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 10 December 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office 365 (O365)
Rank 69 137 182
Rank change year-on-year
+68 +45
Contract jobs citing Office 365 213 133 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 2.75% 1.41% 0.89%
As % of the Cloud Services category 23.91% 20.46% 18.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 81 47
Median daily rate £350 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.67% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £183 £160 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £550 £494
UK excluding London median daily rate £347 £363 £375
% change year-on-year
-4.27% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 5 10
Median hourly rate £15.00 £13.50 £10.18
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +32.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £8.68 £8.68
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.50 £15.00 £16.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £13.50 £14.25
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -5.26%
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
891 650 474
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 11.51% 6.90% 4.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 526 400 267
Median daily rate £475 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £440 £413 £415
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -0.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 17 20
Median hourly rate £15.00 £27.50 £14.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.45% +91.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.93 £10.67 £8.97
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.50 £57.00 £34.35
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £27.50 £20.75
% change year-on-year
-40.00% +32.53%

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 10 December 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 10 December 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 10 December 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 +33 77 £375 -11.76% 14
Hampshire +47 45 £400 - 13
Surrey +43 39 £333 -11.33% 10
Oxfordshire +5 21 £193 -46.89% 7
Buckinghamshire +22 13 £350 +2.94% 6
Kent +6 6 £330 +57.14%
West Sussex -5 6 £375 -16.66% 2
Middlesex -3 2 - -
Office 365
England

Office 365
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 10 December 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.

1 225 (45.82%) Microsoft
2 182 (37.07%) Windows
3 171 (34.83%) Active Directory
4 153 (31.16%) SharePoint
5 138 (28.11%) Migration
6 107 (21.79%) MS Office
7 105 (21.38%) Microsoft Azure
8 92 (18.74%) MS Excel
9 88 (17.92%) MS Exchange
10 87 (17.72%) Skype for Business
11 85 (17.31%) Skype
12 78 (15.89%) Windows Server
13 70 (14.26%) PowerShell
13 70 (14.26%) VMware
14 69 (14.05%) Security Cleared
15 63 (12.83%) ITIL
16 59 (12.02%) Windows 10
17 55 (11.20%) Project Management
17 55 (11.20%) SCCM
18 53 (10.79%) Windows 7
19 52 (10.59%) Windows Server 2012
20 47 (9.57%) Hyper-V
21 45 (9.16%) SC Cleared
21 45 (9.16%) Exchange Server 2010
22 40 (8.15%) VMware Infrastructure
22 40 (8.15%) DNS
23 38 (7.74%) Citrix
24 37 (7.54%) Windows Server 2008
25 35 (7.13%) Exchange Server 2013
26 34 (6.92%) Degree

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
1 153 (31.16%) SharePoint
2 88 (17.92%) MS Exchange
3 87 (17.72%) Skype for Business
4 45 (9.16%) Exchange Server 2010
5 35 (7.13%) Exchange Server 2013
6 26 (5.30%) Exchange Server 2003
7 25 (5.09%) SharePoint 2013
8 20 (4.07%) SharePoint 2010
9 15 (3.05%) SharePoint Server
10 11 (2.24%) Exchange Server 2007
11 5 (1.02%) Apache Pig
11 5 (1.02%) Apache Spark
11 5 (1.02%) IBM Notes
11 5 (1.02%) Office Communications Server
12 4 (0.81%) OpenStack
13 3 (0.61%) Documentum
14 1 (0.20%) BizTalk Server
14 1 (0.20%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 107 (21.79%) MS Office
