Period
to 17 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 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 17 February 2018 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)
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
17 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 35 68 62
Rank change year-on-year +33 -6 +27
Contract jobs citing Office 365 78 31 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 5.07% 2.30% 2.06%
As % of the Cloud Services category 35.78% 26.05% 27.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 14 22
Hertfordshire median daily rate £400 £410 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.44% +36.67% -45.45%
10th Percentile £300 £156 £120
90th Percentile £506 £564 £397
East of England median daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year - +1.56% -32.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £155.00 - £15.50
10th Percentile £147.50 - £15.25
90th Percentile £162.50 - £27.15
East of England median hourly rate £155.00 £13.25 £15.50
% change year-on-year +1069.81% -14.52% +34.78%

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 Hertfordshire with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
Hertfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 218 119 102
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 14.17% 8.84% 7.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 127 71 75
Hertfordshire median daily rate £425 £513 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.07% +25.00% -8.89%
10th Percentile £300 £263 £250
90th Percentile £550 £713 £650
East of England median daily rate £425 £413 £425
% change year-on-year +3.03% -2.94% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 4
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £155.00 - £22.75
10th Percentile £147.50 - £15.25
90th Percentile £162.50 - £53.63
East of England median hourly rate £62.50 £23.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year +165.96% -26.56% +156.00%

Office 365
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Office 365 in Hertfordshire

Office 365
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Office 365 in Hertfordshire

Office 365
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Office 365 in Hertfordshire over the 6 months to 17 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Office 365 in Hertfordshire

Office 365
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Office 365 in Hertfordshire

Office 365
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

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 Hertfordshire region over the 6 months to 17 February 2018. 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
Hatfield +19 26 £450 -6.25% 4
Welwyn Garden City +4 11 £300 -44.19% 1
Watford -20 7 £344 -29.49% 6
Borehamwood - 4 £400 -
Hemel Hempstead -1 2 £388 +138.46% 1
Letchworth - 2 - -
Tring - 1 £250 -
Office 365
East of England

For the 6 months to 17 February 2018, 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Office 365.

1 41 (52.56%) Microsoft
2 40 (51.28%) Windows
3 30 (38.46%) Active Directory
3 30 (38.46%) SCCM
4 29 (37.18%) Windows 7
5 28 (35.90%) PowerShell
6 26 (33.33%) VBScript
7 24 (30.77%) SharePoint
8 17 (21.79%) Migration
8 17 (21.79%) Windows 10
9 16 (20.51%) BitLocker
10 15 (19.23%) Disk Encryption
10 15 (19.23%) Microsoft App-V
11 14 (17.95%) Microsoft Intune
12 13 (16.67%) VMware
13 12 (15.38%) CESG
13 12 (15.38%) Citrix
13 12 (15.38%) Symantec
13 12 (15.38%) Norton AntiVirus
13 12 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
13 12 (15.38%) Skype for Business
13 12 (15.38%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
13 12 (15.38%) Skype
14 11 (14.10%) OneDrive
14 11 (14.10%) User Experience
14 11 (14.10%) XenApp
14 11 (14.10%) XenDesktop
14 11 (14.10%) Desktop Virtualisation
14 11 (14.10%) MS Exchange
14 11 (14.10%) Altiris

