The table below looks at the statistics for Office 365 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Tyne and Wear region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Office 365 over the 3 months to 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office 365 (O365)
Rank 64 75 59
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -16
Contract jobs citing Office 365 45 6 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 3.75% 0.70% 0.76%
As % of the Cloud Services category 37.19% 10.17% 44.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 1 1
Median daily rate £330 £325 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.53% -18.75%
UK excluding London median daily rate £345 £350 £388
% change year-on-year
-1.42% -9.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £28.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.26 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.62% -3.03%
Office 365
North East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Cloud Services category in contract jobs advertised in the Tyne and Wear region.

Cloud Services Category
Tyne and Wear
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
121 59 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 10.08% 6.88% 1.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 38 4
Median daily rate £425 £488 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.82% +47.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £325 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £558 £550 £393
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £405 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.17% +1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 0
Median hourly rate £28.50 £33.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.92% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.75 £25.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-29.00% +25.00%

Office 365
Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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 Tyne and Wear

Office 365
Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Office 365 Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

Office 365
Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Office 365 across the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 28 September 2016.

Office 365 Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

Office 365
Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Office 365 Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

Office 365
Contract Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

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 Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 28 September 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
Newcastle upon Tyne +10 44 £334 - 4
Sunderland -3 1 £225 -30.76%
Office 365
North East

Office 365
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 28 September 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 Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for Office 365.

1 73 (86.90%) Windows
2 72 (85.71%) Active Directory
2 72 (85.71%) Windows Server
3 60 (71.43%) PowerShell
4 55 (65.48%) Exchange Server 2010
4 55 (65.48%) MS Exchange
4 55 (65.48%) Exchange Server 2013
5 52 (61.90%) Microsoft
5 52 (61.90%) Security Cleared
6 50 (59.52%) Microsoft Certification
7 45 (53.57%) Migration
8 43 (51.19%) Skype for Business
8 43 (51.19%) SC Cleared
9 42 (50.00%) SharePoint
10 39 (46.43%) DNS
11 38 (45.24%) Windows Server 2008
12 37 (44.05%) Load Balancing
12 37 (44.05%) MCSE
12 37 (44.05%) Skype
13 35 (41.67%) Windows Server 2012
13 35 (41.67%) Windows Server 2003
14 27 (32.14%) MS Office
14 27 (32.14%) Firewall
15 22 (26.19%) Computer Science
15 22 (26.19%) Degree
16 21 (25.00%) Content Management
17 19 (22.62%) Office Communications Server
18 18 (21.43%) HP
19 17 (20.24%) SQL
19 17 (20.24%) Exchange Server 2007

