Period
to 4 December 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for OneDrive skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited OneDrive over the 6 months to 4 December 2021 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 OneDrive (formerly SkyDrive)
UK > England
6 months to
4 Dec 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 471 385 440
Rank change year-on-year -86 +55 +137
Contract jobs citing OneDrive 307 140 375
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.43% 0.44% 0.50%
As % of the Cloud Services category 1.22% 1.37% 1.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 192 99 239
10th Percentile £165 £219 £152
25th Percentile £204 £281 £263
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £400 £375 £388
Median % change year-on-year +6.67% -3.23% -8.82%
75th Percentile £525 £454 £475
90th Percentile £617 £501 £538
UK median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% -11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 14
10th Percentile £12.45 £13.20 £12.65
25th Percentile £14.97 £13.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate £20.46 £14.00 £17.50
Median % change year-on-year +46.11% -20.00% -
75th Percentile £23.00 " £20.83
90th Percentile £23.45 " £21.24
UK median hourly rate £20.46 £14.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +46.11% -20.00% -

OneDrive is in the Cloud Services category. The following 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.

All Cloud Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 25,141 10,224 22,663
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 35.49% 32.49% 30.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 18,285 7,272 15,862
10th Percentile £320 £306 £281
25th Percentile £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £500 £500
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% - +2.56%
75th Percentile £638 £588 £588
90th Percentile £709 £675 £663
UK median daily rate £525 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 428 172 330
10th Percentile £12.68 £13.00 £13.73
25th Percentile £14.25 £16.49 £16.25
Median hourly rate £20.70 £22.50 £20.50
Median % change year-on-year -8.00% +9.76% +17.14%
75th Percentile £44.44 £45.25 £40.00
90th Percentile £65.00 £59.87 £74.05
UK median hourly rate £21.00 £22.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year -6.67% +12.50% +14.29%

OneDrive
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing OneDrive as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for OneDrive in England

OneDrive
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing OneDrive in England.

Daily rate trend for OneDrive in England

OneDrive
Daily Rate Histogram in England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing OneDrive in England over the 6 months to 4 December 2021.

Daily rate histogram for OneDrive in England

OneDrive
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing OneDrive in England.

Hourly rate trend for OneDrive in England

OneDrive
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 OneDrive within the England region over the 6 months to 4 December 2021. 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 -118 145 £466 +24.33% 49
South East -75 32 £190 -56.03% 16
North of England -47 31 £413 +85.39% 28
South West -36 30 £223 -26.45% 19
Midlands -66 29 £388 +10.71% 14
East Midlands -22 16 £450 +260.00% 3
North West -32 16 £230 +3.37% 19
West Midlands -55 13 £289 -17.50% 11
Yorkshire -34 12 £475 - 7
East of England -43 12 £128 -61.94% 13
North East - 3 - - 2
OneDrive
UK

For the 6 months to 4 December 2021, IT contractor jobs citing OneDrive also mentioned the following 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 with a requirement for OneDrive.

1 265 (86.32%) Microsoft 365
2 229 (74.59%) SharePoint
3 214 (69.71%) Microsoft
4 150 (48.86%) Active Directory
5 141 (45.93%) Windows
6 113 (36.81%) Azure
7 101 (32.90%) Migration
8 94 (30.62%) Windows 10
9 90 (29.32%) Social Skills
10 89 (28.99%) PowerShell
11 83 (27.04%) Microsoft Office
12 80 (26.06%) Microsoft Intune
13 78 (25.41%) Azure Active Directory
14 53 (17.26%) Finance
15 50 (16.29%) DNS
16 44 (14.33%) SCCM
17 42 (13.68%) Cisco
18 40 (13.03%) Power Platform
19 38 (12.38%) MS Exchange
20 36 (11.73%) Skype
21 34 (11.07%) ITIL
22 33 (10.75%) DHCP
22 33 (10.75%) Windows 7
23 32 (10.42%) VPN
23 32 (10.42%) Firewall
24 31 (10.10%) Service Management
24 31 (10.10%) PowerApps
24 31 (10.10%) Infrastructure Engineering
25 30 (9.77%) ServiceNow
26 27 (8.79%) Public Sector

