The table below looks at the statistics for Office 365 skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Office 365 over the 3 months to 26 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office 365 (O365)
Rank 78 70 100
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +30
Contract jobs citing Office 365 74 53 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.27% 2.13% 0.97%
As % of the Cloud Services category 22.91% 44.54% 31.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 39 16
Median daily rate £360 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.12% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £174 £275 £331
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £560 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £348 £350 £390
% change year-on-year
-0.71% -10.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 2
Median hourly rate £15.38 - £20.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.26 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.62% -3.03%
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 West Midlands region.

Cloud Services Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
323 119 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 9.92% 4.77% 3.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 194 75 42
Median daily rate £400 £370 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% -12.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £225 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+7.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 7
Median hourly rate £16.00 - £21.35
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.94 - £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 - £33.55
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 the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands 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 West Midlands

Office 365
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Office 365 Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Office 365
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Office 365 across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 26 September 2016.

Office 365 Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

Office 365
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Office 365 Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Office 365
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

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 West Midlands region over the 3 months to 26 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
Birmingham -3 29 £400 -5.88% 4
Coventry -6 18 £383 -23.50% 7
Shropshire - 8 £303 - 4
Staffordshire - 5 £441 -
Solihull +1 2 £281 +87.50%
West Bromwich -3 2 £370 +1.02%
Warwickshire -5 1 £175 -
Worcestershire - 1 £135 - 3
Wolverhampton - 1 £451 -
Herefordshire - 1 - -
Office 365
England

Office 365
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Office 365.

1 55 (47.01%) Microsoft
2 54 (46.15%) Microsoft Azure
3 52 (44.44%) Windows
4 45 (38.46%) SharePoint
5 44 (37.61%) Active Directory
6 24 (20.51%) Windows Server
7 23 (19.66%) Migration
8 22 (18.80%) Skype for Business
9 19 (16.24%) Skype
9 19 (16.24%) Windows 10
10 18 (15.38%) ITIL
11 17 (14.53%) .NET
11 17 (14.53%) MS Office
11 17 (14.53%) Windows 7
12 16 (13.68%) MS Excel
12 16 (13.68%) MS Exchange
13 15 (12.82%) SQL
13 15 (12.82%) SQL Server
14 13 (11.11%) CRM
14 13 (11.11%) PowerShell
14 13 (11.11%) IaaS
15 12 (10.26%) Team Foundation Server
16 11 (9.40%) Stakeholder Management
16 11 (9.40%) Business Intelligence
16 11 (9.40%) Amazon AWS
16 11 (9.40%) Agile Software Development
17 10 (8.55%) Dynamics CRM
17 10 (8.55%) SCCM
17 10 (8.55%) Citrix
17 10 (8.55%) Microsoft Certification

