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 28 August 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 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office 365 (O365)
Rank 93 74 99
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +25
Contract jobs citing Office 365 53 46 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.64% 1.85% 1.02%
As % of the Cloud Services category 18.93% 40.00% 34.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 30 16
Median daily rate £375 £375 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £309 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £512 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.86% -6.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 2
Median hourly rate £14.00 £23.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.13% +15.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.88 £16.25 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-8.43% -1.51%
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
280 115 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 8.65% 4.61% 2.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 165 72 42
Median daily rate £406 £364 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.68% +7.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £225 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £500 £521
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 8
Median hourly rate £14.00 £23.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.13% +15.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £23.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £23.00 £33.55
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.75 £23.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-22.82% +31.42%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 -8 22 £400 -15.78% 13
Coventry -10 19 £375 - 7
Staffordshire - 3 £410 - 1
West Bromwich -1 1 £370 +1.02%
Warwickshire -6 1 - - 2
Worcestershire - 1 £135 - 1
Wolverhampton - 1 £451 -
Herefordshire - 1 - -
Shropshire - 1 £175 - 1
Office 365
England

Office 365
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 49 (49.49%) Microsoft
2 44 (44.44%) Windows
3 39 (39.39%) SharePoint
3 39 (39.39%) Microsoft Azure
4 35 (35.35%) Active Directory
5 25 (25.25%) Windows Server
6 23 (23.23%) Migration
7 18 (18.18%) MS Excel
8 17 (17.17%) MS Office
9 15 (15.15%) .NET
9 15 (15.15%) MS Exchange
9 15 (15.15%) Skype for Business
10 14 (14.14%) Skype
10 14 (14.14%) SQL Server
10 14 (14.14%) Windows 10
11 13 (13.13%) SQL
11 13 (13.13%) PowerShell
12 12 (12.12%) IaaS
12 12 (12.12%) CRM
13 11 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
14 10 (10.10%) Stakeholder Management
15 9 (9.09%) VMware
15 9 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
15 9 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
15 9 (9.09%) ITIL
15 9 (9.09%) Windows 7
15 9 (9.09%) Dynamics CRM
16 8 (8.08%) SCOM
16 8 (8.08%) High Availability
16 8 (8.08%) Puppet

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 39 (39.39%) SharePoint
2 15 (15.15%) MS Exchange
2 15 (15.15%) Skype for Business
3 7 (7.07%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (7.07%) NServiceBus
3 7 (7.07%) SharePoint 2013
4 6 (6.06%) SharePoint 2010
5 4 (4.04%) Exchange Server 2007
5 4 (4.04%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (4.04%) IIS
6 3 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (1.01%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (1.01%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 18 (18.18%) MS Excel
2 17 (17.17%) MS Office
3 5 (5.05%) MS Project
4 3 (3.03%) InfoPath
5 1 (1.01%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (9.09%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (4.04%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 39 (39.39%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (12.12%) IaaS
3 8 (8.08%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (8.08%) Yammer
4 4 (4.04%) Azure Active Directory
5 3 (3.03%) OneDrive
6 2 (2.02%) PaaS
7 1 (1.01%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (14.14%) Skype
2 7 (7.07%) Network Security
3 3 (3.03%) Firewall
3 3 (3.03%) Intranet
3 3 (3.03%) WAN
3 3 (3.03%) WebEx
4 2 (2.02%) DHCP
4 2 (2.02%) DNS
4 2 (2.02%) Ethernet
4 2 (2.02%) IPv4
4 2 (2.02%) LAN
4 2 (2.02%) SSL
4 2 (2.02%) Wireless
5 1 (1.01%) SAN
5 1 (1.01%) Structured Cabling
5 1 (1.01%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.01%) Unified Communications
5 1 (1.01%) VLAN
5 1 (1.01%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (14.14%) SQL Server
2 8 (8.08%) Azure SQL Database
3 7 (7.07%) Power BI
4 6 (6.06%) PerformancePoint
5 1 (1.01%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.01%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.01%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (1.01%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (1.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 11 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (7.07%) FxCop
