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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office 365 (O365)
Rank 58 85 65
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -20
Contract jobs citing Office 365 53 9 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 3.87% 0.82% 0.68%
As % of the Cloud Services category 39.26% 12.33% 29.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 1 1
Median daily rate £328 £325 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.76% -18.75%
UK excluding London median daily rate £348 £350 £390
% change year-on-year
-0.71% -10.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Median hourly rate £25.75 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.26 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.62% -3.03%
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
135 73 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 9.87% 6.64% 2.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 43 10
Median daily rate £425 £488 £263
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.82% +85.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £325 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £378
UK excluding London median daily rate £435 £405 £400
% change year-on-year
+7.40% +1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 0
Median hourly rate £23.50 £33.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.85% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.75 £25.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-29.00% +25.00%

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 30 September 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 30 September 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 +17 46 £330 +1.53% 5
Durham +7 4 £275 - 2
Office 365
England

Office 365
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 81 (84.38%) Windows
2 77 (80.21%) Active Directory
2 77 (80.21%) Windows Server
3 62 (64.58%) PowerShell
4 59 (61.46%) Exchange Server 2010
4 59 (61.46%) MS Exchange
5 58 (60.42%) Security Cleared
6 57 (59.38%) Microsoft
6 57 (59.38%) Exchange Server 2013
7 53 (55.21%) Microsoft Certification
8 51 (53.13%) Migration
9 49 (51.04%) SC Cleared
10 48 (50.00%) Skype for Business
11 47 (48.96%) SharePoint
12 43 (44.79%) DNS
13 42 (43.75%) Skype
14 41 (42.71%) Windows Server 2008
15 39 (40.63%) Windows Server 2003
15 39 (40.63%) MCSE
16 38 (39.58%) Load Balancing
16 38 (39.58%) Windows Server 2012
17 28 (29.17%) MS Office
18 27 (28.13%) Firewall
19 23 (23.96%) Degree
20 22 (22.92%) Computer Science
21 21 (21.88%) Content Management
22 19 (19.79%) Office Communications Server
22 19 (19.79%) HP
23 18 (18.75%) OpenStack
24 17 (17.71%) SQL

