Period
to 21 April 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 21 April 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
21 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 70 119 155
Rank change year-on-year +49 +36 +54
Contract jobs citing Office 365 249 124 76
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 3.54% 2.02% 1.16%
As % of the Cloud Services category 15.73% 13.95% 14.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 182 98 59
City of London median daily rate £400 £430 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.98% +30.30% -26.67%
10th Percentile £133 £121 £193
90th Percentile £575 £575 £628
Central London median daily rate £400 £445 £325
% change year-on-year -10.11% +36.92% -27.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 0 3
City of London median hourly rate £20.00 - £26.00
Central London median hourly rate £20.00 - £23.00

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 1,583 889 538
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 22.48% 14.48% 8.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,281 721 439
City of London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £325 £350 £300
90th Percentile £650 £625 £626
Central London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 9 10
City of London median hourly rate £20.61 £21.16 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.56% -8.02% +31.43%
10th Percentile £11.25 £13.66 £18.50
90th Percentile £49.83 £29.77 £31.38
Central London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.57 £20.00
% change year-on-year +7.72% -7.16% +11.89%

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 21 April 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 21 April 2018.

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

For the 6 months to 21 April 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.

1 154 (61.85%) Windows
2 110 (44.18%) Microsoft
3 95 (38.15%) Windows 10
4 92 (36.95%) Active Directory
5 62 (24.90%) Citrix
5 62 (24.90%) Migration
6 55 (22.09%) Microsoft Office
7 52 (20.88%) Microsoft Azure
8 51 (20.48%) Finance
9 44 (17.67%) VMware
10 43 (17.27%) Windows 7
11 40 (16.06%) SCCM
11 40 (16.06%) Windows Server
12 38 (15.26%) PowerShell
13 34 (13.65%) VMware Infrastructure
13 34 (13.65%) ITIL
14 30 (12.05%) SharePoint
14 30 (12.05%) Skype
15 27 (10.84%) MS Exchange
16 26 (10.44%) Skype for Business
17 24 (9.64%) Microsoft Intune
18 22 (8.84%) XenApp
18 22 (8.84%) Microsoft Certification
18 22 (8.84%) Stakeholder Management
19 21 (8.43%) Apple
19 21 (8.43%) Microsoft Excel
20 20 (8.03%) CRM
20 20 (8.03%) OneDrive
21 19 (7.63%) Virtual Desktop
22 18 (7.23%) Dynamics 365

