Period
to 14 August 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 14 August 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
14 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 49 85 62
Rank change year-on-year +36 -23 +50
Contract jobs citing Office 365 107 66 81
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 3.75% 2.14% 2.58%
As % of the Cloud Services category 23.06% 19.76% 36.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 66 72
East Midlands median daily rate £340 £317 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.26% -39.62% +31.25%
10th Percentile £141 £195 £275
90th Percentile £600 £456 £993
England median daily rate £363 £350 £388
% change year-on-year +3.57% -9.68% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 5
East Midlands median hourly rate £12.50 £10.75 £11.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.28% -6.52% -36.11%
10th Percentile £10.65 £10.38 £9.70
90th Percentile £13.65 £11.13 £14.65
England median hourly rate £18.06 £15.00 £15.13
% change year-on-year +20.37% -0.86% -13.54%

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 464 334 223
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 16.28% 10.82% 7.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 321 207 153
East Midlands median daily rate £405 £400 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.25% -8.57% +18.24%
10th Percentile £263 £263 £307
90th Percentile £563 £538 £625
England median daily rate £480 £466 £450
% change year-on-year +3.11% +3.44% +10.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 6
East Midlands median hourly rate £11.75 £10.75 £11.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.30% -8.51% -34.72%
10th Percentile £10.35 £10.38 £9.88
90th Percentile £13.60 £11.13 £17.38
England median hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £19.61
% change year-on-year -9.52% +7.09% -13.80%

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 14 August 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 14 August 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 +18 45 £335 +48.89% 18
Leicestershire +13 28 £350 +13.45% 10
Northamptonshire +2 23 £400 +2.56% 3
Derbyshire +12 10 £388 +24.00% 3
Lincolnshire +10 3 £225 -26.53% 1
Office 365
England

For the 6 months to 14 August 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 73 (68.22%) Windows
2 60 (56.07%) Microsoft
3 51 (47.66%) Active Directory
4 44 (41.12%) Microsoft Azure
5 38 (35.51%) Migration
6 31 (28.97%) Windows 10
7 27 (25.23%) Windows Server
8 26 (24.30%) SCCM
9 23 (21.50%) VMware
10 22 (20.56%) Microsoft Office
11 21 (19.63%) Hyper-V
12 20 (18.69%) ITIL
13 19 (17.76%) Windows 8
14 18 (16.82%) Microsoft Certification
14 18 (16.82%) Infrastructure Engineering
15 17 (15.89%) Cisco
15 17 (15.89%) Finance
16 16 (14.95%) Citrix
16 16 (14.95%) PowerShell
16 16 (14.95%) Windows 7
17 14 (13.08%) SharePoint
17 14 (13.08%) MS Exchange
18 13 (12.15%) Problem-Solving
19 12 (11.21%) MCSE
19 12 (11.21%) TCP/IP
19 12 (11.21%) Microsoft Intune
20 11 (10.28%) Windows Server 2012
20 11 (10.28%) LAN
20 11 (10.28%) WAN
21 9 (8.41%) VPN