2 7 (7.07%) Git (software)
2 7 (7.07%) Octopus Deploy
2 7 (7.07%) StyleCop
3 4 (4.04%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.01%) JMeter
4 1 (1.01%) LoadRunner
General
1 5 (5.05%) Finance
2 3 (3.03%) Advertising
2 3 (3.03%) Retail
2 3 (3.03%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.02%) Publishing
4 1 (1.01%) Banking
4 1 (1.01%) Electronics
4 1 (1.01%) Legal
4 1 (1.01%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 16 (16.16%) Analyst
1 16 (16.16%) Consultant
2 11 (11.11%) Project Manager
2 11 (11.11%) Support Analyst
3 9 (9.09%) Developer
4 7 (7.07%) Architect
4 7 (7.07%) SharePoint Developer
5 6 (6.06%) Azure Consultant
5 6 (6.06%) Office 365 Manager
6 5 (5.05%) 3rd Line Support
6 5 (5.05%) Cloud Consultant
6 5 (5.05%) Desktop Support
6 5 (5.05%) IT Analyst
6 5 (5.05%) IT Support
6 5 (5.05%) Migration Engineer
7 4 (4.04%) Administrator
7 4 (4.04%) IT Manager
7 4 (4.04%) IT Project Manager
7 4 (4.04%) Release Manager
7 4 (4.04%) SharePoint Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (15.15%) .NET
2 7 (7.07%) CSS
3 6 (6.06%) ASP.NET
4 4 (4.04%) AngularJS
4 4 (4.04%) Backbone.js
4 4 (4.04%) Marionette.js
4 4 (4.04%) REST
4 4 (4.04%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 3 (3.03%) HTML
5 3 (3.03%) Web Services
6 2 (2.02%) XML
7 1 (1.01%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (1.01%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.04%) PMI
2 3 (3.03%) Hybrid Cloud
2 3 (3.03%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (2.02%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.02%) Data Centre
3 2 (2.02%) Driving Licence
3 2 (2.02%) Microsoft Licensing
3 2 (2.02%) PKI
3 2 (2.02%) Private Cloud
4 1 (1.01%) Clustering
4 1 (1.01%) Smartphone
4 1 (1.01%) User Experience
4 1 (1.01%) Virtual Team
4 1 (1.01%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 44 (44.44%) Windows
2 25 (25.25%) Windows Server
3 14 (14.14%) Windows 10
4 9 (9.09%) Windows 7
5 7 (7.07%) Windows 8
6 6 (6.06%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (5.05%) Apple iOS
8 4 (4.04%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (4.04%) Windows XP
9 3 (3.03%) Android
10 2 (2.02%) Windows Vista
11 1 (1.01%) Linux
11 1 (1.01%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (23.23%) Migration
2 12 (12.12%) CRM
3 10 (10.10%) Stakeholder Management
4 9 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
4 9 (9.09%) ITIL
5 8 (8.08%) High Availability
6 7 (7.07%) Application Packaging
6 7 (7.07%) Configuration Management
6 7 (7.07%) Continuous Deployment
6 7 (7.07%) DevOps
6 7 (7.07%) Microservices
6 7 (7.07%) PRINCE2
6 7 (7.07%) Project Management
7 6 (6.06%) Document Management
8 5 (5.05%) Change Management
9 4 (4.04%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (4.04%) Responsive Web Design
9 4 (4.04%) Software Licensing
9 4 (4.04%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 13 (13.13%) PowerShell
1 13 (13.13%) SQL
2 6 (6.06%) JavaScript
3 3 (3.03%) C
4 2 (2.02%) C#
Qualifications
1 7 (7.07%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (6.06%) SC Cleared
2 6 (6.06%) Security Cleared
3 4 (4.04%) PMI Certification
4 3 (3.03%) MCSE
5 2 (2.02%) ISEB
5 2 (2.02%) MCP
6 1 (1.01%) CISSP
6 1 (1.01%) DBS Check
6 1 (1.01%) Degree
6 1 (1.01%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.01%) MCSA
6 1 (1.01%) MCSD
6 1 (1.01%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.01%) QA
1 1 (1.01%) SLA
System Software
1 35 (35.35%) Active Directory
2 5 (5.05%) Hyper-V
3 2 (2.02%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (2.02%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (8.08%) Puppet
1 8 (8.08%) SCOM
2 7 (7.07%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (6.06%) SCCM
4 2 (2.02%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (1.01%) AirWatch
5 1 (1.01%) Backup Exec
5 1 (1.01%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (1.01%) Terraform
Vendors
1 49 (49.49%) Microsoft
2 9 (9.09%) VMware
3 7 (7.07%) SaltStack
4 5 (5.05%) Cisco
4 5 (5.05%) Citrix
4 5 (5.05%) HP
5 2 (2.02%) Apple
5 2 (2.02%) EMC
5 2 (2.02%) Juniper
5 2 (2.02%) Polycom
6 1 (1.01%) BT
6 1 (1.01%) Canon
6 1 (1.01%) Google
6 1 (1.01%) NetApp
6 1 (1.01%) Oracle
6 1 (1.01%) Panasonic
6 1 (1.01%) Symantec
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Uniting Ambition
Rate: £375 - 400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £180 - £200 per day, Benefits There is an opportunity to work remotely
Posted: 5 days ago
Shropshire
Nigel Frank International
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Rate: £1 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Solicitors Regulation Authority
Rate: £21,666 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago