The table below looks at the statistics for Office 365 skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Office 365 over the 3 months to 26 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office 365 (O365)
Rank 56 119 180
Rank change year-on-year
+63 +61
Contract jobs citing Office 365 289 158 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 3.42% 1.62% 0.85%
As % of the Cloud Services category 26.86% 27.53% 18.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 150 87 46
Median daily rate £375 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £169 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £502 £466 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £348 £350 £390
% change year-on-year
-0.71% -10.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 8 5
Median hourly rate £19.50 £16.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.87% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.65 £9.40 £11.01
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.31 £20.90 £16.60
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 South East region.

Cloud Services Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
1076 574 418
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 12.72% 5.89% 4.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 700 344 231
Median daily rate £450 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £275 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £520 £528
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+7.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 17 11
Median hourly rate £27.50 £16.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+71.87% -36.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.70 £11.40 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.31 £26.50 £34.00
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 South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South 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 South East

Office 365
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Office 365 Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Office 365
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Office 365 across the South East region over the 3 months to 26 September 2016.

Office 365 Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Office 365
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Office 365 Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Office 365
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Office 365 across the South East region over the 3 months to 26 September 2016.

Office 365 Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

Office 365
Contract Job Locations in the South 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 South East region over the 3 months to 26 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
Berkshire +43 107 £375 +15.38% 19
Hampshire +47 63 £400 +3.22% 9
Surrey +23 42 £338 -5.26% 12
Oxfordshire +8 29 £200 -38.46% 11
Buckinghamshire +23 20 £413 +46.66% 3
West Sussex -10 11 £400 -3.03% 6
East Sussex +7 4 £413 +175.00% 3
Middlesex +4 4 £500 +135.29% 1
Kent +10 3 £325 +170.83% 6
Isle of Wight - 1 £135 -
Office 365
England

Office 365
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 26 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 South East region with a requirement for Office 365.

1 239 (45.96%) Microsoft
2 191 (36.73%) Windows
3 176 (33.85%) Active Directory
4 150 (28.85%) SharePoint
5 138 (26.54%) Migration
6 120 (23.08%) MS Exchange
7 114 (21.92%) Microsoft Azure
8 107 (20.58%) MS Excel
9 102 (19.62%) MS Office
10 81 (15.58%) PowerShell
11 80 (15.38%) Skype for Business
12 75 (14.42%) Windows Server
13 71 (13.65%) ITIL
14 70 (13.46%) Project Management
15 69 (13.27%) SCCM
16 68 (13.08%) Security Cleared
16 68 (13.08%) Skype
17 64 (12.31%) VMware
18 57 (10.96%) Exchange Server 2010
19 55 (10.58%) Windows 7
20 53 (10.19%) Windows 10
21 52 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
22 47 (9.04%) SC Cleared
23 45 (8.65%) Microsoft Certification
24 44 (8.46%) DNS
24 44 (8.46%) Stakeholder Management
25 42 (8.08%) Citrix
26 40 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2013
27 37 (7.12%) PRINCE2
27 37 (7.12%) Agile Software Development

