Period
to 20 June 2019

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 20 June 2019 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
20 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 36 73 105
Rank change year-on-year +37 +32 +32
Contract jobs citing Office 365 351 232 136
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 5.46% 3.36% 2.19%
As % of the Cloud Services category 17.12% 13.09% 14.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 251 165 111
City of London median daily rate £450 £390 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.38% -6.02% +10.67%
10th Percentile £163 £133 £125
90th Percentile £588 £575 £600
Central London median daily rate £450 £394 £433
% change year-on-year +14.29% -8.96% +16.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 9 2
City of London median hourly rate £20.50 £20.00 £68.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.50% -70.86% +185.94%
10th Percentile £12.25 £17.81 £23.21
90th Percentile £26.30 £33.00 £117.54
Central London median hourly rate £19.63 £20.00 £14.75
% change year-on-year -1.88% +35.59% -38.54%

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 2,050 1,773 961
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 31.87% 25.65% 15.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,642 1,448 767
City of London median daily rate £525 £509 £493
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.19% +3.30% +6.49%
10th Percentile £375 £350 £313
90th Percentile £675 £663 £638
Central London median daily rate £525 £500 £488
% change year-on-year +5.00% +2.56% +4.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 13 13
City of London median hourly rate £21.25 £22.00 £21.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.41% +3.99% -3.84%
10th Percentile £12.89 £18.54 £13.44
90th Percentile £26.90 £45.20 £29.77
Central London median hourly rate £21.25 £20.00 £21.16
% change year-on-year +6.25% -5.46% -3.84%

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 20 June 2019.

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 20 June 2019.

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 20 June 2019. 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
Moorgate - 9 - -
London Bridge - 4 £125 -
Office 365
Central London

For the 6 months to 20 June 2019, 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.

1 208 (59.26%) Microsoft
2 202 (57.55%) Windows
3 196 (55.84%) Active Directory
4 137 (39.03%) Microsoft Azure
5 127 (36.18%) Finance
6 114 (32.48%) Windows 10
7 93 (26.50%) PowerShell
8 83 (23.65%) SCCM
9 82 (23.36%) Migration
10 77 (21.94%) SharePoint
11 69 (19.66%) Windows Server
12 68 (19.37%) Microsoft Office
13 63 (17.95%) VMware
14 61 (17.38%) Skype
15 60 (17.09%) MS Exchange
16 58 (16.52%) Skype for Business
17 56 (15.95%) Windows 7
18 54 (15.38%) DNS
19 48 (13.68%) Citrix
20 46 (13.11%) SQL
20 46 (13.11%) Infrastructure Engineering
21 42 (11.97%) Azure Active Directory
22 38 (10.83%) ITIL
22 38 (10.83%) DHCP
23 36 (10.26%) Firewall
24 35 (9.97%) Cisco
25 34 (9.69%) SQL Server
25 34 (9.69%) Amazon AWS
25 34 (9.69%) Microsoft Intune
26 33 (9.40%) VMware Infrastructure

