Period
to 25 May 2020

The median contractor rate for an Office 365 Engineer was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 25 May 2020.

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
25 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 431 590 682
Rank change year-on-year +159 +92 +25
Contract jobs requiring an Office 365 Engineer 158 236 180
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.37% 0.28% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.39% 0.30% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 181 130
Median daily rate £400 £425 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +23.19% +10.40%
10th Percentile £217 £234 £182
90th Percentile £488 £506 £502
UK median daily rate £400 £420 £340
% change year-on-year -4.76% +23.53% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 7
Median hourly rate £35.00 £19.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +79.49% -22.00% +72.41%
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £19.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year +79.49% -22.00% +53.85%

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 40,134 79,284 87,983
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.82% 94.60% 94.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 25,648 52,722 58,245
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.56% +4.65%
10th Percentile £250 £277 £270
90th Percentile £663 £650 £638
UK median daily rate £465 £473 £450
% change year-on-year -1.59% +5.00% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,623 2,453 2,753
Median hourly rate £21.00 £19.23 £18.51
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.20% +3.92% -2.61%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.17 £11.00
90th Percentile £50.00 £50.85 £48.00
Median hourly rate £21.15 £18.78 £18.00
% change year-on-year +12.62% +4.31% -4.91%

Office 365 Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings that featured Office 365 Engineer in the job title as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Office 365 Engineer in England.

Daily rate trend for Office 365 Engineer in England

Office 365 Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Office 365 Engineer in England over the 6 months to 25 May 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Office 365 Engineer in England

Office 365 Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Office 365 Engineer in England.

Hourly rate trend for Office 365 Engineer in England

Office 365 Engineer
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Office 365 Engineer in England over the 6 months to 25 May 2020.

Hourly rate histogram 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 25 May 2020. 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 +137 91 £405 +1.25% 3
South East +109 20 £373 -11.31%
North of England +69 18 £363 -22.87% 4
North West +54 15 £363 +31.82% 1
Midlands +73 10 £475 +28.38%
South West +48 10 £320 -8.57%
West Midlands +70 9 £500 +38.79%
East of England +59 7 £400 +14.29%
Yorkshire +44 2 £413 -13.16% 3
East Midlands +41 1 £115 -74.44%
North East +25 1 - -
Office 365 Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 25 May 2020, 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.

1 158 (100.00%) Office 365
2 92 (58.23%) Windows
3 88 (55.70%) Microsoft
4 78 (49.37%) Azure
5 75 (47.47%) Active Directory
6 63 (39.87%) Microsoft Intune
7 62 (39.24%) Migration
8 52 (32.91%) Windows 10
9 35 (22.15%) SharePoint
10 34 (21.52%) Microsoft Office
11 30 (18.99%) DNS
11 30 (18.99%) Finance
11 30 (18.99%) OneDrive
11 30 (18.99%) Skype
12 29 (18.35%) Azure Active Directory
13 28 (17.72%) Skype for Business
13 28 (17.72%) MS Exchange
14 26 (16.46%) Firewall
14 26 (16.46%) Mobile Device Management
14 26 (16.46%) Problem-Solving
15 25 (15.82%) SaaS
16 24 (15.19%) PaaS
16 24 (15.19%) IaaS
17 22 (13.92%) Public Sector
18 20 (12.66%) Windows Server
18 20 (12.66%) PowerShell
18 20 (12.66%) SAP
19 19 (12.03%) Business Intelligence
19 19 (12.03%) Electronics
19 19 (12.03%) Telecoms

