Period
to 26 June 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Central London 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 26 June 2019 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)
London > Central London
6 months to
26 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 42 62 89
Rank change year-on-year +20 +27 +45
Contract jobs citing Office 365 437 363 205
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 5.17% 3.98% 2.76%
As % of the Cloud Services category 15.70% 14.92% 16.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 292 258 163
Central London median daily rate £450 £394 £433
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% -8.96% +15.33%
10th Percentile £170 £136 £144
90th Percentile £600 £571 £605
London median daily rate £425 £390 £411
% change year-on-year +8.97% -5.17% +2.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 10 4
Central London median hourly rate £19.25 £20.00 £17.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.75% +11.89% -25.52%
10th Percentile £13.30 £16.13 £12.88
90th Percentile £25.55 £33.00 £96.58
London median hourly rate £21.00 £20.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year +5.00% +11.11% +0.64%

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 Central London with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
Central London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 2,783 2,433 1,226
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 32.93% 26.67% 16.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,201 1,916 959
Central London median daily rate £525 £500 £493
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +1.52% +3.68%
10th Percentile £369 £325 £300
90th Percentile £673 £663 £625
London median daily rate £525 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 16 15
Central London median hourly rate £21.00 £20.00 £21.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.00% -5.46% -3.84%
10th Percentile £16.45 £16.25 £13.07
90th Percentile £40.15 £40.63 £29.77
London median hourly rate £24.50 £25.00 £21.16
% change year-on-year -2.00% +18.18% -15.38%

Office 365
Job Vacancy Trend in Central London

Job postings citing Office 365 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Central London.

Job vacancy trend for Office 365 in Central London

Office 365
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Central London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Office 365 in Central London

Office 365
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Central London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Office 365 in Central London over the 6 months to 26 June 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Office 365 in Central London

Office 365
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Central London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Office 365 in Central London

Office 365
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Central London

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Office 365 in Central London over the 6 months to 26 June 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Office 365 in Central London

Office 365
Contract Job Locations in Central London

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 Central London region over the 6 months to 26 June 2019. 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
City of London +39 346 £450 +16.13% 41
West End of London +17 22 £286 -19.65%
City of Westminster -17 8 £450 +59.29%
Camden +2 3 £250 -13.04%
Southwark - 3 - -
Office 365
London

For the 6 months to 26 June 2019, 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 Central London region with a requirement for Office 365.

1 255 (58.35%) Windows
2 237 (54.23%) Microsoft
2 237 (54.23%) Active Directory
3 154 (35.24%) Microsoft Azure
4 148 (33.87%) Windows 10
5 143 (32.72%) Finance
6 106 (24.26%) Migration
7 103 (23.57%) SCCM
8 102 (23.34%) PowerShell
9 97 (22.20%) Microsoft Office
10 93 (21.28%) SharePoint
11 86 (19.68%) Windows Server
12 80 (18.31%) VMware
13 71 (16.25%) MS Exchange
14 70 (16.02%) Windows 7
15 67 (15.33%) Skype for Business
15 67 (15.33%) Skype
16 63 (14.42%) DNS
17 56 (12.81%) ITIL
18 54 (12.36%) SQL
18 54 (12.36%) Citrix
19 52 (11.90%) Infrastructure Engineering
20 49 (11.21%) Azure Active Directory
21 47 (10.76%) DHCP
22 44 (10.07%) Cisco
23 41 (9.38%) SQL Server
24 40 (9.15%) Firewall
25 39 (8.92%) VMware Infrastructure
26 38 (8.70%) Amazon AWS
27 37 (8.47%) Microsoft Intune