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 77 (21.94%) SharePoint
2 60 (17.09%) MS Exchange
3 58 (16.52%) Skype for Business
4 24 (6.84%) Exchange Server 2013
5 22 (6.27%) Exchange Server 2010
6 14 (3.99%) IIS
7 11 (3.13%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 7 (1.99%) IBM Domino
9 6 (1.71%) Confluence
10 4 (1.14%) Exchange Server 2003
11 3 (0.85%) SharePoint 2013
12 2 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2007
12 2 (0.57%) SharePoint 2010
13 1 (0.28%) Apache Spark
13 1 (0.28%) CMS
13 1 (0.28%) IBM Notes
13 1 (0.28%) MS Project Server
13 1 (0.28%) SharePoint Server
13 1 (0.28%) Umbraco
13 1 (0.28%) WordPress
Applications
1 68 (19.37%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (2.85%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (1.99%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 7 (1.99%) Microsoft Project
4 4 (1.14%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.28%) Acrobat
5 1 (0.28%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.28%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.28%) Revit
5 1 (0.28%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 12 (3.42%) Dynamics NAV
2 9 (2.56%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.85%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (0.85%) Oracle Financials
3 3 (0.85%) PeopleSoft Financials
Cloud Services
1 137 (39.03%) Microsoft Azure
2 42 (11.97%) Azure Active Directory
3 34 (9.69%) Amazon AWS
4 16 (4.56%) OneDrive
5 13 (3.70%) IaaS
6 12 (3.42%) PaaS
6 12 (3.42%) Power Platform
7 11 (3.13%) Yammer
8 8 (2.28%) Mimecast
8 8 (2.28%) Slack
9 6 (1.71%) Dynamics 365
9 6 (1.71%) G Suite
10 4 (1.14%) Dropbox
10 4 (1.14%) SaaS
10 4 (1.14%) Trello
11 3 (0.85%) Microsoft Flow
11 3 (0.85%) PowerApps
11 3 (0.85%) Serverless
12 2 (0.57%) GitHub
12 2 (0.57%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 61 (17.38%) Skype
2 54 (15.38%) DNS
3 38 (10.83%) DHCP
4 36 (10.26%) Firewall
5 22 (6.27%) LAN
5 22 (6.27%) TCP/IP
6 19 (5.41%) Internet
6 19 (5.41%) WAN
7 15 (4.27%) VPN
8 14 (3.99%) Wireless
9 13 (3.70%) SMTP
10 9 (2.56%) SAN
11 8 (2.28%) IP Telephony
11 8 (2.28%) MPLS
12 7 (1.99%) iSCSI
12 7 (1.99%) Unified Communications
13 6 (1.71%) Fibre Channel
13 6 (1.71%) Wi-Fi
14 5 (1.42%) Network Security
14 5 (1.42%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (9.69%) SQL Server
2 11 (3.13%) SQL Server 2012
3 9 (2.56%) Big Data
4 8 (2.28%) Data Lake
4 8 (2.28%) MySQL
4 8 (2.28%) Power BI
5 7 (1.99%) Amazon RDS
5 7 (1.99%) Azure SQL Database
6 6 (1.71%) SQL Server 2014
7 5 (1.42%) Relational Database
8 4 (1.14%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (0.57%) BigQuery
9 2 (0.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.28%) Cosmos DB
10 1 (0.28%) Data Mart
10 1 (0.28%) Oracle BI EE
10 1 (0.28%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (0.28%) SQL Server 2016
10 1 (0.28%) SQL Server 2017
10 1 (0.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 9 (2.56%) JIRA
1 9 (2.56%) Visual Studio
2 8 (2.28%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (1.99%) Git (software)
4 5 (1.42%) Visual Studio Team System
5 4 (1.14%) MSI
5 4 (1.14%) WiX
6 1 (0.28%) Axure RP
6 1 (0.28%) Bitbucket
6 1 (0.28%) ERwin
General
1 127 (36.18%) Finance
2 21 (5.98%) Banking
3 8 (2.28%) Legal
4 7 (1.99%) Financial Institution
4 7 (1.99%) Investment Banking
4 7 (1.99%) Law
5 3 (0.85%) Advertising
6 2 (0.57%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (0.57%) Retail
6 2 (0.57%) Retail Banking
6 2 (0.57%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.28%) Billing
7 1 (0.28%) Front Office
7 1 (0.28%) Portuguese Language
7 1 (0.28%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 40 (11.40%) Analyst
1 40 (11.40%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 31 (8.83%) Support Engineer
3 28 (7.98%) Architect
3 28 (7.98%) Azure Engineer
3 28 (7.98%) Desktop Support
4 27 (7.69%) Project Manager
5 23 (6.55%) Desktop Engineer
6 22 (6.27%) Office 365 Engineer
6 22 (6.27%) Windows Engineer
7 19 (5.41%) Administrator
8 18 (5.13%) Support Analyst
9 17 (4.84%) Desktop Support Engineer
9 17 (4.84%) IT Support
10 16 (4.56%) Developer
11 15 (4.27%) Consultant
12 14 (3.99%) 2nd Line Support
12 14 (3.99%) Service Analyst
12 14 (3.99%) Systems Engineer
13 13 (3.70%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (6.27%) .NET
2 11 (3.13%) JSON
3 10 (2.85%) .NET Framework
4 9 (2.56%) ASP.NET
4 9 (2.56%) ASP.NET MVC
5 8 (2.28%) Microsoft Graph
6 7 (1.99%) HTML
6 7 (1.99%) Software Packaging
6 7 (1.99%) Web Services
7 5 (1.42%) Ajax
