Period
to 24 May 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 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 of England
6 months to
24 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 67 51 90
Rank change year-on-year -16 +39 +57
Contract jobs citing Office 365 144 171 109
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 3.27% 3.97% 2.22%
As % of the Cloud Services category 20.93% 28.98% 22.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 84 68
East of England median daily rate £350 £450 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -22.22% +38.46% -23.53%
10th Percentile £129 £152 £130
90th Percentile £503 £550 £524
England median daily rate £363 £388 £385
% change year-on-year -6.45% +0.65% +8.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 7 4
East of England median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.86% +14.75% +27.08%
10th Percentile £13.32 £10.48 £15.00
90th Percentile £117.50 £19.88 £15.75
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 of England with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
East of England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 688 590 477
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 15.64% 13.71% 9.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 423 350 310
East of England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +3.03%
10th Percentile £201 £213 £247
90th Percentile £575 £588 £575
England median daily rate £484 £460 £450
% change year-on-year +5.22% +2.22% +7.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 19 4
East of England median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.06% +136.07% -49.17%
10th Percentile £13.55 £13.73 £15.00
90th Percentile £102.75 £63.75 £15.75
England median hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% -11.11%

Office 365
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing Office 365 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for Office 365 in the East of England

Office 365
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Office 365 in the East of England.

Contractor daily rate trend for Office 365 in the East of England

Office 365
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Office 365 in the East of England over the 6 months to 24 May 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Office 365 in the East of England

Office 365
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Office 365 in the East of England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Office 365 in the East of England

Office 365
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Office 365 in the East of England over the 6 months to 24 May 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Office 365 in the East of England

Office 365
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 6 months to 24 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
Hertfordshire -7 49 £400 -3.61% 23
Bedfordshire +9 34 £139 -68.29% 4
Cambridgeshire -21 25 £375 -21.05% 17
Essex +3 20 £344 -23.61% 9
Norfolk +1 11 £169 -59.09% 5
Suffolk -20 4 £400 +56.86% 6
East Anglia -8 1 - -
Office 365
England

For the 6 months to 24 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 of England region with a requirement for Office 365.

1 94 (65.28%) Windows
2 65 (45.14%) Microsoft
2 65 (45.14%) Active Directory
3 37 (25.69%) Windows 10
4 33 (22.92%) SCCM
5 28 (19.44%) VMware
6 27 (18.75%) Windows 7
6 27 (18.75%) Microsoft Azure
7 25 (17.36%) SharePoint
8 23 (15.97%) MS Exchange
9 22 (15.28%) Microsoft Office
10 21 (14.58%) PowerShell
11 20 (13.89%) Migration
11 20 (13.89%) Windows Server
12 17 (11.81%) DNS
13 16 (11.11%) DHCP
13 16 (11.11%) ITIL
14 15 (10.42%) Citrix
14 15 (10.42%) SC Cleared
14 15 (10.42%) Security Cleared
14 15 (10.42%) VMware Infrastructure
14 15 (10.42%) Windows Server 2012
15 14 (9.72%) PRINCE2
16 13 (9.03%) Skype
16 13 (9.03%) Skype for Business
16 13 (9.03%) Exchange Server 2010
17 12 (8.33%) Microsoft Intune
17 12 (8.33%) Android
18 11 (7.64%) Finance
18 11 (7.64%) Windows Server 2008

