Period
to 28 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England 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 6 months to 28 July 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.

Microsoft Office 365 (O365)
UK > England
6 months to
28 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 80 112 207
Rank change year-on-year +32 +95 +174
Contract jobs citing Office 365 2600 2184 1222
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 2.94% 2.15% 1.19%
As % of the Cloud Services category 20.84% 21.52% 19.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 1671 1450 763
England median daily rate £375 £389 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.54% +11.07% -
10th Percentile £150 £200 £155
90th Percentile £563 £588 £525
UK median daily rate £368 £388 £350
% change year-on-year -5.16% +10.87% +0.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 95 88 71
England median hourly rate £14.75 £15.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.67% -14.29% +12.90%
10th Percentile £10.50 £11.21 £11.00
90th Percentile £48.75 £28.30 £32.50
UK median hourly rate £14.75 £15.13 £17.50
% change year-on-year -2.51% -13.54% +12.90%

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 England with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

Contract Cloud Computing Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 12475 10150 6215
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 14.09% 10.00% 6.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 8532 7142 4084
England median daily rate £463 £450 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.78% +9.76% +2.50%
10th Percentile £273 £290 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £575
UK median daily rate £460 £450 £401
% change year-on-year +2.11% +12.36% +0.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 184 149 148
England median hourly rate £20.00 £19.61 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.99% -12.84% +32.35%
10th Percentile £10.81 £11.62 £11.25
90th Percentile £63.75 £47.36 £42.15
UK median hourly rate £19.00 £19.61 £22.50
% change year-on-year -3.11% -12.84% +32.35%

Office 365
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Office 365 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Office 365 in England

Office 365
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Office 365 in England

Office 365
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Office 365 in England over the 6 months to 28 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Office 365 in England

Office 365
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 in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Office 365 in England

Office 365
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Office 365 in England over the 6 months to 28 July 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Office 365 in England

Office 365
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 within the England region over the 6 months to 28 July 2017. 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 +26 1122 £405 +1.25% 150
South East +18 509 £388 -3.13% 78
North of England +68 333 £317 -15.47% 57
Midlands +45 235 £316 -21.00% 43
South West +10 200 £321 -15.53% 26
East of England +24 197 £415 +33.87% 24
North West +63 185 £325 -22.62% 37
West Midlands +66 164 £313 -3.85% 28
Yorkshire +5 79 £275 -34.52% 16
North East +50 71 £283 -14.39% 4
East Midlands -4 70 £306 -44.32% 14
Office 365
UK

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 England region with a requirement for Office 365.

1 1340 (51.54%) Windows
2 1100 (42.31%) Microsoft
3 1035 (39.81%) Active Directory
4 690 (26.54%) Migration
5 685 (26.35%) SharePoint
6 676 (26.00%) Microsoft Azure
7 566 (21.77%) Windows 10
8 465 (17.88%) Microsoft Office
9 457 (17.58%) Windows Server
10 420 (16.15%) MS Exchange
11 395 (15.19%) VMware
12 351 (13.50%) Skype for Business
13 350 (13.46%) SCCM
14 334 (12.85%) ITIL
15 320 (12.31%) Windows 7
16 318 (12.23%) PowerShell
17 317 (12.19%) Skype
18 299 (11.50%) Security Cleared
19 298 (11.46%) Finance
20 291 (11.19%) Citrix
21 269 (10.35%) Project Management
22 260 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
23 242 (9.31%) SC Cleared
24 234 (9.00%) Exchange Server 2010
25 228 (8.77%) Microsoft Certification
26 226 (8.69%) Agile Software Development
27 207 (7.96%) Windows Server 2008
28 194 (7.46%) VMware Infrastructure
29 191 (7.35%) Cisco
30 190 (7.31%) SQL Server

