The table below looks at the statistics for Office 365 skills in IT contracts advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Office 365 over the 3 months to 25 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Office 365 (O365)
England / North East
Rank 42 64 51
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -13
Contract jobs citing Office 365 43 10 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 4.93% 1.13% 0.66%
As % of the Cloud Services category 27.92% 37.04% 26.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 4 3
Median daily rate £295 £375 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.33% -21.05%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £21.19 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.75 £16.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-7.81% +18.51%

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

Cloud Services Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
154 27 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 17.64% 3.05% 2.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 13 12
Median daily rate £350 £413 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.15% +11.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £218 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £700 £454
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £29.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £19.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-12.79% -13.35%

Office 365
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North East 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 the North East

Office 365
Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

Office 365 Daily Rate Trend in the North East

Office 365
Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Office 365 across the North East region over the 3 months to 25 February 2017.

Office 365 Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

Office 365
Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

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

Office 365 Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

Office 365
Hourly Rate Histogram in the North East

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Office 365 across the North East region over the 3 months to 25 February 2017.

Office 365 Hourly Rate Histogram in the North East

Office 365
Contract Job Locations in the North East

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 North East region over the 3 months to 25 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
Tyne and Wear +13 35 £325 +4.00% 8
Durham -6 1 - -
Office 365
England

Office 365
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 25 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 North East region with a requirement for Office 365.

1 59 (61.46%) SharePoint
2 52 (54.17%) Windows
2 52 (54.17%) Security Cleared
3 51 (53.13%) Active Directory
4 50 (52.08%) Windows Server
5 49 (51.04%) Skype
6 48 (50.00%) Skype for Business
7 46 (47.92%) SC Cleared
8 44 (45.83%) Microsoft
9 40 (41.67%) MS Exchange
9 40 (41.67%) Exchange Server 2010
9 40 (41.67%) Exchange Server 2013
10 38 (39.58%) Migration
11 35 (36.46%) Windows Server 2003
12 31 (32.29%) Windows Server 2012
12 31 (32.29%) PowerShell
12 31 (32.29%) Windows Server 2008
13 30 (31.25%) SharePoint 2010
14 29 (30.21%) Microsoft Certification
15 27 (28.13%) MCSE
16 24 (25.00%) MS Excel
16 24 (25.00%) MS Office
17 23 (23.96%) DNS
18 20 (20.83%) Office Communications Server
19 19 (19.79%) SharePoint 2013
19 19 (19.79%) Load Balancing
20 18 (18.75%) Degree
21 17 (17.71%) Computer Science
21 17 (17.71%) Intranet
22 12 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure

Office 365
Top Related IT Skills in the North East 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 59 (61.46%) SharePoint
2 48 (50.00%) Skype for Business
3 40 (41.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 40 (41.67%) Exchange Server 2013
3 40 (41.67%) MS Exchange
4 30 (31.25%) SharePoint 2010
5 20 (20.83%) Office Communications Server
6 19 (19.79%) SharePoint 2013
7 11 (11.46%) OpenStack
8 9 (9.38%) Exchange Server 2003
8 9 (9.38%) Exchange Server 2007
9 3 (3.13%) IBM Notes
10 1 (1.04%) SharePoint Foundation
Applications
1 24 (25.00%) MS Excel
1 24 (25.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 12 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (4.17%) OneDrive
3 1 (1.04%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 49 (51.04%) Skype
2 23 (23.96%) DNS
3 17 (17.71%) Intranet
4 12 (12.50%) DHCP
5 10 (10.42%) Firewall
6 8 (8.33%) Kerberos
7 4 (4.17%) LAN
7 4 (4.17%) TCP/IP
8 1 (1.04%) SAN
8 1 (1.04%) Unified Communications
8 1 (1.04%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.08%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.04%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.04%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (1.04%) StarTeam
1 1 (1.04%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (5.21%) Advertising
1 5 (5.21%) Publishing
2 2 (2.08%) Finance
3 1 (1.04%) Legal
Job Titles
1 21 (21.88%) Messaging Engineer
2 15 (15.63%) Administrator
2 15 (15.63%) SharePoint Administrator
3 14 (14.58%) Messaging Support
3 14 (14.58%) Support Engineer
4 13 (13.54%) Developer
4 13 (13.54%) SharePoint Developer
5 12 (12.50%) Office 365 Specialist
6 9 (9.38%) Active Directory Engineer
7 8 (8.33%) Consultant
7 8 (8.33%) Messaging Support Engineer
8 7 (7.29%) Messaging Consultant
9 6 (6.25%) Support Consultant
10 4 (4.17%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 4 (4.17%) Customer Engineer
10 4 (4.17%) Customer Support Engineer
10 4 (4.17%) Database Engineer
10 4 (4.17%) Messaging Specialist
10 4 (4.17%) Office 365 Engineer
11 3 (3.13%) Lync Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.08%) .NET
1 2 (2.08%) CSS
1 2 (2.08%) HTML
1 2 (2.08%) XML
2 1 (1.04%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.04%) COM
2 1 (1.04%) CSS3
2 1 (1.04%) HTML5
2 1 (1.04%) jQuery
2 1 (1.04%) REST
2 1 (1.04%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (17.71%) Computer Science
2 8 (8.33%) Hybrid Cloud
3 7 (7.29%) Blackberry
4 3 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.04%) Clustering
5 1 (1.04%) NHS
5 1 (1.04%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 52 (54.17%) Windows
2 50 (52.08%) Windows Server
3 35 (36.46%) Windows Server 2003
4 31 (32.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 31 (32.29%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (8.33%) Android
6 7 (7.29%) Apple iOS
7 5 (5.21%) Windows 7
8 1 (1.04%) AIX
8 1 (1.04%) Windows 10
8 1 (1.04%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (39.58%) Migration
2 19 (19.79%) Load Balancing
3 12 (12.50%) Workflow
4 9 (9.38%) Content Management
4 9 (9.38%) ITIL
5 8 (8.33%) Capacity Planning
6 7 (7.29%) Mobile Device Management
6 7 (7.29%) Visualisation
7 5 (5.21%) Information Management
8 2 (2.08%) Dependency Management
8 2 (2.08%) Incident Management
8 2 (2.08%) Infrastructure Transformation
8 2 (2.08%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 1 (1.04%) Document Management
9 1 (1.04%) Front End Development
9 1 (1.04%) Root Cause Analysis
9 1 (1.04%) Server Virtualisation
9 1 (1.04%) Smoke Testing
9 1 (1.04%) Software Testing
9 1 (1.04%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 31 (32.29%) PowerShell
2 2 (2.08%) C#
2 2 (2.08%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.04%) C
3 1 (1.04%) SQL
Qualifications
1 52 (54.17%) Security Cleared
2 46 (47.92%) SC Cleared
3 29 (30.21%) Microsoft Certification
4 27 (28.13%) MCSE
5 18 (18.75%) Degree
6 4 (4.17%) DBS Check
7 3 (3.13%) BPSS Clearance
8 2 (2.08%) MCSA
9 1 (1.04%) AWS Certification
9 1 (1.04%) ISTQB
9 1 (1.04%) MCITP
9 1 (1.04%) MCTS
9 1 (1.04%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.17%) Disclosure Scotland
1 4 (4.17%) SLA
2 2 (2.08%) QA
System Software
1 51 (53.13%) Active Directory
2 10 (10.42%) DFS Replication
3 8 (8.33%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 7 (7.29%) Backup Exec
2 1 (1.04%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (1.04%) Netcool
Vendors
1 44 (45.83%) Microsoft
2 11 (11.46%) HP
3 7 (7.29%) Trend Micro
4 4 (4.17%) IronPort
4 4 (4.17%) VMware
5 3 (3.13%) Cisco
5 3 (3.13%) Lotus
5 3 (3.13%) Symantec
6 1 (1.04%) Citrix
6 1 (1.04%) Intel Security
6 1 (1.04%) Oracle
6 1 (1.04%) Polycom
6 1 (1.04%) Veritas