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 5 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office 365 (O365)
Rank 95 164 190
Rank change year-on-year
+69 +26
Contract jobs citing Office 365 223 105 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 2.31% 1.06% 0.73%
As % of the Cloud Services category 27.74% 23.70% 24.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 58 37
Median daily rate £400 £410 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.43% +10.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £159 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 10 6
Median hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £8.47
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +106.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £8.68 £7.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.30 £24.05 £10.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £18.00 £11.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +63.63%
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
804 443 281
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 8.34% 4.46% 3.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 496 260 164
Median daily rate £450 £400 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -2.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £266 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £435 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+8.75% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 36 8
Median hourly rate £19.61 £25.00 £9.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.56% +163.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.70 £14.50 £8.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.50 £40.00 £19.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.61 £25.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +78.57%

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 5 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
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 5 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 +45 98 £438 +6.70% 14
Surrey +3 36 £421 +87.11% 11
Hampshire +27 32 £325 -9.72% 14
Oxfordshire +20 14 £305 -32.22% 10
Kent -8 13 £425 +123.68%
West Sussex -28 9 £400 +37.93% 2
Buckinghamshire +13 7 £325 -10.34% 4
Middlesex 0 5 - - 1
East Sussex +7 3 - - 5
Office 365
England

Office 365
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 5 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.

1 180 (45.92%) Microsoft
2 167 (42.60%) Windows
3 141 (35.97%) Active Directory
4 118 (30.10%) Migration
5 116 (29.59%) SharePoint
6 92 (23.47%) MS Exchange
7 83 (21.17%) Microsoft Azure
8 78 (19.90%) Windows Server
9 76 (19.39%) MS Office
10 57 (14.54%) DNS
10 57 (14.54%) PowerShell
11 54 (13.78%) Windows Server 2012
12 53 (13.52%) Exchange Server 2010
13 52 (13.27%) Security Cleared
14 50 (12.76%) ITIL
15 49 (12.50%) VMware
16 44 (11.22%) Microsoft Certification
16 44 (11.22%) SC Cleared
17 42 (10.71%) SCCM
18 41 (10.46%) Project Management
18 41 (10.46%) MS Excel
19 39 (9.95%) Citrix
19 39 (9.95%) Skype for Business
20 38 (9.69%) Exchange Server 2013
20 38 (9.69%) DHCP
21 36 (9.18%) Windows 7
22 35 (8.93%) SharePoint 2013
23 33 (8.42%) Finance
23 33 (8.42%) Windows Server 2008
24 32 (8.16%) 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
1 116 (29.59%) SharePoint
2 92 (23.47%) MS Exchange
3 53 (13.52%) Exchange Server 2010
4 39 (9.95%) Skype for Business
5 38 (9.69%) Exchange Server 2013
6 35 (8.93%) SharePoint 2013
7 26 (6.63%) Exchange Server 2007
8 25 (6.38%) Exchange Server 2003
9 14 (3.57%) SharePoint 2010
10 10 (2.55%) IIS
11 8 (2.04%) Office Communications Server
12 6 (1.53%) CMS
13 5 (1.28%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 5 (1.28%) Node.js
14 4 (1.02%) BizTalk Server
15 3 (0.77%) SharePoint Server
16 1 (0.26%) Confluence
