The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Dorset 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 26 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
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Office 365 (O365)
South West / Dorset
Rank 19 26 29
Rank change year-on-year +7 +3  
Contract jobs citing Office 365 2 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Dorset 2.13% 0.86% 1.33%
As % of the Cloud Services category 100.00% 22.22% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 3
Median daily rate £150 £216 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -30.63% -38.21%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £361 £375 £350
% change year-on-year -3.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £15.75 £16.00
% change year-on-year -7.93% -1.56%  

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 Dorset with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

Contract Cloud Computing Skills
Dorset
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 2 9 6
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Dorset 2.13% 3.86% 2.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 7 6
Median daily rate £150 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -60.00% -6.25%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Dorset

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Dorset 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 Dorset

Office 365
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Office 365 in Dorset.

Contractor daily rate trend for Office 365 in Dorset

Office 365
Contract Job Locations in Dorset

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 Dorset region over the 3 months to 26 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bournemouth +8 2 £150 -45.94%
Office 365
South West

Office 365
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 26 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 Dorset region with a requirement for Office 365.

1 9 (90.00%) Windows
2 7 (70.00%) Microsoft
3 5 (50.00%) Windows 10
3 5 (50.00%) Windows Server
4 4 (40.00%) MS Exchange
4 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (40.00%) Windows 7
4 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (30.00%) Incident Management
5 3 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (30.00%) Banking
5 3 (30.00%) Active Directory
5 3 (30.00%) CRM
5 3 (30.00%) MS Office
5 3 (30.00%) Fault Analysis
6 2 (20.00%) Finance
7 1 (10.00%) BYOD
7 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
7 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (10.00%) Migration
7 1 (10.00%) VMware
7 1 (10.00%) Data Modelling
7 1 (10.00%) ADO
7 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
7 1 (10.00%) Citrix
7 1 (10.00%) Intranet

Office 365
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset 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 4 (40.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (30.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) Intranet
General
1 3 (30.00%) Banking
2 2 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Support Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 3 (30.00%) Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Business Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Desktop Migration Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Migration Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Office 365 Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Server Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Server Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) SharePoint Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) SharePoint Business Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Support Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) ADO
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 9 (90.00%) Windows
2 5 (50.00%) Windows 10
2 5 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 4 (40.00%) Windows 7
3 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) CRM
1 3 (30.00%) Fault Analysis
1 3 (30.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (10.00%) Data Modelling
2 1 (10.00%) Migration
2 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
System Software
1 3 (30.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) Citrix
2 1 (10.00%) VMware