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 23 February 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Office 365 (O365)
England / South West
Rank 46 90 108
Rank change year-on-year
+44 +18
Contract jobs citing Office 365 100 56 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 3.71% 1.87% 1.16%
As % of the Cloud Services category 40.32% 33.14% 27.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 39 24
Median daily rate £350 £350 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £187 £155 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £440 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 7
Median hourly rate £16.50 £97.50 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-83.07% +712.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.10 £31.50 £10.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.90 £163.50 £58.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.75 £15.75 £13.00
% change year-on-year
-6.34% +21.15%

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
248 169 135
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 9.19% 5.64% 4.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 181 124 101
Median daily rate £400 £375 £378
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -0.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £233 £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £500 £505
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 7
Median hourly rate £47.50 £18.50 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+156.75% +54.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £15.70 £10.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £147.70 £58.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £19.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-12.79% -13.35%

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 23 February 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 23 February 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
Wiltshire +34 51 £375 +13.63% 4
Bristol +36 40 £345 +38.00% 6
Somerset -7 2 - -
Cornwall - 2 £300 - 2
Gloucestershire -1 1 £113 -36.61% 1
Office 365
England

Office 365
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 23 February 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 98 (52.97%) Windows
2 66 (35.68%) MS Office
3 64 (34.59%) Active Directory
4 56 (30.27%) SharePoint
5 52 (28.11%) Finance
6 51 (27.57%) Microsoft
6 51 (27.57%) Windows 7
7 37 (20.00%) Security Cleared
7 37 (20.00%) Project Management
8 36 (19.46%) Windows Server
9 34 (18.38%) SC Cleared
10 32 (17.30%) Agile Software Development
11 31 (16.76%) VMware
12 30 (16.22%) Windows 10
13 29 (15.68%) MS Exchange
13 29 (15.68%) MS Project
13 29 (15.68%) SharePoint Server
13 29 (15.68%) Programme Management
14 28 (15.14%) Project Planning
15 26 (14.05%) Migration
16 23 (12.43%) MS Excel
17 22 (11.89%) ITIL
17 22 (11.89%) SCCM
17 22 (11.89%) Windows Server 2012
18 19 (10.27%) Exchange Server 2007
18 19 (10.27%) Windows Server 2008
18 19 (10.27%) Microsoft Azure
19 18 (9.73%) Incident Management
20 14 (7.57%) VPN
21 13 (7.03%) Exchange Server 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 56 (30.27%) SharePoint
2 29 (15.68%) MS Exchange
2 29 (15.68%) SharePoint Server
3 19 (10.27%) Exchange Server 2007
4 13 (7.03%) Exchange Server 2013
5 11 (5.95%) Skype for Business
6 9 (4.86%) SharePoint 2013
7 8 (4.32%) Exchange Server 2010
8 3 (1.62%) IBM Notes
8 3 (1.62%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.54%) CMS
9 1 (0.54%) IBM Domino
Applications
1 66 (35.68%) MS Office
2 29 (15.68%) MS Project
3 23 (12.43%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (3.78%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 19 (10.27%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.54%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (0.54%) G Suite
2 1 (0.54%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 14 (7.57%) VPN
2 12 (6.49%) DNS
3 8 (4.32%) DHCP
4 7 (3.78%) Firewall
4 7 (3.78%) WAN
5 5 (2.70%) TCP/IP
6 4 (2.16%) Intranet
6 4 (2.16%) MPLS
6 4 (2.16%) Wireless
7 3 (1.62%) LAN
7 3 (1.62%) Remote Desktop
7 3 (1.62%) Skype
8 2 (1.08%) SAN
8 2 (1.08%) Unified Communications
8 2 (1.08%) VLAN
8 2 (1.08%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (0.54%) BGP
9 1 (0.54%) OSPF
9 1 (0.54%) PPP
9 1 (0.54%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (6.49%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.62%) Azure SQL Database
3 2 (1.08%) Kalido
3 2 (1.08%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.54%) Power BI
4 1 (0.54%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.54%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (1.08%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.54%) JIRA
2 1 (0.54%) Visual Studio
General
1 52 (28.11%) Finance
2 8 (4.32%) Marketing
2 8 (4.32%) Telecoms
3 7 (3.78%) Advertising
