The table below looks at the statistics for Office 365 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Office 365 over the 3 months to 2 December 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
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office 365 (O365)
Rank 90 88 81
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -7
Contract jobs citing Office 365 16 21 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.97% 1.06% 0.95%
As % of the Cloud Services category 8.79% 16.67% 36.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 15 11
Median daily rate £325 £388 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.12% -13.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £293 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £490 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £360 £375
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £11.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -30.30%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £13.50 £14.38
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -6.08%
Office 365
North West

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

Cloud Services Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
182 126 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 10.98% 6.34% 2.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 78 29
Median daily rate £425 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £302 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £440 £413 £420
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £11.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -30.30%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £27.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-40.00% +52.77%

Office 365
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Manchester 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 Manchester

Office 365
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Office 365 Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Office 365
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Office 365 across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 2 December 2016.

Office 365 Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

Office 365
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Office 365 Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

Office 365
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

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 Manchester region over the 3 months to 2 December 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
Bolton -2 1 £325 +14.03%
Office 365
North West

Office 365
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 2 December 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Office 365.

1 27 (54.00%) Windows
2 17 (34.00%) Active Directory
3 16 (32.00%) SharePoint
4 12 (24.00%) Microsoft
4 12 (24.00%) Migration
4 12 (24.00%) Windows Server
5 11 (22.00%) MS Exchange
6 9 (18.00%) SQL Server
6 9 (18.00%) Windows 7
7 8 (16.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 8 (16.00%) MS Excel
7 8 (16.00%) Skype
8 7 (14.00%) Skype for Business
8 7 (14.00%) Project Management
9 6 (12.00%) MS Office
9 6 (12.00%) Change Management
9 6 (12.00%) VMware
10 5 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
10 5 (10.00%) SCCM
10 5 (10.00%) Windows 8
10 5 (10.00%) SharePoint 2010
11 4 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2010
11 4 (8.00%) Windows Server 2012
11 4 (8.00%) SharePoint 2013
11 4 (8.00%) Windows 10
11 4 (8.00%) Windows XP
11 4 (8.00%) Cisco
11 4 (8.00%) Microsoft Azure
12 3 (6.00%) PowerShell

Office 365
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester 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 16 (32.00%) SharePoint
2 11 (22.00%) MS Exchange
3 7 (14.00%) Skype for Business
4 5 (10.00%) SharePoint 2010
5 4 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (8.00%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 8 (16.00%) MS Excel
2 6 (12.00%) MS Office
3 1 (2.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.00%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (6.00%) Azure Active Directory
3 2 (4.00%) Yammer
4 1 (2.00%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 8 (16.00%) Skype
2 3 (6.00%) Firewall
2 3 (6.00%) SAN
2 3 (6.00%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (4.00%) DHCP
3 2 (4.00%) DNS
3 2 (4.00%) Internet
3 2 (4.00%) LAN
3 2 (4.00%) VoIP
4 1 (2.00%) 3G
4 1 (2.00%) 4G
4 1 (2.00%) Cisco IPT
4 1 (2.00%) IP Telephony
4 1 (2.00%) Network Security
4 1 (2.00%) Unified Communications
4 1 (2.00%) WAN
4 1 (2.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (18.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.00%) Power BI
2 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1 (2.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (4.00%) Legal
1 2 (4.00%) Local Government
1 2 (4.00%) Manufacturing
1 2 (4.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.00%) Back Office
2 1 (2.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (16.00%) Analyst
1 8 (16.00%) Office 365 Manager
2 5 (10.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 5 (10.00%) Business Change Manager
2 5 (10.00%) Business Manager
2 5 (10.00%) Change Manager
2 5 (10.00%) Designer
2 5 (10.00%) SharePoint Designer
2 5 (10.00%) Support Engineer
3 4 (8.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support
3 4 (8.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 4 (8.00%) Developer
3 4 (8.00%) Project Manager
3 4 (8.00%) Support Analyst
4 3 (6.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
4 3 (6.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
4 3 (6.00%) Active Directory Support
4 3 (6.00%) Business Analyst
4 3 (6.00%) IT Support
4 3 (6.00%) Office 365 Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.00%) REST
1 1 (2.00%) SOAP
1 1 (2.00%) Web Services
1 1 (2.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.00%) iPad
2 2 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.00%) Life Science
3 1 (2.00%) CMDB
3 1 (2.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.00%) Digital Media
3 1 (2.00%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 27 (54.00%) Windows
2 12 (24.00%) Windows Server
3 9 (18.00%) Windows 7
4 5 (10.00%) Windows 8
4 5 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (8.00%) Windows 10
5 4 (8.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (8.00%) Windows XP
6 3 (6.00%) Mac OS X
7 2 (4.00%) Linux
8 1 (2.00%) Android
8 1 (2.00%) Windows Phone
8 1 (2.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (24.00%) Migration
2 8 (16.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 7 (14.00%) Project Management
4 6 (12.00%) Change Management
5 5 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (4.00%) Analytics
6 2 (4.00%) CRM
6 2 (4.00%) ERP
6 2 (4.00%) ITIL
6 2 (4.00%) PRINCE2
6 2 (4.00%) Six Sigma
6 2 (4.00%) Supplier Management
7 1 (2.00%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (2.00%) Business Process Mapping
7 1 (2.00%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (2.00%) Information Architecture
7 1 (2.00%) Infrastructure Transformation
7 1 (2.00%) Knowledge Management
7 1 (2.00%) Mobile Device Management
7 1 (2.00%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.00%) C
1 3 (6.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (4.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (4.00%) SQL
3 1 (2.00%) C++
3 1 (2.00%) Java
3 1 (2.00%) PHP
3 1 (2.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (2.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (4.00%) DBS Check
1 2 (4.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (2.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 17 (34.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.00%) BitLocker
2 2 (4.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (10.00%) SCCM
2 2 (4.00%) SCOM
2 2 (4.00%) SmoothWall
3 1 (2.00%) Backup Exec
3 1 (2.00%) DameWare
Vendors
1 12 (24.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (12.00%) VMware
3 4 (8.00%) Cisco
4 3 (6.00%) Citrix
5 2 (4.00%) Fortinet
6 1 (2.00%) Apple
6 1 (2.00%) Autodesk
6 1 (2.00%) Avaya
6 1 (2.00%) HP
6 1 (2.00%) LANDesk
6 1 (2.00%) NetSuite
6 1 (2.00%) Nokia
6 1 (2.00%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (2.00%) Symantec