Period
to 31 March 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 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 31 March 2020 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)
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
31 Mar 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 14 11 62
Rank change year-on-year -3 +51 -3
Contract jobs citing Office 365 67 75 27
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 8.18% 7.59% 2.32%
As % of the Cloud Services category 27.24% 29.88% 15.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 24 16
Median daily rate £350 £195 £203
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +79.49% -3.70% -19.80%
10th Percentile £139 £105 £116
90th Percentile £466 £414 £611
East of England median daily rate £325 £325 £323
% change year-on-year - +0.78% +7.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 11 0
Median hourly rate £20.00 £19.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.56% - -
East of England median hourly rate £21.00 £19.38 £14.50
% change year-on-year +8.39% +33.62% -

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 Cambridgeshire with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
Cambridgeshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 246 251 179
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 30.04% 25.40% 15.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 181 144 71
Median daily rate £475 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% -5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £259 £190 £180
90th Percentile £613 £609 £538
East of England median daily rate £430 £438 £425
% change year-on-year -1.71% +2.94% +1.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 12 0
Median hourly rate £21.00 £19.38 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.39% - -
Median hourly rate £22.67 £19.75 £42.50
% change year-on-year +14.78% -53.53% +26.02%

Office 365
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Office 365 in Cambridgeshire

Office 365
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Daily rate trend for Office 365 in Cambridgeshire

Office 365
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Office 365 in Cambridgeshire over the 6 months to 31 March 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Office 365 in Cambridgeshire

Office 365
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Hourly rate trend for Office 365 in Cambridgeshire

Office 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 Office 365 within the Cambridgeshire region over the 6 months to 31 March 2020. 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
Cambridge -14 29 £203 -37.69% 17
Peterborough -5 20 £375 +219.15% 6
Huntingdon - 5 £125 - 4
Ely - 3 £240 -
Office 365
East of England

For the 6 months to 31 March 2020, IT contractor jobs citing Office 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 Office 365.

1 52 (77.61%) Windows
2 49 (73.13%) Active Directory
3 36 (53.73%) Microsoft
4 30 (44.78%) Azure
5 28 (41.79%) SCCM
6 26 (38.81%) Windows Server
7 25 (37.31%) VMware
8 23 (34.33%) Windows 10
9 22 (32.84%) DNS
10 21 (31.34%) DHCP
11 19 (28.36%) Windows Server 2012
12 18 (26.87%) Skype
13 17 (25.37%) Skype for Business
14 16 (23.88%) AWS
14 16 (23.88%) Exchange Server 2013
15 15 (22.39%) Hyper-V
15 15 (22.39%) PowerShell
15 15 (22.39%) SLA
15 15 (22.39%) SQL Server
15 15 (22.39%) Microsoft Office
15 15 (22.39%) Windows Server 2016
16 14 (20.90%) Replication
16 14 (20.90%) Windows Server 2008
17 13 (19.40%) ITIL
18 12 (17.91%) Windows Server 2019
19 11 (16.42%) Windows 7
19 11 (16.42%) ServiceNow
19 11 (16.42%) SharePoint
20 8 (11.94%) OneDrive
20 8 (11.94%) Mac OS

