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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office 365 (O365)
Rank 59 125 180
Rank change year-on-year
+66 +55
Contract jobs citing Office 365 282 158 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 3.26% 1.59% 0.76%
As % of the Cloud Services category 27.30% 25.48% 19.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 153 90 48
Median daily rate £375 £350 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £175 £207
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £475 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.71% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 8 3
Median hourly rate £20.88 £16.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.46% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £9.40 £10.14
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.31 £20.90 £16.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.88 £16.25 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-8.43% -4.41%
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
1033 620 364
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 11.93% 6.26% 3.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 691 373 210
Median daily rate £450 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £528
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £398
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +0.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 20 5
Median hourly rate £20.88 £16.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.51% +3.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.45 £10.00 £9.61
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.98 £39.00 £120.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.75 £23.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-24.46% +34.28%

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 31 August 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 31 August 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 31 August 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 +51 108 £375 +15.38% 18
Hampshire +31 51 £425 +17.64% 15
Surrey +24 49 £320 -8.57% 12
Oxfordshire +1 18 £400 +17.64% 9
West Sussex -10 17 £400 -5.88% 2
Buckinghamshire +16 16 £413 +37.50% 1
East Sussex - 9 £513 - 2
Kent +9 4 £243 -48.67% 2
Middlesex - 4 £500 -
Isle of Wight - 1 £135 -
Office 365
England

Office 365
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 31 August 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.

1 220 (44.81%) Microsoft
2 165 (33.60%) Windows
3 161 (32.79%) Active Directory
4 148 (30.14%) SharePoint
5 144 (29.33%) Migration
6 116 (23.63%) MS Exchange
6 116 (23.63%) Microsoft Azure
7 94 (19.14%) MS Office
8 89 (18.13%) MS Excel
9 88 (17.92%) PowerShell
10 74 (15.07%) Skype for Business
11 68 (13.85%) Skype
11 68 (13.85%) Windows Server
12 65 (13.24%) Project Management
13 64 (13.03%) SCCM
14 60 (12.22%) Security Cleared
14 60 (12.22%) ITIL
15 59 (12.02%) VMware
16 58 (11.81%) Exchange Server 2010
17 51 (10.39%) Windows Server 2012
18 46 (9.37%) DNS
19 43 (8.76%) Windows 10
20 42 (8.55%) SC Cleared
21 41 (8.35%) Windows 7
21 41 (8.35%) Stakeholder Management
22 40 (8.15%) Exchange Server 2013
23 39 (7.94%) Agile Software Development
23 39 (7.94%) Microsoft Certification
24 37 (7.54%) SQL Server
25 36 (7.33%) PRINCE2

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
1 148 (30.14%) SharePoint
2 116 (23.63%) MS Exchange
3 74 (15.07%) Skype for Business
4 58 (11.81%) Exchange Server 2010
5 40 (8.15%) Exchange Server 2013
6 36 (7.33%) Exchange Server 2003
7 34 (6.92%) SharePoint 2013
8 26 (5.30%) Exchange Server 2007
9 24 (4.89%) SharePoint 2010
10 13 (2.65%) SharePoint Server
11 6 (1.22%) IBM Notes
12 5 (1.02%) BizTalk Server
12 5 (1.02%) CMS
12 5 (1.02%) IIS
12 5 (1.02%) Office Communications Server
12 5 (1.02%) OpenStack
13 3 (0.61%) Documentum
14 2 (0.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 1 (0.20%) Apache