Office 365
Top Related IT Skills in the South 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
1 150 (28.85%) SharePoint
2 120 (23.08%) MS Exchange
3 80 (15.38%) Skype for Business
4 57 (10.96%) Exchange Server 2010
5 40 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2013
6 37 (7.12%) Exchange Server 2003
7 30 (5.77%) SharePoint 2013
8 26 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2007
9 22 (4.23%) SharePoint 2010
10 13 (2.50%) SharePoint Server
11 6 (1.15%) IBM Notes
12 5 (0.96%) Apache Pig
12 5 (0.96%) Apache Spark
12 5 (0.96%) BizTalk Server
12 5 (0.96%) Office Communications Server
13 4 (0.77%) IIS
13 4 (0.77%) OpenStack
14 3 (0.58%) Documentum
15 1 (0.19%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 1 (0.19%) CMS
Applications
1 107 (20.58%) MS Excel
2 102 (19.62%) MS Office
3 6 (1.15%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (0.96%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.77%) MS Project
6 1 (0.19%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 3 (0.58%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (0.58%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 114 (21.92%) Microsoft Azure
2 26 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
3 22 (4.23%) Yammer
4 19 (3.65%) OneDrive
5 16 (3.08%) Azure Active Directory
6 14 (2.69%) IaaS
7 10 (1.92%) PaaS
7 10 (1.92%) SaaS
8 5 (0.96%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.19%) Google Apps
9 1 (0.19%) Google Drive
Communications & Networking
1 68 (13.08%) Skype
2 44 (8.46%) DNS
3 33 (6.35%) DHCP
4 24 (4.62%) Internet
5 21 (4.04%) LAN
6 16 (3.08%) WAN
7 15 (2.88%) Firewall
8 11 (2.12%) SAN
8 11 (2.12%) TCP/IP
9 10 (1.92%) Kerberos
9 10 (1.92%) LDAP
10 9 (1.73%) Wi-Fi
11 7 (1.35%) Network Security
11 7 (1.35%) Unified Communications
12 5 (0.96%) Intranet
12 5 (0.96%) NAS
13 4 (0.77%) VoIP
13 4 (0.77%) VPN
14 3 (0.58%) SMTP
14 3 (0.58%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (5.58%) SQL Server
2 5 (0.96%) Apache Cassandra
2 5 (0.96%) Apache Hive
2 5 (0.96%) Big Data
2 5 (0.96%) DataStax
2 5 (0.96%) Hadoop
2 5 (0.96%) HBase
2 5 (0.96%) NoSQL
2 5 (0.96%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (0.96%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (0.58%) Amazon RDS
3 3 (0.58%) EDRMS
4 2 (0.38%) Azure SQL Database
4 2 (0.38%) Oracle Database
4 2 (0.38%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Power View
5 1 (0.19%) Power BI
5 1 (0.19%) PowerPivot
5 1 (0.19%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.19%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 7 (1.35%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (0.38%) Jenkins
2 2 (0.38%) Subversion
2 2 (0.38%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.19%) MSI
3 1 (0.19%) StarTeam
General
1 31 (5.96%) Finance
2 24 (4.62%) Spanish Language
3 15 (2.88%) Retail
4 13 (2.50%) French Language
5 11 (2.12%) German Language
5 11 (2.12%) Italian Language
6 9 (1.73%) Marketing
7 6 (1.15%) Advertising
7 6 (1.15%) Telecoms
8 4 (0.77%) Law
8 4 (0.77%) Local Government
9 3 (0.58%) Back Office
9 3 (0.58%) Legal
10 2 (0.38%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.19%) Banking
11 1 (0.19%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 61 (11.73%) Architect
2 57 (10.96%) Consultant
3 49 (9.42%) Analyst
4 43 (8.27%) Project Manager
5 42 (8.08%) Office 365 Engineer
6 34 (6.54%) Office 365 Manager
6 34 (6.54%) Support Engineer
7 29 (5.58%) Developer
8 28 (5.38%) Windows Engineer
9 27 (5.19%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 26 (5.00%) Office 365 Consultant
11 25 (4.81%) Desktop Support
12 22 (4.23%) Deployment Engineer
13 20 (3.85%) Onboarding Engineer
14 18 (3.46%) Office 365 Architect
14 18 (3.46%) Support Analyst
15 17 (3.27%) 3rd Line Engineer
15 17 (3.27%) Cloud Architect
15 17 (3.27%) Exchange Consultant
15 17 (3.27%) Windows Deployment Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (5.38%) .NET
2 19 (3.65%) ASP.NET
2 19 (3.65%) Web Services
3 12 (2.31%) HTML
4 11 (2.12%) CSS
4 11 (2.12%) Node.js
5 10 (1.92%) MAPI
6 9 (1.73%) XML
7 7 (1.35%) jQuery
8 5 (0.96%) WCF
9 3 (0.58%) AngularJS
9 3 (0.58%) Handlebars
9 3 (0.58%) JSON
9 3 (0.58%) KnockoutJS
9 3 (0.58%) LESS
9 3 (0.58%) React
9 3 (0.58%) REST
9 3 (0.58%) Sass
10 2 (0.38%) HTML5
10 2 (0.38%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 20 (3.85%) Management Information System
