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 16 January 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Office 365 (O365)
England / South West
Rank 57 95 111
Rank change year-on-year
+38 +16
Contract jobs citing Office 365 80 55 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 3.10% 1.87% 0.88%
As % of the Cloud Services category 33.06% 35.26% 27.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 46 19
Median daily rate £345 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.42% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £190 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £598 £440 £403
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 4
Median hourly rate £16.00 - £10.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 - £10.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.80 - £10.85
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £14.75 £13.50
% change year-on-year
+8.47% +9.25%

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
242 156 98
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 9.37% 5.30% 3.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 185 124 70
Median daily rate £425 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £290 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £480 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £404 £412
% change year-on-year
+5.32% -2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 4
Median hourly rate £16.50 - £10.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.25 - £10.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.15 - £10.85
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £27.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-38.18% +22.22%

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 16 January 2017.

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
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 16 January 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
Bristol +28 29 £345 +15.00% 6
Wiltshire +14 29 £375 +8.69% 6
Gloucestershire +12 9 £165 -23.25% 1
Somerset +15 7 £245 - 2
Dorset -1 3 £238 -40.62% 1
Devon -14 1 £163 -54.86%
Office 365
England

Office 365
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 16 January 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 West region with a requirement for Office 365.

1 101 (63.13%) Windows
2 62 (38.75%) Active Directory
3 53 (33.13%) Windows 7
4 50 (31.25%) Microsoft
5 40 (25.00%) Windows Server
6 39 (24.38%) MS Office
7 37 (23.13%) SharePoint
8 34 (21.25%) VMware
9 33 (20.63%) MS Exchange
10 31 (19.38%) Windows 10
11 27 (16.88%) Security Cleared
12 25 (15.63%) SC Cleared
12 25 (15.63%) ITIL
13 24 (15.00%) MS Excel
13 24 (15.00%) Migration
13 24 (15.00%) Windows Server 2012
14 23 (14.38%) Finance
15 21 (13.13%) Exchange Server 2007
16 20 (12.50%) SCCM
16 20 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
17 14 (8.75%) Microsoft Azure
18 13 (8.13%) Exchange Server 2013
19 12 (7.50%) VPN
19 12 (7.50%) SQL Server
19 12 (7.50%) Windows Server 2003
20 11 (6.88%) Skype for Business
20 11 (6.88%) Incident Management
20 11 (6.88%) Project Management
20 11 (6.88%) DNS
20 11 (6.88%) SharePoint 2013

