Period
to 23 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 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)
South East > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 32 60 75
Rank change year-on-year +28 +15 +28
Contract jobs citing Office 365 100 86 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 5.53% 3.82% 1.66%
As % of the Cloud Services category 30.86% 18.90% 27.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 48 21
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £331 £385 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.85% +9.86% +21.32%
10th Percentile £190 £214 £113
90th Percentile £483 £506 £468
South East median daily rate £375 £350 £375
% change year-on-year +7.14% -6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £14.00 - £12.00
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £14.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +20.69% -17.14% +9.38%

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 Buckinghamshire with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
Buckinghamshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 324 455 107
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 17.92% 20.20% 6.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 193 181 72
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £425 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.03% +37.50%
10th Percentile £207 £313 £225
90th Percentile £624 £575 £524
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 4
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £14.00 £29.00 £22.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -51.72% +30.34% +23.61%
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £15.75 £19.61
% change year-on-year +11.11% -19.68% +22.56%

Office 365
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Office 365 in Buckinghamshire

Office 365
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Office 365 in Buckinghamshire

Office 365
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Office 365 in Buckinghamshire over the 6 months to 23 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Office 365 in Buckinghamshire

Office 365
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Office 365 in Buckinghamshire

Office 365
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

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 Buckinghamshire region over the 6 months to 23 October 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes +27 94 £344 -4.51% 19
High Wycombe -8 3 £213 -57.50% 4
Office 365
South East

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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for Office 365.

1 73 (73.00%) Microsoft
2 70 (70.00%) Windows
3 67 (67.00%) Active Directory
4 47 (47.00%) Security Cleared
5 46 (46.00%) Windows Server
6 43 (43.00%) ITIL
7 38 (38.00%) VMware
8 37 (37.00%) Microsoft Azure
9 35 (35.00%) PowerShell
10 34 (34.00%) SC Cleared
10 34 (34.00%) Firewall
10 34 (34.00%) MS Exchange
11 30 (30.00%) McAfee
11 30 (30.00%) DV Cleared
12 29 (29.00%) ITIL V3
13 26 (26.00%) Microsoft Office
14 23 (23.00%) Microsoft Certification
14 23 (23.00%) Change Management
15 22 (22.00%) Service Management
15 22 (22.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
16 21 (21.00%) Azure Active Directory
16 21 (21.00%) Skype for Business
16 21 (21.00%) Citrix
17 18 (18.00%) VMware Infrastructure
18 17 (17.00%) Windows 7
18 17 (17.00%) Skype
18 17 (17.00%) ITSM
18 17 (17.00%) Migration
18 17 (17.00%) NetApp
19 16 (16.00%) .NET

