Period
to 23 May 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 23 May 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
23 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 41 90 76
Rank change year-on-year +49 -14 +33
Contract jobs citing Office 365 123 59 61
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 4.22% 1.98% 1.93%
As % of the Cloud Services category 25.20% 20.85% 33.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 43 55
East Midlands median daily rate £363 £325 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.54% -38.10% +49.79%
10th Percentile £114 £227 £263
90th Percentile £491 £438 £1,000
England median daily rate £363 £389 £388
% change year-on-year -6.75% +0.32% +9.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 3
East Midlands median hourly rate £12.25 £10.75 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.95% -10.42% -33.33%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.11 £9.40
90th Percentile £13.08 £14.36 £15.20
England median hourly rate £17.50 £14.75 £15.00
% change year-on-year +18.64% -1.67% -14.29%

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 488 283 184
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 16.73% 9.47% 5.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 326 173 127
East Midlands median daily rate £413 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% - +13.48%
10th Percentile £243 £275 £275
90th Percentile £575 £550 £610
England median daily rate £484 £460 £450
% change year-on-year +5.22% +2.22% +7.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 3
East Midlands median hourly rate £11.00 £10.75 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.33% -10.42% -33.33%
10th Percentile £10.29 £10.11 £9.40
90th Percentile £12.90 £14.36 £15.20
England median hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £20.25
% change year-on-year +5.26% -6.17% -10.00%

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 23 May 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
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 23 May 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
Nottinghamshire +22 43 £394 +21.15% 10
Leicestershire +23 42 £388 +22.24% 13
Derbyshire +12 15 £388 +3.33% 4
Northamptonshire 0 15 £325 +8.33% 6
Lincolnshire +10 8 £285 -40.63% 2
Office 365
England

For the 6 months to 23 May 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 80 (65.04%) Microsoft
2 72 (58.54%) Windows
3 65 (52.85%) Microsoft Azure
4 56 (45.53%) Active Directory
5 34 (27.64%) Migration
6 28 (22.76%) VMware
7 27 (21.95%) Windows Server
8 26 (21.14%) Microsoft Office
9 24 (19.51%) Windows 10
10 23 (18.70%) Cisco
11 22 (17.89%) Citrix
12 21 (17.07%) SharePoint
12 21 (17.07%) Finance
13 20 (16.26%) TCP/IP
13 20 (16.26%) Microsoft Certification
13 20 (16.26%) PowerShell
13 20 (16.26%) Windows 7
13 20 (16.26%) SCCM
14 19 (15.45%) Hyper-V
15 15 (12.20%) MCSE
15 15 (12.20%) Microsoft Intune
15 15 (12.20%) Windows Server 2012
16 14 (11.38%) ITIL
16 14 (11.38%) Firewall
17 13 (10.57%) LAN
17 13 (10.57%) CISSP
17 13 (10.57%) Project Management
18 12 (9.76%) SAN
18 12 (9.76%) MS Exchange
18 12 (9.76%) Problem-Solving

