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 23 January 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 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Office 365 (O365)
England / West Midlands
Rank 68 52 98
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +46
Contract jobs citing Office 365 57 65 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.38% 2.71% 0.52%
As % of the Cloud Services category 23.08% 40.88% 20.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 40 6
Median daily rate £376 £450 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.38% +63.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £212 £150 £128
10% offered a daily rate of more than £462 £501 £325
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £363 £326
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 3
Median hourly rate £21.47 £13.50 £11.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+59.00% +17.39%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £13.50
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +14.81%

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
247 159 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 10.32% 6.62% 2.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 156 88 20
Median daily rate £425 £450 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £542 £570 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £410 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 13
Median hourly rate £21.47 £13.50 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+59.00% -48.07%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £25.63 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-31.70% +13.88%

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 23 January 2017.

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 23 January 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
Birmingham +1 27 £350 -20.45% 5
Shropshire +18 6 £350 +55.55% 1
Staffordshire +5 4 £453 +0.55% 4
Worcestershire - 4 £133 - 3
West Bromwich - 4 - - 1
Warwickshire -7 3 £319 -34.94% 1
Coventry -35 3 £470 +56.66% 7
Herefordshire +3 2 - -
Solihull -4 1 £425 -19.04% 1
Office 365
England

Office 365
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Office 365.

1 70 (52.63%) Microsoft
2 67 (50.38%) Windows
3 60 (45.11%) Active Directory
3 60 (45.11%) Microsoft Azure
4 54 (40.60%) SharePoint
5 33 (24.81%) Migration
5 33 (24.81%) Skype for Business
6 31 (23.31%) Skype
7 26 (19.55%) Windows Server
8 25 (18.80%) MS Office
9 22 (16.54%) Windows 10
10 20 (15.04%) VMware
10 20 (15.04%) Security Cleared
11 18 (13.53%) ITIL
11 18 (13.53%) MS Exchange
11 18 (13.53%) Windows 7
12 17 (12.78%) MS Excel
12 17 (12.78%) Citrix
13 15 (11.28%) Microsoft Certification
13 15 (11.28%) SC Cleared
13 15 (11.28%) PowerShell
14 13 (9.77%) DNS
14 13 (9.77%) SQL
14 13 (9.77%) SCCM
15 12 (9.02%) Windows Server 2008
15 12 (9.02%) DHCP
16 11 (8.27%) SQL Server
16 11 (8.27%) CSS
16 11 (8.27%) JavaScript
16 11 (8.27%) SharePoint 2010

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 54 (40.60%) SharePoint
2 33 (24.81%) Skype for Business
3 18 (13.53%) MS Exchange
4 11 (8.27%) SharePoint 2010
5 9 (6.77%) Exchange Server 2010
6 7 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2013
7 5 (3.76%) Exchange Server 2007
8 4 (3.01%) Exchange Server 2003
8 4 (3.01%) IIS
8 4 (3.01%) SharePoint 2013
9 3 (2.26%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.75%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.75%) IBM Notes
10 1 (0.75%) Quickr
Applications
1 25 (18.80%) MS Office
2 17 (12.78%) MS Excel
3 5 (3.76%) InfoPath
4 3 (2.26%) MS Project
5 1 (0.75%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.75%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.75%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 6 (4.51%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (1.50%) Sentinel
3 1 (0.75%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.75%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 60 (45.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (8.27%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (8.27%) OneDrive
3 9 (6.77%) Yammer
4 6 (4.51%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (3.76%) Azure Active Directory
6 3 (2.26%) Mimecast
7 2 (1.50%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 31 (23.31%) Skype
2 13 (9.77%) DNS
3 12 (9.02%) DHCP
4 8 (6.02%) Kerberos
4 8 (6.02%) LAN
4 8 (6.02%) WAN
5 7 (5.26%) LDAP
5 7 (5.26%) Unified Communications
5 7 (5.26%) VoIP
6 6 (4.51%) PBX
7 4 (3.01%) Bluetooth
7 4 (3.01%) Firewall
8 3 (2.26%) WebEx
9 2 (1.50%) Internet
9 2 (1.50%) Remote Desktop
9 2 (1.50%) SAN
10 1 (0.75%) Cisco IOS
10 1 (0.75%) IP Telephony
10 1 (0.75%) Network Security
10 1 (0.75%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (8.27%) SQL Server
2 6 (4.51%) Power BI
3 5 (3.76%) PerformancePoint
3 5 (3.76%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (1.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.75%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (0.75%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.75%) OLAP
5 1 (0.75%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.75%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.75%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (0.75%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (0.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 5 (3.76%) Team Foundation Server
1 5 (3.76%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.75%) StarTeam
General
1 8 (6.02%) Advertising
2 6 (4.51%) Telecoms
3 5 (3.76%) Finance
4 2 (1.50%) Local Government
4 2 (1.50%) Publishing
5 1 (0.75%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.75%) Retail
Job Titles
1 22 (16.54%) Architect
2 15 (11.28%) Consultant
3 14 (10.53%) Developer
4 11 (8.27%) SharePoint Developer
4 11 (8.27%) Solutions Architect
5 10 (7.52%) Cloud Architect
5 10 (7.52%) Office 365 Architect
5 10 (7.52%) Project Manager
6 9 (6.77%) Analyst
7 8 (6.02%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 8 (6.02%) Office 365 Consultant
7 8 (6.02%) Support Engineer
8 7 (5.26%) 3rd Line Support
8 7 (5.26%) Azure Architect
8 7 (5.26%) Azure Consultant
8 7 (5.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 7 (5.26%) Office 365 Manager
8 7 (5.26%) Office 365 Specialist
9 6 (4.51%) 2nd Line Support
9 6 (4.51%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (8.27%) CSS
2 8 (6.02%) REST
3 7 (5.26%) jQuery
4 6 (4.51%) HTML
5 5 (3.76%) .NET
5 5 (3.76%) AngularJS
5 5 (3.76%) Backbone.js
5 5 (3.76%) Marionette.js
5 5 (3.76%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 3 (2.26%) ASP.NET
6 3 (2.26%) SOAP
6 3 (2.26%) Web Services
7 2 (1.50%) XML
8 1 (0.75%) CAML
8 1 (0.75%) COM
8 1 (0.75%) LINQ
8 1 (0.75%) MDX
8 1 (0.75%) Oracle Fusion
8 1 (0.75%) SPServices
8 1 (0.75%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 10 (7.52%) Data Centre
2 8 (6.02%) PKI
3 7 (5.26%) Hybrid Cloud
4 6 (4.51%) Video Conferencing
5 4 (3.01%) Management Information System
5 4 (3.01%) PMI
5 4 (3.01%) Private Cloud
6 2 (1.50%) Blackberry
6 2 (1.50%) Clustering
6 2 (1.50%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (0.75%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.75%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.75%) CMDB
7 1 (0.75%) e-Learning
7 1 (0.75%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.75%) FMCG
7 1 (0.75%) NHS
7 1 (0.75%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.75%) Smartphone
7 1 (0.75%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 67 (50.38%) Windows
2 26 (19.55%) Windows Server
3 22 (16.54%) Windows 10
4 18 (13.53%) Windows 7
5 12 (9.02%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (6.02%) Android
7 7 (5.26%) Apple iOS
7 7 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (4.51%) Windows XP
9 5 (3.76%) Windows 8
10 3 (2.26%) Linux
11 2 (1.50%) Windows 2000
12 1 (0.75%) AIX
12 1 (0.75%) Unix
12 1 (0.75%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (24.81%) Migration
2 18 (13.53%) ITIL
3 9 (6.77%) Identity Management
3 9 (6.77%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (5.26%) Application Packaging
4 7 (5.26%) Kalman Filter
4 7 (5.26%) PRINCE2
5 6 (4.51%) Application Rationalisation
5 6 (4.51%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (4.51%) Change Management
5 6 (4.51%) Email Filtering
5 6 (4.51%) Patch Management
6 5 (3.76%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (3.76%) Project Management
6 5 (3.76%) Responsive Web Design
6 5 (3.76%) Risk Management
6 5 (3.76%) Root Cause Analysis
6 5 (3.76%) Web Design
7 4 (3.01%) Data Migration
7 4 (3.01%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (11.28%) PowerShell
2 13 (9.77%) SQL
3 11 (8.27%) JavaScript
4 3 (2.26%) C#
4 3 (2.26%) VB
4 3 (2.26%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 20 (15.04%) Security Cleared
2 15 (11.28%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (11.28%) SC Cleared
3 7 (5.26%) MCSE
4 6 (4.51%) MCITP
5 4 (3.01%) PMI Certification
6 3 (2.26%) MCSA
6 3 (2.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (1.50%) CCNA
7 2 (1.50%) CEH
7 2 (1.50%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (1.50%) CISM
7 2 (1.50%) CISMP
7 2 (1.50%) CISSP
7 2 (1.50%) CRISC
7 2 (1.50%) MCP
8 1 (0.75%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.75%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.75%) MCTS
8 1 (0.75%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.26%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (1.50%) GPG13
2 2 (1.50%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 2 (1.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.50%) PCI DSS
2 2 (1.50%) RMADS
2 2 (1.50%) SLA
3 1 (0.75%) QA
System Software
1 60 (45.11%) Active Directory
2 11 (8.27%) Hyper-V
3 7 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (5.26%) XenApp
4 5 (3.76%) VMware ESX
5 3 (2.26%) Virtual Servers
6 2 (1.50%) UAG
7 1 (0.75%) DFS Replication
7 1 (0.75%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 13 (9.77%) SCCM
2 10 (7.52%) Microsoft Intune
3 7 (5.26%) SCOM
4 6 (4.51%) Nagios
5 4 (3.01%) AirWatch
5 4 (3.01%) WSUS
6 1 (0.75%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.75%) Netcool
Vendors
1 70 (52.63%) Microsoft
2 20 (15.04%) VMware
3 17 (12.78%) Citrix
4 6 (4.51%) Cisco
4 6 (4.51%) LANDesk
4 6 (4.51%) SolarWinds
5 5 (3.76%) Veeam
6 4 (3.01%) HP
7 3 (2.26%) NetApp
7 3 (2.26%) Oracle
7 3 (2.26%) ServiceNow
8 2 (1.50%) Intel Security
8 2 (1.50%) Kronos
8 2 (1.50%) Polycom
9 1 (0.75%) Alias
9 1 (0.75%) Apple
9 1 (0.75%) Capita
9 1 (0.75%) Lotus
9 1 (0.75%) Toshiba
9 1 (0.75%) Veritas
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