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 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 East / Buckinghamshire
Rank 40 67 82
Rank change year-on-year +27 +15  
Contract jobs citing Office 365 48 10 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 4.76% 0.96% 0.34%
As % of the Cloud Services category 43.64% 21.74% 11.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 6 1
Median daily rate £525 £363 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +44.82% +31.81%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £361 £375 £350
% change year-on-year -3.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £9.50
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 Buckinghamshire with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

Contract Cloud Computing Skills
Buckinghamshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 110 46 34
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 10.91% 4.41% 2.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 27 18
Median daily rate £519 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.27% +12.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £325 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £17.00 £9.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +78.94%  
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 Buckinghamshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 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 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 3 months to 26 March 2017.

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 26 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes +30 34 £525 - 7
High Wycombe +7 5 £100 -60.78% 1
Aylesbury - 4 - -
Newport Pagnell - 3 £525 -
Office 365
South East

Office 365
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for Office 365.

1 42 (71.19%) Security Cleared
2 39 (66.10%) Windows
3 38 (64.41%) SC Cleared
4 30 (50.85%) WAN
5 27 (45.76%) Microsoft
6 23 (38.98%) Windows 10
7 16 (27.12%) Cisco
8 15 (25.42%) Active Directory
9 14 (23.73%) CCIE
9 14 (23.73%) Cisco Certification
10 13 (22.03%) Cisco Prime
10 13 (22.03%) LAN
11 12 (20.34%) DHCP
11 12 (20.34%) SharePoint
11 12 (20.34%) VLAN
11 12 (20.34%) Migration
12 10 (16.95%) VMware
12 10 (16.95%) MS Office
12 10 (16.95%) Windows Server
13 9 (15.25%) Performance Analysis
14 7 (11.86%) Smartphone
14 7 (11.86%) VMware Infrastructure
14 7 (11.86%) ITIL
14 7 (11.86%) MS Excel
14 7 (11.86%) MS Exchange
14 7 (11.86%) SharePoint 2013
14 7 (11.86%) Skype for Business
15 6 (10.17%) Exchange Server 2010
15 6 (10.17%) Analytical Skills
15 6 (10.17%) Windows 7

Office 365
Top Related 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 (20.34%) SharePoint
2 7 (11.86%) MS Exchange
2 7 (11.86%) SharePoint 2013
2 7 (11.86%) Skype for Business
3 6 (10.17%) Exchange Server 2007
3 6 (10.17%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (8.47%) Exchange Server 2003
4 5 (8.47%) Office Communications Server
5 4 (6.78%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.69%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 10 (16.95%) MS Office
2 7 (11.86%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.69%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (3.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.69%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.08%) Yammer
2 2 (3.39%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 30 (50.85%) WAN
2 13 (22.03%) LAN
3 12 (20.34%) DHCP
3 12 (20.34%) VLAN
4 5 (8.47%) Skype
4 5 (8.47%) VPN
4 5 (8.47%) Wireless
5 1 (1.69%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (1.69%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (1.69%) DNS
5 1 (1.69%) Firewall
5 1 (1.69%) Internet
5 1 (1.69%) Intranet
5 1 (1.69%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.39%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (5.08%) Finance
2 2 (3.39%) Electronics
2 2 (3.39%) Manufacturing
2 2 (3.39%) Marketing
2 2 (3.39%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.69%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 29 (49.15%) Architect
2 20 (33.90%) Technical Architect
3 9 (15.25%) Network Architect
4 7 (11.86%) Analyst
4 7 (11.86%) Consultant
4 7 (11.86%) Support Engineer
5 6 (10.17%) IT Engineer
5 6 (10.17%) IT Support
5 6 (10.17%) Office 365 Architect
6 5 (8.47%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 5 (8.47%) IT Support Engineer
7 4 (6.78%) 1st/2nd Line Help Desk Support
7 4 (6.78%) 1st/2nd Line Support
7 4 (6.78%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
7 4 (6.78%) 2nd Line Support
7 4 (6.78%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 4 (6.78%) Help Desk Engineer
7 4 (6.78%) Help Desk Support
7 4 (6.78%) Service Desk Engineer
7 4 (6.78%) Service Desk Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.69%) .NET
1 1 (1.69%) ASP.NET
1 1 (1.69%) CSS
1 1 (1.69%) HTML
1 1 (1.69%) jQuery
1 1 (1.69%) REST
1 1 (1.69%) XML
1 1 (1.69%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.86%) Smartphone
2 6 (10.17%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (10.17%) Blackberry
3 4 (6.78%) RSA SecurID
4 1 (1.69%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.69%) Graphic Design
4 1 (1.69%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 39 (66.10%) Windows
2 23 (38.98%) Windows 10
3 10 (16.95%) Windows Server
4 6 (10.17%) Windows 7
5 5 (8.47%) Android
6 3 (5.08%) Windows 8
7 2 (3.39%) Linux
7 2 (3.39%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (1.69%) Unix
8 1 (1.69%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (1.69%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (1.69%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (20.34%) Migration
2 9 (15.25%) Performance Analysis
3 7 (11.86%) ITIL
4 5 (8.47%) Capacity Planning
4 5 (8.47%) Incident Management
4 5 (8.47%) Mentoring
5 4 (6.78%) Application Discovery
5 4 (6.78%) Change Management
5 4 (6.78%) Coaching
5 4 (6.78%) DNA
5 4 (6.78%) Personalization
6 3 (5.08%) Presales
6 3 (5.08%) Project Management
7 2 (3.39%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (3.39%) Digital Marketing
7 2 (3.39%) Infrastructure Transformation
7 2 (3.39%) Programme Management
7 2 (3.39%) Server Monitoring
7 2 (3.39%) Service Design
8 1 (1.69%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (6.78%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.69%) C#
2 1 (1.69%) JavaScript
2 1 (1.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 42 (71.19%) Security Cleared
2 38 (64.41%) SC Cleared
3 14 (23.73%) CCIE
3 14 (23.73%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (8.47%) DV Cleared
5 2 (3.39%) Degree
5 2 (3.39%) MCSE
5 2 (3.39%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.69%) DBS Check
6 1 (1.69%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.69%) MCITP
6 1 (1.69%) MCPD
6 1 (1.69%) MCSA
6 1 (1.69%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.78%) SLA
2 1 (1.69%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 15 (25.42%) Active Directory
2 7 (11.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (6.78%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (1.69%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.69%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 13 (22.03%) Cisco Prime
2 4 (6.78%) AirWatch
3 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (1.69%) OVSD
Vendors
1 27 (45.76%) Microsoft
2 16 (27.12%) Cisco
3 10 (16.95%) VMware
4 6 (10.17%) Citrix
4 6 (10.17%) HP
5 5 (8.47%) Dell
6 4 (6.78%) Apple
6 4 (6.78%) Toshiba
7 3 (5.08%) Riverbed
8 2 (3.39%) Computacenter
8 2 (3.39%) SAP
9 1 (1.69%) Aruba
9 1 (1.69%) Meraki
9 1 (1.69%) NetApp
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