Period
to 19 November 2017

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 19 November 2017 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
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 81 148 179
Rank change year-on-year +67 +31 +58
Contract jobs citing Office 365 205 107 93
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 2.92% 1.61% 1.01%
As % of the Cloud Services category 17.26% 12.04% 15.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 153 82 72
City of London median daily rate £375 £400 £389
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +2.89% -8.53%
10th Percentile £171 £166 £203
90th Percentile £571 £575 £556
Central London median daily rate £400 £400 £363
% change year-on-year - +10.34% -9.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 0 1
City of London median hourly rate £15.50 - £22.00
Central London median hourly rate £17.00 £137.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year -87.64% +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 1188 889 594
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 16.91% 13.36% 6.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 950 740 477
City of London median daily rate £500 £500 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +17.65% +3.03%
10th Percentile £313 £319 £263
90th Percentile £650 £625 £638
Central London median daily rate £500 £488 £433
% change year-on-year +2.56% +12.72% +1.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 3 6
City of London median hourly rate £17.00 £35.00 £25.28
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -51.43% +38.48% +29.62%
10th Percentile £11.25 £20.61 £21.00
90th Percentile £26.39 £52.49 £35.50
Central London median hourly rate £18.00 £44.62 £24.23
% change year-on-year -59.66% +84.16% +18.20%

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 19 November 2017.

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

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, 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.

1 115 (56.10%) Windows
2 87 (42.44%) Microsoft
2 87 (42.44%) Active Directory
3 59 (28.78%) Microsoft Azure
4 57 (27.80%) Windows 10
5 49 (23.90%) Finance
5 49 (23.90%) Migration
6 43 (20.98%) Windows Server
7 40 (19.51%) SharePoint
8 39 (19.02%) VMware
9 37 (18.05%) ITIL
10 36 (17.56%) PowerShell
11 35 (17.07%) Citrix
12 34 (16.59%) SCCM
13 31 (15.12%) Skype
14 29 (14.15%) Microsoft Certification
15 28 (13.66%) Skype for Business
16 27 (13.17%) Microsoft Office
17 26 (12.68%) MS Exchange
18 25 (12.20%) Windows 7
19 23 (11.22%) MCSE
20 22 (10.73%) VMware Infrastructure
21 21 (10.24%) DNS
22 19 (9.27%) Cisco
23 18 (8.78%) CRM
24 17 (8.29%) Banking
25 16 (7.80%) Dynamics CRM
25 16 (7.80%) Hyper-V
26 15 (7.32%) DHCP
27 14 (6.83%) XenApp

