Period
to 23 October 2018

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 23 October 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)
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 23 14 59
Rank change year-on-year -9 +45 -6
Contract jobs citing Office 365 98 119 50
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 6.82% 7.83% 3.22%
As % of the Cloud Services category 29.17% 44.57% 27.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 98 30
Birmingham median daily rate £375 £325 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.38% -18.75% -
10th Percentile £119 £152 £260
90th Percentile £600 £488 £530
West Midlands median daily rate £388 £325 £338
% change year-on-year +19.23% -3.70% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 5 3
Birmingham median hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £17.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -21.13% -
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.25 £16.53
90th Percentile £21.50 £19.80 £19.18
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.75 £14.75 £15.38
% change year-on-year +6.78% -4.07% -33.15%

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 336 267 180
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 23.40% 17.57% 11.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 252 191 104
Birmingham median daily rate £425 £400 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -11.11% +12.50%
10th Percentile £200 £213 £250
90th Percentile £575 £549 £575
West Midlands median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 5 3
Birmingham median hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £17.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -21.13% -
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.25 £16.53
90th Percentile £21.50 £19.80 £19.18
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.75 £15.25 £15.38
% change year-on-year +3.28% -0.81% -33.15%

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 23 October 2018.

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 23 October 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for Office 365.

1 66 (67.35%) Windows
2 52 (53.06%) Active Directory
3 43 (43.88%) Microsoft
4 41 (41.84%) Windows 10
5 26 (26.53%) Microsoft Azure
6 25 (25.51%) SCCM
7 23 (23.47%) ITIL
8 17 (17.35%) Migration
8 17 (17.35%) Windows 7
9 16 (16.33%) SharePoint
10 15 (15.31%) Microsoft Office
10 15 (15.31%) Microsoft Intune
11 14 (14.29%) VMware
12 13 (13.27%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 11 (11.22%) OneDrive
13 11 (11.22%) Windows Server
14 10 (10.20%) Azure Active Directory
14 10 (10.20%) Citrix
14 10 (10.20%) VMware Infrastructure
15 9 (9.18%) PowerShell
15 9 (9.18%) PaaS
15 9 (9.18%) Amazon AWS
15 9 (9.18%) Data Centre
16 8 (8.16%) Finance
16 8 (8.16%) Identity Management
17 7 (7.14%) Project Management
17 7 (7.14%) SLA
17 7 (7.14%) Skype for Business
17 7 (7.14%) Hyper-V
17 7 (7.14%) Problem Management

