Period
to 14 December 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 14 December 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
14 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 29 57 67
Rank change year-on-year +28 +10 +41
Contract jobs citing Office 365 106 83 35
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 6.35% 3.50% 2.06%
As % of the Cloud Services category 33.23% 17.74% 30.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 49 25
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £365 £350 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.29% -17.65% +32.81%
10th Percentile £173 £156 £132
90th Percentile £575 £488 £605
South East median daily rate £388 £345 £350
% change year-on-year +12.32% -1.43% -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 1
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £16.00 £60.00 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -73.33% +400.00% +20.00%
10th Percentile £14.00 £60.00 £11.50
90th Percentile £17.00 £60.00 £12.50
South East median hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year +6.67% -11.76% +13.33%

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 319 468 115
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 19.11% 19.75% 6.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 201 175 71
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% - +34.92%
10th Percentile £210 £291 £225
90th Percentile £656 £530 £538
South East median daily rate £475 £433 £450
% change year-on-year +9.83% -3.89% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 3 4
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £16.00 £60.00 £22.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -73.33% +169.66% +122.50%
10th Percentile £14.00 £33.60 £10.62
90th Percentile £17.00 £60.00 £35.68
South East median hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +3.03% -5.71% +9.38%

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 14 December 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 14 December 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 +39 99 £368 -0.68% 13
High Wycombe -3 4 £213 +46.80% 8
Marlow - 1 £150 - 5
Office 365
South East

For the 6 months to 14 December 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 80 (75.47%) Windows
2 76 (71.70%) Microsoft
3 70 (66.04%) Active Directory
4 48 (45.28%) Windows Server
5 43 (40.57%) Microsoft Azure
6 39 (36.79%) Security Cleared
6 39 (36.79%) ITIL
7 32 (30.19%) MS Exchange
7 32 (30.19%) Firewall
7 32 (30.19%) VMware
8 31 (29.25%) PowerShell
9 27 (25.47%) SC Cleared
10 25 (23.58%) DV Cleared
10 25 (23.58%) Service Management
11 23 (21.70%) Skype for Business
11 23 (21.70%) Skype
11 23 (21.70%) Windows 10
12 22 (20.75%) Azure Active Directory
12 22 (20.75%) McAfee
13 21 (19.81%) WAN
13 21 (19.81%) ITIL V3
13 21 (19.81%) Infrastructure Engineering
14 20 (18.87%) LAN
15 19 (17.92%) .NET
16 17 (16.04%) Microsoft Office
16 17 (16.04%) OneDrive
17 16 (15.09%) Windows 7
17 16 (15.09%) VMware Infrastructure
17 16 (15.09%) SCCM
17 16 (15.09%) Microsoft Certification

