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The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire with a requirement for Microsoft 365 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Microsoft 365 over the 6 months to 23 May 2022 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 365 (M365) formerly Microsoft Office 365 (O365)
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
23 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 6 9 19
Rank change year-on-year +3 +10 -3
Contract jobs citing Microsoft 365 126 47 40
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 15.22% 9.49% 6.85%
As % of the Cloud Services category 52.07% 38.84% 19.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 15 26
10th Percentile £206 £138 £124
25th Percentile £313 £201 £201
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £375 £325 £350
Median % change year-on-year +15.38% -7.14% -
75th Percentile £438 £425 £438
90th Percentile £488 £610 £463
East of England median daily rate £309 £275 £325
% change year-on-year +12.27% -15.38% -5.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 21 1
10th Percentile - - -
25th Percentile £13.41 £12.25 -
Median hourly rate £15.50 £13.50 £24.00
Median % change year-on-year +14.81% -43.75% +29.73%
75th Percentile £15.75 £15.00 -
90th Percentile - £15.50 -
East of England median hourly rate £15.50 £13.50 £21.75
% change year-on-year +14.81% -37.93% +24.29%

Microsoft 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 Cambridgeshire with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
Cambridgeshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 242 121 202
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 29.23% 24.44% 34.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 166 60 140
10th Percentile £263 £228 £313
25th Percentile £314 £325 £400
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £425 £450 £500
Median % change year-on-year -5.56% -10.00% +11.11%
75th Percentile £538 £566 £575
90th Percentile £688 £626 £650
East of England median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 33 2
10th Percentile £13.25 £11.25 £14.64
25th Percentile £13.41 £12.25 £16.20
Median hourly rate £15.50 £14.00 £18.80
Median % change year-on-year +10.71% -25.53% +7.43%
75th Percentile £15.75 £15.00 £21.40
90th Percentile - £21.30 £22.96
East of England median hourly rate £15.50 £14.06 £26.25
% change year-on-year +10.28% -46.46% +50.00%

Microsoft 365
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

Job postings citing Microsoft 365 as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft 365 in Cambridgeshire

Microsoft 365
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Microsoft 365 in Cambridgeshire.

Daily rate trend for Microsoft 365 in Cambridgeshire

Microsoft 365
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Microsoft 365 in Cambridgeshire over the 6 months to 23 May 2022.

Daily rate histogram for Microsoft 365 in Cambridgeshire

Microsoft 365
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Microsoft 365 in Cambridgeshire.

Hourly rate trend for Microsoft 365 in Cambridgeshire

Microsoft 365
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft 365 within the Cambridgeshire region over the 6 months to 23 May 2022. 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
Jobs
Peterborough +3 100 £331 -1.85% 6
Cambridge -3 21 £400 +122.22% 20
Microsoft 365
East of England

For the 6 months to 23 May 2022, IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft 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 Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for Microsoft 365.

1 74 (58.73%) Windows
2 73 (57.94%) Active Directory
3 72 (57.14%) Incident Management
4 66 (52.38%) Microsoft
5 52 (41.27%) Azure
6 50 (39.68%) SLA
7 49 (38.89%) AWS
8 48 (38.10%) Change Management
9 47 (37.30%) SCCM
10 46 (36.51%) ITIL
11 45 (35.71%) VMware
12 43 (34.13%) VMware Infrastructure
13 41 (32.54%) Azure Active Directory
14 38 (30.16%) DNS
15 34 (26.98%) SharePoint
16 33 (26.19%) Social Skills
17 32 (25.40%) Windows Server
17 32 (25.40%) Microsoft Intune
18 31 (24.60%) Windows Server 2012
19 30 (23.81%) DHCP
20 29 (23.02%) SQL
21 27 (21.43%) Citrix
21 27 (21.43%) Skype
21 27 (21.43%) Skype for Business
22 26 (20.63%) ServiceNow
22 26 (20.63%) Replication
22 26 (20.63%) Identity Management
23 25 (19.84%) Wi-Fi
23 25 (19.84%) Retail
23 25 (19.84%) Microsoft Certification