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 40 (19.51%) SharePoint
2 28 (13.66%) Skype for Business
3 26 (12.68%) MS Exchange
4 9 (4.39%) Exchange Server 2013
5 6 (2.93%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (2.44%) SharePoint 2010
6 5 (2.44%) SharePoint 2013
7 4 (1.95%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 3 (1.46%) Confluence
8 3 (1.46%) Exchange Server 2003
8 3 (1.46%) IIS
9 2 (0.98%) Exchange Server 2007
10 1 (0.49%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 1 (0.49%) Drupal
10 1 (0.49%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 27 (13.17%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (3.41%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.49%) Acrobat
3 1 (0.49%) InfoPath
3 1 (0.49%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.49%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.49%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 16 (7.80%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.95%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (1.46%) Eikon
4 2 (0.98%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 2 (0.98%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 59 (28.78%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (5.85%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (5.85%) IaaS
2 12 (5.85%) PaaS
3 11 (5.37%) SaaS
4 10 (4.88%) Azure Active Directory
5 8 (3.90%) Dynamics 365
5 8 (3.90%) OneDrive
6 7 (3.41%) Mimecast
7 1 (0.49%) G Suite
7 1 (0.49%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 31 (15.12%) Skype
2 21 (10.24%) DNS
3 15 (7.32%) DHCP
4 10 (4.88%) TCP/IP
4 10 (4.88%) Unified Communications
5 9 (4.39%) SAN
5 9 (4.39%) VLAN
6 8 (3.90%) WAN
7 7 (3.41%) LAN
8 5 (2.44%) Firewall
8 5 (2.44%) Intrusion Detection
8 5 (2.44%) NetScaler
8 5 (2.44%) VPN
9 4 (1.95%) H.323
9 4 (1.95%) ISDN
9 4 (1.95%) NAS
9 4 (1.95%) QSIG
9 4 (1.95%) Wi-Fi
9 4 (1.95%) Wireless
10 3 (1.46%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (1.95%) Azure SQL Database
1 4 (1.95%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.46%) Power BI
3 2 (0.98%) MySQL
3 2 (0.98%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.49%) Clusterpoint
4 1 (0.49%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.49%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.49%) WhereScape RED
Development Applications
1 3 (1.46%) JIRA
2 2 (0.98%) MSI
2 2 (0.98%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.49%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (0.49%) Bitbucket
3 1 (0.49%) Bower
3 1 (0.49%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.49%) Grunt
3 1 (0.49%) PhpStorm
3 1 (0.49%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.49%) Vagrant
3 1 (0.49%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 49 (23.90%) Finance
2 17 (8.29%) Banking
3 9 (4.39%) Telecoms
4 7 (3.41%) Investment Banking
5 4 (1.95%) German Language
5 4 (1.95%) Law
6 3 (1.46%) Advertising
6 3 (1.46%) Marketing
6 3 (1.46%) Russian Language
6 3 (1.46%) Turkish Language
7 2 (0.98%) Publishing
8 1 (0.49%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.49%) French Language
8 1 (0.49%) Front Office
8 1 (0.49%) Legal
Job Titles
1 24 (11.71%) Analyst
2 23 (11.22%) Architect
3 21 (10.24%) Consultant
4 20 (9.76%) Support Analyst
5 19 (9.27%) Desktop Support
6 17 (8.29%) Support Engineer
7 15 (7.32%) 3rd Line Support
8 14 (6.83%) 2nd Line Support
9 11 (5.37%) 1st/2nd Line Support
9 11 (5.37%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 11 (5.37%) Office 365 Consultant
10 10 (4.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 10 (4.88%) Project Manager
11 9 (4.39%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
11 9 (4.39%) Developer
11 9 (4.39%) Infrastructure Analyst
11 9 (4.39%) Infrastructure Manager
11 9 (4.39%) Infrastructure Support
11 9 (4.39%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
11 9 (4.39%) Office 365 Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (3.41%) Web Services
2 5 (2.44%) Software Packaging
3 4 (1.95%) HTML
3 4 (1.95%) jQuery
4 3 (1.46%) .NET
4 3 (1.46%) CSS
5 2 (0.98%) REST
6 1 (0.49%) 802.1X
6 1 (0.49%) AngularJS
6 1 (0.49%) Behat
6 1 (0.49%) Drush
6 1 (0.49%) LESS
6 1 (0.49%) OpenID
6 1 (0.49%) React
6 1 (0.49%) SailPoint
6 1 (0.49%) Sass
6 1 (0.49%) SOAP