Office 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 17 (25.37%) Skype for Business
2 16 (23.88%) Exchange Server 2013
3 11 (16.42%) SharePoint
4 4 (5.97%) MS Exchange
5 2 (2.99%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 15 (22.39%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (5.97%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (2.99%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (4.48%) Dynamics AX
1 3 (4.48%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (4.48%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 30 (44.78%) Azure
2 16 (23.88%) AWS
3 8 (11.94%) OneDrive
4 7 (10.45%) Azure Active Directory
5 4 (5.97%) PaaS
5 4 (5.97%) SaaS
6 3 (4.48%) Dynamics 365
6 3 (4.48%) GCP
7 1 (1.49%) Azure Machine Learning
7 1 (1.49%) IaaS
7 1 (1.49%) Mimecast
7 1 (1.49%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 22 (32.84%) DNS
2 21 (31.34%) DHCP
3 18 (26.87%) Skype
4 4 (5.97%) VPN
5 3 (4.48%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (2.99%) Internet
6 2 (2.99%) SAN
7 1 (1.49%) HTTP
7 1 (1.49%) Network Security
7 1 (1.49%) TCP/IP
7 1 (1.49%) VoIP
7 1 (1.49%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (22.39%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (4.48%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (1.49%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.49%) webpack
General
1 4 (5.97%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (2.99%) Finance
3 1 (1.49%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 15 (22.39%) Windows Engineer
2 13 (19.40%) Server Engineer
3 12 (17.91%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 12 (17.91%) Support Engineer
4 11 (16.42%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
4 11 (16.42%) Active Directory Engineer
4 11 (16.42%) Windows Server Engineer
5 10 (14.93%) Desktop Support
6 9 (13.43%) AWS Engineer
7 8 (11.94%) Analyst
8 7 (10.45%) 2nd Line Support
8 7 (10.45%) Consultant
8 7 (10.45%) Desktop Engineer
9 6 (8.96%) 2nd Line Engineer
10 5 (7.46%) Desktop Support Engineer
10 5 (7.46%) Service Desk Support
11 4 (5.97%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 4 (5.97%) IT Support
11 4 (5.97%) Microsoft Engineer
12 3 (4.48%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.99%) .NET
2 1 (1.49%) .NET Framework
2 1 (1.49%) AngularJS
2 1 (1.49%) CSS
2 1 (1.49%) CSS3
2 1 (1.49%) Entity Framework
2 1 (1.49%) HTML
2 1 (1.49%) HTML5
2 1 (1.49%) Node.js
2 1 (1.49%) OAuth
2 1 (1.49%) OAuth2
2 1 (1.49%) React
2 1 (1.49%) Redux
2 1 (1.49%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 14 (20.90%) Replication
2 6 (8.96%) Data Centre
3 3 (4.48%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.48%) BYOD
3 3 (4.48%) iPhone
3 3 (4.48%) PKI
3 3 (4.48%) Wiki
4 2 (2.99%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.49%) Blog
5 1 (1.49%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.49%) Clustering
5 1 (1.49%) HoloLens
5 1 (1.49%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 52 (77.61%) Windows
2 26 (38.81%) Windows Server
3 23 (34.33%) Windows 10
4 19 (28.36%) Windows Server 2012
5 15 (22.39%) Windows Server 2016
6 14 (20.90%) Windows Server 2008
7 12 (17.91%) Windows Server 2019
8 11 (16.42%) Windows 7
9 8 (11.94%) Linux
9 8 (11.94%) Mac OS
10 7 (10.45%) Apple iOS
11 5 (7.46%) Android
12 3 (4.48%) Unix
13 2 (2.99%) Windows 8
13 2 (2.99%) Windows XP
14 1 (1.49%) Mac OS X
14 1 (1.49%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (19.40%) ITIL
2 8 (11.94%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 7 (10.45%) Change Management
4 6 (8.96%) DevOps
5 5 (7.46%) Incident Management
5 5 (7.46%) Software Deployment
6 4 (5.97%) Asset Management
6 4 (5.97%) Break/Fix
6 4 (5.97%) CRM
6 4 (5.97%) Migration
6 4 (5.97%) PRINCE2
6 4 (5.97%) Problem-Solving
7 3 (4.48%) BPR
7 3 (4.48%) ERP
7 3 (4.48%) ITSM
7 3 (4.48%) Kalman Filter
7 3 (4.48%) Root Cause Analysis
7 3 (4.48%) Server Management
8 2 (2.99%) Security Operations
8 2 (2.99%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 15 (22.39%) PowerShell
2 4 (5.97%) Python
2 4 (5.97%) SQL
3 3 (4.48%) Perl
3 3 (4.48%) PL/SQL
4 2 (2.99%) C#
5 1 (1.49%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.49%) ES6
5 1 (1.49%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.49%) TypeScript
5 1 (1.49%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (4.48%) APMG
1 3 (4.48%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (2.99%) AWS Certification
2 2 (2.99%) Degree
2 2 (2.99%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 2 (2.99%) MCP
3 1 (1.49%) A+ Certification
3 1 (1.49%) Linux+ Certification
3 1 (1.49%) MCSE
3 1 (1.49%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.49%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (1.49%) SANS
3 1 (1.49%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.49%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (22.39%) SLA
2 1 (1.49%) AICPA
2 1 (1.49%) COBIT
2 1 (1.49%) NIST
2 1 (1.49%) QA
System Software
1 49 (73.13%) Active Directory
2 15 (22.39%) Hyper-V
3 6 (8.96%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (4.48%) vSphere
5 1 (1.49%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (1.49%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 28 (41.79%) SCCM
2 5 (7.46%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 3 (4.48%) Single Sign-On
4 2 (2.99%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 1 (1.49%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (1.49%) PingFederate
5 1 (1.49%) SCOM
Vendors
1 36 (53.73%) Microsoft
2 25 (37.31%) VMware
3 11 (16.42%) ServiceNow
4 8 (11.94%) Apple
5 6 (8.96%) Oracle
6 5 (7.46%) JD Edwards
7 3 (4.48%) Adobe
7 3 (4.48%) Citrix
7 3 (4.48%) CrowdStrike
7 3 (4.48%) Google
7 3 (4.48%) Okta
8 2 (2.99%) Dell
8 2 (2.99%) HP
9 1 (1.49%) Cisco
9 1 (1.49%) Cylance
9 1 (1.49%) MuleSoft
9 1 (1.49%) NetApp
9 1 (1.49%) Remedy
9 1 (1.49%) SAP