Period
to 23 November 2017

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 23 November 2017 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
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 78 94 117
Rank change year-on-year +16 +23 -17
Contract jobs citing Office 365 58 33 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.97% 1.56% 0.56%
As % of the Cloud Services category 16.76% 29.20% 18.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 27 8
Edinburgh median daily rate £350 £350 £331
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.66% -13.96%
10th Percentile £103 £123 £227
90th Percentile £425 £458 £453
Scotland median daily rate £340 £330 £290
% change year-on-year +3.03% +13.79% -22.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 -

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 346 113 99
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 11.73% 5.33% 3.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 197 74 54
Edinburgh median daily rate £425 £400 £353
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +13.48% -6.00%
10th Percentile £263 £243 £259
90th Percentile £600 £521 £514
Scotland median daily rate £400 £350 £335
% change year-on-year +14.29% +4.63% -10.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Edinburgh median hourly rate £26.25 - £10.00
Scotland median hourly rate £22.50 £14.00 £10.00
% change year-on-year +60.71% +40.00% -36.51%

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 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Office 365 in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Office 365 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Edinburgh region with a requirement for Office 365.

1 33 (56.90%) Windows
2 32 (55.17%) Microsoft
3 26 (44.83%) Active Directory
4 20 (34.48%) Windows 7
5 18 (31.03%) Windows 10
6 15 (25.86%) Windows Server
6 15 (25.86%) SharePoint
7 14 (24.14%) SCCM
8 13 (22.41%) VMware
9 11 (18.97%) Finance
10 10 (17.24%) Migration
10 10 (17.24%) MS Exchange
10 10 (17.24%) Skype for Business
11 9 (15.52%) Microsoft Office
11 9 (15.52%) PowerShell
11 9 (15.52%) Windows Server 2008
12 8 (13.79%) VMware Infrastructure
12 8 (13.79%) ITIL
12 8 (13.79%) Windows Server 2012
13 7 (12.07%) Skype
14 6 (10.34%) VMware ESXi
14 6 (10.34%) SQL Server
14 6 (10.34%) Firewall
15 5 (8.62%) CRM
15 5 (8.62%) DHCP
15 5 (8.62%) DNS
15 5 (8.62%) Mobile Device Management
16 4 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
16 4 (6.90%) vSphere
16 4 (6.90%) Windows 8

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 15 (25.86%) SharePoint
2 10 (17.24%) MS Exchange
2 10 (17.24%) Skype for Business
3 2 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (3.45%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.72%) IIS
4 1 (1.72%) Moodle
4 1 (1.72%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 9 (15.52%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (3.45%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 4 (6.90%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.72%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.90%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (5.17%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (5.17%) OneDrive
3 2 (3.45%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 7 (12.07%) Skype
2 6 (10.34%) Firewall
3 5 (8.62%) DHCP
3 5 (8.62%) DNS
4 4 (6.90%) SAN
5 3 (5.17%) Network Security
6 2 (3.45%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (3.45%) TCP/IP
6 2 (3.45%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (1.72%) Intranet
7 1 (1.72%) VoIP
7 1 (1.72%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.34%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.45%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.72%) Data Warehouse
General
1 11 (18.97%) Finance
2 2 (3.45%) Back Office
2 2 (3.45%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.72%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (10.34%) 2nd Line Support
1 6 (10.34%) Analyst
1 6 (10.34%) Consultant
1 6 (10.34%) Project Manager
2 5 (8.62%) IT Support
3 4 (6.90%) Exchange Consultant
4 3 (5.17%) 1st/2nd Line Support
4 3 (5.17%) Administrator
4 3 (5.17%) Business Analyst
4 3 (5.17%) Desktop Support
4 3 (5.17%) Developer
4 3 (5.17%) Help Desk Analyst
4 3 (5.17%) Help Desk Support
4 3 (5.17%) Office 365 Engineer
4 3 (5.17%) SharePoint Developer
5 2 (3.45%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 2 (3.45%) Office 365 Consultant
5 2 (3.45%) Support Officer
5 2 (3.45%) Technical Design Specialist
5 2 (3.45%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.17%) .NET
2 1 (1.72%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.72%) CGI
2 1 (1.72%) Middleware
2 1 (1.72%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (6.90%) Smartphone
2 2 (3.45%) Driving Licence
3 1 (1.72%) Blackberry
3 1 (1.72%) Clustering
3 1 (1.72%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.72%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.72%) Public Cloud
3 1 (1.72%) Social Network
3 1 (1.72%) User Experience
3 1 (1.72%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 33 (56.90%) Windows
2 20 (34.48%) Windows 7
3 18 (31.03%) Windows 10
4 15 (25.86%) Windows Server
5 9 (15.52%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (13.79%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (6.90%) Mac OS
7 4 (6.90%) Windows 8
8 2 (3.45%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (1.72%) Android
9 1 (1.72%) Linux
9 1 (1.72%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (17.24%) Migration
2 8 (13.79%) ITIL
3 5 (8.62%) CRM
3 5 (8.62%) Mobile Device Management
4 4 (6.90%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (6.90%) Application Packaging
4 4 (6.90%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (5.17%) Incident Management
5 3 (5.17%) Project Management
5 3 (5.17%) Service Management
6 2 (3.45%) Business Analysis
6 2 (3.45%) Service Delivery
6 2 (3.45%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (1.72%) Asset Management
7 1 (1.72%) Business Development
7 1 (1.72%) Document Management
7 1 (1.72%) Knowledge Management
7 1 (1.72%) Matrix Management
7 1 (1.72%) Risk Management
7 1 (1.72%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 9 (15.52%) PowerShell
2 4 (6.90%) SQL
3 2 (3.45%) C#
4 1 (1.72%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (5.17%) MCP
2 2 (3.45%) Degree
2 2 (3.45%) MCSA
2 2 (3.45%) MCSE
2 2 (3.45%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (3.45%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (1.72%) CTC Cleared
3 1 (1.72%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.72%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.17%) Disclosure Scotland
1 3 (5.17%) SLA
System Software
1 26 (44.83%) Active Directory
2 8 (13.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (10.34%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (6.90%) vSphere
5 3 (5.17%) BitLocker
5 3 (5.17%) Forefront TMG
5 3 (5.17%) Hyper-V
5 3 (5.17%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 3 (5.17%) Virtual Servers
6 2 (3.45%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (1.72%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 14 (24.14%) SCCM
2 4 (6.90%) SCOM
2 4 (6.90%) WSUS
3 3 (5.17%) AirWatch
3 3 (5.17%) Microsoft Intune
4 2 (3.45%) vCenter Server
5 1 (1.72%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (1.72%) Simpana
5 1 (1.72%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 32 (55.17%) Microsoft
2 13 (22.41%) VMware
3 4 (6.90%) CommVault
4 3 (5.17%) Dell
4 3 (5.17%) Sophos
5 2 (3.45%) Apple
5 2 (3.45%) Cisco
5 2 (3.45%) HP
5 2 (3.45%) NetApp
5 2 (3.45%) Veeam
6 1 (1.72%) Blue Coat
6 1 (1.72%) Citrix
6 1 (1.72%) IronPort
6 1 (1.72%) Mitel
6 1 (1.72%) Remedy
6 1 (1.72%) Symantec