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 26 July 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
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office 365 (O365)
Rank 63 135 186
Rank change year-on-year
+72 +51
Contract jobs citing Office 365 265 148 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 2.99% 1.55% 0.73%
As % of the Cloud Services category 29.09% 25.26% 21.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 150 87 46
Median daily rate £375 £316 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.57% +26.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £150 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £470 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 6
Median hourly rate £21.75 £16.00 £12.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.93% +25.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.30 £10.94 £8.68
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £56.42 £23.25 £16.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-9.37% +3.22%
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
911 586 305
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 10.28% 6.13% 3.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 596 353 175
Median daily rate £445 £408 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.20% +16.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £265 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £380
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +5.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 16 8
Median hourly rate £19.61 £17.50 £12.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.05% +37.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.80 £10.00 £8.68
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.60 £39.00 £68.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £22.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-29.54% +29.41%

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 26 July 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 26 July 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 26 July 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 +48 89 £400 +28.00% 10
Surrey +40 59 £320 -8.57% 12
Hampshire -5 31 £406 +9.06% 11
Kent +19 19 £390 +136.36% 3
Oxfordshire +16 17 £264 -39.71% 9
Buckinghamshire +5 17 £413 +37.50% 3
West Sussex -14 15 £500 +127.27% 6
East Sussex - 10 £513 - 5
Middlesex - 5 £500 - 1
Home Counties +2 1 £285 -
Office 365
England

Office 365
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 26 July 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.

1 214 (43.94%) Microsoft
2 181 (37.17%) Windows
3 164 (33.68%) Active Directory
4 152 (31.21%) Migration
5 132 (27.10%) SharePoint
6 122 (25.05%) Microsoft Azure
7 113 (23.20%) MS Exchange
8 98 (20.12%) MS Office
9 86 (17.66%) PowerShell
10 71 (14.58%) Skype for Business
11 69 (14.17%) Project Management
12 67 (13.76%) Windows Server
13 66 (13.55%) Skype
14 65 (13.35%) MS Excel
15 64 (13.14%) SCCM
16 62 (12.73%) Exchange Server 2010
17 59 (12.11%) VMware
18 58 (11.91%) ITIL
19 57 (11.70%) Security Cleared
20 52 (10.68%) DNS
21 51 (10.47%) Microsoft Certification
22 45 (9.24%) Windows 7
23 44 (9.03%) Windows 10
23 44 (9.03%) Exchange Server 2013
24 43 (8.83%) SC Cleared
24 43 (8.83%) Citrix
25 41 (8.42%) PRINCE2
26 40 (8.21%) SharePoint 2013
26 40 (8.21%) Windows Server 2012
27 38 (7.80%) 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
1 132 (27.10%) SharePoint
2 113 (23.20%) MS Exchange
3 71 (14.58%) Skype for Business
4 62 (12.73%) Exchange Server 2010
5 44 (9.03%) Exchange Server 2013
6 40 (8.21%) SharePoint 2013
7 37 (7.60%) Exchange Server 2003
8 31 (6.37%) Exchange Server 2007
9 23 (4.72%) SharePoint 2010
10 13 (2.67%) SharePoint Server
11 6 (1.23%) IIS
12 5 (1.03%) CMS
12 5 (1.03%) IBM Notes
12 5 (1.03%) OpenStack
13 4 (0.82%) BizTalk Server
13 4 (0.82%) Office Communications Server
14 2 (0.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 1 (0.21%) Apache
15 1 (0.21%) Confluence
