Period
to 16 January 2019

The median contractor rate for an Office 365 Engineer was £378 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 16 January 2019.

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
16 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 623 687 703
Rank change year-on-year +64 +16 +78
Contract jobs requiring an Office 365 Engineer 232 155 127
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.25% 0.17% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% 0.18% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 176 96 99
England median daily rate £378 £323 £263
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.05% +22.86% -4.55%
10th Percentile £203 £166 £156
90th Percentile £525 £485 £440
UK median daily rate £390 £325 £250
% change year-on-year +20.00% +30.00% -14.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 9 3
England median hourly rate £13.50 £160.00 £54.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -91.56% +193.58% +147.73%
10th Percentile £12.75 £19.19 £31.65
90th Percentile £14.25 £165.00 £56.75
UK median hourly rate £13.50 £160.00 £40.75
% change year-on-year -91.56% +292.64% +85.23%

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 86,299 87,593 85,076
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.68% 94.87% 94.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 57,680 58,803 56,047
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +2.41%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £256
90th Percentile £644 £638 £608
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,569 2,550 2,896
England median hourly rate £18.70 £18.50 £18.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.08% +1.90% +0.86%
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.75 £10.50
90th Percentile £48.75 £48.00 £47.00
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £18.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year +1.08% +2.78% -2.70%

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 16 January 2019.

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 16 January 2019. 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 +56 115 £375 +10.29% 13
North of England +34 48 £400 +6.67% 5
South East 0 33 £423 +46.96% 7
Yorkshire +13 27 £460 -29.23% 1
Midlands +2 21 £325 - 4
North West +8 20 £319 -37.80% 4
West Midlands -18 11 £344 +12.33% 1
East Midlands +22 10 £175 -46.15% 3
East of England -11 7 £300 +100.00% 2
South West -33 5 £375 +50.00% 1
North East -3 1 - -
Office 365 Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 16 January 2019, 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.

1 232 (100.00%) Office 365
2 132 (56.90%) Windows
3 125 (53.88%) Active Directory
4 122 (52.59%) Microsoft
5 104 (44.83%) Migration
6 92 (39.66%) Microsoft Azure
7 69 (29.74%) PowerShell
8 67 (28.88%) Windows Server
9 60 (25.86%) Skype for Business
10 57 (24.57%) Skype
11 55 (23.71%) MS Exchange
12 48 (20.69%) SharePoint
13 46 (19.83%) Security Cleared
14 44 (18.97%) SC Cleared
15 43 (18.53%) SCCM
16 40 (17.24%) VMware
17 39 (16.81%) Azure Active Directory
18 37 (15.95%) Windows 10
19 35 (15.09%) Infrastructure Engineering
20 33 (14.22%) Exchange Server 2010
21 32 (13.79%) Cisco
22 31 (13.36%) ITIL
23 29 (12.50%) OneDrive
24 26 (11.21%) Firewall
24 26 (11.21%) Windows Server 2012
25 24 (10.34%) Single Sign-On
25 24 (10.34%) Amazon AWS
26 23 (9.91%) Microsoft Office
27 22 (9.48%) Microsoft Intune
28 20 (8.62%) DNS

