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 24 June 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
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 64 49 73
Rank change year-on-year -15 +24  
Contract jobs citing Office 365 36 78 39
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.99% 3.31% 1.58%
As % of the Cloud Services category 18.65% 29.43% 26.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 38 17
Median daily rate £400 £450 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.11% +55.17%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £161 £229 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £380 £320
% change year-on-year -7.89% +18.75%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 2
Median hourly rate £12.50 £12.25 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.04% -33.78%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.75 £14.60 £15.50
% change year-on-year +1.02% -5.80%  

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 193 265 149
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 10.66% 11.24% 6.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 114 161 81
Median daily rate £450 £450 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +20.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £331 £230 £164
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £400
% change year-on-year - +12.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 2
Median hourly rate £12.50 £19.61 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -36.25% +6.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £16.14 £27.50
% change year-on-year +79.64% -41.30%  

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 24 June 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
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 24 June 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 -12 18 £425 +13.33% 7
Bracknell +3 4 £125 -72.60% 1
Newbury +1 2 £350 -36.36%
Maidenhead 0 1 - - 5
Office 365
South East

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 49 (53.85%) Active Directory
2 45 (49.45%) Migration
3 40 (43.96%) Microsoft Azure
4 37 (40.66%) Microsoft
5 36 (39.56%) Windows
6 26 (28.57%) Azure Active Directory
7 22 (24.18%) SharePoint
8 20 (21.98%) MS Exchange
9 19 (20.88%) Windows 10
10 18 (19.78%) Security Cleared
11 16 (17.58%) PowerShell
12 13 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
12 13 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2003
13 11 (12.09%) OneDrive
14 10 (10.99%) Microsoft Intune
15 9 (9.89%) Skype for Business
15 9 (9.89%) Windows 7
15 9 (9.89%) Skype
15 9 (9.89%) Exchange Server 2013
16 8 (8.79%) Citrix
16 8 (8.79%) Microsoft Certification
16 8 (8.79%) Windows Server
17 7 (7.69%) Project Management
17 7 (7.69%) MCSE
17 7 (7.69%) Microsoft Office
17 7 (7.69%) Google
17 7 (7.69%) Marketing
17 7 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2007
17 7 (7.69%) SCCM
17 7 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012

