Period
to 16 July 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 16 July 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
16 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 74 111 143
Rank change year-on-year +37 +32 +51
Contract jobs citing Office 365 243 146 107
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 3.42% 2.26% 1.57%
As % of the Cloud Services category 13.80% 15.35% 14.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 173 115 89
City of London median daily rate £388 £415 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.63% +4.40% -6.47%
10th Percentile £133 £129 £183
90th Percentile £575 £613 £525
Central London median daily rate £394 £425 £375
% change year-on-year -7.35% +13.33% -11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 4 4
City of London median hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.26% -20.83% +37.14%
10th Percentile £17.47 £13.81 £20.60
90th Percentile £33.00 £96.58 £26.00
Central London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year +11.11% -25.00% +37.14%

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 1,761 951 747
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 24.82% 14.73% 10.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,443 742 630
City of London median daily rate £525 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +9.20%
10th Percentile £362 £305 £312
90th Percentile £675 £638 £625
Central London median daily rate £515 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +3.00% +5.26% +9.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 15 9
City of London median hourly rate £20.00 £21.16 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.46% +5.78% -22.33%
10th Percentile £17.81 £13.51 £18.50
90th Percentile £37.90 £32.52 £30.20
Central London median hourly rate £20.00 £21.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% -26.78%

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 16 July 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 16 July 2018.

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

Office 365
Contract Job Locations in the City of 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 City of London region over the 6 months to 16 July 2018. 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
London Bridge - 1 - -
Office 365
Central London

For the 6 months to 16 July 2018, 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 City of London region with a requirement for Office 365.

1 152 (62.55%) Windows
2 110 (45.27%) Microsoft
3 96 (39.51%) Active Directory
4 87 (35.80%) Windows 10
5 66 (27.16%) Migration
6 60 (24.69%) Citrix
7 59 (24.28%) Microsoft Office
8 56 (23.05%) Finance
9 52 (21.40%) SCCM
10 51 (20.99%) Microsoft Azure
11 43 (17.70%) Windows 7
12 38 (15.64%) SharePoint
13 34 (13.99%) ITIL
14 33 (13.58%) VMware
15 31 (12.76%) Skype
16 30 (12.35%) Windows Server
17 28 (11.52%) DNS
18 25 (10.29%) MS Exchange
18 25 (10.29%) PowerShell
19 22 (9.05%) DHCP
19 22 (9.05%) Skype for Business
19 22 (9.05%) Virtual Desktop
20 21 (8.64%) Problem-Solving
20 21 (8.64%) Microsoft Intune
20 21 (8.64%) WAN
21 20 (8.23%) Firewall
22 19 (7.82%) OneDrive
22 19 (7.82%) VMware Infrastructure
23 18 (7.41%) Microsoft Certification
23 18 (7.41%) Project Management

