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 24 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Office 365 (O365)
England / West Midlands
Rank 60 58 97
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +39
Contract jobs citing Office 365 63 79 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.62% 3.02% 0.67%
As % of the Cloud Services category 25.40% 37.62% 20.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 51 8
Median daily rate £350 £413 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.15% +26.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £225 £115
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £500 £443
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 3
Median hourly rate £11.25 £13.50 £11.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +17.39%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.75 £16.00 £13.00
% change year-on-year
-7.81% +23.07%

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
248 210 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 10.30% 8.02% 3.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 167 129 27
Median daily rate £425 £410 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.65% +21.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £547 £543 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 12
Median hourly rate £11.25 £13.50 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -48.07%
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 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 24 February 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 24 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
Birmingham -9 21 £390 +14.70% 14
Staffordshire +5 8 £363 -19.44% 2
Warwickshire -3 6 £275 -42.70%
Coventry -20 5 £530 +76.66% 6
Worcestershire - 4 £130 - 1
Shropshire +27 3 £338 +50.00% 5
Solihull +1 3 £350 -33.33% 3
Herefordshire -6 3 - -
Smethwick - 2 £345 -
Wolverhampton +3 1 - -
Office 365
England

Office 365
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Office 365.

1 72 (49.32%) Windows
2 65 (44.52%) Microsoft
3 58 (39.73%) Active Directory
4 55 (37.67%) SharePoint
4 55 (37.67%) Microsoft Azure
5 29 (19.86%) Windows Server
5 29 (19.86%) Migration
6 26 (17.81%) Skype for Business
7 23 (15.75%) Windows 7
7 23 (15.75%) Skype
7 23 (15.75%) Windows 10
8 22 (15.07%) VMware
8 22 (15.07%) MS Office
9 20 (13.70%) ITIL
10 18 (12.33%) Security Cleared
11 17 (11.64%) Citrix
12 16 (10.96%) Windows Server 2008
13 15 (10.27%) MS Excel
14 14 (9.59%) MS Exchange
14 14 (9.59%) PowerShell
15 13 (8.90%) DNS
15 13 (8.90%) Microsoft Certification
15 13 (8.90%) SQL
15 13 (8.90%) SC Cleared
15 13 (8.90%) SCCM
16 12 (8.22%) DHCP
16 12 (8.22%) Data Centre
17 11 (7.53%) Hyper-V
17 11 (7.53%) JavaScript
17 11 (7.53%) CSS

