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 20 January 2017 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Office 365 (O365)
England / South East
Rank 71 115 189
Rank change year-on-year
+44 +74
Contract jobs citing Office 365 202 145 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 2.78% 1.75% 0.78%
As % of the Cloud Services category 26.47% 23.50% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 95 51
Median daily rate £425 £380 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.84% +26.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £221 £166 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £363 £328
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +10.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 4 5
Median hourly rate £15.00 £14.25 £9.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.85 £10.13 £8.81
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.53 £15.00 £16.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £15.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
+8.33% +11.11%

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
763 617 432
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 10.51% 7.44% 4.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 484 406 250
Median daily rate £475 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £307 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £580 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £410 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 17 8
Median hourly rate £15.00 £28.00 £9.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.42% +187.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.85 £14.40 £8.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.33 £60.00 £15.15
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £27.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-38.18% +22.22%

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 20 January 2017.

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 20 January 2017.

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 20 January 2017. 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 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 +32 69 £438 +2.94% 9
Surrey +41 39 £345 +72.50% 16
Hampshire +15 33 £471 +34.64% 15
Buckinghamshire +25 29 £550 +52.77% 4
Oxfordshire +4 16 £350 +7.69% 12
East Sussex +5 5 £325 -27.77% 7
West Sussex -18 4 - - 4
Kent -1 2 - - 1
Middlesex +3 1 - - 1
Office 365
England

Office 365
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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.

1 217 (47.80%) Microsoft
2 185 (40.75%) Windows
3 159 (35.02%) Active Directory
4 129 (28.41%) SharePoint
5 115 (25.33%) Migration
6 90 (19.82%) MS Exchange
7 89 (19.60%) Microsoft Azure
8 88 (19.38%) MS Excel
8 88 (19.38%) MS Office
9 86 (18.94%) Security Cleared
10 79 (17.40%) Windows Server
11 74 (16.30%) Skype for Business
12 70 (15.42%) Windows 10
13 69 (15.20%) Skype
14 63 (13.88%) SC Cleared
15 60 (13.22%) VMware
16 57 (12.56%) ITIL
17 55 (12.11%) PowerShell
18 53 (11.67%) Windows 7
18 53 (11.67%) Windows Server 2012
19 48 (10.57%) Exchange Server 2010
20 46 (10.13%) SCCM
21 45 (9.91%) DHCP
22 44 (9.69%) Hyper-V
23 40 (8.81%) DNS
23 40 (8.81%) Citrix
24 38 (8.37%) Windows Server 2008
25 35 (7.71%) VMware Infrastructure
26 34 (7.49%) Project Management
26 34 (7.49%) Exchange Server 2013