OneDrive
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
1 229 (74.59%) SharePoint
2 38 (12.38%) MS Exchange
3 26 (8.47%) Skype for Business
4 7 (2.28%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (1.30%) IBM Notes
6 3 (0.98%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (0.65%) Documentum
7 2 (0.65%) LiveLink
7 2 (0.65%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (0.65%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.33%) IIS
8 1 (0.33%) SAS
Applications
1 83 (27.04%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (2.61%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (1.63%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 5 (1.63%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.65%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.33%) Adobe Captivate
5 1 (0.33%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 7 (2.28%) Sentinel
2 3 (0.98%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.33%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.33%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 265 (86.32%) Microsoft 365
2 113 (36.81%) Azure
3 78 (25.41%) Azure Active Directory
4 40 (13.03%) Power Platform
5 31 (10.10%) PowerApps
6 19 (6.19%) Power Automate
7 14 (4.56%) AWS
8 11 (3.58%) IaaS
8 11 (3.58%) Yammer
9 9 (2.93%) ShareGate
10 8 (2.61%) Amazon EC2
10 8 (2.61%) SaaS
11 7 (2.28%) Azure Sentinel
12 6 (1.95%) Amazon S3
12 6 (1.95%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 6 (1.95%) AWS Lambda
12 6 (1.95%) PaaS
12 6 (1.95%) Route 53
12 6 (1.95%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 5 (1.63%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 50 (16.29%) DNS
2 36 (11.73%) Skype
3 33 (10.75%) DHCP
4 32 (10.42%) Firewall
4 32 (10.42%) VPN
5 23 (7.49%) LAN
6 22 (7.17%) WebEx
7 19 (6.19%) WAN
7 19 (6.19%) Wi-Fi
8 17 (5.54%) Unified Communications
9 16 (5.21%) SMTP
9 16 (5.21%) VoIP
10 13 (4.23%) VLAN
11 11 (3.58%) DKIM
11 11 (3.58%) DMARC
12 10 (3.26%) Remote Desktop
13 6 (1.95%) SAN
13 6 (1.95%) TCP/IP
14 5 (1.63%) Intranet
14 5 (1.63%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (2.61%) Power BI
2 7 (2.28%) Metadata
3 2 (0.65%) Big Data
3 2 (0.65%) Electronic Patient Records
3 2 (0.65%) Hadoop
3 2 (0.65%) MySQL
4 1 (0.33%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (0.33%) Metadata Repository
Development Applications
1 3 (0.98%) JIRA
2 2 (0.65%) Appium
2 2 (0.65%) Cucumber
2 2 (0.65%) GitLab
2 2 (0.65%) Inno Setup
2 2 (0.65%) InstallShield
2 2 (0.65%) Jenkins
2 2 (0.65%) Mocha
2 2 (0.65%) MSI
2 2 (0.65%) Selenium
2 2 (0.65%) Zephyr
3 1 (0.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 90 (29.32%) Social Skills
2 53 (17.26%) Finance
3 27 (8.79%) Public Sector
4 20 (6.51%) Analytical Skills
5 13 (4.23%) Legal
6 11 (3.58%) Banking
7 9 (2.93%) Influencing Skills
8 8 (2.61%) Documentation Skills
8 8 (2.61%) Telecoms
9 7 (2.28%) Presentation Skills
10 6 (1.95%) Manufacturing
10 6 (1.95%) Marketing
11 5 (1.63%) Back Office
11 5 (1.63%) Electronics
12 4 (1.30%) Organisational Skills
13 3 (0.98%) Law
13 3 (0.98%) Retail
14 1 (0.33%) Advertising
14 1 (0.33%) German Language
14 1 (0.33%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 40 (13.03%) Support Engineer
2 35 (11.40%) Architect
3 30 (9.77%) Desktop Support
4 22 (7.17%) 2nd Line Support
5 20 (6.51%) Consultant
6 19 (6.19%) Microsoft 365 Engineer
7 18 (5.86%) Microsoft 365 Architect
8 17 (5.54%) Analyst
8 17 (5.54%) Microsoft 365 Manager
9 16 (5.21%) Desktop Engineer
10 15 (4.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 14 (4.56%) Microsoft 365 Consultant
11 14 (4.56%) Project Manager
12 12 (3.91%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
12 12 (3.91%) Azure Engineer
13 11 (3.58%) Desktop Support Engineer
13 11 (3.58%) Developer
13 11 (3.58%) IT Support
13 11 (3.58%) Migration Engineer
14 9 (2.93%) SharePoint Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (7.82%) XMPP
2 4 (1.30%) SAML
3 3 (0.98%) ARM Templates
3 3 (0.98%) CSS
3 3 (0.98%) HTML
3 3 (0.98%) Microsoft Graph
3 3 (0.98%) Software Packaging
4 2 (0.65%) AngularJS
4 2 (0.65%) Jest
4 2 (0.65%) LDAP
4 2 (0.65%) REST
5 1 (0.33%) Express
5 1 (0.33%) jQuery
5 1 (0.33%) React
5 1 (0.33%) Velocity
