15 19 (2.01%) LDAP
16 17 (1.80%) VoIP
17 15 (1.58%) MPLS
18 10 (1.06%) Cisco ASA
18 10 (1.06%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 115 (12.14%) SQL Server
2 24 (2.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 22 (2.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 15 (1.58%) SQL Server 2014
5 14 (1.48%) SQL Server 2008
6 13 (1.37%) MS Access
7 11 (1.16%) SQL Server 2000
7 11 (1.16%) SQL Server 2005
8 9 (0.95%) Oracle Reports
9 8 (0.84%) SQL Server 2012
10 7 (0.74%) Power BI
11 5 (0.53%) PowerPivot
11 5 (0.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 4 (0.42%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 4 (0.42%) NoSQL
13 3 (0.32%) Oracle Database
14 2 (0.21%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 2 (0.21%) Azure SQL Database
14 2 (0.21%) Big Data
14 2 (0.21%) EDMS
Development Applications
1 18 (1.90%) Team Foundation Server
2 17 (1.80%) JIRA
3 7 (0.74%) Git (software)
3 7 (0.74%) Visual Studio
4 5 (0.53%) Jenkins
4 5 (0.53%) Zephyr
5 4 (0.42%) Octopus Deploy
6 3 (0.32%) Dreamweaver
6 3 (0.32%) MSI
6 3 (0.32%) Subversion
7 2 (0.21%) FxCop
7 2 (0.21%) InstallShield
7 2 (0.21%) StyleCop
7 2 (0.21%) Wise Package Studio
8 1 (0.11%) AdminStudio
8 1 (0.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (0.11%) QAComplete
8 1 (0.11%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.11%) TestComplete
8 1 (0.11%) VersionOne
General
1 86 (9.08%) Finance
2 61 (6.44%) Retail
3 35 (3.70%) Advertising
4 25 (2.64%) Legal
5 9 (0.95%) Back Office
6 8 (0.84%) Financial Institution
6 8 (0.84%) Marketing
7 7 (0.74%) Banking
7 7 (0.74%) Telecoms
8 5 (0.53%) Law
8 5 (0.53%) Publishing
9 3 (0.32%) French Language
10 2 (0.21%) Investment Banking
10 2 (0.21%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.21%) Spanish Language
11 1 (0.11%) Billing
11 1 (0.11%) Electronics
11 1 (0.11%) Front Office
11 1 (0.11%) Local Government
11 1 (0.11%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 156 (16.47%) Architect
2 105 (11.09%) Consultant
3 90 (9.50%) Support Engineer
4 81 (8.55%) Analyst
5 77 (8.13%) Developer
6 75 (7.92%) Project Manager
7 72 (7.60%) Office 365 Engineer
8 61 (6.44%) Office 365 Architect
9 55 (5.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 45 (4.75%) SharePoint Developer
11 42 (4.44%) 2nd Line Support
11 42 (4.44%) Administrator
12 40 (4.22%) Azure Architect
13 39 (4.12%) Office 365 Manager
14 38 (4.01%) Infrastructure Architect
15 37 (3.91%) Office 365 Consultant
16 36 (3.80%) Solutions Architect
17 35 (3.70%) Desktop Support
18 34 (3.59%) 3rd Line Engineer
18 34 (3.59%) Cloud Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 82 (8.66%) .NET
2 44 (4.65%) HTML
3 38 (4.01%) CSS
3 38 (4.01%) jQuery
4 28 (2.96%) Web Services
5 27 (2.85%) ASP.NET
6 25 (2.64%) XML
7 24 (2.53%) COM
8 14 (1.48%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 12 (1.27%) SAML
10 10 (1.06%) REST
10 10 (1.06%) RESTful
10 10 (1.06%) WCF
11 9 (0.95%) KnockoutJS
11 9 (0.95%) SPServices
12 8 (0.84%) OAuth
13 7 (0.74%) HTML5
13 7 (0.74%) SOAP
14 6 (0.63%) OpenID
14 6 (0.63%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 65 (6.86%) Analytical Skills
2 51 (5.39%) Data Centre
3 30 (3.17%) Management Information System
4 29 (3.06%) PKI
5 21 (2.22%) User Experience
6 19 (2.01%) Virtual Team
7 15 (1.58%) Taxonomies
8 14 (1.48%) Computer Science
8 14 (1.48%) Video Conferencing
9 9 (0.95%) Blackberry
9 9 (0.95%) Hybrid Cloud
10 8 (0.84%) Clustering
10 8 (0.84%) Hedge funds
10 8 (0.84%) Life Science
11 7 (0.74%) e-Learning
11 7 (0.74%) Private Cloud
12 6 (0.63%) Digital Media
12 6 (0.63%) FMCG
12 6 (0.63%) Mobile App
12 6 (0.63%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 440 (46.46%) Windows
2 163 (17.21%) Windows Server
3 119 (12.57%) Windows 10
4 103 (10.88%) Windows 7
