Period
to 23 November 2017

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 November 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.

Microsoft Office 365 (O365)
South East > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 51 82 104
Rank change year-on-year +31 +22 +6
Contract jobs citing Office 365 94 29 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 3.97% 1.67% 1.10%
As % of the Cloud Services category 20.84% 27.88% 28.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 21 12
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £385 £370 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.92% +23.33% -14.29%
10th Percentile £159 £113 £190
90th Percentile £519 £520 £359
South East median daily rate £350 £350 £363
% change year-on-year - -3.45% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 3
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £60.00 £12.00 £10.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +400.00% +20.00% +11.11%
South East median hourly rate £15.00 £17.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year -11.76% +13.33% +38.19%

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 451 104 102
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 19.05% 5.98% 3.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 179 67 40
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £425 £413 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +37.50% -20.00%
10th Percentile £297 £225 £205
90th Percentile £561 £500 £453
South East median daily rate £425 £438 £420
% change year-on-year -2.86% +4.17% +1.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 3
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £44.50 £22.25 £10.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +100.00% +122.50% +0.73%
10th Percentile £27.00 £10.62 £8.40
90th Percentile £60.00 £35.68 £28.00
South East median hourly rate £16.50 £18.25 £16.00
% change year-on-year -9.59% +14.06% +11.30%

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 November 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 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 November 2017. 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 +18 65 £373 -11.04% 4
High Wycombe -1 10 £488 +204.69% 3
Princes Risborough - 1 £130 - 2
Office 365
South East

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 54 (57.45%) Windows
2 53 (56.38%) Microsoft
3 52 (55.32%) Active Directory
4 44 (46.81%) SharePoint
5 35 (37.23%) Microsoft Office
6 34 (36.17%) Security Cleared
7 30 (31.91%) Skype for Business
8 29 (30.85%) Windows Server 2012
8 29 (30.85%) VMware
9 28 (29.79%) SC Cleared
10 25 (26.60%) ITIL
11 24 (25.53%) MS Exchange
11 24 (25.53%) Microsoft Azure
12 23 (24.47%) VMware Infrastructure
13 21 (22.34%) Windows Server
14 20 (21.28%) PowerShell
14 20 (21.28%) Amazon AWS
15 19 (20.21%) Skype
16 17 (18.09%) Exchange Server 2010
17 16 (17.02%) Change Management
17 16 (17.02%) Migration
18 15 (15.96%) SCCM
19 14 (14.89%) DV Cleared
19 14 (14.89%) Windows Server 2008
19 14 (14.89%) Firewall
20 13 (13.83%) Windows Server 2003
21 12 (12.77%) Citrix
21 12 (12.77%) Hyper-V
21 12 (12.77%) Exchange Server 2007
21 12 (12.77%) OneDrive