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 35 (22.15%) SharePoint
2 28 (17.72%) MS Exchange
2 28 (17.72%) Skype for Business
3 13 (8.23%) Exchange Server 2013
4 7 (4.43%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (1.90%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.63%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 34 (21.52%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.27%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.63%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.63%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 158 (100.00%) Office 365
2 78 (49.37%) Azure
3 30 (18.99%) OneDrive
4 29 (18.35%) Azure Active Directory
5 25 (15.82%) SaaS
6 24 (15.19%) IaaS
6 24 (15.19%) PaaS
7 18 (11.39%) Yammer
8 5 (3.16%) Power Platform
8 5 (3.16%) PowerApps
9 4 (2.53%) AWS
10 3 (1.90%) G Suite
11 2 (1.27%) Dropbox
11 2 (1.27%) Mimecast
11 2 (1.27%) ShareGate
12 1 (0.63%) Asana
12 1 (0.63%) Google Drive
Communications & Networking
1 30 (18.99%) DNS
1 30 (18.99%) Skype
2 26 (16.46%) Firewall
3 10 (6.33%) VPN
4 9 (5.70%) VoIP
4 9 (5.70%) Wi-Fi
5 7 (4.43%) Internet
6 4 (2.53%) DHCP
6 4 (2.53%) LAN
6 4 (2.53%) SAN
6 4 (2.53%) WAN
7 3 (1.90%) Network Security
8 2 (1.27%) NetScaler
8 2 (1.27%) SMTP
8 2 (1.27%) Unified Communications
8 2 (1.27%) WAAS
9 1 (0.63%) NAS
9 1 (0.63%) PBX
9 1 (0.63%) Remote Desktop
9 1 (0.63%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (3.80%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.63%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (1.27%) Hudson
General
1 30 (18.99%) Finance
2 22 (13.92%) Public Sector
3 19 (12.03%) Electronics
3 19 (12.03%) Manufacturing
3 19 (12.03%) Marketing
3 19 (12.03%) Telecoms
4 4 (2.53%) French Language
5 3 (1.90%) Automotive
5 3 (1.90%) German Language
5 3 (1.90%) Spanish Language
6 2 (1.27%) Police
6 2 (1.27%) Retail
7 1 (0.63%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.63%) Italian Language
7 1 (0.63%) Japanese Language
7 1 (0.63%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (11.39%) Velocity
2 2 (1.27%) .NET
2 2 (1.27%) SailPoint
3 1 (0.63%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.63%) HTML
3 1 (0.63%) JSON
3 1 (0.63%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 19 (12.03%) Social Media
2 12 (7.59%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (5.06%) Mobile App
4 4 (2.53%) PKI
5 3 (1.90%) Blog
5 3 (1.90%) Data Centre
5 3 (1.90%) Management Information System
5 3 (1.90%) Security Operations Centre
5 3 (1.90%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (1.27%) Blackberry
6 2 (1.27%) BYOD
6 2 (1.27%) iPhone
6 2 (1.27%) NHS
7 1 (0.63%) Hedge funds
7 1 (0.63%) Smartphone
7 1 (0.63%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 92 (58.23%) Windows
2 52 (32.91%) Windows 10
3 20 (12.66%) Windows Server
4 14 (8.86%) Windows 7
5 13 (8.23%) Android
5 13 (8.23%) Apple iOS
6 10 (6.33%) Windows Server 2012
7 9 (5.70%) Windows Mobile
8 7 (4.43%) Windows Server 2016
9 6 (3.80%) Windows Server 2008
10 5 (3.16%) Linux
11 3 (1.90%) Mac OS
11 3 (1.90%) Windows Server 2003
12 2 (1.27%) Windows Server 2019
13 1 (0.63%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.63%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (39.24%) Migration
2 26 (16.46%) Mobile Device Management
2 26 (16.46%) Problem-Solving
3 19 (12.03%) Business Intelligence
3 19 (12.03%) Digital Marketing
3 19 (12.03%) Programme Management
4 18 (11.39%) Remediation Plan
5 17 (10.76%) E-Discovery
6 16 (10.13%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 5 (3.16%) Break/Fix
7 5 (3.16%) ITIL
7 5 (3.16%) Mentoring
8 4 (2.53%) Information Security
8 4 (2.53%) Project Delivery
8 4 (2.53%) Technical Leadership
9 3 (1.90%) Enterprise Architecture
9 3 (1.90%) Multi-Factor Authentication
9 3 (1.90%) Penetration Testing
9 3 (1.90%) Security Management
9 3 (1.90%) Security Operations
Programming Languages
1 20 (12.66%) PowerShell
2 3 (1.90%) Bash Shell
2 3 (1.90%) Python
2 3 (1.90%) Shell Script
2 3 (1.90%) SQL
3 2 (1.27%) C
4 1 (0.63%) C#
4 1 (0.63%) Java
Qualifications
1 14 (8.86%) Security Cleared
2 12 (7.59%) SC Cleared
3 6 (3.80%) Degree
4 4 (2.53%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (1.90%) SANS
6 2 (1.27%) CCNA
6 2 (1.27%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (1.27%) MCSE
7 1 (0.63%) APMP
7 1 (0.63%) DBS Check
7 1 (0.63%) MCP
7 1 (0.63%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (11.39%) GDPR
2 3 (1.90%) AICPA
2 3 (1.90%) COBIT
2 3 (1.90%) NIST
3 1 (0.63%) QA
3 1 (0.63%) SLA
System Software
1 75 (47.47%) Active Directory
2 10 (6.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.90%) Hyper-V
3 3 (1.90%) vSphere
4 2 (1.27%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.63%) BitLocker
5 1 (0.63%) Citrix Hypervisor
5 1 (0.63%) Postfix
5 1 (0.63%) UAG
5 1 (0.63%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 63 (39.87%) Microsoft Intune
2 14 (8.86%) SCCM
3 4 (2.53%) AirWatch
4 2 (1.27%) Single Sign-On
5 1 (0.63%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 1 (0.63%) vCenter Server
5 1 (0.63%) vMotion
Vendors
1 88 (55.70%) Microsoft
2 20 (12.66%) SAP
3 15 (9.49%) VMware
4 9 (5.70%) Samsung
5 7 (4.43%) Cisco
6 4 (2.53%) Citrix
6 4 (2.53%) Google
7 3 (1.90%) Twitter
8 2 (1.27%) CommVault
8 2 (1.27%) Polycom
8 2 (1.27%) Symantec
9 1 (0.63%) Apple
9 1 (0.63%) CA
9 1 (0.63%) Forcepoint
9 1 (0.63%) Ivanti
9 1 (0.63%) Lotus
9 1 (0.63%) McAfee
9 1 (0.63%) MobileIron
9 1 (0.63%) Remedy
9 1 (0.63%) Sonus