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 30 (12.05%) SharePoint
2 27 (10.84%) MS Exchange
3 26 (10.44%) Skype for Business
4 13 (5.22%) Exchange Server 2010
5 10 (4.02%) IIS
6 7 (2.81%) Exchange Server 2013
7 4 (1.61%) Drupal
7 4 (1.61%) SharePoint 2010
7 4 (1.61%) SharePoint 2013
8 3 (1.20%) CMS
8 3 (1.20%) Confluence
9 1 (0.40%) Apache
9 1 (0.40%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.40%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.40%) Tomcat
Applications
1 55 (22.09%) Microsoft Office
2 21 (8.43%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (2.81%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 6 (2.41%) InfoPath
5 3 (1.20%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.80%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 15 (6.02%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (2.41%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.40%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 52 (20.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 20 (8.03%) OneDrive
3 18 (7.23%) Dynamics 365
4 12 (4.82%) PaaS
5 11 (4.42%) IaaS
6 10 (4.02%) Mimecast
7 9 (3.61%) Amazon AWS
7 9 (3.61%) G Suite
8 8 (3.21%) Azure Active Directory
8 8 (3.21%) SaaS
9 5 (2.01%) Yammer
10 3 (1.20%) GitHub
11 2 (0.80%) Amazon EC2
11 2 (0.80%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 30 (12.05%) Skype
2 17 (6.83%) DNS
3 16 (6.43%) WAN
4 13 (5.22%) DHCP
5 12 (4.82%) Firewall
6 11 (4.42%) TCP/IP
7 10 (4.02%) VoIP
8 7 (2.81%) LAN
9 6 (2.41%) NetScaler
9 6 (2.41%) Telnet
9 6 (2.41%) VPN
10 4 (1.61%) MPLS
11 3 (1.20%) Internet
11 3 (1.20%) PBX
11 3 (1.20%) PSTN
12 2 (0.80%) Ethernet
12 2 (0.80%) Intranet
12 2 (0.80%) SAN
12 2 (0.80%) VLAN
12 2 (0.80%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (4.42%) SQL Server
2 7 (2.81%) Power BI
3 6 (2.41%) Azure SQL Database
4 4 (1.61%) Amazon RDS
5 3 (1.20%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (1.20%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (0.80%) MySQL
6 2 (0.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.40%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (0.40%) IDOL
7 1 (0.40%) MS Access
7 1 (0.40%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 5 (2.01%) Visual Studio
2 4 (1.61%) JIRA
3 3 (1.20%) MSI
4 2 (0.80%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.40%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (0.40%) Bitbucket
5 1 (0.40%) Bower
5 1 (0.40%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.40%) Grunt
5 1 (0.40%) PhpStorm
5 1 (0.40%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.40%) Vagrant
5 1 (0.40%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 51 (20.48%) Finance
2 13 (5.22%) Banking
3 9 (3.61%) Legal
4 7 (2.81%) Marketing
5 6 (2.41%) Law
5 6 (2.41%) Publishing
6 5 (2.01%) Investment Banking
6 5 (2.01%) Retail
6 5 (2.01%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.80%) Advertising
7 2 (0.80%) Back Office
8 1 (0.40%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.40%) German Language
Job Titles
1 34 (13.65%) Analyst
2 25 (10.04%) Desktop Support
3 18 (7.23%) Architect
4 17 (6.83%) 2nd Line Support
5 16 (6.43%) Project Manager
6 14 (5.62%) Consultant
6 14 (5.62%) Support Engineer
7 13 (5.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 13 (5.22%) Support Analyst
8 12 (4.82%) Developer
9 11 (4.42%) Office 365 Engineer
9 11 (4.42%) Service Analyst
9 11 (4.42%) Windows Engineer
10 10 (4.02%) 1st/2nd Line Support
10 10 (4.02%) Desktop Engineer
11 9 (3.61%) 3rd Line Engineer
11 9 (3.61%) Office 365 Manager
11 9 (3.61%) Service Desk Analyst
11 9 (3.61%) Technical Engineer
12 8 (3.21%) Mobile Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (2.41%) .NET
1 6 (2.41%) Web Services
2 5 (2.01%) ASP.NET
2 5 (2.01%) HTML
3 4 (1.61%) CSS
3 4 (1.61%) jQuery
3 4 (1.61%) LAMP
4 3 (1.20%) React
5 2 (0.80%) .NET Framework
5 2 (0.80%) AngularJS
5 2 (0.80%) Entity Framework
5 2 (0.80%) Ninject
6 1 (0.40%) 802.1X
6 1 (0.40%) Behat
6 1 (0.40%) LESS
6 1 (0.40%) Regular Expression
6 1 (0.40%) REST
6 1 (0.40%) Sass
6 1 (0.40%) Software Packaging
6 1 (0.40%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 14 (5.62%) Blackberry
1 14 (5.62%) Data Centre