Office 365
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 45 (38.46%) SharePoint
2 22 (18.80%) Skype for Business
3 16 (13.68%) MS Exchange
4 8 (6.84%) SharePoint 2010
5 7 (5.98%) NServiceBus
5 7 (5.98%) SharePoint 2013
6 5 (4.27%) Exchange Server 2010
7 4 (3.42%) Exchange Server 2007
8 3 (2.56%) OpenStack
9 2 (1.71%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 2 (1.71%) Exchange Server 2013
9 2 (1.71%) IIS
10 1 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2003
10 1 (0.85%) IBM Notes
10 1 (0.85%) Quickr
10 1 (0.85%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 17 (14.53%) MS Office
2 16 (13.68%) MS Excel
3 6 (5.13%) MS Project
4 4 (3.42%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.85%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (8.55%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (5.13%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 54 (46.15%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (11.11%) IaaS
3 11 (9.40%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (6.84%) Yammer
5 4 (3.42%) Azure Active Directory
6 3 (2.56%) OneDrive
7 2 (1.71%) Mimecast
7 2 (1.71%) PaaS
8 1 (0.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (16.24%) Skype
2 7 (5.98%) Network Security
3 6 (5.13%) WAN
4 5 (4.27%) LAN
5 4 (3.42%) DNS
5 4 (3.42%) WebEx
6 3 (2.56%) DHCP
7 2 (1.71%) Firewall
7 2 (1.71%) Intranet
8 1 (0.85%) Kerberos
8 1 (0.85%) SAN
8 1 (0.85%) Structured Cabling
8 1 (0.85%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.85%) Unified Communications
8 1 (0.85%) VLAN
8 1 (0.85%) VoIP
8 1 (0.85%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (12.82%) SQL Server
2 8 (6.84%) Azure SQL Database
2 8 (6.84%) Power BI
3 7 (5.98%) PerformancePoint
4 2 (1.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.85%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.85%) OLAP
5 1 (0.85%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.85%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.85%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.85%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (0.85%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (0.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 12 (10.26%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (5.98%) FxCop
2 7 (5.98%) Git (software)
2 7 (5.98%) Octopus Deploy
2 7 (5.98%) StyleCop
3 5 (4.27%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.85%) JMeter
4 1 (0.85%) LoadRunner
4 1 (0.85%) StarTeam
General
1 8 (6.84%) Finance
2 4 (3.42%) Retail
3 3 (2.56%) Advertising
3 3 (2.56%) Publishing
3 3 (2.56%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.71%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.85%) Banking
5 1 (0.85%) Legal
Job Titles
1 19 (16.24%) Analyst
2 18 (15.38%) Consultant
3 14 (11.97%) Architect
3 14 (11.97%) Project Manager
4 12 (10.26%) Support Analyst
5 10 (8.55%) Developer
6 9 (7.69%) SharePoint Developer
7 8 (6.84%) Desktop Support
7 8 (6.84%) Office 365 Manager
8 7 (5.98%) Azure Consultant
9 6 (5.13%) 2nd Line Support
9 6 (5.13%) IT Support
9 6 (5.13%) Support Engineer
10 5 (4.27%) 3rd Line Support
10 5 (4.27%) IT Manager
10 5 (4.27%) IT Project Manager
10 5 (4.27%) IT Support Analyst
10 5 (4.27%) Release Manager
10 5 (4.27%) Security Architect
10 5 (4.27%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (14.53%) .NET
2 9 (7.69%) CSS
3 7 (5.98%) ASP.NET
4 5 (4.27%) AngularJS
4 5 (4.27%) Backbone.js
4 5 (4.27%) Marionette.js
4 5 (4.27%) REST
4 5 (4.27%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 4 (3.42%) HTML
6 3 (2.56%) XML
7 1 (0.85%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (0.85%) CAML
7 1 (0.85%) jQuery
7 1 (0.85%) LINQ
7 1 (0.85%) MDX
7 1 (0.85%) Oracle Fusion
7 1 (0.85%) SOAP
7 1 (0.85%) Web Services
7 1 (0.85%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 5 (4.27%) PMI
2 4 (3.42%) Data Centre
2 4 (3.42%) Hybrid Cloud
3 3 (2.56%) Private Cloud
3 3 (2.56%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (1.71%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.71%) Clustering
4 2 (1.71%) Driving Licence
4 2 (1.71%) PKI
5 1 (0.85%) Blackberry
5 1 (0.85%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.85%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.85%) FMCG
5 1 (0.85%) Smartphone
5 1 (0.85%) User Experience
5 1 (0.85%) Virtual Team
5 1 (0.85%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 52 (44.44%) Windows
2 24 (20.51%) Windows Server
3 19 (16.24%) Windows 10
4 17 (14.53%) Windows 7
5 7 (5.98%) Windows 8
5 7 (5.98%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (4.27%) Apple iOS
6 5 (4.27%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (3.42%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (3.42%) Windows XP
8 3 (2.56%) Android
9 2 (1.71%) Linux
10 1 (0.85%) AIX
10 1 (0.85%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (19.66%) Migration
2 18 (15.38%) ITIL
3 13 (11.11%) CRM
4 11 (9.40%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (9.40%) Business Intelligence
4 11 (9.40%) Stakeholder Management
5 9 (7.69%) Project Management
6 8 (6.84%) Application Packaging
6 8 (6.84%) High Availability
6 8 (6.84%) PRINCE2
7 7 (5.98%) Change Management
7 7 (5.98%) Configuration Management
7 7 (5.98%) Continuous Deployment
7 7 (5.98%) DevOps
7 7 (5.98%) Document Management
7 7 (5.98%) Microservices
8 5 (4.27%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (4.27%) Responsive Web Design
8 5 (4.27%) Web Design
9 4 (3.42%) Budgeting and Resource Allocation
Programming Languages
1 15 (12.82%) SQL
2 13 (11.11%) PowerShell
3 8 (6.84%) JavaScript
4 4 (3.42%) C#
5 3 (2.56%) C
Qualifications
1 10 (8.55%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (7.69%) Security Cleared
3 7 (5.98%) SC Cleared
4 5 (4.27%) PMI Certification
5 4 (3.42%) MCSE
6 2 (1.71%) MCSA
7 1 (0.85%) CISSP
7 1 (0.85%) DBS Check
7 1 (0.85%) Degree
7 1 (0.85%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.85%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.85%) MCITP
7 1 (0.85%) MCSD
7 1 (0.85%) MCTS
7 1 (0.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.71%) SLA
System Software
1 44 (37.61%) Active Directory
2 8 (6.84%) Hyper-V
3 2 (1.71%) UAG
4 1 (0.85%) DFS Replication
4 1 (0.85%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.85%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (8.55%) SCCM
2 8 (6.84%) Puppet
2 8 (6.84%) SCOM
3 7 (5.98%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (1.71%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (0.85%) AirWatch
5 1 (0.85%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.85%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.85%) Netcool
5 1 (0.85%) Terraform
Vendors
1 55 (47.01%) Microsoft
2 10 (8.55%) Citrix
3 9 (7.69%) VMware
4 7 (5.98%) SaltStack
5 5 (4.27%) HP
6 4 (3.42%) Cisco
7 2 (1.71%) Apple
7 2 (1.71%) EMC
7 2 (1.71%) Intel Security
7 2 (1.71%) Oracle
7 2 (1.71%) Polycom
8 1 (0.85%) BT
8 1 (0.85%) Canon
8 1 (0.85%) Google
8 1 (0.85%) LANDesk
8 1 (0.85%) Lotus
8 1 (0.85%) NetApp
8 1 (0.85%) Panasonic
8 1 (0.85%) Symantec
8 1 (0.85%) Veritas
Shrewsbury, Shropshire
Jonothan Bosworth
Rate: £120 - £140 Per Day
Posted: 3 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
LA International
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £175 - £225 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
West Midlands
Difrent Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Difrent
Rate: Up to £450 per day Initial contract 5-6 months
Posted: 3 days ago