The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol 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 West / Bristol
Rank 30 51 66
Rank change year-on-year +21 +15  
Contract jobs citing Office 365 39 21 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 4.78% 2.32% 0.60%
As % of the Cloud Services category 46.43% 35.59% 17.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 15 3
Median daily rate £330 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.00% -6.25%  
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 - £15.00 £125.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -88.00%  
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 Bristol with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

Contract Cloud Computing Skills
Bristol
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 84 59 29
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol 10.29% 6.52% 3.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 50 24
Median daily rate £375 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £250 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £16.75 £125.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -86.60%  
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 Bristol

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bristol 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 Bristol

Office 365
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Office 365 in Bristol

Office 365
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Office 365 in Bristol over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Office 365 in Bristol

Office 365
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Office 365 in Bristol

Office 365
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

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 Bristol region with a requirement for Office 365.

1 37 (57.81%) Windows
2 34 (53.13%) Active Directory
3 24 (37.50%) Microsoft
4 19 (29.69%) MS Office
5 18 (28.13%) Windows 7
6 17 (26.56%) VMware
7 16 (25.00%) Migration
8 15 (23.44%) Finance
8 15 (23.44%) DNS
8 15 (23.44%) SCCM
8 15 (23.44%) Windows Server
9 13 (20.31%) VPN
9 13 (20.31%) MS Excel
10 12 (18.75%) Incident Management
10 12 (18.75%) SharePoint
10 12 (18.75%) Dell
11 11 (17.19%) Microsoft Azure
12 9 (14.06%) Skype for Business
12 9 (14.06%) Windows Server 2012
12 9 (14.06%) Analytical Skills
12 9 (14.06%) WAN
13 8 (12.50%) VMware ESX
13 8 (12.50%) Microsoft App-V
13 8 (12.50%) AppSense
13 8 (12.50%) Change Management
13 8 (12.50%) Wyse
13 8 (12.50%) DHCP
13 8 (12.50%) Citrix
13 8 (12.50%) MS Exchange
13 8 (12.50%) Thin Client

