Period
to 25 February 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 25 February 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
25 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 25 26 52
Rank change year-on-year +1 +26 +15
Contract jobs citing Office 365 42 26 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 6.79% 4.73% 1.14%
As % of the Cloud Services category 31.11% 30.95% 15.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 8 2
Bedfordshire median daily rate £130 £424 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -69.32% +25.56% +22.73%
East of England median daily rate £306 £313 £325
% change year-on-year -2.00% -3.85% -23.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Bedfordshire median hourly rate - £12.00 -
East of England median hourly rate £155.00 £13.25 £15.50
% change year-on-year +1069.81% -14.52% +34.78%

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 84 44
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 21.81% 15.27% 7.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 53 28
Bedfordshire median daily rate £350 £425 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.65% -19.05% +23.53%
10th Percentile £130 £325 £361
90th Percentile £590 £631 £597
East of England median daily rate £425 £413 £450
% change year-on-year +3.03% -8.33% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Bedfordshire median hourly rate - £12.00 -
East of England median hourly rate £62.50 £30.23 £34.00
% change year-on-year +106.78% -11.10% +172.00%

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 25 February 2018.

Contractor daily 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 25 February 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 +7 11 £130 -56.67% 1
Luton -9 9 £265 -
Dunstable - 2 - -
Leighton Buzzard - 2 £325 -
Office 365
East of England

For the 6 months to 25 February 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 36 (85.71%) Active Directory
2 35 (83.33%) Windows
3 27 (64.29%) Microsoft
4 17 (40.48%) ITIL
5 13 (30.95%) VMware
6 11 (26.19%) Windows 7
6 11 (26.19%) Windows Server
7 8 (19.05%) Microsoft Office
8 7 (16.67%) Service Management
9 6 (14.29%) SharePoint
9 6 (14.29%) Statistics
10 5 (11.90%) VMware Infrastructure
10 5 (11.90%) MS Exchange
10 5 (11.90%) Firewall
10 5 (11.90%) ITSM
11 4 (9.52%) Change Management
11 4 (9.52%) Hyper-V
11 4 (9.52%) SCCM
11 4 (9.52%) Windows 10
12 3 (7.14%) Windows 8
12 3 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
12 3 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
12 3 (7.14%) LAN
12 3 (7.14%) WAN
12 3 (7.14%) TCP/IP
12 3 (7.14%) MCSE
12 3 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
12 3 (7.14%) Apple
13 2 (4.76%) Skype
13 2 (4.76%) CheckPoint

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 6 (14.29%) SharePoint
2 5 (11.90%) MS Exchange
3 3 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (2.38%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 8 (19.05%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.38%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (4.76%) SaaS
1 2 (4.76%) Yammer
2 1 (2.38%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.90%) Firewall
2 3 (7.14%) LAN
2 3 (7.14%) TCP/IP
2 3 (7.14%) WAN
3 2 (4.76%) Skype
3 2 (4.76%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (2.38%) DHCP
4 1 (2.38%) DNS
4 1 (2.38%) Internet
4 1 (2.38%) SAN
4 1 (2.38%) VPN
4 1 (2.38%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.38%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 23 (54.76%) Analyst
2 20 (47.62%) Service Analyst
2 20 (47.62%) Service Desk Analyst
3 15 (35.71%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
4 6 (14.29%) Support Engineer
5 4 (9.52%) Desktop Support
5 4 (9.52%) Windows Engineer
5 4 (9.52%) Windows Support Engineer
6 3 (7.14%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 3 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support
6 3 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 3 (7.14%) Desktop Engineer
6 3 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (7.14%) Office 365 Engineer
6 3 (7.14%) Server Engineer
6 3 (7.14%) Support Analyst
7 2 (4.76%) Exchange Support
7 2 (4.76%) Field Engineer
7 2 (4.76%) Network Field Engineer
7 2 (4.76%) SCCM Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.76%) iPad
1 2 (4.76%) iPhone
2 1 (2.38%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.38%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.38%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.38%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.38%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 35 (83.33%) Windows
2 11 (26.19%) Windows 7
2 11 (26.19%) Windows Server
3 4 (9.52%) Windows 10
4 3 (7.14%) Windows 8
4 3 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (2.38%) Android
6 1 (2.38%) Apple iOS
6 1 (2.38%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (2.38%) Windows Vista
6 1 (2.38%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (40.48%) ITIL
2 7 (16.67%) Service Management
3 6 (14.29%) Statistics
4 5 (11.90%) ITSM
5 4 (9.52%) Change Management
6 2 (4.76%) Business Continuity
6 2 (4.76%) Cybersecurity
7 1 (2.38%) CRM
7 1 (2.38%) E-Commerce
7 1 (2.38%) Incident Management
7 1 (2.38%) ITIL V3
7 1 (2.38%) Mobile Device Management
7 1 (2.38%) Operational Acceptance Criteria
7 1 (2.38%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.76%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (7.14%) MCSE
1 3 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (4.76%) CCNA
2 2 (4.76%) CCNP
2 2 (4.76%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (4.76%) MCSA
3 1 (2.38%) Degree
3 1 (2.38%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
System Software
1 36 (85.71%) Active Directory
2 5 (11.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (9.52%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (9.52%) SCCM
2 2 (4.76%) NetBackup
2 2 (4.76%) SCOM
3 1 (2.38%) Backup Exec
3 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (2.38%) WSUS
Vendors
1 27 (64.29%) Microsoft
2 13 (30.95%) VMware
3 3 (7.14%) Apple
4 2 (4.76%) CheckPoint
4 2 (4.76%) Cisco
4 2 (4.76%) GFI Software
4 2 (4.76%) Remedy
4 2 (4.76%) Symantec
4 2 (4.76%) WatchGuard
5 1 (2.38%) Altiris
5 1 (2.38%) Citrix
5 1 (2.38%) CommVault
5 1 (2.38%) Nintex