Period
to 18 September 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 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 18 September 2019 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)
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
18 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 53 51 91
Rank change year-on-year -2 +40 +12
Contract jobs citing Office 365 67 98 43
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 3.10% 3.30% 1.63%
As % of the Cloud Services category 14.47% 21.92% 13.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 49 31
Edinburgh median daily rate £344 £388 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.29% +29.17% -11.76%
10th Percentile £122 £141 £95
90th Percentile £475 £525 £438
Scotland median daily rate £300 £350 £325
% change year-on-year -14.29% +7.69% -6.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate £17.50 £61.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -71.31% - -
Scotland median hourly rate £18.95 £16.76 £17.50
% change year-on-year +13.07% -4.23% -51.39%

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 Edinburgh with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
Edinburgh
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 463 447 311
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 21.42% 15.04% 11.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 254 238 188
Edinburgh median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% - +8.28%
10th Percentile £293 £304 £266
90th Percentile £600 £625 £620
Scotland median daily rate £445 £414 £400
% change year-on-year +7.55% +3.44% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 2
Edinburgh median hourly rate £17.50 £61.00 £26.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -71.31% +132.38% -
Scotland median hourly rate £18.95 £16.76 £17.75
% change year-on-year +13.07% -5.58% -50.69%

Office 365
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

Job postings citing Office 365 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh.

Job vacancy trend for Office 365 in Edinburgh

Office 365
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Office 365 in Edinburgh

Office 365
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Office 365 in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 18 September 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Office 365 in Edinburgh

Office 365
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Office 365 in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 18 September 2019, 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for Office 365.

1 42 (62.69%) Microsoft
2 41 (61.19%) Windows
3 32 (47.76%) Active Directory
4 31 (46.27%) Windows 10
5 25 (37.31%) Microsoft Office
6 21 (31.34%) Azure
7 20 (29.85%) Banking
8 18 (26.87%) SCCM
9 16 (23.88%) Finance
10 14 (20.90%) Migration
10 14 (20.90%) SharePoint
10 14 (20.90%) Windows Server 2008
11 12 (17.91%) PowerShell
11 12 (17.91%) Windows 7
11 12 (17.91%) Windows Server 2012
11 12 (17.91%) Public Sector
12 11 (16.42%) ITIL
12 11 (16.42%) VMware
13 10 (14.93%) Citrix
13 10 (14.93%) Azure Active Directory
13 10 (14.93%) VMware Infrastructure
14 8 (11.94%) Agile Software Development
15 7 (10.45%) SLA
15 7 (10.45%) Windows Server
16 5 (7.46%) Linux
16 5 (7.46%) SQL
16 5 (7.46%) Stakeholder Management
16 5 (7.46%) Mobile Device Management
16 5 (7.46%) Mac OS
17 4 (5.97%) Skype

