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 10 December 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office 365 (O365)
Rank 68 96 129
Rank change year-on-year
+28 +33
Contract jobs citing Office 365 76 54 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 2.72% 1.69% 0.70%
As % of the Cloud Services category 31.02% 35.53% 22.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 40 16
Median daily rate £275 £350 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.42% +40.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £144 £150 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £615 £413 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £347 £363 £375
% change year-on-year
-4.27% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 2
Median hourly rate £16.25 £18.50 £10.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.16% +72.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.45 £18.50 £10.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.45 £18.50 £10.95
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £13.50 £14.25
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -5.26%
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
245 152 102
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 8.78% 4.76% 3.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 182 115 70
Median daily rate £450 £360 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £300 £232
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £615
UK excluding London median daily rate £440 £413 £415
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -0.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 2
Median hourly rate £32.50 £18.50 £10.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+75.67% +72.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.90 £18.50 £10.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.60 £18.50 £10.95
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £27.50 £20.75
% change year-on-year
-40.00% +32.53%

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 10 December 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 10 December 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 10 December 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 +21 25 £385 +62.10% 5
Wiltshire -2 16 £250 -28.57% 1
Gloucestershire +14 13 £170 - 2
Dorset +9 9 £238 -40.62% 3
Somerset +30 8 £265 - 2
Devon -13 2 £219 -39.23% 1
Office 365
England

Office 365
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 90 (60.00%) Windows
2 55 (36.67%) Active Directory
3 46 (30.67%) Microsoft
4 43 (28.67%) Windows 7
5 39 (26.00%) SharePoint
6 37 (24.67%) Windows Server
7 31 (20.67%) MS Office
7 31 (20.67%) VMware
7 31 (20.67%) Security Cleared
8 30 (20.00%) Windows 10
9 29 (19.33%) SC Cleared
10 25 (16.67%) MS Exchange
11 24 (16.00%) Migration
11 24 (16.00%) Microsoft Azure
12 23 (15.33%) SCCM
12 23 (15.33%) MS Excel
12 23 (15.33%) ITIL
13 22 (14.67%) Windows Server 2012
14 20 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
15 16 (10.67%) Finance
16 14 (9.33%) Firewall
17 12 (8.00%) SharePoint 2013
17 12 (8.00%) Skype for Business
17 12 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2010
17 12 (8.00%) SQL Server
17 12 (8.00%) C
17 12 (8.00%) VPN
17 12 (8.00%) Windows Server 2003
18 11 (7.33%) DV Cleared
18 11 (7.33%) DNS

