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 24 May 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office 365 (O365)
Rank 71 74 79
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +5
Contract jobs citing Office 365 26 16 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.43% 1.06% 0.32%
As % of the Cloud Services category 28.89% 31.37% 16.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 7 0
Median daily rate £428 £310 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.90% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £343
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 1
Median hourly rate £14.50 £13.25 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.43% +1.92%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £11.25
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +55.55%
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
90 51 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 4.96% 3.36% 1.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 28 16
Median daily rate £483 £380 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.97% +8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £310 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £675 £405
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 2
Median hourly rate £14.50 £13.25 £135.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.43% -90.18%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £25.00 £12.75
% change year-on-year
-30.00% +96.07%

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 24 May 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 24 May 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
Stockport - 3 £950 - 1
Office 365
North West

Office 365
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 24 May 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 22 (52.38%) Windows
2 19 (45.24%) Microsoft
2 19 (45.24%) Active Directory
3 12 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
4 11 (26.19%) SCCM
4 11 (26.19%) Windows 10
4 11 (26.19%) Windows Server
5 9 (21.43%) MS PowerPoint
5 9 (21.43%) Migration
6 7 (16.67%) MS Exchange
7 6 (14.29%) MS Office
7 6 (14.29%) DHCP
7 6 (14.29%) TCP/IP
7 6 (14.29%) DNS
7 6 (14.29%) Telecoms
7 6 (14.29%) Azure Active Directory
8 5 (11.90%) Windows 7
9 4 (9.52%) Project Planning
9 4 (9.52%) Finance
9 4 (9.52%) Citrix
9 4 (9.52%) Windows 8
9 4 (9.52%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (9.52%) Analytics
10 3 (7.14%) IaaS
10 3 (7.14%) High Availability
10 3 (7.14%) Change Control
10 3 (7.14%) Windows XP
10 3 (7.14%) SharePoint
10 3 (7.14%) Cisco
10 3 (7.14%) Blackberry

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 7 (16.67%) MS Exchange
2 3 (7.14%) SharePoint
2 3 (7.14%) Skype for Business
3 2 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (2.38%) IIS
4 1 (2.38%) Office Communications Server
4 1 (2.38%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (2.38%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 9 (21.43%) MS PowerPoint
2 6 (14.29%) MS Office
3 2 (4.76%) MS Excel
3 2 (4.76%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 12 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (14.29%) Azure Active Directory
3 3 (7.14%) IaaS
4 2 (4.76%) PaaS
4 2 (4.76%) SaaS
5 1 (2.38%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (14.29%) DHCP
1 6 (14.29%) DNS
1 6 (14.29%) TCP/IP
2 2 (4.76%) Firewall
2 2 (4.76%) LAN
2 2 (4.76%) VoIP
2 2 (4.76%) WAN
3 1 (2.38%) Ethernet
3 1 (2.38%) Network Security
3 1 (2.38%) Skype
3 1 (2.38%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.76%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 6 (14.29%) Telecoms
2 4 (9.52%) Finance
3 2 (4.76%) Advertising
3 2 (4.76%) French Language
3 2 (4.76%) Italian Language
3 2 (4.76%) Legal
3 2 (4.76%) Marketing
4 1 (2.38%) Banking
4 1 (2.38%) Electronics
4 1 (2.38%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.38%) Publishing
4 1 (2.38%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 9 (21.43%) Architect
2 7 (16.67%) Project Manager
3 6 (14.29%) Analyst
4 5 (11.90%) Consultant
4 5 (11.90%) Service Analyst
4 5 (11.90%) Service Desk Analyst
5 4 (9.52%) Office 365 Engineer
6 3 (7.14%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
6 3 (7.14%) Azure Architect
6 3 (7.14%) Cloud Architect
6 3 (7.14%) Desktop Manager
6 3 (7.14%) Desktop Support
6 3 (7.14%) Lead Architect
6 3 (7.14%) Office 365 Architect
6 3 (7.14%) Support Engineer
7 2 (4.76%) IT Support
7 2 (4.76%) IT Support Engineer
7 2 (4.76%) Senior Architect
7 2 (4.76%) Senior Manager
7 2 (4.76%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.38%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.14%) Blackberry
2 2 (4.76%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.38%) Digital Media
3 1 (2.38%) iPad
3 1 (2.38%) iPhone
3 1 (2.38%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 22 (52.38%) Windows
2 11 (26.19%) Windows 10
2 11 (26.19%) Windows Server
3 5 (11.90%) Windows 7
4 4 (9.52%) Windows 8
4 4 (9.52%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (7.14%) Windows XP
6 2 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (2.38%) Android
7 1 (2.38%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (21.43%) Migration
2 4 (9.52%) Analytics
2 4 (9.52%) Project Planning
3 3 (7.14%) Change Control
3 3 (7.14%) High Availability
4 2 (4.76%) ITSM
4 2 (4.76%) Network Design
4 2 (4.76%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (2.38%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (2.38%) CRM
5 1 (2.38%) ERP
5 1 (2.38%) Identity Management
5 1 (2.38%) Information Security
5 1 (2.38%) ITIL
5 1 (2.38%) PRINCE2
5 1 (2.38%) Programme Management
5 1 (2.38%) Project Management
5 1 (2.38%) Software Engineering
5 1 (2.38%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (2.38%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.76%) SQL
2 1 (2.38%) Java
2 1 (2.38%) JavaScript
2 1 (2.38%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (2.38%) MCP
1 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (2.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (2.38%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (45.24%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.76%) Hyper-V
2 2 (4.76%) XenApp
3 1 (2.38%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (26.19%) SCCM
2 1 (2.38%) AirWatch
2 1 (2.38%) SCOM
Vendors
1 19 (45.24%) Microsoft
2 4 (9.52%) Citrix
3 3 (7.14%) Cisco
3 3 (7.14%) VMware
4 2 (4.76%) HP
5 1 (2.38%) Dell
5 1 (2.38%) IronPort
5 1 (2.38%) Kaspersky
5 1 (2.38%) SAP
5 1 (2.38%) ServiceNow
5 1 (2.38%) Sophos