2 10 (4.02%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (3.61%) Computer Science
3 9 (3.61%) iPhone
3 9 (3.61%) Mobile App
4 7 (2.81%) Management Information System
5 6 (2.41%) Self-Motivation
5 6 (2.41%) Smartphone
5 6 (2.41%) User Experience
6 5 (2.01%) BYOD
7 4 (1.61%) e-Learning
7 4 (1.61%) Microsoft Licensing
7 4 (1.61%) PKI
7 4 (1.61%) Video Conferencing
8 3 (1.20%) Fat Client
8 3 (1.20%) iPad
8 3 (1.20%) Thin Client
9 2 (0.80%) Hedge funds
9 2 (0.80%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 154 (61.85%) Windows
2 95 (38.15%) Windows 10
3 43 (17.27%) Windows 7
4 40 (16.06%) Windows Server
5 18 (7.23%) Android
6 16 (6.43%) Apple iOS
7 13 (5.22%) Windows Server 2008
8 12 (4.82%) Windows 8
9 11 (4.42%) Windows Server 2012
10 9 (3.61%) Mac OS X
11 5 (2.01%) Linux
11 5 (2.01%) Mac OS
11 5 (2.01%) Windows Server 2003
12 2 (0.80%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.40%) Windows Vista
13 1 (0.40%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (24.90%) Migration
2 34 (13.65%) ITIL
3 22 (8.84%) Stakeholder Management
4 20 (8.03%) CRM
5 17 (6.83%) Problem-Solving
6 13 (5.22%) PRINCE2
6 13 (5.22%) Project Management
7 11 (4.42%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (4.42%) Problem Management
7 11 (4.42%) Service Management
8 10 (4.02%) Change Management
8 10 (4.02%) Mobile Device Management
8 10 (4.02%) Service Delivery
8 10 (4.02%) Workflow
9 9 (3.61%) Asset Management
9 9 (3.61%) Incident Management
10 8 (3.21%) DevOps
11 7 (2.81%) Capacity Planning
11 7 (2.81%) Information Security
11 7 (2.81%) IT Strategy
Programming Languages
1 38 (15.26%) PowerShell
2 13 (5.22%) SQL
3 9 (3.61%) JavaScript
4 8 (3.21%) C#
5 7 (2.81%) VBScript
6 2 (0.80%) Java
6 2 (0.80%) Shell Script
6 2 (0.80%) T-SQL
6 2 (0.80%) VBA
7 1 (0.40%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.40%) Perl
7 1 (0.40%) PHP
7 1 (0.40%) Python
7 1 (0.40%) XPath
Qualifications
1 22 (8.84%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (6.43%) Security Cleared
3 13 (5.22%) MCSE
4 9 (3.61%) Degree
5 7 (2.81%) CCNA
5 7 (2.81%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (2.81%) MCP
5 7 (2.81%) SC Cleared
6 6 (2.41%) PMP
7 5 (2.01%) Computer Science Degree
7 5 (2.01%) PMI Certification
8 4 (1.61%) MCSA
8 4 (1.61%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 3 (1.20%) MCDST
10 2 (0.80%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (0.80%) MCITP
11 1 (0.40%) A+ Certification
11 1 (0.40%) CISSP
11 1 (0.40%) MCT
11 1 (0.40%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.42%) SLA
2 5 (2.01%) GDPR
2 5 (2.01%) PMO
3 2 (0.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.40%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (0.40%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.40%) QA
System Software
1 92 (36.95%) Active Directory
2 34 (13.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (8.84%) XenApp
4 19 (7.63%) Virtual Desktop
5 14 (5.62%) Hyper-V
6 9 (3.61%) Microsoft App-V
7 7 (2.81%) BitLocker
7 7 (2.81%) vSphere
7 7 (2.81%) XenDesktop
8 4 (1.61%) VMware Workstation
9 1 (0.40%) Docker
9 1 (0.40%) NFS
9 1 (0.40%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (0.40%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.40%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 40 (16.06%) SCCM
2 24 (9.64%) Microsoft Intune
3 5 (2.01%) Backup Exec
4 4 (1.61%) NetBackup
5 3 (1.20%) SCOM
6 2 (0.80%) Single Sign-On
6 2 (0.80%) WSUS
7 1 (0.40%) AirWatch
7 1 (0.40%) CASB
7 1 (0.40%) EMC NetWorker
7 1 (0.40%) Jamf Pro
7 1 (0.40%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.40%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.40%) PingFederate
7 1 (0.40%) Puppet
7 1 (0.40%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 1 (0.40%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 1 (0.40%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 110 (44.18%) Microsoft
2 62 (24.90%) Citrix
3 44 (17.67%) VMware
4 21 (8.43%) Apple
5 13 (5.22%) Cisco
6 11 (4.42%) Ivanti
6 11 (4.42%) MobileIron
7 9 (3.61%) HP
8 6 (2.41%) ServiceNow
9 5 (2.01%) CheckPoint
9 5 (2.01%) Dell
9 5 (2.01%) Symantec
9 5 (2.01%) Veeam
9 5 (2.01%) Wyse
10 4 (1.61%) Bloomberg
10 4 (1.61%) Reuters
10 4 (1.61%) Sophos
11 3 (1.20%) Altiris
11 3 (1.20%) Computacenter
11 3 (1.20%) WatchGuard