Period
to 16 November 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 November 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 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 55 96 141
Rank change year-on-year +41 +45 +46
Contract jobs citing Office 365 297 205 107
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 4.22% 2.88% 1.59%
As % of the Cloud Services category 16.31% 16.86% 12.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 216 155 81
City of London median daily rate £400 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +3.23%
10th Percentile £145 £173 £165
90th Percentile £572 £568 £575
Central London median daily rate £375 £400 £400
% change year-on-year -6.25% - +12.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 13 0
City of London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.94% - -
Central London median hourly rate £18.70 £17.50 £137.50
% change year-on-year +6.86% -87.27% +733.33%

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 1,821 1,216 890
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 25.88% 17.06% 13.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,500 980 740
City of London median daily rate £525 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% - +17.65%
10th Percentile £350 £313 £319
90th Percentile £669 £650 £625
Central London median daily rate £525 £500 £488
% change year-on-year +5.00% +2.56% +11.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 17 3
City of London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.78% -48.57% +38.48%
10th Percentile £13.00 £11.25 £20.61
90th Percentile £23.75 £26.92 £52.49
Central London median hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £44.62
% change year-on-year +3.89% -59.66% +84.16%

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 November 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
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 November 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 16 November 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.

1 179 (60.27%) Windows
2 146 (49.16%) Microsoft
3 121 (40.74%) Active Directory
4 105 (35.35%) Microsoft Azure
5 101 (34.01%) Windows 10
6 80 (26.94%) Finance
7 78 (26.26%) Migration
8 77 (25.93%) Microsoft Office
9 76 (25.59%) ITIL
10 75 (25.25%) SCCM
11 66 (22.22%) Skype
12 59 (19.87%) SharePoint
13 55 (18.52%) Skype for Business
14 48 (16.16%) VMware
14 48 (16.16%) Windows Server
15 46 (15.49%) Windows 7
16 45 (15.15%) Citrix
17 44 (14.81%) PowerShell
18 37 (12.46%) Cisco
19 35 (11.78%) MS Exchange
20 29 (9.76%) Azure Active Directory
21 28 (9.43%) DNS
22 27 (9.09%) SQL
23 26 (8.75%) DHCP
24 25 (8.42%) Apple
24 25 (8.42%) IaaS
25 23 (7.74%) Amazon AWS
25 23 (7.74%) Microsoft Certification
25 23 (7.74%) Infrastructure Engineering
26 21 (7.07%) Firewall

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 59 (19.87%) SharePoint
2 55 (18.52%) Skype for Business
3 35 (11.78%) MS Exchange
4 10 (3.37%) Exchange Server 2010
5 7 (2.36%) Exchange Server 2013
6 5 (1.68%) IIS
7 4 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2003
7 4 (1.35%) SharePoint Server
8 3 (1.01%) IBM Notes
8 3 (1.01%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (0.67%) Apache
9 2 (0.67%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (0.67%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.34%) CMS
10 1 (0.34%) Confluence
10 1 (0.34%) Drupal
10 1 (0.34%) Office Communications Server
10 1 (0.34%) WordPress
Applications
1 77 (25.93%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (3.03%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (2.36%) InfoPath
3 7 (2.36%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.34%) Acrobat
4 1 (0.34%) Chatbot
4 1 (0.34%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 3 (1.01%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.34%) Carpe Diem
2 1 (0.34%) Dynamics GP
2 1 (0.34%) Elite 3E
2 1 (0.34%) Northgate Housing
