Period
to 24 September 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 24 September 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
24 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 59 102 140
Rank change year-on-year +43 +38 +45
Contract jobs citing Office 365 271 158 105
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 3.91% 2.36% 1.56%
As % of the Cloud Services category 15.67% 15.77% 12.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 195 122 86
City of London median daily rate £375 £388 £399
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.23% -2.82% -0.31%
10th Percentile £129 £173 £165
90th Percentile £583 £611 £528
Central London median daily rate £363 £425 £400
% change year-on-year -14.71% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 10 2
City of London median hourly rate £18.70 £16.25 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.08% -32.29% +21.52%
10th Percentile £13.00 £11.13 £22.40
90th Percentile £33.00 £32.23 £25.60
Central London median hourly rate £19.50 £17.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year +14.71% -29.17% +21.52%

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 1,729 1,002 837
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 24.97% 14.95% 12.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,426 789 703
City of London median daily rate £525 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% - +17.65%
10th Percentile £325 £310 £313
90th Percentile £675 £638 £630
Central London median daily rate £525 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 14 6
City of London median hourly rate £18.70 £17.00 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.00% -29.17% +9.09%
10th Percentile £13.00 £11.74 £18.50
90th Percentile £33.00 £31.81 £45.93
Central London median hourly rate £19.00 £17.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year +11.76% -29.17% +9.09%

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 24 September 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 24 September 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 24 September 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 - 2 - -
Moorgate - 1 £325 -
Office 365
Central London

For the 6 months to 24 September 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.

1 162 (59.78%) Windows
2 132 (48.71%) Microsoft
3 115 (42.44%) Active Directory
4 93 (34.32%) Windows 10
5 85 (31.37%) Microsoft Azure
6 77 (28.41%) Finance
7 67 (24.72%) Microsoft Office
8 65 (23.99%) Migration
9 64 (23.62%) SCCM
10 62 (22.88%) ITIL
11 52 (19.19%) Citrix
12 51 (18.82%) Skype
13 47 (17.34%) Windows 7
14 45 (16.61%) SharePoint
15 42 (15.50%) Windows Server
16 41 (15.13%) Skype for Business
17 39 (14.39%) VMware
18 34 (12.55%) PowerShell
19 33 (12.18%) Azure Active Directory
20 28 (10.33%) Microsoft Certification
20 28 (10.33%) Cisco
21 25 (9.23%) DNS
21 25 (9.23%) Amazon AWS
22 22 (8.12%) IaaS
22 22 (8.12%) Degree
22 22 (8.12%) DHCP
23 21 (7.75%) TCP/IP
23 21 (7.75%) Apple
23 21 (7.75%) Firewall
24 20 (7.38%) MS Exchange

