The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 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 23 June 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)
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 21 39 47
Rank change year-on-year +18 +8  
Contract jobs citing Office 365 18 7 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 5.98% 1.93% 1.56%
As % of the Cloud Services category 39.13% 10.77% 8.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 5
Median daily rate £200 £355 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -43.66% -16.47%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £380 £320
% change year-on-year -7.89% +18.75%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £19.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.75 £14.60 £14.50
% change year-on-year +1.02% +0.68%  

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 Cambridge with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

Contract Cloud Computing Skills
Cambridge
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 46 65 78
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 15.28% 17.91% 17.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 46 64
Median daily rate £350 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.64% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £400 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £523 £525 £448
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £400
% change year-on-year - +12.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £19.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £16.14 £26.75
% change year-on-year +79.64% -39.65%  

Office 365
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridge 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 Cambridge

Office 365
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Office 365 in Cambridge.

Contractor daily rate trend for Office 365 in Cambridge

Office 365
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Office 365 in Cambridge over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Office 365 in Cambridge

Office 365
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Office 365 in Cambridge.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Office 365 in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 Cambridge region with a requirement for Office 365.

1 19 (70.37%) Windows
2 18 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 13 (48.15%) Active Directory
4 10 (37.04%) Microsoft Office
5 9 (33.33%) DHCP
5 9 (33.33%) DNS
5 9 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
5 9 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
5 9 (33.33%) Windows Server
6 8 (29.63%) SharePoint
7 7 (25.93%) Windows 7
8 6 (22.22%) VPN
8 6 (22.22%) MCSE
8 6 (22.22%) Virtual Environments
9 5 (18.52%) Project Management
9 5 (18.52%) Finance
9 5 (18.52%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (18.52%) Skype for Business
10 4 (14.81%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (14.81%) Mobile Device Management
10 4 (14.81%) Hyper-V
10 4 (14.81%) Windows 10
10 4 (14.81%) Migration
10 4 (14.81%) Apple
10 4 (14.81%) ITIL
11 3 (11.11%) MS Exchange
11 3 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
11 3 (11.11%) SharePoint 2010
12 2 (7.41%) BYOD
12 2 (7.41%) Master's Degree

Office 365
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridge 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 8 (29.63%) SharePoint
2 5 (18.52%) Skype for Business
3 3 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (11.11%) MS Exchange
3 3 (11.11%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (3.70%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 10 (37.04%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (7.41%) Mimecast
3 1 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (3.70%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 9 (33.33%) DHCP
1 9 (33.33%) DNS
2 6 (22.22%) VPN
3 2 (7.41%) Firewall
3 2 (7.41%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (3.70%) Skype
Development Applications
1 1 (3.70%) JIRA
General
1 5 (18.52%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (18.52%) Analyst
1 5 (18.52%) Architect
1 5 (18.52%) Support Engineer
2 4 (14.81%) Desktop Support
2 4 (14.81%) Office 365 Architect
3 3 (11.11%) Project Engineer
3 3 (11.11%) Project Support Engineer
3 3 (11.11%) Service Analyst
3 3 (11.11%) Service Desk Analyst
4 2 (7.41%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (7.41%) Administrator
4 2 (7.41%) Consultant
4 2 (7.41%) Desktop Analyst
4 2 (7.41%) Desktop Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Desktop Support Analyst
4 2 (7.41%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Office 365 Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Support Analyst
4 2 (7.41%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (7.41%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.70%) .NET
1 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET
1 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET MVC 4
1 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET MVC 5
1 1 (3.70%) CSS
1 1 (3.70%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.41%) Blackberry
1 2 (7.41%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 19 (70.37%) Windows
2 9 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 7 (25.93%) Windows 7
4 5 (18.52%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (14.81%) Windows 10
5 4 (14.81%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (7.41%) Android
6 2 (7.41%) Windows Phone
7 1 (3.70%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (22.22%) Virtual Environments
2 5 (18.52%) Project Management
3 4 (14.81%) ITIL
3 4 (14.81%) Migration
3 4 (14.81%) Mobile Device Management
4 2 (7.41%) Virtual Infrastructure
5 1 (3.70%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (3.70%) CRM
5 1 (3.70%) Cross-Browser Testing
5 1 (3.70%) Document Management
5 1 (3.70%) MVC
5 1 (3.70%) Non-Functional Testing
5 1 (3.70%) Software Testing
5 1 (3.70%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.41%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.70%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 9 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (22.22%) MCSE
3 2 (7.41%) Degree
3 2 (7.41%) Master's Degree
3 2 (7.41%) MCITP
4 1 (3.70%) A+ Certification
4 1 (3.70%) ISEB
4 1 (3.70%) ISTQB
4 1 (3.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (3.70%) MCP
4 1 (3.70%) MCPD
4 1 (3.70%) MCSA
4 1 (3.70%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (48.15%) Active Directory
2 4 (14.81%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
1 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Intune
1 2 (7.41%) SCOrch
2 1 (3.70%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 1 (3.70%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 18 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (14.81%) Apple
3 2 (7.41%) Citrix
3 2 (7.41%) Dell
4 1 (3.70%) Cisco
4 1 (3.70%) ForgeRock
4 1 (3.70%) HP
4 1 (3.70%) Oracle
4 1 (3.70%) ServiceNow
4 1 (3.70%) VMware