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 19 February 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
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Office 365 (O365)
North West / Manchester
Rank 61 90 86
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -4
Contract jobs citing Office 365 32 18 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 2.40% 1.00% 0.48%
As % of the Cloud Services category 20.38% 15.79% 12.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 11 5
Median daily rate £336 £413 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.48% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £105 £310 £410
10% offered a daily rate of more than £381 £450 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Median hourly rate £17.50 £15.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.75 £15.00 £12.50
% change year-on-year
-1.66% +20.00%

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
157 114 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 11.77% 6.35% 3.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 70 40
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £725
UK excluding London median daily rate £435 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.35% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Median hourly rate £20.20 £15.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.66% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £19.50 £21.25
% change year-on-year
-17.92% -8.25%

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 19 February 2017.

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 19 February 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
Bolton - 4 £341 -
Office 365
North West

Office 365
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 19 February 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Office 365.

1 24 (52.17%) Windows
2 23 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 14 (30.43%) Windows Server
4 13 (28.26%) SharePoint
5 11 (23.91%) Migration
5 11 (23.91%) Windows 7
6 9 (19.57%) MS Exchange
7 8 (17.39%) Microsoft
7 8 (17.39%) Windows 10
8 6 (13.04%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (13.04%) Skype
8 6 (13.04%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (13.04%) Skype for Business
8 6 (13.04%) Exchange Server 2010
8 6 (13.04%) MS Office
8 6 (13.04%) MS Excel
9 5 (10.87%) ITIL
9 5 (10.87%) SQL
9 5 (10.87%) DNS
9 5 (10.87%) Firewall
9 5 (10.87%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (10.87%) PowerShell
9 5 (10.87%) Data Centre
10 4 (8.70%) Windows 8
10 4 (8.70%) IronPort
10 4 (8.70%) Dynamics NAV
10 4 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2007
10 4 (8.70%) VMware
10 4 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (8.70%) Disaster Recovery

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 (28.26%) SharePoint
2 9 (19.57%) MS Exchange
3 6 (13.04%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (13.04%) Skype for Business
4 4 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (6.52%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (4.35%) IBM Notes
7 1 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (2.17%) IBM Domino
7 1 (2.17%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 6 (13.04%) MS Excel
1 6 (13.04%) MS Office
2 1 (2.17%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (8.70%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.52%) Yammer
2 2 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.17%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (2.17%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 6 (13.04%) Skype
2 5 (10.87%) DNS
2 5 (10.87%) Firewall
3 3 (6.52%) LAN
3 3 (6.52%) VoIP
3 3 (6.52%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (4.35%) Internet
4 2 (4.35%) SAN
4 2 (4.35%) Unified Communications
5 1 (2.17%) 3G
5 1 (2.17%) 4G
5 1 (2.17%) Cisco IPT
5 1 (2.17%) DHCP
5 1 (2.17%) Network Security
5 1 (2.17%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (4.35%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.17%) JIRA
General
1 3 (6.52%) Finance
2 2 (4.35%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.17%) Back Office
3 1 (2.17%) Banking
3 1 (2.17%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.17%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (2.17%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 8 (17.39%) Analyst
1 8 (17.39%) Support Engineer
2 6 (13.04%) Project Manager
3 5 (10.87%) Consultant
3 5 (10.87%) Office 365 Manager
4 4 (8.70%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 4 (8.70%) 2nd Line Support
4 4 (8.70%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 4 (8.70%) IT Engineer
4 4 (8.70%) IT Support
4 4 (8.70%) IT Support Engineer
4 4 (8.70%) Technical Engineer
5 3 (6.52%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 3 (6.52%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
5 3 (6.52%) 3rd Line Support
5 3 (6.52%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 3 (6.52%) Desktop Support
5 3 (6.52%) Messaging Analyst
5 3 (6.52%) Office 365 Engineer
5 3 (6.52%) Windows Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.87%) Data Centre
2 2 (4.35%) Life Science
3 1 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.17%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.17%) CMDB
3 1 (2.17%) Digital Media
3 1 (2.17%) iPad
3 1 (2.17%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 24 (52.17%) Windows
2 14 (30.43%) Windows Server
3 11 (23.91%) Windows 7
4 8 (17.39%) Windows 10
5 6 (13.04%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (13.04%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (8.70%) Windows 8
7 2 (4.35%) Linux
8 1 (2.17%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (23.91%) Migration
2 5 (10.87%) ITIL
2 5 (10.87%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (8.70%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (8.70%) Project Management
4 3 (6.52%) Change Management
5 2 (4.35%) Business Analysis
5 2 (4.35%) Information Architecture
5 2 (4.35%) PRINCE2
5 2 (4.35%) Translating Business Requirements
6 1 (2.17%) Analytics
6 1 (2.17%) Infrastructure Transformation
6 1 (2.17%) Knowledge Management
6 1 (2.17%) Mobile Device Management
6 1 (2.17%) People Management
6 1 (2.17%) Process Improvement
6 1 (2.17%) Software Deployment
6 1 (2.17%) Stakeholder Analysis
6 1 (2.17%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 5 (10.87%) PowerShell
1 5 (10.87%) SQL
2 1 (2.17%) Java
2 1 (2.17%) JavaScript
2 1 (2.17%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (4.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (2.17%) DBS Check
2 1 (2.17%) Degree
2 1 (2.17%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.52%) PCI DSS
1 3 (6.52%) SLA
2 2 (4.35%) GDPR
System Software
1 23 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (6.52%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.17%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 3 (6.52%) SCOM
2 2 (4.35%) SCCM
2 2 (4.35%) SmoothWall
3 1 (2.17%) AirWatch
3 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (2.17%) WSUS
Vendors
1 8 (17.39%) Microsoft
2 4 (8.70%) HP
2 4 (8.70%) IronPort
2 4 (8.70%) VMware
3 3 (6.52%) Intel
3 3 (6.52%) RightFax
4 2 (4.35%) Fortinet
4 2 (4.35%) Lotus
5 1 (2.17%) Altiris
5 1 (2.17%) Apple
5 1 (2.17%) Atlassian
5 1 (2.17%) Avaya
5 1 (2.17%) Cisco
5 1 (2.17%) Citrix
5 1 (2.17%) Nokia
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