Period
to 24 October 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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 20 20 27
Rank change year-on-year 0 +7 +6
Contract jobs citing Office 365 20 85 70
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 6.39% 7.19% 5.82%
As % of the Cloud Services category 20.83% 30.36% 29.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 59 29
Median daily rate £335 £375 £240
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.67% +56.25% -41.82%
10th Percentile £258 £162 £105
90th Percentile £368 £490 £438
East of England median daily rate £330 £375 £325
% change year-on-year -12.00% +15.38% -18.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 19
Median hourly rate £20.00 £17.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.65% -2.86% -
10th Percentile £15.96 £15.95 £16.00
90th Percentile £22.38 £17.50 £22.95
East of England median hourly rate £19.50 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +18.18% -5.71% -75.69%

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 96 280 240
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 30.67% 23.67% 19.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 176 122
Median daily rate £475 £425 £423
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% +0.50% -0.49%
10th Percentile £313 £229 £240
90th Percentile £656 £638 £588
East of England median daily rate £473 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +5.00% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 20
Median hourly rate £20.00 £17.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.65% -2.86% -
10th Percentile £16.35 £15.95 £15.59
90th Percentile £35.80 £17.50 £21.60
Median hourly rate £20.00 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +17.65% -2.86% -72.00%

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 24 October 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 24 October 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 +4 9 £264 -30.53% 3
Peterborough +12 7 £335 -10.67% 8
Office 365
East of England

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 12 (60.00%) Windows
1 12 (60.00%) Azure
2 11 (55.00%) Active Directory
3 10 (50.00%) SharePoint
3 10 (50.00%) SLA
3 10 (50.00%) AWS
4 8 (40.00%) Windows Server
4 8 (40.00%) Microsoft
5 7 (35.00%) DHCP
5 7 (35.00%) DNS
5 7 (35.00%) Replication
5 7 (35.00%) Skype
5 7 (35.00%) Skype for Business
5 7 (35.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (35.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (35.00%) Windows Server 2016
5 7 (35.00%) Windows Server 2019
6 6 (30.00%) Collaborative Working
6 6 (30.00%) PowerShell
6 6 (30.00%) VMware
6 6 (30.00%) Incident Management
6 6 (30.00%) ITIL
6 6 (30.00%) SQL Server
7 5 (25.00%) Change Management
7 5 (25.00%) SC Cleared
7 5 (25.00%) Security Cleared
7 5 (25.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 4 (20.00%) GCP
8 4 (20.00%) Service Design
8 4 (20.00%) Hyper-V

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 10 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 7 (35.00%) Skype for Business
3 2 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Cloud Services
1 12 (60.00%) Azure
2 10 (50.00%) AWS
3 4 (20.00%) GCP
4 3 (15.00%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (15.00%) Amazon S3
4 3 (15.00%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 3 (15.00%) AWS Lambda
4 3 (15.00%) OneDrive
4 3 (15.00%) Route 53
4 3 (15.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 2 (10.00%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 7 (35.00%) DHCP
1 7 (35.00%) DNS
1 7 (35.00%) Skype
2 2 (10.00%) HTTP
2 2 (10.00%) SAN
2 2 (10.00%) SNMP
3 1 (5.00%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (15.00%) Cosmos DB
3 1 (5.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (15.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (10.00%) webpack
3 1 (5.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (5.00%) JIRA
3 1 (5.00%) Subversion
General
1 1 (5.00%) Back Office
1 1 (5.00%) Local Government
1 1 (5.00%) Retail
1 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (35.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 7 (35.00%) Analyst
1 7 (35.00%) Cloud Engineer
2 4 (20.00%) Applications Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Service Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Architect
4 2 (10.00%) AWS Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Azure Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Service Desk Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) SharePoint Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Technical Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Technical Architect
5 1 (5.00%) Active Directory Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (5.00%) Linux Administrator
5 1 (5.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 1 (5.00%) NOC Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Server Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) SharePoint Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.00%) CSS
1 3 (15.00%) HTML
2 2 (10.00%) .NET
2 2 (10.00%) .NET Framework
2 2 (10.00%) AngularJS
2 2 (10.00%) CSS3
2 2 (10.00%) Entity Framework
2 2 (10.00%) HTML5
2 2 (10.00%) Node.js
2 2 (10.00%) OAuth
2 2 (10.00%) OAuth2
2 2 (10.00%) React
2 2 (10.00%) Redux
2 2 (10.00%) Web Services
3 1 (5.00%) Ajax
3 1 (5.00%) XHTML
3 1 (5.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (35.00%) Replication
2 2 (10.00%) User Experience
3 1 (5.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (5.00%) Driving Licence
3 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 12 (60.00%) Windows
2 8 (40.00%) Windows Server
3 7 (35.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (35.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 7 (35.00%) Windows Server 2016
3 7 (35.00%) Windows Server 2019
4 3 (15.00%) Windows 10
5 2 (10.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (30.00%) Collaborative Working
1 6 (30.00%) Incident Management
1 6 (30.00%) ITIL
2 5 (25.00%) Change Management
3 4 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 4 (20.00%) Service Delivery
3 4 (20.00%) Service Design
4 3 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (15.00%) Identity Management
4 3 (15.00%) ITSM
4 3 (15.00%) Mentoring
5 2 (10.00%) API Development
5 2 (10.00%) DevOps
5 2 (10.00%) Escalation Management
5 2 (10.00%) Information Management
5 2 (10.00%) Information Security
5 2 (10.00%) Microservices
5 2 (10.00%) Scrum
5 2 (10.00%) Web Development
5 2 (10.00%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 6 (30.00%) PowerShell
2 3 (15.00%) SQL
3 2 (10.00%) C#
3 2 (10.00%) ES6
3 2 (10.00%) TypeScript
4 1 (5.00%) Java
4 1 (5.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (5.00%) Perl
4 1 (5.00%) PHP
4 1 (5.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (25.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
1 5 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 5 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (15.00%) Degree
3 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (5.00%) A+ Certification
4 1 (5.00%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (5.00%) MCSA
4 1 (5.00%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (50.00%) SLA
2 2 (10.00%) QA
System Software
1 11 (55.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (20.00%) Hyper-V
2 4 (20.00%) vSphere
3 3 (15.00%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (5.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (5.00%) Rancher
2 1 (5.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (30.00%) VMware
3 4 (20.00%) Google
4 3 (15.00%) Citrix
4 3 (15.00%) CloudEndure
5 2 (10.00%) ServiceNow
6 1 (5.00%) Atlassian
6 1 (5.00%) Oracle