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 55 (37.67%) SharePoint
2 26 (17.81%) Skype for Business
3 14 (9.59%) MS Exchange
4 8 (5.48%) Exchange Server 2010
4 8 (5.48%) SharePoint 2010
5 6 (4.11%) Exchange Server 2013
6 5 (3.42%) SharePoint 2013
7 3 (2.05%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 3 (2.05%) Exchange Server 2003
7 3 (2.05%) Exchange Server 2007
7 3 (2.05%) IIS
7 3 (2.05%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.68%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.68%) MS Project Server
8 1 (0.68%) Quickr
Applications
1 22 (15.07%) MS Office
2 15 (10.27%) MS Excel
3 3 (2.05%) InfoPath
4 2 (1.37%) MS Project
5 1 (0.68%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.68%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 8 (5.48%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (1.37%) Sentinel
3 1 (0.68%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.68%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 55 (37.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (6.85%) OneDrive
3 9 (6.16%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (5.48%) Yammer
5 6 (4.11%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (2.74%) SaaS
7 3 (2.05%) Mimecast
8 2 (1.37%) Azure Active Directory
8 2 (1.37%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (15.75%) Skype
2 13 (8.90%) DNS
3 12 (8.22%) DHCP
4 9 (6.16%) LAN
4 9 (6.16%) WAN
5 8 (5.48%) Kerberos
6 7 (4.79%) LDAP
6 7 (4.79%) VoIP
7 6 (4.11%) PBX
7 6 (4.11%) Unified Communications
8 4 (2.74%) Bluetooth
8 4 (2.74%) Firewall
9 2 (1.37%) Internet
9 2 (1.37%) Remote Desktop
9 2 (1.37%) SAN
9 2 (1.37%) TCP/IP
10 1 (0.68%) Cisco IOS
10 1 (0.68%) IP Telephony
10 1 (0.68%) VPN
10 1 (0.68%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (5.48%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.74%) Power BI
2 4 (2.74%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (1.37%) PerformancePoint
4 1 (0.68%) OLAP
4 1 (0.68%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.68%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (0.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (3.42%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (2.74%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.68%) JIRA
3 1 (0.68%) StarTeam
General
1 8 (5.48%) Telecoms
2 7 (4.79%) Advertising
3 4 (2.74%) Finance
4 2 (1.37%) Local Government
5 1 (0.68%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.68%) Publishing
5 1 (0.68%) Retail
Job Titles
1 28 (19.18%) Architect
2 15 (10.27%) Consultant
2 15 (10.27%) Solutions Architect
3 14 (9.59%) Developer
4 13 (8.90%) Cloud Architect
5 12 (8.22%) Analyst
5 12 (8.22%) Office 365 Architect
6 11 (7.53%) Project Manager
6 11 (7.53%) SharePoint Developer
7 9 (6.16%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 9 (6.16%) Service Analyst
7 9 (6.16%) Support Engineer
8 8 (5.48%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 8 (5.48%) Office 365 Consultant
9 7 (4.79%) Azure Architect
9 7 (4.79%) Cloud Solutions Architect
9 7 (4.79%) Office 365 Manager
9 7 (4.79%) Office 365 Specialist
10 6 (4.11%) Azure Consultant
10 6 (4.11%) Microsoft Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (7.53%) CSS
2 8 (5.48%) .NET
3 7 (4.79%) HTML
3 7 (4.79%) jQuery
3 7 (4.79%) REST
4 5 (3.42%) AngularJS
5 4 (2.74%) ASP.NET
5 4 (2.74%) Backbone.js
5 4 (2.74%) Marionette.js
5 4 (2.74%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 3 (2.05%) SOAP
6 3 (2.05%) Web Services
7 1 (0.68%) CAML
7 1 (0.68%) COM
7 1 (0.68%) LINQ
7 1 (0.68%) MDX
7 1 (0.68%) Oracle Fusion
7 1 (0.68%) RESTful
7 1 (0.68%) XML
7 1 (0.68%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 12 (8.22%) Data Centre
2 6 (4.11%) Hybrid Cloud
2 6 (4.11%) PKI
3 5 (3.42%) Management Information System
4 4 (2.74%) Video Conferencing
5 3 (2.05%) Blackberry
6 2 (1.37%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.37%) Data Protection Act
6 2 (1.37%) PMI
6 2 (1.37%) Private Cloud
6 2 (1.37%) User Experience
7 1 (0.68%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.68%) Clustering
7 1 (0.68%) CMDB
7 1 (0.68%) e-Learning
7 1 (0.68%) FMCG
7 1 (0.68%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.68%) NHS
7 1 (0.68%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.68%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 72 (49.32%) Windows
2 29 (19.86%) Windows Server
3 23 (15.75%) Windows 10
3 23 (15.75%) Windows 7
4 16 (10.96%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (6.85%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (4.79%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (4.11%) Windows XP
8 5 (3.42%) Android
9 4 (2.74%) Apple iOS
9 4 (2.74%) Windows 8
10 3 (2.05%) Linux
11 2 (1.37%) Windows 2000
12 1 (0.68%) AIX
12 1 (0.68%) Unix
12 1 (0.68%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (19.86%) Migration
2 20 (13.70%) ITIL
3 10 (6.85%) Stakeholder Management
4 9 (6.16%) Identity Management
5 7 (4.79%) Application Packaging
5 7 (4.79%) Kalman Filter
6 6 (4.11%) Application Rationalisation
6 6 (4.11%) Email Filtering
6 6 (4.11%) ERP
6 6 (4.11%) Patch Management
6 6 (4.11%) PRINCE2
7 5 (3.42%) Change Management
7 5 (3.42%) Enterprise Architecture
7 5 (3.42%) Project Management
7 5 (3.42%) Root Cause Analysis
8 4 (2.74%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (2.74%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (2.74%) CRM
8 4 (2.74%) Responsive Web Design
8 4 (2.74%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (9.59%) PowerShell
2 13 (8.90%) SQL
3 11 (7.53%) JavaScript
4 3 (2.05%) C#
4 3 (2.05%) VB
4 3 (2.05%) VBScript
5 2 (1.37%) Java
Qualifications
1 18 (12.33%) Security Cleared
2 13 (8.90%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (8.90%) SC Cleared
3 6 (4.11%) MCITP
4 5 (3.42%) MCSE
5 3 (2.05%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (1.37%) CCNA
6 2 (1.37%) CEH
6 2 (1.37%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (1.37%) CISM
6 2 (1.37%) CISMP
6 2 (1.37%) CISSP
6 2 (1.37%) CRISC
6 2 (1.37%) DBS Check
6 2 (1.37%) MCP
6 2 (1.37%) MCSA
6 2 (1.37%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.68%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.68%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.68%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (2.05%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (1.37%) GPG13
3 2 (1.37%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 2 (1.37%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.37%) RMADS
3 2 (1.37%) SLA
4 1 (0.68%) QA
System Software
1 58 (39.73%) Active Directory
2 11 (7.53%) Hyper-V
3 10 (6.85%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (4.79%) XenApp
5 5 (3.42%) VMware ESX
6 3 (2.05%) Virtual Servers
7 2 (1.37%) UAG
8 1 (0.68%) DFS Replication
8 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 13 (8.90%) SCCM
2 10 (6.85%) Microsoft Intune
3 7 (4.79%) SCOM
4 6 (4.11%) Nagios
5 4 (2.74%) AirWatch
5 4 (2.74%) WSUS
6 1 (0.68%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.68%) Netcool
Vendors
1 65 (44.52%) Microsoft
2 22 (15.07%) VMware
3 17 (11.64%) Citrix
4 10 (6.85%) Cisco
5 6 (4.11%) LANDesk
5 6 (4.11%) SolarWinds
6 5 (3.42%) Veeam
7 3 (2.05%) NetApp
7 3 (2.05%) Oracle
7 3 (2.05%) ServiceNow
8 2 (1.37%) Casewise
8 2 (1.37%) Intel Security
8 2 (1.37%) Kronos
9 1 (0.68%) Alias
9 1 (0.68%) Avaya
9 1 (0.68%) Capita
9 1 (0.68%) CheckPoint
9 1 (0.68%) Lotus
9 1 (0.68%) Toshiba
9 1 (0.68%) Veritas
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Venturi
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
Telford, Shropshire
LA International
Posted: 3 days ago
Shropshire
LA International
Rate: £200 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Venturi
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
Worcestershire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £9 - £13 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago