The table below looks at the statistics for Office 365 skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Office 365 over the 3 months to 27 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Office 365 (O365)
UK
Rank 84 136 258
Rank change year-on-year
+52 +122
Contract jobs citing Office 365 1223 880 443
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 2.69% 1.72% 0.85%
As % of the Cloud Services category 21.38% 22.09% 17.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 809 587 275
Median daily rate £388 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £175 £187
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £503
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 34 42
Median hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.03 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.60 £35.00 £29.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.75 £16.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-7.81% +18.51%

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

Cloud Services Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
5719 3984 2534
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.57% 7.78% 4.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 4053 2781 1629
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £315 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 71 59 87
Median hourly rate £18.00 £24.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.53% +8.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.18 £13.80 £11.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.80 £80.00 £35.00
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

The demand trend of contract jobs 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 UK

Office 365
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Office 365 within the UK.

Office 365 Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Office 365
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Office 365 within the UK over the 3 months to 27 February 2017.

Office 365 Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Office 365
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Office 365 within the UK.

Office 365 Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Office 365
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Office 365 within the UK over the 3 months to 27 February 2017.

Office 365 Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Office 365
Top 30 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 27 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
England +57 1141 £390 +3.31% 337
London +46 460 £405 +1.25% 122
South East +38 239 £423 +11.18% 73
South West +34 99 £345 -1.42% 17
Berkshire +17 79 £425 - 14
East of England +20 74 £300 -11.11% 27
North West +28 69 £345 -8.00% 25
West Midlands 0 65 £350 -16.41% 34
City of London +21 64 £450 +37.40% 21
Wiltshire +36 51 £375 +32.74% 4
Reading +28 48 £350 -12.50% 6
Yorkshire +33 47 £425 +21.42% 17
North East +17 43 £295 -21.33% 8
Buckinghamshire +30 41 £525 +31.25% 5
Hampshire +14 41 £420 +29.23% 19
Surrey +27 40 £263 -13.58% 16
Scotland +34 39 £463 +25.42% 5
Bristol +31 38 £338 +35.00% 4
Tyne and Wear +14 35 £325 +4.00% 8
Glasgow +18 33 £464 +54.58% 1
Manchester +26 32 £275 -33.33% 17
Milton Keynes +31 31 £525 - 1
Newcastle upon Tyne +21 29 £338 +8.00% 5
East Midlands +11 28 £319 +10.86% 12
West Yorkshire +23 27 £425 +4.61% 13
Leeds +11 23 £438 +16.66% 5
Oxfordshire +1 22 £413 +26.92% 8
Hertfordshire 0 22 £176 -48.54% 10
Birmingham -8 21 £390 +14.70% 11
Cheshire +28 19 £400 -5.88% 5

Office 365
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 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 with a requirement for Office 365.

1 1168 (47.93%) Windows
2 1137 (46.66%) Microsoft
3 963 (39.52%) Active Directory
4 784 (32.17%) SharePoint
5 681 (27.94%) Migration
6 635 (26.06%) Microsoft Azure
7 447 (18.34%) Skype for Business
8 445 (18.26%) Windows Server
9 420 (17.23%) MS Office
10 398 (16.33%) MS Excel
11 397 (16.29%) MS Exchange
12 366 (15.02%) Windows 10
13 365 (14.98%) Skype
14 348 (14.28%) Windows 7
15 330 (13.54%) Security Cleared
16 313 (12.84%) VMware
17 274 (11.24%) PowerShell
18 270 (11.08%) SC Cleared
19 267 (10.96%) Windows Server 2012
20 264 (10.83%) ITIL
21 260 (10.67%) SCCM
22 251 (10.30%) Windows Server 2008
23 240 (9.85%) Finance
24 220 (9.03%) SQL Server
25 212 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
26 208 (8.54%) Exchange Server 2010
27 205 (8.41%) Project Management
28 201 (8.25%) Microsoft Certification
29 190 (7.80%) DNS
30 187 (7.67%) Citrix