15 1 (0.20%) SharePoint Foundation
Applications
1 94 (19.14%) MS Office
2 89 (18.13%) MS Excel
3 8 (1.63%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (1.02%) MS Project
5 4 (0.81%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.20%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 3 (0.61%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (0.61%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 116 (23.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 21 (4.28%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (4.28%) Azure Active Directory
3 19 (3.87%) OneDrive
3 19 (3.87%) Yammer
4 11 (2.24%) IaaS
5 10 (2.04%) SaaS
6 7 (1.43%) PaaS
7 5 (1.02%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.20%) Google Apps
8 1 (0.20%) Google Drive
Communications & Networking
1 68 (13.85%) Skype
2 46 (9.37%) DNS
3 31 (6.31%) DHCP
4 23 (4.68%) Internet
5 22 (4.48%) LAN
6 19 (3.87%) Firewall
7 17 (3.46%) WAN
8 14 (2.85%) SAN
8 14 (2.85%) TCP/IP
9 13 (2.65%) Kerberos
9 13 (2.65%) LDAP
10 8 (1.63%) Wi-Fi
11 6 (1.22%) Intranet
11 6 (1.22%) VPN
12 5 (1.02%) NAS
12 5 (1.02%) Unified Communications
12 5 (1.02%) Wireless
13 4 (0.81%) Network Security
13 4 (0.81%) SMTP
13 4 (0.81%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (7.54%) SQL Server
2 6 (1.22%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (1.02%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (0.61%) Amazon RDS
4 3 (0.61%) EDRMS
5 2 (0.41%) Azure SQL Database
5 2 (0.41%) Oracle Database
5 2 (0.41%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (0.41%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.20%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (0.20%) Microsoft Power View
6 1 (0.20%) Power BI
6 1 (0.20%) PowerPivot
6 1 (0.20%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 6 (1.22%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (0.61%) Visual Studio
3 2 (0.41%) Jenkins
3 2 (0.41%) Subversion
4 1 (0.20%) MSI
General
1 29 (5.91%) Finance
2 28 (5.70%) Spanish Language
3 16 (3.26%) German Language
4 15 (3.05%) French Language
4 15 (3.05%) Italian Language
5 13 (2.65%) Retail
6 9 (1.83%) Marketing
7 7 (1.43%) Telecoms
8 4 (0.81%) Law
8 4 (0.81%) Local Government
9 3 (0.61%) Back Office
9 3 (0.61%) Legal
9 3 (0.61%) Portuguese Language
9 3 (0.61%) Publishing
10 2 (0.41%) Advertising
11 1 (0.20%) Banking
Job Titles
1 69 (14.05%) Consultant
2 51 (10.39%) Architect
3 48 (9.78%) Project Manager
4 45 (9.16%) Analyst
5 35 (7.13%) Office 365 Engineer
5 35 (7.13%) Support Engineer
6 34 (6.92%) Office 365 Manager
7 29 (5.91%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 28 (5.70%) Developer
9 25 (5.09%) Office 365 Consultant
10 22 (4.48%) Windows Engineer
11 20 (4.07%) Deployment Engineer
11 20 (4.07%) Onboarding Engineer
12 19 (3.87%) Desktop Support
13 17 (3.46%) Cloud Architect
13 17 (3.46%) Project Office Manager
14 16 (3.26%) Office 365 Architect
14 16 (3.26%) SharePoint Consultant
14 16 (3.26%) Support Analyst
14 16 (3.26%) Windows Deployment Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (5.50%) .NET
2 19 (3.87%) ASP.NET
3 18 (3.67%) Web Services
4 15 (3.05%) CSS
4 15 (3.05%) HTML
5 11 (2.24%) MAPI
5 11 (2.24%) Node.js
6 8 (1.63%) XML
7 7 (1.43%) jQuery
8 5 (1.02%) OAuth2
8 5 (1.02%) SAML
8 5 (1.02%) WCF
9 2 (0.41%) AngularJS
9 2 (0.41%) Handlebars
9 2 (0.41%) KnockoutJS
9 2 (0.41%) LESS
9 2 (0.41%) React
9 2 (0.41%) REST
9 2 (0.41%) Sass
9 2 (0.41%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 21 (4.28%) Management Information System
1 21 (4.28%) PKI
2 15 (3.05%) Computer Science
3 12 (2.44%) BYOD
4 11 (2.24%) Data Centre
5 8 (1.63%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (1.63%) e-Learning
6 7 (1.43%) NHS
6 7 (1.43%) Social Media
7 6 (1.22%) Virtual Team
8 5 (1.02%) Streaming Video
9 4 (0.81%) Blackberry
9 4 (0.81%) Clustering
9 4 (0.81%) User Experience
10 3 (0.61%) Driving Licence
10 3 (0.61%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (0.61%) Smartphone
