Period
to 24 November 2017

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 24 November 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
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 75 87 96
Rank change year-on-year +12 +9 +14
Contract jobs citing Office 365 76 63 47
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 2.37% 1.91% 1.48%
As % of the Cloud Services category 19.10% 22.50% 45.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 39 35
East Midlands median daily rate £300 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -25.00% +14.29% -28.21%
10th Percentile £191 £313 £192
90th Percentile £494 £625 £470
England median daily rate £350 £375 £350
% change year-on-year -6.67% +7.14% -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 1
East Midlands median hourly rate £30.00 £10.75 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +179.07% -14.00% -47.92%
10th Percentile £20.10 £10.08 £11.25
90th Percentile £39.10 £12.03 £13.75
England median hourly rate £16.25 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year -1.52% +3.13% -

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 398 280 103
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 12.39% 8.49% 3.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 249 144 71
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £410 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.50% +14.12% -10.24%
10th Percentile £260 £313 £213
90th Percentile £588 £600 £475
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 1
East Midlands median hourly rate £15.29 £18.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.04% +44.00% -47.92%
10th Percentile £10.29 £10.45 £11.25
90th Percentile £35.30 £87.38 £13.75
England median hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £21.25
% change year-on-year +5.26% -10.59% +18.06%

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 24 November 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
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 24 November 2017.

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 24 November 2017. 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 +1 23 £350 -25.33% 9
Leicestershire +7 20 £300 -20.05% 6
Derbyshire -2 18 £263 -43.24% 6
Lincolnshire -1 5 £313 -13.19% 1
Northamptonshire +8 4 £145 -62.58% 3
Office 365
England

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 56 (73.68%) Windows
2 44 (57.89%) Microsoft
3 41 (53.95%) Active Directory
4 29 (38.16%) Microsoft Azure
5 22 (28.95%) Windows Server
5 22 (28.95%) Migration
6 20 (26.32%) Windows 10
7 16 (21.05%) Windows Server 2012
7 16 (21.05%) VMware
8 15 (19.74%) Microsoft Certification
8 15 (19.74%) Windows 7
9 14 (18.42%) SCCM
9 14 (18.42%) Citrix
9 14 (18.42%) MCSE
9 14 (18.42%) ITIL
10 13 (17.11%) Windows Server 2008
10 13 (17.11%) Skype
11 12 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
11 12 (15.79%) SQL
12 11 (14.47%) Cisco
13 9 (11.84%) SAN
13 9 (11.84%) SAP
13 9 (11.84%) WAN
13 9 (11.84%) SharePoint
13 9 (11.84%) LAN
13 9 (11.84%) Project Management
13 9 (11.84%) Finance
13 9 (11.84%) Hyper-V
14 8 (10.53%) Skype for Business
14 8 (10.53%) Patch Management