Office 365
Top Related IT Skills 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
1 784 (32.17%) SharePoint
2 447 (18.34%) Skype for Business
3 397 (16.29%) MS Exchange
4 208 (8.54%) Exchange Server 2010
5 173 (7.10%) Exchange Server 2013
6 147 (6.03%) SharePoint 2013
7 113 (4.64%) SharePoint 2010
8 102 (4.19%) Exchange Server 2007
9 72 (2.95%) Exchange Server 2003
10 59 (2.42%) SharePoint Server
11 52 (2.13%) BizTalk Server
12 45 (1.85%) IIS
13 43 (1.76%) Office Communications Server
14 27 (1.11%) OpenStack
15 23 (0.94%) IBM Notes
16 18 (0.74%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
17 8 (0.33%) IBM Domino
18 7 (0.29%) CMS
19 6 (0.25%) Apache Pig
19 6 (0.25%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 420 (17.23%) MS Office
2 398 (16.33%) MS Excel
3 57 (2.34%) MS Project
4 27 (1.11%) MS PowerPoint
5 17 (0.70%) InfoPath
6 15 (0.62%) MS Visio
7 10 (0.41%) Spreadsheet
8 5 (0.21%) Photoshop
9 4 (0.16%) Adobe Illustrator
10 3 (0.12%) Adobe After Effects
10 3 (0.12%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 100 (4.10%) Dynamics CRM
2 25 (1.03%) Dynamics AX
3 11 (0.45%) Dynamics NAV
4 8 (0.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 5 (0.21%) Adobe Campaign
5 5 (0.21%) Unica
6 2 (0.082%) Magento
6 2 (0.082%) Sentinel
7 1 (0.041%) Misys Midas
7 1 (0.041%) SAP ERP
7 1 (0.041%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 635 (26.06%) Microsoft Azure
2 159 (6.52%) OneDrive
3 143 (5.87%) Azure Active Directory
4 108 (4.43%) Yammer
5 105 (4.31%) Amazon AWS
6 80 (3.28%) IaaS
7 42 (1.72%) PaaS
8 38 (1.56%) SaaS
9 21 (0.86%) Cloud Computing
10 16 (0.66%) G Suite
11 12 (0.49%) Mimecast
12 9 (0.37%) Google Drive
12 9 (0.37%) SuccessFactors
13 7 (0.29%) GitHub
14 5 (0.21%) Adobe Creative Cloud
14 5 (0.21%) AWS CloudFormation
15 4 (0.16%) Adobe Analytics
16 3 (0.12%) Akamai
16 3 (0.12%) Amazon EC2
17 2 (0.082%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 365 (14.98%) Skype
2 190 (7.80%) DNS
3 155 (6.36%) WAN
4 153 (6.28%) DHCP
5 128 (5.25%) LAN
6 123 (5.05%) Firewall
7 116 (4.76%) VPN
8 71 (2.91%) Intranet
9 64 (2.63%) TCP/IP
10 51 (2.09%) Unified Communications
11 49 (2.01%) VoIP
12 48 (1.97%) SAN
13 44 (1.81%) Internet
14 41 (1.68%) Network Security
14 41 (1.68%) Wireless
15 34 (1.40%) VLAN
16 33 (1.35%) LDAP
17 28 (1.15%) Kerberos
18 23 (0.94%) MPLS
18 23 (0.94%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 220 (9.03%) SQL Server
2 35 (1.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 29 (1.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 24 (0.98%) SQL Server 2008
5 22 (0.90%) SQL Server 2012
6 18 (0.74%) SQL Server 2014
7 17 (0.70%) Power BI
7 17 (0.70%) SQL Server 2005
8 16 (0.66%) Big Data
9 15 (0.62%) Oracle Reports
10 14 (0.57%) MS Access
11 13 (0.53%) Hadoop
12 12 (0.49%) SQL Server 2000
13 11 (0.45%) NoSQL
14 10 (0.41%) Apache Cassandra
15 9 (0.37%) Data Warehouse
16 8 (0.33%) Azure SQL Database
17 7 (0.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 6 (0.25%) Apache Hive
18 6 (0.25%) HBase
Development Applications
1 33 (1.35%) Team Foundation Server
2 26 (1.07%) JIRA
3 24 (0.98%) Visual Studio
4 14 (0.57%) StarTeam
5 12 (0.49%) Git (software)
6 11 (0.45%) Jenkins
7 5 (0.21%) Zephyr
8 4 (0.16%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 4 (0.16%) Octopus Deploy
9 3 (0.12%) Bitbucket
9 3 (0.12%) Dreamweaver
9 3 (0.12%) Subversion
10 2 (0.082%) Ant
10 2 (0.082%) FxCop
10 2 (0.082%) JUnit
10 2 (0.082%) Maven
10 2 (0.082%) MSI
10 2 (0.082%) StyleCop
10 2 (0.082%) WinDbg
10 2 (0.082%) Xcode
General
1 240 (9.85%) Finance
2 105 (4.31%) Retail
3 84 (3.45%) Advertising
4 34 (1.40%) Telecoms
5 31 (1.27%) Banking
6 28 (1.15%) Legal
7 26 (1.07%) Marketing
8 25 (1.03%) Manufacturing
9 21 (0.86%) Publishing
10 20 (0.82%) French Language
11 17 (0.70%) Back Office
12 14 (0.57%) Law
13 9 (0.37%) German Language
13 9 (0.37%) Local Government
14 8 (0.33%) Electronics
15 7 (0.29%) Spanish Language
16 6 (0.25%) Financial Institution
16 6 (0.25%) Italian Language
16 6 (0.25%) Pharmaceutical
16 6 (0.25%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 335 (13.75%) Architect
2 291 (11.94%) Consultant