11 2 (0.41%) Fat Client
11 2 (0.41%) Replication
11 2 (0.41%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 165 (33.60%) Windows
2 68 (13.85%) Windows Server
3 51 (10.39%) Windows Server 2012
4 43 (8.76%) Windows 10
5 41 (8.35%) Windows 7
6 23 (4.68%) Windows Server 2008
7 14 (2.85%) Windows 8
7 14 (2.85%) Windows XP
8 10 (2.04%) Mac OS X
9 7 (1.43%) Linux
9 7 (1.43%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (0.81%) Android
10 4 (0.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (0.61%) Windows Phone
12 2 (0.41%) Apple iOS
12 2 (0.41%) Windows 2000 Server
12 2 (0.41%) Windows Vista
13 1 (0.20%) AIX
13 1 (0.20%) CentOS
13 1 (0.20%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 144 (29.33%) Migration
2 65 (13.24%) Project Management
3 60 (12.22%) ITIL
4 41 (8.35%) Stakeholder Management
5 39 (7.94%) Agile Software Development
6 36 (7.33%) PRINCE2
7 22 (4.48%) Change Management
8 21 (4.28%) Presales
9 18 (3.67%) Identity Management
10 16 (3.26%) Problem Management
10 16 (3.26%) Service Design
11 15 (3.05%) Customer Engagement
12 14 (2.85%) Escalation Management
12 14 (2.85%) Project Governance
13 13 (2.65%) Memory Management
14 11 (2.24%) Project Planning
14 11 (2.24%) Scrum
15 10 (2.04%) Kalman Filter
15 10 (2.04%) Mobile Device Management
15 10 (2.04%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 88 (17.92%) PowerShell
2 28 (5.70%) C#
3 27 (5.50%) JavaScript
4 17 (3.46%) SQL
5 16 (3.26%) C
5 16 (3.26%) VBScript
6 13 (2.65%) C++
6 13 (2.65%) VB.NET
7 4 (0.81%) Java
8 2 (0.41%) PHP
8 2 (0.41%) TypeScript
8 2 (0.41%) VB
9 1 (0.20%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 60 (12.22%) Security Cleared
2 42 (8.55%) SC Cleared
3 39 (7.94%) Microsoft Certification
4 32 (6.52%) Degree
5 26 (5.30%) MCSE
6 17 (3.46%) MCP
7 11 (2.24%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 10 (2.04%) DV Cleared
9 8 (1.63%) MCDST
9 8 (1.63%) MCITP
10 7 (1.43%) MCSA
10 7 (1.43%) MCTS
11 6 (1.22%) ITIL Certification
12 5 (1.02%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 4 (0.81%) BPSS Clearance
13 4 (0.81%) PMP
14 3 (0.61%) CISSP
15 2 (0.41%) Cisco Certification
15 2 (0.41%) PMI Certification
15 2 (0.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (4.48%) SLA
2 14 (2.85%) Data Quality
3 5 (1.02%) Disclosure Scotland
3 5 (1.02%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.41%) QA
6 1 (0.20%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 161 (32.79%) Active Directory
2 28 (5.70%) Hyper-V
2 28 (5.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (3.87%) XenApp
4 13 (2.65%) Microsoft App-V
5 10 (2.04%) Virtual Desktop
6 8 (1.63%) BitLocker
7 4 (0.81%) XenDesktop
8 3 (0.61%) Virtual Machines
8 3 (0.61%) Virtual Servers
8 3 (0.61%) vSphere
9 2 (0.41%) Forefront TMG
10 1 (0.20%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (0.20%) Postfix
10 1 (0.20%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 64 (13.03%) SCCM
2 28 (5.70%) Microsoft Intune
3 9 (1.83%) SCOM
4 8 (1.63%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 5 (1.02%) Oracle Identity Management
6 4 (0.81%) WSUS
7 3 (0.61%) Backup Exec
7 3 (0.61%) EMC NetWorker
7 3 (0.61%) McAfee ePO
7 3 (0.61%) Microsoft Clustering
8 2 (0.41%) DameWare
8 2 (0.41%) Oracle Identity Manager
8 2 (0.41%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 1 (0.20%) Ansible
9 1 (0.20%) Cisco CUCM
9 1 (0.20%) cPanel
9 1 (0.20%) OpenView
9 1 (0.20%) Opscode Chef
9 1 (0.20%) Puppet
9 1 (0.20%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 220 (44.81%) Microsoft
2 59 (12.02%) VMware
3 36 (7.33%) Citrix
4 14 (2.85%) Cisco
5 11 (2.24%) HP
6 7 (1.43%) Dell
6 7 (1.43%) EMC
6 7 (1.43%) NetApp
6 7 (1.43%) Oracle
7 6 (1.22%) Lotus
7 6 (1.22%) Symantec
8 5 (1.02%) AppSense
8 5 (1.02%) Cognos
8 5 (1.02%) IBM
8 5 (1.02%) Red Hat
8 5 (1.02%) ServiceNow
9 4 (0.81%) Intel Security
9 4 (0.81%) Progress
9 4 (0.81%) Remedy
9 4 (0.81%) Veeam
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