The table below looks at the statistics for Office 365 skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Office 365 over the 3 months to 24 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
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office 365 (O365)
Rank 60 104 121
Rank change year-on-year
+44 +17
Contract jobs citing Office 365 94 42 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 3.09% 1.31% 0.72%
As % of the Cloud Services category 32.30% 27.27% 14.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 26 12
Median daily rate £438 £274 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+59.81% -21.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £110 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £760 £381 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £325 £306
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +6.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 1
Median hourly rate £15.26 £12.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.08% -26.47%
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 West region.

Cloud Services Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
291 154 143
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 9.57% 4.80% 4.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 195 110 108
Median daily rate £450 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £190 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £450 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £380
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 2 2
Median hourly rate £23.88 £11.25 £103.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+112.26% -89.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.14 £10.25 £34.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £12.25 £172.70
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 West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West 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 West

Office 365
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Office 365 across the South West region.

Office 365 Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Office 365
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Office 365 across the South West region over the 3 months to 24 July 2016.

Office 365 Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

Office 365
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Office 365 across the South West region.

Office 365 Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Office 365
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Office 365 across the South West region over the 3 months to 24 July 2016.

Office 365 Hourly Rate Histogram in the South West

Office 365
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 24 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
Bristol +24 37 £370 +190.19% 6
Wiltshire +23 31 £490 +335.55% 2
Somerset +21 10 £600 +50.00% 9
Gloucestershire +5 9 £425 - 1
Dorset -8 1 - - 3
Cornwall - 1 - -
Office 365
England

Office 365
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 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 West region with a requirement for Office 365.

1 92 (52.27%) Windows
2 67 (38.07%) Active Directory
3 52 (29.55%) Migration
4 45 (25.57%) Microsoft
4 45 (25.57%) Security Cleared
5 43 (24.43%) Microsoft Azure
6 37 (21.02%) SC Cleared
6 37 (21.02%) SharePoint
7 34 (19.32%) MS Exchange
8 33 (18.75%) VMware
8 33 (18.75%) Windows Server
9 27 (15.34%) Windows 7
10 26 (14.77%) SCCM
10 26 (14.77%) Skype for Business
11 25 (14.20%) Firewall
12 23 (13.07%) Skype
13 22 (12.50%) Windows 10
13 22 (12.50%) Telecoms
13 22 (12.50%) PowerShell
14 21 (11.93%) Amazon AWS
14 21 (11.93%) Finance
15 20 (11.36%) MS Excel
15 20 (11.36%) SQL
15 20 (11.36%) DNS
15 20 (11.36%) VMware Infrastructure
15 20 (11.36%) Exchange Server 2010
16 18 (10.23%) Cisco
16 18 (10.23%) Linux
17 16 (9.09%) IBM Notes
17 16 (9.09%) Lotus