Office 365
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 25 (17.36%) SharePoint
2 23 (15.97%) MS Exchange
3 13 (9.03%) Exchange Server 2010
3 13 (9.03%) Skype for Business
4 7 (4.86%) SharePoint 2013
5 6 (4.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 5 (3.47%) Exchange Server 2013
6 5 (3.47%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (1.39%) CMS
7 2 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (1.39%) IBM Notes
7 2 (1.39%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (0.69%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.69%) Confluence
8 1 (0.69%) IBM Domino
Applications
1 22 (15.28%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (6.25%) Microsoft Excel
3 8 (5.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.69%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (1.39%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.69%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.69%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 27 (18.75%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (6.25%) OneDrive
3 8 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (3.47%) Azure Active Directory
5 4 (2.78%) iTunes
6 3 (2.08%) SaaS
7 2 (1.39%) Adobe Creative Cloud
8 1 (0.69%) Dynamics 365
8 1 (0.69%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 17 (11.81%) DNS
2 16 (11.11%) DHCP
3 13 (9.03%) Skype
4 11 (7.64%) VPN
5 10 (6.94%) Firewall
6 7 (4.86%) LAN
6 7 (4.86%) TCP/IP
6 7 (4.86%) VoIP
6 7 (4.86%) WAN
7 5 (3.47%) VLAN
8 4 (2.78%) Internet
8 4 (2.78%) Network Security
9 3 (2.08%) Broadband
9 3 (2.08%) MPLS
9 3 (2.08%) NetScaler
9 3 (2.08%) SAN
9 3 (2.08%) Wireless
10 2 (1.39%) Kerberos
11 1 (0.69%) Ethernet
11 1 (0.69%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (6.25%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.78%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (2.78%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (2.08%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (2.08%) Power BI
3 3 (2.08%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.69%) EDRMS
4 1 (0.69%) Ingres
4 1 (0.69%) MySQL
4 1 (0.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (2.08%) JIRA
1 3 (2.08%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (1.39%) Visual Studio
2 2 (1.39%) Visual Studio Code
3 1 (0.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (0.69%) Bitbucket
3 1 (0.69%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.69%) Subversion
General
1 11 (7.64%) Finance
2 4 (2.78%) Legal
2 4 (2.78%) Retail
3 2 (1.39%) Law
4 1 (0.69%) Advertising
4 1 (0.69%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (0.69%) Publishing
4 1 (0.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 27 (18.75%) Analyst
2 20 (13.89%) Desktop Support
3 17 (11.81%) Consultant
3 17 (11.81%) Project Manager
4 15 (10.42%) Support Engineer
5 14 (9.72%) Support Analyst
6 12 (8.33%) Desktop Engineer
7 11 (7.64%) Architect
7 11 (7.64%) Service Analyst
7 11 (7.64%) Service Desk Analyst
8 10 (6.94%) 2nd Line Support
9 9 (6.25%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
10 8 (5.56%) Desktop Support Engineer
10 8 (5.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 8 (5.56%) Windows Consultant
11 7 (4.86%) Developer
11 7 (4.86%) Messaging Engineer
12 6 (4.17%) 1st Line Support
12 6 (4.17%) Administrator
12 6 (4.17%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (4.86%) CSS
2 5 (3.47%) HTML
3 4 (2.78%) jQuery
4 3 (2.08%) .NET
4 3 (2.08%) ASP.NET
5 2 (1.39%) ADSI
5 2 (1.39%) CAML
5 2 (1.39%) LDAP
5 2 (1.39%) REST
6 1 (0.69%) Ajax
6 1 (0.69%) AngularJS
6 1 (0.69%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (0.69%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 1 (0.69%) ASP.NET MVC 5
6 1 (0.69%) Django
6 1 (0.69%) HTML5
6 1 (0.69%) Node.js
6 1 (0.69%) XHTML