Office 365
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
1 685 (26.35%) SharePoint
2 420 (16.15%) MS Exchange
3 351 (13.50%) Skype for Business
4 234 (9.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 175 (6.73%) Exchange Server 2013
6 129 (4.96%) SharePoint 2013
7 92 (3.54%) SharePoint 2010
8 76 (2.92%) Exchange Server 2007
9 44 (1.69%) IIS
10 39 (1.50%) SharePoint Server
11 32 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2003
12 31 (1.19%) IBM Notes
13 30 (1.15%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 25 (0.96%) BizTalk Server
15 18 (0.69%) CMS
16 16 (0.62%) Office Communications Server
17 14 (0.54%) IBM Domino
18 11 (0.42%) Apache
19 9 (0.35%) OpenStack
20 7 (0.27%) Magnolia
Applications
1 465 (17.88%) Microsoft Office
2 105 (4.04%) Microsoft Excel
3 38 (1.46%) Microsoft Project
4 27 (1.04%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 24 (0.92%) MS Visio
6 7 (0.27%) InfoPath
7 6 (0.23%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.038%) Acrobat
8 1 (0.038%) InVision
Business Applications
1 71 (2.73%) Dynamics CRM
2 13 (0.50%) Dynamics AX
3 6 (0.23%) Dynamics NAV
3 6 (0.23%) Eikon
4 3 (0.12%) Adobe Campaign
4 3 (0.12%) Unica
5 2 (0.077%) Magento
5 2 (0.077%) Unit4 Business World
6 1 (0.038%) Changepoint
6 1 (0.038%) Infor CRM
6 1 (0.038%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.038%) Sage 1000
6 1 (0.038%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 1 (0.038%) SAP Business One
6 1 (0.038%) SAP cProjects
6 1 (0.038%) SAP ERP
6 1 (0.038%) SAP EWM
6 1 (0.038%) Scribe Insight
Cloud Services
1 676 (26.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 185 (7.12%) Azure Active Directory
3 159 (6.12%) OneDrive
4 120 (4.62%) Amazon AWS
5 85 (3.27%) Yammer
6 80 (3.08%) IaaS
7 57 (2.19%) PaaS
8 47 (1.81%) SaaS
9 30 (1.15%) G Suite
10 21 (0.81%) Dynamics 365
11 11 (0.42%) Cloud Computing
11 11 (0.42%) SuccessFactors
12 9 (0.35%) AWS CloudFormation
12 9 (0.35%) Mimecast
13 4 (0.15%) Google Drive
14 3 (0.12%) Adobe Analytics
15 2 (0.077%) Boomi
15 2 (0.077%) Google Cloud Platform
15 2 (0.077%) iPaaS
15 2 (0.077%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 317 (12.19%) Skype
2 187 (7.19%) DNS
3 155 (5.96%) Firewall
4 150 (5.77%) DHCP
5 143 (5.50%) WAN
6 130 (5.00%) VPN
7 127 (4.88%) LAN
8 90 (3.46%) SAN
9 77 (2.96%) TCP/IP
10 75 (2.88%) Intranet
11 57 (2.19%) Internet
12 53 (2.04%) Wi-Fi
13 51 (1.96%) Remote Desktop
14 45 (1.73%) VoIP
15 37 (1.42%) VLAN
15 37 (1.42%) Wireless
16 30 (1.15%) Unified Communications
17 24 (0.92%) NAS
18 19 (0.73%) MPLS
19 17 (0.65%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 190 (7.31%) SQL Server
2 43 (1.65%) SQL Server 2012
3 39 (1.50%) Power BI
4 26 (1.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 24 (0.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 22 (0.85%) Big Data
6 22 (0.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 20 (0.77%) EDRMS
8 16 (0.62%) SQL Server 2005
8 16 (0.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 14 (0.54%) SQL Server 2014
10 12 (0.46%) Hadoop
10 12 (0.46%) MySQL
11 11 (0.42%) Data Warehouse
12 10 (0.38%) Azure SQL Database
12 10 (0.38%) SQL Server 2016
13 8 (0.31%) Oracle Reports
14 7 (0.27%) IDOL
15 4 (0.15%) Amazon RDS
16 3 (0.12%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 29 (1.12%) Visual Studio
2 22 (0.85%) Team Foundation Server
3 14 (0.54%) JIRA
3 14 (0.54%) MSI
4 5 (0.19%) Jenkins
5 4 (0.15%) Git (software)
5 4 (0.15%) Maven
6 3 (0.12%) Ant
6 3 (0.12%) Visual Studio Code
7 2 (0.077%) GoCD
7 2 (0.077%) Hudson
7 2 (0.077%) Subversion
7 2 (0.077%) Visual Studio Team System
8 1 (0.038%) Axure RP
8 1 (0.038%) CruiseControl
8 1 (0.038%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.038%) InstallShield
8 1 (0.038%) NUnit
8 1 (0.038%) RSpec
8 1 (0.038%) TeamCity
General
1 298 (11.46%) Finance
2 69 (2.65%) Banking
2 69 (2.65%) Retail
3 51 (1.96%) Advertising
4 43 (1.65%) Telecoms
5 41 (1.58%) Marketing
6 39 (1.50%) Legal
7 30 (1.15%) Manufacturing
8 24 (0.92%) Publishing
9 23 (0.88%) Local Government
10 19 (0.73%) Electronics
11 16 (0.62%) Back Office
12 13 (0.50%) Law
13 11 (0.42%) French Language
14 10 (0.38%) German Language
15 7 (0.27%) Investment Banking
16 6 (0.23%) Spanish Language
17 5 (0.19%) Dutch Language
17 5 (0.19%) Games
18 4 (0.15%) Billing
Job Titles
1 377 (14.50%) Architect
2 316 (12.15%) Analyst
3 262 (10.08%) Consultant
4 256 (9.85%) Project Manager
