Period
to 15 October 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 15 October 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
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 56 91 98
Rank change year-on-year +35 +7 +12
Contract jobs citing Office 365 92 43 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 3.08% 1.55% 1.25%
As % of the Cloud Services category 19.45% 13.44% 26.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 31 26
Edinburgh median daily rate £425 £300 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +41.67% -14.29% -10.26%
10th Percentile £179 £95 £123
90th Percentile £525 £425 £431
Scotland median daily rate £350 £333 £330
% change year-on-year +5.26% +0.76% +11.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate £61.00 - -
Scotland median hourly rate £16.38 £17.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year -6.43% -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 473 320 110
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 15.82% 11.56% 4.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 253 188 72
Edinburgh median daily rate £438 £450 £399
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.78% +12.85% +8.14%
10th Percentile £313 £267 £227
90th Percentile £625 £625 £511
Scotland median daily rate £413 £400 £350
% change year-on-year +3.13% +14.29% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate £61.00 £26.25 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +132.38% - -
Scotland median hourly rate £17.38 £20.25 £36.00
% change year-on-year -14.20% -43.75% +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 15 October 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 15 October 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Office 365 in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 15 October 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 (38.04%) Microsoft
2 31 (33.70%) Windows
2 31 (33.70%) SharePoint
3 23 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (22.83%) Finance
4 21 (22.83%) Migration
4 21 (22.83%) Active Directory
4 21 (22.83%) Microsoft Azure
5 20 (21.74%) Windows 10
6 19 (20.65%) PowerShell
7 17 (18.48%) Project Management
8 16 (17.39%) C#
8 16 (17.39%) SQL
8 16 (17.39%) .NET
9 15 (16.30%) SQL Server
9 15 (16.30%) Team Foundation Server
9 15 (16.30%) .NET Framework
10 14 (15.22%) SCCM
10 14 (15.22%) SharePoint 2013
10 14 (15.22%) HTML
10 14 (15.22%) JavaScript
10 14 (15.22%) Visual Studio
10 14 (15.22%) ASP.NET
10 14 (15.22%) MVC
11 13 (14.13%) NUnit
11 13 (14.13%) CSS
11 13 (14.13%) XML
11 13 (14.13%) KnockoutJS
11 13 (14.13%) TypeScript
11 13 (14.13%) CSS3

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 31 (33.70%) SharePoint
2 14 (15.22%) SharePoint 2013
3 10 (10.87%) Skype for Business
4 4 (4.35%) MS Exchange
5 3 (3.26%) Cloud Foundry
6 2 (2.17%) Confluence
6 2 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (1.09%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (1.09%) Umbraco
Applications
1 11 (11.96%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (3.26%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (3.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (1.09%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.09%) assyst
1 1 (1.09%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 21 (22.83%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (10.87%) OneDrive
3 4 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (3.26%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (3.26%) IaaS
4 3 (3.26%) PaaS
4 3 (3.26%) SaaS
5 2 (2.17%) Yammer
6 1 (1.09%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (1.09%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (1.09%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 11 (11.96%) Skype
2 6 (6.52%) DNS
3 5 (5.43%) DHCP
3 5 (5.43%) Unified Communications
4 4 (4.35%) SSL
5 2 (2.17%) Firewall
5 2 (2.17%) Remote Desktop
5 2 (2.17%) VPN
5 2 (2.17%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (1.09%) Cisco IPT
6 1 (1.09%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (1.09%) IP Telephony
6 1 (1.09%) LAN
6 1 (1.09%) MPLS
6 1 (1.09%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.09%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (16.30%) SQL Server
2 11 (11.96%) RDBMS
2 11 (11.96%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.09%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (1.09%) Power BI
