Period
to 15 November 2018

The median contractor rate for an Office 365 Engineer was £390 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 15 November 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
15 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 633 696 720
Rank change year-on-year +63 +24 +22
Contract jobs requiring an Office 365 Engineer 213 159 157
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.22% 0.17% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.18% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 156 97 123
England median daily rate £390 £320 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.88% +2.40% +4.17%
10th Percentile £173 £177 £158
90th Percentile £541 £494 £438
UK median daily rate £400 £325 £311
% change year-on-year +23.08% +4.42% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 4
England median hourly rate £25.00 £160.00 £54.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -84.38% +193.58% -
UK median hourly rate £21.00 £160.00 £54.50
% change year-on-year -86.88% +193.58% -

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 90,240 89,872 93,702
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.75% 94.88% 94.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 60,338 59,829 61,643
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +3.03%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £255
90th Percentile £638 £625 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £445 £425
% change year-on-year +1.12% +4.71% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,783 2,663 3,031
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.70 £18.06
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.07% +3.54% +1.46%
10th Percentile £11.17 £10.88 £10.50
90th Percentile £48.75 £48.42 £46.50
UK median hourly rate £18.00 £18.70 £18.00
% change year-on-year -3.74% +3.89% -

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 15 November 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 15 November 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 +48 103 £400 +28.00% 13
North of England +3 38 £390 -8.24% 7
South East -9 37 £400 +14.70% 8
Midlands -3 20 £270 -15.63% 1
Yorkshire +9 19 £400 -38.46% 1
North West -14 18 £381 -11.85% 5
West Midlands -21 11 £343 +19.13%
East Midlands +8 9 £175 -45.31% 1
East of England -16 6 £300 +1.69%
South West -23 6 £225 -10.00%
North East - 1 - - 1
Office 365 Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 15 November 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.

1 213 (100.00%) Office 365
2 119 (55.87%) Microsoft
3 114 (53.52%) Migration
4 113 (53.05%) Windows
5 109 (51.17%) Active Directory
6 88 (41.31%) Microsoft Azure
7 68 (31.92%) PowerShell
8 60 (28.17%) Windows Server
9 58 (27.23%) MS Exchange
10 52 (24.41%) SharePoint
11 46 (21.60%) Skype for Business
12 44 (20.66%) OneDrive
13 41 (19.25%) Skype
14 34 (15.96%) SCCM
15 33 (15.49%) Exchange Server 2010
16 32 (15.02%) Security Cleared
16 32 (15.02%) Windows 10
17 31 (14.55%) SC Cleared
18 28 (13.15%) Azure Active Directory
19 27 (12.68%) VMware
20 25 (11.74%) Infrastructure Engineering
21 20 (9.39%) Microsoft Office
21 20 (9.39%) Windows Server 2012
22 19 (8.92%) Exchange Server 2013
23 18 (8.45%) ITIL
24 17 (7.98%) DNS
24 17 (7.98%) Microsoft Certification
24 17 (7.98%) Hyper-V
25 16 (7.51%) Microsoft Intune
25 16 (7.51%) Finance

