Period
to 26 May 2019

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 26 May 2019 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
26 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 21 33 42
Rank change year-on-year +12 +9 +8
Contract jobs citing Office 365 86 74 41
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 6.83% 4.82% 3.41%
As % of the Cloud Services category 20.57% 21.89% 22.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 41 31
Birmingham median daily rate £351 £225 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +55.78% -43.75% +17.65%
10th Percentile £160 £105 £263
90th Percentile £500 £500 £488
West Midlands median daily rate £380 £325 £350
% change year-on-year +16.92% -7.14% +4.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 11 2
Birmingham median hourly rate £13.91 £15.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.30% +20.00% -30.56%
10th Percentile £10.29 £11.00 £9.45
90th Percentile £19.46 £21.50 £15.95
West Midlands median hourly rate £20.00 £15.00 £12.50
% change year-on-year +33.33% +20.00% -13.79%

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 Birmingham with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
Birmingham
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 418 338 179
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 33.17% 22.03% 14.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 285 224 129
Birmingham median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £288 £220 £263
90th Percentile £587 £607 £545
West Midlands median daily rate £465 £450 £400
% change year-on-year +3.33% +12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 11 2
Birmingham median hourly rate £13.91 £15.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.30% +20.00% -30.56%
10th Percentile £10.29 £11.00 £9.45
90th Percentile £19.46 £21.50 £15.95
West Midlands median hourly rate £35.00 £15.00 £13.75
% change year-on-year +133.33% +9.09% -25.68%

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 26 May 2019.

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 26 May 2019, 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 44 (51.16%) Windows
2 42 (48.84%) Microsoft
3 37 (43.02%) Active Directory
4 24 (27.91%) Microsoft Azure
5 19 (22.09%) SharePoint
6 18 (20.93%) SCCM
7 17 (19.77%) ITIL
7 17 (19.77%) Migration
7 17 (19.77%) VMware
7 17 (19.77%) Windows 10
8 16 (18.60%) Windows Server
8 16 (18.60%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 15 (17.44%) Microsoft Office
10 11 (12.79%) Finance
11 10 (11.63%) Service Delivery
11 10 (11.63%) Agile Software Development
11 10 (11.63%) Cisco
11 10 (11.63%) Windows Server 2012
12 9 (10.47%) Amazon AWS
12 9 (10.47%) Windows 7
12 9 (10.47%) MS Exchange
13 8 (9.30%) Stakeholder Management
13 8 (9.30%) Firewall
13 8 (9.30%) Hyper-V
13 8 (9.30%) Problem Management
14 7 (8.14%) Windows Server 2008
14 7 (8.14%) VMware Infrastructure
14 7 (8.14%) Project Management
14 7 (8.14%) Citrix
14 7 (8.14%) Skype