3 260 (10.67%) Analyst
4 228 (9.36%) Support Engineer
5 185 (7.59%) Project Manager
6 169 (6.93%) Developer
7 141 (5.79%) 2nd Line Support
8 126 (5.17%) Office 365 Architect
9 123 (5.05%) Office 365 Engineer
10 114 (4.68%) SharePoint Developer
11 109 (4.47%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 108 (4.43%) Office 365 Manager
13 103 (4.23%) Office 365 Consultant
14 93 (3.82%) Administrator
15 90 (3.69%) Desktop Support
16 89 (3.65%) 2nd Line Engineer
17 88 (3.61%) Solutions Architect
18 85 (3.49%) IT Support
19 80 (3.28%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
20 78 (3.20%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 137 (5.62%) .NET
2 82 (3.36%) HTML
3 66 (2.71%) CSS
3 66 (2.71%) jQuery
4 45 (1.85%) COM
5 42 (1.72%) Web Services
6 37 (1.52%) ASP.NET
7 32 (1.31%) XML
8 25 (1.03%) REST
9 19 (0.78%) SAML
10 18 (0.74%) AngularJS
11 17 (0.70%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 15 (0.62%) HTML5
12 15 (0.62%) RESTful
13 10 (0.41%) KnockoutJS
13 10 (0.41%) SOAP
13 10 (0.41%) SPServices
14 9 (0.37%) JSON
14 9 (0.37%) OAuth
14 9 (0.37%) OpenID
Miscellaneous
1 145 (5.95%) Analytical Skills
2 110 (4.51%) Data Centre
3 56 (2.30%) PKI
4 52 (2.13%) Management Information System
5 50 (2.05%) Computer Science
6 40 (1.64%) Blackberry
7 35 (1.44%) Hybrid Cloud
8 34 (1.40%) User Experience
9 33 (1.35%) Clustering
10 31 (1.27%) Virtual Team
11 30 (1.23%) Video Conferencing
12 21 (0.86%) Driving Licence
13 20 (0.82%) Smartphone
14 18 (0.74%) Fat Client
14 18 (0.74%) Thin Client
15 16 (0.66%) Taxonomies
16 15 (0.62%) e-Learning
16 15 (0.62%) NHS
17 14 (0.57%) Mobile App
17 14 (0.57%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 1168 (47.93%) Windows
2 445 (18.26%) Windows Server
3 366 (15.02%) Windows 10
4 348 (14.28%) Windows 7
5 267 (10.96%) Windows Server 2012
6 251 (10.30%) Windows Server 2008
7 134 (5.50%) Windows Server 2003
8 77 (3.16%) Windows XP
9 72 (2.95%) Windows 8
10 63 (2.59%) Android
11 43 (1.76%) Linux
12 39 (1.60%) Apple iOS
13 31 (1.27%) Mac OS X
14 17 (0.70%) Unix
15 15 (0.62%) Mac OS
16 14 (0.57%) AIX
17 7 (0.29%) Windows Mobile
18 5 (0.21%) Solaris
19 4 (0.16%) Windows Vista
20 3 (0.12%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 681 (27.94%) Migration
2 264 (10.83%) ITIL
3 212 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
4 205 (8.41%) Project Management
5 145 (5.95%) Stakeholder Management
6 119 (4.88%) CRM
7 118 (4.84%) PRINCE2
8 116 (4.76%) Business Intelligence
9 99 (4.06%) Change Management
10 81 (3.32%) Service Management
11 72 (2.95%) TOGAF
12 70 (2.87%) Business Analysis
13 65 (2.67%) Identity Management
14 62 (2.54%) Document Management
15 61 (2.50%) Presales
16 56 (2.30%) Service Delivery
17 53 (2.17%) Mobile Device Management
18 52 (2.13%) Data Management
18 52 (2.13%) Data Migration
19 51 (2.09%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 274 (11.24%) PowerShell
2 178 (7.30%) SQL
3 110 (4.51%) C#
4 96 (3.94%) JavaScript
5 47 (1.93%) C
6 39 (1.60%) VB
7 30 (1.23%) Java
8 20 (0.82%) VBA
9 17 (0.70%) VB.NET
10 16 (0.66%) VB6
11 13 (0.53%) Python
12 12 (0.49%) VBScript
13 8 (0.33%) Ruby
14 7 (0.29%) PHP
15 6 (0.25%) C++
15 6 (0.25%) T-SQL
16 5 (0.21%) Bash Shell
17 4 (0.16%) Shell Script
18 2 (0.082%) Objective-C
18 2 (0.082%) Scala
Qualifications
1 330 (13.54%) Security Cleared
2 270 (11.08%) SC Cleared
3 201 (8.25%) Microsoft Certification
4 132 (5.42%) MCSE
5 124 (5.09%) Degree
6 60 (2.46%) Cisco Certification
7 59 (2.42%) MCITP
8 51 (2.09%) MCSA
9 37 (1.52%) CCNA
10 28 (1.15%) MCTS
11 27 (1.11%) PMI Certification
12 26 (1.07%) MCP
13 24 (0.98%) CCIE
13 24 (0.98%) PMP
14 23 (0.94%) BPSS Clearance
14 23 (0.94%) DBS Check
15 18 (0.74%) ISTQB
15 18 (0.74%) PRINCE2 Certification
16 17 (0.70%) ITIL Certification
17 16 (0.66%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 69 (2.83%) SLA
2 43 (1.76%) PMO
3 35 (1.44%) Disclosure Scotland
4 28 (1.15%) QA
5 19 (0.78%) PCI DSS
6 15 (0.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 6 (0.25%) Data Quality
8 4 (0.16%) Cyber Essentials
9 3 (0.12%) GDPR
10 2 (0.082%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
10 2 (0.082%) GPG13