Office 365
Co-occurring IT Skills in Central London 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 93 (21.28%) SharePoint
2 71 (16.25%) MS Exchange
3 67 (15.33%) Skype for Business
4 22 (5.03%) Exchange Server 2010
5 20 (4.58%) Exchange Server 2013
6 17 (3.89%) IIS
7 13 (2.97%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 8 (1.83%) Confluence
9 7 (1.60%) IBM Domino
10 5 (1.14%) Apache
10 5 (1.14%) Exchange Server 2003
11 3 (0.69%) SharePoint 2010
11 3 (0.69%) SharePoint 2013
12 2 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2007
13 1 (0.23%) Apache Spark
13 1 (0.23%) CMS
13 1 (0.23%) MS Project Server
13 1 (0.23%) SharePoint Server
13 1 (0.23%) Umbraco
13 1 (0.23%) WordPress
Applications
1 97 (22.20%) Microsoft Office
2 12 (2.75%) Microsoft Excel
3 8 (1.83%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 8 (1.83%) Microsoft Project
4 5 (1.14%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.23%) Acrobat
5 1 (0.23%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.23%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.23%) Revit
5 1 (0.23%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 12 (2.75%) Dynamics NAV
2 8 (1.83%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.69%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (0.69%) Oracle Financials
3 3 (0.69%) PeopleSoft Financials
4 1 (0.23%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 154 (35.24%) Microsoft Azure
2 49 (11.21%) Azure Active Directory
3 38 (8.70%) Amazon AWS
4 25 (5.72%) OneDrive
5 16 (3.66%) Power Platform
6 14 (3.20%) Yammer
7 12 (2.75%) IaaS
8 11 (2.52%) Mimecast
8 11 (2.52%) PaaS
9 10 (2.29%) Slack
10 8 (1.83%) G Suite
11 7 (1.60%) PowerApps
12 6 (1.37%) Dynamics 365
13 4 (0.92%) Dropbox
13 4 (0.92%) Trello
14 3 (0.69%) Microsoft Flow
14 3 (0.69%) SaaS
14 3 (0.69%) Serverless
15 2 (0.46%) GitHub
15 2 (0.46%) ShareGate
Communications & Networking
1 67 (15.33%) Skype
2 63 (14.42%) DNS
3 47 (10.76%) DHCP
4 40 (9.15%) Firewall
5 28 (6.41%) TCP/IP
6 27 (6.18%) LAN
7 25 (5.72%) WAN
8 19 (4.35%) Internet
8 19 (4.35%) VPN
9 17 (3.89%) SAN
10 15 (3.43%) Wireless
11 13 (2.97%) SMTP
12 9 (2.06%) Wi-Fi
13 8 (1.83%) IP Telephony
13 8 (1.83%) MPLS
13 8 (1.83%) Unified Communications
13 8 (1.83%) VoIP
14 7 (1.60%) Intranet
15 6 (1.37%) Fibre Channel
15 6 (1.37%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (9.38%) SQL Server
2 15 (3.43%) MySQL
2 15 (3.43%) SQL Server 2012
3 11 (2.52%) SQL Server 2014
4 9 (2.06%) Big Data
5 8 (1.83%) Power BI
6 7 (1.60%) Amazon RDS
6 7 (1.60%) Azure SQL Database
6 7 (1.60%) Data Lake
7 6 (1.37%) SQL Server 2016
8 4 (0.92%) Relational Database
9 3 (0.69%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (0.46%) BigQuery
10 2 (0.46%) Blockchain
11 1 (0.23%) Cosmos DB
11 1 (0.23%) Data Mart
11 1 (0.23%) Oracle BI EE
11 1 (0.23%) PostgreSQL
11 1 (0.23%) SQL Server 2008
11 1 (0.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 11 (2.52%) JIRA
2 8 (1.83%) Visual Studio
3 7 (1.60%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (1.37%) Git (software)
5 4 (0.92%) MSI
5 4 (0.92%) Visual Studio Team System