16 1 (0.26%) MS Project Server
16 1 (0.26%) OpenStack
16 1 (0.26%) SharePoint Foundation
Applications
1 76 (19.39%) MS Office
2 41 (10.46%) MS Excel
3 7 (1.79%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (1.53%) MS Project
5 1 (0.26%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 10 (2.55%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.51%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.26%) Line 500
3 1 (0.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 83 (21.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 23 (5.87%) Azure Active Directory
3 11 (2.81%) IaaS
4 8 (2.04%) SaaS
5 7 (1.79%) Amazon AWS
5 7 (1.79%) Cloud Computing
5 7 (1.79%) Yammer
6 6 (1.53%) OneDrive
6 6 (1.53%) PaaS
7 4 (1.02%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 57 (14.54%) DNS
2 38 (9.69%) DHCP
3 26 (6.63%) Skype
4 20 (5.10%) LAN
5 18 (4.59%) Firewall
5 18 (4.59%) SAN
5 18 (4.59%) WAN
6 17 (4.34%) TCP/IP
7 15 (3.83%) Internet
7 15 (3.83%) Intranet
8 10 (2.55%) Wi-Fi
9 8 (2.04%) Remote Desktop
9 8 (2.04%) Wireless
10 7 (1.79%) VPN
11 5 (1.28%) Kerberos
11 5 (1.28%) LDAP
11 5 (1.28%) Network Security
12 4 (1.02%) SMTP
12 4 (1.02%) VoIP
13 3 (0.77%) IMAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (7.65%) SQL Server
2 5 (1.28%) Amazon RDS
3 3 (0.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (0.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (0.51%) PowerPivot
4 2 (0.51%) RDBMS
4 2 (0.51%) Relational Database
4 2 (0.51%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.26%) Microsoft Power View
5 1 (0.26%) Power BI
5 1 (0.26%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.26%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.26%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 3 (0.77%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (0.77%) Visual Studio
General
1 33 (8.42%) Finance
2 16 (4.08%) German Language
3 14 (3.57%) Italian Language
4 13 (3.32%) French Language
5 11 (2.81%) Spanish Language
6 9 (2.30%) Marketing
7 8 (2.04%) Advertising
8 6 (1.53%) Retail
8 6 (1.53%) Telecoms
9 5 (1.28%) Manufacturing
9 5 (1.28%) Publishing
10 4 (1.02%) Back Office
10 4 (1.02%) Billing
11 3 (0.77%) Portuguese Language
12 2 (0.51%) Banking
12 2 (0.51%) Electronics
13 1 (0.26%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 65 (16.58%) Consultant
2 61 (15.56%) Project Manager
3 53 (13.52%) Architect
4 34 (8.67%) Support Engineer
5 32 (8.16%) Developer
6 30 (7.65%) Office 365 Manager
7 28 (7.14%) Analyst
8 25 (6.38%) SharePoint Developer
9 22 (5.61%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 22 (5.61%) Solutions Architect
10 20 (5.10%) Desktop Support
11 19 (4.85%) Infrastructure Manager
11 19 (4.85%) Office 365 Consultant
12 18 (4.59%) Infrastructure Project Manager
13 17 (4.34%) Office 365 Architect
13 17 (4.34%) Project Office Manager
14 16 (4.08%) Support Analyst
15 15 (3.83%) Microsoft Consultant
15 15 (3.83%) Technical Architect
16 13 (3.32%) SharePoint Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (6.12%) .NET
2 20 (5.10%) HTML
3 16 (4.08%) CSS
4 12 (3.06%) ASP.NET
5 9 (2.30%) HTML5
6 7 (1.79%) jQuery
7 6 (1.53%) Web Services
8 5 (1.28%) MAPI
8 5 (1.28%) OAuth2
8 5 (1.28%) SAML
9 3 (0.77%) .NET Framework
9 3 (0.77%) XML
10 2 (0.51%) Ajax
10 2 (0.51%) REST
10 2 (0.51%) SOAP
10 2 (0.51%) X-Windows
11 1 (0.26%) AngularJS
11 1 (0.26%) Silverlight
11 1 (0.26%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 1 (0.26%) WebRTC
Miscellaneous
1 15 (3.83%) Data Centre
2 14 (3.57%) Clustering
2 14 (3.57%) Management Information System
3 12 (3.06%) PKI
3 12 (3.06%) Private Cloud
4 8 (2.04%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (2.04%) Blackberry
5 6 (1.53%) Computer Science
5 6 (1.53%) Replication
6 5 (1.28%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (1.02%) iPad
7 4 (1.02%) iPhone
8 3 (0.77%) NHS