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 44 (46.81%) SharePoint
2 30 (31.91%) Skype for Business
3 24 (25.53%) MS Exchange
4 17 (18.09%) Exchange Server 2010
5 12 (12.77%) Exchange Server 2007
6 9 (9.57%) IIS
7 5 (5.32%) MS Project Server
7 5 (5.32%) Office Communications Server
7 5 (5.32%) SharePoint 2013
8 3 (3.19%) Apache
9 1 (1.06%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 35 (37.23%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (5.32%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (2.13%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.06%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (6.38%) Dynamics CRM
1 6 (6.38%) Dynamics GP
2 1 (1.06%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 24 (25.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 20 (21.28%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (12.77%) OneDrive
4 3 (3.19%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 19 (20.21%) Skype
2 14 (14.89%) Firewall
3 6 (6.38%) Unified Communications
4 4 (4.26%) MPLS
4 4 (4.26%) SAN
5 3 (3.19%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 3 (3.19%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 3 (3.19%) LAN
5 3 (3.19%) NAS
5 3 (3.19%) Network Security
5 3 (3.19%) TCP/IP
5 3 (3.19%) WAN
6 2 (2.13%) WLAN
7 1 (1.06%) ADSL
7 1 (1.06%) DHCP
7 1 (1.06%) DNS
7 1 (1.06%) Intranet
7 1 (1.06%) VoIP
7 1 (1.06%) VPN
7 1 (1.06%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (10.64%) SQL Server
2 6 (6.38%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (3.19%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (3.19%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (3.19%) SQL Server 2016
4 2 (2.13%) Big Data
4 2 (2.13%) Hadoop
General
1 8 (8.51%) Finance
2 3 (3.19%) Advertising
2 3 (3.19%) Banking
2 3 (3.19%) Manufacturing
2 3 (3.19%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.13%) Electronics
3 2 (2.13%) Marketing
4 1 (1.06%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 15 (15.96%) Architect
2 12 (12.77%) Support Engineer
3 11 (11.70%) 3rd Line Support
3 11 (11.70%) Consultant
4 10 (10.64%) Analyst
5 7 (7.45%) Cloud Architect
6 6 (6.38%) Security Architect
7 5 (5.32%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 5 (5.32%) Business Analyst
7 5 (5.32%) Office 365 Engineer
7 5 (5.32%) Technical Architect
8 4 (4.26%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 4 (4.26%) 3rd Line Support Specialist
8 4 (4.26%) AWS Architect
8 4 (4.26%) Azure Architect
8 4 (4.26%) Deployment Engineer
8 4 (4.26%) Desktop Support
8 4 (4.26%) Messaging Engineer
8 4 (4.26%) Support Specialist
8 4 (4.26%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (7.45%) .NET
2 3 (3.19%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.64%) CMDB
2 7 (7.45%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (6.38%) Virtual Team
4 3 (3.19%) Clustering
5 2 (2.13%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.13%) User Experience
5 2 (2.13%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (1.06%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.06%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.06%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.06%) iPad
6 1 (1.06%) Smartphone
6 1 (1.06%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 54 (57.45%) Windows
2 29 (30.85%) Windows Server 2012
3 21 (22.34%) Windows Server
4 14 (14.89%) Windows Server 2008
5 13 (13.83%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (8.51%) Windows 10
7 7 (7.45%) Linux
7 7 (7.45%) Windows 7
8 4 (4.26%) Unix
9 3 (3.19%) Android
9 3 (3.19%) Solaris
9 3 (3.19%) Windows Vista
10 2 (2.13%) Mac OS X
11 1 (1.06%) Apple iOS
11 1 (1.06%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (26.60%) ITIL
2 16 (17.02%) Change Management
2 16 (17.02%) Migration
3 9 (9.57%) ITIL V3
3 9 (9.57%) Mentoring
4 8 (8.51%) Project Management
4 8 (8.51%) Service Management
5 7 (7.45%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (7.45%) Collaborative Working
5 7 (7.45%) Virtual Environments
6 6 (6.38%) CRM
6 6 (6.38%) Customer Engagement
6 6 (6.38%) Presales
6 6 (6.38%) PRINCE2
7 5 (5.32%) Business Analysis
7 5 (5.32%) Customer Requirements
7 5 (5.32%) Operational Acceptance Criteria
8 4 (4.26%) Incident Management
8 4 (4.26%) ITSM
8 4 (4.26%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (21.28%) PowerShell
2 9 (9.57%) SQL
3 2 (2.13%) Java
3 2 (2.13%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 34 (36.17%) Security Cleared
2 28 (29.79%) SC Cleared
3 14 (14.89%) DV Cleared
4 8 (8.51%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (5.32%) MCP
5 5 (5.32%) MCSE
6 4 (4.26%) (ISC)2 CCSP
6 4 (4.26%) CESG Certified Professional
7 3 (3.19%) CCNA
7 3 (3.19%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (3.19%) MCITP
8 2 (2.13%) A+ Certification
8 2 (2.13%) PMI Certification
8 2 (2.13%) PMP
8 2 (2.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (2.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (1.06%) CCSP
9 1 (1.06%) Degree
9 1 (1.06%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (1.06%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.45%) GDPR
2 5 (5.32%) P3O
2 5 (5.32%) PMO
3 3 (3.19%) ISO 9001
3 3 (3.19%) SLA
4 1 (1.06%) QA
System Software
1 52 (55.32%) Active Directory
2 23 (24.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (12.77%) Hyper-V
4 5 (5.32%) VMware Workstation
5 4 (4.26%) ProxySG
5 4 (4.26%) XenApp
6 3 (3.19%) XenDesktop
7 2 (2.13%) BitLocker
7 2 (2.13%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (1.06%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 15 (15.96%) SCCM
2 11 (11.70%) Jamf Pro
3 4 (4.26%) SCOM
4 3 (3.19%) Microsoft Clustering
4 3 (3.19%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 2 (2.13%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
5 2 (2.13%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (2.13%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 1 (1.06%) AirWatch
6 1 (1.06%) OpenView
6 1 (1.06%) OVSD
6 1 (1.06%) WSUS
Vendors
1 53 (56.38%) Microsoft
2 29 (30.85%) VMware
3 12 (12.77%) Citrix
4 11 (11.70%) Cisco
5 8 (8.51%) Blue Coat
5 8 (8.51%) HP
6 5 (5.32%) Computacenter
7 4 (4.26%) Apple
7 4 (4.26%) ServiceNow
8 3 (3.19%) F5
8 3 (3.19%) Fortinet
8 3 (3.19%) Palo Alto
8 3 (3.19%) Qualys
8 3 (3.19%) Sourcefire
8 3 (3.19%) Splunk
8 3 (3.19%) StorageTek
8 3 (3.19%) Sun
8 3 (3.19%) Tufin
9 2 (2.13%) NetApp
9 2 (2.13%) Symantec