Period
to 17 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 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 17 February 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)
England > East Midlands
6 months to
17 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 56 87 93
Rank change year-on-year +31 +6 +10
Contract jobs citing Office 365 100 53 51
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 3.37% 1.67% 1.61%
As % of the Cloud Services category 21.79% 19.49% 38.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 28 32
East Midlands median daily rate £325 £338 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.70% +3.85% -18.29%
10th Percentile £138 £232 £183
90th Percentile £550 £508 £448
England median daily rate £350 £365 £375
% change year-on-year -4.11% -2.67% -3.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 2
East Midlands median hourly rate £20.00 £10.38 £12.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +92.77% -15.31% -48.96%
10th Percentile £13.30 £10.00 £11.03
90th Percentile £37.20 £14.36 £13.68
England median hourly rate £15.00 £16.25 £15.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +8.33% -1.64%

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 East Midlands with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
East Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 459 272 133
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 15.47% 8.56% 4.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 295 141 86
East Midlands median daily rate £438 £400 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.38% +12.76% -11.31%
10th Percentile £237 £300 £231
90th Percentile £594 £575 £525
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 2
East Midlands median hourly rate £11.42 £16.00 £12.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -28.64% +30.61% -48.96%
10th Percentile £10.29 £10.00 £11.03
90th Percentile £31.50 £70.69 £13.68
England median hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% -11.11%

Office 365
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings citing Office 365 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Office 365 in the East Midlands

Office 365
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Office 365 in the East Midlands

Office 365
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Office 365 in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 17 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Office 365 in the East Midlands

Office 365
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Office 365 in the East Midlands.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Office 365 in the East Midlands

Office 365
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Office 365 in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 17 February 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Office 365 in the East Midlands

Office 365
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

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 East Midlands region over the 6 months to 17 February 2018. 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
Leicestershire +25 33 £375 +20.00% 5
Nottinghamshire +15 29 £350 - 29
Derbyshire +1 17 £290 -31.76% 9
Lincolnshire +2 7 £315 -24.10% 6
Northamptonshire +7 6 £375 +59.57% 9
Office 365
England

For the 6 months to 17 February 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for Office 365.

1 64 (64.00%) Microsoft
2 60 (60.00%) Windows
3 47 (47.00%) Active Directory
4 45 (45.00%) Microsoft Azure
5 27 (27.00%) VMware
6 25 (25.00%) Windows Server
7 22 (22.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 21 (21.00%) Citrix
9 20 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
9 20 (20.00%) Cisco
9 20 (20.00%) Migration
10 19 (19.00%) MCSE
10 19 (19.00%) Windows 10
11 18 (18.00%) SharePoint
12 17 (17.00%) Windows 7
13 15 (15.00%) ITIL
13 15 (15.00%) Microsoft Office
14 13 (13.00%) Finance
15 12 (12.00%) LAN
15 12 (12.00%) Cisco Certification
15 12 (12.00%) Windows Server 2008
15 12 (12.00%) Hyper-V
15 12 (12.00%) SCCM
16 11 (11.00%) Skype
16 11 (11.00%) SAN
16 11 (11.00%) DNS
16 11 (11.00%) Firewall
17 10 (10.00%) TCP/IP
17 10 (10.00%) CISSP
17 10 (10.00%) GDPR