6 1 (0.49%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (0.49%) XML
6 1 (0.49%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 10 (4.88%) Computer Science
1 10 (4.88%) Data Centre
2 8 (3.90%) Blackberry
2 8 (3.90%) BYOD
3 7 (3.41%) Video Conferencing
4 6 (2.93%) iPhone
4 6 (2.93%) Microsoft Licensing
5 5 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (1.95%) PMI
7 3 (1.46%) Fintech
7 3 (1.46%) Hybrid Cloud
7 3 (1.46%) Management Information System
8 2 (0.98%) PKI
8 2 (0.98%) Public Cloud
8 2 (0.98%) User Experience
9 1 (0.49%) CESG
9 1 (0.49%) Derivative
9 1 (0.49%) NHS
9 1 (0.49%) Replication
9 1 (0.49%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 115 (56.10%) Windows
2 57 (27.80%) Windows 10
3 43 (20.98%) Windows Server
4 25 (12.20%) Windows 7
5 14 (6.83%) Windows Server 2008
5 14 (6.83%) Windows Server 2012
6 12 (5.85%) Apple iOS
6 12 (5.85%) Windows 8
7 10 (4.88%) Android
8 4 (1.95%) Mac OS
9 3 (1.46%) Linux
10 2 (0.98%) Mac OS X
10 2 (0.98%) Unix
11 1 (0.49%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (23.90%) Migration
2 37 (18.05%) ITIL
3 18 (8.78%) CRM
4 11 (5.37%) Disaster Recovery
5 10 (4.88%) Capacity Planning
5 10 (4.88%) Mobile Device Management
5 10 (4.88%) Project Management
6 9 (4.39%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (3.90%) DevOps
7 8 (3.90%) PRINCE2
8 7 (3.41%) Change Control
8 7 (3.41%) Continuous Improvement
8 7 (3.41%) Data Migration
8 7 (3.41%) Incident Management
8 7 (3.41%) Problem Management
8 7 (3.41%) Root Cause Analysis
8 7 (3.41%) TOGAF
9 6 (2.93%) Business Intelligence
9 6 (2.93%) Service Management
9 6 (2.93%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 36 (17.56%) PowerShell
2 11 (5.37%) SQL
3 7 (3.41%) JavaScript
3 7 (3.41%) VBScript
4 6 (2.93%) VB
5 3 (1.46%) C#
5 3 (1.46%) Java
6 2 (0.98%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.49%) PHP
7 1 (0.49%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 29 (14.15%) Microsoft Certification
2 23 (11.22%) MCSE
3 13 (6.34%) Security Cleared
4 10 (4.88%) Degree
5 8 (3.90%) SC Cleared
6 7 (3.41%) Computer Science Degree
7 6 (2.93%) Citrix Certification
7 6 (2.93%) MCP
8 5 (2.44%) CCNA
8 5 (2.44%) Cisco Certification
8 5 (2.44%) ITIL Certification
8 5 (2.44%) PMI Certification
8 5 (2.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 4 (1.95%) MCSA
9 4 (1.95%) Microsoft Certified Architect
10 3 (1.46%) BPSS Clearance
10 3 (1.46%) MCDST
10 3 (1.46%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 2 (0.98%) MCITP
11 2 (0.98%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.90%) SLA
2 5 (2.44%) GDPR
3 3 (1.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.98%) PMO
5 1 (0.49%) COBIT
5 1 (0.49%) Cyber Essentials
5 1 (0.49%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 1 (0.49%) ISO/IEC 27005
System Software
1 87 (42.44%) Active Directory
2 22 (10.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (7.80%) Hyper-V
4 14 (6.83%) XenApp
5 9 (4.39%) Microsoft App-V
6 5 (2.44%) Virtual Desktop
7 3 (1.46%) DFS Replication
7 3 (1.46%) vSphere
7 3 (1.46%) XenServer
8 2 (0.98%) BitLocker
8 2 (0.98%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (0.49%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.49%) UAG
9 1 (0.49%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (0.49%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.49%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 34 (16.59%) SCCM
2 9 (4.39%) Backup Exec
3 8 (3.90%) Microsoft Intune
4 6 (2.93%) NetBackup
5 4 (1.95%) EMC NetWorker
5 4 (1.95%) vCenter Server
6 3 (1.46%) SCOM
7 2 (0.98%) AirWatch
7 2 (0.98%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 2 (0.98%) WSUS
7 2 (0.98%) XenMobile
8 1 (0.49%) Ansible
8 1 (0.49%) Failover Clustering
8 1 (0.49%) Ionix
8 1 (0.49%) Jamf Pro
8 1 (0.49%) Nagios
8 1 (0.49%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (0.49%) SmoothWall
8 1 (0.49%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 87 (42.44%) Microsoft
2 39 (19.02%) VMware
3 35 (17.07%) Citrix
4 19 (9.27%) Cisco
5 13 (6.34%) Apple
6 10 (4.88%) Veeam
7 9 (4.39%) CheckPoint
8 8 (3.90%) Avaya
9 7 (3.41%) Dell
9 7 (3.41%) Sophos
10 6 (2.93%) AppSense
10 6 (2.93%) Bloomberg
11 5 (2.44%) NetApp
12 4 (1.95%) EMC
12 4 (1.95%) HP
12 4 (1.95%) Salesforce.com
12 4 (1.95%) Symantec
13 3 (1.46%) Reuters
13 3 (1.46%) Webroot
13 3 (1.46%) Wyse