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 27 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office 365 (O365)
Rank 116 159 294
Rank change year-on-year
+43 +135
Contract jobs citing Office 365 500 345 158
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 2.18% 1.50% 0.65%
As % of the Cloud Services category 16.59% 20.34% 11.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 355 266 101
Median daily rate £400 £375 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £198 £160 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £569 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £345 £350 £388
% change year-on-year
-1.42% -9.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 3 1
Median hourly rate £20.00 £22.00 £11.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +91.30%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.26 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.62% -3.03%
Office 365
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 London region.

Cloud Services Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
3014 1696 1376
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 13.16% 7.35% 5.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 2211 1253 967
Median daily rate £495 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £288 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 13 13
Median hourly rate £33.97 £21.64 £29.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+56.97% -26.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £18.02 £19.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £100.00 £34.12 £90.00
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 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 27 September 2016.

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 27 September 2016.

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 27 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
City of London +16 57 £400 - 13
Kingston Upon Thames +4 6 £225 -42.85% 1
Canary Wharf -1 6 £369 -27.16%
Westminster - 5 £350 -
Paddington - 3 £400 -
Enfield +6 2 £248 +17.85% 2
Croydon -11 2 £275 +29.41%
Uxbridge +3 1 £325 -
Hammersmith +3 1 £140 -
Office 365
England

Office 365
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 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 London region with a requirement for Office 365.

1 462 (47.09%) Microsoft
2 456 (46.48%) Windows
3 419 (42.71%) Active Directory
4 362 (36.90%) SharePoint
5 305 (31.09%) Microsoft Azure
6 290 (29.56%) Migration
7 183 (18.65%) Skype for Business
7 183 (18.65%) Windows Server
8 174 (17.74%) MS Exchange
9 168 (17.13%) MS Office
10 165 (16.82%) Skype
11 152 (15.49%) VMware
12 149 (15.19%) MS Excel
13 133 (13.56%) ITIL
14 125 (12.74%) PowerShell
15 115 (11.72%) Windows 7
16 114 (11.62%) Citrix
17 105 (10.70%) Finance
18 101 (10.30%) Azure Active Directory
19 100 (10.19%) VMware Infrastructure
20 98 (9.99%) Windows Server 2008
20 98 (9.99%) Yammer
21 95 (9.68%) DNS
22 94 (9.58%) Agile Software Development
22 94 (9.58%) OneDrive
22 94 (9.58%) Windows 10
23 90 (9.17%) SQL Server
24 89 (9.07%) Cisco
25 88 (8.97%) Windows Server 2012
26 84 (8.56%) Stakeholder Management

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
