Period
to 26 May 2020

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 26 May 2020 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
26 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 17 40 76
Rank change year-on-year +23 +36 +21
Contract jobs citing Office 365 100 82 66
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Edinburgh 7.45% 3.52% 2.27%
As % of the Cloud Services category 30.58% 17.94% 20.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 31 39
Median daily rate £325 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.14% - +7.69%
10th Percentile £130 £120 £122
90th Percentile £496 £538 £494
Scotland median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -1.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £25.50 -
Scotland median hourly rate £18.75 £17.90 £16.26
% change year-on-year +4.75% +10.12% -7.11%

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 327 457 320
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 24.35% 19.62% 10.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 189 260 189
Median daily rate £450 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £256 £305 £273
90th Percentile £613 £600 £600
Scotland median daily rate £425 £450 £423
% change year-on-year -5.56% +6.51% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Median hourly rate £35.00 £25.50 £111.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +37.25% -77.13% -
Median hourly rate £35.00 £17.90 £16.76
% change year-on-year +95.53% +6.80% -1.41%

Office 365
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

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

Job vacancy trend for Office 365 in Edinburgh

Office 365
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Office 365 in Edinburgh.

Daily rate trend for Office 365 in Edinburgh

Office 365
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Office 365 in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 26 May 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Office 365 in Edinburgh

Office 365
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Office 365 in Edinburgh.

Hourly rate trend for Office 365 in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 26 May 2020, 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 68 (68.00%) Windows
2 63 (63.00%) Microsoft
3 48 (48.00%) Windows 10
4 41 (41.00%) SharePoint
5 36 (36.00%) Microsoft Office
6 34 (34.00%) Azure
7 31 (31.00%) Finance
8 30 (30.00%) Migration
9 27 (27.00%) OneDrive
10 26 (26.00%) Windows 7
11 25 (25.00%) Active Directory
12 21 (21.00%) Citrix
12 21 (21.00%) Problem-Solving
12 21 (21.00%) Public Sector
13 20 (20.00%) Microsoft Excel
13 20 (20.00%) PowerShell
13 20 (20.00%) Skype
14 19 (19.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
15 18 (18.00%) SQL
16 17 (17.00%) Azure Active Directory
16 17 (17.00%) GDPR
17 16 (16.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
17 16 (16.00%) Skype for Business
17 16 (16.00%) VBA
18 15 (15.00%) Collaborative Working
19 14 (14.00%) Information Security
19 14 (14.00%) Agile Software Development
20 12 (12.00%) SCCM
20 12 (12.00%) Data Analysis
21 11 (11.00%) MS Exchange

