Period
to 15 November 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 15 November 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
15 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 17 27 34
Rank change year-on-year +10 +7 +10
Contract jobs citing Office 365 52 37 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 9.39% 5.40% 4.12%
As % of the Cloud Services category 37.68% 28.24% 33.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 23 6
Bedfordshire median daily rate £385 £130 £433
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +196.15% -69.94% +44.17%
10th Percentile £148 £114 £381
90th Percentile £488 £478 £530
East of England median daily rate £325 £338 £310
% change year-on-year -3.70% +8.87% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 1
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £16.72 - £12.00
10th Percentile £13.71 - £11.50
90th Percentile £20.21 - £12.50
East of England median hourly rate £17.50 £71.99 £13.75
% change year-on-year -75.69% +423.56% -27.63%

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 138 131 77
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 24.91% 19.12% 12.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 81 48
Bedfordshire median daily rate £438 £418 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.79% +1.21% +11.86%
10th Percentile £212 £125 £363
90th Percentile £600 £613 £596
East of England median daily rate £435 £450 £400
% change year-on-year -3.33% +12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 1
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £18.75 - £12.00
10th Percentile £13.73 - £11.50
90th Percentile £29.10 - £12.50
East of England median hourly rate £17.50 £62.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year -72.00% +247.22% -43.31%

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 15 November 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
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 15 November 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
Luton +17 21 £409 +2.22% 7
Bedford +11 21 £383 +178.18% 5
Shefford - 5 £150 -
Office 365
East of England

For the 6 months to 15 November 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 43 (82.69%) Active Directory
2 28 (53.85%) Windows
3 26 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 22 (42.31%) Microsoft
5 20 (38.46%) Migration
6 19 (36.54%) Windows 10
7 14 (26.92%) Citrix
7 14 (26.92%) MS Exchange
8 13 (25.00%) Windows 7
9 11 (21.15%) Email Migration
9 11 (21.15%) Service Management
10 10 (19.23%) Microsoft Office
10 10 (19.23%) PRINCE2
10 10 (19.23%) Windows Server
10 10 (19.23%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 9 (17.31%) IP Telephony
11 9 (17.31%) Fat Client
11 9 (17.31%) Exchange Server 2010
11 9 (17.31%) MPLS
11 9 (17.31%) Thin Client
11 9 (17.31%) Dell
11 9 (17.31%) VPN
11 9 (17.31%) Stakeholder Management
11 9 (17.31%) VMware
12 8 (15.38%) Finance
12 8 (15.38%) Change Management
12 8 (15.38%) ITIL
12 8 (15.38%) HP
12 8 (15.38%) ITIL V3
13 7 (13.46%) DNS

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 14 (26.92%) MS Exchange
2 9 (17.31%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (3.85%) CMS
4 1 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.92%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 10 (19.23%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (3.85%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (3.85%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (1.92%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 26 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (9.62%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (7.69%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (3.85%) Adobe Creative Cloud
4 2 (3.85%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 9 (17.31%) IP Telephony
1 9 (17.31%) MPLS
1 9 (17.31%) VPN
2 7 (13.46%) DHCP
2 7 (13.46%) DNS
3 6 (11.54%) Firewall
3 6 (11.54%) TCP/IP
3 6 (11.54%) WAN
4 5 (9.62%) LAN
4 5 (9.62%) VPLS
5 2 (3.85%) Skype
5 2 (3.85%) VLAN
6 1 (1.92%) SSL
6 1 (1.92%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (1.92%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.85%) Power BI
General
1 8 (15.38%) Finance
2 1 (1.92%) Retail
2 1 (1.92%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (19.23%) Infrastructure Manager
1 10 (19.23%) Infrastructure Project Manager
1 10 (19.23%) Project Manager
2 8 (15.38%) Service Manager
2 8 (15.38%) Service Transition Manager
2 8 (15.38%) Transition Manager
3 7 (13.46%) Analyst
3 7 (13.46%) Exchange Specialist
3 7 (13.46%) Office 365 Specialist
4 6 (11.54%) Exchange Migration Specialist
4 6 (11.54%) Migration Specialist
5 5 (9.62%) Desktop Support
6 4 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (5.77%) Desktop Analyst
7 3 (5.77%) Desktop Support Analyst
7 3 (5.77%) IT Manager
7 3 (5.77%) IT Project Manager
7 3 (5.77%) Service Analyst
7 3 (5.77%) Service Desk Analyst
7 3 (5.77%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 9 (17.31%) Fat Client
1 9 (17.31%) Thin Client
2 3 (5.77%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.77%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.85%) CMDB
3 2 (3.85%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.85%) Mobile App
3 2 (3.85%) User Experience
4 1 (1.92%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 28 (53.85%) Windows
2 19 (36.54%) Windows 10
3 13 (25.00%) Windows 7
4 10 (19.23%) Windows Server
5 6 (11.54%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (9.62%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (3.85%) Mac OS
9 1 (1.92%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (38.46%) Migration
2 11 (21.15%) Email Migration
2 11 (21.15%) Service Management
3 10 (19.23%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 10 (19.23%) PRINCE2
4 9 (17.31%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (15.38%) Change Management
5 8 (15.38%) ITIL
5 8 (15.38%) ITIL V3
6 6 (11.54%) Operational Acceptance Criteria
7 5 (9.62%) ITSM
8 4 (7.69%) Incident Management
9 3 (5.77%) Infrastructure Transformation
9 3 (5.77%) Service Design
10 2 (3.85%) Application Packaging
10 2 (3.85%) Collaborative Working
10 2 (3.85%) Multi-Factor Authentication
10 2 (3.85%) Network Virtualisation
10 2 (3.85%) Problem-Solving
10 2 (3.85%) Risk Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (7.69%) PowerShell
2 2 (3.85%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 3 (5.77%) DBS Check
1 3 (5.77%) Degree
1 3 (5.77%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (1.92%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.85%) SLA
System Software
1 43 (82.69%) Active Directory
2 6 (11.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (9.62%) Hyper-V
4 2 (3.85%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 5 (9.62%) FortiGate
1 5 (9.62%) SCCM
2 4 (7.69%) Microsoft Intune
3 2 (3.85%) Jamf Pro
4 1 (1.92%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 22 (42.31%) Microsoft
2 14 (26.92%) Citrix
3 9 (17.31%) Dell
3 9 (17.31%) VMware
4 8 (15.38%) HP
5 5 (9.62%) Juniper
5 5 (9.62%) McAfee
6 4 (7.69%) Altiris
7 3 (5.77%) Adobe
7 3 (5.77%) Symantec
8 2 (3.85%) Apple
9 1 (1.92%) Cisco
9 1 (1.92%) Nortel
9 1 (1.92%) Oracle