1 362 (36.90%) SharePoint
2 183 (18.65%) Skype for Business
3 174 (17.74%) MS Exchange
4 77 (7.85%) SharePoint 2013
5 65 (6.63%) Exchange Server 2013
6 63 (6.42%) Exchange Server 2010
7 42 (4.28%) SharePoint 2010
8 33 (3.36%) SharePoint Server
9 29 (2.96%) IIS
10 26 (2.65%) Exchange Server 2007
11 22 (2.24%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 22 (2.24%) Exchange Server 2003
12 14 (1.43%) BizTalk Server
13 7 (0.71%) IBM Notes
14 4 (0.41%) Office Communications Server
15 3 (0.31%) Drupal
16 2 (0.20%) Documentum
16 2 (0.20%) GroupWise
16 2 (0.20%) MS Project Server
16 2 (0.20%) WordPress
Applications
1 168 (17.13%) MS Office
2 149 (15.19%) MS Excel
3 19 (1.94%) MS Project
4 9 (0.92%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (0.61%) MS Visio
6 5 (0.51%) InfoPath
7 3 (0.31%) Acrobat
8 2 (0.20%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (0.10%) CINEMA 4D
Business Applications
1 37 (3.77%) Dynamics CRM
2 12 (1.22%) Faxination
3 6 (0.61%) Dynamics AX
3 6 (0.61%) Unit4 Business World
4 5 (0.51%) assyst
5 1 (0.10%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.10%) Oracle CRM
5 1 (0.10%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.10%) Sage X3
5 1 (0.10%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 1 (0.10%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 305 (31.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 101 (10.30%) Azure Active Directory
3 98 (9.99%) Yammer
4 94 (9.58%) OneDrive
5 63 (6.42%) IaaS
6 57 (5.81%) Amazon AWS
7 39 (3.98%) PaaS
8 37 (3.77%) SaaS
9 26 (2.65%) Google Apps
10 25 (2.55%) Mimecast
11 7 (0.71%) Cloud Computing
12 6 (0.61%) Trello
13 3 (0.31%) Adobe Creative Cloud
14 1 (0.10%) IBM Cloud
14 1 (0.10%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 165 (16.82%) Skype
2 95 (9.68%) DNS
3 67 (6.83%) Firewall
4 55 (5.61%) DHCP
5 47 (4.79%) WAN
6 46 (4.69%) VPN
7 43 (4.38%) LAN
8 42 (4.28%) TCP/IP
9 41 (4.18%) SAN
10 34 (3.47%) Internet
11 30 (3.06%) Network Security
11 30 (3.06%) Wireless
12 25 (2.55%) Intranet
13 24 (2.45%) VoIP
14 23 (2.34%) LDAP
15 22 (2.24%) Unified Communications
16 19 (1.94%) NAS
17 11 (1.12%) SMTP
18 10 (1.02%) Wi-Fi
19 9 (0.92%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 90 (9.17%) SQL Server
2 13 (1.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 10 (1.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 9 (0.92%) Power BI
4 9 (0.92%) SQL Server 2012
5 7 (0.71%) SQL Server 2008
6 6 (0.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 4 (0.41%) MySQL
7 4 (0.41%) Oracle Database
7 4 (0.41%) Oracle Reports
7 4 (0.41%) SQL Server 2014
8 3 (0.31%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 3 (0.31%) MongoDB
8 3 (0.31%) NoSQL
8 3 (0.31%) PowerPivot
8 3 (0.31%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (0.20%) Amazon RDS
9 2 (0.20%) Azure SQL Database
10 1 (0.10%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 1 (0.10%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 16 (1.63%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (1.02%) Jenkins
2 10 (1.02%) Subversion
3 7 (0.71%) MSI
4 6 (0.61%) Visual Studio
5 5 (0.51%) JIRA
6 3 (0.31%) Git (software)
7 2 (0.20%) InstallShield
7 2 (0.20%) Wise Package Studio
8 1 (0.10%) AdminStudio
8 1 (0.10%) FxCop
8 1 (0.10%) Octopus Deploy
8 1 (0.10%) QAComplete
8 1 (0.10%) StyleCop
8 1 (0.10%) TestComplete
8 1 (0.10%) VersionOne
General
1 105 (10.70%) Finance
2 44 (4.49%) Retail
3 22 (2.24%) Legal
4 21 (2.14%) Advertising
5 20 (2.04%) Telecoms
6 16 (1.63%) Law
7 12 (1.22%) Banking
8 11 (1.12%) Back Office
9 10 (1.02%) Publishing
10 4 (0.41%) Marketing
11 3 (0.31%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.20%) Dutch Language
12 2 (0.20%) Front Office
12 2 (0.20%) Manufacturing
12 2 (0.20%) Spanish Language
13 1 (0.10%) French Language
13 1 (0.10%) Multimedia
13 1 (0.10%) Polish Language
13 1 (0.10%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 144 (14.68%) Architect
2 126 (12.84%) Analyst
3 107 (10.91%) Consultant
4 90 (9.17%) Support Engineer
5 87 (8.87%) Project Manager
6 76 (7.75%) Office 365 Engineer
7 62 (6.32%) 2nd Line Support
8 60 (6.12%) Office 365 Manager
9 50 (5.10%) Office 365 Consultant
10 49 (4.99%) Developer
11 41 (4.18%) SharePoint Developer
12 39 (3.98%) Office 365 Architect
13 37 (3.77%) Service Analyst
13 37 (3.77%) Support Analyst
14 36 (3.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 33 (3.36%) Administrator
15 33 (3.36%) Service Desk Analyst
16 32 (3.26%) 2nd Line Engineer
16 32 (3.26%) IT Support
17 29 (2.96%) 3rd Line Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 75 (7.65%) .NET
2 53 (5.40%) HTML
3 50 (5.10%) CSS
4 41 (4.18%) Web Services
5 37 (3.77%) jQuery
6 34 (3.47%) ASP.NET
7 21 (2.14%) XML
8 14 (1.43%) HTML5
9 13 (1.33%) WCF
10 12 (1.22%) COM
11 9 (0.92%) KnockoutJS
11 9 (0.92%) SAML
12 8 (0.82%) 802.1X
12 8 (0.82%) OAuth
12 8 (0.82%) WinForms
13 5 (0.51%) AngularJS
13 5 (0.51%) ASP.NET MVC
13 5 (0.51%) REST
14 4 (0.41%) ASP.NET Web API
14 4 (0.41%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 50 (5.10%) Analytical Skills
2 42 (4.28%) Data Centre
3 35 (3.57%) Management Information System
4 26 (2.65%) Blackberry
5 21 (2.14%) BYOD
6 18 (1.83%) Video Conferencing
7 16 (1.63%) Clustering
8 14 (1.43%) CLARiiON
8 14 (1.43%) Virtual Team
9 13 (1.33%) Digital Media
10 12 (1.22%) Computer Science
10 12 (1.22%) PKI
11 11 (1.12%) Hybrid Cloud
12 10 (1.02%) User Experience
13 9 (0.92%) iPhone
14 8 (0.82%) Data Protection Act
15 7 (0.71%) Replication
15 7 (0.71%) Taxonomies
16 6 (0.61%) Hedge funds
16 6 (0.61%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 456 (46.48%) Windows
2 183 (18.65%) Windows Server
3 115 (11.72%) Windows 7
4 98 (9.99%) Windows Server 2008
5 94 (9.58%) Windows 10
6 88 (8.97%) Windows Server 2012
7 37 (3.77%) Windows 8
8 36 (3.67%) Android
8 36 (3.67%) Windows Server 2003
9 31 (3.16%) Linux
10 24 (2.45%) Apple iOS
11 22 (2.24%) Windows XP
12 16 (1.63%) Mac OS X
13 15 (1.53%) Windows Mobile
14 9 (0.92%) Unix
15 8 (0.82%) Windows Phone
16 7 (0.71%) Mac OS
17 3 (0.31%) Windows Vista
18 2 (0.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
19 1 (0.10%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 290 (29.56%) Migration
2 133 (13.56%) ITIL
3 94 (9.58%) Agile Software Development
4 84 (8.56%) Stakeholder Management
5 83 (8.46%) Project Management
6 78 (7.95%) PRINCE2
7 55 (5.61%) CRM
8 54 (5.50%) Change Management
9 45 (4.59%) Disaster Recovery
10 42 (4.28%) Service Delivery
