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 February 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Office 365 (O365)
England / South East
Rank 65 103 180
Rank change year-on-year
+38 +77
Contract jobs citing Office 365 239 179 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 3.10% 2.06% 0.85%
As % of the Cloud Services category 28.38% 25.32% 19.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 136 116 54
Median daily rate £423 £380 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.18% +16.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £175 £176
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 5
Median hourly rate £14.88 £15.25 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.45% +12.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £14.50 £9.01
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £19.25 £16.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.75 £16.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-7.81% +18.51%

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
842 707 419
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 10.93% 8.15% 4.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 538 474 236
Median daily rate £465 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.41% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £310 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 13 12
Median hourly rate £15.00 £19.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.05% +2.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £14.50 £9.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.00 £60.00 £29.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £19.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-12.79% -13.35%

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 February 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 27 February 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 27 February 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 +17 79 £425 - 14
Buckinghamshire +30 41 £525 +31.25% 6
Hampshire +14 41 £420 +29.23% 18
Surrey +27 40 £263 -13.58% 17
Oxfordshire +1 22 £413 +26.92% 8
East Sussex +12 7 £300 -33.33% 3
West Sussex -17 6 £325 -7.14% 4
Office 365
England

Office 365
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

1 212 (47.01%) Windows
2 211 (46.78%) Microsoft
3 165 (36.59%) Active Directory
4 128 (28.38%) Migration
5 113 (25.06%) SharePoint
6 102 (22.62%) Microsoft Azure
7 94 (20.84%) Windows 10
8 91 (20.18%) MS Office
9 89 (19.73%) Security Cleared
10 86 (19.07%) MS Exchange
11 80 (17.74%) Windows Server
12 75 (16.63%) Skype for Business
13 73 (16.19%) MS Excel
14 70 (15.52%) VMware
15 67 (14.86%) Skype
16 65 (14.41%) Windows 7
17 64 (14.19%) SC Cleared
18 52 (11.53%) ITIL
19 51 (11.31%) WAN
20 48 (10.64%) Exchange Server 2010
21 47 (10.42%) SCCM
22 46 (10.20%) PowerShell
22 46 (10.20%) DHCP
23 45 (9.98%) Windows Server 2012
24 44 (9.76%) Citrix
25 43 (9.53%) VMware Infrastructure
26 41 (9.09%) Hyper-V
27 38 (8.43%) Windows Server 2008
28 37 (8.20%) Project Management
29 36 (7.98%) DNS