Office 365
Co-occurring IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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 34 (34.00%) MS Exchange
2 21 (21.00%) Skype for Business
3 14 (14.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 12 (12.00%) SharePoint
5 10 (10.00%) IIS
6 9 (9.00%) Exchange Server 2007
7 8 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2010
8 4 (4.00%) SharePoint 2013
9 3 (3.00%) Exchange Server 2003
10 2 (2.00%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (1.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 1 (1.00%) WebSphere
11 1 (1.00%) WebSphere Application Server
11 1 (1.00%) WordPress
Applications
1 26 (26.00%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (2.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (1.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (8.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 37 (37.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 21 (21.00%) Azure Active Directory
3 12 (12.00%) OneDrive
4 7 (7.00%) Akamai
5 5 (5.00%) Dynamics 365
6 4 (4.00%) IaaS
7 2 (2.00%) Amazon AWS
7 2 (2.00%) Mimecast
8 1 (1.00%) PaaS
8 1 (1.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 34 (34.00%) Firewall
2 17 (17.00%) Skype
3 15 (15.00%) LAN
3 15 (15.00%) WAN
4 14 (14.00%) NAS
4 14 (14.00%) SAN
4 14 (14.00%) TCP/IP
5 4 (4.00%) VPN
6 2 (2.00%) DHCP
6 2 (2.00%) DNS
6 2 (2.00%) Kerberos
7 1 (1.00%) IP Telephony
7 1 (1.00%) MPLS
7 1 (1.00%) NetScaler
7 1 (1.00%) Network Security
7 1 (1.00%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (11.00%) Power BI
1 11 (11.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.00%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.00%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 4 (4.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 15 (15.00%) Law
2 1 (1.00%) Advertising
2 1 (1.00%) Automotive
2 1 (1.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 30 (30.00%) Analyst
2 22 (22.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 18 (18.00%) Project Engineer
4 11 (11.00%) 2nd Line Support
4 11 (11.00%) Service Analyst
5 10 (10.00%) Service Desk Analyst
6 8 (8.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 8 (8.00%) Desktop Support
6 8 (8.00%) Support Analyst
6 8 (8.00%) Support Engineer
7 7 (7.00%) Developer
8 6 (6.00%) Infrastructure Support
8 6 (6.00%) Office 365 Engineer
9 5 (5.00%) 3rd Line Support
10 4 (4.00%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
10 4 (4.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
10 4 (4.00%) CRM Developer
10 4 (4.00%) Desktop Analyst
10 4 (4.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 4 (4.00%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (16.00%) .NET
2 5 (5.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (2.00%) ADSI
3 2 (2.00%) AngularJS
3 2 (2.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 2 (2.00%) LDAP
3 2 (2.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (1.00%) Middleware
4 1 (1.00%) Spring
4 1 (1.00%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 11 (11.00%) Mobile App
2 5 (5.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.00%) Client/Server
3 2 (2.00%) Clustering
3 2 (2.00%) Data Centre
3 2 (2.00%) Fat Client
3 2 (2.00%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (2.00%) Thin Client
4 1 (1.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 70 (70.00%) Windows
2 46 (46.00%) Windows Server
3 17 (17.00%) Windows 7
4 13 (13.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 13 (13.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (13.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (7.00%) Windows 10
6 4 (4.00%) Linux
7 3 (3.00%) Unix
8 2 (2.00%) Android
9 1 (1.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (1.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (43.00%) ITIL
2 29 (29.00%) ITIL V3
3 23 (23.00%) Change Management
4 22 (22.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 22 (22.00%) Service Management
5 17 (17.00%) ITSM
5 17 (17.00%) Migration
6 12 (12.00%) Business Intelligence
7 11 (11.00%) CRM
8 9 (9.00%) Problem-Solving
9 8 (8.00%) E-Commerce
10 5 (5.00%) Information Security
10 5 (5.00%) Presales
10 5 (5.00%) Test Strategy
11 4 (4.00%) Change Control
11 4 (4.00%) Critical Thinking
11 4 (4.00%) Data Protection
11 4 (4.00%) Information Security Management
11 4 (4.00%) ISMS
11 4 (4.00%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 35 (35.00%) PowerShell
2 12 (12.00%) SQL
3 8 (8.00%) C#
4 7 (7.00%) JavaScript
5 6 (6.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 47 (47.00%) Security Cleared
2 34 (34.00%) SC Cleared
3 30 (30.00%) DV Cleared
4 23 (23.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 13 (13.00%) MCSA
6 8 (8.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 5 (5.00%) MCP
7 5 (5.00%) MCSE
8 2 (2.00%) TOGAF Certification
9 1 (1.00%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (12.00%) QA
2 3 (3.00%) Government Security Classifications
3 2 (2.00%) Data Quality
3 2 (2.00%) SLA
4 1 (1.00%) GDPR
System Software
1 67 (67.00%) Active Directory
2 18 (18.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (14.00%) vSphere
4 10 (10.00%) Hyper-V
5 6 (6.00%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (2.00%) Terminal Server
7 1 (1.00%) Docker
7 1 (1.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 15 (15.00%) SCCM
2 14 (14.00%) McAfee ePO
3 11 (11.00%) WSUS
4 7 (7.00%) OVSD
5 1 (1.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 73 (73.00%) Microsoft
2 38 (38.00%) VMware
3 30 (30.00%) McAfee
4 21 (21.00%) Citrix
5 17 (17.00%) NetApp
6 15 (15.00%) Sony
7 13 (13.00%) Cisco
7 13 (13.00%) HP
8 7 (7.00%) F5
9 3 (3.00%) Lumension
9 3 (3.00%) webMethods
10 1 (1.00%) Blue Coat
10 1 (1.00%) Google
10 1 (1.00%) IBM
10 1 (1.00%) Informatica
10 1 (1.00%) Nortel
10 1 (1.00%) Oracle
10 1 (1.00%) Red Hat
10 1 (1.00%) Symantec
10 1 (1.00%) WatchGuard