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 3 months to 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Office 365 (O365)
London / City of London
Rank 84 118 144
Rank change year-on-year +34 +26  
Contract jobs citing Office 365 72 43 52
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 2.40% 1.31% 1.03%
As % of the Cloud Services category 16.48% 15.14% 18.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 34 44
Median daily rate £450 £328 £469
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +37.40% -30.13%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £207 £254
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £593 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £375 £350
% change year-on-year -4.00% +7.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £23.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £16.00 £15.75
% change year-on-year -9.37% +1.58%  

Office 365 is in the cloud computing skills category. The next 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.

Contract Cloud Computing Skills
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 437 284 278
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 14.59% 8.64% 5.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 349 231 210
Median daily rate £494 £463 £435
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.75% +6.32%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £325 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £591
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 0
Median hourly rate £21.16 £26.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.63% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £19.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year -12.79% -13.35%  

Office 365
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London citing Office 365 as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Cloud Services category.

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 3 months to 23 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Office 365 in the City of London.

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

Office 365
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 67 (54.47%) Microsoft
2 52 (42.28%) Windows
3 47 (38.21%) Microsoft Azure
4 46 (37.40%) Active Directory
5 35 (28.46%) SharePoint
6 32 (26.02%) Migration
7 28 (22.76%) Finance
7 28 (22.76%) Windows Server
8 23 (18.70%) MS Exchange
9 22 (17.89%) ITIL
10 19 (15.45%) PowerShell
11 17 (13.82%) Windows 10
11 17 (13.82%) Agile Software Development
12 16 (13.01%) VMware
12 16 (13.01%) SCCM
12 16 (13.01%) Windows 7
13 15 (12.20%) Microsoft Certification
13 15 (12.20%) MS Excel
13 15 (12.20%) Citrix
14 13 (10.57%) MS Office
14 13 (10.57%) Stakeholder Management
15 12 (9.76%) MCSE
16 11 (8.94%) SQL Server
16 11 (8.94%) CRM
16 11 (8.94%) Dynamics CRM
16 11 (8.94%) Skype for Business
17 10 (8.13%) Amazon AWS
17 10 (8.13%) Skype
17 10 (8.13%) SharePoint 2013
17 10 (8.13%) IaaS

