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 3 months to 28 June 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
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 71 95 78
Rank change year-on-year +24 -17  
Contract jobs citing Office 365 11 3 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.90% 0.22% 0.64%
As % of the Cloud Services category 8.40% 5.88% 26.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 3 5
Median daily rate £147 £330 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -55.36% -15.38%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £98 £262 £359
10% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £330 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £323
% change year-on-year -6.66% +16.27%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £14.80 £14.00
% change year-on-year +1.35% +5.71%  

Office 365 is in the cloud computing skills category. The next 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.

Contract Cloud Computing Skills
Edinburgh
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 131 51 34
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 10.72% 3.78% 2.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 23 18
Median daily rate £450 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £295 £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £450 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £390
% change year-on-year - +15.38%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £16.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year +75.75% -36.53%  

Office 365
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Edinburgh citing Office 365 as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Cloud Services category.

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 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Office 365 in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 8 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 7 (43.75%) Windows
2 7 (43.75%) Microsoft
3 6 (37.50%) Windows 7
4 5 (31.25%) Windows 10
5 4 (25.00%) PowerShell
5 4 (25.00%) Active Directory
5 4 (25.00%) Finance
6 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
6 3 (18.75%) Smartphone
7 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (12.50%) Telecoms
7 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (12.50%) Windows 8
7 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (12.50%) Mobile Device Management
7 2 (12.50%) IIS
7 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
7 2 (12.50%) Migration
7 2 (12.50%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (12.50%) Virtual Servers
7 2 (12.50%) Mozilla Thunderbird
7 2 (12.50%) Driving Licence
8 1 (6.25%) Customer Requirements
8 1 (6.25%) Scenario Testing
8 1 (6.25%) Disclosure Scotland
8 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2016
8 1 (6.25%) Cross-Browser Testing

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 8 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (12.50%) IIS
2 2 (12.50%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (6.25%) Moodle
Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (12.50%) Mozilla Thunderbird
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) assyst
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) Internet
1 1 (6.25%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
2 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (25.00%) Finance
2 2 (12.50%) Telecoms
3 1 (6.25%) Banking
3 1 (6.25%) Investment Banking
3 1 (6.25%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (18.75%) 2nd Line Support
2 2 (12.50%) 1st/2nd Line Support
2 2 (12.50%) Administrator
2 2 (12.50%) Developer
2 2 (12.50%) Project Manager
2 2 (12.50%) SharePoint Administrator
2 2 (12.50%) SharePoint Developer
3 1 (6.25%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) DBA
3 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 1 (6.25%) IT Support
3 1 (6.25%) Lead Project Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Migration Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Migration Project Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Office 365 Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Service Desk Operator
3 1 (6.25%) Support Officer
3 1 (6.25%) Technical Architect
3 1 (6.25%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) .NET
1 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET
1 1 (6.25%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Smartphone
2 2 (12.50%) Driving Licence
3 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (6.25%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 7 (43.75%) Windows
2 6 (37.50%) Windows 7
3 5 (31.25%) Windows 10
4 2 (12.50%) Windows 8
4 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (6.25%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (12.50%) Migration
1 2 (12.50%) Mobile Device Management
2 1 (6.25%) Asset Management
2 1 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (6.25%) Change Management
2 1 (6.25%) Compatibility Testing
2 1 (6.25%) CRM
2 1 (6.25%) Cross-Browser Testing
2 1 (6.25%) Customer Requirements
2 1 (6.25%) Database Mirroring
2 1 (6.25%) High Availability
2 1 (6.25%) Incident Management
2 1 (6.25%) Integration Testing
2 1 (6.25%) Load Balancing
2 1 (6.25%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2
2 1 (6.25%) Scenario Testing
2 1 (6.25%) Scrum
2 1 (6.25%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 4 (25.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) ISEB
1 1 (6.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 4 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 2 (12.50%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 7 (43.75%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.25%) Nintex
2 1 (6.25%) VMware
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