Period
to 20 September 2018

The median contractor rate for an Office 365 Engineer was £350 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 20 September 2018.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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.

Office 365 Engineer
UK > England
6 months to
20 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 684 682 726
Rank change year-on-year -2 +44 +22
Contract jobs requiring an Office 365 Engineer 182 151 157
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.19% 0.17% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.18% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 87 124
England median daily rate £350 £300 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.67% -6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £173 £163 £157
90th Percentile £538 £460 £464
UK median daily rate £350 £311 £320
% change year-on-year +12.45% -2.73% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 2
England median hourly rate £25.00 £160.00 £54.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -84.38% +193.58% +142.22%
UK median hourly rate £25.00 £160.00 £54.50
% change year-on-year -84.38% +193.58% +142.22%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
England
Contract vacancies in England with a recognized job title 89,089 86,235 94,819
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.74% 94.91% 95.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 59,169 56,831 62,686
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £258
90th Percentile £638 £625 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,867 2,565 2,875
England median hourly rate £18.25 £18.70 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.41% -1.58% +6.92%
10th Percentile £11.12 £10.75 £10.42
90th Percentile £48.75 £48.75 £46.25
UK median hourly rate £17.87 £18.70 £19.00
% change year-on-year -4.47% -1.58% +5.56%

Office 365 Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings that featured Office 365 Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Office 365 Engineer in England

Office 365 Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Office 365 Engineer in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for Office 365 Engineer in England

Office 365 Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Office 365 Engineer in England over the 6 months to 20 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Office 365 Engineer in England

Office 365 Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Office 365 Engineer in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Office 365 Engineer in England

Office 365 Engineer
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Office 365 Engineer within the England region over the 6 months to 20 September 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +18 98 £380 +21.60% 13
South East -10 36 £375 +11.11% 4
Midlands -13 20 £250 -18.37% 2
North of England -13 19 £320 +6.67% 1
North West -15 13 £344 +14.58%
West Midlands -25 13 £250 +1.01% 1
East Midlands +9 9 £225 -29.69% 1
South West -1 8 £250 +11.11%
Yorkshire -15 6 £308 -
East of England -13 3 £168 -62.78% 1
Office 365 Engineer
UK

Office 365 Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 20 September 2018, Office 365 Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the England region featuring Office 365 Engineer in the job title.

1 182 (100.00%) Office 365
2 107 (58.79%) Microsoft
3 101 (55.49%) Active Directory
4 95 (52.20%) Windows
5 94 (51.65%) Migration
6 69 (37.91%) Microsoft Azure
7 57 (31.32%) SharePoint
8 53 (29.12%) MS Exchange
9 50 (27.47%) PowerShell
10 49 (26.92%) OneDrive
11 45 (24.73%) Windows 10
11 45 (24.73%) Skype for Business
12 43 (23.63%) Skype
13 40 (21.98%) Windows Server
14 34 (18.68%) SCCM
15 32 (17.58%) Microsoft Office
16 26 (14.29%) Azure Active Directory
16 26 (14.29%) Microsoft Intune
17 25 (13.74%) Exchange Server 2010
18 24 (13.19%) DNS
19 22 (12.09%) Finance
20 21 (11.54%) Infrastructure Engineering
21 20 (10.99%) Runbook
22 18 (9.89%) ITIL
22 18 (9.89%) Yammer
23 17 (9.34%) Hyper-V
24 16 (8.79%) VMware
24 16 (8.79%) DHCP
25 15 (8.24%) Content Management
25 15 (8.24%) Windows Server 2012