Office 365
Top Related 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 35 (28.46%) SharePoint
2 23 (18.70%) MS Exchange
3 11 (8.94%) Skype for Business
4 10 (8.13%) SharePoint 2013
5 8 (6.50%) Exchange Server 2013
6 7 (5.69%) Exchange Server 2010
7 6 (4.88%) SharePoint 2010
8 3 (2.44%) IIS
9 2 (1.63%) Drupal
9 2 (1.63%) IBM Notes
9 2 (1.63%) Kentico
10 1 (0.81%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.81%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.81%) Documentum
10 1 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2003
10 1 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2007
10 1 (0.81%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 15 (12.20%) MS Excel
2 13 (10.57%) MS Office
3 2 (1.63%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 11 (8.94%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.63%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (1.63%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (1.63%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 47 (38.21%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (8.13%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (8.13%) IaaS
3 7 (5.69%) OneDrive
4 6 (4.88%) Azure Active Directory
5 4 (3.25%) SaaS
6 3 (2.44%) PaaS
7 1 (0.81%) Akamai
7 1 (0.81%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.81%) Mimecast
7 1 (0.81%) SuccessFactors
7 1 (0.81%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 10 (8.13%) Skype
2 8 (6.50%) Firewall
3 7 (5.69%) DNS
3 7 (5.69%) Remote Desktop
3 7 (5.69%) SAN
3 7 (5.69%) VPN
4 6 (4.88%) LDAP
5 5 (4.07%) LAN
6 4 (3.25%) DHCP
6 4 (3.25%) TCP/IP
6 4 (3.25%) WAN
7 3 (2.44%) Internet
7 3 (2.44%) Intranet
7 3 (2.44%) ISDN
7 3 (2.44%) Unified Communications
8 2 (1.63%) DMVPN
8 2 (1.63%) NAS
8 2 (1.63%) WebEx
8 2 (1.63%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (1.63%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (8.94%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (1.63%) MS Access
4 1 (0.81%) PowerPivot
4 1 (0.81%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.81%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (2.44%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.81%) JIRA
General
1 28 (22.76%) Finance
2 8 (6.50%) Retail
3 7 (5.69%) Banking
4 5 (4.07%) Advertising
5 4 (3.25%) Financial Institution
5 4 (3.25%) Legal
6 2 (1.63%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.63%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.81%) Back Office
7 1 (0.81%) Law
7 1 (0.81%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 23 (18.70%) Architect
2 19 (15.45%) Consultant
3 14 (11.38%) Analyst
4 9 (7.32%) Solutions Architect
4 9 (7.32%) Support Engineer
5 8 (6.50%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 8 (6.50%) 2nd Line Support
5 8 (6.50%) Azure Architect
5 8 (6.50%) Project Manager
5 8 (6.50%) SharePoint Consultant
6 7 (5.69%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 7 (5.69%) Developer
7 6 (4.88%) 1st/2nd Line Support
7 6 (4.88%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
7 6 (4.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 5 (4.07%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 5 (4.07%) Azure Engineer
8 5 (4.07%) Cloud Architect
8 5 (4.07%) SharePoint Developer
8 5 (4.07%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.88%) Web Services
2 5 (4.07%) .NET
2 5 (4.07%) jQuery
3 4 (3.25%) CSS
3 4 (3.25%) OpenID
3 4 (3.25%) SAML
4 3 (2.44%) HTML
4 3 (2.44%) RESTful
4 3 (2.44%) SPServices
4 3 (2.44%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 2 (1.63%) REST
5 2 (1.63%) XML
6 1 (0.81%) Ajax
6 1 (0.81%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.81%) KnockoutJS
6 1 (0.81%) SOAP
6 1 (0.81%) Software Packaging
6 1 (0.81%) XSL
6 1 (0.81%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 9 (7.32%) Management Information System
2 7 (5.69%) Data Centre
3 6 (4.88%) Virtual Team
4 4 (3.25%) Data Protection Act
4 4 (3.25%) Mobile App
4 4 (3.25%) NHS
5 3 (2.44%) Clustering
5 3 (2.44%) Fintech
5 3 (2.44%) Hedge funds
5 3 (2.44%) PKI
5 3 (2.44%) Taxonomies
5 3 (2.44%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (1.63%) BYOD
6 2 (1.63%) CESG
6 2 (1.63%) EPoS
6 2 (1.63%) Hybrid Cloud
6 2 (1.63%) User Experience
7 1 (0.81%) Fixed Income
7 1 (0.81%) Handset
7 1 (0.81%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 52 (42.28%) Windows
2 28 (22.76%) Windows Server
3 17 (13.82%) Windows 10
4 16 (13.01%) Windows 7
5 9 (7.32%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (5.69%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (3.25%) Windows 8
8 2 (1.63%) Unix
9 1 (0.81%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.81%) CentOS
9 1 (0.81%) Linux
9 1 (0.81%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.81%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (26.02%) Migration
2 22 (17.89%) ITIL
3 17 (13.82%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (10.57%) Stakeholder Management
5 11 (8.94%) CRM
6 10 (8.13%) Business Intelligence
7 7 (5.69%) Continuous Improvement
7 7 (5.69%) Project Management
8 6 (4.88%) Identity Management
8 6 (4.88%) PRINCE2
9 5 (4.07%) DevOps
9 5 (4.07%) Enterprise Architecture
9 5 (4.07%) ERP
9 5 (4.07%) Information Security
9 5 (4.07%) Network Architecture
9 5 (4.07%) Technical Architecture
9 5 (4.07%) TOGAF
9 5 (4.07%) Workflow
10 4 (3.25%) Open Source
10 4 (3.25%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 19 (15.45%) PowerShell
2 8 (6.50%) SQL
3 6 (4.88%) C#
4 2 (1.63%) JavaScript
4 2 (1.63%) VB
4 2 (1.63%) VBA
5 1 (0.81%) C
5 1 (0.81%) Java
5 1 (0.81%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.81%) VB6
Qualifications
1 15 (12.20%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (9.76%) MCSE
3 9 (7.32%) SC Cleared
3 9 (7.32%) Security Cleared
4 7 (5.69%) CCNA
4 7 (5.69%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (4.07%) Degree
6 3 (2.44%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (1.63%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (1.63%) MCITP
7 2 (1.63%) MCP
7 2 (1.63%) MCTS
7 2 (1.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (0.81%) A+ Certification
8 1 (0.81%) MCDST
8 1 (0.81%) MCSA
8 1 (0.81%) MCSD
8 1 (0.81%) Microsoft Certified Architect
8 1 (0.81%) Network+ Certification
8 1 (0.81%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.44%) SLA
2 2 (1.63%) PMO
3 1 (0.81%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.81%) QA
System Software
1 46 (37.40%) Active Directory
2 5 (4.07%) XenApp
3 3 (2.44%) Hyper-V
3 3 (2.44%) Microsoft App-V
3 3 (2.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.44%) XenDesktop
4 2 (1.63%) BitLocker
4 2 (1.63%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.81%) ISA Server
5 1 (0.81%) Terminal Server
5 1 (0.81%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 16 (13.01%) SCCM
2 4 (3.25%) Microsoft Intune
2 4 (3.25%) SCOM
2 4 (3.25%) Tivoli Identity Manager
3 3 (2.44%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 3 (2.44%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 2 (1.63%) Microsoft Clustering
4 2 (1.63%) SCOrch
4 2 (1.63%) SCSM
4 2 (1.63%) SCVMM
4 2 (1.63%) WSUS
5 1 (0.81%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.81%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 67 (54.47%) Microsoft
2 16 (13.01%) VMware
3 15 (12.20%) Citrix
4 10 (8.13%) Cisco
5 4 (3.25%) Bloomberg
5 4 (3.25%) IBM
5 4 (3.25%) Oracle
5 4 (3.25%) Polycom
5 4 (3.25%) ServiceNow
5 4 (3.25%) Splunk
6 3 (2.44%) AppSense
6 3 (2.44%) CheckPoint
6 3 (2.44%) Sonus
6 3 (2.44%) Symantec
7 2 (1.63%) Dell
7 2 (1.63%) EMC
7 2 (1.63%) HP
7 2 (1.63%) Lotus
7 2 (1.63%) Remedy
7 2 (1.63%) TOWER Software
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