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 1 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office 365 (O365)
Rank 61 112 130
Rank change year-on-year
+51 +18
Contract jobs citing Office 365 94 35 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 3.12% 1.11% 0.67%
As % of the Cloud Services category 34.94% 23.03% 13.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 21 14
Median daily rate £425 £213 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% -34.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £110 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £750 £363 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £320 £330
% change year-on-year
+18.75% -3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 1
Median hourly rate £15.26 £20.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.70% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.80 £14.00 £12.50
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +12.00%
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
269 152 146
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 8.92% 4.81% 4.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 183 106 117
Median daily rate £438 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £186 £281
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £468 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £388 £388
% change year-on-year
+16.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 2
Median hourly rate £15.26 £12.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.08% -37.50%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.14 £25.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-35.43% +61.29%

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 1 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 1 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 1 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 +29 36 £375 +233.33% 6
Wiltshire +24 31 £490 +49.04% 4
Somerset +17 9 £600 - 6
Gloucestershire -2 6 £450 +157.14% 1
Devon +3 4 £359 +36.76%
Cornwall +8 1 - -
Office 365
England

Office 365
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 1 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 85 (49.42%) Windows
2 69 (40.12%) Active Directory
3 53 (30.81%) Microsoft
4 51 (29.65%) Migration
5 41 (23.84%) Security Cleared
6 40 (23.26%) Microsoft Azure
7 33 (19.19%) SC Cleared
7 33 (19.19%) SharePoint
8 32 (18.60%) Windows Server
9 31 (18.02%) VMware
10 30 (17.44%) MS Exchange
11 25 (14.53%) SCCM
12 24 (13.95%) Windows 7
13 23 (13.37%) Skype for Business
13 23 (13.37%) Telecoms
14 22 (12.79%) Firewall
14 22 (12.79%) Windows 10
15 21 (12.21%) Skype
15 21 (12.21%) SQL
16 20 (11.63%) MS Office
16 20 (11.63%) ITIL
16 20 (11.63%) Exchange Server 2010
17 19 (11.05%) Finance
17 19 (11.05%) VMware Infrastructure
17 19 (11.05%) PowerShell
18 18 (10.47%) Cisco
19 17 (9.88%) DNS
20 16 (9.30%) Linux
20 16 (9.30%) Amazon AWS
21 15 (8.72%) MS Excel

