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 4 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office 365 (O365)
Rank 76 63 -
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -
Contract jobs citing Office 365 21 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 1.82% 0.13% -
As % of the Cloud Services category 38.89% 4.55% -
Number of daily rates quoted 9 0 0
Median daily rate £350 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.06% +0.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
Median hourly rate £14.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £18.00 £11.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +63.63%
Office 365
England

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
54 22 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 4.69% 2.86% 0.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 19 1
Median daily rate £375 £300 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -14.28%
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
Median hourly rate £14.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.61 £25.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +78.57%

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 4 May 2016.

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
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 4 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
Tyne and Wear - 11 £283 - 2
Durham +7 8 £420 - 2
Office 365
England

Office 365
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 4 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 North East region with a requirement for Office 365.

1 17 (58.62%) SharePoint
2 15 (51.72%) Migration
3 14 (48.28%) Windows
4 12 (41.38%) Microsoft
5 11 (37.93%) Security Cleared
5 11 (37.93%) Windows Server
6 10 (34.48%) Windows Server 2008
7 9 (31.03%) SC Cleared
7 9 (31.03%) SharePoint 2010
8 8 (27.59%) Windows 7
8 8 (27.59%) SharePoint 2013
9 7 (24.14%) Microsoft Certification
9 7 (24.14%) MS Exchange
10 6 (20.69%) MS Office
10 6 (20.69%) Active Directory
10 6 (20.69%) Windows Server 2003
10 6 (20.69%) Exchange Server 2013
10 6 (20.69%) Skype for Business
11 5 (17.24%) Exchange Server 2010
11 5 (17.24%) Windows Server 2012
11 5 (17.24%) Exchange Server 2003
11 5 (17.24%) ITIL
11 5 (17.24%) MCSE
12 4 (13.79%) VoIP
12 4 (13.79%) DHCP
12 4 (13.79%) DNS
12 4 (13.79%) Cisco
12 4 (13.79%) Skype
12 4 (13.79%) PowerShell
13 3 (10.34%) iPad

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 17 (58.62%) SharePoint
2 9 (31.03%) SharePoint 2010
3 8 (27.59%) SharePoint 2013
4 7 (24.14%) MS Exchange
5 6 (20.69%) Exchange Server 2013
5 6 (20.69%) Skype for Business
6 5 (17.24%) Exchange Server 2003
6 5 (17.24%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (6.90%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (6.90%) Office Communications Server
8 1 (3.45%) OpenStack
Applications
1 6 (20.69%) MS Office
2 2 (6.90%) MS Excel
3 1 (3.45%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (3.45%) OneDrive
1 1 (3.45%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 4 (13.79%) DHCP
1 4 (13.79%) DNS
1 4 (13.79%) Skype
1 4 (13.79%) VoIP
2 2 (6.90%) Cisco IOS
2 2 (6.90%) LAN
2 2 (6.90%) VLAN
2 2 (6.90%) VPN
2 2 (6.90%) WAN
2 2 (6.90%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (3.45%) PBX
3 1 (3.45%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.45%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Oracle Forms
General
1 3 (10.34%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.45%) Advertising
2 1 (3.45%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (31.03%) Analyst
2 8 (27.59%) Consultant
3 6 (20.69%) Designer
3 6 (20.69%) SharePoint Consultant
3 6 (20.69%) SharePoint Designer
4 5 (17.24%) Support Analyst
5 4 (13.79%) Support Engineer
6 3 (10.34%) 2nd Line Support
6 3 (10.34%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 3 (10.34%) Messaging Engineer
6 3 (10.34%) Messaging Support
6 3 (10.34%) Messaging Support Engineer
6 3 (10.34%) SharePoint Analyst
7 2 (6.90%) Messaging Specialist
7 2 (6.90%) Migration Analyst
7 2 (6.90%) Office 365 Specialist
7 2 (6.90%) Service Analyst
7 2 (6.90%) Service Desk Analyst
7 2 (6.90%) SharePoint Support
8 1 (3.45%) Help Desk Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.34%) iPad
1 3 (10.34%) Life Science
2 2 (6.90%) Computer Science
2 2 (6.90%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (3.45%) Blackberry
3 1 (3.45%) Client/Server
3 1 (3.45%) Taxonomies
3 1 (3.45%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 14 (48.28%) Windows
2 11 (37.93%) Windows Server
3 10 (34.48%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (27.59%) Windows 7
5 6 (20.69%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (17.24%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (10.34%) Mac OS X
8 2 (6.90%) Windows 8
9 1 (3.45%) Android
9 1 (3.45%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (51.72%) Migration
2 5 (17.24%) ITIL
3 2 (6.90%) Data Migration
3 2 (6.90%) Kalman Filter
3 2 (6.90%) Load Balancing
3 2 (6.90%) Time Management
4 1 (3.45%) ERP
4 1 (3.45%) ITIL V3
4 1 (3.45%) Mobile Device Management
4 1 (3.45%) Project Management
4 1 (3.45%) Service Design
4 1 (3.45%) Service Management
4 1 (3.45%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (3.45%) Transition Management
4 1 (3.45%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 4 (13.79%) PowerShell
2 2 (6.90%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (37.93%) Security Cleared
2 9 (31.03%) SC Cleared
3 7 (24.14%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (17.24%) MCSE
5 2 (6.90%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (6.90%) Degree
6 1 (3.45%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (3.45%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 6 (20.69%) Active Directory
2 2 (6.90%) Brightmail
2 2 (6.90%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (6.90%) vSphere
2 2 (6.90%) XenApp
2 2 (6.90%) XenDesktop
2 2 (6.90%) XenServer
3 1 (3.45%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (10.34%) SCCM
2 2 (6.90%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 1 (3.45%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (41.38%) Microsoft
2 4 (13.79%) Cisco
3 3 (10.34%) HP
4 2 (6.90%) Apple
4 2 (6.90%) Aruba
4 2 (6.90%) Avaya
4 2 (6.90%) Citrix
4 2 (6.90%) Compaq
4 2 (6.90%) Dell
4 2 (6.90%) IronPort
4 2 (6.90%) Juniper
4 2 (6.90%) Symantec
4 2 (6.90%) ThinPrint
4 2 (6.90%) VMware
5 1 (3.45%) Nintex
5 1 (3.45%) Oracle
5 1 (3.45%) Trend Micro