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 28 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.

Microsoft Office 365 (O365)
England / East Midlands
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 69 65 78
Rank change year-on-year -4 +13  
Contract jobs citing Office 365 32 28 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 2.14% 1.72% 1.19%
As % of the Cloud Services category 26.02% 38.89% 40.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 20 6
Median daily rate £331 £325 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.92% -3.77%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £282 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £441 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +0.68% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 9
Median hourly rate £10.75 £12.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.41% -33.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.23 £10.40 £15.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.38 £14.00 £20.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £15.50 £16.75
% change year-on-year -6.45% -7.46%  

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 123 72 49
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 8.21% 4.41% 2.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 55 26
Median daily rate £395 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.33% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £290 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £435 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.35% +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 9
Median hourly rate £10.75 £12.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.41% -33.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.23 £10.40 £15.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.38 £14.00 £20.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £19.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year -20.49% -13.35%  

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 28 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 28 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
Leicestershire +7 12 £323 -8.18% 3
Northamptonshire +8 7 £380 +1.33% 3
Derbyshire -9 5 £550 +69.23% 1
Nottinghamshire +3 4 £350 - 3
Lincolnshire -8 1 - - 1
Office 365
England

Office 365
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for Office 365.

1 36 (60.00%) Windows
2 31 (51.67%) Microsoft
3 26 (43.33%) Active Directory
4 21 (35.00%) Migration
5 18 (30.00%) Windows 10
6 14 (23.33%) SCCM
6 14 (23.33%) SharePoint
7 13 (21.67%) Windows 7
7 13 (21.67%) Skype for Business
8 12 (20.00%) VMware
9 11 (18.33%) Skype
10 10 (16.67%) Windows Server
10 10 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
11 9 (15.00%) Stakeholder Management
11 9 (15.00%) MS Exchange
12 7 (11.67%) WAN
12 7 (11.67%) MS Office
12 7 (11.67%) Citrix
12 7 (11.67%) Project Management
12 7 (11.67%) VMware Infrastructure
12 7 (11.67%) Windows Server 2012
12 7 (11.67%) Windows Server 2008
13 6 (10.00%) Security Cleared
13 6 (10.00%) LAN
14 5 (8.33%) SQL
14 5 (8.33%) Advertising
14 5 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
14 5 (8.33%) AirWatch
14 5 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
14 5 (8.33%) SharePoint 2013

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 (23.33%) SharePoint
2 13 (21.67%) Skype for Business
3 9 (15.00%) MS Exchange
4 5 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (8.33%) SharePoint 2013
5 3 (5.00%) IIS
6 1 (1.67%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (1.67%) CMS
6 1 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 7 (11.67%) MS Office
2 2 (3.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.67%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 10 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (6.67%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (1.67%) IaaS
3 1 (1.67%) Mimecast
3 1 (1.67%) OneDrive
3 1 (1.67%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (18.33%) Skype
2 7 (11.67%) WAN
3 6 (10.00%) LAN
4 4 (6.67%) DNS
4 4 (6.67%) Remote Desktop
5 3 (5.00%) Firewall
5 3 (5.00%) Intranet
5 3 (5.00%) SAN
5 3 (5.00%) VoIP
6 2 (3.33%) MPLS
6 2 (3.33%) PBX
6 2 (3.33%) SNMP
6 2 (3.33%) TCP/IP
6 2 (3.33%) VPN
6 2 (3.33%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (1.67%) NAS
7 1 (1.67%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.67%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.67%) Oracle Database
General
1 5 (8.33%) Advertising
2 4 (6.67%) Retail
3 3 (5.00%) Aerospace
3 3 (5.00%) Manufacturing
4 2 (3.33%) Finance
5 1 (1.67%) Marketing
5 1 (1.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (23.33%) Project Manager
2 9 (15.00%) Architect
2 9 (15.00%) Office 365 Manager
3 6 (10.00%) Analyst
3 6 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
4 5 (8.33%) Administrator
5 4 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support
5 4 (6.67%) Developer
5 4 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (6.67%) Infrastructure Manager
5 4 (6.67%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 4 (6.67%) SharePoint Developer
6 3 (5.00%) Business Analyst
6 3 (5.00%) Consultant
6 3 (5.00%) Support Analyst
6 3 (5.00%) Systems Administrator
6 3 (5.00%) Technical Project Manager
6 3 (5.00%) Technical Support
6 3 (5.00%) Windows Administrator
6 3 (5.00%) Windows Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (6.67%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.67%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.67%) Replication
3 1 (1.67%) Smartphone
3 1 (1.67%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 36 (60.00%) Windows
2 18 (30.00%) Windows 10
3 13 (21.67%) Windows 7
4 10 (16.67%) Windows Server
5 7 (11.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (11.67%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (6.67%) Android
7 3 (5.00%) Windows XP
8 2 (3.33%) Apple iOS
8 2 (3.33%) Windows 8
8 2 (3.33%) Windows Mobile
8 2 (3.33%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (1.67%) Linux
9 1 (1.67%) Solaris
9 1 (1.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (35.00%) Migration
2 9 (15.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 7 (11.67%) Project Management
4 5 (8.33%) Mobile Device Management
5 4 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (6.67%) Data Migration
5 4 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (5.00%) Business Analysis
6 3 (5.00%) Change Control
6 3 (5.00%) Contingency Planning
6 3 (5.00%) ITIL
6 3 (5.00%) Supplier Management
7 2 (3.33%) Business Process Analysis
7 2 (3.33%) Identity Management
7 2 (3.33%) Network Architecture
7 2 (3.33%) Server Monitoring
7 2 (3.33%) Test Scripting
7 2 (3.33%) User Stories
7 2 (3.33%) Web Design
8 1 (1.67%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 5 (8.33%) SQL
2 2 (3.33%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.67%) C#
3 1 (1.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (10.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (6.67%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.33%) MCITP
3 2 (3.33%) MCP
3 2 (3.33%) MCSE
4 1 (1.67%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.67%) PMO
2 1 (1.67%) QA
System Software
1 26 (43.33%) Active Directory
2 7 (11.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.33%) Terminal Services
4 1 (1.67%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.67%) VMware ESX
4 1 (1.67%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 14 (23.33%) SCCM
2 5 (8.33%) AirWatch
3 4 (6.67%) SCOM
4 2 (3.33%) Microsoft Intune
4 2 (3.33%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 31 (51.67%) Microsoft
2 12 (20.00%) VMware
3 7 (11.67%) Citrix
4 4 (6.67%) Cisco
5 2 (3.33%) Apple
5 2 (3.33%) CheckPoint
5 2 (3.33%) Intel
5 2 (3.33%) Novell
5 2 (3.33%) Polycom
5 2 (3.33%) Sitecore
6 1 (1.67%) Dell
6 1 (1.67%) EMC
6 1 (1.67%) Google
6 1 (1.67%) HP
6 1 (1.67%) NetApp
6 1 (1.67%) Nintex
6 1 (1.67%) Oracle
6 1 (1.67%) Red Hat
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