3 1 (1.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (1.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.09%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 15 (16.30%) Team Foundation Server
2 14 (15.22%) Visual Studio
3 13 (14.13%) NUnit
4 2 (2.17%) JIRA
4 2 (2.17%) Visual Studio Team System
5 1 (1.09%) Hudson
5 1 (1.09%) MSI
5 1 (1.09%) Subversion
General
1 21 (22.83%) Finance
2 12 (13.04%) Banking
3 1 (1.09%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.09%) Investment Banking
3 1 (1.09%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (18.48%) Architect
2 15 (16.30%) Consultant
2 15 (16.30%) Developer
3 13 (14.13%) SharePoint Developer
4 12 (13.04%) Office 365 Engineer
5 8 (8.70%) Analyst
6 7 (7.61%) Solutions Architect
7 5 (5.43%) Deployment Engineer
7 5 (5.43%) Desktop Support
7 5 (5.43%) Office 365 Architect
7 5 (5.43%) Project Manager
7 5 (5.43%) Technical Architect
7 5 (5.43%) Technical Solutions Architect
8 4 (4.35%) Infrastructure Architect
8 4 (4.35%) IT Engineer
8 4 (4.35%) Windows Engineer
9 3 (3.26%) 2nd Line Support
9 3 (3.26%) IT Support
9 3 (3.26%) Security Engineer
9 3 (3.26%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (17.39%) .NET
2 15 (16.30%) .NET Framework
3 14 (15.22%) ASP.NET
3 14 (15.22%) HTML
4 13 (14.13%) AngularJS
4 13 (14.13%) ASP.NET MVC
4 13 (14.13%) CSS
4 13 (14.13%) CSS3
4 13 (14.13%) HTML5
4 13 (14.13%) jQuery
4 13 (14.13%) KnockoutJS
4 13 (14.13%) React
4 13 (14.13%) XML
5 1 (1.09%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.43%) Cyberattack
2 2 (2.17%) Clustering
2 2 (2.17%) Learning Management System
3 1 (1.09%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.09%) Blackberry
3 1 (1.09%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.09%) iPad
3 1 (1.09%) PKI
3 1 (1.09%) Security Operations Centre
3 1 (1.09%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (1.09%) Smartphone
3 1 (1.09%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 31 (33.70%) Windows
2 20 (21.74%) Windows 10
3 8 (8.70%) Windows 7
4 3 (3.26%) Linux
4 3 (3.26%) Windows Server
5 2 (2.17%) Mac OS
5 2 (2.17%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.09%) Ubuntu
6 1 (1.09%) Windows 8
6 1 (1.09%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (22.83%) Migration
3 17 (18.48%) Project Management
4 14 (15.22%) MVC
5 12 (13.04%) Continuous Integration
6 11 (11.96%) SDLC
7 9 (9.78%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (5.43%) Data Loss Prevention
8 5 (5.43%) ITIL
8 5 (5.43%) PRINCE2
8 5 (5.43%) Supplier Management
9 4 (4.35%) DevOps
9 4 (4.35%) Identity Access Management
9 4 (4.35%) Information Security
9 4 (4.35%) Project Planning
9 4 (4.35%) Security Testing
9 4 (4.35%) Service Management
10 3 (3.26%) Asset Management
10 3 (3.26%) Incident Management
10 3 (3.26%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 19 (20.65%) PowerShell
2 16 (17.39%) C#
2 16 (17.39%) SQL
3 14 (15.22%) JavaScript
4 13 (14.13%) TypeScript
5 1 (1.09%) C
5 1 (1.09%) C++
5 1 (1.09%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (3.26%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (2.17%) CISSP
3 1 (1.09%) APMP
3 1 (1.09%) CTC Cleared
3 1 (1.09%) Degree
3 1 (1.09%) MCP
3 1 (1.09%) MCSE
3 1 (1.09%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.09%) Numerate Degree
3 1 (1.09%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (1.09%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.52%) GDPR
2 2 (2.17%) PMO
3 1 (1.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.09%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 1 (1.09%) QA
3 1 (1.09%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (22.83%) Active Directory
2 5 (5.43%) XenApp
3 4 (4.35%) XenDesktop
4 3 (3.26%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (3.26%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (2.17%) Hyper-V
6 1 (1.09%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 14 (15.22%) SCCM
2 2 (2.17%) Ansible
2 2 (2.17%) CASB
2 2 (2.17%) Microsoft Clustering
2 2 (2.17%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (2.17%) Puppet
3 1 (1.09%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (1.09%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (1.09%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 35 (38.04%) Microsoft
2 11 (11.96%) VMware
3 6 (6.52%) Citrix
4 3 (3.26%) Symantec
5 2 (2.17%) Red Hat
5 2 (2.17%) Splunk
6 1 (1.09%) CA
6 1 (1.09%) Centrify
6 1 (1.09%) Charles River
6 1 (1.09%) CheckPoint
6 1 (1.09%) Cisco
6 1 (1.09%) CyberArk
6 1 (1.09%) Remedy
6 1 (1.09%) ServiceNow
6 1 (1.09%) Varonis
6 1 (1.09%) Veritas