Microsoft 365
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridgeshire 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 34 (26.98%) SharePoint
2 27 (21.43%) Skype for Business
3 22 (17.46%) Exchange Server 2013
4 7 (5.56%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 10 (7.94%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (3.17%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (1.59%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.79%) assyst
1 1 (0.79%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 52 (41.27%) Azure
2 49 (38.89%) AWS
3 41 (32.54%) Azure Active Directory
4 22 (17.46%) IaaS
4 22 (17.46%) PaaS
5 6 (4.76%) Amazon EC2
5 6 (4.76%) Amazon S3
5 6 (4.76%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 6 (4.76%) AWS Lambda
5 6 (4.76%) Azure Cosmos DB
5 6 (4.76%) OneDrive
5 6 (4.76%) Power Platform
5 6 (4.76%) Route 53
5 6 (4.76%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 1 (0.79%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (0.79%) Power Automate
6 1 (0.79%) ShareGate
Communications & Networking
1 38 (30.16%) DNS
2 30 (23.81%) DHCP
3 27 (21.43%) Skype
4 25 (19.84%) Wi-Fi
5 20 (15.87%) Remote Desktop
6 11 (8.73%) TCP/IP
7 7 (5.56%) WebEx
8 6 (4.76%) HTTP
8 6 (4.76%) HTTPS
8 6 (4.76%) IPsec
8 6 (4.76%) SNMP
8 6 (4.76%) SSH
9 4 (3.17%) Wireless
10 3 (2.38%) Firewall
11 1 (0.79%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.59%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 1 (0.79%) Git (software)
1 1 (0.79%) gulp
1 1 (0.79%) JIRA
1 1 (0.79%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (0.79%) Yeoman
General
1 33 (26.19%) Social Skills
2 25 (19.84%) Retail
3 4 (3.17%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (3.17%) Finance
3 4 (3.17%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (1.59%) Back Office
4 2 (1.59%) Documentation Skills
4 2 (1.59%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.79%) Legal
5 1 (0.79%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 47 (37.30%) Cloud Engineer
2 42 (33.33%) Analyst
3 41 (32.54%) Applications Engineer
4 34 (26.98%) Service Analyst
5 33 (26.19%) Service Desk Analyst
6 26 (20.63%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 24 (19.05%) 2nd Line Engineer
8 10 (7.94%) Support Engineer
9 7 (5.56%) Call Centre Analyst
9 7 (5.56%) Customer Analyst
9 7 (5.56%) Service Desk Agent
10 6 (4.76%) Desktop Support
10 6 (4.76%) Technical Engineer
10 6 (4.76%) Technical Support
10 6 (4.76%) Technical Support Engineer
11 5 (3.97%) Consultant
12 4 (3.17%) Desktop Engineer
12 4 (3.17%) Developer
12 4 (3.17%) IT Manager
12 4 (3.17%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (6.35%) LDAP
2 2 (1.59%) CSS
2 2 (1.59%) HTML
2 2 (1.59%) Velocity
3 1 (0.79%) HTML5
3 1 (0.79%) React
3 1 (0.79%) REST
3 1 (0.79%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 26 (20.63%) Replication
2 20 (15.87%) PKI
3 7 (5.56%) Self-Motivation
4 4 (3.17%) Analytical Mindset
5 3 (2.38%) Data Centre
5 3 (2.38%) Data Protection Act
6 2 (1.59%) iPhone
6 2 (1.59%) User Experience
7 1 (0.79%) Clustering
7 1 (0.79%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.79%) Smartphone
7 1 (0.79%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 74 (58.73%) Windows
2 32 (25.40%) Windows Server
3 31 (24.60%) Windows Server 2012
4 19 (15.08%) Windows 10
5 10 (7.94%) Mac OS
5 10 (7.94%) Windows Server 2016
6 9 (7.14%) Linux
6 9 (7.14%) Windows Server 2019
7 6 (4.76%) Ubuntu
8 5 (3.97%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (1.59%) Android
9 2 (1.59%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.79%) Unix
10 1 (0.79%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.79%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.79%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (57.14%) Incident Management
2 48 (38.10%) Change Management
3 46 (36.51%) ITIL
4 26 (20.63%) Identity Management
5 14 (11.11%) Service Delivery
6 12 (9.52%) ITSM
6 12 (9.52%) Mentoring
7 10 (7.94%) Migration
8 4 (3.17%) Process Improvement
8 4 (3.17%) Scenario Testing
9 3 (2.38%) Asset Management
9 3 (2.38%) Data Migration
9 3 (2.38%) Data Protection
9 3 (2.38%) Desktop Virtualisation
9 3 (2.38%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 3 (2.38%) Problem-Solving
9 3 (2.38%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (2.38%) Systems Analysis
10 2 (1.59%) Agile
10 2 (1.59%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 29 (23.02%) SQL
2 13 (10.32%) PowerShell
3 2 (1.59%) C
3 2 (1.59%) JavaScript
3 2 (1.59%) Python
4 1 (0.79%) Lua
4 1 (0.79%) Perl
4 1 (0.79%) PL/SQL
4 1 (0.79%) TypeScript
4 1 (0.79%) VBA
Qualifications
1 25 (19.84%) A+ Certification
1 25 (19.84%) MCSA
1 25 (19.84%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (10.32%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 9 (7.14%) SC Cleared
3 9 (7.14%) Security Cleared
4 7 (5.56%) CCNA
4 7 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (5.56%) MCP
5 2 (1.59%) APMP
6 1 (0.79%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (39.68%) SLA
2 4 (3.17%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.79%) QA
System Software
1 73 (57.94%) Active Directory
2 43 (34.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (16.67%) Hyper-V
4 20 (15.87%) vSphere
5 8 (6.35%) Virtual Machines
6 6 (4.76%) NFS
7 3 (2.38%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (0.79%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 47 (37.30%) SCCM
2 32 (25.40%) Microsoft Intune
3 20 (15.87%) SCVMM
4 8 (6.35%) Active Directory Federation Services
5 6 (4.76%) Jamf Pro
6 2 (1.59%) WSUS
7 1 (0.79%) Terraform
Vendors
1 66 (52.38%) Microsoft
2 45 (35.71%) VMware
3 27 (21.43%) Citrix
4 26 (20.63%) ServiceNow
5 8 (6.35%) Cisco
6 6 (4.76%) CloudEndure
7 5 (3.97%) Dell KACE
8 1 (0.79%) Commvault
8 1 (0.79%) Hitachi
8 1 (0.79%) JD Edwards
8 1 (0.79%) Oracle
8 1 (0.79%) SAP