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 3 months to 25 June 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.

Microsoft Office 365 (O365)
England / East Midlands
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 73 52 84
Rank change year-on-year -21 +32  
Contract jobs citing Office 365 31 42 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 2.06% 2.77% 1.00%
As % of the Cloud Services category 20.39% 41.18% 23.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 28 9
Median daily rate £330 £583 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -43.34% +37.05%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £221 £353 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £700 £455
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £380 £320
% change year-on-year -7.89% +18.75%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £11.36 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.75 £14.60 £14.50
% change year-on-year +1.02% +0.68%  

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 East Midlands with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

Contract Cloud Computing Skills
East Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 152 102 69
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 10.09% 6.72% 4.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 75 46
Median daily rate £423 £550 £383
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -23.18% +43.79%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £340 £197
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £700 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £393
% change year-on-year - +14.64%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £11.36 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £16.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year +75.75% -40.00%  

Office 365
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East Midlands 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 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 3 months to 25 June 2017.

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 3 months to 25 June 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
Leicestershire +1 17 £319 -5.62% 1
Derbyshire -11 6 £425 - 7
Nottinghamshire -19 6 £298 -50.41% 1
Lincolnshire -7 1 - - 3
Office 365
England

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for Office 365.

1 46 (74.19%) Windows
2 30 (48.39%) Microsoft
3 28 (45.16%) Active Directory
4 22 (35.48%) Migration
5 21 (33.87%) Microsoft Azure
6 19 (30.65%) Windows 10
7 18 (29.03%) Windows 7
8 17 (27.42%) Windows Server
8 17 (27.42%) SCCM
9 13 (20.97%) Windows Server 2012
10 12 (19.35%) Windows Server 2008
10 12 (19.35%) VMware
10 12 (19.35%) Project Management
11 11 (17.74%) Stakeholder Management
12 10 (16.13%) Analytical Skills
13 9 (14.52%) MS Exchange
14 8 (12.90%) SQL
14 8 (12.90%) Microsoft Office
15 7 (11.29%) ITIL
15 7 (11.29%) WAN
15 7 (11.29%) Skype
15 7 (11.29%) Microsoft Intune
16 6 (9.68%) Skype for Business
16 6 (9.68%) Service Management
16 6 (9.68%) Cisco
16 6 (9.68%) SAN
16 6 (9.68%) LAN
17 5 (8.06%) VoIP
17 5 (8.06%) IIS
17 5 (8.06%) .NET

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 9 (14.52%) MS Exchange
2 6 (9.68%) Skype for Business
3 5 (8.06%) IIS
4 4 (6.45%) SharePoint
5 3 (4.84%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (3.23%) CMS
6 2 (3.23%) GroupWise
7 1 (1.61%) Apache
7 1 (1.61%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 8 (12.90%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 21 (33.87%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.23%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.61%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (1.61%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.61%) G Suite
3 1 (1.61%) IaaS
3 1 (1.61%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 7 (11.29%) Skype
1 7 (11.29%) WAN
2 6 (9.68%) LAN
2 6 (9.68%) SAN
3 5 (8.06%) VoIP
4 4 (6.45%) Firewall
5 3 (4.84%) VPN
6 2 (3.23%) Intranet
6 2 (3.23%) PBX
6 2 (3.23%) Remote Desktop
6 2 (3.23%) TCP/IP
6 2 (3.23%) Unified Communications
6 2 (3.23%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (1.61%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (1.61%) DNS
7 1 (1.61%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.23%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.61%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.61%) MS Access
2 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2016
General
1 2 (3.23%) Advertising
1 2 (3.23%) Finance
1 2 (3.23%) Retail
2 1 (1.61%) Marketing
2 1 (1.61%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (16.13%) Consultant
1 10 (16.13%) Project Manager
2 8 (12.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 7 (11.29%) Analyst
4 6 (9.68%) Architect
4 6 (9.68%) Office 365 Engineer
4 6 (9.68%) Technical Consultant
5 4 (6.45%) Azure Engineer
5 4 (6.45%) Business Analyst
5 4 (6.45%) Infrastructure Manager
5 4 (6.45%) Office 365 Manager
6 3 (4.84%) Administrator
6 3 (4.84%) Deployment Manager
6 3 (4.84%) Deployment Project Manager
6 3 (4.84%) Exchange Administrator
6 3 (4.84%) Project Office Manager
6 3 (4.84%) Technical Manager
6 3 (4.84%) Technical Support
6 3 (4.84%) Windows Administrator
6 3 (4.84%) Windows Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.06%) .NET
2 1 (1.61%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 10 (16.13%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (8.06%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.61%) Clustering
3 1 (1.61%) Driving Licence
3 1 (1.61%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Licensing
3 1 (1.61%) Replication
3 1 (1.61%) Smartphone
3 1 (1.61%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 46 (74.19%) Windows
2 19 (30.65%) Windows 10
3 18 (29.03%) Windows 7
4 17 (27.42%) Windows Server
5 13 (20.97%) Windows Server 2012
6 12 (19.35%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (6.45%) Android
7 4 (6.45%) Windows 8
7 4 (6.45%) Windows XP
8 3 (4.84%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (1.61%) Apple iOS
9 1 (1.61%) Solaris
9 1 (1.61%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (1.61%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (35.48%) Migration
2 12 (19.35%) Project Management
3 11 (17.74%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (11.29%) ITIL
5 6 (9.68%) Service Management
6 5 (8.06%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (8.06%) Line Management
7 4 (6.45%) Business Analysis
7 4 (6.45%) Customer Requirements
7 4 (6.45%) Mobile Device Management
7 4 (6.45%) Patch Management
7 4 (6.45%) Presales
8 3 (4.84%) Business Process Analysis
8 3 (4.84%) Supplier Management
8 3 (4.84%) User Stories
9 2 (3.23%) Content Management
9 2 (3.23%) Project Governance
9 2 (3.23%) Technical Architecture
9 2 (3.23%) Test Scripting
9 2 (3.23%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 8 (12.90%) SQL
2 2 (3.23%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.61%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (8.06%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (4.84%) MCITP
2 3 (4.84%) MCSE
2 3 (4.84%) Security Cleared
3 2 (3.23%) MCP
4 1 (1.61%) CCNA
4 1 (1.61%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.61%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.61%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.61%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.45%) PMO
2 1 (1.61%) QA
System Software
1 28 (45.16%) Active Directory
2 5 (8.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (6.45%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.61%) BitLocker
4 1 (1.61%) VMware Workstation
4 1 (1.61%) vSphere
4 1 (1.61%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 17 (27.42%) SCCM
2 7 (11.29%) Microsoft Intune
3 4 (6.45%) AirWatch
4 3 (4.84%) SCOM
5 2 (3.23%) XenMobile
6 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Clustering
6 1 (1.61%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 1 (1.61%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 30 (48.39%) Microsoft
2 12 (19.35%) VMware
3 6 (9.68%) Cisco
4 4 (6.45%) Citrix
5 3 (4.84%) HP
6 2 (3.23%) Dell
6 2 (3.23%) Google
6 2 (3.23%) NetApp
6 2 (3.23%) Novell
6 2 (3.23%) Polycom
6 2 (3.23%) Sitecore
7 1 (1.61%) Apple
7 1 (1.61%) Aruba
7 1 (1.61%) Avaya
7 1 (1.61%) EMC
7 1 (1.61%) Meraki
7 1 (1.61%) Northgate
7 1 (1.61%) SolarWinds
7 1 (1.61%) StorageTek
7 1 (1.61%) Sun
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