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 60 (25.86%) Skype for Business
2 55 (23.71%) MS Exchange
3 48 (20.69%) SharePoint
4 33 (14.22%) Exchange Server 2010
5 16 (6.90%) Exchange Server 2013
6 6 (2.59%) IIS
7 4 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2007
8 3 (1.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.43%) IBM Domino
9 1 (0.43%) Office Communications Server
9 1 (0.43%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 23 (9.91%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (2.16%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.86%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.43%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (1.72%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 232 (100.00%) Office 365
2 92 (39.66%) Microsoft Azure
3 39 (16.81%) Azure Active Directory
4 29 (12.50%) OneDrive
5 24 (10.34%) Amazon AWS
6 11 (4.74%) IaaS
7 9 (3.88%) PaaS
7 9 (3.88%) SaaS
8 7 (3.02%) Cloud Computing
9 5 (2.16%) Mimecast
10 3 (1.29%) G Suite
10 3 (1.29%) Yammer
11 1 (0.43%) Amazon EC2
11 1 (0.43%) Dynamics 365
11 1 (0.43%) iTunes
Communications & Networking
1 57 (24.57%) Skype
2 26 (11.21%) Firewall
3 20 (8.62%) DNS
4 12 (5.17%) TCP/IP
5 11 (4.74%) DHCP
6 10 (4.31%) LAN
7 9 (3.88%) VPN
8 6 (2.59%) Unified Communications
8 6 (2.59%) WAN
9 5 (2.16%) SAN
10 4 (1.72%) SMTP
10 4 (1.72%) VLAN
11 3 (1.29%) BGP
11 3 (1.29%) Cisco ASA
11 3 (1.29%) Cisco IOS
11 3 (1.29%) DKIM
11 3 (1.29%) IPsec
11 3 (1.29%) MPLS
11 3 (1.29%) OSPF
12 2 (0.86%) DMVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (3.02%) SQL Server
2 6 (2.59%) Power BI
3 2 (0.86%) MySQL
4 1 (0.43%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (0.43%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (0.43%) Git (software)
1 1 (0.43%) JIRA
General
1 17 (7.33%) Finance
2 14 (6.03%) Banking
3 3 (1.29%) Publishing
4 2 (0.86%) Advertising
4 2 (0.86%) Legal
4 2 (0.86%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.43%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.43%) French Language
5 1 (0.43%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.43%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.43%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.16%) REST
2 3 (1.29%) SailPoint
3 2 (0.86%) COM
3 2 (0.86%) JSON
3 2 (0.86%) Middleware
3 2 (0.86%) WAP
4 1 (0.43%) .NET
4 1 (0.43%) LDAP
4 1 (0.43%) OAuth
4 1 (0.43%) Web Services
4 1 (0.43%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (4.74%) Mobile App
1 11 (4.74%) Public Cloud
2 10 (4.31%) Data Centre
3 9 (3.88%) Blackberry
4 8 (3.45%) User Experience
5 4 (1.72%) Hybrid Cloud
6 3 (1.29%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.29%) PKI
7 2 (0.86%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (0.86%) Greenfield Project
7 2 (0.86%) Handset
7 2 (0.86%) Microsoft Licensing
7 2 (0.86%) Self-Motivation
8 1 (0.43%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 1 (0.43%) Enterprise Cloud
8 1 (0.43%) Fat Client
8 1 (0.43%) RIA
8 1 (0.43%) Smartphone
8 1 (0.43%) Thin Client
8 1 (0.43%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 132 (56.90%) Windows
2 67 (28.88%) Windows Server
3 37 (15.95%) Windows 10
4 26 (11.21%) Windows Server 2012
5 17 (7.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (4.31%) Linux
7 9 (3.88%) Windows 7
8 7 (3.02%) Android
9 6 (2.59%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (1.72%) Apple iOS
11 2 (0.86%) Ubuntu
11 2 (0.86%) Unix
11 2 (0.86%) Windows 8
11 2 (0.86%) Windows Mobile
12 1 (0.43%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 104 (44.83%) Migration
2 35 (15.09%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 31 (13.36%) ITIL
4 14 (6.03%) Identity Management
5 13 (5.60%) Service Delivery
6 12 (5.17%) Problem Management
6 12 (5.17%) Problem-Solving
7 10 (4.31%) Process Management
8 9 (3.88%) Information Security
8 9 (3.88%) Technical Leadership
9 8 (3.45%) ITIL V3
10 7 (3.02%) Business Intelligence
10 7 (3.02%) Disaster Recovery
11 6 (2.59%) Service Management
12 5 (2.16%) Agile Software Development
12 5 (2.16%) Continuous Improvement
12 5 (2.16%) CRM
12 5 (2.16%) Stakeholder Management
13 4 (1.72%) Change Control
13 4 (1.72%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 69 (29.74%) PowerShell
2 10 (4.31%) SQL
3 4 (1.72%) Python
4 2 (0.86%) Bash Shell
4 2 (0.86%) C
4 2 (0.86%) VBScript
5 1 (0.43%) VB
Qualifications
1 46 (19.83%) Security Cleared
2 44 (18.97%) SC Cleared
3 12 (5.17%) Microsoft Certification
4 10 (4.31%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (3.45%) Degree
5 8 (3.45%) DV Cleared
6 6 (2.59%) MCSA
6 6 (2.59%) MCSE
7 5 (2.16%) CCIE
7 5 (2.16%) CCNA
8 4 (1.72%) Computer Science Degree
8 4 (1.72%) ITIL Certification
8 4 (1.72%) MCP
9 2 (0.86%) CCNP
9 2 (0.86%) CEH
9 2 (0.86%) CISSP
9 2 (0.86%) GCIA
9 2 (0.86%) GCIH
9 2 (0.86%) GIAC
9 2 (0.86%) GSEC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.29%) GDPR
2 2 (0.86%) SLA
3 1 (0.43%) GAMP
System Software
1 125 (53.88%) Active Directory
2 17 (7.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (6.03%) Hyper-V
4 11 (4.74%) VMware ESXi
5 10 (4.31%) vSphere
6 5 (2.16%) XenApp
7 4 (1.72%) Microsoft App-V
7 4 (1.72%) Virtual Machines
8 2 (0.86%) Docker
8 2 (0.86%) KVM
8 2 (0.86%) Virtual Desktop
9 1 (0.43%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 43 (18.53%) SCCM
2 24 (10.34%) Single Sign-On
3 22 (9.48%) Microsoft Intune
4 5 (2.16%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 4 (1.72%) SCOM
6 3 (1.29%) AirWatch
6 3 (1.29%) Backup Exec
6 3 (1.29%) PowerCLI
7 1 (0.43%) Ansible
7 1 (0.43%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.43%) Puppet
7 1 (0.43%) vCenter Server
7 1 (0.43%) WSUS
Vendors
1 122 (52.59%) Microsoft
2 40 (17.24%) VMware
3 32 (13.79%) Cisco
4 14 (6.03%) Citrix
5 10 (4.31%) HP
6 8 (3.45%) Dell
7 7 (3.02%) IronPort
8 6 (2.59%) NetApp
8 6 (2.59%) Veritas
9 5 (2.16%) Apple
9 5 (2.16%) Google
9 5 (2.16%) Veeam
10 4 (1.72%) Meraki
10 4 (1.72%) Salesforce.com
11 3 (1.29%) CommVault
11 3 (1.29%) EMC
11 3 (1.29%) McAfee
11 3 (1.29%) MobileIron
11 3 (1.29%) Sophos
11 3 (1.29%) Symantec