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 29 May 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office 365 (O365)
Rank 95 146 164
Rank change year-on-year
+51 +18
Contract jobs citing Office 365 209 130 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 2.29% 1.36% 0.93%
As % of the Cloud Services category 26.52% 26.75% 28.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 75 51
Median daily rate £400 £325 £344
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -5.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £139 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £447
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £323 £340
% change year-on-year
+16.27% -5.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 11 8
Median hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £8.68
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +101.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.40 £8.68 £8.03
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.40 £22.50 £12.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £17.75 £11.00
% change year-on-year
-15.49% +61.36%
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
788 486 293
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 8.65% 5.09% 3.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 498 292 167
Median daily rate £450 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £229 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £525 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 31 9
Median hourly rate £20.06 £26.00 £8.68
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.86% +199.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.39 £14.10 £8.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £15.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.56 £25.00 £12.75
% change year-on-year
-25.78% +96.07%

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 29 May 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 29 May 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 29 May 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 +23 75 £425 +3.65% 16
Surrey +15 42 £423 +88.00% 11
Hampshire +4 27 £350 -6.04% 11
Kent 0 17 £400 +166.66% 1
Oxfordshire +17 14 £296 -34.16% 6
West Sussex -26 10 £400 +196.29% 5
Buckinghamshire +6 8 £290 +6.22% 5
Middlesex +3 6 £550 +41.93% 2
East Sussex +8 5 - - 6
Office 365
England

Office 365
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 May 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.

1 171 (43.51%) Microsoft
2 160 (40.71%) Windows
3 137 (34.86%) Active Directory
4 124 (31.55%) Migration
5 100 (25.45%) SharePoint
6 95 (24.17%) MS Exchange
7 84 (21.37%) Microsoft Azure
8 81 (20.61%) MS Office
9 72 (18.32%) Windows Server
10 56 (14.25%) Exchange Server 2010
11 55 (13.99%) PowerShell
12 53 (13.49%) Project Management
13 51 (12.98%) DNS
14 50 (12.72%) Windows Server 2012
15 48 (12.21%) VMware
16 47 (11.96%) MS Excel
17 46 (11.70%) ITIL
18 45 (11.45%) Microsoft Certification
19 44 (11.20%) Exchange Server 2013
20 40 (10.18%) SCCM
21 39 (9.92%) Security Cleared
22 38 (9.67%) Skype for Business
22 38 (9.67%) Citrix
23 37 (9.41%) Windows 7
24 35 (8.91%) PRINCE2
25 34 (8.65%) Exchange Server 2007
25 34 (8.65%) Exchange Server 2003
26 33 (8.40%) SC Cleared
27 32 (8.14%) Stakeholder Management
28 30 (7.63%) Finance

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
1 100 (25.45%) SharePoint
2 95 (24.17%) MS Exchange
3 56 (14.25%) Exchange Server 2010
4 44 (11.20%) Exchange Server 2013
5 38 (9.67%) Skype for Business
6 34 (8.65%) Exchange Server 2003
6 34 (8.65%) Exchange Server 2007
7 27 (6.87%) SharePoint 2013
8 13 (3.31%) SharePoint 2010
9 8 (2.04%) IIS
10 7 (1.78%) CMS
11 5 (1.27%) Node.js
12 4 (1.02%) BizTalk Server
12 4 (1.02%) Office Communications Server
12 4 (1.02%) SharePoint Server
13 2 (0.51%) IBM Notes
14 1 (0.25%) Apache
14 1 (0.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 1 (0.25%) MS Project Server
14 1 (0.25%) WebSphere
Applications
1 81 (20.61%) MS Office
2 47 (11.96%) MS Excel
3 6 (1.53%) MS PowerPoint
3 6 (1.53%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (1.02%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.25%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 84 (21.37%) Microsoft Azure
2 21 (5.34%) Azure Active Directory
3 11 (2.80%) IaaS
4 10 (2.54%) SaaS
5 9 (2.29%) Yammer
6 7 (1.78%) Amazon AWS
6 7 (1.78%) OneDrive
6 7 (1.78%) PaaS
7 6 (1.53%) Cloud Computing
8 4 (1.02%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 51 (12.98%) DNS
2 30 (7.63%) DHCP
3 29 (7.38%) Skype
4 22 (5.60%) Firewall
5 18 (4.58%) LAN
5 18 (4.58%) WAN
6 17 (4.33%) TCP/IP
7 14 (3.56%) SAN
8 12 (3.05%) Internet
9 9 (2.29%) Wi-Fi
10 8 (2.04%) Intranet
11 7 (1.78%) VPN
11 7 (1.78%) Wireless
12 5 (1.27%) Kerberos
12 5 (1.27%) LDAP
12 5 (1.27%) Network Security
12 5 (1.27%) Remote Desktop
13 4 (1.02%) SMTP
13 4 (1.02%) VoIP
14 3 (0.76%) IMAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (7.38%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.02%) Amazon RDS
3 3 (0.76%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (0.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (0.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (0.51%) Azure SQL Database
4 2 (0.51%) RDBMS
4 2 (0.51%) Relational Database
4 2 (0.51%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.25%) Power BI
5 1 (0.25%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.25%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 4 (1.02%) Visual Studio
2 3 (0.76%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 30 (7.63%) Finance
2 17 (4.33%) German Language
3 14 (3.56%) Italian Language
4 13 (3.31%) French Language
5 11 (2.80%) Spanish Language
6 8 (2.04%) Marketing
7 7 (1.78%) Retail
7 7 (1.78%) Telecoms
8 5 (1.27%) Advertising
8 5 (1.27%) Publishing
9 4 (1.02%) Back Office
10 3 (0.76%) Billing
10 3 (0.76%) Portuguese Language
11 2 (0.51%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.25%) Banking
12 1 (0.25%) Electronics
12 1 (0.25%) Investment Banking
12 1 (0.25%) Law
12 1 (0.25%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 70 (17.81%) Consultant
2 65 (16.54%) Project Manager
3 43 (10.94%) Architect
4 36 (9.16%) Support Engineer
5 34 (8.65%) Office 365 Manager
6 28 (7.12%) Developer
7 27 (6.87%) Analyst
8 23 (5.85%) Infrastructure Manager
9 22 (5.60%) SharePoint Developer
10 21 (5.34%) Desktop Support
10 21 (5.34%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 21 (5.34%) Infrastructure Project Manager
10 21 (5.34%) Office 365 Consultant
10 21 (5.34%) Project Office Manager
11 19 (4.83%) Microsoft Consultant
12 17 (4.33%) Support Analyst
13 15 (3.82%) Exchange Consultant
14 14 (3.56%) Migration Consultant
14 14 (3.56%) Office 365 Engineer
14 14 (3.56%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (5.85%) .NET
2 18 (4.58%) HTML
3 16 (4.07%) CSS
4 9 (2.29%) ASP.NET
5 7 (1.78%) jQuery
5 7 (1.78%) Web Services
6 5 (1.27%) HTML5
6 5 (1.27%) MAPI
6 5 (1.27%) OAuth2
6 5 (1.27%) SAML
7 4 (1.02%) XML
8 3 (0.76%) .NET Framework
9 2 (0.51%) REST
9 2 (0.51%) SOAP
9 2 (0.51%) X-Windows
10 1 (0.25%) AngularJS
10 1 (0.25%) AppFabric
10 1 (0.25%) ODBC
10 1 (0.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 1 (0.25%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 14 (3.56%) Data Centre
2 13 (3.31%) Clustering
2 13 (3.31%) Management Information System
3 10 (2.54%) PKI
4 7 (1.78%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (1.53%) Computer Science
6 4 (1.02%) Blackberry
7 3 (0.76%) NHS
7 3 (0.76%) Private Cloud
7 3 (0.76%) Replication
7 3 (0.76%) Smartphone