Office 365
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 18 (18.00%) SharePoint
2 9 (9.00%) MS Exchange
2 9 (9.00%) Skype for Business
3 6 (6.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (3.00%) IIS
6 1 (1.00%) Confluence
Applications
1 15 (15.00%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (4.00%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (1.00%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (1.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.00%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (1.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 45 (45.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (3.00%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (2.00%) Serverless
5 1 (1.00%) Dynamics 365
5 1 (1.00%) G Suite
5 1 (1.00%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 12 (12.00%) LAN
2 11 (11.00%) DNS
2 11 (11.00%) Firewall
2 11 (11.00%) SAN
2 11 (11.00%) Skype
3 10 (10.00%) TCP/IP
4 9 (9.00%) DHCP
5 7 (7.00%) WAN
6 4 (4.00%) Internet
7 3 (3.00%) BIG-IP
7 3 (3.00%) Cisco Nexus
7 3 (3.00%) Reverse Proxy
7 3 (3.00%) SMS
7 3 (3.00%) VPN
7 3 (3.00%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (2.00%) Intrusion Detection
8 2 (2.00%) Remote Desktop
8 2 (2.00%) SSL
8 2 (2.00%) VoIP
9 1 (1.00%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.00%) Clusterpoint
2 1 (1.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (1.00%) JIRA
General
1 13 (13.00%) Finance
2 9 (9.00%) Local Government
3 6 (6.00%) Marketing
4 5 (5.00%) Electronics
4 5 (5.00%) Manufacturing
4 5 (5.00%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.00%) Banking
6 1 (1.00%) Law
6 1 (1.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 20 (20.00%) Architect
2 16 (16.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 12 (12.00%) Project Manager
4 11 (11.00%) 2nd Line Support
5 8 (8.00%) Support Engineer
6 7 (7.00%) Analyst
6 7 (7.00%) Consultant
6 7 (7.00%) Desktop Support
7 6 (6.00%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
7 6 (6.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 6 (6.00%) Administrator
7 6 (6.00%) Security Architect
7 6 (6.00%) Wintel Engineer
8 5 (5.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 5 (5.00%) Office 365 Engineer
8 5 (5.00%) Technical Architect
9 4 (4.00%) Information Architect
9 4 (4.00%) Network Architect
9 4 (4.00%) Office 365 Manager
9 4 (4.00%) Wintel Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.00%) .NET
2 1 (1.00%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (5.00%) Data Centre
3 4 (4.00%) Data Structures
4 3 (3.00%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.00%) Cyberthreat
5 2 (2.00%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.00%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.00%) HP StoreVirtual
6 1 (1.00%) iSeries
6 1 (1.00%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.00%) NHS
6 1 (1.00%) PKI
6 1 (1.00%) Replication
6 1 (1.00%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 60 (60.00%) Windows
2 25 (25.00%) Windows Server
3 22 (22.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 19 (19.00%) Windows 10
5 17 (17.00%) Windows 7
6 12 (12.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (5.00%) Windows 8
8 3 (3.00%) Android
9 1 (1.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (20.00%) Migration
2 15 (15.00%) ITIL
3 8 (8.00%) Project Management
3 8 (8.00%) Security Architecture
3 8 (8.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (7.00%) Change Management
4 7 (7.00%) CRM
4 7 (7.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 6 (6.00%) Email Migration
5 6 (6.00%) Programme Management
6 5 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (5.00%) Digital Marketing
6 5 (5.00%) Incident Management
6 5 (5.00%) Information Governance
6 5 (5.00%) PRINCE2
7 4 (4.00%) Information Security
7 4 (4.00%) IT Strategy
7 4 (4.00%) Patch Management
7 4 (4.00%) Project Governance
8 3 (3.00%) Email Filtering
Programming Languages
1 8 (8.00%) PowerShell
2 5 (5.00%) SQL
3 1 (1.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 20 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 19 (19.00%) MCSE
3 12 (12.00%) Cisco Certification
4 10 (10.00%) CISSP
5 8 (8.00%) CCNA
6 7 (7.00%) CCNP
6 7 (7.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 5 (5.00%) MCSA
7 5 (5.00%) Security Cleared
8 4 (4.00%) CCIE
8 4 (4.00%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (3.00%) CCA
9 3 (3.00%) Citrix Certification
9 3 (3.00%) Degree
10 2 (2.00%) CISM
10 2 (2.00%) MCITP
10 2 (2.00%) SSCP
11 1 (1.00%) BPSS Clearance
11 1 (1.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 1 (1.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (10.00%) GDPR
2 2 (2.00%) Cyber Essentials
2 2 (2.00%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
2 2 (2.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.00%) PMO
System Software
1 47 (47.00%) Active Directory
2 12 (12.00%) Hyper-V
3 6 (6.00%) XenApp
4 5 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (5.00%) VMware Workstation
4 5 (5.00%) vSphere
5 3 (3.00%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 12 (12.00%) SCCM
2 5 (5.00%) Microsoft Intune
2 5 (5.00%) WSUS
3 4 (4.00%) AirWatch
3 4 (4.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 3 (3.00%) Jamf Pro
4 3 (3.00%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 64 (64.00%) Microsoft
2 27 (27.00%) VMware
3 21 (21.00%) Citrix
4 20 (20.00%) Cisco
5 7 (7.00%) Apple
5 7 (7.00%) Sophos
6 5 (5.00%) SAP
7 4 (4.00%) F5
8 3 (3.00%) Blue Coat
8 3 (3.00%) CheckPoint
8 3 (3.00%) Palo Alto
9 2 (2.00%) HP
9 2 (2.00%) NetApp
10 1 (1.00%) Adobe
10 1 (1.00%) CommVault
10 1 (1.00%) Dell
10 1 (1.00%) Google
10 1 (1.00%) McAfee
10 1 (1.00%) Symantec
10 1 (1.00%) Veeam