Period
to 26 February 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 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 26 February 2020 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)
South East > Hampshire
6 months to
26 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 23 44 37
Rank change year-on-year +21 -7 +48
Contract jobs citing Office 365 192 190 177
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 7.17% 4.92% 4.96%
As % of the Cloud Services category 28.40% 21.04% 32.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 127 108
Hampshire median daily rate £450 £415 £295
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.43% +40.68% -26.25%
10th Percentile £125 £148 £138
90th Percentile £588 £606 £469
South East median daily rate £350 £395 £350
% change year-on-year -11.39% +12.86% -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 9
Hampshire median hourly rate £54.25 £16.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +228.79% +26.92% -76.15%
10th Percentile £12.25 £11.23 £8.81
90th Percentile £94.63 £19.00 £21.05
South East median hourly rate £20.00 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year +25.00% +6.67% -

Office 365 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 Hampshire with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
Hampshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 676 903 550
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 25.25% 23.40% 15.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 424 578 313
Hampshire median daily rate £475 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +11.76% -10.53%
10th Percentile £301 £334 £182
90th Percentile £617 £606 £575
South East median daily rate £450 £464 £450
% change year-on-year -3.02% +3.11% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 18 14
Hampshire median hourly rate £34.50 £41.13 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.11% +204.63% -72.16%
10th Percentile £15.25 £12.25 £8.81
90th Percentile £94.13 £71.58 £37.00
South East median hourly rate £21.00 £17.50 £15.75
% change year-on-year +20.00% +11.11% -7.52%

Office 365
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Office 365 in Hampshire

Office 365
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Office 365 in Hampshire

Office 365
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Office 365 in Hampshire over the 6 months to 26 February 2020.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Office 365 in Hampshire

Office 365
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Office 365 in Hampshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Office 365 in Hampshire

Office 365
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Hampshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Office 365 in Hampshire over the 6 months to 26 February 2020.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Office 365 in Hampshire

Office 365
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

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 Hampshire region over the 6 months to 26 February 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
Southampton +8 49 £375 -3.85% 15
Winchester -1 31 £501 +16.57% 8
Basingstoke +34 18 £150 -66.67% 4
Havant +2 17 £500 +5.26% 13
Portsmouth +23 13 £130 -61.76% 1
Fleet - 5 £378 - 1
Andover - 5 £368 -
Farnborough +10 4 £350 +75.00% 13
Fareham +7 4 £425 +193.10%
Hook - 4 £98 -
Aldershot +2 1 - - 5
Eastleigh - 1 - -
Office 365
South East

For the 6 months to 26 February 2020, IT contractor jobs citing Office 365 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 Hampshire region with a requirement for Office 365.

1 115 (59.90%) Windows
2 106 (55.21%) Microsoft
3 98 (51.04%) Active Directory
4 73 (38.02%) Windows 10
5 62 (32.29%) Azure
6 56 (29.17%) Windows Server
7 46 (23.96%) SCCM
8 44 (22.92%) SharePoint
9 42 (21.88%) PowerShell
10 40 (20.83%) VMware
11 39 (20.31%) Citrix
12 38 (19.79%) Migration
12 38 (19.79%) Skype
13 33 (17.19%) VMware Infrastructure
14 31 (16.15%) Skype for Business
15 29 (15.10%) VoIP
16 28 (14.58%) ITIL
17 25 (13.02%) Infrastructure Engineering
18 24 (12.50%) Data Centre
18 24 (12.50%) Security Cleared
19 23 (11.98%) Microsoft Office
19 23 (11.98%) MS Exchange
20 21 (10.94%) Microsoft Intune
21 19 (9.90%) Microsoft Certification
21 19 (9.90%) Windows Server 2008
22 18 (9.38%) Hybrid Cloud
23 17 (8.85%) Web Services
24 16 (8.33%) Presales
25 15 (7.81%) Yammer
25 15 (7.81%) DNS