2 92 (18.74%) MS Excel
3 6 (1.22%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (1.02%) InfoPath
4 5 (1.02%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.20%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (0.81%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.61%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 105 (21.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 25 (5.09%) Amazon AWS
3 22 (4.48%) OneDrive
4 20 (4.07%) Azure Active Directory
5 18 (3.67%) Yammer
6 7 (1.43%) IaaS
7 6 (1.22%) PaaS
8 5 (1.02%) Google Drive
9 2 (0.41%) SaaS
10 1 (0.20%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (0.20%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 85 (17.31%) Skype
2 40 (8.15%) DNS
3 33 (6.72%) DHCP
4 16 (3.26%) Firewall
5 15 (3.05%) Internet
5 15 (3.05%) LAN
6 14 (2.85%) TCP/IP
7 10 (2.04%) Kerberos
7 10 (2.04%) LDAP
8 9 (1.83%) SAN
8 9 (1.83%) WAN
9 7 (1.43%) Intranet
9 7 (1.43%) Network Security
9 7 (1.43%) Unified Communications
9 7 (1.43%) VoIP
10 6 (1.22%) NAS
10 6 (1.22%) VPN
11 4 (0.81%) Wi-Fi
12 3 (0.61%) iSCSI
12 3 (0.61%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (5.09%) SQL Server
2 5 (1.02%) Apache Cassandra
2 5 (1.02%) Apache Hive
2 5 (1.02%) Big Data
2 5 (1.02%) DataStax
2 5 (1.02%) Hadoop
2 5 (1.02%) HBase
2 5 (1.02%) NoSQL
3 4 (0.81%) Amazon RDS
4 3 (0.61%) EDRMS
5 2 (0.41%) Oracle Database
5 2 (0.41%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (0.41%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (0.41%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.20%) Microsoft Power View
6 1 (0.20%) Power BI
6 1 (0.20%) PowerPivot
6 1 (0.20%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (1.43%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (0.41%) Jenkins
2 2 (0.41%) Subversion
3 1 (0.20%) MSI
3 1 (0.20%) StarTeam
3 1 (0.20%) Visual Studio
General
1 27 (5.50%) Finance
2 23 (4.68%) Spanish Language
3 17 (3.46%) French Language
4 14 (2.85%) Retail
5 10 (2.04%) Italian Language
6 9 (1.83%) Advertising
7 8 (1.63%) Marketing
8 6 (1.22%) Telecoms
9 5 (1.02%) German Language
10 3 (0.61%) Law
10 3 (0.61%) Legal
10 3 (0.61%) Local Government
11 2 (0.41%) Back Office
11 2 (0.41%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.41%) Publishing
12 1 (0.20%) Banking
12 1 (0.20%) Billing
12 1 (0.20%) Games
Job Titles
1 57 (11.61%) Consultant
2 53 (10.79%) Analyst
2 53 (10.79%) Architect
3 40 (8.15%) Support Engineer
4 38 (7.74%) Office 365 Manager
4 38 (7.74%) Project Manager
5 33 (6.72%) Office 365 Consultant
5 33 (6.72%) Office 365 Engineer
6 23 (4.68%) Developer
6 23 (4.68%) Exchange Consultant
6 23 (4.68%) Office 365 Architect
7 22 (4.48%) Migration Consultant
7 22 (4.48%) Windows Engineer
8 20 (4.07%) Onboarding Engineer
9 19 (3.87%) Desktop Support
9 19 (3.87%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 18 (3.67%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 18 (3.67%) Exchange Migration Consultant
11 17 (3.46%) Support Analyst
12 15 (3.05%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (3.67%) .NET
2 17 (3.46%) Web Services
3 13 (2.65%) ASP.NET
4 10 (2.04%) HTML
5 9 (1.83%) CSS
6 8 (1.63%) XML
7 6 (1.22%) MAPI
7 6 (1.22%) Node.js
8 5 (1.02%) jQuery
9 4 (0.81%) AngularJS
9 4 (0.81%) Handlebars
9 4 (0.81%) KnockoutJS
9 4 (0.81%) React
9 4 (0.81%) WCF
10 3 (0.61%) HTML5
10 3 (0.61%) JSON
10 3 (0.61%) LESS
10 3 (0.61%) REST
10 3 (0.61%) Sass
11 1 (0.20%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 18 (3.67%) Computer Science
1 18 (3.67%) Management Information System
2 15 (3.05%) BYOD
3 14 (2.85%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (2.85%) e-Learning
3 14 (2.85%) PKI
4 11 (2.24%) Blackberry
5 10 (2.04%) Virtual Team
6 6 (1.22%) Data Centre
6 6 (1.22%) Driving Licence
6 6 (1.22%) Social Media
7 5 (1.02%) NHS
7 5 (1.02%) Streaming Video
7 5 (1.02%) User Experience
8 4 (0.81%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (0.81%) Fat Client