5 83 (8.76%) Windows Server 2008
6 74 (7.81%) Windows Server 2012
7 31 (3.27%) Windows XP
8 30 (3.17%) Windows 8
9 27 (2.85%) Windows Server 2003
10 23 (2.43%) Linux
11 16 (1.69%) Android
12 11 (1.16%) Apple iOS
13 10 (1.06%) Mac OS X
14 7 (0.74%) Unix
15 4 (0.42%) Mac OS
16 2 (0.21%) CentOS
16 2 (0.21%) Windows Mobile
17 1 (0.11%) pSOS
17 1 (0.11%) SUSE
17 1 (0.11%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 291 (30.73%) Migration
2 110 (11.62%) Agile Software Development
3 97 (10.24%) ITIL
4 67 (7.07%) CRM
5 66 (6.97%) Business Intelligence
6 61 (6.44%) Project Management
7 54 (5.70%) Stakeholder Management
8 48 (5.07%) PRINCE2
9 47 (4.96%) TOGAF
10 36 (3.80%) Document Management
11 35 (3.70%) Change Management
12 31 (3.27%) Service Delivery
13 27 (2.85%) Business Analysis
13 27 (2.85%) Presales
14 25 (2.64%) Case Management
14 25 (2.64%) Data Management
14 25 (2.64%) Data Migration
14 25 (2.64%) Disaster Recovery
15 24 (2.53%) Identity Management
15 24 (2.53%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 127 (13.41%) PowerShell
2 74 (7.81%) SQL
3 65 (6.86%) C#
4 41 (4.33%) JavaScript
5 24 (2.53%) VB
6 20 (2.11%) C
7 17 (1.80%) VBA
8 15 (1.58%) VB6
9 14 (1.48%) VB.NET
10 13 (1.37%) Java
11 9 (0.95%) Shell Script
12 8 (0.84%) T-SQL
13 5 (0.53%) VBScript
14 4 (0.42%) Python
15 3 (0.32%) C++
15 3 (0.32%) PHP
16 2 (0.21%) Bash Shell
16 2 (0.21%) Scala
17 1 (0.11%) COBOL
17 1 (0.11%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 85 (8.98%) Security Cleared
2 69 (7.29%) SC Cleared
3 64 (6.76%) Microsoft Certification
4 43 (4.54%) Degree
5 35 (3.70%) Cisco Certification
6 33 (3.48%) MCSE
7 25 (2.64%) CCNA
8 22 (2.32%) MCITP
9 18 (1.90%) MCSA
10 15 (1.58%) PMP
11 14 (1.48%) CCNP
12 13 (1.37%) PMI Certification
13 11 (1.16%) CCIE
13 11 (1.16%) ITIL Certification
14 9 (0.95%) MCP
15 7 (0.74%) MCTS
15 7 (0.74%) PRINCE2 Certification
16 6 (0.63%) MCSD
17 5 (0.53%) CTC Cleared
17 5 (0.53%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (2.85%) SLA
2 15 (1.58%) Disclosure Scotland
3 9 (0.95%) QA
4 3 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.32%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.11%) BS7799
System Software
1 392 (41.39%) Active Directory
2 64 (6.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 40 (4.22%) Hyper-V
4 21 (2.22%) XenApp
5 13 (1.37%) Microsoft App-V
6 10 (1.06%) VMware ESX
7 9 (0.95%) Virtual Machines
7 9 (0.95%) VMware ESXi
7 9 (0.95%) vSphere
8 8 (0.84%) Virtual Servers
9 5 (0.53%) Terminal Services
10 4 (0.42%) BitLocker
10 4 (0.42%) Virtual Desktop
10 4 (0.42%) XenDesktop
11 3 (0.32%) UAG
12 2 (0.21%) NDS
12 2 (0.21%) vCloud
12 2 (0.21%) VMware Server
13 1 (0.11%) ISA Server
13 1 (0.11%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 114 (12.04%) SCCM
2 42 (4.44%) SCOM
3 33 (3.48%) Microsoft Intune
4 12 (1.27%) Puppet
5 11 (1.16%) CA Single Sign-On
6 9 (0.95%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 8 (0.84%) WSUS
8 7 (0.74%) AirWatch
8 7 (0.74%) Ansible
9 5 (0.53%) Casper Suite
9 5 (0.53%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 5 (0.53%) Tivoli Identity Manager
10 4 (0.42%) Opscode Chef
11 3 (0.32%) Backup Exec
11 3 (0.32%) Foglight
11 3 (0.32%) NetBackup
11 3 (0.32%) SCOrch
11 3 (0.32%) SCSM
12 2 (0.21%) Norton AntiVirus
12 2 (0.21%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 481 (50.79%) Microsoft
2 120 (12.67%) VMware
3 77 (8.13%) Cisco
4 66 (6.97%) Citrix
5 39 (4.12%) Oracle
6 38 (4.01%) SAP
7 36 (3.80%) HP
8 31 (3.27%) Salesforce.com
9 24 (2.53%) Infor
10 20 (2.11%) Dell
11 17 (1.80%) Apple
12 13 (1.37%) IBM
13 12 (1.27%) CheckPoint
14 9 (0.95%) NetApp
14 9 (0.95%) Riverbed
14 9 (0.95%) Veeam
15 8 (0.84%) LANDesk
15 8 (0.84%) Symantec
16 7 (0.74%) Mercator
16 7 (0.74%) Remedy
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