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 58 (27.23%) MS Exchange
2 52 (24.41%) SharePoint
3 46 (21.60%) Skype for Business
4 33 (15.49%) Exchange Server 2010
5 19 (8.92%) Exchange Server 2013
6 13 (6.10%) SharePoint 2013
7 3 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2007
7 3 (1.41%) IIS
8 2 (0.94%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 20 (9.39%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (2.35%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.94%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.47%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 213 (100.00%) Office 365
2 88 (41.31%) Microsoft Azure
3 44 (20.66%) OneDrive
4 28 (13.15%) Azure Active Directory
5 15 (7.04%) Amazon AWS
5 15 (7.04%) Yammer
6 12 (5.63%) IaaS
7 8 (3.76%) Cloud Computing
7 8 (3.76%) PaaS
7 8 (3.76%) SaaS
8 5 (2.35%) Mimecast
9 3 (1.41%) G Suite
10 1 (0.47%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (0.47%) Dynamics 365
10 1 (0.47%) iTunes
Communications & Networking
1 41 (19.25%) Skype
2 17 (7.98%) DNS
3 16 (7.51%) Firewall
4 10 (4.69%) VPN
5 9 (4.23%) DHCP
6 7 (3.29%) LAN
6 7 (3.29%) TCP/IP
6 7 (3.29%) WAN
7 5 (2.35%) SMTP
7 5 (2.35%) Unified Communications
8 4 (1.88%) VLAN
9 3 (1.41%) BGP
9 3 (1.41%) Cisco ASA
9 3 (1.41%) DMZ
9 3 (1.41%) MPLS
9 3 (1.41%) OSPF
9 3 (1.41%) Remote Desktop
9 3 (1.41%) SAN
10 2 (0.94%) Internet
10 2 (0.94%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (3.29%) SQL Server
2 6 (2.82%) Power BI
3 2 (0.94%) Amazon RDS
3 2 (0.94%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.47%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 1 (0.47%) Git (software)
General
1 16 (7.51%) Finance
2 13 (6.10%) Banking
3 6 (2.82%) Publishing
4 5 (2.35%) Retail
5 4 (1.88%) French Language
6 3 (1.41%) German Language
6 3 (1.41%) Investment Banking
6 3 (1.41%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (0.94%) Italian Language
7 2 (0.94%) Legal
7 2 (0.94%) Spanish Language
8 1 (0.47%) Advertising
8 1 (0.47%) Back Office
8 1 (0.47%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.35%) REST
2 2 (0.94%) JSON
2 2 (0.94%) Web Services
3 1 (0.47%) COM
3 1 (0.47%) LDAP
3 1 (0.47%) OAuth
3 1 (0.47%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 10 (4.69%) Analytical Skills
1 10 (4.69%) Mobile App
2 8 (3.76%) Computer Science
2 8 (3.76%) Data Centre
3 7 (3.29%) User Experience
4 5 (2.35%) Public Cloud
5 3 (1.41%) Blackberry
5 3 (1.41%) Handset
5 3 (1.41%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (0.94%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (0.94%) Hybrid Cloud
6 2 (0.94%) Management Information System
6 2 (0.94%) Microsoft Licensing
7 1 (0.47%) Cloud Native
7 1 (0.47%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (0.47%) Fat Client
7 1 (0.47%) RIA
7 1 (0.47%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (0.47%) Thin Client
7 1 (0.47%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 113 (53.05%) Windows
2 60 (28.17%) Windows Server
3 32 (15.02%) Windows 10
4 20 (9.39%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (4.23%) Windows 7
5 9 (4.23%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (2.82%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (1.88%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.94%) Android
8 2 (0.94%) Linux
8 2 (0.94%) Mac OS X
8 2 (0.94%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.47%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.47%) Windows 2000
9 1 (0.47%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 114 (53.52%) Migration
2 25 (11.74%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 18 (8.45%) ITIL
4 15 (7.04%) Content Management
4 15 (7.04%) Problem-Solving
4 15 (7.04%) Runbook
5 13 (6.10%) Data Migration
6 11 (5.16%) Server Monitoring
7 10 (4.69%) Process Management
8 7 (3.29%) Business Intelligence
8 7 (3.29%) Identity Management
8 7 (3.29%) ITIL V3
9 6 (2.82%) Continuous Improvement
9 6 (2.82%) Disaster Recovery
9 6 (2.82%) Service Delivery
10 5 (2.35%) Data Protection
10 5 (2.35%) Kalman Filter
10 5 (2.35%) Mobile Device Management
10 5 (2.35%) Problem Management
10 5 (2.35%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 68 (31.92%) PowerShell
2 9 (4.23%) SQL
3 2 (0.94%) C
3 2 (0.94%) Python
3 2 (0.94%) VBScript
4 1 (0.47%) VB
Qualifications
1 32 (15.02%) Security Cleared
2 31 (14.55%) SC Cleared
3 17 (7.98%) Microsoft Certification
4 12 (5.63%) Degree
5 8 (3.76%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (3.76%) Computer Science Degree
6 5 (2.35%) CCIE
6 5 (2.35%) CCNA
6 5 (2.35%) DV Cleared
6 5 (2.35%) MCSA
6 5 (2.35%) MCSE
7 2 (0.94%) DBS Check
7 2 (0.94%) MCP
8 1 (0.47%) AWS Certification
8 1 (0.47%) CCA
8 1 (0.47%) CCAA
8 1 (0.47%) Citrix Certification
8 1 (0.47%) MCITP
8 1 (0.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (0.94%) GDPR
2 1 (0.47%) GAMP
2 1 (0.47%) SLA
System Software
1 109 (51.17%) Active Directory
2 17 (7.98%) Hyper-V
3 11 (5.16%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (2.82%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (1.41%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (0.94%) Docker
6 2 (0.94%) Virtual Desktop
6 2 (0.94%) XenApp
7 1 (0.47%) BitLocker
7 1 (0.47%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.47%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 34 (15.96%) SCCM
2 16 (7.51%) Microsoft Intune
3 12 (5.63%) Single Sign-On
4 4 (1.88%) SCOM
5 3 (1.41%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 3 (1.41%) PowerCLI
6 1 (0.47%) AirWatch
6 1 (0.47%) Ansible
6 1 (0.47%) CASB
6 1 (0.47%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.47%) PingFederate
6 1 (0.47%) Puppet
6 1 (0.47%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.47%) WSUS
Vendors
1 119 (55.87%) Microsoft
2 27 (12.68%) VMware
3 16 (7.51%) Cisco
4 8 (3.76%) Citrix
5 5 (2.35%) Apple
5 5 (2.35%) Dell
5 5 (2.35%) HP
6 4 (1.88%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (1.41%) Google
7 3 (1.41%) MobileIron
7 3 (1.41%) NetApp
7 3 (1.41%) Sonus
7 3 (1.41%) Sophos
8 2 (0.94%) Okta
8 2 (0.94%) Polycom
8 2 (0.94%) Proofpoint
8 2 (0.94%) Veritas
9 1 (0.47%) Adobe
9 1 (0.47%) Avaya
9 1 (0.47%) Symantec