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 3 months to 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Office 365 (O365)
South East / Berkshire
Rank 46 49 99
Rank change year-on-year +3 +50  
Contract jobs citing Office 365 55 87 38
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 3.03% 3.54% 1.30%
As % of the Cloud Services category 28.50% 38.50% 27.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 44 23
Median daily rate £475 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.57% +2.94%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £334 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £498
UK excluding London median daily rate £361 £375 £350
% change year-on-year -3.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £16.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +10.34%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £15.75 £16.00
% change year-on-year -7.93% -1.56%  

Office 365 is in the cloud computing skills category. The next 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.

Contract Cloud Computing Skills
Berkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 193 226 136
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 10.65% 9.18% 4.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 131 81
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% +5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £350 £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £633
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 3
Median hourly rate £15.00 £95.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -84.29% +558.62%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £19.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year -12.79% -13.35%  

Office 365
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire citing Office 365 as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Cloud Services category.

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 3 months to 26 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Office 365 in Berkshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend 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 3 months to 26 March 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
Reading +9 27 £258 -39.41% 3
Bracknell -6 13 £506 +15.71% 1
Maidenhead -6 4 £110 -80.00% 4
Slough - 2 - -
Windsor +4 1 £153 -72.27%
Newbury +2 1 - -
Office 365
South East

Office 365
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 64 (49.23%) Migration
2 43 (33.08%) Microsoft
3 37 (28.46%) Active Directory
4 36 (27.69%) MS Exchange
5 35 (26.92%) Security Cleared
5 35 (26.92%) Microsoft Azure
6 33 (25.38%) SharePoint
7 31 (23.85%) Windows
8 23 (17.69%) Skype
9 21 (16.15%) Exchange Server 2010
10 20 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2003
11 19 (14.62%) Azure Active Directory
12 18 (13.85%) PowerShell
13 17 (13.08%) Windows 10
13 17 (13.08%) MS Excel
14 16 (12.31%) Skype for Business
15 15 (11.54%) Exchange Server 2013
16 14 (10.77%) SC Cleared
17 13 (10.00%) OneDrive
17 13 (10.00%) Project Management
18 12 (9.23%) Exchange Server 2007
19 11 (8.46%) Load Balancing
19 11 (8.46%) MS Office
19 11 (8.46%) Google
20 10 (7.69%) Google Drive
20 10 (7.69%) Microsoft Intune
20 10 (7.69%) Degree
21 9 (6.92%) Citrix
22 8 (6.15%) C
22 8 (6.15%) Finance

