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 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
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Office 365 (O365)
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
Rank 27 41 31
Rank change year-on-year +14 -10  
Contract jobs citing Office 365 9 5 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 2.92% 1.24% 2.18%
As % of the Cloud Services category 28.13% 7.46% 19.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 3
Median daily rate £125 £413 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -69.69% +65.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £113 £239 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £585 £320
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £375 £350
% change year-on-year -4.00% +7.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Median hourly rate £18.25 - £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £16.00 £15.75
% change year-on-year -9.37% +1.58%  

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 32 67 36
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 10.39% 16.67% 11.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 50 27
Median daily rate £425 £450 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.55% +28.57%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £134 £413 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £525 £554
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Median hourly rate £18.25 - £30.00
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 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 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Office 365 in Cambridge.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Office 365 in Cambridge

Office 365
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

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

1 14 (73.68%) Windows
2 13 (68.42%) Microsoft
3 9 (47.37%) MS Excel
4 7 (36.84%) Active Directory
4 7 (36.84%) Hyper-V
4 7 (36.84%) Windows 7
4 7 (36.84%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (36.84%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (31.58%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (31.58%) SharePoint
5 6 (31.58%) MS Office
6 5 (26.32%) MCSE
6 5 (26.32%) Microsoft Azure
6 5 (26.32%) Wi-Fi
6 5 (26.32%) Skype for Business
7 4 (21.05%) Mimecast
7 4 (21.05%) Virtual Infrastructure
7 4 (21.05%) Dynamics CRM
7 4 (21.05%) MCITP
7 4 (21.05%) CRM
7 4 (21.05%) ITIL
7 4 (21.05%) Project Management
7 4 (21.05%) VoIP
8 3 (15.79%) SharePoint 2010
8 3 (15.79%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (15.79%) Windows Server
8 3 (15.79%) Windows 10
9 2 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2010
9 2 (10.53%) Degree
9 2 (10.53%) MS Exchange

Office 365
Top Related 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 6 (31.58%) SharePoint
2 5 (26.32%) Skype for Business
3 3 (15.79%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (10.53%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 9 (47.37%) MS Excel
2 6 (31.58%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (21.05%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (26.32%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (21.05%) Mimecast
3 1 (5.26%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 5 (26.32%) Wi-Fi
2 4 (21.05%) VoIP
3 2 (10.53%) ADSL
4 1 (5.26%) DHCP
4 1 (5.26%) DNS
4 1 (5.26%) Firewall
4 1 (5.26%) LAN
4 1 (5.26%) VPN
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 4 (21.05%) Analyst
1 4 (21.05%) Azure Consultant
1 4 (21.05%) Consultant
1 4 (21.05%) IT Engineer
1 4 (21.05%) IT Support
1 4 (21.05%) Office 365 Consultant
1 4 (21.05%) Service Analyst
1 4 (21.05%) Service Desk Analyst
1 4 (21.05%) Support Engineer
1 4 (21.05%) Technical Consultant
2 3 (15.79%) Desktop Support
2 3 (15.79%) IT Support Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Desktop Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) IT Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) Service Desk Support
3 2 (10.53%) Service Desk Support Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Cloud Administrator
4 1 (5.26%) Dynamics CRM Project Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Mobile Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 14 (73.68%) Windows
2 7 (36.84%) Windows 7
2 7 (36.84%) Windows Server 2008
2 7 (36.84%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (15.79%) Windows 10
3 3 (15.79%) Windows Server
4 1 (5.26%) Linux
4 1 (5.26%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (21.05%) CRM
1 4 (21.05%) ITIL
1 4 (21.05%) Project Management
1 4 (21.05%) Virtual Infrastructure
2 3 (15.79%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (5.26%) Document Management
3 1 (5.26%) Migration
3 1 (5.26%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.26%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (31.58%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (26.32%) MCSE
3 4 (21.05%) MCITP
4 2 (10.53%) Degree
5 1 (5.26%) A+ Certification
5 1 (5.26%) DBS Check
5 1 (5.26%) MCP
5 1 (5.26%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (36.84%) Active Directory
1 7 (36.84%) Hyper-V
2 1 (5.26%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) Forefront Identity Manager
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Intune
1 1 (5.26%) OpenAM
1 1 (5.26%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 13 (68.42%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.26%) Apple
2 1 (5.26%) Cisco
2 1 (5.26%) Citrix
2 1 (5.26%) Dell
2 1 (5.26%) ForgeRock
2 1 (5.26%) HP
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle
2 1 (5.26%) ServiceNow