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 (23.13%) SharePoint
2 33 (20.63%) MS Exchange
3 21 (13.13%) Exchange Server 2007
4 13 (8.13%) Exchange Server 2013
5 11 (6.88%) SharePoint 2013
5 11 (6.88%) Skype for Business
6 10 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
7 8 (5.00%) SharePoint Server
8 6 (3.75%) SharePoint 2010
9 4 (2.50%) IBM Notes
10 3 (1.88%) IBM Domino
11 1 (0.63%) CMS
Applications
1 39 (24.38%) MS Office
2 24 (15.00%) MS Excel
3 8 (5.00%) MS Project
4 1 (0.63%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (2.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 14 (8.75%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.25%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.63%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (0.63%) OneDrive
3 1 (0.63%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 12 (7.50%) VPN
2 11 (6.88%) DNS
3 10 (6.25%) Firewall
4 7 (4.38%) TCP/IP
4 7 (4.38%) WAN
5 6 (3.75%) DHCP
5 6 (3.75%) Skype
6 4 (2.50%) Intranet
6 4 (2.50%) LAN
6 4 (2.50%) SAN
7 3 (1.88%) MPLS
7 3 (1.88%) Remote Desktop
7 3 (1.88%) Wireless
8 2 (1.25%) Internet
8 2 (1.25%) VLAN
8 2 (1.25%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (0.63%) 4G
9 1 (0.63%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (0.63%) iSCSI
9 1 (0.63%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (7.50%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.88%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (0.63%) Kalido
3 1 (0.63%) Power BI
3 1 (0.63%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (0.63%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.63%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (0.63%) JIRA
1 1 (0.63%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 23 (14.38%) Finance
2 7 (4.38%) Advertising
3 5 (3.13%) Telecoms
4 4 (2.50%) Electronics
4 4 (2.50%) Local Government
4 4 (2.50%) Manufacturing
4 4 (2.50%) Marketing
5 3 (1.88%) Banking
6 1 (0.63%) Front Office
6 1 (0.63%) Legal
Job Titles
1 34 (21.25%) Support Engineer
2 24 (15.00%) Analyst
3 22 (13.75%) 2nd Line Support
4 18 (11.25%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 15 (9.38%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 14 (8.75%) Windows Engineer
7 13 (8.13%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 13 (8.13%) Desktop Support
8 12 (7.50%) IT Engineer
8 12 (7.50%) IT Support
9 11 (6.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 10 (6.25%) Desktop Engineer
10 10 (6.25%) IT Support Engineer
10 10 (6.25%) Office 365 Engineer
11 9 (5.63%) Desktop Support Engineer
11 9 (5.63%) Developer
11 9 (5.63%) SharePoint Developer
12 8 (5.00%) Exchange Engineer
13 7 (4.38%) Coordinator
13 7 (4.38%) Project Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (4.38%) .NET
2 3 (1.88%) AngularJS
2 3 (1.88%) ASP.NET
2 3 (1.88%) ASP.NET Web API
3 2 (1.25%) HTML
3 2 (1.25%) jQuery
4 1 (0.63%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.63%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (0.63%) CSS
4 1 (0.63%) Entity Framework
4 1 (0.63%) HTML5
4 1 (0.63%) LINQ
4 1 (0.63%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 10 (6.25%) Driving Licence
2 7 (4.38%) Data Centre
3 6 (3.75%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (3.13%) Fat Client
4 5 (3.13%) Thin Client
5 4 (2.50%) Smartphone
5 4 (2.50%) Video Conferencing
6 3 (1.88%) Replication
6 3 (1.88%) RSA SecurID
7 2 (1.25%) iPhone
8 1 (0.63%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 1 (0.63%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.63%) iPad
8 1 (0.63%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.63%) RIA
8 1 (0.63%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 101 (63.13%) Windows
2 53 (33.13%) Windows 7
3 40 (25.00%) Windows Server
4 31 (19.38%) Windows 10
5 24 (15.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 20 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
7 12 (7.50%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (3.75%) Windows XP
9 5 (3.13%) Windows 8
10 4 (2.50%) Android
11 2 (1.25%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.63%) CentOS
12 1 (0.63%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (15.63%) ITIL
2 24 (15.00%) Migration
3 11 (6.88%) Incident Management
3 11 (6.88%) Project Management
4 10 (6.25%) Service Delivery
5 8 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (5.00%) Data Migration
5 8 (5.00%) Programme Management
6 7 (4.38%) Project Planning
7 6 (3.75%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (3.75%) Performance Management
8 5 (3.13%) Change Management
8 5 (3.13%) Portfolio Management
8 5 (3.13%) Validation
9 4 (2.50%) Digital Marketing
9 4 (2.50%) ITSM
9 4 (2.50%) MVVM
9 4 (2.50%) Stakeholder Management
10 3 (1.88%) Business Continuity
10 3 (1.88%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 9 (5.63%) PowerShell
2 7 (4.38%) C
3 6 (3.75%) SQL
4 4 (2.50%) C#
5 3 (1.88%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 27 (16.88%) Security Cleared
2 25 (15.63%) SC Cleared
3 8 (5.00%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.63%) CCNA
4 1 (0.63%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.63%) Degree
4 1 (0.63%) ISEB
4 1 (0.63%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.63%) MCITP
4 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.00%) SLA
2 3 (1.88%) QA
3 1 (0.63%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 62 (38.75%) Active Directory
2 8 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (3.13%) Hyper-V
3 5 (3.13%) Microsoft App-V
3 5 (3.13%) Virtual Desktop
3 5 (3.13%) VMware ESX
3 5 (3.13%) XenApp
3 5 (3.13%) XenDesktop
4 3 (1.88%) ISA Server
4 3 (1.88%) vSphere
5 2 (1.25%) BitLocker
6 1 (0.63%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 20 (12.50%) SCCM
2 5 (3.13%) Microsoft Intune
3 3 (1.88%) Backup Exec
4 2 (1.25%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 1 (0.63%) Failover Clustering
5 1 (0.63%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.63%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.63%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 50 (31.25%) Microsoft
2 34 (21.25%) VMware
3 9 (5.63%) Citrix
4 7 (4.38%) Dell
4 7 (4.38%) HP
4 7 (4.38%) Symantec
5 6 (3.75%) Apple
6 5 (3.13%) AppSense
6 5 (3.13%) Cisco
6 5 (3.13%) SAP
6 5 (3.13%) Wyse
7 4 (2.50%) Lotus
8 3 (1.88%) CheckPoint
8 3 (1.88%) Toshiba
9 2 (1.25%) Capita
9 2 (1.25%) Xerox
10 1 (0.63%) Google
10 1 (0.63%) IronPort
10 1 (0.63%) Meridio
10 1 (0.63%) RightFax
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