2 1 (0.34%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 105 (35.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 29 (9.76%) Azure Active Directory
3 25 (8.42%) IaaS
4 23 (7.74%) Amazon AWS
5 20 (6.73%) PaaS
6 15 (5.05%) OneDrive
7 10 (3.37%) SaaS
8 8 (2.69%) Mimecast
9 6 (2.02%) Dynamics 365
10 4 (1.35%) G Suite
11 3 (1.01%) Yammer
12 2 (0.67%) Azure Functions
12 2 (0.67%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
12 2 (0.67%) Lucidchart
12 2 (0.67%) Serverless
13 1 (0.34%) Amazon EC2
13 1 (0.34%) Amazon ElastiCache
13 1 (0.34%) GitHub
13 1 (0.34%) Google Drive
13 1 (0.34%) iTunes
Communications & Networking
1 66 (22.22%) Skype
2 28 (9.43%) DNS
3 26 (8.75%) DHCP
4 21 (7.07%) Firewall
5 19 (6.40%) WAN
6 17 (5.72%) VPN
7 14 (4.71%) Unified Communications
8 12 (4.04%) Cisco IOS
8 12 (4.04%) LAN
9 11 (3.70%) Telepresence
9 11 (3.70%) VoIP
10 10 (3.37%) TCP/IP
11 7 (2.36%) Cisco ASA
11 7 (2.36%) SMTP
12 6 (2.02%) SAN
12 6 (2.02%) Wi-Fi
13 5 (1.68%) IMAP
13 5 (1.68%) Intranet
13 5 (1.68%) MPLS
14 4 (1.35%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (2.69%) SQL Server
2 6 (2.02%) Azure SQL Database
3 3 (1.01%) Power BI
4 2 (0.67%) MS Access
4 2 (0.67%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.34%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (0.34%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (0.34%) MySQL
5 1 (0.34%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.34%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.34%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.34%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (0.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 9 (3.03%) JIRA
2 2 (0.67%) Jenkins
2 2 (0.67%) TestDirector
3 1 (0.34%) Git (software)
General
1 80 (26.94%) Finance
2 17 (5.72%) Banking
3 6 (2.02%) Law
4 5 (1.68%) Financial Institution
4 5 (1.68%) Legal
5 4 (1.35%) Marketing
6 3 (1.01%) Back Office
6 3 (1.01%) Front Office
6 3 (1.01%) Retail
7 2 (0.67%) Advertising
7 2 (0.67%) Investment Banking
7 2 (0.67%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.34%) French Language
8 1 (0.34%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.34%) Portuguese Language
Job Titles
1 49 (16.50%) Analyst
2 43 (14.48%) Support Engineer
3 30 (10.10%) Architect
3 30 (10.10%) Desktop Support
4 25 (8.42%) 2nd Line Support
5 21 (7.07%) Desktop Engineer
5 21 (7.07%) Support Analyst
6 20 (6.73%) Consultant
6 20 (6.73%) IT Engineer
7 19 (6.40%) IT Support
8 18 (6.06%) 2nd Line Engineer
8 18 (6.06%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 18 (6.06%) Project Manager
9 17 (5.72%) Desktop Support Engineer
10 15 (5.05%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 15 (5.05%) IT Manager
10 15 (5.05%) Service Analyst
11 13 (4.38%) Service Desk Analyst
12 12 (4.04%) IT Project Manager
12 12 (4.04%) IT Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (2.69%) JSON
2 6 (2.02%) HTML
3 5 (1.68%) .NET
3 5 (1.68%) CSS
4 3 (1.01%) jQuery
4 3 (1.01%) Software Packaging
5 2 (0.67%) Velocity
5 2 (0.67%) Web Services
6 1 (0.34%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.34%) CakePHP
6 1 (0.34%) Flash
6 1 (0.34%) Grails
6 1 (0.34%) JDBC
6 1 (0.34%) LAMP
6 1 (0.34%) Middleware
6 1 (0.34%) SAML
6 1 (0.34%) Spring
6 1 (0.34%) XML
6 1 (0.34%) XMPP
6 1 (0.34%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 17 (5.72%) Video Conferencing
2 15 (5.05%) Data Centre
2 15 (5.05%) User Experience
3 13 (4.38%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (3.37%) iPad
4 10 (3.37%) Smartphone
5 7 (2.36%) Blackberry
6 4 (1.35%) Algorithms
6 4 (1.35%) Fat Client
6 4 (1.35%) iPhone
6 4 (1.35%) Reinsurance
6 4 (1.35%) Self-Motivation
6 4 (1.35%) Thin Client
7 3 (1.01%) BYOD
7 3 (1.01%) Hybrid Cloud
8 2 (0.67%) Computer Science
8 2 (0.67%) PMI
8 2 (0.67%) Taxonomies
8 2 (0.67%) Virtual Team
9 1 (0.34%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 179 (60.27%) Windows
