The table below looks at the statistics for Office 365 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Office 365 over the 3 months to 29 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office 365 (O365)
Rank 48 44 28
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -16
Contract jobs citing Office 365 6 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 1.78% 1.43% 0.47%
As % of the Cloud Services category 5.22% 9.09% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 0
Median daily rate £240 £375 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-36.00% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-9.37% +3.22%
Office 365
Oxfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Cloud Services category in contract jobs advertised in the Oxford region.

Cloud Services Category
Oxford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
115 55 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 34.02% 15.71% 3.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 46 3
Median daily rate £425 £450 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% -2.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £375 £376
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £20.75 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-20.48% +22.05%

Office 365
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Oxford 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 Oxford

Office 365
Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Office 365 across the Oxford region.

Office 365 Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

Office 365
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Office 365 across the Oxford region.

Office 365 Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

Office 365
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 29 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 Oxford region with a requirement for Office 365.

1 11 (61.11%) Windows
2 10 (55.56%) Active Directory
3 9 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 8 (44.44%) Windows Server
5 7 (38.89%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (38.89%) SharePoint
6 6 (33.33%) MCSE
6 6 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (27.78%) MS Exchange
7 5 (27.78%) VMware
7 5 (27.78%) PowerShell
7 5 (27.78%) MCTS
7 5 (27.78%) MCITP
7 5 (27.78%) Exchange Server 2010
8 4 (22.22%) Windows 7
8 4 (22.22%) DNS
8 4 (22.22%) Citrix
8 4 (22.22%) NetApp
8 4 (22.22%) BizTalk Server
9 3 (16.67%) Windows XP
9 3 (16.67%) MS Office
9 3 (16.67%) Windows 10
10 2 (11.11%) SharePoint 2013
10 2 (11.11%) Migration
10 2 (11.11%) Zachman Framework
10 2 (11.11%) TOGAF
10 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
10 2 (11.11%) C#
10 2 (11.11%) Java
10 2 (11.11%) .NET

Office 365
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford 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 7 (38.89%) SharePoint
2 5 (27.78%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (27.78%) MS Exchange
3 4 (22.22%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (11.11%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (16.67%) MS Office
2 1 (5.56%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (5.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (22.22%) DNS
2 1 (5.56%) LAN
2 1 (5.56%) TCP/IP
2 1 (5.56%) VoIP
2 1 (5.56%) WAN
Job Titles
1 3 (16.67%) 1st/2nd Line Support
1 3 (16.67%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
1 3 (16.67%) 2nd Line Engineer
1 3 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support
1 3 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
1 3 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 3 (16.67%) Support Engineer
2 2 (11.11%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 2 (11.11%) Administrator
2 2 (11.11%) Analyst
2 2 (11.11%) Architect
2 2 (11.11%) SharePoint Administrator
2 2 (11.11%) Technical Architect
3 1 (5.56%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (5.56%) Consultant
3 1 (5.56%) Migration Consultant
3 1 (5.56%) Project Leader
3 1 (5.56%) Project Manager
3 1 (5.56%) Support Analyst
3 1 (5.56%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.11%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) iPad
1 1 (5.56%) iPhone
1 1 (5.56%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 11 (61.11%) Windows
2 8 (44.44%) Windows Server
3 7 (38.89%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (22.22%) Windows 7
5 3 (16.67%) Windows 10
5 3 (16.67%) Windows XP
6 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (11.11%) Migration
1 2 (11.11%) TOGAF
1 2 (11.11%) Zachman Framework
2 1 (5.56%) Email Migration
2 1 (5.56%) Incident Management
2 1 (5.56%) ITIL
2 1 (5.56%) ITIL V2
2 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2
2 1 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (5.56%) Test Scripting
2 1 (5.56%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (27.78%) PowerShell
2 2 (11.11%) C#
2 2 (11.11%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (33.33%) MCSE
1 6 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (27.78%) MCITP
2 5 (27.78%) MCTS
3 1 (5.56%) MCP
3 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 10 (55.56%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (5.56%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (27.78%) VMware
3 4 (22.22%) Citrix
3 4 (22.22%) NetApp
4 2 (11.11%) Avaya
4 2 (11.11%) Cisco
5 1 (5.56%) Kaspersky
5 1 (5.56%) ServiceNow
5 1 (5.56%) Sophos