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
1 129 (28.41%) SharePoint
2 90 (19.82%) MS Exchange
3 74 (16.30%) Skype for Business
4 48 (10.57%) Exchange Server 2010
5 34 (7.49%) Exchange Server 2013
6 31 (6.83%) Exchange Server 2003
7 18 (3.96%) Exchange Server 2007
7 18 (3.96%) SharePoint 2013
8 11 (2.42%) SharePoint 2010
9 6 (1.32%) Office Communications Server
9 6 (1.32%) SharePoint Server
10 5 (1.10%) Apache Pig
10 5 (1.10%) Apache Spark
11 4 (0.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 3 (0.66%) Documentum
12 3 (0.66%) IBM Notes
13 2 (0.44%) IIS
14 1 (0.22%) BizTalk Server
14 1 (0.22%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 88 (19.38%) MS Excel
1 88 (19.38%) MS Office
2 5 (1.10%) InfoPath
2 5 (1.10%) MS PowerPoint
2 5 (1.10%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.44%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (0.88%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 89 (19.60%) Microsoft Azure
2 25 (5.51%) Azure Active Directory
3 22 (4.85%) Amazon AWS
4 18 (3.96%) OneDrive
4 18 (3.96%) Yammer
5 10 (2.20%) IaaS
6 7 (1.54%) Google Drive
6 7 (1.54%) PaaS
7 3 (0.66%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.44%) AWS CloudFormation
8 2 (0.44%) SaaS
9 1 (0.22%) G Suite
9 1 (0.22%) iTunes
Communications & Networking
1 69 (15.20%) Skype
2 45 (9.91%) DHCP
3 40 (8.81%) DNS
4 33 (7.27%) WAN
5 23 (5.07%) LAN
6 16 (3.52%) TCP/IP
7 14 (3.08%) Internet
8 13 (2.86%) Firewall
9 10 (2.20%) Kerberos
9 10 (2.20%) LDAP
10 9 (1.98%) VPN
11 8 (1.76%) Intranet
11 8 (1.76%) SAN
11 8 (1.76%) Unified Communications
12 7 (1.54%) Network Security
12 7 (1.54%) VLAN
13 6 (1.32%) NAS
13 6 (1.32%) VoIP
14 5 (1.10%) PBX
14 5 (1.10%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (3.30%) SQL Server
2 5 (1.10%) Apache Cassandra
2 5 (1.10%) Apache Hive
2 5 (1.10%) Big Data
2 5 (1.10%) DataStax
2 5 (1.10%) Hadoop
2 5 (1.10%) HBase
2 5 (1.10%) NoSQL
3 4 (0.88%) Amazon RDS
4 2 (0.44%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (0.44%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (0.44%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (0.22%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (0.22%) EDRMS
5 1 (0.22%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (0.66%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (0.44%) Git (software)
2 2 (0.44%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.22%) JIRA
3 1 (0.22%) StarTeam
3 1 (0.22%) Visual Studio
General
1 22 (4.85%) Finance
2 17 (3.74%) French Language
3 14 (3.08%) Spanish Language
4 13 (2.86%) Retail
5 10 (2.20%) Advertising
5 10 (2.20%) Italian Language
5 10 (2.20%) Marketing
6 7 (1.54%) Telecoms
7 6 (1.32%) German Language
8 5 (1.10%) Back Office
9 3 (0.66%) Local Government
9 3 (0.66%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.44%) Legal
10 2 (0.44%) Publishing
11 1 (0.22%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.22%) Banking
11 1 (0.22%) Billing
11 1 (0.22%) Games
Job Titles
1 65 (14.32%) Architect
2 64 (14.10%) Consultant
3 47 (10.35%) Analyst
4 39 (8.59%) Support Engineer
5 34 (7.49%) Office 365 Consultant
5 34 (7.49%) Project Manager
6 30 (6.61%) Office 365 Architect
7 29 (6.39%) Exchange Consultant
7 29 (6.39%) Office 365 Manager
8 24 (5.29%) Developer
9 23 (5.07%) Migration Consultant
10 22 (4.85%) Office 365 Engineer
11 20 (4.41%) Desktop Support
12 19 (4.19%) Exchange Migration Consultant
13 18 (3.96%) Technical Architect
14 17 (3.74%) Senior Manager
15 16 (3.52%) 3rd Line Engineer
15 16 (3.52%) Infrastructure Manager
16 15 (3.30%) Business Analyst
16 15 (3.30%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (3.74%) .NET
2 12 (2.64%) Web Services
3 10 (2.20%) ASP.NET
4 9 (1.98%) HTML
5 6 (1.32%) CSS
5 6 (1.32%) MAPI
5 6 (1.32%) Node.js
6 4 (0.88%) AngularJS
6 4 (0.88%) HTML5
6 4 (0.88%) jQuery
7 3 (0.66%) KnockoutJS
7 3 (0.66%) React
7 3 (0.66%) XML
8 2 (0.44%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (0.44%) CSS3
8 2 (0.44%) Handlebars
8 2 (0.44%) REST
9 1 (0.22%) LESS
9 1 (0.22%) RFC 2833
9 1 (0.22%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 18 (3.96%) Computer Science
2 17 (3.74%) Management Information System
3 14 (3.08%) Blackberry
3 14 (3.08%) BYOD
3 14 (3.08%) e-Learning
4 12 (2.64%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (2.64%) PKI
5 11 (2.42%) Virtual Team
6 6 (1.32%) Clustering
7 5 (1.10%) Data Centre
7 5 (1.10%) Driving Licence
7 5 (1.10%) Social Media
8 4 (0.88%) Fat Client