15 1 (0.21%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 98 (20.12%) MS Office
2 65 (13.35%) MS Excel
3 9 (1.85%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (1.03%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (0.62%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (0.62%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.21%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 122 (25.05%) Microsoft Azure
2 27 (5.54%) Azure Active Directory
3 21 (4.31%) OneDrive
4 13 (2.67%) Amazon AWS
5 12 (2.46%) Yammer
6 11 (2.26%) IaaS
6 11 (2.26%) SaaS
7 7 (1.44%) PaaS
8 5 (1.03%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (0.41%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 66 (13.55%) Skype
2 52 (10.68%) DNS
3 33 (6.78%) DHCP
4 25 (5.13%) Firewall
5 24 (4.93%) LAN
6 20 (4.11%) WAN
7 18 (3.70%) Internet
8 15 (3.08%) TCP/IP
9 14 (2.87%) SAN
10 8 (1.64%) VPN
10 8 (1.64%) Wi-Fi
11 6 (1.23%) Intranet
11 6 (1.23%) SMTP
11 6 (1.23%) Wireless
12 5 (1.03%) Kerberos
12 5 (1.03%) LDAP
12 5 (1.03%) Network Security
12 5 (1.03%) Unified Communications
12 5 (1.03%) VoIP
13 4 (0.82%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (7.39%) SQL Server
2 6 (1.23%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (1.03%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (0.62%) Amazon RDS
5 2 (0.41%) Azure SQL Database
5 2 (0.41%) EDRMS
5 2 (0.41%) Oracle Database
5 2 (0.41%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (0.41%) Power BI
5 2 (0.41%) RDBMS
5 2 (0.41%) Relational Database
5 2 (0.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (0.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.21%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Power View
6 1 (0.21%) PowerPivot
6 1 (0.21%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.21%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 8 (1.64%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (1.03%) Visual Studio
3 2 (0.41%) Jenkins
3 2 (0.41%) Subversion
4 1 (0.21%) MSI
General
1 36 (7.39%) Finance
2 23 (4.72%) Spanish Language
3 17 (3.49%) German Language
4 15 (3.08%) Italian Language
5 13 (2.67%) French Language
6 10 (2.05%) Retail
6 10 (2.05%) Telecoms
7 9 (1.85%) Marketing
8 5 (1.03%) Publishing
9 4 (0.82%) Back Office
9 4 (0.82%) Law
10 3 (0.62%) Advertising
10 3 (0.62%) Portuguese Language
11 2 (0.41%) Banking
11 2 (0.41%) Billing
11 2 (0.41%) Legal
12 1 (0.21%) Electronics
12 1 (0.21%) Investment Banking
12 1 (0.21%) Local Government
12 1 (0.21%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 86 (17.66%) Consultant
2 57 (11.70%) Project Manager
3 51 (10.47%) Architect
4 41 (8.42%) Analyst
5 35 (7.19%) Support Engineer
6 32 (6.57%) Office 365 Consultant
6 32 (6.57%) Office 365 Manager
7 30 (6.16%) Office 365 Engineer
8 28 (5.75%) Windows Engineer
9 27 (5.54%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 24 (4.93%) Onboarding Engineer
11 21 (4.31%) Desktop Support
11 21 (4.31%) Developer
12 20 (4.11%) Exchange Consultant
12 20 (4.11%) Support Analyst
13 19 (3.90%) Deployment Engineer
13 19 (3.90%) Infrastructure Manager
13 19 (3.90%) Microsoft Consultant
13 19 (3.90%) Project Office Manager
13 19 (3.90%) SharePoint Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (5.13%) .NET
2 16 (3.29%) HTML
3 15 (3.08%) CSS
4 13 (2.67%) ASP.NET
4 13 (2.67%) Web Services
5 9 (1.85%) XML
6 8 (1.64%) jQuery
7 6 (1.23%) MAPI
7 6 (1.23%) Node.js
8 5 (1.03%) OAuth2
8 5 (1.03%) SAML
8 5 (1.03%) WCF
9 4 (0.82%) HTML5
9 4 (0.82%) REST
10 3 (0.62%) .NET Framework
11 2 (0.41%) AngularJS
11 2 (0.41%) JSON
11 2 (0.41%) SOAP
11 2 (0.41%) WPF
11 2 (0.41%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 15 (3.08%) Data Centre
2 14 (2.87%) PKI
3 11 (2.26%) Management Information System
4 10 (2.05%) Clustering
5 9 (1.85%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (1.44%) Computer Science
7 5 (1.03%) Blackberry
7 5 (1.03%) User Experience
7 5 (1.03%) Virtual Team
8 4 (0.82%) BYOD
8 4 (0.82%) NHS
9 3 (0.62%) Smartphone