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 21 (17.07%) SharePoint
2 12 (9.76%) MS Exchange
3 7 (5.69%) Exchange Server 2013
4 5 (4.07%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (3.25%) Skype for Business
6 3 (2.44%) Confluence
7 1 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.81%) IIS
7 1 (0.81%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.81%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 26 (21.14%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (3.25%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.81%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.63%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (1.63%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.81%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 65 (52.85%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (6.50%) SaaS
3 7 (5.69%) Azure Active Directory
4 6 (4.88%) PaaS
5 5 (4.07%) Amazon AWS
5 5 (4.07%) OneDrive
6 3 (2.44%) G Suite
7 2 (1.63%) Serverless
7 2 (1.63%) Yammer
8 1 (0.81%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 20 (16.26%) TCP/IP
2 14 (11.38%) Firewall
3 13 (10.57%) LAN
4 12 (9.76%) SAN
5 11 (8.94%) DNS
6 10 (8.13%) DHCP
7 8 (6.50%) Internet
7 8 (6.50%) WAN
8 5 (4.07%) Remote Desktop
8 5 (4.07%) Skype
8 5 (4.07%) VPN
9 3 (2.44%) BIG-IP
9 3 (2.44%) Cisco Nexus
9 3 (2.44%) Reverse Proxy
10 2 (1.63%) Intrusion Detection
10 2 (1.63%) IP Telephony
10 2 (1.63%) SMS
10 2 (1.63%) SSL
11 1 (0.81%) Broadband
11 1 (0.81%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.44%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.81%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (0.81%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (2.44%) AdminStudio
1 3 (2.44%) JIRA
1 3 (2.44%) MSI
1 3 (2.44%) Visual Studio
General
1 21 (17.07%) Finance
2 9 (7.32%) Local Government
3 8 (6.50%) Marketing
4 4 (3.25%) Electronics
4 4 (3.25%) Manufacturing
4 4 (3.25%) Retail
4 4 (3.25%) Telecoms
5 3 (2.44%) Banking
5 3 (2.44%) Publishing
6 2 (1.63%) Legal
7 1 (0.81%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.81%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 21 (17.07%) Architect
2 16 (13.01%) Analyst
3 14 (11.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 14 (11.38%) Project Manager
4 9 (7.32%) 2nd Line Support
4 9 (7.32%) Desktop Support
5 8 (6.50%) Consultant
5 8 (6.50%) Office 365 Engineer
5 8 (6.50%) Support Engineer
6 7 (5.69%) Information Architect
6 7 (5.69%) Office 365 Manager
6 7 (5.69%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 7 (5.69%) Support Analyst
6 7 (5.69%) Windows Engineer
7 6 (4.88%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
7 6 (4.88%) Office 365 Project Manager
7 6 (4.88%) Security Architect
8 5 (4.07%) Azure Engineer
8 5 (4.07%) Technical Analyst
8 5 (4.07%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.81%) .NET
1 1 (0.81%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (7.32%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (6.50%) Data Centre
3 7 (5.69%) Data Structures
4 4 (3.25%) NHS
5 3 (2.44%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.63%) Credit Risk
6 2 (1.63%) Cyberthreat
6 2 (1.63%) Private Cloud
7 1 (0.81%) Clustering
7 1 (0.81%) CMDB
7 1 (0.81%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.81%) HP StoreVirtual
7 1 (0.81%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (0.81%) iSeries
7 1 (0.81%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.81%) PKI
7 1 (0.81%) Replication
7 1 (0.81%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 72 (58.54%) Windows
2 27 (21.95%) Windows Server
3 24 (19.51%) Windows 10
4 20 (16.26%) Windows 7
5 15 (12.20%) Windows Server 2012
6 11 (8.94%) Windows 8
7 8 (6.50%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (5.69%) Linux
9 6 (4.88%) Mac OS
10 3 (2.44%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.81%) Android
11 1 (0.81%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (27.64%) Migration
2 14 (11.38%) ITIL
3 13 (10.57%) Project Management
4 12 (9.76%) Problem-Solving
5 11 (8.94%) Disaster Recovery
6 8 (6.50%) Change Management
6 8 (6.50%) CRM
6 8 (6.50%) Information Governance
6 8 (6.50%) Security Architecture
6 8 (6.50%) Stakeholder Management
7 7 (5.69%) Application Packaging
7 7 (5.69%) Incident Management
7 7 (5.69%) Programme Management
8 6 (4.88%) Email Migration
9 5 (4.07%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (4.07%) Business Intelligence
9 5 (4.07%) Information Security
9 5 (4.07%) PRINCE2
9 5 (4.07%) Problem Management
9 5 (4.07%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 20 (16.26%) PowerShell
2 5 (4.07%) VBScript
3 3 (2.44%) SQL
4 1 (0.81%) C#
Qualifications
1 20 (16.26%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (12.20%) MCSE
3 13 (10.57%) CISSP
4 5 (4.07%) CCNP
4 5 (4.07%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (4.07%) Security Cleared
5 4 (3.25%) CCIE
5 4 (3.25%) MCP
5 4 (3.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 3 (2.44%) Degree
7 2 (1.63%) CCA
7 2 (1.63%) CISM
7 2 (1.63%) Citrix Certification
7 2 (1.63%) MCITP
7 2 (1.63%) SSCP
8 1 (0.81%) CCNA
8 1 (0.81%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.81%) MCTS
8 1 (0.81%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (8.94%) GDPR
2 5 (4.07%) PMO
3 2 (1.63%) Cyber Essentials
3 2 (1.63%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
3 2 (1.63%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (1.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 56 (45.53%) Active Directory
2 19 (15.45%) Hyper-V
3 10 (8.13%) XenApp
4 7 (5.69%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (5.69%) vSphere
5 5 (4.07%) VMware Workstation
6 4 (3.25%) Virtual Machines
7 3 (2.44%) BitLocker
7 3 (2.44%) ProxySG
7 3 (2.44%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (2.44%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 20 (16.26%) SCCM
2 15 (12.20%) Microsoft Intune
3 5 (4.07%) Jamf Pro
3 5 (4.07%) SCOrch
3 5 (4.07%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 5 (4.07%) WSUS
4 3 (2.44%) SCOM
5 1 (0.81%) AirWatch
5 1 (0.81%) Ansible
5 1 (0.81%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (0.81%) Single Sign-On
5 1 (0.81%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 80 (65.04%) Microsoft
2 28 (22.76%) VMware
3 23 (18.70%) Cisco
4 22 (17.89%) Citrix
5 7 (5.69%) Sophos
5 7 (5.69%) Veeam
6 6 (4.88%) Apple
7 5 (4.07%) CheckPoint
7 5 (4.07%) McAfee
7 5 (4.07%) SAP
8 4 (3.25%) HP
8 4 (3.25%) NetApp
9 3 (2.44%) Blue Coat
9 3 (2.44%) F5
9 3 (2.44%) Ivanti
9 3 (2.44%) Palo Alto
10 2 (1.63%) Brocade
10 2 (1.63%) Symantec
11 1 (0.81%) Adobe
11 1 (0.81%) Remedy