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%) Exchange Server 2010
1 59 (61.46%) MS Exchange
2 57 (59.38%) Exchange Server 2013
3 48 (50.00%) Skype for Business
4 47 (48.96%) SharePoint
5 19 (19.79%) Office Communications Server
6 18 (18.75%) OpenStack
7 17 (17.71%) Exchange Server 2007
8 14 (14.58%) SharePoint 2010
8 14 (14.58%) SharePoint 2013
9 13 (13.54%) Exchange Server 2003
10 3 (3.13%) IBM Notes
11 2 (2.08%) SharePoint Server
12 1 (1.04%) CICS
12 1 (1.04%) SharePoint Foundation
12 1 (1.04%) WebSphere
Applications
1 28 (29.17%) MS Office
2 16 (16.67%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.08%) MS Project
4 1 (1.04%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (1.04%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 15 (15.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.08%) Yammer
3 1 (1.04%) OneDrive
3 1 (1.04%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 43 (44.79%) DNS
2 42 (43.75%) Skype
3 27 (28.13%) Firewall
4 16 (16.67%) DHCP
5 13 (13.54%) Kerberos
6 4 (4.17%) Unified Communications
6 4 (4.17%) VoIP
7 2 (2.08%) LAN
7 2 (2.08%) TCP/IP
8 1 (1.04%) Ethernet
8 1 (1.04%) IP Telephony
8 1 (1.04%) NAS
8 1 (1.04%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (17.71%) SQL Server
2 14 (14.58%) SQL Server 2012
3 12 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.04%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (1.04%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (1.04%) StarTeam
1 1 (1.04%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (3.13%) Advertising
1 3 (3.13%) Finance
2 2 (2.08%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.04%) Banking
3 1 (1.04%) Legal
3 1 (1.04%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 16 (16.67%) Active Directory Engineer
2 13 (13.54%) Office 365 Specialist
3 12 (12.50%) Consultant
4 11 (11.46%) Messaging Specialist
4 11 (11.46%) Office 365 Engineer
5 10 (10.42%) Messaging Engineer
5 10 (10.42%) Messaging Support
6 8 (8.33%) Support Engineer
7 6 (6.25%) Analyst
8 5 (5.21%) Messaging Support Engineer
9 4 (4.17%) SharePoint Consultant
9 4 (4.17%) Support Consultant
10 3 (3.13%) Lync Engineer
10 3 (3.13%) Lync Specialist
10 3 (3.13%) Messaging Consultant
10 3 (3.13%) Office 365 Consultant
10 3 (3.13%) SharePoint Support
11 2 (2.08%) 3rd Line Engineer
11 2 (2.08%) Lync Consultant
11 2 (2.08%) SharePoint Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.04%) .NET
1 1 (1.04%) CSS
1 1 (1.04%) HTML
1 1 (1.04%) REST
1 1 (1.04%) XHTML
1 1 (1.04%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 22 (22.92%) Computer Science
2 13 (13.54%) Hybrid Cloud
3 9 (9.38%) Blackberry
3 9 (9.38%) Visualisation
4 3 (3.13%) Data Centre
5 2 (2.08%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.04%) Clustering
6 1 (1.04%) HP Storage
6 1 (1.04%) iPad
6 1 (1.04%) Life Science
6 1 (1.04%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.04%) Replication
6 1 (1.04%) Statistics
6 1 (1.04%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 81 (84.38%) Windows
2 77 (80.21%) Windows Server
3 41 (42.71%) Windows Server 2008
4 39 (40.63%) Windows Server 2003
5 38 (39.58%) Windows Server 2012
6 11 (11.46%) Android
7 10 (10.42%) Apple iOS
8 3 (3.13%) Windows 7
9 1 (1.04%) AIX
9 1 (1.04%) Linux
9 1 (1.04%) Mac OS X
9 1 (1.04%) Unix
9 1 (1.04%) Windows 10
9 1 (1.04%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (53.13%) Migration
2 38 (39.58%) Load Balancing
3 21 (21.88%) Content Management
4 15 (15.63%) ITIL
5 11 (11.46%) Incident Management
6 10 (10.42%) Capacity Planning
7 8 (8.33%) Mobile Device Management
8 4 (4.17%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 2 (2.08%) Infrastructure Transformation
9 2 (2.08%) Kalman Filter
9 2 (2.08%) PRINCE2
9 2 (2.08%) Project Management
9 2 (2.08%) SDLC
9 2 (2.08%) Server Virtualisation
9 2 (2.08%) Translating Business Requirements
10 1 (1.04%) Change Management
10 1 (1.04%) E-Commerce
10 1 (1.04%) ERP
10 1 (1.04%) Smoke Testing
10 1 (1.04%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 62 (64.58%) PowerShell
2 17 (17.71%) SQL
3 1 (1.04%) C
3 1 (1.04%) C#
3 1 (1.04%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 58 (60.42%) Security Cleared
2 53 (55.21%) Microsoft Certification
3 49 (51.04%) SC Cleared
4 39 (40.63%) MCSE
5 23 (23.96%) Degree
6 9 (9.38%) MCITP
6 9 (9.38%) MCTS
7 8 (8.33%) MCP
8 6 (6.25%) BPSS Clearance
9 2 (2.08%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (1.04%) ISTQB
10 1 (1.04%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.25%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (2.08%) SLA
System Software
1 77 (80.21%) Active Directory
2 15 (15.63%) DFS Replication
3 11 (11.46%) Hyper-V
4 7 (7.29%) Brightmail
5 2 (2.08%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (2.08%) vSphere
5 2 (2.08%) XenApp
5 2 (2.08%) XenDesktop
5 2 (2.08%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (2.08%) Backup Exec
1 2 (2.08%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 1 (1.04%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (1.04%) Netcool
2 1 (1.04%) SCCM
Vendors
1 57 (59.38%) Microsoft
2 19 (19.79%) HP
3 11 (11.46%) IronPort
4 9 (9.38%) Trend Micro
5 5 (5.21%) Cisco
5 5 (5.21%) VMware
6 4 (4.17%) Citrix
6 4 (4.17%) Symantec
7 3 (3.13%) Lotus
8 2 (2.08%) Compaq
8 2 (2.08%) Dell
8 2 (2.08%) Nintex
8 2 (2.08%) Oracle
8 2 (2.08%) ThinPrint
9 1 (1.04%) 3PAR
9 1 (1.04%) EMC
9 1 (1.04%) Intel Security
9 1 (1.04%) Polycom
9 1 (1.04%) Veritas