5 1 (0.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (3.91%) Self-Motivation
2 11 (3.58%) Data Centre
3 9 (2.93%) User Experience
4 7 (2.28%) BYOD
4 7 (2.28%) Management Information System
5 6 (1.95%) Data Protection Act
5 6 (1.95%) Replication
6 5 (1.63%) Microsoft Licensing
6 5 (1.63%) Video Conferencing
7 4 (1.30%) Hybrid Cloud
7 4 (1.30%) iPhone
7 4 (1.30%) Mobile App
7 4 (1.30%) PKI
7 4 (1.30%) Renewable Energy
8 3 (0.98%) iPad
8 3 (0.98%) NHS
8 3 (0.98%) Public Cloud
8 3 (0.98%) Smartphone
8 3 (0.98%) Social Media
9 2 (0.65%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 141 (45.93%) Windows
2 94 (30.62%) Windows 10
3 33 (10.75%) Windows 7
4 26 (8.47%) Windows Server
5 21 (6.84%) Windows Server 2012
6 14 (4.56%) Windows Server 2016
7 10 (3.26%) Android
7 10 (3.26%) Apple iOS
7 10 (3.26%) Windows Server 2019
8 8 (2.61%) Mac OS
9 5 (1.63%) Linux
9 5 (1.63%) Unix
9 5 (1.63%) Windows Server 2008
10 4 (1.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (1.30%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.33%) CentOS
11 1 (0.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (32.90%) Migration
2 34 (11.07%) ITIL
3 31 (10.10%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 31 (10.10%) Service Management
4 24 (7.82%) Problem-Solving
5 23 (7.49%) Agile Software Development
6 19 (6.19%) Data Protection
6 19 (6.19%) ITSM
7 16 (5.21%) Analytics
7 16 (5.21%) Inventory Management
8 15 (4.89%) Data Loss Prevention
8 15 (4.89%) Data Migration
8 15 (4.89%) Disk Encryption
8 15 (4.89%) Service Delivery
9 14 (4.56%) Business Intelligence
9 14 (4.56%) Identity Management
10 13 (4.23%) Change Control
10 13 (4.23%) Product Roadmap
10 13 (4.23%) Project Delivery
11 12 (3.91%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 89 (28.99%) PowerShell
2 14 (4.56%) SQL
2 14 (4.56%) VB
3 13 (4.23%) VBScript
4 7 (2.28%) Python
5 5 (1.63%) C#
5 5 (1.63%) JavaScript
6 4 (1.30%) C
7 2 (0.65%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.33%) Java
8 1 (0.33%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 20 (6.51%) Microsoft Certification
2 17 (5.54%) Security Cleared
3 14 (4.56%) SC Cleared
4 7 (2.28%) MCP
4 7 (2.28%) MCSE
5 6 (1.95%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 6 (1.95%) MCSA
6 4 (1.30%) Degree
6 4 (1.30%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (1.30%) MCTS
7 2 (0.65%) DBS Check
8 1 (0.33%) AWS Certification
8 1 (0.33%) CCNA
8 1 (0.33%) CISA
8 1 (0.33%) CISSP
8 1 (0.33%) DCSE
8 1 (0.33%) GSEC
8 1 (0.33%) SSCP
8 1 (0.33%) TOGAF Certification
8 1 (0.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (7.49%) SLA
2 5 (1.63%) PMO
3 4 (1.30%) QA
4 2 (0.65%) GDPR
4 2 (0.65%) HL7
4 2 (0.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.65%) NIST
5 1 (0.33%) Cyber Essentials
5 1 (0.33%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
5 1 (0.33%) ISO 22301
5 1 (0.33%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.33%) NCSC
5 1 (0.33%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 150 (48.86%) Active Directory
2 19 (6.19%) BitLocker
3 17 (5.54%) VMware Infrastructure
4 13 (4.23%) Virtual Desktop
5 10 (3.26%) Virtual Machines
6 5 (1.63%) XenDesktop
7 4 (1.30%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 4 (1.30%) Virtual Servers
8 2 (0.65%) Docker
8 2 (0.65%) Hyper-V
8 2 (0.65%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (0.65%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 80 (26.06%) Microsoft Intune
2 44 (14.33%) SCCM
3 14 (4.56%) Single Sign-On
4 13 (4.23%) Active Directory Federation Services
5 12 (3.91%) AppManager
6 7 (2.28%) Cisco CUCM
6 7 (2.28%) Terraform
7 4 (1.30%) CASB
8 3 (0.98%) PingFederate
8 3 (0.98%) SCVMM
9 2 (0.65%) Kubernetes
9 2 (0.65%) SCOM
10 1 (0.33%) AirWatch
10 1 (0.33%) Failover Clustering
10 1 (0.33%) Jamf Pro
10 1 (0.33%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 214 (69.71%) Microsoft
2 42 (13.68%) Cisco
3 30 (9.77%) ServiceNow
4 26 (8.47%) VMware
5 24 (7.82%) Citrix
6 14 (4.56%) Ivanti
7 11 (3.58%) Veritas
8 7 (2.28%) Bomgar
9 6 (1.95%) CloudEndure
10 5 (1.63%) Apple
10 5 (1.63%) CommVault
10 5 (1.63%) Oracle
10 5 (1.63%) SAP
11 4 (1.30%) Cadence
11 4 (1.30%) HP
11 4 (1.30%) Lotus
12 3 (0.98%) Nintex
12 3 (0.98%) Remedy
13 2 (0.65%) CyberArk
13 2 (0.65%) Zscaler