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 16 (16.33%) SharePoint
2 7 (7.14%) Skype for Business
3 4 (4.08%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.02%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 15 (15.31%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (4.08%) PTC Creo
2 4 (4.08%) Windchill
3 2 (2.04%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (2.04%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.02%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (1.02%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (2.04%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 26 (26.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (11.22%) OneDrive
3 10 (10.20%) Azure Active Directory
4 9 (9.18%) Amazon AWS
4 9 (9.18%) PaaS
5 6 (6.12%) IaaS
6 4 (4.08%) GitHub
6 4 (4.08%) Google Cloud Platform
6 4 (4.08%) SaaS
7 2 (2.04%) Dynamics 365
8 1 (1.02%) IBM PureFlex
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.14%) Skype
2 5 (5.10%) DHCP
2 5 (5.10%) DNS
3 4 (4.08%) LAN
3 4 (4.08%) Network Security
3 4 (4.08%) WAN
3 4 (4.08%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (2.04%) Firewall
4 2 (2.04%) IP Telephony
4 2 (2.04%) iSCSI
4 2 (2.04%) NAS
4 2 (2.04%) Unified Communications
5 1 (1.02%) IMAP
5 1 (1.02%) Intranet
5 1 (1.02%) POP3
5 1 (1.02%) SAN
5 1 (1.02%) SMTP
5 1 (1.02%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.02%) VLAN
5 1 (1.02%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.08%) Amazon RDS
2 2 (2.04%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (2.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.02%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.02%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (4.08%) GitLab
2 1 (1.02%) MSI
2 1 (1.02%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 8 (8.16%) Finance
2 5 (5.10%) Manufacturing
3 4 (4.08%) Aerospace
3 4 (4.08%) Mandarin Language
4 2 (2.04%) Back Office
4 2 (2.04%) Local Government
4 2 (2.04%) Marketing
5 1 (1.02%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (16.33%) 2nd Line Support
2 14 (14.29%) Analyst
3 13 (13.27%) Service Analyst
3 13 (13.27%) Service Desk Analyst
4 8 (8.16%) Architect
4 8 (8.16%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 8 (8.16%) Support Engineer
5 7 (7.14%) Consultant
5 7 (7.14%) Project Manager
5 7 (7.14%) Team Leader
6 6 (6.12%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 6 (6.12%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 5 (5.10%) Developer
8 4 (4.08%) Desktop Support
8 4 (4.08%) Information Architect
8 4 (4.08%) Information Security Architect
8 4 (4.08%) Security Architect
8 4 (4.08%) Security Solutions Architect
8 4 (4.08%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (4.08%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.08%) OAuth
1 4 (4.08%) OAuth2
1 4 (4.08%) SAML
2 3 (3.06%) .NET
2 3 (3.06%) ASP.NET
3 2 (2.04%) ASP.NET Web API
3 2 (2.04%) CSS
3 2 (2.04%) WCF
3 2 (2.04%) Web Services
4 1 (1.02%) AngularJS
4 1 (1.02%) CAML
4 1 (1.02%) HTML
4 1 (1.02%) jQuery
4 1 (1.02%) LINQ
4 1 (1.02%) MAPI
4 1 (1.02%) React
4 1 (1.02%) XML
4 1 (1.02%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 9 (9.18%) Data Centre
2 6 (6.12%) PKI
3 5 (5.10%) Hybrid Cloud
4 4 (4.08%) Mobile App
5 2 (2.04%) Fat Client
5 2 (2.04%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.04%) Thin Client
5 2 (2.04%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (1.02%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.02%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (1.02%) Handset
6 1 (1.02%) Microsoft Licensing
6 1 (1.02%) NHS
6 1 (1.02%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (1.02%) Smartphone
6 1 (1.02%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 66 (67.35%) Windows
2 41 (41.84%) Windows 10
3 17 (17.35%) Windows 7
4 11 (11.22%) Windows Server
5 3 (3.06%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (2.04%) Apple iOS
6 2 (2.04%) Linux
6 2 (2.04%) Unix
6 2 (2.04%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (2.04%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (2.04%) Windows XP
7 1 (1.02%) Android
7 1 (1.02%) VMS
7 1 (1.02%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (23.47%) ITIL
2 17 (17.35%) Migration
3 13 (13.27%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 8 (8.16%) Identity Management
5 7 (7.14%) Problem Management
5 7 (7.14%) Project Management
6 6 (6.12%) Incident Management
7 5 (5.10%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (5.10%) Network Management
7 5 (5.10%) Problem-Solving
7 5 (5.10%) Risk Management
8 4 (4.08%) Cryptography
8 4 (4.08%) DevOps
8 4 (4.08%) Identity Access Management
8 4 (4.08%) Infrastructure Monitoring
8 4 (4.08%) Internal Audit
8 4 (4.08%) Privileged Identity Management
8 4 (4.08%) SDLC
8 4 (4.08%) Threat Management
8 4 (4.08%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 9 (9.18%) PowerShell
2 6 (6.12%) SQL
3 4 (4.08%) JavaScript
4 3 (3.06%) C#
5 2 (2.04%) VBScript
6 1 (1.02%) C
6 1 (1.02%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 5 (5.10%) Degree
2 4 (4.08%) CEH
2 4 (4.08%) CISM
2 4 (4.08%) CISSP
2 4 (4.08%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (3.06%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 2 (2.04%) DBS Check
4 2 (2.04%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (2.04%) MCITP
4 2 (2.04%) MCSE
4 2 (2.04%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.04%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.14%) GDPR
1 7 (7.14%) SLA
2 2 (2.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.04%) PMO
System Software
1 52 (53.06%) Active Directory
2 10 (10.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (7.14%) Hyper-V
4 5 (5.10%) XenApp
5 4 (4.08%) Virtual Desktop
6 3 (3.06%) BitLocker
7 2 (2.04%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (2.04%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (2.04%) XenDesktop
8 1 (1.02%) Firmware
8 1 (1.02%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (1.02%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (1.02%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 25 (25.51%) SCCM
2 15 (15.31%) Microsoft Intune
3 4 (4.08%) SCOM
4 3 (3.06%) AirWatch
4 3 (3.06%) Single Sign-On
5 2 (2.04%) XenMobile
6 1 (1.02%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 43 (43.88%) Microsoft
2 14 (14.29%) VMware
3 10 (10.20%) Citrix
4 4 (4.08%) PTC
5 3 (3.06%) Apple
5 3 (3.06%) HP
5 3 (3.06%) IBM
5 3 (3.06%) SolarWinds
6 2 (2.04%) Asigra
6 2 (2.04%) Cisco
7 1 (1.02%) Avaya
7 1 (1.02%) Becrypt
7 1 (1.02%) Dell
7 1 (1.02%) Google
7 1 (1.02%) Ivanti
7 1 (1.02%) Kaspersky
7 1 (1.02%) McAfee
7 1 (1.02%) NetApp
7 1 (1.02%) Oracle
7 1 (1.02%) Samsung