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 3 months to 24 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)
East of England / Cambridgeshire
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 19 49 65
Rank change year-on-year +30 +16  
Contract jobs citing Office 365 42 7 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 7.27% 1.18% 1.28%
As % of the Cloud Services category 45.16% 8.33% 10.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 3 6
Median daily rate £485 £355 £419
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +36.61% -15.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £341 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £411 £444
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £380 £320
% change year-on-year -7.89% +18.75%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £18.96 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.75 £14.60 £15.50
% change year-on-year +1.02% -5.80%  

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 Cambridgeshire with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

Contract Cloud Computing Skills
Cambridgeshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 93 84 100
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 16.09% 14.21% 12.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 56 72
Median daily rate £404 £431 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.37% +7.81%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £400 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £444
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £400
% change year-on-year - +12.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £18.96 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £16.14 £27.50
% change year-on-year +79.64% -41.30%  

Office 365
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 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 Cambridgeshire

Office 365
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Office 365 in Cambridgeshire

Office 365
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Office 365 in Cambridgeshire over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Office 365 in Cambridgeshire

Office 365
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Contractor 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 3 months to 24 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge +16 18 £200 -43.66% 2
Huntingdon - 16 £505 - 3
Office 365
East of England

For the 6 months to 24 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 Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for Office 365.

1 39 (73.58%) Windows
2 35 (66.04%) Microsoft
3 24 (45.28%) Microsoft Certification
4 21 (39.62%) Windows 10
5 20 (37.74%) SharePoint
6 19 (35.85%) MCSE
7 18 (33.96%) Microsoft Office
8 15 (28.30%) Microsoft Azure
8 15 (28.30%) Skype for Business
9 14 (26.42%) Active Directory
10 12 (22.64%) Project Management
10 12 (22.64%) Skype
11 11 (20.75%) Citrix
12 10 (18.87%) DNS
12 10 (18.87%) Windows Server
13 9 (16.98%) DHCP
13 9 (16.98%) Migration
13 9 (16.98%) Windows 7
14 8 (15.09%) OneDrive
15 7 (13.21%) Exchange Server 2010
15 7 (13.21%) Virtual Environments
15 7 (13.21%) Microsoft App-V
15 7 (13.21%) VPN
15 7 (13.21%) MS Exchange
15 7 (13.21%) Citrix Certification
16 6 (11.32%) Windows Server 2008
16 6 (11.32%) Yammer
17 5 (9.43%) Mobile Device Management
17 5 (9.43%) Windows Server 2012
17 5 (9.43%) 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 20 (37.74%) SharePoint
2 15 (28.30%) Skype for Business
3 7 (13.21%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (13.21%) MS Exchange
4 5 (9.43%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (3.77%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (1.89%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (1.89%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 18 (33.96%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.89%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 15 (28.30%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (15.09%) OneDrive
3 6 (11.32%) Yammer
4 2 (3.77%) Mimecast
5 1 (1.89%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (1.89%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 12 (22.64%) Skype
2 10 (18.87%) DNS
3 9 (16.98%) DHCP
4 7 (13.21%) VPN
5 3 (5.66%) Firewall
6 2 (3.77%) NetScaler
6 2 (3.77%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (1.89%) Remote Desktop
7 1 (1.89%) SAN
7 1 (1.89%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.89%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.89%) JIRA
General
1 5 (9.43%) Finance
Job Titles
1 18 (33.96%) Architect
2 8 (15.09%) Desktop Support
3 6 (11.32%) Analyst
3 6 (11.32%) Senior Architect
3 6 (11.32%) Support Engineer
4 5 (9.43%) Office 365 Architect
5 3 (5.66%) 3rd Line Support
5 3 (5.66%) Consultant
5 3 (5.66%) Desktop Engineer
5 3 (5.66%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 3 (5.66%) Office 365 Consultant
5 3 (5.66%) Office 365 Engineer
5 3 (5.66%) Project Engineer
5 3 (5.66%) Project Manager
5 3 (5.66%) Project Support Engineer
5 3 (5.66%) Service Analyst
5 3 (5.66%) Service Desk Analyst
5 3 (5.66%) Support Analyst
6 2 (3.77%) Administrator
6 2 (3.77%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.89%) .NET
1 1 (1.89%) ASP.NET
1 1 (1.89%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (1.89%) ASP.NET MVC 4
1 1 (1.89%) ASP.NET MVC 5
1 1 (1.89%) CSS
1 1 (1.89%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.77%) Blackberry
1 2 (3.77%) BYOD
1 2 (3.77%) Hybrid Cloud
1 2 (3.77%) User Experience
2 1 (1.89%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 39 (73.58%) Windows
2 21 (39.62%) Windows 10
3 10 (18.87%) Windows Server
4 9 (16.98%) Windows 7
5 6 (11.32%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (9.43%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (5.66%) Android
8 2 (3.77%) Windows Phone
9 1 (1.89%) Apple iOS
9 1 (1.89%) Linux
9 1 (1.89%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (1.89%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (22.64%) Project Management
2 9 (16.98%) Migration
3 7 (13.21%) Virtual Environments
4 5 (9.43%) Mobile Device Management
4 5 (9.43%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (7.55%) ITIL
5 4 (7.55%) Service Design
6 3 (5.66%) Change Management
6 3 (5.66%) Requirements Engineering
6 3 (5.66%) TOGAF
7 2 (3.77%) Virtual Infrastructure
8 1 (1.89%) Application Virtualisation
8 1 (1.89%) Change Control
8 1 (1.89%) Cross-Browser Testing
8 1 (1.89%) Document Management
8 1 (1.89%) Kalman Filter
8 1 (1.89%) Non-Functional Testing
8 1 (1.89%) Problem Management
8 1 (1.89%) Software Testing
8 1 (1.89%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.77%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.89%) C
2 1 (1.89%) JavaScript
2 1 (1.89%) SQL
Qualifications
1 24 (45.28%) Microsoft Certification
2 19 (35.85%) MCSE
3 7 (13.21%) Citrix Certification
4 3 (5.66%) Degree
5 2 (3.77%) Master's Degree
5 2 (3.77%) MCITP
6 1 (1.89%) A+ Certification
6 1 (1.89%) ISEB
6 1 (1.89%) ISTQB
6 1 (1.89%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (1.89%) MCP
6 1 (1.89%) MCPD
6 1 (1.89%) MCSA
6 1 (1.89%) MCSD
6 1 (1.89%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.89%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.66%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (26.42%) Active Directory
2 7 (13.21%) Microsoft App-V
3 5 (9.43%) Hyper-V
3 5 (9.43%) XenApp
4 3 (5.66%) XenDesktop
5 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (1.89%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (1.89%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (1.89%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (5.66%) Microsoft Intune
2 2 (3.77%) AppDNA
2 2 (3.77%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 2 (3.77%) SCCM
2 2 (3.77%) SCOrch
3 1 (1.89%) AirWatch
3 1 (1.89%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (1.89%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 35 (66.04%) Microsoft
2 11 (20.75%) Citrix
3 5 (9.43%) Apple
4 3 (5.66%) VMware
5 2 (3.77%) AppSense
5 2 (3.77%) Dell
6 1 (1.89%) Capita
6 1 (1.89%) Cisco
6 1 (1.89%) ForgeRock
6 1 (1.89%) HP
6 1 (1.89%) Oracle
6 1 (1.89%) ServiceNow