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 28 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office 365 (O365)
Rank 71 80 52
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -28
Contract jobs citing Office 365 45 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 3.03% 0.11% 0.93%
As % of the Cloud Services category 55.56% 4.17% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 0 4
Median daily rate £330 - £250
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 0
Median hourly rate £28.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-9.37% +3.22%
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
81 24 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 5.46% 2.55% 2.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 17 7
Median daily rate £450 £350 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% +40.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £380
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 0
Median hourly rate £28.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.75 £20.75 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-19.27% +22.05%

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 28 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 28 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 28 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 -10 41 £330 - 1
Durham - 2 £325 -
Office 365
England

Office 365
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 28 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 48 (73.85%) Windows
2 46 (70.77%) Windows Server
3 43 (66.15%) Active Directory
4 41 (63.08%) Microsoft
5 39 (60.00%) Security Cleared
6 37 (56.92%) MS Exchange
7 36 (55.38%) Exchange Server 2010
8 35 (53.85%) Exchange Server 2013
9 33 (50.77%) SC Cleared
9 33 (50.77%) DNS
9 33 (50.77%) Microsoft Certification
10 32 (49.23%) PowerShell
11 30 (46.15%) SharePoint
12 26 (40.00%) MS Office
12 26 (40.00%) Migration
13 23 (35.38%) Skype for Business
14 22 (33.85%) Windows Server 2008
15 21 (32.31%) Content Management
16 19 (29.23%) Load Balancing
16 19 (29.23%) MCSE
17 18 (27.69%) Firewall
17 18 (27.69%) SharePoint 2010
18 16 (24.62%) ITIL
18 16 (24.62%) SQL
18 16 (24.62%) SQL Server
18 16 (24.62%) SharePoint 2013
18 16 (24.62%) Skype
19 15 (23.08%) DHCP
20 14 (21.54%) Windows Server 2003
20 14 (21.54%) SQL Server 2012

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 37 (56.92%) MS Exchange
2 36 (55.38%) Exchange Server 2010
3 35 (53.85%) Exchange Server 2013
4 30 (46.15%) SharePoint
5 23 (35.38%) Skype for Business
6 18 (27.69%) SharePoint 2010
7 16 (24.62%) SharePoint 2013
8 13 (20.00%) Office Communications Server
9 8 (12.31%) Exchange Server 2007
10 7 (10.77%) OpenStack
11 4 (6.15%) Exchange Server 2003
12 2 (3.08%) SharePoint Server
13 1 (1.54%) CICS
13 1 (1.54%) IBM Notes
13 1 (1.54%) WebSphere
Applications
1 26 (40.00%) MS Office
2 2 (3.08%) InfoPath
2 2 (3.08%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.08%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 7 (10.77%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.08%) Yammer
3 1 (1.54%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 33 (50.77%) DNS
2 18 (27.69%) Firewall
3 16 (24.62%) Skype
4 15 (23.08%) DHCP
5 6 (9.23%) Kerberos
6 4 (6.15%) VoIP
7 3 (4.62%) Unified Communications
8 1 (1.54%) Ethernet
8 1 (1.54%) IP Telephony
8 1 (1.54%) NAS
8 1 (1.54%) SAN
8 1 (1.54%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (24.62%) SQL Server
2 14 (21.54%) SQL Server 2012
3 12 (18.46%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.54%) DB2
Development Applications
1 2 (3.08%) Oracle Forms
General
1 3 (4.62%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.54%) Advertising
2 1 (1.54%) Banking
2 1 (1.54%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (23.08%) Consultant
2 11 (16.92%) Analyst
3 10 (15.38%) Messaging Support
4 9 (13.85%) Office 365 Engineer
5 8 (12.31%) Active Directory Engineer
6 7 (10.77%) Messaging Specialist
6 7 (10.77%) Support Engineer
7 6 (9.23%) SharePoint Consultant
7 6 (9.23%) Support Analyst
8 5 (7.69%) Messaging Engineer
8 5 (7.69%) Messaging Support Engineer
8 5 (7.69%) SharePoint Analyst
8 5 (7.69%) SharePoint Support
9 4 (6.15%) Designer
9 4 (6.15%) SharePoint Designer
9 4 (6.15%) Support Consultant
10 3 (4.62%) 2nd Line Support
10 3 (4.62%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
10 3 (4.62%) Service Analyst
10 3 (4.62%) Service Desk Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.85%) Blackberry
1 9 (13.85%) Visualisation
2 7 (10.77%) Computer Science
3 6 (9.23%) Hybrid Cloud
4 3 (4.62%) iPad
4 3 (4.62%) Life Science
5 2 (3.08%) Taxonomies
6 1 (1.54%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.54%) HP Storage
6 1 (1.54%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.54%) Replication
6 1 (1.54%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 48 (73.85%) Windows
2 46 (70.77%) Windows Server
3 22 (33.85%) Windows Server 2008
4 14 (21.54%) Windows Server 2003
5 13 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 10 (15.38%) Android
6 10 (15.38%) Apple iOS
7 6 (9.23%) Windows 7
8 3 (4.62%) Mac OS X
9 2 (3.08%) Windows 8
10 1 (1.54%) Linux
10 1 (1.54%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (40.00%) Migration
2 21 (32.31%) Content Management
3 19 (29.23%) Load Balancing
4 16 (24.62%) ITIL
5 11 (16.92%) Incident Management
6 10 (15.38%) Capacity Planning
7 8 (12.31%) Mobile Device Management
8 2 (3.08%) Data Migration
8 2 (3.08%) ERP
8 2 (3.08%) Kalman Filter
9 1 (1.54%) Defect Management
9 1 (1.54%) E-Commerce
9 1 (1.54%) Server Virtualisation
9 1 (1.54%) Time Management
9 1 (1.54%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 32 (49.23%) PowerShell
2 16 (24.62%) SQL
Qualifications
1 39 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 33 (50.77%) Microsoft Certification
2 33 (50.77%) SC Cleared
3 19 (29.23%) MCSE
4 8 (12.31%) MCITP
4 8 (12.31%) MCP
4 8 (12.31%) MCTS
5 7 (10.77%) Degree
6 6 (9.23%) BPSS Clearance
7 3 (4.62%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (9.23%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (3.08%) SLA
System Software
1 43 (66.15%) Active Directory
2 10 (15.38%) Hyper-V
3 7 (10.77%) Brightmail
4 6 (9.23%) DFS Replication
5 2 (3.08%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (3.08%) vSphere
5 2 (3.08%) XenApp
5 2 (3.08%) XenDesktop
5 2 (3.08%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 3 (4.62%) SCCM
2 2 (3.08%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 1 (1.54%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 41 (63.08%) Microsoft
2 9 (13.85%) Trend Micro
3 8 (12.31%) HP
4 7 (10.77%) IronPort
5 4 (6.15%) Cisco
6 3 (4.62%) Citrix
6 3 (4.62%) Nintex
6 3 (4.62%) Oracle
6 3 (4.62%) VMware
7 2 (3.08%) Compaq
7 2 (3.08%) Dell
7 2 (3.08%) Symantec
7 2 (3.08%) ThinPrint
8 1 (1.54%) 3PAR
8 1 (1.54%) EMC
8 1 (1.54%) Lotus