7 5 (1.42%) AngularJS
7 5 (1.42%) jQuery
7 5 (1.42%) Node.js
7 5 (1.42%) REST
7 5 (1.42%) XML
8 3 (0.85%) LDAP
9 2 (0.57%) Middleware
10 1 (0.28%) COM
10 1 (0.28%) XSD
10 1 (0.28%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 17 (4.84%) Blackberry
2 15 (4.27%) User Experience
2 15 (4.27%) Video Conferencing
3 10 (2.85%) Data Centre
3 10 (2.85%) iPad
3 10 (2.85%) Management Information System
4 9 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (2.56%) Clustering
4 9 (2.56%) Fat Client
4 9 (2.56%) Thin Client
5 8 (2.28%) Hedge funds
6 7 (1.99%) iPhone
6 7 (1.99%) Mobile App
6 7 (1.99%) Self-Motivation
7 6 (1.71%) Hybrid Cloud
8 4 (1.14%) PKI
8 4 (1.14%) Smartphone
9 3 (0.85%) Algorithms
9 3 (0.85%) Enterprise Storage
9 3 (0.85%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 202 (57.55%) Windows
2 114 (32.48%) Windows 10
3 69 (19.66%) Windows Server
4 56 (15.95%) Windows 7
5 28 (7.98%) Windows Server 2012
6 23 (6.55%) Windows Server 2008
7 14 (3.99%) Linux
8 13 (3.70%) Apple iOS
9 12 (3.42%) Android
10 10 (2.85%) Mac OS
11 9 (2.56%) Windows 8
12 4 (1.14%) Mac OS X
12 4 (1.14%) Unix
13 3 (0.85%) Data ONTAP
13 3 (0.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 2 (0.57%) VMS
15 1 (0.28%) Windows Mobile
15 1 (0.28%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (23.36%) Migration
2 46 (13.11%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 38 (10.83%) ITIL
4 30 (8.55%) Agile Software Development
5 26 (7.41%) Project Management
6 25 (7.12%) Application Packaging
7 21 (5.98%) Problem-Solving
8 19 (5.41%) Mobile Device Management
9 18 (5.13%) Change Management
9 18 (5.13%) Service Management
10 17 (4.84%) DevOps
10 17 (4.84%) Disaster Recovery
11 16 (4.56%) PRINCE2
12 15 (4.27%) Load Balancing
12 15 (4.27%) Service Delivery
13 14 (3.99%) CRM
13 14 (3.99%) Information Security
14 13 (3.70%) Problem Management
15 12 (3.42%) Stakeholder Management
16 11 (3.13%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 93 (26.50%) PowerShell
2 46 (13.11%) SQL
3 18 (5.13%) C#
3 18 (5.13%) VB
4 6 (1.71%) JavaScript
5 5 (1.42%) Python
6 4 (1.14%) Java
6 4 (1.14%) Perl
7 3 (0.85%) T-SQL
8 2 (0.57%) C
8 2 (0.57%) VBScript
9 1 (0.28%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.28%) TypeScript
9 1 (0.28%) VBA
Qualifications
1 15 (4.27%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (3.13%) Degree
3 7 (1.99%) MCSE
4 5 (1.42%) MCP
4 5 (1.42%) MCSA
4 5 (1.42%) PMP
4 5 (1.42%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 5 (1.42%) Security Cleared
5 4 (1.14%) DBS Check
5 4 (1.14%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (1.14%) MCITP
5 4 (1.14%) PMI Certification
5 4 (1.14%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 3 (0.85%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 3 (0.85%) MCTS
6 3 (0.85%) SC Cleared
7 2 (0.57%) CCNP
7 2 (0.57%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (0.57%) CISSP
7 2 (0.57%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (1.71%) SLA
2 4 (1.14%) PMO
3 2 (0.57%) QA
System Software
1 196 (55.84%) Active Directory
2 33 (9.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (6.84%) Hyper-V
4 20 (5.70%) VMware ESXi
5 14 (3.99%) vSphere
6 12 (3.42%) XenApp
6 12 (3.42%) XenDesktop
7 10 (2.85%) VMware Workstation
8 7 (1.99%) Virtual Desktop
9 4 (1.14%) Virtual Machines
10 3 (0.85%) Docker
10 3 (0.85%) Microsoft App-V
11 2 (0.57%) Terminal Services
11 2 (0.57%) Virtual Servers
12 1 (0.28%) BitLocker
12 1 (0.28%) Citrix Hypervisor
12 1 (0.28%) NFS
Systems Management
1 83 (23.65%) SCCM
2 34 (9.69%) Microsoft Intune
3 9 (2.56%) Single Sign-On
4 8 (2.28%) Microsoft Clustering
5 7 (1.99%) SCOM
6 6 (1.71%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 5 (1.42%) SCOrch
8 4 (1.14%) Ansible
8 4 (1.14%) Terraform
9 3 (0.85%) AirWatch
9 3 (0.85%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 3 (0.85%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 3 (0.85%) PingFederate
9 3 (0.85%) QRadar
9 3 (0.85%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 3 (0.85%) vCenter Server
9 3 (0.85%) vMotion
10 2 (0.57%) Failover Clustering
10 2 (0.57%) Norton AntiVirus
10 2 (0.57%) Puppet
Vendors
1 208 (59.26%) Microsoft
2 63 (17.95%) VMware
3 48 (13.68%) Citrix
4 35 (9.97%) Cisco
5 14 (3.99%) Apple
6 12 (3.42%) Symantec
7 11 (3.13%) Dell
7 11 (3.13%) Google
8 10 (2.85%) NetApp
9 9 (2.56%) HP
10 8 (2.28%) Ivanti
10 8 (2.28%) Lotus
10 8 (2.28%) Meraki
11 4 (1.14%) 3PAR
11 4 (1.14%) Avaya
11 4 (1.14%) iManage
11 4 (1.14%) Polycom
12 3 (0.85%) CheckPoint
12 3 (0.85%) Juniper
12 3 (0.85%) Red Hat