3 7 (3.78%) Electronics
3 7 (3.78%) Manufacturing
4 3 (1.62%) Banking
4 3 (1.62%) Local Government
5 1 (0.54%) Billing
5 1 (0.54%) Front Office
5 1 (0.54%) German Language
5 1 (0.54%) Legal
Job Titles
1 31 (16.76%) Analyst
2 28 (15.14%) Support Engineer
3 18 (9.73%) 2nd Line Support
4 14 (7.57%) Windows Engineer
5 13 (7.03%) Project Manager
6 12 (6.49%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 12 (6.49%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 12 (6.49%) IT Engineer
6 12 (6.49%) IT Support
7 11 (5.95%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 11 (5.95%) Desktop Support
8 10 (5.41%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 10 (5.41%) IT Support Engineer
9 9 (4.86%) Coordinator
9 9 (4.86%) Developer
9 9 (4.86%) Project Coordinator
9 9 (4.86%) SharePoint Developer
10 8 (4.32%) Desktop Engineer
10 8 (4.32%) Exchange Engineer
11 7 (3.78%) Desktop Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (4.32%) .NET
2 3 (1.62%) AngularJS
2 3 (1.62%) ASP.NET
2 3 (1.62%) ASP.NET Web API
3 2 (1.08%) .NET Framework
3 2 (1.08%) HTML
3 2 (1.08%) jQuery
4 1 (0.54%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (0.54%) CSS
4 1 (0.54%) Entity Framework
4 1 (0.54%) HTML5
4 1 (0.54%) LINQ
4 1 (0.54%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 12 (6.49%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (4.32%) Fat Client
2 8 (4.32%) Thin Client
3 7 (3.78%) Data Centre
3 7 (3.78%) Driving Licence
3 7 (3.78%) Video Conferencing
4 4 (2.16%) Smartphone
5 3 (1.62%) RSA SecurID
6 2 (1.08%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.54%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (0.54%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.54%) iPhone
7 1 (0.54%) PMI
7 1 (0.54%) Replication
7 1 (0.54%) RIA
7 1 (0.54%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 98 (52.97%) Windows
2 51 (27.57%) Windows 7
3 36 (19.46%) Windows Server
4 30 (16.22%) Windows 10
5 22 (11.89%) Windows Server 2012
6 19 (10.27%) Windows Server 2008
7 9 (4.86%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (2.70%) Android
8 5 (2.70%) Windows 8
8 5 (2.70%) Windows XP
9 2 (1.08%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.54%) CentOS
10 1 (0.54%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (20.00%) Project Management
2 32 (17.30%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (15.68%) Programme Management
4 28 (15.14%) Project Planning
5 26 (14.05%) Migration
6 22 (11.89%) ITIL
7 18 (9.73%) Incident Management
8 12 (6.49%) Performance Monitoring
8 12 (6.49%) Service Delivery
9 9 (4.86%) Business Intelligence
9 9 (4.86%) Change Management
9 9 (4.86%) Performance Management
10 8 (4.32%) Data Migration
11 7 (3.78%) Digital Marketing
11 7 (3.78%) Portfolio Management
11 7 (3.78%) Validation
12 6 (3.24%) Stakeholder Management
13 5 (2.70%) PRINCE2
14 4 (2.16%) CRM
14 4 (2.16%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 9 (4.86%) PowerShell
2 5 (2.70%) C#
2 5 (2.70%) SQL
3 3 (1.62%) C
3 3 (1.62%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 37 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 34 (18.38%) SC Cleared
3 10 (5.41%) DV Cleared
4 3 (1.62%) BC Cleared
4 3 (1.62%) Degree
4 3 (1.62%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (1.08%) MCSE
6 1 (0.54%) CCNA
6 1 (0.54%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.54%) DBS Check
6 1 (0.54%) ISEB
6 1 (0.54%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.54%) MBA
6 1 (0.54%) MCITP
6 1 (0.54%) MCP
6 1 (0.54%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.78%) QA
2 5 (2.70%) SLA
3 1 (0.54%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.54%) PMBOK
System Software
1 64 (34.59%) Active Directory
2 10 (5.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (4.32%) Microsoft App-V
3 8 (4.32%) Virtual Desktop
3 8 (4.32%) VMware ESX
3 8 (4.32%) XenApp
3 8 (4.32%) XenDesktop
4 4 (2.16%) Hyper-V
5 3 (1.62%) BitLocker
5 3 (1.62%) ISA Server
6 1 (0.54%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.54%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 22 (11.89%) SCCM
2 5 (2.70%) Microsoft Intune
3 3 (1.62%) Backup Exec
3 3 (1.62%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (0.54%) Failover Clustering
4 1 (0.54%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.54%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (0.54%) ServiceCenter
4 1 (0.54%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 51 (27.57%) Microsoft
2 31 (16.76%) VMware
3 10 (5.41%) Citrix
3 10 (5.41%) Dell
4 8 (4.32%) AppSense
4 8 (4.32%) SAP
4 8 (4.32%) Wyse
5 7 (3.78%) Cisco
5 7 (3.78%) Symantec
6 6 (3.24%) HP
7 5 (2.70%) Apple
8 4 (2.16%) CheckPoint
8 4 (2.16%) Xerox
9 3 (1.62%) Lotus
9 3 (1.62%) Toshiba
10 2 (1.08%) Capita
10 2 (1.08%) Google
10 2 (1.08%) Intel
10 2 (1.08%) IronPort
10 2 (1.08%) Polycom
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