Period
to 21 August 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 21 August 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
21 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 47 78 115
Rank change year-on-year +31 +37 +4
Contract jobs citing Office 365 96 39 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 3.28% 1.66% 0.76%
As % of the Cloud Services category 23.47% 16.25% 18.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 29 16
Edinburgh median daily rate £388 £300 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +29.17% -17.24% -7.05%
10th Percentile £124 £95 £181
90th Percentile £525 £455 £402
Scotland median daily rate £350 £335 £350
% change year-on-year +4.48% -4.29% +18.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate £61.00 - -
Scotland median hourly rate £16.76 £17.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year -4.23% -51.39% +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 409 240 106
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 13.98% 10.19% 4.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 220 159 59
Edinburgh median daily rate £425 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% +12.50% -
10th Percentile £306 £274 £249
90th Percentile £625 £614 £475
Scotland median daily rate £409 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +2.31% +6.67% +1.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate £61.00 - -
Scotland median hourly rate £16.76 £17.25 £36.00
% change year-on-year -2.84% -52.08% +157.14%

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 21 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Office 365 in Edinburgh

Office 365
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Office 365 in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 21 August 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Office 365 in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 42 (43.75%) Microsoft
2 38 (39.58%) Windows
3 29 (30.21%) Active Directory
4 25 (26.04%) SharePoint
4 25 (26.04%) Windows 10
5 20 (20.83%) Finance
6 19 (19.79%) Migration
7 18 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
7 18 (18.75%) Project Management
8 17 (17.71%) SCCM
8 17 (17.71%) PowerShell
8 17 (17.71%) Microsoft Azure
9 15 (15.63%) Skype
10 14 (14.58%) SQL
11 13 (13.54%) .NET
11 13 (13.54%) C#
11 13 (13.54%) Team Foundation Server
11 13 (13.54%) Skype for Business
12 12 (12.50%) .NET Framework
12 12 (12.50%) SharePoint 2013
12 12 (12.50%) SQL Server
12 12 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
12 12 (12.50%) Banking
12 12 (12.50%) Information Security
12 12 (12.50%) VMware
13 11 (11.46%) MVC
13 11 (11.46%) NUnit
13 11 (11.46%) Visual Studio
13 11 (11.46%) ASP.NET
13 11 (11.46%) CSS

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 25 (26.04%) SharePoint
2 13 (13.54%) Skype for Business
3 12 (12.50%) SharePoint 2013
4 8 (8.33%) MS Exchange
5 5 (5.21%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (2.08%) Cloud Foundry
6 2 (2.08%) Confluence
7 1 (1.04%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (1.04%) Umbraco
Applications
1 12 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.04%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.04%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (1.04%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 3 (3.13%) assyst
2 1 (1.04%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 17 (17.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (7.29%) OneDrive
3 3 (3.13%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (3.13%) IaaS
4 2 (2.08%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (2.08%) PaaS
4 2 (2.08%) SaaS
5 1 (1.04%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (1.04%) Dynamics 365
5 1 (1.04%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 15 (15.63%) Skype
2 9 (9.38%) DHCP
3 7 (7.29%) DNS
4 6 (6.25%) Unified Communications
5 4 (4.17%) SSL
6 3 (3.13%) LAN
6 3 (3.13%) WAN
6 3 (3.13%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (2.08%) Firewall
7 2 (2.08%) VPN
8 1 (1.04%) Cisco IPT
8 1 (1.04%) Internet
8 1 (1.04%) Intrusion Detection
8 1 (1.04%) IP Telephony
8 1 (1.04%) MPLS
8 1 (1.04%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 9 (9.38%) RDBMS
2 9 (9.38%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.04%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 13 (13.54%) Team Foundation Server
2 11 (11.46%) NUnit
2 11 (11.46%) Visual Studio
3 2 (2.08%) JIRA
3 2 (2.08%) Visual Studio Team System
4 1 (1.04%) MSI
General
1 20 (20.83%) Finance
2 12 (12.50%) Banking
3 1 (1.04%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.04%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 18 (18.75%) Architect
2 12 (12.50%) Analyst
2 12 (12.50%) Developer
3 11 (11.46%) Office 365 Engineer
3 11 (11.46%) SharePoint Developer
4 8 (8.33%) Consultant
4 8 (8.33%) Solutions Architect
5 7 (7.29%) Infrastructure Architect
5 7 (7.29%) Project Manager
6 6 (6.25%) Desktop Support
7 5 (5.21%) Deployment Engineer
7 5 (5.21%) IT Analyst
7 5 (5.21%) Office 365 Architect
7 5 (5.21%) Technical Architect
8 4 (4.17%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
8 4 (4.17%) IT Support
8 4 (4.17%) Technical Solutions Architect
8 4 (4.17%) Windows Engineer
9 3 (3.13%) Information Security Specialist
9 3 (3.13%) Information Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (13.54%) .NET
2 12 (12.50%) .NET Framework
3 11 (11.46%) AngularJS
3 11 (11.46%) ASP.NET
3 11 (11.46%) ASP.NET MVC
3 11 (11.46%) CSS
3 11 (11.46%) CSS3
3 11 (11.46%) HTML
3 11 (11.46%) HTML5
3 11 (11.46%) jQuery
3 11 (11.46%) KnockoutJS
3 11 (11.46%) React
3 11 (11.46%) XML
4 2 (2.08%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.21%) Clustering
2 3 (3.13%) Cyberattack
2 3 (3.13%) Self-Motivation
2 3 (3.13%) Smartphone
3 2 (2.08%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.08%) PKI
4 1 (1.04%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.04%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.04%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (1.04%) iPad
4 1 (1.04%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 38 (39.58%) Windows
2 25 (26.04%) Windows 10
3 10 (10.42%) Windows 7
4 5 (5.21%) Windows Server
5 4 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (3.13%) Linux
6 3 (3.13%) Mac OS
7 2 (2.08%) Ubuntu
7 2 (2.08%) Windows 8
7 2 (2.08%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (1.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (19.79%) Migration
2 18 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (18.75%) Project Management
3 12 (12.50%) Information Security
4 11 (11.46%) MVC
5 10 (10.42%) Continuous Integration
5 10 (10.42%) Data Loss Prevention
5 10 (10.42%) Stakeholder Management
6 9 (9.38%) SDLC
7 7 (7.29%) Incident Management
7 7 (7.29%) ITIL
8 6 (6.25%) Supplier Management
9 5 (5.21%) Asset Management
9 5 (5.21%) PRINCE2
9 5 (5.21%) Project Planning
9 5 (5.21%) Wealth Management
10 4 (4.17%) Problem-Solving
10 4 (4.17%) Risk Management
10 4 (4.17%) Service Management
11 3 (3.13%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (17.71%) PowerShell
2 14 (14.58%) SQL
3 13 (13.54%) C#
4 11 (11.46%) JavaScript
4 11 (11.46%) TypeScript
5 1 (1.04%) C
5 1 (1.04%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (3.13%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (2.08%) CISSP
3 1 (1.04%) APMP
3 1 (1.04%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.29%) GDPR
2 3 (3.13%) PMO
3 2 (2.08%) SLA
4 1 (1.04%) QA
System Software
1 29 (30.21%) Active Directory
2 9 (9.38%) XenApp
3 7 (7.29%) XenDesktop
4 6 (6.25%) Microsoft App-V
5 5 (5.21%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (2.08%) Hyper-V
6 2 (2.08%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 17 (17.71%) SCCM
2 8 (8.33%) CASB
3 5 (5.21%) Microsoft Clustering
4 4 (4.17%) Ansible
4 4 (4.17%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (4.17%) Puppet
5 1 (1.04%) AirWatch
5 1 (1.04%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (1.04%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 1 (1.04%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 42 (43.75%) Microsoft
2 12 (12.50%) VMware
3 9 (9.38%) Symantec
4 8 (8.33%) Citrix
5 3 (3.13%) Red Hat
6 2 (2.08%) Splunk
7 1 (1.04%) Avaya
7 1 (1.04%) CA
7 1 (1.04%) Centrify
7 1 (1.04%) Charles River
7 1 (1.04%) CheckPoint
7 1 (1.04%) Cisco
7 1 (1.04%) CyberArk
7 1 (1.04%) Remedy
7 1 (1.04%) ServiceNow
7 1 (1.04%) Varonis
7 1 (1.04%) Veritas