5 220 (8.46%) Support Engineer
6 146 (5.62%) Office 365 Manager
7 139 (5.35%) Desktop Support
8 132 (5.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 127 (4.88%) Office 365 Architect
10 122 (4.69%) Office 365 Engineer
11 120 (4.62%) 2nd Line Support
12 110 (4.23%) Administrator
13 101 (3.88%) Technical Architect
14 99 (3.81%) Support Analyst
15 98 (3.77%) Office 365 Consultant
16 94 (3.62%) Developer
17 83 (3.19%) 3rd Line Support
17 83 (3.19%) Windows Engineer
18 78 (3.00%) IT Support
19 77 (2.96%) 2nd Line Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 90 (3.46%) .NET
2 54 (2.08%) CSS
3 52 (2.00%) HTML
4 40 (1.54%) jQuery
5 36 (1.38%) Web Services
6 34 (1.31%) XML
7 26 (1.00%) ASP.NET
8 24 (0.92%) JSON
9 19 (0.73%) SAML
10 18 (0.69%) AngularJS
10 18 (0.69%) REST
11 15 (0.58%) COM
12 14 (0.54%) OAuth
13 11 (0.42%) WAP
14 10 (0.38%) Software Packaging
14 10 (0.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 9 (0.35%) .NET Framework
15 9 (0.35%) React
16 8 (0.31%) Ajax
16 8 (0.31%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 145 (5.58%) Analytical Skills
2 129 (4.96%) Data Centre
3 67 (2.58%) Management Information System
4 64 (2.46%) Blackberry
5 35 (1.35%) PKI
6 28 (1.08%) Data Protection Act
6 28 (1.08%) Video Conferencing
7 27 (1.04%) Private Cloud
8 26 (1.00%) Clustering
9 25 (0.96%) User Experience
10 23 (0.88%) Computer Science
10 23 (0.88%) iPhone
11 21 (0.81%) PMI
11 21 (0.81%) Replication
12 20 (0.77%) Driving Licence
12 20 (0.77%) Enterprise Software
13 18 (0.69%) BYOD
13 18 (0.69%) Mobile App
13 18 (0.69%) Smartphone
14 16 (0.62%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1340 (51.54%) Windows
2 566 (21.77%) Windows 10
3 457 (17.58%) Windows Server
4 320 (12.31%) Windows 7
5 260 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 207 (7.96%) Windows Server 2008
7 93 (3.58%) Windows 8
8 83 (3.19%) Windows Server 2003
9 79 (3.04%) Android
10 67 (2.58%) Linux
11 58 (2.23%) Apple iOS
12 33 (1.27%) Windows XP
13 28 (1.08%) Mac OS X
13 28 (1.08%) Unix
14 14 (0.54%) CentOS
14 14 (0.54%) Windows Vista
15 11 (0.42%) Mac OS
15 11 (0.42%) Windows Mobile
15 11 (0.42%) Windows Phone
16 10 (0.38%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 690 (26.54%) Migration
2 334 (12.85%) ITIL
3 269 (10.35%) Project Management
4 226 (8.69%) Agile Software Development
5 159 (6.12%) PRINCE2
6 155 (5.96%) Stakeholder Management
7 101 (3.88%) Change Management
8 98 (3.77%) TOGAF
9 94 (3.62%) Business Intelligence
10 93 (3.58%) Service Management
11 90 (3.46%) CRM
12 72 (2.77%) Programme Management
13 68 (2.62%) Incident Management
14 67 (2.58%) Mobile Device Management
15 63 (2.42%) Business Analysis
15 63 (2.42%) Data Protection
16 61 (2.35%) DevOps
17 56 (2.15%) Information Security
18 52 (2.00%) Document Management
19 49 (1.88%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 318 (12.23%) PowerShell
2 183 (7.04%) SQL
3 77 (2.96%) JavaScript
4 54 (2.08%) C#
5 22 (0.85%) VBScript
6 20 (0.77%) C
6 20 (0.77%) Java
7 19 (0.73%) VB
8 11 (0.42%) PHP
9 9 (0.35%) VBA
10 8 (0.31%) T-SQL
11 6 (0.23%) Python
12 4 (0.15%) Ruby
13 3 (0.12%) Perl
14 2 (0.077%) Bash Shell
14 2 (0.077%) Shell Script
15 1 (0.038%) C++
15 1 (0.038%) PL/SQL
15 1 (0.038%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 299 (11.50%) Security Cleared
2 242 (9.31%) SC Cleared
3 228 (8.77%) Microsoft Certification
4 132 (5.08%) MCSE
5 79 (3.04%) Degree
6 50 (1.92%) Cisco Certification
7 43 (1.65%) MCSA
8 42 (1.62%) MCITP
9 37 (1.42%) CCNA
10 35 (1.35%) MCP
11 34 (1.31%) ITIL Certification
11 34 (1.31%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 33 (1.27%) PMI Certification
13 32 (1.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 27 (1.04%) BPSS Clearance
15 25 (0.96%) PMP
16 24 (0.92%) DV Cleared
17 22 (0.85%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
18 14 (0.54%) DBS Check
19 13 (0.50%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 64 (2.46%) PMO
2 60 (2.31%) SLA
3 30 (1.15%) GDPR
4 26 (1.00%) QA
5 23 (0.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 22 (0.85%) Disclosure Scotland
7 19 (0.73%) PCI DSS
8 11 (0.42%) COBIT
9 7 (0.27%) Cyber Essentials
10 4 (0.15%) Data Quality
11 3 (0.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 2 (0.077%) HMG Security Policy Framework
12 2 (0.077%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
12 2 (0.077%) ISO/IEC 27005
13 1 (0.038%) GCP
13 1 (0.038%) ISO 9001
13 1 (0.038%) P3O
