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 1 July 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office 365 (O365)
Rank 85 69 48
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -21
Contract jobs citing Office 365 43 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 2.63% 0.23% 0.95%
As % of the Cloud Services category 47.78% 9.52% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 0 4
Median daily rate £330 - £250
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £320 £330
% change year-on-year
+18.75% -3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 0
Median hourly rate £21.30 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.80 £14.00 £12.50
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +12.00%
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
90 21 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 5.51% 2.44% 2.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 15 8
Median daily rate £485 £300 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+61.66% +20.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £388 £388
% change year-on-year
+16.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 0
Median hourly rate £21.30 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.14 £25.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-35.43% +61.29%

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 1 July 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
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 1 July 2016.

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 1 July 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 -20 39 £330 -
Durham +10 3 £420 -
Office 365
England

Office 365
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 39 (70.91%) Windows
2 37 (67.27%) Windows Server
3 35 (63.64%) Active Directory
4 32 (58.18%) Microsoft
5 31 (56.36%) Security Cleared
6 28 (50.91%) MS Exchange
7 27 (49.09%) DNS
7 27 (49.09%) SC Cleared
7 27 (49.09%) PowerShell
7 27 (49.09%) Exchange Server 2010
7 27 (49.09%) Exchange Server 2013
8 26 (47.27%) Microsoft Certification
9 24 (43.64%) SharePoint
9 24 (43.64%) Migration
10 21 (38.18%) MS Office
11 18 (32.73%) Firewall
11 18 (32.73%) Load Balancing
12 16 (29.09%) Content Management
13 15 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
13 15 (27.27%) Skype for Business
14 14 (25.45%) SQL
14 14 (25.45%) SQL Server
14 14 (25.45%) MCSE
15 13 (23.64%) SharePoint 2010
16 12 (21.82%) SQL Server 2008
16 12 (21.82%) SQL Server 2012
16 12 (21.82%) ITIL
17 11 (20.00%) SharePoint 2013
18 10 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
19 9 (16.36%) DHCP

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 28 (50.91%) MS Exchange
2 27 (49.09%) Exchange Server 2010
2 27 (49.09%) Exchange Server 2013
3 24 (43.64%) SharePoint
4 15 (27.27%) Skype for Business
5 13 (23.64%) SharePoint 2010
6 11 (20.00%) SharePoint 2013
7 8 (14.55%) Office Communications Server
8 6 (10.91%) Exchange Server 2007
9 5 (9.09%) OpenStack
10 4 (7.27%) Exchange Server 2003
11 1 (1.82%) CICS
11 1 (1.82%) IBM Notes
11 1 (1.82%) WebSphere
Applications
1 21 (38.18%) MS Office
2 2 (3.64%) InfoPath
3 1 (1.82%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.64%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 7 (12.73%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.64%) Yammer
3 1 (1.82%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 27 (49.09%) DNS
2 18 (32.73%) Firewall
3 9 (16.36%) DHCP
3 9 (16.36%) Skype
4 6 (10.91%) Kerberos
5 3 (5.45%) VoIP
6 2 (3.64%) Unified Communications
7 1 (1.82%) IP Telephony
7 1 (1.82%) NAS
7 1 (1.82%) SAN
7 1 (1.82%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (25.45%) SQL Server
2 12 (21.82%) SQL Server 2008
2 12 (21.82%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.82%) DB2
Development Applications
1 2 (3.64%) Oracle Forms
General
1 3 (5.45%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.82%) Advertising
2 1 (1.82%) Banking
2 1 (1.82%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (20.00%) Analyst
2 9 (16.36%) Consultant
2 9 (16.36%) Office 365 Engineer
3 7 (12.73%) Active Directory Engineer
3 7 (12.73%) Messaging Support
4 6 (10.91%) Messaging Specialist
4 6 (10.91%) Support Analyst
5 5 (9.09%) SharePoint Analyst
6 4 (7.27%) Designer
6 4 (7.27%) Messaging Engineer
6 4 (7.27%) Messaging Support Engineer
6 4 (7.27%) SharePoint Consultant
6 4 (7.27%) SharePoint Designer
6 4 (7.27%) Support Engineer
7 3 (5.45%) 2nd Line Support
7 3 (5.45%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
7 3 (5.45%) Office 365 Consultant
7 3 (5.45%) Office 365 Specialist
7 3 (5.45%) Service Analyst
7 3 (5.45%) SharePoint Support
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.91%) Computer Science
1 6 (10.91%) Hybrid Cloud
1 6 (10.91%) Visualisation
2 5 (9.09%) Blackberry
3 3 (5.45%) iPad
3 3 (5.45%) Life Science
4 2 (3.64%) Taxonomies
5 1 (1.82%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.82%) HP Storage
5 1 (1.82%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.82%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 39 (70.91%) Windows
2 37 (67.27%) Windows Server
3 15 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
5 9 (16.36%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (9.09%) Android
6 5 (9.09%) Apple iOS
6 5 (9.09%) Windows 7
7 3 (5.45%) Mac OS X
8 2 (3.64%) Windows 8
9 1 (1.82%) Linux
9 1 (1.82%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (43.64%) Migration
2 18 (32.73%) Load Balancing
3 16 (29.09%) Content Management
4 12 (21.82%) ITIL
5 7 (12.73%) Incident Management
6 6 (10.91%) Capacity Planning
7 5 (9.09%) Mobile Device Management
8 2 (3.64%) Data Migration
8 2 (3.64%) ERP
8 2 (3.64%) Kalman Filter
9 1 (1.82%) Defect Management
9 1 (1.82%) E-Commerce
9 1 (1.82%) Server Virtualisation
9 1 (1.82%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 27 (49.09%) PowerShell
2 14 (25.45%) SQL
Qualifications
1 31 (56.36%) Security Cleared
2 27 (49.09%) SC Cleared
3 26 (47.27%) Microsoft Certification
4 14 (25.45%) MCSE
5 8 (14.55%) MCITP
5 8 (14.55%) MCP
5 8 (14.55%) MCTS
6 6 (10.91%) Degree
7 4 (7.27%) BPSS Clearance
8 3 (5.45%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.27%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.82%) SLA
System Software
1 35 (63.64%) Active Directory
2 6 (10.91%) Brightmail
2 6 (10.91%) DFS Replication
2 6 (10.91%) Hyper-V
3 2 (3.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.64%) vSphere
3 2 (3.64%) XenApp
3 2 (3.64%) XenDesktop
3 2 (3.64%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 3 (5.45%) SCCM
2 2 (3.64%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 1 (1.82%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 32 (58.18%) Microsoft
2 7 (12.73%) HP
3 6 (10.91%) IronPort
4 5 (9.09%) Trend Micro
5 4 (7.27%) Cisco
6 3 (5.45%) Citrix
6 3 (5.45%) Nintex
6 3 (5.45%) Oracle
6 3 (5.45%) VMware
7 2 (3.64%) Compaq
7 2 (3.64%) Dell
7 2 (3.64%) Symantec
7 2 (3.64%) ThinPrint
8 1 (1.82%) 3PAR
8 1 (1.82%) EMC
8 1 (1.82%) Lotus