Period
to 25 April 2019

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 25 April 2019 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
25 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 43 76 93
Rank change year-on-year +33 +17 +42
Contract jobs citing Office 365 90 59 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 3.71% 2.10% 0.71%
As % of the Cloud Services category 19.52% 19.54% 9.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 37 9
Edinburgh median daily rate £350 £330 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.06% -12.00% +7.14%
10th Percentile £120 £133 £232
90th Percentile £549 £500 £535
Scotland median daily rate £375 £375 £400
% change year-on-year - -6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate £25.50 - -
Scotland median hourly rate £12.50 £16.76 £17.00
% change year-on-year -25.42% -1.41% -52.78%

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 461 302 132
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 19.00% 10.73% 7.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 266 183 81
Edinburgh median daily rate £475 £450 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +9.09% +3.13%
10th Percentile £281 £279 £275
90th Percentile £625 £600 £564
Scotland median daily rate £450 £425 £375
% change year-on-year +5.88% +13.33% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate £25.50 - -
Scotland median hourly rate £12.50 £16.76 £14.49
% change year-on-year -25.42% +15.67% -61.87%

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 25 April 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Office 365 in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 25 April 2019, 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 45 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 44 (48.89%) Windows
3 40 (44.44%) Microsoft
4 33 (36.67%) Finance
5 31 (34.44%) Microsoft Office
6 28 (31.11%) Banking
7 24 (26.67%) Microsoft Azure
8 22 (24.44%) Windows 10
8 22 (24.44%) SharePoint
9 20 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
10 18 (20.00%) Migration
11 17 (18.89%) Citrix
12 16 (17.78%) SCCM
13 14 (15.56%) Azure Active Directory
14 13 (14.44%) ITIL
15 12 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
16 11 (12.22%) Skype for Business
16 11 (12.22%) Windows Server 2008
16 11 (12.22%) Skype
16 11 (12.22%) Windows Server
17 10 (11.11%) PowerShell
18 9 (10.00%) Windows 7
18 9 (10.00%) Linux
18 9 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
19 8 (8.89%) MS Exchange
19 8 (8.89%) SQL
19 8 (8.89%) XenDesktop
19 8 (8.89%) XenApp
20 7 (7.78%) Amazon AWS
20 7 (7.78%) DevOps

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 22 (24.44%) SharePoint
2 11 (12.22%) Skype for Business
3 8 (8.89%) MS Exchange
4 3 (3.33%) Confluence
5 2 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (2.22%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 31 (34.44%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (3.33%) InfoPath
3 2 (2.22%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (2.22%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (2.22%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (2.22%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 24 (26.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (15.56%) Azure Active Directory
3 7 (7.78%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (2.22%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (2.22%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (2.22%) IaaS
4 2 (2.22%) OneDrive
5 1 (1.11%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 11 (12.22%) Skype
2 5 (5.56%) Unified Communications
3 4 (4.44%) DHCP
3 4 (4.44%) DNS
4 2 (2.22%) VPN
5 1 (1.11%) Firewall
5 1 (1.11%) Internet
5 1 (1.11%) Intranet
5 1 (1.11%) LAN
5 1 (1.11%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (7.78%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.11%) MySQL
2 1 (1.11%) RDBMS
2 1 (1.11%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (5.56%) JIRA
2 3 (3.33%) Hudson
2 3 (3.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 33 (36.67%) Finance
2 28 (31.11%) Banking
3 4 (4.44%) Back Office
4 3 (3.33%) Law
5 2 (2.22%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 19 (21.11%) Architect
2 17 (18.89%) 2nd Line Support
3 16 (17.78%) Support Engineer
4 14 (15.56%) Desktop Engineer
4 14 (15.56%) Desktop Support
4 14 (15.56%) Office 365 Engineer
5 13 (14.44%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 13 (14.44%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 11 (12.22%) Analyst
6 11 (12.22%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 11 (12.22%) Technical Architect
7 10 (11.11%) Project Manager
8 9 (10.00%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
8 9 (10.00%) IT Support
9 8 (8.89%) 1st/2nd Line Support
9 8 (8.89%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
10 7 (7.78%) IT Analyst
10 7 (7.78%) IT Support Analyst
10 7 (7.78%) Support Analyst
10 7 (7.78%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.44%) .NET
2 3 (3.33%) ASP.NET
2 3 (3.33%) HTML
3 1 (1.11%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.67%) Public Cloud
2 3 (3.33%) PKI
2 3 (3.33%) User Experience
2 3 (3.33%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (2.22%) Client/Server
3 2 (2.22%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.11%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.11%) Biotechnology
4 1 (1.11%) Clustering
4 1 (1.11%) e-Health
4 1 (1.11%) FMCG
4 1 (1.11%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 44 (48.89%) Windows
2 22 (24.44%) Windows 10
3 12 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 11 (12.22%) Windows Server
4 11 (12.22%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (10.00%) Linux
5 9 (10.00%) Windows 7
6 6 (6.67%) Android
7 5 (5.56%) Apple iOS
8 3 (3.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (3.33%) Solaris
9 1 (1.11%) Ubuntu
9 1 (1.11%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (20.00%) Migration
3 13 (14.44%) ITIL
4 9 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (7.78%) DevOps
6 6 (6.67%) Waterfall
7 5 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (5.56%) CRM
7 5 (5.56%) Project Management
7 5 (5.56%) Requirements Analysis
7 5 (5.56%) Scrum
7 5 (5.56%) Technical Architecture
8 4 (4.44%) Data Protection
9 3 (3.33%) Business Development
9 3 (3.33%) Continuous Delivery
9 3 (3.33%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (3.33%) PRINCE2
9 3 (3.33%) Problem-Solving
9 3 (3.33%) SDLC
9 3 (3.33%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 10 (11.11%) PowerShell
2 8 (8.89%) SQL
3 3 (3.33%) Java
3 3 (3.33%) VBA
4 2 (2.22%) C#
4 2 (2.22%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.11%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (2.22%) Computer Science Degree
1 2 (2.22%) Degree
1 2 (2.22%) MCSA
1 2 (2.22%) MCSE
1 2 (2.22%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (2.22%) SC Cleared
1 2 (2.22%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.11%) APMP
2 1 (1.11%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (1.11%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (1.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (1.11%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.22%) GDPR
1 2 (2.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (2.22%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
1 2 (2.22%) PMO
2 1 (1.11%) NIST 800
2 1 (1.11%) QA
2 1 (1.11%) SLA
System Software
1 45 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 8 (8.89%) XenApp
2 8 (8.89%) XenDesktop
3 5 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (3.33%) VMware Workstation
4 3 (3.33%) XenServer
5 2 (2.22%) VirtualBox
6 1 (1.11%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 16 (17.78%) SCCM
2 4 (4.44%) Microsoft Intune
2 4 (4.44%) Single Sign-On
3 2 (2.22%) AirWatch
4 1 (1.11%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 40 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 17 (18.89%) Citrix
3 7 (7.78%) VMware
4 5 (5.56%) Red Hat
5 4 (4.44%) ServiceNow
6 2 (2.22%) Apple
6 2 (2.22%) Blue Coat
6 2 (2.22%) Dell
6 2 (2.22%) Oracle
7 1 (1.11%) Avaloq
7 1 (1.11%) Sony