Office 365
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol 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 12 (18.75%) SharePoint
2 9 (14.06%) Skype for Business
3 8 (12.50%) MS Exchange
4 4 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (4.69%) IBM Notes
6 1 (1.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (1.56%) CMS
6 1 (1.56%) IBM Domino
6 1 (1.56%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (1.56%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 19 (29.69%) MS Office
2 13 (20.31%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.56%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 11 (17.19%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.56%) OneDrive
2 1 (1.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (23.44%) DNS
2 13 (20.31%) VPN
3 9 (14.06%) WAN
4 8 (12.50%) DHCP
5 6 (9.38%) Firewall
6 5 (7.81%) LAN
7 3 (4.69%) Wireless
8 2 (3.13%) MPLS
8 2 (3.13%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (1.56%) BGP
9 1 (1.56%) Broadband
9 1 (1.56%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (1.56%) Intranet
9 1 (1.56%) iSCSI
9 1 (1.56%) OSPF
9 1 (1.56%) PPP
9 1 (1.56%) SAN
9 1 (1.56%) SNMP
9 1 (1.56%) TCP/IP
9 1 (1.56%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.25%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.69%) Azure SQL Database
3 2 (3.13%) Kalido
4 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (3.13%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.56%) JIRA
2 1 (1.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 15 (23.44%) Finance
2 1 (1.56%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 13 (20.31%) Analyst
2 9 (14.06%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 6 (9.38%) Active Directory Analyst
3 6 (9.38%) Citrix Analyst
4 5 (7.81%) Consultant
4 5 (7.81%) Developer
4 5 (7.81%) Office 365 Manager
5 4 (6.25%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 4 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support
5 4 (6.25%) Cloud Specialist
5 4 (6.25%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 4 (6.25%) IT Engineer
5 4 (6.25%) Service Manager
5 4 (6.25%) SharePoint Developer
5 4 (6.25%) Technical Analyst
6 3 (4.69%) 1st/2nd Line Support
6 3 (4.69%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
6 3 (4.69%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 3 (4.69%) Service Desk Support
6 3 (4.69%) Windows Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.81%) .NET
2 3 (4.69%) AngularJS
2 3 (4.69%) ASP.NET Web API
3 2 (3.13%) .NET Framework
4 1 (1.56%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.56%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (1.56%) Entity Framework
4 1 (1.56%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 9 (14.06%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (12.50%) Fat Client
2 8 (12.50%) Thin Client
3 7 (10.94%) Data Centre
3 7 (10.94%) Video Conferencing
4 3 (4.69%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (4.69%) RSA SecurID
4 3 (4.69%) Smartphone
5 2 (3.13%) Digital Signage
5 2 (3.13%) Public Cloud
6 1 (1.56%) AS400
6 1 (1.56%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.56%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 1 (1.56%) iPhone
6 1 (1.56%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 37 (57.81%) Windows
2 18 (28.13%) Windows 7
3 15 (23.44%) Windows Server
4 9 (14.06%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (12.50%) Windows 10
6 7 (10.94%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (7.81%) Android
8 1 (1.56%) Mac OS X
8 1 (1.56%) Unix
8 1 (1.56%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (25.00%) Migration
2 12 (18.75%) Incident Management
3 8 (12.50%) Change Management
4 7 (10.94%) Data Migration
4 7 (10.94%) Service Delivery
5 5 (7.81%) ITIL
6 4 (6.25%) Business Continuity
6 4 (6.25%) MVVM
7 3 (4.69%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (4.69%) ITIL V3
7 3 (4.69%) ITSM
8 2 (3.13%) Configuration Management
8 2 (3.13%) Problem Management
8 2 (3.13%) Project Management
8 2 (3.13%) Service Management
8 2 (3.13%) Test Scripting
8 2 (3.13%) User Acceptance Testing
9 1 (1.56%) Business Development
9 1 (1.56%) Project Planning
9 1 (1.56%) Stress Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (7.81%) PowerShell
2 4 (6.25%) SQL
3 2 (3.13%) C#
Qualifications
1 7 (10.94%) Security Cleared
2 5 (7.81%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.56%) BC Cleared
3 1 (1.56%) DBS Check
3 1 (1.56%) Degree
3 1 (1.56%) DV Cleared
3 1 (1.56%) ISEB
3 1 (1.56%) MCSE
3 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (9.38%) SLA
System Software
1 34 (53.13%) Active Directory
2 8 (12.50%) Microsoft App-V
2 8 (12.50%) Virtual Desktop
2 8 (12.50%) VMware ESX
2 8 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (12.50%) XenApp
2 8 (12.50%) XenDesktop
3 5 (7.81%) ISA Server
4 3 (4.69%) BitLocker
5 2 (3.13%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (1.56%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 15 (23.44%) SCCM
2 4 (6.25%) Microsoft Intune
3 3 (4.69%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 2 (3.13%) SCOM
4 2 (3.13%) SCOrch
5 1 (1.56%) Failover Clustering
5 1 (1.56%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (1.56%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 24 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 17 (26.56%) VMware
3 12 (18.75%) Dell
4 8 (12.50%) AppSense
4 8 (12.50%) Citrix
4 8 (12.50%) Wyse
5 6 (9.38%) Cisco
5 6 (9.38%) HP
6 4 (6.25%) Apple
6 4 (6.25%) CheckPoint
6 4 (6.25%) Intel
6 4 (6.25%) IronPort
6 4 (6.25%) RightFax
6 4 (6.25%) Xerox
7 3 (4.69%) Google
7 3 (4.69%) Lotus
7 3 (4.69%) Symantec
7 3 (4.69%) Toshiba
8 2 (3.13%) IBM
8 2 (3.13%) Polycom