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 14 (13.08%) MS Exchange
1 14 (13.08%) SharePoint
2 5 (4.67%) Exchange Server 2003
2 5 (4.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (2.80%) Skype for Business
4 2 (1.87%) Confluence
4 2 (1.87%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.93%) IBM Notes
5 1 (0.93%) IIS
5 1 (0.93%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.93%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 22 (20.56%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.87%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.93%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.93%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.93%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.93%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 44 (41.12%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (8.41%) PaaS
3 8 (7.48%) SaaS
4 7 (6.54%) Amazon AWS
5 6 (5.61%) Azure Active Directory
6 5 (4.67%) OneDrive
7 4 (3.74%) GitHub
8 3 (2.80%) G Suite
8 3 (2.80%) Google Cloud Platform
9 2 (1.87%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 12 (11.21%) TCP/IP
2 11 (10.28%) LAN
2 11 (10.28%) WAN
3 9 (8.41%) SAN
3 9 (8.41%) VPN
4 8 (7.48%) Firewall
5 6 (5.61%) Internet
5 6 (5.61%) Skype
6 5 (4.67%) DHCP
6 5 (4.67%) DNS
6 5 (4.67%) Remote Desktop
6 5 (4.67%) VLAN
7 3 (2.80%) Network Security
8 2 (1.87%) IP Telephony
8 2 (1.87%) Wireless
8 2 (1.87%) WLAN
9 1 (0.93%) Broadband
9 1 (0.93%) Reverse Proxy
9 1 (0.93%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.74%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.93%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (0.93%) EDRMS
2 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2016
2 1 (0.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (0.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (0.93%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 5 (4.67%) Visual Studio
2 3 (2.80%) AdminStudio
2 3 (2.80%) GitLab
2 3 (2.80%) JIRA
2 3 (2.80%) MSI
3 1 (0.93%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 17 (15.89%) Finance
2 7 (6.54%) Manufacturing
2 7 (6.54%) Marketing
3 6 (5.61%) Telecoms
4 5 (4.67%) Banking
5 4 (3.74%) Electronics
5 4 (3.74%) Retail
6 3 (2.80%) Aerospace
6 3 (2.80%) Publishing
7 2 (1.87%) Legal
7 2 (1.87%) Local Government
8 1 (0.93%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.93%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 23 (21.50%) Analyst
2 17 (15.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 13 (12.15%) Support Analyst
4 11 (10.28%) Architect
5 9 (8.41%) Office 365 Engineer
6 7 (6.54%) Support Engineer
6 7 (6.54%) Windows Engineer
7 6 (5.61%) Information Architect
7 6 (5.61%) IT Support
7 6 (5.61%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 6 (5.61%) Service Analyst
7 6 (5.61%) Service Desk Analyst
8 5 (4.67%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 5 (4.67%) Project Manager
8 5 (4.67%) Security Architect
8 5 (4.67%) Solutions Architect
8 5 (4.67%) Technical Analyst
8 5 (4.67%) Technical Support
9 4 (3.74%) Server Support
9 4 (3.74%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.80%) OAuth
1 3 (2.80%) OAuth2
1 3 (2.80%) SAML
2 2 (1.87%) .NET
3 1 (0.93%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.93%) CSS
3 1 (0.93%) CSS3
3 1 (0.93%) HTML
3 1 (0.93%) HTML5
3 1 (0.93%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.48%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (5.61%) Data Centre
3 4 (3.74%) Hybrid Cloud
3 4 (3.74%) NHS
3 4 (3.74%) PKI
4 3 (2.80%) Clustering
4 3 (2.80%) Data Structures
4 3 (2.80%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.87%) Blackberry
5 2 (1.87%) Credit Risk
5 2 (1.87%) Private Cloud
6 1 (0.93%) CMDB
6 1 (0.93%) e-Learning
6 1 (0.93%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.93%) Replication
6 1 (0.93%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 73 (68.22%) Windows
2 31 (28.97%) Windows 10
3 27 (25.23%) Windows Server
4 19 (17.76%) Windows 8
5 16 (14.95%) Windows 7
6 11 (10.28%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (7.48%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (7.48%) Windows XP
8 7 (6.54%) Linux
9 6 (5.61%) Mac OS
10 5 (4.67%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.93%) Android
11 1 (0.93%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (35.51%) Migration
2 20 (18.69%) ITIL
3 18 (16.82%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 13 (12.15%) Problem-Solving
5 8 (7.48%) Project Management
6 7 (6.54%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (6.54%) Application Packaging
7 6 (5.61%) Change Management
7 6 (5.61%) Disaster Recovery
7 6 (5.61%) Programme Management
8 5 (4.67%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (4.67%) DevOps
8 5 (4.67%) TOGAF
9 4 (3.74%) Email Migration
9 4 (3.74%) Incident Management
9 4 (3.74%) Information Management
9 4 (3.74%) Information Security
9 4 (3.74%) Risk Management
9 4 (3.74%) SABSA
9 4 (3.74%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 16 (14.95%) PowerShell
2 5 (4.67%) SQL
2 5 (4.67%) VBScript
3 1 (0.93%) C#
3 1 (0.93%) C++
3 1 (0.93%) Perl
3 1 (0.93%) PHP
3 1 (0.93%) VB
Qualifications
1 18 (16.82%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (11.21%) MCSE
3 7 (6.54%) CISSP
4 5 (4.67%) MCP
5 4 (3.74%) Degree
5 4 (3.74%) MCSA
6 3 (2.80%) CEH
6 3 (2.80%) CISM
6 3 (2.80%) MCITP
6 3 (2.80%) Security Cleared
7 2 (1.87%) MCTS
8 1 (0.93%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.93%) CCNA
8 1 (0.93%) CCNP
8 1 (0.93%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.93%) DBS Check
8 1 (0.93%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (0.93%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.93%) TOGAF Certification
8 1 (0.93%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.74%) GDPR
1 4 (3.74%) PMO
2 3 (2.80%) GCP
3 2 (1.87%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.93%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.93%) SLA
System Software
1 51 (47.66%) Active Directory
2 21 (19.63%) Hyper-V
3 7 (6.54%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (5.61%) vSphere
5 5 (4.67%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (4.67%) XenApp
6 4 (3.74%) Virtual Desktop
6 4 (3.74%) Virtual Machines
6 4 (3.74%) XenDesktop
7 3 (2.80%) BitLocker
8 1 (0.93%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 26 (24.30%) SCCM
2 12 (11.21%) Microsoft Intune
3 4 (3.74%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 3 (2.80%) Jamf Pro
4 3 (2.80%) SCOM
4 3 (2.80%) SCOrch
4 3 (2.80%) vCenter Server
5 2 (1.87%) Microsoft Clustering
6 1 (0.93%) AirWatch
6 1 (0.93%) Ansible
6 1 (0.93%) Single Sign-On
6 1 (0.93%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 60 (56.07%) Microsoft
2 23 (21.50%) VMware
3 17 (15.89%) Cisco
4 16 (14.95%) Citrix
5 7 (6.54%) Veeam
6 5 (4.67%) HP
6 5 (4.67%) McAfee
6 5 (4.67%) SAP
7 3 (2.80%) Ivanti
8 2 (1.87%) Apple
8 2 (1.87%) Brocade
8 2 (1.87%) CheckPoint
8 2 (1.87%) NetApp
8 2 (1.87%) ServiceNow
8 2 (1.87%) Symantec
9 1 (0.93%) Adobe
9 1 (0.93%) Aerohive Networks
9 1 (0.93%) Informatica
9 1 (0.93%) Lotus
9 1 (0.93%) Remedy