2 18 (3.46%) PKI
3 14 (2.69%) Computer Science
3 14 (2.69%) e-Learning
4 13 (2.50%) BYOD
5 12 (2.31%) Analytical Skills
6 10 (1.92%) Data Centre
7 7 (1.35%) NHS
7 7 (1.35%) Social Media
7 7 (1.35%) Virtual Team
8 5 (0.96%) Blackberry
8 5 (0.96%) Driving Licence
8 5 (0.96%) Streaming Video
8 5 (0.96%) User Experience
9 4 (0.77%) Clustering
10 3 (0.58%) CMDB
10 3 (0.58%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (0.58%) Fat Client
10 3 (0.58%) Hybrid Cloud
10 3 (0.58%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 191 (36.73%) Windows
2 75 (14.42%) Windows Server
3 55 (10.58%) Windows 7
4 53 (10.19%) Windows 10
5 52 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 27 (5.19%) Windows Server 2008
7 18 (3.46%) Windows 8
8 15 (2.88%) Windows XP
9 13 (2.50%) Mac OS X
10 9 (1.73%) Android
11 8 (1.54%) Windows Server 2003
12 5 (0.96%) Apple iOS
12 5 (0.96%) Linux
13 3 (0.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 3 (0.58%) Windows Phone
14 2 (0.38%) Windows 2000 Server
15 1 (0.19%) AIX
15 1 (0.19%) Mac OS
15 1 (0.19%) Unix
15 1 (0.19%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 138 (26.54%) Migration
2 71 (13.65%) ITIL
3 70 (13.46%) Project Management
4 44 (8.46%) Stakeholder Management
5 37 (7.12%) Agile Software Development
5 37 (7.12%) PRINCE2
6 26 (5.00%) Presales
7 22 (4.23%) Change Management
8 19 (3.65%) Service Design
9 18 (3.46%) Identity Management
9 18 (3.46%) Problem Management
10 17 (3.27%) Customer Engagement
11 16 (3.08%) Escalation Management
11 16 (3.08%) Project Governance
12 14 (2.69%) Mobile Device Management
12 14 (2.69%) Service Delivery
13 13 (2.50%) Memory Management
13 13 (2.50%) Project Planning
13 13 (2.50%) Scrum
14 12 (2.31%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 81 (15.58%) PowerShell
2 29 (5.58%) C#
3 23 (4.42%) JavaScript
4 22 (4.23%) C
4 22 (4.23%) SQL
5 15 (2.88%) VBScript
6 13 (2.50%) C++
6 13 (2.50%) VB.NET
7 9 (1.73%) Java
8 5 (0.96%) Python
8 5 (0.96%) Ruby
9 3 (0.58%) TypeScript
10 2 (0.38%) PHP
10 2 (0.38%) Shell Script
10 2 (0.38%) VB
Qualifications
1 68 (13.08%) Security Cleared
2 47 (9.04%) SC Cleared
3 45 (8.65%) Microsoft Certification
4 37 (7.12%) Degree
5 28 (5.38%) MCSE
6 21 (4.04%) MCP
7 13 (2.50%) DV Cleared
8 11 (2.12%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 10 (1.92%) MCITP
9 10 (1.92%) MCSA
10 9 (1.73%) MCTS
11 7 (1.35%) MCDST
12 5 (0.96%) BPSS Clearance
12 5 (0.96%) ITIL Certification
12 5 (0.96%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 4 (0.77%) PMP
14 3 (0.58%) CISSP
15 2 (0.38%) CCNA
15 2 (0.38%) Cisco Certification
15 2 (0.38%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (4.81%) SLA
2 16 (3.08%) Data Quality
3 5 (0.96%) Disclosure Scotland
3 5 (0.96%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.38%) QA
6 1 (0.19%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 176 (33.85%) Active Directory
2 37 (7.12%) Hyper-V
3 31 (5.96%) VMware Infrastructure
4 18 (3.46%) XenApp
5 16 (3.08%) Microsoft App-V
6 9 (1.73%) Virtual Desktop
7 8 (1.54%) BitLocker
8 5 (0.96%) HDFS
9 4 (0.77%) vSphere
9 4 (0.77%) XenDesktop
10 2 (0.38%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 2 (0.38%) Forefront TMG
11 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 1 (0.19%) Virtual Servers
11 1 (0.19%) VMware ESX
11 1 (0.19%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 69 (13.27%) SCCM
2 31 (5.96%) Microsoft Intune
3 15 (2.88%) SCOM
4 5 (0.96%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 5 (0.96%) Hadoop YARN
4 5 (0.96%) Oracle Identity Management
5 4 (0.77%) McAfee ePO
5 4 (0.77%) WSUS
6 3 (0.58%) Backup Exec
6 3 (0.58%) EMC NetWorker
6 3 (0.58%) Microsoft Clustering
6 3 (0.58%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 2 (0.38%) DameWare
7 2 (0.38%) Oracle Identity Manager
7 2 (0.38%) PowerCLI
8 1 (0.19%) Cisco CUCM
8 1 (0.19%) NetBackup
8 1 (0.19%) Netcool
8 1 (0.19%) OpenView
8 1 (0.19%) ThinApp
Vendors
1 239 (45.96%) Microsoft
2 64 (12.31%) VMware
3 42 (8.08%) Citrix
4 14 (2.69%) HP
5 13 (2.50%) Cisco
6 9 (1.73%) NetApp
7 8 (1.54%) Dell
7 8 (1.54%) EMC
7 8 (1.54%) Symantec
8 6 (1.15%) Apple
8 6 (1.15%) AppSense
8 6 (1.15%) IBM
8 6 (1.15%) Lotus
8 6 (1.15%) Oracle
9 5 (0.96%) Cloudera
9 5 (0.96%) Cognos
10 4 (0.77%) Intel Security
10 4 (0.77%) Progress
10 4 (0.77%) Proofpoint
10 4 (0.77%) ServiceNow
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