Office 365
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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 37 (21.02%) SharePoint
2 34 (19.32%) MS Exchange
3 26 (14.77%) Skype for Business
4 20 (11.36%) Exchange Server 2010
5 16 (9.09%) IBM Notes
6 10 (5.68%) Exchange Server 2013
6 10 (5.68%) SharePoint 2013
7 8 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2007
8 7 (3.98%) SharePoint 2010
9 6 (3.41%) IIS
10 5 (2.84%) IBM Domino
10 5 (2.84%) Mule
11 4 (2.27%) Office Communications Server
12 3 (1.70%) SharePoint Server
13 2 (1.14%) GroupWise
14 1 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 20 (11.36%) MS Excel
2 14 (7.95%) MS Office
3 6 (3.41%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.57%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.57%) MS Project
4 1 (0.57%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (2.84%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.57%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 43 (24.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 21 (11.93%) Amazon AWS
3 15 (8.52%) SaaS
4 7 (3.98%) IaaS
5 6 (3.41%) Azure Active Directory
5 6 (3.41%) PaaS
6 3 (1.70%) OneDrive
7 2 (1.14%) Google Cloud Platform
7 2 (1.14%) Yammer
8 1 (0.57%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.57%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 25 (14.20%) Firewall
2 23 (13.07%) Skype
3 20 (11.36%) DNS
4 14 (7.95%) WAN
5 12 (6.82%) LAN
6 11 (6.25%) DHCP
7 10 (5.68%) Cisco ISE
7 10 (5.68%) Intrusion Detection
8 8 (4.55%) VPN
8 8 (4.55%) Wi-Fi
8 8 (4.55%) Wireless
9 7 (3.98%) Internet
10 6 (3.41%) Kerberos
11 5 (2.84%) Intranet
11 5 (2.84%) SAN
12 4 (2.27%) Unified Communications
13 3 (1.70%) TCP/IP
14 2 (1.14%) IMAP4
14 2 (1.14%) POP3
14 2 (1.14%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (5.68%) SQL Server
2 6 (3.41%) SQL Server 2005
2 6 (3.41%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (3.41%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.57%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (0.57%) Oracle OWB
Development Applications
1 1 (0.57%) MSTest
General
1 22 (12.50%) Telecoms
2 21 (11.93%) Finance
3 7 (3.98%) Manufacturing
4 5 (2.84%) Electronics
4 5 (2.84%) Marketing
5 3 (1.70%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 23 (13.07%) Analyst
2 19 (10.80%) Architect
3 17 (9.66%) Consultant
4 12 (6.82%) Project Manager
4 12 (6.82%) Support Engineer
5 11 (6.25%) Programme Manager
6 10 (5.68%) Security Analyst
6 10 (5.68%) Technical Architect
7 8 (4.55%) 2nd Line Support
7 8 (4.55%) Deployment Engineer
7 8 (4.55%) Developer
7 8 (4.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 8 (4.55%) Office 365 Engineer
7 8 (4.55%) SharePoint Developer
8 7 (3.98%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 7 (3.98%) Infrastructure Manager
8 7 (3.98%) Lotus Notes Engineer
8 7 (3.98%) Service Manager
8 7 (3.98%) VMware Engineer
8 7 (3.98%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (5.68%) .NET
2 6 (3.41%) .NET Framework
3 3 (1.70%) ASP.NET
4 2 (1.14%) HTML
5 1 (0.57%) CSS
5 1 (0.57%) jQuery
5 1 (0.57%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 10 (5.68%) Data Centre
1 10 (5.68%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 8 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (3.98%) Management Information System
4 4 (2.27%) Fat Client
4 4 (2.27%) Thin Client
4 4 (2.27%) Video Conferencing
5 3 (1.70%) Blog
5 3 (1.70%) Replication
6 2 (1.14%) Driving Licence
6 2 (1.14%) Handset
6 2 (1.14%) User Experience
7 1 (0.57%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.57%) e-Learning
7 1 (0.57%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (0.57%) iPad
7 1 (0.57%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 92 (52.27%) Windows
2 33 (18.75%) Windows Server
3 27 (15.34%) Windows 7
4 22 (12.50%) Windows 10
5 18 (10.23%) Linux
6 11 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
6 11 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (3.98%) Mac OS X
8 6 (3.41%) Windows XP
9 5 (2.84%) Windows 8
10 3 (1.70%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (1.14%) Android
12 1 (0.57%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (29.55%) Migration
2 13 (7.39%) High Availability
2 13 (7.39%) Information Security
2 13 (7.39%) Project Planning
2 13 (7.39%) Stakeholder Management
3 11 (6.25%) PRINCE2
3 11 (6.25%) Project Management
3 11 (6.25%) SIEM
3 11 (6.25%) Technical Architecture
4 10 (5.68%) Content Management
4 10 (5.68%) DDoS Mitigation
4 10 (5.68%) ITIL
4 10 (5.68%) Security Architecture
5 9 (5.11%) Knowledge Management
5 9 (5.11%) Problem Management
6 7 (3.98%) Incident Management
6 7 (3.98%) Network Design
6 7 (3.98%) Service Delivery
6 7 (3.98%) Threat Management
6 7 (3.98%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (12.50%) PowerShell
2 20 (11.36%) SQL
3 10 (5.68%) C#
4 7 (3.98%) C
5 4 (2.27%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 45 (25.57%) Security Cleared
2 37 (21.02%) SC Cleared
3 15 (8.52%) CISSP
4 4 (2.27%) DV Cleared
5 3 (1.70%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (1.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 2 (1.14%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (1.14%) MCSE
7 1 (0.57%) MCSA
7 1 (0.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 10 (5.68%) PCI DSS
2 5 (2.84%) SLA
3 2 (1.14%) QA
4 1 (0.57%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 67 (38.07%) Active Directory
2 20 (11.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (6.25%) Hyper-V
3 11 (6.25%) vSphere
4 5 (2.84%) XenApp
4 5 (2.84%) XenDesktop
5 4 (2.27%) VMware ESX
6 3 (1.70%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.57%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 26 (14.77%) SCCM
2 10 (5.68%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 10 (5.68%) SCOM
3 8 (4.55%) Microsoft Intune
4 6 (3.41%) Ansible
4 6 (3.41%) Puppet
5 2 (1.14%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.57%) AirWatch
6 1 (0.57%) WSUS
Vendors
1 45 (25.57%) Microsoft
2 33 (18.75%) VMware
3 18 (10.23%) Cisco
4 16 (9.09%) Lotus
5 10 (5.68%) ArcSight
5 10 (5.68%) Cyber-Ark
5 10 (5.68%) Forcepoint
6 9 (5.11%) Citrix
7 7 (3.98%) Google
7 7 (3.98%) SAP
8 6 (3.41%) Nintex
9 5 (2.84%) Palo Alto
10 3 (1.70%) AppSense
10 3 (1.70%) Dell
10 3 (1.70%) Polycom
10 3 (1.70%) Wyse
11 2 (1.14%) Alcatel-Lucent
11 2 (1.14%) IBM
11 2 (1.14%) Intel Security
11 2 (1.14%) Novell
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