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 (11.84%) SharePoint
2 8 (10.53%) Skype for Business
3 6 (7.89%) IIS
3 6 (7.89%) MS Exchange
4 2 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.32%) Apache
5 1 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.32%) GroupWise
Applications
1 8 (10.53%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (3.95%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (3.95%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (2.63%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (2.63%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 29 (38.16%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (3.95%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (2.63%) G Suite
5 1 (1.32%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 13 (17.11%) Skype
2 9 (11.84%) LAN
2 9 (11.84%) SAN
2 9 (11.84%) WAN
3 8 (10.53%) DNS
4 6 (7.89%) VoIP
5 5 (6.58%) DHCP
6 4 (5.26%) Firewall
6 4 (5.26%) TCP/IP
6 4 (5.26%) Wi-Fi
7 3 (3.95%) Internet
7 3 (3.95%) MPLS
7 3 (3.95%) VPN
8 2 (2.63%) ATM
8 2 (2.63%) Intranet
8 2 (2.63%) NAS
8 2 (2.63%) Remote Desktop
8 2 (2.63%) SMS
9 1 (1.32%) Cisco IOS
9 1 (1.32%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.26%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.32%) Clusterpoint
2 1 (1.32%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (1.32%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (1.32%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 1 (1.32%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 9 (11.84%) Finance
2 6 (7.89%) Electronics
2 6 (7.89%) Manufacturing
2 6 (7.89%) Marketing
2 6 (7.89%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.32%) Advertising
3 1 (1.32%) Banking
3 1 (1.32%) Law
3 1 (1.32%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 16 (21.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 11 (14.47%) Architect
3 8 (10.53%) Analyst
3 8 (10.53%) Consultant
3 8 (10.53%) Office 365 Engineer
3 8 (10.53%) Technical Architect
4 6 (7.89%) Support Engineer
5 5 (6.58%) Administrator
5 5 (6.58%) Wintel Engineer
6 4 (5.26%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 4 (5.26%) 3rd Line Support
6 4 (5.26%) Project Manager
7 3 (3.95%) 2nd Line Support
7 3 (3.95%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 3 (3.95%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (3.95%) Service Analyst
7 3 (3.95%) Service Desk Analyst
7 3 (3.95%) Technical Consultant
7 3 (3.95%) Trainer
7 3 (3.95%) Wintel Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.58%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 12 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (6.58%) Data Centre
3 3 (3.95%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.32%) Clustering
4 1 (1.32%) Fat Client
4 1 (1.32%) HP Storage
4 1 (1.32%) iSeries
4 1 (1.32%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.32%) Microsoft Licensing
4 1 (1.32%) PKI
4 1 (1.32%) Replication
4 1 (1.32%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 56 (73.68%) Windows
2 22 (28.95%) Windows Server
3 20 (26.32%) Windows 10
4 16 (21.05%) Windows Server 2012
5 15 (19.74%) Windows 7
6 13 (17.11%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (7.89%) Windows 8
8 4 (5.26%) Android
9 2 (2.63%) Unix
10 1 (1.32%) Apple iOS
10 1 (1.32%) Solaris
10 1 (1.32%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (1.32%) Windows Vista
10 1 (1.32%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (28.95%) Migration
2 14 (18.42%) ITIL
3 9 (11.84%) Project Management
4 8 (10.53%) Patch Management
5 6 (7.89%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (7.89%) Digital Marketing
5 6 (7.89%) Programme Management
6 5 (6.58%) PRINCE2
7 4 (5.26%) Asset Management
7 4 (5.26%) Change Management
8 3 (3.95%) Email Migration
8 3 (3.95%) ITSM
8 3 (3.95%) People Management
8 3 (3.95%) Presales
9 2 (2.63%) Incident Management
9 2 (2.63%) Line Management
9 2 (2.63%) Mobile Device Management
9 2 (2.63%) SAP Security
9 2 (2.63%) Security Architecture
9 2 (2.63%) Software Licensing
Programming Languages
1 12 (15.79%) SQL
2 2 (2.63%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 15 (19.74%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (18.42%) MCSE
3 8 (10.53%) CCNA
3 8 (10.53%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (7.89%) MCSA
5 4 (5.26%) MCITP
5 4 (5.26%) Security Cleared
5 4 (5.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 3 (3.95%) BPSS Clearance
6 3 (3.95%) CCNP
6 3 (3.95%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (3.95%) SC Cleared
7 1 (1.32%) CCA
7 1 (1.32%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (1.32%) Degree
7 1 (1.32%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (1.32%) VCAP
System Software
1 41 (53.95%) Active Directory
2 9 (11.84%) Hyper-V
3 3 (3.95%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.32%) BitLocker
4 1 (1.32%) Terminal Services
4 1 (1.32%) vSphere
4 1 (1.32%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 14 (18.42%) SCCM
2 4 (5.26%) AirWatch
2 4 (5.26%) Microsoft Intune
3 2 (2.63%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (1.32%) Jamf Pro
4 1 (1.32%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (1.32%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 1 (1.32%) SCOM
4 1 (1.32%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 44 (57.89%) Microsoft
2 16 (21.05%) VMware
3 14 (18.42%) Citrix
4 11 (14.47%) Cisco
5 9 (11.84%) SAP
6 4 (5.26%) HP
7 2 (2.63%) 3PAR
7 2 (2.63%) Apple
7 2 (2.63%) Dell
7 2 (2.63%) Google
7 2 (2.63%) Oracle
7 2 (2.63%) Sophos
7 2 (2.63%) Veeam
8 1 (1.32%) Adobe
8 1 (1.32%) Aruba
8 1 (1.32%) F5
8 1 (1.32%) Meraki
8 1 (1.32%) Northgate
8 1 (1.32%) SolarWinds
8 1 (1.32%) Sun