Office 365
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 24 (30.77%) SharePoint
2 12 (15.38%) Skype for Business
3 11 (14.10%) MS Exchange
4 2 (2.56%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.28%) IBM Domino
5 1 (1.28%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (1.28%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 8 (10.26%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (8.97%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (8.97%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 11 (14.10%) OneDrive
2 5 (6.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.28%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.28%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (15.38%) Skype
2 2 (2.56%) LAN
2 2 (2.56%) WAN
2 2 (2.56%) WLAN
3 1 (1.28%) DHCP
3 1 (1.28%) DNS
3 1 (1.28%) Firewall
3 1 (1.28%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.85%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.56%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.28%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (1.28%) Power BI
3 1 (1.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.28%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.28%) Jasmine
1 1 (1.28%) Jenkins
1 1 (1.28%) MSTest
1 1 (1.28%) NUnit
1 1 (1.28%) Selenium
1 1 (1.28%) Subversion
1 1 (1.28%) Visual Studio Team System
1 1 (1.28%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 6 (7.69%) Finance
1 6 (7.69%) Law
2 2 (2.56%) Legal
2 2 (2.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 31 (39.74%) Consultant
2 13 (16.67%) SCCM Consultant
3 12 (15.38%) Project Manager
3 12 (15.38%) Windows Consultant
4 9 (11.54%) Architect
5 6 (7.69%) Microsoft Engineer
5 6 (7.69%) Office 365 Engineer
6 5 (6.41%) SCCM Engineer
7 4 (5.13%) Deployment Consultant
7 4 (5.13%) SC Cleared Project Manager
7 4 (5.13%) SCCM Specialist
7 4 (5.13%) Windows Specialist
8 3 (3.85%) Infrastructure Architect
8 3 (3.85%) Office 365 Architect
8 3 (3.85%) Office 365 Manager
8 3 (3.85%) PowerShell Specialist
8 3 (3.85%) Senior Manager
8 3 (3.85%) Senior Project Manager
8 3 (3.85%) Support Consultant
8 3 (3.85%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.56%) CSS
1 2 (2.56%) HTML
1 2 (2.56%) HTML5
2 1 (1.28%) .NET
2 1 (1.28%) AngularJS
2 1 (1.28%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.28%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (1.28%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (1.28%) CSS3
2 1 (1.28%) jQuery
2 1 (1.28%) KnockoutJS
2 1 (1.28%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (1.28%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (15.38%) CESG
2 11 (14.10%) User Experience
3 6 (7.69%) Data Centre
4 3 (3.85%) NHS
5 2 (2.56%) iPhone
5 2 (2.56%) Virtual Team
6 1 (1.28%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.28%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.28%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 40 (51.28%) Windows
2 29 (37.18%) Windows 7
3 17 (21.79%) Windows 10
4 3 (3.85%) Android
5 1 (1.28%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.28%) Linux
5 1 (1.28%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (21.79%) Migration
2 15 (19.23%) Disk Encryption
3 11 (14.10%) Desktop Virtualisation
4 10 (12.82%) Customer Requirements
4 10 (12.82%) Presales
5 8 (10.26%) Data Loss Prevention
5 8 (10.26%) Data Privacy
5 8 (10.26%) Information Security
5 8 (10.26%) PRINCE2
6 7 (8.97%) Project Management
7 6 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (7.69%) Programme Delivery
8 5 (6.41%) Change Management
8 5 (6.41%) Risk Management
9 4 (5.13%) Stakeholder Management
10 3 (3.85%) Business Intelligence
11 2 (2.56%) E-Commerce
11 2 (2.56%) ETL
11 2 (2.56%) Matrix Management
11 2 (2.56%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 28 (35.90%) PowerShell
2 26 (33.33%) VBScript
3 3 (3.85%) SQL
4 2 (2.56%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.28%) C
5 1 (1.28%) C#
5 1 (1.28%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.28%) VB
Qualifications
1 11 (14.10%) SC Cleared
1 11 (14.10%) Security Cleared
2 7 (8.97%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 2 (2.56%) ISEB
4 1 (1.28%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (1.28%) Degree
4 1 (1.28%) MCSE
4 1 (1.28%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.28%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (10.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (6.41%) PMO
System Software
1 30 (38.46%) Active Directory
2 16 (20.51%) BitLocker
3 15 (19.23%) Microsoft App-V
4 12 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
5 11 (14.10%) XenApp
5 11 (14.10%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 30 (38.46%) SCCM
2 14 (17.95%) Microsoft Intune
3 12 (15.38%) Norton AntiVirus
3 12 (15.38%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (1.28%) Puppet
Vendors
1 41 (52.56%) Microsoft
2 13 (16.67%) VMware
3 12 (15.38%) Citrix
3 12 (15.38%) Symantec
4 11 (14.10%) Altiris
4 11 (14.10%) Ivanti
5 8 (10.26%) McAfee
6 4 (5.13%) Computacenter
7 2 (2.56%) Cisco
8 1 (1.28%) Nintex
8 1 (1.28%) Oracle
8 1 (1.28%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (1.28%) ServiceNow
8 1 (1.28%) Sitecore
8 1 (1.28%) Xamarin