2 101 (34.01%) Windows 10
3 48 (16.16%) Windows Server
4 46 (15.49%) Windows 7
5 19 (6.40%) Windows Server 2008
6 15 (5.05%) Windows Server 2012
7 14 (4.71%) Android
8 11 (3.70%) Apple iOS
9 10 (3.37%) Windows 8
10 9 (3.03%) Mac OS
11 7 (2.36%) Linux
12 5 (1.68%) Mac OS X
12 5 (1.68%) Unix
13 3 (1.01%) Windows Server 2003
13 3 (1.01%) Windows XP
14 2 (0.67%) Ubuntu
15 1 (0.34%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (26.26%) Migration
2 76 (25.59%) ITIL
3 23 (7.74%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 16 (5.39%) Project Management
5 14 (4.71%) Disaster Recovery
6 12 (4.04%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (4.04%) CRM
6 12 (4.04%) Problem-Solving
7 11 (3.70%) Analytics
7 11 (3.70%) Service Management
7 11 (3.70%) Stakeholder Management
7 11 (3.70%) Task Automation
8 10 (3.37%) Application Packaging
8 10 (3.37%) Asset Management
8 10 (3.37%) DevOps
9 9 (3.03%) Decision-Making
9 9 (3.03%) PRINCE2
9 9 (3.03%) Service Delivery
10 8 (2.69%) Infrastructure Management
10 8 (2.69%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 44 (14.81%) PowerShell
2 27 (9.09%) SQL
3 9 (3.03%) JavaScript
4 6 (2.02%) C#
5 4 (1.35%) C
5 4 (1.35%) VBA
6 3 (1.01%) VBScript
7 2 (0.67%) Java
7 2 (0.67%) Perl
7 2 (0.67%) Python
8 1 (0.34%) Groovy
8 1 (0.34%) PHP
8 1 (0.34%) VB
Qualifications
1 23 (7.74%) Microsoft Certification
2 18 (6.06%) Degree
3 14 (4.71%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 10 (3.37%) MCSE
5 7 (2.36%) MCSA
5 7 (2.36%) Security Cleared
6 6 (2.02%) CCNA
6 6 (2.02%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (2.02%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 6 (2.02%) SC Cleared
7 5 (1.68%) MCP
8 4 (1.35%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (1.01%) CISSP
9 3 (1.01%) PMI Certification
10 2 (0.67%) ISTQB
10 2 (0.67%) TOGAF Certification
11 1 (0.34%) ACSP
11 1 (0.34%) Master's Degree
11 1 (0.34%) MCDST
11 1 (0.34%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (4.04%) SLA
2 3 (1.01%) Cyber Essentials
2 3 (1.01%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (1.01%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.34%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.34%) FISMA
4 1 (0.34%) GDPR
4 1 (0.34%) HIPAA
4 1 (0.34%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 1 (0.34%) MiFID
4 1 (0.34%) PMO
4 1 (0.34%) Solvency II
System Software
1 121 (40.74%) Active Directory
2 19 (6.40%) Hyper-V
2 19 (6.40%) Virtual Desktop
3 15 (5.05%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (3.37%) Microsoft App-V
5 7 (2.36%) XenApp
6 6 (2.02%) BitLocker
6 6 (2.02%) XenDesktop
7 4 (1.35%) XenServer
8 2 (0.67%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (0.67%) vSphere
9 1 (0.34%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (0.34%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 75 (25.25%) SCCM
2 13 (4.38%) SCOM
3 9 (3.03%) Microsoft Intune
4 7 (2.36%) Single Sign-On
5 4 (1.35%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 3 (1.01%) HP SIM
6 3 (1.01%) WSUS
7 2 (0.67%) SCOrch
8 1 (0.34%) AirWatch
8 1 (0.34%) CA Single Sign-On
8 1 (0.34%) Cisco CUCM
8 1 (0.34%) Failover Clustering
8 1 (0.34%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 1 (0.34%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (0.34%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 1 (0.34%) NetBackup
8 1 (0.34%) Perfmon
8 1 (0.34%) PingFederate
8 1 (0.34%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 1 (0.34%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 146 (49.16%) Microsoft
2 48 (16.16%) VMware
3 45 (15.15%) Citrix
4 37 (12.46%) Cisco
5 25 (8.42%) Apple
6 12 (4.04%) Polycom
7 10 (3.37%) Bloomberg
8 9 (3.03%) Ivanti
9 8 (2.69%) NetApp
10 7 (2.36%) HP
10 7 (2.36%) Reuters
11 5 (1.68%) Dell
11 5 (1.68%) Symantec
12 4 (1.35%) CheckPoint
12 4 (1.35%) Clearswift
12 4 (1.35%) iManage
12 4 (1.35%) Mitel
12 4 (1.35%) Palo Alto
12 4 (1.35%) ServiceNow
12 4 (1.35%) SolarWinds