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 27 June 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
27 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office 365 (O365)
Rank 77 132 165
Rank change year-on-year
+55 +33
Contract jobs citing Office 365 238 135 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 2.65% 1.45% 0.91%
As % of the Cloud Services category 28.37% 24.50% 26.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 134 77 59
Median daily rate £380 £313 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.60% -5.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £239 £135 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £471 £426
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £323 £338
% change year-on-year
+16.27% -4.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 7
Median hourly rate £17.00 £14.50 £8.68
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.24% +67.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £10.76 £8.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.88 £20.10 £12.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.80 £14.00 £12.50
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +12.00%
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
839 551 314
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 9.33% 5.93% 3.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 543 330 196
Median daily rate £450 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £265 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £604 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £390 £388
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +0.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 18 9
Median hourly rate £19.61 £32.50 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.66% +195.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.14 £10.75 £8.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £49.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.79 £26.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-39.28% +73.33%

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 27 June 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 27 June 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 27 June 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 +29 76 £450 +55.17% 14
Surrey +44 60 £338 -15.62% 18
Hampshire +6 26 £394 +10.91% 13
Kent +18 20 £400 +142.42% 1
Oxfordshire +22 17 £296 -25.93% 6
West Sussex -17 14 £400 +24.03% 6
East Sussex - 10 £625 - 4
Buckinghamshire +4 7 £370 +23.33% 5
Middlesex 0 6 £550 +41.93%
Home Counties +3 1 £285 -
Office 365
England

Office 365
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 June 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.

1 177 (40.88%) Microsoft
2 171 (39.49%) Windows
3 138 (31.87%) Active Directory
4 127 (29.33%) Migration
5 104 (24.02%) SharePoint
6 95 (21.94%) MS Exchange
7 94 (21.71%) Microsoft Azure
8 89 (20.55%) MS Office
9 75 (17.32%) PowerShell
10 66 (15.24%) Project Management
10 66 (15.24%) Windows Server
11 58 (13.39%) SCCM
12 55 (12.70%) Exchange Server 2010
13 54 (12.47%) VMware
14 52 (12.01%) MS Excel
15 50 (11.55%) ITIL
15 50 (11.55%) Microsoft Certification
15 50 (11.55%) Skype for Business
16 49 (11.32%) DNS
17 45 (10.39%) Security Cleared
18 44 (10.16%) Windows Server 2012
19 43 (9.93%) Citrix
19 43 (9.93%) PRINCE2
20 42 (9.70%) Skype
21 40 (9.24%) Exchange Server 2013
21 40 (9.24%) Windows 7
22 39 (9.01%) Windows 10
23 36 (8.31%) SC Cleared
23 36 (8.31%) Exchange Server 2003
24 35 (8.08%) Stakeholder Management

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
1 104 (24.02%) SharePoint
2 95 (21.94%) MS Exchange
3 55 (12.70%) Exchange Server 2010
4 50 (11.55%) Skype for Business
5 40 (9.24%) Exchange Server 2013
6 36 (8.31%) Exchange Server 2003
7 33 (7.62%) Exchange Server 2007
8 31 (7.16%) SharePoint 2013
9 12 (2.77%) SharePoint 2010
10 7 (1.62%) IIS
11 5 (1.15%) CMS
12 4 (0.92%) BizTalk Server
12 4 (0.92%) OpenStack
12 4 (0.92%) SharePoint Server
13 3 (0.69%) Office Communications Server
14 2 (0.46%) IBM Notes
15 1 (0.23%) Apache
15 1 (0.23%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 1 (0.23%) MS Project Server
15 1 (0.23%) WebSphere
Applications
1 89 (20.55%) MS Office
