Period
to 20 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for Office 365 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Office 365 over the 6 months to 20 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Microsoft Office 365 (O365)
East of England > Bedfordshire
6 months to
20 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 26 37 45
Rank change year-on-year +11 +8 +4
Contract jobs citing Office 365 36 25 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 6.26% 3.72% 2.40%
As % of the Cloud Services category 26.67% 23.81% 31.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 10 10
Bedfordshire median daily rate £388 £425 £411
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.82% +3.34% +37.08%
10th Percentile £144 £99 £329
90th Percentile £480 £508 £543
East of England median daily rate £325 £414 £310
% change year-on-year -21.45% +33.47% -1.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £17.50 £14.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.69% - -
East of England median hourly rate £17.50 £18.96 £15.00
% change year-on-year -7.70% +26.40% -42.31%

Office 365 is in the Cloud Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
Bedfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 135 105 51
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 23.48% 15.63% 7.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 61 40
Bedfordshire median daily rate £450 £450 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +9.09% -
10th Percentile £300 £325 £325
90th Percentile £588 £575 £588
East of England median daily rate £450 £450 £413
% change year-on-year - +9.09% +6.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £17.50 £14.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.69% - -
East of England median hourly rate £17.50 £39.75 £15.50
% change year-on-year -55.97% +156.45% -51.56%

Office 365
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

Job postings citing Office 365 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for Office 365 in Bedfordshire

Office 365
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Office 365 in Bedfordshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Office 365 in Bedfordshire

Office 365
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Office 365 in Bedfordshire over the 6 months to 20 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Office 365 in Bedfordshire

Office 365
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Office 365 in Bedfordshire

Office 365
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Office 365 in Bedfordshire over the 6 months to 20 August 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Office 365 in Bedfordshire

Office 365
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

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 Bedfordshire region over the 6 months to 20 August 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bedford +13 16 £360 +30.91% 2
Luton +7 16 £394 -6.25%
Office 365
East of England

For the 6 months to 20 August 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Office 365 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Bedfordshire region with a requirement for Office 365.

1 33 (91.67%) Active Directory
2 18 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 16 (44.44%) Windows
4 13 (36.11%) Microsoft Azure
5 11 (30.56%) Microsoft Office
6 10 (27.78%) Windows 10
7 9 (25.00%) Citrix
7 9 (25.00%) Migration
8 7 (19.44%) Email Migration
9 6 (16.67%) Windows 7
9 6 (16.67%) Altiris
9 6 (16.67%) Symantec
9 6 (16.67%) PRINCE2
10 5 (13.89%) ITIL
10 5 (13.89%) MPLS
10 5 (13.89%) DNS
10 5 (13.89%) Apple
10 5 (13.89%) Thin Client
10 5 (13.89%) Change Management
10 5 (13.89%) Stakeholder Management
10 5 (13.89%) VMware
10 5 (13.89%) IP Telephony
10 5 (13.89%) Fat Client
10 5 (13.89%) ITIL V3
11 4 (11.11%) Software Distribution
11 4 (11.11%) Jamf Pro
11 4 (11.11%) Adobe Creative Cloud
11 4 (11.11%) CMDB
11 4 (11.11%) Mac OS
11 4 (11.11%) Bash Shell

Office 365
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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 4 (11.11%) CMS
2 2 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (5.56%) MS Exchange
2 2 (5.56%) SharePoint
2 2 (5.56%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 11 (30.56%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (8.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (8.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 13 (36.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (11.11%) Adobe Creative Cloud
3 3 (8.33%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (2.78%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (2.78%) Mimecast
4 1 (2.78%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (13.89%) DNS
1 5 (13.89%) IP Telephony
1 5 (13.89%) MPLS
2 4 (11.11%) DHCP
2 4 (11.11%) VLAN
2 4 (11.11%) VPN
3 2 (5.56%) Firewall
3 2 (5.56%) TCP/IP
3 2 (5.56%) Wireless
4 1 (2.78%) LAN
4 1 (2.78%) Skype
4 1 (2.78%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.56%) Power BI
General
1 4 (11.11%) Finance
2 1 (2.78%) Retail
2 1 (2.78%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (19.44%) Analyst
1 7 (19.44%) Desktop Support
2 5 (13.89%) Infrastructure Manager
2 5 (13.89%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 5 (13.89%) Project Manager
2 5 (13.89%) Service Manager
2 5 (13.89%) Service Transition Manager
2 5 (13.89%) Support Analyst
2 5 (13.89%) Transition Manager
3 4 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (8.33%) Consultant
4 3 (8.33%) Desktop Analyst
4 3 (8.33%) Desktop Engineer
4 3 (8.33%) Desktop Support Analyst
4 3 (8.33%) Support Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) Developer
5 2 (5.56%) Project Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) Service Analyst
5 2 (5.56%) Service Design Manager
5 2 (5.56%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.56%) CSS
1 2 (5.56%) HTML
1 2 (5.56%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.89%) Fat Client
1 5 (13.89%) Thin Client
2 4 (11.11%) CMDB
3 3 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (8.33%) Mobile App
4 2 (5.56%) Computer Science
4 2 (5.56%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.78%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.78%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 16 (44.44%) Windows
2 10 (27.78%) Windows 10
3 6 (16.67%) Windows 7
4 4 (11.11%) Mac OS
5 3 (8.33%) Windows 8
5 3 (8.33%) Windows Server
6 2 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (5.56%) Windows Vista
6 2 (5.56%) Windows XP
7 1 (2.78%) Android
7 1 (2.78%) Apple iOS
7 1 (2.78%) Windows Phone
7 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (25.00%) Migration
2 7 (19.44%) Email Migration
3 6 (16.67%) PRINCE2
4 5 (13.89%) Change Management
4 5 (13.89%) ITIL
4 5 (13.89%) ITIL V3
4 5 (13.89%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 4 (11.11%) Multi-Factor Authentication
5 4 (11.11%) Operational Acceptance Criteria
5 4 (11.11%) Service Management
5 4 (11.11%) Software Distribution
6 3 (8.33%) Infrastructure Transformation
6 3 (8.33%) Problem-Solving
6 3 (8.33%) Service Design
7 2 (5.56%) Analytics
7 2 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (5.56%) Identity Management
7 2 (5.56%) Network Virtualisation
7 2 (5.56%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 4 (11.11%) Bash Shell
2 2 (5.56%) C#
3 1 (2.78%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (5.56%) Degree
1 2 (5.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (2.78%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (2.78%) MCSE
2 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.56%) SLA
System Software
1 33 (91.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.56%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.78%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (11.11%) Jamf Pro
2 3 (8.33%) Microsoft Intune
2 3 (8.33%) SCCM
3 1 (2.78%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (2.78%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 18 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (25.00%) Citrix
3 6 (16.67%) Altiris
3 6 (16.67%) Symantec
4 5 (13.89%) Apple
4 5 (13.89%) VMware
5 4 (11.11%) Adobe
5 4 (11.11%) HP
6 2 (5.56%) Dell
7 1 (2.78%) Cisco
7 1 (2.78%) Nortel