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 18 January 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Office 365 (O365)
North West / Manchester
Rank 69 91 80
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -11
Contract jobs citing Office 365 23 16 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.65% 0.82% 0.80%
As % of the Cloud Services category 14.02% 11.94% 21.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 10 9
Median daily rate £330 £419 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.19% -6.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £294 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £478 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%
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 £16.25 £15.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
+8.33% +11.11%

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
164 134 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 11.74% 6.84% 3.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 77 38
Median daily rate £400 £425 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -3.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £311 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £725
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £410 £412
% change year-on-year
+3.65% -0.36%
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 £17.00 £27.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-38.18% +22.22%

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 18 January 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 18 January 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 - 5 £338 -
Office 365
North West

Office 365
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 18 January 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 16 (34.78%) Active Directory
2 16 (34.78%) Migration
3 14 (30.43%) SharePoint
4 13 (28.26%) MS Exchange
5 12 (26.09%) Windows Server
6 11 (23.91%) Microsoft
7 10 (21.74%) Stakeholder Management
7 10 (21.74%) Skype
8 8 (17.39%) MS Excel
8 8 (17.39%) SQL Server
9 7 (15.22%) Project Management
9 7 (15.22%) Change Management
9 7 (15.22%) Skype for Business
10 6 (13.04%) Windows 7
10 6 (13.04%) Exchange Server 2010
10 6 (13.04%) Windows 10
10 6 (13.04%) Windows Server 2008
11 5 (10.87%) MS Office
11 5 (10.87%) Windows Server 2012
11 5 (10.87%) SharePoint 2010
12 4 (8.70%) PowerShell
12 4 (8.70%) SharePoint 2013
12 4 (8.70%) DNS
12 4 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
12 4 (8.70%) Firewall
12 4 (8.70%) Finance
12 4 (8.70%) VMware
13 3 (6.52%) Wi-Fi
13 3 (6.52%) 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 14 (30.43%) SharePoint
2 13 (28.26%) MS Exchange
3 7 (15.22%) Skype for Business
4 6 (13.04%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (10.87%) SharePoint 2010
6 4 (8.70%) SharePoint 2013
7 3 (6.52%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (4.35%) IBM Notes
9 1 (2.17%) IBM Domino
Applications
1 8 (17.39%) MS Excel
2 5 (10.87%) MS Office
3 1 (2.17%) Camtasia
3 1 (2.17%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (2.17%) Snagit
Business Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.52%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (6.52%) Yammer
2 2 (4.35%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (2.17%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 10 (21.74%) Skype
2 4 (8.70%) DNS
2 4 (8.70%) Firewall
3 3 (6.52%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (4.35%) Internet
4 2 (4.35%) LAN
4 2 (4.35%) SAN
4 2 (4.35%) Unified Communications
4 2 (4.35%) VoIP
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 8 (17.39%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.17%) Power BI
2 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (8.70%) Finance
2 2 (4.35%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.17%) Back Office
3 1 (2.17%) Legal
Job Titles
1 9 (19.57%) Office 365 Manager
2 5 (10.87%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 5 (10.87%) Business Change Manager
2 5 (10.87%) Business Manager
2 5 (10.87%) Change Manager
2 5 (10.87%) Designer
2 5 (10.87%) Project Manager
2 5 (10.87%) SharePoint Designer
3 4 (8.70%) Analyst
3 4 (8.70%) Office 365 Engineer
3 4 (8.70%) Support Engineer
3 4 (8.70%) Windows Engineer
4 3 (6.52%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
4 3 (6.52%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
4 3 (6.52%) 3rd Line Support
4 3 (6.52%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 3 (6.52%) Architect
4 3 (6.52%) Consultant
4 3 (6.52%) Infrastructure Manager
4 3 (6.52%) Infrastructure Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.17%) REST
1 1 (2.17%) SOAP
1 1 (2.17%) Web Services
1 1 (2.17%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.35%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.17%) Blackberry
2 1 (2.17%) CMDB
2 1 (2.17%) Digital Media
2 1 (2.17%) iPad
2 1 (2.17%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 24 (52.17%) Windows
2 12 (26.09%) Windows Server
3 6 (13.04%) Windows 10
3 6 (13.04%) Windows 7
3 6 (13.04%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (10.87%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (4.35%) Linux
6 1 (2.17%) Android
6 1 (2.17%) Mac OS X
6 1 (2.17%) Windows 8
6 1 (2.17%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (34.78%) Migration
2 10 (21.74%) Stakeholder Management
3 7 (15.22%) Change Management
3 7 (15.22%) Project Management
4 4 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (6.52%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (4.35%) ERP
6 2 (4.35%) ITIL
6 2 (4.35%) PRINCE2
7 1 (2.17%) Business Continuity
7 1 (2.17%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (2.17%) CRM
7 1 (2.17%) ITSM
7 1 (2.17%) Problem Management
7 1 (2.17%) Risk Analysis
7 1 (2.17%) Service Delivery
7 1 (2.17%) Service Management
7 1 (2.17%) Six Sigma
7 1 (2.17%) Test Scripting
7 1 (2.17%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (8.70%) PowerShell
2 3 (6.52%) SQL
3 2 (4.35%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.17%) C
4 1 (2.17%) C++
4 1 (2.17%) Java
4 1 (2.17%) PHP
4 1 (2.17%) T-SQL
4 1 (2.17%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (4.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (2.17%) Degree
2 1 (2.17%) ISEB
2 1 (2.17%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.35%) SLA
2 1 (2.17%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 16 (34.78%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.35%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.17%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 3 (6.52%) SCCM
1 3 (6.52%) SCOM
2 2 (4.35%) SmoothWall
3 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 11 (23.91%) Microsoft
2 4 (8.70%) VMware
3 3 (6.52%) Intel
3 3 (6.52%) IronPort
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%) Avaya
5 1 (2.17%) Cisco
5 1 (2.17%) Citrix
5 1 (2.17%) HP
5 1 (2.17%) NetSuite
5 1 (2.17%) Nokia
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