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 32 (30.19%) MS Exchange
2 23 (21.70%) Skype for Business
3 15 (14.15%) Exchange Server 2013
4 14 (13.21%) SharePoint
5 10 (9.43%) Exchange Server 2007
6 8 (7.55%) IIS
7 7 (6.60%) Exchange Server 2010
8 5 (4.72%) Exchange Server 2003
9 2 (1.89%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.94%) GroupWise
10 1 (0.94%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 1 (0.94%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.94%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.94%) WebSphere Application Server
10 1 (0.94%) WordPress
Applications
1 17 (16.04%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.94%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (4.72%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (2.83%) SAP BPC
2 3 (2.83%) SAP CRM
2 3 (2.83%) SAP Payroll
2 3 (2.83%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 43 (40.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 22 (20.75%) Azure Active Directory
3 17 (16.04%) OneDrive
4 7 (6.60%) Akamai
5 5 (4.72%) Dynamics 365
6 4 (3.77%) IaaS
7 2 (1.89%) Amazon AWS
8 1 (0.94%) Mimecast
8 1 (0.94%) PaaS
8 1 (0.94%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 32 (30.19%) Firewall
2 23 (21.70%) Skype
3 21 (19.81%) WAN
4 20 (18.87%) LAN
5 14 (13.21%) NAS
5 14 (13.21%) SAN
5 14 (13.21%) TCP/IP
6 6 (5.66%) Unified Communications
7 5 (4.72%) Wi-Fi
8 4 (3.77%) VPN
9 2 (1.89%) DHCP
9 2 (1.89%) DNS
9 2 (1.89%) Kerberos
10 1 (0.94%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (14.15%) SQL Server
2 11 (10.38%) Power BI
3 5 (4.72%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (2.83%) SAP Data Services
5 1 (0.94%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.94%) Oracle ODI
5 1 (0.94%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 4 (3.77%) Visual Studio
General
1 16 (15.09%) Law
2 9 (8.49%) Finance
Job Titles
1 31 (29.25%) Analyst
2 21 (19.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 16 (15.09%) Project Engineer
4 14 (13.21%) Service Analyst
5 13 (12.26%) Service Desk Analyst
6 10 (9.43%) Support Analyst
7 9 (8.49%) 2nd Line Support
8 8 (7.55%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 7 (6.60%) Support Engineer
10 6 (5.66%) Developer
10 6 (5.66%) Office 365 Engineer
11 5 (4.72%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
11 5 (4.72%) 3rd Line Support
11 5 (4.72%) Consultant
11 5 (4.72%) Infrastructure Support
12 4 (3.77%) Architect
12 4 (3.77%) Dynamics CRM Developer
12 4 (3.77%) Infrastructure Analyst
12 4 (3.77%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
12 4 (3.77%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (17.92%) .NET
2 5 (4.72%) ASP.NET
3 2 (1.89%) ADSI
3 2 (1.89%) LDAP
3 2 (1.89%) SAP Fiori
4 1 (0.94%) AngularJS
4 1 (0.94%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (0.94%) Middleware
4 1 (0.94%) Spring
4 1 (0.94%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (0.94%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 11 (10.38%) Mobile App
2 7 (6.60%) Fat Client
2 7 (6.60%) Thin Client
3 5 (4.72%) Management Information System
3 5 (4.72%) Public Cloud
4 3 (2.83%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.89%) Clustering
5 2 (1.89%) Data Centre
5 2 (1.89%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (0.94%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.94%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 80 (75.47%) Windows
2 48 (45.28%) Windows Server
3 23 (21.70%) Windows 10
4 16 (15.09%) Windows 7
5 15 (14.15%) Windows Server 2003
5 15 (14.15%) Windows Server 2008
6 14 (13.21%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (5.66%) Android
8 1 (0.94%) Linux
8 1 (0.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (36.79%) ITIL
2 25 (23.58%) Service Management
3 21 (19.81%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 21 (19.81%) ITIL V3
4 16 (15.09%) ITSM
4 16 (15.09%) Migration
5 15 (14.15%) Business Intelligence
6 14 (13.21%) Change Management
7 13 (12.26%) CRM
8 9 (8.49%) Problem-Solving
9 8 (7.55%) E-Commerce
10 7 (6.60%) Information Security
11 6 (5.66%) Presales
12 5 (4.72%) IT Strategy
12 5 (4.72%) Technical Architecture
12 5 (4.72%) Test Strategy
13 4 (3.77%) Data Protection
13 4 (3.77%) Information Security Management
13 4 (3.77%) ISMS
13 4 (3.77%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 31 (29.25%) PowerShell
2 11 (10.38%) SQL
3 7 (6.60%) C#
4 6 (5.66%) JavaScript
4 6 (5.66%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 39 (36.79%) Security Cleared
2 27 (25.47%) SC Cleared
3 25 (23.58%) DV Cleared
4 16 (15.09%) Microsoft Certification
5 10 (9.43%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 6 (5.66%) MCP
6 6 (5.66%) MCSA
7 5 (4.72%) MCSE
8 2 (1.89%) Computer Science Degree
8 2 (1.89%) Degree
8 2 (1.89%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.72%) QA
2 3 (2.83%) Government Security Classifications
2 3 (2.83%) PMO
3 2 (1.89%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.89%) SLA
4 1 (0.94%) GDPR
System Software
1 70 (66.04%) Active Directory
2 16 (15.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (13.21%) vSphere
4 10 (9.43%) Hyper-V
5 6 (5.66%) Terminal Server
6 3 (2.83%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.94%) Docker
Systems Management
1 16 (15.09%) SCCM
2 14 (13.21%) McAfee ePO
3 6 (5.66%) OVSD
4 5 (4.72%) WSUS
5 2 (1.89%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 76 (71.70%) Microsoft
2 32 (30.19%) VMware
3 22 (20.75%) McAfee
4 16 (15.09%) Sony
5 14 (13.21%) NetApp
6 13 (12.26%) HP
7 10 (9.43%) Cisco
8 9 (8.49%) Citrix
9 7 (6.60%) F5
10 4 (3.77%) webMethods
11 3 (2.83%) SAP
12 2 (1.89%) Google
13 1 (0.94%) IBM
13 1 (0.94%) Informatica
13 1 (0.94%) Meraki
13 1 (0.94%) Oracle
13 1 (0.94%) Red Hat
13 1 (0.94%) SkyKick