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 45 (16.61%) SharePoint
2 41 (15.13%) Skype for Business
3 20 (7.38%) MS Exchange
4 13 (4.80%) IIS
5 6 (2.21%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (1.48%) SharePoint 2013
6 4 (1.48%) SharePoint Server
7 3 (1.11%) CMS
7 3 (1.11%) Drupal
7 3 (1.11%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (0.74%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.37%) Confluence
9 1 (0.37%) IBM Notes
9 1 (0.37%) Office Communications Server
9 1 (0.37%) WordPress
Applications
1 67 (24.72%) Microsoft Office
2 12 (4.43%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (1.48%) InfoPath
4 2 (0.74%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.37%) Acrobat
5 1 (0.37%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 5 (1.85%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.37%) Carpe Diem
2 1 (0.37%) Dynamics GP
2 1 (0.37%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 85 (31.37%) Microsoft Azure
2 33 (12.18%) Azure Active Directory
3 25 (9.23%) Amazon AWS
4 22 (8.12%) IaaS
5 18 (6.64%) PaaS
6 14 (5.17%) OneDrive
7 9 (3.32%) SaaS
8 8 (2.95%) Mimecast
9 6 (2.21%) G Suite
10 4 (1.48%) Dynamics 365
10 4 (1.48%) GitHub
10 4 (1.48%) Yammer
11 3 (1.11%) Amazon EC2
11 3 (1.11%) Amazon ElastiCache
12 1 (0.37%) Google Drive
12 1 (0.37%) iTunes
12 1 (0.37%) Lucidchart
Communications & Networking
1 51 (18.82%) Skype
2 25 (9.23%) DNS
3 22 (8.12%) DHCP
4 21 (7.75%) Firewall
4 21 (7.75%) TCP/IP
5 16 (5.90%) WAN
6 14 (5.17%) LAN
7 12 (4.43%) VPN
8 11 (4.06%) Cisco IOS
9 10 (3.69%) Telepresence
9 10 (3.69%) Telnet
10 8 (2.95%) Unified Communications
10 8 (2.95%) VoIP
11 6 (2.21%) Remote Desktop
11 6 (2.21%) Wi-Fi
12 5 (1.85%) PBX
13 4 (1.48%) Broadband
13 4 (1.48%) Cisco ASA
13 4 (1.48%) Intranet
13 4 (1.48%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (3.32%) Power BI
2 8 (2.95%) SQL Server
3 6 (2.21%) Azure SQL Database
4 3 (1.11%) Amazon RDS
5 2 (0.74%) MS Access
5 2 (0.74%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (0.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.37%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (0.37%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (0.37%) MySQL
6 1 (0.37%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.37%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.37%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (0.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 11 (4.06%) JIRA
2 4 (1.48%) Jenkins
3 2 (0.74%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.37%) Git (software)
General
1 77 (28.41%) Finance
2 14 (5.17%) Banking
3 7 (2.58%) Legal
4 6 (2.21%) Financial Institution
5 5 (1.85%) Law
6 4 (1.48%) Advertising
6 4 (1.48%) Front Office
6 4 (1.48%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.11%) Back Office
7 3 (1.11%) Investment Banking
7 3 (1.11%) Retail
8 2 (0.74%) French Language
9 1 (0.37%) German Language
9 1 (0.37%) Italian Language
9 1 (0.37%) Japanese Language
9 1 (0.37%) Marketing
9 1 (0.37%) Portuguese Language
9 1 (0.37%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 42 (15.50%) Support Engineer
2 36 (13.28%) Analyst
3 29 (10.70%) Desktop Support
4 27 (9.96%) Architect
5 21 (7.75%) 2nd Line Support
6 20 (7.38%) Consultant
7 19 (7.01%) Desktop Engineer
7 19 (7.01%) Support Analyst
8 17 (6.27%) IT Engineer
8 17 (6.27%) IT Support
8 17 (6.27%) Project Manager
9 16 (5.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 14 (5.17%) 2nd Line Engineer
10 14 (5.17%) Desktop Support Engineer
11 13 (4.80%) Windows Engineer
12 12 (4.43%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
12 12 (4.43%) IT Manager
12 12 (4.43%) Service Analyst
12 12 (4.43%) Service Desk Analyst
13 11 (4.06%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (2.95%) JSON
2 7 (2.58%) .NET
2 7 (2.58%) HTML
3 5 (1.85%) CSS
4 4 (1.48%) Web Services
5 3 (1.11%) LAMP
6 2 (0.74%) ASP.NET
6 2 (0.74%) jQuery
6 2 (0.74%) SAML
7 1 (0.37%) CakePHP
7 1 (0.37%) Flash
7 1 (0.37%) Grails
7 1 (0.37%) Middleware
7 1 (0.37%) OAuth
7 1 (0.37%) RabbitMQ
7 1 (0.37%) Regular Expression
7 1 (0.37%) Sass
7 1 (0.37%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (0.37%) Velocity
7 1 (0.37%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 20 (7.38%) Video Conferencing