2 52 (12.01%) MS Excel
3 6 (1.39%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (1.15%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (0.69%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.23%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 94 (21.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 18 (4.16%) Azure Active Directory
3 11 (2.54%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (2.54%) OneDrive
3 11 (2.54%) SaaS
4 10 (2.31%) IaaS
4 10 (2.31%) Yammer
5 7 (1.62%) PaaS
6 5 (1.15%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (0.69%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 49 (11.32%) DNS
2 42 (9.70%) Skype
3 29 (6.70%) DHCP
4 25 (5.77%) Firewall
5 24 (5.54%) LAN
6 20 (4.62%) WAN
7 17 (3.93%) TCP/IP
8 14 (3.23%) SAN
9 13 (3.00%) Internet
10 9 (2.08%) Intranet
10 9 (2.08%) Wi-Fi
11 7 (1.62%) VPN
12 6 (1.39%) Wireless
13 5 (1.15%) Kerberos
13 5 (1.15%) LDAP
13 5 (1.15%) Network Security
13 5 (1.15%) SMTP
14 4 (0.92%) Remote Desktop
15 3 (0.69%) IMAP
15 3 (0.69%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (6.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (1.15%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (1.15%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (0.69%) Amazon RDS
4 2 (0.46%) Azure SQL Database
4 2 (0.46%) RDBMS
4 2 (0.46%) Relational Database
4 2 (0.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (0.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Power View
5 1 (0.23%) Power BI
5 1 (0.23%) PowerPivot
5 1 (0.23%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.23%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 5 (1.15%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (0.92%) Visual Studio
General
1 35 (8.08%) Finance
2 17 (3.93%) German Language
3 14 (3.23%) Italian Language
4 13 (3.00%) French Language
4 13 (3.00%) Spanish Language
5 9 (2.08%) Marketing
5 9 (2.08%) Retail
5 9 (2.08%) Telecoms
6 6 (1.39%) Back Office
7 5 (1.15%) Advertising
7 5 (1.15%) Publishing
8 3 (0.69%) Law
8 3 (0.69%) Portuguese Language
9 2 (0.46%) Banking
9 2 (0.46%) Billing
10 1 (0.23%) Electronics
10 1 (0.23%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.23%) Legal
10 1 (0.23%) Local Government
10 1 (0.23%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 77 (17.78%) Consultant
2 58 (13.39%) Project Manager
3 48 (11.09%) Architect
4 35 (8.08%) Analyst
4 35 (8.08%) Support Engineer
5 31 (7.16%) Office 365 Manager
6 27 (6.24%) Office 365 Consultant
6 27 (6.24%) Windows Engineer
7 24 (5.54%) Office 365 Engineer
8 22 (5.08%) Developer
8 22 (5.08%) Infrastructure Manager
9 21 (4.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 20 (4.62%) Desktop Support
10 20 (4.62%) Infrastructure Project Manager
10 20 (4.62%) Project Office Manager
11 19 (4.39%) Deployment Engineer
12 18 (4.16%) Exchange Consultant
13 17 (3.93%) Microsoft Consultant
13 17 (3.93%) SharePoint Consultant
13 17 (3.93%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (5.54%) .NET
2 17 (3.93%) HTML
3 16 (3.70%) CSS
4 10 (2.31%) ASP.NET
4 10 (2.31%) Web Services
5 7 (1.62%) jQuery
6 6 (1.39%) XML
7 5 (1.15%) HTML5
7 5 (1.15%) MAPI
7 5 (1.15%) Node.js
7 5 (1.15%) OAuth2
7 5 (1.15%) SAML
8 4 (0.92%) REST
9 3 (0.69%) .NET Framework
9 3 (0.69%) AngularJS
10 2 (0.46%) Ajax
10 2 (0.46%) JSON
10 2 (0.46%) Sass
10 2 (0.46%) WCF
10 2 (0.46%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 15 (3.46%) Data Centre
2 12 (2.77%) Clustering
3 9 (2.08%) Management Information System
3 9 (2.08%) PKI
4 7 (1.62%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (1.39%) Blackberry
5 6 (1.39%) Computer Science
6 4 (0.92%) BYOD
6 4 (0.92%) NHS
6 4 (0.92%) User Experience
7 3 (0.69%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (0.69%) Smartphone
7 3 (0.69%) Virtual Team
8 2 (0.46%) Digital Media
8 2 (0.46%) Driving Licence
8 2 (0.46%) Private Cloud
8 2 (0.46%) SCADA
9 1 (0.23%) EMC VNXe
9 1 (0.23%) Hybrid Cloud
9 1 (0.23%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 171 (39.49%) Windows
2 66 (15.24%) Windows Server
3 44 (10.16%) Windows Server 2012
4 40 (9.24%) Windows 7
5 39 (9.01%) Windows 10
6 26 (6.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 19 (4.39%) Windows XP
8 15 (3.46%) Linux
9 11 (2.54%) Windows Server 2003