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 41 (41.00%) SharePoint
2 16 (16.00%) Skype for Business
3 11 (11.00%) MS Exchange
4 6 (6.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (3.00%) IIS
6 3 (3.00%) SharePoint 2010
6 3 (3.00%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (1.00%) Cloud Foundry
7 1 (1.00%) SAS
Applications
1 36 (36.00%) Microsoft Office
2 20 (20.00%) Microsoft Excel
3 19 (19.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (3.00%) Microsoft Project
5 2 (2.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (3.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.00%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 34 (34.00%) Azure
2 27 (27.00%) OneDrive
3 17 (17.00%) Azure Active Directory
4 10 (10.00%) AWS
5 6 (6.00%) Yammer
6 5 (5.00%) SaaS
7 4 (4.00%) Power Platform
7 4 (4.00%) PowerApps
8 2 (2.00%) Logic Apps
8 2 (2.00%) Power Automate
8 2 (2.00%) ShareGate
9 1 (1.00%) Dynamics 365
9 1 (1.00%) IaaS
9 1 (1.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (20.00%) Skype
2 5 (5.00%) Wi-Fi
3 4 (4.00%) DNS
3 4 (4.00%) Firewall
4 3 (3.00%) Internet
4 3 (3.00%) LAN
5 2 (2.00%) Network Security
5 2 (2.00%) SAN
5 2 (2.00%) VLAN
5 2 (2.00%) VPN
6 1 (1.00%) Intranet
6 1 (1.00%) iSCSI
6 1 (1.00%) VoIP
6 1 (1.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (7.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 3 (3.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (3.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 3 (3.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (3.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (2.00%) RDBMS
3 2 (2.00%) Relational Database
3 2 (2.00%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (1.00%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 5 (5.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (2.00%) NUnit
2 2 (2.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 31 (31.00%) Finance
2 21 (21.00%) Public Sector
3 10 (10.00%) Banking
4 3 (3.00%) Back Office
5 2 (2.00%) Housing Association
6 1 (1.00%) Corporate Banking
6 1 (1.00%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.00%) Retail
6 1 (1.00%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 19 (19.00%) Consultant
2 15 (15.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 13 (13.00%) Office 365 Engineer
4 12 (12.00%) Technical Consultant
5 11 (11.00%) Office 365 Consultant
5 11 (11.00%) Windows Engineer
6 9 (9.00%) Analyst
6 9 (9.00%) Desktop Support
7 8 (8.00%) 2nd Line Support
7 8 (8.00%) Support Engineer
7 8 (8.00%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
8 6 (6.00%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
8 6 (6.00%) Architect
8 6 (6.00%) Desktop Engineer
8 6 (6.00%) IT Support
9 5 (5.00%) Citrix Support
9 5 (5.00%) Deskside Support
10 4 (4.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
10 4 (4.00%) Developer
11 3 (3.00%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (7.00%) .NET
2 6 (6.00%) ASP.NET
3 5 (5.00%) .NET Framework
3 5 (5.00%) AngularJS
3 5 (5.00%) CSS
3 5 (5.00%) HTML
3 5 (5.00%) jQuery
3 5 (5.00%) XML
4 3 (3.00%) .NET Core
4 3 (3.00%) ADO.NET
4 3 (3.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (3.00%) Entity Framework
4 3 (3.00%) Node.js
4 3 (3.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 2 (2.00%) CSS3
5 2 (2.00%) HTML5
5 2 (2.00%) KnockoutJS
5 2 (2.00%) React
6 1 (1.00%) OLE
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.00%) User Experience
2 4 (4.00%) Fat Client
2 4 (4.00%) Self-Motivation
2 4 (4.00%) Thin Client
3 3 (3.00%) Grid Computing
4 2 (2.00%) Handset
4 2 (2.00%) Smartphone
5 1 (1.00%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.00%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.00%) e-Learning
5 1 (1.00%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.00%) iPad
5 1 (1.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 68 (68.00%) Windows
2 48 (48.00%) Windows 10
3 26 (26.00%) Windows 7
4 11 (11.00%) Windows Server
5 9 (9.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (6.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (5.00%) Apple iOS
8 4 (4.00%) Android
9 2 (2.00%) Windows Server 2016
10 1 (1.00%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (30.00%) Migration
2 21 (21.00%) Problem-Solving
3 16 (16.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 15 (15.00%) Collaborative Working
5 14 (14.00%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (14.00%) Information Security
6 12 (12.00%) Data Analysis
7 10 (10.00%) ITIL
8 7 (7.00%) PRINCE2
9 6 (6.00%) Multi-Factor Authentication
9 6 (6.00%) MVC
9 6 (6.00%) Visualisation
10 5 (5.00%) Kanban
10 5 (5.00%) Project Delivery
11 4 (4.00%) Application Rationalisation
11 4 (4.00%) Change Control
11 4 (4.00%) Data Management
11 4 (4.00%) Preventative Maintenance
11 4 (4.00%) Two-Factor Authentication
12 3 (3.00%) Tech Ops
Programming Languages
1 20 (20.00%) PowerShell
2 18 (18.00%) SQL
3 16 (16.00%) VBA
4 6 (6.00%) C#
5 5 (5.00%) JavaScript
6 3 (3.00%) T-SQL
7 2 (2.00%) TypeScript
8 1 (1.00%) C
8 1 (1.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (3.00%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (2.00%) CCIE
3 2 (2.00%) CCNP
3 2 (2.00%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (2.00%) Degree
3 2 (2.00%) HND
3 2 (2.00%) MCP
3 2 (2.00%) MCSE
3 2 (2.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.00%) CISM
4 1 (1.00%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (17.00%) GDPR
2 7 (7.00%) QA
3 6 (6.00%) SLA
4 4 (4.00%) PMO
5 2 (2.00%) Cyber Essentials
5 2 (2.00%) Disclosure Scotland
5 2 (2.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 25 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (7.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (6.00%) Citrix Hypervisor
3 6 (6.00%) XenApp
3 6 (6.00%) XenDesktop
4 3 (3.00%) Virtual Desktop
5 2 (2.00%) Hyper-V
6 1 (1.00%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
Systems Management
1 12 (12.00%) SCCM
2 7 (7.00%) Microsoft Intune
3 2 (2.00%) Ansible
3 2 (2.00%) Terraform
3 2 (2.00%) WSUS
4 1 (1.00%) SCOM
4 1 (1.00%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 63 (63.00%) Microsoft
2 21 (21.00%) Citrix
3 7 (7.00%) VMware
4 6 (6.00%) Oracle
5 3 (3.00%) CheckPoint
5 3 (3.00%) Sophos
5 3 (3.00%) Telerik
6 2 (2.00%) Cisco
6 2 (2.00%) GFI Software
6 2 (2.00%) Polycom
6 2 (2.00%) SolarWinds
6 2 (2.00%) Sonus
6 2 (2.00%) Yealink
7 1 (1.00%) Dell
7 1 (1.00%) EMC
7 1 (1.00%) EqualLogic
7 1 (1.00%) ESET
7 1 (1.00%) HP
7 1 (1.00%) Meraki
7 1 (1.00%) ServiceNow