6 1 (0.69%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (4.86%) Blackberry
1 7 (4.86%) Smartphone
2 6 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (3.47%) BYOD
4 4 (2.78%) Data Centre
4 4 (2.78%) iPhone
4 4 (2.78%) Mobile Computing
4 4 (2.78%) Self-Motivation
4 4 (2.78%) User Experience
5 3 (2.08%) CESG
5 3 (2.08%) Clustering
5 3 (2.08%) Mobile App
5 3 (2.08%) NHS
5 3 (2.08%) PKI
6 2 (1.39%) CMDB
7 1 (0.69%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.69%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.69%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.69%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 94 (65.28%) Windows
2 37 (25.69%) Windows 10
3 27 (18.75%) Windows 7
4 20 (13.89%) Windows Server
5 15 (10.42%) Windows Server 2012
6 12 (8.33%) Android
7 11 (7.64%) Windows Server 2008
8 8 (5.56%) Windows 8
9 6 (4.17%) Apple iOS
10 4 (2.78%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (2.78%) Windows XP
11 3 (2.08%) Windows Vista
12 2 (1.39%) Mac OS
12 2 (1.39%) Windows Phone
13 1 (0.69%) Linux
13 1 (0.69%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (13.89%) Migration
2 16 (11.11%) ITIL
3 14 (9.72%) PRINCE2
4 10 (6.94%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (6.94%) Presales
4 10 (6.94%) Risk Management
5 9 (6.25%) Change Management
5 9 (6.25%) Problem-Solving
5 9 (6.25%) Project Management
6 8 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
7 7 (4.86%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (4.17%) Service Management
9 5 (3.47%) Multi-Factor Authentication
9 5 (3.47%) Scrum
9 5 (3.47%) Service Delivery
9 5 (3.47%) Waterfall
10 4 (2.78%) Customer Requirements
10 4 (2.78%) Disk Encryption
10 4 (2.78%) Infrastructure Transition
10 4 (2.78%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (14.58%) PowerShell
2 9 (6.25%) VBScript
3 7 (4.86%) SQL
4 5 (3.47%) JavaScript
5 4 (2.78%) C#
6 2 (1.39%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.69%) Java
7 1 (0.69%) Perl
7 1 (0.69%) PHP
7 1 (0.69%) Python
7 1 (0.69%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.69%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 15 (10.42%) SC Cleared
1 15 (10.42%) Security Cleared
2 9 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (5.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 6 (4.17%) MCSE
5 5 (3.47%) MCSA
6 4 (2.78%) ISEB
7 3 (2.08%) Degree
8 2 (1.39%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.69%) A+ Certification
9 1 (0.69%) CCNA
9 1 (0.69%) CCNP
9 1 (0.69%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.69%) MAPM
9 1 (0.69%) MCITP
9 1 (0.69%) MCP
9 1 (0.69%) MCPD
9 1 (0.69%) MCSD
9 1 (0.69%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.69%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.78%) PMO
1 4 (2.78%) SLA
System Software
1 65 (45.14%) Active Directory
2 15 (10.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (5.56%) Hyper-V
4 7 (4.86%) XenApp
5 4 (2.78%) BitLocker
5 4 (2.78%) Microsoft App-V
6 3 (2.08%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (2.08%) XenDesktop
7 2 (1.39%) vSphere
8 1 (0.69%) Docker
Systems Management
1 33 (22.92%) SCCM
2 12 (8.33%) Microsoft Intune
3 3 (2.08%) Norton AntiVirus
3 3 (2.08%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 2 (1.39%) Jamf Pro
4 2 (1.39%) NetBackup
4 2 (1.39%) SCOM
5 1 (0.69%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.69%) Rancher
5 1 (0.69%) Single Sign-On
5 1 (0.69%) vCenter Server
5 1 (0.69%) WSUS
Vendors
1 65 (45.14%) Microsoft
2 28 (19.44%) VMware
3 15 (10.42%) Citrix
4 10 (6.94%) Apple
5 8 (5.56%) Symantec
6 7 (4.86%) Altiris
7 5 (3.47%) Cisco
7 5 (3.47%) HP
8 4 (2.78%) Clearswift
8 4 (2.78%) Nintex
8 4 (2.78%) Proofpoint
9 3 (2.08%) 3PAR
9 3 (2.08%) Avaya
9 3 (2.08%) Computacenter
9 3 (2.08%) Ivanti
9 3 (2.08%) McAfee
9 3 (2.08%) Oracle
10 2 (1.39%) Adobe
10 2 (1.39%) IBM
10 2 (1.39%) SAP