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 38 (15.64%) SharePoint
2 25 (10.29%) MS Exchange
3 22 (9.05%) Skype for Business
4 14 (5.76%) IIS
5 10 (4.12%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (2.06%) SharePoint 2013
7 3 (1.23%) CMS
7 3 (1.23%) Drupal
7 3 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (1.23%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (0.82%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.41%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 59 (24.28%) Microsoft Office
2 17 (7.00%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (2.06%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (1.23%) InfoPath
5 2 (0.82%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 6 (2.47%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.41%) Carpe Diem
2 1 (0.41%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 51 (20.99%) Microsoft Azure
2 19 (7.82%) OneDrive
3 14 (5.76%) Azure Active Directory
4 13 (5.35%) Amazon AWS
5 8 (3.29%) G Suite
5 8 (3.29%) Mimecast
6 6 (2.47%) Yammer
7 5 (2.06%) Dynamics 365
7 5 (2.06%) SaaS
8 4 (1.65%) GitHub
8 4 (1.65%) IaaS
9 3 (1.23%) Amazon EC2
9 3 (1.23%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 3 (1.23%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 31 (12.76%) Skype
2 28 (11.52%) DNS
3 22 (9.05%) DHCP
4 21 (8.64%) WAN
5 20 (8.23%) Firewall
6 15 (6.17%) TCP/IP
7 11 (4.53%) LAN
7 11 (4.53%) VPN
8 10 (4.12%) Telnet
8 10 (4.12%) VoIP
9 6 (2.47%) MPLS
9 6 (2.47%) PBX
10 4 (1.65%) Intranet
11 3 (1.23%) PSTN
11 3 (1.23%) Remote Desktop
11 3 (1.23%) Wi-Fi
12 2 (0.82%) Cisco ASA
12 2 (0.82%) Network Security
12 2 (0.82%) VLAN
12 2 (0.82%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (4.53%) Power BI
2 10 (4.12%) SQL Server
3 5 (2.06%) Amazon RDS
4 2 (0.82%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (0.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.41%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (0.41%) IDOL
5 1 (0.41%) MySQL
5 1 (0.41%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.41%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (0.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (1.23%) Jenkins
1 3 (1.23%) Visual Studio
2 2 (0.82%) JIRA
3 1 (0.41%) MSI
General
1 56 (23.05%) Finance
2 10 (4.12%) Banking
3 9 (3.70%) Law
3 9 (3.70%) Legal
4 6 (2.47%) Retail
5 4 (1.65%) Financial Institution
5 4 (1.65%) Front Office
5 4 (1.65%) Investment Banking
5 4 (1.65%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.23%) Advertising
7 2 (0.82%) Back Office
7 2 (0.82%) French Language
7 2 (0.82%) Marketing
7 2 (0.82%) Publishing
8 1 (0.41%) German Language
8 1 (0.41%) Italian Language
8 1 (0.41%) Japanese Language
8 1 (0.41%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 37 (15.23%) Analyst
2 28 (11.52%) Desktop Support
3 23 (9.47%) Support Engineer
4 18 (7.41%) Project Manager
5 17 (7.00%) Architect
6 15 (6.17%) 2nd Line Support
6 15 (6.17%) Developer
7 14 (5.76%) Desktop Engineer
8 13 (5.35%) Windows Engineer
9 12 (4.94%) Support Analyst
10 11 (4.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 11 (4.53%) Service Analyst
11 10 (4.12%) Business Analyst
11 10 (4.12%) Consultant
11 10 (4.12%) Office 365 Manager
12 9 (3.70%) 1st Line Engineer
12 9 (3.70%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
12 9 (3.70%) Desktop Support Engineer
12 9 (3.70%) Service Desk Analyst
13 8 (3.29%) 2nd Line Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (2.88%) .NET
2 6 (2.47%) HTML
3 5 (2.06%) ASP.NET
3 5 (2.06%) Web Services
4 4 (1.65%) CSS
5 3 (1.23%) jQuery
5 3 (1.23%) LAMP
6 2 (0.82%) XML
7 1 (0.41%) .NET Framework
7 1 (0.41%) 802.1X
7 1 (0.41%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (0.41%) CakePHP
7 1 (0.41%) Grails
7 1 (0.41%) JDBC
7 1 (0.41%) Middleware
7 1 (0.41%) React
7 1 (0.41%) SAML
7 1 (0.41%) Spring
7 1 (0.41%) VML
7 1 (0.41%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 16 (6.58%) Blackberry
2 13 (5.35%) Data Centre
3 12 (4.94%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (3.70%) Smartphone
5 8 (3.29%) iPhone
5 8 (3.29%) Management Information System
6 7 (2.88%) Mobile App