8 2 (0.51%) Digital Media
8 2 (0.51%) Driving Licence
8 2 (0.51%) PMI
8 2 (0.51%) SCADA
9 1 (0.25%) BYOD
9 1 (0.25%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.25%) N-Tier
9 1 (0.25%) Smartcard
9 1 (0.25%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 160 (40.71%) Windows
2 72 (18.32%) Windows Server
3 50 (12.72%) Windows Server 2012
4 37 (9.41%) Windows 7
5 29 (7.38%) Windows Server 2008
6 24 (6.11%) Windows 10
7 20 (5.09%) Windows XP
8 18 (4.58%) Windows Server 2003
9 17 (4.33%) Linux
10 9 (2.29%) Windows 8
11 8 (2.04%) Mac OS X
12 6 (1.53%) Apple iOS
13 5 (1.27%) AIX
13 5 (1.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 3 (0.76%) Windows Phone
15 2 (0.51%) Android
16 1 (0.25%) CentOS
16 1 (0.25%) VMS
16 1 (0.25%) Windows 2000 Server
16 1 (0.25%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 124 (31.55%) Migration
2 53 (13.49%) Project Management
3 46 (11.70%) ITIL
4 35 (8.91%) PRINCE2
5 32 (8.14%) Stakeholder Management
6 28 (7.12%) Agile Software Development
7 20 (5.09%) Customer Engagement
8 18 (4.58%) Change Management
8 18 (4.58%) Service Management
9 15 (3.82%) Presales
10 12 (3.05%) Problem Management
11 11 (2.80%) Identity Management
12 10 (2.54%) Line Management
12 10 (2.54%) System Testing
13 8 (2.04%) Business Intelligence
13 8 (2.04%) Content Management
13 8 (2.04%) CRM
13 8 (2.04%) Email Migration
13 8 (2.04%) Information Security
13 8 (2.04%) Project Governance
Programming Languages
1 55 (13.99%) PowerShell
2 26 (6.62%) C#
2 26 (6.62%) JavaScript
3 22 (5.60%) SQL
4 8 (2.04%) VBScript
5 7 (1.78%) VB.NET
6 6 (1.53%) C
6 6 (1.53%) C++
7 4 (1.02%) Java
8 2 (0.51%) PHP
8 2 (0.51%) VB
9 1 (0.25%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 45 (11.45%) Microsoft Certification
2 39 (9.92%) Security Cleared
3 33 (8.40%) SC Cleared
4 30 (7.63%) MCSE
5 26 (6.62%) Degree
6 23 (5.85%) MCITP
7 17 (4.33%) MCTS
8 15 (3.82%) MCP
9 14 (3.56%) MCDST
10 11 (2.80%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 6 (1.53%) MCSA
12 5 (1.27%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 4 (1.02%) MCSD
14 3 (0.76%) ITIL Certification
14 3 (0.76%) PMI Certification
15 2 (0.51%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
16 1 (0.25%) APMG
16 1 (0.25%) DV Cleared
16 1 (0.25%) PMP
16 1 (0.25%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.04%) Data Quality
2 7 (1.78%) SLA
3 2 (0.51%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.25%) QA
System Software
1 137 (34.86%) Active Directory
2 25 (6.36%) Hyper-V
3 20 (5.09%) VMware Infrastructure
4 14 (3.56%) XenApp
5 8 (2.04%) BitLocker
6 6 (1.53%) Terminal Server
7 3 (0.76%) Microsoft App-V
7 3 (0.76%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.25%) Forefront TMG
8 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (0.25%) Postfix
8 1 (0.25%) UAG
8 1 (0.25%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.25%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 40 (10.18%) SCCM
2 17 (4.33%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 12 (3.05%) WSUS
4 11 (2.80%) Windows Intune
5 3 (0.76%) Backup Exec
5 3 (0.76%) Oracle Identity Management
6 2 (0.51%) Oracle Identity Manager
7 1 (0.25%) AirWatch
7 1 (0.25%) Ansible
7 1 (0.25%) Cisco CUCM
7 1 (0.25%) cPanel
7 1 (0.25%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.25%) Puppet
7 1 (0.25%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 171 (43.51%) Microsoft
2 48 (12.21%) VMware
3 38 (9.67%) Citrix
4 15 (3.82%) Cisco
5 10 (2.54%) Oracle
6 8 (2.04%) NetApp
7 7 (1.78%) Veritas
8 6 (1.53%) Red Hat
9 5 (1.27%) CheckPoint
10 4 (1.02%) Google
10 4 (1.02%) HP
10 4 (1.02%) Progress
10 4 (1.02%) SAP
11 3 (0.76%) 3PAR
11 3 (0.76%) AppSense
11 3 (0.76%) EMC
11 3 (0.76%) Mitel
11 3 (0.76%) Symantec
11 3 (0.76%) Veeam
12 2 (0.51%) Apple
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