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
1 113 (25.06%) SharePoint
2 86 (19.07%) MS Exchange
3 75 (16.63%) Skype for Business
4 48 (10.64%) Exchange Server 2010
5 32 (7.10%) Exchange Server 2013
6 27 (5.99%) Exchange Server 2003
7 22 (4.88%) Exchange Server 2007
8 19 (4.21%) SharePoint 2013
9 10 (2.22%) SharePoint 2010
10 6 (1.33%) SharePoint Server
11 5 (1.11%) Apache Pig
11 5 (1.11%) Apache Spark
11 5 (1.11%) Office Communications Server
12 4 (0.89%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 2 (0.44%) IBM Notes
13 2 (0.44%) IIS
14 1 (0.22%) IBM Domino
14 1 (0.22%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 91 (20.18%) MS Office
2 73 (16.19%) MS Excel
3 5 (1.11%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (0.89%) InfoPath
5 2 (0.44%) MS Project
6 1 (0.22%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (1.11%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.22%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 102 (22.62%) Microsoft Azure
2 30 (6.65%) Azure Active Directory
3 26 (5.76%) OneDrive
4 25 (5.54%) Amazon AWS
5 15 (3.33%) IaaS
6 9 (2.00%) Google Drive
6 9 (2.00%) PaaS
6 9 (2.00%) Yammer
7 5 (1.11%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (0.67%) AWS CloudFormation
9 2 (0.44%) Boomi
9 2 (0.44%) G Suite
9 2 (0.44%) iPaaS
9 2 (0.44%) SaaS
9 2 (0.44%) SuccessFactors
10 1 (0.22%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (0.22%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.22%) CloudFront
10 1 (0.22%) Google Cloud Platform
10 1 (0.22%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 67 (14.86%) Skype
2 51 (11.31%) WAN
3 46 (10.20%) DHCP
4 36 (7.98%) DNS
5 33 (7.32%) LAN
6 21 (4.66%) TCP/IP
7 20 (4.43%) Firewall
8 17 (3.77%) VPN
9 14 (3.10%) Intranet
10 12 (2.66%) VLAN
11 10 (2.22%) Internet
12 8 (1.77%) Network Security
12 8 (1.77%) Unified Communications
13 7 (1.55%) Wireless
14 5 (1.11%) PBX
14 5 (1.11%) Remote Desktop
14 5 (1.11%) SAN
14 5 (1.11%) SSL
14 5 (1.11%) VoIP
15 4 (0.89%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (2.88%) SQL Server
2 8 (1.77%) Big Data
3 5 (1.11%) Amazon RDS
3 5 (1.11%) Apache Cassandra
3 5 (1.11%) Apache Hive
3 5 (1.11%) DataStax
3 5 (1.11%) Hadoop
3 5 (1.11%) HBase
3 5 (1.11%) NoSQL
4 2 (0.44%) EDRMS
4 2 (0.44%) SAP HANA
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%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.22%) MySQL
5 1 (0.22%) PostgreSQL
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 4 (0.89%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (0.67%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.44%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.22%) JIRA
4 1 (0.22%) StarTeam
4 1 (0.22%) Visual Studio
General
1 23 (5.10%) Finance
2 15 (3.33%) Advertising
3 13 (2.88%) French Language
3 13 (2.88%) Retail
4 7 (1.55%) Marketing
4 7 (1.55%) Telecoms
5 6 (1.33%) Back Office
5 6 (1.33%) Spanish Language
6 5 (1.11%) Italian Language
7 3 (0.67%) Pharmaceutical
7 3 (0.67%) Publishing
8 2 (0.44%) German Language
9 1 (0.22%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.22%) Banking
9 1 (0.22%) Billing
9 1 (0.22%) Games
9 1 (0.22%) Legal
Job Titles
1 72 (15.96%) Architect
2 70 (15.52%) Consultant
3 46 (10.20%) Analyst
3 46 (10.20%) Support Engineer
4 39 (8.65%) Project Manager
5 38 (8.43%) Office 365 Consultant
6 36 (7.98%) Office 365 Architect
7 31 (6.87%) Exchange Consultant
8 28 (6.21%) Office 365 Manager
9 26 (5.76%) Migration Consultant
10 24 (5.32%) 2nd Line Support
11 21 (4.66%) Exchange Migration Consultant
12 20 (4.43%) Desktop Support
12 20 (4.43%) IT Engineer
12 20 (4.43%) IT Support
13 19 (4.21%) 2nd Line Engineer
13 19 (4.21%) Developer
13 19 (4.21%) Office 365 Engineer
13 19 (4.21%) Technical Architect
14 18 (3.99%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (2.66%) .NET
2 9 (2.00%) HTML
2 9 (2.00%) Web Services
3 6 (1.33%) ASP.NET
3 6 (1.33%) CSS
4 4 (0.89%) AngularJS
4 4 (0.89%) HTML5
4 4 (0.89%) jQuery
4 4 (0.89%) REST
5 3 (0.67%) KnockoutJS
5 3 (0.67%) React
5 3 (0.67%) SAML
5 3 (0.67%) XML
6 2 (0.44%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (0.44%) CSS3
6 2 (0.44%) Handlebars
7 1 (0.22%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 1 (0.22%) LESS
7 1 (0.22%) OpenID
7 1 (0.22%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 20 (4.43%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (3.33%) Blackberry
3 11 (2.44%) Computer Science
3 11 (2.44%) Virtual Team