Office 365 Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 57 (31.32%) SharePoint
2 53 (29.12%) MS Exchange
3 45 (24.73%) Skype for Business
4 25 (13.74%) Exchange Server 2010
5 14 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2013
6 13 (7.14%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.55%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 32 (17.58%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (1.65%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (1.10%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (1.65%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.55%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 182 (100.00%) Office 365
2 69 (37.91%) Microsoft Azure
3 49 (26.92%) OneDrive
4 26 (14.29%) Azure Active Directory
5 18 (9.89%) Yammer
6 14 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
7 9 (4.95%) IaaS
8 8 (4.40%) SaaS
9 7 (3.85%) Cloud Computing
10 6 (3.30%) PaaS
11 5 (2.75%) Mimecast
12 4 (2.20%) G Suite
13 1 (0.55%) Amazon EC2
13 1 (0.55%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 43 (23.63%) Skype
2 24 (13.19%) DNS
3 16 (8.79%) DHCP
4 11 (6.04%) VPN
5 10 (5.49%) Remote Desktop
6 8 (4.40%) TCP/IP
7 7 (3.85%) Firewall
8 6 (3.30%) SMTP
9 5 (2.75%) LAN
10 4 (2.20%) Unified Communications
10 4 (2.20%) VoIP
10 4 (2.20%) WAN
11 3 (1.65%) DMZ
12 2 (1.10%) Ethernet
12 2 (1.10%) Intranet
12 2 (1.10%) SAN
12 2 (1.10%) WebEx
13 1 (0.55%) ISDN
13 1 (0.55%) Kerberos
13 1 (0.55%) Telepresence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (4.40%) Amazon RDS
2 7 (3.85%) SQL Server
3 3 (1.65%) Power BI
4 2 (1.10%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.55%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (0.55%) Blockchain
Development Applications
1 1 (0.55%) Git (software)
1 1 (0.55%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 22 (12.09%) Finance
2 13 (7.14%) Banking
3 5 (2.75%) French Language
3 5 (2.75%) German Language
3 5 (2.75%) Investment Banking
4 4 (2.20%) Legal
4 4 (2.20%) Retail
5 3 (1.65%) Front Office
5 3 (1.65%) Pharmaceutical
5 3 (1.65%) Publishing
6 2 (1.10%) Italian Language
6 2 (1.10%) Spanish Language
7 1 (0.55%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (5.49%) Web Services
2 2 (1.10%) JSON
2 2 (1.10%) OAuth
2 2 (1.10%) REST
3 1 (0.55%) SailPoint
3 1 (0.55%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (6.04%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (4.40%) Computer Science
3 5 (2.75%) User Experience
4 4 (2.20%) Video Conferencing
5 3 (1.65%) Blackberry
5 3 (1.65%) Mobile App
5 3 (1.65%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (1.10%) Cloud Native
6 2 (1.10%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (1.10%) Handset
6 2 (1.10%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.10%) PKI
6 2 (1.10%) Virtual Team
7 1 (0.55%) Clustering
7 1 (0.55%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (0.55%) Fintech
7 1 (0.55%) Microsoft Licensing
7 1 (0.55%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 95 (52.20%) Windows
2 45 (24.73%) Windows 10
3 40 (21.98%) Windows Server
4 15 (8.24%) Windows Server 2012
5 14 (7.69%) Apple iOS
6 11 (6.04%) Windows 7
7 8 (4.40%) Mac OS
8 4 (2.20%) Mac OS X
8 4 (2.20%) Windows 2000
8 4 (2.20%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (1.65%) Linux
9 3 (1.65%) Windows 8
9 3 (1.65%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (1.10%) Android
11 1 (0.55%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (51.65%) Migration
2 21 (11.54%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 20 (10.99%) Runbook
4 18 (9.89%) ITIL
5 15 (8.24%) Content Management
6 13 (7.14%) Data Migration
6 13 (7.14%) Mobile Device Management
6 13 (7.14%) Problem Management
6 13 (7.14%) Problem-Solving
7 11 (6.04%) Data Protection
7 11 (6.04%) Server Monitoring
8 8 (4.40%) User Acceptance Testing
9 7 (3.85%) Application Packaging
9 7 (3.85%) ITIL V3
10 6 (3.30%) Continuous Improvement
11 5 (2.75%) CRM
11 5 (2.75%) Disaster Recovery
11 5 (2.75%) Kalman Filter
11 5 (2.75%) Technical Analysis
12 4 (2.20%) Email Filtering
Programming Languages
1 50 (27.47%) PowerShell
2 4 (2.20%) SQL
3 3 (1.65%) C
4 1 (0.55%) Python
Qualifications
1 12 (6.59%) SC Cleared
1 12 (6.59%) Security Cleared
2 11 (6.04%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (5.49%) Degree
4 7 (3.85%) Computer Science Degree
5 4 (2.20%) MCSA
6 3 (1.65%) MCSE
7 2 (1.10%) DBS Check
8 1 (0.55%) A+ Certification
8 1 (0.55%) AWS Certification
8 1 (0.55%) CCNA
8 1 (0.55%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.55%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.85%) GDPR
2 4 (2.20%) SLA
3 1 (0.55%) GAMP
System Software
1 101 (55.49%) Active Directory
2 17 (9.34%) Hyper-V
3 11 (6.04%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (3.85%) Microsoft App-V
4 7 (3.85%) Virtual Desktop
5 2 (1.10%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.55%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.55%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (0.55%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 34 (18.68%) SCCM
2 26 (14.29%) Microsoft Intune
3 3 (1.65%) SCOM
4 2 (1.10%) CASB
4 2 (1.10%) PowerCLI
4 2 (1.10%) Single Sign-On
5 1 (0.55%) AirWatch
5 1 (0.55%) Ansible
5 1 (0.55%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (0.55%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.55%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.55%) PingFederate
5 1 (0.55%) Puppet
5 1 (0.55%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 107 (58.79%) Microsoft
2 16 (8.79%) VMware
3 12 (6.59%) Apple
3 12 (6.59%) Cisco
4 5 (2.75%) Dell
4 5 (2.75%) HP
4 5 (2.75%) MobileIron
5 4 (2.20%) Citrix
6 3 (1.65%) Sonus
7 2 (1.10%) Forcepoint
7 2 (1.10%) Google
7 2 (1.10%) NetApp
7 2 (1.10%) Okta
7 2 (1.10%) Polycom
7 2 (1.10%) Symantec
7 2 (1.10%) Veritas
8 1 (0.55%) Clearswift
8 1 (0.55%) Palo Alto
8 1 (0.55%) Samsung
8 1 (0.55%) Zscaler