7 6 (2.47%) Video Conferencing
8 5 (2.06%) e-Learning
8 5 (2.06%) Self-Motivation
8 5 (2.06%) User Experience
9 4 (1.65%) BYOD
9 4 (1.65%) Computer Science
9 4 (1.65%) iPad
10 3 (1.23%) Hedge funds
11 2 (0.82%) Fat Client
11 2 (0.82%) PDA
11 2 (0.82%) PKI
11 2 (0.82%) PMI
11 2 (0.82%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 152 (62.55%) Windows
2 87 (35.80%) Windows 10
3 43 (17.70%) Windows 7
4 30 (12.35%) Windows Server
5 16 (6.58%) Android
6 15 (6.17%) Apple iOS
7 11 (4.53%) Windows Server 2008
8 9 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
9 8 (3.29%) Mac OS X
10 7 (2.88%) Linux
11 6 (2.47%) Mac OS
11 6 (2.47%) Windows 8
12 5 (2.06%) Windows Server 2003
12 5 (2.06%) Windows XP
13 3 (1.23%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (27.16%) Migration
2 34 (13.99%) ITIL
3 21 (8.64%) Problem-Solving
4 18 (7.41%) Project Management
5 17 (7.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 14 (5.76%) PRINCE2
7 13 (5.35%) CRM
8 12 (4.94%) Information Security
9 10 (4.12%) Change Management
9 10 (4.12%) Investment Management
9 10 (4.12%) Mobile Device Management
9 10 (4.12%) Service Management
10 8 (3.29%) Agile Software Development
10 8 (3.29%) Application Packaging
10 8 (3.29%) Asset Management
10 8 (3.29%) Business Analysis
10 8 (3.29%) Business Intelligence
11 7 (2.88%) Statistics
12 6 (2.47%) Continuous Improvement
12 6 (2.47%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (10.29%) PowerShell
2 11 (4.53%) C#
2 11 (4.53%) SQL
3 9 (3.70%) JavaScript
4 6 (2.47%) VBScript
5 4 (1.65%) VBA
6 2 (0.82%) T-SQL
6 2 (0.82%) VB
7 1 (0.41%) C
7 1 (0.41%) Groovy
7 1 (0.41%) Java
7 1 (0.41%) PHP
7 1 (0.41%) Python
7 1 (0.41%) XPath
Qualifications
1 18 (7.41%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (3.29%) Degree
2 8 (3.29%) MCSE
2 8 (3.29%) Security Cleared
3 6 (2.47%) SC Cleared
4 5 (2.06%) MCDST
4 5 (2.06%) PMI Certification
5 4 (1.65%) PMP
6 3 (1.23%) MCSA
7 2 (0.82%) CCNA
7 2 (0.82%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (0.82%) MCITP
7 2 (0.82%) MCP
8 1 (0.41%) A+ Certification
8 1 (0.41%) CCNP
8 1 (0.41%) Master's Degree
8 1 (0.41%) MCSD
8 1 (0.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.41%) TOGAF Certification
8 1 (0.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (5.76%) SLA
2 5 (2.06%) PMO
3 3 (1.23%) GDPR
4 2 (0.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.82%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.41%) Cyber Essentials
5 1 (0.41%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.41%) FISMA
5 1 (0.41%) HIPAA
5 1 (0.41%) QA
5 1 (0.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.41%) Solvency II
System Software
1 96 (39.51%) Active Directory
2 22 (9.05%) Virtual Desktop
3 19 (7.82%) VMware Infrastructure
4 14 (5.76%) XenApp
5 13 (5.35%) Microsoft App-V
6 9 (3.70%) BitLocker
7 8 (3.29%) Hyper-V
8 6 (2.47%) XenDesktop
9 3 (1.23%) vSphere
10 2 (0.82%) VMware Workstation
10 2 (0.82%) XenServer
11 1 (0.41%) Docker
11 1 (0.41%) NFS
11 1 (0.41%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 52 (21.40%) SCCM
2 21 (8.64%) Microsoft Intune
3 6 (2.47%) SCOM
4 4 (1.65%) Single Sign-On
4 4 (1.65%) WSUS
5 2 (0.82%) SCOrch
6 1 (0.41%) CASB
6 1 (0.41%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (0.41%) Failover Clustering
6 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Clustering
6 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 1 (0.41%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.41%) Perfmon
6 1 (0.41%) PingFederate
6 1 (0.41%) Puppet
6 1 (0.41%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 1 (0.41%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.41%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 110 (45.27%) Microsoft
2 60 (24.69%) Citrix
3 33 (13.58%) VMware
4 17 (7.00%) Apple
5 12 (4.94%) Cisco
5 12 (4.94%) Ivanti
6 10 (4.12%) ServiceNow
7 8 (3.29%) Bloomberg
7 8 (3.29%) MobileIron
7 8 (3.29%) Reuters
8 7 (2.88%) Wyse
9 6 (2.47%) HP
10 4 (1.65%) CheckPoint
10 4 (1.65%) NetApp
10 4 (1.65%) SolarWinds
11 3 (1.23%) Computacenter
11 3 (1.23%) Dell
11 3 (1.23%) Intapp
11 3 (1.23%) Symantec
11 3 (1.23%) WatchGuard