Period
to 22 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of 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 22 January 2018 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)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 73 135 164
Rank change year-on-year +62 +29 +46
Contract jobs citing Office 365 232 96 69
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 3.28% 1.57% 0.98%
As % of the Cloud Services category 17.82% 11.41% 14.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 168 73 54
City of London median daily rate £350 £425 £349
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.65% +21.69% -22.39%
10th Percentile £139 £186 £194
90th Percentile £565 £575 £551
Central London median daily rate £375 £401 £300
% change year-on-year -6.37% +33.50% -29.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 0 1
City of London median hourly rate £15.50 - £22.00
Central London median hourly rate £16.25 - £16.50

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 the City of London with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 1,302 841 466
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 18.41% 13.75% 6.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,047 700 383
City of London median daily rate £500 £500 £445
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +12.36% +4.71%
10th Percentile £313 £350 £276
90th Percentile £638 £625 £638
Central London median daily rate £500 £488 £450
% change year-on-year +2.56% +8.33% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 2 5
City of London median hourly rate £17.50 £37.08 £24.23
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -52.81% +53.04% +30.09%
10th Percentile £11.25 £20.48 £20.80
90th Percentile £32.73 £53.46 £28.98
Central London median hourly rate £18.00 £19.92 £23.12
% change year-on-year -9.64% -13.82% +18.54%

Office 365
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

Job vacancy trend for Office 365 in the City of London

Office 365
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Office 365 in the City of London

Office 365
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Office 365 in the City of London over the 6 months to 22 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Office 365 in the City of London

Office 365
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Office 365 in the City of London

Office 365
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the City of London

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Office 365 in the City of London over the 6 months to 22 January 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Office 365 in the City of London

For the 6 months to 22 January 2018, 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 City of London region with a requirement for Office 365.

1 144 (62.07%) Windows
2 94 (40.52%) Microsoft
3 89 (38.36%) Active Directory
4 84 (36.21%) Windows 10
5 57 (24.57%) Citrix
6 56 (24.14%) Microsoft Azure
7 53 (22.84%) Migration
8 51 (21.98%) Finance
9 45 (19.40%) VMware
10 44 (18.97%) Windows Server
11 41 (17.67%) ITIL
12 40 (17.24%) SCCM
13 38 (16.38%) PowerShell
13 38 (16.38%) Microsoft Office
14 37 (15.95%) Windows 7
15 35 (15.09%) SharePoint
16 33 (14.22%) VMware Infrastructure
17 31 (13.36%) Skype
17 31 (13.36%) Microsoft Certification
18 29 (12.50%) Skype for Business
19 24 (10.34%) MS Exchange
19 24 (10.34%) MCSE
20 23 (9.91%) XenApp
21 20 (8.62%) Security Cleared
22 19 (8.19%) Banking
22 19 (8.19%) CRM
23 18 (7.76%) Cisco
24 17 (7.33%) Hyper-V
25 16 (6.90%) Apple
25 16 (6.90%) DNS