2 16 (5.90%) Data Centre
3 10 (3.69%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (3.32%) Blackberry
4 9 (3.32%) User Experience
5 6 (2.21%) iPhone
5 6 (2.21%) Smartphone
6 5 (1.85%) Self-Motivation
7 4 (1.48%) Computer Science
7 4 (1.48%) Hybrid Cloud
7 4 (1.48%) iPad
8 3 (1.11%) e-Learning
8 3 (1.11%) Fat Client
8 3 (1.11%) Hedge funds
8 3 (1.11%) Thin Client
8 3 (1.11%) Virtual Team
9 2 (0.74%) Management Information System
9 2 (0.74%) PDA
9 2 (0.74%) PMI
9 2 (0.74%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 162 (59.78%) Windows
2 93 (34.32%) Windows 10
3 47 (17.34%) Windows 7
4 42 (15.50%) Windows Server
5 13 (4.80%) Android
5 13 (4.80%) Windows Server 2012
6 12 (4.43%) Windows Server 2008
7 11 (4.06%) Apple iOS
8 7 (2.58%) Linux
8 7 (2.58%) Mac OS
8 7 (2.58%) Mac OS X
9 6 (2.21%) Windows 8
9 6 (2.21%) Windows Server 2003
10 5 (1.85%) Windows XP
11 3 (1.11%) Ubuntu
11 3 (1.11%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (23.99%) Migration
2 62 (22.88%) ITIL
3 19 (7.01%) Problem-Solving
4 17 (6.27%) Project Management
5 16 (5.90%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 15 (5.54%) Stakeholder Management
7 14 (5.17%) CRM
8 13 (4.80%) Disaster Recovery
9 11 (4.06%) Analytics
9 11 (4.06%) DevOps
10 10 (3.69%) Asset Management
10 10 (3.69%) Investment Management
10 10 (3.69%) Service Management
11 9 (3.32%) Application Packaging
11 9 (3.32%) Service Delivery
12 8 (2.95%) Agile Software Development
12 8 (2.95%) Business Intelligence
13 7 (2.58%) Information Security
13 7 (2.58%) PRINCE2
13 7 (2.58%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 34 (12.55%) PowerShell
2 20 (7.38%) SQL
3 10 (3.69%) C#
4 8 (2.95%) JavaScript
5 6 (2.21%) VBA
6 4 (1.48%) C
7 3 (1.11%) VBScript
8 2 (0.74%) Java
8 2 (0.74%) VB
9 1 (0.37%) Groovy
9 1 (0.37%) PHP
9 1 (0.37%) Python
Qualifications
1 28 (10.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 22 (8.12%) Degree
3 14 (5.17%) MCSE
4 10 (3.69%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 8 (2.95%) MCSA
6 7 (2.58%) Security Cleared
7 6 (2.21%) SC Cleared
8 5 (1.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 4 (1.48%) CCNA
9 4 (1.48%) Cisco Certification
10 3 (1.11%) MCDST
10 3 (1.11%) MCP
10 3 (1.11%) PMI Certification
11 2 (0.74%) MCITP
11 2 (0.74%) MCSD
11 2 (0.74%) TOGAF Certification
12 1 (0.37%) A+ Certification
12 1 (0.37%) ITIL Certification
12 1 (0.37%) Master's Degree
12 1 (0.37%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (5.54%) SLA
2 2 (0.74%) Cyber Essentials
2 2 (0.74%) GDPR
2 2 (0.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (0.74%) PCI DSS
2 2 (0.74%) PMO
3 1 (0.37%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.37%) FISMA
3 1 (0.37%) HIPAA
3 1 (0.37%) MiFID
3 1 (0.37%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.37%) Solvency II
System Software
1 115 (42.44%) Active Directory
2 20 (7.38%) Virtual Desktop
3 19 (7.01%) Hyper-V
4 16 (5.90%) VMware Infrastructure
5 13 (4.80%) XenApp
6 10 (3.69%) Microsoft App-V
7 6 (2.21%) BitLocker
8 5 (1.85%) XenDesktop
9 3 (1.11%) vSphere
10 2 (0.74%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (0.74%) XenServer
11 1 (0.37%) NFS
11 1 (0.37%) Virtual Machines
11 1 (0.37%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 64 (23.62%) SCCM
2 12 (4.43%) SCOM
3 11 (4.06%) Microsoft Intune
4 9 (3.32%) Single Sign-On
5 4 (1.48%) WSUS
6 2 (0.74%) PingFederate
6 2 (0.74%) SCOrch
7 1 (0.37%) CA Single Sign-On
7 1 (0.37%) CASB
7 1 (0.37%) Cisco CUCM
7 1 (0.37%) Failover Clustering
7 1 (0.37%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 1 (0.37%) Microsoft Clustering
7 1 (0.37%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 1 (0.37%) Perfmon
7 1 (0.37%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.37%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 132 (48.71%) Microsoft
2 52 (19.19%) Citrix
3 39 (14.39%) VMware
4 28 (10.33%) Cisco
5 21 (7.75%) Apple
6 11 (4.06%) Polycom
7 10 (3.69%) Bloomberg
7 10 (3.69%) ServiceNow
8 9 (3.32%) NetApp
9 8 (2.95%) Ivanti
10 7 (2.58%) Reuters
11 6 (2.21%) Wyse
12 5 (1.85%) HP
13 4 (1.48%) CheckPoint
13 4 (1.48%) Dell
13 4 (1.48%) SolarWinds
14 3 (1.11%) FactSet
14 3 (1.11%) iManage
14 3 (1.11%) Remedy
15 2 (0.74%) Palo Alto