Office 365
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear 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 55 (65.48%) Exchange Server 2010
1 55 (65.48%) Exchange Server 2013
1 55 (65.48%) MS Exchange
2 43 (51.19%) Skype for Business
3 42 (50.00%) SharePoint
4 19 (22.62%) Office Communications Server
5 17 (20.24%) Exchange Server 2007
5 17 (20.24%) OpenStack
6 13 (15.48%) Exchange Server 2003
7 12 (14.29%) SharePoint 2013
8 11 (13.10%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (2.38%) SharePoint Server
10 1 (1.19%) CICS
10 1 (1.19%) IBM Notes
10 1 (1.19%) SharePoint Foundation
10 1 (1.19%) WebSphere
Applications
1 27 (32.14%) MS Office
2 16 (19.05%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.38%) MS Project
4 1 (1.19%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (1.19%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 15 (17.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.19%) OneDrive
2 1 (1.19%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 39 (46.43%) DNS
2 37 (44.05%) Skype
3 27 (32.14%) Firewall
4 13 (15.48%) Kerberos
5 12 (14.29%) DHCP
6 3 (3.57%) VoIP
7 2 (2.38%) Unified Communications
8 1 (1.19%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (19.05%) SQL Server
2 14 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
3 12 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.19%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (1.19%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (1.19%) StarTeam
1 1 (1.19%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (3.57%) Finance
2 2 (2.38%) Advertising
2 2 (2.38%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.19%) Banking
3 1 (1.19%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 15 (17.86%) Active Directory Engineer
2 12 (14.29%) Office 365 Specialist
3 11 (13.10%) Messaging Specialist
3 11 (13.10%) Office 365 Engineer
4 10 (11.90%) Messaging Engineer
4 10 (11.90%) Messaging Support
5 9 (10.71%) Consultant
6 7 (8.33%) Support Engineer
7 5 (5.95%) Analyst
7 5 (5.95%) Messaging Support Engineer
8 4 (4.76%) Support Consultant
9 3 (3.57%) Lync Engineer
9 3 (3.57%) Lync Specialist
9 3 (3.57%) Messaging Consultant
9 3 (3.57%) Office 365 Consultant
10 2 (2.38%) Messaging Architect
10 2 (2.38%) Senior Project Manager
10 2 (2.38%) Service Desk Analyst
10 2 (2.38%) SharePoint Consultant
10 2 (2.38%) SharePoint Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.19%) .NET
1 1 (1.19%) CSS
1 1 (1.19%) HTML
1 1 (1.19%) REST
1 1 (1.19%) XHTML
1 1 (1.19%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 22 (26.19%) Computer Science
2 13 (15.48%) Hybrid Cloud
3 9 (10.71%) Blackberry
3 9 (10.71%) Visualisation
4 2 (2.38%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.19%) Clustering
5 1 (1.19%) iPad
5 1 (1.19%) Life Science
5 1 (1.19%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.19%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 73 (86.90%) Windows
2 72 (85.71%) Windows Server
3 38 (45.24%) Windows Server 2008
4 35 (41.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 35 (41.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (10.71%) Android
5 9 (10.71%) Apple iOS
6 2 (2.38%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.19%) AIX
7 1 (1.19%) Mac OS X
7 1 (1.19%) Windows 10
7 1 (1.19%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (53.57%) Migration
2 37 (44.05%) Load Balancing
3 21 (25.00%) Content Management
4 15 (17.86%) ITIL
5 11 (13.10%) Incident Management
6 10 (11.90%) Capacity Planning
7 8 (9.52%) Mobile Device Management
8 4 (4.76%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 2 (2.38%) Infrastructure Transformation
9 2 (2.38%) Kalman Filter
9 2 (2.38%) PRINCE2
9 2 (2.38%) Project Management
9 2 (2.38%) SDLC
9 2 (2.38%) Translating Business Requirements
10 1 (1.19%) Change Management
10 1 (1.19%) Defect Management
10 1 (1.19%) E-Commerce
10 1 (1.19%) Front End Development
10 1 (1.19%) Server Virtualisation
10 1 (1.19%) Smoke Testing
Programming Languages
1 60 (71.43%) PowerShell
2 17 (20.24%) SQL
3 1 (1.19%) C
3 1 (1.19%) C#
3 1 (1.19%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 52 (61.90%) Security Cleared
2 50 (59.52%) Microsoft Certification
3 43 (51.19%) SC Cleared
4 37 (44.05%) MCSE
5 22 (26.19%) Degree
6 9 (10.71%) MCITP
6 9 (10.71%) MCTS
7 8 (9.52%) MCP
8 6 (7.14%) BPSS Clearance
9 2 (2.38%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (1.19%) ISTQB
10 1 (1.19%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.14%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.19%) SLA
System Software
1 72 (85.71%) Active Directory
2 15 (17.86%) DFS Replication
3 11 (13.10%) Hyper-V
4 7 (8.33%) Brightmail
5 2 (2.38%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (2.38%) vSphere
5 2 (2.38%) XenApp
5 2 (2.38%) XenDesktop
5 2 (2.38%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (2.38%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 1 (1.19%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (1.19%) Netcool
2 1 (1.19%) SCCM
Vendors
1 52 (61.90%) Microsoft
2 18 (21.43%) HP
3 11 (13.10%) IronPort
4 9 (10.71%) Trend Micro
5 4 (4.76%) Citrix
6 3 (3.57%) Cisco
6 3 (3.57%) VMware
7 2 (2.38%) Compaq
7 2 (2.38%) Dell
7 2 (2.38%) Oracle
7 2 (2.38%) Symantec
7 2 (2.38%) ThinPrint
8 1 (1.19%) Intel Security
8 1 (1.19%) Lotus
8 1 (1.19%) Nintex
8 1 (1.19%) Veritas