Office 365
Top Related 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 36 (27.69%) MS Exchange
2 33 (25.38%) SharePoint
3 21 (16.15%) Exchange Server 2010
4 20 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2003
5 16 (12.31%) Skype for Business
6 15 (11.54%) Exchange Server 2013
7 12 (9.23%) Exchange Server 2007
8 4 (3.08%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.77%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 17 (13.08%) MS Excel
2 11 (8.46%) MS Office
3 4 (3.08%) InfoPath
3 4 (3.08%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.77%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (2.31%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.77%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 35 (26.92%) Microsoft Azure
2 19 (14.62%) Azure Active Directory
3 13 (10.00%) OneDrive
4 10 (7.69%) Google Drive
5 3 (2.31%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (2.31%) IaaS
5 3 (2.31%) Yammer
6 1 (0.77%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 1 (0.77%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.77%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.77%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.77%) AWS CloudTrail
6 1 (0.77%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.77%) CloudFront
6 1 (0.77%) G Suite
6 1 (0.77%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.77%) iTunes
6 1 (0.77%) PaaS
6 1 (0.77%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 23 (17.69%) Skype
2 5 (3.85%) LAN
3 3 (2.31%) WAN
4 2 (1.54%) DHCP
4 2 (1.54%) DNS
4 2 (1.54%) NetScaler
4 2 (1.54%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.54%) VPN
4 2 (1.54%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (0.77%) Firewall
5 1 (0.77%) IP Telephony
5 1 (0.77%) IPsec
5 1 (0.77%) Network Security
5 1 (0.77%) SAN
5 1 (0.77%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.31%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.54%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.77%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (0.77%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.77%) MySQL
3 1 (0.77%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (0.77%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.77%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 8 (6.15%) Finance
2 6 (4.62%) Marketing
3 5 (3.85%) Advertising
4 4 (3.08%) French Language
4 4 (3.08%) Italian Language
4 4 (3.08%) Spanish Language
4 4 (3.08%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.54%) German Language
5 2 (1.54%) Retail
6 1 (0.77%) Billing
6 1 (0.77%) Games
Job Titles
1 50 (38.46%) Consultant
2 33 (25.38%) Office 365 Consultant
3 32 (24.62%) Exchange Consultant
4 26 (20.00%) Migration Consultant
5 21 (16.15%) Exchange Migration Consultant
6 19 (14.62%) Architect
7 16 (12.31%) Office 365 Architect
8 15 (11.54%) Microsoft Consultant
9 11 (8.46%) Office 365 Manager
10 10 (7.69%) Analyst
10 10 (7.69%) Migration Specialist
10 10 (7.69%) SharePoint Specialist
11 9 (6.92%) Project Manager
11 9 (6.92%) Technical Consultant
12 6 (4.62%) Support Engineer
13 5 (3.85%) 2nd Line Support
13 5 (3.85%) Azure Consultant
13 5 (3.85%) Principal Consultant
13 5 (3.85%) Senior Manager
13 5 (3.85%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.54%) .NET
1 2 (1.54%) AngularJS
1 2 (1.54%) KnockoutJS
1 2 (1.54%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (4.62%) Virtual Team
2 5 (3.85%) Computer Science
3 4 (3.08%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.31%) Data Centre
4 3 (2.31%) Microsoft Licensing
4 3 (2.31%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.54%) User Experience
6 1 (0.77%) e-Learning
6 1 (0.77%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.77%) PMI
6 1 (0.77%) Public Cloud
6 1 (0.77%) RIA
6 1 (0.77%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 31 (23.85%) Windows
2 17 (13.08%) Windows 10
3 7 (5.38%) Windows Server
3 7 (5.38%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (3.85%) Windows 7
5 4 (3.08%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (2.31%) Android
6 3 (2.31%) Apple iOS
7 2 (1.54%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (0.77%) Linux
8 1 (0.77%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.77%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.77%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (49.23%) Migration
2 13 (10.00%) Project Management
3 11 (8.46%) Load Balancing
4 8 (6.15%) Presales
5 7 (5.38%) PRINCE2
6 5 (3.85%) Analytics
6 5 (3.85%) Customer Engagement
6 5 (3.85%) Disaster Recovery
6 5 (3.85%) High Availability
6 5 (3.85%) Identity Management
6 5 (3.85%) Software Licensing
6 5 (3.85%) Test Scripting
6 5 (3.85%) Workflow
7 4 (3.08%) Case Management
7 4 (3.08%) Content Analysis
7 4 (3.08%) Data Migration
7 4 (3.08%) Process Architecture
7 4 (3.08%) Project Governance
7 4 (3.08%) Workflow Development
8 3 (2.31%) Escalation Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (13.85%) PowerShell
2 8 (6.15%) C
3 3 (2.31%) SQL
4 2 (1.54%) C#
Qualifications
1 35 (26.92%) Security Cleared
2 14 (10.77%) SC Cleared
3 10 (7.69%) Degree
4 6 (4.62%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (3.85%) MCSE
6 3 (2.31%) APMP
7 2 (1.54%) DBS Check
8 1 (0.77%) AWS Certification
8 1 (0.77%) CCNA
8 1 (0.77%) CCNP
8 1 (0.77%) CFA
8 1 (0.77%) CISA
8 1 (0.77%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.77%) CISM
8 1 (0.77%) CISSP
8 1 (0.77%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.77%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.85%) PMO
2 4 (3.08%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.54%) P3O
3 2 (1.54%) QA
4 1 (0.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.77%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 37 (28.46%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.31%) BitLocker
3 2 (1.54%) Hyper-V
3 2 (1.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.54%) XenApp
4 1 (0.77%) Xen
Systems Management
1 10 (7.69%) Microsoft Intune
2 7 (5.38%) SCCM
3 2 (1.54%) SCOM
4 1 (0.77%) Ansible
4 1 (0.77%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (0.77%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (0.77%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 1 (0.77%) Nagios
4 1 (0.77%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.77%) Puppet
4 1 (0.77%) WSUS
Vendors
1 43 (33.08%) Microsoft
2 11 (8.46%) Google
3 9 (6.92%) Citrix
4 6 (4.62%) VMware
5 2 (1.54%) Oracle
5 2 (1.54%) Samsung
5 2 (1.54%) SAP
6 1 (0.77%) Intel Security
6 1 (0.77%) Lotus
6 1 (0.77%) Remedy
6 1 (0.77%) ServiceNow
Bracknell
Spectrum IT
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: 20 days ago