8 4 (0.81%) Hybrid Cloud
8 4 (0.81%) Thin Client
9 3 (0.61%) Clustering
9 3 (0.61%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 182 (37.07%) Windows
2 78 (15.89%) Windows Server
3 59 (12.02%) Windows 10
4 53 (10.79%) Windows 7
5 52 (10.59%) Windows Server 2012
6 37 (7.54%) Windows Server 2008
7 19 (3.87%) Mac OS X
8 17 (3.46%) Windows 8
8 17 (3.46%) Windows XP
9 13 (2.65%) Windows Server 2003
10 11 (2.24%) Android
11 7 (1.43%) Mac OS
12 6 (1.22%) Apple iOS
13 4 (0.81%) Linux
14 2 (0.41%) Unix
15 1 (0.20%) AIX
15 1 (0.20%) Windows 2000 Server
15 1 (0.20%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 138 (28.11%) Migration
2 63 (12.83%) ITIL
3 55 (11.20%) Project Management
4 31 (6.31%) Stakeholder Management
5 30 (6.11%) Agile Software Development
6 29 (5.91%) Presales
7 27 (5.50%) PRINCE2
8 22 (4.48%) Identity Management
9 19 (3.87%) Service Management
10 18 (3.67%) Service Delivery
10 18 (3.67%) Service Design
11 16 (3.26%) Problem Management
12 15 (3.05%) Mobile Device Management
13 13 (2.65%) Customer Engagement
14 12 (2.44%) Business Intelligence
14 12 (2.44%) Change Management
14 12 (2.44%) Incident Management
14 12 (2.44%) Load Balancing
14 12 (2.44%) Project Governance
14 12 (2.44%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 70 (14.26%) PowerShell
2 22 (4.48%) C
3 19 (3.87%) C#
4 18 (3.67%) SQL
5 14 (2.85%) JavaScript
6 8 (1.63%) VBScript
7 7 (1.43%) C++
7 7 (1.43%) VB.NET
8 5 (1.02%) Java
8 5 (1.02%) Python
8 5 (1.02%) Ruby
9 3 (0.61%) TypeScript
10 2 (0.41%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 69 (14.05%) Security Cleared
2 45 (9.16%) SC Cleared
3 34 (6.92%) Degree
4 29 (5.91%) Microsoft Certification
5 13 (2.65%) DV Cleared
5 13 (2.65%) MCSE
6 11 (2.24%) MCP
7 9 (1.83%) MCSA
8 7 (1.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 6 (1.22%) DBS Check
10 5 (1.02%) BPSS Clearance
11 4 (0.81%) ITIL Certification
12 3 (0.61%) MCITP
12 3 (0.61%) MCTS
12 3 (0.61%) PMP
13 2 (0.41%) ISTQB
13 2 (0.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 1 (0.20%) CFA
14 1 (0.20%) CITP
14 1 (0.20%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (3.87%) SLA
2 12 (2.44%) Data Quality
3 5 (1.02%) PCI DSS
4 4 (0.81%) Disclosure Scotland
5 3 (0.61%) QA
6 2 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.20%) ISO 9000
7 1 (0.20%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 171 (34.83%) Active Directory
2 47 (9.57%) Hyper-V
3 40 (8.15%) VMware Infrastructure
4 19 (3.87%) Microsoft App-V
5 13 (2.65%) Virtual Desktop
5 13 (2.65%) XenApp
6 7 (1.43%) BitLocker
6 7 (1.43%) VMware ESXi
6 7 (1.43%) vSphere
6 7 (1.43%) XenDesktop
7 5 (1.02%) HDFS
8 4 (0.81%) VMware Workstation
9 3 (0.61%) VMware ESX
10 2 (0.41%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 1 (0.20%) Forefront TMG
11 1 (0.20%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 55 (11.20%) SCCM
2 25 (5.09%) Microsoft Intune
3 21 (4.28%) SCOM
4 5 (1.02%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 5 (1.02%) Hadoop YARN
5 4 (0.81%) AppDNA
5 4 (0.81%) EdgeSight
6 3 (0.61%) Backup Exec
6 3 (0.61%) EMC NetWorker
6 3 (0.61%) WSUS
7 2 (0.41%) AirWatch
7 2 (0.41%) DameWare
7 2 (0.41%) McAfee ePO
7 2 (0.41%) Microsoft Clustering
7 2 (0.41%) Oracle Identity Management
7 2 (0.41%) PowerCLI
7 2 (0.41%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 2 (0.41%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 1 (0.20%) NetBackup
8 1 (0.20%) ThinApp
Vendors
1 225 (45.82%) Microsoft
2 70 (14.26%) VMware
3 38 (7.74%) Citrix
4 16 (3.26%) HP
5 15 (3.05%) Cisco
6 13 (2.65%) Apple
7 12 (2.44%) NetApp
8 11 (2.24%) Dell
9 7 (1.43%) EMC
10 6 (1.22%) Google
10 6 (1.22%) Symantec
11 5 (1.02%) AppSense
11 5 (1.02%) Cloudera
11 5 (1.02%) Cognos
11 5 (1.02%) IBM
11 5 (1.02%) Lotus
11 5 (1.02%) Veeam
12 4 (0.81%) Proofpoint
12 4 (0.81%) SonicWALL
13 3 (0.61%) LANDesk
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