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 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Office 365 (O365)
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 65 85 -
Rank change year-on-year +20 -  
Contract jobs citing Office 365 5 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.56% 0.26% -
As % of the Cloud Services category 10.00% 5.33% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 0
Median daily rate £375 £425 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.76% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £375 £350
% change year-on-year -4.00% +7.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £16.00 £15.75
% change year-on-year -9.37% +1.58%  

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 50 75 41
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 5.62% 4.95% 2.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 36 28
Median daily rate £450 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.09% +3.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £338 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £454 £435
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £19.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year -12.79% -13.35%  

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 23 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Office 365 in Edinburgh

Office 365
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 7 (53.85%) Microsoft
2 6 (46.15%) Finance
3 5 (38.46%) PowerShell
4 4 (30.77%) Active Directory
4 4 (30.77%) SharePoint
4 4 (30.77%) Data Centre
5 3 (23.08%) Windows 7
5 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (23.08%) SQL
5 3 (23.08%) SQL Server
5 3 (23.08%) ITIL
5 3 (23.08%) Windows
5 3 (23.08%) Banking
5 3 (23.08%) Migration
5 3 (23.08%) VMware
6 2 (15.38%) VMware ESX
6 2 (15.38%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (15.38%) Law
6 2 (15.38%) Retail
6 2 (15.38%) SCCM
6 2 (15.38%) SCOM
6 2 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (15.38%) Hyper-V
6 2 (15.38%) XenApp
6 2 (15.38%) XenDesktop
6 2 (15.38%) MS Office
6 2 (15.38%) Cisco
6 2 (15.38%) CA

Office 365
Top Related 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 4 (30.77%) SharePoint
2 2 (15.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (15.38%) IIS
2 2 (15.38%) MS Exchange
2 2 (15.38%) Skype for Business
3 1 (7.69%) Moodle
3 1 (7.69%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 2 (15.38%) MS Office
2 1 (7.69%) Mozilla Thunderbird
2 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
2 1 (7.69%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (7.69%) OneDrive
2 1 (7.69%) Trello
2 1 (7.69%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) DHCP
1 2 (15.38%) DNS
1 2 (15.38%) LAN
2 1 (7.69%) Internet
2 1 (7.69%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) SQL Server
2 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) WinDbg
General
1 6 (46.15%) Finance
2 3 (23.08%) Banking
3 2 (15.38%) Law
3 2 (15.38%) Retail
4 1 (7.69%) Investment Banking
4 1 (7.69%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (23.08%) Architect
2 2 (15.38%) Administrator
2 2 (15.38%) Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) IT Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) Project Manager
2 2 (15.38%) Senior Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) SharePoint Administrator
2 2 (15.38%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Azure Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Cloud Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Data Centre Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Intranet Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Intranet Project Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Office 365 Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Office 365 Trainer
3 1 (7.69%) Online Project Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Project Coordinator
3 1 (7.69%) Project Office Coordinator
3 1 (7.69%) Senior Systems Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) SQL DBA
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Data Centre
2 2 (15.38%) Blackberry
3 1 (7.69%) Clustering
3 1 (7.69%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) Windows
1 3 (23.08%) Windows 7
2 2 (15.38%) Windows 10
2 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (23.08%) ITIL
1 3 (23.08%) Migration
2 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (15.38%) Performance Monitoring
2 2 (15.38%) Records Management
2 2 (15.38%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (7.69%) Business Analysis
3 1 (7.69%) Change Management
3 1 (7.69%) Database Mirroring
3 1 (7.69%) High Availability
3 1 (7.69%) Load Balancing
3 1 (7.69%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2
3 1 (7.69%) Project Governance
3 1 (7.69%) Scrum
3 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
3 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (7.69%) TOGAF
3 1 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (7.69%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 5 (38.46%) PowerShell
2 3 (23.08%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) PMO
System Software
1 4 (30.77%) Active Directory
2 2 (15.38%) Hyper-V
2 2 (15.38%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (15.38%) VMware ESX
2 2 (15.38%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (15.38%) XenApp
2 2 (15.38%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) SCCM
1 2 (15.38%) SCOM
1 2 (15.38%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
1 2 (15.38%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 1 (7.69%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 7 (53.85%) Microsoft
2 3 (23.08%) VMware
3 2 (15.38%) CA
3 2 (15.38%) Cisco
3 2 (15.38%) Citrix
3 2 (15.38%) Symantec
3 2 (15.38%) Varonis
4 1 (7.69%) Nintex