Office 365
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 (20.90%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.99%) Skype for Business
3 1 (1.49%) Cloud Foundry
3 1 (1.49%) IIS
3 1 (1.49%) Moodle
3 1 (1.49%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (1.49%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 25 (37.31%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.99%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (2.99%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.49%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.49%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 21 (31.34%) Azure
2 10 (14.93%) Azure Active Directory
3 4 (5.97%) AWS
4 3 (4.48%) Power Platform
4 3 (4.48%) PowerApps
5 2 (2.99%) Azure ExpressRoute
6 1 (1.49%) IaaS
6 1 (1.49%) Microsoft Flow
6 1 (1.49%) OneDrive
6 1 (1.49%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.97%) Skype
1 4 (5.97%) VPN
2 2 (2.99%) DNS
2 2 (2.99%) TCP/IP
2 2 (2.99%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (1.49%) DHCP
3 1 (1.49%) Firewall
3 1 (1.49%) Internet
3 1 (1.49%) Intranet
3 1 (1.49%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (1.49%) LAN
3 1 (1.49%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.99%) Power BI
2 1 (1.49%) MS Access
2 1 (1.49%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.49%) Hudson
1 1 (1.49%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 20 (29.85%) Banking
2 16 (23.88%) Finance
3 12 (17.91%) Public Sector
4 2 (2.99%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.49%) Back Office
5 1 (1.49%) Law
5 1 (1.49%) Legal
Job Titles
1 14 (20.90%) Desktop Support
2 11 (16.42%) Support Engineer
3 10 (14.93%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
3 10 (14.93%) 2nd Line Support
3 10 (14.93%) Deskside Support
4 8 (11.94%) Service Desk Support
5 7 (10.45%) Analyst
5 7 (10.45%) Desktop Engineer
5 7 (10.45%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 6 (8.96%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
6 6 (8.96%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 6 (8.96%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 6 (8.96%) Deskside Engineer
6 6 (8.96%) Deskside Support Engineer
6 6 (8.96%) Developer
6 6 (8.96%) Service Desk Engineer
7 5 (7.46%) 1st/2nd Line Desktop Support
7 5 (7.46%) 1st/2nd Line Support
7 5 (7.46%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
7 5 (7.46%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.99%) Velocity
2 1 (1.49%) .NET
2 1 (1.49%) AngularJS
2 1 (1.49%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.49%) HTML
2 1 (1.49%) LDAP
2 1 (1.49%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.48%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (4.48%) Fat Client
1 3 (4.48%) Public Cloud
1 3 (4.48%) Thin Client
2 2 (2.99%) Self-Motivation
2 2 (2.99%) Smartphone
2 2 (2.99%) User Experience
3 1 (1.49%) Biotechnology
3 1 (1.49%) Blackberry
3 1 (1.49%) CMDB
3 1 (1.49%) Cyberattack
3 1 (1.49%) PKI
3 1 (1.49%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 41 (61.19%) Windows
2 31 (46.27%) Windows 10
3 14 (20.90%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (17.91%) Windows 7
4 12 (17.91%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (10.45%) Windows Server
6 5 (7.46%) Linux
6 5 (7.46%) Mac OS
7 3 (4.48%) Android
7 3 (4.48%) Apple iOS
8 2 (2.99%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (20.90%) Migration
2 11 (16.42%) ITIL
3 8 (11.94%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (7.46%) Mobile Device Management
4 5 (7.46%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (5.97%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 4 (5.97%) Project Delivery
5 4 (5.97%) Project Management
6 3 (4.48%) Architecture Roadmap
6 3 (4.48%) Business Analysis
6 3 (4.48%) Customer Engagement
6 3 (4.48%) DevOps
6 3 (4.48%) Enterprise Architecture
6 3 (4.48%) ITSM
6 3 (4.48%) Strategic Roadmap
7 2 (2.99%) Business Process Improvement
7 2 (2.99%) Continuous Delivery
7 2 (2.99%) Dependency Management
7 2 (2.99%) Process Improvement
7 2 (2.99%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 12 (17.91%) PowerShell
2 5 (7.46%) SQL
3 2 (2.99%) VBA
4 1 (1.49%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (4.48%) SC Cleared
1 3 (4.48%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.99%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (2.99%) MCP
2 2 (2.99%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.49%) CISSP
3 1 (1.49%) Degree
3 1 (1.49%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (10.45%) SLA
2 2 (2.99%) QA
3 1 (1.49%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.49%) GDPR
3 1 (1.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.49%) NCSC
3 1 (1.49%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 32 (47.76%) Active Directory
2 10 (14.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (4.48%) Citrix Hypervisor
3 3 (4.48%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (4.48%) XenApp
3 3 (4.48%) XenDesktop
4 2 (2.99%) Hyper-V
4 2 (2.99%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (1.49%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (1.49%) VirtualBox
5 1 (1.49%) VMware NSX
5 1 (1.49%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 18 (26.87%) SCCM
2 4 (5.97%) Ansible
2 4 (5.97%) Microsoft Intune
2 4 (5.97%) Terraform
3 3 (4.48%) Jamf Pro
3 3 (4.48%) SCOM
4 1 (1.49%) MaaS360
4 1 (1.49%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 42 (62.69%) Microsoft
2 11 (16.42%) VMware
3 10 (14.93%) Citrix
4 3 (4.48%) ServiceNow
5 2 (2.99%) Computacenter
6 1 (1.49%) Apple
6 1 (1.49%) Avaloq
6 1 (1.49%) Capita
6 1 (1.49%) Cisco
6 1 (1.49%) CommVault
6 1 (1.49%) Equitrac
6 1 (1.49%) HP
6 1 (1.49%) Meraki
6 1 (1.49%) Mitel
6 1 (1.49%) Oracle
6 1 (1.49%) Proofpoint
6 1 (1.49%) SolarWinds
6 1 (1.49%) Sophos