Office 365
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hampshire 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 44 (22.92%) SharePoint
2 31 (16.15%) Skype for Business
3 23 (11.98%) MS Exchange
4 3 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.52%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.52%) IIS
5 1 (0.52%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 23 (11.98%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (2.08%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (2.08%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (1.04%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.52%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.52%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 62 (32.29%) Azure
2 15 (7.81%) Yammer
3 14 (7.29%) AWS
4 12 (6.25%) Azure Active Directory
5 9 (4.69%) Azure Stack
5 9 (4.69%) G Suite
6 4 (2.08%) Power Platform
6 4 (2.08%) PowerApps
6 4 (2.08%) SaaS
7 2 (1.04%) OneDrive
8 1 (0.52%) Asana
8 1 (0.52%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 38 (19.79%) Skype
2 29 (15.10%) VoIP
3 15 (7.81%) DNS
4 12 (6.25%) Firewall
4 12 (6.25%) PBX
5 11 (5.73%) DHCP
6 8 (4.17%) Unified Communications
6 8 (4.17%) VLAN
6 8 (4.17%) VPN
7 5 (2.60%) Wireless
8 4 (2.08%) LAN
8 4 (2.08%) MPLS
8 4 (2.08%) SAN
8 4 (2.08%) Wi-Fi
9 3 (1.56%) IP Telephony
9 3 (1.56%) NetScaler
9 3 (1.56%) WAN
10 2 (1.04%) Internet
10 2 (1.04%) Network Security
10 2 (1.04%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (4.17%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.52%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 1 (0.52%) Zephyr
General
1 11 (5.73%) Public Sector
2 7 (3.65%) Finance
2 7 (3.65%) Telecoms
3 4 (2.08%) Local Government
3 4 (2.08%) Manufacturing
4 3 (1.56%) Banking
4 3 (1.56%) Electronics
4 3 (1.56%) Marketing
5 2 (1.04%) Retail
6 1 (0.52%) Advertising
6 1 (0.52%) Automotive
6 1 (0.52%) Law
6 1 (0.52%) Legal
Job Titles
1 42 (21.88%) Architect
2 27 (14.06%) Support Engineer
3 24 (12.50%) Desktop Support
3 24 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
4 22 (11.46%) Desktop Engineer
5 21 (10.94%) 2nd Line Support
6 20 (10.42%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 18 (9.38%) Office 365 Architect
8 17 (8.85%) Analyst
8 17 (8.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 14 (7.29%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
10 13 (6.77%) 2nd Line Engineer
11 12 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
12 10 (5.21%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
12 10 (5.21%) Service Analyst
13 9 (4.69%) Consultant
13 9 (4.69%) Service Desk Analyst
13 9 (4.69%) Windows Engineer
14 8 (4.17%) Administrator
15 7 (3.65%) Office 365 Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (8.85%) Web Services
2 10 (5.21%) .NET
3 4 (2.08%) .NET Core
3 4 (2.08%) OAuth
3 4 (2.08%) React
3 4 (2.08%) SAML
3 4 (2.08%) XMPP
4 3 (1.56%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 24 (12.50%) Data Centre
2 18 (9.38%) Hybrid Cloud
3 10 (5.21%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (5.21%) PKI
4 7 (3.65%) Enterprise Cloud
4 7 (3.65%) Smartphone
5 6 (3.13%) Fat Client
5 6 (3.13%) Thin Client
6 5 (2.60%) Life Science
7 4 (2.08%) PDA
7 4 (2.08%) Public Cloud
8 3 (1.56%) Self-Motivation
8 3 (1.56%) Video Conferencing
9 2 (1.04%) Blackberry
9 2 (1.04%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (1.04%) iPad
9 2 (1.04%) iPhone
9 2 (1.04%) Private Cloud
9 2 (1.04%) Smart Meter
10 1 (0.52%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 115 (59.90%) Windows
2 73 (38.02%) Windows 10
3 56 (29.17%) Windows Server
4 19 (9.90%) Windows Server 2008
5 13 (6.77%) Windows 7
6 10 (5.21%) Android
7 8 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (3.65%) Apple iOS
9 4 (2.08%) Mac OS
10 2 (1.04%) Unix
11 1 (0.52%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.52%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (19.79%) Migration
2 28 (14.58%) ITIL
3 25 (13.02%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 16 (8.33%) Presales
5 14 (7.29%) Project Delivery
6 12 (6.25%) Capacity Management
7 10 (5.21%) Disaster Recovery
7 10 (5.21%) Problem-Solving
7 10 (5.21%) Service Design
8 9 (4.69%) Application Packaging
9 8 (4.17%) Continuous Improvement
9 8 (4.17%) Data Loss Prevention
9 8 (4.17%) Stakeholder Management
9 8 (4.17%) Validation
10 7 (3.65%) Data Governance
10 7 (3.65%) High Availability
10 7 (3.65%) Time Management
11 6 (3.13%) B2B
11 6 (3.13%) Mentoring
12 5 (2.60%) Multi-Factor Authentication
Programming Languages
1 42 (21.88%) PowerShell
2 4 (2.08%) C#
3 2 (1.04%) SQL
4 1 (0.52%) VB
4 1 (0.52%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 24 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 19 (9.90%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (4.69%) MCSE
4 8 (4.17%) CCNA
4 8 (4.17%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (4.17%) Citrix Certification
4 8 (4.17%) SC Cleared
5 7 (3.65%) CCA
6 3 (1.56%) Degree
6 3 (1.56%) MCSA
7 2 (1.04%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.52%) A+ Certification
8 1 (0.52%) APMP
8 1 (0.52%) CISSP
8 1 (0.52%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.52%) MCITP
8 1 (0.52%) MCP
8 1 (0.52%) MCTS
8 1 (0.52%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (1.56%) QA
3 2 (1.04%) GDPR
4 1 (0.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.52%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 98 (51.04%) Active Directory
2 33 (17.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (5.21%) VMware ESXi
3 10 (5.21%) XenApp
3 10 (5.21%) XenDesktop
4 9 (4.69%) Hyper-V
4 9 (4.69%) vSphere
5 7 (3.65%) DFS Replication
5 7 (3.65%) Microsoft App-V
6 5 (2.60%) Virtual Desktop
7 3 (1.56%) Shibboleth
7 3 (1.56%) VMware Server
8 1 (0.52%) BitLocker
8 1 (0.52%) Citrix Hypervisor
8 1 (0.52%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 46 (23.96%) SCCM
2 21 (10.94%) Microsoft Intune
3 9 (4.69%) AirWatch
4 7 (3.65%) vRealize
5 4 (2.08%) Single Sign-On
6 2 (1.04%) SCOM
7 1 (0.52%) EMC NetWorker
7 1 (0.52%) Jamf Pro
Vendors
1 106 (55.21%) Microsoft
2 40 (20.83%) VMware
3 39 (20.31%) Citrix
4 10 (5.21%) Cisco
5 9 (4.69%) Proofpoint
6 8 (4.17%) Sonus
7 7 (3.65%) Apple
7 7 (3.65%) IronPort
7 7 (3.65%) MobileIron
7 7 (3.65%) Salesforce.com
8 6 (3.13%) Ivanti
8 6 (3.13%) McAfee
9 4 (2.08%) Dell
10 3 (1.56%) EMC
10 3 (1.56%) ForgeRock
10 3 (1.56%) Polycom
10 3 (1.56%) SAP
11 2 (1.04%) NetApp
11 2 (1.04%) Symantec
11 2 (1.04%) Zscaler