4 9 (2.00%) Data Centre
4 9 (2.00%) PKI
5 8 (1.77%) BYOD
5 8 (1.77%) PMI
6 7 (1.55%) e-Learning
7 6 (1.33%) Clustering
7 6 (1.33%) Management Information System
8 5 (1.11%) Driving Licence
9 4 (0.89%) CMDB
9 4 (0.89%) Fat Client
9 4 (0.89%) Hybrid Cloud
9 4 (0.89%) RSA SecurID
9 4 (0.89%) Smartphone
9 4 (0.89%) Thin Client
9 4 (0.89%) User Experience
10 3 (0.67%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 212 (47.01%) Windows
2 94 (20.84%) Windows 10
3 80 (17.74%) Windows Server
4 65 (14.41%) Windows 7
5 45 (9.98%) Windows Server 2012
6 38 (8.43%) Windows Server 2008
7 16 (3.55%) Android
8 13 (2.88%) Mac OS X
9 12 (2.66%) Windows Server 2003
10 11 (2.44%) Windows 8
10 11 (2.44%) Windows XP
11 7 (1.55%) Apple iOS
11 7 (1.55%) Mac OS
12 6 (1.33%) Linux
13 2 (0.44%) Windows Mobile
14 1 (0.22%) AIX
14 1 (0.22%) Amazon Linux
14 1 (0.22%) Ubuntu
14 1 (0.22%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 128 (28.38%) Migration
2 52 (11.53%) ITIL
3 37 (8.20%) Project Management
4 23 (5.10%) Service Management
5 22 (4.88%) PRINCE2
5 22 (4.88%) Stakeholder Management
6 18 (3.99%) Presales
7 17 (3.77%) Mobile Device Management
8 16 (3.55%) Agile Software Development
8 16 (3.55%) Incident Management
9 15 (3.33%) Service Design
10 13 (2.88%) Identity Management
11 12 (2.66%) Change Management
12 11 (2.44%) Load Balancing
12 11 (2.44%) Mentoring
13 10 (2.22%) Continuous Improvement
13 10 (2.22%) Line Management
13 10 (2.22%) Service Delivery
14 9 (2.00%) Data Migration
14 9 (2.00%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 46 (10.20%) PowerShell
2 22 (4.88%) SQL
3 16 (3.55%) C
4 10 (2.22%) C#
5 9 (2.00%) JavaScript
6 7 (1.55%) Python
7 5 (1.11%) Java
7 5 (1.11%) Ruby
8 2 (0.44%) Bash Shell
8 2 (0.44%) TypeScript
8 2 (0.44%) VB
9 1 (0.22%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.22%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 89 (19.73%) Security Cleared
2 64 (14.19%) SC Cleared
3 33 (7.32%) Microsoft Certification
4 22 (4.88%) MCSE
5 21 (4.66%) Degree
6 16 (3.55%) Cisco Certification
7 14 (3.10%) CCIE
8 12 (2.66%) MCSA
9 9 (2.00%) MCP
10 8 (1.77%) PMI Certification
11 7 (1.55%) DBS Check
11 7 (1.55%) PMP
12 6 (1.33%) MCITP
13 5 (1.11%) DV Cleared
14 3 (0.67%) APMP
14 3 (0.67%) ITIL Certification
14 3 (0.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 3 (0.67%) MCTS
15 2 (0.44%) CCNP
15 2 (0.44%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (2.66%) SLA
2 8 (1.77%) PMO
3 6 (1.33%) Data Quality
4 5 (1.11%) Disclosure Scotland
5 2 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.44%) P3O
5 2 (0.44%) QA
6 1 (0.22%) ISO 9000
6 1 (0.22%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 165 (36.59%) Active Directory
2 43 (9.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 41 (9.09%) Hyper-V
4 13 (2.88%) Virtual Desktop
5 11 (2.44%) Microsoft App-V
6 10 (2.22%) XenApp
7 8 (1.77%) vSphere
8 7 (1.55%) XenDesktop
9 6 (1.33%) BitLocker
9 6 (1.33%) VMware ESXi
10 5 (1.11%) HDFS
11 4 (0.89%) VMware ESX
11 4 (0.89%) VMware Workstation
12 2 (0.44%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 2 (0.44%) UAG
13 1 (0.22%) Docker
13 1 (0.22%) Virtual Machines
13 1 (0.22%) Xen
13 1 (0.22%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 47 (10.42%) SCCM
2 20 (4.43%) Microsoft Intune
3 17 (3.77%) SCOM
4 13 (2.88%) Cisco Prime
5 5 (1.11%) AirWatch
5 5 (1.11%) Backup Exec
5 5 (1.11%) Hadoop YARN
6 4 (0.89%) AppDNA
6 4 (0.89%) EdgeSight
6 4 (0.89%) Puppet
7 3 (0.67%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 3 (0.67%) Microsoft Clustering
8 2 (0.44%) McAfee ePO
8 2 (0.44%) Opscode Chef
8 2 (0.44%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 2 (0.44%) Unicenter
8 2 (0.44%) WSUS
9 1 (0.22%) Nagios
9 1 (0.22%) NetBackup
9 1 (0.22%) Netcool
Vendors
1 211 (46.78%) Microsoft
2 70 (15.52%) VMware
3 44 (9.76%) Citrix
4 31 (6.87%) Cisco
5 17 (3.77%) Apple
6 16 (3.55%) Google
7 14 (3.10%) HP
8 13 (2.88%) Dell
9 12 (2.66%) NetApp
10 9 (2.00%) ServiceNow
11 7 (1.55%) Veeam
12 5 (1.11%) Cloudera
12 5 (1.11%) SAP
13 4 (0.89%) CA
13 4 (0.89%) Oracle
13 4 (0.89%) Palo Alto
13 4 (0.89%) Polycom
13 4 (0.89%) Samsung
13 4 (0.89%) Symantec
13 4 (0.89%) Toshiba
Bracknell, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading
Nigel Frank International
Rate: £425 - £500 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Hampshire
LA International
Posted: 5 days ago
Whiteley, Hampshire, UK
Leidos
Posted: 22 days ago