8 3 (0.77%) User Experience
9 2 (0.51%) Digital Media
9 2 (0.51%) Driving Licence
9 2 (0.51%) PMI
9 2 (0.51%) SCADA
9 2 (0.51%) Taxonomies
10 1 (0.26%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 167 (42.60%) Windows
2 78 (19.90%) Windows Server
3 54 (13.78%) Windows Server 2012
4 36 (9.18%) Windows 7
5 33 (8.42%) Windows Server 2008
6 21 (5.36%) Windows 10
6 21 (5.36%) Windows XP
7 19 (4.85%) Linux
8 18 (4.59%) Windows Server 2003
9 10 (2.55%) Windows 8
10 8 (2.04%) Mac OS X
11 7 (1.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 6 (1.53%) Apple iOS
13 5 (1.28%) AIX
14 2 (0.51%) Android
14 2 (0.51%) Windows Phone
15 1 (0.26%) CentOS
15 1 (0.26%) Unix
15 1 (0.26%) VMS
15 1 (0.26%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 118 (30.10%) Migration
2 50 (12.76%) ITIL
3 41 (10.46%) Project Management
4 32 (8.16%) PRINCE2
5 28 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
6 26 (6.63%) Agile Software Development
7 19 (4.85%) Presales
7 19 (4.85%) Service Management
8 18 (4.59%) Change Management
9 15 (3.83%) CRM
10 14 (3.57%) Customer Engagement
11 13 (3.32%) Problem Management
12 12 (3.06%) Identity Management
13 10 (2.55%) Business Intelligence
13 10 (2.55%) Configuration Management
13 10 (2.55%) Line Management
13 10 (2.55%) SDLC
13 10 (2.55%) System Testing
14 9 (2.30%) Disaster Recovery
15 8 (2.04%) Email Migration
Programming Languages
1 57 (14.54%) PowerShell
2 27 (6.89%) C#
3 26 (6.63%) JavaScript
4 22 (5.61%) SQL
5 9 (2.30%) VBScript
6 7 (1.79%) VB.NET
7 6 (1.53%) C++
8 4 (1.02%) Java
8 4 (1.02%) VB
9 2 (0.51%) C
9 2 (0.51%) PHP
10 1 (0.26%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 52 (13.27%) Security Cleared
2 44 (11.22%) Microsoft Certification
2 44 (11.22%) SC Cleared
3 30 (7.65%) MCSE
4 23 (5.87%) MCITP
5 20 (5.10%) Degree
6 17 (4.34%) MCTS
7 16 (4.08%) MCP
8 13 (3.32%) MCDST
9 9 (2.30%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 8 (2.04%) MCSA
11 5 (1.28%) DV Cleared
11 5 (1.28%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 4 (1.02%) MCSD
13 3 (0.77%) ITIL Certification
13 3 (0.77%) PMI Certification
14 2 (0.51%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 1 (0.26%) BPSS Clearance
15 1 (0.26%) DBS Check
15 1 (0.26%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (1.79%) SLA
2 2 (0.51%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.26%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.26%) QA
System Software
1 141 (35.97%) Active Directory
2 25 (6.38%) Hyper-V
3 20 (5.10%) VMware Infrastructure
4 13 (3.32%) XenApp
5 9 (2.30%) BitLocker
6 7 (1.79%) Terminal Server
7 3 (0.77%) Microsoft App-V
7 3 (0.77%) UAG
7 3 (0.77%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.26%) Forefront TMG
8 1 (0.26%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (0.26%) Postfix
8 1 (0.26%) Shibboleth
8 1 (0.26%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.26%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.26%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 42 (10.71%) SCCM
2 19 (4.85%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 15 (3.83%) WSUS
4 4 (1.02%) Windows Intune
5 3 (0.77%) Backup Exec
5 3 (0.77%) Oracle Identity Management
6 2 (0.51%) Oracle Identity Manager
7 1 (0.26%) AirWatch
7 1 (0.26%) Ansible
7 1 (0.26%) cPanel
7 1 (0.26%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.26%) Puppet
7 1 (0.26%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 180 (45.92%) Microsoft
2 49 (12.50%) VMware
3 39 (9.95%) Citrix
4 13 (3.32%) Cisco
5 10 (2.55%) NetApp
5 10 (2.55%) Oracle
6 8 (2.04%) Red Hat
7 7 (1.79%) Veritas
8 6 (1.53%) EMC
9 5 (1.28%) CheckPoint
9 5 (1.28%) HP
9 5 (1.28%) SAP
9 5 (1.28%) Veeam
10 4 (1.02%) FireEye
10 4 (1.02%) Google
11 3 (0.77%) 3PAR
11 3 (0.77%) AppSense
11 3 (0.77%) Progress
11 3 (0.77%) Symantec
12 2 (0.51%) Dell
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