10 2 (0.082%) HMG Security Policy Framework
10 2 (0.082%) P3O
10 2 (0.082%) RMADS
11 1 (0.041%) BS7799
11 1 (0.041%) ISO 9000
11 1 (0.041%) PMBOK
11 1 (0.041%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 963 (39.52%) Active Directory
2 158 (6.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 154 (6.32%) Hyper-V
4 56 (2.30%) XenApp
5 47 (1.93%) Microsoft App-V
6 34 (1.40%) VMware ESX
7 27 (1.11%) XenDesktop
8 26 (1.07%) vSphere
9 25 (1.03%) Virtual Desktop
10 18 (0.74%) VMware ESXi
11 16 (0.66%) BitLocker
11 16 (0.66%) Virtual Machines
12 15 (0.62%) DFS Replication
13 14 (0.57%) Virtual Servers
14 8 (0.33%) ISA Server
14 8 (0.33%) Terminal Services
15 7 (0.29%) UAG
16 6 (0.25%) HDFS
17 4 (0.16%) Docker
17 4 (0.16%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 260 (10.67%) SCCM
2 94 (3.86%) SCOM
3 88 (3.61%) Microsoft Intune
4 20 (0.82%) AirWatch
4 20 (0.82%) Backup Exec
5 19 (0.78%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 19 (0.78%) McAfee ePO
6 18 (0.74%) Puppet
7 14 (0.57%) Cisco Prime
7 14 (0.57%) Netcool
8 12 (0.49%) WSUS
9 11 (0.45%) CA Single Sign-On
9 11 (0.45%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 10 (0.41%) Opscode Chef
11 9 (0.37%) Microsoft Clustering
11 9 (0.37%) Nagios
12 8 (0.33%) Ansible
12 8 (0.33%) Jamf Pro
13 7 (0.29%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
13 7 (0.29%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 1137 (46.66%) Microsoft
2 313 (12.84%) VMware
3 187 (7.67%) Citrix
4 142 (5.83%) Cisco
5 89 (3.65%) HP
6 79 (3.24%) SAP
7 75 (3.08%) Oracle
8 65 (2.67%) Apple
9 57 (2.34%) Dell
10 53 (2.17%) Salesforce.com
11 42 (1.72%) Infor
12 35 (1.44%) Symantec
13 27 (1.11%) Polycom
14 26 (1.07%) Google
15 25 (1.03%) NetApp
16 24 (0.98%) Lotus
17 22 (0.90%) AppSense
17 22 (0.90%) CheckPoint
18 21 (0.86%) Intel Security
19 20 (0.82%) Remedy
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £240.00 - £250.00 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
West London
PCR
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
Bradford
Provident Financial Management Services
Rate: £15210 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Pinner, Middlesex
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 6 hours ago
Hammersmith and Fulham
Talent Point
Rate: £140.00 - £160.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Northern Ireland
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 3 days ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £340 - £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Shrewsbury, Shropshire
Shropshire Council
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Rate: Up to £37,000 DOE
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Lennon Wright
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Red10
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Reed Technology
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Certes Computing Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
London
LA International
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
The One Group
Rate: £20k - 23k per year
Posted: 5 days ago
Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
Kirklees Active Leisure Trading Ltd
Rate: From £16,363 to £17,513 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
City, London
Venturi
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading
Nigel Frank International
Rate: £425 - £500 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Venturi
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Hays London City Cheapside
Rate: £95.00 - £120.00 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £450.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Certes Computing Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Square One Resources
Posted: 4 days ago
Morden, Surrey
Square One Resources
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Premier IT
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: Negotiable Day Rate
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Venturi
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Venturi
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago