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 25 May 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office 365 (O365)
Rank 92 90 108
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +18
Contract jobs citing Office 365 44 39 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.57% 1.53% 0.47%
As % of the Cloud Services category 19.64% 36.11% 22.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 23 8
Median daily rate £300 £350 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -4.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £181 £163 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £420 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £338 £343
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -1.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 2
Median hourly rate £22.50 £15.94 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+41.19% +32.79%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £18.00 £11.25
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +60.00%
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
224 108 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 7.98% 4.24% 2.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 153 52 25
Median daily rate £400 £315 £348
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.98% -9.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £274 £277
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £485
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 3
Median hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +50.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £25.00 £12.75
% change year-on-year
-30.00% +96.07%

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 25 May 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 25 May 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 +7 16 £340 -15.00% 5
Staffordshire +12 8 £313 +13.63% 1
Warwickshire -4 4 £205 -25.45% 3
Shropshire -35 4 £280 -19.13%
Solihull - 3 £225 -
West Bromwich - 3 - -
Coventry -11 2 £350 - 5
Worcestershire - 1 £155 - 2
Office 365
England

Office 365
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 May 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 61 (49.59%) Microsoft
2 50 (40.65%) Windows
3 41 (33.33%) SharePoint
4 39 (31.71%) Migration
5 36 (29.27%) Microsoft Azure
6 34 (27.64%) Active Directory
7 28 (22.76%) Windows Server
8 27 (21.95%) MS Excel
9 20 (16.26%) MS Office
10 18 (14.63%) SQL Server
10 18 (14.63%) .NET
10 18 (14.63%) MS Exchange
11 17 (13.82%) PowerShell
12 16 (13.01%) Skype for Business
13 14 (11.38%) Security Cleared
14 13 (10.57%) SQL
14 13 (10.57%) Exchange Server 2010
15 12 (9.76%) IaaS
15 12 (9.76%) Exchange Server 2013
15 12 (9.76%) DevOps
15 12 (9.76%) VMware
15 12 (9.76%) SC Cleared
15 12 (9.76%) Agile Software Development
16 11 (8.94%) Windows Server 2008
16 11 (8.94%) Windows Server 2012
16 11 (8.94%) Windows 10
17 10 (8.13%) Puppet
17 10 (8.13%) Skype
17 10 (8.13%) SCOM
17 10 (8.13%) Blackberry Enterprise Server

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 41 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 18 (14.63%) MS Exchange
3 16 (13.01%) Skype for Business
4 13 (10.57%) Exchange Server 2010
5 12 (9.76%) Exchange Server 2013
6 10 (8.13%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 7 (5.69%) IBM Domino
7 7 (5.69%) IBM Notes
7 7 (5.69%) SharePoint 2013
8 4 (3.25%) NServiceBus
9 2 (1.63%) BizTalk Server
9 2 (1.63%) Exchange Server 2003
9 2 (1.63%) IIS
9 2 (1.63%) SharePoint Server
10 1 (0.81%) CMS
10 1 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2007
10 1 (0.81%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 27 (21.95%) MS Excel
2 20 (16.26%) MS Office
3 5 (4.07%) MS Project
4 1 (0.81%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.81%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (5.69%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (4.07%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 36 (29.27%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (9.76%) IaaS
3 7 (5.69%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (4.07%) Yammer
5 2 (1.63%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (1.63%) GitHub
6 1 (0.81%) Adobe Creative Cloud
6 1 (0.81%) Google Apps
6 1 (0.81%) Heroku
6 1 (0.81%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (8.13%) Skype
2 8 (6.50%) WAN
3 7 (5.69%) DNS
3 7 (5.69%) Firewall
3 7 (5.69%) LAN
4 6 (4.88%) Intranet
5 5 (4.07%) VoIP
6 4 (3.25%) DHCP
6 4 (3.25%) Network Security
7 3 (2.44%) Ethernet
7 3 (2.44%) Remote Desktop
7 3 (2.44%) Wireless
8 2 (1.63%) IPv4
8 2 (1.63%) SSL
8 2 (1.63%) TCP/IP
8 2 (1.63%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (0.81%) IMAP
9 1 (0.81%) SMTP
9 1 (0.81%) Unified Communications
9 1 (0.81%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (14.63%) SQL Server
2 6 (4.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (4.07%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (3.25%) Azure SQL Database
4 4 (3.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (3.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (2.44%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 3 (2.44%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (1.63%) MySQL
6 2 (1.63%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.81%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.81%) Power BI
7 1 (0.81%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.81%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 9 (7.32%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (5.69%) Git (software)
3 4 (3.25%) FxCop
3 4 (3.25%) Octopus Deploy
3 4 (3.25%) StyleCop
4 2 (1.63%) Jenkins
4 2 (1.63%) JIRA
5 1 (0.81%) MSI
General
1 7 (5.69%) Finance
2 3 (2.44%) Retail
3 2 (1.63%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.81%) Advertising
4 1 (0.81%) Avionics
4 1 (0.81%) Banking
4 1 (0.81%) Electronics
4 1 (0.81%) Publishing
4 1 (0.81%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (13.82%) Architect
1 17 (13.82%) Project Manager
2 15 (12.20%) Consultant
3 12 (9.76%) Analyst
4 10 (8.13%) 3rd Line Support
4 10 (8.13%) Office 365 Manager
4 10 (8.13%) Support Analyst
5 9 (7.32%) Solutions Architect
6 8 (6.50%) IT Support
6 8 (6.50%) SharePoint Architect
7 7 (5.69%) IT Analyst
7 7 (5.69%) Office 365 Architect
7 7 (5.69%) Project Office Manager
8 6 (4.88%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 6 (4.88%) Developer
8 6 (4.88%) IT Manager
8 6 (4.88%) IT Support Analyst
8 6 (4.88%) Messaging Architect
8 6 (4.88%) Support Engineer
9 5 (4.07%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (14.63%) .NET
2 7 (5.69%) ASP.NET
3 3 (2.44%) .NET Framework
4 2 (1.63%) COM
4 2 (1.63%) HTML
4 2 (1.63%) Web Services
5 1 (0.81%) AngularJS
5 1 (0.81%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (0.81%) Castle Windsor
5 1 (0.81%) CSS
5 1 (0.81%) HTML5
5 1 (0.81%) jQuery
5 1 (0.81%) JSON
5 1 (0.81%) MAPI
5 1 (0.81%) NHibernate
5 1 (0.81%) Software Packaging
5 1 (0.81%) Spring.NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (7.32%) Blackberry
2 5 (4.07%) Data Centre
3 4 (3.25%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.44%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.63%) Driving Licence
5 2 (1.63%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (1.63%) Microsoft Licensing
6 1 (0.81%) CESG
6 1 (0.81%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.81%) Mobile Computing
6 1 (0.81%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 50 (40.65%) Windows
2 28 (22.76%) Windows Server
3 11 (8.94%) Windows 10
3 11 (8.94%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (8.94%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (4.07%) Linux
4 5 (4.07%) Windows 7
4 5 (4.07%) Windows XP
5 4 (3.25%) Windows 8
5 4 (3.25%) Windows Phone
6 2 (1.63%) Android
6 2 (1.63%) Apple iOS
6 2 (1.63%) Windows Vista
7 1 (0.81%) Fedora
7 1 (0.81%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.81%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.81%) Unix
7 1 (0.81%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (31.71%) Migration
2 12 (9.76%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (9.76%) DevOps
3 10 (8.13%) CRM
3 10 (8.13%) PRINCE2
4 9 (7.32%) Project Management
5 8 (6.50%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (5.69%) Configuration Management
6 7 (5.69%) ITIL
7 6 (4.88%) Integration Testing
8 5 (4.07%) Disaster Recovery
8 5 (4.07%) Document Management
9 4 (3.25%) Application Packaging
9 4 (3.25%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (3.25%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (3.25%) High Availability
9 4 (3.25%) Infrastructure Management
9 4 (3.25%) Mobile Device Management
9 4 (3.25%) Software Licensing
9 4 (3.25%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 17 (13.82%) PowerShell
2 13 (10.57%) SQL
3 8 (6.50%) C#
4 2 (1.63%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.81%) C
5 1 (0.81%) Java
5 1 (0.81%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.81%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 14 (11.38%) Security Cleared
2 12 (9.76%) SC Cleared
3 10 (8.13%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (5.69%) MCP
5 6 (4.88%) MCSE
6 4 (3.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (1.63%) Degree
7 2 (1.63%) ISEB
7 2 (1.63%) MCSA
8 1 (0.81%) CCNA
8 1 (0.81%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.81%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.44%) QA
2 2 (1.63%) SLA
System Software
1 34 (27.64%) Active Directory
2 5 (4.07%) Hyper-V
3 4 (3.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (3.25%) XenApp
3 4 (3.25%) XenDesktop
4 3 (2.44%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (2.44%) VMware Server
5 1 (0.81%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (8.13%) Puppet
1 10 (8.13%) SCOM
2 7 (5.69%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (5.69%) Windows Intune
3 6 (4.88%) SCCM
4 5 (4.07%) WSUS
5 2 (1.63%) AirWatch
6 1 (0.81%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.81%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.81%) SCOrch
6 1 (0.81%) SCSM
6 1 (0.81%) Terraform
Vendors
1 61 (49.59%) Microsoft
2 12 (9.76%) VMware
3 8 (6.50%) Citrix
4 7 (5.69%) IBM
4 7 (5.69%) Lotus
5 4 (3.25%) Cisco
5 4 (3.25%) Oracle
5 4 (3.25%) Salesforce.com
5 4 (3.25%) SaltStack
6 3 (2.44%) Juniper
6 3 (2.44%) Wyse
7 2 (1.63%) Apple
7 2 (1.63%) Google
7 2 (1.63%) Infor
7 2 (1.63%) MobileIron
7 2 (1.63%) Progress
7 2 (1.63%) Red Hat
7 2 (1.63%) SAP
7 2 (1.63%) Veeam
8 1 (0.81%) Mitel
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