10 2 (0.41%) Digital Media
10 2 (0.41%) Driving Licence
10 2 (0.41%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (0.41%) Hybrid Cloud
10 2 (0.41%) Private Cloud
10 2 (0.41%) Replication
10 2 (0.41%) SCADA
10 2 (0.41%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 181 (37.17%) Windows
2 67 (13.76%) Windows Server
3 45 (9.24%) Windows 7
4 44 (9.03%) Windows 10
5 40 (8.21%) Windows Server 2012
6 23 (4.72%) Windows Server 2008
7 17 (3.49%) Windows XP
8 14 (2.87%) Windows 8
9 11 (2.26%) Linux
10 9 (1.85%) Windows Server 2003
11 5 (1.03%) Mac OS X
12 4 (0.82%) Apple iOS
12 4 (0.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 3 (0.62%) Android
13 3 (0.62%) Windows Phone
14 2 (0.41%) AIX
14 2 (0.41%) Windows 2000 Server
14 2 (0.41%) Windows Vista
15 1 (0.21%) CentOS
15 1 (0.21%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 152 (31.21%) Migration
2 69 (14.17%) Project Management
3 58 (11.91%) ITIL
4 41 (8.42%) PRINCE2
5 38 (7.80%) Stakeholder Management
6 35 (7.19%) Agile Software Development
7 24 (4.93%) Presales
8 23 (4.72%) Change Management
9 22 (4.52%) Customer Engagement
10 19 (3.90%) Identity Management
11 15 (3.08%) Service Management
12 13 (2.67%) Project Governance
13 12 (2.46%) Identity Access Management
13 12 (2.46%) Problem Management
14 11 (2.26%) Escalation Management
14 11 (2.26%) Information Security
14 11 (2.26%) Project Planning
15 10 (2.05%) Business Intelligence
15 10 (2.05%) Scrum
16 8 (1.64%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 86 (17.66%) PowerShell
2 28 (5.75%) C#
3 25 (5.13%) JavaScript
4 22 (4.52%) SQL
5 10 (2.05%) VBScript
6 8 (1.64%) C
7 7 (1.44%) C++
7 7 (1.44%) VB.NET
8 4 (0.82%) Java
9 2 (0.41%) PHP
9 2 (0.41%) TypeScript
9 2 (0.41%) VB
Qualifications
1 57 (11.70%) Security Cleared
2 51 (10.47%) Microsoft Certification
3 43 (8.83%) SC Cleared
4 33 (6.78%) Degree
4 33 (6.78%) MCSE
5 21 (4.31%) MCITP
6 18 (3.70%) MCP
7 16 (3.29%) MCTS
8 14 (2.87%) MCDST
8 14 (2.87%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 7 (1.44%) DV Cleared
10 6 (1.23%) ITIL Certification
10 6 (1.23%) MCSA
11 5 (1.03%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 4 (0.82%) CISSP
12 4 (0.82%) PMP
13 3 (0.62%) MCSD
14 2 (0.41%) CCNA
14 2 (0.41%) Cisco Certification
14 2 (0.41%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (2.67%) SLA
2 12 (2.46%) Data Quality
3 4 (0.82%) Disclosure Scotland
3 4 (0.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.41%) QA
5 1 (0.21%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 164 (33.68%) Active Directory
2 28 (5.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (4.52%) Hyper-V
4 21 (4.31%) XenApp
5 12 (2.46%) BitLocker
6 6 (1.23%) Terminal Server
7 5 (1.03%) Microsoft App-V
7 5 (1.03%) XenDesktop
8 4 (0.82%) Virtual Desktop
8 4 (0.82%) Virtual Machines
9 3 (0.62%) Virtual Servers
10 2 (0.41%) Forefront TMG
10 2 (0.41%) vSphere
11 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 1 (0.21%) Postfix
11 1 (0.21%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 64 (13.14%) SCCM
2 17 (3.49%) Microsoft Intune
3 14 (2.87%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 11 (2.26%) WSUS
5 6 (1.23%) Microsoft Clustering
6 5 (1.03%) Oracle Identity Management
7 3 (0.62%) Backup Exec
7 3 (0.62%) EMC NetWorker
7 3 (0.62%) McAfee ePO
8 2 (0.41%) DameWare
8 2 (0.41%) Oracle Identity Manager
8 2 (0.41%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 1 (0.21%) Ansible
9 1 (0.21%) Cisco CUCM
9 1 (0.21%) cPanel
9 1 (0.21%) Opscode Chef
9 1 (0.21%) Puppet
9 1 (0.21%) SmoothWall
9 1 (0.21%) ThinApp
Vendors
1 214 (43.94%) Microsoft
2 59 (12.11%) VMware
3 43 (8.83%) Citrix
4 16 (3.29%) Cisco
5 8 (1.64%) Oracle
6 6 (1.23%) NetApp
6 6 (1.23%) Symantec
7 5 (1.03%) AppSense
7 5 (1.03%) Dell
7 5 (1.03%) EMC
7 5 (1.03%) HP
7 5 (1.03%) Lotus
7 5 (1.03%) Red Hat
7 5 (1.03%) ServiceNow
8 4 (0.82%) Intel Security
8 4 (0.82%) Progress
8 4 (0.82%) Remedy
8 4 (0.82%) Veeam
8 4 (0.82%) Veritas
9 3 (0.62%) SolarWinds
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