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 22 (24.18%) SharePoint
2 20 (21.98%) MS Exchange
3 13 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2003
3 13 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
4 9 (9.89%) Exchange Server 2013
4 9 (9.89%) Skype for Business
5 7 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (3.30%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (1.10%) IIS
7 1 (1.10%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 7 (7.69%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.10%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (5.49%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.10%) Changepoint
2 1 (1.10%) SAP ERP
2 1 (1.10%) Scribe Insight
Cloud Services
1 40 (43.96%) Microsoft Azure
2 26 (28.57%) Azure Active Directory
3 11 (12.09%) OneDrive
4 5 (5.49%) Google Drive
5 3 (3.30%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (3.30%) IaaS
6 2 (2.20%) Dynamics 365
6 2 (2.20%) Yammer
7 1 (1.10%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 1 (1.10%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (1.10%) Amazon S3
7 1 (1.10%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (1.10%) AWS CloudTrail
7 1 (1.10%) CloudFront
7 1 (1.10%) G Suite
7 1 (1.10%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (1.10%) iTunes
7 1 (1.10%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 9 (9.89%) Skype
2 4 (4.40%) LAN
3 3 (3.30%) Firewall
3 3 (3.30%) Reverse Proxy
3 3 (3.30%) VPN
3 3 (3.30%) WAN
3 3 (3.30%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (2.20%) Internet
4 2 (2.20%) NetScaler
5 1 (1.10%) DHCP
5 1 (1.10%) DNS
5 1 (1.10%) Extranet
5 1 (1.10%) IPsec
5 1 (1.10%) SAN
5 1 (1.10%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.49%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.30%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (2.20%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (2.20%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.10%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (1.10%) MySQL
4 1 (1.10%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.10%) QlikView
4 1 (1.10%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (1.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 7 (7.69%) Marketing
2 4 (4.40%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.30%) Advertising
3 3 (3.30%) Finance
4 2 (2.20%) German Language
4 2 (2.20%) Retail
Job Titles
1 21 (23.08%) Consultant
2 20 (21.98%) Architect
3 13 (14.29%) Exchange Consultant
3 13 (14.29%) Office 365 Architect
4 12 (13.19%) Office 365 Consultant
5 11 (12.09%) Microsoft Consultant
6 9 (9.89%) Migration Consultant
7 7 (7.69%) Azure Architect
7 7 (7.69%) Exchange Migration Consultant
8 6 (6.59%) Azure Consultant
8 6 (6.59%) Infrastructure Architect
8 6 (6.59%) Office 365 Engineer
9 5 (5.49%) Analyst
9 5 (5.49%) Developer
9 5 (5.49%) Migration Specialist
9 5 (5.49%) SharePoint Specialist
9 5 (5.49%) Support Engineer
10 4 (4.40%) Active Directory Consultant
10 4 (4.40%) Azure Engineer
10 4 (4.40%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.30%) .NET
2 2 (2.20%) AngularJS
2 2 (2.20%) KnockoutJS
2 2 (2.20%) Web Services
3 1 (1.10%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.10%) CSS
3 1 (1.10%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.40%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.20%) Data Centre
2 2 (2.20%) Microsoft Licensing
2 2 (2.20%) Mobile App
2 2 (2.20%) Social Media
2 2 (2.20%) User Experience
3 1 (1.10%) e-Learning
3 1 (1.10%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.10%) Public Cloud
3 1 (1.10%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 36 (39.56%) Windows
2 19 (20.88%) Windows 10
3 9 (9.89%) Windows 7
4 8 (8.79%) Windows Server
5 7 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (5.49%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (3.30%) Windows 8
8 2 (2.20%) Android
8 2 (2.20%) Apple iOS
9 1 (1.10%) Linux
9 1 (1.10%) Mac OS X
9 1 (1.10%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (1.10%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (1.10%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (49.45%) Migration
2 7 (7.69%) Project Management
3 6 (6.59%) Mentoring
4 5 (5.49%) CRM
4 5 (5.49%) PRINCE2
5 4 (4.40%) Coaching
6 3 (3.30%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (3.30%) Case Management
6 3 (3.30%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (3.30%) Load Balancing
6 3 (3.30%) Programme Management
7 2 (2.20%) Analytics
7 2 (2.20%) Content Management
7 2 (2.20%) ITIL
7 2 (2.20%) Logistics
7 2 (2.20%) Matrix Organization
7 2 (2.20%) Presales
7 2 (2.20%) Process Improvement
7 2 (2.20%) Software Licensing
8 1 (1.10%) Remediation Plan
Programming Languages
1 16 (17.58%) PowerShell
2 5 (5.49%) SQL
3 3 (3.30%) C
4 2 (2.20%) C#
5 1 (1.10%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 18 (19.78%) Security Cleared
2 8 (8.79%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (7.69%) MCSE
4 5 (5.49%) SC Cleared
5 3 (3.30%) APMP
6 1 (1.10%) AWS Certification
6 1 (1.10%) CCNA
6 1 (1.10%) CCNP
6 1 (1.10%) CISA
6 1 (1.10%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.10%) CISM
6 1 (1.10%) CISSP
6 1 (1.10%) Degree
6 1 (1.10%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.10%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.30%) PMO
2 2 (2.20%) P3O
3 1 (1.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.10%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.10%) QA
System Software
1 49 (53.85%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.30%) BitLocker
2 3 (3.30%) Hyper-V
2 3 (3.30%) XenApp
3 2 (2.20%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.10%) Xen
Systems Management
1 10 (10.99%) Microsoft Intune
2 7 (7.69%) SCCM
3 1 (1.10%) Ansible
3 1 (1.10%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (1.10%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (1.10%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 1 (1.10%) Nagios
3 1 (1.10%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.10%) Puppet
3 1 (1.10%) SCOM
3 1 (1.10%) WSUS
Vendors
1 37 (40.66%) Microsoft
2 8 (8.79%) Citrix
3 7 (7.69%) Google
4 6 (6.59%) VMware
5 2 (2.20%) Cisco
5 2 (2.20%) HP
5 2 (2.20%) ServiceNow
6 1 (1.10%) Cognos
6 1 (1.10%) Dell
6 1 (1.10%) McAfee
6 1 (1.10%) Oracle
6 1 (1.10%) Palo Alto
6 1 (1.10%) Remedy
6 1 (1.10%) Samsung
6 1 (1.10%) SAP
6 1 (1.10%) Tableau
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