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 33 (19.19%) SharePoint
2 30 (17.44%) MS Exchange
3 23 (13.37%) Skype for Business
4 20 (11.63%) Exchange Server 2010
5 11 (6.40%) IBM Notes
6 9 (5.23%) Exchange Server 2013
7 7 (4.07%) SharePoint 2013
8 6 (3.49%) Exchange Server 2007
8 6 (3.49%) IIS
9 5 (2.91%) Mule
10 4 (2.33%) Office Communications Server
10 4 (2.33%) SharePoint 2010
11 3 (1.74%) SharePoint Server
12 2 (1.16%) GroupWise
12 2 (1.16%) IBM Domino
13 1 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 20 (11.63%) MS Office
2 15 (8.72%) MS Excel
3 6 (3.49%) InfoPath
4 2 (1.16%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.58%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (2.91%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.58%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 40 (23.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (9.30%) Amazon AWS
3 14 (8.14%) SaaS
4 6 (3.49%) Azure Active Directory
4 6 (3.49%) IaaS
5 5 (2.91%) PaaS
6 2 (1.16%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.58%) Google Apps
7 1 (0.58%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 22 (12.79%) Firewall
2 21 (12.21%) Skype
3 17 (9.88%) DNS
4 12 (6.98%) DHCP
4 12 (6.98%) WAN
5 11 (6.40%) LAN
6 9 (5.23%) Cisco ISE
6 9 (5.23%) Intrusion Detection
7 8 (4.65%) VPN
8 7 (4.07%) Wireless
9 6 (3.49%) Internet
9 6 (3.49%) Kerberos
9 6 (3.49%) Wi-Fi
10 5 (2.91%) Intranet
11 4 (2.33%) Unified Communications
12 2 (1.16%) IMAP4
12 2 (1.16%) POP3
12 2 (1.16%) Remote Desktop
12 2 (1.16%) SMTP
12 2 (1.16%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (6.40%) SQL Server
2 6 (3.49%) SQL Server 2005
2 6 (3.49%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (3.49%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.58%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (0.58%) Oracle OWB
Development Applications
1 8 (4.65%) Cucumber
2 7 (4.07%) Capybara
3 1 (0.58%) MSTest
General
1 23 (13.37%) Telecoms
2 19 (11.05%) Finance
3 7 (4.07%) Manufacturing
4 5 (2.91%) Electronics
4 5 (2.91%) Marketing
5 3 (1.74%) Advertising
6 2 (1.16%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 31 (18.02%) Analyst
2 18 (10.47%) Architect
3 16 (9.30%) Consultant
4 12 (6.98%) Project Manager
4 12 (6.98%) Support Engineer
5 11 (6.40%) Programme Manager
5 11 (6.40%) Technical Architect
6 9 (5.23%) Security Analyst
6 9 (5.23%) Test Analyst
7 8 (4.65%) Desktop Support
7 8 (4.65%) Developer
7 8 (4.65%) SharePoint Developer
7 8 (4.65%) Windows Engineer
8 7 (4.07%) 3rd Line Support
8 7 (4.07%) Business Analyst
8 7 (4.07%) Deployment Engineer
8 7 (4.07%) Service Manager
8 7 (4.07%) VMware Engineer
9 6 (3.49%) Delivery Manager
9 6 (3.49%) Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (5.81%) .NET
2 8 (4.65%) Gherkin
3 6 (3.49%) .NET Framework
4 3 (1.74%) ASP.NET
5 2 (1.16%) HTML
6 1 (0.58%) CSS
6 1 (0.58%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 9 (5.23%) Data Centre
1 9 (5.23%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 8 (4.65%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (4.07%) Fat Client
3 7 (4.07%) Thin Client
4 6 (3.49%) Management Information System
5 4 (2.33%) Video Conferencing
6 3 (1.74%) Blog
7 2 (1.16%) Driving Licence
7 2 (1.16%) Handset
7 2 (1.16%) User Experience
8 1 (0.58%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.58%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.58%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.58%) e-Learning
Operating Systems
1 85 (49.42%) Windows
2 32 (18.60%) Windows Server
3 24 (13.95%) Windows 7
4 22 (12.79%) Windows 10
5 16 (9.30%) Linux
6 10 (5.81%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (4.07%) Mac OS X
8 6 (3.49%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (3.49%) Windows XP
9 5 (2.91%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.58%) Android
10 1 (0.58%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.58%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (29.65%) Migration
2 20 (11.63%) ITIL
3 14 (8.14%) Project Planning
4 13 (7.56%) High Availability
4 13 (7.56%) Stakeholder Management
5 12 (6.98%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (6.98%) Information Security
5 12 (6.98%) Project Management
6 11 (6.40%) PRINCE2
7 10 (5.81%) Technical Architecture
8 9 (5.23%) Content Management
8 9 (5.23%) DDoS Mitigation
8 9 (5.23%) Knowledge Management
8 9 (5.23%) Security Architecture
8 9 (5.23%) SIEM
9 8 (4.65%) Incident Management
10 7 (4.07%) Business Transformation
10 7 (4.07%) Network Design
10 7 (4.07%) Problem Management
11 6 (3.49%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (12.21%) SQL
2 19 (11.05%) PowerShell
3 10 (5.81%) C#
4 8 (4.65%) Ruby
5 4 (2.33%) JavaScript
6 2 (1.16%) C
Qualifications
1 41 (23.84%) Security Cleared
2 33 (19.19%) SC Cleared
3 14 (8.14%) CISSP
4 3 (1.74%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (1.74%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 2 (1.16%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.58%) CCNA
6 1 (0.58%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.58%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.58%) MCSA
6 1 (0.58%) MCSE
6 1 (0.58%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 9 (5.23%) PCI DSS
2 3 (1.74%) SLA
3 2 (1.16%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.58%) QA
System Software
1 69 (40.12%) Active Directory
2 19 (11.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (6.98%) vSphere
4 10 (5.81%) Hyper-V
5 4 (2.33%) XenApp
5 4 (2.33%) XenDesktop
6 3 (1.74%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (1.74%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 25 (14.53%) SCCM
2 10 (5.81%) Microsoft Intune
3 9 (5.23%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 8 (4.65%) SCOM
5 6 (3.49%) Ansible
5 6 (3.49%) Puppet
6 2 (1.16%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 53 (30.81%) Microsoft
2 31 (18.02%) VMware
3 18 (10.47%) Cisco
4 11 (6.40%) Lotus
5 9 (5.23%) ArcSight
5 9 (5.23%) Citrix
5 9 (5.23%) Cyber-Ark
5 9 (5.23%) Forcepoint
6 7 (4.07%) Google
6 7 (4.07%) SAP
7 6 (3.49%) Nintex
8 5 (2.91%) Palo Alto
9 3 (1.74%) AppSense
9 3 (1.74%) Dell
9 3 (1.74%) Polycom
9 3 (1.74%) Wyse
10 2 (1.16%) Alcatel-Lucent
10 2 (1.16%) Intel Security
10 2 (1.16%) Novell
10 2 (1.16%) Siemens
Bristol, Avon
LA International
Rate: £300 - £420 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol
People Source Consulting
Rate: £375 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago