Period
to 14 July 2020

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 14 July 2020 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
14 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 33 49 59
Rank change year-on-year +16 +10 0
Contract jobs citing Office 365 31 58 69
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 4.69% 3.71% 3.36%
As % of the Cloud Services category 27.43% 16.67% 19.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 52 54
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -30.00%
10th Percentile £257 £128 £175
90th Percentile £492 £499 £473
South East median daily rate £350 £380 £358
% change year-on-year -7.89% +6.29% -10.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 2
Median hourly rate £16.25 £39.00 £16.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -58.33% +131.15% -
10th Percentile £16.13 £38.00 £14.56
90th Percentile £16.38 £40.00 £19.09
South East median hourly rate £20.00 £24.00 £18.43
% change year-on-year -16.67% +30.22% +22.87%

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 113 348 348
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 17.10% 22.25% 16.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 221 199
Median daily rate £453 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.59% - +0.61%
10th Percentile £300 £252 £246
90th Percentile £613 £625 £600
South East median daily rate £475 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 2
Median hourly rate £16.25 £34.00 £16.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -52.21% +101.51% -41.82%
10th Percentile £16.13 £26.80 £14.56
90th Percentile £30.46 £37.00 £19.09
Median hourly rate £22.50 £35.00 £18.89
% change year-on-year -35.71% +85.28% +19.94%

Office 365
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Office 365 in Buckinghamshire

Office 365
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Office 365 in Buckinghamshire.

Daily rate trend for Office 365 in Buckinghamshire

Office 365
Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Office 365 in Buckinghamshire over the 6 months to 14 July 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Office 365 in Buckinghamshire

Office 365
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Office 365 in Buckinghamshire.

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 14 July 2020. 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 +17 23 £400 -3.03% 5
High Wycombe +10 1 - - 3
Marlow +3 1 £240 -
Office 365
South East

For the 6 months to 14 July 2020, 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 17 (54.84%) Windows
2 10 (32.26%) Windows 10
3 9 (29.03%) SharePoint
4 8 (25.81%) Microsoft
4 8 (25.81%) Migration
5 7 (22.58%) Active Directory
6 6 (19.35%) Azure
7 5 (16.13%) PowerShell
7 5 (16.13%) Application Rationalisation
7 5 (16.13%) MS Exchange
8 4 (12.90%) ITIL
9 3 (9.68%) Public Sector
9 3 (9.68%) OneDrive
9 3 (9.68%) Windows Server
9 3 (9.68%) SCCM
9 3 (9.68%) DNS
9 3 (9.68%) QA
9 3 (9.68%) VMware
10 2 (6.45%) Firewall
10 2 (6.45%) Automotive
10 2 (6.45%) Manufacturing
10 2 (6.45%) Agile Software Development
10 2 (6.45%) Retail
10 2 (6.45%) Citrix
10 2 (6.45%) PRINCE2
10 2 (6.45%) SQL Server
10 2 (6.45%) WAN
10 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Excel
10 2 (6.45%) Copywriting
10 2 (6.45%) Podcast

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 9 (29.03%) SharePoint
2 5 (16.13%) MS Exchange
3 2 (6.45%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (3.23%) ArcGIS
4 1 (3.23%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (19.35%) Azure
2 3 (9.68%) OneDrive
3 2 (6.45%) Azure Active Directory
3 2 (6.45%) Dropbox
3 2 (6.45%) Power Platform
3 2 (6.45%) ShareGate
4 1 (3.23%) AWS
4 1 (3.23%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.68%) DNS
2 2 (6.45%) Firewall
2 2 (6.45%) Skype
2 2 (6.45%) WAN
3 1 (3.23%) HSRP
3 1 (3.23%) TCP/IP
3 1 (3.23%) VLAN
3 1 (3.23%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.45%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.23%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (3.23%) MS Access
2 1 (3.23%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.23%) Power BI
2 1 (3.23%) RDBMS
2 1 (3.23%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 3 (9.68%) Public Sector
2 2 (6.45%) Automotive
2 2 (6.45%) Manufacturing
2 2 (6.45%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (19.35%) Analyst
2 4 (12.90%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 4 (12.90%) Business Analyst
3 3 (9.68%) Architect
3 3 (9.68%) Business IT Analyst
3 3 (9.68%) Consultant
3 3 (9.68%) Desktop Engineer
3 3 (9.68%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 3 (9.68%) Infrastructure Business Analyst
3 3 (9.68%) IT Analyst
3 3 (9.68%) IT Business Analyst
4 2 (6.45%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) Digital Architect
4 2 (6.45%) Digital Solutions Architect
4 2 (6.45%) IT Infrastructure Analyst
4 2 (6.45%) Network Infrastructure Analyst
4 2 (6.45%) Office 365 Business Analyst
4 2 (6.45%) Office 365 Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) SharePoint Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.23%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.45%) Podcast
2 1 (3.23%) Clustering
2 1 (3.23%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.23%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 17 (54.84%) Windows
2 10 (32.26%) Windows 10
3 3 (9.68%) Windows Server
4 2 (6.45%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (6.45%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (6.45%) Windows Server 2016
5 1 (3.23%) Apple iOS
5 1 (3.23%) Unix
5 1 (3.23%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (25.81%) Migration
2 5 (16.13%) Application Rationalisation
3 4 (12.90%) ITIL
4 2 (6.45%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (6.45%) Copywriting
4 2 (6.45%) Data Migration
4 2 (6.45%) PRINCE2
4 2 (6.45%) Project Delivery
4 2 (6.45%) SDLC
4 2 (6.45%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (3.23%) Business Analysis
5 1 (3.23%) Change Control
5 1 (3.23%) Cybersecurity
5 1 (3.23%) Data Encryption
5 1 (3.23%) Digital Transformation Programme
5 1 (3.23%) High Availability
5 1 (3.23%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 1 (3.23%) Network Architecture
5 1 (3.23%) Server Virtualisation
5 1 (3.23%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (16.13%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.23%) JavaScript
2 1 (3.23%) Python
2 1 (3.23%) SQL
2 1 (3.23%) T-SQL
2 1 (3.23%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (6.45%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.23%) DBS Check
2 1 (3.23%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (3.23%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (3.23%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.68%) QA
2 1 (3.23%) GDPR
2 1 (3.23%) NIST
2 1 (3.23%) PMO
2 1 (3.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 7 (22.58%) Active Directory
2 2 (6.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.23%) Hyper-V
3 1 (3.23%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (9.68%) SCCM
2 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (3.23%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (3.23%) SCOM
Vendors
1 8 (25.81%) Microsoft
2 3 (9.68%) VMware
3 2 (6.45%) Citrix
4 1 (3.23%) Brocade
4 1 (3.23%) CheckPoint
4 1 (3.23%) CommVault
4 1 (3.23%) Hitachi
4 1 (3.23%) McAfee
4 1 (3.23%) Oracle
4 1 (3.23%) Veritas