13 1 (0.038%) PMBOK
System Software
1 1035 (39.81%) Active Directory
2 194 (7.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 166 (6.38%) Hyper-V
4 78 (3.00%) XenApp
5 77 (2.96%) Microsoft App-V
6 36 (1.38%) XenDesktop
7 33 (1.27%) Virtual Machines
8 30 (1.15%) BitLocker
9 27 (1.04%) Virtual Desktop
10 26 (1.00%) vSphere
11 22 (0.85%) VMware ESXi
12 16 (0.62%) Virtual Servers
13 12 (0.46%) DFS Replication
14 9 (0.35%) ISA Server
15 8 (0.31%) Citrix Presentation Server
15 8 (0.31%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 7 (0.27%) Terminal Server
16 7 (0.27%) Terminal Services
17 6 (0.23%) Samba
17 6 (0.23%) Squid
Systems Management
1 350 (13.46%) SCCM
2 113 (4.35%) Microsoft Intune
3 100 (3.85%) SCOM
4 34 (1.31%) AirWatch
5 25 (0.96%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 21 (0.81%) WSUS
7 20 (0.77%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 20 (0.77%) Opscode Chef
8 19 (0.73%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 18 (0.69%) Microsoft Clustering
10 14 (0.54%) Norton AntiVirus
11 13 (0.50%) Puppet
12 12 (0.46%) Ansible
13 11 (0.42%) Backup Exec
13 11 (0.42%) Failover Clustering
13 11 (0.42%) McAfee ePO
14 10 (0.38%) Nagios
14 10 (0.38%) SCOrch
14 10 (0.38%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
14 10 (0.38%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 1100 (42.31%) Microsoft
2 395 (15.19%) VMware
3 291 (11.19%) Citrix
4 191 (7.35%) Cisco
5 99 (3.81%) HP
6 73 (2.81%) Apple
7 64 (2.46%) Dell
8 63 (2.42%) SAP
9 60 (2.31%) ServiceNow
10 48 (1.85%) Symantec
11 47 (1.81%) Oracle
12 34 (1.31%) NetApp
13 33 (1.27%) Google
14 32 (1.23%) Salesforce.com
15 31 (1.19%) Lotus
16 27 (1.04%) AppSense
17 26 (1.00%) CheckPoint
17 26 (1.00%) Remedy
17 26 (1.00%) Veeam
18 25 (0.96%) Juniper
City, London
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Rate: £300 - £375 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Roc Search
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £300 - £325 per day
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Berkshire
Roc Search
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Worcester, Worcestershire
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Rate: £200 - 230 per day
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Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
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Rate: £200 - £250 per day
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Derby, Derbyshire
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Rate: From £26,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
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Rate: £10 - £14 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
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Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
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Chesterfield, Derbyshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £200.00 - £270.00 per day
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Ipswich, Suffolk
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £75.00 - £85.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Oscar
Rate: £130 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Xist4 IT Recruitment
Rate: £120-150/day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £150 - £175 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
LA International
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Bournemouth, Dorset
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
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Rate: £250 per day
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London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400 per day
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Southampton, Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Rate: £110 - £130 per day
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City, London
Spring Technology
Rate: £120 - £140 per day
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Surrey
Nigel Frank International Ltd
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London
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London
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Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
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Portsmouth, Hampshire
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