Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 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 24 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)
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 14 42 48
Rank change year-on-year +28 +6 +27
Contract jobs citing Office 365 127 62 38
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 7.90% 4.09% 2.75%
As % of the Cloud Services category 45.04% 30.85% 41.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 40 26
Birmingham median daily rate £325 £380 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.42% -9.58% -6.67%
10th Percentile £150 £203 £234
90th Percentile £475 £514 £554
West Midlands median daily rate £325 £350 £388
% change year-on-year -7.14% -9.68% -6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 1
Birmingham median hourly rate £11.75 £17.75 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -33.80% +42.00% -37.50%
West Midlands median hourly rate £14.00 £16.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year -15.15% -19.51% +2.50%

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 Birmingham with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
Birmingham
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 282 201 91
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 17.54% 13.26% 6.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 205 118 56
Birmingham median daily rate £401 £425 £408
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.76% +4.29% -9.44%
10th Percentile £196 £250 £263
90th Percentile £550 £575 £600
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 1
Birmingham median hourly rate £11.75 £17.75 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -33.80% +42.00% -37.50%
West Midlands median hourly rate £14.25 £16.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year -10.94% -21.95% +2.50%

Office 365
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

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

Job vacancy trend for Office 365 in Birmingham

Office 365
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Office 365 in Birmingham

Office 365
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Office 365 in Birmingham over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Office 365 in Birmingham

Office 365
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Office 365 in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 24 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for Office 365.

1 83 (65.35%) Windows
2 59 (46.46%) Active Directory
3 52 (40.94%) Windows 10
4 51 (40.16%) Microsoft Azure
5 43 (33.86%) Microsoft
6 38 (29.92%) SharePoint
7 37 (29.13%) Migration
8 32 (25.20%) Windows 7
9 29 (22.83%) ITIL
10 28 (22.05%) Microsoft Office
11 22 (17.32%) SCCM
12 19 (14.96%) PowerShell
13 16 (12.60%) Citrix
13 16 (12.60%) Windows Server
14 15 (11.81%) OneDrive
14 15 (11.81%) Microsoft Certification
15 13 (10.24%) Stakeholder Management
15 13 (10.24%) MCSE
15 13 (10.24%) MS Exchange
15 13 (10.24%) Skype for Business
16 12 (9.45%) Windows Server 2012
16 12 (9.45%) VMware
16 12 (9.45%) Service Management
16 12 (9.45%) Azure Active Directory
17 11 (8.66%) Skype
17 11 (8.66%) Windows 8
17 11 (8.66%) SharePoint 2010
18 10 (7.87%) Project Management
18 10 (7.87%) Finance
19 9 (7.09%) SharePoint 2013

