Period
to 25 June 2019

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 25 June 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)
South East > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
25 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 49 55 39
Rank change year-on-year +6 -16 +53
Contract jobs citing Office 365 56 73 101
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 3.71% 3.63% 4.95%
As % of the Cloud Services category 17.28% 20.92% 30.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 58 65
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £380 £350 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.57% -31.71% +33.12%
10th Percentile £134 £155 £111
90th Percentile £477 £453 £633
South East median daily rate £388 £350 £406
% change year-on-year +10.71% -13.85% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £39.00 £16.87 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +131.15% - -
South East median hourly rate £20.00 £18.11 £15.00
% change year-on-year +10.44% +20.73% -6.25%

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 324 349 326
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 21.49% 17.37% 15.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 206 201 154
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £450 £450 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £254 £219 £249
90th Percentile £606 £600 £625
South East median daily rate £460 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +2.22% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 1
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £34.00 £16.87 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +101.51% -41.82% +70.59%
10th Percentile £26.80 £14.56 £27.00
90th Percentile £37.00 £19.09 £31.00
South East median hourly rate £35.00 £18.43 £15.75
% change year-on-year +89.91% +17.02% -19.21%

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 25 June 2019.

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 25 June 2019. 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 +9 41 £413 +19.22% 10
High Wycombe - 6 £135 - 1
Newport Pagnell - 2 £263 - 1
Aylesbury +7 1 £390 +47.17% 1
Marlow - 1 - - 1
Office 365
South East

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for Office 365.

1 46 (82.14%) Windows
2 31 (55.36%) Microsoft
3 25 (44.64%) Windows Server
4 24 (42.86%) Windows 10
5 22 (39.29%) Active Directory
6 20 (35.71%) Microsoft Azure
7 18 (32.14%) VMware
8 14 (25.00%) Security Cleared
9 12 (21.43%) SCCM
9 12 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
9 12 (21.43%) Hyper-V
9 12 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012
9 12 (21.43%) Windows Server 2003
9 12 (21.43%) MS Exchange
10 11 (19.64%) ITIL
11 10 (17.86%) SQL Server
11 10 (17.86%) Citrix
11 10 (17.86%) Migration
11 10 (17.86%) DV Cleared
12 9 (16.07%) SharePoint
13 8 (14.29%) Project Management
13 8 (14.29%) Firewall
13 8 (14.29%) Retail
13 8 (14.29%) Presales
14 7 (12.50%) Problem-Solving
14 7 (12.50%) Clustering
15 6 (10.71%) Change Management
15 6 (10.71%) SQL
15 6 (10.71%) Data Migration
15 6 (10.71%) SCOM

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 12 (21.43%) MS Exchange
2 9 (16.07%) SharePoint
3 5 (8.93%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (8.93%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (5.36%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (5.36%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (5.36%) Office Communications Server
4 3 (5.36%) Skype for Business
5 2 (3.57%) Apache
5 2 (3.57%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (7.14%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.79%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (1.79%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 20 (35.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (8.93%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (3.57%) Dropbox
3 2 (3.57%) OneDrive
4 1 (1.79%) IaaS
4 1 (1.79%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 8 (14.29%) Firewall
2 3 (5.36%) DHCP
2 3 (5.36%) DNS
2 3 (5.36%) HSRP
2 3 (5.36%) VLAN
2 3 (5.36%) VPN
2 3 (5.36%) WAN
3 2 (3.57%) LAN
3 2 (3.57%) Network Security
3 2 (3.57%) SAN
3 2 (3.57%) SSL
3 2 (3.57%) VRRP
3 2 (3.57%) Wireless
4 1 (1.79%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (1.79%) NaaS
4 1 (1.79%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (17.86%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.36%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (5.36%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (5.36%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (5.36%) SQL Server 2016
3 2 (3.57%) Big Data
3 2 (3.57%) Hadoop
3 2 (3.57%) MS Access
3 2 (3.57%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (1.79%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (1.79%) JIRA
General
1 8 (14.29%) Retail
2 2 (3.57%) Games
2 2 (3.57%) Law
3 1 (1.79%) Finance
3 1 (1.79%) Legal
3 1 (1.79%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.79%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 17 (30.36%) Analyst
2 9 (16.07%) Project Manager
3 6 (10.71%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 6 (10.71%) Office 365 Manager
3 6 (10.71%) Office 365 Project Manager
4 5 (8.93%) Architect
5 3 (5.36%) Office 365 Engineer
5 3 (5.36%) Senior Analyst
5 3 (5.36%) Senior Test Analyst
5 3 (5.36%) Service Analyst
5 3 (5.36%) Service Desk Analyst
5 3 (5.36%) Technical Architect
5 3 (5.36%) Test Analyst
5 3 (5.36%) Windows Engineer
5 3 (5.36%) Wintel Engineer
6 2 (3.57%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 2 (3.57%) Network Security Administrator
6 2 (3.57%) SharePoint Engineer
6 2 (3.57%) Technical Infrastructure Analyst
6 2 (3.57%) Windows Rollout Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.79%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.50%) Clustering
2 4 (7.14%) Data Centre
3 3 (5.36%) NHS
4 2 (3.57%) BYOD
5 1 (1.79%) iPad
5 1 (1.79%) iPhone
5 1 (1.79%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.79%) SCADA
5 1 (1.79%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 46 (82.14%) Windows
2 25 (44.64%) Windows Server
3 24 (42.86%) Windows 10
4 12 (21.43%) Windows Server 2003
4 12 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (8.93%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (5.36%) Windows 7
6 3 (5.36%) Windows Vista
7 1 (1.79%) Linux
7 1 (1.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.79%) Solaris
7 1 (1.79%) Windows 8
7 1 (1.79%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (19.64%) ITIL
2 10 (17.86%) Migration
3 8 (14.29%) Presales
3 8 (14.29%) Project Management
4 7 (12.50%) Problem-Solving
5 6 (10.71%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (10.71%) Change Management
5 6 (10.71%) Data Migration
6 5 (8.93%) DevOps
6 5 (8.93%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (7.14%) PRINCE2
8 3 (5.36%) Application Virtualisation
8 3 (5.36%) Load Testing
8 3 (5.36%) Mentoring
8 3 (5.36%) Performance Testing
8 3 (5.36%) Security Architecture
8 3 (5.36%) Test Management
8 3 (5.36%) V-Model
9 2 (3.57%) Application Rationalisation
9 2 (3.57%) Email Filtering
Programming Languages
1 6 (10.71%) SQL
2 4 (7.14%) PowerShell
3 2 (3.57%) Java
4 1 (1.79%) C
Qualifications
1 14 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 10 (17.86%) DV Cleared
3 5 (8.93%) MCITP
3 5 (8.93%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (8.93%) SC Cleared
4 4 (7.14%) MCSE
5 3 (5.36%) CCNA
5 3 (5.36%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (5.36%) ISEB
5 3 (5.36%) ISEB Practitioner
5 3 (5.36%) ISTQB
5 3 (5.36%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (3.57%) MCSA
7 1 (1.79%) CCSP
7 1 (1.79%) Degree
7 1 (1.79%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (1.79%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (1.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.93%) QA
2 3 (5.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.79%) COBIT
3 1 (1.79%) GDPR
3 1 (1.79%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 1 (1.79%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (1.79%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (39.29%) Active Directory
2 12 (21.43%) Hyper-V
2 12 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (5.36%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (3.57%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 12 (21.43%) SCCM
2 6 (10.71%) SCOM
3 3 (5.36%) Failover Clustering
3 3 (5.36%) Microsoft Clustering
3 3 (5.36%) WSUS
4 2 (3.57%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 1 (1.79%) CASB
Vendors
1 31 (55.36%) Microsoft
2 18 (32.14%) VMware
3 10 (17.86%) Citrix
4 3 (5.36%) Veeam
5 2 (3.57%) Brocade
5 2 (3.57%) Cisco
5 2 (3.57%) ServiceNow
5 2 (3.57%) Sony
6 1 (1.79%) Adobe
6 1 (1.79%) Dell
6 1 (1.79%) F5
6 1 (1.79%) HP
6 1 (1.79%) Meraki
6 1 (1.79%) Oracle
6 1 (1.79%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.79%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.79%) Splunk
6 1 (1.79%) StorageTek
6 1 (1.79%) Sun