5 4 (0.92%) WiX
6 3 (0.69%) Bitbucket
7 1 (0.23%) Axure RP
7 1 (0.23%) ERwin
7 1 (0.23%) Hudson
General
1 143 (32.72%) Finance
2 26 (5.95%) Law
3 22 (5.03%) Banking
4 13 (2.97%) Legal
5 7 (1.60%) Financial Institution
5 7 (1.60%) Investment Banking
6 6 (1.37%) Front Office
7 5 (1.14%) Retail
8 4 (0.92%) Advertising
9 2 (0.46%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (0.46%) Retail Banking
9 2 (0.46%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.23%) Billing
10 1 (0.23%) Games
10 1 (0.23%) Marketing
10 1 (0.23%) Portuguese Language
10 1 (0.23%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 67 (15.33%) Analyst
2 51 (11.67%) Support Engineer
3 44 (10.07%) Desktop Support
3 44 (10.07%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 33 (7.55%) Architect
5 31 (7.09%) Project Manager
6 27 (6.18%) Azure Engineer
6 27 (6.18%) Desktop Engineer
6 27 (6.18%) Office 365 Engineer
7 26 (5.95%) Support Analyst
7 26 (5.95%) Windows Engineer
8 22 (5.03%) 2nd Line Support
9 21 (4.81%) Desktop Support Engineer
9 21 (4.81%) IT Support
9 21 (4.81%) Service Analyst
10 20 (4.58%) Service Desk Analyst
10 20 (4.58%) Systems Engineer
11 18 (4.12%) Administrator
12 17 (3.89%) Consultant
12 17 (3.89%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (4.81%) .NET
2 10 (2.29%) JSON
3 9 (2.06%) .NET Framework
3 9 (2.06%) Web Services
4 8 (1.83%) ASP.NET
4 8 (1.83%) ASP.NET MVC
4 8 (1.83%) HTML
4 8 (1.83%) XML
5 7 (1.60%) Microsoft Graph
5 7 (1.60%) Software Packaging
6 5 (1.14%) REST
7 4 (0.92%) Ajax
7 4 (0.92%) AngularJS
7 4 (0.92%) jQuery
7 4 (0.92%) Node.js
8 3 (0.69%) LDAP
9 2 (0.46%) Middleware
10 1 (0.23%) HTML5
10 1 (0.23%) iOS SDK
10 1 (0.23%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 21 (4.81%) Self-Motivation
2 19 (4.35%) Blackberry
3 18 (4.12%) Video Conferencing
4 17 (3.89%) Management Information System
5 16 (3.66%) Data Centre
5 16 (3.66%) User Experience
6 13 (2.97%) Analytical Skills
7 12 (2.75%) iPad
8 10 (2.29%) Clustering
9 9 (2.06%) Fat Client
9 9 (2.06%) Hedge funds
9 9 (2.06%) Hybrid Cloud
9 9 (2.06%) Thin Client
10 8 (1.83%) iPhone
11 6 (1.37%) Mobile App
11 6 (1.37%) Smartphone
12 5 (1.14%) Private Cloud
13 4 (0.92%) PKI
13 4 (0.92%) Replication
14 3 (0.69%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 255 (58.35%) Windows
2 148 (33.87%) Windows 10
3 86 (19.68%) Windows Server
4 70 (16.02%) Windows 7
5 36 (8.24%) Windows Server 2012
6 26 (5.95%) Windows Server 2008
7 24 (5.49%) Linux
8 15 (3.43%) Apple iOS
9 14 (3.20%) Android
10 10 (2.29%) Mac OS
10 10 (2.29%) Windows 8
11 7 (1.60%) Mac OS X
12 5 (1.14%) Unix
13 3 (0.69%) Data ONTAP
13 3 (0.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 2 (0.46%) VMS
15 1 (0.23%) NetWare
15 1 (0.23%) Windows 2000 Server
15 1 (0.23%) Windows Server 2003
15 1 (0.23%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 106 (24.26%) Migration
2 56 (12.81%) ITIL
3 52 (11.90%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 33 (7.55%) Information Security
5 32 (7.32%) Agile Software Development
6 31 (7.09%) Project Management
