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 19 January 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Office 365 (O365)
England / North East
Rank 46 65 56
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -9
Contract jobs citing Office 365 43 12 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 4.40% 1.34% 0.73%
As % of the Cloud Services category 24.43% 35.29% 55.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 4 4
Median daily rate £325 £388 £433
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.12% -10.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £375 £362
10% offered a daily rate of more than £373 £488 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £363 £338
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +7.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Median hourly rate £24.75 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £15.00 £13.00
% change year-on-year
+8.33% +15.38%

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
176 34 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 18.00% 3.80% 1.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 140 14 6
Median daily rate £350 £450 £383
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% +17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £350 £328
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £620 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 0
Median hourly rate £28.00 £27.75 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.90% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £27.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-38.18% +22.22%

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 19 January 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 19 January 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 19 January 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 +15 37 £326 -15.80% 7
Durham +3 1 - - 1
Office 365
England

Office 365
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 19 January 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 54 (57.45%) Windows
1 54 (57.45%) SharePoint
2 53 (56.38%) Active Directory
3 52 (55.32%) Windows Server
4 48 (51.06%) Security Cleared
5 45 (47.87%) Skype for Business
6 44 (46.81%) Microsoft
7 43 (45.74%) Skype
8 41 (43.62%) SC Cleared
8 41 (43.62%) Migration
9 39 (41.49%) MS Exchange
9 39 (41.49%) Exchange Server 2010
10 38 (40.43%) Exchange Server 2013
11 34 (36.17%) Windows Server 2012
11 34 (36.17%) Windows Server 2003
12 33 (35.11%) PowerShell
13 31 (32.98%) Windows Server 2008
14 30 (31.91%) Microsoft Certification
15 28 (29.79%) MCSE
16 27 (28.72%) SharePoint 2010
17 24 (25.53%) DNS
18 23 (24.47%) MS Excel
19 21 (22.34%) MS Office
20 20 (21.28%) Load Balancing
21 19 (20.21%) Degree
22 18 (19.15%) Computer Science
23 17 (18.09%) Office Communications Server
24 15 (15.96%) SharePoint 2013
25 13 (13.83%) Intranet
25 13 (13.83%) 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 54 (57.45%) SharePoint
2 45 (47.87%) Skype for Business
3 39 (41.49%) Exchange Server 2010
3 39 (41.49%) MS Exchange
4 38 (40.43%) Exchange Server 2013
5 27 (28.72%) SharePoint 2010
6 17 (18.09%) Office Communications Server
7 15 (15.96%) SharePoint 2013
8 12 (12.77%) OpenStack
9 10 (10.64%) Exchange Server 2007
10 9 (9.57%) Exchange Server 2003
11 4 (4.26%) IBM Notes
12 1 (1.06%) SharePoint Foundation
12 1 (1.06%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 23 (24.47%) MS Excel
2 21 (22.34%) MS Office
3 2 (2.13%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 12 (12.77%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.13%) OneDrive
3 1 (1.06%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.06%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 43 (45.74%) Skype
2 24 (25.53%) DNS
3 13 (13.83%) DHCP
3 13 (13.83%) Intranet
4 10 (10.64%) Firewall
5 8 (8.51%) Kerberos
6 5 (5.32%) LAN
6 5 (5.32%) TCP/IP
7 1 (1.06%) Ethernet
7 1 (1.06%) SAN