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 19 (22.09%) SharePoint
2 9 (10.47%) MS Exchange
3 6 (6.98%) Skype for Business
4 1 (1.16%) ArcGIS
4 1 (1.16%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.16%) IIS
4 1 (1.16%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 15 (17.44%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.16%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.16%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 24 (27.91%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (10.47%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (6.98%) IaaS
3 6 (6.98%) PaaS
3 6 (6.98%) SaaS
4 5 (5.81%) OneDrive
5 4 (4.65%) G Suite
6 3 (3.49%) Azure Active Directory
7 2 (2.33%) Dynamics 365
8 1 (1.16%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (1.16%) GitHub
8 1 (1.16%) Mimecast
8 1 (1.16%) Oracle Service Cloud
8 1 (1.16%) Slack
8 1 (1.16%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 8 (9.30%) Firewall
2 7 (8.14%) Skype
3 6 (6.98%) DHCP
3 6 (6.98%) DNS
3 6 (6.98%) WAN
4 5 (5.81%) LAN
4 5 (5.81%) Unified Communications
4 5 (5.81%) VPN
5 4 (4.65%) Intranet
5 4 (4.65%) IP Telephony
6 3 (3.49%) TCP/IP
6 3 (3.49%) Wi-Fi
6 3 (3.49%) Wireless
7 2 (2.33%) Broadband
8 1 (1.16%) ISDN
8 1 (1.16%) NetScaler
8 1 (1.16%) PBX
8 1 (1.16%) PSTN
8 1 (1.16%) SAN
8 1 (1.16%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.16%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (1.16%) Big Data
2 1 (1.16%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.16%) Geospatial Data
2 1 (1.16%) GIS
2 1 (1.16%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (2.33%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.16%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.16%) MSI
2 1 (1.16%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 11 (12.79%) Finance
2 3 (3.49%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.33%) Retail
4 1 (1.16%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 19 (22.09%) Analyst
2 13 (15.12%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 8 (9.30%) Project Manager
3 8 (9.30%) Service Analyst
4 7 (8.14%) Office 365 Engineer
5 6 (6.98%) Architect
5 6 (6.98%) Azure Engineer
5 6 (6.98%) IT Support
5 6 (6.98%) Office 365 Manager
5 6 (6.98%) Service Desk Analyst
5 6 (6.98%) Support Analyst
6 5 (5.81%) Developer
6 5 (5.81%) IT Analyst
6 5 (5.81%) IT Manager
6 5 (5.81%) SCCM Engineer
6 5 (5.81%) Windows Engineer
7 4 (4.65%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 4 (4.65%) IT Support Analyst
7 4 (4.65%) Product Manager
7 4 (4.65%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.49%) CSS
1 3 (3.49%) HTML
2 2 (2.33%) .NET
2 2 (2.33%) HTML5
2 2 (2.33%) Node.js
3 1 (1.16%) Django
3 1 (1.16%) jQuery
3 1 (1.16%) Sass
3 1 (1.16%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.65%) Video Conferencing
2 3 (3.49%) Data Centre
2 3 (3.49%) Public Cloud
3 2 (2.33%) Driving Licence
3 2 (2.33%) Mobile App
3 2 (2.33%) NHS
4 1 (1.16%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.16%) Clustering
4 1 (1.16%) Cyberthreat
4 1 (1.16%) FMCG
4 1 (1.16%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (1.16%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.16%) PKI
4 1 (1.16%) Replication
4 1 (1.16%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (1.16%) Shadow IT
4 1 (1.16%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 44 (51.16%) Windows
2 17 (19.77%) Windows 10
3 16 (18.60%) Windows Server
4 10 (11.63%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (10.47%) Windows 7
6 7 (8.14%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (4.65%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (2.33%) Apple iOS
8 2 (2.33%) Linux
9 1 (1.16%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (19.77%) ITIL
1 17 (19.77%) Migration
2 16 (18.60%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 10 (11.63%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (11.63%) Service Delivery
4 8 (9.30%) Problem Management
4 8 (9.30%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (8.14%) Project Management
6 6 (6.98%) Identity Management
7 5 (5.81%) Business Analysis
7 5 (5.81%) Change Management
7 5 (5.81%) Cybersecurity
7 5 (5.81%) Service Management
8 4 (4.65%) Incident Management
9 3 (3.49%) Enterprise Architecture
9 3 (3.49%) Functional Testing
9 3 (3.49%) Network Monitoring
9 3 (3.49%) Test Scripting
9 3 (3.49%) User Acceptance Testing
9 3 (3.49%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 6 (6.98%) JavaScript
1 6 (6.98%) PowerShell
2 4 (4.65%) SQL
3 2 (2.33%) C#
3 2 (2.33%) Python
4 1 (1.16%) Java
4 1 (1.16%) Perl
4 1 (1.16%) PHP
4 1 (1.16%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (4.65%) DBS Check
1 4 (4.65%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (3.49%) CCNA
2 3 (3.49%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (2.33%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.16%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.16%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (3.49%) PCI DSS
3 2 (2.33%) PMO
4 1 (1.16%) GDPR
4 1 (1.16%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 1 (1.16%) QA
4 1 (1.16%) SLA
System Software
1 37 (43.02%) Active Directory
2 8 (9.30%) Hyper-V
3 7 (8.14%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (6.98%) XenApp
4 6 (6.98%) XenDesktop
5 4 (4.65%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (2.33%) vSphere
7 1 (1.16%) Docker
7 1 (1.16%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (1.16%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (1.16%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 18 (20.93%) SCCM
2 6 (6.98%) Microsoft Intune
2 6 (6.98%) Single Sign-On
3 4 (4.65%) SCOM
4 1 (1.16%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 42 (48.84%) Microsoft
2 17 (19.77%) VMware
3 10 (11.63%) Cisco
4 7 (8.14%) Citrix
5 5 (5.81%) Google
6 4 (4.65%) SolarWinds
7 3 (3.49%) CheckPoint
8 2 (2.33%) Dell
8 2 (2.33%) HP
8 2 (2.33%) Twitter
9 1 (1.16%) Apple
9 1 (1.16%) Asigra
9 1 (1.16%) ESRI
9 1 (1.16%) Fortinet
9 1 (1.16%) IBM
9 1 (1.16%) Meraki
9 1 (1.16%) Oracle
9 1 (1.16%) SAP
9 1 (1.16%) SnapLogic
9 1 (1.16%) Sophos