8 4 (0.88%) NHS
8 4 (0.88%) Streaming Video
8 4 (0.88%) Thin Client
9 3 (0.66%) CMDB
9 3 (0.66%) Hybrid Cloud
9 3 (0.66%) User Experience
10 2 (0.44%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 185 (40.75%) Windows
2 79 (17.40%) Windows Server
3 70 (15.42%) Windows 10
4 53 (11.67%) Windows 7
4 53 (11.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 38 (8.37%) Windows Server 2008
6 19 (4.19%) Mac OS X
7 14 (3.08%) Windows XP
8 13 (2.86%) Android
9 12 (2.64%) Windows Server 2003
10 11 (2.42%) Windows 8
11 7 (1.54%) Apple iOS
11 7 (1.54%) Mac OS
12 5 (1.10%) Linux
13 2 (0.44%) Unix
13 2 (0.44%) Windows Mobile
14 1 (0.22%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 115 (25.33%) Migration
2 57 (12.56%) ITIL
3 34 (7.49%) Project Management
4 28 (6.17%) Stakeholder Management
5 21 (4.63%) Presales
6 19 (4.19%) Mobile Device Management
6 19 (4.19%) Service Management
7 17 (3.74%) Agile Software Development
7 17 (3.74%) Service Design
8 16 (3.52%) Identity Management
9 15 (3.30%) Problem Management
9 15 (3.30%) Service Delivery
10 14 (3.08%) PRINCE2
11 12 (2.64%) Incident Management
12 11 (2.42%) Load Balancing
12 11 (2.42%) Workflow
13 10 (2.20%) High Availability
14 9 (1.98%) Continuous Improvement
14 9 (1.98%) Customer Engagement
14 9 (1.98%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 55 (12.11%) PowerShell
2 23 (5.07%) C
3 19 (4.19%) SQL
4 16 (3.52%) C#
5 14 (3.08%) JavaScript
6 7 (1.54%) C++
6 7 (1.54%) Python
6 7 (1.54%) VB.NET
6 7 (1.54%) VBScript
7 5 (1.10%) Java
7 5 (1.10%) Ruby
8 2 (0.44%) Bash Shell
8 2 (0.44%) Shell Script
8 2 (0.44%) TypeScript
8 2 (0.44%) VB
Qualifications
1 86 (18.94%) Security Cleared
2 63 (13.88%) SC Cleared
3 29 (6.39%) Microsoft Certification
4 27 (5.95%) Degree
5 15 (3.30%) MCSE
6 11 (2.42%) MCSA
7 10 (2.20%) MCP
8 9 (1.98%) Cisco Certification
9 8 (1.76%) CCIE
9 8 (1.76%) DV Cleared
10 7 (1.54%) DBS Check
11 4 (0.88%) BPSS Clearance
11 4 (0.88%) MCITP
12 3 (0.66%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 3 (0.66%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 2 (0.44%) APMP
13 2 (0.44%) ITIL Certification
13 2 (0.44%) MCTS
13 2 (0.44%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 1 (0.22%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (3.74%) SLA
2 8 (1.76%) Data Quality
3 4 (0.88%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.66%) Disclosure Scotland
5 2 (0.44%) QA
6 1 (0.22%) ISO 9000
6 1 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.22%) P3O
System Software
1 159 (35.02%) Active Directory
2 44 (9.69%) Hyper-V
3 35 (7.71%) VMware Infrastructure
4 17 (3.74%) Microsoft App-V
5 15 (3.30%) Virtual Desktop
6 10 (2.20%) XenApp
7 8 (1.76%) vSphere
8 7 (1.54%) VMware ESXi
9 6 (1.32%) XenDesktop
10 5 (1.10%) BitLocker
10 5 (1.10%) HDFS
11 4 (0.88%) VMware Workstation
12 3 (0.66%) VMware ESX
13 2 (0.44%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 2 (0.44%) UAG
14 1 (0.22%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 46 (10.13%) SCCM
2 26 (5.73%) Microsoft Intune
3 21 (4.63%) SCOM
4 7 (1.54%) Cisco Prime
5 5 (1.10%) AirWatch
5 5 (1.10%) Hadoop YARN
6 4 (0.88%) AppDNA
6 4 (0.88%) EdgeSight
6 4 (0.88%) WSUS
7 3 (0.66%) Backup Exec
7 3 (0.66%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 3 (0.66%) Microsoft Clustering
8 2 (0.44%) McAfee ePO
8 2 (0.44%) PowerCLI
8 2 (0.44%) Puppet
8 2 (0.44%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 1 (0.22%) NetBackup
9 1 (0.22%) OpenView
9 1 (0.22%) OVSD
9 1 (0.22%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 217 (47.80%) Microsoft
2 60 (13.22%) VMware
3 40 (8.81%) Citrix
4 24 (5.29%) Cisco
5 16 (3.52%) HP
6 13 (2.86%) Apple
7 12 (2.64%) NetApp
8 11 (2.42%) Google
9 9 (1.98%) Dell
10 5 (1.10%) Cloudera
10 5 (1.10%) EMC
10 5 (1.10%) IBM
10 5 (1.10%) Veeam
11 4 (0.88%) Cognos
11 4 (0.88%) Riverbed
11 4 (0.88%) Samsung
11 4 (0.88%) ServiceNow
11 4 (0.88%) Symantec
12 3 (0.66%) CA
12 3 (0.66%) Lotus
South East
EMBS Ltd
Rate: £350 day
Posted: 20 hours ago
Hampshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £475 - £550 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: From £130 to £160 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Austin Fraser
Rate: £400 - £475 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Networkers
Rate: £400 - £440 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Brighton
University of Brighton
Rate: £33,943 to £40,523 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago