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 26 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office 365 (O365)
Rank 81 91 82
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -9
Contract jobs citing Office 365 27 14 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.49% 0.76% 0.51%
As % of the Cloud Services category 14.52% 20.00% 28.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 10 6
Median daily rate £356 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.78% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £162 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £531 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £348 £350 £390
% change year-on-year
-0.71% -10.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £25.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.26 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.62% -3.03%
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
186 70 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 10.25% 3.80% 1.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 46 15
Median daily rate £425 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.52% +11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £341 £350 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+7.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £33.64 -
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 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 26 September 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 26 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
Bolton -2 3 £250 -12.28% 1
Office 365
North West

Office 365
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 26 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Office 365.

1 28 (49.12%) Windows
2 19 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 15 (26.32%) Microsoft
3 15 (26.32%) SCCM
4 14 (24.56%) Migration
5 13 (22.81%) SharePoint
5 13 (22.81%) Windows 10
6 10 (17.54%) MS Exchange
7 9 (15.79%) MS PowerPoint
7 9 (15.79%) Microsoft Azure
8 8 (14.04%) Windows 7
8 8 (14.04%) SQL Server
9 7 (12.28%) MS Excel
9 7 (12.28%) Windows Server
10 6 (10.53%) Skype for Business
10 6 (10.53%) Azure Active Directory
10 6 (10.53%) Windows 8
10 6 (10.53%) MS Office
10 6 (10.53%) Project Management
11 5 (8.77%) Stakeholder Management
11 5 (8.77%) Telecoms
11 5 (8.77%) Skype
11 5 (8.77%) SharePoint 2010
12 4 (7.02%) Exchange Server 2010
12 4 (7.02%) Analytics
12 4 (7.02%) VMware
12 4 (7.02%) Change Management
12 4 (7.02%) Windows XP
12 4 (7.02%) Citrix
12 4 (7.02%) Cisco

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 13 (22.81%) SharePoint
2 10 (17.54%) MS Exchange
3 6 (10.53%) Skype for Business
4 5 (8.77%) SharePoint 2010
5 4 (7.02%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (5.26%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 9 (15.79%) MS PowerPoint
2 7 (12.28%) MS Excel
3 6 (10.53%) MS Office
4 2 (3.51%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (3.51%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 1 (1.75%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (15.79%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (10.53%) Azure Active Directory
3 2 (3.51%) SaaS
4 1 (1.75%) IaaS
4 1 (1.75%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.77%) Skype
2 3 (5.26%) DHCP
2 3 (5.26%) DNS
2 3 (5.26%) VoIP
3 2 (3.51%) Firewall
3 2 (3.51%) Network Security
3 2 (3.51%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.75%) IP Telephony
4 1 (1.75%) LAN
4 1 (1.75%) SAN
4 1 (1.75%) Unified Communications
4 1 (1.75%) WAN
4 1 (1.75%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (1.75%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (14.04%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.75%) Power BI
2 1 (1.75%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (1.75%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1 (1.75%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (8.77%) Telecoms
2 3 (5.26%) Manufacturing
3 2 (3.51%) Finance
3 2 (3.51%) French Language
3 2 (3.51%) Legal
3 2 (3.51%) Local Government
4 1 (1.75%) Back Office
4 1 (1.75%) Banking
4 1 (1.75%) Electronics
4 1 (1.75%) Italian Language
4 1 (1.75%) Marketing
4 1 (1.75%) Publishing
4 1 (1.75%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 12 (21.05%) Analyst
2 8 (14.04%) Architect
3 5 (8.77%) Designer
3 5 (8.77%) Office 365 Engineer
3 5 (8.77%) Office 365 Manager
3 5 (8.77%) SharePoint Designer
3 5 (8.77%) Support Analyst
4 4 (7.02%) 1st/2nd Line Support
4 4 (7.02%) 2nd Line Support
4 4 (7.02%) Business Analyst
4 4 (7.02%) Business Change Manager
4 4 (7.02%) Business Manager
4 4 (7.02%) Change Manager
4 4 (7.02%) Consultant
4 4 (7.02%) Developer
4 4 (7.02%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (7.02%) IT Support
5 3 (5.26%) Lead Architect
5 3 (5.26%) Service Analyst
5 3 (5.26%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.75%) REST
1 1 (1.75%) SOAP
1 1 (1.75%) Web Services
1 1 (1.75%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.26%) iPad
2 2 (3.51%) Digital Media
2 2 (3.51%) Life Science
3 1 (1.75%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.75%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.75%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.75%) iPhone
3 1 (1.75%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.75%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 28 (49.12%) Windows
2 13 (22.81%) Windows 10
3 8 (14.04%) Windows 7
4 7 (12.28%) Windows Server
5 6 (10.53%) Windows 8
6 4 (7.02%) Windows XP
7 2 (3.51%) Android
7 2 (3.51%) Mac OS X
7 2 (3.51%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (3.51%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (1.75%) Windows Phone
8 1 (1.75%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (24.56%) Migration
2 6 (10.53%) Project Management
3 5 (8.77%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (7.02%) Analytics
4 4 (7.02%) Change Management
5 3 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (5.26%) CRM
5 3 (5.26%) ERP
5 3 (5.26%) High Availability
5 3 (5.26%) Project Planning
6 2 (3.51%) Business Analysis
6 2 (3.51%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (3.51%) Business Process Mapping
6 2 (3.51%) ITIL
6 2 (3.51%) Network Design
6 2 (3.51%) Six Sigma
6 2 (3.51%) Supplier Management
6 2 (3.51%) Systems Analysis
6 2 (3.51%) Use Case
6 2 (3.51%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.26%) C
1 3 (5.26%) JavaScript
2 2 (3.51%) Java
2 2 (3.51%) PHP
3 1 (1.75%) C++
3 1 (1.75%) SQL
3 1 (1.75%) T-SQL
3 1 (1.75%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (3.51%) DBS Check
2 1 (1.75%) MCP
2 1 (1.75%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.75%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.75%) PCI DSS
1 1 (1.75%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.51%) BitLocker
3 1 (1.75%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.75%) vSphere
3 1 (1.75%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 15 (26.32%) SCCM
2 1 (1.75%) Backup Exec
2 1 (1.75%) DameWare
2 1 (1.75%) SCOM
Vendors
1 15 (26.32%) Microsoft
2 4 (7.02%) Cisco
2 4 (7.02%) Citrix
2 4 (7.02%) VMware
3 2 (3.51%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (1.75%) Apple
4 1 (1.75%) Autodesk
4 1 (1.75%) Avaya
4 1 (1.75%) HP
4 1 (1.75%) LANDesk
4 1 (1.75%) NetSuite
4 1 (1.75%) SAP
4 1 (1.75%) ServiceNow
4 1 (1.75%) Symantec