11 37 (3.77%) Business Intelligence
12 33 (3.36%) Service Management
12 33 (3.36%) TOGAF
13 32 (3.26%) Identity Management
14 29 (2.96%) Business Transformation
15 27 (2.75%) Business Analysis
16 26 (2.65%) Service Design
17 25 (2.55%) Release Management
18 23 (2.34%) SDLC
19 22 (2.24%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 125 (12.74%) PowerShell
2 67 (6.83%) C#
3 58 (5.91%) JavaScript
4 43 (4.38%) SQL
5 16 (1.63%) Java
6 12 (1.22%) PHP
7 11 (1.12%) VB
8 9 (0.92%) Shell Script
8 9 (0.92%) VBScript
9 8 (0.82%) ECMAScript
9 8 (0.82%) T-SQL
9 8 (0.82%) TypeScript
9 8 (0.82%) XAML
10 6 (0.61%) C
11 4 (0.41%) C++
12 3 (0.31%) Go
13 2 (0.20%) Python
13 2 (0.20%) VB.NET
14 1 (0.10%) COBOL
14 1 (0.10%) VBA
Qualifications
1 74 (7.54%) Security Cleared
2 55 (5.61%) Microsoft Certification
3 50 (5.10%) SC Cleared
4 38 (3.87%) MCSE
5 29 (2.96%) Degree
6 23 (2.34%) Cisco Certification
7 17 (1.73%) ITIL Certification
7 17 (1.73%) MCITP
8 15 (1.53%) CCNA
9 14 (1.43%) MCSA
9 14 (1.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 12 (1.22%) MCTS
10 12 (1.22%) PMP
11 11 (1.12%) CCNP
11 11 (1.12%) DV Cleared
12 9 (0.92%) MCP
12 9 (0.92%) PMI Certification
12 9 (0.92%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 7 (0.71%) CTC Cleared
14 6 (0.61%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (3.47%) SLA
2 10 (1.02%) Disclosure Scotland
3 9 (0.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (0.71%) QA
5 4 (0.41%) ISO22301
6 2 (0.20%) WCAG
7 1 (0.10%) DICOM
7 1 (0.10%) HL7
7 1 (0.10%) P3O
7 1 (0.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 419 (42.71%) Active Directory
2 100 (10.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 47 (4.79%) Hyper-V
4 30 (3.06%) XenApp
5 17 (1.73%) Microsoft App-V
6 14 (1.43%) XenDesktop
7 13 (1.33%) VMware ESXi
8 10 (1.02%) UAG
8 10 (1.02%) vSphere
9 9 (0.92%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 9 (0.92%) VMware ESX
10 8 (0.82%) ISA Server
11 7 (0.71%) Virtual Desktop
12 6 (0.61%) Terminal Services
13 5 (0.51%) Virtual Servers
14 4 (0.41%) BitLocker
14 4 (0.41%) Terminal Server
15 3 (0.31%) Docker
15 3 (0.31%) XenServer
16 2 (0.20%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 77 (7.85%) SCCM
2 35 (3.57%) SCOM
3 21 (2.14%) Microsoft Intune
4 17 (1.73%) AirWatch
5 15 (1.53%) Microsoft Clustering
6 13 (1.33%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 12 (1.22%) WSUS
8 11 (1.12%) Backup Exec
9 8 (0.82%) Ansible
9 8 (0.82%) CA Single Sign-On
9 8 (0.82%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 8 (0.82%) IBM BigFix
9 8 (0.82%) ServiceCenter
9 8 (0.82%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
10 7 (0.71%) Puppet
11 4 (0.41%) MIIS
11 4 (0.41%) NetBackup
11 4 (0.41%) Opscode Chef
11 4 (0.41%) SCSM
12 2 (0.20%) WMI
Vendors
1 462 (47.09%) Microsoft
2 152 (15.49%) VMware
3 114 (11.62%) Citrix
4 89 (9.07%) Cisco
5 40 (4.08%) HP
6 37 (3.77%) Google
7 30 (3.06%) Oracle
8 27 (2.75%) SAP
9 26 (2.65%) Apple
9 26 (2.65%) NetApp
10 24 (2.45%) EMC
11 22 (2.24%) Symantec
12 19 (1.94%) IronPort
13 17 (1.73%) Dell
13 17 (1.73%) IBM
13 17 (1.73%) Salesforce.com
14 14 (1.43%) Proofpoint
15 13 (1.33%) MobileIron
15 13 (1.33%) Postini
15 13 (1.33%) RightFax
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