10 9 (2.08%) Windows 8
11 6 (1.39%) Mac OS X
12 4 (0.92%) AIX
12 4 (0.92%) Apple iOS
12 4 (0.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 3 (0.69%) Windows Phone
14 1 (0.23%) Android
14 1 (0.23%) CentOS
14 1 (0.23%) VMS
14 1 (0.23%) Windows 2000 Server
14 1 (0.23%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 127 (29.33%) Migration
2 66 (15.24%) Project Management
3 50 (11.55%) ITIL
4 43 (9.93%) PRINCE2
5 35 (8.08%) Stakeholder Management
6 28 (6.47%) Agile Software Development
7 22 (5.08%) Change Management
8 21 (4.85%) Customer Engagement
9 15 (3.46%) Presales
10 13 (3.00%) Project Governance
11 12 (2.77%) Information Security
11 12 (2.77%) Problem Management
11 12 (2.77%) Service Management
12 11 (2.54%) Escalation Management
12 11 (2.54%) Identity Management
13 10 (2.31%) Project Planning
14 9 (2.08%) Business Intelligence
15 8 (1.85%) High Availability
15 8 (1.85%) Scrum
16 7 (1.62%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 75 (17.32%) PowerShell
2 27 (6.24%) C#
3 26 (6.00%) JavaScript
4 23 (5.31%) SQL
5 9 (2.08%) C
6 8 (1.85%) VBScript
7 7 (1.62%) VB.NET
8 6 (1.39%) C++
9 4 (0.92%) Java
10 2 (0.46%) PHP
10 2 (0.46%) TypeScript
10 2 (0.46%) VB
Qualifications
1 50 (11.55%) Microsoft Certification
2 45 (10.39%) Security Cleared
3 36 (8.31%) SC Cleared
4 34 (7.85%) MCSE
5 30 (6.93%) Degree
6 22 (5.08%) MCITP
7 17 (3.93%) MCP
8 16 (3.70%) MCDST
9 15 (3.46%) MCTS
9 15 (3.46%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 6 (1.39%) ITIL Certification
10 6 (1.39%) MCSA
11 5 (1.15%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 4 (0.92%) CISSP
12 4 (0.92%) DV Cleared
12 4 (0.92%) MCSD
13 2 (0.46%) CCNA
13 2 (0.46%) Cisco Certification
13 2 (0.46%) PMI Certification
13 2 (0.46%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (2.54%) Data Quality
2 9 (2.08%) SLA
3 4 (0.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.46%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (0.46%) QA
System Software
1 138 (31.87%) Active Directory
2 24 (5.54%) Hyper-V
3 23 (5.31%) VMware Infrastructure
4 21 (4.85%) XenApp
5 11 (2.54%) BitLocker
6 6 (1.39%) Terminal Server
7 5 (1.15%) XenDesktop
8 4 (0.92%) Microsoft App-V
8 4 (0.92%) Virtual Machines
9 3 (0.69%) Virtual Desktop
9 3 (0.69%) Virtual Servers
10 2 (0.46%) Forefront TMG
10 2 (0.46%) vSphere
11 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 1 (0.23%) Postfix
11 1 (0.23%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 58 (13.39%) SCCM
2 16 (3.70%) Microsoft Intune
3 13 (3.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 12 (2.77%) WSUS
5 6 (1.39%) Microsoft Clustering
6 4 (0.92%) Backup Exec
7 3 (0.69%) McAfee ePO
7 3 (0.69%) Oracle Identity Management
8 2 (0.46%) DameWare
8 2 (0.46%) Oracle Identity Manager
8 2 (0.46%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 1 (0.23%) AirWatch
9 1 (0.23%) Ansible
9 1 (0.23%) Cisco CUCM
9 1 (0.23%) cPanel
9 1 (0.23%) Opscode Chef
9 1 (0.23%) Puppet
9 1 (0.23%) SmoothWall
9 1 (0.23%) ThinApp
Vendors
1 177 (40.88%) Microsoft
2 54 (12.47%) VMware
3 43 (9.93%) Citrix
4 13 (3.00%) Cisco
5 9 (2.08%) Oracle
6 6 (1.39%) NetApp
6 6 (1.39%) Veritas
7 5 (1.15%) HP
7 5 (1.15%) Red Hat
7 5 (1.15%) ServiceNow
7 5 (1.15%) Symantec
8 4 (0.92%) AppSense
8 4 (0.92%) CheckPoint
8 4 (0.92%) Intel Security
8 4 (0.92%) Progress
8 4 (0.92%) Veeam
9 3 (0.69%) 3PAR
9 3 (0.69%) Google
9 3 (0.69%) Mitel
9 3 (0.69%) Proofpoint
Surrey
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Fielding Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
Redhill, Surrey
First Point
Rate: £275.00 - £300.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Egham, Surrey
Nationwide People Ltd
Rate: £250 Per Day Ltd Co Basis
Posted: 4 days ago
Horsham, West Sussex
ReThink Recruitment
Posted: 3 days ago
East Sussex
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Oxfordshire
Cadence Resourcing
Rate: on application
Posted: 2 days ago
Hove, East Sussex
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Surrey
HFG
Rate: £475 - £575 per day
Posted: 21 days ago
Surrey
HFG
Rate: £575 - £676 per day
Posted: 21 days ago
Surrey
HFG
Rate: £475 - £575 per day
Posted: 21 days ago
West Sussex
Volaris Exec
Rate: £550 - £750 per day + depending on experience
Posted: 27 days ago