Period
to 20 June 2018

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 20 June 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)
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
20 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 73 96 128
Rank change year-on-year +23 +32 -15
Contract jobs citing Office 365 64 16 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 2.21% 0.78% 0.28%
As % of the Cloud Services category 20.06% 8.89% 6.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 14 5
Edinburgh median daily rate £338 £280 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.54% -15.15% -15.38%
10th Percentile £115 £94 £272
90th Percentile £519 £478 £456
Scotland median daily rate £375 £338 £350
% change year-on-year +11.11% -3.57% +27.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate £16.26 £15.75 £36.00
% change year-on-year +3.21% -56.25% +157.14%

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 319 180 133
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 11.00% 8.82% 4.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 192 126 61
Edinburgh median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £264 £265 £288
90th Percentile £600 £600 £500
Scotland median daily rate £420 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +5.00% +6.67% +1.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate £16.76 £14.49 £36.00
% change year-on-year +15.67% -59.75% +114.93%

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 20 June 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Office 365 in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 20 June 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for Office 365.

1 35 (54.69%) Microsoft
2 33 (51.56%) Windows
3 24 (37.50%) Active Directory
4 22 (34.38%) Windows 10
5 14 (21.88%) Finance
5 14 (21.88%) SCCM
6 12 (18.75%) Migration
6 12 (18.75%) Skype
6 12 (18.75%) Microsoft Azure
7 10 (15.63%) Skype for Business
8 9 (14.06%) VMware
8 9 (14.06%) Project Management
8 9 (14.06%) Microsoft Office
8 9 (14.06%) XenApp
8 9 (14.06%) Information Security
9 8 (12.50%) SharePoint
9 8 (12.50%) MS Exchange
9 8 (12.50%) DHCP
10 7 (10.94%) Symantec
10 7 (10.94%) Stakeholder Management
10 7 (10.94%) XenDesktop
10 7 (10.94%) Incident Management
10 7 (10.94%) Data Loss Prevention
10 7 (10.94%) Windows 7
11 6 (9.38%) CASB
11 6 (9.38%) PowerShell
11 6 (9.38%) Microsoft App-V
11 6 (9.38%) Asset Management
11 6 (9.38%) Citrix
11 6 (9.38%) DNS

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 10 (15.63%) Skype for Business
2 8 (12.50%) MS Exchange
2 8 (12.50%) SharePoint
3 5 (7.81%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (1.56%) Confluence
Applications
1 9 (14.06%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (4.69%) assyst
2 1 (1.56%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.56%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 12 (18.75%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (7.81%) OneDrive
3 2 (3.13%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (1.56%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.56%) Dynamics 365
4 1 (1.56%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (18.75%) Skype
2 8 (12.50%) DHCP
3 6 (9.38%) DNS
4 5 (7.81%) Unified Communications
5 4 (6.25%) SSL
6 3 (4.69%) LAN
6 3 (4.69%) WAN
6 3 (4.69%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (3.13%) Firewall
7 2 (3.13%) VPN
8 1 (1.56%) Cisco IPT
8 1 (1.56%) Internet
8 1 (1.56%) IP Telephony
8 1 (1.56%) MPLS
8 1 (1.56%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 1 (1.56%) JIRA
1 1 (1.56%) MSI
General
1 14 (21.88%) Finance
2 2 (3.13%) Banking
3 1 (1.56%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (21.88%) Architect
2 9 (14.06%) Analyst
2 9 (14.06%) Office 365 Engineer
3 7 (10.94%) Consultant
3 7 (10.94%) Infrastructure Architect
4 6 (9.38%) Project Manager
4 6 (9.38%) Solutions Architect
5 5 (7.81%) Deployment Engineer
5 5 (7.81%) Desktop Support
5 5 (7.81%) Office 365 Architect
5 5 (7.81%) Office 365 Manager
6 4 (6.25%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
6 4 (6.25%) IT Analyst
6 4 (6.25%) IT Support
6 4 (6.25%) Office 365 Project Manager
7 3 (4.69%) 2nd Line Support
7 3 (4.69%) Data Analyst
7 3 (4.69%) Help Desk Analyst
7 3 (4.69%) Technical Architect
7 3 (4.69%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.13%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.81%) Clustering
2 3 (4.69%) Smartphone
3 2 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.13%) PKI
3 2 (3.13%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (3.13%) Virtual Team
4 1 (1.56%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.56%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 33 (51.56%) Windows
2 22 (34.38%) Windows 10
3 7 (10.94%) Windows 7
4 4 (6.25%) Windows Server
4 4 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (3.13%) Linux
5 2 (3.13%) Mac OS
5 2 (3.13%) Ubuntu
5 2 (3.13%) Windows 8
5 2 (3.13%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (18.75%) Migration
2 9 (14.06%) Information Security
2 9 (14.06%) Project Management
3 7 (10.94%) Data Loss Prevention
3 7 (10.94%) Incident Management
3 7 (10.94%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (9.38%) Asset Management
4 6 (9.38%) ITIL
5 5 (7.81%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (7.81%) Project Planning
5 5 (7.81%) Supplier Management
5 5 (7.81%) Wealth Management
6 4 (6.25%) Service Management
7 3 (4.69%) Mobile Device Management
7 3 (4.69%) PRINCE2
7 3 (4.69%) Problem-Solving
7 3 (4.69%) Risk Management
7 3 (4.69%) Scrum
8 2 (3.13%) Chat Support
8 2 (3.13%) Innovative Thinking
Programming Languages
1 6 (9.38%) PowerShell
2 2 (3.13%) SQL
3 1 (1.56%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (4.69%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (3.13%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.81%) GDPR
2 3 (4.69%) PMO
3 2 (3.13%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (37.50%) Active Directory
2 9 (14.06%) XenApp
3 7 (10.94%) XenDesktop
4 6 (9.38%) Microsoft App-V
5 5 (7.81%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (3.13%) vSphere
7 1 (1.56%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 14 (21.88%) SCCM
2 6 (9.38%) CASB
3 5 (7.81%) Microsoft Clustering
4 4 (6.25%) Ansible
4 4 (6.25%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (6.25%) Puppet
5 1 (1.56%) AirWatch
5 1 (1.56%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 1 (1.56%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 35 (54.69%) Microsoft
2 9 (14.06%) VMware
3 7 (10.94%) Symantec
4 6 (9.38%) Citrix
5 2 (3.13%) Red Hat
5 2 (3.13%) Splunk
6 1 (1.56%) Avaya
6 1 (1.56%) CA
6 1 (1.56%) Centrify
6 1 (1.56%) Charles River
6 1 (1.56%) CheckPoint
6 1 (1.56%) Cisco
6 1 (1.56%) CyberArk
6 1 (1.56%) HP
6 1 (1.56%) IBM
6 1 (1.56%) Remedy
6 1 (1.56%) Varonis