7 1 (1.06%) Unified Communications
7 1 (1.06%) VoIP
7 1 (1.06%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.19%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.13%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.06%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (1.06%) StarTeam
1 1 (1.06%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (5.32%) Publishing
2 4 (4.26%) Advertising
2 4 (4.26%) Finance
3 2 (2.13%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.06%) Legal
Job Titles
1 16 (17.02%) Messaging Engineer
2 15 (15.96%) Administrator
2 15 (15.96%) SharePoint Administrator
2 15 (15.96%) Support Engineer
3 13 (13.83%) Developer
3 13 (13.83%) SharePoint Developer
4 12 (12.77%) Office 365 Specialist
5 11 (11.70%) Messaging Support
6 10 (10.64%) Active Directory Engineer
7 8 (8.51%) Consultant
8 6 (6.38%) Messaging Consultant
8 6 (6.38%) Messaging Support Engineer
8 6 (6.38%) Support Consultant
9 5 (5.32%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 5 (5.32%) Office 365 Engineer
10 4 (4.26%) Customer Engineer
10 4 (4.26%) Customer Support Engineer
10 4 (4.26%) Database Engineer
10 4 (4.26%) Messaging Specialist
11 3 (3.19%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.13%) .NET
1 2 (2.13%) CSS
1 2 (2.13%) HTML
1 2 (2.13%) XML
2 1 (1.06%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.06%) CSS3
2 1 (1.06%) HTML5
2 1 (1.06%) jQuery
2 1 (1.06%) REST
2 1 (1.06%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 18 (19.15%) Computer Science
2 8 (8.51%) Hybrid Cloud
3 7 (7.45%) Blackberry
3 7 (7.45%) Visualisation
4 4 (4.26%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.13%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.06%) Clustering
6 1 (1.06%) NHS
6 1 (1.06%) Private Cloud
6 1 (1.06%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 54 (57.45%) Windows
2 52 (55.32%) Windows Server
3 34 (36.17%) Windows Server 2003
3 34 (36.17%) Windows Server 2012
4 31 (32.98%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (10.64%) Android
6 8 (8.51%) Apple iOS
7 6 (6.38%) Windows 7
8 1 (1.06%) AIX
8 1 (1.06%) Windows 10
8 1 (1.06%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (43.62%) Migration
2 20 (21.28%) Load Balancing
3 11 (11.70%) Workflow
4 7 (7.45%) Content Management
4 7 (7.45%) ITIL
4 7 (7.45%) Mobile Device Management
5 6 (6.38%) Capacity Planning
6 5 (5.32%) Information Management
7 4 (4.26%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 2 (2.13%) Dependency Management
8 2 (2.13%) Incident Management
8 2 (2.13%) Infrastructure Transformation
8 2 (2.13%) PRINCE2
8 2 (2.13%) Project Management
8 2 (2.13%) SDLC
8 2 (2.13%) Translating Business Requirements
9 1 (1.06%) Business Intelligence
9 1 (1.06%) Front End Development
9 1 (1.06%) Test Scripting
9 1 (1.06%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 33 (35.11%) PowerShell
2 2 (2.13%) C#
2 2 (2.13%) JavaScript
2 2 (2.13%) SQL
3 1 (1.06%) C
Qualifications
1 48 (51.06%) Security Cleared
2 41 (43.62%) SC Cleared
3 30 (31.91%) Microsoft Certification
4 28 (29.79%) MCSE
5 19 (20.21%) Degree
6 4 (4.26%) BPSS Clearance
6 4 (4.26%) DBS Check
7 2 (2.13%) MCSA
8 1 (1.06%) AWS Certification
8 1 (1.06%) ISTQB
8 1 (1.06%) MCITP
8 1 (1.06%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.32%) Disclosure Scotland
1 5 (5.32%) SLA
2 2 (2.13%) QA
System Software
1 53 (56.38%) Active Directory
2 10 (10.64%) DFS Replication
3 8 (8.51%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.06%) Brightmail
Systems Management
1 8 (8.51%) Backup Exec
2 1 (1.06%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (1.06%) Netcool
Vendors
1 44 (46.81%) Microsoft
2 12 (12.77%) HP
3 7 (7.45%) Trend Micro
4 5 (5.32%) IronPort
4 5 (5.32%) VMware
5 4 (4.26%) Cisco
5 4 (4.26%) Lotus
5 4 (4.26%) Symantec
6 1 (1.06%) Citrix
6 1 (1.06%) Intel Security
6 1 (1.06%) Oracle
6 1 (1.06%) Polycom
6 1 (1.06%) Veritas
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