7 28 (6.41%) Application Packaging
8 26 (5.95%) Change Management
8 26 (5.95%) ISMS
9 25 (5.72%) Disaster Recovery
10 24 (5.49%) Problem-Solving
11 23 (5.26%) Information Security Management
11 23 (5.26%) Security Management
12 21 (4.81%) Mobile Device Management
13 19 (4.35%) PRINCE2
13 19 (4.35%) Service Management
14 18 (4.12%) Stakeholder Management
15 15 (3.43%) DevOps
15 15 (3.43%) Load Balancing
16 14 (3.20%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 102 (23.34%) PowerShell
2 54 (12.36%) SQL
3 18 (4.12%) VB
4 17 (3.89%) C#
5 7 (1.60%) JavaScript
6 5 (1.14%) Python
7 4 (0.92%) C
7 4 (0.92%) Java
7 4 (0.92%) Perl
8 2 (0.46%) T-SQL
8 2 (0.46%) VBScript
9 1 (0.23%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.23%) TypeScript
9 1 (0.23%) VBA
Qualifications
1 18 (4.12%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (3.66%) Security Cleared
3 15 (3.43%) ITIL Certification
4 12 (2.75%) Degree
5 8 (1.83%) MCSE
6 7 (1.60%) PMP
7 6 (1.37%) MCP
7 6 (1.37%) MCSA
8 5 (1.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 5 (1.14%) SC Cleared
9 4 (0.92%) CISSP
9 4 (0.92%) DBS Check
9 4 (0.92%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 4 (0.92%) PMI Certification
9 4 (0.92%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 3 (0.69%) MCITP
11 2 (0.46%) CCNP
11 2 (0.46%) Cisco Certification
11 2 (0.46%) MCTS
12 1 (0.23%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (2.06%) SLA
2 6 (1.37%) PMO
3 3 (0.69%) QA
4 2 (0.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 237 (54.23%) Active Directory
2 39 (8.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 27 (6.18%) Hyper-V
4 25 (5.72%) VMware ESXi
5 16 (3.66%) vSphere
6 15 (3.43%) XenApp
6 15 (3.43%) XenDesktop
7 10 (2.29%) VMware Workstation
8 7 (1.60%) Virtual Desktop
9 5 (1.14%) Shibboleth
9 5 (1.14%) Virtual Machines
9 5 (1.14%) VMware NSX
10 4 (0.92%) Microsoft App-V
11 3 (0.69%) Docker
12 2 (0.46%) Terminal Services
13 1 (0.23%) BitLocker
13 1 (0.23%) Citrix Hypervisor
13 1 (0.23%) NFS
13 1 (0.23%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 103 (23.57%) SCCM
2 37 (8.47%) Microsoft Intune
3 14 (3.20%) Single Sign-On
4 8 (1.83%) AirWatch
4 8 (1.83%) SCOM
5 7 (1.60%) Microsoft Clustering
5 7 (1.60%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 7 (1.60%) WSUS
6 5 (1.14%) SCOrch
7 4 (0.92%) Ansible
7 4 (0.92%) Norton AntiVirus
7 4 (0.92%) Terraform
8 3 (0.69%) Jamf Pro
8 3 (0.69%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 3 (0.69%) PingFederate
8 3 (0.69%) QRadar
8 3 (0.69%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 3 (0.69%) vCenter Server
9 2 (0.46%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 2 (0.46%) vMotion
Vendors
1 237 (54.23%) Microsoft
2 80 (18.31%) VMware
3 54 (12.36%) Citrix
4 44 (10.07%) Cisco
5 18 (4.12%) Apple
6 17 (3.89%) Sony
7 14 (3.20%) Symantec
8 13 (2.97%) Dell
9 12 (2.75%) HP
10 11 (2.52%) Google
10 11 (2.52%) NetApp
10 11 (2.52%) ServiceNow
11 9 (2.06%) Meraki
12 8 (1.83%) Bloomberg
12 8 (1.83%) iManage
12 8 (1.83%) Ivanti
12 8 (1.83%) Lotus
12 8 (1.83%) Reuters
13 6 (1.37%) Avaya
14 4 (0.92%) IronPort