Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 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 22 November 2017 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)
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 50 42 90
Rank change year-on-year -8 +48 +59
Contract jobs citing Office 365 144 173 93
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 3.50% 4.02% 1.88%
As % of the Cloud Services category 22.75% 34.12% 26.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 60 39
Berkshire median daily rate £450 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% +7.14% -1.41%
10th Percentile £263 £179 £154
90th Percentile £588 £558 £455
South East median daily rate £349 £370 £355
% change year-on-year -5.74% +4.23% +1.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 5 0
Berkshire median hourly rate £13.25 £14.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.36% - -
South East median hourly rate £15.00 £17.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year -11.76% +9.68% +42.79%

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 Berkshire with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
Berkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 633 507 347
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 15.38% 11.79% 7.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 366 262 166
Berkshire median daily rate £450 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% -
10th Percentile £313 £250 £216
90th Percentile £588 £605 £538
South East median daily rate £425 £438 £420
% change year-on-year -2.86% +4.17% +1.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 10 8
Berkshire median hourly rate £14.50 £18.03 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -19.58% +24.34% -63.75%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.73 £11.00
90th Percentile £38.18 £22.12 £27.65
South East median hourly rate £16.50 £18.25 £16.00
% change year-on-year -9.59% +14.06% +11.30%

Office 365
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Office 365 in Berkshire

Office 365
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Office 365 in Berkshire

Office 365
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Office 365 in Berkshire over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Office 365 in Berkshire

Office 365
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Office 365 in Berkshire

Office 365
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Office 365 in Berkshire over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Office 365 in Berkshire

Office 365
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

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 Berkshire region over the 6 months to 22 November 2017. 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
Reading -13 62 £429 +31.92% 5
Slough +10 14 £310 +72.22%
Bracknell -6 9 £450 -5.26% 1
Windsor - 7 - - 2
Newbury -5 6 £424 -23.00% 1
Maidenhead -11 3 - - 1
Wokingham - 1 £170 - 1
Office 365
South East

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for Office 365.

1 80 (55.56%) Windows
2 70 (48.61%) Active Directory
3 65 (45.14%) Microsoft
4 42 (29.17%) Microsoft Azure
5 38 (26.39%) Windows 10
6 34 (23.61%) Windows 7
7 33 (22.92%) SharePoint
8 28 (19.44%) Migration
9 25 (17.36%) Microsoft Office
10 23 (15.97%) Windows Server
11 19 (13.19%) SCCM
12 18 (12.50%) Azure Active Directory
13 17 (11.81%) Microsoft Intune
13 17 (11.81%) VMware
13 17 (11.81%) Citrix
14 16 (11.11%) VPN
14 16 (11.11%) MS Exchange
14 16 (11.11%) Firewall
14 16 (11.11%) Security Cleared
14 16 (11.11%) Apple iOS
15 15 (10.42%) PowerShell
15 15 (10.42%) Microsoft Certification
16 14 (9.72%) ITIL
16 14 (9.72%) Android
16 14 (9.72%) Skype
17 13 (9.03%) MCSE
17 13 (9.03%) DNS
18 12 (8.33%) Cisco
18 12 (8.33%) XenApp
18 12 (8.33%) XenDesktop

Office 365
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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 33 (22.92%) SharePoint
2 16 (11.11%) MS Exchange
3 11 (7.64%) Skype for Business
4 7 (4.86%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (4.86%) SharePoint 2010
5 5 (3.47%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (2.08%) IBM Notes
6 3 (2.08%) IIS
7 1 (0.69%) Apache
7 1 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 25 (17.36%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (7.64%) Microsoft Excel
2 11 (7.64%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 4 (2.78%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.39%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.69%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 3 (2.08%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.39%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 42 (29.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 18 (12.50%) Azure Active Directory
3 11 (7.64%) SaaS
4 7 (4.86%) OneDrive
5 5 (3.47%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (2.78%) IaaS
7 3 (2.08%) Amazon AWS
7 3 (2.08%) PaaS
8 2 (1.39%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 2 (1.39%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (1.39%) SuccessFactors
8 2 (1.39%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 1 (0.69%) Google Drive
9 1 (0.69%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 16 (11.11%) Firewall
1 16 (11.11%) VPN
2 14 (9.72%) Skype
3 13 (9.03%) DNS
4 11 (7.64%) TCP/IP
4 11 (7.64%) WAN
5 10 (6.94%) LAN
5 10 (6.94%) SAN
5 10 (6.94%) Wi-Fi
6 9 (6.25%) DHCP
7 8 (5.56%) NAS
8 6 (4.17%) VLAN
9 4 (2.78%) Reverse Proxy
10 3 (2.08%) Cisco IOS
10 3 (2.08%) GSM
10 3 (2.08%) HSPA
10 3 (2.08%) LTE
10 3 (2.08%) WCDMA
11 2 (1.39%) Internet
12 1 (0.69%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.47%) Power BI
2 3 (2.08%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.39%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.69%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (0.69%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.69%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.69%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.69%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (0.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (0.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (0.69%) MSI
1 1 (0.69%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (6.25%) Telecoms
2 7 (4.86%) Back Office
3 6 (4.17%) Finance
4 4 (2.78%) Publishing
5 3 (2.08%) Advertising
5 3 (2.08%) Marketing
6 2 (1.39%) Digital Economy
6 2 (1.39%) Legal
7 1 (0.69%) Banking
7 1 (0.69%) French Language
7 1 (0.69%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.69%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 30 (20.83%) Consultant
2 18 (12.50%) Analyst
3 15 (10.42%) Architect
4 14 (9.72%) Support Engineer
5 11 (7.64%) Desktop Support
6 10 (6.94%) Office 365 Consultant
7 9 (6.25%) Microsoft Consultant
8 8 (5.56%) 1st Line Support
8 8 (5.56%) Solutions Architect
9 7 (4.86%) Support Analyst
10 6 (4.17%) 2nd Line Support
10 6 (4.17%) 3rd Line Support
10 6 (4.17%) Active Directory Consultant
10 6 (4.17%) Desktop Engineer
10 6 (4.17%) IT Support
10 6 (4.17%) Support Technician
11 5 (3.47%) Cloud Architect
11 5 (3.47%) Desktop Support Engineer
11 5 (3.47%) Help Desk Engineer
11 5 (3.47%) IT Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.47%) Web Services
2 2 (1.39%) .NET
2 2 (1.39%) REST
2 2 (1.39%) SOAP
3 1 (0.69%) .NET Framework
3 1 (0.69%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 12 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (6.25%) Mobile App
3 7 (4.86%) Management Information System
3 7 (4.86%) Public Cloud
4 5 (3.47%) Video Conferencing
5 4 (2.78%) Microsoft Licensing
5 4 (2.78%) Social Media
6 3 (2.08%) CESG
6 3 (2.08%) Hybrid Cloud
6 3 (2.08%) iPhone
7 2 (1.39%) Blackberry
7 2 (1.39%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.39%) Replication
8 1 (0.69%) CMDB
8 1 (0.69%) Fat Client
8 1 (0.69%) FMCG
8 1 (0.69%) Handset
8 1 (0.69%) HP Storage
8 1 (0.69%) iPad
8 1 (0.69%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 80 (55.56%) Windows
2 38 (26.39%) Windows 10
3 34 (23.61%) Windows 7
4 23 (15.97%) Windows Server
5 16 (11.11%) Apple iOS
6 14 (9.72%) Android
7 11 (7.64%) Windows Server 2008
8 10 (6.94%) Linux
8 10 (6.94%) Windows 8
9 9 (6.25%) Windows Mobile
10 5 (3.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 5 (3.47%) Windows Server 2012
11 3 (2.08%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.69%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.69%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.69%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (19.44%) Migration
2 14 (9.72%) ITIL
3 12 (8.33%) Mentoring
4 10 (6.94%) Coaching
4 10 (6.94%) PRINCE2
5 9 (6.25%) Project Management
6 8 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (5.56%) Remediation Plan
7 7 (4.86%) Business Intelligence
7 7 (4.86%) Continuous Improvement
7 7 (4.86%) Mobile Device Management
7 7 (4.86%) Multi-Factor Authentication
8 5 (3.47%) Dashboard Development
8 5 (3.47%) Proactive Monitoring
8 5 (3.47%) Problem Management
8 5 (3.47%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (3.47%) Time Management
9 4 (2.78%) Change Control
9 4 (2.78%) Project Governance
9 4 (2.78%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (10.42%) PowerShell
2 6 (4.17%) SQL
3 3 (2.08%) VBScript
4 2 (1.39%) Java
5 1 (0.69%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 15 (10.42%) Microsoft Certification
3 13 (9.03%) MCSE
4 10 (6.94%) SC Cleared
5 9 (6.25%) Degree
6 5 (3.47%) CCNP
6 5 (3.47%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (3.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 4 (2.78%) CCNA
7 4 (2.78%) DV Cleared
8 3 (2.08%) MCSA
8 3 (2.08%) Numerate Degree
8 3 (2.08%) PMP
9 1 (0.69%) CCA
9 1 (0.69%) CCAA
9 1 (0.69%) Citrix Certification
9 1 (0.69%) MCITP
9 1 (0.69%) MCP
9 1 (0.69%) MCSD
9 1 (0.69%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.56%) SLA
2 5 (3.47%) QA
3 4 (2.78%) Data Quality
4 3 (2.08%) PMO
5 1 (0.69%) GDPR
System Software
1 70 (48.61%) Active Directory
2 12 (8.33%) XenApp
2 12 (8.33%) XenDesktop
3 10 (6.94%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (4.17%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (3.47%) Hyper-V
5 5 (3.47%) Microsoft App-V
5 5 (3.47%) vSphere
6 4 (2.78%) BitLocker
7 2 (1.39%) Docker
8 1 (0.69%) Terminal Server
8 1 (0.69%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 19 (13.19%) SCCM
2 17 (11.81%) Microsoft Intune
3 10 (6.94%) Norton AntiVirus
4 3 (2.08%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 3 (2.08%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 2 (1.39%) Ansible
5 2 (1.39%) SCOM
5 2 (1.39%) WSUS
6 1 (0.69%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 1 (0.69%) PowerCLI
6 1 (0.69%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 65 (45.14%) Microsoft
2 17 (11.81%) Citrix
2 17 (11.81%) VMware
3 12 (8.33%) Cisco
4 10 (6.94%) Symantec
5 9 (6.25%) Samsung
6 8 (5.56%) HP
7 7 (4.86%) Apple
8 5 (3.47%) Forcepoint
8 5 (3.47%) MobileIron
8 5 (3.47%) Polycom
9 4 (2.78%) Canon
9 4 (2.78%) Dell
9 4 (2.78%) LANDesk
10 3 (2.08%) Altiris
10 3 (2.08%) Lotus
10 3 (2.08%) Oracle
10 3 (2.08%) SAP
11 2 (1.39%) AppSense
11 2 (1.39%) Veeam