Office 365
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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 38 (29.92%) SharePoint
2 13 (10.24%) MS Exchange
2 13 (10.24%) Skype for Business
3 11 (8.66%) SharePoint 2010
4 9 (7.09%) SharePoint 2013
5 3 (2.36%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (1.57%) IIS
6 2 (1.57%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.79%) nginx
Applications
1 28 (22.05%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (2.36%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.79%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (3.94%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.79%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 51 (40.16%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (11.81%) OneDrive
3 12 (9.45%) Azure Active Directory
4 4 (3.15%) IaaS
4 4 (3.15%) PaaS
5 2 (1.57%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (1.57%) SaaS
6 1 (0.79%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (0.79%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 11 (8.66%) Skype
2 8 (6.30%) DHCP
2 8 (6.30%) DNS
3 7 (5.51%) SAN
4 3 (2.36%) Firewall
5 2 (1.57%) Intranet
5 2 (1.57%) VPN
6 1 (0.79%) 3G
6 1 (0.79%) 4G
6 1 (0.79%) ADSL
6 1 (0.79%) HTTP
6 1 (0.79%) IP Telephony
6 1 (0.79%) IPv6
6 1 (0.79%) iSCSI
6 1 (0.79%) LAN
6 1 (0.79%) SSL
6 1 (0.79%) VoIP
6 1 (0.79%) WAN
6 1 (0.79%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (5.51%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.36%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (2.36%) SQL Server 2014
2 3 (2.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 3 (2.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (2.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (1.57%) Blockchain
4 1 (0.79%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (0.79%) Clusterpoint
4 1 (0.79%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.79%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (2.36%) MSI
2 2 (1.57%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.79%) Subversion
General
1 10 (7.87%) Finance
2 3 (2.36%) Banking
2 3 (2.36%) Law
3 2 (1.57%) Retail
4 1 (0.79%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 17 (13.39%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 15 (11.81%) Administrator
3 13 (10.24%) Analyst
4 12 (9.45%) Desktop Support
5 11 (8.66%) Consultant
6 10 (7.87%) 3rd Line Support
7 9 (7.09%) Azure Engineer
7 9 (7.09%) Office 365 Engineer
7 9 (7.09%) Project Manager
7 9 (7.09%) SharePoint Consultant
8 8 (6.30%) Office 365 Manager
8 8 (6.30%) Service Desk Administrator
9 7 (5.51%) IT Manager
9 7 (5.51%) Support Engineer
10 6 (4.72%) 2nd Line Support
10 6 (4.72%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 6 (4.72%) Architect
10 6 (4.72%) Azure Administrator
10 6 (4.72%) Office 365 Consultant
10 6 (4.72%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.15%) .NET
2 2 (1.57%) CSS
2 2 (1.57%) HTML
3 1 (0.79%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.79%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (0.79%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 1 (0.79%) ASP.NET MVC 5
3 1 (0.79%) LEMP Stack
3 1 (0.79%) Node.js
3 1 (0.79%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (3.94%) Data Centre
2 2 (1.57%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (1.57%) Wiki
3 1 (0.79%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (0.79%) CMDB
3 1 (0.79%) Driving Licence
3 1 (0.79%) Fat Client
3 1 (0.79%) Management Information System
3 1 (0.79%) Mobile App
3 1 (0.79%) Smartphone
3 1 (0.79%) Social Network
3 1 (0.79%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 83 (65.35%) Windows
2 52 (40.94%) Windows 10
3 32 (25.20%) Windows 7
4 16 (12.60%) Windows Server
5 12 (9.45%) Windows Server 2012
6 11 (8.66%) Windows 8
7 5 (3.94%) Linux
7 5 (3.94%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (3.94%) Windows XP
8 2 (1.57%) Android
8 2 (1.57%) Apple iOS
8 2 (1.57%) Unix
9 1 (0.79%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.79%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.79%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (29.13%) Migration
2 29 (22.83%) ITIL
3 13 (10.24%) Stakeholder Management
4 12 (9.45%) Service Management
5 10 (7.87%) Project Management
6 7 (5.51%) PRINCE2
7 6 (4.72%) CRM
7 6 (4.72%) Document Management
7 6 (4.72%) ITSM
8 5 (3.94%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (3.94%) Email Migration
8 5 (3.94%) Incident Management
9 4 (3.15%) Identity Management
10 3 (2.36%) Change Management
10 3 (2.36%) Technical Analysis
11 2 (1.57%) Customer Engagement
11 2 (1.57%) Load Balancing
11 2 (1.57%) Open Source
11 2 (1.57%) Problem Management
11 2 (1.57%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 19 (14.96%) PowerShell
2 3 (2.36%) JavaScript
2 3 (2.36%) SQL
3 1 (0.79%) C#
3 1 (0.79%) Java
3 1 (0.79%) PHP
3 1 (0.79%) Python
Qualifications
1 15 (11.81%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (10.24%) MCSE
3 7 (5.51%) MCSA
4 3 (2.36%) APMP
4 3 (2.36%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (1.57%) CCNA
5 2 (1.57%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (1.57%) MCP
6 1 (0.79%) CCNP
6 1 (0.79%) Degree
6 1 (0.79%) MCITP
6 1 (0.79%) MCPD
6 1 (0.79%) MCSD
6 1 (0.79%) MCTS
6 1 (0.79%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.79%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.79%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.72%) SLA
2 2 (1.57%) COBIT
System Software
1 59 (46.46%) Active Directory
2 8 (6.30%) Hyper-V
3 7 (5.51%) BitLocker
4 4 (3.15%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (2.36%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (2.36%) vSphere
5 3 (2.36%) XenApp
6 2 (1.57%) Terminal Server
6 2 (1.57%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (1.57%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 22 (17.32%) SCCM
2 2 (1.57%) Microsoft Intune
2 2 (1.57%) WSUS
3 1 (0.79%) Backup Exec
3 1 (0.79%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (0.79%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (0.79%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 1 (0.79%) SCOM
3 1 (0.79%) SCOrch
3 1 (0.79%) SCVMM
3 1 (0.79%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 43 (33.86%) Microsoft
2 16 (12.60%) Citrix
3 12 (9.45%) VMware
4 5 (3.94%) Apple
4 5 (3.94%) BMC
4 5 (3.94%) McAfee
4 5 (3.94%) Remedy
5 4 (3.15%) ServiceNow
6 3 (2.36%) IBM
7 2 (1.57%) Cisco
7 2 (1.57%) HP
7 2 (1.57%) Oracle
7 2 (1.57%) Symantec
8 1 (0.79%) AppSense
8 1 (0.79%) Dell
8 1 (0.79%) Kaspersky
8 1 (0.79%) NetApp
8 1 (0.79%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.79%) SAP
8 1 (0.79%) Veeam