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 39 (26.00%) SharePoint
2 25 (16.67%) MS Exchange
3 12 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 12 (8.00%) SharePoint 2013
3 12 (8.00%) Skype for Business
4 9 (6.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 9 (6.00%) SharePoint 2010
5 8 (5.33%) IBM Notes
6 4 (2.67%) IBM Domino
6 4 (2.67%) Mule
6 4 (2.67%) SharePoint Server
7 2 (1.33%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.67%) CMS
Applications
1 31 (20.67%) MS Office
2 23 (15.33%) MS Excel
3 5 (3.33%) MS Project
4 1 (0.67%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (2.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 24 (16.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (2.00%) IaaS
3 3 (2.00%) PaaS
3 3 (2.00%) SaaS
4 2 (1.33%) OneDrive
4 2 (1.33%) Yammer
5 1 (0.67%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.67%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.67%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 14 (9.33%) Firewall
2 12 (8.00%) VPN
3 11 (7.33%) DNS
4 10 (6.67%) Skype
4 10 (6.67%) WAN
5 9 (6.00%) LAN
6 8 (5.33%) TCP/IP
7 7 (4.67%) Wi-Fi
8 6 (4.00%) SAN
9 5 (3.33%) DHCP
9 5 (3.33%) Wireless
10 3 (2.00%) Intranet
10 3 (2.00%) MPLS
11 2 (1.33%) Cisco ISE
11 2 (1.33%) Internet
11 2 (1.33%) Intrusion Detection
11 2 (1.33%) VLAN
12 1 (0.67%) Cisco ASA
12 1 (0.67%) iSCSI
12 1 (0.67%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (8.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.00%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (0.67%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (0.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.67%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 16 (10.67%) Finance
2 7 (4.67%) Advertising
3 4 (2.67%) Manufacturing
3 4 (2.67%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.00%) Banking
4 3 (2.00%) Electronics
4 3 (2.00%) Local Government
4 3 (2.00%) Marketing
5 1 (0.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 29 (19.33%) Support Engineer
2 20 (13.33%) Analyst
3 17 (11.33%) 2nd Line Support
4 15 (10.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 13 (8.67%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 12 (8.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 11 (7.33%) Office 365 Engineer
8 9 (6.00%) Desktop Engineer
8 9 (6.00%) Desktop Support
8 9 (6.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 9 (6.00%) IT Engineer
8 9 (6.00%) IT Support
9 8 (5.33%) Developer
9 8 (5.33%) SharePoint Developer
9 8 (5.33%) Support Analyst
10 7 (4.67%) Architect
10 7 (4.67%) Consultant
10 7 (4.67%) Desktop Support Engineer
10 7 (4.67%) IT Support Engineer
10 7 (4.67%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.00%) .NET
2 3 (2.00%) AngularJS
2 3 (2.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 2 (1.33%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.67%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.67%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (0.67%) CSS
4 1 (0.67%) Entity Framework
4 1 (0.67%) HTML
4 1 (0.67%) jQuery
4 1 (0.67%) LINQ
4 1 (0.67%) Middleware
4 1 (0.67%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 9 (6.00%) Driving Licence
2 6 (4.00%) Data Centre
3 4 (2.67%) Replication
4 3 (2.00%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 3 (2.00%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.67%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.67%) Fat Client
5 1 (0.67%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (0.67%) iPad
5 1 (0.67%) iPhone
5 1 (0.67%) Smartphone
5 1 (0.67%) Thin Client
5 1 (0.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 90 (60.00%) Windows
2 43 (28.67%) Windows 7
3 37 (24.67%) Windows Server
4 30 (20.00%) Windows 10
5 22 (14.67%) Windows Server 2012
6 20 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
7 12 (8.00%) Windows Server 2003
8 8 (5.33%) Linux
9 6 (4.00%) Mac OS X
10 5 (3.33%) Windows XP
11 4 (2.67%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.67%) Android
12 1 (0.67%) CentOS
12 1 (0.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (16.00%) Migration
2 23 (15.33%) ITIL
3 9 (6.00%) Project Management
4 8 (5.33%) Service Delivery
5 7 (4.67%) Data Migration
6 6 (4.00%) Programme Management
7 5 (3.33%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (3.33%) DevOps
7 5 (3.33%) Service Management
8 4 (2.67%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (2.67%) Data Security
8 4 (2.67%) Fault Analysis
8 4 (2.67%) Incident Management
8 4 (2.67%) MVVM
8 4 (2.67%) Performance Management
8 4 (2.67%) Project Planning
8 4 (2.67%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (2.00%) Digital Marketing
9 3 (2.00%) Problem Management
9 3 (2.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (8.00%) C
2 9 (6.00%) PowerShell
3 6 (4.00%) SQL
4 3 (2.00%) C#
5 2 (1.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 31 (20.67%) Security Cleared
2 29 (19.33%) SC Cleared
3 11 (7.33%) DV Cleared
4 6 (4.00%) CISSP
5 2 (1.33%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.67%) CCNA
6 1 (0.67%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.67%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.67%) MCITP
6 1 (0.67%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.00%) SLA
2 4 (2.67%) QA
3 2 (1.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 55 (36.67%) Active Directory
2 8 (5.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (4.00%) Hyper-V
4 4 (2.67%) vSphere
5 3 (2.00%) ISA Server
6 2 (1.33%) Terminal Services
6 2 (1.33%) VMware ESX
6 2 (1.33%) XenApp
6 2 (1.33%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.67%) BitLocker
7 1 (0.67%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.67%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 23 (15.33%) SCCM
2 9 (6.00%) Microsoft Intune
3 4 (2.67%) Ansible
3 4 (2.67%) Puppet
4 3 (2.00%) Backup Exec
5 2 (1.33%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 2 (1.33%) SCOM
6 1 (0.67%) AirWatch
6 1 (0.67%) Failover Clustering
6 1 (0.67%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.67%) ServiceCenter
6 1 (0.67%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 1 (0.67%) WSUS
Vendors
1 46 (30.67%) Microsoft
2 31 (20.67%) VMware
3 10 (6.67%) Cisco
4 8 (5.33%) Lotus
5 7 (4.67%) Citrix
6 5 (3.33%) Google
6 5 (3.33%) Symantec
7 4 (2.67%) Palo Alto
7 4 (2.67%) SAP
8 3 (2.00%) Apple
8 3 (2.00%) HP
9 2 (1.33%) ArcSight
9 2 (1.33%) Capita
9 2 (1.33%) CheckPoint
9 2 (1.33%) Cyber-Ark
9 2 (1.33%) Forcepoint
10 1 (0.67%) AppSense
10 1 (0.67%) Meru Networks
10 1 (0.67%) Mitel
10 1 (0.67%) SolarWinds
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