Period
to 16 January 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 16 January 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
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 80 77 124
Rank change year-on-year -3 +47 -25
Contract jobs citing Office 365 54 29 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.87% 1.64% 0.50%
As % of the Cloud Services category 16.77% 28.16% 11.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 24 8
Edinburgh median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.14% -9.09%
10th Percentile £170 £122 £227
90th Percentile £438 £473 £391
Scotland median daily rate £363 £320 £375
% change year-on-year +13.28% -14.67% +18.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate £21.25 £17.25 -
% change year-on-year +23.19% - -

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 322 103 129
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 11.18% 5.81% 4.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 177 65 65
Edinburgh median daily rate £450 £398 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.21% +9.66% -3.33%
10th Percentile £313 £198 £245
90th Percentile £600 £520 £500
Scotland median daily rate £400 £345 £353
% change year-on-year +15.94% -2.13% +8.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate £26.25 - -
Scotland median hourly rate £25.00 £17.00 -
% change year-on-year +47.06% - -

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 16 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Office 365 in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, 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 27 (50.00%) Windows
2 25 (46.30%) Microsoft
3 22 (40.74%) Active Directory
4 16 (29.63%) Windows Server
5 15 (27.78%) SharePoint
6 14 (25.93%) Finance
6 14 (25.93%) SCCM
7 13 (24.07%) PowerShell
7 13 (24.07%) Windows 10
8 11 (20.37%) Windows 7
8 11 (20.37%) VMware
9 10 (18.52%) Migration
9 10 (18.52%) MS Exchange
9 10 (18.52%) Skype for Business
10 9 (16.67%) SQL Server
11 8 (14.81%) Microsoft Office
12 7 (12.96%) ITIL
12 7 (12.96%) SQL
12 7 (12.96%) Agile Software Development
12 7 (12.96%) Microsoft Azure
12 7 (12.96%) VMware Infrastructure
13 6 (11.11%) Skype
13 6 (11.11%) Firewall
14 5 (9.26%) Stakeholder Management
14 5 (9.26%) Windows Server 2008
15 4 (7.41%) Team Foundation Server
15 4 (7.41%) Continuous Integration
15 4 (7.41%) SCOM
15 4 (7.41%) Dynamics CRM
15 4 (7.41%) .NET Framework

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 (27.78%) SharePoint
2 10 (18.52%) MS Exchange
2 10 (18.52%) Skype for Business
3 4 (7.41%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.85%) IIS
Applications
1 8 (14.81%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (3.70%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (1.85%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (7.41%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (12.96%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (5.56%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (5.56%) OneDrive
3 1 (1.85%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.85%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 6 (11.11%) Firewall
1 6 (11.11%) Skype
2 3 (5.56%) DHCP
2 3 (5.56%) DNS
2 3 (5.56%) SAN
3 1 (1.85%) Intranet
3 1 (1.85%) Network Security
3 1 (1.85%) VoIP
3 1 (1.85%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.41%) RDBMS
2 4 (7.41%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.85%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 4 (7.41%) NUnit
1 4 (7.41%) Team Foundation Server
1 4 (7.41%) Visual Studio
General
1 14 (25.93%) Finance
2 2 (3.70%) Back Office
2 2 (3.70%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (14.81%) Consultant
2 7 (12.96%) Analyst
3 6 (11.11%) Project Manager
4 5 (9.26%) Architect
4 5 (9.26%) Exchange Consultant
5 4 (7.41%) IT Support
6 3 (5.56%) Active Directory Consultant
6 3 (5.56%) Business Analyst
6 3 (5.56%) Developer
6 3 (5.56%) Help Desk Analyst
6 3 (5.56%) Office 365 Developer
6 3 (5.56%) Office 365 Engineer
6 3 (5.56%) SharePoint Developer
7 2 (3.70%) Desktop Support
7 2 (3.70%) Enterprise Consultant
7 2 (3.70%) Exchange Engineer
7 2 (3.70%) Infrastructure Architect
7 2 (3.70%) Infrastructure Consultant
7 2 (3.70%) Storage Specialist
7 2 (3.70%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.41%) .NET
1 4 (7.41%) .NET Framework
1 4 (7.41%) AngularJS
1 4 (7.41%) ASP.NET
1 4 (7.41%) ASP.NET MVC
1 4 (7.41%) CSS
1 4 (7.41%) CSS3
1 4 (7.41%) HTML
1 4 (7.41%) HTML5
1 4 (7.41%) jQuery
1 4 (7.41%) KnockoutJS
1 4 (7.41%) React
1 4 (7.41%) XML
2 1 (1.85%) CGI
2 1 (1.85%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.70%) Smartphone
3 1 (1.85%) Blackberry
3 1 (1.85%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.85%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (1.85%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.85%) Public Cloud
3 1 (1.85%) Social Network
3 1 (1.85%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 27 (50.00%) Windows
2 16 (29.63%) Windows Server
3 13 (24.07%) Windows 10
4 11 (20.37%) Windows 7
5 5 (9.26%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (7.41%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (5.56%) Mac OS
8 2 (3.70%) Windows 8
9 1 (1.85%) Android
9 1 (1.85%) Linux
9 1 (1.85%) Unix
9 1 (1.85%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (18.52%) Migration
2 7 (12.96%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (12.96%) ITIL
3 5 (9.26%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (7.41%) Application Packaging
4 4 (7.41%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (7.41%) CRM
4 4 (7.41%) MVC
4 4 (7.41%) SDLC
5 3 (5.56%) Mobile Device Management
6 2 (3.70%) Business Analysis
6 2 (3.70%) Identity Management
6 2 (3.70%) Incident Management
6 2 (3.70%) Project Management
6 2 (3.70%) Service Management
6 2 (3.70%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (1.85%) Asset Management
7 1 (1.85%) Business Development
7 1 (1.85%) Risk Management
7 1 (1.85%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 13 (24.07%) PowerShell
2 7 (12.96%) SQL
3 4 (7.41%) C#
3 4 (7.41%) JavaScript
3 4 (7.41%) TypeScript
4 1 (1.85%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (5.56%) MCP
2 2 (3.70%) Degree
2 2 (3.70%) MCSA
2 2 (3.70%) MCSE
2 2 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (3.70%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (1.85%) CTC Cleared
3 1 (1.85%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.85%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.56%) SLA
2 2 (3.70%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.85%) GDPR
3 1 (1.85%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 22 (40.74%) Active Directory
2 7 (12.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (7.41%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (5.56%) Hyper-V
5 2 (3.70%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (3.70%) vSphere
6 1 (1.85%) BitLocker
6 1 (1.85%) Forefront TMG
6 1 (1.85%) ISA Server
6 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (1.85%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 14 (25.93%) SCCM
2 4 (7.41%) SCOM
3 3 (5.56%) AirWatch
3 3 (5.56%) WSUS
4 1 (1.85%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (1.85%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 25 (46.30%) Microsoft
2 11 (20.37%) VMware
3 3 (5.56%) CommVault
3 3 (5.56%) HP
4 2 (3.70%) Dell
4 2 (3.70%) NetApp
4 2 (3.70%) Veeam
5 1 (1.85%) Blue Coat
5 1 (1.85%) Citrix
5 1 (1.85%) IBM
5 1 (1.85%) IronPort
5 1 (1.85%) Mitel
5 1 (1.85%) Remedy
5 1 (1.85%) Sophos
5 1 (1.85%) Symantec