Office 365
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of 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 35 (15.09%) SharePoint
2 29 (12.50%) Skype for Business
3 24 (10.34%) MS Exchange
4 11 (4.74%) Exchange Server 2013
5 9 (3.88%) Exchange Server 2010
6 6 (2.59%) IIS
7 5 (2.16%) SharePoint 2010
8 4 (1.72%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 4 (1.72%) SharePoint 2013
9 3 (1.29%) Confluence
9 3 (1.29%) Exchange Server 2003
10 2 (0.86%) Drupal
11 1 (0.43%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 1 (0.43%) Apache
11 1 (0.43%) BizTalk Server
11 1 (0.43%) CMS
11 1 (0.43%) IBM Notes
11 1 (0.43%) Tomcat
Applications
1 38 (16.38%) Microsoft Office
2 14 (6.03%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (1.72%) InfoPath
3 4 (1.72%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (1.29%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 16 (6.90%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (2.59%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.86%) Eikon
3 2 (0.86%) Temenos T24
4 1 (0.43%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 56 (24.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (6.90%) Dynamics 365
3 13 (5.60%) OneDrive
3 13 (5.60%) PaaS
4 11 (4.74%) Amazon AWS
4 11 (4.74%) IaaS
5 7 (3.02%) Mimecast
5 7 (3.02%) SaaS
6 4 (1.72%) G Suite
7 3 (1.29%) Azure Active Directory
8 2 (0.86%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 31 (13.36%) Skype
2 16 (6.90%) DNS
3 14 (6.03%) DHCP
4 11 (4.74%) TCP/IP
5 10 (4.31%) Unified Communications
6 7 (3.02%) NetScaler
7 6 (2.59%) SAN
7 6 (2.59%) WAN
8 5 (2.16%) LAN
8 5 (2.16%) VLAN
8 5 (2.16%) VoIP
9 4 (1.72%) H.323
9 4 (1.72%) Intrusion Detection
9 4 (1.72%) ISDN
9 4 (1.72%) QSIG
9 4 (1.72%) VPN
10 3 (1.29%) Intranet
10 3 (1.29%) Telnet
11 2 (0.86%) Firewall
11 2 (0.86%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (3.02%) SQL Server
2 6 (2.59%) Azure SQL Database
2 6 (2.59%) Power BI
3 4 (1.72%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (1.29%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (0.86%) MySQL
6 1 (0.43%) Clusterpoint
6 1 (0.43%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.43%) MS Access
6 1 (0.43%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.43%) WhereScape RED
Development Applications
1 4 (1.72%) MSI
2 3 (1.29%) JIRA
3 2 (0.86%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (0.43%) Bitbucket
4 1 (0.43%) Bower
4 1 (0.43%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.43%) Grunt
4 1 (0.43%) PhpStorm
4 1 (0.43%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.43%) Vagrant
4 1 (0.43%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 51 (21.98%) Finance
2 19 (8.19%) Banking
3 12 (5.17%) Telecoms
4 6 (2.59%) Marketing
5 5 (2.16%) Investment Banking
5 5 (2.16%) Law
6 4 (1.72%) German Language
6 4 (1.72%) Publishing
7 3 (1.29%) Russian Language
7 3 (1.29%) Turkish Language
8 2 (0.86%) Legal
9 1 (0.43%) Advertising
9 1 (0.43%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 25 (10.78%) Analyst
2 22 (9.48%) Desktop Support
3 20 (8.62%) 2nd Line Support
3 20 (8.62%) Support Engineer
4 18 (7.76%) Architect
4 18 (7.76%) Consultant
5 16 (6.90%) Support Analyst
6 14 (6.03%) 1st/2nd Line Support
7 13 (5.60%) 3rd Line Support
7 13 (5.60%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 13 (5.60%) Office 365 Engineer
7 13 (5.60%) Project Manager
8 12 (5.17%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 12 (5.17%) Windows Engineer
9 10 (4.31%) Desktop Engineer
9 10 (4.31%) Developer
10 9 (3.88%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 9 (3.88%) Infrastructure Manager
10 9 (3.88%) Infrastructure Support
10 9 (3.88%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (3.02%) Web Services
2 5 (2.16%) .NET
3 4 (1.72%) Software Packaging
4 3 (1.29%) ASP.NET
4 3 (1.29%) HTML
4 3 (1.29%) jQuery
5 2 (0.86%) CSS
5 2 (0.86%) LAMP
5 2 (0.86%) LDAP
5 2 (0.86%) React
5 2 (0.86%) REST
6 1 (0.43%) AngularJS
6 1 (0.43%) Behat
6 1 (0.43%) Compass CSS Framework
6 1 (0.43%) Entity Framework
6 1 (0.43%) LESS
6 1 (0.43%) Ninject
6 1 (0.43%) OpenID
6 1 (0.43%) SailPoint
6 1 (0.43%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 10 (4.31%) Blackberry
1 10 (4.31%) Data Centre
2 9 (3.88%) BYOD
2 9 (3.88%) Computer Science
3 8 (3.45%) Video Conferencing
4 7 (3.02%) iPhone
4 7 (3.02%) Microsoft Licensing
5 6 (2.59%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (1.72%) PKI
7 3 (1.29%) Hybrid Cloud
7 3 (1.29%) User Experience
8 2 (0.86%) Fat Client
8 2 (0.86%) Fintech
8 2 (0.86%) Management Information System
8 2 (0.86%) Mobile App
8 2 (0.86%) PMI
8 2 (0.86%) Public Cloud
8 2 (0.86%) Thin Client
9 1 (0.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 1 (0.43%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 144 (62.07%) Windows
2 84 (36.21%) Windows 10
3 44 (18.97%) Windows Server
4 37 (15.95%) Windows 7
5 15 (6.47%) Windows 8
6 14 (6.03%) Apple iOS
7 13 (5.60%) Windows Server 2012
8 12 (5.17%) Android
8 12 (5.17%) Windows Server 2008
9 6 (2.59%) Mac OS X
10 4 (1.72%) Linux
10 4 (1.72%) Mac OS
11 3 (1.29%) Windows Server 2003
12 2 (0.86%) Unix
13 1 (0.43%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (22.84%) Migration
2 41 (17.67%) ITIL
3 19 (8.19%) CRM
4 15 (6.47%) Stakeholder Management
5 13 (5.60%) Disaster Recovery
6 12 (5.17%) Capacity Planning
6 12 (5.17%) Service Delivery
7 11 (4.74%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (4.74%) Project Management
8 10 (4.31%) Problem Management
8 10 (4.31%) Service Management
8 10 (4.31%) Workflow
9 9 (3.88%) Asset Management
9 9 (3.88%) Business Intelligence
9 9 (3.88%) DevOps
9 9 (3.88%) Incident Management
9 9 (3.88%) Mobile Device Management
9 9 (3.88%) Root Cause Analysis
10 8 (3.45%) Continuous Improvement
11 7 (3.02%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 38 (16.38%) PowerShell
2 15 (6.47%) SQL
3 9 (3.88%) VBScript
4 8 (3.45%) JavaScript
5 5 (2.16%) VB
6 4 (1.72%) C#
7 3 (1.29%) Java
8 2 (0.86%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.43%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.43%) Perl
9 1 (0.43%) PHP
9 1 (0.43%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.43%) VBA
Qualifications
1 31 (13.36%) Microsoft Certification
2 24 (10.34%) MCSE
3 20 (8.62%) Security Cleared
4 10 (4.31%) Degree
5 9 (3.88%) SC Cleared
6 7 (3.02%) CCNA
6 7 (3.02%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (3.02%) Computer Science Degree
6 7 (3.02%) MCP
7 6 (2.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 5 (2.16%) Citrix Certification
8 5 (2.16%) ITIL Certification
9 4 (1.72%) MCSA
9 4 (1.72%) Microsoft Certified Architect
10 3 (1.29%) MCDST
10 3 (1.29%) PMI Certification
10 3 (1.29%) PMP
11 2 (0.86%) BPSS Clearance
11 2 (0.86%) CTC Cleared
11 2 (0.86%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.88%) SLA
2 3 (1.29%) GDPR
3 2 (0.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.43%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (0.43%) PMO
System Software
1 89 (38.36%) Active Directory
2 33 (14.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (9.91%) XenApp
4 17 (7.33%) Hyper-V
5 13 (5.60%) Virtual Desktop
6 11 (4.74%) Microsoft App-V
7 5 (2.16%) vSphere
8 4 (1.72%) BitLocker
8 4 (1.72%) XenDesktop
8 4 (1.72%) XenServer
9 2 (0.86%) VMware Workstation
10 1 (0.43%) Docker
10 1 (0.43%) UAG
10 1 (0.43%) Virtual Machines
10 1 (0.43%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 40 (17.24%) SCCM
2 8 (3.45%) Backup Exec
2 8 (3.45%) Microsoft Intune
3 7 (3.02%) NetBackup
4 4 (1.72%) EMC NetWorker
4 4 (1.72%) SCOM
5 2 (0.86%) AirWatch
5 2 (0.86%) Jamf Pro
5 2 (0.86%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 2 (0.86%) XenMobile
6 1 (0.43%) Ansible
6 1 (0.43%) Ionix
6 1 (0.43%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.43%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.43%) Puppet
6 1 (0.43%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 1 (0.43%) WSUS
Vendors
1 94 (40.52%) Microsoft
2 57 (24.57%) Citrix
3 45 (19.40%) VMware
4 18 (7.76%) Cisco
5 16 (6.90%) Apple
6 10 (4.31%) CheckPoint
6 10 (4.31%) Ivanti
7 9 (3.88%) Dell
7 9 (3.88%) Veeam
8 8 (3.45%) Avaya
9 7 (3.02%) HP
9 7 (3.02%) Sophos
10 6 (2.59%) Bloomberg
10 6 (2.59%) ServiceNow
11 5 (2.16%) NetApp
11 5 (2.16%) Symantec
12 4 (1.72%) EMC
12 4 (1.72%) Reuters
12 4 (1.72%) Wyse
13 3 (1.29%) Altiris